SmackDown Coverage – December 11, 2018

Charlotte is asked about her match tonight against Asuka. Charlotte says she knows what is at stake on Sunday but Asuka says she would break her tonight. The Queen does not break, she breaks undefeated streaks. She will give them a preview of what will happen on Sunday when they will bow down to the queen. Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring to join commentary for this match.

Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka

Charlotte misses a boot and Asuka with a waist lock. Asuka with a single leg take down and Asuka with a knee bar. Charlotte picks up Asuka and slams her. Charlotte with chops but Asuka with a German suplex. Charlotte with a knee to Asuka. Charlotte goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault but Asuka gets her knees up and Asuka tries for the Asuka Lock. Charlotte keeps the hold from being applied and Charlotte gets Asuka on her back and drops Asuka to the mat. Asuka with the Asuka Lock. Charlotte rolls to the ropes.

We are back and Charlotte and Asuka exchange forearms. Asuka has a back fist blocked but Asuka with an octopus. Charlotte gets Asuka on her back but Asuka with a crucifix bomb for a near fall. Asuka with a Fujiwara arm bar. Asuka with a triangle but Charlotte gets a near fall when she gets Asuka’s shoulders on the mat. Charlotte picks up Asuka for a one arm sit out power bomb for a near fall.

Charlotte slaps Asuka and Asuka with a double leg take down. Charlotte with a figure four leg lock and she slaps Asuka. Asuka tries to roll over to reverse the hold and she does it. Asuka gets to the ropes and the hold has to be released. Charlotte works on the knee and she connects with elbows to the head. Charlotte with a knee drop to the leg. Charlotte with forearms to Asuka and she gets a near fall. Charlotte pulls Asuka into the corner and wrings the leg into the ring post.

Charlotte gets a near fall. Asuka with an inside cradle for a near fall. Charlotte with chops but Asuka blocks one and takes Charlotte down with a fireman’s carry and a kick to the back. Asuka counters a spear with a Codebreaker for a near fall. Asuka with kicks to the chest followed by a back heel kick. Asuka with forearms to Charlotte followed by kicks to the head. Asuka with another kick and she goes for a Hip Attack but Charlotte with a spear for a near fall.

Charlotte goes up top for a moonsault but Asuka gets her feet up and Charlotte goes for the figure four leg lock. Asuka counters into the Asuka Lock. They fall to the floor and Charlotte gets a kendo stick and hits Asuka with it. The referee calls for the bell.

Winner: Asuka via DQ

After the match, Becky gets up from her seat and she starts to go to the back. Charlotte hits Becky in the leg with the kendo stick and then hits Asuka. Becky sends Charlotte into the ring steps and hits Charlotte with the kendo stick. Asuka hits Becky and sends her over the announce table. Asuka hits Charlotte with the knedo stick. Asuka hits Becky with the kendo stick and then alternates between Charlotte and Becky.