Matt Riddle Defeats Killian Dain, Earns NXT Title Shot Against Adam Cole On 10/2 NXT

New top contender, bro.

Matt Riddle finally got the better of Killian Dain, defeating The Beast of Belfast in a street fight on Wednesday's NXT to earn a future title shot at Adam Cole and the NXT Title. The street fight between Riddle and Dain started on the Sept. 18 episode of NXT, but ended in a no contest as multiple parties got involved. The fight continued on Wednesday with Riddle getting the better of Dain in a battle that spilled all over the arena floor. In the end, Riddle was able to put Dain away with Fujiwara Armbar, forcing the tap out.

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After the bout, Cole taunted Riddle with the NXT Title, which turned out to be a mistake as Riddle locked Cole in the Fujiwara Armbar before Undisputed Era made the save. The NXT Championship match between Cole and Riddle is scheduled for the Oct. 2 episode of NXT.

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