WWE’s ‘Mixed Match Challenge’ to Return for Season 2 on Facebook Watch

Wrestling competition to return on Sept. 18

“Mixed Match Challenge” will return for a second season on Facebook Watch on Sept. 18, WWE announced on Tuesday.

The in-ring wrestling series features mixed-gender teams competing in a round-robin elimination tournament.

Last season’s champs The Miz and Asuka will return for the second outing, as will Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss; Jimmy Uso and Naomi; and Rusev and Lana. Each of the 14 half-hour episodes will feature two matches and an interactive pre-show.

“We’re excited to partner with WWE to bring back Mixed Match Challenge for a second season and introduce the series to fans in 10 new countries,” said Devi Mahadevia, Facebook North America Live Sports Programming Lead. “This season will build off the success from the first one, with fresh interactive elements designed to bring fans even closer to the action and their favorite Superstars.”

“We’re thrilled to expand our strategic partnership with Facebook, which reflects our innovative approach to content distribution and fan engagement,” said Jayar Donlan, WWE Executive Vice President, Advanced Media. “Season 2 of Mixed Match Challenge will continue delivering live action-packed, family friendly entertainment our passionate fans are accustomed to while offering more opportunities for our fans to engage with WWE on Facebook.”

See the full line-up below.

Monday Night Raw

Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman

Alicia Fox and Jinder Mahal

Kevin Owens and Natalya

Bayley and Finn Bálor

Bobby Lashley and Sasha Banks

SmackDown Live

AJ Styles and Charlotte Flair

The Miz and Asuka

R-Truth and Carmella

Jimmy Uso and Naomi

Rusev and Lana