The lumberjacks make their way to the ring as we go to commercial.
Before the match starts, Ellsworth has something to say. He says he knows that this must be tempting but he tells the ladies to show some restraint tonight. Don’t try to kiss him on these lips. None of you are ready for Asuka, but James Ellsworth is.
Asuka versus James Ellsworth in a Lumberjack Match
Ellsworth avoids a kick and spinning back fist and Ellsworth goes to the floor but he is escorted back into the ring. Ellsworth begs for mercy and Asuka misses a round kick. Ellsworth goes to the apron and he misses a shoulder. Asuka with a kick and hip attack that sends James to the floor. A few women surround Ellsworth and send him back into the ring. Asuka with a hip attack and punches. Asuka with a pop up knee and a Shining Wizard. Ellsworth goes to the floor and Mandy and Sonya surround Ellsworth. Ellsworth tries to escape but the women bring him back into the ring.
Mandy kicks Lana and Ellsworth heads up the ramp but he falls down and Becky stops him. Naomi and Becky pick up Ellsworth and carry him into the ring like he is a turtle. The women battle and Ellsworth escapes. Asuka with a cross body onto the women. Ellsworth gets back into the ring and Carmella gives Ellsworth some spray. Asuka grabs Ellsworth and he cannot spray Asuka. Asuka kicks Ellsworth into Carmella and Asuka forces Ellsworth to tap out.
After the match, Ellsworth sprays Asuka in the face and Carmella with a super kick.
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We are back and we see Becky Lynch backstage with WWE.com and Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose interrupt. Becky challenges one of them to face her tonight and Sonya accepts.
Becky Lynch versus Sonya Deville (with Mandy Rose)
Lynch avoids a few kicks and takes Sonya down and gets a near fall. They go for a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and Becky takes Sonya down and gets a near fall. Sonya gets to her feet and she connects with a knee and shoulder tackle. Sonya covers and Becky with a matrix escape. Becky goes for an O’Connor Roll but Sonya holds on to the ropes and connects with a back heel kick. Sonya with a waist lock take down. Becky sends Sonya to the floor and Sonya shows some frustration.
Sonya pulls Becky to the floor and she tries to send Becky into the announce table, but Becky reverses and sends Sonya over the announce table. Becky with a rollup for a near fall. Sonya with a kick and a rollup for a near fall. Sonya with a front face lock. Becky with a drop kick and Sonya goes to the floor. Becky goes for a baseball slide but Sonya moves and she sends Becky into the apron and ringside barrier. Sonya gets a near fall when they return to the ring.
Sonya punches Becky and kicks her as well. Sonya with a body scissors and chin lock. Sonya with a double leg take down for a near fall. Becky with punches and a European uppercut. Sonya gets a near fall with a back slide. Sonya with a kick for a near fall. Sonya returns to the chin lock and body scissors. Sonya with a forearm to the back and she sends Becky into the turnbuckles. Sonya misses a splash into the corner and Becky with a double jump side kick.
Becky with clotheslines and a leg lariat. Lynch with an exploder for a near fall. Sonya with a knee to Becky and she gets a near fall. Sonya with another near fall. Sonya misses a sliding knee and Becky gets a near fall. Becky tries for DisArmHer but Sonya with a rollup for a near fall. Sonya with a kick and she gets a near fall. Becky gets a boot up and Mandy distracts Becky long enough to allow Sonya to pull her off the apron but Sonya can only get a near fall. Becky sends Sonya into Mandy and Becky applies DisArmHer and Sonya taps out.
Winner: Becky Lynch
Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville make their way onto the stage. Mandy tells Paige that she hates to break it to her because she will be disappointed on Sunday. The talent outside the ring is superior to the talent in the ring.
The women in the ring go to the floor and we have a brawl.
Match Number Four: Carmella, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Billie Kay, and Peyton Royce versus Asuka, Naomi, Charlotte Flair, Lana, and Becky Lynch
Sonya and Naomi start things off and Sonya with a kick. Naomi with a head scissors and Lana tags in. Lana with a running elbow into the corner followed by a kick and neck breaker. Lana gets a near fall. Lana with a front face lock and Sonya runs her into the corner. Carmella tags in and kicks Lana. Carmella moonwalks and misses a bronco buster. Lana kicks Carmella away and Becky tags in and hits a clothesline followed by a drop kick. Becky with a back heel kick and uppercut followed by a clothesline. Becky with an exploder and she gets a near fall.
Becky kicks Sonya when she tries to interfere. Peyton tags in and she hits a spinning heel kick after Becky deals with Billie on the apron. Billie tags in and they hit a series of double kicks and Billie gets a near fall. Sonya tags in and he punches Becky.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Billie kicks Becky. Peyton tags in and kicks Becky. Sonya tags in and Becky with an inside cradle for a near fall. Sonya with a spear for a near fall. Billie tags in and applies a cravate. Billie sends Becky to the mat and returns to the cravate. Becky gets to her feet and she punches Billie but Billie with a knee. Billie taunts Becky but Becky escapes a slam and hits an enzuigiri. Charlotte and Peyton tag in and Charlotte with a clothesline and she knocks everyone off the apron. Charlotte with chops and she struts. Charlotte kicks Billie and hits a fallaway slam.
