WWE Mixed Match Challenge
February 27, 2018
The Staples Center
Los Angeles, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Finn Balor & Sasha Banks vs. The Miz & Asuka, Braun Strowman & Alexa Bliss vs. Jimmy Uso & Naomi, and Rusev & Lana vs. Bobby Roode & Charlotte Flair.
— ASUKA / 明日華 (@WWEAsuka) February 27, 2018
The second round of the @WWE Mixed Match Challenge begins TOMORROW NIGHT LIVE on @Facebook Watch at 10 PM ET as @mikethemiz & @WWEAsuka battle @FinnBalor & @SashaBanksWWE! #WWEMMC pic.twitter.com/XoFUjccLT2
— WWE (@WWE) February 27, 2018
Yesterday is what it is, but the difference between @FinnBalor & myself is when I lose, I choose to continue to prove I am the best. Finn goes to social media for validation that he’s “over.” If you tell a lie enough times, you start to think it’s the truth. #IAmTheMainEvent pic.twitter.com/LBY2bLgZAZ
— The Miz (@mikethemiz) February 27, 2018
Week 7 Match: Finn Balor & Sasha Banks (Special Olympics) vs. The Miz & Asuka (Rescue Dogs Rock) in a Second Round Match In The Inaugural WWE Mixed Match Challenge Tournament
Miz and Balor will start things off. Miz grabs a mic. When Miz’s hand goes up, LA’s mouth goes shut. Balor rolls Miz over for a two count. Balor follows that with a inside cradle for a two count. Balor continues this pinning sequence with the La Magistral. Miz is stalling in the corner. Miz kicks Balor in the gut. Miz is throwing haymakers at Balor. Miz with a Running Boot for a one count. Balor with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Miz drops Balor with a left hand. Miz follows that with a knife edge chop. Balor responds with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Asuka reads Miz the riot act.
Balor lands two deep arm-drags. Balor applies an arm-bar. Miz levels Balor with a Big Boot. Miz mocks Sasha. Miz goes for a Leg Lariat, but Balor counters with a school boy rollup for a two count. Asuka tags herself in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Asuka applies a side headlock. Asuka drops Sasha with a Shoulder Tackle. Sasha lands a Hip Toss. Sasha mocks Asuka. Sasha and Asuka are trading back and forth shots. Asuka decks Sasha with a Running Hip Attack. Asuka kicks Sasha in the back. Asuka delivers a series of IT! Kicks.
Sasha sends Asuka to the corner. Asuka lands a Missile Dropkick. Asuka goes for The Asuka Lock, but Sasha blocks it. Sasha gets Asuka tied in tree of woe. Sasha with a SlingShot Double Knee Strike for a two count. Sasha transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sasha with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Sasha locks in the Straight Jacket Hold. Asuka rams Sasha back into the turnbuckles. Sasha runs through Asuka with another Double Knee Strike for a two count. Sasha tells Miz to shut up. Sasha mocks Miz with World Famous Bo$$ Kicks! Asuka responds with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Miz and Balor are tagged in.
Balor with a Running Forearms to Miz. Balor fires off with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Balor is lighting up Miz’s chest. Miz kicks Balor in the face. Balor responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor with a Reverse DDT/Lariat Combination for a two count. Sasha throws Asuka out of the ring. Sasha lands a Flying Double Knee Strike off the ring apron. Balor follows that with a PK to Miz. Balor goes for a SlingBlade, but Miz counters with a Skull Crushing Finale for a two count. Miz is arguing with the referee. Balor drops Miz with a SlingBlade. Balor connects with The ShotGun Dropkick. Balor hits The Coupe De Grace for a two count. Sasha with a BackStabber to Asuka. Bo$$ Club locks in Stereo Bank Statements. Balor is distracted by Sasha who’s trapped in the Asuka Lock. Miz wisely rolls Balor over to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Miz & Asuka (Rescue Dogs) via Pinfall
— WWE (@WWE) February 28, 2018