Number One Contender’s Match: Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai
Ripley and Kai lock up. Ripley pushes Kai clear across the ring. Kai grabs a side headlock. Kai forces Ripley to a knee. Kai chops Ripley in the chest. Ripley fires up and lands a few short-arm clotheslines. Dropkick by Ripley. Ripley sends Kai into the corner. Ripley drives her shoulder into Kai’s gut. Delayed vertical suplex by Ripley. Kai kicks out. Kai tries a wheelbarrow but Ripley reverses it into a facebuster. Kai kicks out again. Ripley locks Kai in a body scissor. Ripley turns it into a pin. Kai kicks out again. As soon as Kai gets to her feet, Ripley levels her with a lariat. Kai slips to the outside. Kai tries to trip Ripley but Ripley puts on the breaks. Ripley kicks Kai in the face. Ripley electric chair drops Kai face-first on the apron.
Kai manages to kick out at two. After the break, Kai has Ripley in a seated abdominal stretch. Kai turns it into a pin. Ripley kicks out then kicks Kai in the chest. Ripley lands another series of clotheslines. Ripley knees Kai in the gut over and over again. Basement dropkick by Ripley. Kai kicks out. Kai kicks Ripley in the head. Ripley and Kai trade strikes. Kai walks right into a flapjack by Ripley. Ripley only gets a two count. Kai reverses the Riptide into a nasty DDT. Ripley manages to kick out at 2.8. Ripley counters the Kairopractor into a big boot. Ripley puts Kai in the Prism Trap. Kai rolls Ripley into the turnbuckle to break the hold. Kai lands a running boot in the corner. Kai tries to superplex Ripley back into the ring. As the referee is distracted, Mercedes Martinez attacks Ripley from behind. Kai hits the Go To Kick for the win.
Winner- Dakota Kai
After the match, Martinez hits the ring again. Martinez drops Ripley with the air raid crash.