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Here's what is set for the show:
WWE NXT (11/29/2022)
- Roxanne Perez vs. Indi Hartwell
- Shawn Michaels along with Road Dogg, Alundra Blayze, X-Pac, and Molly Holly reveal Iron Survivor Challenge competitors
- Kiana James vs. Fallon Henley.
- Von Wagner (w/ Mr. Stone) vs. Malik Blade (w/ Edris Enofe).
- Dijak Makes In-Ring Return to NXT.
- Katana Chance, Kayden Carter, and Nikkita Lyons vs. Toxic Attraction (Mandy Rose, Gigi Dolin, and Jacy Jayne).
- Vic Joseph & Booker T welcomed the audience to the broadcast before quickly transitioning to the opening match.
Roxanne Perez vs. Indi Hartwell.
The match began with Indi slapping Perez's hand before Hartwell got a wrist lock on Perez, but Perez turned it into a wrist lock of her own. Perez broke the hold and hit a double-tijeras on Hartwell before climbing to the top rope, but Hartwell got Perez in a Fireman's Carry before slamming Perez. Hartwell hit an Irish Whip on Perez to the corner, but Perez got a roll-up on Hartwell for a near fall. Perez evaded Hartwell before locking in a sleeper on Hartwell, but Hartwell slammed Perez to break the hold. Perez evaded Hartwell's Elbow drop before hitting a Wheelbarrow into a Lateral Press on Hartwell for a near fall. Perez got another sleeper on Hartwell, but Hartwell tossed Perez out of the ring. Perez got back in the ring at the count of nine, but Hartwell greeted her with a stomp, two body slams, and an elbow drop on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell placed Perez in the middle rope and hit a pump kick on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell hit another body slam on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell went for another slam, but Perez evaded and went for an O'Connor Roll, but Hartwell got a Victory Roll on Perez for a near fall, to which Hartwell responded with a wicked lariat on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell hit a short-hand lariat and a side slam on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell got a chin lock on Perez before slamming her and hitting two jabs on Perez for a near fall. Hartwell & Perez exchanged forearm strikes before Perez hit an arm drag off Indi's body slam & a running uppercut. Perez hit two uppercuts, a Tijeras onto the middle turnbuckle, hammer strikes, a shotgun dropkick to the ribs, and a corner uppercut on Hartwell before she caught her and hit a back suplex on Perez for a near fall. Perez tossed Hartwell out of the ring before hitting Tope Suicida on Hartwell to the outside. Perez went for a Diving Crossbody on Hartwell, but Hartwell rolled over, but Perez reversed it with an inside cradle on Hartwell for a near fall. Hartwell hit a big boot on Perez & went for the Hidden Blade, but Perez caught her with an upkick before hitting Pop Rox for the pinfall win.
Winner: Roxanne Perez.
- Andre Chase was grading a paper before Duke Hudson & Thea Hail confronted him backstage. Hudson apologized to Chase for booting him in the head on his match before revealing to Chase that he made a poll for him to being a candidate for the Iron Survivor Challenge. Grayson Waller came backstage and confronted the Chase University members backstage before saying Chase would never be champion. Hail lost his mind before Hudson told Chase he would take care of Waller.
Dijak vs. Dante Chen.
The match began with the two locking up before Dijak hit a punch on Chen's chest. Dijak got Chen in a choke, but Chen fired away with strikes before Dijak dumped Chen out of the ring. Chen hit a spear on Dijak onto the apron and slid back into the ring, but Dijak caught him by his legs. Back in the ring, Chen ran the ropes before Dijak hit a sit-out chokeslam on Chen. Dijak fired away with the strikes on Chen before hitting knee strikes and back elbow strikes in the corner. Dijak hit a Suplex toss on Chen before hitting. three forearm series t the face and the back of Chen's neck. Dijak went for a back suplex, but Chen landed on his feet & hit double Shote strikes and a pump kick on Dijak, but Dijak got back up and hit a Big Boot on Chen. Dijak got Chen in a sleeper before hitting the Feast Your Eyes (Torture Rack GTS) for the pinfall win.
- Dijak cut a promo after the match, saying that the result of his match was his version of justice. Dijak said that he came to NXT to eviscerate anyone that comes on his way, including Apollo Crews, Bron Breakker & others.
- JD McDonagh was in the Diamond Dojo with Ivy Nile & Tatum Paxley before the Creed Brothers (Brutus & Julius Creed) interrupted. McDonagh told the brothers that it was scientifically impossible to beat Sanga & Veer, but Julius & Brutus kicked McDonagh after his remarks.
