WWE NXT Results (5/4/21): Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart vs. Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell

WWE NXT
May 4, 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: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott vs. Leon Ruff In A Falls Count Anywhere Match 

Scott drops Ruff with The Big Boot. Scott talks smack to Ruff. Scott slams Ruff’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Scott unloads a flurry of strikes in the corner. Ruff with forearm shivers. Ruff showcases his speed and agility. Scott goes for a German Suplex, but Ruff lands back on his feet. Scott denies The Crucifix Bomb. Scott with a straight right hand. Scott kicks Ruff in the face. Scott denies The SpringBoard Cutter. Scott sends Ruff chest first into the turnbuckles. Ruff arm-drags Scott out of the ring. Scott catches Ruff in mid-air. Scott sends Ruff back first into the ring apron. Scott tosses Ruff around the ringside area. Scott with a Side Walk Slam on the ramp for a two count. Scott rolls Ruff back into the ring. Scott with a knee drop. Scott stands on the left leg of Ruff. Scott kicks Ruff in the ribs. Scott puts Ruff on the top turnbuckle. Scott slaps Ruff in the face.

Scott and Ruff are trading back and forth shots. Scott with an Avalanche BrainBuster for a two count. Ruff regroups on the outside. Ruff dodges The Pump Kick. Ruff gets Scott’s legs tied up in the ropes. Ruff with rapid fire haymakers. Ruff dropkicks Scott. Scott swats Ruff out of mid-air. Scott toys around with Ruff. Scott throws a toolbox at Ruff. Scott kicks Ruff in the face. Scott slams Ruff’s head on the apron. Scott goes for a Bodyslam, but Ruff lands back on his feet. Ruff starts crawling away from Scott. The action spills into the backstage area. Scott PowerBombs Ruff into the lockers for a two count. Scott rolls a production crate into Ruff’s face. Scott grabs the left ear of Ruff. Ruff with heavy bodyshots. Scott tosses Ruff around like the locker room area.

Scott makes Ruff smile for the camera. Ruff dropkicks Scott into the stage tower. Ruff with The Cannonball Senton for a two count. Scott with a straight right hand. Scott goes for The SuperPlex, but Ruff counters with The Avalanche Crucifix Bomb for a two count. Slugfest in the corner. Ruff dumps Scott face first on the apron. Ruff hits The Reverse Hurricanrana off the apron. Scott laughs at Ruff. Scott connects with The Confidence Boost on the floor for a two count. Ruff side steps Scott into the steel ring post. Ruff with a toolbox assisted chop block. Ruff lands The Frog Splash for a two count. Ruff applies The Heel Hook. Scott breaks free with a vicious back hand. Ruff responds with Two Flying Cutters. Ruff clotheslines Scott over the ringside barricade. AJ Francis catches Ruff in mid-air. Francis delivers The Death Valley Driver into the barricade. Scott rolls Ruff back into the ring. Scott plants Ruff with The JML Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott via Pinfall 

Second Match: Cameron Grimes vs. Asher Hale 

Grimes with a waist lock takedown. Grimes flexes his muscles. Hale applies a side headlock. Grimes reverses the hold. Hale whips Grimes across the ring. Grimes drops Hale with a shoulder tackle. Hale drops down on the canvas. Hale leapfrogs over Grimes. Hale rolls under a clothesline from Grimes. Hale dropkicks the left knee of Grimes. Hale repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Grimes. Hale applies a wrist lock. Grimes reverses out of the irish whip from Hale. Grimes clotheslines Hale. Grimes uppercuts Hale. Grimes with The Mid-Kick. Grimes repeatedly stomps on Hale’s chest. Hamstring Kick Exchange.

Grimes uppercuts Hale. Grimes whips Hale across the ring. Hale kicks Grimes in the chest. Hale with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hale blocks a pair of boots from Grimes. Hale with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Grimes denies The Tornado DDT. Hale kicks Grimes in the face. Hale delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Grimes denies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Grimes avoids The PK. Standing Switch Exchange. Hale sends Grimes chest first into the turnbuckles. Grimes with a running knee lift. Grimes with The Uranage Slam. Grimes connects with The Cave In to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cameron Grimes via Pinfall 

