We see what happened last week between The IIconics and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross.
Billie Kay vs. Nikki Cross
We go back to the ring and The IIconics’ music hits but the camera cuts backstage to the two teams arguing. WWE Producer Adam Pearce appears and gets in between them. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Nikki Cross goes at it with Billie Kay to start. Women’s Tag Team Champion Alexa Bliss and Peyton Royce are at ringside. Cross fights Kay off and takes her from turnbuckle to turnbuckle for a pop. Kay goes down. Cross keeps control and nails a dropkick for a 2 count. Kay kicks Cross away and then levels her with a big running boot. Cross kicks out at 2.
Kay argues with the referee now. Kay takes Cross to the corner and kicks away. Kay with a boot to the throat now as the referee warns her. Kay with a suplex for a 2 count. Kay talks trash to Bliss and Cross rolls her up for a 2 count. Cross looks to mount offense but Kay levels her with a big right hand for another close 2 count. Kay grounds Cross in the middle of the ring now. Kay keeps Cross grounded and taunts her while Royce does the same at ringside. Cross tries to fight up and out but Kay drops her with a backbreaker. Kay does her IIconics pose.
Kay drops an elbow on Cross for another close 2 count. Kay argues with the referee some more and Bliss just laughs at her. The crowd boos. Kay slaps Cross around and taunts her. Cross fights back. Cross takes Kay down with a running forearm. Cross with a running shot to the corner and a bulldog for a pop. Cross goes to the apron and uses the middle rope to kick Kay back. Cross goes to the top for a crossbody but Kay moves and she hits the mat hard. Kay grabs Cross and hits the Boyfriend Stealer for the pin to win.
Winner: Billie Kay
After the match, Bliss checks on Cross in the ring. The IIconics pose on the ramp as their music hits.
We go to the ring and out come The IIconics – Peyton Royce and Billie Kay. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and The IIconics are in the ring with mics. Peyton goes to apologize for last week first but Kay interrupts and says she’s sorry for slapping Royce after losing her cool. They’ve come so far together and she doesn’t want anything to get in the way of that. They go on about signing their contracts together and winning the titles at WrestleMania together. They never had an opportunity to defend their titles and should still be the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions. They take shots at Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross before the music hits and out come the champions with their titles.
Bliss says The IIconics have had every chance in the world but they blew it. Cross goes to speak as they enter the ring but The IIconics interrupt her and tell her to stand there and be grateful. Cross fires back and goes on about taking the same steps to get to WWE. Cross goes on about sacrificing on her WWE journey as the developmental talents cheer her on. Cross talks about her friendship with Bliss. The IIconics suddenly attack and beat the champs down. They try to fight back but Kay and Royce beat them down. They drop Cross with the double team as the boos continue. Kay and Royce bring the titles back in and raise them while talking down at Bliss and Cross.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match: The IIconics vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
Back from the break and out come WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross as Mike Rome does the introductions. The IIconics are out next – Peyton Royce and Billie Kay. They show us how they returned last week. They’re glad Bliss and Cross are here tonight so they can just drop their titles off. The IIconics with more taunting before they hit the ring.
Bliss and Kay start things off. Royce quickly tags in but Bliss fights them both off. Bliss sends Kay to the floor and drops Royce. Bliss with double knees to Royce. Cross tags in and hits a dropkick for a 2 count. Royce fights Cross off and Kay tags in. Cross rocks Kay and then takes Royce down. Cross manhandles Royce some but Kay makes the save from behind. Kay drops Cross on her shoulder for a close 2 count.
Kay yells at the referee over the count. Kay misses a big boot and gets stuck on the top rope. Bliss tags in and unloads on Kay. Bliss with open hand strikes and a dropkick. Bliss drops double knees to Kay and then back-flips for a 2 count as Royce makes the save. Cross runs in and decks Royce, then sends her to the floor. Cross turns around to a huge big boot from Kay. Kay turns around to Bliss nailing a huge right hand to send her back to the mat.
Bliss goes to the top and hits Twisted Bliss but Royce makes the save. Royce rams Bliss into the steel ring post twice as the referee warns her. Royce sends Bliss into the post one more time and the referee calls it.
