Event: WWE NXT
Date: October 30, 2019
Location: Full Sail University, Orlando, FL
The latest episode of NXT kicked off with YouTube star Poppy performing her single ‘I Disagree’.
Io Shirai defeated Candice LeRae: Io Shirai made her way out to the ring as Poppy performed ‘Scary Mask’. Shirai and Poppy marched towards the ring for the opening match.
Shirai won the opening match of the night after a hard fought victory over her nemesis LeRae. The finish saw Shirai pick up the victory after LeRae attempted a springboard moonsault, only to land on a steel chair.
Shirai attacked LeRae after the match, only to be interrupted by former NXT UK Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley. Ripley tried to attack Shirai with a chair but Shirai retreated.
Finn Balor made his way out to the ring as he was greeted with a mixed reaction from the Full Sail crowd after his heel turn last week. Balor cut a full fledged heel promo, and talked about being the hottest thing in the wrestling industry. Balor promised to end the career of Johnny Gargano. Balor said he’ll make Johnny Wrestling into Johnny Watches Wrestling as some fans cheered him on.
Bronson Reed defeated Shane Thorne: The lower card of the NXT roster was on display as the two Australian imports faced off. Reed delivered a huge splash for the victory, and soaked in the applause from the Full Sail crowd.
Backstage, Tegan Nox and Dakota Kai cut a promo on overcoming their knee injuries and returning to the black and gold brand. They promised to end the reign of The Kabuki Warriors.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match – The Kabuki Warriors defeated Tegan Nox & Dakota Kai: The former NXT Women’s Champions returned to the Full Sail University to defend their titles. After a fantastic encounter between the two teams, Sane took home the victory with the Insane Elbow.
Post Match, Nox and Kai were greeted by the NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler along with Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir. Baszler went on to attack Nox before she was interrupted by Rhea Ripley. Ripley marched to the ring but she was blindsided by Io Shirai. Candice LeRae and Bianca Belair got involved as a major chaos broke out in the middle of the ring.
William Regal appeared and said that this can only be solved in one way, a first ever Women’s War Games match! Ripley and Baszler were later announced as the team captains for the 5-on-5 War Games matchup.
Cameron Grimes defeated Tyler Bate: The inaugural NXT UK Champion lost to Grimes, who continued his run of several singles victories in recent weeks.
Post Match, Killian Dain laid out Tyler Bate and said that they have ‘unfinished business’.
The Undisputed Era defeated Matt Riddle and Keith Lee: The non-title matchup saw Kyle O’ Reilly and Bobby Fish win with some help from Adam Cole and Roderick Strong.
The Undisputed Era proceeded to attack on the losing duo, before Tommaso Ciampa made the save. Ciampa, Riddle and Lee attacked Kyle O Reilly, who was left alone in the ring.
The two teams stared each other down to end the show, with the possibility of a second War Games match.