It’s a Mixed Match Challenge Season 1 rematch as Jimmy Uso & Naomi again battle Rusev & Lana to prove which is the best married couple in WWE today!
- Finn Balor & Bayley VS Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox; Balor & Bayley win.
- Jimmy Uso & Naomi VS Rusev & Lana; Jimmy & Naomi win.
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Mixed Match Challenge continues the round robin!
In the Raw Block, #MonsterEclipse, aka Braun Strowman & Ember Moon, are tied with #CountryDominance, aka Mickie James & Bobby Lashley, at 1-0. But this tournament has really only just begun! The 0-1 #Mahalicia have their second match already against Team B’n’B, Bayley & Finn Balor! Finn and Bayley each have singles wins over Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox, but now it’s time for their tag team showdown!
Meanwhile, the SmackDown Block is led by the #FenomenalFlair, AJ Styles & Charlotte, and #AWESKA, The Miz & Asuke, at 1-0. The top two teams are taking the week off, because we’re getting a power couple rematch from Season 1 first! The #RavishingRusevDay puts their Milwaukee misunderstanding aside so they can face the #DayOneGlow of Jimmy Uso & Naomi!
Finn Balor & Bayley VS Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox!
The Extraordinary & The Huggable have been on a roll as of late, but will the Modern Day Maharaja and his Crazy like a Fox “captain” be able to turn it around?
Fans chant “Too Sweet!” for B’n’B and rally up as the ladies start. Bayley and Alicia circle with the bell, but Alicia keeps her distance. She wants to wrestle Finn? That’s not possible, Alicia, that’s illegal per the rules. Alicia accuses Finn of being a chicken, but Jinder tries to remind Alicia the rules are what’s keeping her from facing Finn. Alicia and Bayley continue to circle, and Alicia starts pushing Finn as she calls him a chicken. Bayley rolls Alicia up, ONE! Bayley hip tosses Alicia then La Mahistrol, TWO. Alicia backs off but Bayley goes after her again. Alicia gets to the ropes and then her corner. She tags Mahal in, so Finn comes in by default. Mahal tries to calm Alicia but the fans fire up with Finn.
Finn and Mahal tie up, Finn gets a waistlock. Mahal elbows out and gets the headlock takeover. Alicia chants “Shanti!” while fans rally for Finn. Mahal gets another takedown then shifts to the chinlock. Alicia argues with Sunil Singh while fans rally. Finn stands but Mahal brings him down. Mahal grinds Finn down, but Finn endures. Finn stands up and powers out, then thigns speed up. Finn arm-drags Mahal around, then gets the armlock. Mahal stands up quick, Finn wrenches the arm but Mahal knees low. Mahal whips but Finn reverses, only for Mahal to sunset flip. Finn rolls through to dropkick Mahal down! Mahal gets to his corner so Finn backs off. Alicia tags, and Bayley comes in.
Bayley sees Alicia coming and gets a waistlock. Alicia elbows and whips but Bayley reverses. Bayley runs in but Alicia goes up and over for the sunset flip. TWO, and Bayley clotheslines Alicia down! Bayley mocks Shanti, then brings Alicia up. Bayley powers Alicia to a corner for big shoulders, then rolls back for the wacky waving double gunning back elbow! Sunil coaches Alicia and Alicia puts Bayley on the apron. Alicia forearms Bayley and Bayley falls, into Sunil’s arms! Whoa now, Bayley has Finn. Alicia tells Sunil to put Bayley down. He does, and Alicia puts Bayley into a post! Alicia drags Bayley up and puts her in the ring. Bayley sits up, to get Alicia’s running facebuster! Cover, TWO, but Alicia keeps on Bayley with a chinlock. Alicia thrashes Bayley around but fans rally up.
#TeamPawz Kevin Owens & Natalya are commenting in the Social Media Lounge, trying to figure out how to spell “Shanti.” Back in the ring, Alicia runs in at Bayley in the corner, but gets a flapjack onto buckles! Bayley crawls but Alicia drops her with a leg drop! Alicia drags Bayley away, then turns her over to get the chinlock back on. Finn rallies the fans for Bayley, and Bayley endures as Alicia goes after the ponytail. We see Mr. & Mrs. Machka working to focus despite Milwaukee. We return to the ring to see Alicia wrenching the arm. Alicia whips Bayley in but Bayley boots her back. Alicia blocks the boots to drag Bayley out for a bomb attempt. Bayley back drops Alicia off, and both women are down! Hot tag to Finn!
Mahal comes in but Finn rallies with forearms and elbows. Finn whips but Mahal reverses, only for Finn to knock him down. Finn runs at Mahal in the corner for the running chop. He whips Mahal corner to corner but Mahal reverses. Finn goes up and over but runs into a boot! Mahal hops up, but Finn stops him with a kick! Finn runs at Mahal for the slingblade! Then he aims, for the shotgun dropkick! Mahal is down so Finn goes up. Fans fire up but Alicia distracts and shakes the ropes! Finn falls and Mahal tags. Alicia goes after Finn!? But Bayley stops that with a Thesz Press and fast hands! Alicia gets away but Bayley has her with a big knee in the corner! Bayley climbs up now, and leaps at Alicia with the crossbody! Cover, TWO!
Bayley drags Alicia up to throw her to the apron, for a hotshot! Alicia flounders to the floor and Sunil tries to help her up. Bayley builds speed to wreck Alicia both with the dropkick! Sunil cowered away and Alicia knows it! Alicia targets Sunil now, and he goes running! She chases, but Bayley gets Sunil with the Bayley2Belly! Then she sends Alicia back out, and calls to Finn to fly! Finn builds speed, and FLIES! He gets Sunil and Mahal, and then Bayley adjusts her ponytail. Alicia turns around, into a Bayley2Belly! Cover, B’n’B wins!
Winners: Finn Balor & Bayley, Bayley pinning
The Extraordinary & the Huggable get the win in their first Mixed Match Challenge match to go 1-0! However, that also means #Mahalicia goes down to 0-2! Will there be time for Mahal & Alicia to make a recovery? Or is it already boiling down to B’n’B, Monster Eclipse and Country Dominance?
Backstage interview with B’n’B.
Bayley & Balor make their MMC debut a success, but now they face on Strowman & Moon. Their plan is simple, though, because Bayley will prepare for Ember while Finn will prepare for Braun. B’n’B says they’ll repeat their success and it’ll be #TooSweet. Jimmy Uso comes by, and asks “What you know about Milwaukee?” Well, we’ll find out soon enough.
Jimmy Uso & Naomi VS Rusev & Lana!
The Uce-GLOW Penitentiary may be 0-1, but they have everything on lock down as far as their relationship. Meanwhile, Mr. & Mrs. Machka are mulling over the “scandal” Aiden English is trying to sell. Which couple will be stronger tonight heading towards TLC and the MMC Finals?
Fans are still on the side of Rusev Day as the bell rings. But then fans change and start chanting, “Milwaukee! Milwaukee!” The teams sort out and start with the wives. Lana and Naomi tie up, and Naomi gets the headlock takeover. Lana headscissors her way out, but Naomi pops out. Naomi twerks real quick, but then she splits to dodge the clothesline. She shimmies now to tease Lana. Lana runs in but Naomi jumps over to break it down more. Lana “applauds” Naomi’s dancing skills, and offers a handshake. Naomi accepts, and Lana kicks her low! Lana whips but Naomi reverses. Lana counters with headscissors and ax kick, then hits a bulldog! Rusev likes what he sees as Naomi rolls away. Wait, is that a Lana-rooni!? And Lana twerks, too!
Lana dares Naomi to dance now, and Rusev trash talks Jimmy. Jimmy says the dance off should happen, so the fans start chanting “Dance off! Dance off!” Hit the music! The beat drops and Lana dares Naomi to start. Naomi does, and high kicks and drops it low. She no-hands cartwheels, splits and then walks it out! Portland likes that, but now it’s Lana’s turn. Lana wiggles her way in and then pops ‘n’ locks. She handstands, coffee grinds, Lana-rooni three times in a row then spins it out. Naomi gives us a worm! Lana spins ballet style then splits. Lana whips her hair while Naomi spins. They go move for move, high kick for high kick, and even higher. The music stops but that dance-off is too close to call. Each husband supports his wife, but Portland sides with Naomi.
Rusev insists Lana wins, but Jimmy still says Naomi wins. Rusev shoves Jimmy, so now it’s time for the men to dance? Lana tags Rusev in, so now the men are legal. Meanwhile, Team AWESKA argue that they both were better dancers than any of these four. The music hits again, and Jimmy hits the Shoot kick-step. Rusev’s turn, and the Bulgarian Brute has Portland thunderous for him. He claps to start a beat, and Jimmy lets him borrow the sunglasses! We go old school, but then Rusev is too cool for Too Cool and he roundhouses Jimmy down! Cover, TWO! It was so close, but Rusev keeps on Jimmy at the ropes.
Jimmy breaks free, and Rusev spins him around, for the dragon whip enziguri! Tag to Naomi and in comes Lana. Naomi rallies with elbows, then with a roundhouse of her own. Lana staggers up and runs in but Naomi dodges to springboard roundhouse! Cover, but Rusev drags her off! Jimmy returns but Rusev gets him first. Rusev throws Jimmy out then follows, to jump into a SUPERKICK! Naomi has Lana, but Lana breaks free. Lana kicks, Ravishing Facebuster! Cover, TWO! But Lana roars, ready to crush! Jimmy gets on the mic, and asks about Milwaukee. Lana SLAPS Jimmy, but Naomi rolls Lana up! Jimmy & Naomi win!
Winners: Jimmy Uso & Naomi, Naomi pinning
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, it’s all about Milwaukee. The Day One Glow gets on the board, but there’s a lot of time left in this round robin. Will Jimmy & Naomi make a run for the top? Will Ravishing Rusev Day crash and burn?