Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match: Alexa Bliss vs. Carmella vs. Naomi vs. Natalya
We go to the ring for tonight’s Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match as Alexa Bliss comes out with Nikki Cross. Carmella is out next as Mike Rome does the introductions. The winner of this match will challenge RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch at WWE SummerSlam. Naomi is out next, followed by Natalya. The match gets ready to begin but the music hits and out comes Lynch to a pop. Lynch will watch the match from ringside. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and the match begins. Natalya and Naomi clear the ring, face off and then go at it. Natalya rolls her ankle and Naomi dropkicks her. They go on and both go down. Carmella runs in and tries to steal a pin on Naomi and Natalya, and again. Carmella goes for a third pin attempt on Natalya and Naomi but can’t get it. She shows frustration and argues with the referee. Carmella sends Natalya out to the floor and kicks Naomi down in the corner. Naomi and Carmella trade shots now. Carmella brings Naomi down from the corner for a 2 count. Carmella turns around and ducks Natalya. Carmella with the Mella-Go-Round to send Natalya flying for a pop. Carmella shows off some now. Carmella with a cannonball to Natalya in the corner. Carmella ducks a Rear View and superkicks Naomi. Bliss finally comes in after hiding outside and steals a pin on Carmella. Carmella has been eliminated.
Bliss goes for a pin on Naomi but Carmella has the referee distracted. Naomi comes back and drops Bliss for a close 2 count as Becky watches from ringside. Naomi keeps control and works Bliss over in the corner. Naomi with a big kick for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Bliss fights up and out as Cross cheers her on at ringside. Bliss drops Naomi with a clothesline for a 2 count.
Bliss talks trash to Naomi and smacks her around. Bliss with more disrespect against the ropes. They both go down after colliding with clotheslines. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Naomi goes for a 2 count on Natalya. They end up countering on the floor. Naomi with a big Blockbuster from the steel ring steps on the floor. Naomi wastes some time and Bliss comes over to deck her in the back. Bliss rolls Naomi in for a close 2 count. Bliss keeps Naomi grounded in the middle of the ring now as The Man watches.
Naomi turns it around but Bliss kicks at 2. Naomi with a sweep and a big leg drop for another close pin attempt. Cross cheers Bliss on from ringside. Naomi with more big offense. Natalya runs in with a stiff discus clothesline to Naomi for a 2 count. Natalya keeps Naomi grounded this time. Natalya puts Naomi in the Surfboard submission now. Bliss runs in and covers Natalya while she has the submission on Natalya. Bliss tries to steal the pin but Natalya kicks out, breaking the submission also. Natalya with a big leg drag to Naomi after Bliss gets put back out. Naomi drops Natalya and goes for the split-legged moonsault but Bliss stops her. Natalya takes advantage of Naomi being distracted. Natalya with a big sitdown powerbomb but Naomi still kicks out at 2.
Bliss comes from behind and rolls Natalya for a 2 count. Bliss rocks Natalya in the mouth. Cross and fans try to rally for Bliss as she keeps Naomi grounded once again. Bliss works Naomi around and back into the corner, keeping her down with a boot. Naomi turns it around for a 2 count. It sounds like a “this is awful!” chant breaks out in the crowd no as Bliss keeps Naomi down. Natalya comes in and unloads on Bliss in the corner. Bliss sends her face-first into the turnbuckles as fans boo. Bliss taunts the crowd for their boos. Natalya hits Bliss and scoops her for a slam but Bliss slides out. Bliss drops Natalya and runs the ropes but Naomi grabs her leg from the outside. Bliss ends up on the floor and Naomi nails a big kick from the apron. This leads to Natalya rolling Naomi up for the pin. Naomi has been eliminated. Naomi has words with Natalya on her way out of the ring as Cross checks on Bliss on the outside. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and the bell rings again as Cross and Bliss regroup on the outside. Natalya watches from the inside. Natalya yells at Bliss to get her ass back in the ring. Cross takes the mic and accuses people of cheating against her friend Bliss. Fans respond by booing her. Cross looks like she’s about to go nuts, yelling at everyone to shut up while wanting them to chant for her friend at the same time. Bliss laughs. Bliss returns to the ring and goes back at it with Natalya as the “you suck!” chants break out. Bliss is still smiling as she keeps control of Natalya. Bliss delivers double knees for a 2 count.
Bliss misses in the corner and Natalya drops her. Natalya runs the ropes and Bliss retreats to the floor. Natalya charges but Bliss moves and Natalya accidentally takes out Cross. Bliss brings Natalya back into the ring as the crowd continues to crap on the mat. Natalya applies a Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring as fans pop. Bliss taps out.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Natalya
– After the match, Natalya stands tall as her music hits. Lynch stands up at ringside and stares back at Natalya, nodding for a show of respect. We go to replays. Charly Caruso enters the ring and congratulates Natalya. Natalya says first off, Bliss sucks. She talks about how so much can change in one year and now she’s headed back to Canada to face Lynch in a dream come true. Lynch takes the mic at ringside and says Natalya’s friend has something to say, correction – The Man has something to say. Fans chant for Becky now as she enters the ring, selling the match at Extreme Rules. Lynch says she’s hurting but she doesn’t care because she came to fight, she’s always here to fight and nothing makes her happier than fighting. Becky says it’s time to drop the smiles and tell Natalya what’s up. She likes Natalya but she’s bringing the fight and will wipe the floor with her in her home country if she doesn’t step up. Lynch says Natalya’s career really needs something and Becky is it. Lynch says she’s learned she does a lot better in love than she does in love. Natalya says well Becky must not be a very good lover then, b—h. Fans pop and they stand face to ace in the ring. Natalya says Becky has a war if she wants one. Natalya goes on about yanking the greasy red mop off Becky’s head, pulling the horse shoe out of her ass and beating the hell out of her. They face off and have words as Natalya’s music hits. Natalya makes her exit as the trash talking continues.