NXT Coverage – November 15, 2017

Ember Moon vs. Mercedes Martinez

Martinez and Moon lock up. Martinez goes behind Moon. Moon counters into a double wrist lock. Martinez counter into a side headlock. Moon whips Martinez into the ropes but Martinez floors Moon with a shoulder block. Martinez stomps on Moon’s back. Martinez locks in a seated side headlock. Moon gets to her feet. Martinez kicks Moon in the gut, then slaps her in the face. Martinez tries to hip toss Moon but Moon lands on her feet and arm drags Martinez. Moon nails Martinez with a single leg dropkick. Back leg trip by Moon. Moon hits the ropes and levels Martinez with a basement dropkick. Martinez kicks out at two. Moon whips Martinez into the corner and hits a clothesline. Martinez decks Moon. Moon decks Martinez. Moon hits the ropes but before she can strike Martinez spine busters her.

After the break, Moon misses an enziguri. Martinez destroys Moon with a knife edge chop. Moon drops like a sack of bricks. As Moon writhes in pain on the mat Martinez smiles. Three Amigos by Martinez. Moon kicks out. Martinez tries to set up the fisherman’s buster but Moon fights out of it. Step up enziguri by Moon. Hurricanrana by Moon. Martinez rolls to the outside. Moon lets out a war cry before taking Martinez out with a topé suicida. Moon rolls Martinez back into the ring. Moon mounts the top rope. Martinez surprises Moon with a running big boot. Martinez hits a running Tower of London (shades of Nigel McGuinness). Moon somehow kicks out. Martinez tries the Fisherman’s Buster again. Moon counters. Martinez misses a boot and ends up tied up in the ropes. Moon kicks Martinez in the back, then stomps her on the chest. Moon hits the Eclypse off the top for the pinfall victory.

Winner: Ember Moon

After the match, Nikki Cross, Peyton Royce, and Kairi Sane all make their way into the arena and stare eachother down.

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