December 4, 2016

Alexa Bliss Crowned NEW Smackdown Women's Champion (Photos)

Alexa Bliss defeated Becky Lynch in a Tables Match to become the new SmackDown Women's Champion at tonight's WWE TLC pay-per-view.

This is the first title reign for Bliss since signing with WWE. Becky was the first-ever SmackDown Women's Champion after winning a Six-Pack Challenge over Bliss, Nikki Bella, Carmella, Natalya and Naomi back on September 11th at Backlash.

Below are photos and a recap from tonight's match:

Tables Match for the SmackDown Women's Title
Alexa Bliss vs. Becky Lynch

Alexa Bliss is the first woman to make her way to the ring for the next match, and Bliss doesn't get much of a reaction from the fans, although there do seem to be some in the crowd booing her.

Becky Lynch is out next, and Lynch gets a much more positive reaction than Alexa on her way down the aisle.

The bell rings and Becky backs Bliss into the corner immediately, kicking away at her stomach. Becky hits a short-arm clothesline and goes right out to the floor, going under the ring for a table. Alexa hits a baseball slide to send Becky crashing back, then she tosses Becky into the barricade. Becky recovers and hits a clothesline on Bliss before sending her crashing into the barricade. Becky picks up Alexa and tries for a powerbomb on the floor, but Alexa fights it off and lands on the apron, kicking Becky in the side of the head. Back in the ring, Becky is able to take Alexa down to the mat with a snap suplex before she goes back to the outside for a table.

Becky sets up the table out of the floor before heading up to the apron. Becky teases a suplex from the ring through the table on the floor, but Alexa fights it off and snaps Becky's throat across the top rope. Becky avoids being put through the table and makes it into the ring where Alexa stomps away at her in the corner. Becky is able to come back with a big kick that sends Alexa to the apron. Becky goes to the top rope and Alexa bites Becky's finger before sending her crashing into the ring. Bliss chokes Becky against the middle rope before slamming her face into the mat and stomping on the back of Becky's head repeatedly.

Alexa goes under the ring for a table, and when Becky leaps off the apron, Bliss avoids it and slams Becky face first into the ring post. Alexa sends a table into the ring and slams Becky's face into the apron before sending her into the ring as well. Alexa sets up the table in the corner before turning back to Becky and taking her into the corner. Alexa kicks at Becky's chest, but the runs into a back elbow. Alexa comes back with clubbing blows to the back of Becky Lynch. Alexa lies Becky on the table, but when she goes to the top rope, Becky stops her and seats Bliss on the top rope. Becky heads up after Alexa, going for a superplex, but Alexa is able to fight it off. Becky turns over the table, but Bliss kicks Becky in the face. Becky picks up Alexa and tries to slam her down, but Alexa fights out of it and slams Becky to the mat by her hair.

Alexa sets up the table in the corner, propping it up. Becky responds with three uppercuts and three clotheslines. Alexa ducks a clothesline, but she eats a kick to the gut. Alexa blocks a Bex-plex through the table, driving Becky to the mat instead. Becky tries to sunset flip Alexa through the table, but can't. Alexa connects with double knees across the stomach of Becky, but when she tries to flip the table on top of Becky, Becky simply rolls out of the way. Alexa sets up the table again, but she turns around into shots to the stomach from Becky. Becky shoulders Alexa, but Alexa flips the table over, then DDT's Becky face-first on the upside-down table.

Becky is able to clamp on the Disarmer through the table leg, causing Alexa to scream in pain. Becky breaks the hold, then hits a pump-handle suplex into a slam to the mat. Becky lays the table across the bottom rope in the corner before laying Alexa across the table. Becky heads to the outside and climbs up to the top rope, but Alexa is able to stop her with a kick to the head. Alexa snap mares Becky down to the mat over the table, then she dropkicks her to send her crashing across the mat.

Becky is able to connect with a drop-toe hold into the table, but she misses with a baseball slide. Alexa and Becky fight on the apron, trading forearms. Alexa drops off the apron and to the floor, grabbing Becky in a powerbomb and putting her through the table on the floor to win the match.

Winner and NEW Smackdown Women's Champion: Alexa Bliss

Becky is interviewed immediately after the match. She says she doesn't appreciate the mic in her face. She's mad at herself, and this doesn't feel good, then she walks off.



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