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 …
The first round comes to an end with some good matches including Hiroyo Matsumoto vs Rachel Evers, and Xia Brookside vs Io Shirai.
Otis Dozovic gets an opportunity to face the NXT Champ Tommaso Ciampa, the Street Profits look for a measure of revenge on The Mighty, Kairi Sane is confronted by Shanya Baszler, and more on a good episode of NXT.
Mia Yim and Allysin Kay main event a series of first round matches that also included Kaitlyn vs Kavita Devi, Karen Q vs Xia Li, and Toni Storm vs Jinny!
Ricochet and Pete Dunne fight for each other’s title in a good episode of NXT.
Mercedes Martinez, Deonna Purrazzo, Ashley Rayne and others begin their journey in the 2018 Mae Young Classic in first round action!
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.
Meiko Satomura takes on Killer Kelly in the main event of the first night of this year’s Mae Young Classic!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The final NXT before Takeover promised some exciting matches, but mostly ended up just being buildup for this Saturday’s big show.
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.