NXT kicks off the “road to immortality” with a great show and a fantastic main event.
WWE NXT Episode 431 #WWENXT Original Air Date: January 24, 2018 Event Date: January 4, 2018 City: Atlanta, GA Venue: Center Stage Theater Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness Ring Announcer: Mike Rome Video Velveteen Dream says it isn’t time for Gargano to be champ. Not while the Velveteen Dream is around. Gargano’s …
This fine episode of NXT had some fine matches including a number one contender’s match for the tag title between the Street Profits and the Authors of Pain.
The Undisputed Era is scheduled to defend their tag titles against SAnitY, but Cole, O’Reilly, and Fish have different plans on an entertaining episode of NXT.
Pete Dunne puts his title on the line against Johnny Gargano, and Ruby Riot attempts to settle things with Sonya Deville on an episode of NXT that is essentially a Takeover wrap-up (with two very good matches).
NXT provides another great Takeover with a series of fantastic matches leading up to the chaotic and violent return of War Games!
This week’s episode is essentially a wrap-up of Takeover: Brooklyn III, but Peyton Royce versus Sarah Logan and a UK division tag match make this episode of NXT a must-watch.
The last NXT before Takeover: Brooklyn III gave decent time to the women’s and men’s title matches. Thought nothing major happened, it was a good lead-in for the big show this weekend.
The Street Profits make their NXT TV debut, Andrade Almas looks to get back on track against No Way Jose, and Oney Lorcan gives Danny Burch a rematch in an okay but rather uneventful episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano returns to in-ring action against Raul Mendoza and Kyle O’Reilly tests Aleister Black in a good episode of NXT.
Kassius Ohno and Hideo Itami battle in an attempt to settle their differences in an episode of NXT that did a lot of setting up but not much paying off.
Ember Moon takes on Ruby Riot and Drew McIntyre faces Killian Dain to decide who will be next to face Bobby Roode for the NXT Title in a good episode of NXT packed with a variety of entertaining matches.
Bobby Fish makes his NXT debut, and Heavy Machinery challenges The Authors of Pain in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Roderick Strong challenges Bobby Roode for the NXT Title in a very good and emotional match!
Asuka puts her title on the line against Nikki Cross in the first-ever Last Woman Standing match on NXT!
Kassius Ohno tries to overcome his recent setbacks by battling the rising Aleister Black and Ember Moon returns to action against Peyton Royce is a good episode of NXT.
Asuka faces Nikki Cross and Ruby Riot in a triple threat elimination rematch for her NXT Women’s Title in the main event of an episode that was otherwise a bit light on interesting matches.
This episode of NXT was rather forgettable, though it did feature No Way Jose’s first match after his return last week and a hard-hitting bout between Hideo Itami and Oney Lorcan.
A few solid matches and a little story development make this an NXT easily worth watching.
This week’s show was basically a recap of Takeover: Chicago, but it did contain the debut of the Velveteen Dream and a decent match between McIntyre and Blake.