Candice LeRae came out first. Dakota Kai was out next to some boos. She stopped on the stage and showed that she’s carrying Tegan Nox’s knee brace. Kai entered the ring and raised the brace while the boos continued. She placed the brace over the ring post in her corner. The bell hit, and they met to have words. Kai swung, but LeRae caught it. She missed a kick and LeRae dropped Kai. LeRae hit a big kick. She mounted Kai with strike. Kai caught LeRae, but LeRae dropped her over her knees.
Dakota dodged a move and retreated to the floor for a breather. She countered but missed a kick. LeRae dropkicked her from the ring. She ran the ropes and nailed a suicide dive to Kai on the floor. LeRae brought it back into the ring and dropped a step-up Senton for a close two count. Kai countered again and rammed LeRae back into the corner. She charged but got sent to the apron. Kai went to the floor and slammed LeRae into the ring post. She slammed LeRae’s face into the apron a few times while the referee warned her.
Kai landed a big boot to the face while LeRae was face-down on the apron. So, the fans booed her. Kai brought it back in the ring for a two count. She kept LeRae down and hit another big kick to the face while on the floor as LeRae laid face-down on the apron. They went at it in the ring with strikes. LeRae kicked Kai down. Kai countered a hurricanrana and hit a big powerbomb for a close two count.
Candice fought, and they tangled to the apron. She looked to hit a suplex variation on the apron, but they missed the apron on the way down. Both women landed on the floor, and the referee counted. LeRae brought it back in the ring at the seventh count. They traded big strikes in the middle of the ring. LeRae unloaded into the corner and beat Kai up. She charged with a Hip Attack LeRae took Kai down and went to the top. LeRae launched herself at Kai from the top for a big tornado DDT but Kai still kicks out at two.
Kai came back with a headbutt. She ran around the ring and delivered a big boot to the face in the corner. Kai charged again, but LeRae kicked her in the neck to bring her down. Fans rallied while both Superstars were down. LeRae climbed to the top, but Kai cut her off and climbed up. Kai pounded on Candice. She fought back and went for the Sunset Bomb, but Dakota blocked it. Kai fought but Candice re-positioned and powerbombed her to the mat for another close two count.
LeRae hit a kick to the face. She missed a moonsault as Kai moved. Dakota hit the Kai-ropractor for a close two count. So, the fans chanted “this is awesome!” Kai unloaded with kicks. She scooped LeRae on her shoulders, but she slid out and rolled her up for a two count. Candice went on and applied the GargaNo Escape in the middle of the ring while fans were cheering loud. Kai went for the ropes, but Candice tried to re-position. She broke free and went to the floor for a breather. Candice ran the ropes for a suicide dive, but Kai grabbed the knee brace and decked her with it at the ropes for the disqualification.
Result: Candice LeRae def. Dakota Kai via DQ
After the match, Kai attacked Candice on the floor and shoved her into the steel ring steps while fans booed. Kai grabbed a steel chair, but Rhea Ripley ran down and knocked it out of her hand. Fans popped and started cheering for Ripley as Kai yelled at her from the stage. The Ripley chanted continue as she checked on LeRae.