Samoa Joe attacks Karrion Kross security guards (image courtesy WWE.com)


NXT Breakout Tournament 2021 was additionally scheduled for the present, organising the semifinals lineup, whereas Ridge Holland made his in-ring return on the taped present from the Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida.

Check out the recap, and outcomes from the August 3 episode of NXT:

– Hit Row members Ashante “Thee” Adonis and “Top Dolla” AJ Francis (with NXT North American Champion Isaiah “Swerve” Scott and “B-Fab” Briana Brandy) defeated Legado Del Fantasma’s Raul Mendoza and Joaquin Wilde (with Santos Escobar) within the opening contest of the night time through DQ.

Top Dolla was in charge of the match when Escobar hit him on the again with a Steel Chair to trigger the disqualification. After the match bell, the three heels beat down Hit Row members as Escobar took Swerve’s grill. But in the end, Hit Row fired again as Fantasma was compelled to retreat.

– Ridge Holland made his in-ring return by defeating Ikemen Jiro within the subsequent match of NXT. Holland surprised Jiro with an enormous suplex after which drove him into the mat for the pin to win. He then joined Pete Dunne and Oney Lorcan to declare that they’re essentially the most harmful trio in all of WWE, in the present day.

– Roderick Strong (with Malcolm Bivens, Hachiman, and Tyler Rust) defeated Bobby Fish in a singles contest. Fish was knocked off into the turnbuckles after which Strong hit him with a stiff leaping knee. Strong then delivered an enormous backbreaker for the pin to win.

– Grizzled Young Veterans – James Drake and Zack Gibson defeated Million Dollar Champion LA Knight and his butler Cameron Grimes in a tag workforce match after LA walked out on Grimes in between the match. Grimes nonetheless managed to arrange Drake for the Cave In finisher however Gibson distracted him.

He tagged into the match and hit the Ticket to Mayhem with Drake on Gibson to get the victory. WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase then made an look as he suggested Grimes to discover a means in order that he can do away with LA Knight for good.

– Dakota Kai appeared in a promo addressing her stunning assault towards Raquel Gonzalez. Kai instructed that she’s the explanation why Raquel turned the WWE NXT Women’s Champion now she’d be coming after the title.

– Trey Baxter defeated Joe Gacy to advance to the following spherical of the Breakout Tournament. Baxter hit a 450 Stomp on his opponent to get the win. Trey Baxter vs. Odyssey Jones and Duke Hudson vs. Carmelo Hayes had been confirmed for the semi-finals.

– Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly in a face-off phase hosted by NXT General Manager William Regal was introduced for subsequent week.

– NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Io Shirai and Zoey Stark tried to get alongside at a Japanese Restaurant. Stark did not just like the meals and threw a plate, stuffed with Octopuses. Io loved her meals earlier than leaving Stark with the invoice.

– WWE NXT Champion Karrion Kross appeared on the commentary desk, apparently calling out Samoa Joe. Joe immediately got here out and went after him however the safety guards held him again. Joe ultimately took out the safety and utilized the Coquina Clutch submission on one of many guards who seemed to be Bronson Rechsteiner.

– In the NXT important occasion, Johnny Gargano (with Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell) defeated Dexter Lumis in a “Love Her or Lose Her” Match (the stipulation acknowledged that if Dexter would lose then he needed to cease getting romantically concerned with Indi).

Dexter was distracted after Indi was by accident knocked off the apron. Gargano capitalized with a DDT adopted by The One Final Beat for the pin to win.

Indi Hartwell did not care concerning the match final result as she reasonably jumped again into Dexter for kissing. Gargano and LeRae had been disgusted with the duo however Indi saved on kissing Dexter to finish the present.

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