Welcome to WWE NXT.
We see a vehicle arrive at Full Sail and Rhea Ripley emerges. She enters the building.
We are at Full Sail University and your announcers are Nigel McGuinness, Mauro Ranallo, and Beth Phoenix.
Match Number One: Damian Priest versus Boa
They lock up and Priest backs Boa into the corner and Priest misses a punch on the break. They lock up and Priest pushes Boa away. Boa with a kick to the leg but Priest with a shoulder tackle. Boa tells Priest to try for a shoulder tackle but Priest with a forearm and kicks in the corner. Boa with a kick but Priest with a jumping kick and jumping elbow into the corner. Priest with a Falcon Arrow and he kicks Boa in the back of the head. Priest picks up Boa by the ear but Boa with a chop. Boa with a kick and he avoids strikes from Priest. Boa with a series of kicks to Priest followed by a running drop kick into the corner.
Priest with a discus clothesline and then he sets for the cyclone kick and hits it. Priest with The Reckoning for the three count.
Winner: Damian Priest
We have a recap of what happened last week when Roderick Strong set the Velveteen Dream’s couch on fire. Dream asks if you think for one second that his championship is going up in flames, you are lying to yourself. Strong asks Dream if he thinks he can beat him. Dream says he has a message for Roderick Strong. Dream says if he burns, you will burn with him.
We are back and Johnny Gargano makes his way to the ring.
Johnny lets the crowd chant for him for a few minutes before starting to speak. Johnny says he wasn’t going to be very long when he came out here tonight. He says he asked if he could come out to talk because he heard the rumors and read the reports. Everyone has asked him what the future holds for Johnny Gargano. Last time he was in the ring, he fell 20 feet in a steel cage. He woke up to an arena of people chanting ‘Thank You Johnny’. Johnny says he appreciates that. Johnny says he wanted to come out and say thank you. There would be no Johnny Wrestling if it wasn’t for you guys. Johnny says this with all bit of his heart. He absolutely loves everything about NXT.
Johnny says he loves this place. It is about people like him and the people in the locker room putting on the best wrestling show this world has to offer. Johnny says he has been here for a very long time. He has seen a lot of people come and a lot of people go. They have a say in their future and they have a choice. Johnny says he has made his choice. Johnny says you have had his back since day one and he wanted to tell everyone that he is officially . . .
Shane Thorne interrupts Johnny and makes his way to the stage.
Shane asks if all of this is necessary? More time for Johnny, just what we all needed. Shane says we have wasted more time on you. You could have taken a selfie and put out a tweet, but Johnny had to be here. Shane gets into the ring.
He tells Johnny that he gets it. You are a pillar of NXT. You are Johnny Takeover. Shane tells Johnny this place is going to be just fine without you. In fact, with the right person finally in the spotlight, it is going to be even better. Shane tells Johnny to take his bell and take a walk.
Johnny starts to walk out of the ring but Johnny stops at the ropes and tells Shane he is right. He says he is NXT and he isn’t going anywhere.
Gargano with a super kick to Thorne.
We go to commercial.
We have a video feature on the Forgotten Sons. They say they have been cast out and cast aside. The world gets to see their vulgar display of savagery. They will be forgotten no more.
Match Number Two: Pete Dunne versus Angel Garza
Garza tells Dunne to wait a second but Dunne sees the outstretched hand and goes for it but Garza pulls it away. Garza goes for the pants but Dunne with a single leg take down into an ankle pick. Garza with a waist lock and Dunne with a wrist lock. Dunne picks up Garza by the wrist and takes him to the mat. Dunne goes for the other hand and he pulls back the fingers. Dunne gets a near fall. Garza with a single leg take down and Garza works on the arm. Dunne with a head scissors and Garza escapes. Garza with a side head lock and he lands on his feet on a back body drop. Dunne with a clothesline. Dunne kicks the arm and then puts the hand on the mat and tries to stomp the elbow but Garza avoids it.
Dunne is sent to the floor and Garza is able to remove the pants. Dunne with a forearm to send Garza to the floor after his pants. Dunne is put against the ropes and Garza with a super kick. Garza returns to the ring and lets the referee start his count. Garza kicks Dunne in the head when Dunne gets back into the ring. Garza with a chop and then he puts Dunne in the ropes. Garza with a knee to the midsection. Garza is sent into the turnbuckles and Dunne with chops. Garza with an Irish whip and Dunne flips over Garza and hits an enzugiri. Dunne with a German suplex.
Dunne stomps on the hands and connects with a kick to the temple for a near fall. Dunne sets for the Bitter End but Garza escapes. Garza with a drop kick. Dunne with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Garza with a rollup for a near fall. Garza runs into a kick from Dunne. Garza crotches Dunne and hits a drop kick to the legs. Garza with a near fall. Garza with a chop but Dunne kicks Garza. Garza with a thrust kick and he gets a near fall. Garza punches Dunne. Dunne with a roll through and he stomps Garza’s chest. Dunne with a round kick to the tempel. Dunne picks up Garza and he kicks Garza in the midsection. Dunne with a chop but Garza with a kick to the midsection.