The Miz and Asuka To Team In WWE Mixed Match Challenge

Another team has been confirmed for WWE’s Mixed Match Challenge as it was announced today that Asuka would be teaming with The Miz in the single-elimination tournament.

Despite Asuka being a face and Miz being a heel, the storyline in the video where the team was revealed was that they were happy to be paired together and vowed to win.

The Miz will return to Raw tonight for the first time since November 20th. He lost the Intercontinental Championship to Roman Reigns on that episode and then took time off to film WWE Studios’ “The Marine 6: Close Quarters.”

Here’s the updated list of teams and participants for the tournament:


Braun Strowman & Alexa Bliss

Finn Balor & Sasha Banks

Apollo Crews & Nia Jax

The Miz & Asuka

Alicia Fox



A male wrestler to be determined by fan vote

SmackDown LIVE

Bobby Roode & Charlotte Flair

Rusev & Lana

Jimmy Uso & Naomi

Becky Lynch



Sami Zayn

Shinsuke Nakamura

A member of The New Day (to be determined by fan vote)