Keith Lee Beats Roderick Strong, Wins NXT North American Championship
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 07: Keith Lee of the USA fights Zack Sabre Jr of Great Britain during the Progress Wrestling Super Strong Style 16 at Alexandra Palace on May 7, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Keith Lee and Roderick Strong ended tonight’s NXT with an incredible match, as the two battled it out for the right to win the NXT North American Championship. When all was said and done, however, it was Keith Lee basking in the moment, as he took down Strong and overcame a lot to win the championship in front of a crowd that was cheering for him at every turn.
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Cole distracts the referee, which allows Fish to sweep Lee’s leg. Strong DDTs Lee for a near fall. Lee and Strong trade strikes. Strong kicks Lee in the leg. Lee responds with a headbutt. Lee tries to set up a top rope moonsault but Strong cuts him off. Strong attempts suplex. Lee pushes Strong down to the mat. Strong chop blocks Lee while he is on the middle rope. Strong avalanche Olympic slams Lee off the top. Lee kicks out. Lee fires up and hits grizzly magnum. Lee pounces Strong clear out of the ring onto the rest of the UE. Lee turns Strong inside out with a lariat. Lee misses his patented top rope moonsault. Strong puts Lee in an ankle lock. Lee crawls to the bottom rope. The UE all get on the apron. Lee knocks each of them off the apron. Strong surprises Lee with a leaping knee strike. Sick Kick by Strong. Lee kicks out. Strong hits the ropes but Lee picks him up and hits the Big Bang Catastrophe for the win!
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