Nikki A.S.H and Rhea Ripley make their entrance. They talk about Connor’s Cure and the V Foundation. Ripley can barely speak for tearing-up. She dedicates their match tonight to children, pediatric cancer patients, and everyone who’s supported the cause.
Tamina grabs Nikki right away and tosses her across the ring. Tamina knocks Rhea off the apron, then tags Natalya so they can hit a Hart Attack for a near-fall. Ripley comes back but Tamina throws her over the top rope. Tamina and Natalya isolate Nikki and make quick tags to stomp Nikki down in the corner. Tamina hits a Samoan drop and goes to the top rope for a splash but Nikki gets her knees up.
Nikki crawls to her corner but Ripley is dead. Natalya tags in and hits Nikki with a rope-assisted atomic drop, then runs over her back and dropkicks her. Tamina tries to attack Ripley again but this time Rhea hits her with a senton off the apron. Ripley hits Tamina with a Riptide onto the apron. Nikki snatches a distracted Natalya with a small package and they win!
Rhea Ripley and Nikki A.S.H are backsatge and asked about their lack of things in common. Rhea says she believes they have the will to be Champions in common. Nikki says they’re getting closer and Rhea says they might have some gold in common really soon. Nikki shouts that it’s time to unleash “super brutality”.
Nikki starts against Tamina, who isn’t taking her seriously. Tamina toys with Nikki and overpowers her handily. Nikki forearms Tamina but eats a headbutt. Tamina attempts to sit on Nikki but nobody’s home. Nikki hits a seated senton to Tamina and tags Rhea. Ripley throws Nikki at Tamina, who caches her, then the two big women trade blows.
Natalya tags in and again Ripley lifts Nikki up and tries to use her as a weapon. Nikki gets the tag and kicks Natalya back but gets distracted by Tamina. Natalya htis a snapmare and a dropkick to the back. Tamina pulls Ripley off the apron and connects with a big superkick and Rhea crashes into the steel steps. The Champion’s are in charge as we head to the break.
Back live and Tamina misses a tackle in the corner. Natalya tags in and so does Ripley, who hits short-arm clotheslines. Rhea with a snapmare and a hanging dropkick to Natalya after knocking Tamina off the apron. Rhea hits a gut kick, then a northern lights suplex for a near-fall. Nikki tags in and hits a crossbody but Tamina breaks the pin, then Rhea dorpkicks her out of the ring. Natalya hits Ripley with a German suplex. Natalya grabs Nikki and wants the Sharpshooter but Ripley returns for the Riptide and the win!
WINNERS: NIKKI A.S.H & RHEA RIPLEY
Rhea Ripley and she makes her way to the ring for a match after the break.
Before the match starts Nia gets on the apron and says she will splatter both Ripley and Nikki before the night is over, and then she’ll do it to Charlotte Flair. The referee rings the bell and Rhea attacks a distracted Shayna but gets taken down herself. Baszler goes to work on Nia’s wrist and tries to stomp it but Ripley grabs it, only for Shayna to dropkick her.
Ripley looks for a roll-up but Baszler goes back to work on the arm. Baszler knees Ripley in the face for a one-count. Shayna jumps on Rhea’s back and pummels her with rights and lefts. Ripley rolls Baszler up for two but the Queen of Spades fires back with a clothesline. Baszler drags Rhea under the bottom rope, traps her arm in the apron, and stomps on it!
We return to find Baszler wrenching the arm of Ripley. Shayna kicks the shoulder a few times and mocks Nikki. Baszler kicks her more and Rhea starts asking for more, then catches the kick. Ripley lands some short-arm clotheslines followed by a headbutt, snapmare and a dropkick. Rhea hits a northern lights suplex for a two-count.
Ripley tries to shake the feeling into her arm but Baszler snatches her in an armbar. Rhea reaches the ropes but Shayna doesn’t let go and punches her a few times and let’s go at the last second. Nikki tries to encourage Ripley, who grabs Shayna for a Riptide but gets distracted when Nia attacks Nikki at ringside. Baszler rolls-up Rhea for a two and Ripley reverses the pin and wins!
As soon as the match ends, Nia rushes in and clotheslines Rhea hard from behind. Nia lifts Ripley and lands a Samoan drop and poses, while Baszler leaves the ring looking annoyed.
