Raw Coverage – July 1, 2019

We see Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross backstage walking. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes Alexa Bliss to host “A Moment of Bliss” on the stage. She sends her thoughts to Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley to start. She says tonight’s special guest is special because she won Bliss the title shot from SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley at Extreme Rules, plus they are best friends. The music hits and out comes Nikki Cross.

Cross comes out and Bliss shows us video from last week’s Cross vs. Bayley match on SmackDown. Cross thanks Bliss for the congratulations. Cross wants everyone to know none of this would have happened without Bliss and her guidance. She goes on about how Bliss was the first one to believe in her and she will always be grateful for that. Bliss thanks her but says this is all about giving credit to Cross, this is her moment of bliss. The music interrupts and out comes Carmella.

Carmella wonders why Bliss is getting the SmackDown Women’s Title shot instead of Cross. Bliss and Carmella have words now. Carmella says Bliss is playing Cross and taking advantage of her, and that’s not how friendship works. Bliss says Carmella is pathetic trying to break them up. Bliss says all Carmella is now is R-Truth’s sidekick. Carmella challenges Bliss to meet her in the ring. Carmella marches down the ramp. Bliss is right behind her, with Cross at her side.

Carmella vs. Alexa Bliss

Carmella and Alexa Bliss face off as the referee calls for the bell. Carmella quickly rolls Bliss up for the easy win out of nowhere.

Winner: Carmella

After the match, Bliss immediately retreats from the ring as Carmella taunts her. We go to commercial.

Carmella vs. Nikki Cross

Back from the break and the match begins. Carmella drops Nikki Cross and covers for a quick two count. More back and forth between the two now. Cross gets sent to the floor but she pulls Carmella in the apron cover and beats on her. Cross unloads and screams out. Cross brings it back in and keeps control for a 2 count. Cross runs into an elbow and then a boot in the corner as Carmella begins mounting offense. Carmella drops Cross in the corner with a boot to the face. Carmella with a Bronco Buster for a 2 count now. Carmella keeps control as Alexa Bliss yells from ringside. Cross makes a comeback and kicks Carmella back in the chest. Cross goes to the top but has to roll through. Cross catches a kick and nails one of her own. Cross with a swinging neckbreaker for the pin to win.

Winner: Nikki Cross

Later, Sarah Schreiber approaches Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross backstage. Schreiber asks Cross how she feels now that the WWE Universe wants her to face SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley at Extreme Rules, instead of Bliss getting the title shot. An angry Bliss interrupts and says they have no comment, rushing off.

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