Winners by DQ: Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
After the match, Bliss and Cross take their titles as the music hits. We go to replays. The IIconics rant in the ring while Bliss and Cross clutch their titles on the floor.
We see Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross backstage. Back to commercial.
We go to the ring and out come WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross for a special edition of “A Moment of Bliss” on RAW.
Bliss said she thought it was time to bring “A Moment of Bliss” on the road. They talk about Becky Lynch’s pregnancy announcement and Mother’s Day. They go on and out come their guests – The IIconics, Billie Kay and Peyton Royce, making their returns. Bliss takes a shot and says they’re somewhat still important. They end up telling Bliss and Cross to get ready to defend their titles tonight. Bliss says it doesn’t work like that. Royce tells them to keep it non-title, but they’re not leaving without a match. Kay says the future has already arrived here on RAW. They do their “IIconic!” pose and Cross starts emptying the ring of the set so we can have a match.
Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross vs. The IIconics
Back from the break and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Alexa Bliss goes at it with Peyton Royce in this non-title match. Royce takes control but Bliss kicks out at 2. Nikki Cross comes in as Royce gets trapped in the apron and double teamed. Bliss and Cross mount some more offense but Kay levels Cross and covers for a 2 count. Kay screams out and tags Royce back in for the double teaming on Cross.
Royce keeps control of Cross but trades pin attempts with her. Royce drops Cross for another close 2 count. Royce stomps on Cross. Kay tags in and shoves Cross over Royce, sending her to the mat. Kay with a 2 count. Kay grounds Cross in a submission now, taunting her and working her over. Kay with a knee to the head. Royce tags in. Cross knocks Royce off the apron. Kay drops Cross and Royce comes back in for the big double team. Cross still kicks out at 2.
Cross reaches for a tag but Royce stops her again. Royce slams Cross by her hair and ignores the referee. Cross fights back but they both go down. Kay and Bliss rally for the tags. Kay and Bliss tag in and run wild one each other. Bliss unloads and drops double knees, then back flips with the knees. Royce breaks the pin up at 2. The referee gets Royce out but she gets free and tangles with Cross, sending her to the floor.
Kay with a cheap shot to Bliss’ throat while the referee isn’t looking. Kay tags in Royce and they drop Bliss with another double team for the non-title win.
Winners: The IIconics
After the match, The IIconics retreat to the stage to celebrate as their music hits. We go to replays. Bliss and Cross clutch their titles and recover as Kay and Royce taunt them.
Asuka and Kairi Sane vs. Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair
After the match, the music hits and the champions celebrate until Flair runs in and attacks Asuka from behind. Sane makes the save. Asuka and Sane double team Flair now. The music interrupts and out comes Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross to make the save. The former champions unload on the current champions. Cross knocks Asuka out of the ring. Cross and Bliss double team Sane now. They drop her and run around the ring as fans cheer them on. Flair and Lynch recover on the outside while Cross and Bliss celebrate in the ring.
Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss
We go to the ring and out first comes Sasha Banks as Mike Rome does the introductions. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Alexa Bliss is out next. Bliss gets some fireworks for her entrance.
Before the match can begin, the music interrupts and out comes RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. The Man also gets some fireworks and smoke during her entrance. Lynch joins the announcers for commentary as Banks stares her down. The bell rings and they go at it to start. Bliss turns it around in the corner and works Banks over. Bliss charges but gets sent to the apron and then knocked off to the floor. Banks climbs the corner and talks trash to Becky. Becky stands on top of the announce team and yells back as fans pop. Lynch raises the title in the air as Banks continues taunting her from the ring. The screen splits into 3 boxes as we go to a quick break, a plug for Gears of War 5 with Batista
Back from the short break and Banks traps Bliss in the apron but Bliss blocks a shot. Banks drops her. Lynch is still standing up on the announce table. Banks brings Bliss back into the ring for a 2 count. Banks keeps control and we hear sirens. It sounds like someone may be interfering and people stand up in the crowd to look at the ramp. It’s just the ambulance in the back. Bliss ends up turning it around and sending Banks face-first into the turnbuckles.
