WWE NXT Level Up Results (4/15/22): Tatum Paxley vs. Kiana James

WWE NXT Level Up
April 15, 2022
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: Sudu Shah & Nigel McGuinness

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Roxxane Perez vs. Sloane Jacobs 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jacobs backs Perez into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Perez applies a side headlock. Jacobs whips Perez across the rig. Perez cartwheels over Jacobs. Perez taunts Jacobs. Perez ducks a clothesline from Jacobs. Perez with two deep arm-drags. Jacobs sends Perez into the ropes. Perez with a Tilt-A-Whirl Headscissors Takeover for a two count. Perez applies an arm-bar. Jacobs walks Perez into the ropes. Jacobs dumps Perez face first on the top rope. Jacobs with a NeckBreaker for a two count.

Jacobs applies a straight jacket hold. Jacobs with a forearm shot across the back of Perez. Jacobs sends Perez to the corner. Jacobs goes for a Bodyslam, but Perez counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Jacobs kicks Perez in the gut. Jacobs whips Perez back first into the turnbuckles. Perez decks Jacobs with a back elbow smash. Perez kicks Jacobs in the face. Perez hits The Lou Thez Press for a two count. Perez with a Running Uppercut. Perez drops Jacobs with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Perez with a Twisting Senton Splash. Jacobs connects with The Code Red to pickup the victory.

Winner: Roxxane Perez via Pinfall 

Second Match: Damon Kemp vs. Troy Donovan w/Channing Lauren 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Kemp with two waist lock takedowns. Kemp grapples around Donovan. Kemp applies a front face lock. Kemp with a Delayed GutWrench Suplex. Kemp poses for the crowd. Strong lockup. Standing Switch Exchange. Kemp goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Donovan holds onto the ropes. Donovan decks Kemp with a back elbow smash. Donovan with a straight right hand. Kemp reverses out of the irish whip from Donovan. Kemp bodyslams Donovan. Kemp takes a swipe at Lauren. Kemp ducks a clothesline from Donovan. Donovan drives Kemp face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Donovan dropkicks Kemp. Donovan transitions into a ground and pound attack. Donovan poses for the crowd.

Donovan slams Kemp’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Donovan with the irish whip. Donovan clotheslines Kemp for a two count. Donovan applies the standing chin bar. Kemp with a Judo Toss. Donovan hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Donovan goes back to the chin bar. Kemp with heavy bodyshots. Donovan punches Kemp in the back. Donovan whips Kemp across the ring. Kemp scores the elbow knockdown. Kemp with Two Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Kemp with a rolling shoulder block for a two count. Donovan fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Donovan sends Kemp chest first into the turnbuckles. Donovan hits The Falcon Arrow. Donovan goes for The Frog Splash, but Kemp ducks out of the way. Kemp blasts Lauren off the ring apron. Donovan with a Rolling Senton. Donovan connects with a Butterfly NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Damon Kemp via Pinfall 

Third Match: Tatum Paxley vs. Kiana James 

James grabs the left leg of Paxley. Paxley showcases her athleticism. Wrist Lock Exchange. James goes for a snap mare takeover, but Paxley lands back on her feet. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Ivy Nile appears on the stage. James applies a side headlock. Paxley rolls James over for a one count. Paxley with The Gator Roll for a two count. Paxley applies a wrist lock. James fights out of the fireman’s carry position. James with a drop toe hold into the middle rope. James with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. James talks smack to Paxley. James bodyslams Paxley for a two count.

James applies a waist lock. James transitions into an arm-bar. James is keeping Paxley grounded. Paxley runs James into the turnbuckles. James ducks under a forearm from Paxley. James repeatedly stomps on Paxley’s chest. Paxley with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Paxley decks James with a back elbow smash. Paxley ducks a clothesline from James. Paxley clotheslines James. Paxley scores the elbow knockdown. Paxley dropkicks James for a two count. Paxley seeks approval from Nile. James rolls Paxley over for a two count. James kicks Paxley in the gut. Paxley with a Vertical Suplex. Paxley plays to the crowd. Paxley connects with a Twisting Senton Splash to pickup the victory. After the match, we see that Nile is not impressed with Paxley.

Winner: Tatum Paxley via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez