June 7, 2020
Orlando, FL – WWE Performance Center
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- Shotzi Blackheart, Tegan Nox & Mia Yim defeated Dakota Kai, Raquel Gonzalez & Candice LeRae via Shiniest Wizard by Nox on Kai
- Finn Bálor defeated Damian Priest via Coup de Grace
- NXT North American Championship: Keith Lee (c) defeated Johnny Gargano via Big Bang Catastrophe
- NXT Championship – Backlot Brawl: Adam Cole (c) defeated Velveteen Dream via Panama Sunrise
- Karrion Kross defeated Tommaso Ciampa via Kross Jacket
- NXT Women’s Championship Triple Threat: Io Shirai defeated Charlotte Flair (c) and Rhea Ripley via moonsault on Ripley to win the title
Todd Pettengill makes his return to WWE television and kicks off the show by running down the card for tonight.
The band Code Orange performs their song “Underneath” in front of the classic In Your House set. At the conclusion of the song, the Performance Center trainees chant “NXT.”
Mia Yim, Tegan Nox & Shotzi Blackheart vs. Candice LeRae, Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez
It’ll be Mia Yim starting against Candice LeRae. The crowd immediately chants, “This is awesome.” Before they lock up, LeRae tags in Raquel Gonzalez. She locks up with Yim and throws her down. Yim quickly goes for a waistlock takeover, but Gonzalez powers out. Yim chops her and applies a guillotine. Gonzalez powers out and throws Yim off. Tegan Nox tags in and kicks away at Gonzalez’ leg. Gonzalez quickly runs her over with a shoulder block and tags in Dakota Kai. Nox quickly rolls Kai up for a two count. Nox grabs the throat, but Kai fights it. Nox charges, but Kai avoids her and rolls her up for a two count. Kai sends her into the ropes, but Nox takes her down for a roll up. They trade roll ups to no avail. Nox takes her down in the corner and hits a cannon-boar for a near fall. Shotzi Blackheart tags in and boots Kai in the arm before hitting a facebuster. Blackheart hits the ropes for a splash agains the ropes, but Kai avoids her. Kai hits a scorpion kick and takes her down for a two count. LeRae tags in and goes for a senton splash, but Blackheart avoids it. Blackheart kicks LeRae in the head, knocking her out of the ring. Kai and Gonzalez collect around LeRae. Blackheart goes for a suicide dive, but Gonzalez catches her and throws her. Yim hits a suicide dive and takes them down. LeRae leaps off the second rope with a splash. Nox follows up with a somersault senton off the top rope to the floor! An “NXT” chant fires up.
Blackheart gets LeRae in the ring and hits a meteora off the top rope. Blackheart splashes her against the ropes for a near fall. Blackheart avoids an enzuigiri and applies a double underhook submission, but Kai breaks it up. Gonzalez runs in while the referee deals with Kai and takes Blackheart down. LeRae covers Blackheart for a near fall. Kai tags back in and stomps Blackheart. Kai puts Blackheart in the corner and chokes her. Gonzalez tags in and stomps Blackheart in the corner before choking her. Kai pulls the hair for good measure. Kai tags in. Gonzalez whips Blackheart to the corner. Kai charges for a running big boot in the corner, but Blackheart moves. Blackheart hits some jawbreakers and an enzuigiri on Kai. LeRae quickly tags in and clubs away at Blackheart. Blackheart quickly tags Yim in.
Yim hits a clothesline and a dropkick on LeRae followed by a neckbreaker. LeRae avoids a kick, but Yim hits a dragon suplex for a near fall. Yim clubs Gonzalez on the apron. LeRae then hits Yim with a high angle release suplex. Nox and Gonzalez tag in. Nox knocks Gonzalez back before punching away at the midsection. Nox uppercuts her and hits the ropes, but Gonzalez catches her. Gonzalez soon powerbombs her, but Yim breaks it up. Gonzalez puts Yim out of the ring, and LeRae attacks her outside. LeRae and Yim fight to the back. Kai tags in, but she accidentally hits Gonzalez. Nox hits a chokeslam on Kai and helps Blackheart hit Gonzalez with Sliced Bread #2. Nox hits the Shiniest Wizard on Gonzalez and Kai for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Shotzi Blackheart, Tegan Nox, and Mia Yim
A Good Humor WWE Ice Cream sandwich commercial plays.
