WWE NXT Stand & Deliver 2023

NXT Stand and Deliver Results
April 1, 2023
Los Angeles, California (Crypto.com Arena)
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com

“Then. Now. Forever. Together.” The WWE video leads us into the show.

A video kicks off the show highlighting the major matches we’ll be seeing this afternoon/morning (depending on where you are) on NXT Stand and Deliver.

We go live into the Crypto.com Arena. The crowd is fired up. Vic Joseph and Booker T welcome us to the show.

NXT Women’s Championship – Ladder Match
Tiffany Stratton vs. Lyra Valkyria vs. Zoey Stark vs. Indi Hartwell vs. Gigi Dolin vs. Roxanne Perez (c)

The bell rings, and some get out of the ring to grab some ladders. Some stay in the ring and brawl. Roxanne Perez fights off Tiffany Stratton and Zoey Stark. Perez then takes out Valkyria. Stark charges, but Perez pulls the top rope down. Perez hits a suicide dive on Hartwell. Perez grabs a ladder, but Stratton baseball slides it into her. Dolin and Stratton wipe out Stark. Stark soon dropkicks a ladder into Dolin. Stratton flips out of a back suplex from Stark. Stark recovers from a hurricanrana from Stratton. Hartwell then takes out Stratton and Stark with a double clothesline. Hartwell goes after a ladder and fights off Stark and Stratton with a ladder to the face. Valkyria then dropkicks the ladder into Hartwell.

Valkyria and Perez do a tug-of-war over the ladder. Valkyria drives Perez into the corner with the ladder wedged into her. Valkyria kicks Perez in the head. Dolin attacks Valkyria, but Valkyria hits her with a suplex onto the ladder. Outside the ring, Hartwell drives a ladder into Stark’s midsection. Stratton leans a ladder against the ring and takes Hartwell down. Stark jumps off the ladder and hits Stratton with a blockbuster as Stratton gives Hartwell a catapult into the ladder. In the ring, Valkyria sets up the ladder and climbs, but Stark pulls her down. Valkyria lands on her feet to counter a monkey flip from Stark. Valkyria and Stratton climb the ladder. Valkyria knocks Stratton off, but Stark knocks Valkyria down. Hartwell clears the ring and big boots Stark off the apron. Hartwell begins climbing, but Stratton follows on the other side. Perez climbs behind Hartwell. Perez shoves Hartwell down and attacks Stratton. Hartwell tips the ladder over. Hartwell is slow and just stands around a lot of times to set up her next spot. Hartwell slowly climbs the ladder, but Dolin hits her in the spine with a ladder. Dolin shoves Hartwell down onto the ladder, which distorts the ladder.

Dolin leans a ladder in the corner and puts another around her head. Dolin does the old-school ECW helicopter ladder spin to wipe some of the competition out. After Dolin puts the ladder down, Valkyria charges, but Dolin hits a back body drop onto the ladder leaning in the corner. Dolin puts Valkyria in the tree of woe on the ladder. Stark attacks Dolin, but Dolin sends Stark into Valkyria. The crowd chants, “This is awesome!” Dolin sets a ladder up in the center of the ring and starts to climb. Stratton pulls her off and nearly loses her balance. Stratton manages to recover and hits a rolling fireman’s carry onto a ladder! Perez attacks Stratton, but Stratton counters the move. Perez instead runs up the ladder, but Stratton follows. They knock each other down. Stratton knocks Perez into the ladder and climbs. Hartwell grabs Stratton off and viciously slams her onto a ladder. Only the lower back of Stratton hits the ladder. That was a super dangerous landing. The referee is checking on her as she rolls out of the ring.

