Welcome to the Ringside News live results coverage of WWE NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver for April 2nd, 2022.

It’s WrestleMania weekend and, following the Hall of Fame ceremony last night, the excitement is really peaking. Tonight’s show is a blockbuster one that has been described as the start of a new era in NXT, and nothing epitomises that more than Tommaso Ciampa Vs. Tony D’Angelo. Ciampa has very much indicated this will be his final match in NXT, and his leaving truly feels like the end of the old NXT. And then we have Bron Breakker Vs. Dolph Ziggler for the NXT Championship, a match many assume will crown Breakker as the new face of NXT.

Likewise, the North American Championship ladder match promises to be a car crash that will elevate many of the new stars, and could steal the show. Of course other titles are also on the line: Imperium face MSK and The Creed Brothers for the NXT Tag Team Titles; Mandy Rose defends against Cora Jade, Io Shirai, and Kay Lee Ray; and Toxic Attraction put their tag titles on the line against the reformed Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai. And then Gunther takes on LA Knight in a bout that could wind-up being a number one contender bout.

That’s the run-down for NXT Stand & Deliver. The show kicks-off at 12:00PM EST, and we’ll have all the live coverage, right here. Afterwards we’ll be diving into WrestleMania Night 1, so stay tuned to Ringside News all day and you won’t miss a beat! Enjoy the show!

Kick-Off Show

McKenzie Mitchell is joined by Sam Roberts and Beth Phoenix on the Stand & Deliver Kick-Off Show. The trio run through all the matches on tonight’s show and we see a clip of Bron Breakker walking around Dallas earlier today.

They discuss Tomasso Ciampa Vs. Tony D’Angelo. Sam Roberts asks if this match is Ciampa’s retirement but Beth Phoenix says there is no way, he’s so resilient and tough. Sam Roberts says his favourite Tommaso Ciampa moment is when he turned on Johnny Gargano at TakeOver: Chicago. Roberts says if this is Ciampa’s last match in NXT, he will burn the place down and bury D’Angelo under the ashes. Phoenix agrees.

We see a video package for Mandy Rose Vs. Cora Jade Vs. Io Shirai Vs. Kay Lee Ray. Beth Phoenix says Cora Jade has all the momentum and she can win the big one. Roberts says Jade is talking about her dreams but Mandy is looking to take care of business and that could be the difference maker.

Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams were admiring Dallas yesterday from atop a building. Trick says tonight Hayes gets his final Infinity Stone. Hayes says he will retain his title in a huge ladder match and prove once and for all that he is the A Champion and that he does not miss.

Malcolm Bivens joins the panel and he says big matches brings big money, and he can’t wait to have the money in his pocket. Roberts says The Creed Brothers are very intimidating and he doesn’t think they’re as interested in money. They’re his pick to win while Beth Phoenix sides with MSK.

Edris Enofe is backstage with a basket of goodies for Mandy Rose. Malik Blade takes him to Toxic Attraction’s locker room and makes him go inside. Blade then takes the sign off the door to reveal it’s actually Imperium’s room. We hear a lot of shouting in German and Enofe comes back out looking shellshocked.

We see a video from earlier today of Duke Hudson, Persia Pirotta, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis all shopping in the same store in an attempt to make the “sexiest cowboy in Dallas”. Lumis continually attempts to choke Duke with a belt but keeps missing. Both couples are standing backstage and you can vote on Twitter for which is sexier.

The panel breakdown the main event bout between Bron Breakker and Dolph Ziggler for the NXT Championship. Sam Roberts says that Ziggler is one of the best in the world and has been for near two decades, and the fact that anyone was surprised that he walked in and took the top prize is crazy. They talk about Bron Breakker inducting his father and uncle into the Hall of Fame last night and says he has ice running through his veins.

NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship’s

(C) Toxic Attraction Vs. Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai

Jacy and Gigi rush Raquel as the bell rings and knock Dakota off the apron. Gonzalez gets back in control quickly and sends Jacy outside, then hits Gigi with a stun gun. Dakota tags in and jumps off Raquel with a double stomp to Dolan for a two-count. They exchange pin attempts and Raquel tags back in and knocks Jayne off the apron.

Gonzalez lifts Dolan and tags Kai, who kicks her in the head and Raquel then spins her around and throws her off. Jayne tags in and tackles Dakota, then does a “suck it” taunt to Raquel. Dolan tags back in and Jayne hits a senton to Kai, then Gigi kicks her in the face. Kai starts to fight back and makes a tag alongside Jayne.

Raquel lands clotheslines and a spinning Vader Bomb for a near-fall. Dakota tags in and hits Jayne with a super Frakensteiner for a near-fall. Both women connect with pump kicks and go down. They get up and trade forearms, then Gigi tags in and they each hit German suplexes for a near-fall. Jayne tags back in and they hit Toxic Shock but Dakota kicks out!

Suddenly Wendy Choo appears at ringside and throws her drink in Gigi’s face, then Raquel drops Dolan with a boot. Inside the ring, Jayne is distracted yelling at Wendy. Kai catches Jayne with a scorpion kick, then a face wash in the corner. Gonzalez tags in and hits the Chingona Bomb for the win!

Winners and New NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions: Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai

Kayla Braxton and Peter Rosenberg are outside the AT&T Stadium and they talk about the match they just saw, as well as the main event between Breakker and Ziggler. They’ll be hosting the WrestleMania Kick-Off Show later tonight. We return to McKenzie Mitchell and Co. and they go through the matches once more to end the Kick-Off Show.

Stand & Deliver

North American Championship

Ladder Match

(C) Carmelo Hayes W/Trick Williams Vs. Cameron Grimes Vs. Grayson Waller W/Sanga Vs. Solo Sikoa Vs. Santos Escobar W/Legado Del Fantasma

The match gets underway and they all stare at the title for a moment, then Hayes yells that none of them deserve the A Championship. Hayes eats right hands from everyone but Trick drags him out of the ring. Escobar beat Grimes into the corner, while Waller attacks Sikoa. Trick and Hayes pull Sikoa out and run him into the barricade, then Griems sends Waller over the ropes to the floor.

Hayes shoves Grimes off the ropes to the floor, then comes face-to-face with Sioka and eats some big right hands. Escobar throws Solo over the ropes, then hits Carmelo with a dropkick. Grimes pulls Escobar out and gets back in so he and Sikoa can beat Hayes together. Waller and Escobar return and clear the ring, then Sanga and Legado put ladders into the ring but they each baseball slide the others ladder back out.

Grimes gets on the apron and kicks Sanga, then Sikoa dives over the ropes onto Sanga. Escobar hits a gnarly suicide dive to Sikoa, then Grimes dives over Hayes the ropes onto Escobar, and finally Hayes hits a springboard moonsault onto Grimes. Waller gets in the ring and hits the ropes but then stops and lifts a ladder. He starts climbing but Sikoa knocks him off. Solo puts Waller, Escobar and Hayes in the corner and two ladders between them, then splashes them all!

Solo attempts to superkick Grimes but misses and his foot gets stuck in a ladder, then Grimes hits a neckbreaker. Hayes comes in and Grimes hits him with a ladder, but then Escobar drops him with a dropkick tot he ladder. Santos runs the ladder into Grimes’s crotch in the corner, then baseball slides it. Escobar sets a ladder up and starts climbing but Grayson jumps up for a cutter!

Hayes prevents Waller from climbing the ladder with a springboard clothesline! Sikoa cuts Hayes off, and the Champ looks for a springboard again but this time he eats a superkick. Solo starts scaling the ladder but Escobar comes up the other side and they trade shots until Santos hits a sunset flip powerbomb onto another ladder! Santos with double knees to Grimes, then ducks a kick but Grimes catches him with the spinning crossbody.

Trick Williams comes in and sets-up a ladder but Sanga comes in and literally rips it in half! Elektra Lopez gets in and distracts Sanga, allowing Wilde and Mendoza to hit stereo dropkicks. They beat Sanga with the ladder pieces and he falls from the ring. Lopez then hits a splash off the top onto Waller! Sanga batters Wilde and Mendoza but they sandwich him between two ladders at ringside and dropkick them. Legado get more ladders into the ring but Sikoa takes them both out.

Sikoa and Escobar start climbing a ladder but Trick comes in and shoves it over. Trick sets the ladder up and starts climbing but he’s terrified of heights. Grimes comes in and tips the ladder over, sending Trick over the ropes and onto everyone at ringside. Grimes gets the ladder set up and starts climbing but Hayes drags him down and slams his head into it. Hayes starts climbing but all five men return to the fray and we’ve got three ladders and every man reaching for the belt at the same time.

Grimes and Sikoa are sent flying, then Waller knocks Escobar and Hayes off. Waller sees he’s alone and he’s torn between going viral or grabbing the belt, but he goes for the belt. Escobar gets back up and stops him with a super Frankensteiner off the ladder! Then Sikoa comes off the top with a splash to Santos! Grimes and Sikoa trade in the ring, and they wind-up on the apron. Grimes hits the Cave-In onto a ladder on the apron!

Hayes gets on the apron and trades with Grimes, then they both hit pump kicks and Hayes fall onto a ladder propped between the ring and barricade. Waller scales a giant ladder at ringside and jumps for an elbow drop but Hayes moves and he crashes and burns! Inside the ring, Santos hits Hayes with the Phantom Driver, but suddenly Grimes hits a springboard Cave-In! Grimse climbs up and unhooks the belt!

Winner and New North American Champion: Cameron Grimes

We see a video package of the brief rivalry between Tommaso Ciampa and Tony D’Angelo. Ciampa has been claiming this may be his last match. We see D’Angelo arriving at the arena in a Ford Galaxie 500, alongside AJ Galante from Netflix’s Crime & Penalties. For Ciampa’s entrance, we see a group of WWE delopmental rookies watching highlights of Ciampa’s career on the garage door he usually sits at. When Ciampa comes out he does Triple H’s water spit on the apron, then Shawn Michaels’s pose in the ring.

Tommaso Ciampa Vs. Tony D’Angelo W/A.J Galante

The bell rings and they lock-up, with Ciampa being forced into the corner and beat down. Ciampa hits a knee to the jaw, then catches Tony with a leaping knee and a spinebuster – all signautrre Triple H offence – and finishes with a Hunter Hearst Helmsley bow. D’Angelo starts firing back but wastes time talking trash.

Ciampa knocks him down in the corner and connects with three running knees! Ciampa drags D’Angelo out of the ring and runs him into the barricade, then gets on the apron and pats himself on the back. Ciampa pulls up the padding around the ring but when he gets back in the ring Tony tackles him. D’Angelo hits an underhook suplex and grabs a sleeper hold.

Ciampa fires back with right hands, reverses an Irish whip and connects with clotheslines. More lariats from CIampa in the corner, then a flying clothesline. Ciampa wants the Fairytale Ending but D’Angelo fights it and rolls him up for a two. Tony shouts at Tommaso that this is his ring, so Ciampa slaps him, rips his shirrt off and chops him repeatedly. Ciampa gets him on the top rope and wants an air raid crash but gets knocked off.

D’Angelo jumps but Ciampa catches him with a knee and both men are down. The referee starts his count but they both get up around eight and trade punches. Tony hits a falcon arrow, then grabs his crowbar and swings but Ciampa ducks and kicks him. Tony then low-blows Ciampa as the ref is distracted. D’Angelo hits the swining neckbreaker but Ciampa kicks out!

D’Angelo goes out and gest the crowbar but as he’s coming through the ropes Ciampa hits Willow’s Bell! Ciampa grabs him and hits the Fairytale Ending… but D’Angelo kicks out! Ciampa applies a modified crossface but Tony gets to the ropes. They roll out and D’Angelo hits a DDT on the exposed floor! D’Angelo gets him inside and simply kicks Ciampa in the head for the pinfall!

Winner: TonY D’Angelo

D’Angelo and Galante pose and leave. Ciampa comes to his knees and a resounding “thank you Ciampa” chant rings out in the arena. He kisses the mat and makes his way up the ramp. When he’s on the stage The Game, Triple H, comes out and makes him walk back out and soak it in. They hug and cry, then HH leaves and makes Ciampa stay.

NXT Tag Team Championships

(C) Imperium Vs. The Creed Brothers Vs. MSK

Brutus, Barthel and Lee start things off. Barthel drops Lee but Brutus grabs him from behind and drops him. Lee kicks Barthel after Brutus slams him. Wes leaps off Barthel’s back and clobbers Brutus, then Barthel and Lee trade blows. Lee unloads and dropkicks Barthel into the corner. Carter tags in for a Bronco Buster to Barthel in the corner. Brutus grabs Carter but Carter fights him off and hits a suplex.

Barthel punches Brutus in the corner. Carter and Barthel go at it and arcel slingshots Carter into the middle rope. Brutus grabs Barthel but Aichner makes the save. Brutus fights Aichner off and drops him, then knocks Carter off the apron. Aichner and Brutus go back and forth, with Aichner getting the better of the exchange. Fabian turns his attention to Nash but Lee tags in and leaps at Aichner but Aichner catches him in mid-air with a backbreaker.

Brutus slams Aichner and tags in Julius. Julius knocks the challengers off the apron and unloads on the others in the ring. The Creeds double team Lee now. Brutus with a big shoulder tackle to Lee. Aichner connects with a jawbreaker to Brutus and a big kick to Lee. Imperium goes for a double team to Lee but The Creeds cut them off and take them out. Carter tags in but Brutus takes the fight to him as well.

Brutus gets on top of Carter and connects with big forearms in the c of the centre of the ring. Brutus with a gutwrench suplex to Aichner, then a knee to the ribs of Carter. Barthel comes in and Julius slams him. MSK double teams Julius, unloading with kicks. MSK double teams Barthel for a near-fall. All three teams rush in and start going back-and-forth but Imperium manage to clear the ring.

Aichner body slams Carter into the ropes, then levels Lee with a huge clothesline for a two-count. Aichner tosses Carter to the floor, then chops Julius. Aichner catches Julius on his shoulders and hits a rolling fireman’s carry. Carter returns and catches Aichner with a headscissors, that sends him to the floor, then launches Barthel off the apron with a hurricanrana onto Aichner. Lee then hits the ropes and dives outside onto everyone.

Lee gets Aichner back inside and Carter hits a swanton, followed by a spinning tope from lee for a near-fall. MSK take Julius up top but he fights them off. Aichner and Carter climb back up with Julius and hit a big superplex and land on Aichner and Lee! Everyone is down and the fans chant “NXT!”. Most of them roll outside and Brutus climbs to the top rope, then leaps off with a literal cannonball onto Imperium and Nash at ringside. The fans loved that one.

The Creed Brothers reconvene to double team powerbomb Carter. Julius covers for the pin but Aichner pulls Julius out of the ring. Julius gets sent into the steel steps, then Imperium hit Brutus with the Euro Bomb from the apron to the floor! Imperium comes back in and look to hit the Euro Bomb to Carter but Lee breaks it up and sends Aichner to the outside. Lee kicks Barthel from the top turnbuckle, sending him right into a sitdown powerbomb by Carter and they win!

Winners and New NXT Tag Team Champions: MSK

Cameron Grimes is interviewed backstage and his eyes are red. He says his dad told him he would be a WWE Superstar but now he’s more than that, he’s a WWE Champion.

Joe Gacy and Harland were in Dealey Plaza earlier today – where John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Gacy asks why is that we only unite in tragedy and not because of triumph? He says he can change that and bring everyone together, if we let him.

NXT Women’s Championship

Fatal 4-Way

(C) Mandy Rose Vs. Kay Lee Ray Vs. Cora Jade Vs. Io Shirai

The match starts and Mandy gets cornered, then knocked out of the ring. Shirai and Ray turn their attention to Jade and hit a snapmare and a dropkick. Rose drags Cora from the ring and slaps her in the face, then Ray and Shirai hit suicide dives onto them both. Shirai and Ray beat Mandy and Jade down at ringside, then get back inside and shake hands so they can go one-on-one.

Ray looks for a gory bomb but Shirai counters with a roll-up and a two-count. Shirai lands on her feet from a back flip, then trips Ray onto the middle rope and wants the 619 but Ray avoids it. Rose drags Io out of the ring, then punches Ray as she comes to the ropes. Jade comes in and tackels Rose and punches wildly, but Rose turns the tables and hits a spinebuster.

Rose tosses Ray out of the ring onto Shira, then stomps Cora in the corner. Mandy chokes Cora on the middle rope, then hits a stalling vertical suplex for a two-count. Rose knocks Shirai and Ray off the apron, then Cora sends her out of the ring. Jade dives off the apron onto Mandy, then Ray dives onto Jade, and finally Shirai hits a moosnault onto Ray and they’re all down at ringside.

Shirai and Ray are back in the ring and Io counters a roll-up with a double stomp. Shirai hits the 619, then goes up top for a missile dropkick and a near-fall. Rose and Jade come back in and Io and Ray get them both down in submissions. Jade kicks Shiai off and she lands on the orhter two, all all four are down. Shirai drops Jade with an uppercut, Ray hits her with a front suplex, then Rose connects with a clothesline.

Jade takes Mandy down with a hurricanrana, then hits a dropkick to the knee and a shining wizard. Ray pulls Cora to the apron but Jade hits her with a Canadian Destroyer! Shirai knocks Cora off the apron, then hits a missile dropkick to Rose. Shirai with double knees in the corner, then a German suplex for a near-fall. Io and Rose battle onto the apron, then the top rope, and Shirai hits a Spanish fly off the top!

Shirai covers but Jade comes off the top with a senton to break the pin! Jade wconnects with a leaping knee against the ropes, then hits Mandy with sliced bread. Jade hits a DDT and covers but ray breaks the pin. Ray headbutts Jade and hits a gory bomb. Ray goes up top but Shirai shoves her off to the floor and goes up top. Shirai hits a moonsault to Jade but before she can cover, Rose clocks her with a knee and pins her!

Winner: Mandy Rose

Duke Hudson and Persia Pirotta are facing Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis for the title of sexiest couple, and they’re all dressed like they’re going to a hoedown. The WWE Universe has voted for InDex but Duke and Persia don’t agree with the result. Duke slaps the hat off Lumis’s head and they argue until referees come between them.

Gunther Vs. LA Knight

The match starts and they lock-up. Gunther forces Knight back to the corner and disrespects him. Knight comes out flying with right hands and stomps Gunther down into the corner. Gunther rolls outside and Knight goes to the apron and dives onto him with a clothesline. Gunther grabs Knight and hits a powerbomb onto the apron. Knight gets back inside and Gunther attacks his back.

Gunther applies a bulldog choke to Knight but he won’t tap, so Gunther released and targets the back some more. Gunther forearms and kicks the back, then applies a Boston crab. Knight won’t give-up, so Gunther switches to an STF. Knight gets free but eats a headbutt, then gets sent hard into the buckles. Knight turns the tables and hits Gunther with a back body drop. Knight runs but Gunther drops him with a massive chop. Knight counters a suplex with one of his own and both men are down.

Knight is sent to the apron but he dives back over with a shoulder tackle. Knight stomps Gunther repeatdly in the corner, then connects with a running knee. Gunther fights up and looks for a chop but Knight ducks it and hits a body slam. Knight hits an elbow drop, then takes Gunther up top but gets chopped back down. Knight then leaps back up with a superplex to Knight for a near-fall!

Knight wants the BFT but Gunther shoves him off. Gunther looks for a chop but Knight catches it! Gunther then connects witha chop and grabs a sleeper hold. Knight drops to a knee and fades… but finds some life and gets Gunther on his shoulders for a reverse Death Valley driver and a near-fall. Knight goes to the top rope but Gunther chops his back, then clotheslines him off the ropes. Gunther hits a splash to the back and a powerbomb for the win.

Winner: Gunther

NXT Championship

(C) Dolph Ziggler W/Robert Roode Vs. Bron Breakker

The main event gets underway and Breakker tackles Ziggler into the corner and lands some shoulder tackles. Ziggler rolls outside and Bron drags him back in but Dolph attacks him. Breakker whips Dolph to the ropes and wants a spinebuster but Ziggler jumps to high and they wind-up on the floor and Dolph is choking him. They hit the ropes and Breakker catches Ziggler with a high-angle snap slam.

Breakker connects with a clothesline, then a few belly-to-bellies. Bron thinks its over and he wants a Spear but Roode grabs his feet. The referee caught it and ejects Roode from ringside! Ziggler is distraught and Breakker catches him with a back suplex. Bron puts Dolph on the top rope and wants a Frankensteiner but Ziggler slips between his leg and crotches him.

Ziggler drags Breakker off the top rope and lands a neckbreaker. Dolph applies a bulldog choke to Bron but the big guy fights up, only to get kicked in the knee and hit with a neckbreaker for a two-count. Breakker clubs him but Ziggler backs him into the corner and runs into an elbow. Breakker scales the ropes but Ziggler trips him and his head hits the buckles on the way down. Dolph with a sleeper and gets the hooks in.

Ziggler keeps the submission for a while, then stomps Breakker and rakes his face. Breakker fights back with some clotheslines, a belly-to-belly, and a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Bron takes Dolph up top and he hits the super Frankensteiner but Ziggler kicks out! Breakker wants the Spear but eats a knee, but it only pisses him off. Breakker runs, Ziggler leapfrogs, and Bron connects with a massive Spear… for a near-fall!

Breakker lifts Dolph and grabs him by the throat but Ziggler slings him out of the ring. Bron comes back in and Dolph hits a knee to the face for a near-fall. Ziggler wants a superkick but Breakker catches it, spins him around and hits a Spear! Breakker lifts Ziggler an hits the military-press into the powerslam and covers… but Roode reappears and drag Dolph from the ring!

The referee is helpless and Breakker is annoyed, so he dives over the ropes with a tope onto Ziggler and Roode! Breakker gets Dolph back in and sends Roode into the steel steps. Bron gets in the ring and Dolph hits a Fame-Asser, then a Zig Zag but Breakker kicks out! Ziggler can’t believe it. Dolph heads tp the top rope and hits a flying elbow drop for another near-fall.

Ziggler goes to the corner and starts stomping up the band but when he turns Breakker is staring at him and he freeezes. Breakker hits a clothesline, then a Spear, lifts Dolph up for the military press but Ziggler rakes the eyes. Dolph sends him into the buckles, then connects with the superkick and retains the title!

Winner: Dolph Ziggler

That’s it for NXT Stand & Deliver 2022! Let us know what you thought of the show in the comments and we’ll see you back here at 6 pm EST for WrestleMania! Until then, stay safe.

Curtis Dillion

Curtis does our weekly live match-by-match coverage of WWE RAW and SmackDown for Ringside News. In addition to SmackDown, Curtis also does WWE & NXT special event coverage as well. He has been helping out at for Ringside News for many years.

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