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Finn Bálor vs. Damian Priest
During his entrance, Bálor dropkicks Priest out of the ring.
The match begins, and Bálor kicks away at Priest before taking him down. Bálor kicks Priest out of the ring. Bálor attacks Priest at ringside, but Priest soon whips Bálor into the steps. Priest punches Bálor back and drops him on the apron. Priest starts dismantling the steel steps. Bálor charges him, but Priest grabs him and hits a sidewalk slam on the apron.
Priest gets Bálor in the ring and attacks. Priest kicks Bálor and punches him down. Bálor fights back, but Priest pushes him to the corner. Bálor boots him back and charges, but Priest hits him with a big flatliner before punching away at him. Priest sends him into the ropes and hits a back elbow. Priest stomps him down in the corner and covers for a one count. Priest then goes to a half nelson while talking trash. Bálor fights up and hits a jawbreaker. Priest quickly hits an ear clap and kicks him to the corner. Bálor boots him back and hits a running forearm. Bálor charges and hits a flying forearm to take him down.
Bálor charges and chops him in the corner. Priest blocks a whip, but Bálor hits a suplex. Priest rolls to the apron, so Bálor baseball slides him to the floor. Bálor wildly kicks away at Priest at ringside and gets in the ring to break up the count. Bálor punches Priest some more. Bálor gets back in and hits the ropes, but Priest gets in the ring and hits a clothesline. Priest goes for a crucifix powerbomb, but Bálor gets out. Priest hits the Broken Arrow, but Bálor soon takes him down and hits a nasty double foot stomp!
Bálor punches him, but Priest fights back. Bálor hits the ropes and clubs him. Priest responds with a kick, so Bálor drops him with a Pele Kick for a near fall. An “NXT” chant fires up. Bálor charges Priest as he gets up and hits some running forearms. Priest goes for a chokeslam, but Bálor rolls him up for a near fall. Bálor clotheslines him out of the ring, but Priest immediately leaps up to the apron and kicks Bálor down. Priest hits Bálor with a crucifix powerbomb on the apron before putting him in the ring for a near fall. Priest splashes Bálor in the corner with some back elbows. Bálor soon comes back with a Sling Blade. Bálor has a nasty welt on his back. Bálor charges, but Priest hits a spin kick. Bálor counters back with an elbow drop slam. Bálor hits a Woo Dropkick into the corner. Bálor goes to the top rope, but Priest grabs him by the throat. Priest climbs to the second turnbuckle and hits a super chokeslam for a near fall!
The referee is counting them down, but they each get to the ropes. Priest smirks as he looks at ringside and sees the bottom half of the steel steps. Priest pulls Bálor to the apron, but Bálor fights back. Priest goes for a crucifix powerbomb off the apron, but Bálor fights out. Bálor then forearms Priest, and he falls off the apron with a flat back bump on the steel steps on the floor! Wow!
An “NXT” chant fires up. Priest gets back in the ring at nine and a half, and Bálor immediately hits him with a Coup de Grace to the back of the head! Bálor follows up with a second Coup de Grace for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: Finn Bálor
They do an incredible spoof of the old ICOPRO commercials from the early-1990s with NXT Champion Adam Cole.
NXT North American Championship
Keith Lee (c) vs. Johnny Gargano
The commentators say Lee is entering the match with a scratched cornea and bruised fingers from this past Wednesday.
Gargano cautiously approaches Lee, and Lee swipes him down. Gargano applies a side headlock, but Lee again powers him away. Gargano playfully hops around. Gargano avoids big strikes and kicks from Lee and retreats to the corner looking frightened. Gargano charges, but Lee shoulder blocks him down. Gargano gets him out of the ring and goes for a suicide dive, but Lee catches him and stares. Gargano fights away and goes for a somersault senton, but Lee catches him. Lee goes for a Spirit Bomb, but Gargano digs at the injured eye. Gargano goes to kick the steps into Lee’s hand, but Lee avoids it. Lee then military presses Gargano onto the apron.