- Shawn Michaels was with Road Dogg, Alundra Blayze, X-Pac, and Molly Holly to pick the Iron Survivor Challenge competitors for both the Men's & Women's Matches. For the men's Iron Survivor, Road Dogg nominated Carmelo Hayes, with X-Pac comparing Hayes to HBK. Blayze nominated Tony D'Angelo for the match, but Michaels said that he was not yet cleared to compete. X-Pac nominated JD McDonagh for the match despite creeping him out, to which Molly Holly responded by nominating Joe Gacy for the match. Road Dogg nominated Von Wagner, but X-Pac denied the choice and responded by nominating Axiom, but Road Dogg pointed out that he may not be cleared in time. Road Dogg mentioned Grayson Waller.
Grayson Waller vs. Duke Hudson (w/ Andre Chase & Thea Hail).
Waller & Hudson began the match with Waller taunting Hudson before Waller got a headlock on Hudson, but Hudson responded with a shoulder tackle. Hudson got a headlock on Waller, but Waller pulled Hudson's hair to lock in a headlock. Waller pulled Hudson's hair before Hudson pulled Waller's hair, but Chase told him to stop it before Waller caught him with a jab. Waller laid in the jabs on Hudson before Hudson hit a lariat and a sidewalk slam on Waller for a near fall. Waller went for a Sunset Flip on Waller, but Hudson reversed it with pain for a near fall. Waller attacked Hudson from behind before Waller hit a body shot and an Irish Whip on Hudson to the corner. Waller choked Hudson with the middle rope before hitting a knee drop on Hudson's ribs and locking in a Cravat on Hudson into three knee strikes. Waller went for the rope-walk elbow drop on Hudson, but Hudson evaded. Waller hit three punches on Hudson, but Hudson powered back up and hit three punches, a body slam, a corner lariat, an overhead suplex & the Dusty Combo to send Waller to the outside. Hudson went for a big boot on Waller, but Waller evaded and nearly hit a boot on Hudson. Hudson checked on Hail after nearly booting her and came back in the ring, but Waller caught him with a Stunner for the pinfall win.
Winner: Grayson Waller.
- McKenzie Mitchell begrudgingly interviewed Javier Bernal backstage, with Bernal calling it "Big Body Tuesday" to sell his merchandise on TV. Bernal was selling a bat, a big body pillow, and a cologne. McKenzie ran away from the smell of the cologne, but Axiom made his return to confront Bernal after calling him out. Axiom told Berna that he would go and make the match between the two made for later.
Kiana James vs. Fallon Henley.
Henley & James exchanged and pushed before Henley hit a shoulder tackle on James to begin the match. The two locked up afterward before James leaned Henley into the corner. The two locked up again before Henley hit an arm drag takedown on James, but James got back up and slammed Henley's face into the top turnbuckle. Henley got James and slammed her face to the top turnbuckle twice before Henley got a crucifix pin on James for a near fall. Henley got a wrist lock on James before going for another arm submission before turning it into a snap suplex to send James to the outside. Outside of the ring, Henley hit a chop on James onto the apron before the two got back in the ring. Jame slammed Henley into the mat face-first before locking in an arm lock on Henley. Henley broke the hold and hit a ripcord back elbow, a back kick, and went for an Irish Whip before James slammed Henley's arm into the middle rope. James got a hammerlock on Henley before slamming her into the corner and doing a backflip spear on Henley in the corner. James hit a body slam on Henley before slamming Henley's arm into the mat twice. James got a seated double-arm lock on Henley but Henley got back up and laid in the strikes on James to break the hold. Henley hit an overhead chop, a forearm strike, and a face slam on James. Henley hit a back elbow, a spinning abdomen kick, a forearm strike, a punch, a lariat & a corner uppercut before James hit a boot kick on Henley's arm. Henley hit a back-breaker into a ripcord lariat on James for a near fall. Henley slid out of the ring before hitting a forearm strike on James. Henley chased James before James got her bag in the ring, but James tossed the bag on Henley before hitting a dropkick on the knee and slamming Henley to the corner. James ended proceedings before hitting a running Flat liner on Henley for the pinfall win.
Winner: Kiana James.
- Malik Blade was backstage and said that he was angry at Von Wagner for tearing apart his father's sweater vest, but Odyssey Jones & Edris Enofe told him to use his anger against Wagner.
- Backstage, Shawn Michaels, Road Dogg, Alundra Blayze, X-Pac & Molly Holly were backstage picking members of the Women's Iron Survivor. Some of the nominees mentioned were Roxanne Perez, Indi Hartwell, Cora Jade, the recently defeated Fallon Henley, Kiana James, Alba Fyre (whom Molly Holly called the best worker on the whole roster) & Zoey Stark (whom X-Pac put over as ready-made for the Main Roster). The participants of both the Men's & Women's Iron Survivor Challenges would be revealed.
