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NXT – Apr 18

NXT – Apr 18

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*Live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, FL.

*Gallus, The Dyad, & the Creed Brothers begin brawling towards the ring…I guess the tag titles are kicking off the show!

(1)  Gallus def. The Dyad & Creed Brothers…in a TRIPLE THREAT MATCH to retain their NXT Tag Team Championship…as Julius & the Dyad brawl on the floor, Mark delivers the drive by knee, spinning Brutus off Wolfgang’s shoulders…Wolfgang covers Brutus for the win (13:06).

*Dijak gets snappy with an interviewer on his way into the building…Apollo Crews calls him out for being rude…looks like they’ll be taking this discussion to the ring.

*Nathan Frazer is hosting “Hard Hitting Home Truths”…he hasn’t been having much luck since returning from injury…but he can’t get down on himself if he never slows down…speed defies gravity…he’s going to turn this around.

(2)  Noam Dar def. Myles Borne…Dar lands a nasty knee to the face & a spinning back elbow…Dar follows with the Nova-Roller for the win (02:49).

*Roxanne Perez promo…she isn’t a fan of Tiffany Stratton & her overblown opinion of herself…if Roxy has to go through Stratton on her way to getting back her title, that’s exactly what she’ll do.

*Josh Briggs asks Kiana James to talk to Jensen for him…Kiana says he should talk directly to him…Brooks Jensen enters, clearly after Kiana has given him a yuppie makeover…Jensen is tired of being treated like a child, Kiana treats him like a man…tells Briggs to leave.

*Odyssey Jones is speared by Bron Breakker during his entrance…Breakker insults the fans, Chase U., Carmelo Hayes…Duke Hudson comes through the Chase U. Student Section & tells Breakker to keep the name of Chase U out of his mouth…Hudson challenges Breakker to a match at Spring Breakin’…with Andre Chase.

*Cora Jade backstage with McKenzie…Gigi Dolin interrupts, says her “Instagram-famous ass” will be kicking Cora’s ass later tonight.

*Pretty Deadly backstage with McKenzie…they challenge Tony D’Angelo & Stacks to a match next week…they’re even willing to play their way & throw the rule book out the window.

(3)  Roxanne Perez def. Zoey Stark…Roxy with a reverse leapfrog in the corner & turns it into a sunset Pop Rox for the win (11:21)…AFTER…Indi Hartwell out…says she wouldn’t be champion without Roxy, so how could she not offer her a title shot at Spring Breakin’…Tiffany Stratton interrupts, she can’t believe people are handing out title shots & she’s not getting one…Indi says, screw it…she’ll prove herself & beat them both.

*Grayson Waller backstage with McKenzie…he likes Melo…but tonight he’ll tell him to his face that he’s taking his title next week.

*Von Wagner begins to open up to Mr. Stone…maybe they can still work together.

*Axiom promo…tells SCRYPTS when they finally meet, he will beat him & expose him.

*Tank Ledger returns to the PC as a hero after making his debut last week…he tells Dani Palmer that when she makes her debut (soon), she will crush it.

(4)  Cora Jade def. Gigi Dolin…Gigi has the upper hand until Jacy Jayne shows up on the apron…Gigi tackles Jacy to the floor & then tosses her into Booker T’s lap…Gigi returns to the ring but runs into a jumping knee from Cora…Cora follows with a double-underhook DDT for the win (03:38)…AFTER…Lyra Valkyria shows up in the Crow’s Nest to tell Cora they’ll meet next week at Spring Breakin’.

*Eddy Thorpe backstage with McKenzie…he’s had a long road to NXT…Damon Kemp interrupts, tells him (dismissively) to keep up the good work.

*Josh Briggs is at Fallon Henley’s bar…Brooks Jensen & Kiana James walk in…they’re here to challenge Josh & Fallon to a mixed tag at Spring Breakin’.

(5)  Dijak def. Apollo Crews…Apollo misses a Standing Moonsault & Dijak delivers Hard Justice but Apollo kicks at 2…Apollo tries to leap over Dijak in the corner, but gets caught in rack position…Dijak follows with GTH for the win (09:52)…AFTER…Dijak looks to dish out more punishement until Ilja Dragunov races down for the save…refs & agents flood the ring to separate them.

*Jacy Jayne approached as she leaves the building…when she’s done with Gigi Dolin, she’ll run away from NXT just like she ran away from her drug addict mother & 7 year old brother.

(6)  Wes Lee def. Charlie Dempsey…retains his North American Championship…Dempsey keeps the ref busy & Drew Gulak attacks Lee during his entrance…Lee lands a double back handspring Cardiac Kick for the win (08:44)…AFTER…Gulak & Dempsey deliver a 2-on-1 beat down on Lee, leave him laying.

*Tony D’Angelo & Stacks are eating dinner when Tony suggests they should face Pretty Deadly in an old school “Trunk Match”…and after they stuff Pretty Deadly in the trunk, they’ll take them for a nice little drive.

*Oba Femi vignette…he throws kegs, TVs, couches…debuts next week.

*Grayson Waller welcomes Carmelo Hayes (& Trick) to the Grayson Waller Effect…lots of verbal cheap shots…Waller says he’ll do a “Shoey” over Melo after he takes his title…Melo says he won’t be able to when Melo tosses his shoes over the power lines…riveting stuff.



+ Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Grayson Waller – NXT Championship

+ Indi Hartwell (c) vs. Roxanne Perez vs. Tiffany Stratton – Triple Threat for NXT Women’s Championship

+ Bron Breakker vs. Andre Chase

+ Pretty Deadly vs. Tony D’Angelo & Stacks – Anything Goes/Trunk Match

+ Josh Briggs & Fallon Henley vs. Brooks Jensen & Kiana James – Mixed Tag

+ Cora Jade vs. Lyra Valkyria

+ Oba Femi debuts

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