Tessa Blanchard vs. Taya Valkyrie for the Knockouts Championship
Tessa shoves Valkyrie in the face, right off the bat. The two women proceed in to a quick exchange of reversals, arm drags, and kicks until Taya connects with double knees to Tessa’s back and face. Valkyrie gets Blanchard backed in to the turnbuckle for a stiff kick but Tessa rolls to the outside and reverses a kick from Taya. This brings Taya out to the floor. Tessa goes flying through the ropes with a beautiful topei suicida.
Back from commercial, Tessa has Taya in a brutal looking chicken wing manoeuvre that has her arms tied behind her back. Valkyrie reverses with elbows to the abdomen and delivers a crossbody off the ropes. Blanchard gets some strikes on Taya and is back in control. Tessa throws Taya face first into the 2nd rope, does a running kick to Valkyrie’s back, and then gets a close 2 count. Blanchard is staying on Taya with a perfectly executed body slam. Tessa goes to the top rope but Taya has it scouted and forearms her in the chest. She follows that up with an Irish whip into the corner, a back elbow, and a stiff boot to the side of Blanchard’s head.
Valkyrie delivers a headlock takeover and a running dropkick to a sitting Blanchard. Tessa gets a reversal in the corner but receives a spear shortly thereafter. Both women slowly up to their feet. Taya hits some loud chops on Tessa and then follows up with a huge German suplex. Close 2 count. Tessa delivers a sudden cutter and both women are back down.
A series of reversals result in Taya taking control and she maneuvers a modified surfboard in to a stomp on Tessa’s back. Huge moonsault from Taya Valkyrie connects! A 2 & 7/8 count! Taya climbs up and does a massive crossbody to the floor, landing on Blanchard. Tessa knocks out the referee in what appeared to be an attempt to save her Knockouts Championship.
Winner by DQ: Taya Valkyrie
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