WWE Mixed Match Challenge
November 27, 2018
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Team RAW: Bobby Roode & Natalya, Ember Moon & Curt Hawkins, Bayley & Finn Balor, Alicia Fox & Jinder Mahal, and Mickie James & Bobby Lashley
Team SmackDown Live: Asuka & The Miz, Naomi & Jimmy Uso, Jeff Hardy & Charlotte Flair, Lana & Rusev, and Carmella & R-Truth
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox w/The Singh Brothers (RAW) vs. Curt Hawkins & Ember Moon (RAW) in a Monday Night Raw Quarter-Final Round Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge Playoffs
Needless to say, @TheCurtHawkins was FIRED UP at the thought of breaking his losing streak alongside @WWEEmberMoon on #WWEMMC tonight! pic.twitter.com/VUNrVjyu7n
— WWE (@WWE) November 28, 2018
Fox and Moon will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fox applies a waist lock. Fox goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Moon holds onto the ropes. Moon rolls Fox over for a two count. Fox blocks a boot from Moon. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Moon applies a waist lock. Moon with a pinning combination for a two count. Moon ducks a clothesline from Fox. Moon with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Fox tags in Mahal. Hawkins wants Moon to wrestle Mahal. Mahal punches Hawkins in the gut. Mahal with a clubbing blow to Hawkins back. Mahal with a side headlock takeover. Mahal drops Hawkins with a shoulder tackle. SHANTI!
Hawkins leapfrogs over Mahal. Hawkins dropkicks Mahal. Hawkins clotheslines Mahal over the top rope. Hawkins lays out The Singh Brothers. Mahal knocks Hawkins off the ring apron. Mahal rolls Hawkins back into the ring. Mahal hooks the leg for a two count. Mahal stomps on Hawkins back. Mahal applies a side headlock. Hawkins is having a hard time creating separation. Mahal applies The Cravate. Hawkins gets back to a vertical base. Hawkins with shots to the midsection of Mahal. Mahal with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Mahal with clubbing elbow smashes. Mahal applies a half nelson chin lock.
Mahal with a series of SlingShot Knee Drops. Hawkins sends Mahal crashing to the outside. Hawkins tags in Moon. Moon with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Moon unloads a flurry of kicks. Moon whips Fox to the corner. Moon with a Running Elbow Strike. Moon goes for a Tornado Suplex, but Fox blocks it. Fox with a sunset flip for a two count. Moon SuperKicks Fox for a two count. Hawkins made a blind tag. Moon hits The Eclipse. Hawkins with an ill advised cover. Moon with a Double Eclipse to The Singh Brothers. Mahal plants Hawkins with The Khallas to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox (RAW) via Pinfall
Second Match: Bobby Lashley & Mickie James w/Lio Rush (RAW) vs. Finn Balor & Bayley (RAW) in a RAW Division Quarter-Final Round Match In The 2018 WWE Mixed Match Challenge Playoffs
Tonight was all about BOUNCING BACK for @FinnBalor & @itsBayleyWWE on #WWEMMC! pic.twitter.com/xxZmj2n0om
— WWE (@WWE) November 28, 2018
Lashley and Balor will start things off. Lashley tags in Mickie. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Mickie shoves Bayley. Lio Rush starts a Mickie chant. Mickie attacks Bayley from behind. Mickie is throwing forearms at Bayley. Mickie is choking Bayley with her boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Mickie delivers a Running Boot for a two count. Mickie applies a half nelson chin lock. Mickie bounces Bayley’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Mickie with clubbing shoulder blocks in the corner. Bayley kicks Mickie in the jaw. Mickie responds with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Mickie applies a BodyScissors Hold. Mickie targets the back of Bayley. Bayley rolls Mickie over for a two count. Mickie pulls Bayley down to the mat. Bayley kicks Mickie in the face.
Both ladies are knocked down after a double clothesline. Balor and Lashley are tagged in. Balor with a Flying Forearm Smash. Balor unloads his combination offense. Lashley reverses out of the irish whip from Balor. Balor ducks a clothesline from Lashley. Balor with another Flying Forearm Smash. Lashley goes for a GutWrench PowerBomb, but Balor lands back on his feet. Balor with a double leg takedown. Balor follows that with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Balor stares down Rush. Balor with a knife edge chop. Lashley catches Balor in mid-air. Balor side steps Lashley into the turnbuckles. Balor goes for an Apron Enzuigiri, but Lashley counters with a Back Elbow Smash.
Lashley sends Balor crashing to the outside. Lashley rolls Balor back into the ring. Lashley with the lateral press for a two count. Lashley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Lashley throws Balor back first into the ringside barricade. Lashley takes a lap around the ring. Balor hits The SlingBlade on the floor. Lashley gets back in the ring at the count of nine. Mickie prevents Balor from making the hot tag to Bayley. Lashley with a Corner Spear. Lashley flexes his muscles. Lashley goes for The Dominator, but Balor rolls him over for a two count. Balor sends Lashley shoulder first to the steel ring post. Balor tags in Bayley.
Bayley slides under Mickie. Bayley dumps Mickie face first on the apron. Bayley with a Jumping Knee Strike. Bayley dives over Mickie. Mickie with a FlapJack. Mickie follows that with a Flying Seated Senton for a two count. Bayley rolls Mickie over for a two count. Mickie kicks Bayley in the gut. Mickie goes for The Mickie DDT, but Bayley blocks it. Bayley with a Belly to Back Suplex. Rush trips Bayley from the outside. Balor tosses Lashley out of the ring. Balor lands a SomerSault Plancha. Bayley sends Mickie face first to the top turnbuckle. Bayley plants Mickie with The Bayley To Belly to pickup the victory.
Winner: Finn Balor & Bayley (RAW) via Pinfall