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New WWE NXT North American Champion crowned


Roderick Strong defeated Velveteen Dream to become the NXT North American Champion on the first episode of NXT on the USA Network. in the final moments of the match, there was a referee bump and that opened the door for The Undisputed Era to try to get involved but they ate superkicks from Dream. The distraction almost cost Dream the match but Cole hit a superkick that allowed Strong to hit the End of Heartache finisher.

The Undisputed Era now holds all of the titles on the brand with Adam Cole as NXT Champion, Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly as NXT Tag Team Champions and Strong as the North American Champ.

Earlier in the show, Candice LeRae won a Fatal 4-Way Match to become the number one contender for Shayna Baszler's NXT Women's Championship. The other women in the match were Io Shirai, Bianca Belair, and Mia Yim.

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Also on the broadcast, Cameron Grimes (former Impact Wrestling star Trevor Lee) defeated Sean Maluta.