WWE Star Touted As A ‘Warrior’ Following NXT Battleground 2023

WWE Star Touted As A ‘Warrior’ Following NXT Battleground 2023 WWE

Ilja Dragunov has now commented on his brutal match at NXT Battleground 2023, following NXT praising him as a warrior.

During the May 28 show, Dragunov fought Dijak in a violent Last Man Standing match. Dragunov was ultimately victorious, after delivering a huge flying forearm to the back of Dijak’s neck.

Following the bout, Dragunov took to social media to share a photo of the brutal aftermath of the bout, which you can see below.

Dragunov captioned the photo:

 I am pain. 

The official NXT Twitter account shared this photo, praising Dragunov:

You are a warrior, @UNBESIEGBAR_ZAR


Dragunov vs Dijak was the only non-title match of the night, with every other NXT Battleground match for a championship.

A new NXT Women’s Champion was crowned, with Tiffany Stratton defeating Lyra Valkyria to win the vacant gold.

Full results from WWE NXT Battleground 2023 were as follows:

North American Championship – Wes Lee (c) def. Joe Gacy, Tyler Bate

Heritage Cup Championship – Noam Dar (c) def. Dragon Lee thanks to interference from Oro Mensah, Jakara Jackson and Lash Legend

Last Man Standing – Ilja Dragunov def. Dijak

NXT Tag Team Championship – Mark Coffey & Wolfgang (c) def. Brutus & Julius Creed

NXT Women’s Championship – Tiffany Stratton def. Lyra Valkyria

NXT Championship – Carmelo Hayes (c) def. Bron Breakker

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4 months ago by Sanchez Taylor


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