Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair
We go back to the ring for tonight’s non-title Champion vs. Champion match as WWE NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair makes her way out. She poses in the ring and we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Flair is in the ring with a mic. She taunts and has more words for the developmental talents in the crowd after they boo her. Flair wants one of them to be the next Rhea Ripley or Io Shirai and step up to the throne so she can make them bow down. Speaking of bowing down, Flair knows a woman who has a history of bowing down – our RAW Women’s Champion Asuka. Flair goes on about Asuka’s accomplishments and says it seems like The Empress wants to be like The Queen. The music interrupts and out comes Asuka for this non-title match as the “fans” cheer her on.
Back and forth with some taunting and showing up to start. Flair shoves Asuka and kicks her in the gut. Flair talks trash while taking Asuka to the corner head-first. Asuka blocks a shot but Flair drops her with a strike. Flair with a big chop and another, and another into the corner. Flair keeps control and lands a knee. Flair drops Asuka and keeps control as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Flair shows off and wastes time as she keeps Asuka down. Flair focuses on the knee now. Asuka dodges a shot to the leg and rolls Flair up for a 2 count. Flair comes right back and unloads with knees into the injured knee. Asuka comes out of the corner with an elbow but Flair rocks her and Asuka goes down. Flair misses another shot to the knee. Flair comes right back and drops Asuka with a shot to the face. Flair talks more trash but Asuka fights back and gets to her feet.
Asuka unloads with strikes now. Flair blocks the spinning back-fist with a kick to the knee, taking Asuka back down. Asuka comes right back with a big high kick to the face. Asuka keeps control and hits a Hip Attack in the corner. Asuka goes on and lands a German suplex. Asuka with a Shining Wizard for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring.
The crowd rallies some for Asuka as she goes to the top. Asuka misses on the way down. Flair misses the Natural Selection. Asuka goes for the armbar but Flair resists. Asuka transitions into the triangle but Flair drops forearms on her to try and break free. Flair powers up and turns Asuka’s submission into a Boston Crab in the middle of the ring. Asuka flips out for a 2 count. Asuka goes into a kneebar but Flair powers up once again and hits a big German suplex. Flair fights Asuka off with a big back elbow. Asuka catches Flair with another armbar in the middle of the ring. Flair powers up once again and turns the submission into a big sitdown powerbomb. Asuka still kicks out.
More back and forth now. Asuka kicks the Figure Four attempt away. Flair knocks Asuka off the apron with a big boot. Asuka lands outside of the ring. Asuka’s music hits and out comes Nia Jax mocking Asuka, wearing one of her masks. Asuka walks up the ramp and gets counted out.
Winner by Count Out: Charlotte Flair