Ember Moon is backstage when Bayley walks up. Bayley says they are teaming tonight but she hasn’t forgot about The Eclipse fro last week. Bayley goes on and says they will get through tonight but Moon will regret it if she tries to pull something again. Bayley walks off and Moon stares at her, smiling.
Ember Moon & Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
The bell rings and Moon starts off with Bliss. Moon takes control and dropkicks Bliss to the mat. Moon tags in Bayley but Bliss rams her back into the corner. Bliss charges but Bayley sends her into the top turnbuckle. Bayley keeps control on the outside as Cross approaches. Cross and Bayley yell at each other. Moon runs the ropes and nails a suicide dive on Cross. Bliss and Cross are both down again on the floor now. Moon and Bayley have words and face off as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Cross traps Bayley in the apron cover on the outside. Cross unloads and tags Bliss in. Bliss runs and dropkicks Bayley from behind while she’s trapped in the apron. Bliss brings Bayley back into the ring for a 2 count. Cross tags back in and they double team Bayley in the corner now. Cross takes Bayley back to the corner and makes another tag for more double teaming.
Bayley counters and tosses Cross out of the ring. Bliss stops Bayley from tagging. Cross and Moon both tag in at the same time now. Moon unloads on Cross and hits an enziguri to Bliss. Moon drops Cross again and kips up for a pop. Moon with a running hip attack to Cross and Bliss at the same time in the corner, sandwiching them.
Moon goes to the top and hits the Eclipse on Cross, who pushed Bliss out of the way to save her by taking the move. Bliss takes advantage and comes from behind to level Moon. Bliss ends up going to the top for Twisted Bliss on Moon. Bliss covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
After the match, Bliss’ music hits as she makes her exit with Cross. Bayley checks on Moon while she’s down in the middle of the ring. Bayley grabs Moon and drops her with a Bayley-to-Belly suplex out of nowhere. Fans give her a mixed reaction. Bayley stands tall over Moon and raises the title as her music plays.
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.