We see Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley preparing backstage. She’ll defend the title against Raquel Rodriguez later tonight with “Dirty” Dominik Mysterio banned from ringside.
The Judgment Day have a meeting and Priest says the more that Jey feels isolated, the more he needs The Judgment Day. Rhea says eventually they come around to The Judgment Day. Dom says he wishes he could be out there. Rhea says she wishes he was out there too but they will take care of the Jey business while she defends her title.
Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Raquel Rodriguez For The WWE Women’s World Championship
Raquel with a clothesline and she goes for a power bomb but Rhea goes for a sunset flip and Raquel does not go over. Raquel runs Rhea into the corner and connects with shoulders. Rhea with a kick to the midsection and Raquel blocks an Irish whip. Raquel with an Irish whip and power slam for a near fall. Raquel with a waist lock and Rhea with elbows to get out of the hold. Rhea misses a clothesline and Raquel with a bear hug. Rhea pulls the hair but Raquel runs Rhea into the turnbuckles. Rhea with a body scissors in the ropes and a head butt. Rhea goes up top and hits a missile drop kick. Raquel goes to the apron and Rhea goes to the floor and hits a cannonball off the ring steps. Rhea sends Raquel back into the ring and hits a running knee to the head for a near fall. Rhea with punches to Raquel. Rhea with a head butt and she kicks Raquel in the back and in the ribs. Rhea slaps Raquel and chops her in the back. Raquel pushes Rhea away but Rhea with a drop kick.
Raquel sends Rhea over the top rope to the floor and Rhea hits the apron face first. Raquel with a running boot that sends Rhea into the ringside barrier.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Rhea with kicks to Raquel and she works on the leg and applies an Indian Death Lock. Rhea works on the knee with punches to add more pressure. Rhea with chops and Raquel slams Rhea’s head into the mat to get out of the hold. Raquel misses a boot into the corner and her leg is caught on the top rope. Rhea gets Raquel on her shoulders and hot shots Raquel. Rhea with a head scissors in the ropes and the referee warns Rhea as he makes the count. Rhea with another head scissors in the ropes but Raquel gets to her feet and Raquel hot shots Rhea onto the turnbuckles. Raquel with punches to Rhea followed by a running forearm. Rhea with a forearm to Raquel. Raquel misses a clothesline and both women with running boots at the same time and both go down. Rhea with punches and Raquel punches back.
They exchange chops until Rhea connects with a kick. Rhea with a back heel kick and a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Rhea with forearms to the back and she connects with a forearm to the back of the head. Rhea sets for RipTide but Raquel with elbows. Raquel grabs the hair to stop RipTide and Raquel with a knee and snake eyes followed by a back body drop. Raquel with a boot to the head for a near fall. Raquel steps onto Rhea and goes for the twisting Vader Bomb Elbow but Rhea gets her feet up. Rhea goes up top for a frog splash and hits it for a near fall. Rhea looks around and then hits a baseball slide that knocks Raquel off the apron to the floor. Rhea goes for a cannonball off the apron but Raquel catches Rhea and swings Rhea into the announce table. Raquel with a Tajana Bomb onto the apron.
Nia Jax with a Samoan drop to Raquel while the referee deals with Rhea.
Rhea with a knee to the head and RipTide for the three count.
Winner: Still WWE Women’s World Championship, Rhea Ripley via Pinfall
After the match, Nia Jax gets in the ring and Rhea is shocked to see her.
Nia with a head butt and she puts Rhea’s head on the bottom rope and she hits a guillotine leg drop to Rhea. Nia goes to the turnbuckles for The Banzai Drop. Jax stands tall as the show goes off the air.