Tonight's edition of WWE NXT emanates from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The show is headlined by a 5-man gauntlet to determine NXT Champion, Finn Balor's title challenger at NXT TakeOver, in 2-weeks as well a battle royal to determine NXT Women's Champion, Io Shirai's challenger for the aforementioned TakeOver PPV event.
Before the show begins, let's see what tonight has in-store...
Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Kyle O'Reilly, Bronson Reed and Timothy Thatcher Battle It Out To Determine NXT Champion, Finn Balor's Number One Contender
Battle Royal To Determine NXT Women's Champion, Io Shirai's Next Title Challenger
Jake Atlas Looks Revenge On Tommaso Ciampa
The show begins with a tribute to Road Warrior Animal, Joe Laurinaitis, who passed away, earlier today.
We then cut right to the ring where multiple participants are already in the ring, ready to go for the NXT Women’s Championship, number 1 contender’s battle royal. Before the match begins, we see video footage of Candice LeRae attacking Tegan Nox, backstage and it appears as if Nox will be unable to participate in the match.
- NXT Women’s Championship #1 Contender’s Battle Royal - Rhea Ripley vs Candice LeRae vs Dakota Kai vs Raquel Gonzalez vs Shotzi Blackheart vs Xia Li vs Aliyah vs Indi Hartwell vs Kayden Carter vs Kacy Catanzaro vs Marina Shafir
Highlights (Battle Royal)
Result - Candice LeRae Wins, Will Face Io Shirai At NXT TakeOver
- Match - Tommaso Ciampa vs Jake Atlas
Highlights (Tommaso Ciampa vs Jake Atlas)
Result - Tommaso Ciampa defeats Jake Atlas
- Tag-Team Match - Roderick Strong & Danny Burch vs Fabian Aichner & Raul Mendoza
Highlights (Roderick Strong & Danny Burch vs Fabian Aichner & Raul Mendoza)
Result - Roderick Strong & Danny Burch defeat Fabian Aichner & Raul Mendoza
- Match - Damian Priest vs Austin Theory
Highlights (Damien Priest vs Austin Theory)
Result - Damian Priest defeats Austin Theory