NXT UK Coverage: Backlog Recap

This week we were treated to a few previously unaired matches in NXT UK’s back catalog. It was a pleasant surprise to see faces like Matt Riddle and the Street Profits take on the UK’s best and brightest.

Matches:

Finn Balor vs. Kenny Williams 3/7/20: The Lucky Yin threw all he had at the Prince. Unfortunately, a Coup de Gras followed up by 1916 put Williams away.

Rhea Ripley vs. Nina Samuels 10/5/20: Ripley dropped Samuels with an emphatic Riptide for a clean win.

Killian Dain vs. “The Kiwi Buzzsaw” Travis Banks 6/16/19: As always, Banks put everything he had in the bout, but Dain’s power advantage was too much to overcome. The Beast of Belfast flattened the Kiwi Buzzsaw with a Vaderbomb for the pinfall victory 

Matt Riddle and the Street Profits: Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford vs. Joseph Conners and Grizzled Young Veterans: Zack Gibson and James Drake: The babyfaces triumphed over the slimy heels in a twenty-minute clinic. Riddle followed up a Spinebuster and Frog Splash with a Bro Derek to secure the win.

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Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Matt Hirsch discovered his love for video games when his father brought home a Nintendo GameCube, along with Luigi’s Mansion when he was five years old. Since then, his passion for games, as well as professional wrestling, music, anime and movies has inspired him to pursue a career in media and journalism. He graduated from Midwood High School in 2014 and spent three of those years as captain of the varsity Bowling team. These days you’ll be able to find him in comp queue in Overwatch, or Squadding up with some friends in Fortnite.

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