For a 3rd week in a row, the NXT Breakout Event yielded two breakout performances from debuting Superstars. This week, pace demon Jordan Myles overcame a hard-edged onslaught by harmful martial artist-turned-Celebrity Boa to advance to the Semifinals, and, for probably the most half, Myles did it with a smile on his face.
The self-described “Athletic Anime Hero” saved his buoyancy on the outset of the match, whereas he bounced round Boa with an evasive backflip that preceded a pointy dropkick, however his sunny demeanor turned overcast as soon as Boa began wedging knee strikes into Myles’ ribcage. The Chinese language Celebrity rattled his more-experienced opponent with Muay Thai strategies and an axe kick that almost left a gap in Myles’ chest, however he started to point out indicators of frustration after being unable to place Myles down for the depend.
That’s when Myles discovered his subsequent gear and a smile returned to his face. The Texas native retaliated with a rapid-fire marketing campaign of kicks and unleashed a “Destructo Disc” spinning clothesline within the nook earlier than scoring the pin off a blinding 450 Splash that he calls “The Midnight Star.”
With the specter of Boa now behind him, Myles seems forward to battling Mexico’s Angel Garza within the subsequent spherical.