Ember Moon vs. Charlotte Flair
Back from the break and both Superstars are in the ring as the bell rings. They go at it, back and forth early on. Flair takes Moon down and stomps early on. The music interrupts and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. Flair is distracted by Bayley coming down the ramp, allowing Moon to roll Flair up for the pin to win out of nowhere.
Winner: Ember Moon
After the match, the chaos continues when Ember throws Bayley into the ring with Charlotte. Charlotte takes down Bayley but is distracted when Moon hits her with an Eclipse. Moon goes back to the top and drops Bayley with another Eclipse. Moon stands tall as her music hits.
Ember Moon to collide with Charlotte Flair
Ember Moon received the biggest opportunity of her WWE career thus far last week, when SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley challenged her to a title match at SummerSlam. However, The Shenom will have no time to rest on her laurels, as she now has to prepare to challenge The Queen.
Moon will look to make a definitive statement by besting Charlotte Flair, the most decorated Superstar in the Women’s division. Will The War Goddess pick up invaluable momentum as SummerSlam approaches or will The Queen stay Queen and knock Ember down a significant notch?
SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley vs. Ember Moon
Week in and week out, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley has established herself as a truly inspirational titleholder, most recently with a successful title defense in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match against Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross at WWE Extreme Rules. Up next, she will look to stop an absolute force of nature when she battles Ember Moon at SummerSlam. Could a championship Eclipse be on the horizon?
After Moon was challenged by Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville to find a partner to face the outspoken duo in a tag team contest on SmackDown LIVE, Bayley answered the call and helped The Shenom secure the victory in convincing fashion.
As the smoke cleared on the hard-hitting tag team bout, Kayla Braxton asked Bayley who her next challenger might be in the wake of her pay-per-view triumph. Responding to the calls of the WWE Universe, the gusty titleholder wasted little time offering The War Goddess an opportunity, which Moon accepted with a joyous “Hell yeah!”
Don’t miss what is sure to be a classic showdown at The Biggest Event of the Summer, Sunday Aug. 11, streaming live at 7 ET/4 PT on WWE Network.
Ember Moon & Bayley vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville
Back from the break and out comes Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville first. Ember Moon is out next. It’s time to find out who her mystery partner is. Out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley for a pop. We see how Bayley retained over Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss in the 2-on-1 Handicap Match at Extreme Rules.
The bell rings and Rose and Deville both unload on Bayley to start. The referee tries to restore order early on as Deville is still in the ring. Deville with a big knee to Bayley as Rose covers for a 2 count. Deville finally exits the ring as Rose unloads on Bayley. The referee backs her off and she yells at him. Bayley finally drops Rose and tags in Moon.
Moon goes right to work on Rose, taking her frustration out on her. Moon with kicks in the corner. Moon goes to the top. Deville runs in but Bayley drops her with a Bayley-to-Belly suplex. Moon comes off the top with The Eclipse on Rose for the pin to win.
Winners: Ember Moon and Bayley
After the match, Bayley and Ember stand tall as Ember’s music hits. We go to replays. Kayla Braxton enters the ring and asks Bayley about her challenger for SummerSlam. She says she’s glad her chapter with Alexa Bliss has ended, so she can get back to her original plan to elevate the women’s division. Bayley wants to face someone who’s worthy of a shot, who has charisma, who she’s never faced before, who would be dedicated to the title if they win. Bayley looks at Moon and Kayla asks her if she’s up for it. Moon accepts the challenge and it looks like we might have a match for SummerSlam. They celebrate as Moon’s music hits.