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- Braun Strowman & Alexa Bliss VS Jimmy Uso & Naomi; Strowman & Alexa win and advance to the semifinals.
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The Mixed Match Challenge quarterfinals are halfway through!
Team AWESKA kept the Empress of Tomorrow’s Streak alive. This weak, Team Little Big go up against Team Uce-GLOW to see who faces them in the next round. Will The Miz & Asuka like what they see after tonight’s match?
Braun Strowman & Alexa Bliss VS Jimmy Uso & Naomi!
— WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2018
The Monster and the Goddess represent Connor’s Cure while Mr. & Mrs. Uce represent Boys & Girls Clubs of America! But only one team can move on towards the grand prize of $100,000!
The fans chant “Get These Hands!” while the duos stare down. Alexa shoves Naomi, but Naomi shoves back. Alexa has Strowman hold her belt before she goes after Naomi, but Strowman holds her back with one arm. He keeps the feisty Five Feet of Fury back to wait for the match’s official start.
As such, things calm down and Strowman starts with Jimmy.
The bell rings, but Naomi thinks this is a bit scary for her husband. She loves him, so she gives him a hug. Jimmy says he’ll be fine, but then Strowman grabs him and puts him in a corner! Jimmy fights back with uppercuts, but Strowman shoves him to then run him over with a lariat! Strowman watches Jimmy crawl to a corner, to then flatten him! He roars and Alexa smiles while Jimmy gets to another corner. Strowman flattens Jimmy again! Alexa taunts Jimmy while Strowman stands over him. She wants him to finish this, so he scoops Jimmy up. Jimmy gets out and tags to Naomi, bringing Alexa in.
Naomi makes sure Jimmy is okay before she and Alexa circle. They tie up, go around, and Alexa pushes Naomi against the ropes. Naomi pushes her away, then splits under the “Two Feet of Fury”. Naomi dodges Alexa again and things speed up, but Alexa SLAPS Naomi! Strowman enjoys seeing Alexa “slap the taste out” Naomi’s mouth, and Alexa gets her back for that “two feet” comment. She whips Naomi to a corner but Naomi gets her with the twerk attack! Then sliding slap in return! Cover, TWO, and Jimmy distracts Strowman away from the tag. Naomi puts Alexa in a corner and snapmares her back out, for the running low lariat. Cover, TWO, but Naomi stays on Alexa with an armlock. Naomi taunts “Shorty”, but Alexa says she’s not that short!
The fans cheer Alexa but she gets dumped down back into the armlock. Alexa endures and scraps her way up and out. She gets to ropes, forcing Naomi to let go. Naomi keeps going after her, so Alexa grabs the apron skirt. Alexa shoves Naomi away, so Jimmy runs in to blast Strowman with a cheap shot! Strowman gets up but gets a SUPERKICK, and another! Jimmy sees Strowman still standing, so he runs to dropkick Strowman to barriers. The referee backs Jimmy to his corner, so Alexa bumps Naomi off buckles. Alexa kicks Naomi in the face, then climbs up top. She takes aim, Naomi enziguris her off, but Strowman catches her!
There’s a moment of swooning, and Strowman snaps out of it to set his Goddess back on the apron.
However, Naomi builds speed and bumps Alexa off and onto Strowman!
— WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2018
Now isn’t this quite the development. It’s one thing for Alexa to be in Strowman’s arms, but for her to be on top of him? The fans sure seem in favor of it. Alexa and Strowman stand up, they’re just friends, but Jimmy taunts, “That’s who’s gonna get those hands!” Strowman doesn’t take kindly to the teasing, he chases Jimmy around the ring and then shoves him into barriers!
He’s not done there, he bowls Jimmy down the way, then picks up steel steps. Naomi and the ref warn Strowman not to use those, but Alexa throws Naomi down by her hair. Strowman puts the steps down while Alexa throws hands and covers. ONE, so Alexa puts Naomi in a chinlock.
Alexa thrashes Naomi around, but Jimmy is back to rally the fans for his wife. Naomi gets up and fights back with furious body shots. She scoops but Alexa slips out and throws Naomi down again. Jimmy protests, but Alexa toys with Naomi. Alexa puts Naomi in a corner and stomps a mudhole into her. She walks it off, but then Naomi kicks back!
Both women are down, Naomi crawls for her corner, but Alexa steps on her! Alexa taunts Naomi with a taunt before bouncing her off the mat. She then stands on Naomi for the skateboard stomps. Cover, TWO, but Alexa keeps her cool while she taunts Jimmy. Naomi gets up, and hits Alexa with the running jawbreaker! Kip-up and Naomi says it’s #GlowTime.
Naomi rallies on Alexa, then lights her up with those kicks! Naomi drags Alexa away for a leg drop, TWO. La Mahistrol, TWO. Roll-up, TWO. Alexa jumps but Naomi catches her, to then knock her down with a clothesline. Both women are down again, so Strowman just comes in to barrel Jimmy off the apron! Payback for earlier but he’s not done there! Strowman throws Jimmy into barriers, then clears the announce desk! The fans fire up because they know what this means. Strowman points to Jimmy, then drags him up for the scoop, and the MONSTER SLAM!!
— WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2018
Strowman decimates Jimmy, Alexa rolls up Naomi! Alexa & Strowman win! The Goddess & Monster bring Connor’s Cure with them to the semifinal round. Will they be the team to give Asuka her first loss? Or will The Empress & The A-Lister surprise us by overcoming this #LittleBig obstacle?