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WWE NXT Results 8/3/17, live updates

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Updated: 09 March 2017 07:31 IST - Published: 09 March 2017 00:32 IST
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William Regal announces after the match that the winner of the Bobby Roode-Kassius Ohno match next week will face Shinsuke Nakamura in Orlando.
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Nakamura is in no mood to play games anymore as he hits Perkins with a series of strikes. He follows it up with a running knee  to the corner which he follows up with a single leg backstabber and a reverse Exploder Suplex.

As Perkins got back to his feet, Nakamura hit him with the Kinshasa to pin him.

Shinsuke Nakamura def. TJ Perkins

What a great match to end this episode of NXT. Both men impressed, especially TJ Perkins. This match just showed what the WWE Cruiserweight Division could have been if booked correctly.
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This match has done more for Perkins than his entire time on the main roster.
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Nakamura and TJP trade armbars and kneebars before TJP locks in a low-angle Texas Cloverleaf. Nakamura breaks out but TJP locks in another kneebar. Will Nakamura tap?
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Nakamura is in complete control now as he hits TJP with strike after strike. Nakamura then goes for a running knee in the corner but TJP avoids it and goes to work on Nakamura's knee.
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Nakamura locks in a Triangle Hold but TJP bridges it into a pinning attempt and Nakamura has to break the hold to avoid being pinned.
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Perkins replies with a lightnick quick Neckbreaker in the corner.He follows it up with a series of strikes and a dropkick to the jaw before connecting with the springboard dropkick. 

Perkins then follows it up with a springboard DDT before going for an unsuccessful cover.
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We come back from commercial to see Nakamurain control as TJP avoids an attempted Kinshasa before hitting Nakamura with an elbow drop on the knee. Nakamura isn't happy and he hits back with an enzeguiri before hitting TJP with the "Good Vibrations" in the corner.
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Nakamura kip ups out of a lock before mocking TJP's dab. TJP follows it up with a hurracanrana that sends TJP crashing out of the ring. Perkins then goes for the springboard dropkick to the outside by he crashes on the apron as Nakamura dodges and knocks him down before hitting his trademark running knee on the apron.
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The crowd starts singing as Nakamura has TJP in a clinch. TJP breaks it and throws a kick before taking Nakamura down with an unique head scissors.
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Nakamura and TJP feel each other out as the match begins, throwing low side kicks.
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Shinsuke Nakamura vs TJ Perkins

The much awaited return of Shinsuke Nakamura is next. The former NXT Champion takes on the former WWE Cruiserweight Champion next.
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Kassius Ohno is in an interview with Tom Phillips. Ohno reminisces of how he was there when they were setting up the performance center. Ohno then adds that wrestling was the first thing he was ever good at and he's wrestled all over the world but WWE was the first time he ever doubted himself.

He then added that until he wins the NXT Championship, his doubts will not be answered.
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William Regal is backstage with Ember Moon. He officially announced Ember Moon vs Asuka for NXT TakeOver: Orlando.
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The Revival vs The Ealy Brothers

The Ealy Brothers get attacked from behind by the Authors of Pain as they made their way to the ring. The Revival scampered and ran out through the crowd after seeing the Authors.

The Authors then sent a message to The Revival by hitting the Last Chapter on one of the Ealy's.

Match never started
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Kay looks in bad shape after The Eclipse. She's holding her neck as she is helped up by the referee, trainer and of course Peyton Royce. We hope her injury isn''t too serious.
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Ember Moon is probably the #1 contender now. We'll have to wait for confirmation from William Regal now though/
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Ember regrouped and hit a series of kicks followed by an enzeguiri. Moon then hit a running boot in the corner before heading to the top rope and hitting The Eclipse for the win.

Ember Moon def. Billie Kay
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Ember briefly hit back with a back elbow but Kay took her back down with a nasty clothesline before covering her for the 2-count.
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Kay followed it it up with a snap boot to Ember's jaw. She then hit Moon with a headbutt and followed it up with clubbing blows across Ember's back.
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Ember Moon starts off by hitting Kay with a dropkick while she was distracted. Peyton Royce then came into the fray and distracted Ember Moon while Billie Kay jumped her from behind.
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Ember Moon vs Billie Kay

This match is a bonafide #1 contender's match to see who will face Asuka at NXT TakeOver: Orlando.
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Lun briefly fought back with a missile dropkick and a spin kick but Almas took him down with clothesline before picking Lun back up and hitting the Hammerlock DDT. Almas then covered Lun for the win. Another impressive performance from Andrade 'Cien' Almas.


Andrade 'Cien' Almas def. Ho Ho Lun
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Almas Hit Lun with a snapmare followed by a running dropkick. Almas then rained down punches on a grounded Ho Ho Lun.
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Ho Ho Lun vs Andreade 'Cien' Almas

The match starts with Ho Ho Lun going for a quick rollup as Almas was distracted as chants of "Let's go Ho Ho' filled the arena. Almas wasn't impress and his reply was brutal.
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We get a cryptic vignette hyping the debut of a NXT debut - probably that of Alistair Black.
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We get a backstage video of Billie Kay and Peyton Royce looking for a place to house their NXT Breakout Star of the Year plaque when they come across Ember Moon. This leads to a Ember Moon vs Billie Kay match being announced for later tonight.
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The numbers prove to be too much for Jose and Dillinger. SANITy overpower them and beat them down as Dain and Wolfe hit Jose with a running dropkick/Powerslam combo. EY hit Dillinger with a Wheel Barrow neckbreaker.

Match never started
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The rest of SANITY come back out with a beaten down Roderick Strong. Dillinger goes to head and is joined by No Way Jose. Jose and Dillinger run into the ring to confront SANITY.
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Tye Dillinger vs Eric Young

NXT kicks off with none other than the 'Perfect 10' Tye Dillinger. Dillinger receives a loud reaction from the fans.

Dillinger is followed out by Eric Young and SANITY. Young asks the rest of SANITY to step away as he heads to the ring.
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NXT starts off with a vignette for the returning Shinsuke Nakamura. Nakamura will face TJ Perkins tonight on NXT.
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Welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of WWE NXT. This is Pratyay and I will be your host today.
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Preview

Shinsuke Nakamura makes his long-awaited in-ring return

Shinsuke Nakamura not only lost his NXT Championship to Bobby Roode at TakeOver: San AntonioJan. 28, but he also suffered a knee injury that forced him out of action for weeks.

The King of Strong Style has since been on the sidelines, watching as Roode has proclaimed NXT to be under his gloriousness.After weeks of updates and hearing about Nakamura training for a return, the NXT Universe finally gets to see the man himself in action, when he has his first match in more than a month tonight on NXT.

Will WWE Performance Center confrontation lead to further drama on NXT?

WWE.com has learned through exclusive video from the WWE Performance Center that there was a confrontation between Peyton Royce, Billie Kay and Ember Moon. 

These competitors are no strangers to one another, having all battled inside the squared circle before, though it’s clear that their ongoing conflict has reached new heights.With each of the three competitors believing they’re deserving of a NXT Women’s Title opportunity against Asuka, will we see rising tensions boil over on NXT tonight? Find out at 8/7 C, on WWE Network.

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