WWE NXT Results (3/24/21): The Road To NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver

WWE NXT
March 24, 2021
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett, and Beth Phoenix

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Io Shirai & Zoey Stark vs. Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez 

Zoey Stark and Raquel Gonzalez will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gonzalez shoves Stark. Gonzalez talks smack to Stark. Strong lockup. Gonzalez backs Stark into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Gonzalez applies an arm-bar. Stark grabs a side wrist lock. Stark repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Gonzalez. Gonzalez whips Stark across the ring. Stark with a Running Headscissors Takeover. Stark with a Running European Uppercut. Gonzalez launches Stark over the top rope. Stark with Two Rising Knee Strikes. Gonzalez reverses out of the irish whip from Stark. Gonzalez clotheslines Stark. Gonzalez tags in Kai. Assisted Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Slap Exchange. Stark with a Lou Thez Press. Stark transitions into a ground and pound attack. Stark slams Kai’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Stark tags in Shirai.

Shirai with a chop/forearm combination. Shirai goes for a Bodyslam, but Kai lands back on her feet. Shirai runs around Kai. Shirai matrix under The Big Boot. Shirai rolls Kai over for a one count. Shirai with a basement dropkick. Shirai pops back on her feet. Shirai repeatedly stomps on Kai’s chest. Shirai sweeps out the legs of Kai. Shirai is choking Kai with her boot. Shirai with a Rebound Meteora. Shirai is distracted by Gonzalez. Rollup Exchange. Kai with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Shirai sends Kai face first into the middle rope. Shirai with a running elbow smash. Shirai tags in Stark. Stark with a leaping uppercut. Following a snap mare takeover, Stark with The Sliding Lariat for a two count. Kai fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Kai pulls Stark down to the mat. Kai tags in Gonzalez. Gonzalez sends Stark to the corner. Stark with a Headscissors Takeover. Stark with two knee strikes. Gonzalez dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Stark push kicks Gonzalez into the ropes. Kai tags herself in.

Assisted GTK for a two count. Kai punches Stark in the back. Kai applies The Camel Clutch. Kai with a crossface for a two count. Stark with forearm shivers. Stark rolls Kai over for a two count. Kai nails Stark with The Pump Kick for a two count. Kai slams Stark’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kai tags in Gonzalez. Gonzalez with clubbing shoulder blocks for a two count. Gonzalez drags Stark to the corner. Gonzalez tags in Kai. Gonzalez whips Stark into the turnbuckles. Kai delivers The Face Wash for a two count. Kai with an Axe Kick. Kai backs Stark into the turnbuckles. Kai repeatedly stomps on Stark’s chest. Kai tags in Gonzalez. Gonzalez rolls Stark over for a two count. Gonzalez applies a rear chin lock. Gonzalez drives her knee into the midsection of Stark. Gonzalez applies The Canadian BackBreaker Rack. Gonzalez denies the sunset flip. Stark with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Shirai and Kai are tagged in.

Shirai with two shoulder tackles. Shirai ducks a clothesline from Kai. Gonzalez tags herself in. Shirai with The Flapjack. Shirai ducks a clothesline from Gonzalez. Shirai with a Roll Through Double Foot Stomp. Shirai denies The Pump Kick. Shirai uses Kai’s leg as a weapon. Shirai with an open palm strike. Shirai with Two ShotGun Meteora’s. Shirai follows that with The 619. Stark tags herself in. Two SpringBoard Missile Dropkicks. Stark with The Slingshot Pescado. Stark avoids The Pump Kick. Stark sends Kai and Gonzalez face first into the steel ring post. Shirai lands The Orihara MoonSault. Stark rolls Gonzalez back into the ring. Gonzalez avoids The 450 Splash. Stark goes for The Pump Kick, but Gonzalez counters with The One Arm PowerBomb for a two count. Gonzalez points at Shirai. Gonzalez kicks Shirai off the ring apron. Gonzalez connects with another One Arm PowerBomb to pickup the victory. After the match, Shirai attacks Kai from behind. Gonzalez drops Shirai with The Big Boot. Gonzalez PowerBombs Shirai on the announce table.

Winner: Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez via Pinfall 

Second Match: LA Knight vs. Bronson Reed 

Knight talks smack to Reed after the bell rings. Reed unloads two chops. Reed breaks through a clothesline from Knight. Reed with a body block. Reed whips Knight across the ring. Reed with a Back Body Drop. Knight kicks Reed in the face. Reed catches Knight in mid-air. Reed Powerslams Knight. Reed applies the cravate. Reed grabs a rear chin lock. Knight with heavy bodyshots. Reed scores the elbow knockdown. Reed HeadButts Knight. Reed with The Bionic Elbow. Reed backs Knight into the ropes. Reed with a knife edge chop. Following a snap mare takeover, Reed applies the anchor hold. Reed with a waist lock go-behind. Reed punches Knight in the back. Reed goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Knight lands back on his feet. Reed decks Knight with a back elbow smash. Knight slams Reed’s head on the top rope. Knight drops Reed with a Slingshot Shoulder Tackle. Knight is putting the boots to Reed. Knight transitions into a ground and pound attack. Knight with a knee drop.

