WWE NXT Recap & Results (11/8)


Heavy Machinery vs Chris Payne & Sean Maluta

Dozovic dominated early and then did the worm across the ring and dropped an elbow on Payne. Tucker Knight was tagged in and he connected with a Splash in the corner. Knight followed it up with a springboard Elbow Drop. Dozovic was tagged in and Maluta charged at him from the ring apron. Dozovic knocked Maluta to the canvas and then Knight joined him in the ring. Heavy Machinery then connected with the Compacter on Payne for the pinball victory.

Winners: Heavy Machinery 

Ember Moon was interviewed backstage and was asked what she thought of Mercedes Martinez saying that she doesn’t have what it takes to win a big match. Moon challenged Martinez to a match next week and said that she would prove Martinez wrong.

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Kairi Sane vs Billie Kay

Peyton Royce accompanied Billie Kay to the ring. Billie Kay controlled the beginning of the match and locked Sane in the Torture Rack. Sane broke free and connected with a Spear. Sane followed it up with a couple of chops that knocked Kay into the corner. Sane hit another flurry of chops and then marched across the ring.

Sane connected with a sliding forearm for a two count. Royce hopped up the ring apron and Sane quickly knocked her to the floor outside the ring. Sane hit a punch that knocked Kay to the mat and followed it up with the Insane Elbow off the top rope for the pinfall victory.

Winner: Kairi Sane

Kassius Ohno approached NXT GM William Regal and said that he wants to be in the NXT Championship picture again. Ohno said that he wanted to face Lars Sullivan at NXT TakeOver: WarGarmes to prove that he should in line for a title shot. Regal agreed to make the match and shook Ohno’s hand.


Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega were interviewed backstage. Almas was asked about his relationship with Vega. Zelina immediately interrupted and said that Almas didn’t need to answer that and said that she has known Almas for 7 years. Vega then added that nobody can defeat the new Almas and Andrade vowed to become the next NXT Champion at NXT TakeOver: WarGames.

Velveteen Dream vs Cezar Bononi

Dream dominated this match. Dream stomped on Bononi in the corner and the referee shoved him off of Bononi. Dream then shouted “don’t touch me!” and then planted Bononi with a Death Valley Bomb for the pinfall victory.

After the match, Velveteen Dream grabbed a microphone and said that he will make Aleister Black say his name at NXT TakeOver: WarGames.

Winner: Velveteen Dream


Ruby Riot and Sonya Deville had a confrontation back in the training room. Riot was informed that she needs 1 or 2 more weeks to heal from her injury caused by Deville. Riot challenged Deville to a match when she was healthy and Sonya accepted.

Adam Cole vs Roderick Strong

Strong connected with a few chop sand then charged at Cole in the corner but Cole was able to get out of the way. Strong then hit a Dropkick that knocked Cole out of the ring. Strong leaped off the ring apron and kneed Cole in the face. Strong brought Cole back into the ring but Cole booted him in the face and Strong fell back out of the ring and to the floor as NXT went to a commercial break.

When NXT returned, Cole was still in control of the match and had Strong in a Chin Lock. The crowd chanted “Roddy!” as Strong powered back to his feet and broke the hold. Cole once again applied a Chin Lock and brought Strong back to the canvas. Strong once again broke free and hit a Backbreaker on Cole and both Superstars fell to the mat.

Cole was first to his feet but Strong blocked his punch and connected with a chop. Strong leveled Cole with a Clothesline and followed it up with another Backbreaker for a two count.  Cole connected with an Enziguri for a two count. Strong then connected with an Enziguri of his own but Cole immediately hit a Super Kick. Cole followed it up with a Neckbreaker for a two count.

Strong connected with a knee to the face and then perched Cole up on the turnbuckle. Roderick Strong hit a ridiculous Backbreaker that slammed Cole’s back across the top turnbuckle. Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly ran down to the ring and attacked Strong. The Authors of Pain and SAnitY then joined the party and a brawl broke out in the ring. NXT went off the air with Strong Superplexing Adam Cole onto the Author’s of Pain, SAnitY and Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly outside the ring.

Winner via DQ: Roderick Strong