NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver Night Two Results
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NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver (Night Two) Results
April 8, 2021
Orlando, Florida (Capitol Wrestling Centre)
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com

The show kicks off with Poppy performing “Stand and Deliver”.

NXT Cruiserweight Championship – Ladder Match – Santos Escobar (c) vs. Jordan Devlin (c)

The bell rings and we are under way. Right hands by both men and a running back elbow by Devlin knocks Escobar down. Escobar back up, he runs to the ropes but an arm drag take down by Devlin. A head scissor reversal by Escobar and both men back on their feet.

A head lock by Escobar as he sends Devlin to the ropes and an elbow to the back of the neck slows Devlin down. Escobar goes for a kick, Devlin reverses it and knocks Escobar down. Escobar rolls to the outside. Devlin on the ring apron and a moon sault takes Escobar down.

Devlin throws Escobar back into the ring. Devlin looks under the ring and pulls out a ladder. Escobar goes for a baseball slide, Devlin moves out of the way and Devlin knocks him down with the ladder. Devlin places the ladder in the middle of the ring. He starts to climb but Escobar drags him down and throws him into the ladder.

Escobar places the ladder on the turnbuckle. He goes to send Devlin onto it but Devlin blocks it. Escobar picks Devlin up but Devlin lands on his feet. A kick by Devlin goes to send Escobar into the ladder but Escobar reverses it and Devlin slams into the ladder and bounces over the top rope and to the outside. Escobar runs and hits Devlin with the double knees as Devlin bounces off the cage which surrounds the barricade. Escobar grabs a ladder and places it against the barricade.

Right hands by Escobar as he knocks Devlin down. Escobar gets back in the ring and grabs the ladder that was in the corner and places it in the middle of the ring. In comes Devlin and Escobar dropkicks the ladder into Devlin. Escobar grabs the ladder and runs into Devlin with it. And again. Escobar corners Devlin as he places the ladder on Devlin. Escobar backs up and dropkicks the ladder into Devlin.

Escobar to the outside and he grabs another ladder from under the ring. He gets back in the ring and stomps on Devlin in the corner. Escobar places one of the ladders in the middle of the ring as he starts to climb. Devlin grabs his foot and Escobar steps off the ladder and stomps on Devlin. A right hand by Escobar. He places the other ladder on the top of the turnbuckle. A kick by Escobar slows Devlin down. He taunts Devlin and hits him with a right hand but Devlin throws Escobar face first into the ladder which was in the corner.

Both men are down. Escobar back up first and he lands a drop kick as he starts to attack Devlin’s ribs. Escobar goes for a slingshot off the corner and Devlin jumps and lands on the ladder. He jumps off the ladder and hits Escobar with a DDT. Devlin runs towards Escobar but Escobar throws him to the outside. Devlin standing in front of the ladder that is on the outside against the barricade. Escobar runs to the ropes and lands a suicide dive as Devlin crashes back first into the ladder.

Escobar gets in the ring as does Devlin but Escobar kicks and stomps on Devlin. He grabs Devlin and goes for an underhook suplex but Devlin reverses it into a back drop and Escobar falls back first onto the ladder. Both men exchange right hands but Escobar out of no where with a jumping knee to the face. Escobar runs to the ropes but Devlin slams him into the mat. Devlin on the ring apron as he jumps into the ring and lands a cutter.

Jordan grabs the ladder and places one in the corner. A headbutt by Jordan knocks Santos down. Jordan climbs the ladder that is in the corner as Santos climbs it as well. Devlin knocks Escobar down off the ladder. Devlin climbs all the way to the top and lands a moon sault off the top of the ladder onto Escobar.

Santos Escobar rolls to the outside as Devlin places the ladder in the middle of the ring and starts to climb. Legado del Fantasma run down and push Devlin off the ladder and to the outside. Escobar tells them to go to the back. He gets back in the ring and starts to climb the ladder. Devlin gets back in and throws a ladder against Escobar but Escobar remains on the ladder. Devlin places a second ladder next to Escobar and he starts to climb. Both men fighting on the ladders. Escobar goes for a suplex but Devlin blocks it and he slams Escobar flying down off the ladder.

