Kiana James And Fallon Henley Win Women’s Tag Team Titles – NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Katana Chance & Kayden Carter defended their titles against Kiana James & Fallon Henley at Vengeance Day.
The challengers beat down the champions in the early going. Chance was tossed off the top rope after Carter got the hot tag. Fallon rolled up Carter for the win while Fallon held onto Carter’s feet.
This is the first title win for James and Henley. Chance and Carter began their first reign on the August 2, 2022 edition of NXT by winning a Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match to capture the vacant titles. They held the straps for a record 186 recognized days.
Here is a full recap of the match:
James starts off with Carter and they lock up. Carter drops James and stands on her with some trash talking. Jensen talks James up, while Carter goes out and spanks Jensen over the rear. James and Carter go at it now but Chance gets involved for the double team as she tags in for a 2 count.
Henley comes in and there’s some miscommunication with James, but they get the upperhand on Carter and Henley covers for 2. Henley isn’t interested in doing things the wrong or underhanded way here. The champs double team Henley again and Chance covers for 2. James tags back in with a back suplex to Chance for 2. James swings at Carter but she hops off the apron to avoid it. James works on Chance in the corner now. Henley tags in for the double team but Chance kicks out at 2. Henley man-handles Chance some, grounding her as fans try to rally.
Jensen and Briggs continue to rally for Henley and James. Chance finally fights out of the hold and slams Henley, but she can’t make the tag. Carter finally tags in but Henley misses it. Carter unloads on Henley and also James as she runs in. Carter unloads on both challengers in their corner. Carter with a big running boot to Henley to kick her to the floor next to James. Chance runs and Carter launches her to splash both challengers on the floor. Chance brings Henley back in and nails a flipping kick to the back for 2.
More back and forth now. James and Carter trade offense in the ring now. James catches Carter with a Spinebuster for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Carter jumps but James gets her knees up. James sends Carter to the floor, then goes to work on Chance. Henley tags in and they double team Chance. Henley with a neckbreaker, then they hit a double team Driver for a 2 count as Carter makes the save. James sends Carter to the floor but misses a flip off the apron. Carter with a big Cutter on the floor to take out James but she’s also down.
Fans chant “NXT!” as Briggs and Jensen tend to James. Henley and Chance go at it in the ring now. Henley fights off a double team in the opposite corner. We have some technical difficulties with Peacock and come back to Henley and James celebrating with the titles. The replay shows James shoving Chance off the top to prevent a double team on Henley. Henley ended up rolling Carter for the pin while James held her for leverage from ringside.
Kiana James And Fallon Henley Win Women’s Tag Team Titles