The following is from our play-by-play coverage of the WWE TLC pay-per-view event that took place tonight (Sunday, December 16th, 2018) in San Jose, California at the SAP Center on WWE’s streaming service, WWE Network:
WWE SmackDown Women’s Title TLC Match: Becky Lynch © vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka
Lynch and Flair started arguing and Asuka drop kicked Lynch. All of the women started brawling. Lynch with a series of knee strikes to the back of Asuka then a series of strikes to Flair only to have Flair hit a suplex to the champ. Flair and Asuka brought in the ladders. Flair tossed a ladder onto Asuka then smacked Lynch with a table. Flair kicked a ladder into the face of Lynch and Flair and Asuka trade punches. Asuka with a codebreaker to Flair. Asuka with a series of strikes to Lynch then hit a hip toss from the middle rope to a ladder. Asuka set up a ladder only to have Flair smash her face into it.
Asuka powerbombed Flair through a table. Lynch landed a drop kick off the top rope to Asuka that knocked her off. Asuka knocked Lynch off the apron but Flair caught Asuka in the back with a chair. Flair took them out with a moonsault off the top rope. Lynch caught Flair in the back with a chair and the same to Asuka. Flair landed a big boot and sent Lynch into the barricade. Lynch knocked her down, placed her on the announce table and Lynch jumped off the ladder and landed a leg drop to Flair. Asuka avoided that nasty spot and climbed the ladder.
Lynch and Asuka traded hands on top of the ladder. Flair hit them both in the back with a kendo stick. Lynch suplexed Flair onto a table that placed up against the barricade. Flair speared Asuka through the barricade that didn’t collapse all the way. Back in the ring, Lynch climbed the ladder and was stopped by Flair. They trade right hands until Flair was sent face first into a ladder. Flair fired back with a series of chops. Flair placed her on a table and did a front senton off the middle rope through Lynch. Flair and Asuka battled on the ladder for the title. Lynch brought in another ladder and placed it next to the other one. Asuka fell down then Ronda Rousey came down to the ring and pushed Lynch and Flair off the ladder then walked to the back. Asuka climbed the ladder and grabbed the title for the win!