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WWE Evolution Highlights: Ronda Rousey retains Raw Women’s title, Becky Lynch wins Last Woman Standing match

WWE's first all-women's pay-per-view -Evolution lived up to its expectations and delivered a power packed show.

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WWE Evolution highlights: Becky Lynch retains her SmackDown Women’s Championship. (Source: WWE Twitter)

WWE Evolution highlights:  WWE’s first all-women’s pay-per-view -Evolution lived up to its expectations and delivered a power packed show. In a historic night for the company female wrestlers from the past and present come together for the women’s revolution in multi-woman matches. Nia Jax won the multi-brand battle royal. While Becky Lynch and Ronda Rousey retained their title. Elsewhere, Toni Storm won the Mae Young Classic. Shayna Baszler became the first ever two time NXT Women’s Champion. Overall a 5-STAR show by the women’s division.

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WWE Evolution: Highlights

WHAT A NIGHT!

And with this WWE's first ever all-women's pay-per-view comes to a close in New York. Loud cheers and standing ovations give an indication of quite a good show put up in the evening. Trish Straus began the evening on a high with quite a performance. Tori Storm then grabbed the limelight with her win in the Mae Young Classic. But it was Becky Lynch vs Charlotte Flair which took the breath away. It was quite a brutal and a violent match but simply outstanding as both of them put their bodies on the line. Can it be called the best ever women's match in the history of WWE? Could be... In the main event Ronda Rousey retained her Raw Women’s Championship after pinning Nikki Bella in another eventful match. Overall a 5-STAR show by the women's division.

Ronda Rousey retains Raw Women’s Championship

The match entering the last moments as Nikki executes an Alabama Slamma! WOW! But Rousey kicks out.Nikki goes on to the top rope takes Nikki off the top rope with a never-before-seen move and locks her in the armbar for the submission win to retain the Raw Women’s Championship!

Double Suplex!

Rousey on the front foot and takes Nikki down right away. Brie constatnly trying to interfere from the outside and pays the price- as Rousey catches both the Bella twins and gives a double suplex.

UP NEXT

Ronda Rousey defends her Raw women's championship against Nikki Bella.

Becky Lynch retains SmackDown Women's Championship

Charlotte puts Lynch on the table and climbs the top rope. She is gearing up for a moonsault. But Lynch is up to the task and grabs her legs and hits a powerbomb through the table. Can Flair beat the count?  The referee counts 10 & Becky Lynch wins the Last Woman Standing match to retain the SmackDown women's championship. Standing ovation from the WWE Universe! 

Through the TABLE!

Becky Lynch climbs on top of a ladder and drops an elbow on Flair through the announce table! Is this one of the best women's matches ever seen?

Figure Eight through the ladder

Charlotte brings a ladder into the ring and takes complete control. First Becky gets a body slam onto the ladder. Flair then pulls Becky's legs through the ladder and enforces the Figure Eight. Becky taps but no use...

Carnage in the ring

Tables, Chairs, Kendo Sticks!!! Weapons lying everywhere and it is carnage in the ring as Becky and Charlotte battle it out! THIS IS AWESOME CHANTS RING AROUND

KENDO STICK & STEEL CHAIRS!

This is getting physically intense as Becky brings out the KENDO STICK and uses it on Charlotte. She continues her assault. STEEL CHAIRS COME OUT NOW! AS MANY AS FIVE OF THEM! THIS IS GETTING BRUTAL!

Huge Cheers for Becky Lynch

First to enter is Charlotte Flair but faces a lot of booing. But Becky Lynch entry receives rapturous applause. Fans are singing her entrance theme.

Shayna Baszler wins NXT Women’s Championship

Outside interference from Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir but Sane counters. But the distraction allows Baszler to put the submission. Sane trying hard to wrestle out but passes out. Baszler is the new NXT women's champion. Shayna Baszler is the first two-time NXT women's champion.

UP NEXT: Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair for SmackDown women's championship in a last woman standing match.

NXT Chants

'NXT' chants coming from the crowed as Sane puts Baszler in a submission. Baszler continues to target Sane's arm. Sane counters with a big spear which puts Baszler down.

