Wednesday, October 9, 2019

NXT Results - October 9, 2019

NXT Results - October 9, 2019
Tonight's WWE NXT episode opens with a video package with highlights from last week.


- We're live from Full Sail Live in Winter Park, Florida as Mauro Ranallo welcomes us. He's joined by Nigel McGuinness and WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix.

NXT Cruiserweight Title Match: Lio Rush vs. Drew Gulak

We go right to the ring and out comes Lio Rush. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Alicia Taylor.

The bell rings and Gulak goes for a corner dropkick but Rush moves. Rush follows up with a big Spanish Fly for a 2 count. Gulak goes to the floor for a breather but Rush leaps out with a dive. Rush keeps control and hits an Asahi moonsault from the apron to the floor. Fans chant "Lio!" as he brings it back in and keeps control. They go back and forth now as fans do dueling chants.

Rush counters a move for a roll-up but Gulak turns that into a shoulder submission on the mat. Rush tries to fight up and out but Gulak knees him. Gulak keeps control and cradles Rush for a 2 count. Gulak drops a knee on the arm and keeps Rush grounded. Rush fights up and out again. Rush with chops in the corner now. Gulak with a big chop of his own. Gulak with a big slam for a 2 count. They trade holds and Gulak takes Rush to the top. Rush fights back and sends Gulak to the apron, then the floor. Gulak comes right back and dropkicks Rush from the top to the floor, landing hard. We go to commercial as the screen splits.

Back from the break and Rush delivers kicks while Gulak is on his knees. Gulak counters and hits a huge lariat in the middle of the ring for a close 2 count. Rush turns it around and keeps control for another close 2 count. Gulak counters with the Gu-Lock in the middle of the ring. Rush ends up turning it around for a Dragon Sleeper in the middle of the ring. Gulak powers up and delivers the Cyclone Crash but Rush gets his foot on the bottom rope to break the pin. Gulak with another close 2 count as fans cheer them both on.

Gulak takes Rush to the top while the "this is awesome!" chants start. Rush fights back and knocks Gulak to the mat. Gulak runs back up but gets dropped. Rush delivers a big Frogsplash and more offense. Rush goes back to the top for the Final Hour and covers to win the title.

Winner and New NXT Cruiserweight Champion: Lio Rush

After the match, Rush stands tall and raises the title in the air as his music hits. NXT General Manager William Regal enters the ring to congratulate Rush and place the title around his waist. Gulak runs back into the ring and snatches the title. Gulak takes the title and he's not happy, but he really just came back into the ring to show respect to Rush. Gulak exits the ring and Rush's music starts back up as Regal puts the title on him. Rush hits the corner to pose with the title as the crowd pops.

- We see Kushida backstage warming up with Breezango. We also see WWE UK Champion WALTER backstage warming up with Imperium. They will do battle in tonight's main event.

- Mauro talks about Finn Balor returning to NXT last week. He leads us to a video package on Balor with highlights from his original NXT run.

- Back from the break and we get a promo on Tegan Nox. She will be back in action next week. We see Nox and Dakota Kai warming up backstage.

Rhea Ripley vs. Aliyah

We go to the ring and out first comes Rhea Ripley. Aliyah is out next with Vanessa Borne at her side.

The bell rings and Ripley overpowers, going to work on Aliyah in the corner. Ripley keeps control but Aliyah uses nails down the back. Ripley is angered now. Ripley unloads and swings Aliyah around as the crowd pops. Ripley rag-dolls Aliyah some more and drops her with a Facebuster. Ripley covers for the fairly easy win.ù

Winner: Rhea Ripley

After the match, Ripley takes the mic and her music stops. Fans chant "Rhea!" as Ripley takes the mic and addresses Shayna Baszler, calling her the most dominant NXT Women's Champion in history. She has snapped or tapped all opponents, but not Ripley. Ripley says she's coming for Shayna. She drops the mic and her music starts back up.

- Mauro announces Friday's WWE press conference in Las Vegas with Triple H, Tyson Fury, Braun Strowman, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Paul Heyman, Cain Velasquez and Rey Mysterio. Mauro says this is going to be huge.

- Nigel hypes tonight's main event some more, Kushida vs. WALTER in a non-title match. We go back to commercial.

Breezango vs. The Forgotten Sons

We go to the ring and out first comes Breezango, Tyler Breeze and Fandango. Ever-Rise is set to come out but The Forgotten Sons drag them out to the stage and it looks like they won't be competing. Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake head to the ring to compete instead, with Jaxson Ryker accompanying them.

Cutler starts off with Breeze and they go at it. Blake comes in but Breeze fights him off. Cutler catches Breeze with a backbreaker and stomps in the corner. Blake comes back in for the double team and a 2 count. Cutler tags back in for a double backbreaker for a 2 count.

Cutler works over Breeze in the corner. Blake tags back in. Breeze fights the double team off and tags in Fandango. Fandango unloads on Blake as fans pop. Blake kicks Fandango but Fandango catches him in a big powerslam. Fandango with a Falcon Arrow for a 2 count. Breeze tags in and for the double team but it's blocked. Blake catapults Breeze into the turnbuckles. Fandango ends up hitting a big sunset powerbomb from the top. Ryker gets involved and sends Breeze into the rig post. Fandango runs the ropes and flies out, taking Ryker down on the floor.

Blake runs the ropes and takes down Fandango on the outside. He brings it back in and powerbombs Fandango into Blake's knees. They hit the double team Memory Remains on Fandango for the pin to win.

Winners: The Forgotten Sons

After the match, The Forgotten Sons stand tall as we go to replays.

- We go to a video package on Keith Lee. It looks like Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic will take place once again next week. We go to commercial.

Boa vs. Cameron Grimes

Grimes with a jumping double stomp for the three count and that is all.

Winner: Cameron Grimes

After the match, Killian Dain makes his way to the ring and Grimes quickly leaves the ring. Dain with a splash to Boa and a Vader Bomb. Dain with a second Vader Bomb. Dain drops Boa on the announce table.

- We go to Damian Priest talking about the cameras and attention. That is why he laid out Pete Dunne. Pete, you made quite the name for yourself in NXT. Your name to him is just the bullseye. He saw the target and made his mark. He is going to live in infamy in your name Pete. The name Damian Priest will live forever.

We go to commercial.

Roderick Strong vs. Isiah Scott in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Strong with a side head lock take down. Scott with a head scissors and Strong escapes. Strong with a side head lock. Strong pushes Scott and Scott with a jumping side kick for a near fall. Scott with chops and punches to Strong. Scott with a chop and gourdbuster followed by a cartwheel into a splash for a near fall. Strong with a shoulder from the apron and then he sends Scott into the turnbuckles. Strong chops Scott and he tries for a slam but Scott escapes. Scott with a handstand head scissors followed by a drop kick. Scott gets a near fall.

Scott with a forearm in the corner followed by a kick. Strong with a chop and Scott kicks back. They exchange punches and kicks. Strong with a back breaker. Strong with kicks and a chop. Strong and Scott exchange forearms. Strong with a knee and front face lock. Scott with an Irish whip and Northern Lariat. Strong catches Scott and hits a back breaker. Strong with a chop and he punches Scott from the turnbuckles. Scott with punches and Strong with a back breaker and both men are down.

Strong gets a near fall. Strong with a forearm and shoulders in the corner. Strong with a hard Irish whip. Strong with a boot to the back followed by a seated abdominal stretch. Scott with chops but Strong with forearms. They go back and forth with punches. Strong with a knee and drop kick. Strong with a chin lock. Scott with elbows and he kicks Strong away as Strong sets for a Strong Hold. Scott with a forearm and clotheslines. Scott with a chin buster and running European uppercut into the corner. Scott with a European uppercut to the back from the turnbuckles.

Scott with kicks and the members of The Undisputed Era make their way to ringside. Scott with a drop kick to catch Strong in the turnbuckles followed by a hanging DDT for a near fall. Strong with an elbow and he gets Scott on his shoulders but Scott goes to the apron. Scott with a German suplex and a leaping flatliner and a jumping kick to the head for a near fall. Strong rolls to the apron while Scott goes up top. Scott punches Strong and Scott with a leg sweep and thrust kick that has Strong hanging from the ropes by the feet and Scott with a slingshot double stomp.

Scott is distracted by Kyle and Bobby and Strong with a jumping knee and flying knee. Strong with End of Heartache and the Strong Hole. Scott taps out.

Winner: Roderick Strong

After the match, The Undisputed Era celebrates in the ring as their music hits. Adam Cole takes the mic and asks everyone to give it up for Scott, saying he's good but nowhere near the level of Scott. Cole talks about the best of the best coming to NXT to try and test The Undisputed Era, which is why Finn Balor and Tommaso Ciampa came back. Cole says everyone tries to dethrone The Undisputed Era but that will never happen.

The Velveteen Dream interrupts from the big screen. He then appears on the platform above the announcers as fans chant his name. Dream reveals that Strong will defend the title against him once again in 2 weeks. This leads to Tommaso Ciampa's music hitting.

Ciampa makes his way out to the ring with a crutch in his hand. Ciampa grabs a steel chair and enters the ring with both weapons. The Undisputed Era exits the ring. Ciampa takes a seat in the chair and takes the mic as fans chant his name. Ciampa says, "Goldie... daddy's home!" Fans pop and chant "Daddy's home!" now as The Undisputed Era talks trash. Ciampa stands tall in the ring with his arms out, inviting them in for a fight.

- The announcers hype tonight's main event and we get another quick video package for it. Back to commercial.

- We are back with footage of Cathy Kelley waiting for Tommaso Ciampa to come through the back. Angel Garza tries to talk to Cathy but she ignore him. Angel is shocked that Cathy would wait for Ciampa. Garza speaks in Spanish and Ciampa punches Garza. Cathy asks Ciampa what did Garza just say and Ciampa says he has no idea.

Dakota Kai vs. Bianca Belair

They lock up and Belair backs Kai into the corner and face washes Kai. Belair sends Kai to the mat and Kai floats over but Belair catches Kai. Kai with a double leg take down and she mocks Belair. Belair with a waist lock and Kai escapes and hits a running kick and double stomp to the midsection. Kai with a running kick from the apron. Kai gets a near fall. Belair with an Iris whip and Belair hot shots Kai into the turnbuckles. Belair with shoulders in the corner. Belair with a hip toss and shoulder tackle for a near fall.

Belair with a slam and does a Jericho cover for a near fall. Kai with an inside cradle for a near fall. Belair with a tilt-a-whirl gourdbuster for a near fall. We go to commercial.

More back and forth after the break. Kai blocks a shot and drops Belair. Kai with an axe kick. Kai with a running boot to the face in the corner for a 2 count. Kai charges with knees to the chest but Belair still kicks out at 2. Belair takes Kai to the corner with shoulder thrusts. Belair charges but Kai rolls her for a 2 count.

Belair blocks a kick and slams Kai face-first. Belair with a standing Shooting Star Press for another 2 count, and another as she shows some frustration now. Belair goes for a powerbomb but Kai fights out for a roll-up and a 2 count. Kai counters and rolls up for another pin attempt. Kai with a kick to the face. Belair with a forearm. Belair ends up catching Kai with the KOD for the pin to win.

Winner: Bianca Belair

After the match, Belair stands tall as her music hits. We go to replays. Belair takes the mic and says she heard what Rhea Ripley had to say earlier about being next in line for Shayna Baszler. Belair doesn't care if Ripley was the first NXT UK Women's Champion, if someone wants a piece of Baszler, they have to go through her first. Belair celebrates as her music hits.

- Mauro plugs Friday's big WWE press conference in Las Vegas again.

- Nigel hypes the Keith Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic rubber match for next week's show. We get another video package, this time with comments from Dijakovic.

He says there are so many similarities. It is like they were made to fight forever. They bring out the best in each other. He says he knows Keith's limits. He has been studying Keith and he knows his limits. He knows Keith's secrets. Next week it is for everything and Dominik says he does not expect to lose.

- Mauro sends us to another video package to hype Finn Balor's return to NXT. This video focuses on his main roster run and last week's surprise appearance.

- Phoenix hypes WALTER vs. Kushida. Back to commercial.

- We go to comments from Pete Dunne. He tells Damian to keep up. When he arrived in WWE, Triple H told him to make a name for himself and he did. He is not going to let Damian Priest make a name for himself off the back of the Bruiserweight. He is not done yet. He knew he would have to go through people in NXT. How will Damian shoot arrows if he fingers are broken. Damian says he will live forever, but will he survive next week.

We see Lio Rush celebrating in the back with some of the other wrestlers.

Kushida vs. Walter

They lock up and WALTER with a hip toss. KUSHIDA with kicks to the leg before locking up. WALTER picks up KUSHDA and drops him on the top rope and sends him to the apron. WALTER pats KUSHIDA on the head and KUSHIDA goes for the leg. WALTER with a front face lock. KUSHIDA with a reversal and then he floats over and pats WALTER on the head. KUSHIDA with a chop and WALTER charges at him and goes to the apron. KUSHIDA with a drop kick to send WALTER to the floor. KUSHIDA with more drop kicks to keep WALTER outside of the ring.

We go to commercial.

We are back and KUSHIDA with a kick and Flatliner into the turnbuckles. KUSHIDA slips on the ropes and WALTER kicks KUSHIDA. WALTER with a single leg crab on KUSHIDA. WALTER with forearms across the chest with KUSHIDA tied up in the ropes. KUSHIDA with forearms but WALTER with knees and a chop across the chest that sends KUSHIDA to the mat. WALTER sets for the power bomb but KUSHIDA with a tornado DDT. KUSHIDA with a kick and enzuigiri. KUSHIDA with a chop off the turnbuckles. KUSHIDA with a hip toss and cartwheel followed by a drop kick. KUSHIDA blocks a chop and drops the arm on the top rope. KUSHIDA goes for a sunset flip power bomb to the floor but WALTER stands on the head.

KUSHIDA with forearms and kicks. WALTER with a chops and WALTER misses a clothesline into the ring post. KUSHIDA with a drop kick and a rolling DDT onto the apron. WALTER pushes KUSHIDA into the guardrails and KUSHIDA gets back in before the ten count. KUSHIDA with a rolling kick and kick to the arm. KUSHIDA goes for the Sakuraba Lock but WALTER with punches and he escapes. WALTER blocks a kick and applies a sleeper. KUSHIDA gets to the ropes and KUSHIDA with an O'Connor Roll for a near fall and WALTER with a sleeper. KUSHIDA goes for a cross arm breaker. WALTER with a rollup for a near fall. KUSHIDA with an inside cradle for a near fall.

KUSHIDA goes for a forearm but WALTER blocks it. WALTER with an elbow but KUSHIDA with a jumping kick. WALTER with a kick and German suplex. WALTER with a pump handle fallaway slam for a near fall. WALTER goes to the turnbuckles but KUSHIDA with a kick to the midsection. WALTER with forearms to the back but KUSHIDA climbs the turnbuckles. KUSHIDA with forearms. WALTER with a chop and KUSHIDA holds on. KUSHIDA goes for a hammer lock superplex and he applies the Sakuraba Lock. WALTER fights out of the hold and KUSHIDA kicks WALTER. WALTER gets to the ropes to force a break.

KUSHIDA with a drop kick to the arm and WALTER wtih a chop. KUSHIDA with Kawada kicks to WALTER. KUSHIDA goes for a tornado Divorce Court but WALTER with a drop kick and power bomb for a near fall. WALTER waits for KUSHIDA to get up and he slaps KUSHIDA followed by a short arm clothesline for the three count.

Winner: WALTER

We go to credits with Imperium appearing on the stage to celebrate their compatriot's victory.

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