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Csonka’s NXT UK Review 3.06.19 (Ep. 33)

March 6, 2019 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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Csonka’s NXT UK Review 3.06.19 (Ep. 33)  

Csonka’s NXT UK Review 3.06.19 (Ep. 33)

– Ligero defeated Joseph Conners @ 9:30 via pin [***]
– Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel defeated Stoker & Howley @ 4:58 via pin [**½]
– Nina Samuels defeated Charlie Morgan @ 3:20 via pin [**]
Falls Count Anywhere Match: Jordan Devlin defeated Travis Banks @ 15:50 via pin [****]

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– We open with a video history for Devlin vs. Banks, they meet tonight in a falls count anywhere match.

Joseph Conners vs. Ligero: They work into some back and forth, Ligero grounds things and follows with a RANA. Conners cuts him off and dumps him. The back breaker follows back in and Conners covers for 2. Conners focuses on the back, and picks up near falls. The clothesline follows for 2. Conners grounds things, and goes back to the back of Ligero. Ligero fights to his feet, follows with strikes and dumps Conners. Back in and Ligero lays in kicks, hits a dropkick. The cutter connects for 2. Conners now gets a cradle for 2. The slingshot DDT then gets 2.Ligero battles back with a high cross, but Conners plants him with a face buster for 2. They work into counters and Ligero cradles Conners for the win. Ligero defeated Joseph Conners @ 9:30 via pin [***] This was a good all action opener, with Ligero being a great babyface and Conners actually showing good aggression for once.

– Toni Storm says she’s done with Ripley. She wishes the division luck coming after her. Jinny was watching on.

– We get a promo for Wild Boar & Primate. They return in two weeks.

– Gallus cuts a promo. They command respect, and call out WALTER & Pete Dunne. They claim NXT Uk is their kingdom.

– WALTER refuses to be interviewed.

Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel vs. Stoker & Howley: Aichner starts off, overpowering his opponent. He grounds things, and then hits a powerslam. Aichner lays in chops on jobber 2, Barthel tags in and the jobbers fire back but are quickly cut off. he follows with a suplex and rights. Aichner back in and he follows with upper cuts as he and Barthel work quick tags. Double teams follow, as they run wild. The toss into an Aichner powerslam follows. Barthel and Aichner hit a doomsday uppercut and that’s that. Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel defeated Stoker & Howley @ 4:58 via pin [**½] This was a solid extended squash, with Aichner & Barthel looking great.

– We get a Nina Samuels promo.

Nina Samuels vs. Charlie Morgan: Samuels grounds things right away, Morgan counters out but Samuels grounds her again and starts working the arm. Morgan tries to fight back, but Samuels overpowers her and picks up a near fall off the neck breaker. Morgan fights to her feet, connects with kicks. Samuels cuts her off and finishes it with the ushigoroshi. Nina Samuels defeated Charlie Morgan @ 3:20 via pin [**] This was short and ok, with Samuels continuing her winning ways.

Falls Count Anywhere Match: Jordan Devlin vs. Travis Banks: Banks attacks right away and the brawl heads to the floor. They fight into the crowd, and into the balcony. Devlin tries to run, hangs off the balcony and Banks knocks him to the floor. Banks follows with a huge high cross and that gets 2. They brawl to ringside, Devlin gets a chair but Banks cuts him off. In the ring, Devlin begs off as Banks lights him up with kicks. Devlin to the floor and counters the suicide dive with the chair shot. Devlin takes control with ground and pound, lays the boots to Banks, and chokes him out. It’s all Devlin here, scoring with a back breaker for 2. Devlin grounds the action, and the standing moonsault gets 2. They work to the apron, but Banks shoves Devlin off and onto a chair. Banks follows with the apron double stomp for 2. Banks gets a table, sets it up on the floor and back in, John Wooooooooos Devlin into the ref. Knee strike and the Kiwi krusher follows and Banks had the phantom pin. Devlin hits a desperation head butt and moonsault for 2. They work up top, battle for position and Devlin his the superplex but Banks rolls through into another kiwi krusher for a great near fall. They trade strikes center ring, Banks takes control until Devlin fires back. Banks hits slice of heaven and Devlin rolls to the floor. Banks follows, but Devlin misses a charge and hits the steps. Banks now attacks the knee of Devlin, hits a double stomp and ankle lock. Devlin rolls out, they work to the apron and Devlin hits the Spanish fly from the apron and through the table for the win. Jordan Devlin defeated Travis Banks @ 15:50 via pin [****] This was a great main event that played extremely well off of their established feud. The intensity was off the charts, the crowd was great, and Devlin continues to deliver and can now move on.

– Next week, Mark & Joe Coffey vs. Pete Dunne & WALTER.

– End Scene.

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The final score: review Good
The 411
This episode of NXT UK was an overall good show with a great main event and some undercard development. It’s an easy hour to watch.