Stark attacks Hartwell. They botch the setup of a ladder bridge from the corner to the ladder in the center of the ring. They fix it up. Stark lays Hartwell on a ladder and hits a springboard twisting senton. Stark hits a belly-to-back GTS on Hartwell and climbs the ladder. Perez climbs behind her and dangles from her apron. Stark eventually gets pulled down and elbows Perez in the face. Perez counters a GTS and hits Code Red. Stratton gets in the ring and gets out of Code Red. Stratton goes for a powerbomb, but Perez hits a hurricanrana over the top rope. Perez climbs the ladder and reaches for her NXT Women’s Championship. Dolin pulls her down and counters a flying hurricanrana. Dolin whips Perez’s skull into the ladder before hitting a crucifix bomb. Dolin starts to climb the ladder, but Valkyria pulls her down. Dolin fights her off and puts her on the apron. Valkyria shoulders her and bounces her off the turnbuckle. Valkyria then knocks Perez into Hartwell, who is laying on a ladder at ringside!

Valkyria climbs the ladder, but Dolin pulls her into the tree of woe. Dolin climbs the ladder, but Valkyria sits up and recovers. Dolin head-butts Valkyria and flips her off the ladder to the canvas! Dolin reaches for the title, but Jacy Jayne punches her down onto the ladder bridge! The crowd loudly boos. Jayne leaves without further incident. Stratton climbs the ladder, but Hartwell tips it over. Stratton flips OUT of the ring onto two other competitors at ringside! Unbelievable! Hartwell takes forever to recover and climb. Dexter Lumis pops up and puts Hartwell on his shoulders! Lumis helps her up the ladder! Hartwell grabs the title and wins the match!

Winner and new NXT Women’s Champion: Indi Hartwell

Hartwell is in disbelief as she holds the title. She blows a kiss to Dexter Lumis, her husband.

UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier is shown at ringside.

NXT Tag Team Championship – Triple Threat Match
The Creed Brothers (Brutus and Julius Creed) vs. The Family (Tony D’Angelo and Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo) vs. Gallus (Mark Coffey and Wolfgang) (c’s)

A wild brawl kicks off the match. Julius Creed slams down Lorenzo, but D’Angelo breaks up the pin. D’Angelo suplexes Brutus and hits a spinning slam on Julius. The Family hits Julius with a back suplex/neckbreaker combo. The Creed Brothers hit The Family and Coffey with moonsaults off the apron. The Creed Brothers hit Wolfgang with a modified double underhook facebuster at ringside. Wolfgang grabs his knee in pain. The Creed Brothers celebrate with Daniel Cormier at ringside.

In the ring, the Creed Brothers attack Coffey. Brutus goes to the top rope but soon jumps over D’Angelo. Wolfgang hits a senton on Brutus. Gallus then slams Brutus down. Wolfgang attacks D’Angelo for a two-count. Wolfgang and D’Angelo exchange right hands in the ring before dropping to a knee. Brutus rolls under them and tags Julius in. Julius hits Wolfgang, D’Angelo, Coffey, then D’Angelo again, and Coffey again with belly-to-belly suplexes! D’Angelo elbows Julius away and tags Stacks in. Stacks attacks everyone at ringside and hits Julius with a cross-body block for a two-count. Julius gets Stacks on the apron and goes for a suplex. Coffey gets Stacks on his shoulders. Julius then goes outside and puts Coffey AND Stacks on his shoulders! The Creed Brothers hit a WILD Doomsday Device on Coffey and Stacks at ringside! Unbelievable!

In the ring, D’Angelo attacks Julius in the ring. Stacks goes to the top rope and hits a big splash on Julius, but Coffey breaks it up. D’Angelo hits the Dime on Coffey. Stacks covers, but Wolfgang shoves D’Angelo down onto them to break up the pin. The Family hits Coffey with a double-team move, but someone pulls D’Angelo out of the ring. It’s Joe Coffey! Joe Coffey viciously attacks The Family at ringside. Gallus annihilates Stacks with a double-team knee to the head/spinning slam for the victory!

Winners by Pinfall and still NXT Tag Team Champions: Gallus

Pretty Deadly is outside of NXT Champion Bron Breakker’s locker room, but they’re too afraid to knock to interview him.

Video Package: NXT North American Championship

NXT North American Championship – 5-Way Match
Ilja Dragunov vs. Axiom vs. JD McDonagh vs. Dragon Lee vs. Wes Lee (c)

All four challengers surround Wes Lee. Lee tells them to get to it. Dragon Lee punches JD McDonagh in the face. Dragunov and McDonagh are knocked out of the ring. Wes Lee sends Dragon Lee to the corner. Axiom goes after Wes, and they take each other out. Dragunov and McDonagh get in the ring. Dragunov viciously chops away at Axiom in the corner! Dragunov and McDonagh are left in the ring. Dragon Lee knocks McDonagh into Dragunov. Dragon hits a hurricanrana on McDonagh and dropkicks him in the corner. Dragon attacks him in the corner. Dragnuov attacks Dragon Lee, but Dragon Lee dropkicks him into the corner. Dragon hits a low dropkick on both McDonagh and Dragunov. Dragon Lee gets out of the way of a diving attack from Axiom. Dragon Lee and Axiom are left in the ring. They each hit a double dropkick. Dragon Lee wipes out Wes Lee and Axiom with a somersault senton.

Dragon Lee boots Wes Lee in the head, but Wes doesn’t sell it. Wes attacks Dragon and hits a snapmare. Wes hits another snapmare and dropkicks him in the back of the head. Dragunov runs into the ring and goes for a German Suplex on Wes, but Wes flips through and lands on his feet. Wes hits a head-scissor into the corner and knees Dragunov in the face. Wes goes for a somersault senton on McDonagh, but McDonagh moves. Wes (sort of) lands on his feet and attacks McDonagh. Axiom attacks Wes and goes to the top rope, but Wes knocks him to the floor. McDonagh grabs Wes and hits a big lariat. Dragon Lee clotheslines McDonagh down. McDonagh quickly elbows Dragon Lee and knees Dragnuov. Axiom applies a sleeper hold to McDonagh, but McDonagh fights out. McDonagh is whipped to the corner and messes up an up and over to the apron. McDonagh avoids some offense and hits an Asai Moonsault. McDonagh hits Wes Lee with the Devil Inside and covers. Dragunov stops the referee from counting the three!

Dragunov and McDonagh shove each other. Dragon Lee and Axiom are also in the ring. Everyone attacks McDonagh. Dragunov then hits McDonagh with a German Suplex. Dragunov may be bleeding from the forehead. Draguno gets fired up and chops Wes Lee down. Dragunov attacks Dragon Lee and takes out Axiom. Dragunov hits Dragon Lee with a German Suplex. Wes Lee is turned inside out with a German Suplex. Axiom then gets turned inside out with a lariat. Dragunov hits Wes Lee and Dragon Lee with running knees. Dragunov viciously chops Wes Lee down and hits him with a Death Valley Driver into Dragon Lee! Dragunov goes to the top rope and hits a senton splash on Wes Lee. Dragunov goes to the top rope, but McDonagh knocks him off to the apron. McDonagh laughs until Axiom kicks him in the face. Axiom then hits Dragunov and McDonagh with a WILD moonsault block off the top rope to the floor! Dragon Lee goes to the top rope, but Wes Lee kicks him. Axiom attacks both men, but they knock him down to the canvas. Wes Lee and Dragon Lee are punching it out from the second rope in the corner. Dragon Lee hits a rough-looking double stomp onto Wes Lee to the floor. Dragon Lee landed really out of control and immediately grabs his knee.

McDonagh, Dragunov, and Axiom are in the ring. Axiom hits Dragunov with a DDT as he slams McDonagh. Axiom hits them with a double northern lights suplex before applying an ankle lock to Dragunov. McDonagh kicks Axiom in the face before kicking Dragunov in the face. Axiom goes for a submission on Dragunov, but Draguno applies a submission to McDonagh. Axiom and Dragunov each apply a submission to McDonagh before turning on each other. Dragon Lee applies a triangle choke to McDonagh. Dragunov slams Axiom onto them and covers them. Wes Lee breaks it up with a twisting senton!

