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NewsNikkita Lyons Was Surprised Her WWE NXT 2.0 Pinfall Went Viral

Nikkita Lyons Was Surprised Her WWE NXT 2.0 Pinfall Went Viral

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As seen during the February 22nd episode of WWE NXT 2.0, Nikkita Lyons made her official debut and picked up a win over Kayla Inlay. The finish came when Lyons hit a spin kick on Inlay and then did a split legdrop for the 1, 2, 3.

A photo of Lyons making the pin would later go viral on Twitter and that surprised her.

During a recent appearance on WWE Espanol, Lyons said,

“I was still, ‘did that just happen?. I didn’t look at my phone until I got home. I was fortunate to have my parents there, my man, a bunch of friends came. I was super grateful and keeping that in mind that people close to me came to support me. That means a lot.

“After, I talked to my coaches and got all that going. People in the back were telling me great job. I just kind of sat there and continued to watch the show. I didn’t get out of my gear until the show was over. ‘I don’t even want to go to the locker room, I want to bask in this moment.’ It was beautiful. When I got on social media, I was like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ I was not expecting this reaction. A lot of people thought the finish was the split, but technically the finish was the tornado kick, the split was how I pinned her. That’s part of it and that’s what went viral. I was so surprised by that.”

For what it’s worth, Lyons will be appearing in a “Lashing Out with Lash Legend” segment on next week’s episode of WWE NXT 2.0.

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