• BREAKING NEWS: Record Breaking Title Reign Comes To An End At NXT TakeOver 36
At tonight’s NXT TakeOver 36, Ilja Dragunov defeated WALTER to become the new NXT UK Champion.
Ilja forced WALTER to tap out to the Sleeper Hold.
With this loss, WALTER’s record breaking 870-day reign as the NXT UK Champion has come to an end. He won the Title back on April 5, 2019 at NXT TakeOver: New York (during the WrestleMania 35 weekend).
Below are the results from tonight’s show so far:
– Ridge Holland def. Trey Baxter on the Kickoff Show (Ridge called out Timothy Thatcher after the match)
– Cameron Grimes def. LA Knight (c) to win the Million Dollar Championship (Ted DiBiase got physical with Knight during the match. With Cameron’s win, DiBiase will not become LA’s butler)
– Raquel Gonzalez (c) def. Dakota Kai to retain the NXT Women’s Championship (Former NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray is now a part of NXT and confronted Raquel after the match)
– Ilja Dragunov def. WALTER (c) to win the NXT UK Championship (WALTER’s record breaking 870-day reign came to an end)
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 22, 1998) – WWF Shotgun Saturday Night
On this day in 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Shotgun Saturday Night’.
It was pre-taped in Des Moines, Iowa and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1998’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– Vader vs. Jesus Castillo
– Scott Taylor vs. Bob Holly
– Edge vs. Papi Chulo
– Droz’s World