AEW Double or Nothing got off to a hot start with the NWA Women's Title bout headlining the Buy-In.
Serena Deeb was successful in retaining the NWA Women's Title, tapping out Riho with the Serenity Lock after slamming her knee on the mat and consistently working over Riho's leg throughout the match.
NWA Women's Championship Match
Serena Deeb (c) vs Riho
Deeb shoves Riho away when they lock up before Deeb locks in a standing side headlock and Riho backs to the ropes before Deeb runs her over. Riho misses a dropkick before they slap each other and Deeb rocks Riho with an uppercut before Riho dropkicks Deeb and hits a knee in the corner. Riho hits a diving cross body before Deeb goes for a submission and Riho gets to the ropes before Deeb hits a dragon screw and a running clothesline in the corner. Deeb slingshots Riho into the bottom rope before playing to the crowd and dropping Riho with more uppercuts before driving her knees into the mat. Deeb locks in a choke in the ropes before hitting a neckbreaker and an inverted Gory Special before putting Riho up top and Riho fights her off before hitting a diving stomp. Riho hits a drop toe hold into a 619 for a deep two count before countering an octopus stretch and hits a northern lights suplex for a near fall. Deeb then hits a dragon screw into a twisting neckbreaker for a near fall. Deeb hits a double dragon screw into a jack knife powerbomb for a near fall before Riho counters Detox and hits a dragon suplex before Deeb locks in a half crab. Riho then gets to the ropes for the break before Deeb hits an inverted dragon screw and Riho counters Detox into a bridging pin before Deeb counters a crucifix and locks in the Serenity Lock for the tap and the win.
Winner: Serena Deeb retains her NWA Women's title by defeating Riho via submission.