WWE NXT TakeOver Phoenix Results

WWE NXT TakeOver Phoenix Results

WWE NXT TakeOver Phoenix
January 26, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Phoenix, Arizona

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: The Undisputed Era (c) vs. The War Raiders For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship 

Undisputed Era attacks War Raiders before the bell rings. Strong with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. O’Reilly with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Rowe drops O’Reilly with a shoulder tackle. Rowe clotheslines Strong. Hanson with a Double Clothesline on the floor. Rowe bodyslams Hanson off the ring apron. Rowe throws Strong back into the ring. Hanson with a Corner Dropkick. Rowe follows that with a ShotGun Dropkick. War Raiders with an Assisted Hip Attack for a two count. Rowe tags in Hanson. Undisputed Era are double teaming Hanson. O’Reilly with a flurry of strikes. O’Reilly tags in Strong. Strong is lighting up Hanson’s chest. Strong goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Hanson blocks it. Strong with a hand full of trunks. Strong tags in O’Reilly.

O’Reilly with a Jumping Knee Strike. Strong with a Running Forearm Smash. O’Reilly applies a front face lock. O’Reilly transitions into a Guillotine Choke. Hanson tags in Rowe. Rowe with Two Shoulder Tackles. Rowe with a Tilt-A-Whirl GutBuster. O’Reilly responds with a forearm shiver. Rowe throws Strong into O’Reilly. Strong goes for a Wrecking Ball Dropkick, but Rowe blocks it. O’Reilly with a Flying Knee Strike. Hanson goes for a Flying Cannonball Strike, but O’Reilly ducks out of the way. Rowe with a Uranage Slam. Rowe clotheslines Strong. O’Reilly chop blocks Rowe. Strong with a BackBreaker for a two count. Undisputed Era are cutting the ring in half.

Undisputed Era dumps Rowe chest first on the top rope. O’Reilly with clubbing knee/palm strikes. O’Reilly gets Rowe trapped in a Triangle Choke. Strong tags himself in. Strong with a Half Nelson BackBreaker for a two count. Strong tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly drives his knee into the midsection of Rowe. O’Reilly applies a front face lock. Strong punches Hanson. The referee is trying to calm down Hanson. This allows Undisputed Era to beatdown Rowe in the corner. Rowe creates distance with an Exploder Suplex. O’Reilly pulls Hanson off the ring apron. Strong with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Hanson. Strong dropkicks Rowe for a two count. Strong tags in O’Reilly. Rowe and O’Reilly are trading back and forth shots.

Rowe connects with Death Rowe. Rowe finally tags in Hanson. Hanson with a Back Body Drop. Hanson is throwing haymakers at Strong. Hanson with a Side Slam. Hanson follows that with a Seated Senton. Hanson with a cartwheel escape. Hanson drops O’Reilly with an Inside Out Lariat. Hanson plays to the crowd. Hanson with Forever Clotheslines. O’Reilly inadvertently clocks Strong with a Helluva Kick. Hanson PowerSlams O’Reilly. Hanson with a Bronco Buster for a two count. Strong with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Strong clotheslines Hanson. O’Reilly and Rowe are tagged in.

O’Reilly with a RoundHouse Kick. O’Reilly takes out the legs of Rowe. Strong with a Fireman’s Carry GutBuster. Hanson responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. O’Reilly with a Forearm Smash. Hanson with a Pop Up PowerSlam. Hanson lands a Suicide Dive. Rowe with the cover for a two count. Rowe with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker/GutBuster Combination. Rowe tags in Hanson. Hanson with a Flying Splash for a two count. Strong continues to run interference. Rowe goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but O’Reilly lands back on his feet.

O’Reilly with a Leaping Forearm Smash to Hanson. O’Reilly drops Rowe with a High Head Kick. Strong with a SuperPlex. O’Reilly follows that with a King Kong Knee Drop for a two count. O’Reilly tags in Strong. Double Elbow Smash. Strong connects with The Olympic Slam for a two count. Strong tags in O’Reilly. Strong with a Jumping Knee Strike. Undisputed Era with Total Elimination for a two count. Hanson with another cartwheel escape. Hanson with a HandSpring Double Back Elbow Strike. Hanson tags in Rowe. Rowe with a PowerBomb/PowerSlam Combination. The War Raiders plants O’Reilly with The Viking Fallout to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, The War Raiders via Pinfall 

Second Match: Kassius Ohno vs. Matt Riddle 

Riddle with a flurry of bodyshots after the bell rings. Riddle with a Flying Forearm Smash off the steel ring steps. Riddle hits The PK. Riddle with a Senton Splash. Riddle with a knee strike. Riddle follows that with a DeadLift GutWrench Suplex. Ohno kicks Riddle in the gut. Riddle reverses out of the irish whip from Ohno. Riddle with a Forearm Smash. Riddle goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Ohno holds onto the top rope. Ohno gets Riddle face trapped in the ring skirt. Ohno with a Vicious Foot Stomp. Ohno with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Ohno applies the cravate. Ohno decks Riddle with a Back Elbow Smash for a two count. Ohno with a Pump Kick. Ohno talks smack to Riddle.

Ohno kicks Riddle in the face. Riddle fires back with open palm strikes. Ohno with a series of forearm shivers in the corner. Ohno drops Riddle with a Big Boot. Ohno drives Riddle face first into the steel ring post. Ohno throws Riddle into the ring steps. Ohno with a forearm smash to Riddle. Riddle is pissed. Ohno goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Riddle counters with The Rear Naked Choke. Riddle applies a waist lock. Ohno stomps on the left foot of Riddle.

Ohno goes for a Knee Lift, but Riddle counters with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Riddle is lighting up Ohno’s chest. Ohno starts biting Riddle’s toes. Ohno connects with a Liger Bomb for a two count. Ohno lands a MoonSault for a two count. Ohno with a Big Boot to Riddle. Ohno follows that with a Senton Splash. Ohno goes for another Senton Splash, but Riddle counters with The BROMission. Ohno rolls to the bottom rope to create separation. Ohno is looking for a fist bump. Riddle responds with The KamiBROye Riddle with a Sleeper Suplex. Riddle with a series of elbow smashes which forces the referee to stop the match.

Winner: Matt Riddle via Referee Stoppage

Third Match: Ricochet (c) vs. Johnny Gargano For The WWE NXT North American Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ricochet applies a wrist lock. Gargano reverses the hold. Gargano kicks Ricochet in the jaw. Gargano with an arm-drag takeover. Gargano with a rolling crucifix cover for a one count. Gargano continues to grapple around Ricochet. Ricochet dodges a SuperKick from Gargano. Gargano applies a side headlock. Ricochet with shots to the midsection of Gargano. Gargano drops Ricochet with a shoulder tackle. Ricochet kicks up. Gargano pulls Ricochet down to the mat. Gargano fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ricochet leapfrogs over Gargano. Gargano blocks a boot from Ricochet. Gargano goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Which Gargano will we get tonight? Ricochet is throwing haymakers at Gargano. Gargano with two knife edge chops. Gargano whips Ricochet to the corner. Ricochet slips over Gargano’s back. Ricochet with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Ricochet dropkicks Gargano. Ricochet with a Beautiful Asai MoonSault.

Gargano decks Ricochet with a Back Elbow Smash. Ricochet responds with a Leaping European Uppercut. Ricochet with a straight right hand. Gargano dumps Ricochet face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Gargano transitions into a ground and pound attack. Following a snap mare takeover, Gargano dropkicks the back of Ricochet’s head for a two count. Gargano applies the cravate. Ricochet is trying to create separation. Ricochet with a Leg Sweep. Ricochet goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Gargano blocks it. Gargano with a knee smash for a two count. Gargano is tying Ricochet up in a knot. Ricochet rolls Gargano over for a two count. Gargano drops Ricochet with a throat chop. Gargano goes for a sunset flip, but Ricochet blocks it. Gargano shoves Ricochet to the corner. Ricochet negates The SlingShot Spear. Ricochet with a Standing MoonSault.

