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411’s NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool Report

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Welcome to 411’s NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool Report. We’re LIVE in lovely Blackpool, England. Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness welcome us to the Preshow, and we begin off with a video package deal for Rhea Ripley vs. Toni Storm. Vic and Nigel break down the match, and Nigel picks Toni Storm to get the win. We transfer on to a video package deal for Moustache Mountain vs. Grizzled Younger Veterans and a fast dialogue of Dave Mastiff vs. Eddie Dennis.

We reduce to video footage from earlier right now. Jordan Devlin attacked Travis Banks as quickly as he arrived on the area. Banks has been receiving medical remedy because the assault, however he has been cleared to compete tonight. The Preshow winds up with a video package deal for Pete Dunne vs. Joe Coffey. Vic and Nigel speak about how excited they’re for this match, and Nigel picks Joe Coffey to win the WWE United Kingdom Championship.

NXT UK Tag Workforce Championship Match
Moustache Mountain vs. Grizzled Younger Veterans
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Moustache Mountain are sporting candy British Bulldogs-inspired ring gear for this match. It’s Bate and Gibson to start out the match, and the followers instantly get throughout Gibson. Bate and Gibson lock up, and Gibson takes down Bate with a wrist lock. Bate kips up, however Gibson instantly takes him again right down to the mat with the wrist lock. Bate counters right into a head scissors, however Gibson escapes and transitions Bate right into a pining predicament. Bate bridges to keep away from the three rely after which flips out of the bridge to create distance. Drake will get the tag from Gibson, so Bate tags Seven as properly. Seven and Drake locks up, and Drake muscle tissue Seven to the ropes. Drake tries to tug Seven to the nook, however Seven breaks free and chops the chest. Bate will get the tag and hits a diving senton off Seven’s shoulders. Bate goes for bop and bang, however Drake has his scouted nicely sufficient to keep away from contact. Gibson will get the tag and eats a hurricanrana from Bate. Seven will get the tag and goes for an arm wringer, however Gibson ranges Seven with a shoulder block. Seven hits the ropes and connects with a crossbody for a two rely. Seven geese a clothesline and lifts Gibson, however Gibson floats over and makes the tag to Drake. Seven goes for an O’Connor roll on Drake, however Gibson makes the blind tag. It appears like Seven by no means noticed the tag, so he dives to the surface when Drake heads out of the ring. Seven might have injured his left elbow on the dive, and Gibson instantly follows up with a clothesline on the surface. Gibson rolls Seven again into the ring and makes the tag again to Drake. Drake applies a shoulder and chin submission, concentrating on Seven’s probably injured left arm. Drake dumps Seven to the surface, tags Gibson, and slingshots onto Seven on the surface as Gibson holds him. Gibson rolls Seven again into the ring and once more makes the tag again to Drake. Drake ranges Seven with a stiff elbow present to the again of the top, and it seems just like the elbow shot busted open the again of Seven’s head. Gibson will get the tag and continues to work over Seven’s arm and neck. Drake will get the tag, and the motion spills out of the ring. Drake and Seven commerce photographs at ringside earlier than rolling again into the ring. Drake once more prevents Seven from making the tag earlier than efficiently making the tag to Gibson. Seven fees by way of Gibson and FINALLY makes the molten tag to Bate. Bate cleans home and connects with a diving uppercut to Gibson. Bate spins Drake and makes use of Drake’s boot to clock Gibson. Bate places Drake on Gibson’s shoulders and lifts them each. BATE SPINS BOTH GIBSON AND DRAKE! BIG STONG BOI! Bate delivers an exploder suplex to Drake on the apron after which hits a moonsault off the apron onto each Gibson and Drake at ringside. The motion returns to the ring, and Bate join with bop and bang. Seven will get the tag and powerslams Gibson to set him up for a diving headbutt from Bate. Seven pins Gibson, however Drake makes the save. Drake will get the tag, and Gibson muscle mass Seven to the nook to set him up for the Grit Your Tooth drop kick from Drake. Gibson hits Helter Skelter, and Drake follows up with a 450 splash for a looong two rely. Gibson will get the tag and locks in Shankly Gates as Drake prevents Bate from making the save. Drake locks in Shankly Gate on Bate as Gibson continues to have it locked in on Seven. Bate lifts Drake onto his shoulders and launched him onto Gibson to interrupt each holds. Bate and Drake will get the tags, and Bate cleans home. Bate tags Seven, they usually hit Drake with the clothesline / dragon sleeper mixture for a looong two rely. Gibson pulls Bate off the apron and onto his shoulders, and Drake dives to the surface for a modified Doomsday Gadget on the surface. Seven goes for a suicide dive on Gibson, however Drake intercepts with a mid-air drop kick. Drake pulls Seven again into the ring, and Drake and Gibson hit Seven with Ticket to Mayhem for the three rely. Johnny Saint and Sid Scala congratulate Gibson and Drake on the stage after the match.

