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NXT UK results, Jan. 30, 2019: Moustache Mountain overcome Barthel & Aichner in heated tag team showdown
On the latest hard-hitting episode of NXT UK, Tyler Bate & Trent Seven charged back into the NXT UK Tag Team Title hunt with a victory over the tenacious Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner. Plus, WALTER reigned supreme in his NXT UK debut match, the first-ever NXT UK Tag Team Champions James Drake & Zack Gibson learned of the first big threat to their titles, and Jinny picked up another impressive win.
“Bomber” Dave Mastiff def. “Primate” Jay Melrose
Jay Melrose opened the latest episode of NXT UK by unleashing an animalistic effort against the still-undefeated monster Dave Mastiff. When he attempted to lift the “Bomber” onto his shoulder, however, his poor judgment proved to be his undoing. And after completely flattening the “Primate,” Mastiff finished him off with the Cannonball into the corner.
James Drake & Zack Gibson addressed the WWE Universe; Sid Scala named their first challengers
After becoming the first-ever NXT UK Tag team Champions at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool with a victory over Moustache Mountain, The Grizzled Young Veterans came before the WWE Universe to proclaim their greatness.
But the NXT UK Tag Team division’s No. 1s were soon interrupted by Assistant to the General Manager Sid Scala, who informed the inaugural champions that they will soon be defending their titles for the first time against NXT’s Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch. That match will happen in the near-future on NXT UK.
WALTER debuted with a dominant victory over Jack Starz
After making his presence known at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, the intense, towering, old-world throwback competitor that is WALTER debuted against the unfortunate Jack Starz. After starting the bout with a thunderous chop and a brutal assault outside the ring, “The Austrian Anomaly” finished off his foe with a fierce dropkick and an earth-shattering powerbomb that echoed throughout the arena.
In her match against Kasey Owens, a 10-year veteran who trained in Belfast, Jinny made her point early by executing a brutal Flatliner on Owens into the turnbuckle before driving her into the ringside barricade. Then, in the height of the action, after overcoming some impressive offense from her opponent late in the contest, The Fashionista finished her off with an authoritative X-Factor to score another victory.
Moustache Mountain def. Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner
In NXT UK’s main event, Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner were out to prove that they should have been in the tournament to crown the first-ever NXT UK Tag Team Champions. And though Barthel & Aichner nearly overcame the former NXT Tag Team Champions in the incredible back-and-forth tag team showdown, the “Big Strong Bois” overcame their highly effective opponents with the full nelson into a clothesline into the snap dragon suplex.