Third Match: Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans 

Tommaso Ciampa and James Drake will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Drake backs Ciampa into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Ciampa applies a side headlock. Drake whips Ciampa across the ring. Ciampa drops Drake with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Ciampa applies a rear chin lock. Ciampa transitions into a headscissors neck lock. Ciampa grabs a side wrist lock. Ciampa with a knife edge chop for a one count. Ciampa applies a wrist lock. Ciampa tags in Thatcher. Thatcher headbutts the midsection of Drake. Thatcher applies a standing arm-bar. Drake breaks the grip. Drake tags in Gibson. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Thatcher applies a double wrist lock. Gibson whips Thatcher across the ring. Thatcher with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Thatcher applies a front face lock. Thatcher brings Gibson down to the mat. Thatcher puts his knee on the right shoulder of Gibson. Thatcher works on his joint manipulation game. Thatcher repeatedly drives his knee into Gibson’s back. Gibson with a single leg takedown. Gibson applies a leg lock. Thatcher answers with The Sleeper Hold. Big Boot Exchange. Stereo Ten Beats Of The Bodhran.

Ciampa and Thatcher has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Thatcher uppercuts Drake. Thatcher with the irish whip. Drake made an illegal tag on the ring apron. Thatcher pulls Drake back into the ring. Drake grabs the left ear of Thatcher. Drake sends Thatcher face first into the ropes. Drake with forearm shivers. Drake tags in Gibson. Missile Dropkick/Flatliner Combination for a two count. Gibson with a flurry of desperation covers. Gibson applies a front face lock. Gibson transitions into the cravate. Gibson with Two HeadButts. Thatcher slings Gibson across the ring. Both men are knocked down after a double headbutt. Gibson tags in Drake. Thatcher uses his feet to create separation. Thatcher tags in Ciampa. Ciampa with a series of clotheslines. Ciampa with a diving double clothesline. Ciampa is fired up. Ciampa unloads six knife edge chops. Ciampa tags in Thatcher. Thatcher with forearm shivers. Thatcher tags in Ciampa.

Thatcher uppercuts Drake. Ciampa with a knee lift. Double Tomahawk Chop. Ciampa drops Drake with The Running Knee Strike for a two count. Ciampa attacks the left hand of Drake. Ciampa tags in Thatcher. Thatcher with a forearm smash. Drake repeatedly kicks Thatcher in the face. Thatcher applies a waist lock. Drake decks Thatcher with a back elbow smash. Drake tags in Gibson. Thatcher with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Uppercut Exchange. Ciampa delivers his combination offense. Ciampa clotheslines Drake over the top rope. Second Uppercut Exchange. Thatcher slaps Gibson in the face. Thatcher connects with The Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Thatcher applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Drake kicks Ciampa into the announce table. Thatcher with clubbing uppercuts. Gibson nails Thatcher with the throat thrust. Drake lands The Suicide Dive. Gibson hits The Helter Skelter for a two count. Ciampa pulls Drake off the apron. Thatcher with two uppercuts. The referee is distracted by Ciampa. Thatcher clocks Gibson with Wade Barrett’s shoe. Thatcher makes Gibson tap out to The Fujiwara Arm-Bar.

Winner: Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher via Submission 

Killer Kross, Finn Balor, Kyle O’Reilly and Pete Dunne Segment 

Fourth Match: Sarray vs. Zayda Raimer 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Raimer with a side headlock takeover. Sarray answers with the headscissors escape. Leg Sweep Exchange. Sarray kicks Raimer in the gut. Sarray applies a side headlock. Raimer reverses the hold. Sarray whips Raimer across the ring. Sarray with a running dropkick. Raimer regroups in the corner. Raimer with two uppercuts. Sarray kicks Raimer in the gut. Raimer leapfrogs over Sarray. Raimer with a double leg takedown. Raimer applies The STF. Sarray grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sarray repeatedly kicks the left knee of Raimer. Sarray with a head kick. Sarray rolls Raimer over for a two count.

Sarray hits The SpineBuster. Sarray applies The Muta Lock. Raimer grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sarray with a running dropkick. Sarray with The Bridging Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Sarray delivers The Missile Dropkick. Forearm Exchange. Raimer whips Sarray across the ring. Sarray dropkicks Raimer. Raimer side steps Sarray into the ropes. Raimer rolls Sarray over for a two count. Raimer brings Sarray to the corner. Raimer with a shoulder block. Raimer uppercuts Sarray. Raimer hits The SlingBlade for a two count. Sarray with a Spinning Back Kick. Sarray with a Release German Suplex. Sarray connects with The Exploder Suplex to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sarray via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: LA Knight vs. Jake Atlas 

Atlas ducks a clothesline from Knight. Atlas with a deep arm-drag. Atlas applies an arm-bar. Knight whips Atlas across the ring. Atlas with another deep arm-drag. Atlas applies the arm-bar. Knight with a forearm smash. Knight slams Atlas head on the top turnbuckle pad. Knight repeatedly stomps on Atlas chest. Knight whips Atlas across the ring. Atlas leapfrogs over Knight. Atlas holds onto the ropes. Atlas kicks Knight in the face. Atlas with a single leg dropkick. Knight regroups on the outside. Atlas goes for The Suicide Dive, but Knight counters with a forearm smash. Knight with a Running Knee Strike. Knight drops Atlas with The Slingshot Shoulder Tackle.

