Charlotte was ready for Asuka.
Applying her signature Figure-Eight leglock, the WWE SmackDown Women's Champion made the undefeated "Empress of Tomorrow" tap out to retain her title at WrestleMania 34 on Sunday night.
Asuka hadn't been pinned or submitted since debuting with the NXT brand in September 2015. She would go on to hold the NXT Women's title for over 500 days, but dropped the strap due to injury before heading up to the main roster.
Following her first-ever loss, Asuka was gracious in defeat, congratulating Charlotte and embracing her in the center of the ring as the WWE Universe at Mercedes-Benz Superdome applauded.
The Japanese sensation spent most of the contest focusing her offense on Charlotte's shoulder, softening her up for a potential armbar or Asuka lock.
Asuka - who won the Royal Rumble back in January to earn this opportunity -pulled off an incredible counter to Charlotte's moonsault early on, catching her on the way down to the mat with a triangle choke before Charlotte broke free, turning it into a Boston Crab.
This is the second streak of historic significance to come to an end in The Big Easy. It was at WrestleMania 30 four years ago when the legendary Undertaker was beaten on the grandest stage of them all by Brock Lesnar - his first loss in 22 matches at 'Mania.