At WWE TLC, Asuka beat Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair in the first-ever Women’s Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match to become the new SmackDown Women’s Champion.
Asuka owes part of her win to Ronda Rousey. Lynch and Flair were battling atop one of the ladders when the Raw Women’s C
That gave Asuka a clear path to the title.
According to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet, Rousey’s interference was not meant as a heel turn. A WWE source told him that the move was no different than Asuka striking Lynch and Flair with a cane last week on SmackDown LIVE.