We see Alexa Bliss in the back getting her makeup done.
After the break, Alexa comes out to the stage for her new talk show, “a Moment of Bliss.” Alexa demands a coffee from a production assistant, and then she introduces a video package looking at Ronda Rousey’s time in WWE so far. Alexa introduces Ronda out to the stage, then she asks her about her career in WWE so far. Ronda says in order to be a champion everyone is proud of, she has to chase her limits. Ronda says she wants to go after the real next top woman in WWE, Sasha Banks. Nia Jax comes out and interrupts, saying Ronda must have a girl crush on Sasha. Nia demands a rematch from Rousey, and then Sasha Banks comes out to the stage. Sasha tells Ronda she’s honored by her kind words, and it would be a pleasure for her to teach Ronda how to lose with class. Nia gets in Sasha’s face and says there’s a 300 pound Samoan in front of her, and Sasha needs to get in line. Sasha says “bitch, what line,” and tells Nia to get in the ring with her now, and it looks like we’ve got a match.
Alexa Bliss talked about being in charge of the Women’s Division in 2018 and how she’ll miss having that power. She said she made history, though, and next week she’ll make more history. She said next week will be the premier of her very own talk show “A Moment of Bliss.” She said she’l be the first woman to host a talk show and her first guest will be Ronda Rousey. She brought up that Rousey worshipped Roddy Piper, but she suggested she dress appropriately for the occasion because she’ll “be in the presence of a goddess, not slumming it in some pit.”
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Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw. Ronda Rousey starts off by mentioning the passing of Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart. She says any loss is heartbreaking but to lose a father . . . fathers are our pillars of strength in a hostile world. A reassurance that everything will be okay. When that reassurance is ripped away, we have to face the fact that our fathers have been raising us to be the pillars of strength when they are gone. She tells Nattie to stay strong. She says that we all love her.
Ronda says that Nattie was the first person to welcome her and she will be the first to defend her in her absence. Alexa cheated to beat Natalya time and time again. On Sunday, she will beat Alexa to become the Raw Women’s Champion.
Ronda brings out the person who will be beating Alexa right now, Ember Moon.
Alexa Bliss comes out with Alicia Fox. Alexa tells Ronda it is good she gets as many friends as possible. She says that she is sick of the people who Ronda kisses up to each week. Alexa says that all of you are saying that her match on Sunday will be a foregone conclusion. Alexa says that Ronda has had three matches while she is a five time champion. Ronda is an overhyped rookie. SummerSlam will not be your crowning achievement, it will be you utter humiliation.
Alexa says she is sick and tired of hearing about Ronda and seeing that look on your face when you come out. Alexa says she can do that look too. She is sick and tired of Kurt Angle trying to protect everyone but her Women’s champion. He protected Roman Reigns but he will let you hang around ringside. Alexa says she will not give Ronda the chance to hurt her the way that Ronda did to Alicia last week.
Alexa says that she talked to Baron Corbin and he suggested that she get her own security. Alexa says these men are highly trained so don’t try to do anything.
Alexa Bliss (with Alicia Fox) vs. Ember Moon (with Ronda Rousey) Non Title Match
Alexa attacks Ember from behind as she goes through the offensive line of security. Security keeps Ronda from getting to Alexa.
Ronda takes care of three of the members of security and the fourth man leaves the ring because he must have left his stove on. Ronda sends Alicia to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and the match is joined in progress. Alexa hides behind the referee and punches Ember. Alexa with a head scissors. Ember escapes and Ember with arm drags into an arm bar. Alexa with a side head lock. Ember with a shoulder tackle and front face lock but Alexa with a single leg take down and punch. Ember with a head scissors and leg sweep. Ember with a sliding flatliner for a near fall.
Alexa goes to the floor and Ember with a baseball slide. Ember sends Alexa back into the ring and Alexa grabs the ropes. Alexa kicks Ember away. Ember with a snap mare and reverse chin lock. Alexa with a drop kick. Ember with an enzuigiri and Alexa rolls to the floor but Ronda gets too close as we go to commercial.
We are back and Moon gets a near fall with a rollup. Bliss sends Ember to the mat and hits a handspring double knee drop for a near fall. Alexa with a reverse chin lock. Ember with a jaw breaker but Alexa with a clothesline for a near fall. Alexa returns to the reverse chin lock. Ember with a snap mare to escape followed by a rollup for a near fall. Alexa with a drop kick. Alexa gets a few near falls and then Ember gets a near fall with a rollup. Alexa with a punch. Alexa slaps Ember but that only angers Ember and Ember with clotheslines.
Ember wtih a series of kicks and an enzuigiri. Ember with a running hip strike into the corner. Ember with a tornado move into a suplex for a near fall. Rousey attacks Fox and sends her into the ringside barrier. Alexa hits Ronda from behind and then Alexa sends Ronda into the ringside barrier. Alexa returns to the ring and Ember hits a tilt-a-whirl gutbuster and then Ember goes up top for Eclipse and hits it and Alexa breaks up the cover and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Ember Moon (by disqualification)
After the match, Alicia attacks Ember but Ronda gets into the ring and she sends Alicia around the ring with arm drags.
Charly Caruso interviewed Alexa Bliss and Alicia Fox. Bliss was upset that Caruso’s first question was about Rousey. Charly asked Fox about facing Rousey. Fox acted as bizarre as always as they went to a clip of Fox attacking Rousey last week. Bliss dismissed Caruso. Bliss thanked Fox for her contributions to WWE. It was almost ominous, as if she was portending the end of Fox’s career. She shifted into complaining about Rousey not appreciating her and not being deserving of a titles hot. Rousey made her ring entrance.
Ronda Rousey (w/Natalya) vs. Alicia Fox (w/Alexa Bliss)
After the bell rang, Fox told Rousey, “This is my house.” The crowd chanted “Ronda Rousey!” Rousey caught Fox’s arm on a clothesline attempt and swept her to the mat. Fox rolled to the floor. Graves said he wasn’t sure if it was a psychological issue or an unconventional strategy regarding her approach to the match. Bliss distracted Rousey, so Natalya yanked her off the ring apron. Bliss shoved Natalya into the ringpost seconds later. Bliss yanked on Rousey’s leg from behind. Fox then punched away at Rousey in the corner. As Fox gloated, Rousey stood and got that serious look. She threw a barrage of backfists and jabs and bodyshops. She whipped Fox over hard twice with judo throws and then a third time right into the bottom rope. Fox filled to the floor. Rousey went after her and threw her into the ringside barricade. Back in the ring Bliss distracted Rousey again, but when Fox charged, Rousey threw her across the ring. Rousey then stared at Bliss as she locked on the armbar and got Fox to tapout.
Winner: Ronda Rousey
Caruso interviewed Rousey afterward. Rousey said it feels great to be able to focus now solely on Summerslam. Bliss ran into the ring. natalya oddly backed away and didn’t intervene, but Rousey handled things just fine. She whipped Bliss out of the ring and then said at Summerslam she will take the title form her at Summerslam. She slammed the mic down. Her music played. Natalya raised her arm in the air. They hugged as Cole signed off.
We are back with a look back at last week’s announcement about Evolution.
Alicia Fox is getting ready in the back and Alexa Bliss stops by. Alexa tells Fox that her best friend, Mickie James was injured last week so she hand picked Alicia to face Natalya tonight. Now that the rookie is out of detention, she will be in Nattie’s corner. Alexa says that she will take care of Ronda. Alexa mentions that Alicia is one of the trailblazers in the women’s division. With Evolution around the corner, this is her chance to secure her legacy.
Alicia says that she will hurt Natalya so badly that her cats will scream.
Match Number Two: Natalya (with Ronda Rousey) versus Alicia Fox (with Alexa Bliss)
They lock up and Natalya with a side head lock take down. Alicia with a head scissors and Natalya escapes. Natalya with a shoulder tackle and rollup for a near fall. Alicia with a sunset flip for a near fall. Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter but Alicia gets to the ropes and then goes to the floor. Natalya goes to the apron and then Alicia pulls Natalya off the apron and in the ring skirt. Fox with kicks to Natalya. Alicia gets a near fall.
Alicia with a kick to the hamstring followed by a leg wringer. Alicia with a reverse chin lock. Alicia sends Natalya to the mat and kicks her in the ribs. Alicia with a forearm to the back and she applies an abdominal stretch type move. Natalya with a hip toss but Alicia with a clothesline. Natalya kicks Alicia and then Natalya blocks a kick and sends Alicia face first into the mat. Natalya runs over the back and hits a drop kick followed by a discus clothesline for a near fall. Alicia with a cross body for a near fall. Alicia with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall.
Alicia kicks at Ronda and Ronda gets on the apron. The referee is distracted and Alexa punches Natalya and Alicia with a boot to the head for the three count.
Winner: Alicia Fox
After the match, Ronda takes off her jacket and chases Alexa into the ring. Ronda with a judo throw to Alexa and then Alicia goes after Ronda. Ronda with a swinging Olympic Slam. Ronda keeps Alexa in the ringside area. Alicia hits Ronda from behind and sends her into the ringside barrier a few times.
The locker room is on the stage and Vince McMahon is in the ring.
Vince welcomes everyone to Raw. Vince introduces the COO of WWE and the Raw Commissioner, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon.
They make their way to the ring.
Stephanie says it is a rare thing to make history and create moments we will remember for the rest of our lives. Hunter wants to acknowledge the WWE Superstars. He says he does not want to acknowledge only the ones on the stage, but all of the brands. He wants to acknowledge every superstar who walked through the ropes. Nights like this are because of you. Hunter says your dedication, sacrifice, blood, sweat, and tears made this possible. You do not do this alone. There is a giant team. There is a bond when you step into this ring and you put your trust in someone else’s hands. He says he has never seen a stronger bond than with these superstars.
Hunter wants the women to step forward.
He says that the men who stand behind you truly support you. The WWE Universe show it every night. They have supported you since day one. Every moment, they have supported you. Right thought to every single main event you have worked so hard to earn. Hunter says some have done it with a tear in their eyes because you have stolen the show again and again. Hunter says they are so proud of you.
Stephanie says these moments do not happen due to opportunity or because someone or something deem it as important. It is because you deem it worthy of what you love. You have demanded more opportunities to women and ignited a revolution that opened doors for women that some only dreamed of. Thirty second matches became main events and the divas became superstars.
Stephanie says they have a platform to show that women can do anything and be anything. On October 28th, 50 women will compete in an event called Evolution. It will be the first ever all Women’s Pay Per View.
The event will take place at Nassau Colisseum and all of the Women’s Championships will be defended as well as the finals of the Mae Young Classic.
Match Number Three: Natalya versus Mickie James (with Alexa Bliss)
Natalya with a waist lock take down but Mickie with an elbow and punch. Natalya with a forearm and snap mare. Natalya runs across Mickie’s back and Alexa gets on the apron to stop Natalya. Mickie hits Natalya from behind. Mickie with a front face lock. Mickie gets a near fall. Mickie with a sleeper. Natalya with an arm drag and kick to Mickie. Natalya with a side Russian leg sweep and forearm. Natalya with a suplex. Natalya with shoulders in the corner. Natalya counters a head scissors into an electric chair drop.
Natalya runs over Mickie’s back and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Mickie kicks Natalya to the apron and then Alexa pulls Natalya to the floor. Natalya with a discus clothesline to Alexa. Mickie with a thrust kick for the three count.
Winner: Mickie James
Alexa Bliss and Mickie James walk in the back and Alexa tells a few men they will never be Raw Women’s Champion. We go to commercial.
We are back and Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss and Mickie James make their way to the ring.
Alexa says kendo stick, chairs, trash cans, bullies, and overrated rookies and she walks out of Extreme Rules as champion. What an upset? You were thinking there was no way little Alexa Bliss could beat big Nia Jax in an Extreme Rules match. That was the last chapter in the Alexa Bliss/Nia Jax story. It ended the way it should have with the one true Goddess standing victorious. Alexa says she has dominated this women’s division because her strongest muscle is her brain. She outthinks and outsmarts her opponents. Alexa says it wasn’t that hard outsmarting Nia. Now Alexa can say that she defeated everyone in that locker room.
Alexa responds to the Ronda chants because Alexa says she is not in that locker room because she is suspended. After last night, Ronda should be suspended indefinitely. Ronda was in the building as a fan last night. . .
Ronda Rousey makes her way down the aisle and Alexa says she is done speaking.
Ronda goes to the stage and then she chases Alexa and Mickie back to the ring. Ronda picks up Mickie and hits a swinging Samoan Drop and then tries to apply the arm bar. Mickie is pulled to safety but Ronda attacks Mickie and Alexa on the ramp.
Ronda sends Alexa to the ring and then she applies a kimura.
Kurt shows Ronda that he has Baron’s phone. Kurt says that he will give Ronda a match but she cannot pull any of this or she will lose her match. Kurt says that Ronda will get her match against Alexa for the Title at SummerSlam.
Mickie James and Alexa Bliss are watching what happened on the monitor and she talks about the pain and damage. Alexa says it will be nothing compared to what the bring to Natalya and Nia Jax.
Match Number One: Alexa Bliss and Mickie James versus Nia Jax and Natalya
Nia and Alexa start things off in the ring but Mickie is tagged in before anything happens. They lock up and Nia sends Mickie to the mat and then picks her up and Natalya tags in and they hit a Hart Attack. Mickie kicks Natalya away on a Sharpshooter attempt. Alexa tags in and Natalya with a clothesline. Alexa goes to the floor and Natalya with a baseball slide to Mickie and Alexa. Natalya sends Alexa into the ringside barrier and then she clotheslines Mickie.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Mickie with knees to the ribs. Mickie sends Natalya into the corner and then kicks her. Alexa tags in and Mickie Irish whips Alexa towards Natalya and Alexa with a slap. Alexa chokes Natalya and then gives her a snap and reverse chin lock. Alexa with a clothelsine and she gets a near fall. Alexa punches Natalya and gets a near fall. Mickie tags in and Natalya with an elbow to Alexa and then she avoids Mickie and sends her into the corner. Nia tags in and she connects with a shoulder tackle to Mickie and she knocks Alexa off the apron.
Nia with a shoulder into the corner and then she runs Mickie into the turnbuckles. Nia with a head butt and shoulder tackle. Nia gets Mickie on her shoulders and then presses Mickie over her head and drops Mickie and then hits a leg drop for the three count.
Winners: Nia Jax and Natalya
After the match, Alexa hits Nia with a kendo stick. She hits Natalya and then she hits Nia a number of times. Nia blocks a kendo stick shot and she takes the kendo stick and breaks it over her knee.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Nia is asked about the things Alexa has done. Nia says she does not need a list of what she has done. Alexa cannot break her, but she can break Alexa. She will use Alexa like she used that kendo stick. She will not forget what Alexa has done. She will be paying it back to Alexa, inch by inch. Nia vows to win back her Raw Women’s Title.
We go to comments from Alexa Bliss. She says that she thought being Raw Women’s Champion was the biggest joy of her life, but hearing the kendo stick connect with Nia Jax over and over again was great. Now she gets to see that rookie in the front row. Nia can say whatever she wants about her, but Nia will have to call her the Raw Extreme Women’s Champion.