Asuka came to the ring to tune up before her match with Emma next week at TakeOver: London. Deonna Purazzo seemed unable to figure out her unusual rival and her unique offense, finding herself trapped in an armbar out of nowhere. Asuka looked to be on her way to victory when Emma and Dana Brooke entered the arena to distract her. Deonna tried to capitalize on the distraction while Asuka had her back turned. However, Asuka turned around and clobbered Deonna with a roundhouse kick that knocked her out cold. The shocking turn of events left Emma frozen in fear on the stage, wondering if the same fate awaits her in London.
Asuka def. Deonna Purazzo by knockout