Bron Breakker Does the Unthinkable to Win the NXT Championship from Tommaso Ciampa

Published 01/04/2022, 11:26 PM EST

The WWE Universe witnessed NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa take on Bron Breakker in an intense championship match at NXT’s New Year’s Evil. The contest started with some dominating moves from Bron Breakker. However, NXT Black and Gold era Champion Tommaso Ciampa regained his momentum with some vicious strikes.

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During the match, Ciampa tried to land some shots at Breakker’s injured knee. Although he succeeded and caused severe damage, Breakker had no intention of quitting the match.

In the last moments of the match, Ciampa delivered knee strikes to Breakker, finishing with the Fairy-Tale ending. Surprisingly, the young talent kicked out and grabbed Ciampa with a diving strike to end with a Camel Clutch submission. Ciampa, who couldn’t stand the submission hold, tapped out and surrendered his title.

Hence, NXT 2.0 era saw a new champion and face of the brand emerge. Moreover, the New Year’s Evil event marked the end of the Black and Gold era.

Bron Breakker celebrates with Rick Steiner after his NXT title win

After a match with extreme in-ring action where both men gave it their all to beat the other, Bron Breakker reigned supreme. Once NXT went off the air, fans in the arena were treated to an impromptu after-party as Rick Steiner, Bron Breakker’s father, and former WCW Tag Team Champion celebrated with his son.

Winning the NXT title in front of his father was one of Breakker’s biggest achievements. The prodigy’s win also earned plaudits from his opponent.

Tommaso Ciampa went to the stands to shake hands with the WCW Legend to celebrate Breakker’s victory.

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By becoming the new champion, Bron Breakker, who lived up to his words and beat Tomasso Ciampa, grabbed the spotlight in the WWE Universe.

Right from his debut, Bron Breakker made his intentions clear. During his WarGames match, he proved why he was worthy by defeating Team Black and Gold.

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Once he is done celebrating his win, new challengers will emerge to knock him off the top spot. The way in which he manages to retain his belt will signify his dominance in the WWE. If he can continue putting in performances as he has done in NXT, the brand is set for a long reign.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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