Results by Richard Trionfo of PWInsider.com
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Orlando, FL – NXT Arena (WWE Performance Center)
Commentary: Vic Joseph & Booker T
Quick Match Results
- Mustafa Ali, Tyler Bate, & Wes Lee defeated The Schism via Tyler Driver 97 (pinfall)
- Thea Hail defeated Cora Jade via Kimura Lock (pinfall)
- NXT Heritage Cup Championship – Nathan Frazer defeated Oro Mensah via Phoenix Splash (pinfall)
- 2-on-1 Handicap match – Axiom & Scrypts defeated Dabba Kato via Golden Ratio (pinfall)
- Malik Blade defeated Edris Enofe via Roll-Up (pinfall)
- Roxanne Perez defeated Tatum Paxley via Sunset Flip Roll-up (pinfall)
- #1 Contendero for NXT Championship – Baron Corbin defeated Ilja Dragunov via End of Days (pinfall)
The Schism (Joe Gacy & The Dyad (Rip Fowler & Jagger Reid)) vs. Mustafa Ali, Tyler Bate, & Wes Lee
All six men brawl before the match starts and Rip with a clothesline to Ali. We get a series of drop kicks and then Gacy wants the match started.
Bate with a knee life and corkscrew elbow off the turnbuckles. Ali tags in and hits a double stomp off the turnbuckles to the arm. Ali with a wrist lock and Gacy with an Irish whip. Ali floats over and hits a head scissors. Rip tags in and he kicks Ali in the corner. Rip with forearms and Ali with a side head lock. Ali slides between Lee’s legs and Lee with a slingshot drop kick and a head scissors take down for a near fall. Lee with a front face lock and side head lock. Reid tags in and they hit a double hot shot. Gacy tags in and he hits a uranage on Lee for a near fall. Jagger with punches in the corner. Rip tags in and he connects with a clothesline in the corner. Jagger with an enzuigiri for a near fall. Rip with forearms.
Joe tags in and he connects with a forearm and punch. Joe has some words for Wes but Wes with a punch. Joe with a forearm. Joe with a European uppercut for a near fall. Rip tags in and he kicks Wes in the midsection. Rip with another kick and Lee goes to the apron. Wes with a shoulder from the apron and he goes for a slingshot sunset flip but Jagger tags in and he punches Wes after he finally gets Rip over for the sunset flip. Jagger with punches and he goes for a suplex but Wes gets to his feet. Jagger keeps Wes from making the tag.
Tyler tags in and he connects with uppercuts. Tyler with an Irish whip and back body drop to Jagger. Bate with a running uppercut into the corner followed by an exploder. Bate with a shooting star press for a near fall. Bate with an airplane spin but Joe and Rip pull Jagger off Bate. Ali, Wes, and Tyler all with jabs that send Schism to the floor. Lee, Ali, and Bate with stereo pescados.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Rip with an arm bar on Bate. Rip with a short arm clothesline. We see footage from the commercial when Ava distracted Tyler and that allowed him to get knocked to the floor. Rip with an elbow to the head. Tyler blocks a suplex and he tries for a dead lift suplex and hits it. Ali and Reid tag in and Ali with forearms and a drop kick. Reid punches Lee on the apron and Ali drop kicks Gacy off the apron and then he sends Jagger to the floor. Gacy trips Ali on the apron. Bate with a drop kick to Rip. Gacy with a neck breaker to Bate. Ali with a slingshot rolling neck breaker and he goes up top and rolls through on a 450 attempt. Ali is sent face first into the turnbuckles by Jagger.
Lee and Rip tag in and Lee with strikes and a snap mare followed by a drop kick to the back of the head. Lee with a flip dive onto Jagger and Gacy. Lee goes for the Cardiac Kick but misses. The referee almost goes down when Rip is sent into teh corner. Lee is given a double thrust. Schism hit a toss assisted sit out power bomb but a second referee stops the count because a tag was not made. Ali with a tornado DDT to Jagger off the turnbuckles to the floor. Lee with a suicide dive onto Rip. Tyler with Tyler Driver 97 to Gacy for the three count.
Winner: Mustafa Ali, Tyler Bate, & Wes Lee via Pinfall.
Video: Thea Hail, Charlie Dempsey, Drew Gulak, Duke Hudson
We take a look at Charlie Dempsey and Drew Gulak showing Thea her mistakes from last week. They ask Thea what will she do if Cora fights back. Charlie tells Thea that there is a ring for them to work things out.
Duke is grading more papers.
Drew asks Thea if she can go without her chaperone.and Thea says she can do it.
Duke calls Andre and he apologizes for the voicemails and he wants an update on his recovery.
In-Ring: Bron Breakker, Seth Rollins
We see Bron Breakker walking in the back as we go to commercial.
We are back and Bron Breakker makes his way to the ring.
Bron says he made some headlines last week. He took out the biggest superstar from Europe and he called out the biggest superstar from Raw. It is about accountability. Everyone will be held accountable for what they say and do. Ilja didn’t look like the most intense after he got speared through the concrete. Bron says Seth is everything he says he is, until he locks eyes with the meaner than evil Bron Breakker. Where is he? Where is Seth?
Ilja Dragunov tries to get to the ring and he is held back by officials. He tells Ilja he is not on his level.
Bron says that is what he is talking about. Everyone will be held accountable going forward and it does not matter who it is.
Seth appears on the ShawnTron. Seth says they are both former NXT Champion and do you think if you say his name three times he will show up and give Bron a title match? It does not work that way. Seth says he likes Bron’s approach. Seth says you want to make a bunch of noise and be THE guy. Seth says it would be nice to go back where it started for him and he says he cannot believe he is saying it. Seth says challenge accepted. Next week, it will be Seth Rollins versus Bron Breakker for the World Championship.
Video: Dana Brooke
Dana Brooke says she is the redesign of the Women’s Division. She says she is ready to go to war. Playtime is over.
Backstage: Dana Brooke, Cora Jade
Dana is with McKenzie and she asks how long will Dana be in NXT. Dana says she will be here as long as they want her. She will work wherever she can. She has done it all and she has busted her ass.
Cora Jade shows up and she says she would have won last week if not for Dana.
Dana tells Cora not to blame her for her loss.
Cora tells Dana to get out because no one likes her. Cora slaps Dana and leaves.
Backstage: Mustafa Ali, Tyler Bate, & Wes Lee
We are back witih Wes, Tyler, and Ali. They talk about getting the win and putting Schism in their place. Ali says if it wasn’t for the second referee things could have been different. Ali says Tyler and Wes is the next thing for them. Ali says they need a clear and decisive winner so he should be the special referee. Tyler and Wes are good with it. They discuss where they are going to eat and Tyler suggests a vegan restaurant and Wes is okay if he is buying.
Thea Hail vs. Cora Jade
They lock up and Cora backs Thea into the corner and pushes Thea. Thea pushes Cora down. They lock up and Cora sends Thea to the mat and Thea with a single leg take down. Cora with a side head lock take down. Cora with a shoulder tackle. Cora with a leg sweep on a leap frog followed by a drop kick.
Dana Brooke makes her way to ringside and Thea with an arm bar. Cora with a reversal. Thea with a reversal into a side head lock. Thea with a waist lock and she goes to the ropes for a wrist lock take down and an arm drag into an arm bar. Cora sends Thea into the turnbuckles. Cora gets a near fall. Cora with a drop kick. Cora with a kick and she gets a near fall. Cora with a reverse chin lock. Thea gets Cora on her back and runs her into the turnbuckles to escape. Cora runs into boots. Thea with flying double sledges. Thea with an uppercut into the corner followed by punches and a butterfly suplex. Thea with a springboard back drop and an exploder. Thea goes for a suicide dive and Cora with a forearm.
Cora punches Dana and gets the kendo stick. The referee takes the kendo stick and Dana pushes Cora into the ring steps when the referee was not looking. Thea sends Cora into the ring and applies a standing flatliner into a kimura and Cora taps out.
Winner: Thea Hail via Submission.
Video: NXT Heritage Cup
We take a look at the Heritage Cup.
Backstage: Noam Dar, Lash Legend, Dragon Lee, Nathan Frazer
We see Dragon Lee and Nathan Frazer walk in the back.
We cut to Noam Dar with LEGEND . . . DARy but Noam is on crutches.
Announcement: NXT Gold Rush Special
We are back and Vic announces that Gold Rush will take place over the next two weeks. Next week, Seth Rollins defends the World Title against Bron Breakker. In two weeks, Carmelo Hayes faces the winner of Ilja Dragunov and Baron Corbin.
NXT Heritage Cup Championship
Nathan Frazer vs. Oro Mensah
Noam Dar says he is on crutches because of Nathan Frazer. Dar says he was attacked by Nathan in the parking lot because he knew he could not beat him. Dar says Oro will defend his honor and his cup.
Frazer with a rollup for a near fall. Oro with a chop and they lock up. Frazer with a drop kick and arm drag into an arm bar. Oro with a shoudler tackle and Frazer with arm drags into an arm bar. Oro with a kick and he misse a kick in the corner and hits a back heel kick.
Frazer leaps over Oro and then hits a rollup for the three count.
Nathan Frazer: 1 Fall
Oro Mensah: 0 Falls
Oro with a clothesline at the start of the round and he gets a near fall after a clothesline. Oro gets another near fall. Oro with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Frazer goes to the apron and slides through the legs. Frazer misses an enzugiiri and Oro with a neck snap for a near fall.
Frazer flips across the ring and Oro with a kick. Jackson gets on the apron to distract the referee and Lash pulls Frazer into the turnbuckles. Oro with a spinning heel kick into the corner for the three count.
Oro Mensah: 1 Fall
Noam Dar: 1 Fall
Oro with a drop kick to Frazer and a DDT for a near fall. Oro with a series of near falls. Oro with an Irish whip and uppercut in the corner. Frazer with punches and Oro with a knee to the midsection and then he sends Frazer face first into the turnbuckles. Oro works on the neck.
Oro with forearms and he gets a near fall. Frazer lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex and gets a near fall. Oro with a back slide for a near fall. Frazer with a sunset flip for a near fall. Oro with a bridge for a near fall. Frazer with a springboard moonsault but Oro with a snap mare. Frazer with a drop kick when Oro goes for a quebrada.
Round Number Four
Frazer with a drop kick and he goes up top and misses a Phoenix Splash. Oro with an inside cradle for a near fall. Oro with a springboard side kick and a back drop for a near fall. Frazer escapes a power bomb and hits a kick to the head for a near fall. Oro with forearms to the back on the turnbuckles.
Frazer with back elbows. Oro with a German superplex and Frazer lands on his chest. Oro gets a near fall. Lash grabs Frazer in the corner while Jackson distracts the referee. Valentina Feroz and Yulisa Leon pull Jackson and Legend off the apron. Frazer with a Phoenix Splash for the three count.
Winner: Nathan Frazer via Pinfall to become the new NXT Hertiage Cup Champion.
Video: Lyra Valkyria
Lyra Valkyria almost won the title at Battleground. She says she needs to have a short term memory when it comes to her failures. A true champion overcomes great odds. She will continue to raise herself from her defeat and soar over the battlefields of NXT.
Backstage: Jacy Jayne, Elektra, Lola Vice
Jacy Jayne is in the locker room and she says what is Lyra about.
Elektra and Jacy have some words and then Lola Vice mentions that Lyra eliminated Jacy.
Backstage: Von Wagner, Mr. Stone, Dijak
We are back and Robert Stone and Von Wagner are talking about his therapist and Von says he is seeing a lot of her.
Dijak walks by and he tells Stone to rep a real winner.
Von says he is done talking about therapy.
Stone asks Von why hasn’t he talked to her about the photo.
Stone asks who does Von want here to discuss it with.
Von says for being a smart person, Stone can be stupid. Von says it has always been Stone.
2-on-1 Handicap Match
Dabba Kato vs. Axiom & Scrypts
Dabba goes to the floor before the match and then Dabba misses a double clothesline.
The match starts and Dabba with a forearm and he sends him to the mat. Scrypts comes off the turnbuckles and Dabba with a punch. Dabba sends Scrypts onto Axiom and then hits a forearm to the back. Axiom makes the tag and Dabba has both men by the leg and they hit a double enzuigiri. Dabba kicks Scrypts but Axiom with a guillotine. Dabba gets Axiom up and drops him to the mat. Dabba picks Axiom up by the throat and Aximo lands on his feet on a choke slam attempt. Axiom with a drop kick and Scrypts tags in. Scrypts kicks Dabba and punches him. Scrypts sends Dabba to the floor and he hits a suicide dive but bounces of Dabba. Axiom with a suicide dive and he bounces off Dabba.
Axiom tags in and he flips Scrypts over the top rope onto Dabba. Axiom with a moonsault off the turnbuckles onto Dabba. Scrypts goes up top and he hits a moonsault. Axiom sets for the Golden Ratio and hits it for the three count.
Winner: Axiom & Scrypts via Pinfall.
After the match, Humberto Carrillo and Angel Garza attack Scrypts and Axiom. Garza with a kick to Axiom.
NXT Gold Rush Matches Announcement
We are told that next week, Wes Lee faces Tyler Bate for the North American Championship with Mustafa Ali as guest referee. In two weeks, Thea Hail faces Tiffany Stratton for the Women’s Championship.
Video: Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo
We go to Channing Lorenzo trying to figure out who screwed over Tony D’Angelo. He says it has to be Gallus. Gallus knew that Tony and him were going to win the tag titles. Channing says don’t get angry, get even. He needs to get Tony out of prison. He says if he wants to get the Big C he has to make the big moves.
Backstage: Thea Hail, Duke Hudson, Tiffany Stratton, Drew Gulak, Charlie Dempsey
Duke Hudson tells Thea he is proud of her. She has stood up for herself, she has been training with Charlie and Drew, she won the battle royal, then she beats Cora, and she is going to be the youngest NXT champion. Next week, there is going to be a pep rally to pump her up.
Tiffany Stratton tells Thea to use her inside voice. She says she loves the underdog story but this time the underdog doesn’t win.
Drew and Charlie says that there is no guarantee she is going to win and you have a pep rally set up? She needs to train.
Thea says she will see Drew and Charlie in the gym.
Edris Enofe vs. Malik Blade
They lock up and go around the ring.
Hank and Tank come to ringside to watch the match.
Edris with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Edris goes for a sunset flip but Malik counters it. Malik with a rollup for a near fall.
Brooks and Josh are at ringside as well.
Edris misses a clothesline when Malik holds on to the ropes. Malik with a drop kick and a kick to Edris on the apron. Malik goes for a sunset flip power bomb onto the floor but Edris holds on to the ropes and escapes. Edris with a clothesline on the floor. Edris with a flip dive but Malik was already back in the ring. Malik with a flip dive. Malik goes up top and Edris with a forearm. Edris with another forearm. Edris sets for a superplex. Edris with a superplex and Edris gets a near fall with an inside cradle. Malik rolls over and gets the three count.
Winner: Malik Blade via Pinfall.
fter the match, they shake hands. Edris says he knows when Malik’s birthday is and then they hug.
Booker T says that was a beautiful moment but it is time to get down to business. They will be in a Triple Threat match next week. The winner faces Gallus for the tag titles the next week.
We see Humberto Carrillo and Angel Garza on the HBalKony.
In the ring, all three teams battle.
Kelly asks them what are they doing.
Angel says there is a lot of excitement in NXT and they want to be part of it.
Backstage: Damon Kemp, Eddy Thorpe
We see Damon Kemp showing the referee his mistakes. The referee apologizes.
Eddy Thorpe shows up and he asks if Damon is starting fights with the referee.
Kemp says Thorpe got a cheap victory because his foot was on the ropes.
Eddy tells Damon they can do it again in any type of match he wants.
Damon says he will think about it and he tells Eddy he should have taken the cheap victories.
Video: Blair Davenport
We are back with a Blair Davenport video. She says she single handedly derailed the future. She shows where she took out Nikkita Lyons. Then we see where she took out Wendy Choo. She then mentions the attack on Sol Ruca. Blair says her route to the top is easier. They are worried to get on her good side.
Roxanne Perez you were saved this time, but her capacity for savagery is boundless.
