WWE NXT UK Championship Special
June 26, 2018
Royal Albert Hall
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: The Undisputed Era (c) vs. Mustache Mountain For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship
Bate and Strong will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Strong with a side headlock takeover to Bate. Bate responds with a headscissors escape. Strong applies a wrist lock. Bate dropkicks Strong. Bate applies a wrist lock. Bate tags in Seven. Strong grabs Seven by his hair. Strong brings Seven to the corner. Strong tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly goes for an Arm-Ringer, but Seven counters with multiple knife edge chops. O’Reilly applies a side headlock. O’Reilly goes for a shoulder tackle, but Seven stands still. O’Reilly kicks Steve in the ribs. O’Reilly delivers an arm-ringer. O’Reilly applies a hammer lock. O’Reilly drives Seven’s shoulder into the middle turnbuckle. O’Reilly tags in Strong. Strong kicks Seven in the gut. Seven irish whips Strong to the corner. Seven blasts Strong with another knife edge chop. Seven gets Strong in a fireman’s carry position. Seven tags in Bate.
Seven with a Fireman’s Carry Slam. Bate follows that with a Rolling Senton off Seven’s shoulders. Bate bodyslams O’Reilly. Bate tags in Seven. Seven with a Tip Up Back Senton. Mustache Mountain drops Undisputed Era with a Double Bop and Bang. Mustache Mountain with a Chop/Uppercut Combination to Strong. Strong tosses Seven out of the ring. The referee is distracted by Bate. Strong with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Seven. Strong sends Seven sternum first into the ring apron. Strong tags in O’Reilly. Undisputed Era are cutting the ring in half. O’Reilly with forearm shivers across the left shoulder of Seven. O’Reilly with a Sliding Knee Strike for a two count. O’Reilly transitions into a ground and pound attack. Seven is having a hard time negating the tandem offense from Undisputed Era.
O’Reilly applies a rear chin lock. Seven gets back to a vertical base. Seven with shots to the midsection of O’Reilly. O’Reilly levels Seven with a Knee Lift. O’Reilly tags in Strong. Seven kicks Strong in the chest. Seven chucks Strong out of the ring. Seven launches O’Reilly over the top rope. O’Reilly prevents Seven from making the tag to Bate. Strong dropkicks Seven for a two count. Strong tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly with a RoundHouse Kick to Seven. Seven responds with a Spike DDT. Seven finally tags in Bate. Bate clears the ring. Bate clotheslines Strong. Bate follows that with a Back Body Drop. Bate with a Running European Uppercut to Strong. Bate connects with an Exploder Suplex. Bate with a Running Shooting Star Press for a two count. Bate gets Strong trapped in The Airplane Spin.
O’Reilly transitions into a Sleeper Hold. Bate backs O’Reilly into the turnbuckles. Bate drops Strong with a Big Boot. Bate creates distance with a Back Pack Senton/German Suplex Combination for a two count. Bate tags in Seven. Seven goes for a Back Body Drop, but Strong lands back on his feet. Strong shoves Seven into Bate. Strong hits The Olympic Slam. Strong tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly dishes out another RoundHouse Kick for a two count. O’Reilly is showing his frustration. Seven side steps The Ax and Smash from Undisputed Era. Seven clocks O’Reilly with a Palm Strike. Seven goes for a Torture Rack Slam, but O’Reilly counters with a Forearm Smash. Bate makes the blind tag.
