WWE NXT UK Results 4/30/20
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Episode 91 !!
Commentators: Andy Shepherd & Tom Phillips
Tom Phillips: Hello, everyone. And welcome to NXT UK. I’m Tom Phillips. Many thanks to Andy Shepherd for welcoming us into his palatial flat in London, England for the last few weeks here. I am thrilled to be back on the fastest growing brand in WWE. Tonight, Mr. Shepherd and I will be bringing you four contests that have never before been seen on TV. First up, The Virtuosa, Deonna Purrazzo made her way to british shores to compete at Download Festival with a championship in mind. In her way was the United Kingdom Women’s Champion, Toni Storm. Purrazzo was looking to pull out all the stops. At the same time, Storm was content to defend her title against any competitor from any brand in WWE.
First Match: Toni Storm (c) vs. Deonna Purrazzo For The WWE NXT UK Women’s Championship- Download Festival – June 14, 2019 – Derby, England
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Purrazzo applies a wrist lock. Storm reverses the hold. Purrazzo with a wrist lock takedown. Storm regains wrist control. Purrazzo with a side headlock takeover. Storm answers with the headscissors neck lock. Purrazzo with a handstand escape. Purrazzo taunts Storm. Quick lockup. Side HeadLock TakeOver/HeadScissors Neck Lock Exchange. Storm mocks Purrazzo. Storm wants Purrazzo to shake her hand. Purrazzo declines the offer. Purrazzo kicks Storm in the gut. Purrazzo whips Storm across the ring. Storm with a basement dropkick for a one count. Storm with three uppercuts for a one count. Storm applies the single leg crab. Purrazzo grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Storm delivers her combination offense. Storm drops Purrazzo with The Running Boot for a two count. Storm plays to the crowd.
Purrazzo. blocks a boot from Storm. Purrazzo with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Purrazzo follows that with a swinging arm-ringer into the canvas. Purrazzo kicks the left wrist of Storm. Purrazzo repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. The referee admonishes Purrazzo. Forearm Exchange. Purrazzo applies a grape vine chin lock. Purrazzo sits on the back of Storm’s neck. Following a snap mare takeover, Purrazzo stomps on Storm’s face. Purrazzo clotheslines Storm for a two count. Purrazzo slams the left shoulder of Storm. Purrazzo works on her joint manipulation game. Purrazzo stomps on the left elbow of Storm for a two count. Purrazzo hooks the outside leg for a two count.
Purrazzo applies an arm-bar. Storm HeadButts Purrazzo. Storm with forearm shivers. Purrazzo ducks a clothesline from Storm. Purrazo hits The FlatLiner. Purrazzo locks in The Koji Clutch. Storm rolls Purrazzo over for a one count. Second Forearm Exchange. Storm with Three German Suplex’s. Purrazzo negates Storm Zero. Purrazzo with The Pump Kick for a two count. Purrazzo fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Storm HeadButts Purrazzo for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Storm with a short hip attack. Purrazzo responds with a Modified Rings Of Saturn. Storm refuses to quit. Purrazzo argues with the referee. Purrazzo unloads three knife edge chops. Storm with a Running Lariat. Storm connects with Storm Zero to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE NXT UK Women’s Champion, Toni Storm via Pinfall
Second Match: Matt Riddle vs. Ligero – July 20, 2019 – Plymouth, England
Nice display of sportsmanship after the bell rings. Riddle with a waist lock takedown. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Riddle with a side headlock takeover. Ligero responds with a headscissors neck lock. Ligero avoids The PK. Ligero rolls Riddle over for a two count. Ligero applies a side headlock. Riddle with a Saito Suplex. Ligero grabs another side headlock. Ligero dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Ligero with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Ligero dropkicks Riddle for a one count. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Riddle with Two GutWrench Suplex’s for a two count. Riddle toys around with Ligero.
Ligero with forearms shivers. Slugfest in Plymouth. Riddle with The Pele Kick. Riddle unloads Two Flying Forearm Smashes. Riddle follows that with an Exploder Suplex. Ligero avoids The Standing MoonSault. Riddle hits The BROTon. Riddle nails Ligero with The PK. Riddle is fired up. Riddle connects with The BRO Hammer for a two count. Riddle delivers another BROTOn. Riddle goes for The Floating BRO, but Ligero counters with an Avalanche Release German Suplex. Ligero is building momentum. Riddle dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Riddle goes for a Release German Suplex, but Ligero lands back on his feet.
Ligero dumps Riddle out of the ring. Riddle side steps The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Ligero with a Hurricanrana on the floor. Ligero rolls Riddle back into the ring. Ligero connects with The SlingShot Stunner for a two count. Riddle with a Mid-Kick. Ligero denies The BRO TO Sleep. Ligero applies a waist lock. Riddle decks Ligero with a back elbow smash. Ligero flips Riddle over. Ligero kicks Riddle in the back. Ligero with The Death Valley Toss for a two count. Ligero lands The SpringBoard Splash for a two count. Riddle negates The C4L. Riddle PowerBombs Ligero. Riddle with The Final Flash Knee Strike. Riddle follows that with The BRO Derek. Riddle plants Ligero with The Floating BRO to pickup the victory.
