WWE NXT Outcomes: Winners, Stay Grades, Response, Highlights After Nice American Bash
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Tiffany Stratton beat Thea Hail to solidify herself atop the NXT ladies’s division. However who would step up subsequent?Credit score: WWE.com.
Within the aftermath of the Nice American Bash, the August 1 version of WWE NXT featured appearances from new and retaining champions in addition to a pair long-awaited matches.
Carmelo Hayes was able to look ahead after an unforgettable contest with Ilja Dragunov, and Tony D’Angelo and Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo celebrated their long-awaited NXT Tag Group Championships victory.
After a lot encouragement from Rhea Ripley, Lyra Valkyria and Jacy Jayne would struggle once more. The Valkyrie hoped to make an announcement by placing down her rival. Who would emerge victorious in an necessary battle?
Dijak hoped to show himself as essentially the most harmful man in NXT by difficult Eddy Thorpe. Would he be capable to defeat the upstart rookie?
Joe Gacy, Ava, Rip Fowler and Jagger Reid would lead an interrogation of Schism followers to seek out out who value them their match final week.
Following up on victories from Tiffany Stratton, Roxanne Perez, “Soiled” Dominik Mysterio and extra, NXT continues to march on, organising new rivalries and championship matches.
Lyra Valkyria vs. Jacy Jayne
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- The present opened with Gallus attacking The Household within the car parking zone. Within the coach’s room afterward, Tony D’Angelo warned that they had been lifeless males strolling.
- Jayne promised to finish this struggle on commentary earlier than Valkyria’s music hit. She then attacked The Valkyrie at ringside, ruining her entrance.
- Valkyrie was speaking large as she caught Jayne with a sequence of snap kicks, however Jayne made her pay with a spinebuster.
Jacy Jayne tried to make an announcement on the expense of Lyra Valkyrie, however she was outmatched in a bodily encounter. The Valkyrie ducked the focus on large boot from her rival and hit a roundhouse kick right into a diving splash for the win.
This was a giant check for Jayne, who wanted this to be her finest efficiency so far. As an alternative, it was apparent that Valkyria was slowing to all the way down to let her sustain, particularly after contesting Rhea Ripley per week in the past.
Whereas nothing about this was offensive, it simply couldn’t match to the construct. Jayne will not be the performer essential to push The Valkyrie, who ought to go proper again to title competition quickly.
In the meantime, Jayne wants extra time within the Efficiency Middle, honing her craft. She has the perspective, however her in-ring arsenal is just too restricted. She wants extra strikes to differ up her matches and permit her to compete at the next stage.
Valkyria def. Jayne by pinfall.
Dragon Lee with Rey Mysterio Challenges Dominik Mysterio
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- Rey known as Dragon the way forward for lucha libre, which is a serious endorsement.
- Within the locker room, Trick Williams instructed Carmelo Hayes that he wanted to do his personal factor, difficult Ilja Dragunov with out assist.
- Later within the night time, Axiom and Mustafa Ali almost got here to blows within the car parking zone after they acquired in one another’s means in making an attempt to confront Soiled Dom earlier than he left.
Rhea Ripley and “Soiled” Dominik Mysterio celebrated the NXT North American champion’s newest victory. Dragon Lee arrived to problem Soiled Dom. Rey Mysterio appeared on the titantron to announce he could be in attendance subsequent week for the title match.
This wasn’t essentially the most thrilling method to arrange the anticipated subsequent match for the North American title, nevertheless it served its goal. Soiled Dom and his father will likely be face-to-face once more subsequent week.
The stage is ready for Dragon to dethrone Mysterio and convey the title again to NXT, however nothing is for certain. Placing this match on a random episode of NXT may sign that this won’t finish effectively for the luchador.
Dijak vs. Eddy Thorpe
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- Dijak went for Feast Your Eyes, however Thorpe reversed right into a German suplex and working elbow drop.
