Results by Richard Trionfo of pwinsider.com
November 21, 2018
Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson
Quick Match Results
- Keith Lee defeated Fidel Bravo via Ground Zero
- Lars Sullivan defeated Keta Murray via Freak Accident
- Nikki Cross defeated Candice LeRae via twisting brainbuster
Keith Lee vs. Fidel Bravo
They lock up and Lee backs Bravo into the corner and gives a clean break and Bravo pushes Lee. Bravo pie faces Lee and then he tries for a punch but Lee with a punch. Lee with a double hand chop in the corner. Lee misses a splash into the corner when Bravo escapes. Lee with a cross body and he gets Bravo up and hits a Jackhammer from a fireman’s carry for the three count.
Winner: Keith Lee
Backstage: Shayna Baszler
Shayna Baszler was interviewed after her TakeOver victory. Shayna says she is the most dominant woman that this division has ever seen. She is the only two time champion. Ask her about that for the interview to continue. She is asked if she is confident. Shayna says there is no one who can stop them.
Backstage: Matt Riddle
We get comments from Matt Riddle after his victory at TakeOver. Matt says he is almost speechless. He couldn’t ask for more. He made his Takeover De-Butt and then he gets the fastest victory over Kassius Ohno.
Lars Sullivan vs. Keta Murray
Sullivan with a splash as the bell rings and then he tosses Murray to the mat and hits a clothesline. Sullivan with a Freak Accident for the three count.
Winner: Lars Sullivan
Lars says that is an example of what is going to happen until he gets what he deserves, an NXT Title match. Just to make sure that his point has been registered, Lars puts down the mic and picks up Murray and connects with crossfaces. Sullivan tosses Murray over the top rope when he sees Keith Lee make his way to the ring and Lee with a POUNCE, knocking Sullivan out of the ring.
Backstage: Aleister Black, Candice LeRae
We go to comments from Aleister Black after the match and he is asked if this is the end of his feud with Johnny Gargano. Black sees Candice LeRae and Candice walks away and so does Black.
Backstage: Keith Lee, Lars Sullivan
We are back with a look at footage of Keith Lee and Lars Sullivan in the back. Lars says he will take Keith out. Next week, Lee will face Sullivan from San Jose.
Nikki Cross vs. Candice LeRae
Cross rocks back and forth in the corner while Candice wants to start the match. They lock up and Cross backs LeRae into the corner and Cross with a clean break. Candice pushes Nikki and Nikki pushes back. Nikki kicks Candice away and misses a cross body. Candice goes to the apron and Nikki goes to the floor and trips Candice on the apron. Nikki pulls Candice between the ring and the skirt and connects with forearms. LeRae with a round kick on the apron.
Candice with a springboard cross body to the floor. They return to the ring and Candice with a back slide for a near fall. Candice with a drop kick and she gets a near fall. Cross with a belly-to-back suplex and a splash into the corner. Candice blocks a bulldog and hits a leap frog neck snap. Candice with a splash into the corner followed by a snap mare and senton for a near fall. Candice with an Unprettier but she misses a quebrada. Nikki with the Purge but Candice kicks out. Nikki hangs Candice from the turnbuckles and Nikki with forearms. Nikki goes for a superplex but Candice with a sunset flip but Nikki holds on to the ropes to stop the power bomb.
Nikki with a forearm and Candice with a German superplex for a near fall. Candice is confused by Nikki laughing at her. Candice with forearms in the corner and the referee pulls Candice out of the corner. Candice with more strikes followed by knees. Candice with a curb stomp and she applies GargaNo Escape and Nikki tries to get to the ropes and she gets her feet on the ropes. Candice takes her time to release the hold. Nikki sends Candice into the ropes and Nikki hits the hanging twisting brainbuster for the three count.
Winner: Nikki Cross