Mercedes Martinez def. Dakota Kai by way of disqualification; Raquel Gonzalez assaulted Martinez
With NXT Ladies’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez wanting on, Mercedes Martinez and Dakota Kai battled in a seesaw affair. Martinez and Gonzalez finally discovered themselves head to head on the skin, with Martinez dropping the champion with a straight proper. Gonzalez retaliated again within the ring with an enormous boot, forcing the disqualification. However Martinez was something however a winner, as “Massive Mami Cool” left her mendacity after a savage assault.
Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher confronted Grizzled Younger Veterans
Zack Gibson & James Drake got here to the Capitol Wrestling Middle to stake their declare to an NXT Tag Workforce Championship alternative towards MSK, however what they received as a substitute was a beatdown from the hard-nosed staff of Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher, who’re additionally eyeing the titles.
Zayda Ramier def. Toni Storm due to an help from Zoey Stark
Clearly nonetheless not over her upset loss towards Zoey Stark again at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship, Toni Storm sought to make an instance of the upstart Zayda Ramier. Storm did simply that till Stark arrived after Storm badmouthed her earlier, and Stark’s presence at ringside prompted a lapse in Storm’s focus. Ramier correctly capitalized, hitting a spectacular Taking pictures Star Press to deal Storm one other disappointing defeat.
Bronson Reed def. Austin Idea to earn an NXT North American Title alternative
With assist from the remainder of The Method, Austin Idea seemed to be cruising to victory after Bronson Reed ate a superkick from NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano outdoors the ring. The match devolved into chaos when Dexter Lumis arrived at ringside together with his eyes locked on Indi Hartwell, who spurned him after Lumis supposedly despatched flowers to Method rivals Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon.
Idea collided with Lumis, sending him crashing to the skin, and moments later Reed flattened “All Day” with the Tsunami, incomes one other crack at Johnny Gargano.
Imperium def. Killian Dain & Drake Maverick
Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner did a wonderful job isolating Drake Maverick, however finally Killian Dain was fed up sufficient to bulldoze his approach into the ring regardless of not being the authorized man. Imperium later appeared caught in a disagreement on the skin when Barthel ordered Alexander Wolfe to assault Dain — Wolfe’s former SAnitY stablemate — with a chair. Whereas Wolfe could not pull the set off, he did cease an assault by Dain, and Barthel despatched The Beast of Belfast crashing into the steps.
In the meantime, again within the ring, Barthel & Aichner planted Maverick with the European Bomb for the victory.
The Method brutally attacked Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon
Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon weren’t even in a position to compete of their scheduled match towards The Robert Stone Model, as Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell viciously ambushed them. The Method left the NXT Ladies’s Tag Workforce Champions in tatters at ringside, setting the stage for subsequent week’s Avenue Battle for the titles.
Adam Cole spoke to Arash Markazi for his first public phrases since NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship
Clearly nonetheless bitter with the outcome and ensuing hypothesis following his loss to Kyle O’Reilly at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship, Adam Cole vowed that his former Undisputed ERA ally would by no means take his spot in NXT. Cole additionally addressed NXT Champion Karrion Kross, questioning Kross’ endurance atop the black-and-gold model. Lastly, The Panama Metropolis Playboy promised that NXT would quickly see “The very best rattling Adam Cole anybody has ever seen.”
Legado del Fantasma def. Kushida & MSK in a Six-Man Tag Workforce Match
NXT Cruiserweight Champion Kushida and his NXT Tag Workforce Champion companions showcased spectacular synergy till the bout took a brutal twist due to Santos Escobar, who powerbombed NXT’s resident Time Splitter via the announce desk. Again within the ring, Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza introduced the onslaught to MSK as effectively, although Wes Lee & Nash Carter refused to remain down.
Kushida seemingly made a mistake refusing medical consideration at ringside, as Escobar capitalized by planting him with the Phantom Driver, whereas Wilde & Mendoza took out Carter with a potent double-team assault to earn the pinfall.