WWE NXT Results
May 27, 2020
Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com
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Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Match: Drake Maverick vs. Kushida vs. Jake Atlas
Atlas launches Maverick into Kushida for a dropkick. Kushida sends Atlas out of the ring. Kushida tries to put Maverick in a double wrist lock. Atlas hits a moonsault to the outside to stop Kushida. Kushida cartwheel dropkicks Atlas. Kushida kicks Maverick in his injured arm. Kushida O’Connor rolls Atlas. Maverick charges in and gets northern light suplexes by Kushida. Kushida has both men pinned at the same time. Atlas and Maverick both kick out at the same time. After the break, all three men are trading strikes. Maverick lands a dropkick off the second rope to Kushida. Maverick sends Atlas out of the ring. Kushida lands a dive.
Atlas rolls up Kushida but Kushida kicks out. Atlas drops Kushida with an inverted suplex. Kushida kicks out. Maverick lands the acid drop on Atlas. Kushida breaks up the pin and peppers Maverick with Kawada kicks. Atlas surprises Kushida with a German suplex. Atlas goes up top and hits the rainbow DDT on Maverick. Kushida breaks up the pin by pulling Atlas out of the ring. Atlas floor Kushida with a right hand. Atlas goes back up top. Kushida cuts him off. Maverick knocks Atlas off the top rope. Kushida takes Atlas off the top with a flying armbar. While Kushida wrenches back on the hold, Maverick pins Atlas.
Winner- Drake Maverick
After the match, El Hijo del Fantasma walks down to the ring and says something to Maverick.
— WWE (@WWE) May 28, 2020