August 9th, 2022
Capital Wrestling Center
Welcome to our live coverage of WWE NXT, announced for tonight's show, Zoey Stark will take on Cora Jade, Nikkita Lyons will take on Kiana James, Wes Lee will battle Trick Williams in a "Rounds match", and Tony D'Angelo will battle Santos Escobar one last time.
Match 1: Nikkita Lyons vs Kiana James
- The match starts off with Kiana backing Lyons into the corner, Kiana then stretches the knee of Lyons against the second rope, James then kicks Lyons in the head, Lyons then hits a spinning side kick to the head of James, followed by a split-bomb to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Nikkita Lyons.
- After the match, Kiana James hits Nikkita Lyons in the back with a steel chair.
Match 2: Rounds match: Wes Lee vs Trick Williams
- Round 1 starts with Trick landing a couple of jabs to the face of Lee, Lee then lands a series of bodyshots on Williams, both men then take each other down, Trick then hits a knee to the stomach of Lee, Lee then swings away in the corner.
- Round 2 starts with Lee landing an armdrag on Lee, Lee then hits a closeline on Trick, followed by a closeline and a crossbody to the outside, Hayes then grabs the leg of Lee, allowing Trick to hit a big boot to secure the pinfall and the first decision.
Round 3 Happened during the commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Lee roll up Trick for a one count, Trick then sends Lee into the corner with a strong Irishwhip, Lee then pins Trick with a crucifix to secure a decision, Lee then hits Lee with a cheapshot right hand.
- Round 5 starts off with Trick landing two suplexes on Lee to secure a nearfall, Lee then hits two running sidekicks to the side of Trick's head, Lee then hits a bulldog on Trick, Lee then hits a knockout blow on Trick to secure the final blow.
Winner via pinfall: Wes Lee.
- Carmelo says that Nathan Frazier steped up and got knocked down, Giovanni Vinci then interrupts, Giovanni challenges Hayes to a match next week at NXT: Heatwave, Hayes says that Nathan saved Giovanni from him, Hayes says that he'll put Giovanni on a T-shirt and it won't be designer, both men then begin to brawl, Giovanni then attempts to hit a powerbomb on Hayes but Hayes jumps off, referees then separate the two.
- We get a video package hyping up Bron Breakker vs JD McDonough for the NXT championship next week.
Match 3: Thea Hail vs Arianna Grace
- The match starts off with Hail landing a series of armdrags on Grace, Grace then lands a series of strikes on top of Hail, Grace then locks Thea in an armlock, Thea then hits Two forearms on Grace, followed by a running corner splash, Thea then hits a standing moonsault onto Thea to secure a nearfall, Grace then hits the wasteland on Thea to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Thea Hail at 3:51.
Match 4: Apollo Crews vs Roderick Strong
- The match starts off with both men locking up, Strong then takes down Crews with a headlock, Crews then takes down Strong with a waistlock, Crews then hits an armwringer on Strong, Crews then hits a dropkick on Strong, followed by two stiff chops in the corner, both men then exchange a series of chops, Strong then hits a backbreaker on Apollo, Strong then hits a dropkick in midair on Crews, both men then closeline each other on the outside as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Strong lock in a neckcrank on Apollo, Apollo then hits a standing suplex on Strong, Crews then hits two closelines on Strong, followed by a running corner splash on Strong and a blockbuster from the top rope to secure a nearfall, Apollo then hits a reverse slam on Strong to secure a nearfall, Strong then hits a backsuplex on Apollo onto the apron, Strong then locks Apollo in the Stronghold but Apollo kicks him off, Apollo then hits a powerslam on Strong, Strong then hits a backbreaker on Apollo, Apollo then hits an enziguri on Strong, Crews then hits a one-armed slam on Strong to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Apollo Crews at 15:27.
- We see Escobar arrive at Tony's mansion, Santos then offers to shake Tony's hand but Tony declines, Tony says that Santos didn't want to stay in his lane and it worked out for him, Santos says that this arrangement isn't going to work, Tony says that he wants Santos to come back and do his job, Santos says that Tony is only the don because Ciampa is gone, Santos challenges Tony to a match next week, If Santos loses, he's gone from NXT forever, and if Tony loses, Legado Del Fantasma is set free, Tony accepts but only if it's a no Disqualification match, the match is made official for next week.
Match 5: Pretty Deadly vs Edris Enofe and Malik Blade
- The match starts off with Prince land a shoulder tackle on Blade, Blade then hits two armdrags on Prince, Wilson then hits an uppercut on Blade in midair, Wilson then hits a gutbuster on Blade, Wilson and Prince then land a punch to the face of Blade, Brooks and Jensen then come out with Fallon Henley to watch the match, Enofe then hits a bulldog on Wilson, followed by an elbow drop from the top rope, Blade then hits a flying cannonball over the top rope, taking out Wilson, Pretty Deadly then hits the split milk on Enofe to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: Pretty Deadly at 4:37.
- After the match, Lash Legend attacks Henley from behind with a pump-kick.
Match 6: Cora Jade vs Zoey Stark
- The match starts off with Jade attempting to slap Stark, Stark then hits two armdrags on Cora, Stark then lands two chops to the chest of Cora, Stark then hits a snap suplex on Cora, Stark then hits a corkscrew on Cora, Cora then hits a running knee to the face of Starks as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Cora secure a nearfall on Stark, Cora then hits a closeline on Stark, Cora then attempts to use a steel pipe on Stark but Stark counters it into a german suplex, Zoey then hits a running sliding kick to the face of Cora, Stark then hits a superkick on Jade, Cora then hits another running jumping knee to the face of Stark, Cora then hits a sliced bread on Stark to secure a nearfall, Roxanne Perez then distracts Jade with a kendostick on the outside, Stark then hits a reverse GTS on Cora to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Zoey Stark
- After the match, Roxanne Perez chases Cora to the back, Mandy then attempts to attack Stark from behind with the championship but Stark counts, Stark then hits the reverse GTS on Mandy.