TONI STORM VS. DAKOTA KAI
These two really seem to complement each other well. Toni Storm is going to win this match, but Kai will put up a big fight. Storm will continue to get a big push and get big wins on her way to the top. They are really building her the right way.
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DAVE MASTIFF VS. DAMIEN WEIR
Poor, poor Damien Weir. Mastiff kicks the shit out of him and finishes it off with a cannonball. Weir looks dead.
Destruction Rating: Six Braun Strowmans
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LIGERO VS. “WILD BOAR” MIKE HITCHMAN
I don’t know either of these guys, but from the crowd reaction to their entrances, Ligero is the face and Wild Boar is the heel. As you can imagine with a dude named Wild Board, he’s THICK. He looks like a British Rhyno. Ligero is not small, but he’s certainly at a size and strength advantage.
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MARK ANDREWS VS. JOE COFFEY w/MARK COFFEY
Huge size advantage for Coffey, but Andrews is ridiculously fast and evasive. Andrews is out-muscled in an ill-advised early lock up, but once he starts to fly he gets some good shots in. Coffey is a big, strong dude, and can recover a lot more quickly, so it’s going to be easier for him to recover from Andrews’ attacks than it will be for Andrews if Coffey gets his power offense going.
Continue reading “NXT UK Review, 10/17”
WWE today announced that NXT UK, a new weekly episodic series featuring the greatest male and female competitors from the U.K., will stream on WWE Network on Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. BT/3 p.m. ET.
The one-hour episodes will feature the biggest names from NXT UK, including Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Tyler Bate, Trent Seven and Wolfgang. Joining the NXT UK broadcasting team as backstage interviewer is British broadcasting personality Radzi Chinyanganya, best known for hosting ITV game show “Cannonball,” and in his ongoing role as a presenter of the world’s longest-running children’s TV show, the BBC’s “Blue Peter.” Calling the action are commentators Nigel McGuinness and Vic Joseph, joined by ring announcer Andy Shepherd and NXT UK General Manager, the legendary Johnny Saint.
“NXT UK is the next step in our global localization strategy, and we are proud to do this in a place where WWE has had a special relationship for more than 30 years,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative.
I’m extremely excited and have been waiting for this since they announced the new brand months ago. Keep it here for my reviews of every show.