Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville
Back from the break and out comes Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. We see highlights from Bliss’ win over Sonya Deville last week, which involved Otis and Mandy Rose distracting at ringside. Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose are out next as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Cole shows us footage from earlier today with Rose apologizing to Deville for what happened last week. Deville says it’s nothing, it’s stupid and she should not have asked Rose to get Otis involved.
The match begins but the backstage women’s brawl from before immediately spills out into the ring. The referee calls the match as the big brawl continues with Lacey Evans and Bayley in the ring. Officials try to break things up as Cole hypes Evans vs. Bayley at the Royal Rumble for the title.
Sonya Deville vs. Alexa Bliss
We go to the ring and Sonya Deville is already out with Mandy Rose. Out next comes Alexa Bliss with Nikki Cross.
The match is about to begin but the music interrupts and out comes Heavy Machinery – Otis and Tucker. They watch from the bottom of the ramp as the bell rings. Deville takes control early on and nails a big running kick for a 2 count in the middle of the ring. Deville grounds Bliss on the mat now.
Bliss fights out and arm drags Deville. Deville comes back but Bliss fights her off and slaps her, then drops her with another strike. Bliss with a basement dropkick and then kicks in the corner as the referee counts. Bliss with a big kick. Bliss goes to grab Deville but Rose comes to the top to interfere. Cross runs over and knocks Rose off the top but Otis catches her on the floor.
Deville and everyone looks at Otis holding Rose. They are all smiles. Bliss takes advantage of the distraction and rolls Deville up for the pin to win.
Winner: Alexa Bliss
After the match, Bliss and Cross head to the stage as the music hits. Rose joins Deville in the ring to apologize for the distraction. Otis is on cloud nine.
Alexa Bliss vs. Mandy Rose
Back from the break and out comes Alexa Bliss with Nikki Cross. The pyro goes off as they head to the ring. We get a sidebar video with Cross and Bliss talking about being in the Royal Rumble Match. Mandy Rose is out next with Sonya Deville as Greg Hamilton does the introductions.
The bell rings and they go at it, locking up and going to the corner. Rose backs off and then nails a cheap shot. Bliss isn’t happy. Bliss backs her off and tells her to bring it. They collide and talk some trash. Rose shoves Bliss around and talks more trash, mushing her now. Bliss rocks Rose with a big shot to the face to shut her up. Bliss takes it to the corner to unload with kicks. Bliss with a drop toe hold and then a big shot to the face. Rose rams Bliss back into the corner and works her over with shoulder thrusts.
Bliss sends Rose to the apron and they tangle. Bliss slaps Rose to the floor. Fans pop for Bliss. Bliss dropkicks Rose back to the floor into the barrier. Deville hits the apron and has words with Bliss, and a staredown. Cross comes over but Deville kicks her away, allowing Bliss to knock Deville off the apron. This leads to Rose trying to capitalize for another 2 count. Rose works Bliss over while she’s down and shows off some as fans boo. Rose with more offense while Bliss is down.
Rose keeps Bliss grounded in the middle of the ring with a submission now as the referee checks on them. Bliss fights up and out, nailing a kick. Rose with a kick of her own. Rose goes for the double underhook but Bliss counters and they end up colliding once again. Both Superstars go down as their partners cheer them on from ringside.
Bliss mounts a comeback with clotheslines now. They trade slaps and Bliss drops Rose with one. Bliss shows off to the crowd for a big pop. Bliss goes on and drops the double knee to Rose for another pop. The Heavy Machinery graphics and music suddenly hits as Otis makes his way out with a cake, coming down the ramp. Tucker also comes out to stand with Otis on the ramp. Rose takes advantage of the distracted Bliss, rolling her up for the pin to win.
Winner: Mandy Rose
Lacey Evans and Dana Brooke vs. Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss vs. Sasha Banks and Bayley
We go right to the ring for tonight’s opener and out first comes Sasha Banks. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley is out next. Bayley mocks the crowd and taunts them after talking about 2020 and goals. They go on about being the leaders of the locker room. The music interrupts and out comes Lacey Evans after her daughter is mentioned. Dana Brooke is with h er. Evans is fired up. She congratulates Banks and Bayley on using her 7 year old daughter to get to her. Evans goes on and is determined to destroy Banks and Bayley. They go to enter the ring but Alexa Bliss’ music hits and out she comes with Nikki Cross. Bliss sees the drama out here and wonders if they even belong in this match. Cross says they do because they want to get back the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles. Bliss is ready to step up and start 2020 with a win. We go to commercial.
Back from the match is underway. Evans fights some off to start but goes at it with Cross. Cross with a 2 count. Evans tags Brooke in now. Brooke goes to work and tries for the pin but Cross turns it around. Cross with a big shot in the corner after calling on the crowd for a pop. Bliss tags in and goes at it with Brooke now.
Bliss takes Brooke down after more back and forth. Bliss with a 2 count. Brooke counters and Bayley trips her, pulling her to the floor. Banks runs in but Bliss ducks her clothesline, then flies out with a kick to Bayley. Bliss unloads on Banks in the ring now and dropkicks her. Bayley becomes legal. Bliss rams Banks face-first into the turnbuckle. Bayley knocks Bliss off the top and Banks hits Bliss with double knees in the corner. Bayley with a 2 count on Bliss. Banks comes back in. More back and forth between Banks and Bliss. Banks with a dropkick and a 2 count. Evan and Banks get knocked to the floor with the others. Cross goes to the top and leaps out to the others on the outside, taking them down. Banks did not get hit, and takes advantage by launching Cross into the steel steps. We go to commercial with everyone but Banks down on the outside.
Back from the break and Banks hits a big Meteora on Cross but Brooke saves the pin. Bayley comes in but Brooke fights she and Banks off. Brooke with snap suplexes for both of them. Brooke goes on for a 2 count on Banks. There’s more chaos now as everyone gets involved. Bayley drops Brooke from the apron and Banks follows up with a knee to the face for a 2 count on Brooke. Bayley tags in for more double teaming on Brooke. Bayley covers for a close 2 count.
Bayley shows some frustration now. Evans talks trash from the apron. Bayley mocks Brooke and Evans, taking Brooke back to the corner. Banks and Brooke take turns with quick tags and offense on Brooke for another 2 count. Fans try to rally as Banks keeps Brooke down. Brooke gets double teamed again. Bayley with shoulder thrusts in the corner. Bayley knocks Evans off the apron with a cheap shot. Bayley runs into a boot from Brooke. Banks stops the tag and Bayley hits a Bayley-to-Belly for a 2 count on Brooke. Banks tags in and drops Brooke again for another 2 count. Banks can’t believe it.
Brooke continues to fight back and finally hits a suplex on Banks in the middle of the ring. Bayley stops Brooke but Brooke drops her with an enziguri. Evans tags in and finally unloads on Bayley. Evans with a moonsault for a pop. Evans taunts Bayley and nails the running kick while Bayley is on her knees. Fans cheer for Evans. Evans with another big shot in the corner. Evans pulls Bayley into position and goes to the top. Evans goes for the moonsault but Banks pulls Bayley out of the ring to safety. Bayley nails the Bayley-to-Belly on Evans but Bliss and Brooke break the pin up. Cross and Bliss go at it with Banks now. More back and forth now. Evans fights off Bayley and Banks. Evans ends up dropping Banks with the Women’s Right and Brooke follows up with a senton from the top. Brooke covers Banks for the pin to win.
Winners: Dana Brooke and Lacey Evans
After the match, Brooke and Evans stand tall as the music hits. We go to replays. Brooke taunts Banks as Bayley checks on her, then goes back to pose with Evans in the middle of the ring.
We go to the stage and it’s time for the FOX debut of the “A Moment of Bliss” segment. Bliss is joined by co-host Nikki Cross. She welcomes us. Cross then introduces their guest for tonight and out comes Lacey Evans.
Bliss welcomes Evans and Evans thanks her. Bliss brings up Evans’ recent troubles with Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley, and how Banks taunted Evans’ daughter last week. Bliss shows us a replay of what happened on last week’s SmackDown as Evans’ daughter was sitting in the front row with her husband. Evans says she’s proud of her kid because she’s a fighter like her mother, but Banks crossed a line that you don’t cross. Evans says her daughter is the most important person to her and she snapped last week when she heard her cry out for her. Evans says she speaks for other parents when she says you just don’t mess with a child. Evans goes on and says there’s nothing in this world she wouldn’t do to stop someone who comes in between she and her baby, and Banks put herself there.
Evans says Banks would not have walked out of the arena last week if people didn’t pull her off. Evans is thankful that Bliss invited her on her show tonight, but she knows what happens on these shows and she’s not going to turn her back so two nasties can attack her. She says she knows Banks and Bayley are in the arena tonight, so she’s going to excuse herself and head to the ring so she can fight. Evans drops the mic and marches to the ring as her music hits.
Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
We go to the ring and Mandy Rose waits with Sonya Deville. We see what happened two weeks ago when Alexa Bliss returned to save Nikki Cross from Rose and Deville, and Rose vs. Bliss last week with Bliss ripping off Bliss’ eyelashes. Kayla Braxton is backstage with Cross and Bliss now. Braxton asks about what happened and how the rivalry got personal. Bliss says Rose is just a bully but she’s happy to be back in the ring. Rose and Deville suddenly attack Bliss and Cross from behind at the Gorilla Position. They take the brawl out to the stage.
They all go at it on the stage as referees try to break them up. They finally send Bliss and Cross to the ring. The bell rings as Rose and Deville hit the ring. Deville gets sent to the floor. Cross and Bliss with a double team suplex on Rose. Rose with a cheap shot to the eyes of Cross, then a tag to Deville. Deville levels Cross and drops Bliss off the apron with a forearm. Deville with a sliding knee for a 2 count on Cross.
Rose comes in and drops Cross with another running knee to the face for a 2 count. Deville tags back in and rocks Cross as Rose holds her. They double team her some more as the referee warns them. They go to double suplex Cross but Bliss pulls Rose out of the ring by her leg. Cross takes advantage and drops Deville with a neckbreaker for the pin to win.
Winners: Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross
After the match, Cross and Bliss celebrate in the ring as the music hits. We go to replays. Deville and Rose recover on the outside as the winners hug and celebrate in the ring.
Mandy Rose vs. Alexa Bliss
We go to the ring and out comes Mandy Rose with Sonya Deville. Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Out next comes Alexa Bliss with Nikki Cross.
Jessika Carr is the referee for this match, making her full-time main roster debut. Rose and Bliss tangle. Rose talks trash about being careful with her face. Bliss drops Rose with a drop toe hold and sends her to the floor for a breather. Bliss goes for a baseball slide but misses. Rose comes right back with a big jumping knee to drop Bliss on the floor. Rose smashes Bliss into the apron a few times and talks trash.
Rose brings it back into the ring for a 2 count. Rose keeps Bliss grounded now and manhandles her some on the mat as the referee warns her. Rose rips off some of Bliss’ eyelashes now. Rose taunts Bliss some more as fans boo her. Bliss fights up and out. Rose rocks her with a right hand and then dropkicks her. Rose with a running kick to the face for another pin attempt. The referee called the pin off because Rose’s foot was under the rope. They argue. More back and forth as Bliss rolls Rose for a 2 count.
Rose with more trash talking and bullying around. A furious Bliss grabs her throat and pushes her back, then slams her down in the middle of the ring. Bliss with right hands and a basement dropkick. Bliss keeps control and stomps on Rose’s face. Deville gets on the apron but jumps off when Bliss swings. Cross with a crossbody from the steel steps to Deville on the floor. Rose tries to take advantage but it backfires. Bliss comes back and plants Rose again. Bliss goes to the top as fans cheer her on. She nails Twisted Bliss and covers Rose for the pin to win.
Winner: Alexa Bliss
After the match, Bliss stands tall as her music hits. We see Bliss’ eyelashes on the mat and get a replay showing how they were ripped off. Cross and Bliss celebrate as the replays continue.
Nikki Cross vs. Sonya Deville
Back from the break and Sonya Deville is out with Mandy Rose. Nikki Cross is out next.
Rose takes the mic before the match and says she usually doesn’t like to pick on how people look, but look at Cross. Rose says she looks like a plate of cold leftovers. Rose laughs at Cross stares her down. Rose leaves the ring. The bell rings and Cross walks right into a big right hand from Deville.
Deville keeps control and slams Cross. Deville goes on and delivers a sliding knee for a close 2 count. Deville grounds Cross in the middle of the ring now and works her over. Cross fights up and out, knocking Deville away and into the corner. Cross with a running bulldog out of the corner.
Cross gets hyped up and goes to the top but Rose distracts her from the outside. This leads to Deville bringing her down from the top. The interference backfires as Cross ends up rolling Deville up for the pin to win.
Winner: Nikki Cross
After the match, Deville and Rose immediately attack Cross and beat her down. The double team continues until the music hits and Alexa Bliss makes her return to a pop. Bliss hits the ring to make the save. She ends the segment by hitting a double suplex on Rose with Cross.