Knight has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Knight applies the abdominal stretch. Knight with a straight right hand. Knight with clubbing shoulder blocks. Reed shoves Knight. Knight dropkicks the left knee of Reed. Knight with a Running Boot. Knight hammers down on the back of Reed’s neck. Knight puts his leg on the back of Reed’s neck. Knight with a Running Boot. Knight with two haymakers. Reed buries his elbow into the midsection of Knight. Knight avoids the knife edge chop. Knight with a right jab. Knight stomps on Reed’s chest. Knight uppercuts Reed. Knight with two haymakers. Reed drives Knight back first into the turnbuckles. Reed with the irish whip. Knight avoids The Body Avalanche.

Knight drops Reed with The NeckBreaker for a two count. Knight is displaying his frustration. Reed decks Knight with a back elbow smash. Reed whips Knight across the ring. Knight kicks Reed in the chest. Reed with two forearm knockdowns. Reed whips Knight across the ring. Reed with a Body Block. Reed plays to the crowd. Reed with The Stinger Splash. Reed goes for The Chokeslam, but Knight lands back on his feet. Knight with a knee lift. Reed Chokeslams Knight. Knight has Reed perched on the top turnbuckle. Knight with a straight right hand. Reed denies The SuperPlex. Reed HeadButts Knight. Reed sends Knight crashing into the canvas. Reed connects with The Tsunami Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bronson Reed via Pinfall 

Third Match: Killer Kross w/Scarlett Bordeaux vs. Oney Lorcan 

Lorcan with rapid fire haymakers. Kross throws Lorcan into the turnbuckles. Lorcan ducks a clothesline from Kross. Lorcan tees off on Kross. Kross launches Lorcan over the top rope. Kross sends Lorcan face first into the plexiglass. Kross rocks Lorcan with a forearm smash. Kross kicks Lorcan out of the ring. Lorcan kicks Kross in the gut. Kross with a Counter Vertical Suplex on the floor. Kross stomps on the left hand of Lorcan. Kross rolls Lorcan back into the ring. Kross with clubbing shoulder blocks. Lorcan unloads two knife edge chops. Kross dumps Lorcan out of the ring. Lorcan drives Kross back first into the ring apron. Lorcan dropkicks Kross. Lorcan with a leaping back elbow smash. Kross clotheslines Lorcan for a two count. Kross has complete control of the match during the commercial break.

Kross applies a side headlock. Kross drives his knee into the midsection of Lorcan. Kross with two shoulder blocks in the corner. Kross is choking Lorcan with his boot. Kross with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Kross applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Lorcan puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Kross with two corner clotheslines. Kross decks Lorcan with a back elbow smash. Kross hits The Exploder Suplex. Kross talks smack to Lorcan. Lorcan with two uppercuts. Lorcan sends Kross shoulder first into the steel ring post. Lorcan drops Kross with The Arm-Breaker. Lorcan is lighting up Kross chest. Lorcan with clubbing palm strikes. Lorcan with a chop block. Lorcan follows that with Two Running European Uppercuts. Kross avoids The Running BlockBuster. Kross drops Lorcan with The Big Boot. Kross connects with The Doomsday Saito Suplex. Kross plants Lorcan with Time’s Up to pickup the victory.

Winner: Killer Kross via Pinfall 

Johnny Gargano & William Regal Segment 

Fourth Match: WALTER w/Imperium vs. Drake Maverick 

Maverick with rapid fire haymakers. Walter bodyslams Maverick. Walter PowerBombs Maverick. Walter makes Maverick pass out to The Single Leg Crab. After the match, Tommaso Ciampa walks down to the ring. Ciampa challenges WALTER to a NXT UK Championship Match at NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver. Ciampa slaps Walter in the face. Imperium gangs up on Ciampa. Walter rips off Ciampa’s neck chain. Walter drops Ciampa a knife edge chop. Walter puts his knee on Ciampa’s chest. Walter tells Ciampa that he’ll see him at NXT Takeover.

Winner: WALTER via Referee Stoppage 

Fifth Match: Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart (c) vs. Mercedes Martinez & Aliyah w/Robert Stone For The WWE NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Ember Moon and Mercedes Martinez will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Martinez kicks out the legs of Moon. Martinez stomps on the midsection of Moon. Martinez talks smack to Moon. Martinez whips Moon across the ring. Moon ducks a clothesline from Martinez. Moon with a Tilt-A-Whirl Reverse STO. Moon tags in Blackheart. Upside Down/Forearm Smash Combination. Blackheart with a Flying Seated Senton. Stone throws his suit and shoe into the ring. Martinez drops Blackheart with The Big Boot. Martinez with a straight right hand. Aliyah tags herself in. Martinez with a GutBuster. Aliyah with a Running BlockBuster for a two count. Aliyah drives Blackheart back first into the turnbuckles. Aliyah with forearm shivers. Blackheart is displaying her fighting spirit.

