WWE NXT Battleground 2023 (Wrestling Review)

WWE NXT

Battleground

Lowell, Massachusetts

May 28th, 2023

 

WWE NXT North American Title Triple Threat Match
Wes Lee (c) vs. Tyler Bate vs. Joe Gacy (w/Ava)

Really solid opening match. Lee is a solid champ and can put on good matches. Thank god they didn’t have Gacy take a belt. Bates here was sort of just here, would love to see him get a solid solo run though. 

3.5 / 5

WWE NXT Heritage Cup Title Match
Noam Dar (w/Oro Mensah) (c) vs. Dragon Lee (w/Nathan Frazer)

Not huge on these style of matches. This had its moments but the pausing in between kills the pacing. When this worked though it was enjoyable. 

2.75 / 5

Last Man Standing Match
Ilja Dragunov vs. Dijak

Dijak rules first off. This was a super physical match where they just spent the entire team beating each other down and it worked perfectly. 

3.5 / 5

WWE NXT Tag Team Title Match
Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) (w/Joe Coffey) (c) vs. The Creed Brothers (Brutus Creed & Julius Creed) (w/Ivy Nile)

A fun match with some good spots. Julius is clearly the star of both teams here and a future singles run is likely. 

3 / 5

WWE NXT Women’s Title Tournament Final Match (vakant)
Lyra Valkyria vs. Tiffany Stratton

This was a solid match but easy to see who would win. Stratton has been built up more and more and it was clear as day she was taking it. 

3 / 5

WWE NXT Title Match
Carmelo Hayes (w/Trick Williams) (c) vs. Bron Breakker

A solid main event but nothing that really wowed me. Hayes needs a good challenge now and Breakker is a monster but clearly wasn’t taking the belt back. If anything his NXT time is limited as I figure a main roster call up is coming soon. 

3 / 5

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