WWE Women’s Championship Sasha Banks (c) vs. Charlotte
Charlotte makes her way out into the arena while Michael Cole runs down Charlotte’s impressive record in PPV’s, including no losses in singles matches. The announcer’s are also quick to remind us that Dana Brooke is barred from ringside for this match.
Sasha Banks is out next and the Women’s Champion doesn’t seem to get much of a reaction at all. The crowd perks up a bit when she holds the belt up, but overall, they’re a bit apathetic.
After formal ring introductions for both women, we’re ready to begin.
The bell rings and Charlotte doesn’t want any of Sasha, avoiding her by going into the ropes. Charlotte then grabs Sasha and backs her into the corner before woo-ing in her face. Sasha comes back with a hurricanrana and goes right for the Banks Statement, but Charlotte is able to scramble out to the floor to avoid it. Charlotte hangs Sasha up on the middle rope then comes back into the ring with a roll up. Charlotte can’t get on the Figure Four and she misses a chop, eating one from Sasha. Sasha runs the ropes and arm drags Charlotte into the ring. She catches Charlotte by the neck with he feet before rushing her into the corner face first. Charlotte comes right back, seating Sasha on the top and stretching her out with her boot on her throat. Charlotte grabs Sasha and drops her down sloppily, with Sasha landing awkwardly hung up on the ropes and landing right on the back of her head and neck. Sasha is pretty out of it, avoiding pins and falling out of a backslide situation. Sasha recovers and Charlotte gets her up into a Gory special.
Sasha breaks the hold and breaks out of a pin. She recovers a bit more, finally scoring with some strikes and a couple of quick forearms, Sasha stands holding her back and charges into the apron. Charlotte stops her and comes back with a backbreaker before slamming Sasha down to the mat for another near fall. Charlotte takes Sasha into the corner and knees her repeatedly in the back. Charlotte picks up Sasha and seats her on the top rope. Sasha is able to fight Charlotte off and she goes for a hurricanrana from the middle rope. Charlotte counters, rolling into position for the Figure Four. Sasha fights it off, but ends up hip-tossed right into a tree of woe in the corner. Charlotte beats on Sasha’s back, seating her up on the turnbuckle and wearing her out. Charlotte gets Sasha in Razor’s Edge position on the middle rope, but Sasha counters with a crazy hurricanrana and both women are down.
Charlotte tries for a forearm but Sasha blocks and hits one of her own. The two women trade forearms back and forth before transitioning to chops. Sasha goes crazy, slapping away at Charlotte. Charlotte avoids double knees in the corner, but Sasha avoids a spear and locks in a rope assisted Boston crab in the corner. Sasha hits the double knees to the small of Charlotte’s back while she’s laid across the middle rope in the corner, but it’s not enough for a three count. Sasha picks up Charlotte and whips her into the corner. Sasha comes in and Charlotte kicks out the knee, sending Sasha crashing into the corner. Charlotte and Sasha go up in the corner on either side of the ring and Sasha sends Charlotte down to the floor. Sasha leaps from the middle rope and hits double knees to Charlotte’s shoulders out to the floor. Sasha brings things back into the ring and rolls up Charlotte for two.
Sasha knees Charlotte in the face, but she can’t follow through with the backstabber. Charlotte goes for Natural Selection but Sasha counters with the Banks Statement. Charlotte is able to escape the hold and she comes back taking out Sasha’s knee and connecting with Natural Selection. Charlotte goes for the pin but only gets two. Charlotte rolls up Sasha for another quick two count. Sasha refuses to die, kicking out of yet another pin. Charlotte screams that she’s better than Banks, and this is her title. Charlotte slaps Sasha across the face before trying for the tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Sasha counters, driving Charlotte to the mat and clamping on the Banks Statement. Charlotte turns things over into a pin and ekes out a three count, winning the match.
Winner and NEW WWE Women’s Champion: Charlotte
The refs check on Sasha in the ring while Charlotte makes her way up the entrance ramp, clutching her title and glaring at Sasha.