Rhea Ripley Defeats Toni Storm To Become First-Ever NXT UK Women's Champion

Rhea Ripley makes history.

On Wednesday's episode of NXT UK, Rhea Ripley defeated Toni Storm to capture the vacant NXT UK Women's Title. Here's the how the final moments of the bout played out courtesy of Ryan Cook and Fightful's live coverage:

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Toni hits a shining wizard and knees in the corner for a quick two count before Rhea dropkicks her for a quick two count and dumps Toni over the top rope and down onto the floor when she goes for Storm Zero. Rhea then gets a near fall once she gets Toni back into the ring and hits the Riptide for the pin and the win.

Highlights from the bout:

Wednesday's bout was the finals of a eight-woman tournament. Ripley defeated Xia Brookside in the first round and Dakota Kai in the semifinals. Storm defeated Isla Dawn and Jinny on her way to the Finals. 

If you missed anything from today's episodes of NXT UK, catch up with Fightful's full report.

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