WWE NXT Results, August 26, 2020

Karrion Kross accompanied by Scarlett opened the show and announced that he has to relinquish the NXT Championship due to a separated shoulder, but he promised to be back soon.

NXT Tag Team Championship Match | Breezango def. Imperium(c): Breezango won their first titles as a tag-team after a leg drop from Fandango onto both the opponents saw them pick up the win.

Damien Priest’s interview was interrupted by Timothy Thatcher who demanded a title shot. Priest laughed it off and made his exit.

Tommaso Ciampa def. Jake Atlas: Ciampa made his return to NXT and squashed Atlas, picking up the win with the Willow’s Bell DDT. Post-match, Ciampa turned heel and viciously attacked Atlas all over the ringside.

Backstage, Bronson Reed demanded a title shot at Damien Priest before being interrupted by a returning Austin Theory. Reed slapped Theory to end the segment.

Shotzi Blackheart def. Mia Yim: Mercedes Martinez didn’t come out for the match after Robert Stone refused to let her participate. Blackheart attacked Stone with her mini-tank and went on to defeat Yim with a senton.

Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez said that they are still a strong team, and Kai deserves to be the NXT Women’s Champion.

NXT General Manager William Regal announced a huge fatal-four way match for next week, with Tommaso Ciampa, Finn Balor, Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole competing in a 60-minute Iron Man match for the vacant NXT title.

NXT Cruiserweight Championship | Santos Escobar(c) def. Isaiah Swerve Scott: The duo produced a great match, with Legado del Fantasma trying to help their leader out. Scott survived the interference but succumbed after Escobar headbutted him with a stone under his mask.

Kyle O’Reilly def. Drake Maverick: Maverick couldn’t take revenge for Undisputed Era’s attack, and ended up tapping out to O’Reilly. Post-match, the Undisputed Era hit the ring but Killian Dain made the save. Dain then dropped Maverick in the ring as he made his exit.

Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai def. Rhea Ripley and Io Shirai: The heels picked up the victory after a distraction from Mercedes Martinez allowed Gonzalez to hit the slam on Ripley for the win.