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NXT UK results: First matches from Royal Rumble Axxess


Taped January 25-27 at Royal Rumble Axxess at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona

Quick rundown --

Toni Storm and Rhea Ripley had a confrontation in the ring, with Storm getting the better of it leading into their NXT UK Women's Championship match next week.

205 Live's Noam Dar beat Jordan Devlin with some help from Travis Banks, while Jinny defeated NXT's Mia Yim. In the main event, WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne beat Wolfgang in a non-title match.

Full results --

- Toni Storm came out with the NXT UK Women's Championship and talked about how she beat Rhea Ripley at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool and would kick her ass again.

This brought out a very angry Ripley, who said that Storm had merely gotten lucky. Ripley brought up that she was the first-ever NXT UK Women's Champion. She was sick and tired of being compared to Storm -- people should compare Storm to her.

Ripley said she hated Storm's stupid hair, face, and -- most of all -- that Storm has her championship. Storm asked if they had talked enough, took Ripley down, and started beating on her. Ripley quickly retreated to ringside.

- A graphic announced Noam Dar vs. Jordan Devlin was next.

Noam Dar pinned Jordan Devlin in 10:17 with a roll-up

They traded offense early on until Dar took over with a takedown and a headbutt. Devlin came back with his uranage/standing moonsault combo. Devlin hit a high inverted backbreaker and started working Dar over with forearms.

Devlin stayed on the offensive and hit a suplex for a two count. Moments later, he missed a reverse body press off the second turnbuckle, allowing Dar to take over and follow with a release Northern Lights suplex. He caught an enzuigiri by Devlin and turned it into an ankle lock, but Devlin escaped and hit the Irish Ace Cutter for a near fall.

Devlin managed to hold on after being thrown over the top, but Dar kicked his legs from under him, sending him to ringside. Dar hurt his ankle when trying to kick Devlin against the ring steps, prompting Travis Banks to come out. That allowed Dar to send Devlin into the steps.

Devlin rolled up Dar and put his feet on the rope, but Banks was there to push them off. Devlin decked Banks but was distracted enough to allow Dar to roll him up for the victory.

After the match, Devlin attacked Dar and hit his pull-up backdrop driver on him. Banks then pulled Devlin out of the ring and they brawled to the back.

- A graphic announced a match between WALTER and NXT's Kassius Ohno airing in two weeks. Storm defending her NXT UK Women's Championship against Ripley will air next week.

Jinny pinned Mia Yim with her feet on the rope in 7:57 after hitting a kick to the face

They traded submissions early with Jinny slightly gaining the upper hand. Yim followed up with a number of roll-ups for some near falls. Jinny hit a running hurricanrana, but Yim cartwheeled out of it.

Yim went for an armbar, but Jinny reached the ropes before any real damage could be done. Jinny repeatedly slapped Yim and rammed her face into the mat. Jinny caught Yim in a seated wheelbarrow surfboard, but Yim managed to get her fingers on the bottom rope.

Yim then took over with strikes, kicks, and a cannonball in the corner for another near fall, then followed up with a German suplex into the corner, sending Jinny to the outside. As Jinny came back into the ring, she managed to hit a kick on Yim and pinned her with her feet on the rope.

- A graphic announced The Coffey Brothers taking on Flash Morgan Webster & Mark Andrews for next week.

Non-title match: WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne submitted Wolfgang with an armbar in 10:43

Wolfgang threw his jacket at Dunne as the match started. They battled for position until Dunne shoved Wolfgang to the mat. After some stalling by Wolfgang, he hit Dunne with a stiff forearm that knocked the champ down.

After some back and forth, Dunne came back with an attack to Wolfgang's knee from the turnbuckle. He went for a heel hook, but Wolfgang escaped. They ended up at ringside as Wolfgang further beat down Dunne. Dunne came back with attacks on Wolfgang's fingers and arm and went for a double wristlock but ate a stiff gutbuster for his trouble.

Dunne finally came back with a rope-assisted release German suplex and a striking combination. He backflipped over Wolfgang and hit an X-Plex for a near fall.

Dunne stomped on Wolfgang's head. He locked in a triangle and started bending Wolfgang's fingers but got picked up and powerbombed into the corner. Wolfgang followed up with a suplex but couldn't quite get the victory.

Wolfgang went to the top but got dropkicked in the face and then superplexed by Dunne. Dunne looked to snap Wolfgang's fingers, but the big Scot escaped and hit a gutbuster. As Wolfgang went for the Howling (his somersault senton off the top), Dunne caught him in mid-air with an armbar and forced him to tap out.

Next week --

Toni Storm looks to defend her NXT UK Women's Championship against Rhea Ripley in a rematch from NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool. The Coffey Brothers also take on Flash Morgan Webster & Mark Andrews.