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WWE NXT UK TakeOver Blackpool: 3 best matches from the PPV

Xose Merant
Top 5 / Top 10
Modified 20 Dec 2019, 21:00 IST

#2 Moustache Mountain vs. James Drake & Zack Gibson

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In the first match of the night, we saw a tag team match for the inaugural NXT UK Tag Team Championship: Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate & Trent Seven) vs. James Drake & Zack Gibson. The victory went to Drake & Gibson after 23 minutes and 45 seconds.

The start was slow, with Bate dominating Gibson. Seven distributed numerous chops to Drake's chest. The first big moment of the night was a Suicide Dive by Seven on Gibson and Drake, who were at ringside.

After a skirmish at ringside, the action returned to the ring with Drake dominating Seven with numerous Backbreakers. Seven began to bleed after receiving an elbow to the head. Bate received the tag and the audience went crazy. The former WWE UK Champion carried his two rivals with an impressive Airplane Spin.

Drake and Gibson were close to getting the victory. Gibson applied a Brainbuster to Seven, who then received a 450° Splash from Drake. Then, Gibson carried Bate onto his shoulders at ringside and Drake launched himself at Bate with a Suicide Dive. Finally, Drake and Gibson applied a Helter Skelter on Seven and got the victory.

James Drake & Zack Gibson became the first NXT UK Tag Team Champions. These two wrestlers had already been Tag Team Champions two times at PROGRESS, one of the two British wrestling companies that are WWE allies.

Published 15 Jan 2019, 11:00 IST
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