Iyo Sky is the brand new WWE girls’s champion after cashing in her Cash within the Financial institution briefcase and pinning Bianca Belair, who had simply defeated Asuka and Charlotte Aptitude in a Triple Risk match at SummerSlam on Saturday to win the belt and briefly develop into a three-time girls’s champion.
Afterward, Sky celebrated together with her Injury CTRL stablemates, Bayley and Dakota Kai.
Belair gained the preliminary match regardless of hitting her proper knee onto the metal steps under after Aptitude tossed her out of the ring.
Officers tended to her and began main her to the again, however she mustered sufficient energy to get again to the ring and hit Aptitude with a 450.
Later within the match, Aptitude caught Belair within the Determine Eight, however as that occurred, Asuka sprayed The Queen with inexperienced mist earlier than lacking a kick on Belair.
The EST of WWE took swift benefit by grabbing The Empress of Tomorrow and rolling her up for the pin.
Nonetheless, Belair’s title celebration was short-lived as Sky and Bayley raced to the ring and cleaned home, with The Genius of the Sky hitting The EST with a moonsault to efficiently money in for the title.
At WrestleMania 39, Asuka unsuccessfully challenged Belair for the Uncooked Girls’s Championship, however that was solely the beginning of The Empress’ title pursuit.
In Might, Belair was celebrating being WWE’s longest-reigning girls’s champion of the fashionable period at over 400 days, however Asuka interrupted, and it initially regarded as if she wished to congratulate The EST.
As an alternative, she spat mist in Belair’s face, renewing their rivalry and setting the stage for a rematch at Evening of Champions, which The Empress gained to develop into a four-time girls’s champion on the primary roster.
Whereas Belair was awaiting her rematch, Aptitude returned from a hiatus and jumped the road by issuing a problem to Asuka.
The Queen was granted a championship match, which infuriated Belair, who felt she had been ignored and disrespected.
Belair was instructed she would later face the winner of a title match between Asuka and Aptitude on SmackDown, however there was no decisive end result to that match since The EST received concerned from ringside and ended up attacking each Superstars.
Aptitude, Sky and Bayley all received concerned in a subsequent title match between Belair and Asuka, so the one appropriate answer was to make a championship match pitting The Empress towards each The EST and Aptitude, and it was made official for SummerSlam.
Saturday marked one of the vital embellished matches within the historical past of girls’s wrestling in WWE, as Asuka, Aptitude and Belair had mixed for 20 solo girls’s title reigns on the primary roster.
Asuka’s run as WWE girls’s champion was very a lot in jeopardy towards two of the best feminine Superstars WWE has ever seen, and it was Belair who regained her spot atop the SmackDown girls’s division.
Nonetheless, the evening belonged to Sky for her profitable cash-in on The EST for her first singles gold on the primary roster.
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