Wes Lee goes for a handspring, but Dragon Lee wipes him out with the Golden Ratio! Wow! Dragunov slams Dragon Lee, but Wes Lee breaks up the pin. Wes Lee hits Dragunov with a double stomp for a near fall. Dragon Lee counters a hurricanrana from Wes Lee into a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall! McDonagh slams Axiom onto Dragon Lee for a near fall. McDonagh goes after Axiom, but Axiom hits a springboard DDT for a near fall! That was close!

Axiom and McDonagh brawl on the apron. Dragon Lee then hits McDonagh with a hurricanrana off the apron onto Wes Lee! Wow! Dragunov grabs Axiom from the second rope on the apron and hits a deadlift superplex back into the ring. Dragunov hits a vicious diving forearm, but Wes Lee and Dragon Lee break up the pin. The crowd chants, “Fight forever.” Dragunov gets to his feet and takes it to Wes and Dragon Lee. They soon fight back at him, but Dragunov comes back with chops. Dragon Lee superkicks Dragunov. Dragunov kicks Wes Lee in the head. Dragon Lee stuns Dragunov with a kick and hits the ropes, but Dragunov turns Dragon Lee inside out with a lariat. The crowd is going wild. Dragunov goes for a Torpedo on Dragon Lee, but Wes Lee hits a Cardiac Kick on him for the victory!

Winner by Pinfall and still NXT North American Champion: Wes Lee

Grayson Waller is fired up backstage. He’ll be in action against Johnny Gargano in an Unsanctioned Match next.

Pretty Deadly is outside Carmelo Hayes’s locker room. Trick Williams comes out to yell at them for being loud. Williams says the world is not ready for what Carmelo Hayes will do.

Video Package: Johnny Gargano vs. Grayson Waller

Candice LeRae is at ringside with her son.

Unsanctioned Match
Grayson Waller vs. Johnny Gargano

Gargano superkicks Waller down as he tries to go after him with a chair! Gargano hits a suicide dive before throwing Waller over the commentary table into Booker T! Gargano clears off the commentary table. Gargano goes for a powerbomb, but Waller clips the knee. Waller yells at Vic Joseph, so Gargano wipes out Waller with a dive. Gargano hits Waller in the head with a monitor. Gargano gets Waller in the ring and throws a garbage can into the ring, along with a kendo stick and a steel chair. Gargano hits a slingshot spear and punches away at him. Gargano bends the garbage can over Waller’s back and wedges it in the corner. Gargano clotheslines him over the top rope. Gargano goes for a suicide dive, but Waller smacks him in the face with a garbage can lid!

Waller goes under the ring and takes out six chairs. Waller sets them up seat to seat to create a chair platform. While setting them up, Waller stops to attack Gargano with the chairs. Waller gets Gargano on the apron and goes to slam him, but Gargano fights it. Gargano gets out of a stunner, but Waller comes back with a powerbomb into the garbage can wedged in the corner. Waller goes to powerbomb Gargano out of the ring onto the chair platform, but Gargano gets out. Gargano lands on the apron and hits a suplex off the apron through the chair platform! WOW!! Gargano looks like he took the worst of that!

Gargano gets Waller in the ring and limps around ringside. Gargano goes under the ring and pulls out a table to a huge ovation. The crowd chants, “Johnny Tables!” Gargano gets on the apron and goes to suplex Waller through the table, but Waller fights it. Waller hits the ropes. Gargano goes for a slingshot spear, but Waller viciously knees him in the face! Waller begins to tune up the band a la Shawn Michaels. Gargano blocks Sweet Chin Music and spins him. Waller knees him, but Gargano hits an enzuigiri. Waller hits a spinning forearm in the face and hits the ropes. Gargano gets out of the ring and hits him in the face with a chair. Gargano then hits a Panama Sunrise on the floor! Gargano pulls Waller over to the table at ringside and lays him on it. Gargano goes to the top rope, but Waller slides off the table. Gargano goes to ringside. Waller jumps over the table and hits a rolling stunner on the floor! Waller powerbombs Gargano through the table and gets him in the ring for a near fall. Waller drives the chair into Gargano’s midsection and punches away at him. Waller sets the chair up in the center of the ring and knees him in the face. Waller grabs Gargano and hits a sidewalk slam through the chair for a near fall!

Waller grabs a kendo stick and smashes it onto Gargano’s spine. Gargano rolls out of the ring, and Waller hits Gargano with the kendo stick again. Waller yells at Candice LeRae, who shields her son from what is going on. Waller punches away at Gargano. Their son is crying. Gargano’s head is against the steel steps. Waller goes to hit him with the chair against the steps, but Gargano moves. Gargano takes out Waller and hands the kendo stick to Candice LeRae. The crowd pops big. She breaks the stick over him, but he soon grabs it and threatens her. Gargano hits Waller with the kendo stick. Gargano gets him in the ring and hits One Final Beat… for a near fall! Gargano soon applies the Gargano Escape, but Waller turns over and gouges the eyes, which is legal in an unsanctioned match. Waller clips the knee and hits a flipping Unprettier. Waller’s back is all bruised and cut up.

Waller gets a new garbage can in the ring and chokes Gargano on the ropes. Waller puts the garbage can over Gargano’s head and goes to the top rope. Waller walks on the top rope and hits Gargano with Coast-to-Coast… but Gargano manages to kick out! The crowd chants, “This is awesome!” Waller throws Gargano out of the ring and clears off the commentary table. Waller lays Gargano on the commentary table and puts a chair over his body. Waller goes to the top rope and sets up for a Leap of Faith. Gargano gets off the table and throws the chair into his face. Gargano then grabs him on the apron and powerbombs him through the commentary table! Waller screams in pain.

Gargano grabs Waller at ringside, but Waller low blows him. Waller gets in the ring with a rolling thunder stunner for a near fall! Waller grabs a chair from ringside and smashes it onto Gargano’s spine. Waller lays in some more chairshots to the back. Waller talks trash to Gargano while holding his face. Gargano low blows Waller. Gargano smashes the chair onto Waller’s back and chest. Gargano gets out of the ring and grabs another chair. Gargano smashes that onto Waller’s back as well. Gargano stands Waller up in the ring and puts a chair over his head. Gargano smashes the chair into that chair, completely stunning Waller! Gargano applies the Gargano Escape for the submission!

Winner by Submission: Johnny Gargano

Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae celebrate on the stage. In-Dex appears behind them. The Way is reunited. They pose together to a huge ovation!

Tony D’Angelo and Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo are talking about what went wrong tonight. Pretty Deadly comes up and asks about losing. D’Angelo says they won’t make excuses. Stacks says he let The Family down. Pretty Deadly says The Family proved that PD can only beat Gallus. A shoving match ensues before referees run in to break it up.

A Nikkita Lyons highlight reel is shown.

NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship
Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn vs. Fallon Henley and Kiana James (c’s) w/ Josh Briggs and Brooks Jensen

As they make their entrance, Kiana James shoves Fallon Henley out of the ring to avoid a dive from Alba Fyre. Fallon Henely starts the match against Isla Dawn. Fyre soon tags in and sweeps the feet before hitting a knee drop for a two-count. Dawn tags back in and holds her up on the ropes for Fyre to superkick. Dawn covers Henley for a near fall. Dawn goes for a suplex, but Henley blocks it. Fyre tags in and hits a sunset flip for a two-count. Dawn got a kick in for good measure. Henley soon takes Fyre down.

