Oro Mensah def. Myles Borne
One thing needed to give when a pair of upstarts with some spectacular wins to their names clashed in a fast-paced thriller to kick off NXT Degree Up.
Searching for his fourth win in his final 5 matches, Borne almost secured the victory with a thunderous powerslam for the longest of two-counts.
The previous NXT UK Tag Workforce Champion quickly fired again by touchdown a middle-rope moonsault adopted by a vicious spinning heel kick within the nook for his second win in three profession matches on NXT Degree Up. After the bout, Mensah shook Borne’s hand and raised his arm.
Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo def. Tavion Heights
Recent off his controversial victory towards Oro Mensah, Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo tried to intimidate the debuting Tavion Heights earlier than the bell, barking on the newcomer as he joined him within the ring.
Heights, a former Olympic wrestler who’s a grasp of the Greco-Roman fashion, shocked his extra skilled foe with a mat-grappling clinic, a number of spectacular takeovers and an overhead suplex.
“Stacks” nonetheless recovered from the onslaught and emerged victorious when he used his knee to drive Heights face-first into the canvas, a lot to the delight of “The Don of NXT” Tony D’Angelo, who hugged his right-hand man to rejoice.
Thea Hail def. Sol Ruca
One of the crucial in style opponents within the NXT Area, Thea Hail obtained a hero’s welcome from the Chase College pupil part the second she bounded by means of the curtain for her conflict with Sol Ruca.
A former gymnast, acrobat and tumbling competitor, Ruca took management by delivering a standing moonsault quickly adopted by a savage backbreaker.
Feeding off the raucous crowd, a fired-up Hail fought free from a submission maintain earlier than shocking Ruca with a artful rollup for the three-count. The 2 Superstars embraced after the match as Hail, Andre Chase and Duke Hudson celebrated to conclude NXT Degree Up.