WINNER: RHEA RIPLEY
All three women traded offense early. Flair went for a top rope moonsault but Ripley got her foot up to counter and then nearly hit Nikki with Riptide. Things broke down into a stretch with Ripley and Flair battling one-on-one with Nikki knocked out of the ring. After Flair took Ripley out with a big boot, Nikki hit a big DDT for a near fall. As Ripley and Flair began to battle it out on the floor, Nikki came off the top rope with a crossbody on both women.
Big moves continued to flow from all three women before Flair hit a twisting moonsault from the top rope to the outside onto both of her opponents. Flair locked Ripley in the Figure-Eight back inside the ring but Nikki broke the hold by flying off the top rope. Nikki scored a near fall on Flair but found herself locked in the Figure-Eight seconds later, forced to tap out as Flair once again became champion. This was some very good high-octane wrestling with no real downtime from bell to bell. Flair winning may not excite fans who have already tired of seeing her as champion but it was likely the best possible result here.
Just as the bell rings, Charlotte Flair comes out to watch the match on commentary. They lock-up and Ripley slams Nikki down. Rhea continues to use her strength and throw Nikki around but A.S.H hits a sliced bread bulldog and Ripley rolls out. Nikki goes to the apron and kicks Rhea back, then dives on her with a crossbody before staring at Flair.
Ripley drops Nikki with a clothesline. Rhea hits a stalling vertical suplex for a two-count. Ripley lifts Nikki into a bear hug. Nikki fights free and hits a wheelbarrow roll-up for two. Nikki goes to the middle rope and lands a tornado DDT for a two-count. Ripley hits a northern lights suplex for a two-count, then hits the Riptide out of nowhere for the win.
After the match Charlotte starts mocking Nikki, but A.S.H dives onto her from ringside and tosses her into the ring. Nikki and Ripley beat on Charlotte and dump her out of the ring.
WINNER: RHEA RIPLEY
Ripley and Nikki A.S.H are back in the ring, along with Charltote Flair, whose mystery partner is Nia Jax.
We start with Nia and Nikki and Jax makes fun of the Champion before shoving her face. Nikki forearms Jax a few times but gets shoved onto her back. Nikki get dropped in the corner and eats some stink face. Jax throws Nikki out of the ring and Charlotte drops her with a big boot.
Ripley tags in against Charlotte and hits some short-arm lariats. Ripley lands a headbutt, snapmare, knocks Jax off the apron, and dropkicks Flair. Ripley hits a spin kick to the face, then a northern lights suplex for a two-count. Flair elbows Rhea and the Nightmare goes up top for a missiledropkick but nobody’s home.
We see Shayna Baszler watching on a monitor backstage and Nia tags back in. Jax slams Ripley, then goes to the middle rope for a Vader Bomb but Charlotte tags herslef in. Flair knocks Nikki off the apron and hits Ripley with Natural Selection for the win.
WINNERS: CHARLOTTE FLAIR & NIA JAX
Rhea Ripley is backstage and stopped for an interview. She’s asked about facing Nikki and she says she has to give it to her, she handled herself well against Charlotte. Being almost a superhero is great but it’s not enough to beat her.
They lock-up and Ripley uses her strength to take control. Rhea shoulders Nikki in the corner and holds her there. Nikki shoves Ripley but eats a knee for her trouble. Rhea whips her hard into the buckles and Nikki’s ribs are still hurting from last week. Ripley throws her from the ring and goes out to slam her into the apron.
Ripley slams Nikki down and beats her injured ribs with knees and forearms. Nikki comes back with a snap DDT and both women are down. Nikki punches Ripley a few times and hits a tilt-a-whirl. Rhea gets rolled-up for a two-count, then she kicks Nikki in the ribs. Rhea wants the Riptide but Nikki counters with a crossbody for a near-fall. Ripley takes Nikki to the top rope but gets knocked off. Suddenly Charlotte appears and shoves Nikki off the ropes.
Charlotte comes into the ring and boots Ripley, then Nikki. Charlotte hits Ripley with Natural Selection, then lifts the title and holds it up.
WINNER VIA DISQUALIFICATION: NIKKI A.S.H
Charlotte Flair makes her entrance.
She gets on the mic and talks about how proud she is to be your new Raw Women’s Champion. Rhea Ripley can do as many of her moves as she likes, but she’ll never live up to the original. She adds up all of her title reigns and proclaims herself the only 11-time women’s champion in the history of WWE. She goes on about beating Rhea—
Rhea Ripley makes her entrance.
Flair points out she left victorious with the title while Ripley was writhing in agony with her hurt knee like a little girl.
Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville come down.
