WWE NXT Results (3/25/20): Triple H Addresses Tommaso Ciampa & Johnny Gargano

WWE NXT
March 25, 2020
Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

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Commentators: Tom Phillips & Byron Saxton 

Ring Announcer: Greg Hamilton 

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Tyler Breeze vs. Austin Theory 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Theory backs Breeze into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Theory talks smack to Breeze. Strong lockup. Theory mocks Breeze. Breeze applies a side headlock. Theory reverses the hold. Theory drops Breeze with a shoulder tackle. Breeze drops down on the canvas. Breeze leapfrogs over Theory. Breeze dropkicks Theory. Breeze strikes his signature pose on the top turnbuckle. Breeze with two running forearm smashes. Theory reverses out of the irish whip from Breeze. Breeze kicks Theory in the chest. Theory regroups in the corner. Theory kicks Breeze in the face. Theory with a Rolling BlockBuster. Theory toys around with Breeze.

Theory with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Theory applies a chin bar. Theory punches Breeze in the back. Theory applies a rear chin lock. Breeze gets back to a vertical base. Breeze decks Theory with a JawBreaker. Up and over goes Theory. Theory slams Breeze head on the top rope. Theory with a Roll Through Dropkick. Theory has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Theory. Breeze with a Running Dropkick. Breeze follows that with Two Flying Forearm Smashes. Theory catches Breeze in mid-air. Theory hits The Spinning Rack Bomb for a two count. Theory kicks Breeze out of the ring. Theory with forearm smashes. Theory throws Breeze through the ringside barricade.

Breeze gets back in the ring at the count of eight. Theory stomps on Breeze chest. Theory goes for a PowerBomb, but Breeze rolls him over for a two count. Breeze with a Jumping Knee Strike. Theory BuckleBombs Breeze. Theory goes for The Roll Through Dropkick, but Breeze counters with The SuperModel Kick for a two count. Breeze with clubbing blows to Theory’s back. Theory sends Breeze to the ring apron. Breeze with an Apron Enzuigiri. Theory responds with The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Theory transitions into a ground and pound attack. Theory repeatedly stomps on Breeze’s chest. Theory takes a selfie. Breeze fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Breeze connects with The Beauty Shot to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tyler Breeze via Pinfall 

Second Match: Killian Dain vs. Tehuti Miles 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dain backs Miles into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Miles sticks and moves. Miles channeling his inner Austin Theory in the beginning stages of this match. Dain sends Miles to the corner. Miles side steps Dain into the turnbuckles. Miles with clubbing shoulder blocks. Miles avoids The Big Boot. Miles drops down on the canvas. Miles leapfrogs over Dain. Dain goes for a Bodyslam, but Miles lands back on his feet. Dain launches Mlles over the top rope. Miles with a forearm smash. Dain answers with a Pump Kick. Dain sends Miles crashing into the steel ring steps. Dain slams Miles head on the barricade.

Dain rolls Miles back into the ring. Miles with heavy bodyshots. Dain drops Miles with a Knee Lift. Dain repeatedly stomps on Miles chest. Dain with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Dain applies the cravate. Dain goes for another Belly to Back Suplex, but Miles lands back on his feet. Miles kicks Dain in the face. Miles sends Dain shoulder first into the steel ring post. Miles with forearm shivers. Miles kicks Dain in the chest. Miles SuperKicks Dain. Miles dropkicks Dain. Dain is still on his feet. Dain clocks Miles with a big haymaker. Dain with The Wasteland. Dain follows that with a Senton Splash. Dain connects with The Vader Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Killian Dain via Pinfall 

Third Match: Cameron Grimes vs. Tony Nese 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nese backs Grimes into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Nese flexes his muscles. Grimes shoves Nese. Grimes talks smack to Nese. Strong lockup. Nese with a waist lock takedown. Grimes applies a side headlock. Grimes with a deep arm-drag. Grimes targets the left shoulder of Nese. Nese with an arm-drag takeover. Nese applies an arm-bar. Nese with The La Magistral for a two count. Nese follows that with another arm-drag takeover. Nese applies an arm-bar. Grimes uses the rope to his advantage.

Grimes punches Nese in the back. Grimes whips Nese across the ring. Nese kicks Grimes in the face. Grimes hotshots Nese into the ropes for a two count. Grimes applies an arm-bar. Grimes decides to press his right hand across the right cheekbone of Nese to apply more pressure. Nese with forearm shivers. Nese unloads two knife edge chops. Grimes reverses out of the irish whip from Nese. Grimes clotheslines Nese for a two count. Grimes goes for a PowerBomb, but Nese blocks it. Grimes goes for the sunset flip trap, but Nese counters with a Spinning Back Kick. Nese with two haymakers.

Nese is starting to build momentum. Nese with a Running Boot. Nese follows that with a Spinning Heel Kick. Nese with a Running Elbow Smash. Grimes goes for a Bodyslam, but Nese lands back on his feet. Nese with a Running Bulldog across the top rope. Nese lands The SpringBoard MoonSault for a two count. Grimes negates The Sunset Driver. Grimes avoids another spinning back kick. Grimes with a SuperMan Forearm Smash. Nese SuperKicks Grimes. Nese goes for The Running Nese, but Grimes counters with a SuperMan Forearm Smash. Grimes connects with The Cave In to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cameron Grimes via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Io Shirai vs. Aliyah. The Winner Will Enter The Number One Contenders Ladder Match For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship 

Shirai starts thing off with a Running Dropkick. Shirai with forearm shivers. Shirai kicks out the legs of Aliyah. Shirai is choking Aliyah with her boot. Shirai with a Delayed Meteora. Aliyah negates The Tiger Bomb. Aliyah pulls Shirai down to the mat. Aliyah repeatedly stomps on Shirai’s chest. Aliyah goes for a Hip Toss, but Shirai lands back on her feet. Shirai drops Aliyah with an open palm strike. Shirai connects with The Double UnderHook BackBreaker. Shirai lands The MoonSault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Io Shirai via Pinfall 

