In the back, Tucker approached Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. He was mad that she broke Otis’ heart last week. Tucker pointed out that Otis combed his hair and got new underwear for the date last week. He said Otis is devastated and won’t even leave his hotel room. Deville told Tucker it wasn’t the right time.
Rose pointed out that she went out with Ziggler because Otis didn’t show up. Tucker noted she texted Otis that she was running late, but Rose didn’t know what he was talking about. Deville acted confused too. Tucker left. Rose said she was looking forward to her date with Otis and would have instead gone out with him. Deville told her not to worry about it, and Ziggler’s more of Rose’s type of guy anyway.
Renee Young interviewed Lacey Evans. Young pointed out that Evans was a bully, just like Bayley and Sasha Banks. Evans tried to claim that calling people “Nasties” is a term of endearment. She then admitted to being a bully but learned from dealing with Banks and Bayley. Evans’s next goal is to recover from her loss to Bayley and became champion. She said that she will be at Elimination Chamber.
Alexa Bliss came out and called this a special Hall of Fame edition of A Moment of Bliss. She recapped the current names already announced Batista and the NWO. Bliss then announced the next inductees The Bella Twins and introduced Nikki and Brie.
They’re both excited to go into the Hall of Fame. They’re grateful for all the fans in their hometown. Nikki noted they wouldn’t be able to break barriers without the Bella Army. Brie said speaking of breaking barriers and pointed out that Bliss is the first female talk show host in WWE history. The Bellas discussed their pregnancy and Nikki’s engagement. Daniel Bryan’s music hit, and he ran out with his daughter. He hugged Brie and made his way to the ring.
In the back, Mandy Rose was about to leave when Dolph Ziggler approached. Ziggler and Rose left together. Otis was hiding in the background watching.
#1 Contenders Match: Naomi vs. Carmella
SmackDown Woman’s Champion Bayley was at ringside for the match.
Naomi and Carmella shook hands, but Naomi pulled her into a side headlock. Carmella countered into a side headlock. Naomi recovered and hit a back elbow. They traded pin attempts. Carmella caught Naomi with spinning head scissors. She attempted a dive, but Naomi cut her off. Naomi climbed to the top turnbuckle, but Bayley distracted her. Carmella used a hurricanrana on Naomi and followed up with a suicide dive. The referee threw Bayley out from ringside.
Back from the break, Naomi hit a series of kicks, but Carmella recovered. Naomi hit a springboard kick but clearly missed. Graves tried to cover up by pointing out that Naomi didn’t get all of it. Naomi followed up with a corkscrew plancha to the floor. Carmella fought back and scored a very close near fall. Carmella locked on the code of silence, but Naomi made it to the ropes. Naomi hit the rearview for another near fall. The finish came when Naomi hit a kick and blockbuster. She followed up with the split-legged moonsault for the win.
Naomi will now face Bayley for the SmackDown Women’s title at Super Showdown.