WWE Mixed Match Challenge Results
March 27, 2018
Commentary: Corey Graves, Michael Cole and Beth Phoenix
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
The fans have voted on Becky Lynch to be Charlotte Flair’s replacement. She will team with Bobby Roode to take on the team of Finn Balor and Sasha Banks, who have been voted back into the Mixed Match Challenge. The winners advance to the finals.
Bobby Roode and Becky Lynch vs. Finn Balor and Sasha Banks
Bobby Roode will start against Finn Balor. They lock up, and Roode wrenches the arm. Balor tries to fight out and goes for a Russian Leg Sweep, but Roode fights it. Balor comes back with an arm drag, but Roode fights out. They’re at a stalemate. Roode has the crowd do his “GLORIOUS” taunt. Balor puts the “Too Sweet” sign on his forehead. Sasha Banks begs to be tagged in.
Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch enter the match. Lynch applies a side headlock, but Banks whips her off. Lynch takes her down and rolls her up for a two count. Banks goes for a jackknife cover, but Lynch bridges up. Banks arm drags her, but Lynch comes back with a pair of arm drags. They each go for a punch, but stop seeing the other one trying it. Lynch puts the 4 fingers up. Banks says she saw what she did to Bayley last night. Banks shoves her, and Lynch shoves her back. Banks then takes her down and punches away at her. Balor blind tags in, so Roode is in. Balor sends him into the ropes and hits a pair of arm drags. Roode fights up and backs him to the corner. Roode slingshots over him and goes for a Glorious DDT, but Balor fights out. Balor dropkicks him for a two count. Roode whips him into the ropes and turns him inside out with a knee to the midsection. Roode gets the better of him, but Balor fights up. Balor kicks him in the face, but Roode comes right back with a big boot. Balor then hits an overhead kick.
Banks tags in, so Lynch is in. Banks comes on like lightening and gets the better of Lynch, but Lynch survives it by kicking out. Banks goes for a head-scissor, but Lynch counters out. Lynch connects with a Bexploder and goes to the top rope. Lynch hits a missile dropkick for a two count. Lynch fights up and goes for a body slam, but Banks counters into a roll-up for a two count. Banks kicks her back, but Lynch avoids the double knees. Lynch then kicks her to the apron. Banks knees her in the face and goes to the top rope. Lynch cuts her off and hits a superplex.
Roode and Balor are tagged in. Balor takes Roode down and hits a double stomp. Roode boots him back and goes to the second rope, but Balor hits a step-up enzuigiri. Balor hits the 1916, but Lynch breaks up the pin. Roode counters the Sling Blade into a Glorious DDT attempt. Balor backs him to the corner, but Roode boots him back. Roode hits a blockbuster for a near fall. Balor rolls him up for a near fall. Balor then hits a Sling Blade. Balor dropkicks him into the corner. Banks gets on the apron and wants a tag. Banks goes to the top rope and hits Lynch with the Meteora. Roode is knocked to the outside, and Banks hits him with a suicide dive. Balor then dropkicks Roode into the barricade. Banks gets in the ring, and Lynch catches her with an inside cradle for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Bobby Roode and Becky Lynch
Bobby Roode and Charlotte Flair, who will be back next week, will take on The Miz and Asuka in the Mixed Match Challenge Finals.
Kurt Angle’s music hits, and he comes out to a HUGE ovation in his hometown. Angle talks about Charlotte Flair going down with an injury. Angle trips over his words saying Becky Lynch was chosen as a temporary replacement. Next week, Bobby Roode and Charlotte Flair will take on The Miz and Asuka. The real winners are the charities. The winning team’s charity gets $100,000.
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