WWE NXT Results (3/4/20): Roderick Strong/Velveteen Dream Steel Cage Match

WWE NXT
March 4, 2020
The NXT Arena
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Dakota Kai w/Raquel Gonzalez vs. Tegan Nox in a Steel Cage Match 

Nox blocks a punch from Kai. Nox with forearm shivers. Kai with clubbing blows to Nox’s back. Nox tackles Kai. Nox transitions into a ground and pound attack. Nox ducks a clothesline from Kai. Nox delivers a gut punch. Nox with two forearm smashes. Nox takes out the legs of Kai. Kai avoids The Shiniest Wizard. Kai kicks Nox in the gut. Nox decks Kai with a back elbow smash. Nox with a Diving Crossbody Block. Nox is raining down forearms. Nox with the cover for a two count. Nox with a running elbow smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Nox with a Sliding Elbow Smash across the back of Kai’s neck for a two count. Kai is trying to regain momentum. Kai applies the cravate. Kai slams Nox’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kai is choking Nox with her boot. Kai is mauling Nox in the corner. Kai repeatedly slams Nox’s head on the top turnbuckle pad for a two count. Kai continues to choke Nox with her boot. Nox with heavy bodyshots. Nox with Five Running European Uppercuts. Nox hits The CannonBoar. Kai throws Nox into the steel fence. Kai has complete control of the match during the commercial break.

Kai has Nox’s face pressed against the steel. Gonzalez talks smack to Nox. Kai with an Axe Kick for a two count. Kai with two forearm smashes. Kai throws Nox through the ropes. Kai is picking Nox apart. Nox with three bodyshots. Nox walks towards the cage door. Kai attacks Nox from behind. Kai stomps on Nox’s back for a two count. Nox uses the top rope for leverage. Kai clotheslines Nox for a two count. Kai toys around with Nox. Nox blocks a boot from Kai. Nox goes for a Bodyslam, but Kai lands back on her feet. Nox repeatedly throws Kai into the steel fence. Nox repeatedly stomps on Kai’s chest. Nox is giving Kai a taste of her own medicine. Nox drops Kai with a Running Hip Attack. Following a snap mare takeover, Nox hooks both legs for a two count. Nox with The Bridging Fallaway Slam for a two count. Kai prevents Nox from escaping the cage door. Kai delivers The Scorpion Kick. Kai drills Nox with The Kairopractor for a two count. Nox grabs the right knee brace of Kai. Nox with an inside cradle for a two count.

Kai HeadButts Nox. Nox climbs the cage. Kai stops Nox in her tracks. Nox ChokeSlams Kai off the top rope. Kai pulls Nox off the top rope. Kai unloads Two Pump Kicks. Kai sends Nox face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Nox with a Running Elbow Smash. Kai responds with The Face Wash. Nox with The CannonBoar for a two count. Nox is distracted by Gonzalez. Nox with a Flying Crossbody Block off the top of the cage. Gonzalez prevents the referee from opening the cage door. Kai inadvertently kicks the cage door into Gonzalez face. Nox connects with The Shiniest Wizard for a two count. Nox is shocked. Gonzalez tells Nox to bring it. Nox with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Nox climbs over the cage. Nox sends Kai crashing to the canvas. Gonzalez is trying to pull Kai out of the ring. Nox wisely kicks the cage door into Kai’s face. Gonzalez uses the cage door to pinned Nox against the steel. That allows Kai to crawl out of the ring to pickup the victory.

Winner: Dakota Kai via Cage Escape 

Finn Balor Promo 

Rhea Ripley’s WrestleMania 36 Preview 

Second Match: Chelsea Green w/Robert Stone vs. Shotzi Blackheart. The Winner Will Enter The Number One Contenders Ladder Match For The WWE NXT Championship At NXT TakeOver Tampa 

Green applies a waist lock. Green goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Blackheart holds onto the ropes. Green blocks a boot from Blackheart. Blackheart with a rolling single leg takedown. Green uses her feet to create separation. Blackheart with a double leg takedown. Blackheart hits The Split Legged Leg Drop. Green drops down the canvas. Roll through by Green. Green with a Japanese Arm-Drag. Green follows that with a traditional arm-drag. Blackheart ducks under a forearm from Green. Blackheart with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Green with The Draping BackStabber for a two count. Green applies a front face lock. Blackheart with heavy bodyshots. Green decks Blackheart with a back elbow smash. Green nails Blackheart with The Pump Kick for a two count. Blackheart delivers her combination offense. Blackheart puts Green on the top turnbuckle. Green kicks Blackheart in the face. Green lands The Missile Dropkick. Green connects with The I’m Prettier to pickup the victory.

