We go back to the ring and out comes new RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair for her Championship Coronation. We see how she won the title from Rhea Ripley at WWE Money In the Bank on Sunday.
Flair says this feels so good and she is so proud to be standing here as your queen. She goes on about how the past year hasn’t been good to us, but she is here now and she is our opportunity. She rips Ripley as a snake and an opportunist. Flair says Ripley can do as many of her moves as she wants but she will never measure up to the original. Flair says we won’t believe the out-pour of texts.
Fans chant for Becky Lynch. Flair says yes, Becky is at home breast feeding while she is here dominating the women’s divisions. Flair goes back to talking about all the congratulatory messages she received last night. Flair says the win makes her the one-time and final Divas Champion, a five-time RAW Women’s Champion and five-time SmackDown Women’s Champion, making her the only 11-time women’s champion in WWE. Flair goes on about how she can beat Ripley any night of the week, and if she had the opportunity she’d beat Ripley… the music interrupts and out comes Ripley.
Ripley enters the ring and asks Flair if she thinks she can beat her any night of the week, why not tonight? Fans pop. Flair says Ripley is in no shape to fight after what Flair did to her knee last night. She mocks Ripley for how she was hurting last night, and declines. Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville interrupt from the stage. Deville congratulates Flair on the incredible accomplishment. Deville brings up what Flair just said about beating Ripley on any night. Pearce makes it official – the rematch will take place tonight. Flair delivers a cheap shot and kicks Ripley’s knee out.
Flair goes to ringside as her music hits. Deville and Pearce check on Ripley from the floor while Ripley is down in the corner clutching her knee. Flair makes her exit, having words with Ripley, as she makes her exit.
Match Number Seven: Charlotte Flair versus Rhea Ripley for the Raw Women’s Championship
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event, a rematch from Money In the Bank. Rhea Ripley is out, as is RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair. They face off as we go back to commercial.
The bell rings and they go at it. Flair takes Ripley down but Ripley fights back. Ripley with hard shoulder thrusts in the corner now as the referee warns her. Flair fights back and takes Ripley down by the arm from the apron. They trade big forearms on their feet now in the middle of the ring. Ripley with a one-legged dropkick. Ripley grounds Flair now.
Ripley with knee strikes. Flair turns it around out of the corner with chops. Flair sends Ripley face-first into the turnbuckles. Ripley counters a suplex with a roll-up for 2. Ripley counters and delivers a German suplex in the middle of the ring. Ripley with a running dropkick for another 2 count. Flair counters a whip into the corner, then sends Ripley over the top rope to the floor. Flair stops Ripley from re-entering the ring. Ripley lands on her hurt leg at ringside.
Flair follows and nails a chop block to take Ripley back down from behind. Ripley clutches her knee but Flair rolls her back in. The referee holds Flair off as he checks on Ripley. Flair tries to stay on Ripley but the referee backs her off. Ripley is down in the corner as the referee checks on her. We go back to commercial.
We are back and Charlotte with a knee drop to the injured leg in the ropes. Charlotte wraps the leg in the ropes and stomps on the knee. Rhea kicks Charlotte into the turnbuckles and Rhea with a German suplex. Rhea and Charlotte exchange forearms. Rhea with short arm clotheslines and a back heel kick. Rhea with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Charlotte with a back breaker and a boot to the chest. Charlotte goes for a moonsault but Rhea gets her knees up. Rhea sets for a figure four leg lock and locks it in. Charlotte reverses the hold and Rhea gets to the ropes. Charlotte with kicks to Rhea and follows with chops.
Rhea with a boot and kick to Charlotte. Rhea with Riptide and Charlotte gets her foot on the ropes while the picture starts to pixelate (well played).
Charlotte takes her title belt and walks up the ramp. Rhea follows and Charlotte hits Rhea with the belt and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Rhea Ripley (by disqualification) [Charlotte Retains Title]
After the match, Rhea attacks Charlotte and . . .
Nikki A.S.H. comes to the ring with her briefcase.
She says she is going to cash in.
Match Number Eight: Nikki A.S.H. versus Charlotte Flair for the Raw Women’s Championship
Nikki with a cross body for the three count.
Winner: Nikki A.S.H. (new champion)
We go to credits