Match Outcome: James Drake defeats Trent Seven with Ticket to Mayhem.
Match Size: 23:47
Slimmer’s Score: ****¾

Singles Match
Travis Banks Finn Balor vs. Jordan Devlin
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Travis Banks assaults Jordan Devlin on the ramp earlier than their scheduled match begins, however it’s clear Banks’ knee is injured. Devlin whips Banks knee-first into the ring steps and follows up with a chop block. Devlin positions Banks’ knee on the steps and repeatedly kicks it. The bell by no means rang, so this match has but to formally start. Sid Scala comes out to examine on Banks after which consults with Johnny Saint. Scala says he and Saint suspected Devlin would attempt one thing like this, however fortunately, they’ve a backup plan… FINN BALOR IS HERE! Balor will formally be Banks’ alternative, and right here we go. Balor goes proper after Devlin and drops him with a Sling Blade. Balor units up for the Coup de Grâce, however Devlin rolls to the surface. Balor retrieves Devlin, however Devlin kicks the ropes between Balor’s legs as Balor tries to climb again into the ring. Devlin knocks Balor off the apron and onto the barricade earlier than rolling him again into the ting. Devlin hits a double stomp after which stretches Balor across the prime rope. Balor hops onto the apron and catches Devlin with a kick excessive rope. Balor heads up prime, however Devlin kicks him to the surface. Balor beats the rely again into the ring, however Devlin instantly goes to work with chops within the nook. Balor reverses place and chops Devlin within the nook. Devlin regains management with a uranage and a standing moonsault for a two rely. Devlin locks in an stomach stretch, however Balor counters right into a hip toss. Balor locks in an stomach stretch of his personal, however Devlin counters right into a Pelé kick. Devlin heads towards Balor within the nook, however Balor will get his boots up in Devlin’s face. Balor hits a double stomp and a Sling Blade, however Devlin fights again with a again drop driver. Devlin punts Balor within the ribs, however Balor dumps Devlin to the surface. Balor hits a penalty kick from the apron and heads up prime, however Devlin hits the ropes to crotch Balor on the highest rope. Devlin goes for a moonsault, however Balor will get his knees up. Balor hits 1916 and follows up with a operating drop kick within the nook. Balor as soon as once more heads up prime, and this time he hits the Coup de Grâce for the three rely.

Match Outcome: Finn Balor defeats Jordan Devlin with the Coup de Grâce.
Match Size: 11:36
Slimmer’s Score: ***¼

No Disqualification Match
Dave Mastiff vs. Eddie Dennis
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Mastiff and Dennis brawl to start out, and the motion shortly spills to the surface. Mastiff whips Dennis into the ring steps after which slides the steps into the ring. Dennis grabs a kendo stick from underneath the ring and connects with two photographs to Mastiff on the apron. Dennis pulls again the ringside mats to show the world flooring after which heads again into the ring with the kendo stick. Dennis connects with a number of extra kendo stick photographs and a kendo stick-assisted aspect Russian leg sweep. Mastiff will get again to his ft and blocks kendo stick shot earlier than taking the kendo stick from Dennis. Mastiff hits a couple of kendo stick photographs of his personal and follows up with a thunderous powerbomb. Mastiff lifts Dennis and appears to slam him onto the ring steps, however Dennis slides out the again. Mastiff hits the ropes and goes for a operating crossbody, however Dennis catches Mastiff and counters right into a swinging aspect slam onto the steps. That was insanely spectacular. Dennis retrieves a metal chair from ringside, however Mastiff catches him with a Finlay Roll. Mastiff heads up prime, however Dennis will get underneath him and hits the Severn Bridge in the midst of the ring. Dennis brings a desk into the ring and units it up within the nook, however Mastiff pulls Dennis to the surface and hits a Finlay Roll on the uncovered area flooring. The motion returns to the ring, and Dennis connects with a chair shot to the again. Dennis takes Mastiff up prime and goes for the Severn Bridge by means of the desk, however Mastiff slides out the again. Mastiff hits a German Suplex adopted by an enormous cannonball by means of the desk for the three rely.

