WWE NXT Results
March 11, 2020
Orlando, Florida (WWE Performance Center)
Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, and Beth Phoenix
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
A video recaps the events of last week’s episode of WWE NXT.
We go live into the WWE Performance Center for a very special edition of NXT. We’re kicking off with a title match.
NXT North American Championship
Keith Lee (c) vs. Cameron Grimes
Grimes goes for a kick, but Lee blocks it and flips him over. Lee (sort of) lands on his feet. Grimes goes for a takedown, but Lee lifts and throws him aside. Grimes goes for a takedown again, but he can’t lift Lee. Grimes clubs Lee’s back, but Lee sends him to the corner. Grimes gets out, but Lee chops him down. Grimes forearms Lee, so Lee throws him out of the ring. Lee throws him into the ring, but Grimes boots him getting in. Grimes gets on the apron and kicks Lee in the face. Grimes goes for a cannonball off the apron, but Lee catches him in powerbomb position. Grimes quickly grabs the ropes and pulls himself to the apron. Grimes the boots Lee in the face. Grimes goes for a suicide dive, but Lee catches him and stares at him. Lee goes for a powerbomb again, but Grimes once again grabs the ropes. Lee quickly pulls him down. Grimes gets in the ring, but quickly rolls to the apron. Grimes’ hat gets knocked to the floor. Lee tries for a superplex, but Grimes gets down and kicks him in the face before knocking him down. Grimes connects with a big cross-body block.
We come back from the break to see Lee lift Grimes, but Grimes gets out. Grimes goes for a German Suplex, but he can’t get Lee off his feet. They hit the ropes, and Lee hits a running cross-body block. Lee clubs him and lifts him up for a slam. Grimes goes for a kick, but Lee counters into a Spirit Bomb attempt. Grimes gets out and superkicks him before hitting a German Suplex with a bridge, but Lee kicks out! Grimes soon goes for a moonsault off the second rope, but Lee catches him. Grimes manages to counter into a DDT for a near fall.
Grimes goes for a Cave In, but Lee counters into a Spirit Bomb attempt. Grimes gets out and superkicks him. Grimes hits the ropes, but so does Lee. Lee annihilates Grimes with a Pounce. Lee follows up with the Big Bang Catastrophe for the win.
Winner by Pinfall and still NXT North American Champion: Keith Lee
As Keith Lee is celebrating in the ring, Damian Priest runs in from behind and cracks him in the head with a nightstick! Priest hits Lee again with the nightstick to take him down. Dominik Dijakovic runs down to save Lee. Priest runs off. Dijakovic picks up the NXT North American Championship and goes over to Lee. Lee then hits Dijakovic with a Spirit Bomb out of nowhere! Lee walks off with the title. The commentators state Lee didn’t know who attacked him and thought it was Dijakovic.
The commentators talk about the Women’s Ladder Match at NXT TakeOver: Tampa Bay. Chelsea Green already qualified. Mia Yim will battle Dakota Kai for the next spot.
Mia Yim vs. Dakota Kai w/ Raquel Gonzalez
Yim avoids a kick and rolls Kai up for a two count. Kai slaps Yim, so Yim punches away at her. Yim throws Kai across the ring and knees away at her. Kai soon sends her into the ropes, but Yim hits a dropkick for a two count. Yim punches away at Kai before putting her in the corner. Yim boots her before sending her to the other corner. Kai drops her on the apron, but Yim kicks her away. Gonzalez sweeps the feet while the referee is distracted. Gonzalez catches Yim and drops her on the apron.
We come back from the break to see Yim fight back and sweep the feet. Yim hits a clothesline, a kick, and a neckbreaker. Yim dropkicks her down in the corner and hits a rolling cannonball for a near fall. Kai soon comes back and hits a Kai-Ropractor for a near fall. Kai screams in frustration. Kai applies a rest hold and kicks her in the face. Yim rolls her up for a two count. Kai goes for a running boot, but Yim moves. Yim lifts her up and hits a powerbomb. Gonzalez breaks up the pin.
Yim is livid and stares at Gonzalez. Kai rolls Yim up, but the referee is still admonishing Gonzalez. Kai goes over and yells at the referee. Kai turns, and Yim hits a codebreaker for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Mia Yim
Raquel Gonzalez attacks Yim from behind and viciously powerbombs her. Gonzalez helps Kai up and out of the ring. Yim gets up, and the crowd chants for her as she leaves.
Mia Yim joins Chelsea Green in the NXT Women’s Championship #1 Contender Ladder Match.
Tommaso Ciampa is shown arriving to the WWE Performance Center.
The Undisputed ERA are shown warming up backstage. They’ll have an NXT Tag Team Championship match later tonight.
That mysterious vignette plays again.
Kushida vs. Raul Mendoza
The bell rings, and they start exchanging forearms. Kushida sends him to the corner, but Mendoza slingshots over him. They hit the ropes and do some counters. Mendoza then dropkicks Kushida down. Mendoza chops the chest and sends Kushida to the corner. Kushida drops Mendoza on the apron, but Mendoza knocks him back. Mendoza walks on thee top rope and jumps off, but Kushida punches him out of mid-air. Mendoza rolls out of the ring. Kushida hits Mendoza with a summersault senton. Kushida kicks Mendoza back in the ring and jumps off the top rope, but Mendoza takes him out. Mendoza hits a modified neckbreaker followed by a springboard moonsault for a near fall.
Mendoza applies a chin lock. Kushida fights up and flips through a back suplex. Kushida hits a handspring back elbow. Kushida kicks him and goes for a rolling DDT, but Mendoza pushes him off. Kushida cartwheels through a hip toss and dropkicks Mendoza. Kushida boots Mendoza in the face and goes to the top rope, but Mendoza cuts him off. Mendoza climbs the ropes and lifts Kushida. Kushida fights off and hooks the arm. Kushida slams him off the top rope and applies a cross arm breaker for the win!
Winner by Submission: Kushida
NXT Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley will be live, next.
Tyler Breeze is shown earlier in the day talking about the importance of the Performance Center. Austin Theory cuts him off and says he was a huge fan in high school. Theory says the Performance Center can make stars and superstars. Breeze never panned out to that. Breeze takes a photo of him and says Theory looks great for a flash in the pan.
NXT Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley makes her way to the ring. Ripley says Charlotte Flair needs a better game plan to psyche her out of WrestleMania. This is the biggest match of her career and she feels the pressure, but what gets her through it is knocking The Queen on her royal ass.
Charlotte Flair’s music hits, and The Queen makes her way to the ring. A “You don’t go here” chant picks up. Flair tells Ripley that she has guts, but she doesn’t understand what’s coming. The crowd throws Flair off with the chants. She tells them to shut up. Flair says Ripley is getting too much too soon. She won’t be able to handle the pressure. Most importantly, Ripley cannot handle Flair. Flair says she’ll take the fastest rising star in WWE to deep waters and drown her.
Ripley attacks Flair as she gets in the ring. They brawl before Flair gets up and hits her with a big boot. A “Go back to Raw” chant picks up. Flair goes for a Figure Four, but Ripley kicks her away. Flair leaves the ring, sweeps the feet, and slams Ripley’s leg off the ring post twice! Flair then wraps the legs around the post and applies a Figure Four! Referees pull Flair off. Flair stands over Ripley and puts a boot on her while holding up the NXT Women’s Championship. Flair walks off and mocks the crowd.
A video is shown of Finn Bálor saying he’s coming after NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER.
Mia Yim is being interviewed in the parking lot when an SUV wildly speed by her. Two men in masks get out of the SUV and take Raul Mendoza. They drive off with him.