Samoa Joe Demands Money Back to NXT Champion Carrion Cross
Outraged by Samoa, Joe called Carrion Cross, but Mr. Regal tried to lower the temperature on the black and gold brand.
Kushida and Bobby Fish def. Roderick Strong and Tyler Rust
Kushida and Bobby Fish didn’t waste a second to clarify their intentions as they launched an attack against Roderick Strong and Tyler Rust before the first call. Diamond Mine tried to impose their will, but Fish’s power tipped the scales to tune the NXT heavyweight champion to win Rust.
Frankie Monet, def. Jaycee Jane
Frankie Monet joined Jesse Kamea at the entrance to the Capitol Struggle Center, but it was Mandy Rose’s presence behind the commentary bar that caught her attention. Once Monet was able to refocus, the flamboyant superstar landed Jaycee Jane to continue her runaway start on the black and gold brand.
Kyle O’Reilly, def. Austin’s theory
Austin Theory’s high-profile antics persuaded him into a match with the technical prowess of Kyle O’Reilly, but the cocky superstar kept churning throughout the match. Last week, O’Reilly talked about digging deep into his killer instinct in a fight with his former friend Adam Cole, and Superstar seems to have broken down at the end of his fight with Theory. After Theory hit the goal with his elbow, O’Reilly showed no mercy, blocking the submission long before his opponent struck.
Hit Row became a hit for Legado del Fantasma
Santos Escobar set his sights on the NXT North American Championship and set out to play against Dexter Loomis. Loomis’s alarming presence haunted Escobar, Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza when The Tortured Artist tried to drag Escobar into the depths of hell under the ring. As Loomis picked up steam, Wilde and Mendoza moved to prepare Escobar for the final version of Phantom Driver. As the victorious Legado del Fantasma climbed the ladder, Hit Row waited, and the ensuing skirmish saw NXT North American champion Isaiah “Swerve” Scott smash Wilde with his guitar.
Odysseus Jones def. Andre Chase in the first round match of the NXT Breakout tournament
The full power of Odyssey Jones was demonstrated against Andre Chase. Chase took a big risk in lunar assault to try and steal victory, but the imposing Jones made his way to the next round of the NXT Breakout Tournament with a final thunderbolt.
Drake Maverick def. La knight
Obsession L.A. Knight’s torture by Cameron Grimes led to his fight with Drake Maverick, which also cost him in the final moments of the match. As the million dollar champion barked orders to his butler incessantly, Maverick went out to fight and a glancing kick caused LA Knight to smash his head against the title, resulting in defeat. Stunned by their loss, Los Angeles Knight went on the attack and forced Grimes to deliver the final blow to Maverick in his final act of humiliation.
Raquel Gonzalez def. Xia Li in the match for the NXT Women’s Championship
Xia Li showed no fear of her NXT women’s title match against Raquel Gonzalez, and the champion’s kick on the steel steps left her upset. Big Mami Cool threw back the attack and launched a devastating lunar strike from the ropes that nearly made it impossible for Lee to continue. Smelling blood in the water, Gonzalez rushed into battle with a devastating one-handed powerslam that sealed the victory.
Carrion Cross has once again provoked Samoa Joe