WWE has just announced that Rusev and Lana will team up during the Mixed Match Challenge. Remember that both are married in reality, and have been chosen by the general manager of SmackDown Live, Daniel Bryan. Rusev and Lana join the other confirmed couples, being these Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss on the part of Raw, Bobby Roode and Charlotte Flair on the part of SmackDown and Finn Bálor and Sasha Banks on the part of Raw.
In the video of the official statement, Rusev was waiting for the news with Aiden English, who was the first to receive it to tell Rusev the name of his companion through a song. In the end, the husbands were happy with the decision.
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.