WWE NXT Results – August 1, 2018: Shayna Baszler vs. Candice LeRae


Welcome to WWE NXT. 

Match Number One:  Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight versus Shane Thorne and Nick Miller


Miller and Thorne throw their jackets at Heavy Machinery and Heavy Machinery fight back.

The match starts and Thorne punches Dozovic but Otis punches back and then he spins around before slamming Miller.   Thorne with a drop kick followed by a second one to Otis and then he kicks Otis.  Thorne with punches and then he tags in Miller.  Miller with punches in the corner.  Miller rakes at the face and the referee warns Miller.  Miller with a chop but Otis chops back.  Miller with a back elbow and Thorne tags in and they hit a double belly-to-back suplex and Thorne gets a near fall.

Thorne with a wrist lock and he kicks Otis in the neck.  Thorne with punches and kicks.  Thorne chokes Otis in the ropes.  Miller tags in and he connects with a double sledge to the back followed by a reverse chin lock.  Otis gets back to his feet and he connects with elbows but Thorne with a side head lock.  Otis with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down.  Knight tags in and he punches Miller.  Thorne is hip tossed back in and then he hits a double clothesline and double side slam.  Knight with an arm trapped overhead belly-to-belly suplex on Miller but Thorne pulls him to the floor.  Knight with a cannonball onto Thorne and Miller.

Thorne grabs the leg but Knight kicks him away.  Miller clips Knight as he comes back into the ring.

The music for the Street Profits play and they are in the crowd so that means that Miller and Thorne lose focus on the match.  Meanwhile, Otis is able to tag in and Otis with a back drop to Thorne followed by Compactor to Miller for the three count.

Winners:  Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight

After the match, Nigel cannot believe what happened while Percy justifies the actions of the Street Profits.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two:  Trent Seven and Tyler Bate versus Matt Knox and Bradley Taylor

Bate and Knox start things off and Knox pushes Bate away, using his size advantage.  Bate goes through the legs and then connects with a punch.  Seven tags in and he hits a slam followed by a splash from Bate for a near fall.  Seven with a chop but Knox kicks Seven in the knee.  Taylor tags in and he runs into a knee.  Seven with chops and forearms to Taylor.  Seven with a Dragon suplex and clothesline into the corner.  Bate tags in and he knocks Knox off the apron.  Bate with an Exploder followed by a shooting star press.  Seven tags in and he gets Taylor on his shoulders and Bate with a double knee strike off the turnbuckles followed by a burning hammer for the three count.

Winners:  Trent Seven and Tyler Bate

After the match, Seven says that they are back and the last time they were here, things did not go as they thought.  Trent apologizes to everyone for what happened.  Trent says he spoke with Mr. Regal and Mustache Mountain has a plan.  Tyler says the Undisputed Era went after them to get back their tag titles and they tried to take out Trent.  Tyler says he threw in the towel because Trent’s well-being means the world to him.  Tyler says they are on a mission to get back those NXT Tag Titles.  They are reinvoking their rematch at Takeover Brooklyn.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Three:  EC3 versus Kona Reeves

Reeves tells EC3 he had a chance and then he tells EC3 that he is NXT’s finest.  They lock up and Reeves with a side head lock into a hammer lock and side head lock take down.  EC3 with a side head lock and he holds on as Reeves tries to send him off the ropes.  EC3 with a shoulder tackle and he blocks a hip toss and gives Reeves a hip toss and follows with a slam.  EC3 with a leaping elbow drop and Reeves rolls to the apron.  Reeves hits EC3 in the throat and then hits a running boot and gets a near fall.

Reeves with kicks and punches in the corner.  Reeves with a suplex and then he applies a Cobra Clutch on EC3.  Reeves with a back elbow and he returns to the Cobra Clutch.  EC3 with an arm drag to escape.  Reeves is sent to the floor and EC3 with jabs and a clothesline.  EC3 with a running forearm into the corner followed by a running swinging neck breaker.

Velveteen Dream’s music plays and he comes to the stage so EC3 stops his match.

Dream says he wants to get something straight.  There is someone in the building who cannot get over Royal Albert Hall.  EC3, do you want to talk about it?  They can talk about it and you may be able to bask in the experience.  Dream leaves.  Reeves hits a Samoan Drop but he can only get a near fall.  Reeves says something to EC3 and that allows EC3 to hit the One Percenter for the three count.

Winner:  EC3

We go to commercial.

We are back and EC3 is asked about Velveteen Dream’s challenge.  EC3 says he just beat the finest and he will join Dream in his experience.  That conversation will turn into a fight.

Match Number Four:  Candice LeRae versus Shayna Baszler in a Non Title Match

Baszler laughs at Candice before locking up.  She offers Candice the chance to walk out without being hurt.  Candice drop kicks Shayna through the ropes and to the floor.  Candice with a baseball slide that sends Shayna into the guardrails.  They return to the ring and Candice with a shoulder and slingshot jaw breaker.  Candice with arm drags and a drop kick for a near fall.  Candice goes for an arm drag using the ropes but Shayna drops Candice on the top rope and Candice falls to the floor.

Shayna with a hammer lock and she sends Candice shoulder first into the ring steps.  The referee starts her count and Candice is able to get back into the ring before the ten count.  Shayna gets a near fall.  Shayna with an arm bar and then goes for a wrist lock and works on the elbow and shoulder as well.  Shayna with a hammer lock and she sends Candice shoulder first into the turnbuckles.  Shayna with punches to Candice and then she stomps on the elbow.  Baszler kicks Candice in the head.  Candice slaps Shayna but Shayna kicks Candice in the shoulder.  Shayna with a hammer lock.  Candice sends Shayna into the turnbuckles shoulder first but Shayna with a kick.

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