NXT Coverage – December 13, 2017

Ember Moon vs. Peyton Royce w/ Billie Kay

Both women lock up, and Peyton hits a knee right to the midsection as she gets the advantage. Ember fights back, hitting a spinning heel kick and landing a head scissors takedown that sends Royce out of the ring. Ember climbs up top, diving onto both Royce and Kay. The champ brings Royce back into the ring, but is stopped by Kay which gives Royce a chance to lock Ember up in the Tarantula as we go to break.

Back from break, Royce is still in control before Ember takes her down, hitting a spinning back kick and an enziguri for a nearfall. Ember picks Royce up, but Royce rolls her up for a nearfall. Double underhook by Ember, but Royce gets out and hits a back elbow, forearm, and back kick for a nearfall. Royce goes for her fisherman suplex but Ember blocks it, only to be taken to the corner by Royce who hits right hands on the back of the champ. Ember gets out and takes Royce to the corner for a running Liger Bomb, which is blocked by Royce. Ember responds by kicking her down and hitting a big stomp on the back of Royce. Ember climbs up top, hitting the Eclipse for the win.

Winner: Ember Moon

Ember celebrates as we get replays of the match, but Kay runs into the ring hitting Shades of Kay on the champion. She continues the beatdown, getting Royce to help as they drive the face of Ember to the knee of Kay. Before they can do more damage, Nikki Cross runs in to make the save. Cross acts crazy before setting her eyes on the Women’s Championship, and then the champ. Cross stares at the title again before running the ropes, leaving us with the champ holding her title.

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