July 1, 2020
Winter Park, Florida (Full Sail University)
Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Tom Phillips, and Beth Phoenix
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- #1 Contender Elimination Match: Tegan Nox defeated Candice LeRae, Mia Yim, Dakota Kai, last eliminating Kai via Shiniest Wizard
- Timothy Thatcher defeated Oney Lorcan via arm bar
- 2-on-1 Handicap Match: Rhea Ripley defeated Aliyah & Robert Stone via Prism Trap submission on both
- Strap Match: Dexter Lumis defeated Roderick Strong via the Silence
- Io Shirai defeated Sasha Banks via moonsault
#1 Contender Elimination Match
Tegan Nox vs. Candice LeRae vs. Mia Yim vs. Dakota Kai
Results by Richard Trionfo of PWInsider.com
Mia goes after Candice and Candice goes to the floor since it is an elimination match. Dakota goes to the floor as well and Dakota does some cardio and stretching. Tegan and Mia lock up and Mia with a side head lock. Mia with a shoulder tackle. Candice trips Mia and pulls her to the floor and sends Mia into the ring steps. Candice returns to the ring and Tegan knocks Dakota off the apron. Candice with a rollup for a near fall and she backs away from Tegan. Dakota with a forearm to Tegan. Dakota with a shoulder and she goes to the apron. Dakota misses a kick from the floor and Tegan sends Dakota into the apron. Mia drop kicks Candice to stop a dive to the floor.
Mia with a kick and she misses a cannonball in the corner. Candice with a running knee to Mia and a suicide dive to Dakota and Tegan. Candice with a springboard cross body onto Tegan on the floor. Candice goes up top and Mia stops Candice. Candice with foerarms and she tries for a power bomb. Mia blocks and Candice with a German suplex from the turnbuckles for a near fall. Dakota gets Candice up but Tegan with a super kick to Kai. Tegan with a running European uppercut when Dakota moves. Dakota with a boot to Candice and Mia stops Dakota. Mia and Tegan with a double gourdbuster onto Candice. Mia with Sole Food and Candice is pinned.
Candice LeRae eliminated
Dakota with a rollup to Mia for a near fall. Dakota with a boot to the head for another near fall on Mia. Dakota sends Mia into the turnbuckles and Dakota knocks Tegan off the apron. Mia chops Dakota and Dakota with forearms to Mia. Dakota gets a near fall. Tegan gets back into the ring and Dakota with a snap mare and she gets a near fall. Dakota goes for a Muta LOck but Mia iwth a guillotine while Dakota maintains the leg lock on Tegan. Tegan escapes but she holds her knee. Mia and Tegan with forearms and punches to Dakota. Mia and Tegan with a hard Irish whip to Dakota and Mia with a cannonball and Tegan with a cannonboar. MIa and Tegan get a near fall on Dakota.
Tegan and Mia shake hands and Tegan goes for a choke slam but MIa escapes. Mia with a jab to Tegan. Mia hangs in the ropes and Tegan goes to the floor when Mia moves. Mia goes to the floor when Tegan returns to the ring. Kai with a bicycle kick to Tegan and Dakota with a hip lock slam. Mia with a Dragon suplex to Kai. Mia with forearms to Kai. Mia kicks Dakota and comes off Kai’s back for a head scissors take down. Mia with a head scissors take down to Kai. Mia with a suicide dive to Nox and then one to Kai.
Mia with forearms to Dakota followed by Code Red for a near fall. Tegan with a crucifix to MIa for a near fall. Mia with Sole Food to Nox but Tegan rolls to the floor. Kai with an O’Connor Roll and bridge to pin Mia.
Mia Yim Eliminated
Kai with an axe kick to Nox and she sends Tegan into the turnbuckles. Kai gets a near fall. Kai with a rear chin lock. Nox with a rollup for a near fall. Kai kicks Nox and we go to commercial.
We are back and Kai and Nox exchange punches and forearms. They continue to go back and forth. Kai with a back heel kick to Nox. Nox with a head butt followed by chops. Nox with clotheslines to Kai. Nox with a running European uppercut to Kai followed by a second one. Nox goes for a third one and hits it. Nox with a Cannonboar to Kai. Nox with a fallaway slam and bridge for a near fall. Nox goes up top and Kai with a running boot to the head followed by a press slam off the turnbuckles. Kai with the Kairopractor for a near fall.
Nox with punches and Kai with a forearm to the back. Kai with more kicks. Nox with a gourdbuster for a near fall. Nox misses a Shiniest Wizard and Kai with a crucifix for a near fall. Kai with a submission on Nox but Nox with a rollup for a near fall. Nox with a head butt and both women are staggered. Nox goes up top and hits a Molly Go Round followed by the Shiniest Wizard for the three count.
Winner: Tegan Nox
Backstage: Damian Priest
Damian Priest is in the back and he has something to say to Cameron Grimes. He says he does not understand what type of man you are. You slash my tires and do admit to it. You attack me and you don’t own up to it. I am challenging to a one on one match. No tricks and no games. I guarantee that the beating I give you will last forever.
Timothy Thatcher vs. Oney Lorcan
Results by Richard Trionfo of PWInsider.com
They lock up and Lorcan with a head scissors and Thatcher escapes. Thatcher with a chop. Lorcan with a side head lock and Lorcan with a head scissors. Thatcher with a bow and arrow and Thatcher with a near fall. Lorcan goes for the wrist lock take down and he applies a short arm scissors but Thatcher blocks the full application of the hold. Thatcher gets a near fall with a rollup and Lorcan holds on. Thatcher tries to pick up Lorcan but Lorcan rolls through and holds on to the arm. Thatcher with a wrist lock and he works on the arm.
Thatcher gets a near fall. Thatcher with a double wrist lock into an arm bar. Thatcher with a chop against the ropes. Thatcher returns to the arm and he applies a double wrist lock. Thatcher adds a head scissors to add more pressure. Thatcher gets a near fall. Lorcan with a snap mare and surfboard. Thatcher tries for a reversal or escape but Lorcan holds on. Lorcan with chops. Thatcher with an Irish whip but Lorcan with an elbow and he goes to the turnbuckles but Thatcher with a running European uppercut that knocks Lorcan to the floor.
Thatcher sends Lorcan’s elbow into the apron and they return to the ring. Thatcher wraps Lorcan’s arm in the ropes and he kicks the arm. Thatcher with forearms and knees in the corner. Thatcher with a double wrist lock. Thatcher with a European uppercut and single leg take down into a double wrist lock. Thatcher with a hammer lock and Lorcan with a front face lock. Thatcher with a belly-to-belly suplex. Lorcan rolls to the floor. Thatcher with forearms and he tries to suplex Lorcan back into the ring but Lorcan blocks it. Lorcan gets back into the ring and hits a half and half suplex followed by a running European uppercut for a near fall. Thatcher and Lorcan go back and forth with chops and European uppercuts.
Lorcan with slaps and strikes to Thatcher and then he grabs the jaw and slaps Thatcher a number of times. Lorcan with a single leg Crab. Thatcher escapes and applies a knee bar. Lorcan escapes and Lorcan with chops. Thatcher with a block and he slaps Lorcan. Thatcher with a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Thatcher goes for the Sugar Hold and Lorcan with a fish hook. Thatcher applies a Fujiwara arm bar and Lorcan taps out.
Winner: Timothy Thatcher
After the match, Thatcher takes his time releasing the hold.
Video: Karrion Kross, Scarlett
We take a look at Karrion Kross. He asks if you know how to read between the lines. There are individuals among us who are entitled.. They have a significant amount of delusion. They put time in. Time has different ways for the future. Scarlett says the plot is about to thicken. This brand’s identity will be marked by the torment and suffering you endure. Kross says it isn’t about the time you put in, but the time you take away.
2-on-1 Handicap Match
Rhea Ripley vs. Aliyah & Robert Stone
Rest of the results via Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
If Rhea Ripley loses this match, she will have to join the Robert Stone Brand.
Robert Stone makes his entrance with some ridiculous boxing robe and looking pumped up.
It’ll be Robert Stone starting against Ripley. Ripley quickly punches him down after he does an Ali shuffle. Aliyah jumps on Ripley’s back and attacks. Aliyah hits a head-scissor takeover. Stone grabs Ripley in the corner, and Aliyah blasts her with a knee for a near fall. Ripley soon powers Aliyah up, turns her into the electric chair, and hits a big facebuster, but Stone breaks it up. Ripley angrily chases him out of the ring. Stone gets back in and goes for a plancha, but Ripley easily sidesteps him. Aliyah then comes flying off the apron with a facebuster on the floor.
We come back from the break to see Stone and Aliyah applying a Walls of Jericho/Crossface double submission, but she doesn’t give up. They let go and double-team Ripley with a suplex. Aliyah and Stone argue over who is going to cover Ripley. Aliyah picks up a two count. Stone says they need to be on the same page. They go for another double-team suplex, but Ripley suplexes them both simultaneously! Ripley throws Aliyah with a back body drop and nearly sends Stone into her. Ripley dropkicks Stone, kicks Aliyah, and sends her into Stone. Ripley hits a pair of short-arm clotheslines before driving her into Stone again. Stone is dazed. Ripley kicks Aliyah and gives her a facebuster into Stone’s groin! Stone screams in pain!
Ripley big boots Aliyah. Stone tries to sneak up and roll her up (while holding his… stones?), but Ripley takes him out. Ripley grabs both Stone and Aliyah and applies the Prism Trap. They both tap out!
Winner by Submission: Rhea Ripley
Roderick Strong vs. Dexter Lumis
This is the first ever Strap Match in NXT history.
The referee tries to put the strap on Strong’s wrist to start the match, but he’s too nervous and freaked out to start. Strong then blindsides Lumis and shouts that he’s not scared of Lumis. Lumis gets up and punches away at Strong. Lumis then puts the strap around Strong’s wrist.
The match officially begins. Lumis punches Strong down and knocks him out of the ring. Lumis uses the strap to pull Strong hard into the apron twice. Lumis goes outside to retrieve him. Strong quickly punches him and goes to whip his back, but Lumis moves. Lumis punches Strong down and gets him in the ring. Lumis stomps Strong and chokes him with his boot. Lumis sends him to the corner and hits a back body drop. Strong writhes around in pain. Lumis stomps Strong’s back and punches him down in the corner. Lumis chokes him with his boot again. Strong manages to kick Lumis back and knees him before chopping the chest. Lumis doesn’t feel any of it and simply stares at Strong. Lumis knocks him to the apron and punches him down. Lumis knocks him over the top rope and pulls him back up to the apron. Lumis brings him into the ring the hard way. Strong quickly boots him back and knees him in the face. Strong gets Lumis in the corner, wraps the strap around his wrist, and punches him. Lumis quickly slides out, uses the strap to bend Strong over, and kicks him in the face. Strong rolls out of the ring to recover.
Lumis goes outside and forearms Strong in the face. Lumis goes to whip him, but Strong moves. Lumis pulls him over the steps and flips Strong on the floor. Lumis punches him up the ramp before whipping him hard into the video wall. Lumis looks down at one of the cars used for set decoration. Lumis opens the trunk of the Dodge Viper, and Strong looks terrified. Strong boots Lumis in the face a few times from the stage. Strong punches him down the ramp and hits a big Olympic Slam on the floor!
Strong gets Lumis in the ring and whips his back with the strap. Strong chops the chest and cracks him on the back a few times with the strap. Strong grounds and pounds him before hitting a basement dropkick. Strong punches and knees away at Lumis for a one count. Strong talks trash to Lumis and goes for a gutwrench suplex, but Lumis fights it. Strong punches him down for a one count. Strong quickly goes to a chin lock, but Lumis fights out and stomps him in the corner. Strong quickly boots Lumis in the head and kicks him down. Strong whips him in the back with the strap again and backhands him a few times. Strong whips him in the chest with the strap before hitting a big running forearm. Strong goes for a second one, but Lumis turns him inside out with a clothesline.
Lumis punches Strong down a few times before uppercutting him. Lumis clotheslines him in the corner and follows up with a bulldog for a near fall. Lumis connects with a slingshot suplex before whipping Strong. Strong gets out of the Silence and knees Lumis in the face. Strong puts Lumis on the top rope and connects with a superplex for a near fall! Strong ties the strap around the feet of Lumis and applies a modified Strong Hold. Lumis powers himself to the ropes and pulls himself out of the ring. Lumis quickly drops Strong on the apron and puts him in the ring. Lumis gets on the apron, but Bobby Fish runs down and kicks Lumis in the knees! Strong wipes Lumis out with a flying knee to the face for a near fall.
Strong and Lumis trade punches in the ring. Fish runs in, but Lumis whips him down. Lumis then whips Strong into Fish, who is knocked off the apron into the plexiglass. Lumis ties Strong up into him and hits a modified uranage. Lumis wraps the strap around Strong’s face and applies the Silence for the win.
Winner by Submission: Dexter Lumis
Backstage: Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Mia Yim, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
A disappointed Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae are walking backstage when they’re stopped for an interview. LeRae runs off to beat up Mia Yim, who she saw from afar. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott tries to help, but Gargano shoves him. Referees and other wrestlers run in to break it up.
In-Ring: Santos Escobar, Drake Maverick
NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar makes his way to the ring with Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza. They’re being called Legado del Fantasma. Escobar says the lucha libre culture used to mean something. It used to transcend the wrestling ring. They were movie stars, icons, heroes, and role models. Now it’s a sideshow. The people settled. They think lucha libre is just guys in masks doing flips. They’re wrong because they are more than a mask. Legado del Fantasma will rediscover the true roots of lucha libre in his image. They’ll restore its honor and leave a legacy to be proud of. They’re going to right the wrongs of those that disrupted what it means to be a lucha libre artist. They are going to build their empire. He is Santos Escobar and this…
Drake Maverick’s music hits, and he comes out to the stage with a neck brace on. Maverick pulls the brace off, charges the ring, and runs into Mendoza and Wilde. They quickly take him out and hold him up for Escobar. Escobar says no one will touch him. Breezango runs down and fight Wilde and Mendoza off before clotheslining them out of the ring. Escobar quickly leaves the ring and walks off. Fandango challenges them to a six-man tag match on Night Two of the NXT Great American Bash. They’ll have nowhere to hide.
Backstage: Cameron Grimes
Cameron Grimes is backstage laughing. He heard Damian Priest challenge him to a rematch. Grimes says for a man that claims he’ll live forever, he’s sure in a hurry to come after him. Grimes doesn’t have time to worry about the past because he’s got his foot on the gas. Grimes calls out either Keith Lee or Adam Cole… whoever wins, he’s the #1 Contender.
Spoiler alert: Night 2 of #NXTGAB is gonna be ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐.
🇺🇸#Breezango & @WWEMaverick vs. #LegadoDelFantasma!
🇺🇸@MiaYim vs. @CandiceLeRae in a #StreetFight!
🇺🇸#NXTChampion @AdamColePro vs. #WWENXT #NorthAmericanChampion @RealKeithLee in a #WinnerTakeAll MATCH! pic.twitter.com/GOtF3B6fIu
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) July 2, 2020
Drake Maverick and Breezango will take on Legado del Fantasma. We’ll also see Candice LeRae take on Mia Yim in a Street Fight. Adam Cole takes on Keith Lee in a Winner Take All Match. This all happens next week on night two of the NXT Great American Bash.
Sasha Banks vs. Io Shirai
This is a non-title match.
They lock up, and Banks powers her to the corner before posing. They lock up again, but Banks wrenches the arm. Shirai twists out and wrenches the arm. Banks punches out and sends her into the ropes, but Shirai avoids a clothesline and does a handspring. Shirai hits a pendulum kick before going to the top rope for a missile dropkick. Banks is knocked out of the ring. Shirai hits a nice suicide dive/cross-body block and celebrates.
Shirai gets her in the ring and beats Banks down in the corner before driving her knees into her for a two count. Shirai puts Banks on the top rope and goes for a move, but Bayley goes over to the Dodge Viper and honks the horn to distract her. Banks slams Shirai down for a two count. Banks punches away at Shirai before applying a rear chin lock. Shirai fights up and drives her into the corner. Banks blocks a kick, lays her on the ropes, and hits double knees for a near fall. Banks steps on Shirai’s one hand and bends the other arm. Banks elbows her in the shoulder fore a one count. Shirai crawls over to the ropes, but Banks brings her back for a running double knee for a near fall. Banks stomps Shirai and applies a surfboard stretch. Shirai gets out, but Banks drives her headfirst into the middle turnbuckle. Shirai goes to the top rope and hits a frankensteiner! Banks writhes in pain on the mat.
Shirai hits a pair of shoulder blocks followed by a flapjack. Shirai hits a tiger feint kick before hitting a springboard missile dropkick for a near fall. Shirai looks frustrated that didn’t put Banks away. Shirai goes for a Tiger Bomb, but Banks gets out. Shirai then turns her inside out (and nearly spikes Banks on her head) with a German Suplex. Banks counters a move into the Bank Statement, but Shirai reverses the hold into a roll-up for a two count. Shirai rolls her over and hits a double stomp to the midsection. Shirai hits running knees in the corner, steps on her, and goes to the top rope. Banks sweeps the feet and puts her in the tree of woe. Banks taunts Shirai and slaps her in the face. Banks shouts that no one would be here without her. Shirai tries to fight back, but Banks punches her. Banks goes for double knees in the corner, but Shirai sits up to avoid it. Shirai goes for a Moonsault, but she lands on her feet when Banks moves. Banks boots her back and hits a meteora for a near fall.
Shirai puts her in the ropes for another tiger feint kick, but Banks moves. Banks punches her on the apron, but Shirai knocks her back. Shirai goes for a springboard, but slips. Banks grabs her, so Shirai punches her back. Shirai goes for a springboard again, but Banks catches her and kicks her in the face. Banks goes for a sunset flip powerbomb, but Shirai holds on. Shirai loses her grip, so Banks powerbombs her into the plexiglass around ringside before slamming her down high on her shoulders on the floor! Banks and Bayley celebrate at ringside.
Banks gets Shirai in the ring and goes to the top rope. Banks goes for a frog splash, but she crashes and burns when Shirai moves. Shirai applies a crossface, but Banks won’t tap out. Bayley distracts the referee by throwing one of the Women’s Tag Team Titles in the ring. The referee removes it from the ring, so Bayley uses the distraction to punch Shirai. All of a sudden, Raw Women’s Champion Asuka shows up and sprays mist in Banks’ face! Shirai rolls Banks up for a near fall. Shirai takes Banks down and hits Bayley with a dropkick. Shirai follows up with a Moonsault for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai
Io Shirai and Asuka celebrate in the ring as Banks and Bayley walk off disappointed. The commentators run down what’s coming on Night Two of the NXT Great American Bash.