NXT on USA: Stacked Lineup For Tonight’s Premiere Show

The time is finally here as the premiere episode of NXT on the USA Network is just hours from taking place.

With months of hype and speculation, it’s time to look at tonight’s episode of NXT. 

Matt Riddle vs Killian Dain in a Street Fight and an NXT North American Title bout between champion Velveteen Dream and challenger Roderick Strong of The Undisputed ERA is being hyped as the top matches taking place on the show. 

This show, as well as the episode following this week, will be live from 8 PM – 9 PM Eastern on the USA Network while the second hour of those episodes will air live on the WWE Network. The October 2nd episode will air for the complete two-hour live broadcast on the USA Network, which will remain from that point on.

NXT on USA Week 1 Preview

WWE holds this show in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. WWE is advertising the following items for tonight’s broadcast:

  • NXT North American Title bout between champion Velveteen Dream and challenger Roderick Strong
  • Matt Riddle vs Killian Dain in a Street Fight
  • #1 Contender Triple Threat Match featuring Bianca Belair, Io Shirai, and Mia Yim

WWE Performance Center head coach Matt Bloom had this to say about the significance of tonight’s broadcast:

Join us here later tonight for WWE NXT Live Results and our post-show NXT Takeaways feature.