Keith Lee, Dominik Dijakovic and Damian Priest In-Ring Segment 

Adam Cole Promo 

Fifth Match: Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch vs. Shane Thorne & Brendan Vink 

Burch and Vink will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Vink has the strength advantage. Vink tells Burch to bring it. Strong lockup. Vink sends Burch to the corner. Burch side steps Vink into the turnbuckles. Burch applies a side headlock. Vink drops Burch with a shoulder tackle. Vink applies a front face lock. Vink brings Burch to the corner. Vink tags in Thorne. Thorne hammers down on the back of Burch’s neck. Thorne applies a wrist lock. Thorne grabs the left shoulder of Burch. Burch applies a wrist lock. Burch with a single leg pick. Burch stomps on Thorne’s fingers. Burch tags in Lorcan. Double Wrist Lock. Double Knife Edge Chop. Lorcan uppercuts Thorne. Lorcan with a knife edge chop. Thorne knocks Burch off the ring apron.

Thorne kicks Lorcan in the face. Thorne sends Lorcan chest first into the turnbuckles. Thorne tags in Vink. Vink hits The Uranage Slam for a two count. Vink applies a rear chin lock. Lorcan gets back to a vertical base. Thorne tags himself in. Thorne delivers a gut punch. Thorne uppercuts Lorcan. Running European Uppercut Exchange. Lorcan with a running elbow smash. Lorcan follows that with an Inside Out Lariat. Burch and Vink are tagged in. Burch with two haymakers. Burch ducks a clothesline from Vink. Burch uppercuts VInk. Burch with a Running Clothesline. Burch nails Vink with The Cutter. Burch with a corner clothesline. Burch follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Burch delivers a Missile Dropkick. Lorcan gets Thorne trapped in the single leg crab. Burch makes Vink tap out to The Cross Face.

Winner: Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch via Submission

Sixth Match: Candice LeRae vs. Kayden Carter. The Winner Will Enter The Number One Contenders Ladder Match For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. LeRae with a side headlock takeover. Carter with a waist lock takedown. Following a snap mare takeover, LeRae drops Carter with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Carter drops down on the canvas. LeRae with a deep arm-drag. LeRae applies an arm-bar. Leg Sweep Exchange. LeRae rolls Carter over fo a two count. Double Dropkick. That leads us to quick standoff in the center of the ring. Carter with a single leg takedown. LeRae runs around Carter. Carter with a flurry of rollups. Carter with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick for a two count. Carter whips LeRae to the corner. LeRae side steps Carter into the turnbuckles.

LeRae with a Running Hip Attack. Following another snap mare takeover, LeRae hits The Running Neck Snap for a two count. LeRae applies a front face lock. LeRae with clubbing blows to Carter’s back. LeRae goes for a Senton Splash, but Carter ducks out of the way. Carter with two clotheslines. Carter SuperKicks LeRae. Carter with a Running Boot for a two count. LeRae with a chop/forearm combination. Carter negates The Gargano Escape. Carter with a rolling crucifix for a two count. LeRae with a drop toe hold. LeRae follows that with a Senton Splash. Carter avoids The Quebrada. LeRae dodges The Shining Wizard. LeRae rolls Carter over for a two count. LeRae makes Carter tap out to The Gargano Escape.

Winner: Candice LeRae via Submission 

Seventh Match: Matt Riddle vs. Roderick Strong 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Chain grappling exchange. Riddle gives Strong a standing ovation. Riddle with a single leg takedown. Riddle with the quick cover for a one count. Test Of Strength. Amateur wrestling display. We have a stalemate in the corner. Strong mocks Riddle. Strong is trying to ground Riddle. Strong applies a front face lock. Riddle backs Strong into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Standing Switch Exchange. Riddle with a GutWrench Suplex. Strong backs himself in between the ropes. Strong is playing mind games with Riddle. Greco Roman Knuckle Lock. Riddle negates The Olympic Slam. Riddle applies The Kimura Lock.

Strong drives his knee into the midsection of Riddle. Strong punches Riddle in the back. Strong is lighting up Riddle’s chest. Forearm Exchange. Strong with a knee lift into the midsection of Riddle. Strong goes for The Olympic Slam, but Riddle lands back on his feet. Strong negates The BRO To Sleep. Strong kicks Riddle in the face. Strong with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Strong dumps Riddle ribs first on the top rope. Strong has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Strong applies The Camel Clutch. Strong tells Riddle to give up. Riddle with heavy bodyshots. Strong hammers down on the back of Riddle’s neck. Riddle with Two Mid-Kicks. Strong delivers his combination offense.

Riddle drops Strong with The Pele Kick. Riddle with Two Forearm Smashes. Riddle with an Exploder Suplex. Riddle goes for The PK, but Strong counters with The Boston Crab. Riddle uses his feet to escape the hold. Riddle connects with The BRO To Sleep. Riddle follows that with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Strong negates The BRODerek. Strong with a Rising Knee Strike. Strong hits The Olympic Slam for a two count. Strong is displaying his frustration. Riddle avoids The Flying Knee Strike. Riddle goes for a Roll Through PowerBomb, but Strong lands back on his feet. Strong with a Jumping Knee Strike. Riddle with Running Cris-Cross Forearm Smashes. Riddle plants Strong with The BRODerek to pickup the victory.

Winner: Matthew Riddle via Pinfall 

Malcolm Bivens NXT Debut 

Triple H, Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa In-Ring Segment 

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Author: Josh Lopez