Tonight's edition of WWE NXT emanates from Full Sail University and is headlined by Karrion Kross vs Dominik Dijakovic.
Before the show begins, let's see what tonight has in-store for us.
- Karrion Kross Takes On Dominik Dijakovic
- NXT General Manager, William Regal Has A Huge Announcement
- Dexter Lumis Takes On Killian Dain
The show opens with William Regal and NXT and North American Champion, Keith Lee addressing the WWE universe via video. Keith Lee says that he's relinquishing the North American Championship that way others can be afforded the opportunity to win the title. Regal then says beginning, tonight there will be a series of triple threat matches to determine who advances to the North American Championship Ladder Match at NXT TakeOver on August 22nd.
We then jump right into our first match of the evening...
- Match - Dexter Lumis vs Killian Dain
Highlights (Dexter Lumis vs Killian Dain)
Result - Dexter Lumis defeats Killian Dain
We then see Johnny Gargano, Roderick Strong & Bronson Reed bickering backstage ahead of their North American Championship Ladder Match qualifier, later tonight as we head to a commercial break.
- Match - Breezango vs Ever-Rise
Highlights (Breezango vs Ever-Rise)
Result - Breezango defeats Ever-Rise
We see Dominik Dijakovic, backstage who says there's no more sneak attacks...and tonight, Karrion Kross faces a fresh, ready Dominik Dijakovic...and he will end Karrion Kross' doom over NXT.
- Match - Aliyah (with Robert Stone) vs Shotzi Blackheart
Highlights (Aliyah vs Shotzi Blackheart)
Result - Shotzi Blackheart defeats Aliyah
After the match, Robert Stone is down and Shotzi gets in her mini-tank and runs over Stone's good leg but as she's celebrating, Mercedes Martinez comes out of nowhere and drills Shotzi with a boot to the face. Martinez and Stone stare each other down as we head to a break.
We then see a video package highlighting Isaiah 'Swerve' Scott. Scott talks about his chid-hood and loving to dance and making music. He goes on to say that making music is just like Wrestling...you have to be in sync or it messes everything up.
- North American Championship Ladder Match Qualifier - Johnny Gargano vs Roderick Strong vs Bronson Reed
Highlights (Johnny Gargano vs Roderick Strong vs Bronson Reed)
Result - Bronson Reed defeats Roderick Strong & Johnny Gargano
- Match - Timothy Thatcher vs Oney Lorcan
Highlights (Timothy Thatcher vs Oney Lorcan)
Result - Timothy Thatcher defeats Oney Lorcan
We then see Robert Stone & Aliyah, backstage trying to figure out what's wrong with his legs that Shotzi ran over with her mini-tank and Mercedes Martinez walks-in and says she needs someone to worry about putting matches together, dealing with contracts and dealing with the things she doesn't care about because all she wants to do is focus on hurting people in the ring. Stone says he's the man for the job and asks Aliyah to help him up and he and Mercedes shake hands as Stone welcomes her to the Robert Stone Brand.
Main Event - Karrion Kross (with Scarlett) vs Dominik Dijakovic
Highlights (Karrion Kross vs Dominik Dijakovic)
Result - Karrion Kross defeats Dominik Dijakovic
That's a wrap for WWE NXT!
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