15 Jul 2023 02:01:42 am UTC / 2 months ago
Following the match, Iyo strikes Charlotte with the briefcase.
Bayley and Iyo forcefully usher Asuka back into the ring. Bayley hands the briefcase to the referee, but just as the official reaches out to take it, Asuka surprises everyone by unleashing a mist spray directly into Bayley's face. Capitalizing on the distraction, Asuka quickly escapes from the ring.
15 Jul 2023 02:01:13 am UTC / 2 months ago
WINNER: Bianca Belair (by disqualification)
15 Jul 2023 02:00:54 am UTC / 2 months ago
Bianca attempts a powerbomb, but Asuka manages to escape. Bianca follows up with a spinebuster, resulting in a near fall. She then goes for a handspring move, but Asuka seizes the opportunity and catches Bianca, applying an Asuka Lock. However, Bianca rolls through and almost pins Asuka. Asuka counters with a Codebreaker while Bianca is positioned on the ropes. Asuka then misses a sliding knee, allowing Bianca to deliver a devastating KOD on the announce table.
Bayley and Iyo make their way over the ringside barrier, and Bianca gives Bayley a boot. Charlotte claims that she is assisting Bianca. In an unexpected turn of events, Charlotte spears Bianca, prompting the referee to call for the bell.
15 Jul 2023 01:57:28 am UTC / 2 months ago
Charlotte Flair also makes her way to ringside.
We go to a commercial break.
Returning from the break, Bianca unleashes a shoulder tackle and a dropkick. She follows up with a suplex and a handspring moonsault, earning a near fall.
Meanwhile, Charlotte, Bayley, and Iyo continue to stand in the front row, obstructing the view of paying spectators who came to watch this match. Bianca attempts a superplex, but Asuka blocks it. Bianca flips off the turnbuckles, and Asuka answers with a missile dropkick for a near fall. Asuka then tries for an O'Connor Roll, but Bianca blocks it. Asuka quickly transitions into a pop-up knee strike and goes for a Fujiwara armbar.
15 Jul 2023 01:57:24 am UTC / 2 months ago
Asuka Vs Bianca Belair for the Women's Championship
Before the match begins, Iyo and Bayley take their seats in the crowd.
Asuka misses a dropkick, and Bianca responds with a shoulder tackle. They counter each other's hip tosses until Bianca successfully hip tosses Asuka. Bianca delivers punches in the turnbuckles, but Asuka retaliates by pulling Bianca down by her hair. Asuka follows up with an Irish whip, and then executes a drop toe hold. Bianca, however, blocks a hip strike and drops Asuka onto the turnbuckles. Asuka manages to escape a KOD attempt with an arm drag, and she responds with a jawbreaker while Bianca counters with a shoulder tackle.
15 Jul 2023 01:56:06 am UTC / 2 months ago
LA wants to talk to you. He says that all of a sudden he is everywhere. LA says that everyone wants to use his name to get views and clicks. He claims that he is the best decision this company has ever made. He stands head and shoulders above everyone back there. He also says that the worst decision that was made is that Austin's title is in trouble. Not because five guys are vying for that title, but because he is coming after the title. You can call him the Mega Star or the GOAT. Soon, you will be calling him the champ.
We are back, and Roman Reigns will be on Smackdown next week on FS1 to discuss the Rules of Engagement with Jey Uso.
15 Jul 2023 01:43:00 am UTC / 2 months ago
Sheamus states that he had Theory defeated twice, but his friends intervened and helped Theory secure the win. Nevertheless, Sheamus is ready to overcome three other opponents to earn another opportunity against Theory.
LA Knight makes his way to the ring as his entrance music plays.
15 Jul 2023 01:42:54 am UTC / 2 months ago
Rey mentions that his career has been filled with uncertainty for almost a year. However, he feels rejuvenated since moving to SmackDown. He is grateful for his family's presence, the support of the LWO, and his induction into the Hall of Fame. Rey declares that next week, he will take one step closer to the US title. Cameron Grimes expresses his excitement for being part of the four-way match next week. He confidently proclaims that he will emerge victorious and reach for the moon.
15 Jul 2023 01:42:48 am UTC / 2 months ago
Pearce is seen explaining things to Asuka, while the referee watches attentively. The broadcast cuts to a commercial break.
As the show returns, AJ checks on Karl, Luke, and Mia, expressing agreement with Kross that the situation is far from over. The Street Profits are shown outside, and a large vehicle pulls up.
Bobby Lashley steps out of the vehicle, and they share a hug. Bobby asks if they want to talk, and Angelo and Montez enter the vehicle, with Bobby joining them as they drive away.
