Men and women from 205 Live, NXT, and NXT UK battle in two battle royals during Wrestlemania weekend.
In a showcase of the brand while in New York, Moustache Mountain takes on Mark Andrews and Flash Morgan Webster in the main event of a good episode of NXT UK that also features Ohno versus Ligero and Kay Lee Ray versus Xia Li.
The Street Profits take on Aichner & Barthel, Candice LeRae tries to shut the mouth of Aliyah, and Danny Burch attempts to stop Jaxson Ryker in a pretty good episode of NXT that served mostly as a recap of Takeover: New York.
Trent Seven tests himself against Joe Coffey, Kay Lee Ray fights Isla Dawn, and the team of Williams and Jordan attempt to take down Aichner and Barthel in a very good episode of NXT UK.
Mark Andrews and Noam Dar have a great match with an unfortunate ending on an episode of NXT UK that also features Ripley versus Brookside, Devlin versus Maloney, Ohno explaining his actions, the debut of Piper Niven, and the contract signing between Walter and Pete Dunne.
All four matches in the first round of this year’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic are decided in a great episode of NXT.
Travis Banks and Jordan Devlin battle in a Falls Count Anywhere Match on a good episode of NXT UK.
Ricochet and Adam Cole face off in a good main event on a show that also featured Dijakovic versus Shane Thorne, Taynara Conti versus Aliyah, and the Street Profits versus Carrillo and Stacey Ervin Jr.
Moustache Mountain tries to rebound off their loss at Takeover, but the rising team of Aichner and Barthel want to continue their streak of dominance. Also, Mastiff versus The Primate, Jinny punishes Kasey Owens, and Walter makes his NXT UK in-ring debut against Jack Starz.
Ricochet and Gargano meet in the ring, Bobby Fish takes on Velveteen Dream, Io Shirai and Kairi Sane form a tag team, and the team of Aichner and Barthel battle Lorcan and Burchin a good episode of NXT.
NXT UK sets the standard for post-Takeover shows with a focus on three new matches that ranged from pretty good to great.
Adam Cole faces EC3 and Bianca Belair tries to stay undefeated against Nikki Cross in a double main event on a good episode of NXT that also featured a very nice tag exhibition from the team of Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel.
Toni Storm faces Deonna Purrazzo in some (mostly) friendly competition on a pretty good episode of NXT UK that was mostly about setting up Takeover: Blackpool.
Moustache Mountain took on Gallus in a semifinal match of the tag title tournament, Jinny tried to figure out Candy Floss, Barthel and Aichner had a dominant performance against Williams and Jordan, and Travis Banks had an easy night on an entertaining episode of NXT UK.
WWE NXT UK Episode 20 #NXTUK Original Air Date: December 26, 2018 Event Date: November 24, 2018 (available on the WWE Network) City: Liverpool, England, UK Venue: Liverpool Olympia Commentary: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness Ring Announcer: Andy Shepherd Intro Video “Dusted” by Astroid Boys Match 1 James Drake & Zack Gibson vs Wild …
Travis Banks returned to battle Joe Coffey, Andrews and Webster tried to impress against Drake and Gibson, Toni Storm took on Charlie Morgan, and Nina Samuels fought Killer Kelly in a match where one woman’s losing streak would be broken.
Rhea Ripley puts her title on the line for the first time in a good match against Isla Dawn on a good episode of NXT UK.
Trent Seven battles Joe Coffey is a great main event grudge match on an entertaining episode of NXT UK.
Ligero faced Tyson T-Bone, Dave Mastiff battled the Wild Boar, Rhea Ripley dominated Candy Floss, Joseph Conners fought Dan Maloney, and Travis Banks tried to overcome Wolfgang and his friends in an entertaining episode of NXT UK.
Flash Morgan Webster battles Jordan Devlin in the main event, and Fabian Aicher takes on Mark Andrews in a good opening match on an entertaining episode of NXT UK.