Gargano and Ricochet are trading back and forth shots. Ricochet clotheslines Gargano. Ricochet with a Flying HeadScissors TakeOver. Ricochet with a European Uppercut/Forearm Combination. Ricochet hits The Tiger Feint Kick. Ricochet follows that with a SpringBoard European Uppercut. Ricochet with a Roll Through Northern Lights Suplex. Ricochet with a Vertical Brain Buster for a two count. Gargano with two palm strikes. Ricochet responds with a back elbow smash. Gargano launches Ricochet to the ring apron. Ricochet dives over Gargano. Gargano with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Gargano applies The Crippler CrossFace. Gargano with a La Magistral for a two count. Gargano with an Apron Enzuigiri. Gargano goes for a SlingShot DDT, but Ricochet blocks it. Ricochet dumps Gargano out of the ring. Ricochet with a Fosbury Flop.

Gargano kicks Ricochet in the jaw. Ricochet with a Standing Shooting Star Press. Ricochet with a MoonSault off the second rope for a two count. Gargano has Ricochet perched on the top turnbuckle. Gargano goes for a FrankenSteiner, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Gargano with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ricochet responds with a European Uppercut. Gargano avoids a back flip kick. Ricochet with a High Knee Strike. Gargano SuperKicks Ricochet. Ricochet drops Gargano with a Back Flip Kick. Ricochet goes for a HandSpring Back Elbow Strike, but Gargano counters with The Gargano Escape. Ricochet with a DeadLift Exploder Suplex into the turnbuckles. Gargano rolls out of harms way. Ricochet with a Super SomerSault Plancha. Ricochet follows that with a SpringBoard 450 Splash for a two count.

Ricochet goes for a Shooting Star Press, but Gargano gets his knees up in the air. Gargano with a small package for a two count. Gargano SuperKicks Ricochet out of the ring. Gargano goes for a Suicide Dive, but Ricochet catches him in mid-air. Gargano with a Reverse Hurricanrana on the floor. Gargano connects with a SlingShot DDT for a two count. Gargano starts removing the ringside mats. Gargano gets Ricochet in position for a Draping DDT. Ricochet rolls Gargano over for a two count. Ricochet with a Discus Lariat. Ricochet goes for The Phoenix Splash, but Gargano ducks out of the way. Gargano SuperKicks Ricochet. Ricochet responds with The Gargano Escape. Gargano crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Gargano shoves Ricochet into the steel ring post. Gargano with a Vertical Suplex on the exposed floor. Gargano plants Ricochet with The SlingShot DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE NXT North American Champion, Johnny Gargano via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Bianca BelAir For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Baszler applies a side headlock. BelAir backs Baszler into the turnbuckles. BelAir tells Baszler to bring it. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Quick stalemate in the corner. BelAir talks smack to Baszler. Baszler takes out the legs of BelAir. Baszler mocks BelAir. BelAir with a double leg takedown. Quick shoving contest. Baszler applies a side headlock. BelAir drops Baszler with a shoulder tackle. BelAir shows off her athleticism. BelAir slams Baszler’s head on the ring apron. Baszler grabs BelAir’s ponytail. Baszler drives BelAir shoulder first into the steel ring post. BelAir gets back in the ring at the count of eight. Baszler transitions into a ground and pound attaack. Baszler with the back press for a two count. Baszler works on her joint manipulation game.

Baszler stomps on the left shoulder of BelAir. Baszler applies a spinning arm-bar. Baszler delivers The Sacrifice. Baszler kicks the left hamstring of BelAir. Baszler with the cover for a two count. Baszler applies the kimura lock. Baszler ducks a clothesline from BelAir. BelAir is trying to create separation. Baszler with a flurry of strikes. Baszler with a High Knee Strike for a two count. Baszler is toying around with BelAir. Baszler calls BelAir overrated. BelAir slaps Baszler in the face. BelAir rams her shoulders into the midsection of Baszler. BelAir with a Hip Toss. BelAir follows that with two shoulder tackles. BelAir dropkicks Baszler.

