9/11/19 WWE NXT Recap
9/11/19 WWE NXT Recap

9/11/19 WWE NXT Recap

Rhea Ripley is shown arriving to the arena. The opening credits roll. Beth Phoenix, Mauro Ranallo, and Nigel McGuinness are on commentary.
Johnny Gargano will return to NXT tonight to address his future.

Match #1 – Singles Match: Damian Priest vs. Boa
Priest backs Boa into the corner, but Boa escapes. Boa comes off the ropes, but Priest drops him with a shoulder tackle. Boa tells Priest to run the ropes, but Priest delivers a forearm shot. Priest stomps away on Boa and then delivers an enzuigiri. Priest delivers a Falcon Arrow and a few kicks, but Boa comes back with kicks of his own. Boa sends Priest to the corner, but Priest cuts him down with a clothesline. Priest delivers a cyclone kick and then hits the Reckoning and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Damian Priest

A video package for the feud between The Velveteen Dream and Roderick Strong airs. Dream will defend the NXT North American Championship against Strong on next week’s show, which is the first live, two-hour NXT on the USA Network.

Johnny Gargano makes his way to the ring. He says he has heard all the rumors and seen all the reports about what the future holds for him. He says he loves everything about NXT and has been here for a long time. He says a lot of people have come and gone and he has made his choice. He says the fans have had his back since day one, but he is interrupted by Shane Thorne before he can make his announcement. Thorne says this is more time wasted on Gargano. He says he doesn’t care about Gargano and NXT would be just fine without him. Thorne says with the right person in the spotlight, it will be even better. Gargano says Thorne is right: he is NXT and he isn’t going anywhere. Gargano drops Thorne with a superkick and stands over him.

A vignette for The Forgotten Sons airs.

Match #2 – Singles Match: Pete Dunne vs. Angel Garza
Dunne drops Garza and applies a toe-and-ankle lock. Garza gets free and applies a waist-lock, but Dunne manipulates the joints of Garza. Dunne drops Garza to the mat and continues to manipulate his fingers. Dunne goes for the cover, but Garza kicks out. Garza drops Dunne to the mat, but Dunne counters into a head-scissors hold. Garza gets free and applies a side headlock. Dunne sends him off the ropes and drops him with a clothesline. Dunne kicks Garza in the shoulder and manipulates his shoulder joint. Dunne goes for a stomp, but Garza dodges it. Garza sends Dunne to the floor and comes after him. Garza puts Dunne on the apron and delivers a superkick. Dunne gets back into the ring, but Garza keeps him grounded for a bit. Garza slams Dunne in the corner and then knees him in the ribs. Dunne comes back and sends Garza to the corner and then slaps him across the chest a few times. Dunne delivers an enzuigiri and a German suplex. Dunne stomps on Garza’s hands and then kicks him in the head. Dunne goes for the cover, but Garza kicks out at two.
Garza comes back with a dropkick, but Dunne delivers a power bomb. Dunne goes for the cover, but Garza kicks out at two. Garza comes back with a roll-up, but Dunne kicks out. Dunne delivers a boot to the face, but Garza takes him to the mat. Garza goes for the cover, but Dunne kicks out at two. Dunne kicks Garza in the chest, but Garza delivers a superkick. Garza goes for the cover, but Dunne kicks out again. Dunne rolls through Garza and stomps him in the face repeatedly. Dunne kicks Garza in the back of the head and sends him to the corner. Garza comes back with a punt kick and goes for a springboard moonsault, but Dunne catches him and locks in the triangle and then snaps his fingers and Garza taps out.
Winner: Pete Dunne

Rhea Ripley and Shayna Baszler are shown warming up backstage. They meet in the main event later on.

A promo from The Street Profits airs. They talk about being on Raw in Madison Square Garden, but they are missing the NXT Tag Team Championship. They say they couldn’t make a bigger statement than winning the titles back next week on NXT’s first live, two-hour show. on the USA Network.

Match #3 – Singles Match: Raul Mendoza vs. Cameron Grimes
Mendoza applies a wrist-lock, but Grimes drops him and goes for a quick cover. Mendoza kicks out and grounds Grimes. Mendoza goes for a cover, but Grimes kicks out. Mendoza sends Grimes to the corner and delivers a few chops. Grimes comes back and dropkicks Mendoza to the floor. Grimes gets Mendoza back into the ring and drops him with a clothesline. Grimes goes for the cover, but Mendoza kicks out at two. Grimes applies am arm-bar, but Mendoza fights back. Mendoza delivers a right hand and an enzuigiri. Mendoza delivers a dropkick and a clothesline in the corner. Mendoza delivers a dropkick and a running Shooting Star Press. Mendoza goes for the cover, but Grimes kicks out at two. Grimes slingshots the ropes into Mendoza’s face, but Mendoza comes back with a series of strikes and sends Grimes to the corner. Mendoza drops Grimes to the mat and climbs up top. Mendoza goes for a Phoenix Splash, but Grimes dodges it and delivers a double stomp for the pin fall.
Winner: Cameron Grimes

William Regal is in his office when Candice LeRae walks in. She wants to know why Io Shirai keeps getting rewarded and Regal says he can’t disagree, but he can change things. He adds LeRae to the match next week. It will be her, Io Shirai, Bianca Belair, and Mia Yim in a Fatal Four-Way Match, and the winner will challenge Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Championship. He says if Ripley wins tonight, it might just be a Five-Way. LeRae says Regal can add anyone to the match as long as she gets her hands on Shirai.

A vignette for Dakota Kai airs. She returns to NXT soon.
On next week’s NXT, Killian Dain and Matt Riddle will battle in a Street Fight.

Match #4 – Singles Match: Rhea Ripley vs. Shayna Baszler
They lock up and Baszler backs Ripley into the ropes. Ripley trips Baszler up and they exchange holds. Ripley slams Baszler to the mat and delivers forearm shots to her back. Ripley drives her shoulder into Baszler and goes for a suplex, but Baszler rolls her up for two. Baszler wraps Ripley in the ropes and works over her leg. Baszler goes for the cover, but Ripley kicks out at two. Baszler applies a front face-lock, but Ripley counters with a back body drop. Baszler dodges a dropkick and goes for the Kirifuda Clutch, but Ripley backs her into the corner. Ripley dropkicks Baszler to the floor and then slams her into the steps. Ripley tosses Baszler into the ring, but Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke rush the ring. Ripley takes them out, but Baszler takes advantage. Duke gives Baszler a chair, but Ripley steals it and hits Baszler with it.
Winner via disqualification: Shayna Baszler
-After the match, Duke and Shafir grab Baszler and take her to the top of the ramp. Ripley sits in the chair in the ring as Baszler holds the title in the air.

A promo from The Undisputed Era airs. Adam Cole says the prophecy will finally be fulfilled next week when Strong beats Dream for the NXT North American Championship. Strong says he hated Dream’s couch and he hates Dream himself. He says he finally gets what’s his next week. Cole says NXT is bigger and better and it’s all thanks to them. Cole says when they have all the gold, no one will be able to stop them, and that’s undisputed.Click Here: