Looking to make their means again to title rivalry, former NXT Cruiserweight Champions Lio Rush and Tony Nese confronted off for the primary time in singles competitors. As the competition began, each Rush and Nese exchanged unpleasantries earlier than the WWE Universe was handled to a formidable show of Rush’s pace and agility. The Premier Athlete tried to counter Rush’s pace with energy however was unsuccessful.
Finally taking management of the bout after pulling Rush from the ropes, Nese began to make the most of his energy benefit. However, his momentum was stopped as Rush dove by way of the ropes, driving Nese into the announce desk. Not eager to win by count-out, Rush went after Nese and as soon as once more a battle of energy and pace took priority.
Despite Rush avoiding The Premier Athlete’s advances, Nese was quickly capable of crush his opponent through the use of his energy to throw Rush into the nook a number of instances. Keeping Rush on protection, Nese executed an explosive dropkick earlier than wrapping his legs round Rush’s ribs to maximise strain. Trading chops, The Man of the Hour broke free and brawled with Nese a lot to the delight of the WWE Universe.
The two Superstars continued to battle forwards and backwards as Rush managed to take care of his pace earlier than delivering a Come Up that just about put Nese away. As Rush ascended the ropes for The Final Hour, Nese rolled away and drove his opponent throat-first into the ropes. Frustration mounted as Nese was unable to safe a pinfall following an enormous slam. As The Premier Athlete taunted The Man of the Hour, Rush’s anger was triggered and he took down Nese with a roundhouse kick earlier than as soon as once more making ready for the Final Hour.
Nese recovered and a determined wrestle broke out on the highest turnbuckle that resulted in each Superstars touchdown a punch that made them every tumble to the surface. As Rush made his means again into the ring, Nese grabbed him and tossed him over the announce desk. The Premier Athlete was then capable of return to the ring and beat the official’s 10-count to emerge victorious.