WWE Evolution Results – October 28, 2018
Welcome to the WWE Evolution pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Paige, Renee Young and Beth Phoenix consists of the panel. There are various interviews from the red carpet.
Welcome to the Evolution PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
Tag Team Match: Trish Stratus & Lita vs. Alicia Fox & Mickie James
Lita and James starts things out and Lita hit a hurricanrana for a quick pin attempt. Fox was tagged in and Lita with a few hair tosses following a clothesline in the corner. Lita with a double splash in the corner. Stratus is now legal and hit a head takeover then a snapmare. James is now in, which got a pop. They strade right hands with Stratus getting the better of it then a thes press followed by right hands.
However, James caught her with a big boot and then went for a hurricanrana off the top rope for a near fall. James rolled out of the ring to regroup while Stratus and Lita faked an outside dive. James and Fox tried to walk out but the Legends stopped them. Lita is now legal and went to the top rope but Alexa Bliss pulled her off the top rope. This allowed James to gain control. Fox and James worked over Lita with quick tags for the next few moments. Later in the contest, Lita was able to mount a comeback by hitting a reverse DDT to Fox.
Now, Stratus and James are legal with Stratus landing a series of moves including a powerbomb for 2. Stratus with a series of chops but James managed to roll her up for 2. James went for a DDT but Stratus blocked and hit Stratus Faction for 2 as Fox was late to break up the pin attempt. Lita with Twist of Fate to Fox then a moonsault off the top rope to Fox and James. Stratus with the Chick Kick to James for the win.
Winner: Trish Stratus & Lita
#1 Contender Battle Royal: Zelina Vega, Torrie Wilson, Asuka, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Lana, Carmella, Naomi, Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Ember Moon, Nia Jax, Dana Brooke, Tamina Snuka, Michelle McCool, Alundra Blayze, Ivory, Molly Holly, Kelly Kelly, and Maria Kanellis
Everyone attacked Kay and Royce and tossed them over the top rope as soon as the match started. The younger stars surrounded the legends and a brawl broke out. Deville eliminated Holly with a head kick. Rose eliminated Kelly Kelly and then Wilson followed by Deville who was taunting on the apron.
Jax suplexed Blaze over the top rope for the elimination. Maria with a bronco buster to Snuka in the corner before Jax headbutted her off the apron for the elimination. Snuka and Jax had a stare down in the ring until Lana walked up and they started clearing house. Lana tried to attack them but they hit a double headbutt then tossed her out of the ring for the elimination. Jax with a suplex to Snuka. There was a big suplex spot involving multiple women.
Carmella eliminated Rose after a dance off. Moon eliminated Broke while McCool hit a big boot to Moon, who went for a spring board move. Moon eliminated McCool with a drop kick. Asuka and Naomi used a double team drop kick move until Snuka reversed it and sent Naomi to the floor. Moon eliminated Carmella with a punch. Ivory with a crossbody off the top rope then Ivory went to the top rope but Asuka knocked her to the floor. Asuka and Moon got into a striking exchange before Moon eliminated Asuka. Snuka planted Snuka with a side slam.
Moon hit her finisher to Snuka and eliminated her. We are down to Moon and Jax and Vega. This led to Vega trying to eliminate the two girls but Jax stopped her. Jax tossed Vega to the floor. Jax took a few clotheslines before planting her to the ground with a spinebuster and then eliminated her to win the match.
Winner: Nia Jax
Mae Young Classic Finals: Toni Storm vs. Io Shirai
They start out with a slow pace and basic wrestling 101. Shirai worked over the left shoulder of Storm but not for long while having her in a submission as Storm fought out of it by getting to the bottom rope. Storm landed a sick german suplex that had Shirai land right on her neck then a backsplash in the corner. Storm went to the top rope but Shirai hit a springboard dropkick to send her to the floor. Shirai then hit a moonsault off the top rope to the floor. They battled on the apron until Storm hit a german suplex to Shirai on the apron. Back in the ring, Storm covered her for two. Storm hit a powerbomb for another pin attempt. Shirai used the top rope to her advantage then hit a 619. Shirai with a spring board dive then rolled her up for 2. Shirai with a running knee strike in the corner then went to the top rope and went for a moonsault but Storm put the knees up and hit Storm Zero for the win.