Devlin places the ladder under the belts and slowly starts to climb. He’s close to the belts but Escobar clibms the ladder and right hands by Escobar. Both men fighting on top of the ladder. Escobar headbutts Devlin off the ladder and Devlin falls off and lands on the ladder that was placed in the corner as he crashes through it. Escobar climbs the ladder and grabs both Championships.

Winner: Undisputed NXT Cruisweight Champion, Santos Escobar

Out comes Escobar’s 9 year old son as he celebrates with his son and Legado del Fantasma on the ramp.

The new Tag Team Champions are backstage and MSK talk about how they have name plates on their belts and are excited about being Champions. Regarding their next opponents, they are excited about what is to come and they’re the Champs, they aren’t losing the belts.  Regarding the matches later tonight, they can’t decide between O’Reilly and Cole. About Balor and Kross, they can’t decide on a winner either.

NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship: Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon (c’s) vs. The Way (Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell)

The bell rings and we are under way. The Way go right after the Champions. Moon is knocked to the outside as they double team Blackheart. LeRae goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out. LeRae gets Blackheart in the corner and Hartwell is tagged in. They double team Blackheart and a side slam by Hartwell. She goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out.

Hartwell sends Blackheart to the ropes and a back elbow knocks her down. She goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out. Blackheart thrown in the corner as LeRae is tagged in. A snap mare by Le Rae. She goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out again. LeRae stomping on Blackheart. A back elbow by LeRae. Again she goes for the cover but again Blackheart kicks out. An arm bar by LeRae in the middle of the ring and she slams Blackheart down. Hartwell is tagged back in.

Indi goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out again. Hartwell gets Blackheart on the ring apron and LeRae is tagged. LeRae stands on Blackheart’s chest. Both men back in the ring as LeRae again goes for the cover but Blackheart kicks out. Blackheart thrown in the corner once more but a right hand by Blackheart. She kicks LeRae away and Indi is tagged back in. She grabs Blackheart back in the corner and LeRae is tagged back in but a step up kick by Blackheart knocks LeRae down.

Moon is tagged in and a drop kick takes LeRae down. She knocks Hartwell off the ring apron. Kicks by Moon followed by right hands. A spinning right hand by Moon knocks LeRae down. LeRae thrown in the corner and a splash by Moon knocks LeRae down. Moon climbs the top rope as Hartwell distracts her and LeRae trips her up. Hartwell is tagged in. They go for a double suplex but Blackheart runs in. All four women grab each other and a suplex off the top rope by LeRae knocks Moon down. Hartwell goes for the cover but Moon kicks out.

Hartwell stomping on Moon in the corner. She sends Moon to the ropes and a modified spine buster slams Moon onto the mat. She goes for the cover but again Moon kicks out. Hartwell grabs Moon by the leg and LeRae is tagged in. They try to double team Moon but Moon pushes LeRae onto Hartwell and Blackheart is tagged in. Blackheart with a cross body of the top rope knocks them both down. The Way are on the outside and Moon is tagged in. Blackheart with a suicide dive through Moon’s legs who was standing on the second rope. A dangerous landing by Blackheart it has to be said.

Moon with a senton off the second rope to the outside. LeRae is thrown back in the ring and Blackheart is tagged in. They double team LeRae. Blackheart goes for the cover but Candice kicks out. Both women slow to get up and LeRae with a super kick knocks Blackheart down. LeRae knocks Moon off the ring apron. Hartwell is tagged in and they double team Blackheart. Hartwell goes for the cover but Moon breaks it up. Moon is tagged in. Moon climbs the top rope and Blackheart is tagged in. The double Eclipse by Moon and Blackheart with the splash off the top rope. She goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winners: And still WWE NXT Women’s Champions, Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon

Gable Steveson who is an Olympian and NCAA Division 1 Champion is shown in attendance along with Stephanie McMahon.

NXT North American Championship – Johnny Gargano (c) vs. Bronson Reed

The bell rings and we are under way. Reed throws Gargano down and slams him down. Gargano runs to the ropes and he goes for a hurricanrana but Reed does a cartwheel. Reed runs to the ropes, Gargano runs but Reed slams him down. Reed with a fall away slam. Reed knocking Gargano down in the corner. He lifts Gargano up on his shoulders but Gargano lands on the ramp. Gargano with a shoulder spear through the second rope.

Gargano in the ring and right hands by him but a huge slap to the chest by Reed knocks Gargano down. Gargano runs to the ropes and a kick by Gargano. He runs again and a flying clothesline finally knocks Reed down. Gargano with knees and elbows to the ribs. Reed slides to the outside and Gargano with a baseball slide. Gargano jumps off the top rope but Reed catches him. Gargano lands on his feet and pushes Reed into the announce table.

Reed holding his midsection and ribs as he pushes Gargano away. Reed gets back in the ring and Gargano with a spear in the corner. Right hands by Gargano as he climbs the second rope. A splash off the second rope. He goes for the cover but Reed kicks out. Johnny Gargano going after Reed’s ribs. Johnny Gargano with a head lock on the mat as he slams his knees into Reed’s ribs. Reed slowly makes it to his feet and Gargarno with the head lock still on. Both men to their feet, Gargano on Reed’s back but Reed slams him into the corner.

Gargano climbs the second rope, he jumps but Reed catches him and a powerslam knocks Gargano down. Both men slow to their feet but a right hand by Reed. He sends Gargano to the ropes and he knocks Gargano down. Reed with a chokeslam takes Johnny Gargano down. Reed grabs Gargano and goes for a suplex but Gargano with a knee to the shoulder but Reed keeps him up. He hits Gargano with the Jagged Edge. Reed goes for the cover but Gargano kicks out.

Johnny Gargano down on the ring ramp. Reed grabs him and climbs the second rope. Reed lifts Gargano up but Gargano blocks it and Johnny trips Reed up. Gargano gets back in the ring and hits Reed with the Backstabber. He goes for the cover but Reed kicks out. Reed holding his ribs in pain. Right hands and forearms by Gargano. He hits Reed with the super kick. He goes for another but Reed blocks it, he lifts Gargano up and a suplex by Reed. Both men are down but Reed the first to his feet.

Reed goes for a running splash but Gargano moves out of the way. Gargano with a crucifix cover but Reed kicks out. Gargano goes for a kick, Reed ducks and he lifts Gargano up on his shoulders but Gargano slams Reed head first into the mat. Gargano with the crossface in the middle of the ring. Reed fights and reaches the ropes. Reed on the ring ramp as Gargano goes for a right hand but Reed with a big punch slows him down. Reed with a Razor’s Edge from the outside of the ring throwing Gargano into the ring. Reed goes for the Tsunami, Gargano moves out of the way. He hits Reed with a super kick. He goes for the cover but Reed kicks out.

Gargano goes for a super kick, Reed blocks it, a headbutt by Reed following by a clothesline. Reed climbs the top rope as Gargano distracts the referee. Austin Theory climbs the top rope, Reed knocks him down. Gargano trips Reed up on the top rope. Gargano climbs the top rope, he goes for the hurricanrana but Reed blocks it. Reed with a powerbomb. He goes for the cover but Theory places Gargano’s foot on the ropes.

Reed goes to the outside and grabs Theory. Gargano jumps through the ropes but Reed catches Gargano and throws him onto Theory. Reed back in the ring, he runs to the ropes and a suicide dive onto Theory as Gargano moves out of the way. Gargano attacks Reed’s ribs. He throws him in the ring. Gargano on the ring apron, he jumps but Reed catches him and slams him. Reed goes for the cover but Gargano kicks out. Reed lifts Gargano up but Gargano with a left hand. Reed slams into the ropes, Gargano with two super kicks. He goes for another but Reed with a big super kick of his own.

Gargano is down. Reed climbs the top rope, he goes for a moon sault but Gargano moves out of the way. Gargano on the ring apron, he lands a Slingshot DDT. Gargano with a second Slingshot DDT. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: Still NXT North American Champion, Johnny Gargano

NXT Championship – Finn Balor (c) vs. Karrion Kross w/ Scarlett

The bell rings and we are under way. Both men face to face in the middle of the ring as they lock up but Kross slams Balor down. Finn back on his feet. An arm bar by Finn but Kross gets out of it and a knee to the midsection by Kross. Both men still on their feet and Finn with a head lock as Kross sends him to the ropes and a shoulder block by Kross takes him down.

Both men on their feet and Finn with a kick to the leg as Kross laughs. A chop to the chest by Finn as Kross grabs Finn and throws him across the ring. Balor back up as he smiles and laughs. A slap to the face by Finn as Kross throws him into the corner. A forearm by Kross as he slams Finn into the opposite corner. Once more he throws Finn into the corner. Kross goes for a spear but Finn moves out of the way and Kross slams into the turnbuckle.

Finn has Karrion’s left arm in between the ropes and he pulls on it, trying to extend it. Finn with an arm bar in the middle of the ring. Balor turns it into a head lock as he gets on Karrion’s back but Kross backs up into the corner. A clothesline by Kross takes Finn down. Kross holding his left arm as he goes after Finn and hits him with a suplex. Kross places Finn in a tree of woe and Kross stomps on Finn. He backs up and a running knee to the midsection takes Finn down.

Kross grabs Finn but Finn grabs Karrion’s left arm and turns it into an arm bar. Finn trying to extend Karrion’s left arm and Kross down but Kross reverses it. He lifts Finn up but Finn counters it and slams Kross into the mat. Finn working on that left arm. Finn with a chop to the chest. He gets Karrion’s left arm tied in between the ropes and pulls on it. A chop to the chest by Finn followed by a spin kick to the midsection. That takes Kross down as Finn stomps on Karrion’s left arm. Scarlett checks up on Kross who is down.

Finn gets Kross in between the ropes and hits Kross with a forearm across the ribs and the midsection. Finn runs to the ropes but a kick by Kross takes Finn down. Kross picks Finn up and slams him into the turnbuckle. He has Finn on his shoulders but Balor lands on his feet and he slams Kross down and both men are out.

A kick by Finn onto Kross but Kross gets up and a suplex by Kross. A huge clothesline by Kross. He hits Finn with a powerbomb. Kross with a powerbomb as he goes for the cover but Finn kicks out. Kross goes for a suplex but Finn drops Kross and hits him with a double stomp to the chest. A running kick by Finn and an abdominal stretch by Finn but Kross counters it throwing Finn down. Kross runs but Finn hits him with the Slingblade.

Finn runs but a clothesline by Kross. Kross with the Doomsday suplex. Kross up to his feet he runs but Balor with the overhead kick. A drop kick to the chest by Balor followed by another. Kross is down. Finn climbs the top rope and he lands the Coup de Grâce. He goes for the cover but Kross kicks out and reverses it into a sleeper but Finn tries to get out of it. Finn to his feet, he reverses it and hits Kross with the double stomp. A kick to the ribs by Balor. He gets Kross in an abdominal stretch. Kross gets out of it and forearms by Kross onto Balor. A German suplex by Kross. Kross lifts Balor and hits him with a Doomsday suplex.

Balor gets back up, Kross with a huge right hand to the back of the neck. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: New NXT Champion, Karrion Kross

Escobar is backstage and he says Devlin kept coming back so he put him down for good. He tells McKenzie that Legado is family. And Santos Escobar is the Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion. He calls himself the emperor of lucha.

Unsanctioned Match – Adam Cole vs. Kyle O’Reilly

Security are in the ring separating both men. The bell rings and we are under way. Right hands by Kyle, right hands by Adam. It’s a brawl and a big boot by O’Reilly followed by another. O’Reilly runs to the ropes but Cole hits him with a jump up kick. Cole runs to the ropes but O’Reilly lowers the top rope and Cole goes to the outside. O’Reilly jumps to the outside landing on Cole. An arm bar by O’Reilly but Cole gets out of it and he throws O’Reilly into the cage surrounding the outside.

Cole throws O’Reilly into the cage once more. O’Reilly jumps on Cole and hits him with a slingshot as Cole hits head first onto the cage. Again O’Reilly throws him into the cage. O’Reilly grabs a chair from under the ring. Right hands by O’Reilly as Cole sits on the chair. Kicks by O’Reilly, he goes for another but Cole blocks it. Cole grabs  O’Reilly but O’Reilly with a back drop.

O’Reilly throw Cole into the ring. O’Reilly back in the ring as Cole pushes him in the corner. A guillotine by O’Reilly and O’Reilly climbs the second rope but Cole gets out of it and pushes O’Reilly to the outside. Cole throws O’Reilly into the barricade. Cole grabs a few chairs from under the ring and throws them into the ring. Cole grabs a chair and hits O’Reilly with it across the back. The chair Cole is holding has the logo of the Undisputed Logo painted on it.

Cole throws O’Reilly into the ring. Cole uses a chair and pushes it onto the neck of O’Reilly. He slams O’Reilly into the turnbuckle. Cole hits him with a neckbreaker onto one of the chairs in the ring. Cole works on O’Reilly’s neck. Cole with a knee to the neck. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out. Cole taunts O’Reilly as he runs to the ropes but a knee by O’Reilly. Cole with a kick of his own. Cole runs to the ropes and O’Reilly with another knee takes Cole down.

O’Reilly with knees to the midsection followed by a kick to the leg. A leg sweep by O’Reilly knocking Cole down. O’Reilly grabs a chair and places it. He hits Cole with a flying forearm. He lifts Cole up and slams him onto the chair. A leg lock by O’Reilly as Cole grabs the ropes and rolls to the outside. O’Reilly on the ring apron, he runs a double leg stomp by O’Reilly onto Cole who was sitting on one of the chairs on the outside of the ring.

Cole down as O’Reilly throws him in the ring. Cole grabs a steel chair as O’Reilly kicks Cole and punches the chair into Cole’s face. He goes for the cover but Cole kicks out. O’Reilly goes to the outside of the ring and grabs a steel chain. He throws it into the corner and gets on the ring apron. Cole grabs O’Reilly and hits him with a swinging neck breaker onto the chains. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out.

With O’Reilly down, Cole ties a knot with a chain, tying it onto the top rope. Cole uses the chain and rubs it onto O’Reilly’s forehead. A right hand by O’Reilly followed by one by Cole. Another by O’Reilly knocks Cole down. O’Reilly grabs the chain and wraps it around his right leg. O’Reilly kicks Cole in the face with the chains. He tries to wrap it more as Cole trips O’Reilly up. He gets the figure four on O’Reilly in the middle of the ring.

O’Reilly reverses the figure four on Cole but Cole reverses it back. Both men with right hands as the figure four is broken. Both men to their feet and exchange right hands. O’Reilly with a kick. He runs to the ropes but Cole grabs the chain and O’Reilly runs into the chain. Cole hits him with the backstabber. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out. Cole places two steel chairs in the corner. Cole with a release German suplex and O’Reilly ends up rolling up and sitting on one of the chairs. Cole hits him with the Shining Wizard. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out.

Cole to the outside of the ring as he drags O’Reilly to the outside. Cole goes for a suplex on the steel steps but O’Reilly lands on his feet and gets Cole in the guillotine. Cole fades as O’Reilly hits him with a knee knocking Cole down. O’Reilly grabs Cole but throws him to the ground as he hesitates. O’Reilly grabs Cole but Cole pushes him into the barricade. O’Reilly runs back and hits him with a big boot. O’Reilly clears the announce table. O’Reilly places Cole on the table and both men to their feet. Cole with a right hand, O’Reilly with a right hand of his own.

