Date: March 14, 2018
Location: Full Sail College, Winter Park, Florida
Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness
It’s one other large night time as we’ve 4 weeks left earlier than Takeover: New Orleans. Which means knocking out extra matches within the Dusty Rhodes Tag Staff Traditional, however on prime of that we’ve some construct in direction of a title match. This week NXT Champion Andrade Cien Almas and Aleister Black will signal the contract for Takeover: New Orleans which may very well be fascinating. Let’s get to it.
Dusty Rhodes Tag Staff Traditional First Spherical: Sanity vs. Riddick Moss/Tino Sabbatelli
Sabbatelli and Moss appear to be having some points coming into the match. Moss knees Wolfe within the ribs to begin and hits a launch Scorching Shot to essentially take over. It’s off to Sabbatelli and the followers aren’t precisely thrilled to see him. A great wanting dropkick (Mauro: “That dropkick actually didn’t suck!”) retains Wolfe in bother and Tito begrudgingly brings Moss again in.
Some stomps within the nook look to arrange a operating forearm however Moss hits Sabbatelli by mistake and it’s off to Younger. Home is shortly cleaned and Younger will get two off the highest rope elbow. Moss pulls Younger to the ground however Nikki Cross dives off the apron with a crossbody. The stomach to again suplex right into a neckbreaker is sufficient to pin Sabbatelli at three:45.
Consequence: Sanity b. Tino Sabbatelli/Riddick Moss – Stomach to again suplex/neckbreaker mixture to Sabbatelli (three:45)
Right here’s Tommaso Ciampa with one other microphone however once more, the Johnny Gargano indicators and chants go away him unable to talk. The followers ship him off with the Goodbye Track.
Dakota Kai vs. Lacey Evans
Dakota has a taped up shoulder. Evans goes proper for the arm by taking her down and dropping a knee, adopted by an armbar. Not that it issues as Kai rolls her up for a really quick pin at 55 seconds.
Consequence: Dakota Kai b. Lacey Evans – Rollup (zero:55)
Publish match right here’s Shayna Baszler to go after Kai however Ember Moon makes the save. The struggle is on and Kai breaks up an armbar, permitting Moon to hit the Eclipse.
Dusty Rhodes Tag Staff Traditional First Spherical: Heavy Equipment vs. Avenue Income
Dozovic and Ford begin issues off with Ford getting run down by a shoulder. With the wrestling not working, Ford tries to supply him the cup. Otis appears to love it however clotheslines Ford’s head off as an alternative. A double slam will get two on Ford and it’s off to Knight for a bearhug. Ford lastly will get over for the new tag to Dawkins. The massive man begins firing away however Otis hits a heavy Thesz press. The Compactor is damaged up although and Dawkins will get in a DDT. Ford provides the frog splash for the pin at three:38.
Consequence: Avenue Income b. Heavy Equipment – Frog splash to Dozovic (three:38)
United Kingdom Title: Pete Dunne vs. Adam Cole
Cole is difficult and we get the large match intros. Dunne has to go after the Undisputed Period earlier than coming again in for a forearm to Cole. Which means it’s time to crank on the fingers and the leaping stomp to the arm. Dunne takes him to the apron and stomps down on the arm once more as that is utterly one sided. An Undisputed Period distraction lets Cole tie him up on the ropes although and Dunne comes up holding his knee.
Again from a break with Dunne hitting an X Plex and profitable a slugout because the knee appears high-quality. There’s an enziguri within the nook and a Batista Bomb will get two. The Bitter Finish is reversed right into a Backstabber and so they’re each down once more. It’s off to the standing armbar however Cole comes proper again with the Final Shot (a fireman’s carry backbreaker right here moderately than the brainbuster) for 2.
One other slugout goes to Dunne, with one forearm knocking Cole from the center of the ring into the nook. Dunne tries a moonsault out of the nook however Cole superkicks him out of the air (with Dunne the wrong way up) for a really close to fall. Dunne goes after the Period once more and the distraction lets Cole hit the Final Shot (now the brainbuster model). That’s nonetheless not sufficient although as Dunne snaps the fingers and masses up the Bitter Finish, drawing in O’Reilly for the DQ at 11:57.
Consequence: Pete Dunne b. Adam Cole through DQ when Kyle O’Reilly interfered (11:57)
Publish match the Period beats Dunne down till Roderick Sturdy makes the save. Sturdy will get taken down as nicely however Dunne will get up and helps chase them off.
Normal Supervisor William Regal is right here for the contract signing between Andrade Cien Almas and Aleister Black. Aleister comes out however there’s no Almas with Zelina Vega taking his place. Vega strikes the desk and we’ve a staredown however Almas has a seat in entrance of her. Black: “Properly not less than now we’re on the identical stage.” Vega guarantees to make him reap what he sows and offers him a slap. Black indicators the contract and says he didn’t come alone. Cue Candice LeRae to go after Vega. Candice knocks her onto the announcers’ desk and lays Vega out with a bulldog to finish the present.
Sanity b. Tino Sabbatelli/Riddick Moss – Stomach to again suplex/neckbreaker mixture to Sabbatelli
Dakota Kai b. Lacey Evans – Rollup
Avenue Income b. Heavy Equipment – Frog splash to Dozovic
Pete Dunne b. Adam Cole through DQ when Kyle O’Reilly interfered
Thomas Corridor has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,00zero wrestling matches. He has additionally been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,00zero full exhibits coated. You’ll find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or take a look at his Amazon author page with 26 wrestling books. His newest e book is the Historical past of the WWE Championship.
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