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NXT Citrus Springs, FL, live results: Unleash the Universe tournament


From the Citrus Springs Community Center in front of an estimated 150, the show was called “Unleash the Universe” as there was a one-night eight-man tournament of Performance Center talents who want to prove their worth.

Round 1: Stacey Ervin Jr. defeated Denzel Dejournette

Ervin hit a beautiful moonsault to win. Post-match, Dejournette attacked Ervin before leaving.

Round 1: Saurav Gurjar (w/ Rinku Singh) defeated Daniel Vidot

Saurav hit a big kick for win the pin. The crowd gave he and Rinku the business with loud "You suck" chants as they tried to cut a post-match promo.

Round 1: Mansoor Al-Shehail defeated Rocky

Mansoor won with a roll up after an eye rake.

Round 1: Boa defeated Rick Bugez

Boa won after a running dropkick.

Bianca Belair & Kairi Sane defeated Marina Shafir & NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler

Sane hit a spear on Baszler that cleared the path for a spear by Belair on Shafir to score the win. The crowd loved this and the winners celebrated dancing to Belair's music.

Round 2: Stacey Ervin Jr. defeated Saurav Gurjar (w/ Rinku Singh)

Crowd favorite Ervin hit a moonsault to win.

Round 2: Mansoor Al-Shehail defeated Boa

Mansoor hit a neck snap off the ropes and a rolling pinning combo to advance.

Velveteen Dream defeated Marcel Barthel

This was a back-and-forth match. The crowd loved Dream and loved giving Barthel everything they had to heckle. Barthel tried to sneak a chair in the ring but was caught with the Dream Valley Driver and the Purple Rainmaker.

Tournament finals: Stacey Ervin Jr. defeated Mansoor Al-Shehail

This was a good match-up between two of the PC’s top prospects. Ervin went for his moonsault that had won the previous two matches, but Mansoor got his knees up. Mansoor tried the rolling pin combo that had won him his matches, but Ervin kicked out.

It took Ervin using Mansoor's rolling pin to score the victory.