We see Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke in the back talking. They will be on MizTV tonight. Back to commercial.
We go to the ring for another must see episode of MizTV with new RAW Superstars The Miz and John Morrison. They make some Draft-related jokes and then bring out their guests – Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke.
There’s some tension between Rose and Miz to start out, over what happened with Otis. Miz asks Brooke and Rose about going for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles and then tries to stir the pot over tonight’s #1 Contender Battle Royal. Rose says may the best women win tonight’s Battle Royal. The music interrupts and out comes Natalya and Lana. They talk about why they should be interviewed, not Rose and Brooke. There’s some tension between the two women’s tag teams now. Rose tells them to focus more on training instead of Tik Tok and maybe they could win a match. Natalya strikes and a brawl breaks out.
Lana gets dumped to the floor. Rose and Brooke double team Natalya now. Natalya also gets sent out to the floor. We go to commercial with Rose and Brooke taunting Natalya from the ring.
Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose vs. Natalya and Lana
We go to the ring and both teams are already out. Natalya goes at it with Mandy Rose early on. Dana Brooke provides an assist. Lana turns it around coming in off a tag. More back and forth early on.
Lana covers Dana for a 2 count and then launches her. Lana stomps away on Dana in the corner now. Natalya and Lana keep Dana in their corner with quick tags. The two teams continue to go at it. Rose has words with Lana and then unloads after she finally gets the tag. This allows Dana to come off the top and take Lana out for the pin to win.
Winners: Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose
After the match, Rose and Brooke celebrate as we go to replays. They head to the back together as Natalya tends to Lana on the mat. Natalya tells Lana she’s done because this isn’t working out. Natalya exits the ring by herself as Lana starts crying.
Dual Brand Battle Royal to Determine New #1 Contender to RAW Women’s Champion Asuka: Nia Jax, Shayna Baszler, Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, Lana, Natalya, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott, Bianca Belair, Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Tamina Snuka, Lacey Evans, Nikki Cross
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first is RAW Women’s Champion Asuka to join the announcers on commentary. The winner of this match will become the new #1 contender for a future title match with Asuka. Out first are the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions – Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. They head to the ring together and we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and the announcers hype the season premieres of SmackDown and RAW coming up. The ring is full of Superstars now. Jax takes the mic and says it’s clear she or Baszler will win, so why don’t the others eliminate themselves now? The bell rings and everyone attacks Baszler and Jax. Lana gets dropped by Jax. Tamina stares down Jax but they double team Lana instead. Tom confirms Asuka will defend against the winner next week. Jax eliminates Tamina.
Billie tries to dump Jax but Jax sends her to the apron. Jax headbutts her to the floor and Billie is now eliminated. Rose works on Baszler in the corner. Baszler sends Brooke to the apron but Rose makes the save. Everyone else is teaming up on Jax. Baszler eliminates Brooke and Rose at the same time.
Jax gets attacked by everyone again. Baszler saves her but ends up eliminating her own partner. Baszler has eliminated Jax. Jax is furious but Baszler tries to calm her, saying it’s every woman for herself. Lana comes out, or maybe was eliminated, but Jax puts her through the announce table with a Samoan Drop, for the fourth time in recent weeks. We go to commercial but the camera cuts backstage to Randy Orton brawling with WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. They brawl up against a door and Drew grabs Orton by his throat, yelling in his face. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Cross is working on Evans. The Riott Squad is double teaming Baszler. Evans eliminates Cross with a Woman’s Right off the apron.
Baszler unloads on Riott and applies the Kirifuda Clutch to send her to the apron. Royce was eliminated by Natalya during the break. Baszler slams Liv on top of Riott, then applies the Clutch to Baszler. Belair counters and eliminates Baszler.
Natalya attacks Belair from behind and they fight to the corner. The Riott Squad eliminates Belair, knocking her from the top. It’s down to Evans, Natalya, Liv and Riott now. Liv attacks Evans while Riott goes for Natalya. The Riott Squad ends up eliminated at the same time, in opposite corners. Evans and Natalya face off now.
Evans and Natalya go at it while Asuka watches from the backstage area. They take turns on the apron and both hang on to avoid eliminations. Natalya ends up catching Evans and launching her into the ring post to eliminate her. Natalya starts celebrating on the apron but here comes Lana from behind. She was never eliminated. Lana kicks Natalya to the floor to win the match.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Lana
After the bell, Lana celebrates as Asuka looks on from the back. Lana vs. Asuka is set for next week’s season premiere.
October 12th, 2020