WWE NXT UK Results 5/22/19
You can follow me on Twitter @TheHootsPodcast
Transcription by Josh Lopez
EPISODE 44 !!!
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) May 22, 2019
First Match: Travis Banks vs. Joseph Conners in a Fatal Four Way Qualifying Match
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Banks applies a waist lock. Banks with a waist lock takedown. Conners scrambles towards the bottom rope to create separation. Banks hyperextends the left shoulder of Conners. Banks applies a wrist lock. Banks with a wrist lock takedown. Banks applies an arm-bar. Conners breaks the grip. Conners slaps Banks in the face. Banks tells Conners to bring it. Banks ducks a clothesline from Conners. Banks drives Conners face first into the canvas. Banks with a Basement Dropkick. Banks repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Conners. Conners shoves Banks. Conners launches Banks to the ring apron. Conners with a shoulder block. Banks drops Conners with The Mid-Kick. Conners heads to the outside. Conners blocks The PK. Conners dumps Banks face first on the steel ring steps.
Conners rolls Banks back into the ring. Conners transitions into a ground and pound attack. Conners repeatedly stomps on Banks back. Conners with a Running HeadButt to the chest of Banks for a two count. Banks unloads three knife edge chops. Conners answers with a back elbow strike. Conners bodyslams Banks for a two count. Conners with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Conners applies a rear chin lock. Banks gets back to a vertical base. Banks decks Conners with a JawBreaker. Conners responds with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Conners continues to stomp on Banks chest. Banks starts building momentum. Banks repeatedly stomps on Conners chest.
Banks sends Conners face first into the middle turnbuckle. Banks dropkicks the back of Conners. Banks hits The PK. Banks lands The Suicide Dive. Banks rolls Conners back into the ring. Conners avoids The Slice Of Heaven. Conners side steps Banks into the turnbuckles. Conners with a SlingShot Bulldog. Conners follows that with a Sunset Bomb into the turnbuckles for a two count. Conners goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Banks counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Rollup Exchange. Conners with a Running Lariat for a two count. Conners transitions into a ground and pound attack. Conners talks smack to Banks. Conners goes for a Bodyslam, but Banks lands back on his feet. Banks connects with The Slice Of Heaven. Banks plants Conners with The Kiwi Crusher to pickup the victory.
Winner: Travis Banks via Pinfall
— WWE (@WWE) May 22, 2019
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) May 22, 2019
Second Match: Noam Dar vs. Mark Andrews in a Fatal Four Way Qualifying Match
Nice display of sportsmanship after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dar backs Andrews into the turnbuckles. Dar applies a side headlock. Andrews drops down on the canvas. Side Step Exchange. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Andrews applies a side headlock. Andrews ducks a clothesline from Dar. Andrews with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Dar dodges The RoundHouse Kick from Andrews. Andrews with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Andrews applies a wrist lock. Andrews transitions into a Bow and Arrow Stretch. Andrews kicks Dar in the gut. Dar reverses out of the irish whip from Andrews. Andrews goes for a Diving Crossbody Block, but Dar ducks out of the way. Dar with a Windmill Backslide Cover for a two count. Dar follows that with a Judo TakeDown.
Dar applies an arm-bar. Dar backs Andrews into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Dar with a forearm smash. Andrews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Andrews goes for a Standing 450 Splash, but Dar ducks out of the way. Andrews slides under Dar. Andrews goes for a Step Up Enzuigiri, but Dar counters with The Ankle Lock. Dar with a Pump Kick for a two count. Andrews rolls Dar over for a two count. Andrews delivers another Step Up Enzuigiri. Dar with Two HeadButts to the chest of Andrews. Dar uppercuts Andrews. Dar goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Andrews counters with The StunDog Millionaire. Andrews lands a SomerSault Plancha. Dar is favoring his left knee. It was a ploy all along. Dar with a running forearm smash. Dar is perfectly fine. Dar connects with The Nova Roller to pickup the victory.
Winner: Noam Dar via Pinfall
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) May 22, 2019
Rhea Ripley Promo:
Third Match: WALTER (c) vs. Pete Dunne For The WWE United Kingdom Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. WALTER backs Dunne into the turnbuckles. WALTER obviously has the size and strength advantage. Dunne with a standing arm-bar. Dunne applies a wrist lock. WALTER reverses the hold. WALTER with a wrist lock takedown. WALTER applies a wrist lock. Dunne with a HeadScissors NeckLock. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Test Of Strength. Dunne bends the left hand of WALTER. Dunne avoids the knife edge chop. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Dunne applies a side headlock. WALTER with a side headlock takeover. Dunne drops down on the canvas. Dunne leapfrogs over WALTER. WALTER applies a sleeper hold. Dunne blocks a boot from WALTER. Dunne with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. WALTER heads to the outside. WALTER unloads two knife edge chops. WALTER inadvertently chops the steel ring post. Dunne slams the injured hand of WALTER on the steel ring steps.
Dunne kicks the left shoulder of WALTER. WALTER drops Dunne with a Big Boot. WALTER uppercuts Dunne. WALTER with a ShotGun Dropkick. WALTER is choking Dunne with his boot. WALTER kicks Dunne in the face. WALTER is giving Dunne a lot of time to catch his breath. WALTER with a heavy chop to the chest. WALTER kicks Dunne in the back. WALTER continues to toy around with Dunne. WALTER drives his knee into Dunne’s back for a two count. WALTER applies a rear chin lock. WALTER repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Dunne. Dunne is pissed. Dunne drops WALTER with a forearm smash. Dunne dives over WALTER. Dunne with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dunne is fired up.
Dunne with a flying dropkicks to the left knee of WALTER. Dunne with a short left jab. WALTER fights out of the knee bar. WALTER goes for a German Suplex, but Dunne lands back on his feet. Dunne kicks the back of WALTER’s head. Dunne with a Modified Abdominal Stretch. Dunne works on his joint manipulation game. Dunne hits The Crucifix Bomb for a two count. Dunne with a double stomp to the fingers of WALTER. Dunne goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but WALTER counters with a Big Lariat. Dunne with a Forearm Smash. WALTER responds with an OverHead Suplex for a two count. WALTER locks in The Boston Crab. Dunne repeatedly kicks WALTER in the face. Dunne hits The PK. Dunne is trying to knockout WALTER. Dunne with a Modified Butterfly Stretch. WALTER crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. WALTER clotheslines Dunne off the middle turnbuckle.
Dunne dropkicks the injured hand of WALTER. Dunne slaps WALTER in the chest. Dunne applies a Triangle Choke. WALTER goes for an Avalanche PowerBomb, but Dunne counters with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner for a two count. Dunne kicks the left leg of WALTER. WALTER responds with a back chop. WALTER is lighting up Dunne’s chest. Standing Switch Exchange. Dunne with a German Suplex. WALTER drops Dunne with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Dunne with a Forearm Smash in mid-air. Dunne connects with The Bitter End. Dunne goes back to the Triangle Choke. Dunne delivers the finger snap. Fabian Aichner puts WALTER foot on the bottom rope. The referee is admonishing Aichner. Marcel Barthel blasts Dunne with the United Kingdom Championship. WALTER PowerBombs Dunne to pickup the victory. After the match, WALTER has officially join forces with The European Union.
Winner: Still WWE United Kingdom Champion, WALTER via Pinfall
Check Out Episode 157 of The Hoots Podcast