WWE NXT Results (12/11/19): Finn Balor vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Keith Lee

WWE NXT
December 11, 2019
The NXT Arena
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Lio Rush (c) vs. Angel Garza For The WWE NXT Cruiserweight Championship 

Rush attacks Garza before the bell rings. The referee is trying to calm down Rush. Garza is playing mind games with Rush. Rockers Punches. Garza rolls Rush over for a one count. Slugfest in Full Sail. Rush with an O’Connor Roll for a one count. Garza tackles Rush out of the ring. Rush drives Garza back first into the steel ring steps. Garza violently pulls Rush off the ring apron. Garza rolls Rush back into the ring. Garza tells Rush to bring it. Rush with a double leg takedown. Rush transitions into a ground and pound attack. Rush runs around Garza. Rush with a up kick. Rush ducks a clothesline from Garza. Garza avoids The Come Up. Garza with a basement dropkick for a two count. Rush gets crotched on the second rope. Garza repeatedly slaps Rush in the face. Garza SuperKicks Rush off the second rope for a two count. Garza with clubbing blows to Rush’s back. Forearm/Palm Strike Exchange.

Rush with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Garza dumps Rush neck first on the top rope. Garza with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Garza follows that with a running dropkick on the floor. Garza rolls Rush back into the ring. Garza hooks the leg for a two count. Garza applies a waist lock. Rush with three sharp elbow strikes. Garza clotheslines Rush for a two count. Garza applies the abdominal stretch. Rush kicks Garza in the back. Garza is putting the boots to Rush. Garza applies the single leg crab. Rush with a knife edge chop. Garza reverses out of the irish whip from Rush. Rush kicks Garza in the face. Garza PowerSlams Rush for a two count. Garza applies The Full Nelson Lock. Rush rolls Garza over for a two count. Rush ducks a clothesline from Garza. Rush with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Rush with an OverHead Kick. Garza catches Rush in mid-air.

Garza goes for a Running PowerBomb, but Rush counters with a Hurricanrana over the top rope. Rush with a SpringBoard MoonSault to the floor. Rush nails Garza with The Windmill Kick for a two count. Rush is throwing haymakers at Garza. Garza drops Rush with The Come Up for a two count. Garza goes for a SlingShot Reverse Suplex, but Rush counters with a Crossbody Block for a two count. Rush drags Garza to the corner. Rush prepares for The Final Hour. Garza with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Garza with an Avalanche Spanish Fly for a two count. Rush and Garza are trading back and forth shots. Slap Exchange. Garza with Rapid Fire HeadButts. Rush with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Garza responds with a Rebound SuperKick.

Garza kicks Rush in the gut. Rush negates The Wing Clipper. Rush goes for The Spinning Unprettier, but Garza blocks it. Rush hits The Wing Clipper for a two count. Garza stops Rush in his tracks. Garza gets Rush in the electric chair position. Rush delivers The Come Up for a two count. Rush lands The Final Hour. Garza heads to the outside. Rush pulls off Garza’s pants. Rush goes for The Super Final Hour, but Garza gets his knees up in the air. Garza rolls Rush back into the ring. Garza connects with The Wing Clipper for a two count. Garza makes Rush tap out to The Reverse Full Nelson Lock.

Winner: New WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Angel Garza via Submission 

Shayna Baszler Promo 

Second Match: Cameron Grimes vs. Raul Mendoza 

Grimes taunts Mendoza before the bell rings. Mendoza starts things off with a Running Enzuigiri in the corner. Mendoza with forearm shivers. Mendoza blasts Grimes with a knife edge chop. Grimes reverses out of the irish whip from Mendoza. Mendoza drops Grimes with a Running Enzuigiri. Mendoza follows that with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Plancha. Mendoza rolls Grimes back into the ring. Grimes with a Standing MoonSault Slam. Grimes is distracted by Kushida. Mendoza ducks two clotheslines from Grimes. Mendoza connects with The Hurricanrana to pickup the victory. After the match, Kushida puts on Grimes hat.

Winner: Raul Mendoza via Pinfall 

Third Match: Travis Banks vs. Jaxson Ryker w/The Forgotten Sons 

Ryker pie faces Banks. Banks with a chop/forearm combination. Banks ducks a clothesline from Ryker. Banks repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Ryker. Ryker drives his knee into the midsection of Banks. Ryker dumps Banks out of the ring. Banks hits The PK. Banks goes for a Suicide Dive, but Ryker counters with a big haymaker. Ryker throws Banks into the turnbuckles. Ryker punches Banks in the chest.

