6/26/19 WWE NXT UK Recap
Travis Banks cuts a promo. He says Walter was prepared to take and defend the WWE United Kingdom Championship against Pete Dunne, and now he is prepared to take the title from Walter.
The opening credits roll. Aiden English and Vic Joseph are on commentary.
Match #1 – Singles Match: Mark Andrews vs. Joseph Conners
Conners drops Andrews to the mat and applies a wrist-lock. Andrews gets free and takes Conners down with an arm-drag. Andrews applies a wrist-lock, but Conners gets free. Andrews drops Conners back to the mat, but Conners gets free once more and slams Andrews to the mat. Conners wraps Andrews in the ropes and delivers a neck-breaker. Conners goes for the cover, but Andrews kicks out at two. Conners delivers elbows and forearms in the corner and then drops him with a clothesline. Conners goes for the cover, but Andrews kicks out at two. Conners delivers a knee to the midsection and then suplexes Andrews to the mat. Conners goes for another cover, but Andrews kicks out again. Conners grinds Andrews’ face into the apron, but Andrews comes back with a series of chops. Andrews delivers an enzuiguri and suplexes Conners to the mat. Andrews sends Conners to the floor and takes him out with a suicide dive.
Andrews tosses Conners back into the ring and connects with a standing moonsault. Andrews goes for the cover, but Conners kicks out at two. Andrews takes Conners down again, but Conners comes back with a buckle bomb in the corner. Conners slams Andrews to the mat and goes for the cover, but Andrews kicks out at two. Andrews comes back and hits Stundog Millionaire and then hits the Shooting Star Press from the top and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Mark Andrews
Imperium is backstage as Walter gears up for his title match against Travis Banks in tonight’s main event.
Footage of The Hunt and Dave Mastiff airs. Mastiff says they have the same problem with Gallus. Mastiff fires them up and asks them what they are going to do about Gallus.
The NXT UK Tag Team Champions, Grizzled Young Veterans, come to the stage. Zack Gibson introduces himself and James Drake and says they are champions and locker room leaders. He says the NXT UK General Manager, Johnny Saint, think it’s funny to make them come to a muddy field to perform in front of these people. Gibson makes fun of the crowd’s appearance and hygiene. He says Download is supposed to be a music festival, but he hasn’t heard anything resembling music. Gibson says they don’t want to be there for a single minute longer than they have to be. He says they will defend the titles against Moustache Mountain, but until then they will return and wait in their hotel.
A video hype package for the feud between Rhea Ripley and Piper Niven airs. They will go one-on-one next week.
A tweet from Saint is shown. He says Gallus will take on Dave Mastiff and The Hunt in a Six-Man Tag Team Match in two weeks.
Match #2 – Singles Match: Killer Kelly vs. Xia Brookside
Brookside delivers forearm shots and takes Kelly to the mat. Kelly fights back with shots of her own and then tosses Brookside into the corner. Brookside comes back with a hurricanrana and then delivers a dropkick. Kelly comes back and suplexes Brooskide to the mat and goes for the cover, but Brookside kicks out at two. Kelly delivers shots on the mat and then applies a wrist-lock. Kelly delivers an elbow strike and then applies a standing shoulder bar submission. Kelly delivers another elbow shot and then rakes Brookside’s eyes. Kelly drops Brookside to the mat for the cover, but Brookside kicks out at two. Brookside comes back with a jaw-breaker and then a face-buster. Jinny and Jazzy Gabert walk out to the stage as Brookside sends Kelly into the corner. Brookside sees them and Kelly attacks her from behind. Kelly rolls up Brookside, but she kicks out at two. Brookside comes back and kicks Kelly in the face and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Xia Brookside
The NXT UK Women’s Champion, Toni Storm, is backstage. Storm says Kay Lee Ray did win a chance at the title, but she doesn’t want to tell anyone when she is going to take her shot. Storm says it’s always Toni Time and maybe Ray isn’t ready. Storm says she will be in action in two weeks regardless.
Match #3 – Singles Match: Noam Dar vs. Ligero
Dar backs Ligero into the corner and messes with his mask. Ligero chases him to the outside, but Dar makes it back into the ring. Dar applies a shoulder bar and the turns it into a side headlock. Ligero sends him off the ropes, but Dar comes back and trips him up. Ligero comes back with a quick pin attempt, but Dar kicks out at two. Dar goes back to the headlock, but Ligero comes back and takes Dar to the mat. Ligero goes for the cover, but Dar kicks out at two. Kenny Williams walks to ringside with a steel chair and Ligero connects with a back elbow to Dar. Dar comes back with a kick to Ligero as Williams sits down at ringside. Dar stomps away on Ligero and then delivers an uppercut. Dar goes for the cover, but Ligero kicks out at two. Dar goes for a suplex, but Ligero knees him in the face. Ligero drops Dar with a clothesline and then kicks him in the back.
Ligero goes for the cover, but Dar kicks out at two. Ligero comes off the ropes, but Dar dodges him and locks in an ankle lock. Ligero gets free, but Dar kicks him in the leg and delivers a fisherman’s buster. Dar goes for the cover, but Ligero kicks out at two. Dar goes for the Nova Roller, but Ligero kicks him in the midsection. Dar comes back with a clubbing shot to the back and goes for the Nova Roller again, but Ligero blocks it again. Ligero delivers an enzuiguri and both men are down. Both men get up at nine and Dar kicks Ligero in the knee. Dar goes up top, but Ligero moves and Dar’s knee gives out on him. Dar asks Williams for the chair behind the referee’s back, and Williams refuses. Ligero rolls Dar up and gets the pin fall.
The confrontation between Travis Banks and Walter from last week is shown. Their main event title match is up next.
Next week: Grizzled Young Veterans defend the NXT UK Tag Team Championship against Moustache Mountain.
Match #4 – WWE United Kingdom Championship Match: Walter (c) vs. Travis Banks
Walter tosses Banks across the ring, but Banks comes back with a few kicks. Walter backs Banks into the corner and goes for a slap, but Banks dodges and delivers more quick kicks. Walter delivers a back elbow and puts Banks up top. Walter slaps Banks across the chest and then bends him over the top turnbuckle. Walter tosses Banks to the floor and gets back into the ring. Banks gets back into the ring at the six count, but Walter puts his boot in his throat. Banks fights back with a few chops, but Walter kicks him in the face. Walter delivers an uppercut and stomps on Banks’ hand. Walter applies a double wrist-lock and then stomps on Banks’ chest. Walter goes for the cover, but Banks kicks out at two. Walter kicks Banks in the face and applies a wrist-lock, but Banks fights back with a series of kicks.
Banks keeps the kicks going and finally gets Walter down on the mat. Banks delivers a few chops and then connects with a forearm. Banks delivers a dropkick and then a Shining Wizard. Banks dropkicks Walter in the corner and takes Walter down to the mat. Banks goes up top and connects with a double stomp. Banks goes for the cover, but Walter kicks out at two. Banks comes off the ropes, but Walter catches him and then applies the Boston Crab. Banks makes it to the ropes, but Walter smacks him across the chest a few times. Banks fights back with chops, but Walter tosses him into the corner. Walter charges, but Banks moves and kicks Walter in the knee. Banks connects with an enzuiguri, but Walter rolls to the apron. Banks delivers a few kicks to Walter and dropkicks him to the floor. Banks connects with a suicide dive and tosses him back into the ring.
Banks gets on the apron, but Walter kicks him in the face. Walter slaps Banks across the chest and then power bombs him on the apron. Walter rolls Banks back into the ring and then hits the power bomb again and gets the pin fall.
Winner and still WWE United Kingdom Champion: Walter