Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of WWE NXT! Please enjoy the show and be sure to stick with us afterwards for the post show podcast!
Karrion Kross vs Local Talent
Kross immediately grabs his opponent and suplexes him before hitting several Doomsday Suplexes and locks in the Kross Jacket before his opponent is forced to tap for the win.
Winner: Karrion Kross defeats a local performer via submission.
- After the match Tommaso Ciampa comes out onto the stage and says that he respects Kross attacking him before making his way down to the ringside and getting into the ring with Kross and Scarlett before challenging Kross to a match at NXT Takeover: In Your House before leaving. We then get a graphic for Rhea Ripley versus Io Shirai in our main event as well as a video package for the Interim Cruiserweight Championship Tournament before we get a graphic for El Hijo Del Fantasma against Akira Tozawa up next and KUSHIDA versus Drake Maverick later tonight as we go to commercial.
NXT Interim Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Group B Match
Akira Tozawa vs El Hijo Del Fantasma
Hijo immediately goes for a quick roll up for two before they grapple on the mat and sweep each other before exchanging arm drags and exchanging chops before Akira rocks Hijo with a jab and hits a head scissors that sends Hijo out of the ring. Akira teases a suicide dive before hitting a hurricanrana off of the apron and down onto the floor before hitting a cannonball off of the apron as we go to commercial.
We come back to Akira in control of Hijo before he's swept and Hijo drags him out onto the apron before hitting a running splash onto the apron and hitting a slingshot senton for two before Akira hits a snap German suplex and climbs to the top. Hijo crotches Akira on the top rope before they counter each other until Hijo drops Akira across the top turnbuckle for two before Akira hits a bulldog and climbs back up top before hitting a high angle senton, but Hijo immediately rolls out of the ring. Akira goes out after Hijo and tosses him back into the ring for a near fall before Hijo dropkicks him over the top rope and hits a suicide dive before tossing Akira back into the ring. Hijo hits a running back elbow in the corner before Akira counters a fireman's carry into an octopus stretch before Hijo hits a Michinoku driver for the pin and the win.
Winner: El Hijo Del Fantasma defeats Akira Tozawa via pinfall to go up 2-1 and match Akira who is also 2-1 now and goes to the finals of the tournament.
- After the match we get a recap of Imperium becoming the new NXT Tag Team champions last week before we go to a backstage promo by Timothy Thatcher who challenges Matt to a rematch in a match where you can only win via knockout or tap out and that Riddle can pick the place before we get a graphic for Mia Yim versus Santana Garrett up next as we go to commercial.
- We come back to a promo by Shotzi Blackheart sitting on a tank who says that she's like a tank before talking about the connection between punk rock and wrestling before she cuts a promo on Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez and well as Chelsea Green and Candice LeRae.
Mia Yim vs Santana Garrett
They hit each other with arm drags and mirror a dropkick before Santana hits a hand spring back elbow in the corner into a snap suplex for two before Mia comes back and kicks Santana in the face before hitting Protect Ya Neck for the pin and the win.
Winner: Mia Yim defeats Santana Garrett via pinfall.
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