This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE NXT. Tonight we have a great show as in our main event Kairi Sane faces Shayna Baszler, Tyler Bate faces Velveteen Dream, Andrade Almas will be in the arena to talk about what's next for the WWE NXT champion and much more so be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST for an hour showcasing the WWE NXT brand!
Tyler Bate vs Velveteen Dream
They exchange wrist locks before Tyler rolls Dream up for a quick two count, then sends Dream out of the ring with a dropkick as we go to commercial.
They counter each other until Dream slides out of the ring, then he gets back in the ring and drops Tyler with a shoulder block as we come back from commercial. Dream hits a backbreaker for a quick two count before hitting an elbow drop for another quick two count. Dream hits a series of elbow drops to the back of Tyler before hitting a diving double axe handle for a quick two count. Tyler gets out of a modified camel clutch before dropping Dream with a boot. Tyler hits a running European uppercut in the corner into a suplex for a quick two count before hitting an airplane spin.
Dream counters the Tyler Driver '97 into a huge spinebuster for a near fall, then they exchange forearms on their knees on their way back to their feet before they run into each other and fall down after an accidental headbutt. Tyler then catches Dream on the top and dropkicks him before Dream sends him off and hits the Purple Rainmaker elbow drop for the pin and the win.
Winner: Velveteen Dream defeats Tyler Bate via pinfall with the Purple Rainmaker elbow drop.
-We get a video package for Johnny Gargano signing paperwork pertaining to his no longer being a part of NXT.
Cezar Bononi vs Adam Cole
Before the match Adam asks Cezar to join Undisputed Era, but before he can decide Adam attacks him before playing to the crowd. Cezar drops Adam before sending UE off of the apron, then hits a Michinoku driver for a near fall. Adam then superkicks Cezar after he's distracted by UE, then hits a shining wizard for the pin and the win.
Winner: Adam Cole defeats Cezar Bononi via pinfall with a shining wizard.
-We get a video package for Shayna Baszler before her match against Kairi Sane.
Kairi Sane vs Shayna Baszler
They grapple to start the match before Kairi rolls her up for a quick two count, then Shayna takes her down and drops her with a series of knees once she's back to her feet as we go to commercial.
Shayna is in control as we come back from commercial, focusing on the arm of Kairi before hitting a suplex into a PK for a near fall. Shayna goes for a kimura, but Kairi manages to counter into a roll up for a quick two count before Kairi hits a huge spear. Kairi hits a sliding lariat before hitting a move off of the top, then Shayna catches her on the top turnbuckle and sends her off of the top before locking in a rear naked choke and Kairi is forced to tap.
Winner: Shayna Baszler defeats Kairi Sane via submission with a rear naked choke.
-Andrade Almas comes out to the ring and talks about his defeating Johnny Gargano and banishing him from NXT before he's interrupted by Aleister Black, Black starting to say something before he's interrupted by Killian Dain. Dain and Black then brawl before Dain hits a running cross body and stands over him as we go off the air.