Shotzi battled Shayna Baszler on the Nov. 18 episode of SmackDown just over one week away from her SmackDown Women’s Championship Match against the champ Ronda Rousey. Shotzi will challenge Rousey at Survivor Series WarGames but she had to get revenge on Baszler first after taking her out last week.
The match had a very 2-on-1 feeling as Rousey would cause distractions on numerous occasions. Every time that Shotzi would get some momentum against Baszler, Rousey was there to make sure it didn’t happen again.
Eventually, Raquel Rodriguez’s music would hit and she would make her way down to the ring to support Shotzi. This distracted Baszler while she was setting up Shotzi’s arm to stomp on. Shotzi would counter and stack up Baszler to get the victory. Shotzi and Rodriguez celebrated after the match.
Next week, a tag team match is booked as Shotzi and Rodriguez will be taking on Baszler and Rousey.
Elsewhere on SmackDown, Emma was giving a pep talk to Madcap Moss backstage before his match against Karrion Kross. Moss wanted some retribution against Kross after his loss to him recently. Scarlett would of course accompany Kross to the ring.
Scarlett’s presence throughout the match including a slap to Moss’ face would do him no favors. Kross would eventually cause Moss to go to sleep again in the Kross Jacket. Emma would rush to the ring after the match to be by the side of Moss.
On NXT Level Up, Dani Palmer had her TV debut. She faced Thea Hail in a losing effort.
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