Show: WWE NXT
Location: Winter Park, FL
Date: September 20th, 2017
Airing on the WWE Network
Welcome to WWE NXT. NXT begins with a memorial graphic of the recently departed legend, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan. Our opening contest is….
Singles Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Tino Sabbatelli
They locked up and Sabbatelli pushed him into the corner. Gargano landed a chop but Sabbatelli cut him off with a drop kick. Sabbatelli landed a series of right hands in the corner then sent him hard into the turnbuckle and followed up with a side walk slam. Moments later, Gargano fought back with a series of right hands then locked in his arm submission for the win.
We see Roderick Strong talk with William Regal about wanting a shot at the NXT Title. Regal said that Strong has done everything asked of him and booked Strong vs. Drew McIntyre for the NXT Title in two weeks.
Sonya Deville cuts a promo backstage. She says there’s a reason she and Asuka never faced, and that’s because she would have broken Asuka’s undefeated streak. Now that Asuka’s gone, she lays claim to the newly vacant title and invites the rest of the roster to put their “hair up, and square up.”
Singles Match: Bianca BelAir vs. Macey Evans
They lock up and get into a shoving match. BelAir with a waist lock takedown then a shoulder block. BelAir with a powerslam for 2. Evans fought back with a series of kicks then a drop kick in the corner. Evans with a neck breaker and a standing splash for 2. BelAir planted her with a face first powerbomb for the win.
Aleister Black cuts a promo about how 15 years ago he started a journey that led him here to NXT. He talked about traveling the world and experienced a lot. He said that he put all of those experiences in his skin as part of those scars. He knows what to do next. This leads to The Velveteen Dream walking out and said that Black walked through the darkness and into the light that he is. He said that he sees Black as someone who is hurt and that Black has fear in him. He knows that Black has a heart and that it’s in the wrong place. Black knocks the microphone out of his hands. Dream got into his face then out of out of the ring.
Singles Match: Lars Sullivan vs. No Way Jose
Sullivan beat him down in the early going. Jose attempted to make a comeback with a series of right hands. However, it wasn’t enough as Sullivan knocked him down, hit a splash off the top rope and connected with his powerslam finisher for the win.
Winner: Lars Sullivan
Tag Team Match: Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish vs. Tyler Bate and Trent Seven
O’Reilly and Bate started things out. Bate caught him with a drop kick and tagged in Seven who hit a powerslam and Bate hit a front senton off the tope rope. Fish was tagged in and blindsided Batel. Fish with a round of knee strikes then a front senton for 2. Fish and O’Reilly double teamed Seven and landed a double kick. Seven was sent to the floor where Fish speared him into the guardrail.
We’re back from break with Fish in control of Seven. Seven fought back after reversing a move and with a big clothesline. O’Reilly and Bate got the hot tag. Bate with a knee strike then a springboard uppercut off the middle rope. Bate caught him and landed a suplex then a shooting star press for 2. Seven sent Fish to the floor and him and Bate hit a double team powerbomb for 2. Seven hit an outside dive to Fish. Bate went for a powerbomb but O’Reilly locked in a guillotine choke. Bate got out of it and Fish took out Bate’s left knee. O’Reilly hit a suplex while Fish hit a kick for 2. They went for it again but Bate reversed and tagged in Seven, who hit a series of chops. O’Reilly went for an armbar but Seven got out of it. Adam Cole superkicked Bate on the floor while the referee wasn’t looking. Fish and O’Reilly hit a high and low double team kick/elbow for the win.
Winners: Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish
Post-match, Drew McIntyre walked down to the ring but Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly got out of the ring and went through the crowd. Sanity appeared behind the heels and attacked Cole, O’Reilly, and Fish, who managed to escape to close the show.