15 Jul 2023 01:41:57 am UTC / 2 months ago
Waller strikes AJ. Waller performs a slingshot rolling cutter on Butch, but Santos follows up with a frog splash on Waller for the three count.
WINNER: Santos Escobar
15 Jul 2023 01:41:37 am UTC / 2 months ago
All four men end up down in a corner. Santos delivers a running double knee strike to AJ, Butch, and Waller. Santos executes a Phantom Driver on Waller, but Butch and AJ break it up. AJ chops Santos and punches Butch. Santos and Butch join in with kicks and chops. AJ attempts a Styles Clash, but Butch counters with an enzuigiri. Butch lands a forearm to Santos as he comes off the ropes. Waller lifts Butch up, but Butch gets to his feet and kicks Waller. Waller sends Butch over the top rope to the floor. Butch misses a clothesline and instead hits a moonsault off the apron. Santos executes a suicide dive onto Butch. Santos sends Butch back into the ring and goes for the Phantom Driver, but AJ delivers a Phenomenal Forearm to both. AJ tries to execute a Styles Clash on Butch, but we see Karl being choked out by Kross while Luke is down. Kross declares that they aren't finished.
15 Jul 2023 01:41:30 am UTC / 2 months ago
AJ splashes into the corner and executes an Ushigoroshi for a near fall. Santos strikes Butch with a forearm and follows up with a chop. Santos kicks Butch and positions him on the turnbuckles. Santos kicks him and prepares for a Frankensteiner, but AJ catches Butch for a powerbomb, earning a near fall. Santos kicks AJ, and then Santos climbs to the top rope. Waller punches Santos to crotch him. Waller attempts a super cutter, but Butch blocks it with a boot to the head. Waller kicks Butch off, and AJ and Butch prepare for a double superplex on Waller, while Santos heads to the ring post for a sunset flip Tower of Doom.
15 Jul 2023 01:41:25 am UTC / 2 months ago
Santos chops Waller, and on an Irish whip, Santos floats over. AJ catches Santos, and Waller delivers a leapfrog splash to Santos. Butch kicks Waller, and AJ hits Santos with a Pele Kick as we head into a commercial break. We're back, and Waller knees Butch, followed by a jumping leg lariat to Santos. Waller has some words for Butch, but Butch grabs his hand and pulls at his fingers. Butch is backdropped to the floor. AJ lands punches and a back fist to Waller, followed by a flying forearm.
15 Jul 2023 01:41:14 am UTC / 2 months ago
Butch goes to the floor after a punch from Waller, and Waller goes down as well. Butch retaliates with a punch to Waller. Santos executes a victory roll for a near fall. Butch clotheslines Santos after AJ drop kicks him to the floor. AJ knocks Waller off the apron. AJ and Butch exchange punches. Butch misses an enzuigiri, and Butch takes him down. Butch attempts a jackknife cover for a near fall. Waller trips AJ and Butch on a backslide, resulting in Waller securing a double pin. AJ punches Waller, and then AJ and Butch stare each other down. They exchange punches, and Escobar surprises both men with a cross body. Waller punches Santos from behind and lifts him onto his shoulders. Santos counters with a drop kick.
15 Jul 2023 01:40:13 am UTC / 2 months ago
AJ Styles Vs Santos Escobar Vs Butch Vs Grayson Waller in Stage One of the Many Stage Invitational to Determine Austin Theory's next opponent for the US Title
15 Jul 2023 01:39:45 am UTC / 2 months ago
Solo finds himself outside the ring, leaving Paul alone with Jey. Paul retreats cautiously, creating a momentary delay that allows Solo to strike Jey from behind. Solo delivers a series of kicks, but Jey manages to dodge a Samoan spike, subsequently taking Solo down and unleashing a flurry of punches. As Paul reenters the ring, Jey lands a superkick on him, followed by a suicide dive onto Solo.
In the heat of the moment, Jey spots a chair and contemplates its use. Paul pleads for mercy, but Jey seizes the chair, utilizing it to strike Solo when he tries to attack once more. Jey ruthlessly targets Solo's back with the chair, while Paul makes a hasty escape from the ring.
The scene shifts to Adam Pearce engaging in conversation with Bianca and the referee, while Austin Theory makes his way to the ring to observe the subsequent match.
15 Jul 2023 01:39:38 am UTC / 2 months ago
Expressing his love for both Jey and Jimmy, Paul admits that while he can never forgive Jey, he holds no grudge against Jimmy. Likewise, Roman will never bestow forgiveness upon Jey. Solo, seizing the microphone, concurs, attributing all responsibility for Jimmy's misfortune to Jey. Solo, too, declares that forgiveness will forever elude Jey. This prompts Jey to strike Solo with a forearm, igniting a fierce exchange. Solo attempts a Samoan spike, but Jey evades and retaliates with a superkick.
15 Jul 2023 01:39:31 am UTC / 2 months ago
Paul asserts that Jey lacks self-awareness and fails to comprehend the intricacies of being the right-hand man. He firmly places the blame for Jimmy's misfortune on Jey's shoulders, as it was his rebellion against Roman's authority and his bid for leadership within the family that precipitated such dire consequences. Paul calls for Jimmy, playfully referring to himself as Jimmy's preferred "Jew-so." He confronts Jey, questioning whether he comprehends the reasons behind his hospitalization and the brutal beating he endured. Paul contends that Jey is the cause of his twin brother's suffering.
15 Jul 2023 01:39:24 am UTC / 2 months ago
However, Paul Heyman interjects, emerging alongside Solo Sikoa. He clarifies that Solo serves as the enforcer of the Bloodline, not to enforce Paul's personal desires or secure victories for their faction, but rather to maintain peace. Paul assures that they will enter the ring solely for a conversation, emphasizing that nothing untoward shall occur tonight. He reminds Jey that the way things transpire has existed long before his birth, an inheritance passed down through generations from Afa and Sika, their fathers.
In the upcoming week, Jey will confront Roman Reigns face-to-face to discuss the rules of engagement. Tonight, they will engage in a mere conversation. Paul acknowledges Jey's hostility, fueled by his desire for vengeance regarding his twin's plight. Paul even suggests that Jey's righteous indignation mirrors that of the Tribal Chief, hinting at a resemblance that grows stronger each passing day.
15 Jul 2023 01:39:16 am UTC / 2 months ago
AJ Styles finds himself in the backstage area accompanied by Karl, Luke, and Mia, as he diligently prepares for his upcoming match later in the evening.
Inside the squared circle, Jey Uso takes the spotlight. He reminisces about his inseparable bond with his twin brother, Jimmy, during their formative years. They were inseparable, constantly glued together, with one's presence guaranteeing the other's. Being twins made their connection all the more special, as twins possess an innate understanding of each other. If Jimmy experienced sorrow, Jey mirrored his sadness. If Jimmy reveled in joy, Jey's spirits soared as well. Their emotional states intertwined, and when one was angry or hurt, the other shared those sentiments. Never did Jey anticipate enduring pain inflicted by a family member. He acknowledges the importance of hierarchy, but when it concerns Roman, he harbors a disrespectful attitude. Jey confidently asserts that he will discipline Solo once again, just as he did last week. Furthermore, he addresses Paul, reminding him that despite his 40-year association with their family, his influence stops here. Jey claims the true mantle of authority as the genuine head of the table, and his name is Jey Uso.
15 Jul 2023 01:37:43 am UTC / 2 months ago
On the TitanTron, Shotzi's presence captivates our attention. She inquires if shearing her locks would instill fear or provoke a sense of dominance over her adversary. Does apprehension reflect in her visage? Perchance, her eccentric disposition shines through as she boldly asserts her mastery. Shotzi proclaims her intent to unveil her untamed nature to Bayley. With unwavering determination, she takes a razor to her head, affirming her absolute control. The peculiarity of her actions only further emphasizes her unconventionality.
Subsequently, Jey Uso strides purposefully toward the ring.
15 Jul 2023 01:37:05 am UTC / 2 months ago
15 Jul 2023 01:36:54 am UTC / 2 months ago
Attempting a rolling kick, Zelina finds her path blocked by Bayley, who retaliates by stomping on her midsection. Bayley snatches Zelina's flip flop, dedicating it to Cole, but Zelina counters with a codebreaker. Zelina retaliates by striking Bayley with her own flip flop, prompting the referee to intervene and confiscate the makeshift weapon. Trapped in the ropes, Zelina falls victim to Bayley, who drops her on the middle rope and swiftly executes the Rose Plant for the three-count, securing the victory.
15 Jul 2023 01:36:50 am UTC / 2 months ago
Bayley (with Iyo Sky) Vs Zelina Vega
As soon as the bell rings, Bayley launches a surprise attack on Zelina from behind. She forcefully propels Zelina into the announce table, reveling in her mischievous actions with a cackling laughter. Seizing Zelina by the hair, Bayley drags her onto the apron. However, Zelina counters by pushing Bayley into the ring post. Capitalizing on the opening, Zelina ascends the turnbuckles and delivers a Meteora, coming close to securing the victory. Zelina follows up with a satellite head scissors and a Twist of Fate, earning another near fall.
