WWE NXT UK Results 3/20/19
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EPISODE 35 !!!
Pete Dunne, Johnny Saint and Sid Scala In-Ring Segment:
— WWE (@WWE) March 20, 2019
Sid Scala announces that there will be a WWE United Kingdom Championship Match at NXT TakeOver: New York. Pete Dunne wants his challenger to be WALTER.
First Match: Eddie Dennis vs. Ligero
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Ligero dropkicks the left knee of Dennis. Ligero repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Dennis. Dennis goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl FaceBuster, but Ligero lands back on his feet. Ligero side steps Dennis into the turnbuckles. Ligero with a SlingShot Stunner for a two count. Dennis blocks a boot from Ligero. Ligero ducks a clothesline from Dennis. Ligero SuperKicks Dennis. Dennis catches Ligero in mid-air. Dennis with a Spinning Uranage Slam on the ring apron. Dennis rolls Ligero back into the ring. Dennis tells Ligero to get up. Dennis kicks Ligero in the gut. Dennis whips Ligero back first across the turnbuckles. Dennis applies the cravate. Ligero with shots to the midsection of Dennis.
Dennis responds with a Knee Lift. Dennis sends Ligero chest first into the turnbuckles for a two count. Dennis drops Ligero with a Running Elbow Strike for a two count. Dennis transitions into a ground and pound attack. Dennis punches Ligero in the back. Dennis kicks Ligero in the ribs. Dennis continues to toy around with Ligero. Dennis with a forearm smash. Ligero kicks Dennis in the jaw. Ligero decks Dennis with a JawBreaker. Dennis drives his knee into the midsection of Ligero. Dennis goes for The Seven’s Bridge, but Ligero lands back on his feet. Ligero with a Roll Through Head Kick. Dennis heads to the outside.
Ligero with a SlingShot Hurricanrana on the floor. Ligero with a SpringBoard Splash for a two count. Ligero is favoring his left ankle. Ligero dives over Dennis. Ligero goes for a Pump Kick, but Dennis ducks out of the way. Dennis with a Lethal Lariat. Ligero negates The Neck Stomp Driver. Ligero with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ligero goes for a SpringBoard DDT, but Dennis blocks it. Ligero connects with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb for a two count. Dennis has Ligero perched on the top turnbuckle. Dennis with a Delayed SuperPlex. Dennis hits The Seven’s Bridge. Dennis plants Ligero with The Neck Stomp Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Eddie Dennis via Pinfall
Kenny Williams & Amir Jordan Segment:
Second Match: Mike Hitchman & Jay Melrose vs. Sam Stoker & Lewis Howley
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Melrose and Stoker will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Stoker with a forearm smash. Melrose with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Melrose punches Stoker in the back. Melrose tags in Hitchman. Hitchman with an Exploder Suplex. Hitchman fish hooks Stoker. Hitchman and Melrose are double teaming Stoker. Double Bodyslam. Melrose dumps Hitchman on top of Stoker. Melrose with a Snap German Suplex. Stoker tags in Howley. Howley unloads a flurry of strikes. Melrose has the strength advantage. Melrose HeadButts the left shoulder of Howley. Melrose tags in Hitchman. Hitchman with a Corner Spear. Melrose with a Corner Clothesline. Hitchman with a Leaping Cannonball Senton Splash. Hitchman tags in Melrose. Hitchman launches Howley into a German Suplex from Melrose to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mike Hitchman & Jay Melrose via Pinfall
Third Match: Kassius Ohno vs. Ashton Smith
Test Of Strength. Ohno with an arm-drag takeover. Ohno applies an arm-bar. Ohno transitions into a wrist lock. Smith floats over into a front face lock. Ohno applies a hammerlock. Ohno with an early cover for a two count. Ohno goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Smith blocks it. Ohno fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ohno punches Smith in the back. Smith leapfrogs over Ohno. Smith dropkicks Ohno to the floor. Ohno drops Smith with a Big Boot. Ohno with a Running Vertical Suplex for a two count. Ohno applies a bow and arrow stretch.
Smith goes for a Samoan Drop, but Ohno blocks it. Ohno HeadButts Smith. Ohno unloads a knife edge chop. Smith side steps Ohno into the turnbuckles. Smith with a Pump Kick. Ohno is pissed. Smith is throwing forearms at Ohno. Ohno shoves Smith to the corner. Smith SuperKicks Ohno. Smith hits The Samoan Drop for a two count. Smith continues to tee off on Ohno. Ohno with a Running Boot. Ohno follows that with Two Senton Splashes. Ohno connects with The Ripcord Elbow Strike to pickup the victory. After the match, Ohno delivers The Roaring Elbow. Travis Banks storms into the ring to make the save.
Winner: Kassius Ohno via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Tyler Bate vs. James Drake
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Bate with a waist lock takedown. Standing Switch Exchange. Bate with a side headlock takeover. Drake responds with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Drake applies a wrist lock. Drake hoists Bate up in the air. Drake applies an arm-bar. Bate reverses the hold. Bate dropkicks Drake. Bate applies a side headlock. Drake drops down on the canvas. Drake goes for a LeapFrog, but Bate counters with The Air Plane Spin. Bate with a straight right hand. Drake blocks a boot from Bate. Bate with a High Knee Lift. Drake sends Bate crashing to the outside. Bate is favoring his lower back. Drake chucks Bate back first across the steel barricade.
Drake applies a nerve hold. Drake transitions into a key lock. Drake with a GutWrench Suplex for a two count. Drake with a forearm shot across the back of Bate. Drake applies a rear chin lock. Bate gets back to a vertical base. Drake with a BackBreaker for a two count. Drake talks smack to Bate. Drake with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Drake stomps on Bate’s back. Drake applies the cravate. Drake goes for another BackBreaker, but Bate lands back on his feet. Bate with a straight right hand. Bate unloads a flurry of bodyshots. Bate drags Drake back into the ring. Bate with a Hurricanrana. Bate follows that with a Back Body Drop. Drake reverses out of the irish whip from Bate. Bate with a Knee Lift. Bate with a Flying European Uppercut.
Bate hits The Exploder Suplex. Bate nips up. Bate with a Running Shooting Star Press for a two count. Drake is in a very precarious position. Drake trips Bate from the outside. Bate throws Drake into the barricade. Bate dives over Drake. Drake with a SitOut FaceBuster for a two count. Rollup Exchange. Drake with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Bate responds with a HandSpring Lariat. Drake goes for a Back Body Drop, but Bate lands back on his feet. Drake with a Corner Dropkick for a two count. Drake goes for a 450 Splash, but Bate ducks out of the way. Bate with an Exploder Suplex into the turnbuckles. Bate connects with a Corkscrew Plancha to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tyler Bate via Pinfall
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) March 20, 2019
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