10/8/20 WWE NXT UK Recap
The opening credits roll. Andy Shepherd and Nigel McGuinness are on commentary from the BT Sport Studio in London, England.
Match #1 – Amale and Nina Samuels vs. Dani Luna and Xia Brookside
Samuels and Luna start the match. They lock up and Luna drops Samuels to the mat with a few waist-lock take downs. Samuels turns it around into an arm-bar, but Luna flips her over and applies a front face-lock. Brookside tags in and takes Samuels down with a side headlock take down. Brookside keeps the hold applied, but Samuels rolls her up for a one count and then applies a leg scissors hold. Brookside gets free and Luna tags back in. Luna and Brookside deliver chops to Samuels and Luna goes for the cover, but Samuels kicks out. Samuels takes control of the match and tags in Amale. Amale delivers a shot to Luna, and follows up with a forearm. Amale drops Luna to the mat and kicks her in the chest. Amale goes for the cover, but Luna kicks out. Samuels tags back in, but Luna drops her and Amale with a double clothesline. Luna goes for the cover, but Samuels kicks out. Luna delivers a fall-away slam and tags in Brookside. Brookside connects with a cross-body and goes for the cover, but Samuels kicks out. Brookside drops Samuels with a hurricanrana and charges at her in the corner, but Samuels dodges and drops Brookside with a back-breaker.
Samuels knocks Luna to the floor, but Brookside rolls her up for a two count. Samuels comes back and sends Brookside to the corner. Amale delivers a few shots as the referee is busy with Luna. Samuels drops Brookside with a reverse suplex and goes for the cover, but Brookside kicks out. Samuels applies a headlock and Amale tags in. Samuels tries to roll-up Brookside, but the referee says she’s not legal. Amale goes for the cover, but Brookside kicks out as Samuels looks on. Amale slams Brookside’s head into a mat a few times and goes for another cover, but Brookside kicks out. Amale goes for a slam, but Brookside gets free and tags in Luna. Luna drops Amale with a back elbow and then she slams her to the mat. Luna drops Amale with a clothesline and then delivers a suplex. Luna goes for the cover, but Luna kicks out. Luna goes for a slam, but Amale pulls her down by her hair. Amale goes for the tag, but Samuels drops off the apron and walks away. Luna rolls Amale up, but she kicks out at two. Amale delivers a forearm shot, followed by a fe wmore, but Luna ducks the last one and drops Amale with a suplex.
Luna puts Amale up top and tags in Brookside. Brookside delivers the Brooksie Bomb to Amale and gets the pin fall.
Winners: Dani Luna and Xia Brookside
Ilja Dragunov is backstage. He says he doesn’t have time to talk about last week, and then walks up to Sid Scala and Pete Dunne. Dragunov says he wants Alexander Wolfe and WALTER next week. Scala asks who his partner will be. Dragunov points at Dunne, and Dunne says alright. Scala makes the match.
Piper Niven is backstage. She says Kay Lee Ray will run her mouth off again later. She says she is sure there will be some people there ready for her.
Match #2 – Singles Match: Jack Starz vs. Saxon Huxley
Starz goes for a waist-lock, but Huxley throws him across the ring. Starz applies a wrist-lock, but Huxley counters with a knee to the midsection. Huxley picks Starz up and drops him with a shoulder tackle. Huxley stands on Starz’ shoulder and then applies a wrist-lock. Huxley lifts Starz, but Starz gets free and delivers a few dropkicks. Huxley shoves Starz away on the last one and throws him across the ring. Huxley delivers a running knee in the corner and throws Starz across the ring again. Huxley stomps on Starz and delivers a few knee strikes. Starz fights back with a few right hands, but Huxley drops him with another knee strike. Huxley whips Starz into the corners and follows it up with a splash in the corner. Huxley wrenches Starz’ neck, but Starz fights back. Huxley knocks Starz to the mat again and picks him up in a Torture Rack submission. Starz gets free and Huxley charges, but Starz dodges him. Starz delivers a few shots and chops, but Huxley shoves him away. Starz delivers a dropkick to the knee and connects with a cross-body. Starz goes for the cover, but Huxley kicks out.
Huxley comes back, and they exchange shots. Starz charges into the corner, but Huxley counters with a knee strike. Huxley picks Starz up, but Starz gets on the apron. Starz comes back into the ring, but Huxley catches him and slams him into the corner and then slams him to the mat and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Saxon Huxley
A vignette airs for the NXT UK Tag Team Champion, Gallus, who won the titles on October 17, 2019. They talk about coming up through the ranks and making NXT UK their kingdom. They says they run the tag team division and the titles will stay theirs for as long as they want them.
Pretty Deadly are backstage. They talk about their win against The Hunt two weeks ago, and then bring up Gallus. They says it is no one’s business what they were talking about with Eddie Dennis after they defeated The Hunt.
Brookside and Luna are backstage. They say Kay Lee Ray has upset a lot of people and she is going to find out just how many enemies she has.
Match #3 – NXT UK Heritage Cup Tournament – First Round British Rounds Match: A-Kid vs. Flash Morgan Webster
They lock up and Kid takes Webster down with a side headlock take down. Webster counters with a roll-up, but Kid gets right back to the headlock. Webster gets to his feet, but Kid applies a wrist-lock. Kid drops Webster with an arm drag and applies an arm-bar on the mat. He turns it into a front face-lock, but Webster gets to his feet. Webster drops Kid to the mat and applies a wrist-lock, but Kid gets free. Webster drops Kid again and applies a headlock. Kid turns it into a hammer-lock and then a rear chin-lock, but Webster gets to his feet. Webster sends Kid to the floor and dropkicks him as the clock runs out.
The score is 0-0 at the end of round one.
Kid drops Webster to the mat and applies a headlock to start round two. Webster turns it into a leg scissors hold, but Kid kicks him in the face. Kid applies a bow and arrow submission, but Webster drops him for a two count. They lock up and Webster drops Kid with a wrist-lock take down. Kid gets to his feet, but Webster applies a hammer-lock and drops Kid again. Kid gets to his feet again and drives his shoulder into Webster’s midsection. They quicken the pace and exchange roll-ups for two. Webster gets one more roll-up and gets a pin fall.
Webster leads 1-0 at the end of round two.
Kid backs Webster into the corner and then drops him to the mat. Kid applies a wrist-lock, but Webster gets to his feet and turns it into a wrist-lock of his own. Kid gets free and sends Webster into the ropes. Webster applies a straitjacket hold, but Kid counters into one of his own. Webster gets free and charges, but Kid meets him with an elbow shot. Kid comes off the ropes with a cross-body and goes for the cover, but Webster kicks out. Kid delivers a fisherman’s suplex and goes for the cover, but Webster kicks out again. Webster comes back with a moonsault, but Kid comes back and gets a roll-up for two. Webster plants Kid with a reverse-rana as round three ends.
Webster leads 1-0 at the end of round three.
Webster delivers a running knee strike and goes for the cover, but Kid kicks out. Webster goes up top, but Kid meets him with an enzuigiri. Kid climbs as well and delivers a Spanish Fly from the top. Kid kicks Webster in the side of the head and gets the pin fall.
The score is tied 1-1 at the end of round four.
Kid slaps Webster in the face a few times and then kicks him in the back. Kid delivers more slaps, but Webster comes back with some of his own. Kid delivers shots to ribs, but Webster slams Kid to the mat with a Falcon Arrow. Webster goes for the cover, but Kid kicks out. They exchange shots on the mat and Kid goes for a submission. Webster gets free and slaps Kid in the face. Kid comes back with a shot and then delivers a forearm shot. Webster comes back with a headbutt and goes to the ropes. Kid goes after him, but Webster sends him to the floor. Webster drops Kid with a dive and tosses him back into the ring. Webster goes up top for a senton, but Kid dodges it and goes for the arm-bar. Webster tolls free, but Kid goes for the stretch submission and Webster gives up.
Winner by a score of 2-1: A-Kid
Kay Lee Ray is shown getting ready for her State of the Union Address backstage.
WALTER will defend the NXT United Kingdom Championship against Ilja Dragunov in three weeks time. A video package covering their feud airs.
Webster is shown attacked in the parking lot. The Hunt call on Mark Andrews, and he rushes over and calls for help as cameras pan away.
Next week, Dave Mastiff and Joseph Conners will meet in the first round of the NXT UK Heritage Cup Tournament. Also, Alexander Wolfe and WALTER will take on Ilja Dragunov and Pete Dunne.
The NXT UK Women’s Champion, Kay Lee Ray, comes to the ring. She says she knows that the entire NXT UK Universe thought that she was going to lose her title two weeks ago. She says in the end, she came out on top and defeated Piper Niven. She says her record-breaking title reign gets longer and longer every day. She says no one is going to change that as the rest of the NXT UK Women’s Division surrounds the ring. Amale and Samuels argue at ringside as Ray insults everyone at ringside. Niven shoves Samuels and Amale out of the way, but they pulls her down and double team her. Aoife Valkyrie attacks Ray in the ring, and then Brookside, Luna, and Isla Dawn join her. Niven and Dawn get face-to-face, and then they all start brawling in and around the ring. Ray drops Brookside with a kick on the outside, and then grabs her title and leaves. Jinny walks up behind her and delivers a right hand. Jinny and Ray brawl around the stage as the rest of the women still fight in and around the ring. Jinny clotheslines Ray back to ringside as Niven drops Amale and Samuels with a senton. Valkyrie drops Dawn with a spin kick and then dives onto the rest of the women on the floor. Ray avoids Valkyrie’s dive and smiles as she walks away with her title as the show comes to a close.