WWE NXT Stand & Deliver is all set to pop off today (Sat., April 2, 2022) at 1pm ET, live on Peacock and WWE Network!
CagesideSeats.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, match-by-match coverage of NXT Stand & Deliver below, beginning with the first match of the evening and right on through to the main event.
Today marks the first time NXT’s been outside of Florida during the 2.0 era. It comes our way from American Airlines Center in Dallas, and features all the brand’s champion in action. While you’re waiting for the show to begin, dig into our predictions - as well as a preview of the entire card!
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WWE NXT STAND & DELIVER QUICK RESULTS
Dolph Ziggler def. Bron Breakker
Gunther def. LA Knight
Mandy Rose def. Io Shirai, Kay Lee Ray, and Cora Jade
MSK def. Imperium and the Creeds
Tony D’Angelo def. Tommaso Ciampa
Cameron Grimes def. Carmelo Hayes, Solo Sikoa, Grayson Waller, and Santos Escobar
Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai def. Toxic Attraction
WWE NXT STAND & DELIVER LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE
Time and time again, what you said ain’t what you mean. Even if all my bones are broken, I will drag myself back from the edge to liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you, folks.
The pre-show opens with McKenzie Mitchell introducing her pre-show panel, tonight consisting of Beth Phoenix and Sam Roberts, and they proceed to break the show down for us.
Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez vs. Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne) (c) (NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship)
Gonzalez starting by blasting Jayne off the apron with a boot, big knee to Dolin, gallon throw into the ropes and a tag to Kai! Assisted stomp, going to work, Gigi gets a nearfall off a European Clutch! Flying mare from Dakota, tag to Raquel, clear the apron, Stinger Splash, cutthroat backbreaker rack and a pump kick from Kai sets up a spin-out Regal Cutter for two!
Dakota legal, Toxic Attraction turn the tide and start working her over with stomps and kicks. Kai slips under, tag to Gonzalez, Jacy with right hands and Raquel blasts her with lariat and goes for the one-arm powerbomb but she slips out so she has to settle for a boot!
Back suplex facebuster into the turnbuckles, tag to Dakota, setting her up for the spider German... DOLIN BREAKS IT UP! Raquel goes for a powerbomb on her but Gigi reverses to an ankle lock! Kai blasts her with a boot, picks Jayne up, reversed, forearms hit at the same time and then so do pump kicks and both women are down and out!
Toxics recover first, big German suplex sets up a bridging German from Dolin for a nearfall! Toxic Shock on Dakota... SHE KICKS OUT! Wendy Choo is in the aisle, she hits Gigi with a pillow and a drink and Raquel blasts Dolin with a boot! Kai with a scorpion kick, big boot in the corner and the tag!
Gonzalez scoops Jacy up...
Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez win by pinfall with the one-armed powerbomb from Gonzalez on Jacy Jane to become the new NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions.
The main show kicks off with a video package about how everyone’s trying to step into immortality today.
Cameron Grimes vs. Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Grayson Waller vs. Santos Escobar vs. Solo Sikoa (NXT North American Championship Ladder Match)
Everybody rushes Hayes but Trick Williams pulls him to safety, then everybody else ends up out of the ring while he slides in and stands tall! Sikoa comes in, dropping him with palm strikes, whip across, superkick denied, Santos comes in, Grimes pulls him out and he and Solo lay strikes in on the champion!
Waller finally slides in and has Sanga bring him a giant ladder. Sikoa attacks the big man but gets beaten up and thrown inside! Back and forth, Cameron dives over Carmelo with a tope con giro to wipe Escobar out! Hayes springboards, Asai moonsault takes Grimes down!
Solo goes in with a ladder, ramming Grayson in the corner with it, sidestepping Carmelo so he goes face-first into the steel! Santos brings another ladder inside and Sikoa sidesteps him and he crashes into the champion! Solo has them all stacked up and charges in with a backsplash!
Sikoa and Grimes dueling over the upright ladder, Cameron climbs but Carmelo cuts him off and throws the ladder at him for a solebutt! Backflip over, Grimes with a back elbow and he turns the champion ass over teakettle with a swing of the steel! Santos comes in and cuts him off with a dropkick, before ramming the ladder into his gentleman’s area and punctuating it with a dropkick!
Grayson takes Santos out with an Ace Crusher, Hayes stops him climbing, they go back and forth and Waller decks the champ with a jab! Big springboard lariat from Carmelo stomps him, Solo clears house and climbs the ladder but Escobar is right behind him! Jockeying for position on top of the ladder... SANTOS ESCOBAR HITS A SUNSET FLIP POWERBOMB OFF THE TOP OF THE LADDER AND INTO ANOTHER ONE LEANED IN THE CORNER!
Sanga comes in the ring and tears a ladder in half! Elektra Lopez distracts him while Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza get in the ring to beat the big man up and take him out! Lopez hits a diving splash on Waller! Sanga does his best to fight them off but they end up trapping him between two ladders bridged between the apron and barricade and they smash him!
Solo Sikoa alone again, setting a ladder up in the middle of the ring and climbing it, Escobar right behind him, and Trick dumps both men over with the ladder! Trick climbs for his pal, Grimes dumps him onto the floor into all the other seconds and starts climbing!
Hayes pulls him down and smashes him into the ladder, repositioning it, climbing, Grayson joins him and they fight atop the ladder! Grimes sets up another ladder, he and Sikoa climb it, Santos joins the fun with a third ladder and we got an elevated brawl! Cameron and Solo get knocked down, Escobar and Hayes follow, Waller climbs and grabs at the title but Santos cuts him off!
Fighting on the ladder, handful of hair... ESCOBAR HITS AN AVALANCHE FRANKENSTEINER OFF THE LADDER! Solo hits the splash, he folds up one of the spare ladders and tosses it before climbing for the title! Grimes is right behind him, they brawl on the mat, Sikoa with a superkick but Cameron posts him into the turnbuckles on the charge!
Cave-In on a ladder on the apron, Grimes and Hayes trade pump kicks, Carmelo laying on the ladder, Waller off the top of a tall ladder with an elbow... NOBODY HOME AND GRAYSON GOES CRASHING TO THE FLOOR! Back in the ring, Escobar hits the Phantom Driver on Carmelo, avalanche Cave-In from Cameron, he climbs...
Cameron Grimes wins by climbing the ladder and retrieving the title to become the new NXT North American Champion.
We see Dirty Dawgz making their way into the arena earlier today.
Tommaso Ciampa vs. Tony D’Angelo
Collar and elbow, struggle into the ropes, and D’Angelo breaks dirty with a kick. Putting boots to Ciampa, off the ropes, Tom hits the single knee facebreaker and then lays him out with a knee strike and follows it with a spinebuster. Out and back in, Tony puts boots to him, Ciampa recovers and hits the multiple corner knees!
Taking D’Angelo outside, putting him into steel steps, more running knees and Tom poses on the apron. Ciampa tears up the mat on the floor and returns to the ring but Tony cuts him off with grounded punches and stomps. Following it up with a reverse chinlock, grinding Ciampa down at length.
Get away, off the ropes, he drops D’Angelo with a leaping lariat and Tom is fired up! Tony sidesteps the knee, big Falcon Arrow... NOPE! Roll-through, underhooks, Fairytale Ending blocked, Ciampa with a fireman’s carry, reversed, schoolboy for two! Tom gets a schoolboy for two, D’Angelo piefaces him and yells at him and Ciampa fires up with a barrage of chops into the corner!
Jockeying for position in the turnbuckles, D’Angelo knocks him down and dives but Tom kicks him out of midair! Back and forth, Ciampa hits a rolling elbow and sends him staggering into the corner! Tony grabs his crowbar, Tom kicks it out his hands and referee Darryl Sharma takes it away but he uses the distraction to hit a low blow and his fisherman neckbreaker... CIAMPA WON’T STAY DOWN!
Tony yells at the timekeeper and grabs the crowbar again, only to get hit with Willow’s Bell when he comes back to the ring! Underhooks, Fairytale Ending... NOT ENOUGH! Gargano Escape applied but D’Angelo fights out of it! To the floor, to the exposed concrete, Tony drops him on it and takes him back inside!
Low-angle pump kick, cover...
Tony D’Angelo wins by pinfall with a low-angle pump kick.
Post-match, Tommaso Ciampa soaks in the “Thank you, Ciampa!” chants from the crowd.
He goes to leave and Hunter Hearst-Helmsley makes his entrance to hug him and raise his hand.
We see Dirty Dawgz backstage as Dolph Ziggler gets warmed up for his match.
Chase U are shown in the crowd.
