Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair was pinned for the first time in nearly a year back at WWE Clash at the Castle, when Bayley pinned her in the opening match of the show.
On last week’s episode of Raw, Bayley bragged about pinning Bianca in the match, but backed away from a match with Bianca on that show.
Bianca instead came to this week’s episode of Raw in Portland, and issued an open challenge for the title, which was answered by SmackDown star Sonya Deville.
Sonya accused Bianca of costing her her job as WWE official earlier this year, before Bianca told her it was open challenge not open mic, and the match began.
This was the second women’s championship match of the night, with IYO SKY and Dakota Kai capturing the Women’s Tag Team Championship from Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah earlier in the night.