WWE’s first-ever all-women pay-per-view Evolution took place at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY.
Kickoff Show results:
– Renee Young welcomes us to the kickoff show panel with Paige and Beth Phoenix. Michael Cole joins them and talks about how honored he is to be here tonight and how he’s honored to be calling tonight’s action.
– Charlie Caruso is backstage to interview Trish Stratus on a red carpet at the arena. They talk about Trish’s debut in the company, and what tonight means to her.
– Carmella joins the Kickoff Show panel and talks about how excited she is about tonight. Back to the red carpet, Natalya talks about what tonight means to her and how far the women in WWE have come.
– Back at the Kickoff Show panel, R-Truth interrupts and says he has a breaking news announcement to make. He says it will be an honor for him to compete tonight in the first ever all-women Battle Royal, and then he’ll go on to beat Carmella for the Title. Carmella tells Truth he can’t be in the battle royal tonight, but she is, and she also isn’t the Champion anymore. Carmella says Truth can still watch and have a dance break, and then the music hits.
– We see a pre-taped segment with Nikki Bella and actor/writer Tyler Perry to promote Perry’s new movie.
– Renee introduces a video package looking at the competitors in the Mae Young Classic, and also Mae’s career.
– Back at the Kickoff Show panel, Paige and Beth talk about their excitement for tonight’s show, and their memories of the Mae Young classic.
– To the red carpet, Maria Menounos does an interview about her thoughts on tonight’s pay-per-view, and how big of a deal it is and she never imagined it in her wildest dreams.
– We see R-Truth on the red carpet, and then we go to an interview with Stephanie McMahon. She says she woke up with tears in her eyes and goosebumps, and tonight is like WrestleMania. Stephanie says this is history in the making, and they’re making it together tonight. They talk about the men who have been supportive of the movement, namely Triple H.
– Eve Torres joins the Kickoff Show panel for her thoughts and predictions.
– Nia Jax is on the red carpet for an interview, and her aunt is by her side. Her aunt comments that she’s excited to be here tonight to watch Nia and Tamina.
– Ronda Rousey is on the red carpet for an interview next. Ronda says she’s excited about tonight’s show and she can feel it in her heart. She is asked about gender equality, and she says she wants her daughters to have to deal with less BS than she did. Ronda says she’s going to make sure Nikki leaves the ring tonight looking different than she walked in. We then go to a video package about Ronda and Nikki.
– Michael Cole is back at the Kickoff Show table to give his analysis of the Ronda vs. Nikki feud. Paige, Renee and Beth all give their predictions too. They all pick Ronda, and then they run down the card for the show one last time as the pay-per-view starts next.