Date: December 23, 2020
Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida
Commentators: Beth Phoenix, Wade Barrett, Vic Joseph
It’s the Christmas display as now we have A Very Gargano Christmas. That’s particular sufficient, however this display could also be now not up towards Dynamite because of an NBA recreation so it must be fascinating to look what they have got on their very own. We do have a identify fit this night because the Tag Team Titles are at the line in a boulevard battle. Let’s get to it.
Tag Team Titles: Killian Dain/Drake Maverick vs. Oney Lorcan/Danny Burch
Lorcan and Burch are protecting in a boulevard battle however Dain and Maverick bounce them from in the back of. The champs are in some early hassle however Maverick will get taken down so Dain will also be double teamed. We settle all the way down to Dain in hassle within the nook however managing to backdrop Burch onto a couple of chairs.
Maverick is available in with no tag to travel Lorcan down and Dain slams him onto Lorcan for an advantage. Dain hits a working boot within the nook to Lorcan and takes him to the ground, leaving Burch to hit a clothesline on Maverick. Burch escapes a suplex via a desk at the flooring and avoids a fee to ship Dain via it as an alternative.
We take a wreck and are available again with Dain down at the flooring, leaving Maverick to be whipped by means of a belt. Dain fights up and begins cleansing space, together with a powerbomb right into a working elbow. Maverick comes again in however will get knocked off the apron and onto (now not via) a desk. The breather shall we Maverick get the belt to whip the champions till a low blow cuts him off. A cricket bat shot to the ribs and the increased DDT keeps the titles at 14:38.
Result: Oney Lorcan/Danny Burch b. Killian Dain/Drake Maverick – Elevated DDT to Maverick (14:38)
We move to House Gargano the place Johnny updates the collection of days till Christmas and performs the piano. Indi Hartwell and Austin Theory sign up for them with Johnny runs the camcorder. Theory will get in hassle for announcing no means Jose and is instructed to position his cookie down. Things are smoothed over with Theory getting some Gargano Protein Powder. Theory: “I CAN BE LIKE YOU???”
We have a look at Finn Balor and Kyle O’Reilly observing their fit at Takeover: 31 to arrange their rematch at New Year’s Evil. They discuss how laborious hitting the entirety was once and what kind of of a battle the entire thing was once. We take a unique have a look at the alternate of moves which put either one of them at the shelf after the fit. Balor says he’s nonetheless the champ however all any individual remembered was once the damaged jaw. Now they’re doing it once more and there isn’t going to be a trilogy this time round.
Malcolm Bivens talks about how nice Tyler Rust was once in his debut and this week, we’ll see that he’s a diamond within the Rust.
Isaiah Scott vs. Jake Atlas
They stare every different down to start out after which alternate some shoves. Atlas will get in a slap to the face however Scott takes him down into an armbar. Back up and Atlas pulls him down with a dragon screw legwhip and a triangle enziguri places Scott at the flooring. We take a wreck and are available again with Atlas getting two off a Code Red however Scott sends him out of doors.
They head again in with Scott flipping out of the nook and grabbing a rolling cradle for 2. A difficult elbow to the face staggers Atlas (and turns out to function Scott taking issues slightly too a ways) and Atlas staggers to the ropes. Scott choices him up and hits the JML Driver (Confidence Boost) at 10:32.
Result: Isaiah Scott b. Jake Atlas – Confidence Boost (10:32)
The Undisputed Era loves the speculation of O’Reilly profitable the NXT Title at New Year’s Evil however right here’s Velveteen Dream to mention Adam Cole is changing into a cheerleader whilst O’Reilly turns into the brand new chief. Cole punches him within the face, says there is not any chief within the Undisputed Era, and units up a fit for later.
Timothy Thatcher likes that Tommaso Ciampa has come after him. Ciampa attempted to take his ear at Takeover however the lesson wasn’t entire. Last week, Thatcher got here out for a battle however gained no admire as a result of safety took him out of the world. Ciampa is the type of man who talks so much however doesn’t do the rest about it. Tonight Thatcher goes to take some liberties with Leon Ruff so Ciampa can come do something positive about it.
Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai
Ripley powers her into the nook to start out after which throws Kai down very easily. Dawn bails out to the ground however manages to get in a display to the ribs to take over. Ripley will get posted and we take a wreck. Back with Kai pulling at the go armbreaker however Ripley powers out once more. A kick to the ribs and a stomach to again faceplant provides Ripley two and an electrical chair faceplant will get the similar.
Kai can’t get a wheelbarrow rollup so Ripley slaps at the Prism Trap, best to have Raquel Gonzalez pop out to supply a distraction. Kai makes the rope so Ripley kilos away within the nook whilst nonetheless taking a look up at Gonzalez. A superplex try is damaged up although and the Kairopractor provides Kai two of her personal. Ripley powers her down once more although and Riptide finishes at 10:33.
Result: Rhea Ripley b. Dakota Kai – Riptide (10:33)
Post fit Gonzalez involves the hoop and the brawl is on, with referees now not having the ability to hang them again. They’re separated a couple of occasions however then move proper again at it for a gorgeous cool battle.
It’s again to House Gargano the place Indi Hartwell has gotten the field from Johnny Gargano’s Playstation 5. Johnny has a greater reward for her although: Hartwell is now formally INDI WRESTLING. Theory simply shakes his head.
Toni Storm says she needs the NXT Women’s Title. Io Shirai is fearful of her as a result of Toni is the only lady she will’t beat. Like within the finals of the Mae Young Classic as an example.
Xia Li continues to overcome up Boa, who continues to scream for extra. The previous guy says sufficient and issues appear to be taking a flip.
Bronson Reed vs. Ashante Adonis
Adonis tries some grappling to start out and is administered over in a rush. Reed runs him another time and stomps at the ribs, putting in the Tsunami for the pin at 1:07.
Result: Bronson Reed b. Ashante Adonis – Tsunami (1:07)
Io Shirai says hit her track as a result of she’s coming to the hoop. After having some problems getting a chair into the hoop, Shirai tells Storm to get out right here. Cue Mercedes Martinez from in the back of to leap Shirai, together with sending her into more than a few issues.
Back at House Gargano, Candice LeRae will get….a wheel from Shotzi Blackheart’s tank. Everyone hates wheels you spot, however this one is particular. They take their photograph in combination, with Theory spitting out his powder on the improper time.
Timothy Thatcher vs. Leon Ruff
We get the empty chair for Tommaso Ciampa at ringside. Thatcher takes him instantly to the mat to tug on Ruff’s face however Ruff is again up with a leaping headlock. That earns him an uppercut right into a entrance facelock suplex to ship Ruff flying. The belly stretch at the mat is going on, with Thatcher protecting Ruff’s face on the identical time. A handy guide a rough small package deal provides Ruff two and he hammers away on Thatcher to restricted impact. Ruff hits a clothesline however will get uppercutted out of the air. There’s a butterfly suplex and Thatcher rather a lot up the part crab, best to have Ruff opposite right into a small package deal for the pin at 4:00.
Result: Timothy Thatcher b. Leon Ruff – Small package deal (4:00)
Post fit Thatcher remains on Ruff however Tommaso Ciampa runs in to hit Willow’s Bell. Ciampa says he’ll see him within the Fight Pit.
Damian Priest doesn’t see Killer Kross as a lot of a killer as a result of he’s nonetheless status.
Dexter Lumis paints Rhea Ripley vs. Raquel Gonzalez in a Last Man Standing fit for New Year’s Evil.
Tyler Rust vs. Ariya Daivari
Malcolm Bivens is right here with Rust. Daivari will get taken down by means of the arm to start out and the arm cranking continues as they get again up. Rust spins him round by means of the arm however the specter of a go armbreaker sends Daivari to the ropes. Daivari manages a kick to the heck within the nook and a neckbreaker over the center rope units up a dropkick to position Rust at the flooring. Back in and Daivari talks trash, permitting Rust to tug him right into a triangle choke. That’s damaged up so Rust geese the hammerlock lariat and kicks Daivari within the head. The Rings of Saturn, with Rust the usage of his let to tug the highest arm down, finishes Daivari at 4:32.
Result: Tyler Rust b. Ariya Daivari – Rings of Saturn (4:32)
Leon Ruff is getting his rematch for the North American Title subsequent week to proceed Johnny Gargano’s curse.
Karrion Kross laughs off the speculation of Damian Priest calling him out and citing Scarlett.
The NXT Year End Awards are subsequent week. Vote now on WWE.com.
Adam Cole vs. Velveteen Dream
Roderick Strong is right here with Cole. Dream will get taken to the mat with a headlock to start out as Beth compares Barrett to the Grinch. Back up and Dream is pushed into the nook, the place he misses a slap to the face. An inexpensive shot out of the nook drops Cole however he isn’t having any of that and punches Dream down a couple of occasions. The leaping neckbreaker places Dream down once more and a pump kick places him at the flooring. Back in they usually bang heads for a double knockdown.
Cue Pete Dunne to head after Strong with a ram into the stairs and a kick to the pinnacle. The Bitter End onto the apron shall we Dream hit a clothesline and we take a wreck. Back with Dream lacking the Purple Rainmaker and the slugout it on once more. Some photographs to the face units up the flipping fireman’s lift slam onto the knee right into a German suplex for 2. Dream is again with a scorching shot and a neckbreaker for 2 however Cole superkicks him off the highest.
Cole is knocked to the ground however manages to superkick a diving Dream out of the air. Back in and a superkick units up a Figure Four, sending Dream to the ropes for the wreck. Cole virtually superkicks the referee, permitting Dream to seize the finally end up DDT. The Purple Rainmaker provides Dream two however Cole is going up, best to dive right into a superkick. Cole does the similar although and finishes with the Last Shot at 13:11.
Result: Adam Cole b. Velveteen Dream – Last Shot (13:11)
Oney Lorcan/Danny Burch b. Killian Dain/Drake Maverick – Elevated DDT to Maverick
Rhea Ripley b. Dakota Kai – Riptide
Bronson Reed b. Ashante Adonis – Tsunami
Leon Ruff b. Timothy Thatcher – Small package deal
Tyler Rust b. Leon Ruff – Rings of Saturn
Adam Cole b. Velveteen Dream – Last Shot
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