- There was a TikTok of Cora Jade making fun of a crying Wendy Choo.
- Zoey Stark attacked Nikkita Lyons from behind on the stage as Lyons was making her entrance ahead of the Women's Trios match, targeting Lyons' left leg. Toxic Attraction made fun of Lyons as she was walked backstage.
- There was a vignette backstage of Layra Valkyria coming to NXT.
- Elektra Lopez was interviewed backstage, ranging down Indi Hartwell. Lopez called Hartwell the heart of the division but emphasized that she would take out the heart.
Javier Bernal vs. Axiom.
The match began with Bernal and Axiom locking up before Axiom hit a snap mare headlock on Bernal. Axiom hit an arm drag and a dropkick on Bernal to send him out of the ring. Axiom hit an upkick before getting Bernal in a lateral press for a near fall. Axiom got a headlock on Bernal, but Bernal reversed it ith a pin for a near fall. Axiom got an arm lock on Bernal, but Bernal reversed it with a wrist lock before Axiom reversed that with a hammerlock headlock. Bernal got out of the ring, but Axiom caught him outside with a Tope Suicida. Back in the ring, Axiom got a headlock on Bernal before going for a Pentagon Arm Breaker on Bernal, but Bernal got up and hit a Monkey Flip on Axiom, but Axiom kept Bernal's arm and locked in an arm lock, but Bernal punched Axiom to break the hold. Axiom went for a springboard move, but Bernal kicked the rope before slamming Axiom's leg into the ring post. Bernal hit a dropkick on Axiom's legs for a near fall. Bernal targeted Axiom's left knee before locking in a knee & ankle lock on Axiom before hitting a Fisherman's Flacon Arrow on Axiom. Axiom got up and hit a boot on Bernal before getting a Sunset Flip on Bernal for a near fall, to which he transitioned quickly into a Triangle Choke on Bernal. Bernal lifted Axiom up and broke the hold with a powerbomb for a near fall. Bernal got a Figure Four on Axiom, but Axiom turned it around into a reverse Figure Four before Bernal broke the hold with a rope break. Bernal & Axiom exchanged strikes before Axiom hit a dropkick, a corner enziguri kick, a springboard lariat, and went for a superkick before Bernal evaded and hit a spike DDT on Axiom for a near fall. Bernal got to the top rope, but Axiom caught him with an enziguri. Axiom hit a Superplex on Bernal before hitting the Golden Ration (Running Leaping Thrust Kick) on Bernal for the pinfall win.
- Lyons was medically cleared by a medic backstage ahead of her match against Toxic Attraction.
- NXT Tag Team Champions Pretty Deadly (Elton Prince & Kit Wilson) were interviewed backstage by McKenzie Mitchell, with them revealing that they would tell a Christmas Story next week.
- There was a vignette of Apollo Crews at a dinner before he was joined by NXT Champion Bron Breakker. Crews and Breakker discussed their road to their upcoming match on NXT: Deadline and their preparation for their match.
JD McDonagh vs. Julius Creed (w/ Brutus Creed).
The match began with McDonagh & Julius exchanging takedowns and waist holds before JD got a rope break. McDonagh hit a forearm strike and a headlock takedown on Julius, but Julius hit a back suplex on McDonagh. McDonagh maintained the hold before Julius hit a belly-to-back face slam, a n Irish Whip, two Hip Tosses, a double under hook suplex, and a clothesline on JD to the outside. Julius chased down McDonagh before McDonagh tripped Julius into the apron and hit a running shotgun dropkick off the apron into the broadcast table on the outside. McDonagh hit an apron spear before tossing Julius to the barricade and locking in an Abdominal Stretch on the ring post. McDonagh argued with Brutus before Julius caught him with a jab. JD hit a running knee on Julius' abdomen for a near fall. McDonagh hit a series of strikes on Creed in the corner before hitting a senton on Julius' back. JD hit a snap suplex on Julius for a near fall before locking in the body scissors on Julius as Sanga & Veer Mahan watched the match on the ramp. Julius hti a back slam on McDonagh to break the hold before hitting two forearm strikes, a T-Bone suplex, and attempted a stalling suplex before McDonagh hit knee strikes on Julius, but Julius deadlifted McDonagh and hit the deadlift suplex on him. Julius hit the twisting slam before going for a lariat but McDonagh rolled out of the ring. Back in the ring, Julius hit two overhead tosses on McDonagh before McDonagh tossed Julius out of the ring and hit a PK Kick off the apron, but Julius leaped to the apron and went for a German before McDonagh hit a headbutt to drop him. McDonagh proceeded to hit an Asai Moonsault on Julius to the outside. Back in the ring, McDonagh went for an inverted knee strike before Julius hit a forearm strike and an upkick to send McDonagh to the outside. McDonagh got Julius' leg and slammed it into the apron before going for a chair shot, but Sanga pushed Julius out of the ring to make the save, giving Julius the disqualification win. McDonagh hit Sanga with the chair, but Sanga gave him a death stare before running McDonagh out of the ring. Veer & Sanga told Julius that they wanted him at 100% for Deadline.
Winner: Julius Creed (w/ Bruts Creed).
- Alba Fyre was in a vignette calling out Isla Dawn, telling her that she would have anything but fun.
- Tony D'Angelo confronted Dijak in the parking lot and thanked him for softening Wes Lee. D'Angelo revealed that he was cleared to compete next week.
Malik Blade vs. Von Wagner.
Blade fired away with punches on Wagner's head before getting to the middle rope and firing more punches, but Wagner caught him with a knee strike to the abdomen before hitting a body slam on him. Wagner went for a knee drop, but Blade evaded and hit a springboard lariat and a dropkick on Wagner to send him to the outside. Blade slammed Wagner's head into the broadcast table before he and Wagner got back in the ring, but Wagner caught him with a knee strike. Wagner went for a powerbomb on Blade, but Blade turned it into a sunset flip for a near fall. Blade got Wagner and hit a body slam on Wagner before going for a Frog Splash, but Wagner lifted his knees and hit the Death Valley Driver for the pinfall win.
-Wagner went for the Gorilla Press on Blade, but Enofe came for the save, but Wagner caught him with a big boot. Odyssey Jones came to the save to confront Wagner, hitting a lariat and sending him out of the ring.
- Shawn Michaels revealed that Carmelo Hayes, JD McDonagh, Grayson Waller & Joe Gacy would compete in the Men's Iron Survivor Match. Cora Jade, Roxanne Perez, Zoey Stark & Kiana James were announced for the Women's Iron Survivor Match.
Katana Chance, Kayden Carter & Nikkita Lyons vs. Toxic Attraction (Mandy Rose, Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne).
Chace & Jayne began the match locking up before Jayne hit a face slam and a senton on Chance. Chance leaped over Jayne before hitting a shotgun dropkick on Jayne. The six women brawled in the ring before Lyons hit a thrust kick to sed Rose to the outside. Carter hit a rope walk cross body on Dolin while Chance hit a Tornillo on Rose. Back in the ring, Jayne hit a forearm strike before Rose tagged in, but Chance hit a chinbreaker. Carter & Chance hit a Last Chancery into a dropkick on Rose for a near fall. Carte hit a snap mare thrust kick on Rose for a near fall. Rose attacked Carter from behind before Dolin & Jayne hit a double knee strike on Carter. Dolin slammed Carter's head into the turnbuckle before Jayne hit a hip attack. Rose pushed Carter's face before hitting a Spinebuster on Carter for a near fall. Rose got the Body Scissors in Carter, but Carter hit a headbutt to break the hold. Carter got a Sunset Flip on Rose for a near fall before hitting an Upkick and tagging in Chance. Chance hit a face slam, a series of body shots, and went for a diving crossbody before Dolin caught her and hit a back breaker for a near fall. Lyons broke the pin, but Jayne attacked Lyons before Jayne was caught with a thrust kick by Carter. Dolin hit an STO on Chance for a near fall, but Chance & Carter tripped Dolin before Carter ^ Chance hit a belly-to-back moonsault on Dolin for a near fall. Jayne pulled Carter out of the ring before Dolin slammed Chance into the mat. Rose hit a back suplex and went for a knee strike, but Chance reversed it with a roll-up before hitting a codebreaker on Rose. Jayne tagged back in, but Chance evaded her and tagged in Lyons. Lyons hit a diving forearm strike, a knee strike, a snap suplex, and the Split Moonsalut on Jayne but Dolin broke the pin. Dolin slammed Carter to the stairs, but Chance caught her with a diving cross-body, but Rose hit a knee strike on Chance. Lyons went for the Spinning Heel Kick on Rose, but Lyons' knee buckled. Jayne & Dolin got Lyons and hit the Hi-Lo on Lyons for the pinfall win. Zoey STark stood on the Raven's Nest at a prone Lyons as Toxic Attraction celebrated on the ramp to end the broadcast.
Winner: Toxic Attraction (Mandy Rose, Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne).