WWE NXT UK Results (1/9/19): TakeOver BlackPool Preview

WWE NXT UK Results (1/9/19)

WWE NXT UK
January 9, 2019
Liverpool Olympia
Liverpool, England

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Episode 23 !!! 

First Match: Kenny Williams & Amir Jordan vs. Jamie Ahmed & Dan Moloney 

Jordan and Ahmed will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ahmed applies a wrist lock. Jordan reverses the hold. Williams tags himself in. Williams with a seated senton to the left shoulder of Ahmed. Williams with a leg drop for a one count. Williams targets the left shoulder of Ahmed. Williams tags in Jordan. Jordan with a splash for a two count. Ahmed responds with a forearm smash. Jordan ducks a clothesline from Ahmed. Jordan with a Running Forearm Smash. Jordan with shots to the midsection of Ahmed. Ahmed launches Jordan to the corner. Jordan decks Ahmed with a back elbow smash. Jordan is distracted by Moloney.

Ahmed pulls Jordan off the second rope. Ahmed clotheslines Jordan for a two count. Ahmed tags in Moloney. Moloney uppercuts Jordan. Moloney with a series of Double Underhook Suplex’s for a two count. Moloney applies a hammer lock. Jordan is trying to create separation. Moloney with a clubbing blow to the back of Jordan. Jordan with a backslide cover for a two count. Jordan with a Back Body Drop. Williams and Ahmed are tagged in.

Williams with Two Double Sledges. Williams leapfrogs over Ahmed. Williams with a SpringBoard Back Elbow Strike. Ahmed launches Williams to the ring apron. Williams with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Williams follows that with a Pump Kick to Jordan. Williams delivers another SpringBoard Back Elbow Strike. Williams with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Williams is hitting everything that moves. Williams ducks a clothesline from Ahmed. Williams tags in Jordan. Williams with a Victory GourdBuster. Williams lands a Suicide Dive. Jordan connects with The Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kenny Williams & Amir Jordan via Pinfall 

Second Match: Isla Dawn vs. Xia Brookside 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dawn applies a wrist lock. Brookside reverses the hold. Dawn goes for a wrist lock takedown, but Brookside lands back on her feet. Nice display of sportsmanship. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Brookside applies a side headlock. Dawn with an arm-drag takeover. Dawn applies a key lock. Brookside with a HeadScissors TakeOver. The chain grappling exchange continues in the center of the ring.

Brookside with the cover for a one count. Dawn applies a straight jacket hold. Brookside uses her hips to reverse the hold. Head bridge escape from Brookside. Dawn takes Brookside down to the canvas. Dawn backs Brookside into the turnbuckles. Brookside rolls Dawn over for a one count. Brookside and Dawn are trading back and forth rollups. Dawn ends up winning the super pinning exchange.

Winner: Isla Dawn via Pinfall 

– Preview for the upcoming Eddie Dennis/Dave Mastiff match at NXT UK TakeOver: BlackPool.

Third Match: Jordan Devlin vs. Damien Weir 

Test of strength. Devlin kicks Weir in the gut. Devlin wrenches the left shoulder of Weir. Devlin works on his body manipulation game. Devlin uppercuts Weir. Devlin is mauling Weir in the corner. Devlin chokes Weir with his boot. Devlin talks smack to Weir. Weir is throwing forearms at Devlin. Devlin drops Weir with a Uranage Slam. Devlin follows that with a Standing MoonSault. Devlin stomps on Weir’s chest. Devlin with a BackBreaker.

Devlin is trying to bend Weir in half. Devlin with a Belly to Back Suplex. Devlin repeatedly kicks Weir in the face. Devlin applies a bow and arrow stretch. Devlin with a double axe handle to the back of Weir. Weir rolls Devlin over for a two count. Weir with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Devlin heads to the outside. Devlin nails Weir with a Snap Enzuigiri. Devlin with a SlingShot Cutter. Devlin follows that with a Snap Saito Suplex. Devlin plants Weir with The Ireland’s Call to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jordan Devlin via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Zack Gibson & James Drake vs. Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster in a Semi-Final Round Match In The Inaugural WWE NXT UK Tag Team Championship Tournament 

Drake attacks Andrews from behind immediately after the bell rings. Drake tags in Gibson. Drake and Gibson repeatedly stomps on Andrews chest. Gibson shoves Webster off the ring apron. Gibson tags in Drake. Andrews kicks out of The Doomsday Device. Drake dumps Andrews out of the ring. Drake tags in Gibson. SlingShot Double Knee Drop/BackBreaker Combination on the floor. Gibson rolls Andrews back into the ring. Gibson with the cover for a two count. Andrews is displaying his fighting spirit. Gibson drops Andrews with a double throat chop for a two count. Gibson applies a cobra clutch. Drake tags himself in. Drake with a forearm smash for a two count. Drake applies the cravate. Drake tags in Gibson.

Gibson with a short-arm clothesline for a two count. Gibson goes back to the cobra clutch. Gibson made a blind tag to Drake. Gibson goes for a bodyslam, but Andrews lands back on his feet. Andrews avoids a double clothesline. Andrews shoves Drake into Gibson. Andrews tags in Webster. Webster with a SpringBoard Double MoonSault. Webster unloads three dropkicks. Webster clotheslines Drake. Webster transitions into a ground and pound attack. Webster punches Drake. Webster follows that with a Cannonball Senton off the ring apron.

Webster ducks a clothesline from Drake. Webster hits The Baba O’Reilly for a two count. Drake tags in Gibson. Drake nails Webster with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Webster goes for the monkey flip, but Gibson blocks it. Webster sends Gibson tumbling to the floor. Webster tags in Andrews. Andrews with a Hurricanrana on the floor. Andrews rolls Gibson back into the ring. Webster drops Drake with a Jumping Knee Strike. Andrews with an Assisted 450 Splash for a two count. Drake pulls Webster off the ring apron. Andrews slides under a clothesline from Gibson. Andrews negates The Shankly Gates.Ticket To Ride for a two count.

Gibson tags in Drake. Andrews is fighting for his life. Andrews with a FrankenSteiner which sends Drake crashing into Gibson. Webster follows that with a Swanton Bomb. Andrews tags in Webster. Andrews and Webster hits their Jumping Knee Strike/Reverse Hurricanrana Combination for a two count. Andrews goes for a Suicide Dive, but Gibson counters with Helter Skelter on the ramp. Drake rolls Webster over for a two count. Webster HeadButts Drake. Drake tags in Gibson. Gibson nails Webster with a throat chop. Gibson and Drake plants Webster with their TombStone/Ticket To Ride Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Zack Gibson & James Drake via Pinfall 

Episode 24 !!!! 

First Match: Ligero vs. Joseph Conners 

Conners drives Ligero back first into the turnbuckles. Ligero ducks a clothesline from Conners. Ligero with a Hurricanrana. Conners launches Ligero to the ring apron. Ligero is playing mind games with Conners. Ligero with a single leg dropkick. Conners is staggered in the corner. Ligero blocks a boot from Conners. Ligero with a forearm/chop combination. Conners shoves Ligero into the steel ring post.

Conners with clubbing forearms across the back of Ligero. Conners with a short-arm clothesline for a one count. Conners with a Running Boot. Conners is paint brushing Ligero. Conners stomps on Ligero’s back. Conners with a SlingShot Suplex for a two count. Conners drives his elbow into Ligero’s head. Conners applies a half nelson chin lock. Conners talks smack to Ligero. Ligero with two knife edge chops. Ligero side steps Conners into the turnbuckles.

