Emma vs. Asuka
We go right to the ring and out comes Emma. Fans start cheering as Emma waits for her opponent. The lights go out and fans pop. They come back on and the music hits as Asuka makes her WWE main roster debut to a big pop as Greg Hamilton makes the introduction.
The bell rings and they size each other up. Emma ducks a clothesline and shows off some. Emma talks trash but Asuka takes her down and rolls her into a submission. Emma breaks it with the bottom rope. Emma slaps Asuka, firing her up. They lock up and Emma works on the arm now. Asuka turns it around. Emma fights out and they collide with shoulders. Asuka gets fired up again. They trade holds again and Asuka gets the upperhand, working on the arm again. Emma slaps Asuka again and talks some trash. Asuka smiles.
They run the ropes and Asuka hits the Hip Attack, then taunts Emma for a pop. Asuka keeps control and takes Emma down for a submission but Emma sends her to the floor. Asuka comes right back but Emma knocks her back to the floor. Emma follows and works her over as the referee counts. Emma brings Asuka back into the ring and slams her face into the mat a few times. Emma with a 2 count. Emma keeps Asuka grounded now.
More back and forth now. Emma slaps Asuka down by her hair for a 2 count as the referee warns her. Emma takes Asuka to the corner and turns her upside down. Emma unloads on Asuka and pulls her hair while she’s upside down. Fans boo and the referee counts her. Emma comes back in and hits the low splash in the corner for a 2 count. Emma keeps control as fans chant for Asuka.
Emma with another slap, angering Asuka. Asuka comes back and rolls Emma up for 2. Asuka with a big knee strike to the nose. Asuka keeps up the offense with strikes. Asuka comes off the top with a missile dropkick now. Emma comes back and drops Asuka with a shot to the back of the neck. Emma with a dropkick for a 2 count. More back and forth now. Asuka ends up going for the ankle lock. Emma fights up and counters but Asuka drops her on her neck with a German suplex. Emma goes to the floor for a breather.
Emma grabs Asuka’s hair and rips her from the apron to the floor. The referee counts. Emma brings Asuka back into the ring but Asuka nails a kick. Asuka goes for the Asuka Lock and drops it in the middle of the ring. Emma taps for the finish.
After the match, Asuka’s music hits as she stands tall. We go to replays. Asuka celebrates and makes her exit.
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