WWE NXT Results (5/20): Tommaso Ciampa Returns, Io Shirai vs. Rhea Ripley

NXT was an interesting show

The May 20, 2020 episode of WWE NXT aired live on the USA Network from the Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University and we have the results.  

The show was headlined by Io Shirai vs. Rhea Ripley.

WWE NXT Results (5/20)

  • Karrion Kross (w/Scarlett) def. Liam Gray.
  • El Hijo del Fantasma def. Akira Tozawa
  • Mia Yim def. Santana Garrett
  • Roderick Strong def. Dexter Lumis
  • Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan def. Ever-Rise (Chase Parker & Matt Martel)
  • Io Shirai vs. Rhea Ripley ends in no contest

Here are the takeaways from this week’s show:

5Roderick Strong vs. Dexter Lumis, Velveteen Dream Seeks Revenge

A late addition to the card was Roderick Strong vs. Dexter Lumis in a singles match. 

It was a decent hard-hitting affair. In an interesting finish, Strong went over Lumis. 

This match was interesting as WWE has been pushing Lumis, a former Impact Wrestling star, in recent weeks by having him do squash matches. This was his first real test against Strong, who has been someone that NXT has been behind for quite some time now as part of The Undisputed Era. 

After the match, Lumis attacked Strong but was beaten down by the group until The Velveteen Dream ran out and made the save. Lumis and Dream stood tall to end the segment. 

Dream already lost to Cole with the title on the line but it appears this feud is going on further. 

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