The Divas ignite the light on the Fourth of July with these glowing, must-see new images:
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Brie Bella def. Naomi
Nikki Bella wasn’t able to cheer her sister on from ringside since she was preparing for this Saturday’s historic live WWE Network special in Tokyo, but “Team Bella’s” newest member, Alicia Fox, picked up the slack in her absence. Just as Naomi – who’s ally, Tamina, also was in Japan – looked to be gaining momentum, the foxy Diva tripped her up, opening up the door for Brie Bella to hit a facebuster for the victory.
Paige defeated Alicia Fox
Add a long-in-the-making tally in the loss column for “Team Bella,” who suffered their group’s first defeat when Paige toppled Alicia Fox. The match, two weeks in the making since Alicia took Paige out on SmackDown, was initially a one-sided affair In Paige’s favor; it wasn’t until Alicia retreated into the Bellas’ orbit following a Thesz Press that the tide started to turn.
Drama within the Divas division continued in full force on SmackDown, as Alicia Fox (flanked by Team Bella) battled Naomi (joined by Tamina) in an athletic one-on-one showdown. As the action moved to the outside, Tamina took full advantage, hitting a vicious superkick on an unsuspecting Brie. Nikki retaliated by spearing the powerhouse Diva into the barricade, before Naomi held the Divas Champion back and allowed the towering Tamina to connect on another brutal kick.
After returning to the ring, however, Naomi was met with an innovative face-plant from the newest Bella team member, who picked up the 1-2-3 to walk out the winner.
Can a Divas division divided against itself stand? The Bella Twins’ dominance of the ladies’ locker room has forced the femme fatales of WWE to either side with the twins or with lone rabble-rouser Paige, but The Diva of Tomorrow has her work cut out for her if Raw’s latest development is any indication. Taking on Naomi & Tamina, who have taken up a neutral stance in the inter-Diva conflict, The Bellas – flanked by “Team Bella” member Alicia Fox – continued their winning ways. They didn’t need Twin Magic to do it, but twin teamwork sufficed just fine when Nikki shoved an interfering Tamina straight into the Rear View and followed up with a Rack Attack to seal the contest.
Brie Bella defeated Paige
Alicia Fox pushed Paige off the top rope, allowing Brie Bella to hit The Diva of Tomorrow with the Bella Buster for a big SmackDown victory. The Bellas then presented Alicia with their colors, indicating that Miss Fox had chosen to align with the prominent twins.