Bate and Seven delivers their HandSpring Lariat/Dragon Suplex Combination for a two count. Seven and Strong are trading back and forth shots. O’Reilly crawls under Bate. O’Reilly decks Bate with a Jumping Knee Strike. O’Reilly with a Vertical Brain Buster for a two count. O’Reilly tags in Strong. Undisputed Era with Ax and Smash for a two count. Strong tags in O’Reilly. Bate side steps The Total Elimination. Bate blasts Strong with a Rolling Combo Kick. Bate tags in Seven. Bate takes out Strong with a Flying Crossbody Block. Seven connects with a Seven Star Lariat. Mustache Mountain plants O’Reilly with a Diving Knee Drop/Burning Hammer Combination to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, Mustache Mountain via Pinfall
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— WWE (@WWE) June 26, 2018
— WWE UK Championship (@WWEUKCT) June 26, 2018
Second Match: Charlie Morgan vs. Killer Kelly
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kelly backs Morgan into the turnbuckles. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Morgan applies a side wrist lock. Kelly reverses the hold. Morgan displays her beautiful escape ability. Kelly slaps Morgan in the chest. Morgan responds with an arm-drag takeover. Morgan and Kelly are trading leg sweeps. Morgan lands a deep arm-drag. Kelly responds with a Hip Toss. Morgan kicks Kelly to the corner. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Kelly avoids a SuperKick from Morgan. Morgan ducks a clothesline from Kelly. Morgan with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a one count. Morgan unloads Two Running European Uppercuts. Morgan goes for a Running Leg Lariat, but Kelly ducks out of the way. Kelly drives her knee into Morgan’s ribs.
Kelly gets Morgan trapped in a Torture Rack. Kelly with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Kelly repeatedly stomps on Morgan’s back. Kelly locks in a Dragon Sleeper. Morgan refuses to quit. Kelly kicks Morgan in the back. Kelly decks Morgan with a Bicycle Kick. Kelly follows that with a PK. Kelly rolls Morgan back into the ring. Kelly with the cover for a two count. Kelly transitions into a ground and pound attack. Morgan SuperKicks Kelly. Morgan connects with a SpringBoard Rolling Senton for a two count. Morgan goes for a Western Lariat, but Kelly counters with a German Suplex. Kelly with a Dynamic Dropkick for a two count. Kelly applies a Straight Jacket Hold. Morgan rolls Kelly over for a two count. Kelly goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Morgan counters with a Small Package to pickup the victory.
Winner: Charlie Morgan via Pinfall
— WWE UK Championship (@WWEUKCT) June 26, 2018
Third Match: Mark Andrews vs. Travis Banks vs. Flash Morgan Webster vs. Noam Dar in a Fatal Four Way Match. The Winner Will Be The Number One Contender To The WWE United Kingdom Championship
Dar is putting the boots to Andrews after the bell rings. Dar with a Swinging Arm-Ringer to Banks. Webster responds with Two Deep Arm-Drags. Webster goes for a Front Dropkick, but Dar ducks out of the way. Webster with a HeadScissors TakeOver to Dar. Andrews rolls Webster over for a one count. Andrews hits a Rolling Double Foot Stomp. Andrews with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Dar kicks Andrews in the gut. Dar takes out the legs of Webster. Banks with a Hesitation Dropkick to Dar. Banks follows that with a Suicide Dive. Webster with a HeadScissors TakeOver off the steel ring steps. Andrews wipes out the rest of field with a Corkscrew MoonSault off the second rope.
Andrews rolls Banks back into the ring. Andrews thrust kicks the midsection of Banks. Andrews with a Slice Bread/Slop Drop Combination for a two count. Dar irish whips Andrews to the corner. Andrews decks Dar with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Webster connects with a Reverse Michinoku Driver. Banks breaks the pin attempt with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Banks with the cover on Webster for a two count. Banks fires up with multiple Running European Uppercuts. Dar rolls Banks over for a two count. Dar with a Forearm Smash to Banks. Dar attacks the injured left shoulder of Banks. Andrews with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Banks. Webster responds with a Jumping Knee Strike. Banks with a Bicycle Kick to Webster. Webster wraps the sequence with a Running Knee.
Andrews kicks Webster in the jaw. Webster goes for a Top Rope FrankenSteiner, but Andrews lands back on his feet. Webster goes for another Jumping Knee Strike, but Andrews with a Reverse Hurricanrana for a two count. Andrews and Dar are trading back and forth shots. Dar with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Andrews. Dar locks in a Knee Bar. Banks transitions into a Arm Trapped CrossFace. Webster prevents Andrews from tapping out. Webster unloads clubbing forearm smashes. Banks is displaying his fighting spirit. Webster goes for a ButterFly Suplex, but Banks counters with a Slice Of Heaven. Banks goes for The Kiwi Crusher, but Andrews counters with a Stun Dog Millionaire. Andrews ascends to the top turnbuckle. Andrews crashes and burns on the Shooting Star Press. Dar slams Banks shoulder on the top rope. Dar connects with a Nova Roller to pickup the victory.
Winner: Noam Dar via Pinfall
— WWE (@WWE) June 26, 2018
Fourth Match: Adam Cole (c) vs. Wolfgang For The WWE NXT North American Championship
Cole and Wolfgang engages in a Standing Switch Exchange. Wolfgang paint brushes Cole. Cole applies a side headlock. Cole backs Wolfgang into the turnbuckles. Wolfgang decks Cole with a Big Forearm Smash. Wolfgang uppercuts Cole. Cole kicks Wolfgang in the chest. Wolfgang goes for a Clothesline, but Cole counters with a Jumping NeckBreaker. Cole repeatedly stomps on Wolfgang’s chest. Cole plays to the Royal Albert Hall crowd. Cole with a Plotting NeckBreaker for a two count. Cole is throwing haymakers at Wolfgang. Wolfgang regains momentum with a Slam Dunk for a two count. Wolfgang needs to stay on the attack. Wolfgang uppercuts Cole. Wolfgang follows that with Two Waist Lock TakeDowns.
Cole blasts Wolfgang with a Back Elbow Smash. Wolfgang goes for a Running PowerSlam, but Cole lands back on his feet. Wolfgang knocks Cole off the ring apron. Cole delivers a Step Up Enzuigiri from the outside. Cole goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Wolfgang counters with a Double Knee GutBuster. Wolfgang is putting the boots to Cole. Cole is trying to create separation. Wolfgang rams his shoulders into the midsection of Cole. Wolfgang whips Cole back first across the turnbuckles. Wolfgang puts down Cole with a Body Avalanche. Wolfgang goes for The Howling, but Cole counters with a SuperKick in mid-air.
Cole unloads multiple forearm shivers. Cole clotheslines Wolfgang. Cole follows that with a Bicycle Kick. Cole applies a waist lock. Cole goes for another Step Up Enzuigiri, but Wolfgang ducks out of the way. Cole hits The BackStabber for a two count. Cole goes for a Ushigoroshi, but Wolfgang blocks it. Cole cracks Wolfgang with a Leaping Enzuigiri. Cole with a Ushigoroshi for a two count. Wolfgang responds with a Fireman’s Carry Slam. Wolfgang goes for a MoonSault, but Cole ducks out of the way. Cole repeatedly kicks Wolfgang in the face. Wolfgang drops Cole with an Inside Out Lariat. Wolfgang goes for The Howling, but Cole gets his knees up in the air. Cole plants Wolfgang with The Last Shot to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE NXT North American Champion, Adam Cole via Pinfall
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) June 26, 2018
Fifth Match: Aleister Black & Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream & Ricochet
Ricochet and Dream will start things off. Dream rips off his t-shirt. Dream wants to battle Black. Ricochet tags in Black. Dream throws his other shirt at Black. Dream tags in EC3. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Black applies a side headlock. Black slips over EC3’s back. Black is playing mind games with EC3. EC3 goes for a Big Boot, but Black rolls him over for a two count. Black lands a deep arm-drag. Black applies an arm-bar. EC3 reverses the hold. EC3 brings Black to the corner. EC3 tags in Dream. Dream delivers multiple bodyshots. Dream uppercuts Black. Dream tags in EC3. Black avoids a Double Back Elbow Strike. Ricochet with a Diving Crossbody Block to Dream. Ricochet kicks EC3 in the gut. Ricochet slips over EC3’s back. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from EC3. Ricochet with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Ricochet follows that with a dropkick. Ricochet displays his stellar athletic ability.
Ricochet with a SpringBoard Dropkick to EC3. Black and Ricochet are chilling in the center of the ring. Ricochet rams his shoulders into the midsection of EC3. Dream attacks Ricochet behind the referee’s back. EC3 drives Ricochet’s back into the ringside barricade. EC3 repeatedly slams Ricochet’s head on the ring apron. EC3 applies a wrist lock. EC3 tags in Dream. Dream with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike to Ricochet. Dream is mauling Ricochet in the corner. Dream starts choking Ricochet with his boot. Dream tosses Ricochet out of the ring. Dream teases a dive. Dream tags in EC3. EC3 rolls Ricochet back into the ring. EC3 with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. EC3 applies a top wrist lock. EC3 drives his knee into the midsection of Ricochet. Ricochet creates distance with a Front Dropkick. Dream brings a steel chair to distract the referee. EC3 and Dream continues to cut the ring in half.
Dream whips Ricochet back first across the turnbuckles. Dream with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Dream drags Ricochet to the corner. Dream tags in EC3. EC3 bodyslams Ricochet. EC3 tags in Dream. Ricochet kicks Dream in the chest. Ricochet follows that with a Back Elbow Smash to EC3. Ricochet is trying to negate the tandem offense from EC3 and Dream. Ricochet delivers a Jumping NeckBreaker/DDT Combination. Ricochet finally tags in Black. Black dives over Dream. Black drops Dream with a Leg Sweep. Black with a Cavalcade of Kicks to Dream. Black lands a Double SpringBoard MoonSault for a two count. Black goes for Black Mass, but Dream ducks out of the way. Dream connects with a SpineBuster. Dream starts favoring his knee after a Purple Rain Maker. Dream tags in EC3. Black with an Inside Cradle for a two count. Black knocks Dream off the ring apron. Black with a Big Boot to EC3. EC3 responds with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. EC3 tags in Dream.
Black fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Dream SuperKicks Black. EC3 follows that with The One Percenter. Dream with the lateral press for a two count. Ricochet shoves EC3 to the corner. EC3 goes for The TK3, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Ricochet drops EC3 with a Ricochet Kick. Dream responds with a SuperKick. Black wraps this sequence with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dream brings Black to the ring apron. Black decks Dream with a Back Elbow Smash. Ricochet lands a Space Fly Tiger Drop. Dream connects with a Twisting DDT for a two count. Black tags in Ricochet. Ricochet side steps Dream into the turnbuckles. Ricochet rolls Dream over for a two count. Dream hits a Rolling Death Valley Driver. Dream tags in EC3. EC3 goes for TK3, but Ricochet counters with a Standing Shooting Star Press. EC3 avoids The Phoenix Splash. EC3 with a HeadLock Driver to Ricochet. EC3 goes for the tag, but Dream heads to the backstage area. Ricochet tags in Black. Black plants EC3 with Black Mass to pickup the victory.
Winner: Aleister Black & Ricochet via Pinfall
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 26, 2018
Sixth Match: Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Toni Storm For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship
Baszler goes for a early double leg takedown, but Storm counters with a front face lock. Baszler with a Side HeadLock TakeOver. Storm responds with a HeadScissors Neck Lock. Baszler goes back to the side headlock. Storm rolls Baszler over for a one count. Baszler is grappling around Storm. Storm applies a waist lock. Baszler starts paint brushing Storm. Storm drops Baszler with a Big Boot. Storm lands a Suicide Dive. Storm delivers two uppercuts. Storm follows that with a Forearm Smash. Storm kicks Baszler in the chest. Baszler avoids a Helluva Kick from Storm.
Baszler drives Storm’s head to the floor. Storm avoids the referee’s ten count. Baszler repeatedly kicks Storm in the face. Baszler ChopBlocks Storm. Baszler blasts Storm with a Jumping Knee Strike for a one count. Baszler transitions into a ground and pound attack. Baszler applies a toe and ankle hold. Baszler continues to apply more pressure to the injured left knee of Storm. Baszler stomps on Storm’s ankle. Baszler is mauling Storm in the corner. Storm creates distance with a Snap German Suplex. Storm follows that with a Corner Hip Attack. Baszler connects with an Avalanche Gut Wrench Suplex for a two count.
