One of the members of the Four Horsewomen of MMA made their in-ring debut at tonight’s NXT house show in Largo, Florida.
Both Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke were advertised to wrestle in their first matches on the show, but only Shafir ended up debuting. She teamed with Nikki Cross to defeat Rhea Ripley & Aliyah. Shafir got the win for her team by submitting Aliyah.
Shafir and Duke joined Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler in WWE when they reported to the Performance Center in May after signing with the company. With her originally advertised for tonight, Duke’s debut would figure to be imminent.
Here are the full results from tonight’s show:
Estimated attendance: 250 people.
– Raul Mendoza defeated Tian Bing
Mendoza won with a roll-up.
– Reina Gonzalez (w/ Aliyah) defeated Xia Li
Help from Aliyah got Gonzalez the win.
– Eh Nois (Adrian Jaoude & Cezar Bononi) defeated Jeet Rama & Rinku Singh
– Babatunde Aiyegbusi defeated Dan Matha
Aiyegbusi won quickly after interrupting a heel promo from Matha. Matha got big heat from the crowd.
– Marina Shafir & Nikki Cross defeated Rhea Ripley & Aliyah
Shafir started the match and did basic wrestling, armbars, hit strikes from the mount on Ripley, and did a couple of judo tosses. The heels gained control before Shafir made the hot tag to Cross.
Cross cleaned house until the heels took back over. Gonzalez tried to get involved on behalf of Ripley and Aliyah but got taken care of by Li. Cross made the tag to Shafir, who hit a throw and submitted Aliyah with an armbar variation for the win.
– Dominik Dijakovic defeated Fabian Aichner
Dijakovic won in the match of the night.
– Wesley Blake defeated Mars Wang
Blake got the pin after a lariat.
– War Raiders defeated Steve Cutler & Jaxson Ryker