Match Outcome: Dave Mastiff defeats Eddie Dennis with a cannonball by way of a desk.
Match Size: 10:34
Slimmer’s Score: ***¼

NXT UK Ladies’s Championship Match
Rhea Ripley (Champion) vs. Toni Storm
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Ripley and Storm circle one another to start out, and Storm shortly goes to work with a volley of punches. Ripley takes management with floor and pound offense, abut Storm reverses place for somewhat floor and pound of her personal. Ripley heads to the surface however eats a suicide dive from Storm. Storm tries to roll Ripley again into the ring, however Ripley pulls Storm’s hair between the ropes after which kicks the again of her head. Ripley whips Storm to the nook and stomps a mud gap in her. Ripley stomps on Storm’s shoulder and the pins her for a two rely. Ripley locks in a physique scissors, however Storm rolls to interrupt free. Ripley hits a delayed vertical suplex and will get a two rely. Ripley physique slams Storm two occasions and will get one other two rely. Ripley goes for the inverted Texas cloverleaf, however Storm kicks Ripley to the nook. Ripley hits the ropes and expenses at Storm, however Storm cuts her off with a head butt. Storm and Ripley wrestle again to their ft and slug it out in the midst of the ring. Storm hits two rolling snap German suplexes, however Ripley blocks a 3rd. Storm goes for Storm Zero, however Ripley tries to counter into Riptide, however Storm counters right into a crossbody for a two rely. Ripley efficiently locks within the inverted Texas cloverleaf, however Strom reverses into an Ankle Lock. Storm connects with a hip assault within the nook and follows up with bridging snap German suplex for a two rely. Storm kilos on Ripley in the midst of the ring, however Ripley catches Storm with Riptide, however Storm kicks out at two. Ripley ranges Storm with a brief clothesline and does it once more. Ripley goes for a 3rd brief clothesline, however Storm counters with a head butt and hits Storm Zero for a two rely. Storm drags Ripley again to her ft and hits a volley of forearm photographs, however Ripley once more goes for Riptide, however Storm counters right into a second Storm Zero for the three rely.

Match Outcome: Toni Storm defeats Rhea Ripley with Storm Zero.
Match Size: 14:41
Slimmer’s Score: ***½

WWE United Kingdom Championship Match
Pete Dunne (Champion) vs. Joe Coffey
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Dunne and Coffey lock as much as begin, and Dunne muscular tissues Coffey to the ropes. Dunne briefly works over Coffey’s fingers, however Coffey takes Dunne right down to the mat with a wrist lock. Dunne will get again to his ft and connects with a forearm shot earlier than going again to the assault on Coffey’s fingers. Dunne determine fours the legs and twists on Coffey’s ankle. Coffey breaks free and Dunne goes for a Thesz press, however Coffey counters right into a spinebuster. Dunne regains management and locks within the Regal Stretch, however Coffey makes it to the ropes to interrupt the maintain. Dunne kicks the wrist and locks in a physique scissors wrist lock. Coffey tries to counter right into a delayed vertical suplex, however Dunne blocks and swings again down into the physique scissors wrist lock. Coffey breaks the maintain and hits a butterfly suplex earlier than the motion spills to the surface. Coffey slams Dunne on the mat, however each males beat the rely again into the ring. Coffey hits a again breaker adopted by a sidewalk slam for a two rely. Coffey stomps on Dunne and locks in a bear hug in the midst of the ring. Dunne tries to go butt his approach out of the maintain, however he can’t break Coffey’s grip. Dunne lastly goes after the nostril, however Coffey solutions with a belly-to-belly suplex. Coffey costs towards Dunne within the nook, however Dunne slides out of the best way, and Coffey crashes into the nook. Dunne hits an enzuigiri within the nook, however Coffey rolls to the surface. Dunne heads up prime and connects with a moonsault onto Coffey on the surface. Dunne rolls Coffey again into the ring however eats a forearm shot. Dunne hits the x-plex, however Coffey fights again with a diving crossbody from the highest. Coffey shoves Dunne to the nook and hits a powerbomb in the midst of the ring for a looong two rely. Coffey locks in an elevated Boston crab after which transitions into a standard Boston crab. Coffey stomps on the again of Dunne’s head, and it seems to be like Dunne could be unconscious. Dunne comes again to life and makes it to the ropes to interrupt the maintain. Dunne as soon as once more goes after Coffey’s fingers earlier than buying and selling head butts with Coffey in the midst of the ring. Dunne hits a German suplex and locks within the Koji Clutch earlier than transitioning to a modified triangle. Coffey will get his legs beneath him and tries to counter right into a powerbomb, however Dunne slides down Coffey’s physique and locks in an ankle lock. Coffey fights again to his ft and counters right into a German suplex to lastly create far. Dunne goes for the Bitter Finish, however Coffey blocks. Coffey goes for a diving lariat, however Dunne clocks Coffey in mid-air. Dunne efficiently hits the Bitter Finish, however Coffey kicks out at two. Coffey rolls the surface, so Dunne once more goes for a moonsault, however Coffey pulls him again right down to the apron. Coffey shoves Dunne into the ring publish after which hits a sit-out powerbomb on the apron. Rattling, the sound of Dunne’s again hitting the apron with SICK. Each males beat the rely again into the ring, however Dunne continues to be rocked. Coffey beats on Dunne and stomps him into the mat. Dunne fights again with kicks from his again after which stomps on Coffey’s fingers. Coffey lands an uppercut and goes for a lariat, however Dunne counters with an enzuigiri. Coffey hits Aw Ra Greatest Fur Tha Bells, however Dunne kicks out at two. Coffey takes Dunne up prime and hits a swinging powerbomb from the highest. Each males pull themselves up in reverse corners earlier than slugging it out in the midst of the ring. Dunne beats Coffey across the ring, and the ropes are the one factor maintain Coffey up. Coffey decks Dunne and hits the Mount Everest German suplex for yet one more two rely. Coffey will get again to his ft and stomps on Dunne’s head. Coffey goes for Dunne’s Bitter Finish, however Dunne counters right into a DDT. Dunne hits the Bitter Finish, however Coffey rolls away from Dunne earlier than he could make the duvet. Coffey rolls to the apron and hits Aw Ra Greatest Fur Tha Bells excessive rope. Coffey slams Dunne’s face into the highest turnbuckle and takes him up prime. Dunne and Coffey struggle up prime, and Coffey tumbles all the best way to the ground. Dunne heads to the surface to retrieve Coffey, however Coffey hits Aw Ra Greatest Fur Tha Bells on the surface. Coffey rolls Dunne again into the ring and but once more goes for the Bitter Finish, however Dunne blocks, so Coffey slams him to the mat. Coffey and Dunne once more head to the highest, however this time they each tumble to the surface. I feel they’ve been making an attempt to do a Bitter Finish from the highest, however it simply isn’t occurring. Dunne rolls Coffey again into the ring, locks in a triangle, bends the fingers, and forces Coffey to submit. Dunne celebrates within the ring after the match, however WALTER exhibits as much as confront him. WALTER climbs into the ring and stares at Dunne, however Coffey climbs again up onto the ring apron. WALTER kicks Coffey to the ground and as soon as once more stares at Dunne. WALTER appears to congratulate Dunne earlier than heading again up the ramp.

Match Outcome: Pete Dunne defeats Joe Coffey with a triangle / finger manipulation combo.
Match Size: 33:52
Slimmer’s Score: ****¾

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