Winner: Matt Riddle via Pinfall
Third Match: Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Isla Dawn For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship – Download Festival – June 15, 2019 – Derby, England
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Baszler backs Dawn into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Baszler kicks out the legs of Dawn. Strong lockup. Stalemate in the corner. Baszler continues to kick out the legs of Dawn. Dawn goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Baszler holds onto the ropes. Dawn avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Dawn rolls Baszler over for a one count. Now Dawn takes out Baszler’s legs. Dawn applies a side headlock. Baszler reverses the hold. Dawn with a sunset flip for a two count. Dawn negates The Kirifuda Clutch. Dawn with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Baszler regroups on the outside.
Baszler side steps The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Baszler sends Dawn crashing into the steel ring steps. Baszler with a forearm shot across Dawn’s back. Following a snap mare takeover, Baszler kicks Dawn in the back for a two count. Baszler works on her joint manipulation game. Baszler stomps on the left elbow of Dawn. Baszler applies The Kimura Lock. Dawn rolls Baszler over for a two count. Baszler clotheslines Dawn. Baszler transitions into a ground and pound attack. Baszler hooks the leg for a two count. Baszler works on the left shoulder of Dawn. Baszler has complete control of the match. Baszler drives her knee into the midsection of Dawn.
Baszler punches Dawn in the back. Baszler applies an arm-bar. Dawn with heavy bodyshots. Baszler answers with another forearm shiver into Dawn’s back. Baszler with a snap mare takeover for a two count. Baszler repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Dawn. Baszler with a Kimura Suplex. Dawn is displaying her fighting spirit. Dawn sends Baszler tumbling to the floor. Dawn with a single leg dropkick. Dawn follows that with a Saito Suplex. Dawn with a Pump Knee Strike for a two count. Dawn goes for The Half and Half Suplex, but Baszler counters with The GutWrench Driver for a two count. Dawn drops Baszler with a RoundHouse Kick. Baszler with a rolling takedown. Baszler connects with The Kamigoye. Baszler makes Dawn tap out to The Kirifuda Clutch.
Winner: Still WWE NXT Women’s Champion, Shayna Baszler via Submission
– Andy Shepherd interviews Ilja Dragunov. Dragunov goes over his preparation for his upcoming NXT United Kingdom Championship Match with WALTER.
– The Best Of Imperium will be featured on next weeks NXT UK.
Fourth Match: Ilja Dragunov vs. The A-Kid – March 6, 2020 – Coventry, England
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) April 30, 2020
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dragunov backs Kid into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Kid with a waist lock takedown. Kid applies a front face lock. Kid with a quick cover for a one count. Test Of Strength. Kid with a single leg takedown. Kid applies a side headlock. Dragunov answers with a headscissors neck lock. Kid responds with a bow and arrow stretch. Draguno falls on top of Kid for a one count. Dragunov with a cravate takedown. Dragunov applies a rear chin lock. Kid transitions into a Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Kid brings Dragunov down to the mat. Kid applies a headscissors neck lock. Dragunov with the lateral press for a one count. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dragunov with a side headlock takeover. Dragunov drops Kid with a shoulder tackle. Kid drops down on the canvas. Kid with a Hip Toss for a one count. Kid applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Rollup Exchange. Kid applies a front face lock. Chain Grappling Display.
Kid avoids The Spinning Back Fist. The counter submission wrestling fest continues on. Wrist Lock Exchange. Dragunov escapes the hold. Dragunov tells Kid to bring it. Dragunov with a knife edge chop. Dragunov follows that with a Senton Splash. Dragunov with a Flying Forearm Smash. Dragunov hits The Cartwheel Crossbody Block. Kid regroups on the outside. Dragunov dropkicks Kid off the ring apron. Dragunov with a Flying Tomahawk Chop. Dragunov rolls Kid back into the ring. Dragunov dives over Kid. Kid kicks Dragunov in the face. Kid dropkicks Dragunov. Kid with a Release German Suplex. Kid applies a waist lock. Kid goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Dragunov holds onto the ropes. Kid with The Northern Lights Suplex. Kid applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Kid transitions into a Triangle Choke. Kid and Dragunov gets tangled up in the ropes.
Kid with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Dragunov denies The Spinning DDT. Dragunov drops Kid with a Western Lariat. Dragunov sends Kid face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Dragunov with a Rising Knee Strike. Dragunov hits The Constantine Special for a two count. Dragunov with clubbing blows to Kid’s back. Kid Pele Kicks the right shoulder of Dragunov. Dragunov unloads a flurry of strikes. Dragunov with The Bridging Russian Suplex for a two count. Dragunov is trying to chop down Kid. Dragunov with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Kid with a single leg takedown. Kid bends the left ankle of Dragunov. Dragunov kicks Kid in the face. Dragunov and Kid are trading back and forth shots. Kid with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kid with an Avalanche Spanish Fly. Kid dropkicks Dragunov for a two count. Dragunov connects with The SpineBuster. Dragunov lands The Flying Senton Splash. Dragunov plants Kid with The Torpedo Moscow to pickup the victory.
Winner: Ilja Dragunov via Pinfall
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