WWE NXT Results (4/19/22): Carmelo Hayes vs. Santos Escobar

WWE NXT
April 19, 2022
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: (Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett)

Transcription by Josh Lopez

Pretty Deadly, The Grizzled Young Veterans and Legado Del Fantasma Segment 

First Match: Tiffany Stratton vs. Sarray 

Stratton talks smack to Sarray after the bell rings. Sarray shoves Stratton. Stratton kicks Sarray in the gut. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sarray with a deep arm-drag. Sarray with a basement dropkick. Sarray ducks a clothesline from Stratton. Sarray with a forearm smash. Stratton answers with a knife edge chop. Sarray rolls Stratton over for a one count. Sarray grapevines the legs of Stratton. Sarray applies The Muta Lock. Stratton grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Stratton avoids The Sunray Dropkick. Stratton kicks Sarray in the chest. Stratton gets Sarray tied up in the ropes. Stratton with a Running Hip Attack for a two count.

Stratton punches Sarray in the back. Stratton applies The Cobra Clutch. Stratton drives her knee into the midsection of Sarray. Stratton sends Sarray to the corner. Stratton with a running shoulder block. Stratton pulls Sarray down to the mat. Stratton with The Slingshot Senton for a two count. Stratton starts rag dolling Sarray. Palm Strike Exchange. Sarray dropkicks Stratton. Sarray with a Release German Suplex. Sarray delivers The Flying Double Foot Stomp. Sarray repeatedly stomps on Stratton’s chest. Sarray with The PK. Sarray nails Stratton with The Sunray Dropkick. Sarray rolls Stratton back into the ring. Stratton clings onto the middle rope. Stratton HeadButts Sarray. Stratton connects with a Twisting Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tiffany Stratton via Pinfall 

Second Match: Grayson Waller vs. Sanga 

Sanga attacks Waller before the bell rings. Sanga stops Waller in his tracks. Waller decks Sanga with a back elbow smash. Waller tells the referee to ring the bell. Waller with a straight right hand. Sanga clotheslines the back of Waller’s neck. Sanga with Six Biel Throws. Waller clings onto the bottom rope. Waller dropkicks the right knee of Sanga. Waller with clubbing blows to Sanga’s back. Sanga sends Waller into the ropes. Sanga drops Waller with a shoulder tackle. Sanga with clubbing sledges across the back of Waller.

Sanga whips Waller into the turnbuckles. Waller kicks Sanga in the face. Sanga with a Side Walk Slam. Sanga talks smack to Waller. Sanga slams Waller’s head on the canvas. Sanga plays to the crowd. Sanga with The Elbow Drop for a two count. Sanga bodyslams Waller. Waller regroups on the outside. Waller kicks Sanga into the announce table. Waller slides out of the ring. Sanga goes for The Chokeslam, but Waller lands back on his feet. Waller drives Sanga face first into the steel ring post. Waller rolls Sanga back into the ring. Waller connects with The Roll Through Stunner to pickup the victory.

Winner: Grayson Waller via Pinfall 

Third Match: Legado Del Fantasma w/Santos Escobar & Elektra Lopez vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans 

Legado starts things off with Two SomerSault Plancha’s. Mendoza rolls Drake back into the ring. Mendoza with a Spinning Back Kick. Mendoza tags in Wilde. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown. Assisted Splash for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Drake with a back elbow smash. Drake applies a side headlock. Gibson tags himself in. Wilde whips Drake across the ring. Double Leapfrog. Wilde ducks a clothesline from Gibson. Wilde punches Drake. Wilde with a Ripcord Chop. Wilde leapfrogs over Drake. Wilde with an Arm-Drag/Missile Dropkick Combination. Wilde drops Gibson with The Cazadora FaceBuster for a two count. Gibson kicks Wilde in the back. Gibson with a back elbow smash to Mendoza. Wilde grabs a side headlock. Gibson whips Wilde across the ring. Drake made the blind tag. Assisted Enzuigiri. Drake dropkicks Mendoza off the ring apron. GYV are fired up. Drake with two forearm smashes. Drake tags in Gibson.

