Bianca Belair Won the Women's Battle Royal
Although this had less competitors in it than the men's, I found it to be a way more convoluted. Most of the ladies weren't thrown out until much later on, so the pacing was off and some of the eliminations felt rushed. As a result, this felt like it lasted way longer than it did. On the bright side, the closing stretch was strong with Belair and Io Shirai going at it before Belair ultimately won. They have history from when they both contended for the NXT Women's Championship at TakeOver: New York (and lost).
Roderick Strong Won the Men's Battle Royal
As noted, I enjoyed this more than than the women's because of how everything just seemed to click a lot better. There were a handful of people who shined at various points and, similar to Belair and Shirai, I loved the final few minutes with Strong and Tyler Bate. They have worked very well together in the past, so I was thrilled that they were able to rip it up once again here. It'd be interesting if Strong brought up this victory on an upcoming episode of NXT TV with all the Undisputed Era turmoil going on right now, but I doubt it will ever be mentioned again.
This marks the end of WWE's mini Worlds Collide series, and what a fun few weeks it's been. I really hope they do something similar to this next year for WWE Network over WrestleMania weekend because it's always cool to see stars from different brands cross paths, not to mention how the in-ring action has been entertaining. I wouldn't suggest sitting through the full women's Battle Royal from this episode (finish aside), though the men's Battle Royal was great and worth the watch.
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