WWE NXT UK TakeOver Cardiff Results 8/31/19
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Travis Banks vs. Noam Dar
— WWE (@WWE) August 31, 2019
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dar backs Banks into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Dar talks smack to Banks. Lockup in the center of the ring. Dar shoves Banks. Dar backs himself in between the ropes. Dar is trying to play mind games with Banks. Dar applies a wrist lock. Banks reverses the hold. Following a snap mare takeover, Dar applies The Ankle Lock. Dar avoids a flurry of kicks from Banks. Dar wants Banks to shake his hand. Banks drops Dar with a forearm smash. Banks kicks the left hamstring of Dar. Banks nails Dar with The PK. Banks rolls Dar back into the ring. Banks with the cover for a two count. Dar dumps Banks crotch first on the top rope. Dar with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Dar stomps on Banks chest. Dar slaps Banks in the face. Dar tells Banks to bring it. Banks with clubbing bodyshots. Dar snap mares Banks into the ropes for a two count.
Forearm Exchange. Dar hammers down on the left knee of Banks. Dar applies an arm-bar. Banks is throwing haymakers at Dar. Dar responds with The Arm-Ringer. Banks with a basement dropkick. Banks follows that with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Banks goes for The Flying Double Foot Stomp, but Dar ducks out of the way. Banks with a Running European Uppercut. Dar crawls under Banks. Standing Switch Exchange. Dar repeatedly kicks Banks in the face. Rollup Exchange. Banks applies The Cross-Face. Dar grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Dar takes out the legs of Banks. Dar hits The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Dar goes for The Nova Roller, but Banks counters with a Pump Kick. Banks goes for The Slice Of Heaven, but Dar counters with The Ankle Lock. Dar transitions into a Knee Bar. Banks and Dar are trading back and forth shots.
Dar with a low dropkick. Dar follows that with a baseball slide dropkick. Dar sends Banks crashing into the steel ring steps. Dar with a Basement Northern Lariat for a two count. Dar with clubbing mid-kicks. Banks stops Dar in his tracks. Banks delivers a ShotGun Dropkick. Banks with a Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Dar heads to the outside. Banks lands The Suicide Dive. Dar with a Rebound Forearm Smash. Banks drills Dar with The Slice Of Heaven off the barricade. Banks with another Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Forearm/Leg Kick Exchange. Dar with Two Uppercuts. Banks answers with The Rolling Elbow. Dar with a Running Pump Kick. Banks dumps Dar face first on the canvas. Banks with The Shining Wizard. Dar kicks Banks off the second rope. Dar connects with The Nova Roller to pickup the victory.
Winner: Noam Dar via Pinfall
Second Match: Ilja Dragunov vs. Cesaro
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Dragunov stats things off with a Running Boot. Dragunov with rapid fire haymakers. Cesaro unloads three knife edge chops. Cesaro applies a side headlock. Cesaro drops Dragunov with a shoulder tackle. Cesaro goes back to the side headlock. Dragunov drops down on the canvas. Cesaro goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Dragunov lands back on his feet. Dragunov tells Cesaro to bring it. Cesaro obliges with two uppercuts. Dragunov wants more punishment. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Dragunov with a Big Boot. Dragunov follows that with a Senton Splash for a one count. Dragunov with a corner clothesline. Cesaro throws Dragunov out of the ring. Cesaro dumps Dragunov throat first on the ringside barricade. Cesaro kicks Dragunov in the jaw. Cesaro bodyslams Draugnov. Cesaro with a leg drop for a two count.
Cesaro applies a side headlock. Cesaro transitions into a sleeper hold. Cesaro with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Cesaro catapults Dragunov into the bottom rope. Cesaro stomps on Dragunov’s chest. Dragunov kicks Cesaro in the chest. Cesaro responds with a Sleeper Hold. Cesaro goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Dragunov counters with a Crossbody Block for a two count. Dragunov goes for a Rebound Lariat, but Cesaro counters with The Cesaro Swing. Cesaro gathers himself in the corner. Cesaro with the cover for a two count. Cesaro applies The Cross-Face. Dragunov rolls Cesaro over for a two count. Cesaro with a straight jab. Dragunov answers with The 61 Line. Dragunov with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dragunov follows that with a Western Lariat. Dragunov is fired up.
Cesaro fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Dragunov goes for the backslide, but Cesaro blocks it. Dragunov with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dragunov with a Delayed German Suplex. Dragunov lands The Suicide Dive. Dragunov delivers The Coast To Coast for a two count. Dragunov and Cesaro are trading back and forth shots. Dragunov with clubbing throat chops. Cesaro HeadButts Dragunov. Cesaro hits The GTS for a two count. Cesaro with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. Dragunov with a backslide cover for a two count. Dragunov with a knee lift. Dragunov with a Running Death Valley Driver into the turnbuckles. Dragunov with a Flying Senton Splash for a two count. Dragunov goes for The Torpedo Moscow, but Cesaro counters with The Pop Up European Uppercut. Cesaro plants Dragunov with The Neutralizer to pickup the victory.
Winner: Cesaro via Pinfall
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Third Match: The Grizzled Young Veterans (c) vs. Gallus vs. Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster in a Triple Threat Tag Team Match For The WWE NXT UK Tag Team Championship
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Gibson and Andrews will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gibson applies a wrist lock. Test Of Strength. Gibson with a full mount cover for a two count. Andrews with a sunset flip for a two count. Andrews goes for an arm-drag takeover, but Gibson counters with a hammerlock. Gibson tags in Drake. Andrews with two deep arm-drags. Andrews thrust kicks the midsection of Drake. Andrews tags in Webster. Standing MoonSault/SomerSault Senton Combination for a two count. Webster tags in Andrews. Andrews with a Sliding Dropkick for a two count. Wolfgang tags himself in. Gibson pulls Drake out of the ring. Drake tags in Webster. Webster dropkicks Wolfgang. Wolfgang rolls Webster over for a two count. Major standoff in the center of the ring.
Wolfgang tags in Mark Coffey. Coffey knocks Drake off the ring apron. Andrews dropkicks Wolfgang off The Pump Kick. Andrews and Webster delivers Stereo MoonSaults off the apron. Webster hits The Rude Boy Block for a two count. Gibson applies a side headlock. Drake tags himself in. Drake with a Flying Dropkick off Webster’s back. Drake with four haymakers. Webster tumbles to the floor. Drake tags in Gibson. Grizzled Young Veterans hits their BackBreaker/SlingShot Foot Stomp Combination on the floor. Gibson bodyslams Webster for a two count. Gibson applies the cobra clutch. Drake drops Webster with a forearm smash. Grizzled Young Veterans are cutting the ring in half. Drake with a BackBreaker for a two count. Drake drives his knee into Webster’s back. Webster decks Drake with a JawBreaker. Coffey tags himself in.
Coffey goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Webster lands back on his feet. Webster with a High Head Kick. Gibson tags himself in. Gibson dumps Coffey out of the ring. Gibson uppercuts Webster. Wolfgang talks smack to Gibson. Webster makes the hot tag to Andrews. Andrews tees off Gibson. Andrews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Andrews follows that with a Spinning DDT. Gallus attacks Andrews from behind. Andrews with a Double Pele Kick. Andrews and Webster with Two Stereo SomerSault Plancha’s. Assisted 450 Splash for a two count. Drake dumps Webster out of the ring. Webster with a Flying Cannonball Strike. Coffey drops Andrews with a Pump Kick. Coffey with a Full Nelson Bomb. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang catapults Andrews into a Samoan Drop from Coffey for a two count. Webster with a Flying Crossbody Block. Webster kicks Wolfgang in the face. Andrews and Webster connects with their Knee Strike/Reverse Hurricanrana for a two count. Webster lands The Suicide Drive.
Andrews prepares for The Shooting Star Press. Gibson trips Andrews. Andrews HeadButts Coffey. Andrews with a Shooting Star Press to the floor. Andrews is distracted by Drake. Gibson clotheslines Andrews. Andrews responds with The Stun Dog Millionaire. Webster follows that with a Swanton Bomb. Andrews with the cover for a two count. Drake nails Andrews with The Corner Dropkick. Grizzled Young Veterans with a Helter Skelter/450 Splash Combination for a two count. Gibson tags in Drake. Webster with a Pump Knee Strike to Gibson. Webster with a Double HeadButt. Gallus rises from the ashes. Wolfgang with a Running Crossbody Block. Coffey ChokeSlams Drake. Wolfgang Spears Andrews. Wolfgang launches Coffey into The Grizzled Young Veterans.
Gallus connects with their PowerSlam/Step Up Enzuigiri Combination for a two count. Gallus double teams Webster. Pier six brawl ensues. Webster drills Coffey with The Canadian Destroyer. Grizzled Young Veterans delivers The Doomsday Device on the floor. Drake tags himself in. Grizzled Young Veterans stares down Andrews and Webster. Slug Fest. Andrews with a Double StunDog Millionaire. Andrews tags in Webster. Webster lands The 630 Senton for a two count. Gibson pulls the referee out of the ring. Gibson with a double throat chop in mid-air. Webster uppercuts Drake. Gibson tags himself in. Grizzled Young Veterans connects with The Ticket To Mayhem. Drake with a Double Suicide Dive. Andrews breaks the cover with The Shooting Star Press. Andrews puts Webster on top of Gibson to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE NXT UK Tag Team Champions, Mark Andrews and Flash Morgan Webster via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Dave Mastiff vs. Joe Coffey in a Last Man Standing Match
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Mastiff attacks Coffey before the bell rings. Mastiff throws Coffey into the ringside barricade. Coffey with rapid fire haymakers. Coffey fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Mastiff with a forearm smash. Mastiff whips Coffey back first across the turnbuckles. The top rope exploded. Mastiff chokes Coffey with the turnbuckle bar. Mastiff goes for a German Suplex, but Coffey blocks it. Coffey with two haymakers. Coffey trips on the ropes. Mastiff rams the turnbuckle bar around Coffey’s face. Coffey with clubbing bodyshots. Coffey with a Lariat. Coffey follows that with a Saito Suplex. Mastiff responds with a Release German Suplex. Coffey tumbles to the floor.
Coffey runs Mastiff back first into the edge of the ring frame. Coffey attacks Mastiff with a pool cue. Coffey drives Mastiff back first into the ringside barricade. Coffey with a Big Boot. Mastiff with a Back Body Drop on the floor. Mastiff tries to hit Coffey with a cricket bat. Coffey breaks the pool cue on Mastiff’s back. Mastiff punches the injured ear of Coffey. Mastiff repeatedly hits Coffey with the cricket bat. Coffey leapfrogs over Mastiff. Coffey delivers The Pounce through the table. Mastiff with a German Suplex on the floor. Mastiff whips Coffey with the steel chain. Mastiff brings out another table from under the ring. Tug Of War.
Mastiff with a Running Cannonball Strike through the table. Mastiff and Coffey are brawling in the crowd. Mastiff delivers multiple chair shots. Coffey drops Mastiff with a Discus Lariat. Mastiff hands Coffey a folding chair. Mastiff runs into Coffey. Mastiff hip tosses Coffey over the barricade. The action spills towards the announce table. Mastiff with a Rolling Senton on the announce table. Mastiff talks smack to Coffey. Mastiff and Coffey are trading back and forth shots. Mastiff goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Coffey blocks it. Coffey tugs on Mastiff’s beard. Mastiff HeadButts Coffey. Both men dive off the podium. Coffey avoids the referee’s ten count to pickup the victory.
Winner: Joe Coffey
Fifth Match: Toni Storm (c) vs. Kay Lee Ray For The WWE NXT UK Women’s Championship
— WWE (@WWE) August 31, 2019
Ray heads to the outside after the bell rings. Ray is trying to play mind games with Storm. Storm lands The Suicide Dive. Storm punches Ray in the back. Storm with forearm shivers. Storm throws Ray into the ringside barricade. Storm rolls Ray back into the ring. Storm is mauling Ray in the corner. Ray kicks Storm in the gut. Storm with a straight right hand. Storm is putting the boots to Ray. Storm repeatedly kicks Ray in the back. Ray with a side kick. Ray stomps on Storm’s back. Ray puts her leg on the back of Storm’s neck. Ray bounces Storm’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ray with a knife edge chop. Following a snap mare takeover, Ray applies The Abdominal Stretch.
Ray cranks on Storm’s neck. Ray dumps Storm face first on the canvas. Ray with a Front Suplex for a two count. Storm ducks two clotheslines from Ray. Storm with rapid fire bodyshots. Storm goes for a German Suplex, but Ray blocks it. Ray dives over Storm. Storm with a RoundHouse Kick. Storm with a Snap German Suplex. Storm follows that with a Running Clothesline. Ray negates Storm Zero. Ray goes for The Widow’s Peak, but Storm counters with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Ray with an inside cradle for a two count.
Ray kicks Storm in the face. Storm HeadButts Ray. Storm connects with Storm Zero for a two count. SuperKick Exchange. Ray hits The Widow’s Peak for a two count. Ray is displaying her frustration. Ray goes for an Avalanche Back Body Drop, but Storm lands back on her feet. Storm with a Release German Suplex for a two count. Storm kicks Ray out of the ring. Storm delivers another Suicide Dive. Storm rolls Ray back into the ring. Ray with a High Knee Strike. Ray with a Swanton Bomb to the floor. Storm HeadButts the midsection of Ray. Ray SuperKicks Storm. Ray plants Storm with Two Widow’s Peaks to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE NXT UK Women’s Champion, Kay Lee Ray via Pinfall
Sixth Match: WALTER (c) vs. Tyler Bate For The WWE United Kingdom Championship
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Collar and Elbow Tie Up. WALTER backs Bate into the ropes. Bate kicks the left hamstring of WALTER. Bate sticks and moves. Bate applies a wrist lock. Bate ducks a clothesline from WALTER. Bate continues to kick the left hamstring of WALTER. Test Of Strength. Bate bridges out of the full mount position. Bate gets back on his feet. Greco Roman Knuckle Lock. Bate decks WALTER with a back elbow smash. Bate is throwing forearms at WALTER. Bate with clubbing leg kicks. WALTER with a side headlock takeover. Bate lifts WALTER up in the air. WALTER drops Bate with a shoulder tackle. WALTER goes for a PowerBomb, but Bate lands back on his feet. WALTER leapfrogs over Bate. Bate bodyslams WALTER. Bate with a Diving Shoulder Tackle. WALTER regroups on the outside.
Bate with two dropkicks. WALTER goes for a Bodyslam, but Bate blocks it. Bate with a Hurricanrana. WALTER catches Bate in mid-air. WALTER blasts Bate with a knife edge chop. WALTER PowerBombs Bate on the ring apron. WALTER poses for the crowd. WALTER with a Big Boot. WALTER throws Bate into the ringside barricade. WALTER with a Helluva Kick. WALTER PowerBombs Bate into the steel ring post. Bate gets back in the ring at the count of seven. WALTER toys around with Bate. WALTER bodyslams Bate. WALTER has complete control of the match. WALTER applies a rear chin lock. WALTER with a Big Boot. WALTER with clubbing blows to Bate’s chest WALTER applies a sleeper hold. Bate grabs the top rope to force the break.
WALTER falls on Bate’s back. WALTER with clubbing elbow strikes. WALTER applies The Cross-Face. Bate crawls towards the bottom rope. WALTER punches Bate in the chest. Bate tumbles to the floor. WALTER with a bow and arrow stretch. WALTER puts his knee on the back of Bate’s neck. WALTER HeadButts the back of Bate. Bate kicks WALTER in the jaw. WALTER with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. WALTER kicks Bate in the face. WALTER unloads two knife edge chops. WALTER talks smack to Bate. Bate with two knife edge chops. WALTER punches Bate in the back. WALTER runs Bate back first into the top turnbuckle pad. WALTER applies a single leg crab on the top rope. WALTER goes for a PowerBomb, but Bate blocks it. WALTER with two forearm smashes. Bate responds with an Exploder Suplex off the ring apron.
Bate rolls WALTER back into the ring. Bate with three leg drops. Bate follows that with a Diving HeadButt. Bate with three uppercuts. Bate goes for the irish whip, but WALTER blocks it. Bate with a knee lift. Bate goes for a Flying European Uppercut, but WALTER counters with a knife edge chop. WALTER locks in The Boston Crab. WALTER transitions into The Lion Tamer. WALTER applies the cravate. WALTER goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Bate blocks it. WALTER with a knife edge chop. Bate responds with a Vertical Suplex. Bate with three running clotheslines. Bate is fired up. WALTER with a Forearm Smash. Bate answers with a Rolling Kick. Bate hits The Exploder Suplex. Bate pops back on his feet. Bate with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. WALTER negates The Tyler Driver #97. Bate and WALTER are trading back and forth shots. Bate goes for The Tyler Driver #97, but WALTER counters with a Back Body Drop. WALTER delivers a ShotGun Dropkick. WALTER goes for a PowerBomb, but Bate counters with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count.
Bate ascends to the top turnbuckle. WALTER rolls himself to the ring apron. Bate hammers down on the back of WALTER’s neck. WALTER chops Bate off the second rope. Bate with a Leaping HeadButt. Bate delivers the finger snap. Bate with an Avalanche Exploder Suplex for a two count. Leg trip by Bate. Bate attacks the right knee of WALTER. WALTER with a forearm smash. Bate eats five chops from WALTER. Bate wants more punishment. Bate hits Bop and Bang. WALTER falls on top of Bate. WALTER delivers his combination offense. Bate dropkicks the left knee of WALTER. Bate goes for a HandSpring Lariat, but WALTER counters with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Bate with The Air Plane Spin. WALTER is perched on the top turnbuckle. Bate hits The Burning Hammer. Bate knocks WALTER off the ring apron.
Bate lands The Suicide Dive. Bate follows that with a Top Rope Plancha. Bate with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. WALTER with a Back Body Drop for a two count. Bate connects with The Tyler Driver #97 for a two count. Bate with a Corkscrew Splash for a two count. Bate takes off his wrist tape. Bate tells WALTER to bring it. Bate with rapid fire haymakers. WALTER with Two Open Hand Chops. WALTER with a Big Boot. WALTER applies The Sleeper Hold. Bate with three sharp elbow stirkes. WALTER chops the back of Bate’s neck. WALTER with a Sleeper Suplex on the ring apron. WALTER with a Flying Splash for a two count. WALTER repeatedly slaps Bate in the face. WALTER PowerBombs Bate for a one count. Bate is displaying his fighting spirit. WALTER plants Bate with an Inside Out Lariat to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE United Kingdom Champion, WALTER via Pinfall
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) August 31, 2019
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