This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE NXT. Tonight two former Ring of Honor stalwarts square off as in our main event Roderick Strong takes on the charismatic leader of the Undisputed Era; Adam Cole and much more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for an hour showcasing the WWE NXT brand!
Heavy Machinery vs Chris Payne & Sean Maluta
Otis manhandles Chris and does the worm into an elbow drop before tagging Tucker in and hitting their finisher for the pin and the win in under ninety seconds.
Winner: Heavy Machinery via pinfall
Kairi Sane vs Billie Kay
They mock each other to start the match before running the ropes and Kairi hits a huricanrrana for a quick two count. Billie drops Kairi with a forearm after she's distracted by Peyton for a near fall, then Billie puts her in a torture rack before dropping her to the mat. Kairi comes back with a spear before hitting a series of chops in the corner and w sliding forearm for a near fall. Kairi then drops Kay with a back fist before hitting an elbow drop off of the top for the pin and the win.
Winner: Kairi Sane via pinfall
-Kassius Ohno meets with William Regal and sets up a match between him and Lars Anderson as we go to commercial.
-We get a video package for NXT Takeover: War Games and the War Games match.
Velveteen Dream vs Cezar Bononi
Dream is all over Cezar to start the match, hitting him with European uppercuts before dropping him with a clothesline and beating on him in mount. Dream then hits a spinebuster and a DVD for the pin and the win.
Winner: Velveteen Dream via pinfall
Roderick Strong vs Adam Cole
They lock up to start the match for a clean break before Strong takes Cole down and they exchange headlocks before Cole superkicks Strong out of the ring as we go to commercial.
Cole stomps on Strong and beats on him in the corner and on the ground before dropping Strong with a lariat for a quick two count. Strong fights out of a sleeper hold with a pendulum backbreaker before they exchange forearms and chops. Strong hits another backbreaker for a quick two count before Cole drops Strong with an enzuigiri for a near fall. Cole hits a superkick into an ushigaroshi for a near fall before Strong hits a jumping knee that nearly knocks Cole out. Strong then hits a backbreaker onto the top turnbuckle before reDRagon come out and the referee is forced to call for the bell.
Winner: Roderick Strong via disqualification
-After the match Undisputed Era, Authors of Pain and SANITY all get in the ring and brawl as we go off the air.