WWE NXT Results – September 5, 2018: Velveteen Dream vs. Johnny Gargano


Welcome to WWE NXT.

Match Number One:  Kassius Ohno versus Kona Reeves

They lock up and Ohno with a cravate but Reeves backs Ohno into the corner.  Reeves pushes Ohno on the break and then he realizes he might have done something wrong.  Reeves slaps Ohno in the back of the head and then he says that he is the finest.  Ohno slaps Reeves and then Ohno with a knee drop to the head.  Reeves with an uppercut and he goes to the turnbuckles and hits a forearm.  Reeves gets a near fall.  Reeves gets Ohno up but Ohno gets to his feet and he hits a rolling elbow for the three count.

Winner:  Kassius Ohno

After the match, Ohno says that when he came back to NXT, there was so much buzz, until . . . there wasn’t.  Kassius Ohno became an afterthought.  It used to tear him up trying to figure it out.  Kassius says he gets it.  There is always going to be someone new and fresh.  To whoever the next guy with buzz is, Kassius Ohno isn’t going anywhere, he is going to be right here.  Kassius says he will be the first to welcome you and knock you to the back of the line.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two:  Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake (with Jaxson Ryker) versus Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford

Ford and Blake start things off and Blake with a take down into an arm bar.  Ford with an arm drag and Dawkins tags in and so does Cutler.  Dawkins and Ford with a double drop kick and Blake and Cutler go to the floor.  Ford takes a drink and he hits a plancha.  Cutler is sent into the ring and Dawkins gets a near fall.  Dawkins with an arm bar.  Dawkins works in the arm and applies a hammer lock.  Ford tags in and he gives Cutler an arm drag into an arm bar.  Cutler with a forearm to the chest but Ford holds on to the arm bar.

Ford with a waist lock and Blake tags in.  Blake with a clothesline that sends Ford onto Cutler’s knees.  Blake with an elbow drop and a springboard knee drop for a near fall.  Cutler tags in and they hit a double neck breaker on Ford for a near fall.  Cutler with a boot to Ford and then he applies a rear chin lock.  Cutler with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall.  Blake tags in and he hits a leg drop onto Ford on the apron and he gets a near fall.

Cutler tags back in and he punches Ford.  Cutler chokes Ford in the ropes.  Cutler gets a near fall and then he applies a rear chin lock.  Ford avoids a neck breaker and gets a near fall with a back slide.  Ford is prevented from making the tag and Blake tags in.  Blake misses an elbow drop and Dawkins tags in and he hits a few clotheslines on Blake and a drop kick on Cutler.  Dawkins sends Blake into the corner and then he punches Cutler and hot shots Blake.  Dawkins sets for the corkscrew splash and hits it.  Cutler pulls Dawkins to the floor and sends Dawkins into the ring steps.  Ford kicks Cutler and then Ford hits a float over DDT.

Two masked men come to the ring and distract Ford and Dawkins.  It turns out to be The MIghty.  Cutler tags in and hits a boot to the chest from the turnbuckles while Blake hits a reverse DDT to get the three count.

Winners:  Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake

We continue with a look at the investigation and Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight are being interviewed.

Otis says it is a little hot in the room and he asks for some water.  Otis says it was him.  He broke the toilet in the Performance Center.  Tucker tries to separate himself from what Otis is saying.  Tucker says that is not what they are there for.

William says the video footage they provided was helpful but they ask if there is anything else that was not on the video.  Tucker says that CIampa was in the bushes near Black’s body but that was it.

We take a look back at last week’s main event when Ricochet accidentally hit Pete Dunne on a move to the floor.

We see footage from after the match when Ricochet and Pete were arguing in the back.  Pete says he has been champion for 450 days while Ricochet has only been here for five minutes.  Ricochet says he can do things that Pete cannot do.  Pete wants a title versus title match and Ricochet accepts.

The match will happen in two weeks and both titles will be on the line.

We go to commercial with a video package for the War Raiders and their quest for the tag titles held by the Undisputed Era.

Kairi Sane makes her way to the ring but before she goes down the ramp, she gets her title belt out of her treasure chest.

Match Number Three:  Kairi Sane versus Trish Adora in a Non Title Match

Sane with a waist lock and Adora with an elbow but Sane holds on.  Adora with a leg trip but she misses a kick.  Sane with a take down and a kick to teh back.  Sane with a flying neck breaker and she gets a near fall with a rollup.  Sane goes for the Stretch Muffler but Adora gets to the ropes.  Sane with a double stomp to the back and she gets a near fall.  Sane with a forearm but Adora with a forearm.  Adora picks up Sane but Sane gets back to her feet and hits a spinning back fist.  Sane marches to the corner for the Sliding D.  Sane goes up top and hits the elbow drop for the three count.

Winner:  Kairi Sane

After the match, Shayna Baszler’s music plays to interrupt Sane’s in ring celebration.

Baszler knocks over the treasure chest and she tells Kairi to enjoy her little pirate treasure fantasy while she can because it will end when she invokes her rematch clause.  Tonight, let’s see if this pirate can swim.

Baszler with a series of strikes and a clothesline.  Sane gets up and blocks a punch and connects with punches of her own.  Sane with strikes and Baszler has to back up.  Sane with a spinning back fist followed by a spear that sends Baszler to the floor.

NXT Men’s Champion Tommaso Ciampa is in the back and he says that he has not been seen since Takeover because he does not have a Number One Contender.  Without Aleister Black and Johnny Gargano, he is the last man standing.  He says he prefers to film this on his time because he is sick and tired of hearing your opinions.  He does not want to be the voice of the voiceless.  He does not want to lead mindless sheep.  Tommaso says he is at the top of the food chain.  The entire world is listening to every word he has to say, but he realizes that there are a few of you who truly hear his message.  Ciampa tells people to follow the lead of Tommaso Ciampa.  Follow the lead of your NXT Champion.

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