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WWE NXT & NXT UK 2020

2020

NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool II

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2020-01-12, Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, England, UK
  1. Eddie Dennis def. Trent Seven
    Dennis pins Seven after first throwing Seven to the outside in a Razor's Edge and then the Next top Driver inside the ring.
  2. NXT UK Women's championship, Triple threat match:
    Kay Lee Ray (ch) def. Piper Niven, Toni Storm
    Ray has Niven down for a pin after a Gory Bomb, but Storm breaks the pin by grabbing the referee's arm. Storm then tries to pin Ray after the Storm Zero, but Niven breaks the pin. Eventually, Ray gets a three-count on Niven after breaking Storm's pin attempt.
  3. Tyler Bate def. Jordan Devlin
    Bate pins Devlin with the Corkscrew DDT after a series of Tyler Drivers.
  4. NXT UK tagteam championship, Ladder match:
    Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) (ch), Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel), Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake), Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster
    After a long and gruelling match, Mark Coffey eventually manages to climb the ladder to grab the belts and retain the championships.
  5. WWE UK championship:
    Walter (ch) def. Joe Coffey (subm.)
    Imperium's Alexander Wolfe enters the ring to help Walter, but Coffey's ally Ilja Dragunov comes out to stop him. Coffey eventually taps out to a sleeper hold after a massive power bomb.

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic 2020

2020-01-08 to 2020-01-29

The winner of the 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will challenge the reigning tagteam champions at NXT Takeover: Portland.

First round matches:

  1. NXT 2020-01-08: Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Bartel) def. Forgotten Sons (Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake) [w/Jaxson Ryker]
  2. Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) (NXT tag ch) [w/Adam Cole (ch), Roderick Strong (NA ch)] def. Gallus (Wolfgang & Mark Coffey) (NXT UK tag ch)
  3. NXT 2020-01-15: Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle def. Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster
  4. Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) def. Kushida & Alex Shelley

Semi-final matches:

  1. NXT 2020-01-22: Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) def. Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) (NXT tag ch)
  2. Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle def. Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Bartel) [w/Walter (WWE UK ch) & Alexander Wolfe]

Final:

Imperium Imperium Matt Riddle & Pete DunneMatt Riddle & Pete Dunne
Forgotten Sons
Matt Riddle & Pete DunneMatt Riddle & Pete Dunne
Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster
Grizzled Young Veterans Grizzled Young VeteransGrizzled Young Veterans
Kushida & Alex Shelley
Gallus Undisputed Era
Undisputed Era

Worlds Collide: NXT vs. NXT UK

2020-01-25, Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA

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  1. Finn Bálor def. Ilja Dragunov
    Pinfall after the 1916 DDT.
  2. NXT Cruiserweight championship:
    Jordan Devlin def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, Travis Banks, Angel Garza (ch)
    Garza hits the wing clipper on Scott, but Devlin stops the pin, hits a side-suplex and gets the pinfall to become the new champion.
  3. #DIY (Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa) def. Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate)
    Ciampa pins Seven after the meeting in the middle double kick.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Rhea Ripley (ch) def. Toni Storm
    Ripley pins Storm after the Rip Tide.
  5. Imperium (Walter (NXT UK ch) & Marcel Barthel & Alexander Wolfe & Fabian Aichner) def. Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly (NXT tag ch) & Adam Cole (NXT ch) & Roderick Strong)
    Alexander Wolfe is injured early on, making the match 4-on-3. Fish misses a moonsault off the top rope, allowing Walter to land a dropkick and a powerbomb, to get the pinfall victory.

NXT Takeover: Portland

2020-02-16, Moda Center, Portland, Oregon, USA

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  1. NXT North American championship:
    Keith Lee (ch) def. Dominik Dijakovic
    Lee hits the Big Bang Catastrophe on Dijakovic, to get the pinfall victory.
  2. Street fight:
    Dakota Kai def. Tegan Nox
    Nox has set up Kai on a table and is about to jump her when Raquel González appears, throwing Nox through the table. Kai covers the knocked out Nox to get the pinfall victory.
  3. Finn Bálor def. Johnny Gargano
    Bálor pins Gargano after the 360 DDT.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Rhea Ripley (ch) def. Bianca Belair
    Ripley pins Belair after the Rip Tide. After the match, Ripley is attacked by Charlotte Flair.
  5. NXT tagteam championship:
    Broserweights (Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle) def. Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) (ch)
    Riddle pins Fish after a double kick, to win the championships.
  6. NXT championship:
    Adam Cole (ch) def. Tommasso Ciampa
    Undisputed Era comes ringside, and distracts Ciampa so that he knocks out the referee. Johnny Gargano appears, but instead of helping Ciampa knocks him down with the championship belt. The referee comes to and Cole gets the pinfall victory on the knocked out Ciampa.

NXT Takeover: Tampa Bay

2020-04-04, Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA

This event was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Matches originally scheduled for this event were moved to NXT TV.

NXT UK Takeover: Dublin

2020-04-26, 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland

The event was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. NXT UK television tapings were suspended between April and September 2020.

NXT Interim cruiserweight championship tournament

2020-04-15 to 2020-06-03, NXT Arena, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida, USA

Cruiserweight champion Jordan Devlin was unable to defend his championship, being stuck in Ireland due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A round-robin tournament was held to crown an interim cruiserweight champion.

Group A:

KushidaAtlasMaverickNeseTotal
KushidaWLW2–1
Jake AtlasLWW2–1
Drake MaverickWLW2–1
Tony NeseLLL0–3
  1. NXT 2020-04-22: Jake Atlas (1–0) def. Drake Maverick (0–1)
  2. Kushida (1–0) def. Tony Nese (0–1)
  3. NXT 2020-04-29: Drake Maverick (1–1) def. Tony Nese (0–2)
  4. NXT 2020-05-06: Kushida (2–0) def. Jake Atlas (1–1)
  5. NXT 2020-05-13: Jake Atlas (2–1) def. Tony Nese (0–3)
  6. NXT 2020-05-20: Drake Maverick (2–1) def. Kushida (2–1)

Group B:

FantasmaTozawaScottGallagherTotal
El Hijo del FantasmaWFW2–1
Akira TozawaLWW2–1
Isaiah "Swerve" ScottWLL1–2
Gentlemen Jack GallagherLWW1–2
  1. NXT 2020-04-15: Akira Tozawa (1–0) def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott (0–1)
  2. NXT 2020-04-22: El Hijo del Fantasma (1–0) def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher (0–1)
  3. NXT 2020-04-29: Isaiah "Swerve" Scott (1–1) def. El Hijo del Fantasma (1–1)
  4. NXT 2020-05-06: Akira Tozawa (2–0) def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher (0–2)
  5. NXT 2020-05-13: Gentleman Jack Gallagher (1–2) def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott (1–2)
  6. NXT 2020-05-20: El Hijo del Fantasma (2–1) def. Akira Tozawa (2–1)

Tie-breaker:

Final:

NXT Takeover: In Your House

2020-06-07, NXT Arena, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida, USA

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  1. Shotzi Blackheart & Tegan Nox & Mia Yim def. Raquel Gonzales & Dakota Kai & Candice LeRae
    Nox hits the Shiniest Wizard on Dakota Kai to get the pinfall victory after she and Blackheart take out Gonzales together.
  2. Finn Bálor def. Damian Priest
    Bálor pins Priest after a second coup de grâce from the top rope.
  3. NXT North American championship:
    Keith Lee (ch) def. Johnny Gargano
    With the referee distracted by Candice LaRae and Mia Yim, Gargano attacks Lee with a key, but it is not enough to get a pinfall. Lee eventually pins Gargano after the Big Bang Catastrophe, to get retain the championship.
  4. NXT championship, Backlot brawl:
    Adam Cole (ch) def. Velveteen Dream
    The match took place in a ring placed on a parking lot. Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly of Undisputed Era arrives ringside, filling the ring with chairs. They close in on the ring only to find Dexter Lumis beneath it, who attacks them and hunts them away from the ring. Dream performs the purple rainmaker onto the chairs in the ring, but Cole kicks out of the pinfall attempt. Cole hits the Panama sunrise on Dream onto the same pile of chairs, gets the pinfall and retains the championship.
  5. Karrion Kross [w/Scarlett] def. Tommaso Ciampa
    Kross locks Ciampa in the cross-check submission hold, and the referee stops the match when Ciampa no longer answers.
  6. NXT Women's championship, Triple threat match:
    Io Shirai def. Rhea Ripley, Charlotte Flair (ch)
    Flair has Ripley trapped in the figure-eight leglock, when Shirai performs a moonsault from the top rope, landing on Ripley and gets the pinfall before Flair manages to untangle her legs to stop her.

Great American Bash

2020-07-01, NXT Arena, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida, USA

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Part 1 (NXT 2020-07-01):

  1. #1 contender for the NXT Women's championship, Fatal 4-Way Elimination:
    Tegan Nox def. Dakota Kai, Mia Yim, Candice LeRae
    Order of elimination:
    1. Candice LaRae (by Mia Yim)
    2. Mia Yim (by Dakota Kai)
    3. Dakota Kai (by Tegan Nox)
    Nox pins Kai after the Shiniest Wizard to become the number one contender for the NXT Women's championship.
  2. Timothy Thatcher def. Oney Lorcan (subm.)
    Thatcher locks the Fujiwara armbar, and Lorcan has no choice but to submit.
  3. Handicap match:
    Rhea Ripley def. Robert Stone & Aliyah (subm.)
    Stipulation: If Aliyah wins, Ripley joins the Robert Stone brand. Both Stone and Aliyah tap out when Ripley locks both of them in a reverse cloverleaf hold.
  4. Strap match:
    Dexter Lumis def. Roderick Strong (subm.)
    Lumis locks Strong in the silencer, and wins by submission.
  5. Io Shirai def. Sasha Banks (WWE Women's tagteam ch) [w/Bayley (WWE Women's tagteam and SmackDown ch)]
    Asuka shows up, blinding Banks with the mist, allowing Shirai to hit a moonsault to get the pinfall victory.

Part 2 (aired 2020-07-08):

  1. Street fight:
    Candice LeRae def. Mia Yim
    LaRae pins Yim after a diving spinning neckbreaker from the top rope onto a pile of steel chairs.
  2. Bronson Reed def. Tony Nese
    Reed pins Nese after the diving splash.
  3. Johnny Gargano def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
    Gargano pins Scott after a DDT.
  4. Legado del Fantasma (Santos Escobar (cruiserweight ch) & Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza) def. Drake Maverick & Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)
    Escobar hits the phantom driver on Maverick, getting the pinfall victory.
  5. Mercedes Martinez def. Santana Garrett
    Martinez pins Garrett after the fisherman buster.
  6. Champion vs. champion, Winner takes all:
    Keith Lee (North American ch) def. Adam Cole (NXT ch)
    Lee pins Cole after the Big Bang Catastrophe, to become new NXT champion as well as North American champion.

NXT Takeover XXX

2020-08-22, NXT Arena, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida, USA

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Originally scheduled to take place at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA as NXT Takeover: Boston, it was moved to a closed set due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  1. Finn Bálor def. Timothy Thatcher
    Bálor pins Thatcher after a coup de grâce followed by a 1916 DDT.
  2. NXT North American championship, Ladder match:
    Damian Priest def. Johnny Gargano, Bronson Reed, Cameron Grimes, Velveteen Dream
    Grimes climbs the ladder and is about to grab the championship when Candice LeRay comes to the ring, takes down the ladder and attacks Grimes. Gargano and LeRay then double-teams to take out the other competitors, allowing Gargano to set up a ladder, but he is denied by Reed. LeRay stops Reed from grabbing the belt but Reed squashes both Gargano and LeRay. He eventually makes it back and unlocks the championship belt, but Priest grabs the other end and denies Gargano the victory.
  3. Adam Cole def. Pat McAfee [w/AJ Hawk & Darius Butler & Nick Maraldo]
    McAfee superplexes Cole from the top rope, but Cole kicks out. Cole hits the Panama Sunrise on McAfee to get the pinfall victory.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Io Shirai (ch) def. Dakota Kai [w/Raquel Gonzalez]
    Shirai locks Kai in a cross-face, but Kai kicks out. Shirai pins Kai after a moonsault from the top rope, to retain the championship.
  5. NXT championship:
    Karrion Kross [w/Scarlett] def. Keith Lee
    Kross pins Lee after two Doomsday Saitos from the second ring rope.

NXT Heritage Cup tournament

2020-10-01 to 2020-11-26, BT Sport Studios, London, England, UK

Matches were taped starting 2020-09-03, the dates below are the air dates.

Qualifying match:

  1. NXT UK 2020-10-01:
    Triple threat:
    Kenny Williams def. Aston Smith, Amir Jordan
    William pins Smith after a corkscrew DDT to qualify for the wildcard spot of the tournament.

First round:

  1. NXT UK 2020-10-01: Noam Dar def. Alexander Wolfe
    "Bruiserweight" Pete Dunne was the special guest referee. Noam Dar picks up the first fall in the second round after a roll-up. Wolfe pins Dar in the fourth round after a German suplex for the second fall. Dar hits a scissor kick in round five, winning the third fall and the match.
  2. NXT UK 2020-10-08: A-Kid def. Flash Morgan Webster
    Webster picks up the first fall in the second round after a series of rolls. A-Kid gets the second fall in the fourth round after a Spanish fly from the top rope and a kick to the neck. A-Kid wins by submission in the fifth round when he locks an arm bar on Webster.
  3. NXT UK 2020-10-15: "Bomber" Dave Mastiff def. Joseph Conners (KO)
    Mastiff hits Conners with a massive right hand in the beginning of the third round, to win the match by knock-out.
  4. NXT UK 2020-10-22: Trent Seven def. Kenny Williams
    Seven picks up the first fall in the third round after a seven-star lariat. William equals the score quickly in the fourth round, after a roll-up. In the fifth round, Williams has Seven on the top rope. Seven manages to counter the roll-up to get the deciding pinfall.

Semi-finals:

  1. NXT UK 2020-11-05: A-Kid def. Noam Dar
    A-Kid has Dar in a submission hold as the second round ends, but is unable to get a fall before the bell. In the third round, Dar locks A-Kid in a submission, to win the first fall. A-Kid gets a roll-up pinfall in the fourth round. With only 50 seconds left of the sixth and final round, Dar submits to A-Kid's hold, giving A-Kid the victory.
  2. NXT UK 2020-11-12: Trent Seven def. "Bomber" Dave Mastiff
    Seven gets Mastiff off his feet and rolls him up for the first fall in the second round. Mastiff picks up the secound fall in round five after a cannonball. In the sixth and final round, Seven hits the burning hammer to win the match.

Final:

Alexander Wolfe Noam Dar A-KidA-Kid
Noam Dar
A-Kid A-Kid
Flash Morgan Webster
"Bomber" Dave Mastiff"Bomber" Dave MastiffTrent Seven
Joseph Conners
Trent Seven Trent Seven
Kenny Williams

NXT Takeover XXXI

2020-10-04, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

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  1. NXT North American championship:
    Damian Priest (ch) def. Johnny Gargano
    Priest gets the pinfall after the Reckoning, to retain the championship.
  2. Kushida def. Velveteen Dream
    Kushida works on Dream's left arm, and eventually gets a submission victory by locking it in an arm bar.
  3. NXT Cruiserweight championship:
    Santos Escobar (ch) def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
    Escobar's associates Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza come to ringside, distracting Scott and the referee, but Ashante Adonis comes to Scott's aid. Escobar hits the Phantom Driver on Scott, but is unable to get the three-count, He eventually does hit a double-underhook knee to the chest, getting the pinfall to retain the championship.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Io Shirai (ch) def. Candice LeRae
    Shirai locks LeRae in the cross-face, but LeRae manages to reverse it into the Gargano escape, which she has to release when Shirai reaches the ring ropes. With the referee distracted, LeRae hits Shirai with the championship belt, but is unable to get the pinfall. Shirai hits a moonsault from the top rope, getting the pinfall to retain the championship.
  5. NXT championship:
    Finn Bálor (ch) def. Kyle O'Reilly
    O'Reilly targets Bálor's legs, but Bálor eventually manages to land a coup de grâce to retain the championship.

NXT Takeover: War Games

2020-12-06, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

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  1. War Games:
    Team LeRae (Toni Storm & Racquel González & Dakota Kai & Candice LeRae) def. Team Shotzi (Ember Moon & Rhea Ripley & Io Shirai (ch) & Shotzi Blackheart)
    Period one Ember MoonDakota Kai
    Period two Shotzi Blackheart
    Period three Racquel González
    Period four Rhea Ripley
    Period five Toni Storm
    Period six Io Shirai
    Period seven Candice LaRae
    One member from each team starts the match, with the rest being released later. The match can only be won after everyone has entered. González blocks Shirai from entering the ring but when LaRae tries to get a pinfall on Blackheart, the referee refuses to count as not everyone has entered. Shirai eventually climbs in from the outside, jumping the other team from the rop of the cage with a garbage can. González powerbombs Shirai through a ladder hung between the ropes of the two rings and covers her to get the pinfall for her team.
  2. Tommaso Ciampa def. Timothy Thatcher
    Ciampa locks Thatcher in the ring ropes and attacks him with chops and kicks. After bringing Thatcher back into the ring with a DDT, Ciampa covers him for the pinfall victory.
  3. Strap match:
    Dexter Lumis def. Cameron Grimes
    Grimes brings his own strap, which Lumis agrees to use. Grimes blindfolds Lumis using the bag from the official strap and hits Lumis with the strap. Lumis drops Grimes on a chair in the ring and locks him in a sleeper hold to get the submission victory.
  4. North American championship, Triple threat match:
    Johnny Gargano def. Leon Ruff (ch), Damian Priest
    Priest, who earlier had helped Ruff to win the championship from Gargano, quickly turns on his previous protégé. Priest runs Ruff through the security railing with the Razor's Edge, forcing the officials to take Ruff out. Ruff eventually returns, however. Several masked people come in, attacking Priest with a lead pipe. With Priest out, Gargano hits a swinging neckbreaker on Ruff to get the pinfall victory and regain the championship.
  5. War Games:
    Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong & Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) def. Team McAfee (Pat McAfee & Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan (tag ch) & Danny Burch (tag ch))
    Period one Pete DunneKyle O'Reilly
    Period two Oney Lorcan
    Period three Bobby Fish
    Period four Danny Burch
    Period five Roderick Strong
    Period six Pat McAfee
    Period seven Adam Cole

    O'Reilly jumps from the top rope, onto a chair planted on top of Oney Lorcan and gets his team the pinfall victory.
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