Back from the break and out comes WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley.
They brag about their past week but Banks doesn’t want to talk about the WWE NXT Great American Bash. They go on about how no one respects them around here, except for… The Undertaker! Bayley does an impersonation of Taker, recalling how he allegedly called her on her phone and thanked them for paying tribute to her. Taker allegedly went on about he can’t wait for Banks and Bayley to win at Extreme Rules, and how he wants WWE to pay tribute to them. Banks leads us to the tribute and we get a video package on The Golden Role Models.
We come back and out come Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross to the stage. The two teams have words in the ring now. Banks dismisses the idea that Cross could beat Bayley at Extreme Rules. Bliss goes to defend her but Cross speaks up and talks about becoming the next champion. Bliss ends up dropping Bayley. Banks talks Bayley into a match and Bliss accepts the challenge. Bayley doesn’t look thrilled. Back to commercial.
Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss
Back from the break and Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss in a non-title match is underway. Bliss takes Bayley down first and keeps control as Sasha Banks and Nikki Cross look on from ringside.
Bliss keeps control and covers for a 2 count. Bliss drops Bayley again and drops knees on her, then hits a moonsault for a 2 count. Bayley catches Bliss in the corner and drops her into the top turnbuckle. Bayley goes to hang Bliss up on the second rope but Bliss counters and drops her. Bayley comes back with a kick to the fingertips on the apron. Bayley works on the arm some more and keeps Bliss down as the crowd boos. Bayley repeatedly slams Bliss’ arm in the corner now, then grounds her with another submission.
Bayley with another 2 count. Bayley grounds Bliss by her arm again as Cross tries to rally for Bliss. Bayley with another takedown before knocking Cross. Bliss rolls Bayley from behind for a 2 count. Bayley comes right back with a clothesline for a 2 count. Bayley leaps into the corner with an elbow. Bayley with more offense and taunting. Bliss drops Bayley with a big strike as Banks looks on worried.
More back and forth now. Bayley with a running clothesline to Bliss for another 2 count. Bayley taunts Bliss some more while she’s down. Cross tries to rally the crowd again. Bayley yells at her. Cross hits the apron but the referee warns her. Banks takes advantage of the distraction and decks Bliss from the apron. Cross ends up hitting Banks with a clothesline on the outside. Bayley yells out at Cross and Cross punches her. The referee calls for the disqualification.
Winner by DQ: Bayley
After the match, Cross gets in a few shots on Bayley but Banks pulls her to safety. Bayley joins Banks on the outside as Bliss’ music hits. Bliss and Cross stand tall in the ring and taunt the champs.
#1 Contender’s Fatal 4 Way: Alexa Bliss vs. Nikki Cross vs. Dana Brooke vs. Lacey Evans
Out come the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions to join Cole and Graves – Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. Alexa Bliss is out first for this Fatal 4 Way. The winner will challenge Bayley for her singles title at Extreme Rules. Nikki Cross is out next, followed by Dana Brooke. Lacey Evans is out last and she stops to taunt the champs at the announce table.
They all go at it to start. Bliss and Cross get taken to opposite corners and stomped away on. Cross and Bliss turn it around, trading opponents and taking turns. Cross and Bliss stand tall and hug in the middle of the ring now. Cross rolls Bliss up for a surprise 2 count and Bliss can’t believe it. They have some friendly words, shake hands and lock up to go at it. Evans ends up taking Bliss down on the floor. Brooke and Evans work on Cross in the ring but they break down and start arguing. They fight and take turns on Cross in the middle of the ring now.
Evans and Brooke stomp away on Cross in the corner some more. Brooke drops Evans with a shot from the side. Brooke with a springboard elbow on Cross and Bliss in the corner. Evans clotheslines Brooke. Evans with a double boots to Bliss and Cross in the corner for a 2 count on Bliss as Brooke breaks it up. Evans tackles Brooke and unloads on her.
More back and forth now. Brooke drops Evans and goes to the top for a big Swanton. She covers but Cross breaks the pin up. Brooke yells out about wanting the title, then slams Cross. Bliss finally comes back and drops Brooke after some offense for a pop. Bliss goes to the top for Twisted Bliss but Brooke gets her knees up. Cross dropkicks Brooke to the floor. Cross and Bliss surround Evans now but she strikes first and unloads on both of them. Cross sends Evans to the corner but misses a clothesline. Evans drops Cross and launches in from the apron with an elbow drop.
Brooke comes back in and charges at Evans but Evans rocks her in mid-move with a big Woman’s Right. Cross takes advantage and rolls Evans up from behind for the pin to earn the title shot.
Winner and New #1 Contender to Bayley: Nikki Cross
After the match, Cross celebrates with Bliss as the music hits. Bayley and Banks look on from ringside, taunting them. We go to replays. Cross continues to talk trash with Bayley from the ring.
We see Alexa Bliss, Tamina Snuka, Dana Brooke, Naomi and Lacey Evans somewhere in the back with a wrestling ring, talking about Sasha Banks ans Bayley. Evans declares herself as Bayley’s new challenger. Dana says they all deserve the chance to knock some sense into those two. Bliss stops and asks where Nikki Cross an no one seems to know. They all look round and we go back to commercial.
We go back to Sasha Banks and Bayley with the announcers. They’re excited for next week’s party with Sheamus and Jeff Hardy. Nikki Cross suddenly attacks them both from behind. Alexa Bliss finally breaks it up. Cross enters the ring and she screams about wanting a fight. It looks like Bayley might be talking Banks into another match. Back to commercial.
Sasha Banks vs. Nikki Cross
Back from the break and Sasha Banks vs. Nikki Cross is underway.
Back and forth early on. Cross takes Banks back out and in, keeping control. Cross with a bulldog for a 1 count. Banks tries for a submission but Cross keeps fighting as Alexa Bliss and Bayley cheer their partners on. Banks grounds Cross now, putting a spine to her back. Cross shuts Banks down as he tries to catapult at her.
Cross goes to the top but Banks cuts her off and works her over. Cross slams Banks’ face into the turnbuckles over and over. Cross hits a sloppy tornado DDT for a 2 count. The crowd rallies now. Cross had the suplex blocked. More back and forth now. Banks rolls Cross over into the Bank Statement in the middle of the ring. Cross fights free and rolls Banks into a 2 count.
They get back up and go at it. Cross rolls Banks for 2. Banks with a 2 count of her own. Banks tangles some more and hits a Meteora out of nowhere for the pin to win.
Winner: Sasha Banks
After the match, Bayley joins Banks on the floor and checks on her. They stand tall together as Bliss and Cross look on from the ring. Banks and Bayley stand tall with the titles in the air as their music hits.
Back from the break and we see how Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley recently won the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles.
We go to the ring and out come WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley for their big celebration. Cole hypes Banks and Bayley vs. The IIconics vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross at WWE Backlash on Sunday.
The boos immediately start and Bayley isn’t happy. The crowd chants “you suck!” now and Bayley disagrees, bragging about how good she is and untouchable she is. Bayley says it can be lonely at the top but she has her best friend, Sasha. Banks also brags about their success and says they will only get stronger because together they are unstoppable.
The boos continue and Bayley tells Banks not to listen to these people. She wrote a poem to tell Banks exactly how she feels. Bayley goes to read her poem but the music interrupts and out comes Bliss and Cross. Bliss is cool with them celebrating their win but she has to draw a line at poetry. Bayley throws a fit over their moment being ruined. Cross taunts them as they enter the ring. The IIconics interrupt on the big screen next. Peyton Royce and Billie Kay, with the RAW logo in the background, taunt the others in the ring and. They suggest the champs not turn their backs on Cross and Bliss. Banks and Bayley turn around to an attack from Bliss and Cross. They clear the ring of Bayley and Banks as The IIconics look on from the big screen, laughing at everyone. Bliss’ music hits as Banks and Bayley yell at them from the floor.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match: Sasha Banks and Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
We go to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first comes WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley are out next.
The bell rings and Cross attacks Bayley to start. Cross goes right to work and tags in Bliss. Bliss slams Bayley to the mat and drops knees to the gut. Cross comes back in for a basement dropkick and a 2 count. Cross sends Bayley into the corner and keeps control. Bliss tags in and mocks Banks, then slaps Bayley to the mat in the corner. Bayley blocks a suplex and talks some trash to Bliss. Bayley rams her into the corner and in comes Banks.
Banks goes to work on Bliss now. Bayley tags back in and slaps Bliss in the face while she’s being held. Bliss rolls Bayley up for a 2 count at one point. Bliss rams Bayley into the corner and tags in Cross. Cross drops Bayley again for a 2 count. Bayley goes to the floor for a breather but Cross stays on her, then sends Banks into the ring post. Cross with a crossbody from the apron to Bayley on the floor. Bayley and Banks end up sending Cross to the floor from the apron. Banks tags in and delivers a Meteora to Cross on the floor. We go to commercial with Banks standing tall.
Banks and Bayley with a big double team to Cross after the break. Bayley covers for a 2 count. Bayley keeps control as Bliss tries to rally for her partner. Bliss finally gets the hot tag and unloads on both challengers. Bliss takes them both down with strikes and a dropkick. Bliss with knees and more knees to Bayley while she’s down. Bliss goes to the top for Twisted Bliss but Banks runs over on the apron. Bliss kicks her away but Bayley uses the distraction to rock Bliss up top.
Bayley climbs up and talks trash, then delivers a Bayley-to-Belly from the second rope. Banks comes in with a running knee to Bliss but she still kicks out at 2. Banks shows some frustration. Bliss turns it back around on Banks, sending her into the turnbuckle. Cross runs interference and ends up dropping Bayley on the floor with a big tornado DDT. Bliss drops Banks on her head with a Sunset Bomb for another close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Cross tags in and goes to the top for a crossbody on Banks. Banks kicks out at 2. Banks crawls for a tag but Bayley is still down on the floor.
Banks blocks Cross’ slingshot neckbreaker.. Banks with a Backstabber after Bayley tags in. Bayley comes in and there’s some miscommunication with Banks. Banks goes to the floor and looks shocked at Bayley as she tries to make Cross submit. Cross gets out and drops Bayley for a 2 count as Banks makes the save. More back and forth now. Banks with the Backstabber on Cross in the middle of the ring. Bayley stops Bliss from coming back in the ring. Cross and Banks tangle on the mat and it ends with Banks rolling Cross up with a Crucifix for the pin to win the titles.
Winners and New SmackDown Tag Team Champions: Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley
After the match, Banks and Bayley celebrate with the titles as the music hits. Bayley runs around with both titles and yells at the announcers like a fool. Bliss asks Cross what happened and she’s frustrated. Banks and Bayley continue celebrating with the titles. Banks holds her title in the air while Bayley screams about her titles being too heavy. SmackDown on FOX goes off the air.
We see Alexa Bliss, Nikki Cross and The New Day backstage together. They all walk off to the ring. Cross told Bliss she had a surprise her before The New Day walked off. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and out come WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross to the ring for a special Tag Team Champion Summit edition of their “A Moment of Bliss” segment. Bliss welcomes everybody. Cross is so excited for their guests and Bliss agrees. Bliss introduces tonight’s guests and out come SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day – Big E and Kofi Kingston.
Bliss welcomes them to the summit where they will scope out the competition. Cross has their present she’s been waiting to give them. She gives Big E the box and she has Scottish pancakes in there. Cross says she made them using her grandmother’s special recipe. Kofi and Big E also have a gift. They mix up Bliss a cup of coffee with ingredients from their gear and she’s not really thrilled. Cross encourages her but she says she will save it for later. Bliss goes on and asks The New Day if any tag teams stand out to them.
Kofi talks about how The Forgotten Sons stand out and they know they have to keep an eye on the group. Big E says he knows Bliss and Cross have been mixing it up with The IIconics, but he wants to know which SmackDown teams… the music interrupts Big E’s “Who!? Who?!” as Sasha Banks and SmackDown Tag Team Champions Bayley come out. Bayley says there are some champions in the ring right now but she doesn’t see the best SmackDown tag team. Banks doesn’t either but now she does as they enter the ring and Banks throws her jacket at Bliss. Cross holds her back. There’s more talk between the two teams. Bliss points out how Banks is the only one in the ring without a title.
Bayley calls bliss Charlotte Jr. for trying to start trouble between the two. Bayley praises Banks. This leads to Banks and Bayley saying they can win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles back. Bliss tells them to name a time and place. Bayley says Banks is about to beat Bliss right now. Banks doesn’t look so sure about this and complains about how she’s not dressed to compete. Bayley promises to go get her stuff from “the bus” but Bliss turns around to Bliss dropkicking her. The New Day pops for the dropkick as we go back to commercial.
Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss
Back from the break and Cole confirms Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan as tonight’s main event. Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks are in the ring as the bell rings. Nikki Cross and Bayley are on commentary.
Banks gets the upperhand on Bliss to start but Bliss catches a kick and rolls her for a 2 count. Bliss with a takedown and a roll-up for another 2 count. Banks rocks Bayley but gets rolled up again. Banks with a 2 count of her own. Banks catches a kick but Bliss dodges her comeback kick and strikes her in the face. Bliss taunts Banks. Bliss takes Banks down and focuses on her arm now. Banks drops double knees and back-flips the knees again. Banks kicks out at 2.
Bayley wants Cross to calm down some at the announce table. Banks unloads on Bliss in the corner now, using her double knees for a close 2 count. Banks mounts Bliss with right hands in the corner. Banks with a 2 count and another quick pin attempt. Banks stomps away in the corner as the referee warns her. Banks takes Bliss back down and hits the Meteora in the middle of the ring but Bliss still kicks out.
Banks grounds Bliss and yells out at Cross, who is loudly cheering Bliss on. Bayley yells at Cross to sit down. Graves pokes at Cole for losing control at the announce table. Cross and the crowd rallies for Bliss as she fights up and out. Banks counters and hits a backbreaker for a close 2 count. Banks with more offense and trash talking in the corner. Bliss rocks her in the face and mounts more offense coming out of the corner. Bliss slams Banks down on her face. Bliss with clotheslines, strikes and more offense to Banks now.
Bliss with a dropkick and more. Banks counters and sends Bliss face-first into the turnbuckles. Banks with a Meteora in the corner and double knees for another close pin attempt. Bliss counters with a roll up for 2. More back and forth. Bliss levels Banks with a right hand. Bliss goes to the top for Twisted Bliss. Bayley jumps on the apron. Cross jumps up to stop her. Bliss is distracted as Bliss and Banks go at it. This leads to Banks getting the upperhand and the roll-up on Bliss to win.
Winner: Sasha Banks
After the match, Bayley joins Banks to celebrate as Bliss sits up in the ring. We go to replays as the music hits.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match: Carmella and Dana Brooke vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
Back to the ring and out comes WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa bliss and Nikki Cross for their first title defense since winning the titles from The Kabuki Warriors at WrestleMania 36. Carmella is out first for her team. She hits the ring and out next comes Dana Brooke.
The bell rings and Cross charges as does Brooke. Brooke with a dropkick to send her out for a breather. Carmella ends up taking Bliss down at ringside. Cross makes Carmella pay. Brooke comes over and leaps off the steps, taking Cross down on the floor with a crossbody. Brooke stands tall and celebrates as the match starts with chaos at ringside. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Carmella tags in as does Bliss. Carmella with a clothesline. Carmella with more offense and a moonwalk to show off. Carmella keeps control and goes for a pin but Cross makes the save. Brooke takes Cross down on the floor but Bliss kicks her through the ropes. Carmella comes right back after Bliss. Bliss turns it right back around and drops Carmella.
Bliss goes to the top and fights Carmella off. Carmella flips into the corner and brings Bliss to the mat with a scissors. She pins Bliss but didn’t see Cross tag in. Cross goes to work on Carmella now and unloads. Carmella blocks a neckbreaker and lands a kick but the next kick is blocked. Bliss tags in and joins Cross for a modified 3D double team move to Carmella. Bliss covers for the pin to retain.
Winners: Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
After the match, Bliss’ music hits as she stands tall with Cross. Carmella is down on the mat and we see Brooke recovering on the floor. We get replays of the 3D finisher. Bliss and Cross celebrate with the titles as Brooke looks on from the floor.
We go to the ring and out come WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. They take their seats and welcome us to a new episode of “A Moment of Bliss” in the ring. Bliss introduces their guest and out comes WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman.
Cole confirms Bray Wyatt vs. Strowman for the title at Money In the Bank, but not The Fiend it appears. Bliss welcomes Braun and congratulates him on defeating WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg for the title. Strowman congratulates them on their title win over The Kabuki Warriors. Cross mentions they will defend their titles next week, apparently against Carmella and Dana Brooke. Bliss brings up Wyatt and shows us the warning to Strowman from last week. Strowman says he did used to be a part of that family but he’s trying to forget that part of his life. He owes Wyatt nothing because he earned everything he has. He goes on about Wyatt and says he’s a manipulator. Strowman isn’t playing those games and Wyatt can challenge him if he wants. Strowman warns that if Wyatt comes for him and not the title, all he’s getting is these hands.
Bliss goes on but Strowman interrupts when he sees a wrapped gift under the turnbuckles. Strowman picks it up but Bliss says she didn’t get it for him. Strowman sits down and un-wraps the box. His old black sheep mask from The Wyatt Family is in there. Braun pulls it out, nervously shaking his head. Bliss and Cross back off. We hear Wyatt’s laughs echo around the empty WWE Performance Center. Strowman stands up ready to fight but Wyatt is nowhere to be seen. The screen flashes and stops on an image of Strowman wearing the mask back when he was in The Wyatt Family. The screen flashes again and we go to commercial.