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WWE NXT UK REPORT: FROM THE DARK MATCHES

By Richard Trionfo on 2020-08-13 23:19:00

Your host is Andy Shepherd.

We will see matches this week that have never been seen on television before.

Match Number One: Adam Cole versus Zack Gibson in a Non Title Match (from Download 2019)

They lock up and Gibson with a snap mare and Cole with a hammer lock. Cole with a wrist lock and Gibson with a snap mare but Cole with another hammer lock into a wrist lock. Gibson with a forearm and Cole with forearms of his own. Cole with a neck breaker and Gibson tries to get out of the ring but Cole stops him.

Gibson with a thrust to the throat followed by a clothesline for a near fall. Gibson sends Cole into the turnbuckles and follows with kicks and punches. Gibson with a short arm clothesline. Gibson with an arm drag into a wrist lock. Gibson stomps on the elbow. Gibson with a kick to the temple. Cole with forearms but Gibson with a hard Irish whip. Gibson gets a near fall. Gibson with a chin lock. Gibson with elbows and then he runs into a super kick from Cole and both men are down.

Gibson with European uppercuts while Cole connects with forearms and punches. Cole with a bicycle kick and Cole tries to get Gibson on his shoulders but Cole escapes and hits a bicycle kick and follows with an Ushigoroshi for a near fall. Cole with an enzuigiri followed by a lungblower for a near fall. Cole sets for a suplex but Gibson blocks it.

Gibson with a modified Olympic Slam for a near fall. Gibson with an arm bar and kick. Gibson goes for a suplex but Cole with a rollup and Gibson rolls through and tries for Shankley’s Gate but Cole escapes and hits a super kick but misses Last Shot. Gibson with Ticket to Ride but Cole with a super kick for a near fall.

Cole sets for Panama Sunrise but Gibson pulls Cole off the turnbuckles with an arm wringer. Gibson with Ticket to Ride off the turnbuckles for a near fall. Gibson with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Cole with a forearm and Gibson responds. They go back and forth. Gibson with a kick and arm wringer that sends Cole to the mat. Gibson comes off the turnbuckles and Cole with a super kick and Ushigoroshi for a near fall. Cole with Last Shot for the three count.

Winner: Adam Cole

We have a video package for Aoife Valkyrie.

We go to commercial.

We are back with The Hunt. They say they love panic and chaos. They want to hunt. You are the hunted.

Match Number Two: Nina Samuels versus Xia Brookside (from March 6, 2020)

Xia offers her hand to Nina and Nina refuses. Xia with a drop kick and wrist lock. Samuels tries for a reversal but Xia takes Nina to the mat and applies an arm bar. Nina with a reversal and she takes Xia to the mat with a handful of hair. Nina keeps Xia from the ropes as she holds on to the wrist lock. Xia uses the ropes for a reversal and side head lock take down.

Nina uses the hair to put Xia in a head scissors. Xia with a handstand to escape and Nina falls over Xia and Xia gets a near fall. Xia with a waist lock but Nina with a standing switch. Nina tries to get Xia to fall over her but Xia knows what is coming and she stomps on Nina’s back. Nina goes to the floor and Xia with a baseball slide. They return to the ring and Nina kicks Xia. Nina chokes Xia in the corner. Nina Irish whips Xia face first into the turnbuckles. Nina gets a near fall. Nina with a reverse chin lock. Xia with a running faceplant and a head scissors take down. Xia with a running double knee strike to the back and she gets a near fall. Xia tries to get Nina on her shoulders but Nina blocks it. Xia misses a round kick and Nina with a rollup and the referee sees Nina using the tights for extra leverage and she stops the count.

Xia with a scorpion kick and she goes up top and hits a cross body for the three count.

Winner: Xia Brookside

We take a look at Mark Andrews and Flash Morgan Webster. They talk about how 2019 was a great year for them. They won the NXT UK tag titles and faced the Raw Tag Team Champions. In 2020, it all came crashing down. They lost the tag titles and lose in the opening round of the Dusty Classic. Mark says he was attacked and suffered an injury. Mark says he is training and getting stronger every day. He is getting closer to returning to the ring. When he finds out who attacked him, they will find a different side to him and Flash. They will refocus and work on becoming the first two time NXT UK Tag Team Champions.

We go to commercial.

We are back with Amale. She says she is the French Hope. The NXT UK Women’s division is desperate for a leader and she will become the leader. She says she used to sit on the other side of the barrier, just like you. I used to be a nobody, just like you. Unlike all of you, I am not a follower, I am a leader. She says she will make history as the first French NXT UK Women’s Champion.

Match Number Three: Alexander Wolfe versus Pete Dunne (from July 20, 2019)

They start off throwing punches and Wolfe with a knee to the midsection. Dunne with a clothesline and Wolfe rolls to the floor. Dunne with a pescado onto Wolfe. Dunne works on the hand and puts it on the ring steps and he stomps on the elbow. Dunne rakes the face and he stomps on the elbow again on the ring steps. They go to the ramp and Dunne stomps on the elbow on the ramp.

Dunne misses when he tries to stomp on the elbow on the apron and Wolfe with a leg sweep. Wolfe goes up top and hits a clothesline for a near fall. Wolfe kicks Dunne and then he punches Dunne. Dunne kicks Wolfe in the leg and Wolfe with boots to Dunne followed by a drop kick to the back. Wolfe with an Irish whip and slam. Wolfe gets a near fall. Wolfe with a bow and arrow. Wolfe misses an elbow drop when Dunne moves. Wolfe misses a splash into the corner when Dunne moves. Dunne with a German suplex after Wolfe bounces off the ropes. Dunne with chops to Wolfe. Wolfe with an Irish whip and Dunne flips over Wolfe and hits an enzuigiri. Dunne with a waist lock and Wolfe with a standing switch. Wolfe with a German suplex and Dunne lands on his feet and kicks Wolfe. Dunne with an X Plex for a near fall. Dunne goes up top and misses a double stomp but he lands on his feet. Wolfe drops Dunne on the top rope. Wolfe goes to the turnbuckles. Wolfe comes off the turnbuckles and Dunne with a forearm for a near fall.

Dunne stomps on Wolfe but Wolfe kicks back and sends Dunne into the turnbuckles. Dunne is caught by Wolfe and Wolfe runs him into the turnbuckles. Wolfe with a Death Valley Driver for a near fall. Dunne kicks Wolfe in the head. Wolfe with a punch and Dunne chops back. They go back and forth with kicks. They return to forearms as they get back to their feet. Dunne with an enzuigiri and Wolfe with a bicycle kick. Dunne works on the fingers and snaps them. Dunne goes for Bitter End and Wolfe escapes and hits a German suplex for a near fall. Wolfe puts Dunne on the turnbuckles and Wolfe sets for a German superplex but Dunne lands on his feet. Dunne with a jab and then they exchange punches. Dunne with a rolling kick followed by Bitter End for the three count.

Winner: Pete Dunne

We go to credits.

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