A video packages runs hyping Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax tonight.
RAW Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss (c) w/ Mickie James vs. Nia Jax
We get ring introductions for the challenger Nia Jax and champion Alexa Bliss.
Before the match officially begins, Nia Jax levels Mickie James and tosses her into the announce table at ringside. Jax tosses James back first into the barricade. Bliss jumps out and attacks Jax from behind. Jax turns around and Bliss runs away. Jax picks up James and drops her with a samoan drop at ringside. WWE officials attend to James.
Jax gets back inside the ring and the referee officially calls for the bell. Bliss with a big right hand slap to Jax. Jax yells in the face of Bliss and tosses her around the ring with ease. Jax splashes Bliss in the corner, puts her on her shoulders and press slams her down to the mat. Bliss lands partially on her feet and rolls out of the ring. Bliss is asking for her title at ringside and starts to leave when Jax levels her at ringside with a big charge. Jax tosses Bliss back inside the ring. Bliss with a thumb to the eye when the referee doesn’t see it. Bliss with kicks to the leg of Jax. Bliss with elbows and kicks to Jax in the corner. Bliss drops a knee over the back of Jax’s leg in the corner.
Jax is struggling to get back to her feet when Bliss stomps over her back. Jax with a big forearm chop to the chest of Bliss. Bliss attempts a guillotine choke, but Jax with an overhead toss to break it up. Jax connects in the corner with the steel ring post. Bliss with Twisted Bliss off the top turnbuckle taking out Jax at ringside. Back inside, Bliss drives Jax face first into the turnbuckle. Bliss with a spike DDT and Jax kicks out. Bliss with slaps to Jax. Jax plants Bliss with a big scoop slam. Jax splashes Bliss and then tosses her across the ring. Jax splashes Bliss again in the corner. Jax with a clothesline to Bliss. Bliss attempts a counter over the back of Jax. Jax flips Bliss into the corner.
Bliss rakes the eye of Jax. Jax fights off and plants Bliss with a big Alabama Slam. Jax has Bliss on her shoulders and is climbing the ropes in the corner. Jax with a samoan drop off the second rope. Jax gets the pinfall. She immediately gets emotional.
Winner and new RAW Women’s Champion: Nia Jax
Bliss vs. Jax was very physical, had some good transitions, unfortunately for the ladies the Superdome is just completely burnt out right now, the finish definitely got them back, Jax very emotional post-match #WrestleMania
— Wrestleview.com (@wrestleview) April 9, 2018
— WWE (@WWE) April 9, 2018