WWE NXT Results (9/16/20): Damian Priest vs. Timothy Thatcher

WWE NXT
September 16, 2020
Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

You can follow me on Twitter @TheHootsPodcast

Commentators: Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett, and Beth Phoenix

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Io Shirai vs. Shotzi Blackheart 

Shirai refuses to shake Blackheart’s hand. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Blackheart with an arm-drag takeover. Shirai dodges The Big Boot. Blackheart ducks a clothesline from Shirai. Blackheart with a waist lock go-behind. Blackheart sends Shirai into the ropes. Blackheart slides under a clothesline from Shirai. Blackheart howls. Blackheart sticks and moves. Blackheart whips Shirai across the ring. Shirai showcases her athleticism. Shirai tells Blackheart to bring. Leg Sweep Exchange. Shirai with The Rolling Crucifix for a two count. Blackheart kicks Shirai in the gut. Blackheart PowerBombs Shirai. Rollup Exchange. Blackheart grabs a side wrist lock. Blackheart drops Shirai with a shoulder tackle. Blackheart ties Shirai up in a knot. Shirai puts her foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Shirai side steps Blackheart into the turnbuckles. Blackheart launches Shirai over the top rope. Blackheart with a forearm smash. Shirai avoids The Running Dropkick. Shirai with a back heel kick. Shirai lands The Asai MoonSault. Shirai rolls Blackheart back into the ring. Shirai hooks the outside leg for a two count.

Shirai stomps on Blackheart’s back. Shirai with forearm shivers. Blackheart reverses out of the irish whip from Shirai. Shirai blocks a boot from Blackheart. Shirai yanks Blackheart off the top turnbuckle. Shirai with a Handstand Double Knee Drop for a one count. Shirai uses the middle rope as a weapon. Following a snap mare takeover, Shirai dropkicks the back of Blackheart’s head. Shirai applies The Camel Clutch. Shirai stomps on Blackheart’s back. Shirai applies a wrist lock. Shirai applies The Abdominal Stretch. Blackheart goes for a Hip Toss, but Shirai counters with a deep arm-drag. Shirai with a running elbow smash. Shirai with a forearm smash. Shirai slams Blackheart’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Shirai repeatedly stomps on Blackheart’s chest. Shirai with forearm shivers. Blackheart rolls Shirai over for a two count. Shirai with a Front Dropkick. Shirai unloads two knife edge chops. Shirai with the irish whip. Blackheart dives over Shirai. Blackheart with a ShotGun Dropkick. Blackheart levels Shirai with a Body Avalanche. Blackheart with forearm shivers. Blackheart hits The Reverse SlingBlade.

Blackheart with a Knee Lift. Shirai denies The Rolling Elbow. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Shirai dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Blackheart avoids The Step Up Enzuigiri. Shirai brings Blackheart down to the mat. Shirai applies The CrossFace. Blackheart puts her foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Blackheart dodges The Tiger Feint Kick. Blackheart with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Blackheart with a Crescent Kick. Blackheart hits The Reverse Senton Splash. Shirai clings onto the middle rope. Blackheart connects with The Bridging Tiger Suplex for a two count. Blackheart applies The Bridging Butterfly Lock. Shirai goes into the cover for a two count. Shirai fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Shirai with The FlapJack. Shirai with The Tiger Feint Kick. Shirai follows that with The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Blackheart trips Shirai. Blackheart with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner for a two count. Shirai nails Blackheart with The Shotei. Blackheart negates The SuperPlex. Blackheart kicks Shirai in the chest. Shirai responds with a Release German Suplex on the ring apron. Shirai rolls Blackheart back into the ring. Shirai hooks the inside leg for a two count. Shirai with The ShotGun Meteora. Shirai plants Blackheart with The MoonSault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Io Shirai via Pinfall 

– Tommaso Ciampa Vigentte.

Second Match: Tommaso Ciampa vs. Desmond Troy 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Troy grabs the left leg of Ciampa. Troy backs Ciampa into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ciampa with aa knee lift. Following a snap mare takeover, Ciampa applies a rear chin lock. Troy avoids The Foot Stomp. Troy rolls Ciampa over for a one count. Troy dropkicks Ciampa. Troy with the irish whip. Ciampa with a running forearm smash. Ciampa with a corner clothesline.

Ciampa repeatedly stomps on Troy’s chest. Ciampa catapults Troy face first into the bottom turnbuckle pad. Ciampa connects with The Willow’s Bell to pickup the victory. After the match, Ciampa brings a steel chair into the ring. Jake Atlas appears on the stage. Atlas challenges Ciampa to a match next week. Atlas promises to show Ciampa how dangerous he is.

