Keith Lee Retains North American Title, Lays Out Dijakovic By Mistake

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Keith Lee Retains North American Title, Lays Out Dijakovic By Mistake

Keith Lee

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 defended his NXT North American Championship tonight on NXT, taking down Cameron Grimes in a surprising back-and-forth match between both superstars. After the win, however, Lee was taken down by a surprise attack from Damian Priest, who took down Lee with a nightstick. Dominik Dijakovic came running into the ring afterwards to chase out Priest, but unfortunately for him, Lee mistook him for the man who attacked him, and delivered a brutal Spirit Bomb to Dijakovic as a result.

.@RealKeithLee's got you, @CGrimesWWE.#WWENXT #NXTNATitle

— WWE (@WWE) March 12, 2020

That DASTARDLY Damien Priest!!!#WWENXT @ArcherOfInfamy @RealKeithLee

— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) March 12, 2020

For a brief recap of how the match ended, check out below:

During the break, Grimes worked over Lee. Lee surprises Grimes with a crossbody. Grimes superkicks Lee. Grimes German suplexes Lee for a near fall. Grimes DDTs Lee. Lee kicks out. Grimes calls for his finish. Lee almost counters with the Spirit Bomb. Grimes avoids it. Lee destroys Grimes with the pounce. Lee hits the Big Bang Catastrophe for the win.

Winner and STILL North American Champion, Keith Lee!

After the match, Damian Priest attacks Lee with a nightstick. Dijakovic makes the save. Lee is out cold. Dijakovic picks up the title. Lee gets up and drops Dijakovic with the Spirit Bomb. Lee thinks it was Dijakovic who attacked him.

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