Natalya and McCool started the match, with McCool gaining the early advantage. The co-champions dominated Natalya for the opening moments of the match.
Natalya was able to gain control outside of the ring, and threw McCool in the audience. She followed up with throwing Layla on McCool. McCool recovered and threw Natalya in the ring barricade and then back in the ring. Natalya threw McCool into Layla, who had jumped on the ring apron. Natalya then locked in the sharpshooter on McCool, forcing McCool to tap.
Natalya defeated Michelle McCool and Layla to become the NEW WWE Divas Champion
After the match LayCool attacked Natalya. Beth Phoenix's music hit and she cleared the ring of LayCool. She got Layla back in the ring and hit her with the chicken wing-slam. Phoenix and Natalya hugged and celebrated.