2/6/18 WWE Mixed Match Challenge Coverage: Goldust and Mandy Rose vs. Jimmy Uso and Naomi
Michael Cole, Corey Graves, and Beth Phoenix welcome us to the show. we then see prerecorded promos from each team.
Mixed Match Challenge Tournament First Round Match (w/Daniel Bryan as the Special Guest Referee): Goldust and Mandy Rose vs. Jimmy Uso and Naomi
Goldust and Uso start the match for their teams. They lock up and Goldust drops Uso with a shoulder block. Goldust calls a timeout and tells Uso he is a lot older than him and needs to catch his breath. Goldust drops Uso with an arm-drag, but Uso comes back with one of his own. He gives a kiss to Rose’s hand, and then Uso gives one to Naomi as well. Goldust then gives Rose a hug, and Uso gives one to Naomi. Then, Uso lays one on Naomi and Goldust asks Uso to check his breath. Goldust goes for a kiss, but Uso rolls him up from behind and Bryan refuses to count. Goldust drops Uso with a right hand and Naomi tags in. Mandy enters the ring as well and smacks Naomi with a hair-whip. Naomi comes back and slams Rose to the mat, but Rose comes back with right hands. Naomi slaps Rose and goes for the cover, but Rose kicks out at two.
Rose comes back with a face-buster and goes for the cover, but Naomi kicks out at two. Rose stomps away on Naomi and then slams her into the corner. Rose delivers a series of right hands and then chokes her over the middle rope. Rose kicks Naomi in the back and goes for the cover, but Naomi kicks out at two. Rose clubs Naomi and keeps her grounded. Naomi tries to get free, but Rose slams her back to the mat. Rose slaps Uso across the face, but Naomi takes her down with a clothesline and both women are down. Uso tags in and Goldust enters as well. Uso drops Goldust with a few right hands and then a Samoan Drop. Uso smashes Goldust in the corner and goes for the cover, but Rose breaks it up. Naomi takes Rose down with a forearm and then she and Uso drop Rose and Goldust with enzuiguris. Goldust and Rose comes back with cross-bodies and Goldust goes for the cover, but Uso kicks out at two.
Goldust kicks Uso in the midsection and comes off the ropes. Goldust plants Uso with the Final Cut and goes for the cover, but Naomi kicks out at two. Rose smacks Naomi again, but Naomi chases her around the ring. Naomi takes her out with a suicide dive and Uso goes for one as well, but Goldust catches him with a right hand. Goldust gets into the ring, but Uso connects with a superkick and Naomi hits the Rear View. Uso goes up top and hits the splash and gets the pin fall.
Winners: Jimmy Uso and Naomi.
After the match, Rusev and Lana come to the stage. Rusev says he and Lana are the best married couple around here and then sings a song about Lana. Lana says they are going to crush Elias and Bayley on next week’s show and well celebrate everyone’s favorite day, the ravishing Rusev Day. We then see a promo with Elias and Bayley. Elias says next week, Rusev and Lana will learn to walk with Elias. Bayley tries to sing, but Elias tells her to leave the music to him. She agrees and asks for a hug, but he says no and walks away.