Results of North American title match at WWE NXT Stand and Deliver 2023

Wes Lee (c) vs. Dragon Lee vs. JD McDonagh vs. Ilja Dragunov vs. Axiom for the NXT North American title took place during the WWE NXT Stand and Deliver 2023 PLE in Los Angeles, CA. Here were the highlights…

* Dragon Lee showed early dominance and cleared the ring. Dragon Lee then hit a dive to Axiom and Wes Lee. JD hit a springboard moonsault and back in the ring, JD took control and was on the verge of winning but Dragunov stopped the referee’s count. JD was triple teamed and sent out of the ring.

* Dragunov, who has busted open the hard way, built up some momentum. Dragunov and JD were on the outside when Axiom wiped them out with a moonsault from the top rope.

* Back in the ring, Dragunov went for a triple pin but Wes Lee broke it up with a splash off the top.

* There were multiple nearfalls and the crowd started a “this is awesome” chant. Dragunov nearly had the match won but the pin was broken up the crowd chanted “fight forever.” Dragunov managed to fight off Wes Lee and Dragon Lee with chops. Dragunov went to finish off Dragon Lee but Wes Lee took him down with the cardiac kick and retained his title.