Winner: Tommaso Ciampa via Pinfall 

Finn Balor Promo 

Third Match: Kushida vs. Austin Theory 

Kushida drops Theory with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Theory regroups on the outside. Kusida with a single leg takedonw. Kushida grapples around Theory. Kushida applies a front face lock. Theory grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Kushida tells Theory to bring it. Kushida with a takedown. Kushida applies an arm-bar. Theory transitions into a waist lock. Kushida grabs a side wrist lock. Theory dumps Kushida chest first on the top rope. Theory with a running clothesline. Theory transitions into a ground and pound attack. Theory stomps on Kushida’s chest. Forearm Exchange. Theory punches Kushida in the back. Theory with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a one count.

Kushida with forearm shivers. Theory drives his knee into the midsection of Kushida. Theory with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Theory talks smack to Kushida. Kushida avoids The Standing MoonSault. Kushida delivers The Soccer Kick. Kushida ducks a clothesline from Theory. Kushida repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Theory. Kushida whips Theory across the ring. Kushida with a Hip Toss. Kushida follows that with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Kushida drops Theory with The Rolling Capo Kick. Theory kicks Kushida in the gut. Theory inadvertently punches the steel ring post. Kushida with a Running Arm-Breaker. Kushida repeatedly stomps on Theory’s face. Kushida makes Theory tap out to The HoverBoard Lock.

Winner: Kushida via Submission 

Fourth Match: Breezango (c) vs. Imperium For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship 

Imperium attacks Breezango before the bell rings. Breeze sends Aichner tumbling to the floor. Fandango launches Barthel over the top rope. Imperium regroups on the outside. Barthel knocks Breeze off the ring apron. Aichner kicks Fandango in the gut. Aichner punches Fandango in the back. Aichner repeatedly stomps on Fandango’s chest. Aichner bodyslams Fandango. Aichner talks smack to Fandango. Aichner tags in Barthel. Barthel punches Fandango in the ribs. Barthel drives Fandango face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Barthel slaps Fandango in the face. Barthel continues to stomp on Fandango’s chest. The referee admonishes Barthel. Fandango unloads two knife edge chops. Barthel sends Fandango face first into another top turnbuckle pad. Barthel transitions into a ground and pound attack. Barthel stomps on Fandango’s chest. Barthel taunts Breeze. Barthel stomps on Fandango’s face. Barthel with a Basement Uppercut. Barthel toys around with Fandango. Fandango is throwing haymakers at Barthel. Barthel decks Fandango with a JawBreaker. Barthel tags in Aichner.

Aichner puts his leg on the back of Fandango’s neck. Aichner with a Belly to Back Suplex. Imperium Pose. Aichner kicks Fandango in the chest. Aichner whips Fandango across the ring. Fandango kicks Aichner in the face. Fandango knocks Barthel off the apron. Aichner clotheslines Fandango for a two count. Aichner applies a front face lock. Barthel tags himself in. Barthel punches Fandango in the back. Barthel applies a rear chin lock. Barthel tugs on the left ear of Fandango. Barthel with the irish whip. Barthel with a Running European Uppercut. Barthel follows that with a Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Barthel applies an arm-bar. Barthel nails Fandango with a throat thrust. Barthel is choking Fandango with his boot. Barthel tags in Aichner. Fandango is displaying his fighting spirit. Aichner stops Fandango in his tracks. Barthel uppercuts the back of Fandango’s neck. Aichner hooks the outside leg for a two count. Aichner tags in Barthel. Imperium with Stereo Corner Dropkicks.

Imperium has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Barthel applies a rear chin lock. Fandango with a knee lift. Fandango kicks Barthel in the chest. Barthel pulls Fandango away from Breeze. Fandango decks Barthel with a back elbow smash. Barthel applies a waist lock. Fandango with two sharp elbow strikes. Fandango creates distance with The Discus Lariat. Breeze and Aichner are tagged in. Breeze ducks a clothesline from Aichner. Breeze with Two Flying Forearm Smashes. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Aichner. Breeze dropkicks Aichner. Breeze with a Flying Forearm Smash. Aichner reverses out of the irish whip from Breeze. Breeze kicks Aichner in the chest. Breeze applies the single leg crab. Breeze ducks a clothesline from Barthel. Fandango with a Back Body Drop over the top rope. Breeze goes for a Bodyslam, but Aichner counters with The Rolling Senton. Aichner is throwing haymakers at Fandango. Breeze drills Aichner with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick for a two count.