Baszler goes back to the ground and pound attack. Baszler applies a Knee Bar. Storm is displaying her fighting spirit. Baszler levels Storm with a High Knee Lift. Storm responds with a HeadButt. Storm hits The Storm Zero for a two count. Baszler kicks Storm in the gut. Baszler with a Step Up Knee Strike for a two count. Baszler goes for The Kirifuda Clutch, but Storm counters with a European Clutch for a two count. Baszler locks in The Kirifuda Clutch. Storm rolls to the bottom rope to create separation. Baszler goes to the Kirifuda Clutch on the floor. Unfortunately Storm gets counted out.
Winner: Still WWE NXT Women’s Champion, Shayna Baszler via CountOut
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 26, 2018
Seventh Match: Pete Dunne (c) vs. Zack Gibson For The WWE United Kingdom Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dunne applies a wrist lock. Dunne starts bending Gibson’s fingers. Dunne tells Gibson to bring it. Dunne applies an arm-bar. Gibson responds with a Fish Hook. Dunne and Gibson engages in a big standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gibson applies a side headlock. Dunne leapfrogs over Gibson. Dunne clotheslines Gibson. Dunne kicks Gibson from the ring apron. Gibson sweeps the legs of Dunne. Gibson applies Key Lock on the floor. Gibson drives Dunne’s shoulder into the ringside barricade. Gibson rolls Dunne back into the ring. Gibson with an Arm Trapped Suplex. Gibson is grappling around Dunne. Gibson with a Northern Lights Suplex. Gibson tells Dunne to bring it.
Gibson slaps Dunne in the face. Dunne returns the favor. Gibson with a Grounded Lariat for a two count. Gibson applies an arm-bar. Gibson drives his elbow into Dunne’s back. Gibson goes for a Double Throat Chop, but Dunne counters with a HeadButt. Dunne unloads multiple strikes. Dunne blasts Gibson with a Forearm Smash. Dunne dives over Gibson. Dunne delivers a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dunne follows that with The X Plex for a two count. Dunne applies a waist lock. Gibson goes for a Release German Suplex, but Dunne lands back on his feet. Dunne kicks Gibson in the back. Dunne applies a Kimura Lock. Dunne with a Basement Dropkick to Gibson. Gibson rolls himself out of the ring.
Dunne lands a MoonSault off the second rope. Dunne wrenches on the left ankle of Gibson. Gibson transitions into a hammer lock. Gibson sends Dunne shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Gibson goes for Helter Skelter, but Dunne counters with an X Plex on the ramp. Gibson with a Waist Lock Go-Behind to Dunne. Gibson attacks the back of Dunne’s back. Gibson unloads stiff bodyshots in the corner. Gibson repeatedly stomps on Dunne’s head. A pure slug fest breaks out in the center of the ring. Gibson connects with a CodeBreaker. Dunne responds with a Leaping Enzuigiri. Gibson and Dunne traded Inside Out Lariats. Dunne works on his joint manipulation game. Both men are knocked down after a nasty headbutt exchange.
Dunne with a Snap German Suplex to Gibson. Dunne follows that with Bitter End for a two count. Dunne has Gibson in his sights. Gibson kicks the injured shoulder of Dunne. Gibson lands a Flying CodeBreaker. Gibson locks in Shankly Gates. Dunne heads to the middle rope to create separation. Dunne with a Haymaker to Gibson. Dunne goes for a SuperPlex, but Gibson counters with an Avalanche Helter Skelter. Gibson goes back to The Shankly Gates. Dunne desperately breaks out of the hold. Gibson is putting the boots to the back of Dunne’s head. Gibson talks smack to Dunne. Dunne snaps Gibson’s fingers. Dunne delivers a Forearm Smash in mid-air. Dunne plants Gibson with The Bitter End to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE United Kingdom Champion, Pete Dunne via Pinfall
— WWE UK Championship (@WWEUKCT) June 26, 2018
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