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WWE NXT Results – April 20, 2021

WWE NXT Results

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Keep up with all of tonight’s WWE NXT results, as the show’s 451st episode emanates from The Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida and features Sarray’s WWE NXT debut as well as all the continued fall out from NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver.

Matches and segments announced for the show include:

  • Sarraymakes her NXT in-ring debut
  • Kushidahosts an NXT Cruiserweight Championship Open Challenge
  • Dexter Lumis vs LA Knight

Summarised Results:

  • NXT debuts new theme song performed by Poppy
  • LA Knight defeats Dexter Lumis via pinfall (Modified Hanging DDT)
  • Beth Phoenix interviews Io Shiari, Franky Monet arrives.
  • Grizzled Young Veterans defeat Breezango via pinfall (Ticket to Mayhem)
  • Sarray defeats Toni Storm via Pinfall (Exploder Suplex)
  • Kushida defeats Oney Lorcan to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Title via submission (Hoverboard Lock)
  • Imperium defeat Ever-Rise via pinfall (Doomsday Uppercut)
  • Kyle O’Reilly defeats Cameron Grimes via pinfall(Flying Knee Strike).

Kyle O’Reilly opens the show, announces he is officially medically cleared to compete.

  • WWE NXT debuts a new theme song performed by regular contributor Poppy.
  • O’Reilly is standing tall delighted to put Adam Cole and The Undisputed Era.
  • Kyle discusses his future, will he challenge for the work horse title [North American] or will he challenge his new killer energy…at Karrion Kross.
  • Cameron Grimes interrupts stating that Kyle made him a lot of money thanks to Draft Kings not knowing how dominant O’Reilly truly is.
  • Grimes wants to manage O’Reilly, investing his money in him and his brand.
  • Kyle thanks Grimes for the offer and praises his recent ‘Stonks’ before revealing that they will in fact be facing off later tonight as O’Reilly is officially cleared.

LA Knight defeats Dexter Lumis

  • Pre-match LA Knight states that the only reason he didn’t leave Stand and Deliver as North American Champion was because everyone was scared of him and decided to unfairly gang up on him.
  • Focus of commentary early on is on Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis’ recent romances however they do eventually get back to business and talk about how the match came about.
  • Huge Back Body Drop from Lumis following a Springboard Shoulder Tackle from the former Eli Drake.
  • Lumis forces Drake to crawl backwards in fear causing the former IMPACT & NWA Superstar go to Crown Jewels first into the turnbuckle.
  • Big Spinebuster from Lumis that allows him to refocus and begin to control the momentum of the very old school feeling match.
  • Slingshot Suplex from Lumis gives us our first proper near-fall of the match.
  • Lumis is distracted on the outside by Hartwell who is then taunted by Knight giving Lumis the time to Springboard back out.
  • The distraction is too much for Lumis who is caught by the modified hanging DDT of Knight’s to pick up the win.
  • Post-match Lumis and Hartwell attempt to kiss only for the remaining members of ‘The Way’ to break things up and take Hartwell backstage.

LA Knight defeats Dexter Lumis via pinfall (Modified Hanging DDT)

Beth Phoenix interviews Io Shiari, Franky Monet arrives.

  • Phoenix starts by taking Shiari back to TakeOver: In Your House and how important that victory was before moving to Stand and Deliver and analysing what went wrong.
  • Shiari states that she will be coming for Gonzalez when the time is right, but for now what’s next for Shirai is rest.
  • As Shiari begins to state that she will be resting, Prince Pressly and Franky Monet crash the interview to put themselves over.
  • Segment ends with the two Superstars going face-to-face and Shirai declaring she prefers dogs.

Grizzled Young Veterans defeat Breezango

  • Breezango enter the ring to the British National Anthem whilst dressed as Beefeaters.
  • Grizzled Young Veterans make their way to the ring calling Breezango typical ignorant Yanks as they get prepared for action.
  • The Brits [the actual ones] control the match early on however Breezango begin to pick up pace and are able to upset the tempo of Grizzled Young Veterans offence.
  • Fandango hits a huge dive to the outside over Breeze allowing him to wipe out both Drake and Gibson before we cut to an ad-break.
  • Drake feigns a knee injury in order to allow Gibson to thumb Fandango in the eye before the former NXT UK Tag Team Champions begin to effectively cut the ring in half.
  • Eventually Breeze makes the big hot tag allowing him to take about both members of Grizzled Young Veterans even managing to send Gibson into the plexiglass.
  • Breeze is wiped out by the Ticket to Mayhem allowing the Grizzled Young Veterans to pick up the win.
  • Post-match, Hartwell attempts to be interviewed on the matter of Lumis however ‘The Way’ interrupt and shut down the interview.
  • Bronson Reed comes out and challenges Gargano however Theory lets him know that Regal has booked the two of them in a match and if Reed wins he gets a shot at the North American Title.

Grizzled Young Veterans defeat Breezango via pinfall (Ticket to Mayhem)

Sarray defeats Toni Storm

  • Stark respectfully requested Regal make this match for tonight as she wants to take on the best in NXT and from what she’s seen around the world Sarray is up their with the best of NXT’s stacked Women’s Division.
  • Backstage Grimes is revealed to have been outbid on a NFT purchase by none other than Ted DiBiase.
  • Sarray debuts with a very impressive entrance attire and titantron arrangement.
  • Incredible opening exchange by Sarray and Stark that sees them enter a detailed and technically perfect grapple exchange.
  • Stark has a sizeable strength advantage however Sarray’s incredible technical prowess allows her to keep up despite her small 5′ stature.
  • Lovely Baseball Dropkick from Sarray sends Stark headfirst onto the ring apron which allows the ‘Warrior of the Sun’ to regain control.
  • A barrage of Dropkicks sends Starks skull flying backwards into the bottom rope before a follow up Fisherman Buster gives Sarray a 2-fall.
  • Spinning Back Heel Kick followed up by a Sliding Knee Strike gives Stark a near fall of her own.
  • Stark misses the 450 leading Sarray to spin into a modified School Boy however Stark kicks out.
  • Exploder Suplex from Sarray gives her the win in a very impressive debut match.
  • Toni Storm jumps Zoey Stark post match forcing Sarray to make the save.
  • In a further backstage interview a small amount of tension is teased between Dakota and Raquel however they agree Mercedes Martinez has less of a chance of getting a title match than Dakota has of going to Hogwarts.

Sarray defeats Toni Storm via Pinfall (Exploder Suplex)

Kushida defeats Oney Lorcan to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Title

  • Kushida states that as he won the title in a open challenge opportunity he wants to give others the same chance.
  • Oney Lorcan answers the open challenge in an attempt to capture some singles gold whilst his partner Danny Burch is out injured.
  • Kushida no longer wears boots and has moved into a full MMA aesthetic.
  • Incredible technical exchange sees Kushida transition into an arm bar however Lorcan is able to reach the bottom rope to break the hold.
  • Lorcan avoids a handspring and hits a Spiral Uppercutter to lay out the Time Splitter.
  • Kushida connects with a big Shotei onto Lorcan before dropping a Flying Knee onto the Elbow of the Boston Brawler to hyper extend the joint.
  • Despite a flurry of offence from Lorcan, Kushida locks in the Hoverboard Lock and forces the Submission victory even after absorbing a series of stiff chops.
  • Post-match, Kushida is jumped by Legado Del Fantasma however MSK make the run in to save the Cruiserweight Champion
  • In a later backstage segment Hartwell announces she has spoke with Regal and her and Candice LeRae have a Women’s Tag Title shot.

Kushida defeats Oney Lorcan to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Title via submission (Hoverboard Lock)

Imperium defeat Ever-Rise via pinfall

  • Aichner and Matt Martel open the match with Aichner dominating early on, Parker is able to get in however he is unable to change the tide of the match.
  • Dain comes out to confront Wolfe however the two remain peaceful, Dain is frustrated when Maverick attacks Wolfe.
  • Imperium connect with the Doomsday Uppercut to pick up the decisive victory.

Imperium defeat Ever-Rise via pinfall (Doomsday Uppercut)

Kyle O’Reilly defeats Cameron Grimes

  • Pre-match O’Reilly is confronted by Kross and Scarlet following his comments earlier in the night.
  • Initially the match is a technical exchange with Kyle taking rear guard control over the Million Dollar Caveman,
  • Grimes matches to go toe to toe with O’Reilly’s strike exchange however the former UE Member is presented as the clearly superior chain wrestler.
  • Grimes targets the neck of O’Reilly working over the injuries sustained during the TakeOver: Stand and Deliver main event.
  • The ‘Technical Savage’ locks in a Camel Clutch onto O’Reilly however ‘The Ambassador of Badassador’ is able to comfortably escape the hold.
  • O’Reilly locks in a Front Guillitine onto Grimes however he releases the hold to inflict further punishment in the form of a huge chest kick.
  • Grimes hits a Spinning Sit Out Side Effect for a near fall over O’Reilly who then attempts to lock in a Heel Hook but is almost caught in a roll-up.
  • O’Reilly and Grimes exchange strikes that lead up to a Twisting Standing Spanish Fly that is still unable to put O’Reilly away.
  • Finally O’Reilly is able to pick up the win via the Flying Knee Strike.

Kyle O’Reilly defeats Cameron Grimes via pinfall (Flying Knee Strike).