Bayley vs. Nikki Cross
We go to the ring and out comes Nikki Cross. Cross will become the final member of the women’s Team SmackDown at Survivor Series if she wins this match. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and we see highlights from this week’s WrestleMania 36 Tickets On-Sale Party in Tampa, FL. Cole and Graves show us what happened earlier with Shorty G and Mustafa Ali keeping their Survivor Series spots. Cole announces Roman Reigns, G and Ali vs. King Corbin, Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler in six-man action for next Friday night. We go back to the ring and Cross is ready for a fight. The music hits and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley for this non-title match.
The bell rings and Bayley immediately charges. Bayley takes control and they go to the floor. Bayley sends Cross into the steel ring steps. NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler comes to ringside and Bayley jumps in the ring. Baszler then jumps in the ring but Bayley retreats to the crowd. Tegan Nox, Rhea Ripley, Dakota Kai and Mia Yim suddenly appear behind Bayley in the crowd. She gets dropped and then Ripley slams her over the barrier back to the ringside floor. Baszler looks on from the ring but Sasha Banks runs in out of nowhere and drops her. The NXT Superstars stare Banks down from the ringside floor. They go to hit the ring on Banks but here come SmackDown Superstars – Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Carmella, Dana Brooke.
Baszler and Bayley brawl out into the crowd while the others brawl in the ring. The NXT Superstars retreat to the crowd as the blue brand stars stand tall in the ring. Sasha takes the mic and says if they want the spotlight, she will give it to them. She proposes an eight-woman tag team match and it’s on as we go to commercial with the two sides having words from the ring and the floor.
Sasha Banks, Dana Brooke, Carmella and Nikki Cross vs. Rhea Ripley, Mia Yim, Tegan Nox and Dakota Kai
Back from the break and Dakota Kai drops Nikki Cross to start as the bell hits. Cross drops Kai with a crossbody and then unloads with strikes. Mia Yim tags in but Cross takes her down. Carmella and Yim go at it now. Yim works on the arm but Carmella fights out. Yim drops her. They both duck kicks but Carmella connects with a kick to the gut. Tegan Nox gets knocked off the apron. Yim slams Carmella by her hair. Nox tags in and unloads on Carmella in the corner with kicks. The referee tells her to back off. Kai tags in and hits a big running forearm to Carmella in the corner. Kai and Nox with more double teaming in the corner on Carmella. Nox goes for the tag but she’s not legal. Kai runs back in and covers but Carmella kicks out.
Nox comes back in and works Carmella around, choking her with the middle rope as the others talk trash in her face. Nox drops Carmella again for another 2 count. Carmella finally tags Sasha Banks in. She drops Nox and talks some trash. Nox counters and rolls Banks up for a 2 count. Banks comes back and kicks Nox into the corner. Rhea Ripley comes in slowly as fans pop. Banks takes a few steps back. They have words in the middle of the ring and Banks rocks her with a slap. Ripley swings but misses. Ripley goes on and overpowers Banks, then drops her with a big suplex. Ripley yells in Banks’ face and stands tall over her. More back and forth between the two. Banks and Ripley both deliver cheap shots at the same time to the others partners. The two teams come in the ring and argue with each other as the tension builds. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ripley goes at it with Cross. Cross with a second rope crossbody. Cross knocks some of Ripley’s partners off the apron. Kai tags in but Cross catches her and slams her for a 2 count as Nox breaks it up. More chaos as Dana Brooke also gets involved. Brooke nails Ripley in the corner and tosses Yim to the floor.
Ripley with a huge dropkick to Dana. Banks levels Ripley into the corner. Kai kicks Banks out of the ring. Cross comes off the top but misses Kai. Kai with a big Scorpion Kick to Cross to put her down. Cross blocks a suplex and drops Kai in the middle of the ring with her swinging neckbreaker. Cross covers Kai for the pin to win.
Winners: Sasha Banks, Nikki Cross, Dana Brooke and Carmella
After the match, the NXT Superstars attack Kai until the others quickly make the save. A big brawl breaks out. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville run back down to the ring to help clear it out. The SmackDown Superstars look on from the ring as the NXT Superstars talk trash back, heading through the crowd.
Carmella and Dana Brooke vs. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville
Back from the break and out first comes Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. The winners of this match will join Sasha Banks on a women’s team at Survivor Series. Carmella and Dana Brooke are out next. We see how this match didn’t happen last week due to the backstage attack by NXT’s Bianca Belair
Deville starts off with Carmella and rag-dolls her some. Deville with a big clothesline and some trash talking. Carmella fights back but Deville counters from the Mella Go-round and takes it to the corner. Rose tags in for some double teaming, and more quick tags between the two. Rose talks trash and punks Carmella around. Carmella rocks her and fights back up.
Rose catches Carmella with a big fall-away slam and a 2 count. Carmella gets double teamed but she escapes. Deville manages to counter and level Carmella with a big shot to the back of the head for a 2 count. Deville keeps Carmella grounded now. Deville taunts Dana and turns around to Carmella running under her arm for the tag. Dana goes right to work on Deville. Dana with offense and a big bulldog.