- Each Dijak and Jacy Jayne apparently have the identical ending transfer because the discus large boot performed into the tip of each matches thus far. Hopefully, that’s cleared up quickly.
- Dana Brooke and Kelani Jordan reminisced on the Kendo Stick match. Brooke instructed Jordan to seek out her “killer intuition”.
Dijak injured Eddy Thorpe’s left arm early on this bout, and it made it exhausting for him to reap the benefits of his personal offense. Onerous Justice took benefit, sealing his victory with a discus boot to the injured shoulder.
This was shorter than it ought to have been, however the two males fought exhausting to maximise their minutes. Dijak wanted this win, however Thorpe can also be shedding critical momentum following his victory in NXT Underground.
Hopefully, the subsequent match between these two will likely be extra two-sided, regardless of who wins. These two have a lot extra story left to inform collectively.
Dijak def. Thorpe by pinfall.
Valentina Feroz and Yulisa Leon vs. Elektra Lopez and Lola Vice
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- In a TikTok, Lopez and Vice mocked Leon and Feroz throughout their win on Sunday.
- In her TikTok, Tiffany Stratton promised to be again in NXT subsequent week.
- NXT confirmed a video highlighting the journey of Roxanne Perez by way of her house state of Texas.
After Elektra Lopez and Valentina Feroz took one another out of the motion, Lola Vice caught Yulisa Leon with a shock superkick to seal the victory.
The motion right here was quick and forgettable whereas this consequence made little or no sense. After spending the previous couple months build up Leon and Feroz, they go proper again to shedding with out Nathan Frazer and Dragon Lee of their nook.
Whereas the purpose was to offer Vice a rub for her in-ring debut, the heels didn’t even have to take a shortcut to beat a much more skilled staff, simply weeks after Thea Hail simply beat Lopez in a singles match.
It looks as if Leon and Feroz are falling into the function Katana Probability and Kayden Carter as soon as held in NXT. They might not have the reward of a ladies’s tag staff title reign on the finish.
Vice and Lopez def. Leon and Feroz by pinfall.
Carmelo Hayes and Wes Lee vs. Meta-4
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- Melo acquired within the face of Lee within the locker room, who was annoyed after his newest loss. Dar and Mensah made enjoyable of each males till a struggle broke out.
- Meta-4 confirmed off their steady entrance, which was impressively dramatic.
- Lee began the brawl off early, diving onto Mensah throughout the entrance.
- The previous NXT North American champion labored offended all through this motion. He didn’t look blissful to let Melo take any lead within the match.
- Regardless of the awkward dynamic, these two labored very well as a tag staff, doubtless helped by Lee’s years of tag staff expertise.
- Lash Legend and Jakara Jackson delayed the faces in key moments to maintain their stablemates on this struggle.
Carmelo Hayes and Wes Lee couldn’t put all of it collectively as a staff regardless of some robust offense early within the match. Oro Mensah pulled Melo in to take a Cardiac Kick. He then caught Lee with a superkick to arrange Noam Dar for the Nova Curler to win.
Afterward, Melo and Lee argued in regards to the finish of the match. The A Champion tried to brush it off, however the former NXT North American champion was sad.
Organising Melo vs. Lee is sensible reserving. The 2 have carried NXT this previous yr, and The A Champion misplaced to Lee on his method to the NXT Championship. Hopefully, NXT doesn’t rush it as this anger consuming away at Lee could make this story particular.
Meta-4 acquired a stunning upset in a superb match. It’s good to see them choosing up some wanted momentum, although the group in all probability ought to have gained on Sunday if this was the plan come Tuesday.
This steady’s progress has been a serious brilliant spot on NXT programming. Hopefully, NXT won’t take their work as a right.
Meta-4 def. Lee and Melo by pinfall.
Baron Corbin vs. Andre Chase (w/ Chase U)
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- Hail was dejected after her loss. Baron Corbin interrupted Chase U’s interview. Chase acquired in Corbin’s face and arrange a match for later.
