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Divas Debrief: Women's Wrestling This Week for 7/2/2016

Posted by Carlos Toro Saturday, July 2, 2016
Each week, DIVAS DEBRIEF runs down the events that transpired in women's professional wrestling from the past couple of days. From the WWE Divas to the TNA Knockouts including some other companies as well, Smark Out Moment attempts to keep you up to date on all things going on with the ladies of the ring.

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WWE Monday Night Raw

Paige and Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte and Dana Brooke

Charlotte will start that match against Sasha Banks. Sasha talks a little trash before running over to Dana Brooke and tagging her in. Dana comes into the ring and faces off against Sasha. Sasha bounces her in the corner and chokes boots her in the face a few times. Dana quickly pulls her into the turnbuckle and talks trash until Sasha slaps her. Paige is tagged in, and they send Dana into the ropes for a double hip toss. Charlotte runs in, and she eats a double dropkick. Charlotte and Dana regroup at ringside as we go to commercial.

We come back from the break to see Dana choking Paige on the ropes. Charlotte is tagged in, and they execute a double-team suplex for a two count. During the commercial, Charlotte blindsided Paige on the apron. Charlotte tags Dana back in, and she does a handstand choke in the corner. Charlotte tags back in, and she hits a snapmare before applying a chin lock. Paige fights out, but Charlotte kicks her before connecting with a flipping neckbreaker. Charlotte knocks Sasha off the apron and lets Dana choke Paige as the referee is distracted. Charlotte blocks Paige from making a tag and powers her to the corner. Paige fights out and takes out both Charlotte and Dana. Charlotte stops her from making a tag, but Paige superkicks her.

Sasha and Dana are tagged in. Sasha hits a pair of clotheslines and a dropkick. The crowd is really into Sasha. Sasha lays Dana across the turnbuckles and delivers a double knee to the midsection. Sasha covers, but Charlotte pulls her out. Sasha ducks an attack, and Charlotte eats a superkick from Paige. Sasha gets in the ring, and Dana rolls her up for a two count. Sasha knees Dana in the face and applies the Bank Statement for the win.

Winners: Paige and Sasha Banks
Match Rating: 2/5

Summer Rae vs. Becky Lynch

Before the match begins, Becky leaves the ring and attacks Natalya on commentary. Becky punches away at her until the referee pulls her back. Natalya tries to retreat, but Becky wipes her out. Becky says Natalya has messed with the wrong girl as we move to another segment.

TNA Impact Wrestling

Sienna vs. Gail Kim (TNA Knockouts Championship)

Gail ducks under Sienna as she went for a lockup and gets Sienna in a side headlock. Gail then connects with an armdrag but as she went for another one Sienna blocked it. Gail then rocked Sienna with a Forearm Smash followed by a gorgeous Spinning Headscissors. Gail attempts to whip Sienna into the ropes but Sienna reverses it and sends Gail into the corner. Gail kicks a charging Sienna in the gut and then clotheslines her for a quick nearfall. Gail hits a series of forearms and then attempts a Crucifix Rollup but Sienna blocks it and slams Gail hard with a Samoan Drop for a nearfall of her own. Sienna takes control of the match beating Gail down in the corner. Sienna argues with the referee while Allie chokes Gail in the ropes. Sienna puts Gail in a Straight Jacket Choke but Gail fights back to her feet only for Sienna to back her into the turnbuckles. Sienna lifts Gail to the top but then eats a forearm from Gail followed by a Blockbuster off the top! Jade runs out attacks Allie. She attempts a Package Piledriver on the floor but Marti Belle attacks her from behind. Allie attempts to hit Gail with the Knockouts Title but Gail ducks only to turn around into The Silencer (think Monty Brown’s Pounce finisher) from Sienna for the pin.

Winner: Sienna
Match Rating: 2/5


Carmella vs. Alexa Bliss

After a quick lock up Carmella grabs a wrist lock. Bliss reverses that into a rear chin lock. Carmella whips Bliss into the ropes and does a drop down. Bliss holds on to the rope and stomps on Carmella’s head. Bliss hits the ropes, but she runs right into a head scissor takeover by Carmella. Bliss gets dumped to the outside. Bliss tries to sweep Carmella’s legs, but Carmella jumps over her arm and moonwalks away. Bliss gets back in the ring. Carmella takes Bliss over with a side headlock. Bliss fights out of it but ends up getting put right back into it. Bliss whips Carmella into the corner. Carmella attempts a hurricanrana, but Bliss swings her to the ring apron. Bliss grabs Carmella’s head and slams her on the apron.

After a short break, Bliss is working an armbar on Carmella. Bliss continues to work over Carmella’s arm. Bliss crushes Carmella with a standing double knee drop, followed by a backflip knee drop to the gut. Carmella kicks out at two. Bliss argues with the referee about the count. Carmella surprises Bliss with a punch to the face. Carmella fires up and finally take Bliss over with her patented corner hurricanrana. Carmella superkicks Bliss, which causes Bliss to fall into the corner. Broncobuster by Carmella. Bliss immediately turns the attack into a sunset flip. Bliss goes up top, but Carmella cuts her off. Carmella flips Bliss off the top rope with a handstand hurricanrana. Carmella gets gooselled by Bliss. Bliss slams Carmella to the mat. Bliss hits twisted Bliss off the top for the win.

Winner: Alexa Bliss
Match Rating: 2/5

WWE SmackDown

Billie Kay vs. Dana Brooke

Brooke shoves Kay down to the mat. Brooke says that this is her ring. Brooke and Kay locks up. Brooke with a hair pull that sends Brooke crashing on the canvas. Brooke plants Kay with the flapjack. Brooke whips Kay to the corner. Brooke with a handstand corner foot choke. Kay fires up with a forearm to Brooke. Kay with a flying head scissors takedown. Kay with a discus right hand to Brooke. Brooke responds with a jawbreaker. Brooke plants Kay with the Samoan Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Dana Brooke
Match Rating: 1/5

So there you have it, the breakdown for the week in women's wrestling. What were some of your favorite and least favorite moments from these women? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

MATCH OF THE WEEK: Sienna vs Gail Kim (Knockouts Championship Match: TNA Impact Wrestling)


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Carlos Toro has been an avid wrestling fan since the late 90's watching WCW and Puerto Rico's WWC. He is currently studying at Rider University where he is also a newspaper writer and radio show host. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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