WWE NXT Level Up
April 1, 2022
The Capitol Wrestling Center
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Commentators: Sudu Shah & Nigel McGuinness
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Xyon Quinn vs. Dante Chen
Chen applies a wrist lock. Chen transitions into a hammerlock. Chen grabs a side headlock. Quinn sends Chen into the ropes. Chen goes back to the side headlock. Quinn whips Chen across the ring. Chen ducks under two clotheslines from Quinn. Chen holds onto the ropes. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Quinn denies The O’Connor Roll. Chen dropkicks Quinn. Quinn drives Chen back first into the turnbuckles. Quinn with clubbing shoulder blocks. Quinn whips Chen into the turnbuckles. Chen dives over Quinn. Chen grabs a side wrist lock. Chen fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Chen maintains wrist control. Quinn delivers a gut punch. Quinn dumps Chen face first on the top turnbuckle pad.
Quinn with a running shoulder tackle for a two count. Quinn applies a rear chin lock. Chen with heavy bodyshots. Quinn punches Chen in the back. Chen decks Quinn with a back elbow smash. Quinn drops Chen with a Body Block. Chen hammers down on the back of Quinn’s neck. Chen kicks Quinn in the face. Chen with a running clothesline. Chen with a corner clothesline. Chen follows that with a running uppercut. Chen with The Stinger Splash. Chen nails Quinn with The Pump Kick for a two count. Quinn catches Chen in mid-air. Quinn hits The Death Valley Driver. Chen side steps Quinn into the turnbuckles. Chen rolls Quinn over for a two count. Chen with a double handed chop. Quinn connects with a running forearm smash to pickup the victory.
Winner: Xyon Quinn via Pinfall
Second Match: Kayden Carter w/Kacy Catanzaro vs. Tatum Paxley
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Paxley goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Carter holds onto the ropes. Paxley applies The Arm-Bar. Paxley transitions into a bodyscissors hold. Paxley avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Paxley rolls Carter over for a one count. Paxley with a side headlock takeover. Carter answers with the headscissors escape. Strong lockup. Paxley reverses out of the irish whip from Carter. Carter twerks on the outside. Carter with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Paxley kicks Carter in the face. Carter has Paxley perched on the middle turnbuckle. Carter dropkicks Paxley for a two count. Paxley with a Sunset Flip into the turnbuckles. Paxley whips Carter across the ring. Paxley dropkicks Carter for a two count.
Carter slaps Paxley in the chest. Paxley kicks Carter in the gut. Paxley with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Paxley goes back to the bodyscissors hold. Carter decks Paxley with a back elbow smash. Paxley sends Carter into the ropes. Carter leapfrogs over Paxley. Carter sweeps out the legs of Paxley. Carter kicks Paxley in the face. Carter rolls under a clothesline from Paxley. Carter scores two forearm knockdowns. Carter tees off on Paxley. Paxley reverses out of the irish whip from Carter. Carter with The Roll Through SuperKick. Carter was unable to get Paxley’s shoulders pinned to the mat. Paxley fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Paxley with a back elbow smash. Paxley bodyslams Carter. Paxley poses for the crowd. Paxley hits The Corkscrew Senton for a two count. Shot-Arm Reversal by Carter. Carter with The Tip Up. Carter with a leaping thrust kick. Carter connects with The Fireman’s Carry Leg Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kayden Carter via Pinfall
Third Match: James Drake w/Zack Gibson vs. Damon Kemp
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kemp backs Drake into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Drake shoves Kemp. Drake hides himself in the ropes. Strong lockup. Drake applies an arm-bar. Drake grabs a side wrist lock. Kemp showcases his athleticism. Kemp with two waist lock takedowns. Drake grabs the top rope which forces the break. Drake decks Kemp with a back elbow smash. Drake with a side headlock takeover. Kemp whips Drake across the ring. Kemp drops down on the canvas. Kemp leapfrogs over Drake. Kemp bodyslams Drake. Kemp sends Drake to the corner.
Kemp with a Back Body Drop. Gibson pulls Drake out of the ring. Kemp tries to kick Gibson. Drake slams Kemp’s head on the top rope. Drake repeatedly stomps on Kemp’s chest. Gibson talks smack to Kemp. Drake with a short-arm lariat for a one count. Drake applies The Cobra Clutch. Kemp sends Drake to the corner. Kemp with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Kemp with two uppercuts. Kemp ducks a clothesline from Drake. Kemp with a running shoulder tackle. Kemp hits The Rolling Senton. Kemp gets distracted by Gibson. Drake with a Diving HeadButt. GYV gets distracted by Malik Blade and Edris Enofe. Kemp rolls Drake over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Damon Kemp via Pinfall
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