It has been an extended, lengthy evening, however we have lastly neared the tip. WWE NXT continues, and our Wednesday Night time Wars report does as effectively. The massive angle tonight is a radio host feuding with Adam Cole, which overshadows an evening of in any other case nice matches. Let’s wrap this factor up and transfer on.
WWE NXT 8/5/2020 Report Half 3
The announcers run by way of the NXT Takeover XXX card because it stands. Go and google it. In a prerecorded video, William Regal says that Dexter Lumis has an ankle damage and may’t compete at Takeover, so among the individuals who misplaced will get a second probability to compete for a spot within the ladder match.
Legado del Fantasma comes out with an unconscious Fandango. Santos Escobar lectures the group on not taking Lucha Libre severely. He says it is not only a low cost gimmick to promote merch. Bro, you are within the fallacious firm. Escobar complains about Breezango’s antics, significantly mocking Lucha Libre at Nice American Bash. Tyler Breeze runs out to attempt to save Fandango however will get beat down by Wilder and Mendoza. Santos Escobar calls out Swerve. He says if he speaks Escobar’s identify once more, Breezango’s destiny will likely be his. Video package deal for Undisputed Period vs. Imperium, specializing in UE’s previous tag staff championship wins. NXT goes to commercials.
Damian Priest talks the North American Championship within the car parking zone. It would not matter who’s within the match with him. He is successful at Takeover XXX. Requested about Lumis being taken out of the match, Priest says that sucks for him, however… Bronson Reed interrupts and congratulates Priest on his victory. Priest walks over to Reed to tell him that Priest is successful at Takeover. Reed asks if he desires to combat. Priest says a one on one match sounds good. So subsequent week, in all probability?
Pat McAfee joins Tom Phillips on the announce desk. Tegan Nox involves the ring, then Indi Hartwell.
Tegan Nox vs. Indi Hartwell
Hartwell beat Shotzi Blackheart, which she lets Nox know. After all, that was with interference from the Robert Stone Model. Nox nails her within the face and chops her within the nook. Hartwell fights again and drops Nox on the highest rope. She slams Nox and will get a two-count, then places on a headlock. Pat McAfee is blathering over this match about his angle with Adam Cole, so I suppose that is what we have supposed to concentrate to right here? Mauro is doing his finest to name the match, however Phillips and Phoenix solely need to speak about Pat. So since I’ve to learn about this man, I googled him. Apparently, he was a soccer kicker, and now he hosts a radio present or no matter. Why he wanted to be the main focus of commentary for the entire present, and now for this complete match, I do not know. IS this placing butts within the seats? Is it going to result in a match? McAfee promotes his present and talks about how glad he’s that he made up with Adam Cole. Nox wins the match with The Shiniest Wizard.
Winner: Tegan Nox
Imperium are getting warmed up backstage. That match will occur after some commercials. Oh god, McAfee is gonna stick round for that match too. Commercials.
Subsequent week, Kushida, Cameron Grimes, and a thriller opponent could have a North American Championship qualifying match, and Damian Priest could have that one-on-one with Bronson Reed. Additionally, Danny Burch will combat Karrion Kross. Guess Kross did not kill him earlier in any case. Imperium comes out. Is McAfee in search of a commentary job right here? Is that what’s occurring? Undisputed Period head out. It appears to be like like Adam Cole and Roderick Robust will likely be at ringside for this match. McAfee talks about his historical past with Adam Cole. He retains saying that is all prior to now, which, in fact, means it’s not.
Undisputed Period vs. Imperium – NXT Tag Staff Championship Match
Kyle O’Reilly and Fabian Aichner begin off the match by exchanging strikes. O’Reilly takes Aichner off his toes first. He backs Aichner into his nook and tags in Bobby Fish. Fish works a headlock, however Aichner whips him into the ropes and hits a backbreaker. He works an armbar on Fish. Fish fights again, however Marcel Bartel will get a blind tag. He goes after Fish’s arm too. Fish fights again and tags on O’Reilly.
As soon as once more, Pat McAfee is overshadowing the match. He begins insulting Adam Cole. He says he has a toddler’s physique with an enormous head. Beth Phoenix is outraged that McAfee would discuss dangerous about an NXT star when he was invited to the present. Some stuff occurs within the ring that I’ve stopped listening to, and NXT goes to commercials.
Again from break, and Adam Cole is gazing Pat McAfee from ringside. McAfee insists he is simply joking round, however Tom Phillips thinks McAfee goes too far. McAfee insults Cole’s peak. Even McAfee is beginning to really feel responsible about distracting everybody from this match and calls a again physique drop. Mauro, in a, swerve I did not see coming, turns the dialog again to McAfee. It appears Beth Phoenix walked off commentary due to McAfee’s antics. Cannot say I blame her. Mauro sticks up for his broadcast companion. McAfee retains enjoying harmless as he fights with Mauro.
Adam Cole has had sufficient and heads over to the announce desk. He can hear McAfee speaking trash, and he would not discover it humorous. He tells McAfee to sit back out. McAfee calls him an offended elf. Cole splashes water in McAfee’s face. Officers come out to interrupt up this combat. Shawn Michaels and Triple H get entangled. Even Fish and O’Reilly are distracted by this. Fish will get pinned off a European Bomb.
Officers usher McAfee out of the world, however he turns round, runs again, and calls Cole a tiny itty bitty quick little bitch. Cole tries to go after him, however McAfee kicks Cole within the head and knocks him out. McAfee calls NXT unprofessional and leaves the world. Shawn Michaels requires a health care provider as NXT goes off the air. What a shitshow.
Look, some recommendation for Adam Cole. By no means get entangled with a radio host in a wrestling present. Everyone knows how this ends. A 12 months from now, you are banging McAfee’s spouse, and somebody leaks audio of you dropping the n-word from a secretly recorded intercourse tape. It occurred to Hulk Hogan. It could actually occur to you.
In all seriousness, I feel WWE involving celebrities in matches is 99% of the time an enormous mistake. I get that McAfee is an athlete (although solely a kicker), however he laid out the previous NXT Champion, who has overwhelmed a lot of the roster with one shot—knocked him out chilly. And this can, presumably, result in a match. Then what? Is McAfee gonna job? That is normally not how WWE does it, so almost certainly, Adam Cole will lose to McAfee at NXT Takeover XXX. After which McAfee goes again to his radio present. However WWE will get that candy, temporary mainstream consideration, I suppose.
This put up is a part of a multi-part collection: Wednesday Night time Wars – AEW vs. NXT Stories for August fifth, 2020.