RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch made her way to the ring while the other Superstars were still wrapping up the opening segment. The Man hit the ring and posed. After the break, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions The Kabuki Warriors – Asuka came out with Kairi Sane. Asuka talked trash on the mic but she’s just laughing and carrying on, some in Japanese. Becky and everyone else looked confused. We got formal ring introductions from Mike Rome.
They traded counters and attempts for a few minutes. Becky fought up and they taunted each other. Lynch rocked Asuka and started working on the arm while fans were chanting her name. Asuka blocked a pin attempt but Lynch kept her grounded with a side headlock. Sane cheered Asuka on. They got up and ran the ropes but Lynch dropped Asuka with a big shoulder as fans popped. Lynch flexed and showed off but Asuka rocked her a few times. Becky sent Asuka back down. She charged in the corner but missed.
Sane ended up on the apron with Lynch. Sane taunted Lynch. Lynch went for a big boot but missed as Sane jumped back to the floor. Asuka took advantage of the distraction and knocked Lynch to the floor with a Hip Attack. After the break, Asuka was in control. Fans tried to rally for Becky while Asuka keeping her grounded in the middle of the ring. Becky fought up and out but Asuka hit another Hip Attack. Asuka kept charging but Becky fought back. Becky delivered a series of clotheslines and a dropkick.
Fans popped for Becky as she kicked Asuka back down. More back and forth until Becky blocked a German suplex. Asuka avoided the Dis-Arm-Her. She hit a big knee to the face. Asuka drove Lynch down with a sitdown powerbomb variation but Becky still kicked out at two. She charged but Becky avoided it. Lynch ended up sending Asuka to the floor. She flew off the apron but took out Sane instead of Asuka as Sane sacrificed herself.
Asuka took advantage and dropped Lynch from behind with a kick. She brought it back in the ring but ran into a huge boot to the face. Lynch came off the top but Asuka caught her with a Codebreaker in mid-air for another close two count. The Kabuki Warriors couldn’t believe it. Lynch avoided the Asuka Lock but Asuka sent her shoulder-first into the ring post. Becky dodged a Hip Attack and Asuka got stuck in the ropes. Lynch applied a Dis Arm Her on the ropes but the referee counted.
They tangled some more on the apron. Lynch ended up driving Asuka down on the apron for a pop from the crowd. After the break, Asuka hit a big superplex for a close two count. Asuka showed some frustration, delivering the dropkick to the face for another pin attempt. She went right into an armbar. Finally, Lynch powered up from a triangle, dropping Asuka back down into the mat. Asuka kicked out at two as Sane yelled at them. So, fans chanted “this is awesome!”
Asuka dodged Becky’s top rope leg drop and went right into the Asuka Lock. Lynch struggled on the mat as they tangled some more. They traded pin attempts. Lynch ducked a kick and rolled Asuka up for another two count. Asuka blocked the Dis Arm Her again for a pin attempt. Lynch ended up driving Asuka back down and covering for the pin to retain. After the match, The Man stood tall and raised the title in the air until Shayna Baszler suddenly attacked out of nowhere. She dropped Becky from behind.
Baszler worked Becky over and then went after her the back of her neck. She bites the back of Becky’s neck and came back up with blood pouring all out of her mouth. Baszler screamed out while the referee checked on Becky, who is rolling around in pain. Some fans booed The Queen of Spades as she marched up the ramp. A frantic Becky was talking with the referee with blood everywhere. The referee put on his gloves and tended to Becky as we saw paramedics coming down to check on The Man. Lynch insisted she’s fine. She yelled at one paramedic to take it easy as they tried to check on the wound.