RAW Women’s Title Match: Nia Jax vs. Charlotte Flair
We go back to the ring and out comes RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and we get a video package showing how we got to tonight’s title match. Out next comes Nia Jax as fans boo. Shayna Baszler is right behind her as Flair looks on from the ring. We get formal ring introductions from Mike Rome. The bell rings and here we go. Baszler immediately interrupts with the mic, speaking from the apron. She says she’s agreeing with Flair here as she’s not sure Jax has what it takes to beat Flair twice in a row, but we know Baszler does. The real question is will Jax become the champion or will she choke? Flair attacks but Jax fights her off in the corner despite the distraction by Baszler.
Jax with a cheap shot as she and Flair brawl with hands full of hair and face with the referee between them. The referee brings them together in the middle of the ring in an attempt to restore things. They argue. Flair taunts Jax and rolls to the floor as fans boo and cheer. Flair has a few words for Baszler, then turns to Jax and tells her to kiss her ass. Flair takes the title and goes to leave with it but stops to argue with Baszler. Jax grabs Flair by her hair from the ring and tries to pull her in but Flair hangs her up on the top rope.
Flair comes in and they go at it. Flair fights Jax off as Jax grabs her from behind. Flair counters a move and chop blocks Jax from behind, taking the knee out. Flair goes for the knee in the corner but Jax dodges it and stuns her with a strike. Jax takes Flair to the top for a superplex but Flair fights back and turns it into a big powerbomb. Jax powers up and kicks out. Flair stomps Jax while she’s down, focusing on the leg. Flair goes for the Figure Four but Jax slams her back into the bottom turnbuckle. Flair rolls to the floor to regroup as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Jax is down against the barrier at ringside. Flair climbs to the top and delivers the big moonsault to the floor, taking Jax back down for a pop. Baszler gets in front of Jax to block her from attacking. Jax goes past her and looks to powerbomb Flair in the ring but Flair slides out and rolls her for a 2 count. Jax sends her into the corner and then nails a running splash in the corner.
Jax takes Flair to the top for a superplex but Baszler distracts from the apron. Jax yells at her. The distraction allows Flair to deliver a super Natural Selection for the pin to win out of nowhere.
Winner: Charlotte Flair
– After the match, Flair raises the title in the middle of the ring as her music hits. Alexa Bliss appears on the big screen, sitting in her swing with Lilly. Bliss says now that Flair is done fighting, it’s time for fun. Bliss and Lilly invite Flair to Alexa’s Playground. Bliss says Lilly wants Flair to bring one of her shiny robes so she can try it on. Flair says they’re cute but The Queen doesn’t do cute and she’s not interested in Alexa’s mind-games, and she’s definitely not coming to the playground. Bliss says that’s too bad because Lilly has a lot of pent up energy tonight. Bliss asks if Flair has any idea what it’s like to be stuck somewhere with a maniac. Bliss says of course she does, she’s a Flair. Bliss says if Flair won’t come to them, they will come to her. The lights start flashing in the ring as a nursery rhyme starts up. The lights come back on and Bliss is standing behind Flair, Lilly in-hand. Bliss’ laugh echoes around the arena. Flair slowly turns around and sees Bliss staring at her. Flair says Bliss obviously wants something, so what is it? Bliss points at the RAW Women’s Title. Flair asks if Bliss wants a title match. She raises the title in the air as fans pop and chant “Yes!” now. Flair says fine, but this ring isn’t Bliss’ playground, it’s hers. Flair and Bliss star each other down as Flair’s music starts up. Flair makes her exit as Bliss smiles at her.