Quite an entrance

NXT Women’s Championship on the line

The next match will be between Kairi Sane and Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Championship. The submission specialist Shayna Baszler has promised a tough fight with the Pirate Princess Kairi Sane from Japan.

Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya beat The Riott Squad

Quite a physical matchup. Banks takes down Logan with the Meteora. Natalyatakes out Logan with a series of power moves. She puts Ruby and Sarah in the double Sharpshooter, but is shoved off by Morgan. Bayley takes out Logan and Ruby at ringside while Banks pins Morgan to score the pin and the win. Banks with a tribute to the late great Eddie Guerrero hits the frog splash to pick up the win. Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya beat The Riott Squad. 

Special fan in the crowd

Riott Squad dominates

Morgan and Natti attacking in tandem and the Riott Squad are working like a well-oiled machine. How will Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya get back into this match?

Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya vs. The Riott Squad

Both the teams make their way to the ring. Special gear for the Riott Squad as they pay tribute to some classic horror characters. Bell rings and the match begins with Riott squad on the ascendancy.

Toni Storm wins the Mae Young Classic tournament final.

The match begins with Shirai having the upper hand. Shirai keeps Storm in a submission for a long time. Storm hits a German suplex to counter. As the match progresses Io hangs Toni up on the rope to get her in position for the 619. She hits it and heads up for a moonsault, but Storm gets her knees up. She hits the Storm Zero for the pin and wins the match. Toni Storm has won the Mae Young Classic! Toni star will be a bonafide star. She has some stunning moves in her repertoire.

Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm

Upcoming match is between Io Shirai and Toni Storm for the 2018 Mae Young Classic tournament final. Winner of the second annual Mae Young Cassic will receive a wonderful trophy. Ref- Jessika Carr is in the ring.

Nia Jax secures a title shot

THERE IT IS! Nia Jax is the winner of Battle Royal

Zelina Vega had begun to celebrate when she thought she had thrown Nia Jax and Ember Moon but they both came back. Nia throws her over and then takes care of Ember to win the match. She is in tears on the mic after. 

Quite an intense battle in the ring

But one can always take a break for a step or two

The Battle Royal starts

Asuka (winner of the first-ever Women’s Royal Rumble Match), Naomi (former SmackDown Women’s Champion and winner of the first-ever WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal), former Women’s Champions Carmella and Nia Jax, former NXT Women’s Champion Ember Moon, Dana Brooke, Lana, Billie Kay & Peyton Royce of The IIconics, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville, Tamina and the returning Torrie Wilson are all in the ring. 

The legends enter the ring

Some of the most famous wrestlers over the years have all made their way into the ring. The IIconics make the mistake of rubbing them the wrong way and are dealt with immediatly. 

Trish Stratus and Lita come out victorious to start things off!

Mickie James and Alicia Fox have been left on the floor and it's Trish Stratus and Lita who have emerged victorious to start things off tonight. 

Hello and welcome!

This is the card for the night: 

Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya vs. The Riott Squad

Women’s Battle Royal

Trish Stratus and Lita vs. Alicia Fox and Mickie James

Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm (2018 Mae Young Classic tournament final)

Rhea Ripley vs. TBD ( NXT UK Women’s Championship)

Kairi Sane vs. Shayna Baszler (NXT Women’s Championship)

Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (Last Woman Standing match, WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)

Ronda Rousey vs. Nikki Bella (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)

WWE Evolution Highlights: Lita and Trish Stratus made a winning return to the ring. (Source: WWE)

WWE Evolution 2018 matches:

Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Natalya vs. The Riott Squad

Women’s Battle Royal

Trish Stratus and Lita vs. Alicia Fox and Mickie James

Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm (2018 Mae Young Classic tournament final)

Rhea Ripley vs. TBD ( NXT UK Women’s Championship)

Kairi Sane vs. Shayna Baszler (NXT Women’s Championship)

Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (Last Woman Standing match, WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)

Ronda Rousey vs. Nikki Bella (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)