Winner: Chelsea Green via Pinfall 

Keith Lee & Cameron Grimes In-Ring Segment 

Austin Theory & “Isaiah” Swerve Scott Backstage Segment 

Third Match: The Undisputed Era vs. Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan 

Bobby Fish and Oney Lorcan will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fish with a waist lock go-behind. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Lorcan with three uppercut forearms. Simultaneous cheap shots leads us to a big standoff in the center of the ring. Lorcan is pissed. Fish with a forearm smash. Lorcan chops Fish in the chest. O’Reilly blocks a boot from Lorcan. Fish kicks the left hamstring of Lorcan. Burch with a straight right hand. O’Reilly kicks Burch in the gut. Fish follows that with a knee lift. Lorcan unloads two knife edge chops. Fish delivers a gut punch. Undisputed Era goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but Burch gets in the way. Burch HeadButts O’Reilly. Lorcan uppercuts Fish. Lorcan hits The Double BlockBuster on the floor.

Undisputed Era are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Fish with forearm shivers. Lorcan hulks up. Lorcan is lighting up Fish’s chest. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish goes for a SlingShot Senton, but Lorcan gets his knees up in the air. Fish tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly grabs the left ankle of Lorcan. Lorcan tags in Burch. Burch with rapid fire haymakers. Burch uppercuts O’Reilly. Burch with a running clothesline. Burch drops O’Reilly with The Cutter. O’Reilly begs for mercy. O’Reilly dumps Burch out of the ring. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Burch clocks Fish with a big haymaker. Burch with an Apron Enzuigiri. Burch with three uppercut forearms to O’Reilly. Fish scores the elbow knockdown. Fish sends Burch to the corner. Fish with heavy bodyshots. Fish tags in O’Reilly.

Following a snap mare takeover, O’Reilly with a short knee drop for a two count. O’Reilly delivers his combination offense. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Fish targets the midsection of Burch. Burch is displaying his fighting spirit. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Burch. Fish kicks out the legs of Burch. Fish tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly puts his knee on Burch’s belly.  O’Reilly with clubbing palm strikes. Undisputed Era implement more in and out tags and strikes. Fish applies a rear chin lock. Burch gets back to a vertical base. Fish with a knee lift. Fish tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly stops Burch in his tracks. Forearm Exchange. Ankle pick by O’Reilly. O’Reilly grabs the left leg of Burch. O’Reilly with a Belly to Back Suplex. O’Reilly tags in Fish.

Fish with a Big Boot. Burch responds with a Rebound Haymaker. Fish tags in O’Reilly. O’Reilly continues to short circuit Burch. O’Reilly with a Release Belly to Back Suplex. Burch avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Burch finally tags in Lorcan. Lorcan unloads three knife edge chops. Lorcan drops O’Reilly with a Running European Uppercut. Standing Switch Exchange. Lorcan with a Half and Half Suplex. Lorcan follows that with a Running European Uppercut. Lorcan hits The Running BlockBuster. Lorcan knocks Fish off the ring apron. Lorcan lands The SomerSault Plancha. Lorcan plays to the crowd. Forever Elbow Smashes. Undisputed Era connects with The Total Elimination to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Undisputed Era via Pinfall 

The Undisputed Era, The BroserWeights, and The Grizzled Young Veterans Segment 

Fourth Match: Austin Theory vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Scott applies a side headlock. Theory reverses the hold. Theory drops Scott with a shoulder tackle. Theory taunts Scott. Strong lockup. Scott applies a wrist lock. Theory drives his knee into the midsection of Scott. Scott reverses out of the irish whip from Theory. Scott blocks the back elbow smash. Scott with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Scott kicks the left hamstring of Theory. Scott with a basement dropkick. Scott brings Theory to the corner. Theory grabs Scott’s dreadlocks. Scott drops Theory with a Leaping Back Kick. Theory regains control of the match during the commercial break. Scott with heavy bodyshots. Scott blasts Theory with a knife edge chop. Theory avoids The Diving Back Elbow Smash. Theory with a Rolling Thunder Dropkick for a two count. Theory is mauling Scott in the corner. Theory talks smack to Scott.

