WWE NXT results, March 17, 2021


NXT Champion Finn Balor Summons Carrion Cross

Finn Balor's violent confrontation with Carrion Cross: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

The NXT champion comes face to face with a man who has never lost a title. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

After NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver was set to fight for the NXT title, Finn Balor and Carrion Cross faced off for the second week in a row, and the tension was palpable when Prince announced that Cross would not be able to beat him. When Scarlett announced that she foresaw that both men would be wrapped in gold, NXT Tag Team champions Onei Lorcan and Danny Burch joined the fray, insisting that Balor should face Pete Dunn, not Cross.

Unbeknownst to Lorcan and Birch, Scarlett would push them to defend their titles late at night against the powerful but volatile duo Balor and Cross.

Dexter Loomis, def. Austin’s theory

Dexter Loomis vs. Austin Theory: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

Exhausted NXT artist confronts “All Day”. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

Austin’s theory looked as tense as we’ve ever seen him in NXT, likely as a result of Dexter Loomis’s offensive comments about Theory’s “abdominal region” – at least if anyone believes Johnny Gargano. “All Day” scored a few points, but in the end Loomis seemed willing to put the past in the past by shaking Theory’s handshake. Theory bought him a hook and line and a sinker, responding with a hug, but Loomis pulled him straight into the Silence. Although Theory broke free, moments later he was back in a strong position and Loomis knocked him out of the game.

Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly were detained by police after an altercation

Adam Cole's Harsh Message for Kyle O'Reilly: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

The former NXT champion spoke harshly to Kyle O’Reilly, who responded in kind. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

The already troubled situation between Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly escalated to a whole new level on Wednesday night. Outraged that O’Reilly had cost him his NXT title match last week, Cole refused to leave the ring until O’Reilly met him. But instead, Cole got NXT general manager William Regal, who told Cole that O’Reilly had been banned from Capitol Wrestling Center after aggravating his injuries again.

Cole spoke harsh words to Rigal, and it was just the beginning of a headache for the CEO of NXT. Later, Mr. Regal discovered that Cole and O’Reilly had been detained by police outside the CWC after an apparent altercation. Regal demanded that the two come together next week, promising a solution to a bitter rivalry that had spiraled out of control in a hurry.

Legado del Fantasma def. Brizango; Jordan Devlin confronted Santos Escobar

Despite defeating Joaquin Wilde and Raoul Mendoza a week earlier, Tyler Breeze and Fandango were unable to achieve the same result in this fast-paced forward and backward match when Breeze fell prey to a devastating combination of Enziguiri and Legado’s legs. consolidate the victory.

Brisango vs. Legado del Fantasma: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

Tyler Breeze and Fandango take on Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza of Legado del Fantasma in team action. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

After that, NXT heavyweight champion Santos Escobar demanded to be met by fellow champion Jordan Devlin, and The Irish Ace granted his wish. Devlin ridiculed Escobar as a simple replacement, and the Legado leader fought back by challenging Devlin to a fight in NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver to finally prove who the real champion is.

Jordan Devlin portrays Santos Escobar: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

Irish Ace fires the first shot against Santos Escobar in the battle to determine who is the rightful NXT heavyweight champion. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

Devlin responded emphatically without a word, blowing up Escobar with a headbutt and hitting Devlin’s Side before Wilde and Mendoza could come to Escobar’s aid.

Dakota Kai def. Zoe Stark; Io Shirai demanded that Raquel Gonzalez meet her face to face

Having already shown that she could go head-to-head with Io Shirai, Zoe Stark made an impression again, taking Dakota Kai’s hardest punches and returning to them again. Kai even stepped on her heels on several occasions, especially after an impressive jump away from Stark. The Team Kick captain even received a dose of her own medicine, absorbing Stark’s powerful punches.

Zoe Stark vs. Dakota Kai: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

The up-and-coming Zoe Stark and Team Kick captain cover Capitol Wrestling Center with a fast-paced thriller. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

But Kai took control, meeting Stark’s attack from the springboard with a powerful superkink, and then stabbing into the corner. While this only led Kai to a near-total collapse – which even stunned Raquel Gonzalez in the ring – Kai hooked up to the Go-To Kick moments later to seal the win.

Shirai slammed into the ring, rushing towards Gonzalez and thrusting something like a match contract into her chest, once again making it clear what she wanted from “Big Mami Cool”.

Io Shirai wants her match with Raquel Gonzalez: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

Heaven’s Genius confronts “Big Mami Cool” after Dakota Kai defeats Zoe Stark. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

Tommaso Champa def. Marcel Bartel; WALTER returned to NXT

Tommaso Champa brought with him a calculated plan, ambushing Marcel Bartel before he could even get out of the blocks. After deducting that Imperium were responsible for Timothy Thatcher’s absence from the CWC tonight, it was a clever strategy employed by The Blackheart and one that brought him victory after he threw Bartel off with Willow’s Bell.

WALTER and Imperium Destroy Tommaso Champa: WWE NXT, March 17, 2021

Tommaso Champa defeats Marcel Bartel before NXT United Kingdom champion makes a shocking appearance. Watch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

U.K. champion NXT WALTER made a stunning return to the black and gold brand after that, and Champa seemed eager to face the dominant Austrian. But Bartel and Fabian Eichner attacked Champa from behind, preparing him for a formidable blow and power bomb from WALTER, allowing the Imperium to hold out.

LA Knight def. August Gray

While LA Knight went for a walk in his in-ring debut after weeks of talking, he is unlikely to be happy to have his attention stolen by Bronson Reed. Reed wore Knight’s signature jacket during the fight and even tried it on for size, ripping it to shreds with his colossal physique. Knight courted Augustus Gray with a huge facebook, but after that he was furious when Reed destroyed his clothes.

NXT Tag Team Champions Onei Lorcan and Danny Burch won. NXT Champion Finn Balor and Carrion Cross with Scarlett

The dominant Carrion Cross immediately showed the champions that they were not dealing with a normal foe by tossing the Oni Lorcan around his neck before taking out Danny Birch moments later. Later, Lorcan & Burch took control of the double team, while Finn Balor was in no rush to assist his opponent TakeOver.

While Balor later found himself in trouble against the powerful Lorcan, the Prince soon took control and the action spilled out, catalyzing a series of events that would not have ended well for the NXT champion. Balor’s flying blow caused Lorcan to crash into Scarlett. By the time Cross came to his senses and realized what had happened, he had lashed out at Balor, smashing him into the ringside barricades and sending him back to the ring to eat a great uppercut from Lorcan, who then pinned Balor to retain the titles.

Cross got rid of Lorcan with the help of Doomsday Saito, before turning his attention to Balor and brutally beating the Prince, nearly knocking him out of consciousness with Cross’s jacket. Scarlett helped Balor slowly to his feet, but Cross hit him in the back of the head with an elbow.

Throwing Balor’s NXT championship over his fallen body, Scarlett told Prince that “Everything happens for a reason. You cannot escape fate, ”and Balor’s chances of retaining his TakeOver title were suddenly far less likely.


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