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Before JoJo can begin formal ring introductions, Sasha approaches Charlotte and taunts her with the title. The referee warns her and backs her off. Charlotte stalls a bit to start as fans are riled up. Charlotte backs Sasha into a corner and delivers a "wooo!" but gets taken down by Sasha. Sasha gets an early Banks Statement applied but Charlotte quickly gets the bottom rope and retreats to the floor. Charlotte comes back in and rolls Sasha up for 2. Sasha blocks a Figure Four and rolls her up for 2. More back and forth between the two. Sasha sends Charlotte face first into the second turnbuckle. Charlotte with slaps while Sasha is sitting on the top. Charlotte with a big boot. Sasha comes back with knees to the face. Charlotte scoops Sasha on the second rope but drops her on her head, bouncing off the turnbuckles. The referee checks on Sasha and Charlotte covers for a 2 count.
Charlotte keeps control and works Sasha around the ring now. Charlotte with a Gory Special now. Charlotte with a backslide for a 2 count. More back and forth. Sasha with a knee. Sasha unloads and hits a dropkick. Charlotte ends up slamming Sasha onto her knee and then into the mat. Charlotte with another 2 count. Charlotte keeps control in the corner now. Sasha fights off another Figure Four but gets turned upside down in the corner. Charlotte with more strikes as the referee warns her. They go on and Charlotte goes for a super Razor's Edge but Sasha counters and turns it into a hurricanrana. They're both down as fans cheer.
They get up and trade shots from their knees. Fans go along with them as they trade shots on their feet now. Sasha backs Charlotte into the corner with a bunch of slaps but misses the running knees. Charlotte also misses and hits the ring post. Charlotte gets a Boston Crab on the ropes applied. The referee warns her and she breaks it. Sasha with the double knees in the corner for a 2 count. They go on and Charlotte kicks out the knee, sending Sasha into the corner. Charlotte gets knocked down to the floor and Sasha nails a double knees, crushing Charlotte into the floor. The referee counts again.
They come back in and Sasha gets a 2 count. Charlotte avoids the Backstabber and hits a Natural Selection but Sasha turns it into the Banks Statement. Charlotte reaches for the bottom rope but Sasha pulls her out. Charlotte eventually slides out of the move. Charlotte goes on and hits a neckbreaker, then takes the knee out again. Charlotte hits Natural Selection for another 2 count. Charlotte with more pin attempts as fans chant for Sasha. Charlotte gets frustrated and talks trash in Sasha's face. Sasha counters a tilt-a-whirl and gets the crossface locked in again. Charlotte ends up rolling Sasha over out of nowhere for the win and the title.
Winner and New WWE Women's Champion: Charlotte
After the match, Charlotte heads to the back with her title and looks back at a stunned Sasha.
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