Good afternoon Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage of today's edition of WWE NXT UK! Enjoy the show and be sure to check back tonight for NXT's historic two hour debut in USA Network!
Travis Banks vs Tyson T-Bone
Tyson drives Travis into the corner before Travis hits several running moves in the corner before Tyson slams him down and hits him with right hands. Tyson wrenches the neck of Travis before Travis tried to come back with kicks, but Tyson hits an exploder suplex before Travis hits a shining wizard that sends Tyson out of the ring. Travis hits a tope and a diving stomp for a two count before Tyson hits another exploder suplex for a two count before Travis counters a suplex into a small package for the pin and the win.
Winner: Travis Banks defeats Tyson T-Bone via pinfall with a small package.
The interviewer backstage talks about how Toni Storm has been MIA before he's interrupted by Gallus as we go to commercial.
Rhea Ripley vs Local Talent
Rhea backs her opponent into the corner and tells her to bring it before she tosses her away and throws her across the ring, her opponent slapping Rhea before Rhea hits the Riptide for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rhea Ripley defeats a local performer via pinfall with the Riptide.
-After the match Rhea cuts a promo before she's interrupted by Jinny and Jazzy Gabbert and Jazzy goes to get into the ring, but Rhea drops her from the apron with a kick before Jinny makes her leave with her, Rhea inviting them into the ring before they leave.
-We see Trent Seven entering the arena earlier today before he's verbally assaulted by Noam Dar on a megaphone and they almost come to blows before they're separated as we go to commercial.
-NXT UK General Manager is backstage with assistant GM Sid Scala, helping him get ready for his match against Kassius Ohno in our main event.
Joseph Conners vs Kenny Williams
Joseph whips Kenny into the corner and immediately goes for the quick win before Kenny comes back with strikes and gets a two count off of a sunset flip before Joseph hits a running neck snap. Joseph hits a scoop slam and Kenny comes back with a sling blade for a two count before hitting a springboard back elbow into a wheelbarrow facebuster for a near fall, Joseph grabbing the bottom rope at the last second. Joseph then hits Don't Look Down for the pin and the win.
Winner: Joseph Conners defeats Kenny Williams
-We get a video package for the match from NXT UK Takeover: Cardiff between Cesaro and Ilja Dragunov.
-We get a vignette for Jordan Oliver before Kay Lee Ray is interviewed and a match between her and Tegan Nox is announced for two weeks before Trent Seven and Noam Dar is announced for next week's show.
British Rounds Match
Kassius Ohno vs Sid Scala
The announcer let's us know that the match features six three-minute rounds with thirty second rest periods and someone must have two falls, two submissions or a knockout before they exchange wrist locks, hammer locks before Ohno takes Sid down to the mat. Sid gets to his feet and they do a test of strength before Ohno drops Sid and locks in an ankle lock before Sid reverses into one of his own as round one ends. Round two begins and Sid applies a cravat before Ohno tries to roll out and Sid keeps the hold applied before they counter each other and Ohno locks in a bicycle hold. Sid gets a near fall off of a roll up before the bells rings.
Round three begins and Ohno punches Sid in the throat before Ohno drops him with a chop to the throat before Sid hits several dropkicks and Ohno hits a rolling elbow for the pin and the first fall before round four begins. Ohno drops Sid with a chop and locks in a cravat before taking Sid down to the mat and hitting a knee drop to the throat of Sid before reapplying a cravat. Ohno headbutts Sid and drops him with a forearm before taking Sid down with a cravat and Sid gets dropped with a headbutt to the neck and a stiff chop as the round ends.
Round five begins with Ohno applying an abdominal stretch before driving his shoulder into Sid repeatedly and applying a straight jacket hold. Sid comes back with knees and a headbutt to the midsection before Ohno nearly sends him out of the ring and Sid hits s diving cross body for a near fall. Ohno misses an elbow drop before Sid gets his knees up when Ohno goes for a senton and hits Ohno with clotheslines as the round comes to an end.
Ohno is visibly tired as round six begins, Sid rushing him before Ohno hits a rolling senton for a near fall before dropping Sid with a clubbing blow and applying a rear chin lock. Ohno drops Sid with a clothesline to the back of the neck before Sid gets a near fall and gets another near fall off of a crucifix before Ohno hits a rolling boot and Sid gets yet another near fall off of a back slide as the round and the match ends.
Winner: Kassius Ohno defeats Sid Scala by getting one fall in the six rounds.
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