Paige vs. Natalya
Nattie goes for a quick rollup before sending Paige into the ropes, but Paige knocks her down with a forearm shot and skips around the ring. Paige applies an abdominal stretch and punches Nattie, then Nattie reverses the hold so Paige hits her a few times and runs the ropes. Nattie hits her with a forearm shot and puts her in the Sharpshooter, but Paige makes it to the apron and the ref forces a break. Paige gets right up and sweeps Nattie’s legs, attempting a PTO, but Nattie blocks it and goes for another Sharpshooter, only to have Paige counter with a Paige Turner for the win.
AJ comes out and skips around the ring, distracting Paige, and Nattie drops Paige with a clothesline before AJ gets in the ring. She helps Paige up and smiles, and she says Paige called them ‘frenemies’, but she wasn’t being as sincere as she is going to be now. AJ hugs her and Paige pushes her away, then AJ awkwardly asks for a handshake, and kisses her hand. Paige, obviously creeped out, shakes her away, then AJ smiles and skips away.
Paige vs. Natalya
Before the match begins, Paige tells the crowd she respects and loves AJ Lee, so she is dedicating tonight’s match to her. Paige ties up with Nattie and gets caught with an elbow, then Nattie sweeps her legs and goes for a backslide. Paige blocks it and kicks her in the head, then she crawls onto Nattie and headbutts her. AJ comes out and skips to the ring, then Nattie uses the distraction to roll Paige up for the win.
AJ tells Paige she respects and loves her, despite what has happened. AJ says that dedicates her life to Paige. AJ says she wants to get in the ring and shake Paige’s hand, which leads Paige to run off.
AJ Lee vs. Eva Marie
They lock up and trade holds. AJ takes Eva down with a headlock. The music hits and out comes Paige. Paige skips down the ramp and around the ring while her music plays, distracting AJ. Eva comes from behind with a roll up for the win.
Winner: Eva Marie
Paige speaks from the stage after the match. She recites a poem about pushing AJ off the stage, saying AJ has the face she wants to punch. Paige says she’s going to be skipping her way out of SummerSlam with the Divas Title. AJ goes out to ringside and grabs Eva, who is trying to get up. AJ slams her face into the floor and the announcers table. AJ rams Eva into the apron and mounts her with strikes. AJ tosses Eva into the barrier. AJ grabs her title and skips around the ring before heading to the back.
Tom Phillips is backstage with Paige. Paige says she wishes AJ a speedy recovery after what she did to her on Smackdown. Paige tells us that she misses AJ so much. Paige says it’s a dream come true to face her idol for the title at Summerslam. Paige says she hopes she recovers quickly, and can’t wait to see her. It was later announced that AJ Lee will return tomorrow night live on the WWE Network.
Paige comes out and says she is setting the record straight, and AJ is still her best friend in the world. She says last week she was wrong, and she crossed the line, but she saw AJ as someone who took her title. She says she will never do that again, then AJ comes out and says she gets it, and she knows how Paige is feeling right now. AJ says she will talk crap to Paige’s face like a real woman, then Paige says she is a real friend and AJ is crazy if she doesn’t believe her. AJ asks what she said and Paige apologizes for the oversight, then takes a subtle dig and says she wouldn’t make fun of mental health. AJ says it’s OK and it happens, then she tackles Paige and punches her a few times before throwing her out on the floor. AJ tackles her into the barricade and whips her, but Paige leaps over the steps and retreats and tries to tell AJ they are still friends.
Paige & AJ Lee vs. Natalya & Emma
Emma elbow AJ a few times and goes for a rollup, then AJ gets her own rollup before she throws Emma into the turnbuckles and makes the tag. Paige whips her but Emma gets her in the Dil-Emma, then Nattie tags in and throws her before putting her in the Sharpshooter. Paige crawls and makes the tag, then AJ surprises Nattie with a Shining Wizard before Nattie taps out to the Black Widow.
Winners: Paige & AJ Lee
AJ celebrates with Paige, and as AJ turns around, Paige grabs AJ’s hair and throws her to the ground. Paige begins to headbutt AJ on the mat. Paige then begins to beat down AJ on the outside, and then rams her into the barrier and then the ring post and screams at the crowd. Paige screams that this is her house, and then throws her over the announce table. Paige stands tall and skips away.