Odyssey Jones def. Damon Kemp
Although Damon Kemp boasts a nasty imply streak and a sizeable expertise benefit over Odyssey Jones, there’s merely no technique to put together your self for a bout towards the gargantuan competitor.
Kemp did his greatest to chop the large man all the way down to measurement, ripping and tearing at Jones’ arm and even yanking it into the highest rope whereas leaping to the ringside ground. Jones ultimately turned the tables by powering out of a submission maintain and sending Kemp hovering into the air and falling stomach-first to the canvas.
“Large O,” who missed most of 2022 with a significant knee damage, continued his inspiring comeback tour with a ring-shaking aspect slam for the three-count.
Sol Ruca def. Valentina Feroz
Sol Ruca and Valentina Feroz every acquired a heat welcome from the NXT Area and shared a nod of respect previous to the bell, however that’s the place the pleasantries ended.
In an intense, fast-paced bout, Ruca landed the primary massive blow when Feroz tried a sundown flip from the apron into the ring, just for Ruca to sidestep her and ship her crashing back-first into the mat.
Feroz responded with a number of stiff strikes and backed Ruca into the nook, however Ruca got here again with a jaw-dropping transfer that might greatest be described as a second-rope backflip RKO: Ruca hopped onto the center rope, launched herself right into a backflip, grabbed Feroz by the pinnacle on the best way down and spiked her into the canvas to earn the win.
Trick Williams def. Ikemen Jiro
Ikemen Jiro and Trick Williams don’t appear to have a lot in widespread apart from one all-important trait: They’re each supremely assured.
On the bell, Williams vowed to take away the jacket from Jiro, who merely grinned from ear to ear, goaded him to attempt, and annoyed his much less skilled opponent by out-grappling him within the early goings – all whereas refusing to permit Williams to get his fingers on his jacket.
Jiro gave the impression to be closing in on the win when landed a number of depraved Jacket Punches and a second-rope moonsault, however Williams narrowly kicked out and secured the victory when he blocked an Irish whip and adopted up with the decisive Trick Kick.