Roxanne Perez vs. Tatum Paxley
Perez tries for a drop toe hold but Paxley does not go down. Perez with a rollup for a near fall. Perez with another rollup for a near fall. Roxanne with a handstand satellite head scissors take down. Tatum runs Perez into the ropes and hits a hanging butterfly suplex for a near fall. Tatum with a Boston Crab. Perez counters with a rollup for a near fall. Tatum with a spinning flatliner for a near fall. Tatum with kicks to the leg and she tries for another Boston Crab but Perez with a rollup for a near fall. Perez with punches and forearms. Perez with a springboard cross body and punches. Paxley goes to the floor and Perez with a suicide dive. They return to the ring. Tatum blocks the side Russian leg sweep and sends Perez to the mat. Perez with a sunset flip for the three count.
Winner: Roxanne Perez via Pinfall.
After the match, Perez tells Blair she has hidden in the shadows for months and put a dent into the women’s locker room. Perez says she is not afraid of Blair. You didn’t get me the way you wanted to get me. I am hunting for you. She promises that she will get Blair.
Backstage: Gigi Dolin, Fallon Henley
Gigi Dolin is in the back and Fallon Henley stops by. Gigi says she wishes she had eliminated herself instead of Kiana James. Fallon and Gigi both talk about how much they hate Kiana. Gigi says Kiana fears what she doesn’t understand. Fallon tells Gigi that Kiana is a snake so she needs to be careful.
Video: Lucien Price, Bronco Nima
We are back with a video for Lucien Price and Bronco Nima showing where it all started. They have each other and that is all they need. They tried to separate them but they are still together. They say NXT ain’t ready for them.
#1 Contender for NXT Championship
Baron Corbin vs. Ilja Dragunov
They lock up and Corbin with forearms and a shoulder tackle. Ilja with a boot to Corbin followed by forearms in the corner. Ilja sends Corbin into the turnbuckles and connects with knees. Ilja sends Corbin into the turnbuckles. Corbin with a chop. Ilja with a chop and then he rips off Corbin’s shirt and chops him again. Ilja with a kick to the back. Ilja with more chops and Corbin with a hot shot and clothesline. Corbin with a punch and he misses a short arm clothesline. Ilja with a German suplex and he holds on for a second one. Ilja holds on but Corbin gets to the ropes to prevent a third one. Corbin with a back elbow on the break and Ilja with Konstantin Special. Corbin goes to the floor.
Ilja with a forearm to the back and he chops Corbin against the ringside barrier. Corbin is sent back into the ring. Corbin knocks Ilja off the apron and then he sends Ilja into the ringside barrier. Ilja with an elbow but Corbin with an elbow. Corbin with kicks to the ribs. Corbin with forearms and elbows to the back. Ilja with a rear naked choke. Corbin escapes the hold by sending Ilja over the top rope and Ilja lands on the apron. Corbin with a choke slam on the apron. Corbin with elbows to the injured ribs. Corbin puts Ilja against the announce table and he connects with elbows to the ribs. Corbin sends Ilja face first into the apron.
Ilja with chops but Corbin with a choke breaker for a near fall. Corbin with an Irish whip but Ilja stops short and connects with a back elbow. Ilja with chops and he goes to the turnbuckles. Corbin knocks Ilja off the turnbuckles and hits a Death Valley Driver for a near fall. Corbin with forearms to the lower back. Ilja with a chop and then they exchange forearms. Corbin with a punch to the ribs and Deep Six for a near fall. Ilja escapes End of Days and Ilja with knees and an enzuigiri. Ilja with a running knee into the corner and then he goes to the turnbuckles and hits a knee drop to the head. Ilja goes back to the turnbuckles. Ilja with a back senton but Ilja does more damage to his own ribs and he cannot make the cover.
Corbin goes for a choke slam but Ilja counters with a DDT. Ilja goes for a dead lift suplex and hits it. Ilja sets for Torpedo Moscow but Bron Breakker gets in the ring and he hits Breakker instead. Corbin with End of Days for the three count.
Winner: Baron Corbin via Pinfall.
After the match, Breakker and Ilja fight to the back.
Carmelo Hayes attacks Corbin from behind and hits a drop kick and a springboard clothesline. Hayes with Nothing but Net.