- Duke Hudson tried to speak Hail out of her funk within the nook, however she was unable to seek out her normal power to root for The Professor.
- Hail threw within the towel whereas Chase was caught in a single-leg Boston crab, which the referee didn’t see. She then walked out on the match.
Andre Chase was no match for Baron Corbin, particularly with the distraction of a dejected Thea Hail at ringside. Corbin sealed it with Finish of Days.
This was a high-quality match, although it was extra in regards to the story than the motion. Hail is clearly not blissful about Chase giving up the match on her behalf. The most recent drama in Chase U ought to hold this story shifting for some time longer.
It’s nonetheless not fairly clicking for Corbin, even with a greater entrance theme. Choosing up a win will give him some momentum again, however he might want to work NXT for some time to essentially promote himself to the viewers once more.
Corbin def. Chase by pinfall.
The Creed Brothers Taunt The Schism
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- Reid and Fowler had been sure it was The Creed Brothers behind the masks and attacked two males that regarded like they may very well be them.
- Ikemen Jiro revealed that he was one of many males underneath the masks.
- Bron Breakker warned Von Wagner about stepping as much as him. It was later introduced that Wagner would face Breakker subsequent week.
- After loss final week, Cora Jade packed up her stuff and determined to go away NXT.
The Creed Brothers interrupted The Schism’s interrogation of the masked males supporting the group. Joe Gacy instructed the followers of Schism worldwide to seek out them and convey them to Gacy, Ava, Jagger Reid and Rip Fowler.
This was not good, although it was very main-roster WWE comedy. That will put together all these wrestlers for what’s to come back in the event that they get the call-up.
NXT clearly has no intention to follow-up on the “loser leaves NXT” stipulation from a month again, however that’s for one of the best. Till Ivy Nile is able to provide you with The Creed Brothers, Diamond Mine ought to keep within the gold model.
The Schism regarded like goofs right here, which doesn’t assist the hope of rebuilding the steady’s credibility. The one factor left is so as to add new members to the group, however NXT has taken too lengthy teasing that concept with out delivering.
The Household and Santos Escobar vs. Gallus
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- The Don teased that he had a favor to name in, promising he was sq. with this man after this. The thriller man’s fancy white footwear had been proven as he entered the sector.
- The gang chanted “welcome again” after Escobar returned because the third man.
- The three males hugged after a profitable victory collectively.
- The night time ended with Ilja Dragunov guarantees retribution in opposition to Trick Williams.
Santos Escobar was revealed because the thriller third man in a six-man tag in opposition to Gallus. The three males labored very effectively collectively and put the match away with the Bada Bing, Bada Growth.
This was a really enjoyable callback. Escobar got here off as a returning hero, serving to the lads he as soon as feuded with all the best way to the tip of his NXT run. It was not a match many will keep in mind past this night time, nevertheless it served as a enjoyable celebration for the brand new champions.
Hopefully, that is the tip for Gallus going after The Household. It could be good to see contemporary blood within the tag staff division. NXT has too many groups simply ready to get again on TV.
The Household and Escobar def. Gallus by pinfall.
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Regardless of the hype popping out of the Nice American Bash, NXT delivered one in every of its flattest reveals in months. The promised matches had been unspectacular, and the shock tag staff bouts had been inconsequential.
The segments all through the night time didn’t have the mandatory spark. Whereas NXT constructed a robust card for subsequent week, it will have made sense to see extra of that on this present.
Lyra Valkyria vs. Jacy Jayne was the one robust illustration for the ladies’s division all through the night time, and it wasn’t sufficient. It could have been good to see extra of Tiffany Stratton or Roxanne Perez stay after their large wins.
One of the best a part of the present was the start of a feud between Wes Lee and Carmelo Hayes. That needs to be one thing particular. The principle occasion was additionally a enjoyable blast from the previous however not way more than that.
Total, NXT took the night time off from delivering high quality motion. It may have been worse, nevertheless it additionally may have been so significantly better.
Total Grade: D+