Hello again wrestling fans, and welcome back to the Rajah.Com recap of NXT UK.
The latest episode of WWE NXT UK featured a tag team clash, women’s division action, and WALTER’s “last stand.” Check it out:
WWE NXT UK (1/13/22)
-The show kicks off with a video package that highlights the incredible run WALTER has had on NXT UK.
-In the arena: Jack Starz and Dave Mastiff make their way to the ring, and it’s time for the first tag team match of 2022.
Jack Starz & Dave Mastiff vs. Die Familie (Rohan Raja & Teoman) w/ Charlie Dempsey
Jack Starz and “Bomber” Dave Mastiff went to battle with Rohan Raja and Teoman of Die Familie, in a bout that lasted about 9 minutes and 37 seconds.
Mastiff pinned Raja with a rollup to end the match, and made an early statement to the rest of the NXT UK tag team division.
Winner: Jack Starz and Dave Mastiff
-After the match: Gallus storms the ring, and tries to get their hands on Die Familie. Multiple NXT UK officials hold the two teams apart, and the segment comes to a close.
-Video package: A few of NXT UK’s biggest Superstars comment on WALTER’s NXT UK stint, as various highlights of “the WALTER era” are shown.
-Flashback: NXT UK viewers are taken back to last week, where Meiko Satomura defeated Blair Davenport, and retained her NXT UK Women’s Championship. Davenport attacked Satomura after the match, and stood over Meiko with the title in hand.
-Promo package: NXT UK Champion Ilja Dragunov and Number One Contender Jordan Devlin exchange words, and Andy Shepherd announces they will clash in two weeks.
-In the studio: “The French Hope” walks that aisle, and it’s time for women’s division action.
Amale vs. Stevie Turner
For the first time in 2022, Amale and Stevie Turner hit the NXT UK ring, in a match that went about four minutes.
After a quick back and fourth contest, Amale put Turner away with the Hope Breaker, and kicked off her year with an early victory.
-A word from Sid Scala: NXT UK Assistant General Manger Sid Scala tries to make an announcement, but he’s interrupted by Pretty Deadly. The former NXT UK Tag Team Champions demand a duel with Sam Gradwell, after his comments last week. Scala grants Pretty Deadly a tag team match against Gradwell, along with a “partner of his choosing.”
-Video package: More highlights showcase WALTER’s NXT UK Championship reign, and his “last stand” is up next!
-During the break: Amale talks about her win over Stevie Turner, until she’s interrupted by Jinny. Both women shout at each other, and the show returns to the studio.
-Promo package: Ahead of their upcoming NXT UK Heritage Cup Championship clash, current NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion Noam Dar and Number One Contender A-Kid have a war of words. Dar and A-Kid will battle over the NXT UK Heritage Cup Championship next week.
-In the studio: Nathan Frazer makes his way to the ring, and it’s time for the main event!
Nathan Frazer vs. WALTER
For the final time in NXT UK history, “The Ring General” hit an NXT UK ring, ahead of his move to NXT 2.0.
WALTER and Frazer put on an impressive fourteen minute display, which ended with a vicious Powerbomb from WALTER.
-After the match: WALTER gives a final salute to the NXT UK Universe, as the announce team sings his praises.
Now it’s time to hand out a few awards!
* Superstar of the Night: Nathan Frazer
*Match of the Night:WALTER vs. Nathan Frazer
That’s all for this weeks edition of NXT UK! Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy the rest of your day!