The following is from our play-by-play coverage of the WWE Stomping Grounds PPV event:
WWE SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Bayley © vs. Alexa Bliss
Bayley went right after Bliss with a series of right hands. Bliss knocked her down and worked over a chin lock. Bliss with a back breaker. Bayley landed a flying crossbody for 2 but Bliss went right back on the attack with clubbing shots. Bliss sent her into the corner and hit a kick to the face. Bayley with a clothesline out of the corner and then landed a series of kicks followed by an elbow drop.
Bliss with a major league right hand. Bayley used the top rope to her advantage then a knee strike to the face. Bayley missed a dive off the top rope and Bayley hit a knee strike. Bayley missed a flying kick and Bliss sent her shoulder first into the ring post. Bayley with a back suplex and then a sunset flip powerbomb into the turnbuckle.
Bayley took out Nikki Cross with an outside dive. Back in the ring, Bliss knocked her down and went to the top rope but Cross got into the ring and then told to get out. Bliss went for her finisher but Bayley put up the knees and hit her finisher for the win.
Winner: Bayley ©