Results of Carmelo Hayes vs. Lexis King at WWE NXT Deadline 2023 PLE

Carmelo Hayes vs. Lexis King took place during the WWE NXT Deadline 2023 PLE. Here were the highlights…

* King wanted a handshake but Hayes refused. Hayes got the early advantage and King slipped to the outside of the ring. The two fought on the outside and Hayes targeted King’s hand after King accidentally chopped the ring post. King finally got the upper hand by sending Hayes into the steel steps.

* King worked over Hayes with a single leg crab. King went for a handshake again but Hayes flipped him off. The two traded shots and Hayes started to build momentum. Hayes finished off King with his Nothing But Net/Diving Legdrop finisher.

* After the match, King got on the mic and claimed that he wasn’t the one that attacked Trick Williams.