WWE NXT Results (1/17/23): Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams vs. Apollo Crews & Axiom

WWE NXT
January 17, 2023
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: (Vic Joseph & Booker T) 

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams vs. Apollo Crews & Axiom

Trick Williams and Axiom will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Axiom with a waist lock go-behind. Axiom rolls out of a side wrist lock from Williams. Wrist Lock Exchange. Axiom dropkicks Williams. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Williams backs Axiom into the ropes. Axiom ducks a clothesline from Williams. Williams avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Axiom applies a side headlock. Williams whips Axiom across the ring. Williams drops Axiom with two shoulder tackles. Axiom ducks another clothesline from Williams. Williams with a Pop Up Haymaker. Williams slams Axiom’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Williams tags in Hayes. Axiom kicks Hayes in the gut. Axiom slaps Williams in the chest. Axiom with a Headscissors/Arm-Drag Takeover Combination. Axiom with a deep arm-drag. Axiom dropkicks Hayes. Axiom tags in Crews. Crews with a double sledge. Crews applies a wrist lock. Hayes reverses out of the irish whip from Crews. Crews dives over Hayes. Hayes drops down on the canvas. Crews leapfrogs over Hayes. Crews drops down on the canvas. Crews with two dropkicks. Crews with a Double Japanese Arm-Drag. Crews whips Hayes across the ring. Crews with a side headlock takeover. Hayes with a Pump Kick. Hayes follows that with The La Mistica for a two count. Hayes applies a side headlock. Axiom tags himself in.

Crews whips Hayes across the ring. Axiom chops Hayes. Crews with a Jumping Knee Strike. Axiom with a German Suplex. Crews throws Axiom into Hayes and Williams. Axiom rolls Hayes back into the ring. Axiom scores the ankle pick. Axiom applies the toe and ankle hold. Axiom stomps on Hayes back. Hayes sends Axiom face first into the middle rope. Hayes tags in Williams. Williams with a gut punch. Williams whips Axiom across the ring. Williams clotheslines Axiom. Williams bodyslams Axiom for a two count. Williams tags in Hayes. Hayes with a gut punch. Hayes with a Toss Slam. Axiom slaps Hayes in the chest. Axiom applies a front face lock. Axiom tags in Crews. Double Irish Whip. Crews dropkicks the left knee of Hayes. Axiom with a Sliding Dropkick. Crews hooks the outside leg for a two count. Crews applies a front face lock. Crews transitions into a rear chin lock. Crews goes back to the front face lock. Crews hyperextend the left shoulder of Hayes. Crews tags in Axiom. Axiom with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Axiom applies a front face lock. Hayes goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Axiom counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Axiom ducks a clothesline from Williams. Both guys are knocked down after a double clothesline. Standing Switch Exchange. German Suplex Party. Hayes and Williams goes for Stereo Belly to Back Suplex’s, but Axiom and Crews lands back on their feet.

Crews with a Pump Kick to Williams. Hayes uses the right leg of Axiom as a weapon. Hayes with a SpringBoard Clothesline for a two count. Hayes tags in Williams. Williams kicks Axiom in the ribs. Williams slams Axiom’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Williams with a blistering chop. Williams repeatedly stomps on Axiom’s chest. Williams applies a front face lock. Williams tags in Hayes. Hayes with a gut punch. Following a snap mare takeover, Hayes applies a rear chin lock. Axiom dropkicks Williams off the ring apron. Axiom dives over Hayes. Axiom tags in Crews. Crews ducks a clothesline from Hayes. Crews blasts Williams off the apron. Crews thrust kicks the midsection of Hayes. Crews with a Running Pump Kick. Crews clotheslines Hayes. Crews whips Hayes across the ring. Crews with a Leaping Clothesline. Crews pops back on his feet. Crews with Two Stinger Splashes. Crews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews follows that with a Press Slam. Crews with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Axiom with a running shot to Williams. Axiom delivers The Golden Ratio off the apron. Crews denies The Nothing But Net. Crews rolls Hayes over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Apollo Crews & Axiom via Pinfall

 Stevie Turner Vignette.