Ligero with a Back Body Drop. Ligero with two clotheslines. Ligero follows that with a fireman’s carry slam. Ligero with a high head kick for a two count. Conners goes for a bodyslam, but Ligero lands back on his feet. Ligero thrust kicks the midsection of Conners. Ligero goes for Slice Bread #2, but Conners blocks it. Conners with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Conners is mauling Ligero in the corner. Ligero with an arm-drag takeover. Ligero ducks a clothesline from Conners. Ligero plants Conners with a SpringBoard Tornado DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ligero via Pinfall 

Second Match: Travis Banks vs. Tyson T-Bone w/Saxon Huxley 

Huxley is running interference. T-Bone with a straight right hand. T-Bone launches Banks across the ring. T-Bone punches Banks in the back. T-Bone kicks Banks in the ribs. Banks ducks a clothesline from T-Bone. Banks with a flurry of bodyshots. Banks with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Banks with a ShotGun Dropkick. Banks follows that with a Rebound Double Foot Stomp. Banks with a mid-kick. Jordan Devlin appears on the stage mocking Banks.

T-Bone goes for a Big Boot, but Banks ducks out of the way. Banks pulls T-Bone down to the mat. Banks with a series of mid-kicks. Banks SuperKicks T-Bone. Banks drops T-Bone with The Shining Wizard. Banks knocks Huxley off the ring apron. Banks connects with The Slice Of Heaven to pickup the victory. After the match, Jordan Devlin attacks Banks from behind. Banks transitions into a ground and pound attack. Banks SuperKicks Devlin. Devlin avoids The Slice Of Heaven.

Winner: Travis Banks via Pinfall 

– Preview for the upcoming Rhea Ripley/Toni Storm NXT UK Women’s Championship Match at NXT UK TakeOver: BlackPool.

WWE NXT UK TakeOver: BlackPool Match Card 

1.) Travis Banks vs. Jordan Devlin

2.) Dave Mastiff vs. Eddie Dennis in a No Disqualification Match

3.) Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Toni Storm For The WWE NXT UK Women’s Championship

4.) Mustache Mountain vs. Zack Gibson & James Drake For The Inaugural WWE NXT UK Tag Team Championship

5.) Pete Dunne (c) vs. Joe Coffey For The WWE United Kingdom Championship

Third Match: British Strong Style (Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven) vs. Gallus (The Coffey Brothers and Wolfgang) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Tyler Bate and Joe Coffey will start things off. B I G S T R O N G B O I. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Test Of Strength. Joe brings Bate down to the mat. Joe is trying to pinned Bate’s shoulders to the mat. Bate with a neck bridge escape. Joe drives his knee into the midsection of Bate. Joe applies an arm-bar. Joe transitions into a wrist lock. Bate reverses the hold. Bate dropkicks Joe. Bate nips up. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Wolfgang and Seven are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wolfgang applies a side headlock. Wolfgang drops Seven with a shoulder tackle. Seven responds with a Running Crossbody Block. Wolfgang tells Seven to bring it. Things are breaking down in Liverpool. Wolfgang is a hot head. Pete Dunne and Mark Coffey are tagged in.

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Mark applies a side headlock. Dunne leapfrogs over Mark. Dunne clotheslines Mark. Pier six brawl. The referee has no control over this melee. BSS clears the ring. Gallus is trying to regain their composure on the outside. Dunne works on his body manipulation game. Dunne is bending Mark’s fingers. Dunne stomps on the knee of Mark. Dunne applies a wrist lock. Dunne tags in Seven. Seven applies a wrist lock. Seven bodyslams Mark for a two count. Seven tags in Bate. Seven with a Fireman’s Carry Slam. Bate follows that with a Flying Senton off Seven’s shoulders for a two count. Bate punches Mark in the jaw. Bate knocks Wolfgang off the ring apron. Mark creates distance with a Vertical Suplex. Mark throws Bate to the corner. Mark tags in Joe. Joe delivers a gut punch. Joe whips Bate back first across the turnbuckles. Joe tags in Wolfgang. Gallus are cutting the ring in half.

Wolfgang with double axe handle strikes to the back of Bate. Wolfgang drives his knee into the chest of Bate. Wolfgang pie faces Bate. Wolfgang tags in Joe. Joe viciously attacks the back of Bate. Joe applies a butterfly lock. Bate is trying to create separation. Joe sends Bate chest first into the turnbuckles. Joe tags in Wolfgang. Bate crawls under Wolfgang. Wolfgang stops Bate in his tracks. Standing Switch Exchange. Bate leapfrogs over Wolfgang. Bate tags in Seven. Seven with three knife edge chops. Seven with a Back Body Drop. Seven knocks Joe off the ring apron. Seven lands a Suicide Dive. Seven plays to the crowd. Seven goes for a Seven Star Lariat, but Mark gets in the way. Seven drops Mark with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Wolfgang decks Seven with a back elbow smash. Wolfgang inadvertently takes down his partner with an ill-advised MoonSault. Seven with a Side Slam for a two count. Wolfgang kicks Seven out of the ring. Joe slams Seven’s head on the steel ring steps. Wolfgang Spears Seven for a two count. The Coffey Brothers are double teaming Seven.

Joe applies a front face lock. Joe with a forearm smash. Joe tags in Mark. Mark applies the cravate. Mark tags in Joe. Joe is lighting up Seven’s chest. Joe goes back to the front face lock. Joe tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang with a flying double axe handle strike. Wolfgang tags in Joe. Seven is displaying his fighting spirit. Seven creates distance with a SuperPlex. Seven finally tags in Dunne. Dunne is throwing forearms at Gallus. Dunne drops Wolfgang with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dunne kicks Mark in the jaw. Dunne with a Snap German Suplex. Dunne nails Mark with a Running Boot. Dunne hits The X-Plex. Dunne gets Wolfgang trapped in The Knee Bar. Wolfgang crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Wolfgang tags in Mark. Mark goes for a elbow drop, but Dunne counters with a triangle choke. Wolfgang tags himself in. Wolfgang goes for a MoonSault, but Dunne counters with a Cross ArmBreaker. Dunne transitions into a Kimura Lock. Wolfgang with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Bate and Joe Coffey are tagged in.

Bate delivers his lighting quick offense. Bate with a Running Knee Strike. Bate follows that with a Jumping Elbow Strike. Bate with a Running European Uppercut. Bate side steps Joe into the turnbuckles. Joe goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Bate ducks out of the way. Bate with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Joe with a WheelBarrow Swing. Bate rolls Joe over for a two count. Bate with The Airplane Spin. Bate goes for The Tyler Driver #97, but Joe blocks it. Joe negates Bop and Bang. Bate with a straight right hand. Seven and Mark Coffey are tagged in. Mark with a Step Up Enzuigiri to the injured shoulder of Bate. Seven Star Lariat. BSS hits their BackStabber/Belly to Back Suplex/PowerBomb Combination for a two count. Wolfgang dumps Seven out of the ring. Bate lands a Suicide Dive.

Dunne kicks Mark in the back. Dunne is distracted by Joe. Mark rolls Dunne over for a two count. Mark with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Mark tags in Joe. Joe PowerBombs Dunne for a two count. Seven knocks Wolfgang off the ring apron. Bate with a HandSpring Lariat to Mark. Joe responds with a Pop Up European Uppercut. Joe is left in the ring with Dunne. Hockey fight in the center of the ring. Dunne with a High Head Kick. Joe responds with The Pounce. Joe goes for another Pounce, but Dunne counters with a Running Knee Strike. Dunne snaps Joe’s fingers. Joe made a blind tag to Wolfgang. Dunne hits The Bitter End. Wolfgang with a Running Senton Splash. Dunne tags in Bate. Bate ducks a clothesline from Wolfgang. Bate with a Hurricanrana. Bate takes everydown with a Twisting Corkscrew Senton. Wolfgang fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Bate with a Rolling Kick to Wolfgang. Wolfgang tags in Joe. Joe goes for a Back Body Drop, but Bate lands back on his feet. Bate goes for a HandSpring Lariat, but Joe counters with a Discus Lariat. to pickup the victory.

Winner: Gallus via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez