NXT Results – 2/27/19




NXT Results – 2/27/19
Orlando, Florida
Full Sail University
Commentary Team: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson

Johnny Gargano says it’s been a pretty interesting past couple of weeks. He’s shown the WWE Universe what NXT is all about on Raw & Smackdown, but had one of the toughest matches against Velveteen Dream. He said Johnny Wrestling was back, he was on top of the world and introduced everyone to Johnny Champion, but when he had his first test as Champion he failed. He failed himself and all the fans. He still feels like a Champion, but he doesn’t have a championship, so he’s come to realize the only reason he’s had any success around here is


Ciampa tells the fans to save it, he says Gargano is at his best when Tommaso Ciampa is in his life, when they’re together they win, anytime they step into the ring together the outcome is already determined. Last week when he had to defend his title against Dream, Ciampa offered to help him, but Johnny chose to go it alone & he lost. That doesn’t have to be a bad thing, it took him a year and a half, but he finally realized that they need each other. This is destiny. He’s the NXT Title and while Johnny isn’t holding a title it doesn’t have to be that way, Regal announced the return of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, that’s where it all began, the winners get a Tag Team Title shot at TakeOver New York and that can be their moment and just like TakeOver Phoenix, New York ends the same way. If they’re together, if they’re on the same page it ends with them side by side as champions.

Ciampa offers a handshake, Gargano hesitates at first then shakes it as DIY have reformed in a darker image

Ricochet while he and Aleister Black have been making noise on Raw & Smackdown they haven’t forgot what Unidsputed ERA did to them. He understands when you fight one member, you better be ready to fight all 4 of them. With Black by his side he’s more than ready to take on all 4 of them, if reDRagon are in the Dusty Classic then he & Aleister want in

Candice LeRae asks Johnny he’s doing it again, she hopes he knows what he’s doing. Gargano says to trust him, but Candice wants no part of it this time


Conti with a Pump Kick, Step-Up Knee, Monkey Flip into a pin for a 2 count, Borne & Aliyah with a Double Northern Lights Suplex for a 2 count, Straightjacket, but Conti is able to break the grip, Li with a Superkick, Yakuza Kick, pair of Spinning Heel Kicks for a 2 count, Borne holds Li in place over her knee as Aliyah hits The Swing Meow (Running Flipping Neckbreaker) for the win


Velveteen Dream is greeted by Undisputed ERA as he arrives as Cole promises to win the North American Championship from him and says reDRagon are the future Tag Team Champions & Dusty Cup winners. Dream says Cole has a big mouth & wonders if he would do as much talking if his friends wasn’t there to back him up, but he doesn’t have time for them. This enrages ERA and says everyone has time for them

The final 4 teams for the Dusty Classic will be announced later

Io Shirai & Bianca Belair are in each other’s faces yelling, officials & The Deebious One has to separate them as they both want Shayna Baszler and the title


Lee offers a handshake, Dijakovic pushes him, Lee looks for the Spirit Bomb, but Dijakovic counters into a Monkey Flip, but Lee lands on his feet, Lee with a Pounce, Back Suplex, but Dijakovic lands on his feet and hits a Superkick, Sit-Out Chokeslam for a 2 count, he leaps, but Lee with the Magnum then a Thrust Spinebuster for a 2 count, Dijakovic knocks Lee off the apron with a Cylone Kill then hits an Asai Moonsault to the floor, neither man could make it back in & we have a double countout


They still want to fight as officials separate them

The final 4 teams for the Dusty Classic are: Ricochet & Aleister Black, The Brit-Am Brawlers, DIY & Moustache Mountain

The first Round match-ups

A Block
Moustache Mountain vs Street Profits
Brit-Am Brawlers vs Forgotten Sons

B Block
DIY vs reDRagon
Aleister Black & Ricochet vs Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel

Regal says if Belair & Shirai both think they deserve a title shot then in 2 weeks they can fight it out and the winner goes on to face Baszler in New York

WWE Women Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks & Bayley have come back home to NXT

Sasha asks if the fans missed them and says it feels good to be home, she said you don’t forget where you come from and their journey started in NXT. Bayley says the last time they were in an NXT ring at TakeOver Respect in the first Iron-Woman Match and says it was important to come there and share the titles with the fans & says their journey has just begun and they want the titles to be the most sought after titles in WWE and says they’ll defend all over the world from Raw, to Smackdown, to NXT. Bayley tells all the ladies in the back to step up and next time they come to NXT they’ll be defending their titles


Yim avoids a right hand and jumps into an Oklahoma Roll for a 2 coun then delivers a ground and pound on Shayna, she ends Baszler to the floor then follows with a Tope Suicida, Shayna send into the steps then stomps it on the steps, Baszler avoids a Roundhouse Kick and Mia kicks the steps, she sends Yim back in and stomps on the injured leg, cover for a 2 count, she twists away on the ankle, Mia tries to use the good leg, but Shayna traps it & stomps on the bad ankle, Kirifuda Clutch, but Yim goes after the injured hand to break the hold, Shayna goes back to the injured leg, she tries an Achilles Lock, but Mia makes it to the rope, she hangs Shayna in the rope and hits a Slingshot Tornado DDT, Yim avoids a Penalty Kick and traps Baszler in a rollup for a near fall, Mia with a barrage of strikes, Seoul Food, but she can’t get the pin right away due to the damaged leg and only gets a near fall, Shayna with a Gutwrench Suplex for a 2 count, Yim blocks a kick & counters into a Sit-Out Powerbomb for a near fall, she tries Seoul Food again, but Shayna blocks and hits a Penalty Kick, Kirifuda Clutch, Yim goes after the hand again, but Shayna traps Mia’s hands with her legs & Yim taps out


Shayna keeps the hold on for a few more seconds before releasing