Asuka Will Face James Ellsworth Again In Lumberjack Match

Asuka gets another chance to get ahold of James Ellsworth. 

This week, James Ellsworth faced Asuka on Smackdown and the match ended in a double count out as Asuka chased Ellsworth after he left the ring. The following is the play-by-play of the match from the live coverage provided by Fightful's Ryan Cook. 

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Asuka knocks James over as soon as the bell rings before James rolls out of the ring. Carmella makes James get back in the ring and Asuka hits with with a series of strikes before hitting an airplane spin and a spinning back fist. James then escapes through the crowd before they're both counted out.

Winner: Double count out.

After the match, Paige met Ellsworth backstage to inform him he will face Asuka again next week in a Lumberjack match where the entire Smackdown Women's division will be ringside. 

Asuka will go on to challenge Carmella at Extreme Rules for the Smackdown Women's Championship. 

Fightful has live coverage and a recapping podcast for the weekly Smackdown shows and pay-per-views like Extreme Rules. 

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