Here is the live update for night 1 of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver which goes live on Wednesday, April 7 at 8/7 C on USA Network and streaming exclusively on Peacock in the U.S. and on WWE Network everywhere else.
NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver night 1 will be available live on ( April 8) at 4.30 AM IST exclusively on SONY TEN 1 & SONY TEN 3 Channels.
Gauntlet Eliminator for an NXT North American Championship opportunity
Bronson Reed, Cameron Grimes, Dexter Lumis, Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, LA Knight and Leon Ruff battle in a Gauntlet Eliminator Match with the winner advancing to Night 2 to challenge Johnny Gargano for the NXT North American Championship.
Winner: Bronson Reed won the match by last eliminating Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
NXT United Kingdom Championship: WALTER (C) vs. Tommaso Ciampa
The Ring General put his title on the line against Tommaso Ciampa on Night 1 of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver. Tommaso Ciampa out first digging his eyes all up on WALTER who was still to come out. The music hit as WALTER headed to the ring. The bell rang, WALTER pushed Tommaso Ciampa back into the turnbuckle.
Tommaso Ciampa with Headlock, but WALTER instead came up with a shoulder dash to take him down. Tommaso Ciampa back to fire smashing into the cornor, Tommaso Ciampa went closer for one more shot, but this time WALTER with a right hand to take him down.
WALTER with some chops and took high above the turnbuckle, Tommaso Ciampa was able to slide out. They took the brawl ringside. WALTER continued his dominance with those massive chops. Both back to the ring, Tommaso Ciampa was taking control by attacking severely attacking his left shoulder.
WALTER performed a Big Boot to get the relief...WALTER looked for the submissions, Tommaso Ciampa pulled it back, another Big Boot connected from WALTER. WALTER once again started imposing his boot. Tommaso Ciampa back to fire with some Chops, but it literally didn't affect WALTER. Tommaso Ciampa continued to unleash chops, but WALTER didn't go down.
Back from the commercial break...as both competitors were down, Tommaso Ciampa looked for the fairy tale ending, but WALTER blocked it somehow. Tommaso Ciampa was finally able to have it...1,2...kicked out at 2 and a half.
This time WALTER with a German Suplex followed by a massive Clothesline for the cover, but kicked out at two. WALTER with a kick to the spine, Tommaso Ciampa was staggered. Tommaso Ciampa immediately turned it into an Armbar, WALTER once again escaped by touching the bottom rope. Tommaso Ciampa took WALTER off the apron, dragged himself back on the apron, leading some chops to Tommaso Ciampa. WALTER got over the top of the turnbuckle, he was joined by Tommaso Ciampa.
Tommaso Ciampa with a huge mid-air crash for the cover, but WALTER still kicked out...the match-going animalistic. Both with the exchange of chops, WALTER now looked for the pin, WALTER with back-to-back Powerbomb. Tommaso Ciampa still kicked out as WALTER went for the cover. The crowd started chanting, "THIS IS OSM!". WALTER finally ended the match with a win over Tommaso Ciampa.
Winner: WALTER, via pinfall
NXT Tag Team Championship Match: MSK vs. Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Legado del Fantasma
MSK collided with The Grizzled Young Veterans and Legado del Fantasma in a Triple Threat Tag Team Match for the vacant NXT Tag Team Titles.
The titles were vacated from former champions Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch after Burch was rendered unable to compete due to a separated shoulder suffered in a title defense against Karrion Kross & Finn Bálor.
Winners: MSK, via pinfall and the new NXT Tag-Team Champions
NXT Women's Championship: Io Shirai (C) vs. Raquel González
The Genius of the Sky defends the NXT Women’s Championship against the dominant Raquel González — her opponent of choice — in the commerical-free main event Night 1 of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver.
Raquel González kicked off the match with a big Boot to Io Shirai. Io Shirai was able to counter back by ducking her over the top rope followed by a Suicide dive. Io Shirai went up to the turnbuckle where she got the distraction from Dakota Kai. The referee witnessed the distraction and ordered to be out of the arena.
Raquel González was able to take some advantage, Io Shirai with back-to-back near falls. Raquel González launched Io over the head crashing right into the ropes. Raquel González with a cover, but kicked out at two. Io Shirai with a mid-air crash., apparently taking control. Io with a Dropkick from the top rope.
Io once again all the way to the top rope, but this time Raquel González blocked her way. Io was instead able to have Amrbar, Raquel González nearly tapped out to the submissions. Raquel González was able to break the submission by touching the bottom rope. Raquel González out of the ring as Io quickly performed a Top rope Moonslaut followed by a big knee.
They both fought off near the NXT TakeOver sign...Io all the way up to NXT TakeOver sign and launched herself on Raquel González. That was a massive move from Io. Io got Raquel González back inside the ring followed by her finishing move, but Raquel González shocked the universe by kicking out at two and a half.
Raquel González brought ruthless shots out outside of the ring. Raquel González back inside the ring following up a Massive Lariat and then her finishing move for the cover to win the title.
Winner: Raquel Gonzalez, via pinfall and the new NXT Women's CHampion.