NXT UK TAKEOVER BLACKPOOL
Welcome to NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool and we are live from The Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, England we kick things off with tag team action. For NXT UK Tag Team Championship
NXT UK TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: MOUSTACHE MOUNTAIN VS ZACK GIBSON AND JAMES DRAKE
Bate and Gibson start off. Lock up with Gibson taking Bate to the mat with a wrist lock. Bate tries to reverse but Gibson maintains control. Headscissors takedown by Bate to escape the hold. Gibson escapes and Bate executes another head scissors. Gibson escapes and a takedown for a nearfall on Bate
Bate with a bridge for another pinfall attempt. Bate tries to get to his feet but Gibson takes him down and gets another nearfall. Another bridge by Bate who escapes into a straitjacket choke. Gibson escapes. Lock up and Bate with a wrist lock. Drake makes the tag but Bate escapes to the floor to avoid Drake and Gibson.
Gibson escapes. They lock up and Bate with a wrist lock and Drake makes the tag but Bate escapes to the floor to avoids Drake and Gibson. Seven tags in and locks up with Drake. Drake backs Seven into the ropes and Drake with a forearm to the back and head. Dtake with a wristlock and Seven delivers chops. Seven with a nearfall, Bate tags in and Seven with an accordion slam. Bate comes off the turnbuckles with a senton on Drake. Gibson pulls Drake to the floor to save Drake.
Bate tries to distract Drake with a bop and bang but Drake sees it coming. Bate with a rollup for a nearfall
Bate with a drop kick and wrist lock. Drake with a side head lock and Gibson tags in. Gibson misses a clothesline and Bate punches Drake. Bate with a rana to Gibson followed by a wrist lock. Seven tags in and he works on the arm but Gibson with a forearm and shoulder tackle. Seven with a cross body for a near fall. Seven with an arm bar. Seven chops Gibson and Drake. Drake makes the tag and Seven with a hip toss. Seven with a waist lock and Gibson tags in as Seven connects with an O'Connor Roll on Drake. Seven with a suicide dive onto Drake.
Drake backs away and Seven goes after Drake on the floor but Drake moves and Gibson with a double thrust to the throat. Gibson sends Seven back into the ring and he punches Trent. Drake tags in and he kicks Seven in the back. Drake with a front face lock and he keeps Seven from making the tag. Drake with a back breaker for a near fall. Drake with a half nelson and chin lock. Drake with a knee and he sends Seven to the floor.
Gibson tags in and he gets Seven up for a pescado by Drake and Gibson adds a back breaker. They return to the ring and Drake tags in and he connects with a forearm. Drake gets a near fall. Seven with a forearm and Drake fires back. Seven sends Drake to the apron but Drake is able to recover and stop the tag by Seven. Gibson tags in and he hits a suplex for a near fall. Gibson with a chin lock. Drake tags in and Drake is knocked to the floor by accident. Seven is sent to the floor. Seven with chops. Drake with a forearm and Seven with a chop. Drake and Seven exchange strikes. Drake grabs the leg to stop the tag attempt by Seven. Gibson tags in and he kicks Seven in the back.
Gibson with a forearm and Seven with elbows to Drake and Gibson. Seven is able to make the tag and Bate with punches to Gibson and he keeps Gibson from escaping the ring. Bate with a back body drop to Drake and then he connects with a knee lift to Gibson and follows with a corkscrew uppercut off the turnbuckles. Bate with an airplane spin to Drake and he uses Drake's legs to kick Gibson. Bate puts Drake on Gibson's back and then Bate picks both men up for an airplane spin.
Drake tries to suplex Bate into the ring but Bate pulls Drake to the apron. Bate with an exploder to Drake off the apron onto Gibson. Bate with a shooting star press off the apron onto Gibson and Drake. Bate sends Gibson back into the ring and he sets for Tyler Driver 97. Gibson with a back body drop and then Bate lands on his feet and he hits bop and bang. Seven tags in and Seven with a running power slam and Bate with a diving head butt for a near fall. Bate is told to leave the ring and he hits a suicide dive onto Drake. Seven with a burning hammer but Drake breaks up the cover.
Gibson tries to make the tag but Seven holds on to Gibson. Gibson kicks Seven and Drake and Bate make the tag. Drake and Bate with alternating near falls. Drake with a forearm and Bate with a rolling kick. Seven tags in and Bate goes for a springboard clothesline but Gibson with Ticket to Ride to Bate. Drake hits Grit Your Teeth. Gibson with Helter Skelter and Drake with a 450 splash for a near fall.
Drake gets Seven up but Seven escapes. Seven with chops to both men. Drake with an enzuigiri to the back of the head and then Gibson goes for Shankley Gates and he rakes the eyes to lock it in. Drake stops Bate but Bate picks up Drake. Drake escapes and applies Shankley Gate on Bate as well. Bate picks up Drake and hits a running Death Valley Driver onto Gibson and Seven to break up the hold.
Drake and Bate tag in and Bate with punches and an uppercut. Bate with punches and an uppercut to Gibson. Drake with a forearm but Bate with a rolling kick on both men. Seven tags in and Seven with a half nelson and Bate with a rebound clothesline and Half Nelson suplex combination but Drake kicks out. Gibson keeps Bate from getting to the turnbuckles and Seven is sent into Bate. Drake with a suicide dive to Bate who is on Gibson's shoulders on the floor. Seven with a suicide dive attempt but Drake with a drop kick to stop Seven. They hit Ticket to Mayhem for the three count.
The winners and NEW NXT UK Tag Team Champions: Zack Gibson and James Drake
TRAVIS BANKS VS JORDAN DEVLIN
Devlin attacks Banks before the bell. Officials then run down to tend to Banks as Devlin enters the ring and says he told everyone to never bet against The Ace so since he's not having a match tonight...a back up plan is then announced and the lights in the arena go out.
And Devlin's opponent tonight is...Finn Balor! It will now be Finn Balor (replacing Travis Banks) vs Jordan Devlin
FINN BALOR VS JORDAN DEVLIN
Balor unloads on Devlin sending him to the mat. Slingblade connects and Balor goes to the top for the Coup De Grace but Devlin rolls out of the ring.
Devlin begins to walk up the ramp but Balor sends him back into the ring. Flying forearm on the outside. Devlin is sent back into the ring and Devlin, before Balor can re-enter, drills Balor with a knee and sends him crashing into the barricade
Devlin is in control as he has Balor on the ropes. Irish whip reversed by Balor. Roll through by Devlin but Balor strikes with a dropkick. Devlin is caught by Balor and Balor goes to the top again but Devlin connects with a dropkick sending Balor to the floor.
Balor beats the ten count and Devlin puts the boots to him and unloads with punches. Chop by Devlin and Balor turns it around drilling Devlin with a series of chops. Kick by Devlin who momentarily turns the tables but Balor back in control.
Balor blocks a kick. Slap by Devlin. Devlin with a moonsault. Abdominal Stretch but Balor tries to fight it. Devlin, however, has it locked in. Balor counters with a hiptoss. Balor with an abdominal stretch of his own. Devlin with a kick. Pele Kick by Balor and both superstars are down
Balor gets to his feet delivering a pair of boots to the face. Flying forearm. Double stomp and Balor hooks Devlin up in an inverted DDT position but Devlin with a knee to the face. Balor plants him. Slingblade by Balor. Devlin with a sueprkick and headbutt. Another nearfall for Devlin
Devlin back to work on the injured midsection delivering kicks. Devlin goes for one final kick but Balor catches him and begins stomping on him. Balor from the apron delivers a kick to the outside and rolls Devlin back in. Third time and Balor still cant hit the Coup De Grace. Devlin on the top rope but Balor gets his knees up
Balor with a DDT and Balor with a running dropkick sending Devlin into the corner. Balor going to the top rope and this time he connects with the Coup De Grace for the three count
The winner of the match: Finn Balor
NO DISQUALIFICATION: EDDIE DENNIS VS DAVE MASTIFF
They exchange forearms and Dennis with a knee. Mastiff with a flying cross body and he gets a near fall. They go to the floor and Dennis with a forearm and punches. Dennis tries to send Mastiff into the ring steps but Mastiff is the one to send someone into the ring steps. Mastiff sends Dennis back into the ring and Mastiff grabs part of the ring steps and puts them into the ring. Dennis goes to the floor and he gets a kendo stick from under the ring and hits Mastiff with it. Dennis pulls up the mats to expose the floor but Mastiff with an elbow. Dennis continues to hit Mastiff with the kendo stick and then hits a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall.
Dennis chokes Mastiff with the kendo stick and hits Mastiff in the midsection with it. Dennis picks up Mastiff with the kendo stick and Mastiff grabs the kendo stick and connects with a head butt. Mastiff with a number of shots with the kendo stick. Mastiff with a power bomb and then he puts the ring steps in the center of the ring. Mastiff gets Dennis on his shoulders but Dennis escapes. Dennis catches Mastiff on a cross body attempt and Dennis with a uranage onto the steps in the ring.
Dennis gets a near fall. Dennis sends the ring steps back to the floor and Dennis goes to the floor. Dennis gets a chair and brings it into the ring. Dennis swings and misses. Mastiff with a Finlay slam and Mastiff looks around. Mastiff goes to the turnbuckles but Dennis stops Mastiff. Dennis gets Mastiff on his back for Severed Bridge and hits it. Dennis gets a near fall. Dennis goes to the floor again and he gets a table from under the ring.
Dennis stomps on the hand and then Dennis puts the table in the corner. Dennis sets for Severed Bridge through the table but Mastiff stops him and hits a drop down splash. Mastiff tries to German suplex Dennis off the apron to the floor but Dennis holds on to the ropes. Mastiff with a Finlay slam onto the floor followed by a senton. Mastiff misses a moonsault and Dennis hits the neckstop driver for a near fall. Dennis grabs the chair and hits Mastiff in the back. Dennis sets for Severed Bridge through the table but Mastiff gets to his feet. Both men go for clotheslines to no effect. Dennis misses a clothesline and Mastiff hits a German suplex. Mastiff with a cannonball through the table.
Mastiff gets the three count.
The winner of the match: Dave Mastiff
NXT UK WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP: RHEA RIPLEY VS TONI STORM
Ripley misses a kick and Storm with forearms Storm with more forearms after keeping Ripley in the ring. Storm with a front face lock and forearms. Ripley sends Storm face first into the mat and Ripley with forearms. Storm with punches. Ripley goes to the floor and Storm follows. Ripley goes back to the floor and Storm with a suicide dive. Storm with forearms and she sends Ripley back into the ring but Ripley grabs the hair to keep Storm on the apron and she kicks Storm to the floor. Ripley with a baseball slide that sends Storm into the ringside barrier.
Ripley kicks Storm in the corner. Ripley with shoulders and then she kicks Storm in the corner while taunting her. Ripley gets a near fall. Ripley with a body scissors on Storm. Storm leans back and gets a near fall. Ripley continues with the body scissors and Storm leans back to get another near fall. Storm turns around and connects with forearms. Storm escapes and Ripley with a forearm to the back. Ripley gets Storm up for a delayed vertical suplex and she gets a near fall. Ripley with a slam and then she picks up Storm and slams her again. Ripley gets a near fall.
Storm kicks Ripley into the ring post shoulder first. Storm misses a running hip into the corner and Ripley with a drop kick for a near fall. Ripley rubs Storm's face in the canvas and then hits a series of leg drops for a near fall. Ripley biels Storm across the ring and does it again. Storm slaps Ripley but Ripley kicks Storm. Storm with a head butt and both women are down. Storm with a forearm and Ripley fires back. They continue the exchange. They continue with a flurry of punches until they cannot punch any more. Then they get a second wind. Storm with the advantage and she hits a German suplex and holds on.
Storm with a second German suplex and holds on. Ripley with elbows to block Storm's third attempt. Storm has Storm Zero blocked. Ripley goes for Riptide but Storm counters with a lateral press and a near fall. Ripley with a back body drop and then they they exchange near falls. Ripley goes for the reverse Cloverleaf and locks it in. Storm tries to get to the ropes but Ripley pulls her back into the center of the ring. Storm escapes and applies an ankle lock. Ripley gets to the ropes and Storm releases the hold. Storm with a hip attack and German suplex for a near fall.
Storm with forearms to Ripley followed by slaps. Ripley pulls Storm to the mat and Ripley goes for Riptide and hits it for a near fall. Ripley with a short arm clothesline and she holds on to Storm's arm. Ripley with another short arm clothesline. Ripley misses a third clothesline and Storm with a head butt and Storm Zero but Ripley kicks out at two. Storm with forearms and Ripley goes for Riptide but Storm escapes and hits Storm Zero for the three count.
The winner and NEW NXT UK Women's Champion: Toni Storm
NXT UK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: PETE DUNNE VS JOE COFFEY
They lock up and Dunne backs Coffey into the ropes and gives a clean break. They lock up and Dunne with a wrist lock and he goes for the fingers. Coffey with a reversal and take down with a wrist lock. Dunne with a forearm but it does not affect Coffey. They go for a test of strength and Dunn gets Coffey's hands on the mat and Dunne stands on one hand and pulls the fingers on the other hand. Dunne goes for a drop toe hold but Coffey stays on his feet for a moment but Dunne gets Coffey down.
Dunne works on the ankle with the leg in a figure four. Coffey with a side head lock. Coffey catches Dunne on a leap frog attempt and Coffey goes for a Boston Crab but Dunne with an arm bar. Coffey with a side head lock and uppercut to Dunne. Coffey with another European uppercut. Coffey with a nerve hold into a side head lock. Dunne with a clothesline and a running shoulder tackle. Dunne with a Regal Stretch on Coffey. Coffey gets to the ropes and Dunne kicks the hand after releasing the hold. Coffey with a bear hug but Dunne with a double wrist lock and body scissors. Coffey counters into a suplex attempt but Dunne with knees and he returns to the body scissors and the double wrist lock.
Coffey with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Dunne and Coffey exchange forearms and Dunne is sent to the floor and Dunne hits the apron hard before landing on the floor. Dunne flips over Coffey from the ring steps and hits a drop kick. Dunne kicks Coffey and he charges at Coffey and Coffey with a power slam on the ramp. Coffey gets back into the ring and the referee starts his count. Dunne gets back into the ring and Coffey with kicks and Irish whips into the corner. Coffey with a back breaker as he continues to work on the back. Coffey with a side slam for a near fall.
Coffey with kicks to Dunne. Coffey with a bear hug. Dunne with head butts to try to escape the hold but Coffey holds on. Dunne with forearms and Coffey adds more pressure to the bear hug. Dunne goes for the nose and Coffey with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Coffey misses a splash into the corner and both men with forearms. Coffey is sent into the corner from a Dunne forearm. Dunne flips over Coffey in the corner and hits an enzuigiri. Dunne lands on his feet on a German suplex. Dunne with a kick that sends Coffey to the floor.
Dunne goes to the turnbuckles and hits a moonsault onto Coffey on the floor. Coffey with a forearm and he sets for a suplex but Dunne with an X Plex for a near fall. Coffey with an Irish whip and Dunne lips out of the corner but Coffey with a moonsault and then he sends Dunne into the turnbuckles and hits a splash. Coffey with a power bomb and then he gets a near fall. Coffey goes for a piledriver but turns it into a Boston Crab. Dunne crawls to the ropes but Coffey sits down on Dunne's back. Coffey with boots to the head and the referee checks on Dunne. Dunne gets to the ropes and the hold is released.
Dunne grabs the fingers and Coffey with a head butt. Dunne with a head butt and they exchange head butts. Both men go down after the head butts conclude. Dunne with a snap German suplex but Coffey pops up. Dunne with a flatliner into a Koji Clutch and Coffey rolls over and gets a near fall. Dunne returns to the Koji Clutch but Coffey picks Dunne up. Dunne escapes and applies an ankle lock and grapevines the leg.
Coffey hits Dunne in the leg to get out of the hold. Coffey with a German suplex. Coffey with a diving shoulder but he jumps into a knee from Dunne. Coffey escapes Bitter End and Coffey goes for a double jump cross body but Dunne with a forearm. Dunne with Bitter End for a near fall. Coffey rolls to the floor and Dunne goes to the apron. Coffey grabs Dunne on the apron and sets for a German suplex on the apron but Dunne grabs the fingers. Dunne with an elbow. Coffey sends Dunne into the ring post with a diving head butt and then hits a power bomb on the apron.
Both men get back into the ring at the same time as the referee is about to count to ten. Coffey punches Dunne and kicks Dunne in the head. Dunne kicks Coffey in the head ahd then he stomps Coffey on the mat. Dunne stomps on the head and kicks Coffey. Coffey with a pop up European upercut. Dunne with an enzuigiri and Coffey hits a discus clothesline but Dunne kicks out. Coffey goes for the discus clothesline but Dunne counters into an arm bar and Dunne goes for the fingers but Coffey gets Dunne on the mat and then runs Dunne into the turnbuckles.
Coffey climbs to the top turnbuckle while holding on to Coffey and he hits a powerbomb superplex. Both men are in opposite corners and they both get back to their feet at the same time. They meet in the center of the ring and exchange punches. Dunne with punches and Coffey is staggered. The referee warns Coffey as Dunne collapses onto Coffey's body against the ropes. Coffey with a punch. Coffey gets Dunne on his shoulders and hits a Mount Everest German suplex for a near fall. Coffey stomps on Dunne's head and then connects with forearms to the back of the head.
Coffey goes for a pump handle move but Dunne counters into a DDT and Dunne with Bitter End but he cannot roll over to make the cover. Coffey rolls away as Dunne goes for the cover. Coffey goes to the apron and Dunne grabs Coffey. Coffey with a discus clothesline from the apron. Coffey sends Dunne into the turnbuckles Coffey goes to the turnbuckles and he pulls Dunne up. Dunne pushes Coffey off the turnbuckles and Coffey lands on the floor while Dunne falls to the mat.
Dunne picks up Coffey on the floor and he connects with a forearm. Coffey with a discus clothesline and they return to the floor. Coffey hits a pump handle uranage for a near fall. Coffey goes up top and Dunne stops him. Both men fall off the turnbuckles to the floor. Dunne gets back into the ring and Coffey follows back into the ring. Dunne avoids a discus clothesline and Dunne with forearms followed by Bitter End but Coffey kicks out. Dunne pulls at the fingers and forces Coffey to tap out.
The winner of the match and still NXT UK World Champion: Pete Dunne
Post Match: Dunne is in the ring celebrating and we get the NXT UK debut of ...Walter as NXT UK goes off the air