Lee punches Gargano back, who crawls over to the In Your House set. The front door is locked. Gargano knocks, but no one answers. Lee slowly approaches and slams him into the door before hitting the Grizzly Magnum. Lee then throws him toward ringside.
Gargano attacks Lee’s injured hand as he gets in the ring. Lee quickly powers him away. Lee knees him in the head, but Gargano attacks the hand. Lee goes to the ropes in pain. Gargano stuns him with an enzuigiri and punches away at him. Gargano attacks the eye and starts the 10 punches in the corner. Lee pushes him off, but Gargano punches him in the eye to knock him to the corner. Lee powers him off out of instinct, but Gargano quickly responds with a boot to the head. Gargano digs Lee’s eye into the turnbuckle pad. Gargano goes outside, removes the turnbuckle connector cover, and bends Lee’s hand over it. Gargano taunts the crowd and gets in the ring before stretching the injured hand some more. Gargano then applies the cobra clutch. Lee fights up with Gargano on his back. Gargano rakes the eyes and elbows him in the back of the neck. Gargano splashes Lee off the ropes for a two count. Gargano punches Lee in the eye. Lee is struggling. Gargano circles Lee and punches him in the eye once again. Gargano digs his finger into the eye. Lee soon grabs the hand with his good hand and punches back at Gargano. Gargano avoids an avalanche and kicks him back. Lee avoids a slingshot spear and hits a backbreaker for a near fall.
Lee sets up for a Spirit Bomb, but Gargano attacks the hand and crawls through the legs. Gargano punches at him, but Lee swats him down. Gargano hits a kick that stuns him. Gargano leaps up and goes for an arm breaker, but Lee holds him up. Gargano manipulates the hand, but Lee still holds him up. Gargano clubs back at him, but Lee absolutely annihilates him with a clothesline for a two count. Lee stands over Gargano and goes for a Spirit Bomb, but Gargano attacks the hand again. Gargano counters into a roll-up for a near fall. Gargano peppers Lee with kicks to the head. Lee pushes him off, but Gargano gets ou of a DDT and superkicks him. Lee hits a head-butt before going for a slam, but Gargano counters into a roll-up for a near fall! Gargano hits the ropes, but Lee crushes him with a slam! Gargano rolls out of the ring to recover. Lee follows Gargano out, but Gargano gets away. Gargano hits a suicide dive into a DDT on the floor! The referee nearly counts Lee out, but Gargano stops him. Gargano goes outside, but Lee gives him a Pounce through the dasher boards!
Lee slowly goes around the barricade to retrieve Gargano. Lee scoops Gargano up, but Candice LeRae runs down to distract him. Mia Yim shows up and attacks her. While the referee is distracted with the women brawling, Gargano digs his car key into the eye of Lee. Gargano hits One Final Beat for a near fall! Gargano attacks him and picks up another near fall. Gargano follows up with a superkick for yet another near fall!
Commentary cuts out for a moment. Lee grabs Gargano by the throat and hits a Spirit Bomb! Lee takes a moment to recover before getting to his feet. Lee lets out a big scream before hitting a powerbomb followed by the Big Bang Catastrophe for the win!
Winner by Pinfall and still NXT North American Champion: Keith Lee
They do another classic 1990s commercial spoof with the WWE Ice Cream sandwiches.
NXT Championship – Backlot Brawl
Adam Cole (c) vs. Velveteen Dream
Adam Cole drives up in an Undisputed ERA pickup truck. Velveteen Dream drives up in a yellow Lamborghini. The referee says the match must end in the ring. Cole tells Dream to drop the bat he’s holding, which he does. There are cars surrounding the ring. Dream rolls Cole up twice for two counts. Dream rolls him up again, and Cole gets out of the ring. Dream chases him back into the ring, and Cole attacks him as he gets in. Cole says Dream doesn’t deserve this shot and goes to leave. Cole gets in a silver sedan, so Dream starts beating on the car with a baseball bat. Cole gets out of the car to get away.