Kiana James tags in and runs wild on Fyre and Dawn. James stomps Dawn down before slamming Fyre into the corner. James gets Fyre and Dawn out of the ring and hits a moonsault off the apron onto them. James gets Fyre in the ring and kicks Dawn away. James flips over Fyre and hits a back suplex for a two-count. James hits Fyre with a spinebuster for another near fall. Henley tags back in and blocks a kick from Fyre. Henley has a whip reversed, but she comes back with a running flatliner. Dawn grabs Henley by the hair. Fyre chokes Henley in the corner before tagging Dawn in. Fyre and Dawn set up for a double-team, but Henley thwarts it. Henley hits a blockbuster on Dawn for a near fall. Dawn quickly slams Henley down and knocks James off the apron. Fyre tags in. Fyre and Dawn hit a double-team Gory Special into a reverse STO for a near fall. James soon tags in and attacks Fyre, but Dawn breaks up the pin. Fyre rakes the eyes and hits a front suplex. Dawn tags in and attacks her. Fyre and Dawn hit a double superkick. Henley knocks Fyre onto Dawn and James to break up the pin.

James wants her bag, but Josh Briggs says to Brooks Jensen not to give it. James is not happy. Dawn hits James with a backstabber before Fyre hits a Swanton Bomb for the win!

Winners by Pinfall and new NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions: Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn

This Tuesday on NXT, Dijak will battle Odyssey Jones. We’ll also see The Family battle Pretty Deadly.

Video Package: NXT Championship

Trick Williams gives Carmelo Hayes a big introduction.

NXT Championship
Carmelo Hayes w/ Trick Williams vs. Bron Breakker (c)

The bell rings, and they stare at each other from opposite corners of the ring. An “NXT” chant picks up before anything even happens. They lock up, and Breakker powers him to the corner. Breakker gives a clean break. They lock up, and Hayes goes for a takedown. Breakker easily gets out. Breakker slams Hayes down and scares him back with some dog barks. Hayes hits the ropes, flips over Breakker’s back, and hits a dropkick. Hayes then taunts Breakker. Breakker sends him into the ropes, drops down, leapfrogs him, and shoulder tackles him down. Hayes hits the ropes and goes for a springboard, but he slips! Breakker helps him up. They repeat the spot, and Hayes bounces off Breakker, who knew what was coming. Breakker takes Hayes down and hits a nice vertical suplex. Breakker kips up and hits a standing moonsault for a two-count.

Breakker applies a front facelock and rolls around the mat with his opponent. Breakker easily powers him around for a bit. Hayes soon clips the knee and stomps away at his head. Hayes kicks away at the chest. Hayes grabs him, but Breakker elbows him back. Breakker hits the ropes, but Hayes hits a springboard clothesline for a near fall. Hayes applies an armbar. Breakker gets out with a roll-up for a two-count. Hayes quickly kicks him and sends him to the corner for a running chop. Breakker soon fights back and focuses on the lower back. Breakker clubs him in the back and hits a back suplex for a one-count. Hayes holds the ropes to avoid a back suplex. Breakker powers him up on his shoulders, but Trick Williams pulls him off to the apron. The referee has seen enough and ejects Williams from ringside! Breakker then wipes out Hayes and Williams with a somersault senton!

Breakker gets Hayes in the ring and hits a flying bulldog for a near fall. Breakker punches away at him. Hayes fights back with a cutter for a near fall. Hayes suplexes Breakker into the ring for another near fall. Hayes goes to the top rope, but Breakker takes him out with a Frankensteiner!

Both men soon get to their feet. They exchange stiff right hands with Hayes coming out on top. Hayes kicks him in the head. Breakker fights back and goes for a Steiner Recliner, but Hayes gets out. Breakker powers him up and slams him. Hayes quickly fights back with a crossface. Breakker rolls him over for a two-count. Breakker hits the ropes and connects with a spear that also takes the referee out! Breakker applies the Steiner Recliner, and Hayes taps out. There is no referee, so the match still goes on. Trick Williams hits Breakker in the back of the head and puts Hayes on top of him. The referee comes to and counts 1… 2… Breakker kicks out! Breakker military presses Hayes up, but Hayes counters with a codebreaker! Hayes comes off the top rope with a diving leg drop for the win!

Winner by Pinfall and new NXT Champion: Carmelo Hayes

Bron Breakker takes the NXT Championship and hands it to Carmelo Hayes before holding his arm up. Hayes celebrates with the NXT Championship as the show comes to an end.