Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NXT Results - April 1, 2020

NXT Results - April 1, 2020
Tonight's WWE NXT episode opens up on the USA Network with a video package to hype NXT North American Champion Keith Lee ahead of tonight's Triple Threat title defense.


- We're live on tape from the NXT Arena at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida as Tom Phillips welcomes us. He's joined by Sam Roberts.

The Velveteen Dream vs. Bobby Fish

We go right to the ring and out first comes The Velveteen Dream as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Out next comes Bobby Fish of The Undisputed Era. Fish talks some trash on his way to the ring as Dream stares him down.

The bell rings and they lock up, trading holds. Fish takes Dream down but gets kicked away. They taunt each other and have words, testing each other. Fish with a kick to the leg. More back and forth now. Dream keeps knocking Fish down with right hands. Dream with a big shot as Fish comes bouncing off the ropes. Dream with another takedown and a knee drop for a 2 count.

Fish turns it around and goes for a Sleeper but Dream resists. Fish unloads and drops Fish with kicks. Dream ends up going to the floor for a breather. Fish follows and Dream goes back in, sliding back out and taunting Fish. Dream gets the upperhand and comes off the top rope with a double ax handle. Dream mounts more offense now, rocking Fish into the corner. Dream with more rights in the corner. Fish runs into boots in the corner. Dream drops him with a superkick.

Dream goes back to the top for the Purple Rain Maker but Fish rolls to the floor as Dream poses. Dream leaps to the floor instead, taking Fish down with another ax handle. Dream brings Fish back in but Fish rolls right back out to regroup. Dream approaches and Fish rams him back into the barrier. We go to commercial with Fish in control.

We are back and Fish with an ankle lock as Dream gets to the ropes. Fish holds on to the leg and Dream with punches. Fish with a sleeper and Dream gets Fish up but Fish holds on to the ropes and he gets on Dream's back and applies the sleeper. Dream with a snap mare to escape. Dream with a Dream Valley Driver for the three count.

Winner: Velveteen Dream

After the match, Dream's music hits as Tom says he is now one step closer to a title shot from NXT Champion Adam Cole, who suggested this match. Dream has his arm raised as he stands tall and we go to replays. Dream takes the mic and addresses Cole, telling him to put his video games down because this is real. Dream goes on and says The Experience is coming for Cole. Dream tells Cole to play hard but he's about to get worked harder than ever before, courtesy of The Dream. Dream snaps his fingers and his music starts back up.

- We see how Malcolm Bivens had Saurav Gurjar and Rinku Singh attack NXT Tag Team Champion Matt Riddle last week, sending a message to Riddle and his partner who was away in the UK, Pete Dunne. McKenzie Mitchell interviews Bivens and he corrects her to say that Singh and Gurjar are his associates. Bivens is asked what message he was sending Riddle, Dunne and the fans. Bivens talks about how as a business manager he's been looking around the world for the biggest and baddest tag team, and he's found them - Rinku and Saurav. He puts them over some more and says together, they are a force but all three, they are a family - Bivens Enterprises. Rinku and Saurav speak a few words in their native languages before Bivens issues another quick threat to The BroserWeights, saying they will be waiting, to end the segment.

Dexter Lumis vs. Jake Atlas

We go to the ring and out first comes Dexter Lumis, the former Samuel Shaw. The announcers play up the mystery surrounding Lumis. Newcomer Jake Atlas is out next for his official TV debut, hypes Tom. Atlas poses in the corner as Lumis looks on.

Lumis stares Atlas down, still not blinking. Atlas charges but Dexter side-steps and unloads with strikes into the corner. Lumis beats Atlas around and blocks him, then nailing a big Spinebuster in the middle of the ring. Lumis with big shots to the face now. Lumis picks Atlas up and rocks him with a big right hand to put him right back down. Atlas finally drops Lumis as he looks to mount offense. Lumis gets him hung up on the middle rope. Lumis runs the ropes, slides to the floor and rocks Atlas again.

Lumis comes back in for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Lumis grounds Atlas now, digging in his face and eye socket. We get a big leaping neckbreaker as Lumis goes to the floor. Atlas runs and leaps out, nailing Lumis. Atlas with more offense but Lumis shuts him down in the middle of the ring with a sideslam. Lumis goes right into a choke submission for the win.

Winner: Dexter Lumis

After the match, Lumis takes a few seconds before breaking the hold. He stands tall as his unique music starts up. We go to replays.

- We see Keith Lee in the back preparing for his title defense later tonight. We go to commercial.

- We are back with the Killer Kross video feature.

- We take a look back at what happened between Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano a few weeks ago at the Performance Center. They will meet next week and it is being billed as Black Heart versus Rebel Heart.

Second Chance Gauntlet Match for a spot in the Number One Contender's Ladder Match

Segment One: Shotzi Blackheart versus Deonna Purrazzo

They lock up and Purrazzo with kicks in the corner. Shotzi with an Irish whip and Purrazzo goes through the legs and gets a near fall with a rolulp. Shotzi slides under Purrazzo and hits an enzuigiri. Shotzi with a back senton against the ropes for a near fall. Shotzi goes for a bulldog using the turnbuckles but Purrazzo escapes and hits a bicycle kick. Purrazzo kicks Shotzi and hits a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Deonna with clotheslines against the ropes. Purrazzo with a snap mare and rake of the eyes using the boots and Purrazzo gets a near fall. Purrazzo with a snap mare into a reverse chin lock.

Shotzi with punches but Purrazzo with a knee. Purrazzo with a head butt and kicks. Purrazzo runs into a boot and Shotzi goes to the turnbuckles but Purrazzo with a forearm to stop Blackheart. Shotzi with forearms and a head butt to send Purrazzo to the mat. Shotzi with a back senton for the three count.

Deonna Purrazzo eliminated

Segment Number Two: Xia Li versus Shotzi Blackheart


Li with a drop kick and forearms. Li with a kick and she misses a leg sweep and Shotzi slides past. Li with a spinning back heel kick. We go to commercial.

We are back and Li with a clothesline and kick. Li with a thrust kick and a forearm in the corner. Li with a running drop kick but she misses a spinning round kick. Blackheart with a butterfly submission and Li taps out.

Xia Li Eliminated

Segment Three: Shotzi Blackheart versus Aliyah


Aliyah with a rollup for a near fall. Shotzi with a jackknife cover for a near fall. Aliyah with a back slide for a near fall. Aliyah gets a near fall with an inside cradle. Shotzi gets a near fall and then they roll around the ring and both are disoriented until Shotzi takes Aliyah down and she applies an arm bar and head scissors submission but Aliyah gets a near fall. Aliyah holds on to the ropes on an O'Connor Roll attempt and Aliyah sends Shotzi to the mat by the hair for a near fall.

Aliyah with a biel and a running boot into the corner. Aliyah gets a near fall. Aliyah taunts Shotzi. Shotzi with forearms and a kick followed by a scorpion kick and waist lock. Aliyah holds on to the ropes but Shotzi with a Dragon suplex and the butterfly submission that forces Aliyah to tap out.

Aliyah eliminated

Segment Four: Kayden Carter versus Shotzi Blackheart


Carter with forearms and she does a cartwheel to escape a head scissors take down. Carter with a drop kick for a near fall. Shotzi with a facebuster and she goes to the turnbuckles but Carter stops her and Carter with a running drop kick into the corner.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Carter misses a splash into the corner and Shotzi with a knee in the corner. Shotzi goes up top and hits the back senton for a three count.

