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NXT UK Results
Another Thursday and another solid episode from NXT UK. This week had a big battle in the main event from Tyler Bate and Kassius Ohno. The full results are here:
- Kay Lee Ray def. Xia Brookside
- Travis Banks def. Ligero
- Tyler Bate def. Kassius Ohno
In the set-up for Ohno-Bate, WWE aired a great interview with Ohno about British Strong Style co-opting Antonio Inoki’s wrestling style. It’s a great little piece, so check it out here:
Watch this: I’ve taken exception w/ “British Strong Style” and their appropriation of Antonio Inoki’s wrestling ideology.
— Chris Hero (Is Back) (@ChrisHero) November 14, 2019
Next week on the show, Ridge Holland will debut!
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) November 14, 2019
Malcolm Bivens CD Player Found
The greatest mystery in WWE history has been solved. It wasn’t the Higher Power or Who Attacked Roman Reigns. No, it was the saga of Malcolm Bivens (a.k.a. Stokely Hathaway) missing CD player. After months of interviewing wrestlers about it (Fightful has a great investigation here), it was found to be in the possession of…
— Malcolm (@Malcolmvelli) November 14, 2019
Good luck to Bivens getting it back.
WWE SmackDown Preview:
Lots of action is already planned for SmackDown this week. On the card includes:
- New Day (c) vs The Revival in a rematch for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships
- Daniel Bryan on Miz TV
- Nikki Cross vs Bayley for a spot on the SmackDown Women’s Survivor Series team
- Mustafa Ali & Short G vs Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode with Ali & G’s Men’s Survivor Series team spots on the line
— WWE (@WWE) November 14, 2019
It should be action packed, and could be full of CM Punk chants once again thanks to his return on WWE Backstage. Still, looks like a great card for a Friday night.
Speaking of Punk, Fox released a behind the scenes look at sneaking him in for his return. Check it out:
"I'm not gonna break the internet. I'm gonna break the world." – @CMPunk
— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) November 15, 2019
One for the Road:
Meltzer’s star ratings are out for Full Gear. Do you agree?