Creed Brothers (Brutus & Julius Creed) vs. Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) vs. MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee)
Brutus and Lee and Barthel to start, Wes lighting everybody up with dropkicks, enzuigiri to Marcel, big dropkick into the corner, tag to Carter and he does a Bronce Buster but Creed pulls him off. Nash with strikes, enzuigiri, sidestep Barthel as he charges in with a big chop to Brutus.
Uppercut to Carter, penalty kick, Aicher tags in, big pop-up backbreaker on Lee! Creed tags Julius in, moving fast with strikes and a chop block to take Wes down, quick tags to work him over and Brutus pounces him out of the district! Creeds with suplexes inside and out, Brutus dumps Lee on his head but he lands into a tag!
Duck an enzuigiri, backfist and clubbing blows, Karelin lift on Marcel! Julius tags in, overhook suplex on Barthel, Nash with a double stomp and Lee follows with a sunset flip but Creed breaks it up! Barthel suplexes Wes out of the corner, up top, diving corkscrew uppercut!
Tag to Fabian, hanging Creed in the ropes... STEREO DROPKICKS TAKE HIM OUT! Pounce and a boot, catching Carter off the ropes and slamming him! Block a kick, that devastating lariat to Lee but Nash breaks it up! Aicher catches a dive, Finlay roll, but Carter Frankensteiners him off the apron and into his own partner and Lee dives on them both!
Back inside, senton atomico sets up a tornillo... AICHNER KICKS OUT! MSK get Julius up in the corner, jockeying for position, a big superplex and all three teams end up down and out! Brutus up top... CANNONBALL TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, drawing Carter up, assisted spear and the cover... AICHNER BREAKS IT UP!
Uppercut from Barthel sends Julius bouncing into the steps, Imperium take Brutus out with a powerbomb / lariat on the floor! Back inside, Carter with a Yoshi Tonic, Lee runs in, running enzuigiri, avalanche Frankensteiner into a powerbomb...
MSK win by pinfall with an avalanche Frankensteiner into a powerbomb on Marcel Barthel, becoming the new NXT Tag Team Champions.
We get a Nikkita Lyons vignette.
An emotional Cameron Grimes is interviewed backstage.
He says he’s kind of in shock, because he’s been working his ass off for three years, because this is where he was always meant to be. His father always told him he’d be a WWE superstar, and now he’s more than that, he’s a WWE champion.
A Joe Gacy / Harland promo about the assassination of John F. Kennedy follows.
Gacy asks why only tragedy unites people and not triumph, and says there has to be a better way, and he’ll lead us to it.
We get a recap of our preshow match.
Cora Jade vs. Io Shirai vs. Kay Lee Ray vs. Mandy Rose (c) (NXT Women’s Championship)
Four-way staredown breaks into chaos and all three challengers put boots to Rose and kick her out of the ring! Shirai and Ray light on Jade next, working together, Mandy pulls Cora to the floor off a whip and knocks her in the chops! Io and Kay dive on them both and maintain control of the match!
They square up, KLR with a whip across, Gory Special into a backslide when she can’t get all of it, Shirai with a sunset flip for two. Underhooks, Ray with a back body drop, drop toehold into the ropes, Tiger feint kick but nobody’s home and Rose pulls her out of the ring!
Cutting Kay off on the dive, Mandy holds court and puts boots to Jade in the corner before choking her. Delayed vertical, only two! Palm stirke fights Io off, Rose to the floor and Jade hits a cannonball on her! KLR follows with a cannonball of her own! Shirai up top... ORIHARA MOONSAULT!
Io and Kay back at it again in the ring, hip check gets a waistlock gets a sunset flip into a double stomp! Tiger feint kick connects, Shirai climbs up top and hits a missile dropkick for two! Mandy steals the pin for two but KLR locks a Koji Clutch on her! Io gets a cloverleaf on Jade, stereo submissions, wondering who breaks first and Cora kicks Shirai off of her and into the other submission hold!
Rose cleans some house, Jade drops her with a Frankensteiner, dropkicks, back body drop puts her on the apron, Kay joins the fun... CORA JADE TAKES HER OUT WITH A FLIP PILEDRIVER ON THE APRON! Io with a dropkick to Rose off the top, corner knees, bridging German suplex... NOT ENOUGH!
Mandy goes up top, Shirai jockeying for position with her... SPANISH FLY OFF THE TOP BUT JADE BREAKS IT UP WITH A DIVING SENTON! Running knee sets up a shiranui, underhook DDT... KLR BREAKS IT UP! Ray hits the KLR Bomb but doesn’t go for a cover, Io shoves her off the turnbuckles and hits the diving moonsault, Mandy steals it...
Mandy Rose wins by pinfall with a lateral press on Cora Jade to retain the NXT Women’s Championship.
I come back from the bathroom to see that Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis have won the hottest couple contest and Duke Hudson starts throwing hands about it and they have to be pulled apart.
GUNTHER vs. LA Knight
Collar and elbow, struggling, into the corner and GUNTHER breaks dirty with a chop! Knight lights him up with right hands and puts boots to him in the corner, action to the floor and the Ring General powerbombs him into the apron! Putting boots to LA when he slides back in, he throws hands back but GUNTHER puts him off the ropes for a forearm to the back.
Reverse chinlock to grind him down, clubbing blows, another rope rebound forearm to the back, following it up with a boot and a Boston Crab. Shifting gears, STF, crossface, a big headbutt puts Knight into the corner. Whip across, a chop knocks LA on his ass but he gets a suplex off after a strugle!
GUNTHER passes him to the apron, shoulder block, slingshot shoulder block, back and forth, Knight gets a slam! Out of the corner with an elbow drop, up top, superplex... NOPE! BFT blocked, block the chop, trading hands in the middle of the ring! LA gets him up, hits the inverted Attitude Adjustment... STILL NO!
Knight up in the turnbuckles, GUNTHER comes up and chops at him and cuts him down with a lariat, diving splash to the back, powerbomb...
GUNTHER wins by pinfall with a powerbomb.
Bron Breakker vs. Dolph Ziggler (c) (NXT Championship)
Breakker knocks Ziggler out of the ring with a hard right hand, back inside and Dolph is right on him with hammerfists and chokes him with a knee under the ropes! Off the ropes, gutwrench, hanging onto him, Bron shoves him off and blasts him with a spinebuster!
Dragging Dolph into the middle of the ring, cover for one, big belly-to-belly suplex follows! Drawing Ziggler up again for another suplex, the straps are down but Robert Roode runs interference! Referee DA Brewer ejects Roode from ringside and Breakker enforces his decision but the distraction lets Dolph tear a turnbuckle pad off!
Back inside, duck a superkick, back suplex, smash Ziggler’s face into the turnbuckles and set him up top. Bron climbs after him, Dolph slips under him, hanging neckbreaker... NOPE! Ziggler grabs the sleeper hold, another neckbreaker, still just a two count. Dolph grabs an arm-trap crossface, Breakker gets to his feet and lays a few body blows in for separation.
Trading shots in the corner, Dolph trips him up and puts the back of Bron’s head into the top turnbuckle! Back to a reverse chinlock, bridging up in it Saka Otoshi style before popping back to normal, Breakker back to his feet and Ziggler has to cut him down with strikes.
Hip swivel, neckbreaker blocked, shoved off, shoulder blocks, front kick into a belly-to-belly suplex! Whip across, tilt-a-whirl slam, cover for two! Setting Dolph up top, avalanche Frankensteiner... STILL NO! Bron charges in, knee up, leapfrog, off the ropes... SPEAR CAN’T KEEP DOLPH ZIGGLER DOWN!
Drawing Ziggler up, goozle, Dolph chucks him out of the ring and takes a moment to recover! Clocking Bron with a kick when he comes back, cover for two! Lying in wait, Breakker blocks the kick and hits another spear! Fired up, military press into the powerslam, cover... ROODE IS BACK TO PULL DOLPH OUT OF THE RING!
Bron off the ropes... TOPE CON GIRO! He throws Robert into the steel steps, back inside, Fameasser, Zig Zag... STILL NO! Dolph goes up top and perches, Heartstopper... BRON BREAKKER WILL NOT STAY DOWN! An evil smile plays across Ziggler’s face and he tunes up the band but he stops short of the superkick when he sees Bron standing tall and unbothered!
Breakker with a lariat, another spear, military press but Dolph rakes his eyes and throws him into the exposed turnbuckles...
Dolph Ziggler wins by pinfall with a superkick to retain the NXT Championship.
Dirty Dawgz celebrate on the ramp while Bron gets himself back together.
That’s the show, folks.