Emma vs. Asuka - WWE TLC 2017 Match Results and Analysis
TLC 2017 kicks of with a huge match from the Empress of Tomorrow.
It was finally time for Asuka's debut on the main roster as TLC kicked off. Asuka quickly went for a submission after taking down Emma but Emma managed to reach the bottom rope. Asuka had Emma in a headlock and she rolled over Emma when the Aussie lay on her stomach.
Asuka then pumped herself up for a big pop in the crowd. Asuka hit the running hip attack and tapped her backside, to another huge pop. Emma slidekicked Asuka outside the ring and started trash talking. She finally threw Asuka inside when she heard the referee's count.
Emma had Asuka locked in a hold on the shoulders and lay down some offence on "The Empress Of Tomorrow". She tied Asuka upside down on the turnbuckles and began to throw stiff kicks to her back. She slid out of the ring and pulled Asuka's hair.
Emma caught Asuka in a modified master lock. Emma took control as she kicked "The Empress" but that wasn't enough for the 3-count! Asuka then transitioned from submission hold to submission hold. She followed up with a beautiful suplex!
Emma surprisingly put on a good fight but in the end, Asuka caught her in an Asuka lock and got the submission. What a debut!
Result: Asuka def. Emma via submission