WWE NXT Results (1/15/20): The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Alex Shelley & Kushida

WWE NXT
January 15, 2020
The NXT Arena
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Keith Lee, Tommaso Ciampa & The Undisputed Era In-Ring Segment 

Keith Lee: Yes, I implore you, please do bask as you wish because achievement unlocks and now the specimen standing before you in this very ring is your number one contender. But don’t let me mislead you at all. You see, The Undisputed Era has had a great 2019. To be fair, they still hold every championship here in NXT, right now. The end of their 2019 was arguably the greatest of anyone, except for maybe me. And here in lies the difference. Undisputed Era, you have reached your peak, you have reached your limits, while I am limitless. And next week, I’ll prove that when I defeat Roderick Strong and become NXT North American Champion.

Adam Cole: Shut up, Lee. Have you seen what we’ve done to Imperium? What we’ve done to The Velveteen Dream? Well, guess what dummy? You’re next.

The Undisputed Era starts ganging up on Keith Lee. Lee with forearm shivers. Lee HeadButts Fish. Lee dumps Strong out of the ring. Lee is fighting for his life. Lee gets Cole in the fireman’s carry position. Strong attacks Lee with a steel chair. Cole connects with The Last Shot. Keith Lee is getting demolished. Strong wraps the chair around the left ankle of Lee. Strong lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp. Tommaso Ciampa storms into the ring to make the save.

First Match: Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle vs. Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster in a First Round Match In The 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament 

Dunne and Andrews will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Andrews applies a side headlock. Dunne drops down on the canvas. Dunne leapfrogs over Andrews. Andrews lunges over Dunne. Dunne tags in Riddle. Andrews with a Running Hurricanrana. Andrews avoids The PK. Riddle goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Andrews ducks out of the way. Andrews tags in Webster. Riddle side steps The Pump Kick. Webster dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri from Dunne. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Riddle with a waist lock takedown. Riddle applies the kimura lock. Dunne tags himself in. Dunne and Riddle are bending Websters fingers. Stereo Hand Stomps. Dunne applies a wrist lock. Dunne tags in Riddle.

Dunne whips Webster to the corner. Webster decks Riddle with a back elbow smash. Webster kicks Dunne in the jaw. Webster with a Flying Hurricanrana. Webster follows that with a Hip Lock TakeOver. Webster tags in Andrews. Pair of standing moonsaults for a two count. Andrews brings Riddle to the corner. Andrews tags in Webster. Webster with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Webster applies a wrist lock. Riddle drops Webster with a forearm smash. Riddle with a Back Body Drop to Andrews. Riddle with Three Gut Wrench Suplex’s. Riddle punches Webster in the back. Riddle tags in Dunne. Dunne and Riddle are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break.

Following a snap mare takeover, Riddle with an Assisted Corkscrew Senton Splash. Dunne stomps on the left shoulder of Webster. Dunne with a wrist lock takedown. Dunne tags in Riddle. Riddle kicks Webster in the back. Riddle with a forearm shiver. Riddle bodyslams Webster for a two count. Webster dropkicks Riddle. Riddle tags in Dunne. Dunne stops Webster in his tracks. Dunne goes for a Release German Suplex, but Webster lands back on his feet. Webster is fingers tips away from Andrews. Dunne hits The X-Plex. Dunne tags in Riddle. Riddle with The BROTon for a two count. Riddle stomps on Webster’s back. Riddle slaps Webster in the chest. Riddle tags in Dunne. Webster is displaying his fighting spirit. Webster slips over Dunne’s back. Webster crawls under Riddle. Webster tags in Andrews. Andrews with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana. Andrews with a chop/forearm combination to Riddle.

Riddle reverses out of the irish whip from Andrews. Andrews with a Double Pele Kick. Dunne launches Andrews over the top rope. Andrews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Andrews nails Riddle with The Cazadora DDT. Andrews sends Dunne tumbling to the floor. Andrews tags in Webster. Stereo SomerSault Plancha’s. Assisted 450 Splash for a two count. Dunne applies a wrist lock. Webster with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dunne responds with a big haymaker in mid-air. Webster tags in Andrews. Andrews applies The Full Nelson Lock. Dunne decks Andrews with a back elbow smash. Dunne dives over Andrews. Dunne with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dunne with a Release German Suplex. Dunne stomps on Andrews fingers. Dunne delivers a RoundHouse Kick. Dunne tags in Riddle. X-Plex/PowerBomb Combination. Riddle and Dunne connects with their V-Trigger/RoundHouse Kick Combination for a two count.

Dunne dumps Webster back first on the ring apron. Riddle with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Riddle goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Andrews lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Riddle with a RipCord Knee Strike for a two count. Riddle hits The BROTon. Riddle tags in Dunne. Dunne stomps on Andrews ankles. Dunne applies The Ankle Lock. Andrews creates distance with a Northern Lights Suplex/Standing Double Foot Stomp Combination. Andrews tags in Webster. Riddle eats a back elbow smash. Webster with a Double MoonSault Press. Webster dropkicks Riddle off the ring apron. Webster with a SpringBoard Dropkick to Dunne. Webster follows that with The Swanton Bomb to the outside. Webster rolls Riddle back into the ring. Dunne tags in Riddle. Webster with a Pump Kick. Webster applies a wrist lock. Webster tags in Andrews.

Riddle catches Andrews in mid-air. Andrews and Webster drills Riddle with their Jumping Knee Strike/Reverse Hurricanrana Combination for a two count. Andrews nails Dunne with a Tornado DDT on the floor. Webster goes for The 450 Splash, but Riddle ducks out of the way. Riddle with Two Spears. Riddle goes for The Jack Hammer, but Webster counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Riddle drops Webster with The Pele Kick. Riddle tags in Dunne. Step Up Enzuigiri/BRO To Sleep Combination for a two count. Dunne tags in Riddle. Riddle goes for a PowerBomb, but Webster counters with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Dunne and Andrews are tagged in. Andrews slides under a clothesline from Dunne. Dunne kicks Andrews in the back of the head. Andrews negates The Bitter End. Dunne goes for The X-Plex, but Andrews counters with The StunDog Millionaire. Webster HeadButts Riddle. Webster goes for The Suicide Dive, but Riddle counters with The BRO Derek on the floor. Andrews goes for The Shooting Star Press, but Dunne counters with a forearm smash. Dunne tags in Riddle. Riddle and Dunne plants Andrews with their Bitter End/Jumping Knee Strike Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle via Pinfall 

Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano and The Undisputed Era In-Ring Segment 

Tommaso Ciampa: Velveteen Dream, Imperium, and Keith Lee. It’s pretty clear to me now that, you Undisputed Era boys, y’all have yourselves a hit list. You got a hit list, that’s great. I do too. Adam Cole, you are on my hit list. Now last week, I told the world, when you took my Goldie, you took my life. No more waiting. No more distractions. I need my life back. Adam Cole, i’m taking back my life.

The Undisputed Era tries to gang up on Tommaso Ciampa. Johnny Gargano storms into the ring to make the save. DIY reunites to close the segment.

Second Match: Alex Shelley & Kushida vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans in a First Round Match In The 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament 

Shelley and Gibson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gibson backs Shelley into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Gibson pats Shelley in the chest. Gibson tells Shelley to bring it. Lockup in the center of the ring. Shelley applies a hammerlock. Gibson decks Shelley with a back elbow smash. Shelley reverses out of the irish whip from Gibson. Drake prevents his partner from hitting the turnbuckles. Gibson kicks Shelley in the chest. Gibson tags in Drake. Drake applies a front face lock. Shelley is lighting up Drake’s chest. Shelley tags in Kushida. Drake shoves Shelley. Drake with a back elbow smash to Kushida. Drake whips Shelley to the corner. Shelley launches Drake over the top rope. Shelley is trying to break free from The Grizzled Young Veterans corner. Kushida with a Double Capo Kick. Time Splitters with Stereo SlingShot Pescado’s.

Kushida rolls Drake back into the ring. Drake drives his knee into the midsection of Kushida. Shelley tags himself in. Kushida drops down on the canvas. Shelley runs circles around Drake. Kushida with a running knee lift. Shelley stands on Drake’s hair. Drake with a knee lift. Drake tags in Gibson. Shelley reverses out of the irish whip from Gibson. Kushida made a blind tag. Shelley drop toe holds Gibson into a Sliding Dropkick from Kushida. Kushida kicks the left shoulder of Gibson. Kushida uses his legs to figure four the arms of Gibson. Time Splitters are double teaming Gibson. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Gibson decks Shelley with a JawBreaker. Gibson knocks Kushida off the apron. Shelley drives his knee into the midsection of Gibson. Gibson applies a side headlock. Drake tags himself in. Gibson drops down on the canvas. Drake dropkicks the left knee of Shelley. Gibson with a Sliding Dropkick of his own. Drake dropkicks Kushida off the apron.

Grizzled Young Veterans are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Shelley with heavy bodyshots. Drake whips Shelley to the corner. Shelley with a forearm smash to Gibson. Tip Up by Shelley. Drake stops Shelley in his tracks. Shelley is finger tips away from Kushida. Shelley rolls Drake over for a two count. Drake with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Drake tags in Gibson. Grizzled Young Veterans hits their Pendulum BackBreaker/SlingShot Double Foot Stomp Combination on the floor. Gibson rolls Shelley back into the ring. Gibson with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Gibson applies the cobra clutch. Drake tags himself in. Shelley side steps Drake into the turnbuckles. Shelley ducks a clothesline from Gibson. Shelley tags in Kushida.

Kushida with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Kushida with three running forearm smashes. Gibson reverses out of the irish whip from Kushida. Kushida drops Gibson with a HandSpring Back Elbow Smash. Kushida follows that with a Big Haymaker to Drake. Kushida with a Hip Toss. Kushida applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Drake rolls Kushida over for a two count. Kushida repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Drake. Kushida goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Drake holds onto the ropes. Drake tags in Gibson. Kushida applies The Kimura Lock. Drake with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hangman’s NeckBreaker/SuperKick Combination for a two count. Gibson tags in Drake. Kushida negates The Ticket To Mayhem. Standing Switch Exchange. Kushida kicks Gibson in the face. Kushida with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver.

Time Splitters drops Drake with their Apron Enzuigiri/Flying Forearm Smash Combination in the corner. Kushida tags in Shelley. Time Splitters connects with their Flying Splash/Standing Shooting Star Press Combination for a two count. Shelley with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Kushida dropkicks the left knee of Gibson. Shelley applies The Last Chancery. Kushida follows that with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Drake launches Kushida over the top rope. Shelley with a corner clothesline. Gibson sends Kushida crashing to the outside. Shelley goes for The Slice Bread #2, but Grizzled Young Veterans counters with The Ticket To Mayhem to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Grizzled Young Veterans via Pinfall 

Finn Balor Promo 

Third Match: Lio Rush vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott vs. Tyler Breeze in a Triple Threat Match. The Winner Will Advance To The Fatal Four Way WWE NXT Cruiserweight Title Match At WWE Worlds Collide 

Angel Garza joins the commentary team for this match. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Scott. Breeze ducks a clothesline from Rush. Breeze goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Rush lands back on his feet. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Rush. Breeze with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Breeze with a Flying Forearm Smash. Breeze follows that with a Pendulum BackBreaker for a one count. Scott negates The Unprettier. Scott slams Breeze head on the top turnbuckle pad. Scott with a single leg takedown. Scott grapples around Rush. Scott goes for a Half and Half Suplex, but Rush counters with an arm-drag takeover. Scott ducks a clothesline from Breeze. Scott with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Scott delivers his combination offense. Scott uppercuts Rush. Scott blasts Rush with a knife edge chop. Scott with clubbing mid-kicks. Rush attacks Scott from behind. Breeze reverses out of the irish whip from Rush. Rush uses his speed and athleticism to avoid trouble.

Rush with a cartwheel escape. Tip Up by Breeze. Rush kicks Breeze in the chest. Beautiful Aerial Display by Rush and Scott. Rush avoids a flurry of strikes from Scott. Rush with a Flying HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor. Breeze hits The PK. Rush has control of the match during the commercial break. Scott dumps Rush out of the ring. Scott with a knife edge chop. Scott goes for a SlingShot Suplex, but Breeze counters with a German Suplex. Scott kicks Rush in the gut. Rush runs around Scott. Breeze clotheslines Rush. Breeze drops Rush with a Leg Lariat. Breeze with a Leaping Forearm Smash. Breeze dropkicks Rush. Breeze clotheslines Scott over the top rope. All hell is breaking loose on the outside. Rush lands The Suicide Dive. Scott responds with a Fosbury Flop. Scott rolls Rush back into the ring. Scott goes for a Discus Lariat, but Rush counters with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count.

Rush with a straight right hand. Rush kicks Scott in the face. Rush is throwing haymakers at Scott. Scott uppercuts Rush. Breeze delivers The Super Model Kick. Breeze drills Scott with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick for a two count. Breeze with clubbing blows to Scott’s back. Breeze goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Scott blocks it. Scott applies a side headlock. Scott with a massive haymaker. Rush launches Breeze over the top rope. Rush kicks Scott in the face. Rush with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Rush follows that with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Rush lands another Suicide Dive. Rush connects with The Final Hour for a two count.

Rush is throwing haymakers at Breeze and Scott. Stereo Boots to the midsection of Rush. Scott and Breeze are trading back and forth shots. Rush with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Scott drops Breeze with The Hook Kick. Rush unloads his lightning quick offense. Breeze drops Scott with The Super Model Kick. Rush takes the legs of Breeze. Rush with a Spinning Heel Kick. Rush follows that with The Final Hour. Rush hits The Come Up. Breeze rolls Rush over for a two count. Rush negates The Unprettier. Breeze with a Spin Kick. Scott responds with The House Call. Scott plants Breeze with The JML Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott via Pinfall 

– Next week on NXT, Roderick Strong will put his WWE NXT North American Championship on the line against Keith Lee.

– Also, we’ll have round two of the 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament (Imperium vs. Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle, The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. The Undisputed Era)

DIY, Keith Lee, and The Undisputed Era Backstage Segment 

Updated WWE Worlds Collide Match Card 

1.) Angel Garza (c) vs. Isaiah “Swerve Scott vs. Jordan Devlin/Ligero vs. Travis Banks/THE Brian Kendrick in a Fatal Four Way Match For The WWE NXT Cruiserweight Championship

2.) Finn Balor vs. Ilja Dragunov

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

4.) Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa. vs. Mustache Mountain

5.) Imperium vs. The Undisputed Era in a 8-Man Tag Team Match

Fourth Match: Number One Contenders Women’s Battle Royal. The Winner Will Battle Rhea Ripley For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship At NXT TakeOver: Portland 

(Shayna Baszler, Candice LeRae, Mia Yim, Bianca BelAir, Kacy Catanzaro, Mercedes Martinez, Kayden Carter, Vanessa Borne, Santana Garrett, Io Shirai, Shotzi Blackheart, Xia Li, Tegan Nox, Catalina, Deonna Purrazzo, Indi Hartwell, MJ Jenkins, Jessi Kamea)

– We’ll be going by order of eliminations.

1.) MJ Jenkins was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

2.) Jessi Kamea was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

3.) Catalina was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

4.) Kayden Carter was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

5.) Indi Hartwell was eliminated by Tegan Nox

6.) Santana Garrett was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

7.) Vanessa Borne was eliminated by Mia Yim

8.) Deonna Purrazzo was eliminated by Shotzi Blackheart

9.) Xia Li was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

10.) Kacy Catanzaro was eliminated by Io Shirai

11.) Candice LeRae was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

12.) Mia Yim was eliminated by Mercedes Martinez

13.) Mercedes Martinez was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

14.) Tegan Nox was eliminated by Dakota Kai

15.) Shayna Baszler was eliminated by Shotzi Blackheart

16.) Shotzi Blackheart was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

17.) Io Shirai was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

Winner: Bianca BelAir 

Checkout Episode 187 of The Hoots Podcast 

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