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Asuka vs. Ellsworth lumberjack match set for WWE SmackDown


James Ellsworth and Asuka aren’t done with one another just yet.

The two will square off next week in a lumberjack match after their match tonight ended in disarray. In a Battle of the Sexes match that took place tonight, Asuka dominated the match until Ellsworth bailed and headed into the crowd. Asuka chased after him, the match ending in a double count out when neither made it back in time. Once they returned from the crowd, Carmella jumped Asuka from behind, shoving her into a barricade. 

Later in the night, GM Paige stopped Carmella and Ellsworth backstage and made the lumberjack match for next week. 

Ellsworth has been a thorn on Asuka’s side ever since he made his return at Money in the Bank. He dressed up exactly like her, distracting Asuka long enough for Carmella to score the win. A rematch between the two has been set for Extreme Rules.

SmackDown next week will be at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.