- AJ Styles is backstage with Mauro, who asks about Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. AJ says we're going to see him have the match of his life and win the WWE World Heavyweight Title tonight, on his own with no help.
WWE Women's Title Match: Natalya vs. Charlotte
We go back to the ring and out comes WWE Women's Champion Charlotte with WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Natalya is out next wearing a t-shirt for her uncle. She stops and stares down The Flairs before WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart makes his way out for a pop. They walk to the ring together for Bret's first appearance since his prostate cancer battle. Natalya kisses Bret on the cheek and thanks him as she enters the ring. Bret points at Flair and warns him. JoJo does formal ring introductions.
Charlotte "whoooos" in Natalya's face to start the match. Natalya immediately goes for a Sharpshooter. They go on and finally lock up. Natalya takes her down. Charlotte with a big shove and more taunting. Charlotte catches a kick, delivers another "whooo" and slaps Natalya. Natalya takes her down but Charlotte applies a headlock. More back and forth. Natalya with a shoulder. Charlotte shows off and Natalya goes for another Sharpshooter as The Nature Boy and The Hitman look on. Charlotte retreats to the floor and back in as Natalya chases her. Charlotte catches Natalya in a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Charlotte keeps control and drops knees. Charlotte talks trash to the fans and rocks Natalya with knees.
Charlotte with another slap to the face and more showing off. Charlotte with big chops to the chest. Natalya ducks a chop and lands one of her own. Natalya with a German suplex for a 2 count. Natalya runs over Charlotte's back and dropkicks her in the face. Charlotte pulls Natalya in face first to the turnbuckles. Natalya fights back but Charlotte goes to work on the knee. Charlotte keeps up the attack on the knee and tells Bret to watch so he can learn something. Fans chant for Natalya and she rolls Charlotte up for a 2 count out of nowhere. Charlotte with a half crab now.
Natalya catches Charlotte in an armbar but it's broken. Charlotte fights back and suplexes Natalya's bad leg into the ropes. More back and forth as they end up on the floor in front of Flair. Charlotte tries to powerbomb Natalya on the apron but it's turned into a half hurricanrana on the floor. Natalya rolls Charlotte back in and stops to stare at Flair. She comes back in for the discus clothesline but Charlotte nails her in the face with a boot for a 2 count. Charlotte goes for the Figure Four but it's broken with a chop. Natalya with strikes and the discus clothesline for a 2 count. Natalya looks at Bret and goes for the Sharpshooter but it's countered. Charlotte drops Natalya and hits Natural Selection for a close 2 count. Charlotte mounts Natalya with forearms and another 2 count as she's frustrated now.
Charlotte steps on Natalya and goes to the top for a moonsault. She nails it for another close 2 count. Charlotte applies the Figure Four but Natalya yells at her and won't let her turn it into the Figure Eight. Natalya reverses the Figure Four but Charlotte makes it to the bottom rope. Charlotte gets up and slaps Natalya. Charlotte applies a Sharpshooter and referee Charles Robinson immediately rings the bell for the win. Natalya never tapped out.
- After the bell, the referee immediately goes to the floor and brings the belt in to give to Charlotte. We just saw the Chicago Screwjob. Flair comes in the ring to celebrate with Charlotte as Little Naitch leaves. Bret comes in and argues with Flair. Bret drops Flair with a punch. Natalya takes care of Charlotte and they both lock in Sharpshooters at the same time. Charlotte leaves with the title in the air as Natalya's music plays. Bret and Natalya look on as Flair hobbles to the back with Charlotte.