Breeze goes for a slingshot, but Aichner counters with a forearm smash to Fandango. Aichner rolls Breeze over for a two count. Breeze denies The PowerBomb. Breeze punches Barthel. Aichner kicks Fandango out of the ring. Aichner with The BrainBuster for a two count. Fandango dumps Barthel out of the ring. Fandango drags Breeze to the corner. Breeze tags in Fandango. Fandango ducks a clothesline from Aichner. Fandango with a Running Crossbody Block over the top rope. Imperium gangs up on Fandango. Barthel throws Breeze into Aichner. Fandango unloads Two SuperKicks. Fandango rolls Aichner back into the ring. Fandango goes for The Flying Leg Drop, but Aichner ducks out of the way. Barthel hits The PK. Aichner connects with The Release German Suplex for a two count. Aichner paint brushes Fandango. Fandango is lighting up Aichner’s chest. Fandango drops Aichner with The Tornado DDT. Breeze and Barthel are tagged in. Breeze with a Flying Forearm Smash. Barthel with a Running European Uppercut. Breeze responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Aichner made the blind tag. Breeze ducks a clothesline from Barthel. SpineBuster/PK Combination. Fandango negates The European Bomb. Breeze sends Barthel crashing to the outside. Breeze plants Aichner with The Hurricanrana to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, Breezango via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter vs. Jessi Kamea & Xia Li 

Carter and Li will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Carter applies a wrist lock. Li drop steps into a side headlock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Carter dodges The Big Boot. Carter with a deep arm-drag. Carter applies an arm-bar. Carter tags in Catanzaro. Carter whips Li across the ring. Catanzaro trips Li from the outside. Carter with a basement dropkick. Catanzaro with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Carter tags herself in. Following a double snap mare takeover, Carter with The Rolling Crucifix for a one count. Carter applies an arm-bar. Li drives her knee into the midsection of Carter. Li scores the elbow knockdown. Li tags in Kamea. Carter with a deep arm-drag. Carter applies an arm-bar. Carter tags in Catanzaro. Catanzaro and Carter are double teaming Kamea. Double Mid-Kick for a two count. Kamea clotheslines Catanzaro.

Kamea tags in Li. Catanzaro shoves Li. Catanzaro with a desperation gut punch. Li punches Catanzaro in the back. Li slams Catanzaro’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Li with a knife edge chop. Li with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Li with The Spinning Back Kick for a two count. Li tags in Kamea. Kamea with the irish whip. Kamea with a Flying Forearm Smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Kamea applies the straight jacket hold. Kamea sends Catanzaro to the corner. Catanzaro kicks Kamea in the face. Catanzaro side steps Kamea into the turnbuckles. Carter and Li are tagged in. Carter with a chop/forearm combination. Li shoves Carter. Carter dropkicks Li. Li reverses out of the irish whip from Carter. Carter with a Roll Through SuperKick. Carter ducks a clothesline from Kamea. Carter SuperKicks Kamea. Carter tags in Catanzaro. Catanzaro and Carter connects with their Pump Kick/Crucifix Bomb Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: The Undisputed Era vs. Drake Maverick & Killian Dain 

Bobby Fish and Drake Maverick will start things off. Maverick is immediately distracted by Strong. Fish drives Maverick back first into the turnbuckles. Fish tags in Strong. Maverick kicks Fish in the gut. Maverick with rapid fire haymakers. Strong attacks Maverick from behind. Strong stomps on Maverick’s chest. Strong punches Maverick in the back. Strong with a knife edge chop. Strong talks smack to Maverick. Strong with the irish whip. Strong continues to punch Maverick in the back. Strong with a blistering chop. Strong kicks Maverick in the gut. Maverick dodges The Jumping Knee Strike. Maverick tees off on Strong. Strong reverses out of the irish whip from Maverick. Maverick dives over Strong. Strong drops Maverick with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Strong tags in Fish. Maverick with a straight right hand. Maverick dropkicks the left knee of Fish. Maverick with a Running Knee Strike. Maverick delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count.

Maverick takes a swipe at Strong. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Maverick. Fish applies a side headlock. Strong tags himself in. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Fish with a forearm smash. Maverick dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Maverick kicks Fish in the gut. Maverick with a Flying Forearm Smash. Maverick goes for a Running Bulldog, but Strong counters with a Cradle BackBreaker. Strong yells at Maverick. Strong with The Uranage BackBreaker for a two count. Strong applies a front face lock. Strong transitions into a rear chin lock. Maverick with heavy bodyshots. Maverick with clubbing shoulder blocks. Strong responds with a Uranage BackBreaker. Strong tags in Fish.

Undisputed Era has complete control of the match during the commercial break. William Regal tells Killian Dain to get in the ring. Fish tags in Strong. Maverick unloads two knife edge chops. Strong dropkicks Maverick. Strong tags in Fish. Fish delivers a gut punch. Undisputed Era dumps Maverick out of the ring. Dain finally shows up. Dain tells Maverick to take his loss like a man. Undisputed Era pokes fun at Dain. Dain is pissed. Dain pulls Fish out of the ring. Dain with clubbing blows to Strong’s back. Dain knocks Fish off the ring apron. Dain with a Body Block. Dain with heavy bodyshots. Dain rams his forearm across Strong’s face. Fish drives a steel chair into the midsection of Dain which causes the disqualification. After the match, Maverick snatched the chair out of Fish’s hand. Dain nails Fish with The Pump Kick. Dain launches Strong over the top rope. Maverick is fired up. Dain sucker punches Maverick.

Winner: Drake Maverick & Killian Dain via Disqualification 

Seventh Match: Damian Priest (c) vs. Timothy Thatcher For The WWE NXT North American Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Thatcher applies an arm-bar. Thatcher with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Thatcher applies a side headlock. Priest with a quick takedown. Priest with a deep arm-drag. Thatcher regroups in the corner. Strong lockup. Priest applies a side headlock. Priest transitions into a hammerlock. Priest rolls Thatcher over for a one count. Priest with a deep arm-drag. Priest applies an arm-bar. Thatcher grabs a side headlock. Thatcher with a side headlock takeover. Priest whips Thatcher across the ring. Thatcher runs into Priest. Priest drops Thatcher with a shoulder tackle. Thatcher uppercuts Priest. Priest with forearm shivers. Thatcher launches Priest over the top rope. Priest with a RoundHouse Kick. Thatcher answers with a Running European Uppercut. Priest thrust kicks the midsection of Thatcher. Priest with a forearm smash.

Priest goes for a PowerBomb, but Thatcher blocks it. Thatcher sends Priest chest first into the steel ring steps. Thatcher with a Butterfly Suplex on the floor. Thatcher rolls Priest back into the ring. Thatcher applies a double wrist lock. Thatcher with two uppercuts. Thatcher with a single leg takedown. Thatcher applies the head/arm clutch. Thatcher with a knee lift. Thatcher sends Priest to the corner. Priest kicks Thatcher in the chest. Priest side steps Thatcher into the turnbuckles. Priest is throwing haymakers at Thatcher. Priest repeatedly stomps on Thatcher’s chest. Priest whips Thatcher into the turnbuckles. Priest goes for a Leaping Back Elbow, but Thatcher counters with an uppercut forearm. Thatcher with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Thatcher is trying to keep Priest grounded. Thatcher drives his knee into Priest ribs for a one count. Thatcher uppercuts Priest. Priest with heavy bodyshots. Thatcher slaps Priest in the face. Priest is pissed.

Priest delivers his combination offense. Priest drops Thatcher with The Rolling Elbow. Priest with an Inside Out Lariat. Priest with a Leaping Back Elbow Smash. Priest follows that with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Thatcher negates The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Priest nails Thatcher with The Pump Kick. Priest with a RoundHouse Kick. Priest goes for a SpringBoard SomerSault Senton, but Thatcher ducks out of the way. Thatcher grabs the left shoulder of Priest. Muay Thai Knee Strike Exchange. Priest rocks Thatcher with a forearm smash. Priest with a straight right hand. Thatcher kicks out the legs of Priest. Thatcher applies a standing heel hook. Thatcher transitions into a single leg crab. Priest kicks Thatcher in the face. Priest decks Thatcher with a back elbow smash. Thatcher applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Priest puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Priest denies The Butterfly Suplex. Priest drops Thatcher with The FlatLiner. Priest connects with South Of Heaven for a two count. Thatcher grabs the left shoulder of Priest. Priest with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Priest with The Spinning Heel Kick from the top turnbuckle Priest plants Thatcher with The Reckoning to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT North American Champion, Damian Priest via Pinfall 

Checkout Episode 222 of The Hoots Podcast 

Author: Josh Lopez