Theory and Scott are trading back and forth shots. Scott with a Discus Lariat. Scott follows that with a Diving Back Elbow Smash. Scott with a Flying European Uppercut across the back of Theory’s neck. Scott with clubbing mid-kicks. Scott hits The Rolling FlatLiner for a two count. Theory negates The Half and Half Suplex. Scott up kicks Theory. Scott goes for a Hurricanrana, but Theory counters with The Buckle Bomb. Theory connects with The RP1 for a two count. Theory goes for Ataxia, but Scott lands back on his feet. Theory decks Scott with a back elbow smash. Haymaker Exchange. Theory goes for The Rolling Thunder Dropkick, but Scott counters with The Leaping Cross-Arm-Breaker. Scott delivers The Sacrifice. Theory rakes the eyes of Scott. Theory knocks Scott off the middle turnbuckle. Theory plants Scott with The ATL to pickup the victory.

Winner: Austin Theory via Pinfall 

Mauro Ranallo Interviews Johnny Gargano 

Fifth Match: Roderick Strong vs. The Velveteen Dream in a Steel Cage Match 

Rockers punches after the bell rings. Strong tackles Dream. Dream is raining down haymakers. Slugfest in the corner. Strong unloads four knife edge chops. Haymaker Exchange. Strong kicks Dream in the gut. Dream avoids the steel. Dream is trying to escape the cage. Dream drops Strong with a Flying Axe Handle Strike. Dream is throwing haymakers at Strong. Dream whips Strong back first into the turnbuckles. Strong negates The Dream Valley Driver. Strong with forearm shivers. Dream kicks Strong in the face. Strong sends Dream face first into the steel. Strong transitions into a ground and pound attack. Strong talks smack to Dream.

Strong is lighting up Dream’s chest. Strong with a Belly to Back Suplex. Strong throws his shirt at Dream. Strong with a blistering chop. Strong slaps Dream in the faces. Strong follows that with a series of running forearm smashes. Dream back drops Strong into the steel. Marina Shafir slides a kendo stick into the ring. Dream and Strong are trading back and forth shots. Dream whips Strong with the kendo stick. Strong regains control of the match during the commercial break. Strong drives the back the of Dream’s head into the steel. Strong puts Dream on the top turnbuckle. Strong gets Dream’s trapped in between the cage. Strong gets Dream tied in the tree of woe. Strong stands on Dream’s knees. Strong avoids The Purple Rain Maker. Dream applies The Boston Crab.

Strong reverses the hold. Dream rolls Strong over for a two count. Dream repeatedly dropkicks Strong into the steel. Dream SuperKicks Strong. Strong uses the steel to create separation. Strong grabs the kendo stick. Dream thrust kicks the midsection of Strong. Strong kicks Dream in the face. Strong follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Strong with a Kendo Stick Assisted BackBreaker. Strong climbs up the cage. Dream starts pulling down Strong’s pants. Both men are in a very precarious position on the top rope. Second Haymaker Exchange. Dream rakes the eyes of Strong. Strong with an Avalanche Olympic Slam for a two count. Dream dives towards the cage door.

Strong pulls Dream back inside the ring. Dream stops Strong in his tracks. Dream with Two Dream Valley Drivers. Dream climbs up the cage. The Undisputed Era starts running interference. Dream uses the kendo stick to knock Fish and O’Reilly off the cage. Dream throws Adam Cole off the top turnbuckle. Dream allows Strong to escape the cage. After the match, Dream locks the cage door. Dream switches his focus to Cole. Dream tees off on Cole. Dream repeatedly whips Cole and Strong with the kendo stick. Dream negates The SuperKick. Dream catapults Cole into Strong. Strong gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Dream plants Cole with The Dream Valley Driver on the chair. Dream poses with The NXT Championship to close the show.

Winner: Roderick Strong via Cage Escape 

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Author: Josh Lopez