Raw Results & Media – August 23, 2021

We see video from earlier today with Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley agreeing to team against Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler tonight.

Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler

We go back to the ring and out first comes Nikki A.S.H. for the next tag team match. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and we get another vignette for Elias out in the wild. He says before WWE stood for “Walk With Elias” it stood for World Wrestling Entertainment but he is not here to entertain, he’s here to conquer wrestling and become a champion, and once he does that, he can conquer the world. He says from the ashes comes opportunity and with that comes the opportunity to become a Superstar. Elias plants a tree in front of the tombstone we saw last week. He then walks off with a cowboy-like hat one. We go back to the ring and out comes Rhea Ripley to join Nikki. Out next are Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler.

The bell rings and Ripley starts off with Baszler. Baszler takes her down first and works on the arm. Ripley catches a boot and takes Baszler down. Ripley works her over and tags Nikki in. Ripley lifts Nikki and launches her onto Baszler for a quick pin attempt. Nikki and Baszler go at it now. Nikki with a sloppy takedown. Baszler shuts her down and in comes Jax for the quick double team. Jax slams Nikki while Baszler trips Ripley from the apron, sending her face-first into the edge. Jax and Baszler stand tall together in the ring as we go to commercial.

Back from the break and Jax continues to dominate Nikki. Baszler and Jax take turns tagging in and keeping control of Nikki. Jax goes for Ripley at one point, trying to use Nikki against her, but she misses. Baszler gets knocked off the apron while Jax has Nikki scooped. Jax goes to the second rope for the Vader Bomb but it back-fires as Nikki takes her down. Baszler and Ripley tag in at the same time now. Fans pop as Ripley goes to work on Baszler.

Ripley decks ?Jax and hits the missile dropkick on Baszler for a pop. Ripley kicks Baszler and hits a Northern Lights suplex for 2. Baszler rocks Ripley but Ripley comes right back. Ripley goes to the top and hits the missile dropkick. Jax runs in to break it up but Ripley moves and Jax lands on Baszler with a big splash.

Ripley boots Jax to the floor. Nikki goes to the top and leaps to the floor, taking Jax down for a crossbody as fans pop. Baszler grabs Ripley but Ripley turns around and rocks her with a headbutt. Ripley follows up with a Riptide to Baszler for the pin to win.

Winners: Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley

After the match, Nikki and Ripley stand tall as fans cheer them on and Ripley’s music hits. We go to replays. Ripley and Nikki pose in the corners now as fans cheer them on.

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