Aliyah kicks Moon off the ring apron. Aliyah drops Blackheart with The Big Boot. Martinez tags herself in. Assisted Cazadora Cutter for a two count. Blackheart decks Martinez with a JawBreaker. Aliyah tags herself in. Aliyah stops Blackheart in her tracks. Blackheart uses her feet to create separation. Blackheart tags in Moon. Moon ducks a clothesline from Aliyah. Moon knocks Martinez off the apron. Moon with two clotheslines. Moon thrust kicks the midsection of Aliyah. Moon with a knee lift. Moon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Moon follows that with a Running Hip Attack. Moon whips Aliyah across the ring. Moon PowerBombs Aliyah for a two count. Martinez ducks a clothesline from Blackheart. Martinez goes for The Uranage Slam, but Blackheart counters with The Spinning DDT. Moon connects with The Eclipse to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions, Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Jordan Devlin vs. Kushida 

Kushida with a single leg takedown. Kushida applies a toe and ankle hold. Devlin rolls back to a vertical base. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Kushida reverses out of the irish whip from Devlin. Devlin dives over Kushida. Devlin ducks a clothesline from Kushida. Devlin with The Uranage Slam. Devlin with The Standing MoonSault for a one count. Devlin applies a wrist lock. Devlin whips Kushida across the ring. Devlin scores the elbow knockdown. Kushida grabs a side headlock. Devlin whips Kushida across the ring. Devlin drops down on the canvas. Kushida with a Counter Hip Toss. Kushida with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Kushida cranks on the left shoulder of Devlin. Kushida repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Devlin. Kushida with an arm-ringer. Devlin decks Kushida with a JawBreaker. Kushida launches Devlin over the top rope. Kushida with a forearm smash. Kushida slides out of the ring. Devlin lands The Asai MoonSault. Devlin scores a right jab. Devlin runs Kushida into the ring apron. Devlin rolls Kushida back into the ring.

Kushida unloads four knife edge chops. Kushida is mauling Devlin in the corner. Devlin pulls Kushida down to the mat. Devlin bodyslams Kushida. Devlin with a Running Leg Drop for a one count. Devlin with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Devlin drives his knee into Kushida’s back. Devlin applies a rear chin lock. Kushida with elbows into the midsection of Devlin. Devlin punches Kushida in the back. Kushida with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Forearm Exchange. Devlin reverses out of the irish whip from Kushida. Kushida with a Handspring Back Elbow Smash. Kushida delivers The Fast Ball. Kushida kicks the left shoulder of Devlin. Kushida with a Running Arm-Breaker. Devlin denies The HoverBoard Lock. Kushida kicks the left hamstring of Devlin. Kushida goes for The Cross-Arm-Breaker, but Devlin rolls him over for a two count.

Devlin side steps Kushida into the turnbuckles. Devlin hits The Slingshot Cutter for a two count. Devlin with a forearm smash. Devlin puts Kushida on the top turnbuckle. Devlin prepares for The Avalanche Spanish Fly. Devlin is distracted by Legado Del Fantasma. Kushida with a Rolling Capo Kick. Kushida with The SuperPlex. Kushida applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Devlin puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Legado Del Fantasma pulls Devlin out of the ring. Kushida kicks Legado Del Fantasma off the apron. Devlin connects with The Bridging Jackknife Cover to pickup the victory. After the match, Kushida tees off on Legado Del Fantasma. Kushida lands The SomerSault Plancha off the stage. Devlin starts arguing with Escobar. Shawn Michaels walks down to the ring. Michaels rolls a ladder into the ring as a bit of symbolism.

Winner: Jordan Devlin via Pinfall 

Updated WWE NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver Match Card 

Night 1 

1.) MSK vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Legado Del Fantasma In A Triple Threat Match For The Vacated WWE NXT Tag Team Championship

2.) Gauntlet Eliminator Match. The Winner Will Battle Johnny Gargano On Night Two For The WWE NXT North American Championship

3.) WALTER (c) vs. Tommaso Ciampa For The WWE United Kingdom Championship

4.) Io Shirai (c) vs. Raquel Gonzalez For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship

Night 2 

1.) Jordan Devlin (c) vs. Santos Escobar (c) In A Ladder Match For The Unified WWE NXT Cruiserweight Championship

2.) Johnny Gargano (c) vs. TBD For The WWE NXT North American Championship

3.) Adam Cole vs. Kyle O’Reilly In An Unsanctioned Match

4.) Finn Balor (c) vs. Killer Kross w/Scarlett Bordeaux For The WWE NXT Championship

Adam Cole & Kyle O’Reilly Contract Signing 

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Author: Josh Lopez