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NXT Belfast, Ireland, live results: Nakamura & Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe & Austin Aries; Bobby Roode

Finn Balor

Submitted by Matt Sterling from The SSE Arena

- Hugo Knox b Alexander Wolfe w/Sawyer Fulton

Knox is a former soccer player from England who looked decent but needs work. Tremendous body. Crowd chanted for Bailey during the match - didn't care much about the in-ring action here.

- No Way Jose b Wesley Blake

Jose is super over. He got the crowd to do a Mexican wave after he won, and danced with the referee.

- Bayley & Carmella b Nikki Storm & Peyton Royce

Sloppy match. Bit disappointing from the NXT women. Lots of botched spots. Bayley was the best in-ring trying to cope with three girls who need a lot of work.

- Bobby Roode b Angelo Dawkins

Bobby played the heel, lots of stalling & running away from Angelo. Crowd did the stupid spot where they chant a different number than the referee. Longest match on the show so far. Roode won with a spinebuster -- a finish that came out of nowhere.

- NXT Tag Champions The Revival b American Alpha to retain

The Revival worked over Gable for a long time. When Jordan finally tagged in, it was easily the biggest reaction for a hot tag I've seen live. All four of these guys have so much talent. Dawson got the pin after knocking Gable into an exposed turnbuckle.


- Andrade Almas b Tye Dillinger

Great, fast paced match. Great showing for the former La Sombra.

- NXT Women's Champion Asuka b Nia Jax & Alexa Bliss to retain

This felt like this had the potential to be great but it was sloppy at times. Seems like they weren't on the same page. Asuka made Alexa tap with the Asuka lock.

- Shinsuke Nakamura & Finn Balor b NXT Champion Samoa Joe & Austin Aries

This was quite the spectacle to see so much talent in the ring at once, especially at a house show in Ireland. Match of the night. Balor got worked over for a while until the hot tag to Shinsuke. Place went nuts. Shinsuke pinned Aries with the Kinshasa. After the match, Finn and Nakamura did each other's poses.

Overall, this was an excellent show with great wrestling and a good environment. Arena was taped off - around half the attendance of a WWE show.