Wilde with a shoulder block. Wilde with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Wilde holds onto the ropes. Wilde kicks Gibson in the face. Wilde with a Spinning FaceBuster. Gibson scores the ankle pick. Wilde with a Desperation Boot. Mendoza and Drake are tagged in. Mendoza ducks a clothesline from Drake. Mendoza with a Running Enzuigiri. Mendoza unloads a flurry of right jabs. Mendoza whips Drake across the ring. Mendoza clotheslines Drake. Mendoza dropkicks Drake. Mendoza with a Tilt-A-Whirl Headscissors Takeover. Mendoza puts Drake on the top turnbuckle. Mendoza goes for The SuperPlex, but Gibson gets in the way. Drake tags in Gibson. Mendoza with The SpringBoard FrankenSteiner. Gibson nails Mendoza with a throat thrust. Gibson with forearm shivers. Gibson tags in Drake. Drake knocks Wilde off the apron. Wilde with a SpringBoard Cannonball Senton. Mendoza hits The Spinning DDT. Assisted Pescado to the outside. Mendoza tags in Wilde. Legado connects with their Running Enzuigiri/Side Russian Leg Sweep Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Legado Del Fantasma via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Carmelo Hayes w/Trick Williams vs. Santos Escobar w/Legado Del Fantasma 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Escobar applies a waist lock. Escobar walks Hayes into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Escobar brings Hayes down to the mat. Escobar applies an arm-bar. Hayes puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Hayes applies a front face lock. Hayes with clubbing blows to Escobar’s back. Hayes uses the middle rope as a weapon. Both superstars abuses the referee’s five count. Hayes pie faces Escobar. Hayes kicks Escobar in the gut. Hayes applies a side headlock. Escobar whips Hayes across the ring. Hayes runs into Escobar. Hayes grabs a side headlock. Escobar sends Hayes into the ropes. Escobar drops down on the canvas. Escobar dropkicks Hayes. Escobar with the irish whip. Hayes launches Escobar over the top rope. Escobar with an Apron Enzuigiri. Escobar with a Flying Crossbody Block. Escobar gets distracted by Williams. Hayes with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Hayes goes back to the side headlock. Escobar whips Hayes across the ring. Hayes slips over Escobar’s back. Hayes with The Pump Kick. Misfired Hip Tosses. Hayes drops Escobar with a NeckBreaker.

Escobar regroups on the outside. Hayes kicks Escobar in the gut. Hayes with a straight right hand. Hayes with a knife edge chop. Hayes applies a front face lock. Hayes sends Escobar chest first into the steel ring steps. Hayes with the elbow drop for a one count. Hayes applies a rear chin lock. Hayes transitions into a front face lock. Hayes scores the elbow knockdown. Hayes with another elbow drop for a one count. Hayes goes back to the rear chin lock. Escobar decks Hayes with a JawBreaker. Hayes sends Escobar shoulder first into two turnbuckle pads. Escobar drives Hayes shoulder first into the steel ring post. Escobar blocks The Pump Kick. Escobar with a knee lift. Escobar with a Discus Elbow Smash. Hayes responds with The Standing Spanish Fly. Hayes with a throat thrust. Hayes goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Escobar counters with a BackBreaker for a two count.

Escobar applies a top wrist lock. Hayes with a single leg takedown. Hayes applies the single leg crab. Hayes goes back to the front face lock. Escobar with an inside cradle for a two count. Hayes is relentless with these front face locks. Escobar with The Bridging Vertical Suplex for a two count. Hayes punches Escobar in the back. Hayes repeatedly kicks Escobar in the face. Hayes applies a front face lock. Escobar drills Hayes with The Delayed BrainBuster. Palm Strike Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Escobar runs Hayes into the turnbuckles. Escobar slaps Hayes in the chest. Escobar with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Escobar transitions into a corner mount. Hayes dumps Escobar face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Escobar kicks Hayes in the face. Escobar clotheslines Hayes. Escobar scores the elbow knockdown. Escobar with a running forearm smash. Escobar with a Pump Knee Strike. Escobar dumps Hayes out of the ring. Escobar lands The Thrill Of The Hunt. Escobar rolls Hayes back into the ring. Tony D’Angelo’s henchman attacks Escobar behind the referee’s back. Hayes connects with The Flying Scissors Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Carmelo Hayes via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Natalya vs. Tatum Paxley 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Natalya backs Paxley into the ropes. Natalya shoves Paxley into the canvas. Natalya applies a side headlock. Natalya with a side headlock takeover. Paxley answers with the headscissors escape. Natalya pops back on her feet. Natalya poses for the crowd. Paxley shoves Natalya. Paxley grabs a side headlock. Paxley with a side headlock takeover of her own. Natalya with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Natalya slaps Paxley in the face. Wrist Lock Exchange. Natalya with a wrist lock takedown. Natalya applies an arm-bar. Natalya transitions into a side wrist lock.

Paxley with a deep arm-drag. Natalya regroups on the outside. Paxley kicks Natalya in the face. Paxley runs after Natalya. Natalya drops Paxley with The Discus Lariat. Natalya with a Snap Vertical Suplex on the floor. Natalya rolls Paxley back into the ring. Natalya hooks the outside leg for a two count. Natalya talks smack to Paxley. Natalya drives Paxley face first into the canvas. Natalya applies The Romero Special. Natalya sends Paxley to the corner. Paxley decks Natalya with a back elbow smash. Paxley kicks Natalya in the gut. Paxley ducks a clothesline from Natalya. Paxley clotheslines Natalya. Paxley scores the elbow knockdown. Paxley with a Vertical Suplex. Paxley with a Twisting Senton Splash for a two count. Natalya drives Paxley face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Natalya makes Paxley tap out to The Sharpshooter.

Winner: Natalya via Submission

Sixth Match: Wes Lee vs. Xyon Quinn 

Lee with a Rolling Capo Kick after the bell rings. Lee with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Lee ducks a clothesline from Quinn. Lee leapfrogs over Quinn. Lee dropkicks Quinn to the floor. Lee lands The Suicide Dive. Lee punches Quinn in the back. Quinn drives Lee back first into the ring apron. Quinn with a Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Quinn rolls Lee back into the ring. Quinn hooks the outside leg for a two count. Quinn punches Lee in the back.

Quinn hammers down on the back of Lee’s neck. Lee fights from underneath. Lee with a Spinning Back Kick. Lee ducks a clothesline from Quinn. Quinn drops Lee with a Body Block. Quinn with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Quinn HeadButts Lee. Quinn with a Corner Spear. Lee denies The Samoan Drop. Lee with an inside cradle for a two count. Quinn sends Lee chest first into the canvas. Lee SuperKicks Quinn. Lee delivers his combination offense. Lee dropkicks the back of Quinn’s head. Lee slips on the middle rope. Quinn rocks Lee with a forearm smash. Quinn connects with a Running Forearm to pickup the victory.

Winner: Xyon Quinn via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Roxxane Perez vs. Jacy Jayne w/Toxic Attraction 

Jayne drives her knee into the midsection of Perez. Jayne punches Perez in the back. Chop Exchange. Rollup Exchange. Leg Sweep Exchange. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Jayne kicks Perez in the gut. Perez reverses out of the irish whip from Jayne. Perez with two deep arm-drags. Jayne avoids the third. Jayne calls Perez a loser. Perez responds accordingly with another arm-drag. Jayne sends Perez face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Jayne SuperKicks Perez. Jayne talks smack to Perez. Jayne tugs on Perez’s hair. Jayne gets distracted by Wendy Choo has distracted The Toxic Lounge. Perez connects with The Code Red to pickup the victory.

Winner: Roxxane Perez via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Pretty Deadly (c) vs. Dexter Lumis & Duke Hudson w/Indi Hartwell & Persia Pirotta For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship 

Elton Prince and Dexter Lumis will start things off. Lumis is playing mind games with Prince. Prince tags in Wilson. Prince grabs the left leg of Lumis. Wilson rocks Lumis with a forearm smash. Wilson uppercuts Lumis. Wilson with a straight right hand. Wilson uses the middle rope which forces the break. Wilson kicks Lumis in the gut. Wilson with a forearm smash. Wilson with a gut punch. Wilson tags in Prince. Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. Leg Drop/Splash Combination for a two count. Lumis sits up. Lumis uppercuts Prince. Lumis with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Lumis ducks a clothesline from Prince. Wilson made a blind tag. Lumis goes for The Atomic Drop, but Prince counters with a back elbow smash. Wilson goes for a flying double axe handle strike, but Lumis counters with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Lumis applies a front face lock. Hudson tags himself in. Hudson with a forearm smash. Hudson stomps on Wilson’s chest. Hudson tags in Lumis.

Hudson and Lumis goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but Prince gets in the way. Stereo Toe Kicks. Pretty Deadly poses with Hartwell and Pirotta on the outside. Lumis and Hudson throws Pretty Deadly back into the ring. Lumis ducks a clothesline from Wilson. Lumis with a Lou Thez Press. Lumis transitions into a ground and pound attack. Lumis with a running elbow drop. Lumis applies a front face lock. Lumis tags in Hudson. Double Delayed Vertical Suplex. Hudson unloads a flurry of right jabs. Hudson whips Wilson across the ring. Hudson scores the elbow knockdown. Hudson is fired up. Hudson sends Wilson into the ropes. Hudson clotheslines Wilson. Hudson tags in Lumis. Lumis runs after Wilson. Wilson tags in Prince. Wilson attacks Lumis from behind. Wilson backs Lumis into the turnbuckles. Prince with a forearm smash. Prince uppercuts Lumis. Lumis reverses out of the irish whip from Prince. Lumis scores the elbow knockdown for a one count. Lumis applies a rear chin lock. Lumis pulls Prince down to the mat. Lumis tags in Hudson.

Hudson punches Prince in the ribs. Hudson hammers down on the back of Prince’s neck. Hudson sends Prince to the corner. Hudson with a Side Walk Slam for a one count. Hudson applies a rear chin lock. Hudson brings Prince down to the mat for a two count. Hudson applies a front face lock. Hudson tags in Lumis. Following a snap mare takeover, Lumis kicks Prince in the face. Lumis with clubbing crossfaces. Lumis applies a rear chin lock. Prince decks Lumis with a JawBreaker. Lumis clotheslines Prince. Prince side steps Lumis into the turnbuckles. Prince tags in Wilson. Pretty Deadly is mauling Lumis in the corner. Wilson with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Wilson applies The Cobra Clutch. Wilson stops Lumis in his tracks. Lumis with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Wilson tags in Prince.

Lumis crawls under Prince. Lumis tags in Hudson. Hudson with two forearm knockdowns. Hudson ducks a clothesline from Prince. Hudson with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Hudson Powerslams Wilson. Hudson with two corner clotheslines. Hudson throws Wilson into Prince. Prince reverses out of the irish whip from Hudson. Hudson with a back elbow smash. Hudson knocks Wilson off the ring apron. Prince yanks Hudson off the top turnbuckle for a two count. Hudson with an inside cradle for a two count. Hudson sends Prince to the corner. Meeting Of The Minds. Hudson dumps Wilson out of the ring. Wilson wisely pulls Lumis off the ring apron. Lumis throws Wilson into the steel ring steps. Prince sends Lumis crashing into the plexiglass. Hudson Powerslams Prince for a two count. Hudson blasts Wilson off the apron. Prince connects with The Running Boot to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, Pretty Deadly via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez