upNXT 1/6/21: New Year’s Evil

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2021/01/07/upnxt-1-6-21-new-years-evil/


Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review WWE NXT’s New Year’s Evil headlined by Finn Balor vs Kyle O’Reilly for the NXT Championship.

The BDE discuss the entire show, which also included Karrion Kross vs Damian Priest, Raquel Gonzalez vs Rhea Ripley in a Last Woman Standing Match, Santos Escobar vs Gran Metalik for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship, Johnny Gargano & Candice LeRae vs KUSHIDA & Shotzi Blackheart, and the long awaited in ring return of… Xia Li!

The Lads also comment on the horrible events that took place in Washington DC today, some final thoughts on NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15, fantasy booking Cardi B in WWE at WAPaMania, Dusty Classic (and Womens Classic) announced, a “Valentine’s Takeover” announcement, locker shoving, “peanutting” and “bogwashing” at school, and an invitation to you all to play Jackbox TV with us… plus your feedback and so much more!

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Great matches. The only downside was The Way (as usual). Was hoping for an Oreilly title win and UE turning on him but a great match nonetheless.