The NXT invasion continues as Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Aleister Black, and Ricochet all compete in matches. Also, Mandy Rose faces Asuka, and a challenger is named for Daniel Bryan’s WWE Title.
NXT invades RAW (sort of) as Ricochet, Aleister Black, Johnny Gargano, and Tommaso Ciampa make their RAW in-ring debuts on an entertaining episode.
Ricochet and Adam Cole face off in a good main event on a show that also featured Dijakovic versus Shane Thorne, Taynara Conti versus Aliyah, and the Street Profits versus Carrillo and Stacey Ervin Jr.
Baszler, Duke, and Shafir team up to take on Shirai, Sane, and Belair in the main even of a good episode of NXT that also featured Drew Gulak versus Matt Riddle in a beautifully brutal battle.
Ricochet and Gargano meet in the ring, Bobby Fish takes on Velveteen Dream, Io Shirai and Kairi Sane form a tag team, and the team of Aichner and Barthel battle Lorcan and Burchin a good episode of NXT.
Adam Cole faces EC3 and Bianca Belair tries to stay undefeated against Nikki Cross in a double main event on a good episode of NXT that also featured a very nice tag exhibition from the team of Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel.
Ricochet defends his North American title against an NXT almuni in an open challenge, EC3 goes after revenge on Bobby Fish, Mia Yim faces Reina Gonzalez to qualify for a number one contender’s match, and The Mighty suffer the wrath of Burch and Lorcan in a good episode of NXT.
Dakota Kai faces Shayna Baszler (and friends), Punishment Martinez debuts against Matt Riddle, Mendoza and Carrillo fly around the Forgotten Sons, and Ciampa, Black , and Gargano get into a war of words on a very entertaining episode of NXT.
NXT WarGames II continues the tradition of great Takeovers with a crazy WarGames match, a great NXT Title match between Dream and Ciampa, an emotional fight between Gargano and Black, and a tense battle for the Women’s Title between Baszler and Sane (plus a surprise or two).
The final stop before NXT Takeover: War Games featured a good match between Bianca Belair and Mia Yim, and a very good match between Kyle O’Reilly and Hanson to decide whose team will get the advantage in War Games!
The Street Profits once again attempt to get revenge on The Mighty, Mercedes Martinez battles Nikki Cross, Burch and Lorcan have their hands full with Mendoza and Carillo, and Matt Riddle debuts against Menzies in a great episode of NXT.
The second round of the Mae Young Classic concludes with another series of good matches, and a great fight between Mia Yim and Kaitlyn.
Ricochet defends his North American Title against Pete Dunne and Adam Cole in a great triple threat main event on a show that also featured Keith Lee versus Kona Reeves and Nikki Cross getting into everyone’s business.
WWE NXT Episode 471 #WWENXT Original Air Date: October 3, 2018 Event Date: September 20, 2018 (available on the WWE Network) City: Winter Park, FL Venue: Full Sail University Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson Ring Announcer: Kayla Braxton Backstage Nikki Cross thinks games are fun. She’s looking forward to having fun with …
Ricochet and Pete Dunne fight for each other’s title in a good episode of NXT.
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!