WWE SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan and Raw General Manager Kurt Angle have both revealed who will be representing their respective brands in the upcoming "WWE Mixed Match Challenge" show, which will air exclusively on Facebook Watch beginning on January 16, 2018 at 10:00 PM EST.
Below are the participants:
Female Competitors: Alexa Bliss, Alicia Fox, Asuka, Bayley, Nia Jax, Sasha Banks
Male Competitors: Braun Strowman, Enzo Amore, The Miz, Goldust, Finn Balor, Elias, Jason Jordan, Samoa Joe
Female Competitors: Charlotte Flair, Natalya, Carmella, Naomi, Lana, Becky Lynch
Male Competitors: Shinsuke Nakamura, Jimmy Uso, Rusev, Sami Zayn, Bobby Roode, one member of The New Day (either Big E, Kofi Kingston, or Xavier Woods)
With the announcement of Zayn joining SmackDown LIVE's team, this is an indication that both he and Kevin Owens will defeat the team of Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura at this coming Sunday night's SmackDown LIVE-exclusive Clash of Champions event. As previously announced, the stipulation for that match is that if Owens and Zayn lose, they will be fired from all of WWE.
Here are the videos from both Angle and Bryan announcing the participants from their respective brands: