WWE TLC Results – December 16, 2018
Welcome to the WWE TLC pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Jonathan Coachman, Booker T, David Otunga, and Sam Roberts consists of the panel.
- Cruiserweight Title Match: Buddy Murphy © defeated Cedric Alexander
- Ladder Match With Guitar Above The Ring: Elias defeated Bobby Lashley
Welcome to the TLC PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
Mixed Match Challenge Finals: R-Truth and Carmella vs. Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox
Mahal and Truth start things off but Truth got the better of him. After a blind tag by Fox, Carmella and Truth hit a double hip toss then did a dance break. The Singh Brothers then got into the ring to dance before being tossed out. Fox attacked Carmella from behind then hit a swinging neck breaker for 2. Fox with a head lock but Carmella fought out and hit a hurricanrana. Carmella with a series of strikes. Truth and Mahal got tagged in. Truth hit a spinning forearm shot but Fox tagged herself in. They had some fun with Fox and Truth that led to Carmella hitting her with a super kick until Mahal broke it up. Truth sent him to the floor. Fox went for a roll up but Carmella reversed and locked in a submission for the win.
Winner: R-Truth and Carmella
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Title Triple Threat Match: The Bar © vs. The Usos vs. The New Day
Kofi and Sheamus start things off with Kofi landing a drop kick then tagging in Woods who then hit a series of kicks and splashes. Cesaro broke it up. A brawl between the teams breaks out and Cesaro caught Jey with a major league uppercut. Sheamus caught Woods with a back breaker for 2. The champs double team Woods in the corner and beat him down with quick tags for the next few moments. Woods and Sheamus battled on the top rope until Woods caught him with a drop kick. Kofi and Cesaro got the hot tags with Kofi landing a series of shots to Cesaro then landing with a boom drop. Kofi went for Trouble In Paradise but Cesaro caught him. Jimmy tagged himself in but caught a big boot by Kofi. Cesaro lifted up Kofi and Jimmy hit a crossbody out of the air. Jimmy with a big boot to Cesaro and Kofi rolled up Jimmy. Jey in now and they landed a double head kick to Kofi. Jey with another super kick to Kofi then Woods then Sheamus, and Cesaro. A superkick party! Jey with a samoan drop to Kofi for 2 as Woods broke it up. Jey went to the top rope and hit a splash. Cesaro sent him to the ring post and covered Kofi for 2. Cesaro did the giant swing to Kofi then the sharpshooter but Woods hit a flying DDT. Sheamus is now legal and took out Woods. Kofi avoided the super kick and rolled up Sheamus for 2. Kofi with a double foot stomp to Sheamus and tagged in Woods who went to the to rope. Kofi with a head kick to Sheamus and Woods with spring board elbow drop for 2. Jey broke it up. Cesaro with an uppercut to Jimmy and Jey. Kofi drop kicked Cesaro to the floor. Kofi with a dive off the top rope to the floor to take out some of his opponents. Sheamus and Woods left in the ring to battle it out with Sheamus hitting a big boot to Woods for the win.
Winner: The Bar ©
TLC Match: Baron Corbin vs. Braun Strowman – If Strowman wins, he’ll challenge for the Universal Title at the Royal Rumble & Corbin loses all authority or if Corbin wins then he’s the permanent Raw GM.
Strowman comes out with a sling on his right arm and cuts a promo about how TLC matches doesn’t have any DQ’s. Thus, if someone would help him then it would be legal. We then see members of the Raw roster including Heath Slater, Finn Balor, Chad Gable, Bobby Roode, and Apollo Crews with chairs in their hands surrounding the ring. They attack Corbin only for him to get out of the ring and walk up the stage. Kurt Angle walked out and grabbed a chair and hit him a few times. Corbin got into the ring where all of the stars hit their finishers. Strowman put his foot on Corbin and Slater counted the fall.
Winner: Braun Strowman.
Tables Match: Natalya vs. Ruby Riott
They start brawling to begin the match until Riott tossed her to the ground and put some kicks to her. Natalya fought back and they went to the apron where Natalya tried to suplex her off but they continued to exchange right hands. Natalya speared Liv Morgan off the apron through the table. Riott checked on Morgan. Back in the ring, Natalya hit a nice german suplex then hit a baseball slide to Logan. Natalya tossed her into the barricade then landed a slap. Natalya went for a powerbomb but Riott fought out and Natalya sent her into the barricade. Natalya suplexed Morgan through a table. Riott talked trash to Natalya then sent her into the steel steps. Back in the ring, Natalya tried to german suplex her through a table but it was blocked. Natalya with the sharpshooter but Riott was able to tip the table where it fell on Natalya. Moments later, Natalya hit an electric chair. Natalya grabbed a table that had an image of Ruby on it then put on a Jim Neidharts jacket. Riott caught her with a super kick and went to the top rope but Natalya knocked her off. Natalya placed her on the top rope but Ruby hit a head kick. Natalya with a powerbomb to Ruby through the table for the win.
Singles Match: Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre
They start brawling to begin the match only to have McIntyre pick him apart for a few moments. Balor mounted a comeback and landed a series of chops. McIntyre placed him on the top rope but Balor knocked him down and landed a series of kicks. Balor went to the top rope and McIntyre tossed him across the ring. McIntyre with a series of strikes then another toss. McIntyre worked over the left arm of Balor until Balor fought back with some strikes in order to get the fans back into the match. Balor with a double foot stomp and a spinning DDT followed by a clothesline out of the ring. Balor with an outside dive to McIntyre. Back in the ring, Balor connects with the sling blade but only to be caught with a back breaker by McIntyre. Balor rolled him up for 2 then hit a head kick then went to the apron but McIntyre knocked him down and hit a headbutt. Dolph Ziggler comes out of nowhere and super kicks McIntyre then grabs a chair but McIntyre kicked him in the face. Balor drop kicked McIntyre into the corner then hit the double foot stomp for the win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
Chairs Match: Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton
Mysterio hit him with a chair several times then went to the top rope but Orton hit him in the back a few times. Orton went to the apron where Mysterio hit him with a chair a few more times then knocked him off with a baseball slide. Mysterio slides out of the ring with a chair and landed on Orton. Back in the ring, Orton knocked him down and placed a chair in the corner. Mysterio reversed and sent him into the chair. Orton with a powerslam to Rey. Orton blocked a 619 and instead, Mysterio landed a head kick on the outside of the ring. Mysterio went for a spring board dive but Orton threw a chair at him. Rey threw one at him and went to the top rope but Orton knocked him down then smashed his face first into a chair. Rey blocked an RKO and rolled him up for the win.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
WWE Raw Women’s Title Match: Ronda Rousey © vs. Nia Jax
Rousey was trying to land a series of quick strikes then rolled into an armbar until Jax powerbombed her to the mat. Jax with an elbow drop for 2 then sent her shoulder first into the ring post. Jax worked over the left shoulder of Rousey until Rousey locked in a headlock then transitioned into an ambar. Jax fought out by getting out of the ring and sending her into the barricade. Back in the ring, Jax missed a shoulder block and ate the ring post. Rousey with a crossbody off the top rope to the floor and then back in the ring, covered her for 2. Rousey with a series of strikes then a flying knee strike to the face. Rousey with a major league right hand for 2. Jax with a samoan drop to Rousey for 2. Jax picked her up and went to the middle rope but Rousey battled out and hit a sunset flip powerbomb to Jax for a near fall. Rousey blocked a punch and locked in the armbar for the win.