Kayden Carter Eliminated

Segment Five: Shotzi Blackheart versus Dakota Kai (with Raquel Gonzalez


Kai with forearms to the back. Kai gets a near fall. Kai gets another near fall. Kai chokes Shotzi in the ropes and in the corner. Kai iwth more kicks and a shoulder against the ropes. Kai pulls Shotzi down and kicks her from the floor. Kai gets a near fall. Gonzalez gets a shot in on Shotzi when Kai distracted the referee and Kai gets a near fall. Kai with a snap mare and a seated abdominal stretch.

Shotzi gets a near fall with a rollup. Kai with a kick for a near fall. Kai with a running boot and she gets a near fall. Kai has a kick blocked and Blackheart with a single leg take down. Blackheart with clotheslines and a bicycle kick. Shotiz with a Saito suplex and Kai rolls to the floor. Gonzalez checks on Kai. Shotzi does not abide by Gonzalez' call for a time out and Shotzi with a suicide dive onto Kai and Gonzalez. Kai is sent back into the ring and Gonzalez tries to take care of Shotzi but Shotzi sends Gonzalez into the ring steps. Kai with a boot and Go 2 Kick for the three count.

Winner: Dakota Kai

After the match, Tom confirms Kai, Tegan Nox, Chelsea Green, Mia Yim, Io Shirai and Candice LeRae for next week's Ladder Match. Kai and Gonzalez stands tall over Shotzi in the ring.

- We see Damian Priest getting ready for the main event. Back to commercial.

- We take a look at the build for Charlotte Flair versus Rhea Ripley for the NXT Women's Championship.

Rhea Ripley says everyone said she looked like Charlotte when she first came to WWE. She tried to avoid being compared to Charlotte. She wanted to be herself. Charlotte's father said to be the best, you have to beat the best and Charlotte is one of the best. Charlotte says she will take Rhea to deep waters and drown the fastest rising star in the WWE.

KUSHIDA vs. Joaquin Wilde

They lock up and Wilde with a wrist lock and KUSHIDA with a drop toe hold into a front face lock. Wilde tries to roll through and escape but KUSHIDA holds on and floats over. KUSHIDA with a rollup for a near fall. Wilde with a leg sweep for a near fall. KUSHIDA rolls Wilde through and pops him into a cross arm breaker but Wilde gets to the ropes. KUSHIDA with a body scissors into a wrist lock. WIlde with a side head lock and head scissors take down. Wilde with an arm drag into an arm bar.

Wilde with an arm bar to take KUSHIDA to the mat. Wilde with shots to the arm but KUSHIDA with a hip toss followed by a cartwheel and drop kick for a near fall.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Wilde with a chop and neck breaker for a near fall. Wilde with a knee for a near fall. Wilde with shoulders in the corner. Wilde floats over but KUSHIDA with a kick to the arm. Wilde with forearms and KUSHIDA with kicks and a forearm. Wilde with a jaw breaker but KUSHIDA with a handspring back elbow and a hip toss into a cross arm breaker and Wilde taps out.

Winner: KUSHIDA

After the match, Kushida stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Kushida approaches Wilde in the middle of the ring after the replays. He offers his hand for a shake and Wilde finally accepts it.

- We see Dominik Dijakovic backstage getting ready for the main event. Back to commercial.

- Back from the break and we get a video for next week's Ciampa vs. Gargano match. The announcers hype next week's episode.

- We see McKenzie Mitchell interviewing Joaquin Wilde during the commercial break out in the back parking lot. Wilde expressed frustration over losing once again. He thought things would be different when he came to NXT. A SUV comes speeding up, almost hitting Wilde and Mitchell. Two masked men in lucha masks get out and abduct Wilde, putting him into the SUV. The truck speeds off. This appears to be the same men who took Raul Mendoza a few weeks ago.

Triple Threat for the NXT North American Title: Damian Priest vs. Dominik Dijakovic vs. Keith Lee

We go to the ring for tonight's main event as Damian Priest makes his entrance under the spotlight. Dominik Dijakovic is out next. NXT North American Champion Keith Lee is out next with the title in-hand. Lee stands tall in the middle of the ring as the two challengers stare at him from both sides. We get formal ring introductions from Hamilton.

The bell rings and here we go. Everyone sizes each other up. Priest goes for a big kick but Lee catches him and tosses him at Dijakovic. They all go at it now. All three competitors collide with kicks in the middle of the ring, knocking each other back. They size each other up again as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Priest kicks Dijakovic away in the corner. Priest with a Flatliner in the middle of the ring. Lee is down on the outside. Priest unloads on Dijakovic in the corner, beating him down. Priest mounts Dijakovic in the corner now with more right hands. Dijakovic brings Priest out of the corner but Priest spikes him with a DDT for a 2 count as Lee breaks the pin up.

Lee sends Priest out to the floor. Priest comes back in and rocks Lee from the apron. Lee turns it around and knocks Priest into the corner. We see a NXT Takeover logo on the big screen, the same one they had for "Takeover: Tampa Bay" but without the city name. Lee climbs up with Priest for a superplex but Priest fights him off. They trade shots up high. Lee with a bear hug from up high. Dijakovic comes over and puts Lee on his shoulders. Priest leaps from the top and hits a big spin kick, knocking Lee of Dijakovic's shoulders. All three are down once again.

Dijakovic rocks Priest first as they get up. Lee nails him. They all trade shots in the middle of the ring now. Priest and Dijakovic team up and hit a double chokeslam to the champion in the middle of the ring. Dijakovic scoops Priest for Feast Your Eyes but he fights out. Priest gets Dijakovic on his back and runs the ring, launching Dijakovic out onto Lee. Lee sort of catches Dijakovic on the floor. Priest runs the ropes and leaps out, taking Lee and Dijakovic down on the floor. Back to commercial.

Back from and Dijakovic misses a moonsault. Priest chokeslams him for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Lee is still down on the outside. Priest misses a big kick attempt. Dijakovic blocks a chokeslam and goes for his Chokebomb but it's also blocked. Dijakovic blocks The Reckoning. Lee comes in and gets Priest launched at him. Lee catches Priest and powerbombs him on top of Dijakovic's back 4 times. Lee keeps hold of Priest and nails a huge Spirit Bomb in the middle of the ring for a 2 count as Dijakovic breaks the pin.

All three competitors are down again. Lee and Dijakovic get up and fight. Dijakovic charges but Lee grabs him and drives him into the mat with a big chokeslam. Lee splashes Priest in the corner. Lee goes to the top but Priest kicks him in the face. Priest with another jumping kick. Priest climbs up and rocks Lee. Priest goes for a super hurricanrana but Lee blocks it. Lee goes for a super Spirit Bomb but Priest turns it into the hurricanrana. Dijakovic flies from the other side of the ring with a big flying elbow. Priest and Dijakovic lay each other out on top of Lee but he kicks out and saves the match.

Priest and Dijakovic fight on the apron, grabbing each other's throats. Lee comes over and rocks them. Lee climbs up and brings both challengers with him. They fight back. Priest and Dijakovic send Lee to the mat. Dijakovic goes to fly but Priest grabs him. Dijakovic kicks Priest to the floor. Dijakovic goes for the corkscrew moonsault and nails it but Lee kicks out just in time.

Priest goes under the ring and grabs his nightstick. He brings it and the referee tells him not to. Dijakovic dodges the stick shot and barely hits Feast Your Eyes as Priest gets a piece of the stick up on the way down. Lee runs over and sends Priest over the top rope to the floor. Lee turns back around and immediately follows up with the Big Bang Catastrophe on Dijakovic for the pin to retain in the middle of the ring.

Winner: Keith Lee

After the match, Lee recovers and stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Lee raises the title in the ring and celebrates as a furious Priest stares him down from the outside and Dijakovic tries to recover on the floor. NXT goes off the air on the USA Network.

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