IYO SKY will make first defense of WWE Women’s Championship against Zelina Vega

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/08/24/iyo-sky-will-make-first-defense-of-wwe-womens-championship-against-zelina-vega/

IYO SKY is to defend the WWE Women’s Championship for the first time since winning it at SummerSlam.

The match is set for SmackDown on Friday, WWE announced. Her opponent will be the LWO’s Zelina Vega.

Per the WWE website:

As IYO SKY continues to clash with the likes of Charlotte Flair, Bianca Belair and Asuka, the competition for the WWE Women’s Championship has increased with the news that the high-flying titleholder to set to put her gold on the line against The LWO’s Zelina Vega.

After Rey Mysterio’s United States Championship triumph, can Vega draw inspiration from The Legendary Luchador and bring the WWE Women’s Title into the honored Latino faction?

Current card for SmackDown, August 25th

  • WWE Women’s Championship: IYO SKY (c) vs. Zelina Vega
  • Rey Mysterio vs. Grayson Waller
  • Jimmy Uso returns