Mandy Rose vs. Sarray
We go right to the ring as Mandy Rose makes her way out with Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne. Alicia Taylor does the ring introductions. This is Rose’s first match since returning to NXT from RAW earlier this summer. Out next comes Sarray to a pop.
The bell rings and Rose isn’t interested in a handshake. Fans do dueling chants as Rose plays the heel and Sarray plays to the crowd. They lock up and Rose takes it to the corner as the referee counts. Rose backs off and taunts Sarray, then dodges a clothesline. Rose plays some games and stalls. Sarray grabs from behind but gets elbowed and then slammed to the mat. Rose taunts Sarray and rubs her face into the mat.
Rose does push-ups on Sarray’s back as fans boo. Sarray rocks Rose and ends up nailing a dropkick. Rose blocks a Fisherman’s suplex. Sarray keeps trying and hits it this time for a close 2 count. Sarray ducks a clothesline and hits a spin kick for a 2 count. Sarray goes to the top for a crossbody but Rose moves and she lands hard. Rose mounts Sarray with lefts and rights now as fans boo.
Dolin and Jayne look on as Rose works Sarray over in the corner, going from corner to corner. Rose stomps away now to keep Sarray down. Rose drops Sarray with another kick in the corner. Rose with a suplex for a 2 count in the middle of the ring. Rose grounds Sarray with a knee to the back of the neck now.
Sarray fights up and out but Rose catches her with a fall-away slam for boos from the crowd. Rose shows off some to boos from the crowd. Rose grounds Sarray with another submission as fans do dueling chants. Sarray tries to counter and finally turns it around with a submission of her own. Rose breaks the hold with a thumb to the eye and the referee doesn’t catch it. Sarray drops Rose with a forearm. Sarray with more big strikes now, dropping Rose. Rose comes back but Saray dropkicks her. Sarray delivers another big dropkick to send a stunned Rose to the floor through the ropes.
Dolin and Jayne check on Rose now, screaming and tending to her. They grab a towel and cover Rose’s face with it, yelling back at Sarray and the referee. They escort Rose to the ramp while keeping her face covered with the towel. The referee calls the match via count out.
Winner by Count Out: Sarray
After the match, Rose’s face is still covered as the music hits. We go to replays with Sarray celebrating.
August 31st, 2021