Charlotte Flair came out to the ring. The pyro went off for her entrance. The Queen took the mic and announced that she will be in the 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match on January 26. Flair said everyone knows she was going to be in the match, so why come out and just state the obvious. She could talk about being a ten-time champion, main eventing WrestleMania, and so on. Flair went on bragging and says she’s tired of bragging about being the Queen of WWE. The fans are tired of hearing her say it. She wanted to show us why she’s the Queen.
Flair said she has her boots on and her favorite robe on, so who wants to come out and bow down to the Queen? However, the music hit and Natalya came out to answer the challenge. The bell rang as they went at it. Flair got the upperhand and took Natalya down to the mat. They fought up but Flair leveled Natalya and grounded her again. Natalya countered and sent Flair to the apron. Flair fought back in after a shoulder thrust and rolled Natalya for a two count.
Natalya turned it around, ran and stepped on Flair’s head from the back, but Flair countered and nailedd a huge clothesline. She made another quick comeback and nailed a clothesline but Flair kicked out at two. Natalya argued with the referee and talked some trash. She applied the Surfboard submission in the middle of the ring. Flair came out of the hold and hit a big kick to the face for a two count. She took Natalya to the corner, then to another corner.
Flair worked on the leg and bent it over the rope, then kicked the knee. She focused on the leg but missed and landed on her own knee. Natalya sent Flair into the turnbuckle face-first. She delivered a face-first shot into the steel steps. Natalya dragged Flair over to the bottom of the ramp and hit a suplex on the floor. She brought Flair back into the ring and stomped for one count. Natalya yelled at the crowd to shut up and then nailed a suplex. She talked trash in Flair’s face but Flair rocked her.
Natalya fought Flair into the corner and unloaded, beating Flair down while the referee backed her off. She charged but Flair moved and Natalya hit the ring post. Flair applied a unique Boston Crab while Natalya’s body is on the middle turnbuckle, Flair on the top. The referee counted and Flair let go. Natalya fell out to the floor. The referee counted. WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth came running by while a group of Superstars chased him around the ring a few times.
Some of them entered the ring but Flair has had enough as she leveled Eric Young with a big boot to the face. Truth ran away and the group of Superstars went right behind him. Flair had Natalya up top for a superplex. Natalya fought her off and sent her to the mat. She flew with a big crossbody but Flair kicked out at two. Natalya clutched her ribs and Flair went to work on them. Flair traded more shots in the middle of the ring but Natalya nailed a German suplex.
Natalya continued working extra aggressive tonight and yelled before going back to work on Flair. Flair missed a running big boot in the corner. Natalya picked her up and walked with her, and then dropped her with a big sitdown powerbomb. Flair kicked out just in time. Nataly went for the Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring but Flair rocked her. The referee had to get in between them against the ropes. Natalya went for the discus clothesline as Flair went for a big boot.
They tangled again and Flair dropped Natalya for a two count and Flair couldn’t believe the kick out. Flair went back to work on the hurt knee again. Natalya countered and they went for their submission finishers but couldn’t get them. Flair countered and barely connected with Natural Selection for a two count. She went for the moonsault but Natalya got the knees up. Flair hit the big boot and went for the Figure Four again. She transitioned into the Figure Eight while Natalya was yelling. Natalya looked for the ropes but finally had to tap out.
Result: Charlotte Flair def. Natalya
After the match, The Queen stood tall and posed as the music hit. Flair showed off some as the referee checked on Natalya, who was down clutching her knee.