This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE NXT! Tonight Asuka defends her NXT Women's Championship against Nikki Cross in a last woman standing match and much more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of the action!
Velveteen Dream vs HoHo Lun
They lock up to start the match before Dream pushes him away, then backs him into the corner before Dream puts him in a headlock. Dream then drops Lun with a boot into a delayed jackhammer suplex before hitting an elbow drop from the top rope for the pin and the win.
Winner: Velveteen Dream via pinfall
-We then get an video segment where Asuka interview in a car before Nikki tries to attack her by jumping on the hood. Security then grab and drag Nikki off as Asuka stares her down. Next we get a video package for Hideo Itami and Oney Morgan's match three weeks ago before we're told they'll have a rematch tonight as we go to commercial.
-We come back from commercial to see William Regal announce that Heavy Machinery will challenge the Authors of Pain for their NXT Tag Team Championship at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn.
Hideo Itami vs Oney Lorcan I
They start the match, Lorcan attacking Itami immediately with a European uppercut before Itami is busted open and the match is stopped.
Winner: No contest
-We then get a video package for Roderick Strong and Bobby Roode leading up to their title match on the show next week.
Hideo Itami vs Oney Lorcan II
Itami goes after Lorcan before the match starts, then drops Lorcan over the ropes before suplexing him, then Itami sends Lorcan out of the ring and to the floor as we go to commercial.
Itami hits Lorcan with a series of strikes before he comes back for a quick two count as we come back from commercial, then Itami kicks his knee out before snapping his neck on the rope. Itami hits a missile dropkick before going for the GTS, but Lorcan counters and collapses to the mat, holding his knee. Hideo then hits the Go to Sleep for the pin and the win once he's back up and says he can continue the match.
Winner: Hideo Itami via pinfall
-After the match Hideo calls put Kassius Ohno before they're attacked by SANITY from behind.
Asuka vs Nikki Cross NXT Women's Championship Last Woman Standing Match
They lock up to start the match before Nikki hits a cross body, then gets Asuka caught in the apron, hitting her with clubbing blows before Nikki gets out several chairs as we go to commercial.
Nikki sends Asuka into the ring steps repeatedly before Asuka comes back and smashes her face into the steps before putting a trash can over her and dropkicking it. Nikki gets back up at the count of eight before they fight over a chair until Asuka hits Nikki in the sternum with it. Asuka rolls Nikki back into the ring, but she hits a neckbreaker onto the apron when Asuka tries to get back in the ring. Asuka gets back upbeat the count of five and sends Nikki off of the top rope by her hair onto a pile of chairs only for Nikki to suplex her onto them as we go to commercial.
We come back to Asuka in control, yelling at Nikki before Nikki hits a series of fisherman swinging neckbreaker before trying to hit her with the belt, but Asuka kicks her away. Asuka drops Nikki with a roundhouse kick before Nikki powerbombs Asuka onto a pile of chairs on the ramp. Asuka gets back up at the count of nine before they fight to the back and Nikki hits a swinging neckbreaker as they're both up at the count of nine. Nikki sets a table up and smashes Asuka's face into it before Nikki sets up a ladder next to it, then they fight on the ladder before Asuka suplexes her onto a different table. Asuka then somehow manages to get to her feet at the count of nine for the win when Nikki doesn't answer the count.