WWE Mixed Match Challenge
September 25, 2018
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The finals of the WWE MMC will take on the WWE TLC PPV. Will be a round robin tournament
Team RAW: Kevin Owens & Natalya, Ember Moon & Braun Strowman, Bayley & Finn Balor, Alicia Fox & Jinder Mahal, and Sasha Banks & Bobby Lashley
Team SmackDown Live: Asuka & The Miz, Naomi & Jimmy Uso, AJ Styles & Charlotte Flair, Lana & Rusev, and Carmella & R-Truth
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Bobby Lashley & Mickie James w/Lio Rush (RAW) vs. Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox w/Sunil Singh (RAW) in a Round Robin Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge Tournament
Lashley and Mahal will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Mahal applies a wrist lock. Lashley reverses the hold. Mahal transitions into a side headlock. Lashley leapfrogs over Mahal. Quick stalemate in the center of the ring. Lashley plays to the crowd. Mahal flexes his muscles. An impromptu push up challenge breaks out. Fox falls on top of Mahal’s back. Mahal is pissed at Singh. Lashley ducks a clothesline from Mahal. Lashley with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Lashley goes for The Dominator, but Mahal lands back on his feet. Lashley PowerSlams Mahal for a two count. Fox repeatedly slaps Lashley. Lashley brings Fox to the corner. Lashley tags in Mickie.
Mickie with a Flying Seated Senton for a two count. Mickie follows that with a Bridging O’Connor Roll for a two count. Fox is throwing forearms at Mickie. Fox with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker for a two count. Fox with an elbow drop. Fox applies a bodyscissors hold. Fox targets the midsection of Mickie. Fox with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Fox applies a front face lock. Mickie kicks Fox in the chest. Mickie tosses Fox out of the ring. Mahal knocks Lashley off the ring apron. Mickie slaps Mahal in the face. Fox responds with a Big Boot for a two count. Fox is displaying her frustration.
Fox doesn’t want to shanti. Mickie shoves Fox into Mahal. Mickie tags in Lashley. Lashley drops Mahal with a shoulder tackle. Lashley kicks Mahal in the gut. Lashley clotheslines Mahal. Lashley bodyslams Mahal. Lashley follows that with a Body Avalanche. Lashley with a Corner Spear to Mahal. Lashley goes for a Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Fox gets in the way. Mickie with a Spinning FaceBuster. Mahal with a Jumping Knee Strike. Sunil shoves Lio Rush. Rush responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Rush dodges multiple strikes from Mahal. Mahal chases Rush around the ring. Lashley with a Running Crossbody Block. Lashley plants Mahal with The Delayed Vertical Suplex to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Lashley & Mickie James (RAW) via Pinfall
Second Match: R-Truth & Carmella (SmackDown Live) vs. The Miz & Asuka (SmackDown Live) in a Round Robin Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge Tournament
Miz is mad at the Denver crowd. Asuka and Carmella will start things off. Quick feeling out process. Miz tags himself in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Truth with an arm-drag takedown. Truth plays mind games with Miz. Truth lands two arm-drags. Truth backs Miz into the turnbuckles. Truth applies a hammer lock. Miz decks Truth with a Back Elbow Smash. Truth ducks a clothesline from Miz. Truth with a High Hip Toss. Asuka joins the 7 second dance party. Miz is currently losing his mind. Miz says that he the greatest moonwalk in the history of moonwalks. Truth with a single leg dropkick. Asuka with a Spinning Back Kick to Carmella. Carmella tosses Asuka out of the ring. Fabulous Truth teases Stereo Dives. Asuka and Miz are talking strategy on the outside.
Truth chases Miz around the ringside area. Miz repeatedly stomps on Truth’s chest. Following a snap mare takeover, Miz drops Truth with a Running Boot. Miz continues to kick Truth in the face. Miz applies a rear chin lock. Truth gets back to a vertical base. Truth with shots to the midsection of Miz. Miz whips Truth back first across the turnbuckles. Miz hits The Awesome Clothesline. Miz goes for a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike, but Truth counters with a uppercut in mid-air. Asuka and Carmella are tagged in. Asuka with a flurry of dropkicks. Asuka goes for a German Suplex, but Carmella blocks it.
Asuka dodges a Back Fist from Carmella. Asuka with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Asuka levels Carmella with a Spinning Back Fist. Asuka with a Running Hip Attack for a two count. Carmella reverses out of the irish whip from Asuka. Miz pulls Asuka out of harms way. Asuka with a Shining Wizard for a two count. Carmella negates The Asuka Lock. Carmella slaps Asuka in the face. Carmella SuperKicks Asuka for a two count. Miz blocks another SuperKick from Carmella. Truth is throwing haymakers at Miz. Miz lowers the top rope which sends Truth crashing to the outside. Carmella shoves Asuka into Miz. Carmella rolls Asuka over for a two count. Carmella SuperKicks Miz off the ring apron. Asuka responds with The Asuka Lock which forces Carmella to tap out.
Winner: The Miz & Asuka (SmackDown Live) via Submission
WWE Mixed Match Challenge Rankings
Bobby Lashley & Mickie James 1-0
Braun Strowman & Ember Moon 1-0
Finn Balor & Bayley 0-0
Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox 0-1
Kevin Owens & Natalya 0-1
Team SmackDown Live
The Miz & Asuka 1-0
AJ Styles & Charlotte Flair 1-0
Rusev & Lana 0-0
R-Truth & Carmella 0-1
Jimmy Uso & Naomi 0-1
NEXT WEEK on #WWEMMC:
Team 🔴: #TeamBnB @itsBayleyWWE & @FinnBalor vs. Team #Mahalicia @AliciaFoxy & @JinderMahal
Team 🔵: #RavishingRusevDay @LanaWWE & @RusevBUL vs. #DayOneGlow @NaomiWWE & Jimmy @WWEUsos! pic.twitter.com/KGtZm6RYWb
— WWE (@WWE) September 26, 2018