BelAir Spears Baszler for a two count. BelAir fights out of the triangle choke. BelAir goes for a Running Splash, but Baszler gets her knees up in the air. Baszler with a Step Up Knee Strike for a two count. Baszler and BelAir are trading back and forth shots. BelAir with a Vicious Hair Whip. BelAir goes for The Double ChickenWing, but Baszler blocks it. Baszler shoves BelAir into the referee. BelAir hits The KOD. BelAir is livid. BelAir Spears Marina Shafir. BelAir dumps Jessamyn Duke on top of Shafir. Baszler locks in The Kirifuda Clutch. BelAir gets back to a vertical base. BelAir with a Snap Vertical Suplex. BelAir kicks Duke off the ring apron. BelAir goes for a 450 Splash, but Baszler counters with The Kirifuda Clutch. BelAir eventually passes out.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Women’s Champion, Shayna Baszler via Submission 

Fifth Match: Tommaso Ciampa (c) vs. Aleister Black For The WWE NXT Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Black and Ciampa tumbles to the floor. Standoff in the center of the ring. Ciampa slaps Black in the face. Ciampa talks smack to Black. Black with a waist lock takedown. Black grapples around Ciampa. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Ciampa with a wrist lock takedown. Ciampa is abusing the referee’s five count. Black brings Ciampa to the corner. Black dives over Ciampa. Black with a side headlock takeover. Black with a Back Body Drop. Black follows that with another side headlock takeover. Quick stalemate in the corner. Black with a straight right hand. Black is throwing haymakers at Ciampa. Ciampa drives his knee into the midsection of Black. Black kicks Ciampa out of the ring. Ciampa goes for a Big Boot, but Black ducks out of the way. Ciampa avoids a RoundHouse Kick. Ciampa kicks Black in the face. Ciampa transitions into a ground and pound attack. Black lands a SomerSault Plancha.

Black with an avalanche of kicks. Black with a Leg Sweep. Black with a Sliding Knee Strike. Black follows that with The Quebrada for a two count. Ciampa heads to the outside. Black ducks a clothesline from Ciampa. Black with a Mid-Kick. Black decks Ciampa with a back elbow smash. Ciampa drives Black knee first into the steel ring steps. Ciampa with a Vertical Suplex into the ring steps. Ciampa brutally attacks the injured left leg of Black. Ciampa calls Black a one trick pony. Ciampa wraps Black’s injured leg around the steel ring post. Ciampa continues to use the ring post as a weapon. Ciampa dumps Black knee first on the spanish announce table. Ciampa gives himself a pat on the back.

Black kicks the water bottle out of Ciampa’s hands. Ciampa is controlling the pace of the match. Ciampa rams his boot across Black’s face. Ciampa drops Black with an STO. Ciampa gets Black tied in the tree of woe. Ciampa repeatedly stomps on Black’s chest. Ciampa uncorks a right hand. Black responds with a Hail Mary Kick which sends Ciampa crashing to the outside. Ciampa goes for a Dragon Screw Leg Whip, but Black counters with a Knee Lift. Ciampa with a single leg takedown. Black SuperKicks Ciampa. Black starts building momentum. Black with a Mid-Kick for a two count. Ciampa with a small package for a two count. Ciampa goes for The Fairy Tale’s Ending, but Black lands back on his feet. Ciampa with a forearm smash. Ciampa goes for a sunset flip, but Black rolls him over for a two count. Black with a RoundHouse Kick. Black with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count.

Ciampa with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Ciampa applies a single leg crab. Black breaks free from the hold. Ciampa with two palm strikes. Black now has Ciampa trapped in the single leg crab. Ciampa hits The Tower Of London on the ring apron. Ciampa with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Dueling chants from the Phoenix faithful. Ciampa mocks Black. Jumping Knee Strike Exchange. Ciampa and Black are trading back and forth shots. Big Boot Exchange. Ciampa rolls Black over for a two count. Black with Three Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ciampa drops Black with an Inside Out Lariat. Black pulls down his knee pad. Black with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Black with a Jumping Knee Strike. Black follows that with a Brain Buster for a two count.

Ciampa rolls himself out of the ring. Black delivers an Asai MoonSault. Black rolls Ciampa back into the ring. Black slips on the water on the floor. Ciampa connects with The Fairy Tale Ending for a two count. Ciampa removes the ringside mats. The referee tells Ciampa to get back in the ring. Black with a Flying Meteora off the ring apron. Black hits Black Mass. Black was unable to capitalize on the pinning opportunity. Ciampa uses the referee as a protective shield. Black with a Jumping Knee Strike. Ciampa responds with a Draping DDT. Ciampa follows that with Two Fairy Tale Endings. Black with a Desperation RoundHouse Kick. Black goes for The Black Mass, but Ciampa counters with The Fairy Tale Ending to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Champion, Tommaso Ciampa via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez