WWE NXT Results
August 28, 2019
Winter Park, Florida
Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, and Beth Phoenix
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
A video kicks off the show highlighting the NXT Tag Team Championships being defended in the main event. The Street Profits will defend against Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly of The Undisputed ERA.
The NXT video plays, and Io Shirai makes her way to the ring.
Io Shirai vs. Cami Fields
The bell rings, and Shirai immediately dropkicks her down. Shirai clubs away at Fields and taunts the crowd. Shirai connects with a running back elbow in the corner. Fields fights out of a double underhook suplex and punches Shirai back. Shirai quickly knocks her into the ropes and tries for the double underhook again, but Fields counters with a back body drop. Shirai lands on her feet and hits a nasty palm strike. Shirai hits her with running double knees to the face in the corner before going to the top rope for a moonsault. Shirai covers, but she lifts Fields’ shoulders before the referee counts the three. Shirai then applies the Hirajuku Clutch for the submission.
Winner by Submission: Io Shirai
Shirai goes under the apron and grabs a kendo stick. Shirai begins laughing as she gets into the ring. She goes to hit Fields, but Candice LeRae runs down to the ring to make the save. LeRae takes the kendo stick and hits Shirai in the legs with it. Shirai quickly escapes and screams in frustration.
Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly are seen warming up backstage for their big title match.
Later tonight, we’ll hear an exclusive interview with Pete Dunne. Coming up next, we’ll see an NXT career retrospective of Johnny Gargano.
Keith Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic
They circle the ring, and the crowd is really buzzing. They lock up, and Dijakovic knees him in the midsection before clubbing him. Dijakovic clubs the back and talks some trash. Lee responds with some right hands to the midsection before sending him into the ropes. Lee leapfrogs him before dropping down and then hitting a shoulder block. Lee puts him in the ropes and hits a double chop to the chest. Lee hits the ropes, but Dijakovic connects with a cyclone big boot to the face. Dijakovic punches him before chopping the chest. Dijakovic goes for a suplex, but Lee won’t leave his feet. Lee powers out of the suplex attempt and punches him in the face. Lee connects with some elbows to the face. Dijakovic quickly drops him on the apron, but Lee blocks a right hand. Lee goes to bounce him off the turnbuckle, but Dijakovic fights it. Lee and Dijakovic lock eyes before Lee smashes his face off the turnbuckle. Lee follows up with a slingshot splash for a near fall. Lee then turns him inside out with a shoulder block for another near fall.
They begin fighting it out on the apron. Dijakovic charges, but Lee crushes him with a one-armed slam on the apron! The referee begins counting them out, which is how their last match six months ago ended. Lee gets him in the ring. Dijakovic punches him while he’s on the apron before stunning him with a kick to the face. Lee and Dijakovic lock eyes and go head-to-head. Dijakovic superkicks him to the floor before hitting a Fosbury Flop!
An “NXT” chant fires up. Dijakovic gets him in the ring and goes to the top rope. Dijakovic goes for a summersault seated senton, but Lee catches him! Lee goes for a release powerbomb, but Dijakovic (kind of) lands on his feet. Dijakovic attacks him before hitting a release suplex. Dijakovic goes to the top rope and hits a picture-perfect moonsault for a near fall! Dijakovic goes back to the top rope, but Lee cuts him off. They trade punches with Lee coming out on top. Lee climbs the ropes and elbows away at Dijakovic. Lee stands on the top rope and hits Dijakovic with an unbelievable top rope Spanish Fly… but Dijakovic kicks out! The crowd erupts and a thunderous “NXT” chant picks up.
Lee gets fired up and goes to the ropes again. Dijakovic tries to cut him off, but Lee elbows him off. Lee stands on the top rope, but Dijakovic kicks him in the legs to crotch him up there. Dijakovic then lifts Lee up and hits Feast Your Eyes for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: Dominic Dijakovic
Dominic Dijakovic pulls himself up in the corner and looks stunned. The crowd gives both men a standing ovation.
Video Package: An NXT career retrospective of Johnny Gargano
The commentators talk about what the future holds for Johnny Gargano. Shane Thorne comes up to them and says they should be talking about him. Gargano is the past. Thorne is the future. Mauro Ranallo sends it to a break.
Replays are shown of Mia Yim turning down Shayna Baszler’s invitation to join the Horsewomen. The Horsewomen attacked Yim. After the show, Yim said she wants more of Baszler to William Regal, but Regal said she had her chance at NXT TakeOver: Toronto and blew it.
Shayna Baszler addresses Mia Yim’s actions last week
NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler makes her way to the ring with the Horsewomen Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke. Baszler goes to speak, but Rhea Ripley’s music cuts her off. Ripley of NXT UK makes her way to the ring. Ripley gets in the ring and stands in front of Baszler. Baszler goes to speak, but Ripley rips the microphone out of her hands. Ripley says she knows what Baszler is going to say. She knows Baszler is going to say she’s beaten everyone. Ripley says, “But you haven’t beaten me, bitch!” The Horsewomen back off and go up the ramp while the crowd cheers.
Video Package: Pete Dunne says if he was sent to the back of the line after NXT TakeOver: Toronto, then that’s fine. He’ll break fingers and put anyone down that stands in his way.
NXT Tag Team Champions The Street Profits are warming up backstage. Their match is next.
NXT North American Champion Velveteen Dream takes on Kona Reeves in a non-title match next week. We’ll also see Adam Cole defend the NXT Championship against Jordan Myles. Myles won the NXT Breakout Tournament to win the opportunity.
NXT Tag Team Championships
The Undisputed ERA vs. The Street Profits (c’s)
Montez Ford starts against Bobby Fish. Fish goes for a takedown, but Ford fights it. Fish wrenches the arm, but Ford rolls out, kips up, and twists the arm. Fish hits a drop-toe-hold and applies a side headlock. Ford fights up to his feet, but Fish knees him. Kyle O’Reilly tags in and applies a side headlock. O’Reilly takes him down and keeps the headlock applied. Ford gets out and tags in Angelo Dawkins. Dawkins takes O’Reilly down before hitting a big slam. Dawkins applies a waistlock, but O’Reilly elbows him. Fish manages to tag in, but Dawkins takes him down. Ford tags in, and he hits an awesome dropkick. The Street Profits hit O’Reilly with a double-team flapjack. Dawkins then helps Ford do a moonsault onto The Undisputed ERA. Ford picks up a two count.
Ford wrenches Fish’s arm, but Fish fights him to the corner. Fish has a whip to the corner reversed on him, but Fish manages to put Ford on the apron. Ford knocks him back, kicks O’Reilly in the face before he can interfere, and hits a slingshot splash for a two count. Ford then applies an arm bar to Fish. O’Reilly quickly gets a cheap shot to the back of Ford to change the momentum. O’Reilly punches away at Ford in the corner before kneeing him. Fish tags back in, and he forearms Ford in the corner. Fish twists the leg around the middle rope, and O’Reilly tags in. O’Reilly hits a dragon screw on the ropes before hitting Ford with a shinbreaker. O’Reilly kicks him in the leg before trying for an STF. Ford fights it, so O’Reilly slams the leg off the canvas. Fish tags in, hits a snapmare, and jumps on the leg. O’Reilly tags in. Ford counters a second jump into a roll-up, but O’Reilly gets out and takes him back down. Fish tags back in and punches Ford a few times. Fish kicks him in the leg and goes for a back suplex, but Ford flips out of it.
Dawkins tags in, and he takes the Undisputed ERA down. They go for a kick, but Dawkins runs through it. Dawkins takes them down with a double clothesline. Dawkins hits Fish with an exploder suplex before crushing O’Reilly with a flapjack. Dawkins hits them both with corkscrew splashes before throwing Fish into O’Reilly. Dawkins hits a big spear on Fish for a near fall! Dawkins lifts Fish up, but Fish applies a sleeper hold. Dawkins gets out, and O’Reilly blind tags in. Dawkins hits Fish with an inside out German Suplex. O’Reilly quickly clips the leg and hits a brainbuster for a near fall. O’Reilly applies a leglock, but Ford knocks Fish onto O’Reilly to break it up.
Dawkins attacks the Undisputed ERA, but they take him down. They take out Ford’s legs. Dawkins hits Fish with a sit-out spinebuster. Dawkins attacks O’Reilly, but O’Reilly counters into a triangle choke. Dawkins powers him up and hits a turnbuckle powerbomb. Ford tags in, and he hits the Rock Bottom. Dawkins goes to the top rope and hits a frog splash. Ford covers, but Fish pulls O’Reilly out of the ring before the three count! Ford takes them out with a summersault senton and sticks the landing. Dawkins spears O’Reilly and goes for one on Fish, but Fish kicks him in the face. O’Reilly avoids a frog splash from Ford. The Undisputed ERA then hits Ford with the High/Low for the win!
Winners and new NXT Tag Team Champions: The Undisputed ERA
The entire Undisputed ERA stable comes out on the stage to celebrate with Fish and O’Reilly. The Undisputed ERA’s prophecy is closer to coming true.