After The Usos and The Street Profits battled it out for the WWE Undisputed Tag Team Championships, it was time for the SmackDown Women’s Championship conflict between Champion Liv Morgan and Ronda Rousey. Early on Rousey was in management, dispensing armbars left and proper, however Morgan saved discovering methods to survive and break the holds or counter them. This was beginning to frustrate Rousey a bit, however she saved the warmth on Morgan, although she did not plan on one among her armbars being countered, as Morgan turned her and caught her shoulders on the mat for the three depend. Unfortunately, she tapped earlier than the three depend, however the referee did not spot it, and so Morgan retained. That led to a much-anticipated heel flip from Rousey, and you will get the complete breakdown beneath.
Morgan was the aggressor however Rousey flipped her over and knocked her down. Strikes adopted however Morgan south some area after which evaded Rousey, however Rousey hit a working knee after which went for an ankle lock. She threw Morgan and despatched for a canopy however Morgan kicked out. Morgan hit a flurry of kicks however then Rousey hit a kick to the abdomen after which picked her up, however Morgan hit a codebreaker and knocked her down. Rousey flipped her again over and went for the armbar however Morgan blocked.
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They traded holds however Morgan blocked one other armbar after which Morgan hit a submission. Ronda tried to counter however Morgan countered after which went for a canopy. Morgan saved being resilient and powered by one other submission, getting by the ropes. Then Rousey went for the armbar once more and Morgan was stranded within the ring, however Morgan as soon as once more flipped her over and obtained to the ropes, breaking the maintain.
The referees examine to see if she may nonetheless compete and Morgan stated she needed to maintain going. Once once more Rousey went for the armbar however Morgan obtained Rousey’s shoulders on the mat and the referee referred to as it for the three depend and Morgan received the match to retain. The replay confirmed that Morgan really tapped at 2 and a half, however the referee did not spot it.
After the match Rousey went ballistic, flipping Morgan over and locking in one other armbar. Then when officers intervened, Rousey threw them and slammed them down to the mat. She was outraged after which extra officers got here to the ring, and it actually looks as if we have now had our full heel flip for Rousey.
As for what’s subsequent, maybe she heads over to Raw to begin going through a now babyface Becky Lynch, although she may additionally nonetheless come for Morgan, who she now has legit beef with. We’ll have to wait and see.
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