WWE NXT Results (8/5/20): Imperium vs. The Undisputed Era

WWE NXT
August 5, 2020
Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai. The Winner Will Battle Io Shirai For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship At WWE NXT TakeOver: XXX

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ripley launches Kai to the corner. Kai applies a side headlock. Kai tugs on Ripley’s hair. Kai slaps Ripley in the chest. Ripley is pissed. Ripley ducks a clothesline from Kai. Ripley with two short-arm clotheslines. Ripley with a waist lock go-behind. Ripley dropkicks Kai. Ripley with clubbing shoulder blocks. Ripley slams Kai’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ripley with an overhand chop. Ripley kicks the left hamstring of Kai. Ripley talks smack to Kai. Misfired chops in the corner. Ripley with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Ripley whips Kai across the ring. Kai ducks a clothesline from Ripley. Kai leapfrog over Ripley. Kai goes for a monkey flip, but Ripley counters with a Cazadora FaceBuster fo a two count. Ripley drives Kai face first into the canvas. Ripley kicks Kai in the gut. Ripley tugs on Kai’s hair. Ripley kicks Kai in the chest. Ripley with clubbing blows to Kai’s back. Kai delivers a gut punch. Ripley slams Kai’s face on the canvas. Ripley with Two Seated Sentons. Ripley applies a bodyscissors hold. Kai rolls Ripley over for a two count. Kai decks Ripley with a back elbow smash. Ripley unloads a series of forearm shivers across the back of Kai. Ripley toys around with Kai.

Ripley with a bodyscissors rollup for a two count. Ripley clotheslines Kai. Ripley continues to run her mouth. Ripley with the lateral press for a one count. Ripley stomps on Kai’s back. Kai with forearm shivers. Ripley kicks Kai in the gut. Ripley goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kai lands back on her feet. Kai side steps Ripley into the ropes. Kai is trying to pull Ripley out of the ring. Ripley with a low roundhouse kick. Ripley blocks a boot from Kai. Ripley dumps Kai face first on the ring apron. Ripley rolls Kai back into the ring. Ripley hooks the outside leg for a two count. Kai regains control of the match during the commercial break. Ripley is putting the boots to Kai. Kai drop toe holds Ripley face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Kai transitions into a ground and pound attack. Kai hooks both legs for a two count. Kai punches Ripley in the back. Kai uses the middle rope as a weapon. Kai continues to punch Ripley in the back. Kai slams Ripley’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kai delivers Two Face Washes for a two count. Kai applies a straight jacket hold. Kai kicks Ripley in the back for a two count. Kai paint brushes Ripley. Kai hits The PK for a two count. Kai goes back to the straight jacket hold. Kai hooks the outside leg for a two count.

Ripley avoids The Axe Kick. Ripley with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Kai nails Ripley with The Pump Kick for a two count. Kai applies the sitting abdominal stretch. Kai rolls Ripley over for a two count. Ripley dodges The Pump Kick. Ripley thrust kicks the midsection of Kai. Ripley with two clotheslines. Ripley applies the cravate. Ripley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Following a snap mare takeover, Ripley with a basement dropkick to the back of Kai’s neck. Ripley connects with The Electric Chair FaceBuster for a two count. Kai kicks Ripley in the face. Kai with a RoundHouse Kick. Ripley fires back with a flurry of bodyshots. Ripley decks Kai with a back elbow smash. Kai delivers The Scorpion Kick. Ripley dumps Kai chest first on the canvas for a two count. Ripley calls Kai pathetic. Ripley goes for The Rip Tide, but Kai counters with The DDT for a two count. Ripley negates The Kairopractor. Ripley drops Kai with The Big Boot. Ripley locks in The Prism Trap. Kai drives Ripley face first into the bottom turnbuckle pad. Kai levels Ripley with The Face Wash. Kai goes for The SuperPlex, but Ripley blocks it. Ripley with a forearm smash. Mercedes Martinez clocks Ripley with a Running Boot behind the referee’s back. Kai plants Ripley with The GTK to pickup the victory. After the match, Martinez drops Ripley with The Air Raid Crash.

Winner: Dakota Kai via Pinfall 

Second Match: Bronson Reed vs. Shane Thorne 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Reed backs Thorne into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Thorne talks smack to Reed. Forearm Exchange. Thorne dropkicks Reed to the floor. Thorne with a SomerSault Senton through the ropes. Thorne with a knife edge chop. Reed drives his elbow into the midsection of Thorne. Reed with The Full Nelson Slam on the ring. Thorne has Reed perched on the top turnbuckle. Thorne uppercuts Reed. Thorne with a forearm smash. Reed shoves Thorne into the canvas.

