The Battleground go-home edition of WWE NXT opens up with quick promos from Tiffany Stratton, Roxanne Perez, Cora Jade and Lyra Valkyria to promote tonight’s tournament matches. We’re now LIVE from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida as Vic Joseph welcomes us. He’s joined at ringside by WWE Hall of Famer Booker T.
MATCH #1: Semi-Finals in the NXT Women’s Championship Tournament:
Lyra Valkyria vs. Cora Jade
We go right to the ring and out first comes Lyra Valkyria. Cora Jade is out next as Alicia Taylor does the introductions. The winner of this will make it to the finals at Battleground.
The bell rings and Jade strikes first and taunts some but Lyra fights her off. Lyra unloads for a close 2 count, and another. Jade traps Lyra in the ropes to work her over, then hit a running dropkick.
More back and forth on the mat now. Jade with a 2 count. Jade with a running double stomp to the back for another close 2 count. Jade grounds Lyra by her arm now as fans rally. Lyra fights up and out, dropping Jade with a right. Jade fights back but Lyra nails a second rope dropkick. Lyra … Read More