WWE Mixed Match Challenge
October 23, 2018
Newark, New Jersey
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Team RAW: Bobby Roode & Natalya, Ember Moon & Braun Strowman, Bayley & Finn Balor, Alicia Fox & Jinder Mahal, and Mickie James & 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 Roode & Natalya (RAW) vs. Finn Balor & Bayley (RAW) in a Raw Division Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge
Does the robe make the man or does the man make the robe… GLORIOUS? #WWEMMC @FinnBalor @RealBobbyRoode pic.twitter.com/xUonYfuNFd
— WWE (@WWE) October 24, 2018
Natalya gives Bayley cats ears. Who has better gear? Bobby Roode or Finn Balor? Roode and Balor will start things off. Roode is having a hard time putting on Balor’s jacket. Roode mocks Balor. Roode too sweets the forehead of Balor. Balor responds with The Glorious Pose. Roode is livid. Balor kicks Roode in the gut. Balor goes for The Glorious DDT, but Roode blocks it. Roode tags in Natalya. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Natalya with a Side HeadLock TakeOver. Bayley with a HeadScissors Neck Lock. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Natalya applies a wrist lock. Bayley reverses the hold. Hammer Lock Exchange. Natalya with a fireman’s carry takedown. Natalya applies an arm-bar. Chain grappling exchange continues. Natalya rolls Bayley over for a one count. How about some friendly competition?
Nevermind, Bayley rolls Natalya over for a one count. Bayley kicks Natalya in the gut. Bayley goes for The Bayley To Belly, but Natalya counters with a double leg takedown. Bayley negates The Sharpshooter. Natalya tosses Bayley out of the ring. Natalya sets up for a dive. Roode tags himself in. Balor with quick rollup for a two count. Roode drives his knee into the midsection of Balor. Balor reverses out of the irish whip from Roode. Balor turns a sunset flip into a basement dropkick. Balor plays to the crowd. Balor blasts Roode with a knife edge chop. Balor dives over Roode. Roode kicks Balor in the jaw. Roode with a BlockBuster for a two count.
Roode applies a rear chin lock. Roode with clubbing blows to Balor’s back. Roode whips Balor to the corner. Balor creates distance with The SlingBlade. Balor and Roode are trading back and forth shots. Balor with spin out elbow drop for a two count. Bayley tosses Natalya out of the ring. Bayley is proud of her work. Natalya pulls Bayley out of the ring. Natalya clotheslines Bayley on the floor. Roode rolls Balor over for a two count. Roode connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. Roode continues to mock Balor. Roode goes for The Coupe De Grace, but Balor ducks out of the way. Balor with a ShotGun Dropkick. Balor lands The Coupe De Grace to pickup the victory.
Winner: Finn Balor & Bayley (RAW) via Pinfall
NEXT WEEK on #WWEMMC, streaming LIVE on @FacebookWatch:
❤️: @BraunStrowman & @WWEEmberMoon vs. @JinderMahal & @AliciaFoxy
💙: #WWEChampion @AJStylesOrg & @MsCharlotteWWE vs. @RusevBUL & @LanaWWE pic.twitter.com/X4KLYfAAcd
— WWE (@WWE) October 24, 2018
Second Match: The Miz & Asuka (SmackDown Live) vs. Jimmy Uso & Naomi (SmackDown Live) in a SmackDown Division Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge
"THERE'S NO HUGGING IN WRESTLING!"
Well @mikethemiz, there are actually two schools of thought… #WWEMMC @WWEAsuka @NaomiWWE @WWEUsos pic.twitter.com/BeAfuFVxJG
— WWE (@WWE) October 24, 2018
Asuka and Naomi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Asuka applies a wrist lock. Naomi reverses the hold. Asuka transitions into a side headlock. Naomi with a headscissors neck lock. Asuka ducks a clothesline from Naomi. Double Hip Attack in the center of the ring. Naomi and Asuka starts hugging it out. Miz is confused. There’s no hugging in wrestling. Miz tags himself in. Miz heads to the outside. Miz is done. Jimmy rolls Miz back into the ring. Jimmy applies a Bear Hug. Miz grabs the top rope to create separation. Miz decks Jimmy with a back elbow smash. Miz follows that with a shoulder tackle. Miz will hug himself.
Jimmy leapfrogs over Miz. Jimmy with a Hip Toss. Miz kicks Jimmy in the chest. Miz goes for The Awesome Clothesline, but Jimmy ducks out of the way. Miz has Jimmy perched on the top turnbuckle. Rusev and Lana are watching the match from the backstage area. Following a snap mare takeover, Miz applies a rear chin lock. Jimmy with shots to the midsection of Miz. Jimmy ducks a clothesline from Miz. Jimmy goes for a Back Body Drop, but Miz lands back on his feet. Jimmy SuperKicks Miz. Naomi and Asuka are tagged in. Naomi with a Jumping Clothesline.
Naomi delivers a series of shoulder kicks. Asuka avoids a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naomi thrust kicks the midsection of Asuka. Asuka responds with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Naomi drops Asuka with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naomi goes for a Split Legged MoonSault, but Miz pulls Asuka out of harms way. Asuka tags in Miz. Jimmy with multiple clotheslines. Jimmy uppercuts Miz. Jimmy connects with a Samoan Drop. Jimmy goes for a Running Stinkface, but Miz counters with a Big Boot for a two count. Naomi with a High Leg Kick to Asuka. Jimmy with a lethal uppercut. Day One Glow with Stereo StinkFaces. Jimmy goes for a Suicide Dive, but Miz counters with a Forearm Smash. Naomi takes out Asuka with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Miz plants Jimmy with The Skull Crushing Finale to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Miz & Asuka (SmackDown Live) via Pinfall
WWE Mixed Match Challenge 2018 Standings
Team Country Dominance (Bobby Lashley & Mickie James) 2-0
Team Monster Eclipse (Braun Strowman & Ember Moon) 2-0
Team BNB’ (Finn Balor & Bayley) 2-1
Team Mahalica (Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox) 0-2
Team Pawz (Bobby Roode & Natalya) 0-3
Team Awe-Suka (The Miz & Asuka) 3-0
Team Fenomenal Flair (AJ Styles & Charlotte Flair) 2-0
Team Day One Glow (Jimmy Uso & Naomi) 1-2
Team Ravishing Rusev Day (Rusev & Lana) 0-2
Team Fabulous Truth (R-Truth & Carmella) 0-2