WWE NXT Results (5/9): Tommaso Ciampa Takes On Kassius Ohno, EC3 TV Debut, War Raiders

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- Ricochet out with a mic, says that it's his mission to make sure people remember and talk about him. He continues that there is one thing on his mind (and it's not socks! The fans were kind of ripping on his dress attire tonight) it's the NXT Championship. Out comes The Veleveteen Dream and says "No!" and wonders who gave Ricochet the authority to ask for title matches. "Babe, I'm gonna need you to take a step back." He says Ricochet was right, there is one man, one experience, and Ricochet is looking at him.


"No matter how you flip or flop, you better make sure you land in the very back of the line, behind the dream." Ricochet says he gets he's the new guy around here and knows who Velveteen Dream is. Ricochet reminds Dream of his loss to Aleister Black. "Dream, you're good, I give you that, but you ain't Ricochet." Ricochet says he's here to steal Dream's spotlight and show. Dream returns fire with anything you can do the Dream can do better. Ricochet says to prove it and steps up to him. Dream looks to head out and tries to charge Ricochet, but drops down to the mat and slowly backs out of the ring.


- Later tonight: EC3 vs. Raul Mendoza, along with Kassius Ohno vs. Tommaso Ciampa.

EC3 vs. Raul Mendoza

Mendoza using his speed early on to keep EC3 unbalance, springboard dropkick, cover, one-count. EC3 plants Mendoza on the back of his head, throws him in the corner and stomps away at his opponent. EC3 tosses Mendoza into the top turnbuckle, high knee, lifts Mendoza up on his shoulders and plants him into the mat, cover, 1-2-3.


Winner: EC3 via Pinfall

- Post-match, Cathy Kelley asks EC3 about his loss after the ladder match at TakeOver. EC3 says it's not about the loss, but it about what he does after. With his superior mind and body, he'll win over and over until NXT becomes NX3.

- Last week, Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch catch up with Pete Dunne and let him know just because they helped out Dunne, that doesn't mean they like him. Lorcan calls him a piece of garbage and all three agree that is, but there's three of them and they need to take care of Undisputed era.

Dakota Kai vs. Vanessa Borne

Kai with a dropkick, goes for a running kick in the corner, no, Borne drops Kai first-face to the mat. Tries for a cover, two-count. "Cheer for me!" crowd boos. Swinging neckbreaker on Kai, cover, two-count. Borne stretches Kai out, crowd claps on in support of Kai who flips Borne out of the hold.


Couple kicks to Borne, running kick lands, then a running knee lands in the corner, ouch. "Team kick!" from the crowd, Kai leaps up and over Borne, hitting a sweet looking backstabber. Cover and that will do it.


Winner: Dakota Kai via Pinfall

- Post-match, Shayna Baszler heads out to the ring with a smile on her face. Kai looks pretty horrified as she stands in the ring. Baszler corners Kai who looks terrified. The referee tries to get her to back off, but Baszler ends up choking out Borne as Kai just bails out of the ring. Baszler stares down Kai the whole time like a psycho. Kai runs off to the back.

- Moments ago, Kelley is backstage and talks with Kai right after her match. Kelley notes how Kai basically froze when Baszler came out to the ring. Kai says she doesn't really know what happened, but Baszler shows up and Kai just stands there frightened. Baszler asks her to do something, but Kai doesn't do anything. Baszler then says "That's what I thought" and heads off. Suddenly, someone is laughing, Kai turns around and it's Nikki Cross.


Heavy Machinery vs. War Raiders


All four wrestlers star swinging away on each other. War Raiders get the upper hand. Rowe lifts and throws Hanson on Otis in the corner. Rowe is brought back in, couple big strikes. Otis with a release overhead suplex on Hanson! Rowe and Tucker in there now, couple big strikes, Tucker with a dropkick and a hip toss. Hanson with a suicide dive taking out Otis on the floor. Rowe with a nasty knee to the face, tags Hanson, leg drop/side suplex combo and it's all over.

Winners: War Raiders via Pinfall

- Last week, we see how TM61 picked up a cheap win over the Street Profits.

- Outside, Dawkins and Ford do some training and say they want the NXT Tag Team Championship.

- Next week: Pete Dunne, Oney Lordan, and Danny Burch vs. Undisputed Era.

Kassius Ohno vs. Tommaso Ciampa


Ciampa getting plenty of boos from the crowd, "You suck!" from the people in the crowd. Ciampa soaks it in as Ohno heads into the ring and goes right for Ciampa. Ohno sends Ciampa out to the floor and is bashing him all around the ring. Ciamp goes in and out of the ring, Ohno with a baseball slide on Ciampa. "How does that feel?!" Ohno yells at Ciampa. Back in the ring, Ciampa fights back for a moment, but Ohno lands a vertical suplex, jumping senton.


Ciampa with a running knee on the floor, stomps away on Ohno's head as the crowd boos him. Ciampa with a running dropkick and claws away at Ohno's face. "What are you big brother?" Ciampa asks Ohno in reference to Johnny Gargano. He drives multiple knees into Ohno's chest, followed by a couple chops. Ohno with a block and punch right to the face. Bicycle kick and another massive boot to Ciampa's face.


Ohno drives the knee right on Ciampa's eye. Ohno pulls his knee pad down and a knee drop on Ciampa's eye again, which is beat up from his unsancation match with Gargano. Ohno drive Ciampa down to the mat, pin, two-count. Cheap shot by Ciampa, takes some wrist tape off to use on his opponent, ref grabs it and tosses it. Ciampa then digs away at Ohno's eye. Ohno with a running dive, misses, Ciampa with a knee to the back of the head, pin, two. Multiple kicks to Ohno's head, discus elbow by Ohno, Ciampa with one of his own, he drops Ohno to the mat, cover, 1-2-3.


Winner: Tommaso Ciampa via Pinfall

- Post-match, crowd immediately starts booing and gives him a "You suck!" chant. Ohno is in the corner now, Ciampa takes off his knee brace, smacks him in the back of his head and then chokes Ohno with it. Ohno flops down to the floor. Ciampa yells, "I broke Johnny's body. I broke Candice's heart. Kassius Ohno's fairytale is over."

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