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 …
Keith Lee battles Lars Sullivan in a good fight between two big men in a show that also featured Lorcan and Burch versus The Mighty, Mia Yim versus Vanessa Borne, and EC3 versus Marcel Barthel.
Keith Lee debuts in NXT, Tommaso Ciampa gets more than he bargained for, Conti and Borne battle for a spot in the Mae Young Classic, and more on a pretty good episode of NXT.