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Travis Banks vs Jaime Ahmed
Travis takes Jaime down before hitting a drop toe hold onto a submission attempt, but Jaime gets to the ropes almost immediately. Jaime takes control and overpowers Travis before Travis sends him face first into the middle turnbuckle and hits a running dropkick. Travis hits a bridging German suplex for a quick two count before hitting a shotgun dropkick into a jumping stomp in the corner. Travis then hits A Slice of Heaven for the pin and the win.
Winner: Travis Banks defeats Jaime Ahmed via pinfall with A Slice of Heaven.
-After the match Jordan Devlin comes out to the ring and sets up a match between the two.
Kenny Williams & Amir Jordan vs Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner
Kenny and Marcel start the match until Amir hits a diving double ax handle and drops Marcel before playing to the crowd and Marcel makes him pay. Fabian comes in and catches Amir in midair before Marcel hits Amir from behind and Fabian beats Amir down. Marcel and Fabian double up on Amir for a two count before Marcel hits a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Kenny finally gets the tag and hits a tope to the outside before Amir gets a blind tag and Marcel hits an exploder suplex for a near fall that Kenny breaks up. Marcel and Fabian then hit an assisted German suplex to Amir for the pin and the win.
Winner: Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner defeat Amir Jordan and Kenny Williams when they hit Amir with an assisted German suplex.
-It's announced that Joe Coffey will challenge Pete Dunne for the NXT UK Championship at NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool.
Jinny vs Candy Floss
They exchange wrist locks and hammer locks before Candy hugs Jinny and takes her down. The two grapple their way up to their feet before they run the ropes and Candy dropkicks the knee of Jinny. Candy drops Jinny repeatedly and mocks her until Jinny yanks her from the top turnbuckle and goes for a double wrist lock before turning it into a suplex for a quick two count. Jinny sends Candy face first into the turnbuckle before wringing her arm. Candy comes back with a shotgun dropkick into a delayed dropkick in the corner before Jinny hits a wrist lock rolling kick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Jinny defeats Candy Floss via pinfall with a rolling wrist lock kick.
NXT UK Tag Team Championship Tournament Semifinal Match
Moustache Mountain vs Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang)
Trent gets the match started with Mark before MM double up on Mark and Tyler hits an Irish whip before Mark gets out of the ring. Mark attacks Tyler from behind when he's distracted by Wolfgang who then gets the tag and stomps on Tyler before choking him in the ropes. Wolfgang puts a front face lock on Tyler before Tyler hits a huricanrrana and tags Trent in. Trent drops Mark with chops and hits Mark with his brother's finisher Black Coffee for a two count. Mark comes back with a belly to back suplex and tags in Wolfgang who hits Trent with a flurry of moves before backing him into his corner.
Gallus start to make frequent tags and keep Trent down on the mat in their half of the ring until Trent gets tossed out of the ring. Trent suplexes Mark onto the floor before Tyler gets the tag and hits Wolfgang with several right hands until hitting a diving European uppercut. Tyler hits a tope to the outside and a running European uppercut in the corner into an exploder suplex and a standing shooting star press for a near fall that Mark breaks up. Tyler dropkicks Mark out of the ring before spinning Wolfgang around until they both collapse to the mat. Mark gets the blind tag before Tyler hits a release German suplex to Wolfgang with Mark on his back before Trent takes out Wolfgang at ringside and Mark turns Tyler inside out with an enzuigiri for a very close near fall.
Joe Coffey then comes out before Pete Dunne comes out and they brawl until Pete hits an x-plex onto the apron and Tyler hits a rebound headbutt while Trent hits a German suplex for the pin and the win.
Winner: Moustache Mountain defeat Gallus when Trent and Tyler hit Mark with a rebound headbutt/German suplex combination to advance to the finals of the NXT UK Tag Team Championship tournament.
-After the match British Strong Style clear the ring before Gallus get back in and both sides brawl as we go off the air.
Toni Storm vs Deonna Purrazzo
The two start off with slow, technical grappling exchanges before they slap hands and exchange arm wingers until Deonna takes Toni down for a very quick one count. Deonna gets out of a head scissor by standing on her head before she kicks away a handshake by Toni and chopping Toni repeatedly. Toni comes back with chops of her own and a dropkick for a quick two count before hitting a float over suplex for another quick two count. Toni locks in a variation of a cross face before Deonna hits an arm breaker a lot like Pentagon does before starting to focus on the elbow of Storm. Deonna hits a flat liner into a Koji clutch before Toni turns it into a near fall and Deonna immediately drops Toni as soon as she gets back to her feet. Toni counters The Great Escape into a lung blower before Deonna counters Storm Zero and Toni nearly knocks her out with a headbutt for a near fall. Deonna counters Storm Zero again before locking in a variation of the rings of saturn, Storm making her way to the bottom rope right before tapping for the break. They then exchange forearms until Toni counters a Fujiwara armbar into a snap German suplex and Storm Zero for the pin and the win.
Winner: Toni Storm defeats Deonna Purrazzo via pinfall with Storm Zero.
Josh Morrell vs Mike Hitchman
Mike takes Josh down before Josh comes back with European uppercuts and Mike tosses him across the ring. Mike puts Josh in a rear chin lock and slams him to the mat before Josh comes back with a dropkick into a Pele kick and a flipping senton for a quick two count. Josh hits a European uppercut into a sunset flip for a two count before Mike hits a DVD into the corner and a variation of a cannonball. Mike then hits a splash off of the top for the pin and the win.
Winner: Mike Hitchman defeats Josh Morrell via pinfall with a diving splash.
Dave Mastiff vs Eddie Dennis
Eddie goes right after Dave as the match starts and whips him in the corner repeatedly before stomping him until the referee makes him back off. The two exchange strikes until Dave hits a running cross body and a dropkick for a quick two count. Dave ties Eddie up in the ropes and elbows him in the side of the head before Eddie rolls out of the ring and catches Dave on the apron before Dave counters a crucifix bomb into a Finley roll onto the floor. Dave goes shoulder first into the ring steps before they get back in at the count of nine and exchange strikes on their knees and up to their feet. The two then brawl until they shove the referee away and he calls for the bell for the double disqualification.
Winner: No winner due to a double disqualification.
-They brawl after the match until NXT UK General Manager Johnny Saint comes out and makes a no disqualification match between the two at NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool.
-We come back from commercial to Johnny Saint and Sid Scalia in the ring for the contract signing for the NXT UK Championship Match between the champion Pete Dunne and the challenger Joe Coffey at NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool. Joe and Pete come out and Joe talks about the match and how historic it will be before accosting the fans and trying to get into the head of Dunne before signing the contract. Pete then snaps the fingers of Joe and signs the contract before saying that Joe talks too much before Joe attacks him from behind and powerbombs him through the table before holding up the belt as we go off the air.