WWE has announced that during the Mixed Match Challenge, Jimmy Uso’s partner will be his wife Naomi. Thus, both become the fifth pair announced, and the third by SmackDown and joins the list of Alexa Bliss with Braun Strowman, Bobby Roode with Charlotte Flair, Finn Bálor with Sasha Banks and Lana with Rusev.
In the video of the statement, Jimmy Uso is interviewed by Byron Saxton and tells him that he would like his partner to be Naomi or, failing that, Becky Lynch. Then he enters Daniel Bryan’s office and the lights go out, Naomi’s music starts playing and Bryan arrives dancing with Naomi’s bright coat, so Jimmy confuses him with his wife and hugs him. Once the situation is clarified and the team is known, the couple embraces and they dance with the music of the former champion.
For those who do not know, the Mixed Match Challenge is a program that WWE will broadcast on Facebook Live every Tuesday starting on January 16, and will face pairs of wrestlers in a tournament. The total duration will be 12 episodes, each 20 minutes in length and which will give fans the opportunity to decide multiple aspects of combat. In the end, the winning team must choose a charity to donate the $ 100,000 prize.