Apollo Crews' First United State Title Defense, Champion vs. Champion Match Added For 6/1 WWE Raw

Several champions will be in action next week on Raw.

WWE announced that Apollo Crews, fresh off his United States Championship win against Andrade on the May 25 episode of Raw, will defend his title on June 1. The catch here is that Crews will get to pick who his opponent is.

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From WWE:

Newly crowned United States Champion Apollo Crews is not going to be taking a breather after winning the title. Next week on Raw, Crews will defend his title against an opponent of his choosing.

Who will Crews select? Will they play spoiler for the new champion? Find out on Raw, next Monday at 8/7 C on USA!

Also announced for the June 1 episode of Raw is a Champion vs. Champion match between Asuka and Charlotte Flair. Asuka, the current Raw Women's Champion, is set to defend her title against Nia Jax at Backlash next month as Flair, the NXT Women's Champion missed out on that potential title match after losing to Jax in a triple threat match on May 25.

From WWE:

There will be a Champion vs. Champion Match next Monday on Raw, as Raw Women’s Champion Asuka battles NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair.

The two Superstars are no strangers to each other, as The Queen once brought Asuka’s vaunted undefeated streak to an end at WrestleMania 34. What will happen when these longtime foes write the latest chapter of their rivalry? Find out on Raw, next Monday at 8/7 C on USA!

Already confirmed for Raw next week is Rey Mysterio's Retirement Ceremony hosted by Seth Rollins and Aleister Black vs. Rollins.

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