Second Match: Alba Fyre vs. Sol Ruca

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fyre backs Ruca into the turnbuckles. Fyre with a waist lock takedown. Fyre rolls Ruca over for a two count. Ruca with a drop toe hold. Ruca applies a front face lock. Fyre goes for a wrist lock takeover, Ruca lands back on her feet. Fyre ducks a clothesline from Ruca. Fyre applies a waist lock. Fyre sends Ruca to the corner. Ruca dives over Fyre. Ruca with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Ruca with the backslide cover for a two count. Ruca dodges The SuperKick. Nice display of sportsmanship in the center of the ring. Fyre grabs the left leg of Ruca. Fyre with a back heel trip.

Ruca push kicks Fyre. Ruca pops back on her feet. Fyre goes for a Hip Toss, but Ruca lands back on her feet. Ruca drops Fyre with The X-Factor for a two count. Fyre with a gut punch. Fyre pulls Ruca down to the mat. Fyre repeatedly stomps on Ruca’s back. Fyre with a straight right hand. Fyre with a GourdBuster. Fyre follows that with two mid-kicks. Ruca denies The Gory Bomb. Fyre slaps Ruca in the chest. Ruca reverses out of the irish whip from Fyre. Fyre slips off Ruca’s shoulders. Fyre SuperKicks Ruca. Fyre with clubbing blows to Ruca’s back. Fyre gets distracted by Isla Dawn. Ruca connects with The Sol Snatcher to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sol Ruca via Pinfall 

Third Match: Gallus vs. Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen w/Fallon Henley

Briggs and Jensen attacks Gallus before the bell rings. Jensen is throwing haymakers at Wolfgang. Wolfgang backs Jensen into the turnbuckles. Wolfgang with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Coffey tags himself in. Coffey clotheslines Jensen. Coffey with two downward haymakers. Coffey with a forearm smash. Jensen attacks the midsection of Coffey. Jensen whips Coffey across the ring. Jensen with a double drop down. Jensen tags in Briggs. Double Shoulder Tackle. Double Bodyslam for a two count. Briggs applies a front face lock. Coffey reverses out of the irish whip from Jensen. Wolfgang drives his knee into Jensen’s back. Coffey scores the elbow knockdown. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang with an elbow drop. Wolfgang is raining down haymakers. Wolfgang with two knee drops. Wolfgang applies The Cobra Clutch. Coffey tags himself in. Wolfgang with a shoulder block. Coffey with a forearm shot across the back of Jensen. Coffey with two knee strikes. Forearm Exchange. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang with a gut punch. Wolfgang whips Jensen across the ring. Jensen leapfrogs over Wolfgang. Jensen tags in Briggs.

Briggs with repeated bodyshots. Briggs with forearm shivers. Briggs sends Wolfgang to the corner. Briggs with a corner clothesline. Briggs gets distracted by Coffey. Briggs drops Wolfgang with The Big Boot. Coffey tags himself in. Wolfgang sends Briggs into the ropes. Coffey pulls Briggs out of the ring. Coffey with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron. Coffey tees off on Briggs. Gallus starts removing the ringside padding. The referee is losing control of this match. Briggs with a Counter Vertical Suplex on the floor. All hell is breaking loose at ringside. Briggs rolls Coffey back into the ring. Coffey goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Briggs holds onto the ropes. Coffey with a Diving Uppercut. Coffey kicks Briggs in the chest. Coffey with a Knee Drop. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang kicks Briggs in the ribs for a two count. Wolfgang applies a rear chin lock. Wolfgang uppercuts Briggs. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Gallus is mauling Briggs in the corner.

Coffey with a knee lift. Coffey punches Briggs in the back. Second Forearm Exchange. Coffey applies a front face lock. Coffey whips Briggs across the ring. Coffey scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Coffey goes back to the front face lock. Briggs with a Back Body Drop. Briggs tags in Jensen. Jensen clotheslines Coffey. Jensen scores the elbow knockdown. Jensen kicks Wolfgang off the apron. Jensen with a Spinning Heel Kick. Jensen goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Coffey blocks it. Coffey with The Kitchen Sink. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang with a Diving Senton Splash for a two count. Wolfgang applies a rear chin lock. Wolfgang with a knee lift. Wolfgang sends Jensen shoulder first into the steel ring post. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Coffey rocks Jensen with a forearm smash. Coffey with a knee drop for a two count. Coffey is putting the boots to Jensen. Coffey with a forearm shot across the back of Jensen for a two count. Coffey kicks Jensen in the gut. Coffey tags in Wolfgang.

Wolfgang is choking Jensen with his knee. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Coffey stomps on the left hamstring of Jensen. Coffey applies a front face lock. Coffey grabs a side headlock. Coffey drives his knee into the midsection of Jensen. Jensen side steps Coffey into the turnbuckles. Jensen tags in Briggs. Briggs with rapid fire haymakers. Briggs dumps Wolfgang out of the ring. Briggs rocks Coffey with a forearm smash. Briggs with a diving shoulder tackle off the apron. Jensen with two haymakers. Wolfgang answers with a forearm smash. Coffey with a Back Body Drop onto the exposed concrete. Briggs rolls Coffey back into the ring. Briggs with a Flying Clothesline. Briggs with a Sidewalk Slam. Briggs follows that with a Big Splash. Jensen is receiving medical attention on the outside. Kiana James comes out to check on Jensen. Coffey with the small package for a two count. Both guys are knocked down after a double clothesline. Third Forearm Exchange. Coffey with a Lariat. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Gallus connects with their Powerslam/Enzuigiri Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Gallus via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Thea Hail w/Andre Chase & Duke Hudson vs. Valentina Feroz 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Feroz applies a side headlock. Feroz with a side headlock takeover. Hail answers with the headscissor escape. Hail taunts Feroz. Strong lockup. Hail applies a side headlock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Feroz with a soccer kick. Hail kicks Feroz in the face. Leg Sweep Exchange. Arm-Drag Exchange. Feroz with a basement dropkick for a two ount. Feroz applies a half straight jacket hold. Elektra Lopez makes her way down to the ringside area. Hail ducks a clothesline from Feroz. Feroz blocks The Crucifix Bomb.

Feroz rolls Hail over for a two count. Hail with a Sliding Knee Strike. Hail with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Feroz kicks out of multiple pinning predicaments. Feroz with another quick rollup for a two count. Feroz drives her knee into the midsection of Hail. Feroz kicks Hail in the face. Feroz whips Hail across the ring. Hail ducks a clothesline from Feroz. Both ladies are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Lopez gives Feroz brass knuckles. The referee admonishes Feroz. Hail connects with The Cravate NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Thea Hail via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Tyler Bate vs. Javier Bernal

Bate is playing mind games with Bernal. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bate leapfrogs over Bernal. Bate crawls under Bernal’s legs. Bate rolls Bernal over for a one count. Side Headlock Exchange. Bate whips Bernal across the ring. Bate drops down on the canvas. Bate dropkicks Bernal. Bate with a deep arm-drag. Bate applies a wrist lock. Bate transitions into an arm-bar. Bate backs Bernal into the ropes. Bernal with a thumb to the eye. Bernal attacks Bate from behind. Bernal whips Bate into the turnbuckles. Bernal with a Running Bulldog. Bernal with a running clothesline for a two count. Bernal transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bernal rams his forearm across Bate’s face. Haymaker Exchange.

Bate with two uppercuts. Bernal reverses out of the irish whip from Bate. Bate blocks The Running Bulldog. Bate scores the elbow knockdown. Bate kicks Bernal in the gut. Bate uppercuts Bernal. Bate headbutts the midsection of Bernal. Bate whips Bernal across the ring. Bate with a corkscrew elbow strike. Bate with another uppercut. Bernal reverses out of the irish whip from Bate. Bate with a knee lift. Bate with a diving uppercut. Bate follows that with The Exploder Suplex. Bate pops back on his feet. Bate with a Running Shooting Star Press. Bernal denies The Tyler Driver #97. Bate denies The CodeBreaker. Bate delivers Two Bop and Bangs. Bate with a Handspring Lariat. Bate connects with The Tyler Driver #97 to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tyler Bate via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Roxanne Perez & Lyra Valkyria vs. Toxic Attraction

Roxanne Perez and Jacy Jayne will start things off. Perez ducks a clothesline from Jayne. Perez with forearm shivers. Valkyria drives her knee into the midsection of Dolin. Perez punches Jayne in the back. Valkyria with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Toxic Attraction regroups on the outside. Perez lands The Suicide Dive. Valkyria with a diving dropkick through the ropes. Perez rolls Jayne back into the ring. Perez hooks the outside leg for a one count. Perez applies a wrist lock. Valkyria tags herself in. Valkyria kicks the left shoulder of Jayne. Valkyria with Two Knee Lifts. Valkyria uppercuts Jayne. Valkyria applies a side headlock. Perez tags herself in. Jayne whips Valkyria across the ring. Valkyria slides under Jayne’s legs. Perez with a Roll Through Basement Dropkick for a two count. Perez with The La Magistral for a one count. Perez applies a front face lock. Perez tags in Valkyria. Valkyria with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Valkyria applies a wrist lock. Jayne drives her knee into the midsection of Valkyria. Jayne tags in Dolin.

Valkyria with a Hip Toss for a two count. Valkyria applies the cravate. Valkyria tags in Perez. Valkyria with a shot to the midsection of Dolin. Perez with a Corkscrew Uppercut for a two count. Perez applies a waist lock. Dolin tags in Jayne. Jayne with a Running NeckBreaker. Jayne transitions into a ground and pound attack. Jayne punches Perez in the back. Jayne sends Perez to the corner. Jayne with a Running Hip Attack. Jayne tags in Dolin. Dolin with The Bronco Buster. Jayne with a Running Cannonball Strike. Dolin follows that with a jackknife hold for a two count. Dolin with Kawada Kicks. Dolin tags in Jayne. Jayne with a Running Senton Splash for a two count. Jayne punches Perez in the back. Jayne tags in Dolin. Dolin kicks Perez in the face. Jayne with a running clothesline. Dolin hooks the outside leg for a two count. Dolin tags in Jayne.

Jayne knocks Valkyria off the ring apron. Jayne goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Perez lands back on her feet. Jayne decks Perez with a back elbow smash. Perez ducks a clothesline from Jayne. Perez with a Spinning Face Plant. Valkyria and Dolin are tagged in. Valkyria with two clotheslines. Valkyria with a Spinning Back Kick. Valkyria kicks Dolin in the chest. Valkyria with an Axe Kick. Valkyria ducks a clothesline from Jayne. Valkyria with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Valkyria with The Exploder Suplex to Dolin. Cor Jade shoves Valkyria off the top turnbuckle. Dolin tags in Jayne. Valkyria kicks Jayne in the face. Valkyria tags in Perez. Perez with The Lou Thez Press. Perez transitions into a ground and pound attack. Valkyria with a Flying Crossbody Block. Valkyria tees off on Jade. Perez with Two Running Uppercuts. Dolin SuperKicks Perez. Jayne tags in Dolin. Toxic Attraction goes for The Toxic Shock, but Perez ducks out of the way. Perez with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Perez with a Spinning Back Kick. Perez connects with The Pop Rocks to pickup the victory.

Winner: Roxanne Perez & Lyra Valkyria via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez