Tegan Nox def. Nicole Matthews in a Second-Round Match
Matthews seemed to have Nox’s number at various points in the match — for example, when she nailed Nox with a forearm blow as Nox soared through the ropes for a suicide dive.
However, when Matthews went for a modified Boston Crab (the same move she used to defeat Isla Dawn in round one), Nox spun free, staggered Matthews with a headbutt and crushed her with a topsy-turvy cannonball. In the blink of an eye, Nox followed up with a Shining Wizard to crumble the double-tough Canadian and take the win. Nox now looks ahead to a Quarterfinal battle against the brooding Rhea Ripley.