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WWE WrestleMania results: Charlotte Flair defeated Ronda Rousey



At WWE WrestleMania 38, Ronda Rousey challenged Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women's Championship.

Notes from the match (written in real-time):

Flair got an indoor and outdoor fireworks display for her entrance. They battled back and forth for the first couple of minutes. Flair tried a move off the ropes but Ronda hit a knee to the head. Charlotte hit Ronda with a knee to the spine and an elbow on the ring apron. Charlotte then pulled Ronda through the ropes and out of the ring. Back in the ring, Charlotte hit a hard forearm to the head that knocked Ronda to the mat.

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Ronda fought back with an armdrag takedown and knee to the face. Rousey hit a tornado DDT and Charlotte kicked out of the pin attempt. Rousey hit a kick and several arm takedowns. Charlotte hit a spear and Ronda kicked out of the pin attempt. Rousey ducked the Natural Selection but Charlotte hit a back suplex. Charlotte tried the moonsault and they got crossed up with Ronda moved so it looked awkward. Ronda hit a slam and then tried the pin. Charlotte recovered and kicked Rousey several times in the corner. Ronda fought back and she did an armdrag off the top rope into the cover. Ronda hit the Piper's Pit, Charlotte slipped out of the armbar attempt. Rousey hit a knee to the face and Charlotte hit a boot to Rousey's face. Rousey slipped out of the Figure 4 attempt and she hit a scoop slam and pin attempt.

Charlotte slipped out of the Piper's Pit attempt but Rousey locked in the ankle lock. Charlotte reversed into her own ankle lock. Rousey drove Charlotte's head into the bottom turnbuckle. Rosey tried the triangle armbar but Charlotte slammed her and tried for the pin. Rousey grabbed the arm again but Flair slipped out into the figure four and Rousey countered into the ankle lock. Flair broke free with kicks to the head. Rousey locked the armbar again but Charlotte reversed into the figure eight, Ronda reversed the hold and they tumbled to the ringside area. Flair hit an exploder suplex on Rousey onto the barricade. Back in the ring, Rousey countered a boot with the Piper's Pit. It looked like she got the win but Charlotte had her foot on the bottom rope and Rousey was very upset with the referee. Charlotte hit the Natural Selection, Rousey kicked out of the pin attempt.

Rousey kicked Charlotte and it caused Charlotte to spear the referee. Rousey got the armbar but the ref was knocked out. Flair hit a boot to the head and she covered Ronda to retain the title.

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