WWE NXT Recap & Results (11/28)

The Mighty Attacked Burch & Lorcan After Another Loss

Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan faced The Mighty (Shane Thorne & Nick Miller) tonight on WWE NXT. Burch and Lorcan started off the match in control and isolated Thorne in the corner. They focused their attack on Thorne’s injured shoulder but eventually Shane was able to battle back and tag in Nick Miller.

Lorcan rolled up Miller for a two count and then transitioned into a Half Crag. Thorne tried to break it up but Burch got in the ring and locked him in a Crossface. Miller and Thorne retreated out of the ring to regroup. Thorne provided a distraction and Miller capitalized by attacking Lorcan from behind and then sent him to the corner.

Thorne tagged back in and taunted the San Jose crowd. Shane got in a couple more shots on Lorcan and followed it up with a Clothesline for a two count. Oney tried to battle back but Thorne ended his momentum with a devastating uppercut. Thorne applied a Headlock as Burch tried to rally his partner from the apron.

Oney escaped and leaped across the ring to tag in Burch and Danny came into the ring and cleaned house. Burch launched The Mighty all over the ring and followed it up with a Dropkick off the middle turnbuckle to Thorne. Lorcan tagged back in but Nick Miller shoved him into Burch.

Miller tackled Burch out of the ring as Thorne connected with an uppercut to Lorcan’s jaw. Thorne followed it up with an impressive Dropkick to Lorcan’s face and both Superstars fell to the canvas. The crowd chanted “Oney!” as Lorcan climbed back to his feet. Lorcan connected with a Suplex that sent Thorne out of the ring.

Lorcan dove through the ropes and landed on both members of The Mighty. Back in the ring, Burch climbed to the top rope but Thorne shoved Lorcan into the ropes and Burch fell onto the top turnbuckle.

Lorcan was still able to pull out the victory by rolling up Miller. After the match, The Mighty got pissed off and attacked Burch and Lorcan from behind as the crowd booed. The Mighty slammed Lorcan into the steel ring post and the crowd responded by loudly chanting “you still suck!”.

EC3 Called Out Bobby Fish

EC3 squared off against Marcel Barthel on this week’s episode of NXT. “The Impeccable German” Marcel Barthel came down to the ring with his epic entrance and the match started off with the two Superstars locking up in the middle of the ring.

EC3 shoved Barthel across the ring and shouted “we’ve got a fight!”. Marcel then shoved EC3 and shouted “nein!”. EC3 responded by yelling “one!” and then locked in a Headlock. Marcel broke the hold by driving EC3 to the corner and hitting him with an Enziguri to his face.

Barthel stomped on EC3 , draped across the ropes and sent him to the apron with a running Dropkick. Marcel posed on the turnbuckle to a chorus of boos and then crowd transitioned into a “USA!” chant.

Marcel slammed EC3 to the mat and quickly applied a Headlock. EC3 battled to his feet but Barthel transitioned into a standing Arm Bar. EC3 launched Barthel into the turnbuckle and unloaded a flurry of punches to Marcel’s face.

EC3 followed it up with a Body Slam and an Elbow Drop. EC3 lifted Barthel up onto his shoulders and planted him with the One Percenter for the pinfall victory. After his victory, EC3 cut a promo on Bobby Fish and said that he didn’t finish the job when he tried to take him out on a previous episode of NXT. EC3 stated that he is coming after Fish because he is vindictive and wants revenge.

Mia Yim Defeated Vanessa Borne

Vanessa Borne battled Mia Yim on tonight’s show. The crowd was heavily behind Yim as the two Superstars circled each other in the ring. Mia wanted a handshake before the match but Borne opted to slap Yim in the face instead.

Yim got fired up and connected with a couple of Arm Drags before locking in an Arm Bar. Vanessa broke the hold by throwing Yim to the mat by her hair. Mia went after Borne as she desperately held onto the ring skirt. The referee became distracted by this and Borne capitalized with a poke to Mia’s eye.

Borne stomped on Yim in the corner and then bounced her face off the second turnbuckle. Borne followed it up with a Bronco Buster and called Yim pathetic as she crawled across the ring. Vanessa clubbed Yim in the back and followed it up with a Suplex for a near fall.

Vanessa applied a Headlock in the center of the ring as the crowd rallied behind Yim. Borne stomped on Yim once again and told the crowd to cheer for her. Yim tackled Borne to the mat and locked in another Arm Bar but Borne reached the bottom rope to break the hold.

Borne tripped Mia up and sent her to the corner. Yim locked in the Tarantula on the top rope and broke the hold before the ref counted to five. Mia hit a Dropkick and then a second one that sent Vanessa to the corner. Yim followed it up with running kick and then the Eat Defeat for the pinfall victory.

Kairi Sane, Dakota Kai & Io Shirai Want Revenge

Kairi Sane, Dakota Kai, and Io Shirai backstage about what went down at NXT TakeOver: WarGames II. Sane lost her title rematch in a 2 out 3 Falls match against Shayna Baszler at the event. Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir interfered in the match, which led to Shirai and Kai running down to the ring to help out Sane. Baszler picked up the win by countering an Insane Elbow into a roll-up. Sane’s shoulders were off the mat but the referee didn’t catch it.

Sane stated that the referee’s decision was final in the interview tonight but added that she wasn’t done with Shayna Baszler. Kai stated that she simply doesn’t like Baszler for the way she treated her in the past. Shirai chimed in and said that Sane was her best friend and will fight with her. Sane, Shirai, and Kai then challenged Baszler, Duke, and Shafir to a fight.

Lars Sullivan Outlasted Keith Lee

Lars Sullivan and Keith Lee battled in the main event of this week’s episode of NXT. Sullivan drove Lee to the corner and shouted “this is Lars Sullivan territory!”. Lee showed off his strength and shoved Lars away but Sullivan responded with a massive shoulder tackle.

Lee responded with a Crossbody and went for the cover but Sullivan kicked out at one. Sullivan connected with a boot to Lee’s face and drove him back to the corner of the ring. Lars clubbed Lee across the chest and then drove his shoulder into Lee’s midsection. Sullivan picked up Lee with ease and launched him across the ring for a one count.

Sullivan connected with a Clothesline and followed it up with a headbutt off the middle turnbuckle for a two count. The crowd got behind Lee as Lars hit him with a few forearms to the face. Lars applied a Headlock in the middle of the ring and then clubbed him back to the canvas.

Lee fought back and tried to get Sullivan off him but Lars held onto a Bear Hug. Lee broke the hold by slamming Sullivan into the turnbuckle but Lars went right back to it. Lars shoved Lee to the corner and hit him with a gigantic Splash. Lars charged at Lee in the corner but Keith leaped over him and Sullivan crashed into the ring post.

Keith Lee blasted Sullivan in the face with a flurry of strikes. Lee bounced Sullivan’s face off the top turnbuckle and followed it up with a Crossbody for a near fall. Sullivan and Lee traded shots in the middle of the ring. Lee shoulder tackled Lars out of the ring and leaped onto him in an impressive fashion.

Lee rolled Sullivan back into the ring and went for the cover but Lars kicked out. Keith Lee went for a Moonsault off the second rope but Sullivan got out of the way and Lee crashed to the mat. Lars powerfully lifted him up and slammed him to the canvas with the Freak Accident for the pinfall victory.