WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Nikki A.S.H. vs. Queen Zelina Vega
We go back to the ring and out come the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions – Nikki A.S.H. with Rhea Ripley. Nikki will face Queen Zelina Vega, and then Ripley will go up against Carmella. Nikki and Ripley enter the ring as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and we get another “coming soon” teaser vignette for Veer Mahaan. Nikki waits in the ring with Ripley now as Carmella makes her way to the stage. She dances around a bit and waits for Queen Zelina Vega to make her entrance. Vega heads to the ring with Carmella by her side as the champs look on. Byron says Nikki has some issues with being left off Team RAW at Survivor Series. Nikki and Vega go at it now. Nikki with an early crossbody for a 1 count. Nikki fights back form the apron and rolls Vega for a 2 count.
Nikki scoops Vega onto her shoulders but Vega sends her to the corner and kicks away. Nikki with a knee to the jaw for another pin attempt. Vega grounds Nikki with a headlock now. Nikki fights up and out, then runs the ropes and dropkicks Vega’s knee out. Nikki with another low dropkick. Nikki yells out and charges Vega in the corner, then mounts her with right hands as fans count along. Nikki scoops Vega on her shoulders for a Michinoku Driver. Vega kicks out at 2.
Nikki goes to the top but Vega runs up and meets her. Nikki sends Vega to the mat. Saxton accuses Carmella of distracting Nikki while she’s up top. Vega knocks Nikki’s leg out and she hits the mat. Vega follows up with a Code Red for the pin to win.
Winner: Queen Zelina
After the match, the music hits as Vega takes her crown and scepter. Vega begins to celebrate as Carmella joins her in the ring. Carmella leans through the ropes and taunts Nikki now, calling her a loser. Ripley gets ready for the next match as fans cheer her on. Ripley enters the ring and faces off with Carmella, but Carmella retreats to the floor and stands with Vega. They yell at Ripley as she looks on from the ring. Back to commercial.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Rhea Ripley vs. Carmella
Back from the break and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Rhea Ripley is man-handling Carmella as her partner Nikki A.S.H. cheers her on from ringside. Queen Zelina Vega taunts Ripley from ringside. Carmella is wearing her protective face mask once again.
Carmella superkicks Ripley out of the corner, then mounts her with right hands. Carmella keeps control and covers for a pin attempt. Carmella grounds Ripley in the middle of the ring now. Carmella rag-dolls Ripley some, taunting her and talking trash as Nikki tries to rally for her partner. Ripley powers up and rams Carmella back into the corner to break free. They go on and Carmella angers Ripley with a shot to the back. Ripley with a huge strike to the back to send Carmella screaming in pain. Ripley with clotheslines and a basement dropkick in the middle of the ring.
Ripley screams out for a pop from the crowd. Ripley grabs Carmella from behind but Carmella swings and misses. Ripley with a Northern Lights suplex for a 2 count. Ripley shows some frustration now. Carmella kicks Ripley away from the apron, then dodges a dropkick.
Carmella superkicks Ripley in the face, and again. Carmella covers for a close 2 count. Ripley comes back with a big headbutt and the Riptide in the middle of the ring for the pin to win.
Winner: Rhea Ripley
After the match, the music hits as Ripley stands tall with Nikki. Vega takes the mic and calls on all peasants to be silent. She speaks in her bad English accent and says this fluke victory doesn’t change a thing because our majesty Queen Zelina, and the most beautiful Carmella, will lead Team RAW to victory at Survivor Series, while Nikki sits at home along with the losers. Vega laughs and the boos get louder. Nikki seethes in the ring while Ripley talks to her with some words of encouragement.