WWE NXT UK outcomes courtesy of WWE.com
Noam Dar def. Nathan Frazer in a Heritage Cup Guidelines Match, 2-1
Sha Samuels was the catalyst for an edge-of-your-seat Heritage Cup Guidelines Match between Nathan Frazer and Noam Dar, and he was additionally the difference-maker when the highflyer and The Scottish Supernova threw down in a grueling five-round bout.
With the rating knotted at 1-1 in Spherical 5, Samuels grabbed the leg of Frazer, who was positioned on the ring apron whereas the official checked on Dar. Frazer ultimately booted Samuels to the ground, however the delay gave Dar sufficient time to recuperate and dodge Frazer’s springboard dropkick. Seconds later, Dar blasted his foe with the Nova Curler to assert the win.
Spherical 1 concluded with out both competitor scoring a choice, although Dar made certain to tattoo Frazer with a proper elbow to the jaw after the bell. Frazer responded by getting the higher of an alternate of pinning combos, protecting Dar’s shoulders to the canvas for the 1-2-3 and taking a 1-0 lead lower than a minute into Spherical 2.
After a scoreless Spherical 3, Dar earned a choice in Spherical 4 when he evaded Frazer’s try at a springboard moonsault and ensnared his opponent in a Kneebar to power a tapout, setting the stage for his controversial pinfall victory in Spherical 5.
Mark Andrews def. Levi Muir
New music, new gear, identical excessive flying Mark Andrews.
Only a few weeks after the forming Subculture alongside Flash Morgan Webster and Dani Luna, Andrews was his typical acrobatic self in opposition to the highly effective Levi Muir.
Muir had his opponent reeling with an uppercut and a torture rack, however Andrews scored the win with a Stundog Millionaire, a dive by means of the ropes, and a capturing star press.
Meiko Satomura received the No. 1 Contender’s Gauntlet Match
Although she wasn’t initially slated to compete within the No. 1 Contender’s Gauntlet Match, Meiko Satomura however took benefit of the chance to sub in for the injured Xia Brookside and emerged triumphant over Emilia McKenzie, Isla Daybreak, Dani Luna and Jinny to earn one other title bout in opposition to NXT UK Girls’s Champion Kay Lee Ray.
After making her usually cryptic entrance, Daybreak kickstarted the marathon bout in opposition to McKenzie, her latest rival. Following a prolonged battle, The White Witch eradicated McKenzie with a kick to the face and a half-and-half.
Luna hit the ring like a ball of fireplace and instantly clocked Daybreak with a kick to the pinnacle, however Daybreak recovered in time to select up her second elimination by rolling up her opponent after Luna crashed shoulder-first into the ring publish.
To the shock of the NXT UK Universe, Satomura subsequent hit the squared circle because the alternative for Brookside, and he or she took Daybreak out of the match by rapidly transitioning from a submission maintain to a pinning mixture for the 1-2-3.
Accompanied by Joseph Conners, the calculated Jinny entered the bout hellbent on incomes one other title combat with Ray. And though she had Satomura reeling after sending her neck-first into the center rope earlier than spiking her into the mat, Satomura however booted the meddling Conners off the apron and planted Jinny with the Scorpion Kick to turn out to be the No. 1 Contender.
After the bout, Ray entered the ring and seemingly confirmed respect to Satomura within the type of a bow. When The Finest within the World returned the gesture, nonetheless, she was greeted by a vicious kick to the face from The Eternally Champion, who shouted “I’m the champion right here, and nobody goes to alter that.”