– Carmella and Dana Brooke are backstage getting on the same page ahead of tonight’s title shot. They also talk about Carmella’s qualifier next week for the women’s MITB match, which Brooke already has a spot in.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match: Carmella and Dana Brooke vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
Back to the ring and out comes WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa bliss and Nikki Cross for their first title defense since winning the titles from The Kabuki Warriors at WrestleMania 36. Carmella is out first for her team. She hits the ring and out next comes Dana Brooke.
The bell rings and Cross charges as does Brooke. Brooke with a dropkick to send her out for a breather. Carmella ends up taking Bliss down at ringside. Cross makes Carmella pay. Brooke comes over and leaps off the steps, taking Cross down on the floor with a crossbody. Brooke stands tall and celebrates as the match starts with chaos at ringside. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Carmella tags in as does Bliss. Carmella with a clothesline. Carmella with more offense and a moonwalk to show off. Carmella keeps control and goes for a pin but Cross makes the save. Brooke takes Cross down on the floor but Bliss kicks her through the ropes. Carmella comes right back after Bliss. Bliss turns it right back around and drops Carmella.
Bliss goes to the top and fights Carmella off. Carmella flips into the corner and brings Bliss to the mat with a scissors. She pins Bliss but didn’t see Cross tag in. Cross goes to work on Carmella now and unloads. Carmella blocks a neckbreaker and lands a kick but the next kick is blocked. Bliss tags in and joins Cross for a modified 3D double team move to Carmella. Bliss covers for the pin to retain.
Winners: Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
– After the match, Bliss’ music hits as she stands tall with Cross. Carmella is down on the mat and we see Brooke recovering on the floor. We get replays of the 3D finisher. Bliss and Cross celebrate with the titles as Brooke looks on from the floor.
0 Comments / Share:
Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss are in the back and Nikki says she is feeling unbeatable.
Carmella and Dana Brooke show up and they challenge Alexa and Nikki for the tag titles so they can have their Wrestlemania moment.
Alexa says she feels bad that they didn’t have their Wrestlemania moment but they shouldn’t be able to jump the line.
Dana says she heard them talk about feeling unbeatable.
Nikki suggests that they can do this
Alexa says they talked it over and . . . Nikki says challenge accepted.
0 Comments / Share:
– We see Carmella and Naomi backstage warming up.
#1 Contender’s Match: Naomi vs. Carmella
We go back to the ring for tonight’s #1 contender’s match as Naomi makes her way out. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Daniel Bryan and The Bella Twins are announced for WWE Backstage. We cut to a backstage pre-recorded promo from Sheamus. The Celtic Warrior knocks Shorty G and Apollo Crews for trying to come at him last week. Sheamus says the problems for SmackDown are far from over and now it’s time for him to start hunting bigger prey. It’s time to end this infestation once and for all, to exterminate every rat in the locker room. Sheamus says he will do that in the biggest trap of them all when he enters the Elimination Chamber. We cut to G and Crews in the locker room. G talks about Sheamus being a bully and that making him sick. G isn’t backing down and Crews shouldn’t either. Crews says he doesn’t need G’s little pep talk. He says G can handle Sheamus his way, he will handle business his own way. Crews walks off. We go back to the ring and Naomi finishes her entrance as SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley watches from ringside with her title. The winner of this match will challenge Bayley in Saudi Arabia next Thursday at WWE Super ShowDown. Out next comes Carmella as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Carmella gets pyro on her way to the ring as Cole shows us events that led to this match.
The bell rings and they do a handshake in the middle of the ring but Naomi takes Carmella down to the mat immediately, grounding her with a headlock. Carmella fights free and they get back to their feet. Naomi runs the ropes and drops Carmella with a back elbow through the air. Carmella shows off and taunts some before they lock back up with Bayley watching closely. Naomi with a backslide for a 2 count. Naomi counters out of the corner and hits a running low clothesline for a 2 count. More back and forth and pin attempts with counters as they tangle on the mat.
Carmella comes back and sends Naomi flying with the head scissors. Carmella tosses Naomi out to the floor. Carmella runs for a suicide dive but Naomi meets her at the ropes with a kick to the face. Naomi fights back in and hits a crossbody for a close 2 count. Naomi goes to the second rope but Bayley distracts from the apron. Carmella takes advantage and slams Naomi to the mat for another close pin attempt. Naomi goes to the floor for a breather. Bayley trash talks Naomi in her face as fans boo her. The referee ejects Bayley to the back. Bayley throws a fit at ringside as the boos continue. Carmella takes advantage of the distraction at ringside, running the ropes to nail a dive on Naomi. Carmella stands over Naomi on the outside as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Naomi drives Carmella over her knee for a 2 count. They trade strikes but Naomi unloads with kicks. Carmella counters and levels her for another pin attempt. Carmella talks some trash in Naomi’s face while they’re on their knees. They trade strikes. Naomi gets the upperhand but Carmella counters and levels Naomi for another close 2 count. More back and forth. Naomi with a jawbreaker and a big springboard kick that barely connects. Carmella goes to the floor to regroup but Naomi launches herself over the top rope with a corkscrew plancha, taking Carmella back down on the floor. Naomi brings it back in the ring for a close 2 count.
Carmella dodges a move in the corner and Naomi hits the turnbuckles. Carmella with a crossbody from the top for a close 2 count. Carmella keeps fighting and goes for a suplex in from the apron but Naomi resists her. Naomi kicks from the apron. Naomi launches herself in and with a sunset flip for a 2 count. Carmella tries to escape to regroup. She rolls Naomi for another 2 count. More back and forth between the two. Carmella locks in the Code of Silence submission out of nowhere as fans start cheering them on. Naomi finally gets the bottom rope to break the hold. Carmella ducks a kick. Naomi catches a kick. They go on and Naomi drops Carmella with a Rear View for a close 2 count.
Naomi drags Carmella to the corner but misses the split-legged moonsault. Carmella kicks Naomi in the face for another 2 count. Carmella shows some frustration now. Naomi with a big knee to the jaw in the corner. Naomi comes off the top and nails a Blockbuster. Naomi goes for the split-legged moonsault again and this time hits it for the pin to win and earn the title shot in Saudi Arabia.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Naomi
– After the match, the music hits as Naomi begins celebrating. Cole confirms Naomi vs. Bayley for Super ShowDown. Naomi and Carmella have a show of respect before Naomi goes back to celebrating.
0 Comments / Share:
– We go to the stage for a special Valentine’s Day edition of “A Moment of Bliss” with Alexa Bliss and co-host Nikki Cross.
Bliss welcomes us to the first “Moment of Bliss” of 2020. Cross wishes everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day. Cross wants to talk about celebrity crushes and tells Bliss to go first. Bliss asks if she should say it, should she reveal hers. Cross interrupts and says it’s Brad Pitt. Bliss hesitates but then agrees, you’re right. They go on and Bliss introduces her guest for tonight. Out comes the #1 contender Carmella.
Bliss congratulates Carmella and says some people say the victory last week was surprising because we haven’t heard a lot from Carmella lately. Carmella loves surprises and will surprise everyone when she takes the title from Bayley later tonight. They bring up Carmella’s former friendship with Bayley and we see photos of them together. Carmella blames the end of their friendship on Sasha Banks. She goes on about how Bayley has changed for the wore since Banks came back. Bliss brings up her friendship with Cross but the music interrupts and out comes the SmackDown Women’s Champion.
Bayley says Carmella is nauseating. Bayley says this isn’t about Banks, it’s about Carmella. She says they were friends, not best friends but friends going back to NXT. Bayley goes on and calls Carmella a loser, adding that she is the most dominant champion we’ve seen. Bliss interrupts but Bayley mocks her and brings up their recent matches. Fans continue to boo Bayley. Bayley says nobody can touch her. Carmella gets up and gets in Bayley’s face. Carmella says let’s fight right here and now. Fans pop as she drops the mic and heads to the ring. Bayley watches from the stage and seems worried. She hesitates before walking to the ring.
SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Carmella vs. Bayley
SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley switches up and marches into the ring now. Carmella tells her to bring it. We go to commercial as Bayley raises the title in the air.
Back from the break and they go at it. Bayley takes Carmella down and shows her up for some boos. Carmella mounts offense for a 2 count. Carmella takes Bayley down by her arm now and keeps her grounded. Bayley fights up and ties Carmella up in the ropes, working her over until the 5 count. Fans boo. Bayley keeps fighting and talking trash as the referee warns her.
Carmella slaps Bayley out of nowhere, then dropkicks her twice for a 2 count. Bayley fights back with a kick and then knocks Carmella back down. Bayley wastes some time and covers for two quick pin attempts. Bayley takes Carmella to the corner and unloads with kicks. Bayley with an elbow to the back of the head. Bayley goes up but Carmella cuts her off. Bayley counters and hit a back suplex. More back and forth between the two now. Carmella kicks out of another close pin attempt and hits the Mella Go Round. Carmella with more offense until Bayley rolls to the floor to re-group.
Carmella runs the ropes and nails a suicide dive to the floor. Carmella brings it back in the ring for another crossbody from the top but Bayley kicks out again. Bayley goes back to the floor and Carmella follows. Bayley immediately grabs her and drops her face-first into the announce table. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Bayley looks to mount offense but Carmella slides out of a move and drops her on her head. Carmella puts her back down with a big boot. Carmella with two clotheslines and an atomic drop. Carmella takes it to the corner and ends up hitting a hurricanrana. Carmella gets fired up as fans cheer her on. Carmella keeps control and Bayley ducks behind the referee, then nails a cheap shot.
Carmella keeps fighting as fans boo Bayley. Carmella with two running forearms. Carmella with a third forearm to the head. Carmella charges but Bayley catches her and hits the Bayley-to-Belly suplex out of nowhere for a 2 count. Bayley misses in the corner. Carmella tosses her through the ropes. Bayley comes right back in but she hangs her over the top. Bayley goes to the top but Carmella cuts her off. Carmella climbs up and launches Bayley to the middle of the ring but she still kicks out at 2. They trade counters again. Bayley rolls her for a 2 count. Carmella comes back and rolls Bayley for 2. Carmella with a superkick but Bayley rolls to the floor and fans boo her. Carmella is frustrated.
More back and forth as they come back in. Carmella gets the Code of Silence locked in as fans go wild. Bayley reaches for the rope but Carmella keeps it locked in. Fans continue to cheer her on. Bayley finally breaks it. They tangle some more on the mat. Carmella goes for the Code of Silence again but it’s blocked. Bayley ends up using the ropes for leverage and getting the pin to retain.
– After the match, Bayley’s music hits as Carmella looks on. Bayley attacks from behind and beats Carmella down as the boos get louder. The music hits and out comes Naomi. Naomi gets in Bayley’s face and they argue. Carmella comes back from behind and shoves Bayley, sending them both over. Carmella goes after Bayley. Naomi and Carmella both end up dropping Bayley with kicks. Bayley rolls to the floor as Carmella and Naomi stand tall. Naomi’s music hits as she celebrates with Carmella.
– Kayla stops Carmella backstage and asks about what Bayley did. Carmella says she doesn’t ask for handouts but she deserves a rematch after what happened tonight. Carmella tells WWE and FOX officials to name a time and place because she will be there and she will be the next SmackDown Women’s Champion.
0 Comments / Share:
30 Woman Royal Rumble Match – winner receives Championship match at Wrestlemania 36
The first competitor was Alexa Bliss.
Number two was Bianca Belair.
Bianca drilled Bliss into the buckles with several shoulder blocks. Belair mounted the ropes and drilled her with rights. Bliss smashed her in the face and nailed a big kick. Belair caught Bliss going for a head scissor takeover and tried to toss her over the top but failed.
Number Three was Molly Holly, coming out as Mighty Molly. Molly tossed Belair over the top but she landed on the apron. She drilled both with clotheslines. Holly went to the ropes and nailed a flying bodypress on Belair and Bliss, then did the superhero pose.
Number four was Nikki Cross. She and Bliss worked over Belair and Molly, who fought them off. Belair hit the KOD on Cross, smashing her down on Bliss. Cross kicked Molly down. Belair speared her. Mollyhit a neckbreaker on Bliss. Everyone was down.
Number five was Lana. Lana cut a promo all the way to the ring putting herself over.
Number six was Mercedes Martinez. She began wiping out the ring but Lana hit her from behind. Lana nailed a suplex but Martinez popped up and suplexed Lana over the top to the apron. She swept her legs but Lana held on.
Number seven was Liv Morgan. She shoulderblocked Lana off the apron.
Martinez dumped Morgan over the top but she lands on the apron. Lana dragged her down and they fought on the floor, with officials having to pull them apart.
Number eight was Mandy Rose. She shoulderblocked Cross down. That made Cross explode with offense.
Number nine was Candice LaRae. She nailed a quebrada on Cross. Everyone battled. Bianca Belair eliminated Molly. Mandy was tossed but landed on Otis, who had rolled out from under the ring. That allowed her to be able to return to the ring. It got a big pop.
Number ten was Sonya Deville. She and Mandy teamed up to try and eliminated LaRae. They worked over Martinez and eliminated her.
Number eleven was WWE Women”s Tag Team Champion Kairi Sane. She speared Cross and Bliss.
Number 12 was Mia Yim. Belair tossed Cross and tried to toss Bliss, who grabbed onto Belair’s hair to save herself.
Mandy was tossed over the top into Otis’ arms. He saves her again. Deville was knocked off the apron into Otis and all three went down. Fire and Desire eliminated.
Number 13 was Dana Brooke. Everyone battled. LaRae was tossed byy Belair. Sonya eliminated. Yim worked over Bliss in the corner.
Number 14 was Tamina. She went face to face with Belair, who challenged her. They battled it out in the middle of the ring. Belair tossed her.
Number 15 was Dakota Kai. She nailed Brooke with a big boot to the face in the corner. Bliss tossed Yim to the floor, eliminating her.
Number 16 was Chelsea Green. She was tossed out immediately by Bliss. Thanks for coming. Brooke went after Bliss but Bliss reversed a powerbomb into a rana and sent her to the floor.
We are back to #1 and #2 the only ones left, Belair and Bliss. Bliss went for Twisted Bliss but Belair pul her knees up. Belair tried to toss her but they both went over the top and battled on the apron. Bliss grabbed her hair and there was a tug of war but Bliss was sent backwards into the ringpost and bounced to the floor.
Belair was alone in the ring, until #17, Charlotte Flair came out. They battled back and forth. Flair nailed her with several big suplexes.
Number 18 was the returning Naomi. Big pop for her. She and Flair battled until they turned their attention to Belair and hit her with kicks and a double suplex. Flair immediately turned on Naomi and worked her over in the corner,
Number 19 was Beth Phoenix. Flair looked shocked. She controlled the ring and tossed Naomi over the top. Naomi landed on the apron, battled her way out of the predicament and hit a springboard bodypress on Beth and Charlotte. Naomi and Flair battled as Belair and Phoenix fought in the corner. Phoenix drilled her with kicks and set her up on the ropes, trying to force her over the top.
Number 20 was Toni Storm. Everyone battled. Flair kicked Belair off the ropes, sending her to the floor. Great performance by Belair.
Number 21 was Kelly Kelly. She hit a Thesz Press on Naomi and rained down with punches. She nailed a head scissor takedown on Storm. She nailed a Stinkface on Storm but Flair nailed her. Phoenix tossed Flair over the top and began kicking the hell out of her, trying to knock Flair off the apron to the floor. Flair and Beth battled. Storm and Kelly battled.
Number 22 was Sarah Logan. Logan began beating on Flair. Phoenix grabbed her. Charlotte kicked Logan out of the ring with a big boot. Kelly tried to toss Flair but Flair maneuvered her over the top. Kelly slapped her so Flair rocked her off the apron. Kelly eliminated. Everyone worked over Phoenix as….
Number 23 was Natalya, Beth’s best friend. Natalya whipped out discus clotheslines on everyone, saving Beth. Beth appeared to be bleeding from the back of her head. Phoenix and Natalya nailed a double powerbomb to the center of the ring from the ropes. Storm tried to toss Naomi.
Number 24 is Xia Li. She kicked Natalya down and then did the same to Phoenix. Flair sent her into the buckles. Everyone battled.
Number 25 was Zelina Vega. She nailed a big DDT on Naomi. She nailed a leaping rana off the ropes onto Phoenix. Zelina nailed a DDT on Storm. Beth, Natalya and Li triple-teamed Flair to try and toss her, but Naomi joined the fray, breaking it up.
Number 26 was Shotzi Blackheart. She nailed a stepup enziguiri on Storm. Naomi was knocked off the apron but hit the guard rail and held on. She pulled herself up on the top of the guardrail. She pulled herself to the announcing tables and stood on those.
Number 27 was Carmella. She nailed a big spinning headscissor with a ton of rotations on Natalya. She was caught by Flair with Natural Selection. Flair was hit with the Glam Slam by Phoenix. Flair was sent through the ropes.
Number 28 was Tegan Nox. Everyone battled.
Number 29 was the returning Santina Marella. She and Beth met in the center of the ring. Natalya faced off with her as well. Santina looked around, pulled out the Cobra, hit herself and eliminated herself.
Number 30 was Shayna Baszler. Xia Li was tossed by Baszler. Tegan Nox was tossed after. Zelina Vega.was third. Naomi made a bridge to get back to the ring, Baszler tossed Storm. Naomi came off the top at Baszler, who avoided her. Naomi went for the Rear View and was caught and tossed. Baszler is tossing out people left and right.
Baszler battled Natalya and Phoenix. They hit her with the Hart Attack but Beth turned on Natalya and clotheslined her out of the ring. Beth and Baszler battled. Baszler tried to toss her over the ropes but Flair returned from the floor to toss them both, Baszler survived and faced off with Flair. Beth got involved but Baszler tossed her over the top.
Baszler and Flair are the final two. They battled and went over the top but Flair held on while Baszler crashed to the floor.
Your winner, Charlotte Flair!
Flair pointed to the digital Wrestlemania sign.
0 Comments / Share:
Kayla is backstage and she’s with Carmella and Dana Brooke. She asks them about the Rumble match. Carmella says she is ready, she won the Wrestlemania women’s battle royal and the first ever women’s Money in the Bank winner. And that Mella is Money.
Brooke said they have all seen Carmella’s Wikipedia page but at the Rumble, anyone can take a swing at anyone. It’s every woman for herself and she might be an underdog but she knows what she is worth and she knows what she has to do. The camera cuts to Lacey Evans beating up Bayley backstage. Carmella and Brooke break it up along with WWE officials.
0 Comments / Share:
Carmella tells Mandy that you are pretty and strong, but God’s greatest creation made a mistake. She will show everyone why Mella is Money.
Match Number Two: Carmella versus Mandy Rose
Mandy with a knee and shoulders in the corner. Carmella avoids Mandy and moonwalks. Mandy with a double leg take down and punches. Mandy with an Irish whip and drop kick. Mandy with a running knee for a near fall. Mandy with a Japanese Stranglehold. Mandy sends Carmella to the mat and she pie faces Carmella. Carmella slaps Mandy. Mandy slaps back. Carmella with punches to Mandy. Carmella with a kick and head scissors. Carmella with a clothesline for a near fall. Carmella with a crucifix for a near fall. Mandy with a near fall. Carmella with a back slide for a near fall. Mandy with a waist lock and she tries for an O’Connor Roll but Carmella holds on to the ropes. Carmella with a thrust kick for the three count.
0 Comments / Share:
Match Number Two: Carmella versus Sonya Deville
They lock up and Sonya with knees and a snap mare followed by a sliding knee and a near fall. Sonya chokes Carmella in the ropes and Carmella slaps Sonya. Sonya with a kick and she has some words for Carmella. Sonya with kicks to the midsection. Carmella with kicks from the corner followed by a clothesline. Sonya with a waist lock take down but she misses a leg sweep. Carmella with a kick and a flatliner into a Code of Silence and Sonya taps out.
The New Day come out for their match and then they do some invisible Double Dutch with Carmella.
We go to commercial.
0 Comments / Share:
Tom brings up the new 24/7 Champion, Carmella.
Charlotte Flair walks in the back and she sees R Truth. Charlotte asks Truth if he saw Carmella. Truth says he does not know anyone named Carmella. Truth mentions that she is on the run since she is the 48/7 Champion. Carmella shows up and Charlotte tells Carmella that she hopes she is focused on the match. Carmella says that this is not the Bayley she knows but Charlotte says this is the Bayley she knows.
Truth wooos as Charlotte and Carmella walk to the ring.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Tom thanks USA Network for what they have done for Smackdown over the years. Corey reminds everyone that Raw is still on USA Network.
Match Number Three: Charlotte Flair and Carmella (with R Truth) versus Bayley and Sasha Banks
Sasha and Carmella start things off while the 24/7 Title is suspended during the match. Sasha sends Carmella to the mat and follows with an Irish whip. Carmella avoids a splash into the corner and moonwalks. Carmella with a bulldog into the turnbuckles followed by a clothesline for a near fall. Sasha with a forearm and she sends Carmella to the floor. Bayley tags in and Bayley stands over Carmella and then connects with forearms. Bayley sends Carmella into the announce table. Bayley sends Carmella back into the ring and gets a near fall.
Bayley with forearms and she sends Carmella into the turnbuckles. Sasha tags in and they send Carmella into the turnbuckles. Sasha with a snap mare and she runs into a reverse chin lock. Carmella with elbows and Sasha sends Carmella to the mat. Bayley tags in and Bayley punches Carmella. Carmella with forearms and Bayley keeps Carmella from making the tag. Carmella escapes a slam and hits Edge-O-Matic and Charlotte tags in and clotheslines Bayley and kicks Sasha off the apron. Charlotte with chops and a belly-to-back suplex.
Charlotte with a fallaway slam. Charlotte with a back breakeer and a running boot to the head. Charlotte goes for a figure four leg lock and she bridges but Sasha with Meteora. Sasha tags in and she gets on Charlotte’s back but Charlotte with a backpack stunner. Sasha sends Charlotte to the turnbuckles and Carmella tags in and hits a cross body and drop kick. Sasha leaps over Carmella but Carmella with a super kick for a near fall. Bayley is sent to teh apron and Carmella with thrust kicks to knock Bayley off the apron. Carmella with a rollup for a near fall but Sasha with Banks Statement and Carmella taps out.
Winners: Bayley and Sasha Banks
0 Comments / Share:
R Truth and Carmella run to the ring as they look for the Benny Hill gang. Carmella tells them to stop and she asks for a mic. She tells them to stop chasing them. She cannot take that any more. They are on the run to capture and retain the 24/7 Title. Truth says they are going to get out of here thanks to his clown friend and he will take them to Derry Lane. Carmella says she cannot do this any more.
Truth hugs Carmella and Carmella with a rollup for the three count.
Carmella celebrates and then she gets on Truth’s back and they go to the back and we have women chasing the new champ to the back.
0 Comments / Share: