Video: Shayna Baszler invades Smackdown
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Via Marc Middleton’s Smackdown recap:
SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Nikki Cross vs. Bayley
Back from the break and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley with Sasha Banks. Nikki Cross is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Kayla.
The bell rings and they go at it. Bayley takes it to the corner. Cross rolls her up for a quick 2 count. Cross with another early pin attempt for a 2 count. Bayley comes right back with a knee to the gut and then drops Cross as Banks cheers her on. Cross sends Bayley to the floor. Cross drops Bayley through the ropes and nails a tornado DDT on the floor as fans pop.
Cross brings it back into the ring for a 2 count. We go to commercial with Cross in control.
Back from the break and Bayley has control after Banks assisted her during the break. Cross looks to mount offense with a dropkick through the ropes to the floor but Bayley catches her and sends her into the steel ring steps as Banks laughs. Bayley brings it back into the ring for a 2 count.
Cross counters again and hits a neckbreaker. Cross with more offense and another close 2 count. Cross with clotheslines and a splash in the corner as she rallies the crowd. Cross with a bulldog out of the corner as the crowd pops louder for her. Cross goes to the top and hits a crossbody for a close 2 count. Cross shows some frustration now. Banks provides a distraction from the apron but gets kicked to the floor. Bayley takes advantage of the distraction and knocks Cross to the mat. Bayley goes to the top and hits the big flying elbow but Cross kicks out at 2. Bayley can’t believe it.
Bayley takes Cross to the top and they tangle. Bayley counters and Cross goes face-first to the mat. Cross goes to the floor for a breather but ends up trapping Bayley in the apron cover and working her over for a pop. Banks comes over but gets dropped. Cross brings it back in the ring. The referee checks on Bayley possibly being hurt as Cross goes to the top. Banks takes advantage of the referee being distracted and pushes Cross from the top. Bayley goes on and gets the pin to retain the title.
– After the match, WWE NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler suddenly attacks at ringside as fans go wild as Banks and Cross get dropped. She enters the ring to a loud “NXT!” chant. Baszler destroys Bayley now. Baszler stands tall with her title belt as fans cheer her on. Baszler makes her exit through the crowd as we go back to commercial.