Winner: Ronda Rousey ©
WWE Title Match: Daniel Bryan © vs. AJ Styles
Styles goes right after the champ and landed a series of chops then kicks. Bryan fired back with his own kick and avoided a drop kick until he walked into one. Styles clotheslines Bryan to the floor then went for an outside dive but was kicked in the gut. Back in the ring, Bryan worked over the legs and back of Styles Bryan continued the beatdown until Styles managed to make a comeback when he hit a major league clothesline. Styles landed a series of right hands and kicks then a clothesline for 2. Things spilled out to the ring where Styles continued the beating and sent him into the ring post. Back in the ring, Styles with a kick then went for a reverse DDT but Bryan landed a series of knee strikes to the face then a german suplex for 2. Bryan with a series of kicks to AJ for 2. Moments later, AJ caught him with a head kick then a forearm shot but when he went for a spring board move, Bryan blocked it. AJ worked over the left leg of Bryan by using the ring post. Bryan fired back with a series of kicks then placed him on the top rope where AJ reversed and went for the Styles Clash but Bryan fought out. AJ with a half crab submission. Bryan and AJ trade kicks then Styles hit a spring board 450 splash for 2. AJ locked in the calf crusher on Bryan but Bryan got to the bottom rope to break it. Styles hit a forearm strike to Bryan on the floor then back in the ring, AJ went for it again but missed and avoided a knee strike. AJ with a roll up and Bryan turned it around and got the pin.
Winner: Daniel Bryan ©
WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Seth Rollins © vs. Dean Ambrose
They brawl to begin the match then Rollins hit a flying clothesline and springboard forearm shot in the corner. Ambrose rolled to the floor and hit a clothesline then bounced him face first into the table. Back in the ring, Ambrose worked him over with right hands then landed a suplex. Ambrose went to the top rope and hit an elbow drop for 2. Ambrose locked in a head lock but Seth got out of it. Ambrose tossed him into the corner and hit a clothesline following by an elbow drop for 2 and landed a swinging neck breaker for 2. They trade roll ups until Ambrose locked in a cloverleaf submission but Seth got out of it and Seth hit an outside dive taking out his opponent. Back in the ring, Seth went to the top rope but Ambrose knocked him down. Seth went for a sunset flip powerbomb but Seth slipped then went for it again and hit it in the corner. They trade right hands then Ambrose landed a double chicken wing slam. Seth landed a knee strike to the nose of Ambrose. Seth went for a frog splash but Ambrose put up the knees and covered him for 2. Ambrose with a big boot then went to the top rope but Seth ran up and hit a suplex then the falcon arrow for 2. Ambrose went for the Shield fist bump but Seth kicked him in the face and then landed a series of right hands then tossed him into the barricade. Seth powerbombed him into the barricade. Out of nowhere, Ambrose hit Dirty Deeds and covered him for the win.
Winner: Dean Ambrose
WWE SmackDown Women’s Title TLC Match: Becky Lynch © vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka
Lynch and Flair started arguing and Asuka drop kicked Lynch. All of the women started brawling. Lynch with a series of knee strikes to the back of Asuka then a series of strikes to Flair only to have Flair hit a suplex to the champ. Flair and Asuka brought in the ladders. Flair tossed a ladder onto Asuka then smacked Lynch with a table. Flair kicked a ladder into the face of Lynch and Flair and Asuka trade punches. Asuka with a codebreaker to Flair. Asuka with a series of strikes to Lynch then hit a hip toss from the middle rope to a ladder. Asuka set up a ladder only to have Flair smash her face into it. Asuka powerbombed Flair through a table. Lynch landed a drop kick off the top rope to Asuka that knocked her off. Asuka knocked Lynch off the apron but Flair caught Asuka in the back with a chair. Flair took them out with a moonsault off the top rope. Lynch caught Flair in the back with a chair and the same to Asuka. Flair landed a big boot and sent Lynch into the barricade. Lynch knocked her down, placed her on the announce table and Lynch jumped off the ladder and landed a leg drop to Flair. Asuka avoided that nasty spot and climbed the ladder. Lynch and Asuka traded hands on top of the ladder. Flair hit them both in the back with a kendo stick. Lynch suplexed Flair onto a table that placed up against the barricade. Flair speared Asuka through the barricade that didn’t collapse all the way. Back in the ring, Lynch climbed the ladder and was stopped by Flair. They trade right hands until Flair was sent face first into a ladder. Flair fired back with a series of chops. Flair placed her on a table and did a front senton off the middle rope through Lynch. Flair and Asuka battled on the ladder for the title. Lynch brought in another ladder and placed it next to the other one. Asuka fell down then Ronda Rousey came down to the ring and pushed Lynch and Flair off the ladder then walked to the back. Asuka climbed the ladder and grabbed the title for the win!