Peyton with a kick to Charlotte but Charlotte with a spear. Charlotte goes up top and she kicks Carmella off the apron. That delay allows Peyton to get her knees up. Sonya tags in and then she tags in Mandy. Mandy with a kick and Sonya with a sliding kick. Charlotte avoids a double suplex and she tags in Asuka who hits a missile drop kick on Mandy. Mandy blocks a German suplex and Mandy with an elbow. Asuka applies the Asuka Lock and it is broken up. Everyone gets in the ring and Carmella tags in. Asuka with a hip attack and then she sends Mandy to the floor. Charlotte goes up top and hits a moonsault on Billie and Peyton. Sonya and Mandy send Becky into the ringside barrier. Naomi with a splash onto Sonya on the floor. Asuka with a round kick to Mandy but Carmella with a thrust kick to Asuka and Lana makes the save.
Carmella sends Lana to the floor. Asuka misses a round kick but she applies the Asuka Lock and Carmella taps out.
Winners: Asuka, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Naomi, and Lana
After the match, Becky, Charlotte, Naomi, and Lana surround Asuka as they look up to the briefcase.
Before Asuka can say or do anything after posing in the ring, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville make their way to the stage.
Mandy says Carmella didn’t have to go through all of that, she could have asked her. Asuka is a shell of herself. Asuka did beat her and she is dangerous, but Mandy says she was a second away from beating Asuka. Mandy says she knows she can beat Asuka tonight.
Sonya says that Mandy did what she was supposed to do, she left just enough of Asuka for her. Tonight, it is her turn. Carmella says it is Sonya’s turn but who will Asuka face tonight? Before Asuka can choose her opponent, Paige makes her way to the stage.
Paige says no one speaks for her. As far as she remembers, she makes the matches around here. Asuka has unfinished business with both ladies so Asuka gets to choose. Asuka takes the mic and she wants both. Paige makes the match official.
Match Number One: Asuka versus Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose
Sonya starts things off for her team. Sonya has a kick blocked and Asuka with a kick to the leg. They lock up and Mandy makes the tag. Mandy with a kick and Asuka escapes trouble. Sonya tags back in. They lock up and Asuka with an arm bar and wrist lock. Sonya with a reversal and Asuka with a reversal. Sonya with a take down and she goes for a knee bar but Asuka gets to the ropes. Asuka with a single leg take down. Sonya with a hip toss but she misses the sliding knee and Asuka with a drop kick. Sonya with a forearm.
Sonya with punches to the midsection and then Mandy tags in and kicks Asuka. Sonya tags back in and she sends Asuka into the turnbuckles and connects with shoulders until Mandy comes in and connects with shoulders and punches. Mandy with a reverse chin lock. Mandy gets a near fall and returns to the reverse chin lock. Mandy with a shoulder tackle but Asuka stays on her feet. Asuka with a running hip attack. Asuka with a running hip strike into the corner and then she goes up top and hits a missile drop kick.
Carmella gets up from the announce table and she distracts Asuka as Sonya tags in and hits Asuka from behind.
Sonya with a snap mare and body scissors. Sonya with a reverse chin lock. Asuka bridges back to get a near fall. Sonya with a spinebuster for a near fall. Mandy tags in and she chokes Asuka. Mandy punches Asuka and then applies a modified abdominal stretch with a chin lock. Asuka with punches and Mandy blocks a kick and hits a reverse suplex for a near fall. Mandy chokes Asuka in the ropes. Sonya tags in and she kicks Asuka.
Mandy tags back in and she sets for the butterfly suplex but Asuka blocks it and gets a near fall with a rollup. Asuka knocks Sonya off the apron and she connects with a running kick to Mandy. Both women are down in the ring. Asuka with forearms and Mandy fires back. Mandy misses a clothesline and Asuka with a drop kick. Asuka blocks a kick and hits a German suplex. Mandy with an elbow and Sonya makes the tag. Asuka kicks Mandy and then she hits the pop up knee followed by a hip attack for a near fall that is broken up by Mandy.
Mandy is sent to the floor and Sonya with a rollup for a naer fall. Sonya and Asuka have kicks blocked and then both with round kicks and both are down. Asuka with a round kick to Sonya but Sonya with a spear for a near fall. Sonya with knees to Asuka. Asuka catches Sonya on a Superman punch attempt. Asuka with the Asuka Lock and body scissors. Sonya taps out.
After the match, Carmella goes into the ring and she shows Asuka her title belt. Mandy tries to attack Asuka but Asuka with a spinning back fist. Carmella hits Asuka from behind with the title belt and then Carmella hits a thrust kick.