Knight is mauling Atlas in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Knight goes for a knee drop, but Atlas ducks out of the way. Atlas is throwing haymakers at Knight. Atlas ducks a clothesline from Knight. Atlas with The Pump Knee Strike. Atlas with The Rolling Elbow. Atlas follows that with The German Suplex for a two count. Knight drives Atlas face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Knight stomps on Atlas chest. Knight scores a right jab. Knight puts Atlas on the top turnbuckle. Knight with a straight right hand. Atlas HeadButts Knight. Atlas thrust kicks the midsection of Knight. Atlas with a knee lift. Knight dodges The Spinning Heel Kick. Knight kicks Atlas in the gut. Knight connects with The BFT to pickup the victory.

Winner: LA Knight via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart (c) vs. Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell In A Street Fight For The WWE NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship 

A pier six brawl ensues before the bell rings. Blackheart pulls out a table from under the ring. Hartwell sends Blackheart face first into the plexiglass. Hartwell with clubbing blows to Moon’s back. Hartwell sets up the table on the floor. LeRae runs Moon into the plexiglass. LeRae pulls out multiple chairs. Moon thrust kicks the midsection of LeRae. Hartwell runs Blackheart into the ring apron. All hell is breaking loose in Orlando. Blackheart slams Hartwell’s head on the table. Moon drives LeRae back first into the barricade. Moon and Blackheart gangs up on Hartwell. Moon whips Hartwell across the ring. Blackheart sweeps out the legs of Hartwell. Moon with a basement dropkick. Blackheart with a Senton Splash. Moon puts the trash can over Hartwell’s head. Double Basement Dropkick for a two count. LeRae dumps Moon out of the ring. LeRae ducks a clothesline from Blackheart. LeRae thrust kicks the left knee of Blackheart. LeRae SuperKicks Blackheart. LeRae checks on Hartwell. LeRae slides out of the ring. Double Trash Can Lid Shot. Moon kicks LeRae in the back. Moon and Blackheart rolls a table into the ring.

Hartwell attacks Moon from behind. Hartwell whips Moon into the plexiglass. Hartwell dumps Blackheart face first on the apron. Hartwell kicks Moon in the face. Hartwell sets up a chair contraption on the floor. Hartwell kicks Blackheart in the gut. Moon with a FaceBuster on the chair contraption. Moon and Blackheart has Hartwell sitting on a chair. LeRae blinds Moon with the fire extinguisher. LeRae removes the chair contraption. The Way sets up a ladder bridge. LeRae repeatedly stomps on Moon’s chest. The Way has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Moon whips LeRae across the ring. Moon dropkicks LeRae. Moon ducks a clothesline from Hartwell. Blackheart with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Reverse Senton/Enzuigiri Combination. Moon and Blackheart sends LeRae shoulder first into the steel ring post. Blackheart applies The Upside Down. Moon chucks a steel chair into Hartwell’s face. Moon with a stiff chair shot. Dominator/Running Cutter Combination for a two count.

Moon and Blackheart with stereo forearm shivers. Moon SuperKicks LeRae. Double Rolling Elbow. Blackheart lands The Senton Bomb through the ladder bridge. Moon with a Running Alabama Slam into the table for a two count. Hartwell with The Double Big Boot. LeRae hits The Assisted Quebrada for a two count. Moon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hartwell responds with The SpineBuster on the ladder for a two count. Blackheart dumps Hartwell out of the ring. Hartwell clears the announce table. Blackheart attacks Hartwell with a plastic water bottle. Blackheart climbs up the stage tower. Blackheart with The Flying Crossbody Block through the announce table. LeRae rolls Moon for a two count. Moon with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Moon is displaying her frustration. LeRae negates The Eclipse. LeRae shoves Blackheart into Moon. LeRae lays Moon flat on the table. Blackheart SuperKicks LeRae. Hartwell connects with The SpringBoard Elbow Drop through the table. LeRae clocks Blackheart with The Brass Knuckle Punch. LeRae plants Blackheart with The Wicked Step Sister on the chair to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions, Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez