Bayley Retains Women’s Championship Against Nikki Cross

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Bayley and Nikki Cross met for the second time in as many weeks tonight, with Cross once again getting a shot at the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship. Unfortunately for her, she was once again unable to come away with a win, as Bayley walked out with a big, title retaining win.

Things ended for Cross after she was unable to put away Bayley late in the match. After landing a big splash onto her from the top rope, Bayley continued to kick out of various pin attempts. Eventually, Bayley trapped Cross, planting her face-first into the canvas before pinning her for the victory.

For more on how the match ended, check out below:

Cross hits a neckbreaker for another two count. Banks tries to slide her ring to Bayley, but Cross takes it. Cross doesn’t use it, but Bayley gains momentum by snapping Bayley’s neck on the ropes. Cross rapidly gains momentum with a flurry of offense. Bliss stops Banks from interfering. Bayley nearly gets a three count by rolling though a crossbody. A backslide earns Cross a two count. Bayley plants Cross face-first into the canvas for the win.

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