Asuka continues to be WWE RAW Ladies’s Champion. The Empress of Tomorrow efficiently defended her title in opposition to Zelina Vega at WWE Conflict of Champions on Sunday.
The match was initially set for the WWE Conflict of Champions Kickoff Present. Nonetheless, as a result of cancellation of two matches it was moved to the principle card. The 2 matches referred to as off had been the Ladies’s Tag Workforce Championship match between Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler vs. The Riott Squad and the SmackDown Ladies’s Championship match between Bayley and Nikki Cross.
The rationale for the cancellations based on WWE was that Nia Jax, Shayna Baszler and Nikki Cross weren’t medically cleared to compete.
The RAW Ladies’s Championship Match at WWE Conflict of Champions
Within the lead as much as the match, Zelina was portrayed as a fiery and tenacious challenger. WWE Conflict of Champions was no totally different. The was Vega’s first pay-per-view match, her first title match and the primary time she has ever confronted Asuka. However she wasn’t going to let any of that have an effect on her efficiency.
The match began as anticipated, with Asuka controlling the match from the get-go. Asuka toyed with Vega, grinding her down with a fierce headlock. The tables turned when Vega would block a superplex which broken Asuka’s left arm. This was Vega’s probability.
Zelina would goal the arm with arm drags and armbars. An revolutionary crucifix on the ropes right into a Hurricanrana would result in the primary shut fall of the match. And a rolling kick would get Vega one other near-fall.
A inventive pinning mixture and submission maintain sequence would finish the match when Vega tapped to the Asuka lock.
After the match, Charlie Caruso interviewed Asuka within the ring. Asuka referred to as Vega a “firecracker, small however harmful” and Asuka would then lengthen her hand in respect however Vega gracefully bowed as a substitute. Asuka returned this show of respect solely to get a boot to the abdomen from Vega.
The outcome might have been predictable, however Vega put in a superb displaying at WWE Conflict of Champions and it appears as if Asuka and Zelina Vega usually are not finished one another.
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Printed 28 Sep 2020, 06:31 IST