Bliss mounts offense with a series of clotheslines now. Bliss keeps control until Banks charges with a big knee to the jaw for a 2 count. Bliss counters and rocks Banks a few times. Banks blocks a shot and goes down but pleads for Bliss to take it easy. She calls for SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley and is just suckering Bliss in to get the pin to win.
Winner: Sasha Banks
After the match, Lynch walks down the ramp as Banks stares her down. Lynch enters the ring and they start brawling. Lynch takes it to the mat and back up. Banks retreats and runs through the crowd as Lynch looks on from the ring. Becky takes the mic and talks trash, warning Banks that she won’t leave the Cell on Sunday until she’s done with her. Lynch goes on and says Banks made it personal, but she will make it painful at Hell In a Cell on Sunday. She says punishment will come around on Sunday. Lynch drops the mic and her music hits as fans pop.
Sasha Banks w/ Bayley vs. Nikki Cross w/ Alexa Bliss
We go back to the ring and out comes Sasha Banks with SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley at her side. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions – Nikki Cross with Alexa Bliss. The bell rings and Cross chases Banks into the corner. Cross is distracted by Bayley as she stops to scream at her. The referee restores order and they lock up to get things going again. Banks takes it to the corner and unloads with punches. Banks comes back and goes to punch but stops and slaps Cross. Banks shows off some and Cross explodes out of the corner to unload with offense.
Cross keeps the offense going and takes Banks back down, then hits a basement dropkick. Banks goes to the floor to re-group with Bayley. Banks returns to the ring before she’s counted out, and immediately drops Cross on her head. Banks mounts Cross with strikes, then shows off to a mixed reaction. Cross blocks a suplex and rolls Banks for a 2 count. Cross with an arm drag into an arm bar. Cross keeps Banks grounded as the referee checks on her. More back and forth but Cross takes Banks down once again and keeps her there, working on the arm. Cross with a crucifix for a 2 count as Bliss looks on. They tangle on the mat some more as Cross covers for another 2 count. Cross once again takes Banks down by her arm and keeps her there.
Banks fights up and out with knees to the gut. They run the ropes and Cross nails a crossbody for a 2 count. Banks goes back to the floor for a breather but Cross stays on her, jumping on her back and applying a Sleeper hold on the outside. Banks jumps back and slams Cross on the floor, breaking the hold. Banks laughs as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Cross continues to work on the arm as Banks has her down. They tangle and Cross rolls Banks for a 2 count. More back and forth. Banks rocks Cross in the corner with a forearm and delivers the double knees. Cross gets her boot up just in time to catch Banks on the way down. Banks with a knee to the face in the corner. Banks tries again and this time hits the double knees for a 2 count. Banks keeps control and applies a submission in the middle of the ring now.
Cross catches Banks in the corner and begins to mount offense for a comeback. Cross hits a running bulldog but Banks kicks out at 2. Banks catches Cross in the corner by her leg and Cross gets her leg hung up on the rope as she sells the leg injury as the referee checks on her. Banks comes back in and delivers running knees in the corner for a 2 count. Banks keeps control, focusing on the leg and knee now as she keeps Cross grounded.
More back and forth now. Cross resists an attack while she’s down, then sends Banks face-first into the ring post and the corner. Cross kicks Banks in the face and sends her back to the floor next to Bayley. Cross runs the apron and leaps out on Banks, taking her back down on the floor. Cross is fired up now as Bayley watches. Cross brings Banks back into the ring and drops her over the second rope. Cross drops Banks by her neck and covers for a 2 count. Cross sells the leg injury but keeps control. Banks kicks her down and flies in with a kick to the side of the face. Cross kicks out at 2 and Banks can’t believe it. Banks with another running dropkick, to the ribs this time, sending Cross out of the ring. Banks goes for a baseball slide but Cross traps her in the apron cover and unloads with forearms as fans pop.
Cross removes Banks from the apron cover and brings her back in. Cross goes to the second rope but Banks runs over. Cross goes for the tornado DDT but it’s blocked. Cross blocks the Backstabber and drops Banks with a swinging neckbreaker. Bayley jumps on the apron to distract Cross but Bliss pulls her down and sends her into the timekeeper’s area for another pop. Cross goes back to the top and hits the crossbody on Banks, but Banks rolls through into the Bank Statement. Banks keeps the hold locked in and Cross eventually taps out.
Winner: Sasha Banks
After the match, Banks stands tall as her music hits. Bliss tries to enter the ring to help Cross but Banks attacks her. Banks applies the Bank Statement on Bliss and kicks her out of the ring. Banks’ music starts back up as she heads to the back with Bayley.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss are backstage sipping coffee, talking about their match with Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley later tonight.
Sasha Banks and Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
We go to the ring and out first comes the team of Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. Out next are WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss for this non-title match.
The bell rings and Bliss starts off with Bayley. They lock up and Bayley slams Bliss first, talking trash. Bayley takes Bliss to the corner and in comes Banks. Banks stomps away as the referee warns her. Banks yells at the referee. Bayley tags back in and goes to work on Bliss but Bliss fires back and drops her with strikes. Bliss with a double knees and a moonsault on Bayley for a close 2 count. More back and forth now. Bliss with a 2 count. Banks checks on Bayley at ringside as she goes out for a breather. Bliss leaps from the apron and takes both opponents down on the floor as Cross celebrates.
Bliss brings Bayley back into the ring for a 2 count. Bliss tags Cross back in and they double team Bayley in the corner. Cross takes Bayley down and dropkicks her for a close 2 count. Bayley knees Cross. Cross fights Bayley off as Banks tags in. They double team Cross in the corner with knees. Banks with a 2 count on Cross. Banks keeps control and hits a suplex on Cross for another pin attempt. Banks taunts Cross and Bliss, then fights them both off. Bliss runs in and the referee holds her back. Banks continues to taunt Bliss. Banks goes for double knees in the corner but Cross hits her with knees. Bayley charges and Cross sends her out. Bliss keeps Bayley on the outside but Bayley sends Bliss’ injured knee into the steel ring steps. Banks drops Cross in the ring and stands tall as fans boo.
Bayley slams Bliss’ knee into the steps again. The referee checks on Bliss as Banks unloads on Cross in the corner. Trainers come out to check on Bliss as she sells the knee injury. We go back to commercial with Cross getting beat down in the corner.
Back from the break and Bayley has Cross grounded in the middle of the ring. Bliss has been taken to the back to have her knee examined.
Bayley unloads on Cross and Banks tags back in. Banks puts boots to the throat in the corner as the referee warns her. Bayley tags back in for the double team. Cross shuts down another double team attempt and unloads on Bayley. Banks tosses Cross out to the floor. Bayley tags in and Cross decks her on the outside. Cross traps Banks in the apron cover and beats on her for a pop. Bayley flies at Cross and Cross takes her down. Cross brings Bayley back into the ring and goes to the top. Cross with a crossbody for a close 2 count.
Cross clotheslines Bayley a few times. Cross with a splash in the corner and a running bulldog. Cross gets hyped up for the crowd. Cross dropkicks Banks in the back of the head while she’s still stuck in the apron cover. Cross rolls Bayley for a close 2 count. Cross and Bayley tangle some more. Cross with a big tornado DDT. Cross with the neckbreaker from the top rope but Banks breaks the pin up just in time. Banks tags in and goes at it with Cross. Banks hits the Backstabber and rolls Cross into the Bank Statement. Cross tries to hang on but she taps out.
Winners: Sasha Banks and Bayley
– After the match, Banks stands tall as her music hits. Banks goes to the timekeeper’s area and brings a chair in while Bayley is still down on the floor. Banks brings the chair in but the music interrupts and out comes RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch with a chair of her own. She hits the ring and they swing chairs at each other, blocking each shot with their own chair. They duck chair shots from each other now. Bayley brings a chair in and stands with Banks. Becky isn’t backing down. The music hits and out comes Charlotte Flair without a chair. Bayley runs up the ramp with a chair but Flair boots it in her face. Flair wit a chair shot over Bayley’s back on the ramp. Becky dodges a chair shot from Banks and unloads on her. Banks retreats to the floor for a breather. Fans chant for Becky as Bayley and Banks regroup on the floor. Lynch stands tall in the ring as her music hits. Flair enters the ring with a chair now. We go to commercial with Banks and Flair standing tall in the ring with chairs.