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WWE NXT TakeOver: XXX – Karrion Kross is the new NXT Champion

In the main event of WWE NXT TakeOver: XXX, Keith Lee put his NXT Championship on the line against Karrion Kross, with Scarlett watching at ringside.

Lee got the upper hand in the opening seconds with clubbing blows to the body. He followed up with a running cross-body. Lee hurt his arm on a spot at ringside when his arm was rammed into the barricade thanks to a kick from Kross. Kross continued to work on that arm during the match.

At one point, Kross had a triangle armbar locked in but Lee was able to power out by lifting and slamming Kross but Lee’s arm was clearly banged up.  Lee hit Kross with some shots to the head and a powerslam before trying for the pin. Kross kicked out of the pin attempt at the last second.

Kross was able to fight his way back with kicks to the head and a DDT. Lee fought back and executed a suplex and a pin attempt that Kross kicked out of. Kross and Lee traded punches to the head and body but Kross got the best of the exchange but as Kross ran the ropes, Lee caught him with a hard clothesline. Kross fought back and he hit the Doomsday Saito Suplex but Lee barely kicked out. Kross locked in the Kross Jacket chokehold submission but Lee was able to crawl to the bottom rope so the hold had to be broken.

Lee got up on his feet and hit a headbutt on Kross, followed by the Spirit Bomb but Kross kicked out. Lee went for a moonsault off the top but Kross caught up with him and they traded blows on the ropes. Kross hit a Saito suplex off the second rope and Kross pinned Lee to win the title.

Click here for complete NXT TakeOver: XXX results.






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