Ryker is mauling Banks in the corner. Ryker with a SlingShot Suplex. Banks with heavy bodyshots. Banks dropkicks Ryker face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Banks with a Running Cannonball Strike. Banks dives over Ryker. Ryker with a double axe handle strike. Ryker follows that with a running knee strike. Banks responds with an Apron Enzuigiri. Banks delivers a Missile Dropkicks. Banks connects with The Slice Of Heaven to pickup the victory.

Winner: Travis Banks via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Mia Yim vs. Dakota Kai 

Yim starts things off with a ShotGun Dropkick. Yim unloads two knife edge chops. Kai with forearm shivers. Yim drives her knee into the midsection of Kai. Yim repeatedly whips Kai across the ring. Yim avoids The Step Up Enzuigiri. Yim applies a waist lock. Kai decks Yim with a back elbow smash. Yim runs around Kai. Yim takes out the legs of Kai. Yim with a basement dropkick for a two count. Kai reverses out of the irish whip from Yim. Yim locks in The Tarantula. Yim delivers a Missile Dropkick. Kai kicks Yim in the chest. Kai with Two Axe Kicks. Yim dumps Kai out of the ring. Yim sends Kai crashing into the steel ring steps. Yim with a Running Cannonball Strike.

Kai regains control of the match during the commercial break. Yim avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Yim drops Kai with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip for a two count. Kai with a back elbow smash. Kai slams Yim’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kai with The Face Wash for a two count. Yim avoids The Pump Kick. Yim with rapid fire jabs. Yim drops Kai with The Mid-Kick for a two count. Yim with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Kai negates Code Blue. Kai applies a waist lock. Yim with three sharp elbow strikes. Yim thrust kicks the midsection of Kai. Yim hits Code Blue for a two count. Kai blocks a boot from Yim. Kai with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count.

Kai with clubbing kawada kicks. Yim avoids The Face Wash. Yim kicks the injured right knee of Kai. Yim with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Yim connects with The Protect Ya Neck. Kai wisely heads to the outside. Yim rolls Kai back into the ring. Kai grabs the knee brace. The referee admonishes Kai. Kai kicks Yim in the face. Kai removes the top turnbuckle pad. Standing Switch Exchange. Kai drives Yim face first into the exposed steel. Kai rolls Yim over to pickup the victory. After the match, Yim and Kai starts brawling on the outside. The action spills towards the tech area. Yim delivers a Belly to Back Suplex through the table.

Winner: Dakota Kai via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Breezango vs. The Singh Brothers 

Tyler Breeze and Sunil Singh will start things off. Sunil kicks Breeze in the gut. Breeze with a Jumping Knee Strike. Breeze with a Flying Forearm Smash. Breeze hits The BackStabber for a one count. Breeze applies a wrist lock. Breeze tags in Fandango. Sunil blasts Fandango with a knife edge chop. Sunil with clubbing shoulder blocks. Sunil tags in Samir. Fandango side steps Samir into the turnbuckles. Fandango gets Samir tied in the tree of woe. Fandango with a Draping Guillotine Leg Drop for a two count. Fandango tags in Breeze.

Samir runs Breeze back first into the turnbuckles. Samir tags in Sunil. Breeze with rapid fire haymakers. Sunil drops Breeze with a Spinning Heel Kick. Sunil with closed fist shots. Sunil dumps Breeze out of the ring. Sunil shakes his hips. Samir attacks Breeze behind the referee’s back. The referee is trying to calm down Fandango. The Singh Brothers are cutting the ring in half. The Singh Brothers connects with The Bollywood Blast for a two count. Samir applies a side headlock. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Samir.

Breeze with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Fandango and Sunil are tagged in. Fandango kicks Sunil in the face. Fandango delivers a Missile Dropkick. Fandango with a Back Body Drop. Fandango follows that with an Avalanche Falcon Arrow. Fandango with a SlingShot Falcon Arrow for a two count. Breeze dumps Sunil out of the ring. Fandango PowerBombs Samir on the ring apron. Breeze catapults Sunil into an uppercut from Fandango. Fandango with a Flying Elbow Drop off the ring apron. Fandango lands The Flying Leg Drop to pickup the victory.

Winner: Breezango via Pinfall 

Rhea Ripley Promo 

Sixth Match: Bianca BelAir vs. Kayden Carter 

Carter tells BelAir to bring it. BelAir throws her jacket at Carter. BelAir drops Carter with a shoulder tackle. BelAir repeatedly stomps on Carter’s chest. BelAir with clubbing blows to Carter’s back. BelAir talks smack to Carter. Carter slips over BelAir’s back. Carter kicks BelAir in the chest. Carter with a High Head Kick. BelAir applies a waist lock. Carter crawls under BelAir. Carter with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Carter with a SpringBoard Dropkick for a two count. BelAir denies the irish whip.

Carter goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver, but BelAir counters with a Pendulum BackBreaker. BelAir with a GutBuster. BelAir tells Carter to get up. BelAir applies The Canadian BackBreaker Rack. Carter uses her elbow to escape the hold. Carter decks BelAir with a back elbow smash. BelAir side steps Carter into the turnbuckles. BelAir drives her shoulders into the midsection of Carter. BelAir reminds everybody that she’s The EST. BelAir with a DeadLift Slam for a two count. BelAir toys around with Carter.

Carter slaps BelAir in the face. Carter goes for The Tornado DDT, but BelAir blocks it. BelAir with a SlingShot Vertical Suplex. BelAir walks over Carter. BelAir goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Carter gets her knees up in the air. Carter with forearm shivers. Carter dumps BelAir out of the ring. Carter with a cartwheel escape. Carter SuperKicks BelAir. BelAir avoids The HandSpring Back Elbow Smash. BelAir Spears Carter. BelAir plants Carter with The KOD to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bianca BelAir via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Finn Balor vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Keith Lee in a Triple Threat Match. The Winner Will Battle Adam Cole Next Week For The WWE NXT Championship 

Balor with a forearm smash. Ciampa drives his knee into the midsection of Balor. Ciampa drops down on the canvas. Lee drops Balor with a shoulder tackle. Balor regroups on the outside. Balor runs away from Lee. Ciampa gets Balor in position for Willow’s Bell. Lee dumps Balor chest first on the ring apron. Lee rolls Balor back into the ring. Ciampa with a running knee strike. Ciampa applies a front face lock. Balor rolls Ciampa over for a one count. Lee with a SlingShot Double Crossbody Block. Lee whips Balor back first into the turnbuckles. Lee levels Ciampa with a Body Avalanche. Lee whips Ciampa to the corner. Lee with Three Body Avalanches. Balor dropkicks Lee in the back. Lee dumps Balor face first on the canvas. Ciampa with The Big Boot. Ciampa ducks a clothesline from Balor. Balor with a running forearm smash. Ciampa delivers The Cactus Clothesline.

Ciampa is throwing haymakers at Balor. Ciampa scores the elbow knockdown. Ciampa repeatedly stomps on Balor’s chest. Ciampa slams Balor’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ciampa is putting the boots to Balor. Ciampa with Two Running Knee Strikes. Ciampa kicks Lee in the chest. Ciampa with The Double Willow’s Bell. Ciampa pats himself on the shoulder. Ciampa with a Running Air Raid Crash on top of Lee for a two count. Ciampa kicks Balor out of the ring. Ciampa unloads two knife edge chops. Ciampa with three haymakers. Lee drops Ciampa with a forearm smash. Ciampa delivers an eye poke. Lee fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Lee with a double hand chop. Lee goes for a Splash, but Ciampa gets his knees up in the air.

Lee negates The Fairy Tale Ending. Balor with The Big Boot. Balor with a double leg takedown. Balor follows that with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Balor gets Lee off his feet. Balor with another leaping double foot stomp. Balor goes for a ShotGun Dropkick, but Lee counters with The Pounce. Lee scores the elbow knockdown. Lee clotheslines Ciampa. Body Avalanche Party. Lee throws Balor into Ciampa. Lee with a Double Back Body Drop. Lee stacks Ciampa on top of Balor. Lee climbs to the second rope. Ciampa attacks Lee from behind. Balor and Ciampa with a Double Side Russian Leg Sweep off the second rope. Balor and Ciampa are trading back and forth shots. Balor with a Spin Out Elbow Drop. Lee negates The 1916. Lee knocks Balor off the ring apron. Ciampa drills Lee with The Willow’s Bell. Balor kicks Ciampa in the back. Balor hits The SlingBlade on the floor.

Ciampa has Balor perched on the top turnbuckle. Ciampa goes for an Avalanche Air Raid Crash, but Lee counters with The Electric Chair Slam for a two count. Lee goes for The MoonSault, but Ciampa ducks out of the way. Lee with The Jack Hammer. Lee goes for another Jack Hammer, but Balor counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Lee denies The SlingBlade. Lee goes for The Spirit Bomb, but Balor counters with The Coupe De Grace. Balor clotheslines Ciampa over the top rope. Balor follows that with a SomerSault Plancha. Balor blasts Ciampa with The ShotGun Dropkick. Ciampa avoids The Coupe De Grace. Lee drops Balor with The Pounce. Lee goes for a PowerBomb, but Ciampa lands back on his feet. Ciampa chop blocks Lee. Ciampa with a Running Air Raid Crash for a two count. Ciampa is shocked. Lee with The SpineBuster. Lee lands The MoonSault for a two count. Lee hits The Spirit Bomb. Balor connects with The Coupe De Grace to pickup the victory.

Winner: Finn Balor via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez