WWE Mixed Match Challenge
March 27, 2018
PPG Paints Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
TOMORROW NIGHT @FinnBalor & @SashaBanksWWE return to the @WWE Mixed Match Challenge for a chance to head to the finals, but they'll have to go through @REALBobbyRoode & @MsCharlotteWWE first at 10 PM ET LIVE on @Facebook Watch! #WWEMMC pic.twitter.com/zX4368gxWN
— WWE (@WWE) March 27, 2018
First Match: Sasha Banks & Finn Balor (Special Olympics) vs. Bobby Roode & Becky Lynch (Girl Up) in a Semi-Final Round Match In The Inaugural WWE Mixed Match Challenge Tournament
Balor and Roode will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Balor applies a waist lock. Roode responds with a wrist lock. Balor reverses the hold. Balor with a side headlock takeover to Roode. Roode with a Headscissors Escape. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Roode does his signature Glorious Pose. Balor two sweets the forehead of Roode. Sasha and Becky are tagged in. Becky applies a side headlock. Sasha goes for a leapfrog, but Becky counters with a FlapJack. Becky rolls Sasha over for a two count. Sasha and Becky are trading deep arm-drags.
Becky avoids a forearm smash from Sasha. Sasha is talking smack to Becky. Sasha shoves Becky. Sasha takes down Becky with a Lou Thez Press. Sasha transitions into a ground and pound attack. Balor tags himself in. Roode applies a side headlock. Balor with two deep arm-drags. Roode backs Balor into the turnbuckles. Roode kicks Balor in the gut. Roode goes for a Glorious DDT, but Balor counters with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Balor applies a side headlock. Roode drops Balor with a knee lift for a two count. Roode drives his knee into Balor’s back. Roode with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Roode applies a waist lock. Balor decks Roode with a back elbow smash. Roode prevents Balor from making the tag.
Roode with a Big Boot to Balor. Balor responds with an Over Head Kick. Balor tags in Sasha. Sasha ducks a clothesline from Becky. Sasha dropkicks Becky. Sasha goes for a knee strike, but Becky counters with two uppercuts. Sasha kicks Becky in the chest. Sasha connects with The Meteora for a two count. Becky fires back with forearm smashes. Becky blocks The Bank Statement. Becky with a Bexploder Suplex to Sasha. Becky lands a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Becky goes for a BodySlam, but Sasha rolls her over for a two count. Sasha kicks Becky in the face. Becky responds with a SpringBoard Side Kick. Sasha creates distance with a High Knee Strike. Becky and Sasha are exchanging blows on the top turnbuckle.
Becky hits a SuperPlex. Becky tags in Roode. Balor with running axe handle strikes. Balor follows that with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Balor blasts Roode with a Knife Edge Chop. Roode kicks Balor in the jaw. Roode goes for a BlockBuster, but Balor counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor with a Drop Down Lariat for a two count. Roode blocks The SlingBlade. Roode delivers The BlockBuster for a two count. Balor rolls Roode over for a two count. Balor drops Roode with The SlingBlade. Balor with The ShotGun Dropkick. Balor tags in Sasha. Sasha with a Flying Metero to Becky. Sasha dropkicks Roode out of the ring. Sasha takes out Roode with a Suicide Dive. Balor sends Roode crashing into the ringside barricade with another ShotGun Dropkick. Becky catches Sasha off guard with the inside cradle to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Roode & Becky Lynch (Girl Up) via Pinfall
The stage is set. @MsCharlotteWWE & @REALBobbyRoode vs. @WWEAsuka & @mikethemiz in the FINALS of #WWEMMC NEXT WEEK on Facebook Watch! pic.twitter.com/R2sFb3P9Jn
— WWE (@WWE) March 28, 2018