Dream punches him around the backlot in front of a fake street facade. Dream goes to slam a garbage can on him, but Cole moves. Cole pulls Dream into an object to take him down. Cole is looking for an escape through the fake storefronts. Cole eventually finds a door that open to escape. Dream looks around for Cole and opens a door. Cole sprays a fire extinguisher in Dream’s face. Cole punches Dream back to the circle of cars and knocks him down on the concrete. Cole hits a pump kick and tells him to quit. Dream is down in front of a truck. Cole punches away at Dream. Dream fights back at Cole and takes him down.
Cole tries to crawl away, but Dream kicks him. Dream knocks Cole into the ring post before getting on the apron and gyrating. Dream hits a double axe handle before getting him in the ring. Dream covers, but they’re too close to the ropes. Cole shouts for a timeout. Dream goes to the top rope and leaps to the floor, but Cole superkicks him out of mid-air! Cole tries to pick him up, but Dream superkicks him down. Dream bounces Cole off some cars and slams him on the hood. Dream grabs a ladder and brings it by the car. Dream punches away at Cole and sets the ladder up. Dreams starts to climb, but Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong blind him with their high beams. Dream still punches Cole off the ladder through a windshield! Cole is bleeding from the arms!
Strong and Fish double-team Dream and take him out. They go to the Undisputed ERA pickup truck and unload the truck bed full of steel chairs into the ring. All of a sudden, Dexter Lumis pops out from under the ring. Lumis attacks Fish and Strong with a steel chair and punches them back. Lumis puts Strong and Fish in the trunk of a car and drives off with them.
Cole emerges from the windshield with his arms bleeding, though it looks like it was cleaned during a break. Cole goes to the top rope and leaps off, but Dream counters him with a Dream Valley Driver for a near fall. Dream sets Cole up on a chair and hits a Purple Rainmaker for another near fall! Dream says Cole’s dream is over. Cole blows him and hits a Panama Sunrise on the mountain of steel chairs for the win!
Winner by Pinfall and still NXT Champion: Adam Cole
Todd Pettengill is back to hock merchandise much like he did on all the old WWF PPVs. Pettengill didn’t realize 1-900 numbers are obsolete. Go to WWEShop.com for all your merchandise needs. Pettengill then puts over AOL chat rooms. We cut over to D-Generation X confused on how a computer works.
Tommaso Ciampa vs. Karrion Kross
Ciampa approaches him and punches, but Kross smiles. Kross powers him to the corner and strikes him down. Kross hits a release suplex, and Ciampa gets out of the ring to recover. Kross follows him out, so Ciampa elbows him away. Ciampa bounces him off the steel steps and hooks him coming in the ring. Kross lifts him, but Ciampa fights out and chops him. Ciampa boot him down, but Kross immediately pops up. Kross powers Ciampa over the top rope with one hand. Kross goes outside, lifts him up with two hands, and slams him on the edge of the apron! Wow!
Kross gets him in the ring and knees away at him. Kross hits an exploder suplex and talks some trash while ripping at the face. Kross powers him back and hits another exploder. Kross hits a northern lights suplex followed by a vicious clothesline. Ciampa gets away and fights back. Kross grabs him by the beard, but Ciampa slaps him in the face and punches. Ciampa hits a step-up enzuigiri and knees him in the face to knock Kross out of the ring. Ciampa hits a Widow’s Bell for a near fall. Ciampa knees him in the face again and goes for a Fairy Tale Ending, but Kross lifts him up and slams him down. Kross goes for a Kross Jacket, but Ciampa fights it. Kross locks it in, and the referee calls for the bell!
Winner by Referee Stoppage: Karrion Kross
Code Orange is shown at ringside.
Robert Stone is shown elsewhere looking… stoned and disheveled after being fired by Chelsea Green.
Renee Young is backstage wearing some retro gear. She’s going to interview Triple H after the show on Facebook.