Deville congratulates Charlotte on being an 11-time champion and Pearce points out she just said she could beat Rhea any night of the week, and if Ripley is up for the challenge, then she should be too, so the match is official! Flair kicks Ripley’s leg out of her leg and storms off!
Ripley ducks a lariat, big lifting facebuster into grounded punches, Flair gets away and kicks her in the midsection for some breathing room! Whip to the corner, charging in, sidestepped, Stinger Splash from Rhea sets up shoulder thrusts! Slugging it out in a wristlock, punches give way to a big knee from the champ, whip to the corner, Rhea explodes out with a dropkick for two!
Cravate applied, Charlotte slips out and smashes her face into the turnbuckles before hammering her with a hard chop! Smashing her into the turnbuckles, suplex reversed into an inside cradle, Front chancery, suplex lift, Flair floats over, Rhea ducks a lariat and hits a German suplex! Off the ropes, basement dropkick, cover for two!
Hard whip, clothesline to the floor, Ripley back up on the apron but Charlotte targets the injured leg to kick her back to the floor! Sliding out after her, chop blocking Rhea as Rhea writhes in agony clutching her knee, Flair throws her back inside, but referee Chad Patton backs her off so he can check on her leg as we go to break.
Back from commercial, Flair is working Ripley’s leg in the corner, wrenching it over the ropes and dropping a knee across it! Putting boots to the knee, spinning toehold, kicked into the corner and Charlotte is staggered on the turnbuckles! Short German suplex, Rhea slow to capitalize from her injured leg! Flair hammering her with forearms, Ripley catches her with a series of short-arm lariats ending with the ripcord kick!
Bridging northern lights suplex an STO backbreaker out of the corner, Charlotte follows it with a big boot! Moving her into position, Flair goes up top, hits the moonsault but Ripley’s knees were up, Ripley slaps some life back into her knee, spinning toehold into the figure four leglock! Flair rolls over and reverses the pressure!
Putting boots to Rhea after the break, chops back her into the corner, Ripley kicks her away, kick to the midsection, pumphandle… Riptide but she’s too close to the ropes and Flair gets a boot on them Charlotte grabs her title and decides she’s just walking, Ripley gives chase, Flair blasts her with the belt Rhea attacks Flair and they brawl around ringside! Riptide, Ripley throws Charlotte in the ring, Nikki ASH is here!
Rhea Ripley wins by disqualification.
We go back to the ring and out first comes RAW Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley. We see how she won the title from Asuka at WrestleMania 37. Out next comes Charlotte Flair. She stops and poses on the ramp as the pyro goes off. We see stills from some of Flair’s big title win over the years. We get formal ring introductions from Rome.
The bell rings and they stare each other down. Ripley smirks at Flair. They lock up and go at it, then break. The crowd gives Flair some heat and she responds by giving them the middle finger, which WWE tries to black out. Ripley headbutts Flair after a lock up. Flair rocks her. Ripley slaps back. Ripley taunts Flair after rocking her. Ripley dropkicks Flair now.
Flair and Ripley trade shots on the apron. Ripley gets the upperhand and runs the ropes to dropkick Flair from the apron to the floor. Ripley follows but Flair sends her landing hard on the ground. Flair dropkicks Ripley against the barrier while she’s down. Flair brings it back in for a quick 1 count. Flair with a t-bone suplex into the corner. Flair shows off a bit and then stomps away while Ripley is down in the corner. Flair covers for another 1 count.
Flair grounds Ripley with a headlock now. Flair with more offense and showing off. She taunts Ripley, telling her to get up. Ripley fights back from the mat. They slug each other as the crowd chants for Ripley, which distracts Flair a bit. Ripley tries to grab from behind but she gets sent to the corner. Fans do some dueling chants now. Ripley with a big back elbow. Ripley counters while backed against the ropes, and dumps Flair over the top rope to the floor.
Ripley takes Flair down at ringside and yells out. They bring it back in the ring and Ripley delivers two short-arm clotheslines. Flair fights back but Ripley headbutts her. Ripley gets a pop and delivers knee strikes. Flair blocks a knee but Ripely kicks her. Ripley with a Northern Lights suplex for 2. More back and forth in the middle of the ring now. Ripley with a big German suplex.
Ripley goes to the top for the missile dropkick but Flair side-steps. Flair with a Boston Crab now. Ripley powers out and holds it for a 2 count. Flair with a single-leg takedown. Ripley counters the Figure Four for a 2 count. Flair levels Ripley with a jumping big boot for a close 2 count. Flair has a few words with the referee. Flair ends up on Ripley’s shoulders from the corner. Flair slides down for a sunset flip but Ripley powers up and eventually turns that into a big vertical suplex. Flair kicks out at 2. They trade big strikes on their feet now. Flair tells Ripley to bring it and Ripley unloads with big stiff strikes. Flair comes back and sends Ripley to the floor.