Dana goes on and covers but Rose breaks it with a big knee. Carmella runs in and sends Rose out. Deville gets sent tot he floor as well. She comes off the apron but has to land on her feet as Deville moves. Brooke kicks Deville back of the neck-first into the steel ring steps for a big pop. Dana brings it back into the ring and goes to the top. Dana hits the top rope senton on Deville for the pin to win and earn the Survivor Series spots.
Winners: Dana Brooke and Carmella
After the match, Dana and Carmella celebrate in the ring as Dana’s music hits.
Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville vs. Tegan Nox and Rhea Ripley
We go to the ring and Mandy Rose is out with Sonya Deville. Carmella’s music hits but we cut backstage and see Bianca Belair destroying Dana Brooke. She then takes out Carmella with ease. We go back to the arena as Deville and Rose watch what happened. The music hits and out comes Rhea Ripley and Tegan Nox to the stage. They talk trash and say now Rose and Deville have new partners. They head to the ring.
The bell rings and Nox goes after Deville on the floor as Ripley works over Rose in the ring. Deville sends Nox into the barrier. Rose fights off Ripley in the ring. Ripley with a big dropkick to Rose. Deville grabs Nox on the outside but Nox counters and launches Deville over the announce table.
Nox returns to the ring and takes out Rose with a big knee to the face. Ripley manhandles Rose with the standing Cloverleaf until she taps out for the submission win.
Winners: Tegan Nox and Rhea Ripley
After the match, Ripley and Nox stand tall as the music hits and we go to replays.
Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose w/Sonya Deville
Back from the break and Mandy Rose is out with Sonya Deville. We see Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley sitting at ringside for commentary. Nikki Cross is out next.
The bell rings and Rose drops Cross with a right and unloads on her into the corner. Rose drops Cross and shows off some for a pop. Cross tries to fight back and mount offense as fans rally for her. Rose rocks her again and turns it back around. Rose takes Cross down and keeps her grounded now.
Rose catches Cross and hits a big fall-away slam for a 2 count in the middle of the ring. Rose can’t believe it and has words with the referee. Rose tosses Cross out of the ring in front of Deville. Rose distracts the referee and Deville rocks Cross with a big right hand. Bayley and Banks look on. Rose brings it back into the ring for a close 2 count.
Cross looks to turn it around now as fans cheer her on. Cross with clotheslines and a splash in the corner. Cross with a bulldog out of the corner for a pop. Cross gets fans riled up as she goes to the top. Rose gets up but Cross hits the crossbody for a 2 count. Cross swings at Deville through the ropes but misses. Cross fights off a roll-up from behind. Deville with more interference from the apron. Rose almost puts her away off the interference but Cross keeps fighting. Cross hits her swinging neckbreaker out of nowhere for the pin to win.
Winner: Nikki Cross
After the match, Cross celebrates as her music hits. We go to replays. Cross taunts Bayley and Banks through the ropes. They stand up and Bayley smirks at her with the title on her shoulder.
Six-Pack Challenge: Lacey Evans vs. Carmella vs. Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville vs. Nikki Cross vs. Dana Brooke
Back from the break and Carmella is wrapping up her entrance. The ring is full – Lacey Evans, Carmella, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Nikki Cross, Dana Brooke. The winner will be the #1 contender to SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley for a future title shot.
The bell rings and here we go as everyone starts brawling. Deville and Rose double team Carmella while Cross watches from the corner. The others are on the outside. They clear and double team Cross now. Cross eventually fights back as Sasha Banks and Bayley look on. Cross fights off the double team again until Rose clotheslines her. Rose and Deville are alone in the ring now, standing tall. They double team Carmella on the floor now, talking trash against the barrier and launching her. Brooke makes the save and takes them down. Evans levels Brooke out of nowhere on the outside. Brooke rolls Cross in and stops to wipe sweat from her forehead, wasting time and turning her back. Cross takes advantage and kicks Evans from the ring, dropping her back on the floor. Carmella ends up taking down Evans, Deville and Rose at the same time with a shot off the top of the barrier. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Rose and Deville have control of Carmella now. Carmella fights them off as we see Banks and Bayley watching again. Cross makes the save on a pin Cross launches Carmela out of the ring, taking Rose and Deville down on the floor. Dana fights Rose and Deville on the floor. Cross leaps from the top, taking down all three of them on the floor. Evans launches Cross into the steel steps.
Evans brings Dana back into the ring and drives boots to her face for a 2 count. Dana ends up catching Evans with a sitdown powerbomb. Dana goes to the top and nails a big senton but Carmella and Rose break the pin up. Rose and Carmella go at it after slapping each other in the middle of the ring now. Carmella ends up getting the Code of Silence submission on Rose but Deville makes the save. Dana and Deville go at it. Evans drops Deville with the Woman’s Right. More back and forth with everyone hitting their trademark moves. Cross nails a spinning neckbreaker on Rose out of nowhere for the pin.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Nikki Cross
After the match, Cross celebrates as her music hits. Bayley stands up at ringside. Cross poses on the ropes and stares down at her, talking trash.