Renee Young is in the ring with new SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Renee starts the interview but a “you deserve it” chant starts out. They reveal that Naomi suffered an injury during the title win at Elimination Chamber. Naomi didn’t even realize she was injured until she got back to her room and was relaxing. Naomi says she’s been down this road before and has worked through several injuries. Those didn’t stop her and this won’t stop her now. Naomi says it took her 8 years to get to this moment and one way or the other, she’s bringing the title home at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando. The music interrupts and out comes former champion Alexa Bliss.
Bliss mocks Naomi’s injury and says she just lucked out at Elimination Chamber. Bliss says Naomi realized on Monday morning that she’s no Alexa Bliss, then dreamed up this injury because she knew she wouldn’t retain in the rematch. Bliss goes on dissing Naomi and tells her to bring her family to WrestleMania so they can see the real champion, Alexa Bliss. Naomi calls her a little flea and warns her not to play games. Bliss tells Naomi to calm down. Bliss says she’s in a really good mood tonight and is giving Naomi one week – hand over the title or Bliss will beat her all over the ring and take the title back. Bliss leaves as her music hits and Naomi looks on.
Becky Lynch & Naomi & Nikki Bella defeated Alexa Bliss & Carmella & Natalya.
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss vs. Naomi
They meet in the middle of the ring and Bliss tosses gum at Naomi. Naomi unloads and they go at it. Naomi goes to the top early on but Bliss brings her down. Naomi ducks and kicks her in the head. Naomi springboards in but Bliss catches her and brings her to the mat. Bliss with a 2 count after strikes. Bliss works Naomi over in the corner now. Bliss keeps control for a minute. Naomi fights back and they trade counters and pin attempts. Naomi drops Bliss with a big kick. They both get up and Naomi takes control. Naomi goes to the top and nails a Blockbuster for a 2 count. Bliss ends up running into a Rear View but Naomi only gets the 2 count.
Bliss with a few cheap shots. Bliss keeps Naomi down and goes to the top but Naomi kicks her to the floor. Naomi runs the ropes but Bliss meets her on the apron. Bliss comes back in and drops her with a snap DDT for a 2 count. Bliss shows frustration now. Naomi drops her and hits the springboard split-legged moonsault. Bliss with an Oklahoma Roll. The referee catches Alexa’s feet on the ropes during a pin. Bliss goes to the top but Naomi gets her legs up. Naomi hits another moonsault for the pin and the title.
After the match, Naomi celebrates with her title as we go to replays. Renee Young interviews Naomi in the ring as a “you deserve it” chant starts. Naomi says she feels amazing. She gets emotional and raises the title up. Naomi takes the mic and says she saw this moment for many years and it feels good to be in it. She says Bliss has been a great champion but she snatched it and is now taking it home to Orlando for WrestleMania. Naomi asks if we can feel the glow before making her exit.
Las Cruces, New Mexico:
Alexa Bliss defeasted Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi, & Natalya to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship.