Leon Ruff Tags With Damian Priest, Defeats Legado Del Fantasma

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Leon Ruff Tags With Damian Priest, Defeats Legado Del Fantasma

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Tonight’s episode of NXT was supposed to open up with Leon Ruff & Curt Stallion teaming up, but after Stallion was attacked by Legado del Fantasma in the back, Damian Priest stepped up to team up with Ruff.

After convincing William Regal to put him in the match, Priest was able to help Ruff walk away with a big victory, as the duo took down Legado del Fantasma with Johnny Gargano watching on from ringside. Late in the match, Priest landed a huge right hand on Mendoza, and then tried to set up The Reckoning, but was tagged out by Ruff, who wanted to do the finishing job by himself. However, Priest – clearly annoyed by Ruff – landed The Reckoning anyway, which was followed by Ruff hitting a big splash off the top rope on Mendoza for the win.

Tonight, they win as teammates. This Sunday at #NXTTakeOver: WarGames, @LEONRUFF_ & @ArcherOfInfamy fight as competitors over the #NXTNATitle! #WWENXT pic.twitter.com/zFNm6TsgD0

— WWE (@WWE) December 3, 2020

For more on how the match ended, check out below:

After the break, Legado del Fantasma are taking turns working over Priest. Priest reluctantly tags in Ruff, who clears the ring. Mendoza gets a blind tag. Ruff pops Escobar with a neck breaker and attempts a pin. The referee doesn’t count. Mendoza kicks Ruff in the head. Ruff tags in Priest, who crushes Mendoza with a splash in the corner. Mendoza tries a springboard but Priest clocks him with a right hand. Priest sets up The Reckoning. Ruff tags himself in, which annoys Priest. Priest hits The Reckoning. Ruff lands a splash off the top for the pin on Mendoza.

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