WWE NXT Recap & Results (12/12)

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EC3 & Heavy Machinery Sent A Message To Undisputed Era

Bobby Fish squared off against EC3 tonight on NXT. Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, and Roderick Strong accompanied Fish to the ring. Cole cut a promo before the match and claimed that Bobby Fish was about to embarrass EC3. Cole added that NXT is Undisputed Era’s world and everything revolves around them. Adam promised that the four members of Undisputed Era will be draped in championship gold in 2019.

Fish rolled out of the ring to start off the match and took his time getting back inside. Fish hopped up onto the ring apron and EC3 brought him into the ring with a Hip Toss. EC3 planted Fish with a massive Powerbomb and then followed it up by Clotheslining Bobby to the outside.

The crowd chanted “NX3!” as Fish tried to regroup on the floor outside the ring. Back in the ring, EC3 connected with a couple of loud chops and then another Hip Toss. Strong and O’Reilly hopped on the ring apron for a distraction and Fish capitalized with a chop block to EC3’s injured knee.

Fish connected with an Exploder Suplex and went for the cover but EC3 kicked out at the last moment. EC3 battled back with a Suplex and both Superstars crashed to the canvas. EC3 sent Fish to the ropes and Bobby’s neck bounced off the top rope. Strong and O’Reilly once again distracted EC3 and Fish capitalized with another chop block. EC3 shrugged it off and rolled up Fish for the pinfall victory.

After the match, Undisputed Era attacked EC3 and Heavy Machinery ran down to the ring for the save. Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight cleaned house and isolated O’Reilly in the ring. EC3 hit O’Reilly with the One Percenter. Otis did the worm across the ring and hit O’Reilly with a giant Elbow Drop.

Burch & Lorcan Defeated The Mighty Again

The Mighty (Nick Miller & Shane Thorne) battled Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch on this week’s show. Lorcan and Burch defeated The Mighty two weeks ago but Miller and Thorne attacked them from behind following the match.

Burch and Lorcan started off the match in control. Lorcan hit Thorne with a couple of uppercuts and then a Powerbomb. Thorne battled back with a Belly to Back Suplex and tagged Miller into the match. Miller hit a Spinebuster and went for the cover but Lorcan kicked out at two.

Burch tagged in and connected with a Dropkick off the top rope. Lorcan tagged in as Burch and then turned around into a Clothesline from Thorne. The Mighty hit Lorcan with a Superplex/ Powerbomb and went for the cover but Burch broke it up at two.

Miller planted Lorcan with a Powerslam and then Thorne hit Burch with a Cannonball in the corner of the ring. Lorcan hit The Mighty with a double DDT and tagged Burch back in. Lorcan and Burch connected with a DDT to Thorne for the pinfall victory.

Mia Yim Earned A Spot In The #1 Contender Fatal 4-Way Match

Reina Gonzalez and Mia Yim battled to earn a spot in the Fatal 4-Way #1 Contenders match. Gonzalez controlled the match early and hit a big boot to the face for a two count. Reina lifted Yim up in the Torture Rack but Mia broke free with a couple elbows to the face. Mia followed it up with a flurry of chops and then the Eat Defeat for the pinfall victory. Yim now joins Bianca Belair and Lacey Evans in the Fatal 4-Way match.

Ricochet Retained The North American Championship Against Tyler Breeze

Ricochet defended his NXT North American Championship against in a mystery opponent in the main event of this week’s NXT. Tyler Breeze was revealed to be the opponent and he got a great reaction from the crowd.

Breeze and Ricochet locked up to start off the match. Tyler shoved Ricochet away and took a break to pose in the corner of the ring. Ricochet responded with a Dropkick that sent Breeze out of the ring.

Tyler got back into the ring and connected with a boot to Ricochet’s midsection. Ricochet Clotheslined Breeze out of the ring and went for a Crossbody off the ring apron but Tyler countered with a Dropkick.

Breeze brought Ricochet back inside the ring and stopped on him in the corner. The referee broke it up as Breeze shouted: “don’t touch me!”. Breeze perched Ricochet up on the top rope and joined him up there.

Ricochet hit Tyler with a punch to the and followed it up with a Dropkick. Ricochet hit an awesome springboard uppercut and then a standing Shooting Star Press for a near fall. Breeze and Ricochet traded shots and then both hit a Crossbody on each other at the same time.

Breeze hit the Supermodel Kick and then a reverse Hurricanrana for a two count as the crowd chanted “this is gorgeous!”. Breeze hit a knee to Ricochet’s face and then an Enziguri but Ricochet wouldn’t go down. Ricochet then lifted Breeze up in a Fireman’s Carry and connected with a Michinoku Drive for the pinfall victory. After the match, Ricochet and Breeze shook hands in the middle of the ring.

Announced for next week’s show:

  • Jessamyn Duke & Marina Shafir vs. Io Shirai & Dakota Kai

  • Aleister Black vs. Johnny Gargano (Steel Cage Match)

  • Dominik Dijakovic Will Compete