– We go to the ring and out comes Charlotte Flair.
Charlotte says it’s good to be back, it really is. She thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers while her dad, WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, has been sick. She says it’s been an emotional 6 weeks, literally life & death, but her dad is making a comeback. Charlotte learned a valuable lesson while away – life is fragile and you have to make the most of the moments, make them count. That’s why Charlotte is going to make every moment as big as possible for she and her dad from here on out. The music interrupts and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Natalya.
Natalya says they are all glad Flair is doing better but now it’s time to focus on something more important. Natalya says she’s proud to host the first-ever “Celebration of Women” tonight. She says women have led the charge to break down barriers and nurture future generations. Tonight is a celebration of all women… by focusing on one woman. A woman who completed the journey that Amelia Earhart could not. A woman she is so very, very proud of. Natalya calls for a drum roll and uncovers a large photo of herself in the middle of the ring. Charlotte jokes that this was truly inspiring and uplifting. Charlotte is glad Natalya interrupted her because she’s here to challenge Natalya for the title. The music interrupts and out comes Becky Lynch.
Becky comes out and calls Natalya a crazy lady – the craziest there was, is and ever will be. Becky says she has love for The Flairs but they disagree on one thing – the title is coming back to Becky. The music interrupts and out comes Naomi next. Naomi tells Natalya to stop because she does not represent all the women, or even the women of SmackDown. All she represents is her stank cats. Naomi says since Becky and Charlotte are here asking for title matches, she figured… the music interrupts and out comes Lana and Tamina Snuka. Lana tells Natalya to not to listen to these pathetic villagers. Natalya thinks Lana and Tamina are on her side but Lana calls her a crazy cat lady and says she needs to shut up. Lana says these women have had their title shots but they failed and now it is Tamina’s time. Natalya tells them to stop this because it’s not about any of them, it’s about celebrating women. Natalya goes on about how she’s not a crazy cat lady… she’s going to be champion forever. Natalya goes to leave but the music interrupts and out comes SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan.
Bryan is sorry Natalya’s celebration was cut short but tonight the women of SmackDown will gt a spotlight because this is the land of opportunity. He announces tonight’s main event – Becky vs. Tamina vs. Naomi vs. Flair in a Fatal 4 Way. A “yes!” chant starts up. The winner of the match will go on to face Natalya at the Hell In a Cell pay-per-view. Bryan’s music hits as the SmackDown Superstars react.
Fatal 4 Way: Tamina Snuka vs. Becky Lynch vs. Naomi vs. Charlotte Flair
Back from the break and out comes Becky Lynch. Tamina Snuka and Lana are already waiting. Naomi is out next and Charlotte Flair is out last. The winner of this match will face SmackDown Women’s Champion Natalya at Hell In a Cell.
The bell rings and Tamina attacks Charlotte, taking her to the corner. Tamina unloads on the other opponents and takes control. Becky and Naomi get tossed out to the floor. Flair fights back but Tamina slams her to the mat. Tamina stands tall and grabs Charlotte for a suplex. Tamina covers for a pin attempt as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Flair is fighting back against Tamina. Becky comes in as does Naomi. Naomi with a close 2 count on Tamina as Flair and Becky break it up. Tamina gets sent to the floor and Lana checks on her. Naomi takes down Becky and Flair for another 2 count. Naomi and Flair go at it now. Naomi counters a move with a big jawbreaker for a 2 count. We see Natalya backstage watching the match.
Naomi ends up putting Flair into a submission but Becky breaks it. Becky with the Disarm-Her on Naomi. Tamina comes in and breaks the hold. Tamina with a side slam on Becky. Tamina charges but misses in the corner and hits the ring post. Naomi with a jawbreaker to Becky. Becky ends up floored by a Tamina clothesline. Flair spears Tamina for a pop. Flair drags Tamina over to the corner. Naomi fights Charlotte but gets dropped right beside Tamina. Flair goes to the top and hits a moonsault on Tamina and Naomi at the same time. Flair covers for a 2 count and another 2 count. Flair shows frustration.
Flair goes for the Figure Four on Naomi and looks to transition into the Figure Eight. Becky breaks it with a leg drop. Tamina stops Becky from getting the pin. All 4 Superstars are down as Lana looks on from ringside and some fans chant “this is awesome” now. Tamina scoops Becky for a big Samoan Drop as they are alone in the ring now. Tamina goes to the top as Lana cheers her on. Tamina hits the big Superfly splash on Becky but Naomi breaks the pin. Lana pulls Naomi to the floor but Naomi drops her with a kick. Tamina floors Naomi as she tries to come back into the ring. Charlotte takes advantage and drops Tamina with a big boot for the pin and the win.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Charlotte Flair
– After the match, Charlotte has her arm raised as we see Natalya backstage watching. We go to replays. Flair stands tall in the ring as her music plays. She mouths that she’s coming for Natalya’s title. SmackDown goes off the air with Charlotte celebrating.
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