15 Jul 2023 01:35:15 am UTC / 2 months ago
As Elton retreats to the floor, Sheamus ascends the turnbuckles and lands a forearm strike on Kit. Ridge counters with a side slam on Sheamus, but Kit breaks up the pinfall attempt with a forearm strike. Sheamus recovers and delivers a Brogue Kick to Kit, while Elton sends Sheamus tumbling to the outside. Elton removes the top turnbuckle pad, causing Ridge to collide throat-first with the exposed turnbuckle. Elton capitalizes by leaping off the turnbuckles and landing a leg drop, securing the three-count for the victory.
WINNERS: Elton Prince and Kit Wilson
15 Jul 2023 01:34:56 am UTC / 2 months ago
Sheamus thwarts a kick and launches Kit over the top rope to the outside. Ridge positions Elton on the turnbuckles, and they rain down multiple forearms to his chest. The action transitions into a commercial break. Upon returning, Elton kicks Sheamus while he's entangled in the ropes. Kit adds a kick and forearms to Sheamus over the apron. Sheamus retaliates with a punch to the midsection, but Kit responds with a running European uppercut. Elton tags in, and together they deliver kicks to Sheamus. Elton proceeds with more kicks, while Kit tags back in and resorts to fish hooking Sheamus. Sheamus, however, manages to lift Kit onto his shoulders and executes an electric chair drop. Elton intervenes by pulling Ridge off the apron, preventing Sheamus from making the tag. Kit executes a neck breaker for a near fall. Sheamus counters Kit's aerial attack with a well-timed knee, leaving both competitors down on the mat. Ridge tags in, executing a back drop on Elton and following it up with a suplex and power slam on both opponents. Ridge unleashes splashes in the corner on both Elton and Kit before executing an overhead belly-to-belly suplex, launching Elton into Kit. Ridge concludes his display of strength with a fisherman's buster on Elton, nearly securing the victory.
15 Jul 2023 01:34:50 am UTC / 2 months ago
Ridge Holland and Sheamus Vs Kit Wilson and Elton Prince
Sheamus and Elton commence the match, with Elton quickly retreating to the outside. Sheamus brings Kit into the ring and lands a series of punches. Sheamus hoists Elton up and executes a powerful Finlay Slam. Following that, Sheamus lifts Kit and delivers another Finlay Slam, this time onto Elton. Kit is forcefully clotheslined over the top rope, tumbling to the floor. Sheamus thwarts a hip toss attempt and counters with a short-arm clothesline. Ridge tags in and crushes Elton with a splash. Sheamus follows up with a tilt-a-whirl slam, coming close to a pinfall. Ridge headbutts Elton and attempts to position him on his shoulders. Elton manages to escape and trips Ridge, swiftly kicking him while Kit adds punches from the apron. Kit continues with forearm strikes, and Elton tags back in, drilling Ridge with an elbow in the corner. Kit re-enters the match, both he and Elton connecting with forearms to Ridge's back. However, Ridge showcases his strength, lifting both opponents for a double back drop. Sheamus tags in, causing Kit to retreat fearfully.
15 Jul 2023 01:33:46 am UTC / 2 months ago
While contemplating the proposal, Bianca asserts her readiness for Asuka and extends her hand to Charlotte as a gesture of respect. Charlotte reciprocates by shaking her hand, punctuating the moment with her trademark "Wooo!"
Meanwhile, the Brawling Brutes, Sheamus and Butch, discuss the significance of the night. Sheamus anticipates Butch's progression in the US Title invitational, and they express their determination to defeat Pretty Deadly.
15 Jul 2023 01:33:37 am UTC / 2 months ago
Before Bianca can continue, Charlotte Flair interrupts her.
Charlotte asserts that Bianca has ignited a fire within her as well. She boldly predicts Bianca's triumph tonight and claims she is manifesting a victory in "Flair Country." Charlotte is determined to ensure there's no confusion about who's next in line for the championship after Bianca. She proclaims that the line begins and ends with her.
In response, Bianca acknowledges Charlotte's position and agrees that facing her for the championship at SummerSlam would be monumental. However, she states that her focus is currently on Asuka, the immediate opponent at hand.
15 Jul 2023 01:33:28 am UTC / 2 months ago
We spot Jey Uso strolling through the backstage area.
Bianca Belair strides confidently towards the ring, but she's not yet prepared to engage in a wrestling match.
Bianca addresses the crowd, acknowledging the common saying that patience is a virtue and good things come to those who wait. However, she admits it's challenging to remain patient when she yearns for something so deeply. She expresses her frustration about the lengthy wait for a rematch, ever since the Night of Champions. Bianca refuses to dwell on the obstacles she had to overcome to secure this opportunity. Instead, she emphasizes that tonight is her night to demonstrate the value of patience while delivering sweet vengeance. She promises to give Asuka what she deserves: a KOD (Kiss of Death) and a pinfall for a decisive victory, ultimately becoming the new Women's Champion.