Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Ruby Riott Gets First Win In More Than One Year, Bianca Belair Returns

Ruby Riott Gets First Win In More Than One Year, Bianca Belair Returns
Last night's WWE RAW on the USA Network saw Bianca Belair return to red brand action, teaming with Ruby Riott to defeat Billie Kay and Peyton Royce of The IIconics.

This comes after The IIconics have teased Riott for not having any friends in WWE to team with.

Belair was called up from WWE NXT after WrestleMania 36, but she hasn't been used on RAW since April 20.

On a related note, this was Riott's first WWE TV win since February 2019.

Riott last had a WWE TV win on the February 11, 2019 RAW episode, which was a win over Nikki Cross to build her up for her title shot from then-RAW Women's Champion Ronda Rousey. Riott would then lose to Rousey on February 17 at Elimination Chamber 2019, and then again on RAW the next night. Riott has lost more than a dozen singles matches since then, and some tag team matches.

Riott took to Twitter after the win with Belair and made a cryptic comment.

"While it was nice to finally have my hand raised....something was missing. #WWERAW," she wrote.

There's no word yet on what Riott was referring to, but fan speculation is that she was talking about the WWE Women's Tag Team Titles or possibly having Liv Morgan at her side as they also have a storyline going that has been put on hold.

Liv actually re-posted a photo of Belair and Riott, and congratulated The EST of WWE.

"Congratulations B @BiancaBelairWWE [lips emoji]," Morgan wrote.

Belair also tweeted after the match and wrote, "I [hands clapping emoji] HAD [hands clapping emoji] TIME [hands clapping emoji] TODAY [hands clapping emoji] #ESTofWWE"

Riott thanked Belair for her help, writing, "I'm also glad you had time today! Thanks for the help @BiancaBelairWWE! #WWERAW"