NXT Women’s Championship
Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Rhea Ripley vs. Io Shirai
The bell rings, and the main event begins. All three women circle the ring. Flair bounces off the ropes before rolling out of the ring. Flair invites Ripley and Shirai to fight each other. Ripley takes Shirai down before Flair sneak attacks Ripley. Ripley knocks Shirai back, and Flair attacks Ripley. Flair knees Shirai in the midsection, but Shirai comes back with a sit-out slam. Ripley boots Shirai back. Flair takes Ripley down before hitting Shirai with a fallaway slam. Flair kips up and says this is her house. Flair chops each woman and poses. Flair grabs them by the hair and says they’re not leaving here with the title. Shirai and Ripley fight back at Flair. Ripley head-butts Shirai before clubbing away at Flair. Ripley sends her to the corner, but Flair rolls up the turnbuckle and lands on the apron. Flair knocks Ripley down before shouldering Shirai. Ripley knocks Flair off the apron and goes for a somersault senton, but Flair moves! Flair then sends Ripley into the barricade! Flair is quite pleased with herself.
Shirai blindsides Flair with a hurricanrana off the apron. Flair quickly sends Shirai into the ring post before throwing her into Ripley. Flair gets Shirai into the ring and continues attacking her. Flair goes for a back suplex, but Shirai flips through. Flair avoids a handspring back elbow and applies a high angle Boston Crab. Shirai boots Flair back. Ripley hits Flair with a pair of clotheslines before kneeing her in the face. Ripley boots her down and hits a basement dropkick. Shirai quickly takes Ripley down and hits Flair with a tiger feint kick (619). Flair avoids a flying attack from Shirai, but Shirai still takes her down and double stomps her. Shirai hits Flair with a baseball slide for a near fall. Ripley goes to roll-up Shirai, but they wipe each other out with strikes.
All three women are down. Shirai and Ripley pull themselves up, so Flair hits them with a double spear. Flair covers Shirai for a near fall. Flair goes over to Ripley for another near fall. Flair stomps Ripley and tells the crowd to “Suck it.” Flair puts Ripley and Shirai side-by-side on the mat and goes to the top rope for a moonsault, but Ripley gets the knees up. Shirai rolls Flair up, but Ripley breaks it up. Shirai counters a Riptide and takes Ripley down. Shirai then applies a crossface to Flair. Flair gets out and big boots Ripley for a near fall.
The crowd chants, “This is awesome.” Ripley avoids Natural Selection and slams Flair on her face. Shirai then wipes Ripley out with a springboard dropkick. The crowd is buzzing. Shirai sizes Ripley up and hits the double knee attack. Flair immediately hits Shirai with Natural Selection for a near fall! Flair looks absolutely livid. Shirai rolls Flair up for a two count. Flair immediately goes for a Figure Eight, but Ripley rips Flair out of the ring by the hair. Ripley punches away at Flair, but Flair sends her into the ring steps. Flair and Ripley brawl at ringside. Shirai hits Ripley with a nice suicide dive and celebrates until Flair attacks her from behind. Flair takes Shirai and throws her through the In Your House set. Flair goes to spear Ripley, but they fumble it. Ripley punches away at Flair. Flair slaps her in the face and drives her head into the plexiglass. Flair sizes Ripley up and attacks. All of a sudden we see Shirai on top of the In Your House set! Shirai then hits Ripley and Flair with a wild cross-body block! The crowd chants, “Holy Shit!”
Shirai gets Flair in the ring and goes to the top rope. Ripley crotches Shirai and throws Flair hard into the turnbuckles. Flair rolls out of the ring to recover. Ripley goes for a superplex on Shirai, but she fights it. Shirai slides off and goes for a frankensteiner, but Ripley holds her up. Flair big boots Shirai in the midsection before chopping away at Ripley on the top rope. Ripley hits Flair with a Riptide off the second rope, but Shirai breaks it up! Ripley is furious, but Shirai avoids a kick. Shirai goes for a roll-up, but Ripley counters into a Prism Trap! Flair comes in with a kendo stick and hits Ripley before hitting Shirai! Flair goes back and forth hitting both women with the kendo stick. Flair spears Ripley before applying the Figure Four Leglock. Flair then transitions to the Figure Eight! As Flair is applying it, Shirai hits Ripley with a moonsault. Flair can’t release the hold in time to break up the pin!
Winner by Pinfall and new NXT Women’s Champion: Io Shirai
Io Shirai celebrates with the NXT Women’s Championship. Confetti and streams soar all around her as the show ends.