Flair gets emotional now. She runs with a big boot to kick Ripley off the apron back to the floor. Flair is hyped up now. Flair goes to the top and delivers the moonsault from the top to the floor, taking Ripley back down as fans cheer her on with a big pop. Flair brings Ripley back in the ring but Ripley blocks Natural Selection. Ripley turns that into her Prism inverted Cloverleaf submission. Flair rolls through for a 2 count. Ripley goes for Riptide but Flair turns it into a big DDT for a close 2 count.
Flair can’t believe the kick out. Fans chant “this is awesome!” as Flair sits up and Ripley begins to recover. Flair talks some trash and pounds on Ripley. Ripley fights up from her knees as they trade big strikes in the middle of the ring. Flair with signature Flair chops. Ripley with an elbow to the face. Flair drops her with an elbow and puts her feet on the ropes for leverage but the referee catches her and stops the count. Flair gets in the face of the referee but backs off. Ripley kicks Flair from the mat, sending her stumbling into the corner.
Ripley with big shoulder thrusts in the corner now. Ripley takes Flair to the top and works her over. Flair fights back but Ripley keeps control and climbs up. Ripley goes for the superplex but Flair knocks her to the mat. Flair hits a super Natural Selection from the top but Ripley still kicks out. Flair can’t believe it. Fans in the crowd are also shocked.
Fans chant “this is awesome!” now as Flair sits there on the mat. Ripley begins to recover. Flair nods at the crowd and stalks Ripley now. Flair goes for the Figure Four but Ripley counters and launches her back into the turnbuckles. Flair is on the floor now, trying to recover. Ripley rallies and gets hyped up. Ripley grabs Flair from the mat but Flair slams her head into the ring post. Flair traps Ripley’s leg between the ring post and the steel steps, and kicks it several times.
Flair returns to the ring and applies the Figure Four in the middle of the ring. She bridges into the Figure Eight as Ripley screams out. The referee checks on her and Ripley finally taps out for the finish.
Winner and New RAW Women’s Champion: Charlotte Flair
Rhea Ripley is interviewed backstage and she says Natalya challenged her and she’s not someone to back down from a challenge. As for Charlotte, she’s exposed her as a crybaby and on Sunday she ends the feud.
Ripley and Natalya battle for control with lots of holds and reversals. Ripley eventually hits Nattie with a headbutt that drops her. Rhea wants the Riptide early but Natalya counters and wants the Sharpshooter but gets kicked from the ring. Ripley goes outside and runs for a dropkick but accidentally hits Tamina. Natalya hits a discus clothesline to the Champ on the floor.
They’re abttling on the top rope and Ripley knocks Natie off before connecting with a missile dropkick. Ripley misses a splash in the corner but drops Natalya for a two-count. Ripley knees Natalya and hits a Northern lights suplex for a near-fall. Natalya catches Rhea with a sit-out powerbmb for a two-count. Natalya hits an atomic drop and runs over her back but Ripley avoids the dropkick.
Ripley lifts Natalya and applies the Prism Trap but Nattie counters by rolling her up for two. Natalya applies the Sharpshooter but Ripley kicks her off and into the buckles. Rhea hits a unique up-kick to Natalya before landing the Riptide for the win.
After the match, Rhea is caught with a chop block by Charlotte Flair! The Queen throws her jacket at Ripley and takes her down to apply the Figure Four. Charlotte drags herself under the bottom rope and hangs by the apron with the Figure Four applied as Rhea screams. Charlotte releases and smiles at Ripley, who looks furious.
WINNER: RHEA RIPLEY
A brawl broke out with all six women before the ref could even call for the bell. They paired off and battled all around the ring as the sole official tried desperately to control the situation. He eventually just stayed out of the ring because he knew it was futile.
We returned to see the match finally underway with Rose and Nattie in the ring. The Golden Goddess countered a Sharpshooter and tagged in Brooke to hit a headscissor takedown.
Charlotte made a blind tag and helped take out Brooke at ringside. Ripley avoided a cheap shot from The Queen but Charlotte remained in control. The women’s tag champs took turns beating her up in their corner.
Rose tagged in but was quickly grounded with a Big Boot from The Queen that scored her the win. Ripley hit her with a chop block after the match was over just to get the last laugh.