NXT & 205 Live, & Mae Young Classic 10/17 Previews

Undisputed Era vs War Raiders
Undisputed Era vs War Raiders

WWE will present 4 previously unaired television programs today. At 3 PM est, the NXT UK brand will debut on the network. At 7 PM est, the WWE Network will air 205 Live, NXT, and the next episode of the Mae Young Classic.

Here are the matches and segments airing on the Network today:

NXT UK Brand:

United Kingdom Championship
Pete Dunne (c) vs Noam Dar

The United Kingdom title will be defended tonight on NXT UK. Pete Dunne will look to keep his 500 day plus title reign going when he faces Noam Dar.

Toni Storm vs Nina Samuels

The NXT UK brand’s women’s division kicks off with two stars destined to become a bit part of the brand.

Mark Andrews vs Joe Coffey

Joe and Mark Coffey cost Andrews a match during the second UK title tournament and now he’s out for revenge.

Dave Mastiff vs Sid Scala

Big Dave Mastiff looks to make an impact tonight when he takes on Sid Scala.

205 Live:

Akira Tozawa vs Drew Gulak

Drew Gulak recently kicked Brian Kendrick out of his small faction. Tonight he’ll take on a former Cruiserweight Champion in Tozawa. Gulak’s other ally, Jack Gallagher, lost to Tozawa in single’s action recently as well.

Why Did Mike Kanellis Attack Lince Dorado?

Mike and Maria Kanellis showed up on 205 Live last week and cost Dorado a match against Lio Rush. We’ll hear why Mike and Maria did what they did this week.

NXT:

NXT Tag Team Championships
The Undisputed Era (c) vs War Raiders

Hanson and Rowe will have a chance to win NXT gold tonight when they take on Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong.

Nikki Cross vs Bianca Belair

The last time these two met it was a double count-out after a tense match-up. Cross had been lobbying William Regal for a rematch and she gets her wish tonight.

Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan In Tag Action

Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan will team up tonight. Their opponents haven’t been announced.

Shayna Baszler In Single’s Action

Shayna Baszler will also be in single’s action tonight. Her opponent has not been named either.

Mae Young Classic:

4 quarter-final matches will take place tonight. Each winning Superstar will earn entry into the tournament’s semi-finals.

Quarter-finals to air tonight:

  • Toni Storm vs Mia Yim
  • Tegan Nox vs Rhea Ripley
  • Io Shirai vs Deonna Purrazzo
  • Lacey Lane vs Meiko Satomura