NXT UK 6/2/2022


Von Wagner defeated Sam Gradwell (6:48)

**3/4

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- Ivy Nile talked about her upcoming title match with Meiko Satomura. Nile said she's the hardest worker and has 26 years of tape to study for Satomura while Satomura has none of her. They meet for the NXT UK Women's Championship next week.


- In the parking lot, Mark Andrews was asked about his upcoming match with Kenny Williams. He saw Williams screwing around with his car and they brawled before being quickly broken up. Tiger Turan was seen crouching in the background, watching them.



Stevie Turner defeated Angel Hayze (4:05)

**

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There was a split-screen pre-taped promo from Turner where she said she is the future.


- Emilia McKenzie apologized to Satomura for letting her down by losing to Lash Legend. Satomura told her to be "more strong, work harder, and be better." Now why didn't McKenzie think of that?


- East End Bookie with Noam Dar & Sha Samuels was up next. They talked trash about Damon Kemp & Wolfgang, who they will face in two weeks. Dar & Samuels said Kemp & Wolfgang are fake friends -- but Dar & Samuels are real friends.



Triple threat match: Oliver Carter & Ashton Smith defeated Moustache Mountain and Die Familie to win the NXT UK Tag Team titles (14:17)

***1/2

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The rules were that each team could have a member in the ring at the same time, every man had to tag their own partner, there were no disqualifications, and a decision had to be reached by pinfall or submission inside the ring.


Final Thoughts --

Basically a one-match show. Gradwell vs. Wagner was okay but forgettable, and Turner vs. Hayze was basically a squash.

The triple threat Tag Team title match was very good, as is to be expected with those three teams. Smith & Carter as champions will mix things up, while it will be interesting to see if Seven will actually retire after the loss.

Tension had been brewing within Moustache Mountain for months now. Seven's storyline of looking for redemption and it leading to his inevitable downfall has been playing out ever since NXT UK returned from its pandemic hiatus during the fall of 2020.


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By: #GeraldRoberts