November 29, 2017
San Antonio, TX (Aztec Theater)
Commentary: Mauro Renallo and Percy Watson
Report by Alex Kahrs of Wrestleview.com
“WWE: Then. Now. Forever.”
The NXT intro brings us to a packed crowd at the Aztec Theater as commentary hypes Tyler Bate and Trent Seven teaming up against Pete Dunne and Mark Andrews, as well as Kairi Sane facing Peyton Royce.
Back at ringside, Street Profits make their way to the ring for the opening match of the night! Out next are Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss, and the bell rings to get this match underway!
The Street Profits vs. Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss
Moss and Dawkins start things off with a lock up, Dawkins takes Moss to the corner but Moss gets out, shoving him before sliding out of the ring. Moss takes his time gettin back in, waist lock takedown sends Dawkins to the canvas but he hits one of his own as the crowd chant “ONE MORE TIME” as Moss gets countered into another takedown by Dawkins. Moss with a shoulder tackle and a scoop slam, and Dawkins responds with a leapfrog, a shoulder tackle, and a scoop slam of his own. Tag to Ford and a double team gets Ford a nearfall, before he goes right to a side headlock. Moss gets a tag to Tino as he gets out of the hold, and Tino takes Ford down with a cross body! Ford kips up, leapfrog twice over and a dropkick to Tino followed by a double team to Moss before they dump him over the ropes to the outside as we go to break
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Back from break, a “LET’S GO PROFITS” chant breaks out as Ford lays a kick into Moss from the apron before Tino drops him off the apron with a forearm smash. Tino goes out to bring Ford back in, laying into him with a ground and pound offense talking trash to him all the while. Big whip into the corner by Tino, who tags Moss in as they hit a double team on Ford. Moss shows off before hitting a hard right hand on Ford, taunting him and Dawkins. Ford with a hard chop twice over, but Moss hits a back elbow for a nearfall. Moss follows up with some hard right hands and a reverse chin lock on Ford, who struggles to get out. He gets to his feet, but Moss goes for a back suplex…Ford escapes, but gets taken to the corner, only to dodge the charge by Moss. Hot tag to Dawkins as Tino gets tagged in as well, but Dawkins unloads a flurry of offense on both Tino and Moss, ending with a big bulldog on Tino. Spinning stinger splash on both guys, Tino hits a back elbow on Dawkins but takes a big right hand as Dawkins gets a nearfall. Dawkins lays into Moss and Tino, sending Moss back out of the ring before getting an O’Connor roll for a nearfall. Dawkins gets pushed into a forearm by Moss as Tino goes for a cover, getting a two count before the ref catches Moss holding down the feet of Dawkins! Ford up on the apron, hitting a diving senton onto Moss as Tino goes for a waist lock. Dawkins reverses as Ford gets a blind tag, and Dawkins with a big pop-up spinebuster followed by a frog splash from Ford to get the Street Profits the win!
Winners via pinfall: The Street Profits
The Street Profits celebrate as we get replays from the match.
Commentary bring up the United Kingdom Championship match last week, and we catch up with Pete Dunne in an exclusive from last week as Trent Seven and Tyler Bate confront him about bailing on Wolfgang recently against Undisputed Era, challenging him to a tag match with a partner of his choosing.
From there we go to earlier today as Trent Seven and Tyler Bate talk about their match tonight. Trent addresses Dunne bailing out on Wolfgang, and them looking to show Dunne what it means to be a team. They head out as commentary hypes Moustache Mountain taking on Pete Dunne and Mark Andrews later tonight.
We then hear from Mark Andrews, who says he and Pete go a long way back…but he is in this match on the condition that he becomes #1 contender to Pete’s United Kingdom Championship.
He walks off as commentary hypes Kairi Sane taking on Peyton Royce, up next!
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Back at ringside, Kairi Sane makes her way to the ring for the next match. Out next is Peyton Royce, accompanied by Billie Kay as she heads to the ring. The bell rings, getting this match underway!
Royce taunts Sane before they lock up, and Royce hits a hard forearm on the Mae Young Classic winner! She continues to taunt Sane before hitting a hip toss, but Sane reverses a second attempt into a pinning combo to get a nearfall. Royce runs the ropes before she stops, refusing to play games with Sane. Sane off the ropes with an impressive head scissors takedown and a dropkick for a nearfall. Royce gets to the ropes, taking advantage of a distraction by Kay for a spinning heel kick for a nearfall. Royce continues the attack, but gets rolled up by Sane who gets a nearfall. Royce responds with a clothesline as we go to break.
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Back from break, Royce is in control with a rear chinlock as Sane gets to her feet. Sane with a roll up for a nearfall, and Royce sends her back down to the canvas. Whip to the corner, but Sane dodges Royce and sends her head into the turnbuckle! Interceptor spear by Sane sends both women down to the canvas now, but they’re back up and exchanging blows before Sane hits a rolling blockbuster. Sane in the corner, charges into Royce with a sliding elbow! Sane up top but gets caught with a knee by Royce on the landing, and Royce gets a close nearfall in the process. Royce taunts Sane as she picks her up, but Sane blocks the kick and hits a couple hard ones of her own! She stomps away at Royce and hits some hard right hands as Kay gets on the apron, only for Sane to knock her off! Sane up top, hitting the Insane Elbow for the win!
Sane celebrates in the ring as we get a replay of that Insane Elbow. We look back at the match last week between Ruby Riot(t) and Sonya Deville as commentary hypes their final match in NXT, a No Holds Barred Match next week! Up next, though, is our main event as Tyler Bate and Trent Seven team up to take on Pete Dunne and Mark Andrews!
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Back from break, we look back at the NXT Championship match from Takeover: War Games as Andrade “Cien” Almas won the title from Drew McIntyre, who looks to be out with injury for the foreseeable future. The new champion will be having a championship celebration next week, but back at ringside Tyler Bate and Trent Seven make their way to the ring for our main event. Out next is Mark Andrews, followed by the United Kingdom Champion himself, Pete Dunne. The bell rings, getting this main event underway!
Main Event: Tag Team Match
Tyler Bate and Trent Seven vs. WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne and Mark Andrews
Bate and Dunne start things off, locking up as the crowd chants “UK” and already a solid exchange of holds leads to Bate getting a nearfall. Chants for the Bruiserweight as Dunne feigns tagging Andrews, only to lay Bate out with a forearm. Tag to Andrews now as he works the neck of Bate. Bate escapes, going for a snap mare that Andrews gets out of…but he can’t get out of the dropkick that Bate takes him down with! Tag to Seven, double team gets Seven a nearfall. Whip to the corner but Andrews shows his quickness getting out of it, getting a nearfall with a dropkick. Andrews with an armbar before Dunne gets a blind tag in, test of strength turning into Dunne working the fingers of Seven. Seven with a couple hard chops, faking a third one to hit a DDT for a nearfall. Dunne fights back with a back elbow before making a tag, but takes advantage of the ref NOT seeing the tag to distract just long enough for a cheap shot to Seven as we go to break.
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Back from break, Dunne is still in control with an arm wrench as he tags in Andrews, who keeps the hold steady before getting a leg drop on the arm for a nearfall. Andrews still working the arm of Seven, who fights back only for Andrews to get a tag to Dunne…who hits a backstabber on Seven for a nearfall! Dunne laying the boots into Seven, followed by a hammerlock while working the fingers and ending with a double stomp onto the back of Seven! Blind tag by Andrews, who wrenches the arm as Dunne gets a blind tag of his own. Andrews looks none too pleased as Dunne goes to work on Seven, turning away from Andrews before Seven lays out the UK Champ with a clothesline! Tag to Bate, who unloads on Dunne with a boot and a diving uppercut from the top! Running uppercut now, and whip to the corner turns into Bate catching Dunne into an exploder suplex as he kips up, hitting a standing shooting star press for a nearfall! Bate looking for the Tyler Driver 97 but Dunne gets out, tag by Andrews who hits a barrel roll and a double stomp followed by a corkscrew standing moonsault for a nearfall. Charge by Andrews gets blocked by Bate, who goes up top. Andrews climbs up, but Dunne with a blind tag as he directs traffic, having Andrews hit a hurricanrana right into a powerbomb by Dunne…but he only gets a nearfall! Dunne goes back to work, but Bate catches him with Bop and Bam to get a hot tag to Seven. Dunne gets caught with a snap dragon suplex by Seven, who tags Bate in for a double team that gets Bate a nearfall as Andrews breaks it up. Seven goes for a backfist, but Dunne sends it into Bate before hitting a step up enziguri…only for Bate to catch him with a rolling kempo kick by Bate! Dunne goes for a tag as he’s caught by a deadlift German suplex by Bate…but Dunne gets the tag on the way, and Andrews hits a moonsault for a nearfall! Andrews back up for a shooting star press, but Bate dodges and gets him into an airplane spin! Dunne gets a blind tag as he rolls Bate up for a nearfall. Dunne with a forearm before throwing Bate into the ropes, but Bate reverses and hits a Tyler Driver 97 for the win!
Winners via pinfall: Tyler Bate and Trent Seven
Seven and Bate celebrate in the ring as we get replays of the match. Andrews is none too pleased about losing as Bate and Seven make their way to the back, leaving Andrews and Dunne to settle their issues in the ring as Dunne attacks Andrews from behind, hitting the Bitter End on Andrews and posing with his title to bring the show to a close.