WWE TLC 2018 Highlights: The stage is set for the final pay-per-view of the year from WWE. TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs. It is being held in San Jose, California in the USA. It will feature 12 matches, several of these to be fought using the aforementioned equipment.
A number of titles will be on the line, including the coveted WWE Championship and other titles including the Smackdown Women’s Championship, intercontinental championship and tag-team titles. Most of the eyes will be on the biggies: AJ Styles vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship, Nia Jax vs Ronda Rousey for WWE RAW Women’s Championship match, Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins for WWE Intercontinental Championship match.
WWE TLC, WWE Tables Ladders and Chairs: Highlights
Asuka wins SmackDown Women's Championship
Ronda Rousey walks out to the ring and sends Lynch and Flair flying outside the ring! Asuka climbs the ladder and wins the SmackDown Women's Championship. What a remarkable TLC match. Broken hearts, broken bodies but history made once again. Tonight the Empress of Tomorrow takes the throne!
Becky Lynch sets up the ladder outside the ring. She goes on top of it and in a reminiscence of Evolution Lynch flies through the air and into the Commentarotrs table where Charlotte Flair was lying. Lynch's bodyweight went right through flair's ribs. Utter Mayhem around the ring!
SmackDown Women's Championship
Up Next: First women's TLC match for the SmackDown Women's Championship- Becky Lynch vs Charlotte Flair vs Asuka. No count outs, no submissions, anything goes
You're looking at the three women who are about to make history in the FIRST-EVER Women's #TLCMatch NEXT on #WWETLC, streaming LIVE on @WWENetwork! @MsCharlotteWWE @BeckyLynchWWE @WWEAsuka pic.twitter.com/Y0RVEF5M9J— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) 17 December 2018
Dean Ambrose is the new Intercontinental Champion
Dean Ambrose brings the mind games into play and offers a Shield fistbump right in the middle of the match. Rollins' emotions getting the best of them and he pays the ultimate price. Dirty Deeds out of nowhere and Dean Ambrose is the new Intercontinental Champion
Dean Ambrose puts Rollins in a submission to wear him down. He then hits a swinging neck breaker but cannot get the count. In a desperate attempt, he makes a suicide dive.
Seth Rollins vs Dean Ambrose
Intercontinental Championship on the line: Seth Rollins vs Dean Ambrose. This match is all about emotions. rollins needs to forget he is facing his shield brother with so much at stake. but Dean has always had his number.both of these men two-time intercontinental champion
Daniel Bryan retains his WWE Championship
AJ rolls Bryan up and Daniel reverses for a three-count! Daniel Bryan beats AJ Styles to retain his WWE Championship. Valiant effort by the challenger but today fate was on the side of Bryan. So much disappointment for him. Bryan's title reign continues.
Styles locks in the calfcrusher
AJ Styles has locked in the calfcrusher right in the middle of the ring. Twice Bryan tries to get to the ropes and twice he fails. Will Bryan tap? No he somehows rolls Styles over and survives.
Bryan unleashes his Yes Kicks and Styles falls to the outside. This is great work by the WWE Champion. But just as Bryan was getting momentum on his side, Styles counters with a thunderous clothesline
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Daniel Bryan vs AJ Styles for WWE Championship
Up Next: Daniel Bryan defends his WWE Championship vs AJ Styles. Just as the bell rings Bryan moves out of the ring and tries to get into the head of Styles.
Ronda Rousey retains Raw Women's Champion
Rousey hits a powerbomb! A slight distraction by Tamina and Jax ambushes her from behind but an incredible takedown by Rousey as she takes her down with the armbar! She locks it in and makes Jax submit! Ronda Rousey is still the Raw Women's Champion
Up Next: Raw Women's Championship match
Up Next: Nia Jax flanked by Tamina takes on Ronday Rousey for Raw Women's Championship match. Nia Jax using her size to her advantage straightway.
Rey Mysterio Wins!
Orton's head bounces of the steel chair and Mysterio rolls him over for a three count. The King of 619 wins! He is no a longer a victim of Orton. The Viper is beside himself.
Chairs Flying around
The match starts and immediately the action shifts outside the ring. Chairs are flying around and Mysterio lands a dropkick on Orton who falls outside the ring. Mysterio then uses the chair like a sled and slides with it to hit a splash outside the ring. WOW!
Next Up: Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton
Next Up: Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton in a chairs match! This one will get brutal! Over the last few weeks, Orton has been targetting the 619. His attacks have been vicious. Will Mysterio have his revenge tonight?
Finn Balor wins
Drew McIntyre versus Finn Balor
Drew McIntyre versus Finn Balor: The match begins with Balor trying to get some momentum. Repeated chops from Balor can't deter McIntyre, who yells “too sweet” and stamps on his hand after slamming him to the floor.
Natalya sends Ruby Riott through the table with a thunderous powerbomb from the second rope and with that she wins the match! Retribution tonight for Natalya as he picks up the win wearing her fathers iconic jacket!
Riott on the mat
Ruby Riott vs. Natalya in a Tables Match is getting intense. Natalya has already tried to hit the Sharpshooter! Riott survives. But it's not long before Natalys delivers a german suplex.
Ruby Riott vs. Natalya
Up Next: Ruby Riott vs. Natalya up next in a Tables Match. This will be an extremely personal battle as Riott has time and again dragged the latter's father into the scheme of things
Baron Corbin is surrounded on all sides by Braun Strowman, Apollo Crews, Bobby Roode and Chad Gable and Kurt Angles. ultimately it is special referee Heath Slater who turns his back on Corbin and that's it! The Monster Among Men Wins despite having his hand in a sling! RAW will have a new General Manager! Celebration time inside the ring!
Baron Corbin attacked
So going by the rules of a TLC Match- anything goes. Apollo Crews, Bobby Roode and Chad Gable join to help Strowman. And just as about Corbin wants to leave the ring, Kurt Angle returns with a chair in hand. He decimates Corbin with it and the Lone Wolf has nowhere to go. ANGLE SLAM TO CORBIN!
The Bar retains tag-team titles
Sheamus hits Xavier Woods with the Brogue Kick as he was trying to get back into the ring. TheBar retains their tag-team titles. Quite a good match.
Smack Down Titles on the line
The Usos vs The New Day vs The Bar: The match starts with Sheamus and Kofi in the ring for their teams. They lock up and Sheamus backs Kingston to the corner.
Buddy Murphy, Elias win
Buddy Murphy retains after a fun match to get things started. Elias vs. Bobby Lashley now on the kickoff. Elias wins, but Lio and Lashley stand tall to get their heat. Now we move on to the SmackDown tag team title bout.
Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to our live blog of WWE TLC- Tables Ladders and Chairs for this morning! We're starting things off with the cruiserweight title match between Buddy Murphy and Cedric Alexander.