Thorne with a Standing Dropkick. Thorne follows that with a Running SomerSault Senton. Thorne connects with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Thorne goes for a sleeper hold, but Reed blocks it. Reed HeadButts Thorne. Reed with The Military Press. Reed with The Senton Splash for a two count. Thorne fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Thorne with a RoundHouse Kick. Thorne with a running clothesline. Reed refuses to go down. Lariat Exchange. Thorne with clubbing palm strikes. Reed with an Inside Out Lariat. Reed with a Running Death Valley Driver. Reed plants Thorne with The Tsunami Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bronson Reed via Pinfall 

Third Match: Damian Priest vs. Oney Lorcan vs. Ridge Holland In A Triple Threat Match.The Winner Will Advance To The Fatal Five Way Ladder Match To Crown A Brand New NXT North American Champion At NXT TakeOver: XXX

Uppercut Exchange. Priest with a Leaping Head Kick. Priest drops Lorcan with a forearm smash. Priest ducks a clothesline from Holland. Priest with a leaping back elbow smash to Lorcan. Holland lands The Stinger Splash. Priest nails Holland with The Bell Clap. Priest with a RoundHouse Kick. Priest follows that with The Leaping FlatLiner. Priest delivers his combination offense. Lorcan ducks a clothesline from Priest. Standing Switch Exchange. Holland with a running forearm smash to Priest. Holland kicks Priest out of the ring. Lorcan with a running shoulder block. Lorcan lands The SomerSault Plancha. Lorcan rolls Holland back into the ring. Lorcan with a running elbow smash. Holland side steps Lorcan into the turnbuckles. Lorcan decks Holland with a back elbow smash. Holland catches Lorcan in mid-air. Holland with The Head/Arm Suplex.

Priest unloads a flurry of strikes. Holland blocks a lariat from Priest. Holland HeadButts Priest. Holland with The Double OverHook Suplex. Holland clotheslines Priest over the top rope. Forearm Exchange. Holland uppercuts Priest. Lariat Exchange. Lorcan with a Flying Cannonball Strike. Lorcan with two running elbow smashes. Lorcan ducks a clothesline from Priest. Lorcan hits The Running Double BlockBuster for a two count. Priest goes for a Windmill Kick, but Lorcan counters with a single leg crab. Priest shoves Lorcan to Holland. Lorcan drops Priest with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. Holland delivers The Pounce.

Holland with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Priest goes for The Reckoning, but Holland blocks it. Holland HeadButts Priest. Holland with The GutWrench PowerBomb for a two count. Holland talks smack to Lorcan. Lorcan unloads two knife edge chops. Holland drops Lorcan with a forearm smash. Lorcan is pissed. Lorcan is lighting up Holland’s chest. Lorcan with Two Running European Uppercuts. Priest goes for The ChokeSlam, but Lorcan lands back on his feet. Lorcan tugs on Priest’s hair. Lorcan repeatedly slap Priest in the back of the head. Holland with an Inside Out Lariat. Priest ChokeSlams Holland. Priest connects with The Reckoning to pickup the victory.

Winner: Damian Priest via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Keith Lee vs. Cameron Grimes

Grimes goes into the ropes and then to the floor wanting Lee to follow the rules. Grimes goes back to the apron and then to the floor and warns Keith to follow the rules. Grimes goes for the leg and that does not work out well for him. Grimes gets to the ropes to force a break and Lee obliges. Lee blocks a kick and Grimes with forearms. Lee grabs Grimes by the hair and hits a shoulder tackle. Lee pulls Grimes into the middle of the ring and Grimes with a kick. Grimes charges at Lee and Lee with a shoulder tackle. Lee with a hard Irish whip. Lee Irish whips Grimes over the top rope to the floor. Grimes with a drop kick to the knee. Grimes sends Lee into the ring steps. Grimes with The Apron MoonSault. Grimes kicks Lee in the face. Grimes talks smack to Lee.

Lee blocks a lariat from Grimes. Lee with forearm shivers. Lee with a running forearm smash. Lee drops Grimes with a Diving Crossbody Block for a two count. Lee goes for The Spirit Bomb, but Grimes lands back on his feet. Lee blocks a boot from Grimes. Lee goes for The Big Bang Catastrophe, but Grimes rolls him over for a two count. Grimes ducks a clothesline from Lee. Grimes uses the middle rope for leverage for a two count. Grimes with a SuperMan Forearm. Grimes with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Lee catches Grimes in mid-air. Lee goes for a Fallaway Slam, but Grimes lands back on his feet. Grimes ducks a clothesline from Lee. Grimes connects with The Collision Course for a two count. Lee negates The Cave In. Grimes blocks another powerbomb attempt. Grimes with clubbing blows to Lee’s back. Lee drops Grimes with Grizzly Magnum. Grimes delivers his combination offense. Lee answers with another Grizzly Magnum. Lee with a series of short-arm clotheslines. Lee plants Grimes with The Spirit Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Keith Lee via Pinfall 

William Regal Announcement 

Legado Del Fantasma & Breezango Segment 

Fifth Match: Tegan Nox vs. Indi Hartwell 

Hartwell talks smack to Nox. Nox HeadButts Hartwell. Nox with forearm shivers. Nox uppercuts Hartwell. Nox with a chop/forearm combination. Nox is mauling Hartwell in the corner. Hartwell dumps Nox face first on the top rope. Hartwell with a Side Walk Slam for a two count. Hartwell applies a rear chin lock. Nox with heavy bodyshots. Hartwell reverses out of the irish whip from Nox.

Hartwell scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Hartwell applies a rear chin lock. Nox rolls Hartwell over for a two count. Hartwell connects with The Big Boot for a two count. Nox uses her feet to create separation. Nox with a flying forearm smash. Nox is raining down haymakers. Nox repeatedly stomps on Hartwell’s chest. Nox with The CannonBoar. Nox plants Hartwell with The Shiniest Wizard to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tegan Nox via Pinfall 

Updated WWE NXT TakeOver: XXX Match Card 

– Io Shirai (c) vs. Dakota Kai For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship

– Damian Priest vs. Bronson Reed vs. Kushida/Cameron Grimes vs. Johnny Gargano/TBD vs. Finn Balor/TBD In A Ladder Match For The Vacated WWE NXT North American Championship

Sixth Match: Imperium (c) vs. The Undisputed Era w/Adam Cole & Roderick Strong For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship 

Pat McAfee joins the commentary team for this match. Fabian Aichner and Kyle O’Reilly will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Aichner drives his knee into the midsection of O’Reilly. Aichner punches O’Reilly in the back. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Aichner delivers his combination offense. O’Reilly ducks a clothesline from Aichner. Running Boot Exchange. Uppercut/Forearm Exchange. O’Reilly unloads a flurry of strikes. O’Reilly kicks Aichner in the gut. O’Reilly is mauling Aichner in the corner. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Fish with clubbing bodyshots. Fish kicks out the legs of Aichner. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Fish applies a side headlock. Fish ducks a clothesline from Aichner. Aichner with a BackBreaker for a one count. Aichner applies an arm-bar. Fish backs Aichner into the ropes. Barthel tags himself in. Aichner reverses out of the irish whip from Fish. Aichner drops down on the canvas. Barthel with a deep arm-drag. Barthel applies an arm-bar. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Barthel. Fish with a forearm smash. Fish kicks the left hamstring of Barthel. Fish tags in O’Reilly.

Barthel is displaying his fighting spirit. Undisputed Era with a double mid-kick. O’Reilly grapples around Barthel. O’Reilly with a palm thrust. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Fish with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Barthel decks Fish with a throat thrust. Aichner tags himself in. Fish ducks a clothesline from Barthel. Aichner hits The SpineBuster. Barthel follows that with The PK. Imperium have complete control of the match during the commercial break. Aichner kicks Fish in the chest. Aichner with clubbing blows to Fish’s back. Aichner repeatedly stomps on Fish’s back. The referee admonishes Aichner. Aichner applies a front face lock. Aichner tag in Barthel. Barthel punches Fish in the ribs. Adam Cole glances at Pat McAfee. Barthel slams Fish’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Barthel with heavy bodyshots. Barthel repeatedly stomps on Fish’s chest. Imperium continues to abuse the referee’s five count.

Fish with boots to the midsection of Barthel. Barthel drops Fish with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. Barthel applies a rear chin lock. Barthel wit a straight right hand. Barthel sends Fish to the corner. Barthel with clubbing shoulder blocks. Barthel tags in Aichner. Fish is fighting from underneath. Fish kicks Aichner in the chest. Aichner stops Fish in his tracks. Barthel uppercuts the back of Fish’s neck. Aichner with a Running Lariat for a two count. Aichner applies a bodyscissors hold. Cole is starting to get flustered with McAfee. Aichner punches Fish in the back. Aichner with the irish whip. Aichner talks smack to O’Reilly. Fish knocks Barthel off the ring apron. Fish dumps Aichner over the top rope. Aichner applies a front face lock. Fish creates distance with a Back Body Drop. Barthel and O’Reilly are tagged in.

O’Reilly ducks a clothesline from Barthel. O’Reilly with The Helluva Kick to Aichner. O’Reilly drops Barthel with a running knee lift. Barthel reverses out of the irish whip from O’Reilly. O’Reilly crawls under Barthel. O’Reilly delivers his combination offense. O’Reilly sweeps out the legs of Barthel. O’Reilly with a running forearm smash. O’Reilly with an arm-ringer. O’Reilly drives his knee into the midsection of Aichner. Barthel blocks a boot from O’Reilly. O’Reilly slaps Barthel in the face. O’Reilly throws the left leg of Aichner into Barthel’s hands. O’Reilly with a Double Dragon Screw Leg Whip. O’Reilly rocks Aichner with a forearm smash. O’Reilly with another Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Barthel. O’Reilly kicks out the legs of Barthel. O’Reilly lands The King Kong Knee Drop. O’Reilly applies The Heel Hook. Barthel grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Fish with a Diving HeadButt. O’Reilly goes back to The Heel Hook. Aichner with a Double SpringBoard MoonSault. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Cole tells McAfee to chill out. McAfee calls Cole an angry elf. Cole throws water into McAfee’s face. Triple H and Shawn Michaels are trying to calm down Cole. Aichner knocks O’Reilly off the ring apron. Imperium connects with The European Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, Imperium via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez