Bianca Belair takes on Nikki Cross, Lorcan and Burch return to action as a team, Baszler destroys someone’s arm, and Raul Mendoza attempts to chop down Lars Sullivan in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Kassius Ohno makes a statement, the Forgotten Sons make an impact, Shayna Baszler makes her intentions known, and Velveteen Dream makes Gargano question himself in a good episode of NXT.
Ricochet and Pete Dunne battle the Undisputed Era in a great main event on a very good episode of NXT.
Pete Dunne defends the UK Title against Zack Gibson, and Deonna Purrazzo returns to NXT when she faces Bianca Belair in an episode of NXT that was otherwise a recap of Takeover: Brooklyn 4.
NXT Takeover once again provides a great show with five great matches!
Strong faces Bate in the main event of a night that also gave Kairi Sane some momentum heading into her title match with Shayna Baszler.
Keith Lee debuts in NXT, Tommaso Ciampa gets more than he bargained for, Conti and Borne battle for a spot in the Mae Young Classic, and more on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Kairi Sane and Lacey Evans battle to end their feud, Johnny Gargano busts open Tommaso Ciampa, Roderick Strong fights Danny Burch, and more on a good episode of NXT.
Dakota Kai challenges Shayna Baszler for the Women’s Title, Chris Dijak debuts against Ricochet, and Aleister Black finds out who his next challenger will be on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano returns to make an announcement about his future, Lars Sullivan takes on the team of Ricochet and Velveteen Dream, Kairi Sane looks for some revenge against Lacey Evans, and Heavy Machinery take on TM61 in a good episode of NXT.
Candice LeRae confronts Tommaso Ciampa and The Undisputed Era faces Dunne, Lorcan, and Burch in a great main event on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Velveteen Dream has some strong words for Ricochet, and Kassius Ohno attempts to pay Tommaso Ciampa back for his attack on Gargano on a good episode of NXT.
Pete Dunne tries to get revenge on Roderick Strong in a pretty good episode of NXT.
The Undisputed Era beings a new era of domination, Heavy Machinery issues a challenge that may not be very wise, and Johnny Gargano continues to have things go wrong for him in a very good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae close the chapter on Andrade Almas and Zelina Vega, and Killian Dain battles Lars Sullivan in a No DQ Match in a very good episode of NXT.
While mostly a recap of Takeover, this episode of NXT had a fun debut and a good match between Kairi Sane and Lacey Evans.
The final NXT before Takeover promised some exciting matches, but mostly ended up just being buildup for this Saturday’s big show.
Roderick Strong and Tyler Bate battle to determine a number one contender for the UK Title in a show that was otherwise a wrap-up or Takeover.
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 …