Both men fighting on the announce table. O’Reilly with a suplex onto the announce table as Cole bounces off it and it doesn’t break. O’Reilly slowly makes his way to his feet. He walks towards Cole as Cole knocks him out with a TV monitor. Cole throws O’Reilly back in the ring. Adam Cole grabs a tool box from under the ring. He opens it and empties it in the ring. Cole grabs pliers and goes to hit O’Reilly with it but O’Reilly blocks it. Cole drops it and kicks O’Reilly in the face.

O’Reilly hits Cole but Cole with a kick to the head, O’Reilly bounces off the ropes and hits him with a clothesline. O’Reilly grabs the chain and wraps it around Cole’s arm, he gets Cole in a triangle choke but Cole makes it to his feet but Cole fades. Cole grabs a tire iron and hits O’Reilly in the ribs with it.

Both men place chairs in and use them to get up. Cole sits on one chair as O’Reilly sits on the other. Cole taunts O’Reilly but O’Reilly kicks him in the face. Cole with a right hand. O’Reilly with a forearm to the face. Cole with a forearm. Both men to their feet. Forearms by O’Reilly and a low blow by Cole. O’Reilly down, Cole with a super kick. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out.

Cole places O’Reilly’s head in between a steel chair. He grabs another steel chair as the referee tells him not to do it. Cole knocks the referee down. Cole turns his attention back to O’Reilly who is still down. Cole climbs the second rope and he hits O’Reilly with the Panama Sunrise. He goes for the cover but the referee is still down. Cole tells the referee to get up but the referee is still out.

O’Reilly is down on the ring ramp as Cole grabs a chair. He throws it onto O’Reilly and O’Reilly is down. Cole throws O’Reilly head first into the cage on the outside. O’Reilly grabs Cole and throws him into the cage. O’Reilly back up and he grabs Cole but Cole again throws O’Reilly into the cage and barricade. Cole throws O’Reilly back on the ring ramp. He grabs O’Reilly but O’Reilly with a sleeper and Cole falls forward as both men fall through the stage.

Cole the first one back to his feet. He kicks the side of the stage, breaking it open and he pulls O’Reilly through the side. Cole throws O’Reilly back onto the stage. O’Reilly gets himself back in the ring. Cole gets in the ring and the referee is back up. O’Reilly falls down to the outside of the ring. Cole goes to the outside and hits O’Reilly with a suplex on the ring steps. Cole throws O’Reilly back in the ring. He goes for the cover but O’Reilly kicks out.

Adam Cole places O’Reilly on his knees. Cole runs to the ropes but O’Reilly drops down to the mat. He gets O’Reilly back up and goes for another kick but O’Reilly ducks. O’Reilly with a leg lock on Cole. Cole tries to kick O’Reilly away but he can’t. Cole grabs the chain and hits O’Reilly with it. Cole on the top rope, he goes for the Panama Sunrise but O’Reilly grabs Cole and hits him with a knee. O’Reilly with a running knee. O’Reilly hits Cole with a knee to the back of the neck. He goes for the cover but Cole kicks out.

O’Reilly places part of the chain on the top turnbuckle. He places Cole’s leg in between one of the steel chairs. O’Reilly climbs the top rope but Cole hits him with a steel chair knocking him down. Cole places O’Reilly on the second rope and a chair behind O’Reilly. Cole on the ring apron. Cole climbs the second rope but O’Reilly hits him with a low blow. O’Reilly on the second rope, he grabs the chain and wraps it around his right leg. O’Reilly climbs the top rope and he hits Cole with a knee onto Cole’s neck as Cole’s face crashes through the chair. O’Reilly goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: Kyle O’Reilly

NXT officials and paramedics ran to the ring after the match and placed Cole on a stretcher as O’Reilly walked away.


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