Winner: Toni Storm
Six-Woman Tag Team Match: Sasha Banks, Bayley & Natalya vs. The Riott Squad
Banks and Logan started things out. Banks hit a few moves then tagged in Bayley, who used a jaw breaker with the middle rope to her. Logan rolled out of the ring to regroup but Bayley landed a drop kick. Morgan was tagged in and beat down Bayley until Logan was back in where she put the boots to her. Moments later, Bayley fought back and this allowed her to get a hot tag to Banks, who hit a series of strikes and kicks to Riott. Banks with a knee strike then went to the top rope where she hit a dive for 2. Banks with a knee strike then tagged in Bayley, who hit her finisher for the pin but Morgan knocked Banks onto Bayley to break it up. Banks went for an outside dive but botched it and the heels sent her back first into the guard rail. The heels hit the doomsday device on Banks until Natalya made the save. Bayley layed on top of Banks to save Banks from the impact but Riott hit a backsplash anyways and got a near fall on Banks. Natalya got the hot tag and hit a series of clotheslines to Logan then a german suplex followed by a face plant. Morgan was tagged in and hit a code breaker to Natalya for 2. Natalya fought back and got the tag to Banks, who hit a frog splash to Morgan for the win.
Winner: Sasha Banks, Bayley & Natalya
NXT Women’s Title Match: Kairi Sane © vs. Shayna Baszler
They start brawling right out of the gate with Baszler having the advantage. However, Sane tried to mount a comeback and does with a jawbreaker then a sliding clothesline followed by a foot stomp. Things spill out to the ringside area with Baszler tossing her into the ring steps. Back in the ring, Baszler caught her with a series of knee strikes followed by a faceplant for 2. Baszler worked over the keylock submission on the left arm of Sane. Baszler with a running knee strike but walked into a spinning back fist. Sane hit a spear out of nowhere then a shoulder block in the corner for 2. Baszler continued to target the left arm of Sane. However, Sane knocked her down and went to the top rope where she hit a crossbody to take out Baszler. Baszler tossed her head first into the barricade. Sane would follow it up by back dropping Baszler over the barricade to take out four NXT stars. Jessica Duke grabbed Sane but Sane punched her. Back in the ring, Sane took out Shafir and allowed Baszler to lock in a rear-naked choke but Sane got out of it. Duke caught Sane with a head kick and allowed Baszler to lock in the rear-naked choke that made Sane pass out.
Winner: Shayna Baszler – New Champion
SmackDown Women’s Title Last Woman Standing Match: Becky Lynch © vs. Charlotte Flair
They start brawling to start this one off with the crowd split for who they want to chant for. Flair was sent to the apron where she would then climb the top rope but Lynch knocked her down. They brawl to the floor where Lynch started hitting her several times with a kendo stick. They started throwing several chairs into the ring then Flair brought out a table. Lynch knocked her down with a flying clothesline then hit her a few times in the back with a chair. She then slammed Flair on a stack of chairs. Flair suplexed Lynch on a stack of chairs. Lynch then did the same thing to Flair then placed her on a table that was in the ring. Lynch went to the top rope but Flair knocked her down. Flair hit a moonsault off the top rope onto Lynch who was on a table, which didn’t break. Flair went to the top rope and hit a front senton to break the table and Lynch. Flair got a ladder and put it in the ring where Lynch suplexed her on it. Flair fought back and put the ladder around the legs of Lynch and kicked it. Flair locked in the Figure Eight to Lynch with the ladder and Lynch started to tap but it didn’t matter. Lynch got out of it by hitting her with a chair a few times. Lynch tossed Flair into the ring but Flair made it to to her feet. Lynch tried to flee but Flair stopped her. They brawled in the crowd and then to ringside. They set up a ladder next to one of the announce tables where Lynch hit a leg drop off the ladder onto Flair through the table. Lynch got up, hit a big boot and landed a series of strikes then barried her with items but Flair got up. Flair began to hit her several times with a kendo stick then landed a spear. They battled on the top rope until Lynch powerbombed her off and through the table on the floor for the win.
Winner: Becky Lynch ©
Raw Women’s Title Match: Ronda Rousey © vs. Nikki Bella
Rousey with a judo throw right out of the gate then toyed with her a bit. She did it again while talking trash. Rousey with another judo throw until Brie distracted her and allowed Nikki to toss her into a ring post twice. Brie and Nikki double teamed her when the referee wasn’t looking.
This led to Rousey selling for a few minutes. Nikki locked in an arm/neck submission but Rousey got out of it. Nikki caught her with a springboard kick to the face for 2.
Nikki went for a suplex but Rousey knocked her down. Rousey went for a crossbody but Nikki moved. Nikki went for a baseball slide but Rousey moved and Nikki went to the floor. Back in the ring, Rousey picked up Nikki but Brie got on the apron and Rousey picked her up as well and hit her finisher. Rousey fired up and kicked her in the gut hard.
Rousey with a series of judo throws then a hard slap followed by a suplex. Nikki tried to escape but Rousey stopped her. Brie attacked Rousey from behind but Rousey stopped her and tossed her over the announce table. Back in the ring, Nikki with an Alabama Slammer for 2. Nikki tossed her into the ring post and hit the Rack Attack for 2. Nikki went to the top rope but Rousey hit an armbar and won the match.
Winner: Ronda Rousey ©