NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool Results – 1/12/19








NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool Results – 1/12/19
Blackpool, England
Empress Ballroom
Commentary Team: Vic Joseph & Nigel McGuinness

Video package from the crowning of the the first UK Champion, to 205 Live joint shows, to matches on NXT to the launch of NXT UK, to tonight

A Kingdom will TakeOver

NXT UK Tag Team Championship

Seven & Bate donning colors and tights as a homage to The British Bulldogs

Gibson pushes the shoulders of Bate down for multiple 2 counts, but Bate bridges up and flips over Gibson as the fans angrily wave their shoes at Gibson, Seven with Chops for Drake for a 1 count, Bate with The Artful Dodger into a rollup for a 2 count, Seven with a Running Crossbody for a 2 count, Drake with a Pendulum Backbreaker on Seven for a 2 count, Drake with a Forearm to Seven for a 2 count, Trent has blood in his hair so it lookes like the Forearm may have busted him open in the back of the head, Bate with a Airplane Spin on Drake into Gibson then he puts drake in a Concrete Slam position on Gibson’s shoulders and does an Airplane Spin on them both, Gibson goes to the floor, Bate with an Exploder Suplex on Drake off the apron onto Gibson then Tyler wipes them both out with a Shooting Star Press off the apron to the floor, Gibson blocks a Tyler Driver ’97, but runs into Bop & Bang, Bate & Seven with a Running Powerslam/Diving Headbutt combo textbook British Bulldogs style for a near fall, Seven with The Burning Hammer, but Drake breaks the pin, Drake & Bate trade flash pins for near falls, Bate with a Rolling Koppu Kick, Bate & Seven look for the double team Rebound Lariat, but Gibson blasts Bate with A Ticket to Ride, then bumrushes Trent into the corner, Grit Your Teeth Dropkick, Helter Skelter, Drake up top & hits a 450 Splash, but only gets a near fall, Drake with a Step-Up Enzugiri and Gibson locks in Shankly Gates, Drake stops Bate & locks in Shankly Gates on Tyler, Tyler deadlifts Drake up hits a Death Valley Bomb onto Gibson to break both holds, Tyler with a Double Rolling Koppu Kick, Rebound Lariat/Snap Dragon Suplex combo for a near fall, Gibson has Bate up in an Electric Chair on the floor, Seven looked for the Seven-Stars Lariat, but Drake ducks & dives through the ropes onto Tyler, a Doomsday Tope Suicida (that’s a new one) on the floor, Seven goes for a Tope, but Drake blasts him out of the air with a Dropkick, back in the ring, A Ticket to Mayhem for the win & The Grizzled Young Veterans are the first NXT UK Tag Team Champions


Pete Dunne is shown taping up for the main event later

Travis Banks vs Jordan Devlin:

Earlier in the day Devlin brutally assaults Banks as he arrives at the arena & throwing him into a column, Travis grabs his knee

Banks makes his way out trying to shake out his knee and dives with a Tope Suicida to take down Devlin, Banks continues to grab his knee, he charges, but Devlin sidesteps sending Travis knee first into the steps, Devlin with a kick to the knee then a chop-block, he stomps the knee repeatedly on the steel steps before the match ever begins, refs come down to check on The Kiwi Buzzsaw

Jordan says he told Banks there’s a reason you never ever bet against The Ace since he’s not having a match he thought he’d do an interview with the greatest Irish wrestler alive

Sid Scala says after what Devlin did earlier today they thought he might try something like this, so they had a backup plan, the man that trained Devlin: Finn Balor


Slingblade, up top, but Devlin goes to the floor, Balor sends him back in, but Devlin rolls out on the other side, Balor isn’t going to let his protege leave like that, Devlin kicks the rope into Balor’s nuts and sends Finn into the barricade, Devlin with a Standing Double Stomp then mocks his mentor, Sunset Flip, but Finn rolls through and hits a Basement Dropkick, Devlin charges, but Finn catches him with a Leaping Enzugiri, up top, Devlin takes him to the floor with a Dropkick, Balor in at 9, Devlin with a beatdown for a 1 count, Devlin with a Sambo Suplex followed by a Standing Moonsault for a 2 count, Abdominal Stretch, Balor fights out, Final Cut blocked, Balor comes back with a Pele Kick, Standing Double Stomp, Reverse Bloody Sunday blocked, Final Cut then hits The Reverse Bloody Sunday for a near fall, Slingblade, he charges in, but Devlin with a Superkick followed by a Headbutt, Ripcord Backdrop Driver for a near fall, Devlin gets cocky, Balor with a Penalty Kick off the apron, up top, but Devlin takes him down, he posts Finn & uses the ropes for leverage for a near fall, Moonsault, but Finn gets the knees up, Bloody Sunday, Shotgun Dropkick then finishes his protege with The Coup de Grace for the win


Joe Coffey is shown with Gallus preparing for the main event

Luke Menzies is in the crowd & it’s said will be dominant part of NXT UK moving forward


Dennis with a Singapore cane to the spine of Mastiff & pulls the protective mat back on the floor, caning Mastiff repeatedly, White Russian Legsweep (shades of The Sandman) for a 2 count, he brings Dave back to his feet, but Mastiff blocks the cane and lights up Dennis with the cane, Powerbomb, Dennis with a Catatonic on the steel steps for a near fall, Mastiff ducks a chair shot and hits a Finlay Roll, up to the second, but Dennis with The Severn Bridge for a near fall, Dennis set up a table in the corner, Dennis blocks a German Suplex off the apron onto the hard wood floor, Mastiff with a Finlay Roll on the wood floor then a Running Senton, he sends Dennis back in, Dennis avoids the Arabian Press & hits The Neck-Stop Driver, but only a near fall, Dennis with a chairshot to the back, he looks for The Severn Bridge, but Mastiff blocks and hits a Release German Suplex then Into the Void through the table for the win


Kay Lee Ray & Jazzy Gabert are in the crowd which means they’re more likely than not already signed or about to sign

NXT UK Women’s Championship

Ripley with a Shoulder Block then sends Storm down for a 2 count, Body Scissors, Toni fights out with Forearms to break the hold, Ripley with a Stalling Suplex for a 2 count, pair of Body Slams for a 2 count, Toni counters a Kondo Clutch attempt, Ripley with a Dropkick to the back for a 2 count, pair of Jumping Legdrops for a 2 count, Ripley charges, but Storm counters with a straight Headbutt, Ode to Takayama, Storm with a pair of Snap German Suplexes, From Dusk till Dawn, Storm Zero blocked, Riptiede countered into a Crossbody for a near fall, Storm Zero blocked, they trade flash pins for 2 counts, Ripley with The Kondo Clutch, Toni reverses into an Ankle Lock, but Ripley makes it to the rope, Toni with a Running Butt-Butt, Bridging German Suplex for a near fall, Ripley with the Wrist-Clutch, Riptide connects, but only a near fall, Short-Arm Lariat & holds on, hitting a second, she looks for a third, but Storm ducks & hits a Headbutt, Storm Zero but only a near fall, Ripley with a Wrist-Clutch, but Toni slips out & hits a second Storm Zero to win the title


Toni’s had a bit of a rough start to the year due to certain (let’s just call it complications without getting into details) so she needed this to get her focus back & her career back on track

Charlotte Flair is in the crowd

WWE United Kingdom Championship

Dunne goes after the pinky of Coffey then twists away at the ankle, but Coffey with a headlock breaks the hold, he looks for a Boston Crab, but Dunne switches to a Juji-Gatame, Coffey gets back to his feet, Dunne goes back after the ankle and locks in a STF, Joe makes it to the rope, Dunne kicks a t the hand, Kimura with a Body Scissors, but Coffey Deadlifts Dunne, but Pete fights out and goes right back to the hold, Dunne looked to switch to the other arm, but Coffey counter into a Belly to Belly Suplex for a 2 count, Coffey sends him to the floor, but Dunne’s face hits the apron on his way down, Joe goes after him, Dunne backflips off the steps & hits an Enzugiri, he charges, but Coffey counters with a Powerslam on the entrance ramp, Pete back in at 5 & Coffey with a Pendulum Backbreaker then a Sidewalk Slam for a 2 count, Bearhug, Dunne tear at the nose to break the hold, Joe retaliates with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex for a 2 count, Dunne with a Triangle Moonsault to the floor, Dunne counters a Suplex into The X-Plex for a 2 count, Coffey with a Powerbomb and folds Dunne up for a near fall, Coffey looks for a Piledriver then grabs the ankles and switches to a Boston Crab, he kicks at Pete’s head, but Dunne manages to get to the rope, Dunne twists away at the fingers, they trade Headbutts and knock each other down, Dunne with a Snap German Suplex, but Coffey is right back up, Pete with a Complete Shot into the Koji Clutch, Coffey powers him up, Tombstone hold, but Dunne grabs the ankle & grapevines the leg, Joe back to his feet & hits a Release German Suplex, he goes for a charge, but Dunne counters with a knee, Wrist-Clutch, Bitter End blocked, All the Best for the Bells ducked, Coffey with a Crossbody, but Dunne blasts him with a Forearm, Wrist-Clutch, Bitter End connects, but only a near fall, Dunne up top, but Coffey pulls him down on the apron Flying Shoulder sends Dunne into the post, Coffey with a Sit-Out Powerbomb on the apron, both men in just before 10, Dunne grabs both wrists, You’re Going to Get Your Fucking Head Kicked In Stomps, he charges, but Coffey with a Pop-Up Forearm, they trade blows, Joe with All The Best for the Bells, but only a near fall, he takes the elbow pad off for impact, All the Best for the Bells, but Dunne counters into a Juji-Gatame, he tries to snap the fingers, Joe powers him up and sends him into the Turnbuckle, Joe goes up with him & hits a Superbomb, they trade blows, Dunne gets the advantage and floor Coffey, Joe with a left hand drops Dunne, Coffey with Croyt’s Wrath for a near fall, Coffey looks to finish Dunne with his own Bitter End, but Pete counters into a DDT, Wrist-Clutch then hits a second Bitter End, he tries to cover, but Coffey rolls out of the way before Pete could get a cover, Coffey with All the Best for the Bells from the ring apron, Joe back up to his feet on the apron & sends Dunne into the turnbuckle, all the way up top, but Dunne shoves him off the top & Coffey lands on the floor, All the Best for the Bells on the floor, he looks for the Bitter End, but Pete blocks, Joe with a Sambo Suplex for a near fall, Coffey goes up again, Dunne meets him and they both go crashing to the floor, they both make it back in, Dunne ducks All the Best for the Bells, Forearm, Bitter End, but only a near fall, Triangle Choke and bends Coffey’s fingers all the way back & Coffey taps, Dunne retains


Dunne celebrates as Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E Minor begins to play (you know who’s coming) as WALTER walks out on the stage to stare down Pete Dunne, the big man from Austria gets in the ring, Coffey is back in the ring & WALTER gives him a Big Boot for daring to get in his way & makes it clear The Bruiserweight is a marked man as WALTER wants what he has