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The wrestling world witnessed a seismic shift during WWE NXT No Mercy 2023. Ilja Dragunov, known for his unmatched passion and intensity, emerged as the new NXT Champion, toppling the formidable Carmelo Hayes.

Carmelo Hayes, who had previously stamped his authority as the NXT Champion, faced a significant challenge at No Mercy. His tenure as the champion was noteworthy, but every reign has its end, and for Hayes, No Mercy was that fateful night.

The match between Dragunov and Hayes wasn’t just another contest; it was a clash of titans. Both superstars gave it their all, with each moment of the match keeping the audience on the edge of their seats.

The bout was so evenly matched that it could have swung in favour of either superstar. However, despite Hayes’ best efforts, he couldn’t secure a three-count pin over Dragunov.

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Dragunov’s Triumph at WWE NXT No Mercy 2023

In a thrilling conclusion, Dragunov clinched victory over Hayes in Bakersfield. The match wasn’t just a testament to Dragunov’s prowess but also showcased the sheer determination of both superstars.

The audience’s reaction was palpable, with chants demanding more action echoing throughout the arena.

With Dragunov now holding the NXT Championship title, the wrestling community is abuzz with speculation about his future as the champion.

On the other hand, Carmelo Hayes’ journey post-No Mercy is also under the spotlight, especially considering the developments with Trick Williams winning the NXT North American Title earlier in the evening.

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  • Who won the NXT Championship at No Mercy 2023?
    • Ilja Dragunov emerged as the new NXT Champion at No Mercy 2023.
  • Who did Ilja Dragunov face at No Mercy 2023?
    • Ilja Dragunov faced and defeated Carmelo Hayes to win the NXT Championship.
  • How did the audience react to the match?
    • The match was well-received, with the crowd chanting for more action throughout the contest.
  • What other significant title change occurred at No Mercy 2023?
    • Trick Williams secured the NXT North American Title earlier in the night.
  • Where did the match between Dragunov and Hayes take place?
    • The match took place in Bakersfield.

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