WWE NXT Results (8/12/20): The Velveteen Dream vs. Kushida vs. Cameron Grimes

WWE NXT
August 12, 2020
Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Killer Kross w/Scarlett Bordeaux vs. Danny Burch 

Burch starts things off with a Running Dropkick. Burch with rapid fire haymakers. Kross launches Burch to the corner. Burch ducks a clothesline from Kross. Burch repeatedly stomps on Kross chest. Burch delivers his combination offense. Burch HeadButts Kross. Burch clotheslines Kross over the top rope. Kross pulls Burch out of the ring. Kross dumps Burch back first on the floor. Kross rolls Burch back into the ring. Kross toys around with Burch. Burch delivers a gut punch. Kross with an Exploder Suplex. Kross talks smack to Burch. Burch kicks Kross in the face. Burch side steps Kross into the turnbuckles.

Burch with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Burch follows that with a Missile Dropkick. Kross is pissed. Burch ducks a clothesline from Kross. Burch with a Release German Suplex. Kross responds with a big haymaker. Burch with another Release German Suplex. Burch clotheslines Kross for a two count. Burch applies The CrossFace. Kross connects with Two Doomsday Saito Suplex’s. Burch with a straight right hand. Kross makes Burch pass out to The Kross Jacket Choke. After the match, Keith Lee walks down to the ring. Lee begged William Regal that he would not put his hands on Kross until Takeover if he gives him the match. Kross signs the contract. Scarlett rolls the contract back into the ring. Lee gets blinded by a fireball.

Winner: Killer Kross via Submission 

Second Match: Drake Maverick vs. Killian Dain 

Maverick ducks a clothesline from Dain. Dain launches Maverick to the corner. Maverick punches Dain in the corner. Dain is pissed. Dain goes for a Bodyslam, but Maverick lands back on his feet. Maverick with clubbing hamstring kicks. Maverick backs Dain into the turnbuckles. Maverick with a flying forearm smash. Maverick repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Dain. Dain with a Big Biel Throw. Dain kicks the left hamstring of Maverick. Dain wraps the left leg of Maverick around the middle rope. We get cutaways of Keith Lee leaving in an ambulance. Maverick kicks Dain in the chest. Dain clotheslines Maverick. Dain with a high elbow smash. Dain bodyslams Maverick. Dain goes for a Running Senton Splash, but Maverick ducks out of the way.

Maverick kicks Dain in the face. Maverick side steps Dain into the turnbuckles. Maverick dropkicks the left knee of Dain. Maverick with clubbing mid-kicks. Maverick is throwing haymakers at Dain. Dain shoves Maverick across the ring. Maverick with two running forearm smashes. Maverick tugs on Dain’s beard. Dain blocks a boot from Maverick. Maverick with a Step Up Enzuigiri. We see The Undisputed Era arriving to Full Sail University. Maverick with a Flying Cannonball Senton to the outside. Maverick rolls Dain back into the ring. Maverick gets back in the ring at the count of eight. Maverick lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Roderick Strong clocks Maverick with a Flying Knee Strike which causes the disqualification. After the match, Undisputed Era starts ganging up on Dain and Maverick. Strong with a Jumping Knee Strike. Cole SuperKicks Maverick. Undisputed Era connects with The Total Elimination. Cole plants Dain with The Last Shot.

Winner: Drake Maverick via Disqualification 

Adam Cole Promo 

Hey, Pat McAfee. Pat, I know for a fact that you’re watching. So do me a favor, shut your stupid mouth, and listen to me. You, you want to come to my world and play wrestler, right? You want to run your mouth on Twitter, on ESPN, that’s fine, Pat, but don’t you forget, you kicked me with my arms behind my back, you are not special. What is special is that i’m the longest reigning NXT Champion of all-time. At TakeOver XXX, you are stepping in the ring with that guy. So, Pat, I want you to do me a favor, okay? I dare you to show up next week. And if you do, if you’ve got the guts, I want you to walk down this ramp, right here. I want you to step through these ropes, get into this ring, so I could look you, face to face, man to man, and let you know, I’m gonna whoop that ass at TakeOver XXX. And then when you finally realize, that you are in way over your head, it is gonna suck for you to know, that there is absolutely nothing that you can do about it. And that is Undisputed.

Third Match: Santos Escobar w/Legado Del Fantasma vs. Tyler Breeze 

Breeze is throwing haymakers at Escobar. Escobar backs Breeze into the turnbuckles. Escobar with a forearm smash. Escobar kicks Breeze in the gut. Escobar punches Breeze in the back. Escobar with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Escobar kicks Breeze in the face. Escobar with a straight right hand. Escobar backs Breeze into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Escobar slaps Breeze in the chest. Escobar repeatedly stomps on Breeze’s back. Escobar whips Breeze across the ring. Escobar drops down on the canvas. Escobar dropkicks Breeze. Escobar stomps on the right hand of Breeze. Escobar with clubbing chest kicks. Escobar talks smack to Breeze. Escobar kicks Breeze in the chest. Escobar with a straight right hand. Escobar brings Breeze down to the mat. Breeze with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Breeze rolls Escobar back into the ring. Escobar delivers the chop block on the floor.

Escobar dumps Breeze chest first on the ring apron. Escobar with a running clothesline. Escobar has complete control of the match. Escobar applies a rear chin lock. Escobar delivers a gut punch. Escobar with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Escobar follows that with The Busaiku Knee Strike. Breeze negates The Phantom Driver. Breeze shoves Escobar out of the ring. Breeze with a series of flying forearm smashes. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Escobar. Breeze with the irish whip. Breeze follows that with two flying forearm smashes. Escobar reverses out of the irish whip from Breeze. Breeze kicks Escobar in the chest. Breeze connects with The Super Model Kick. Legado Del Fantasma runs interference. Escobar plants Breeze with The Phantom Driver to pickup the victory. After the match, Fandango attacks Legado Del Fantasma with a stick. Escobar kicks the left shoulder of Fandango. Legado Del Fantasma starts ganging up on Fandago. Isaiah Swerve Scott storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: Santos Escobar via Pinfall 

Io Shirai & Dakota Kai Video Package 

Fourth Match: Mia Yim vs. Indi Hartwell 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Yim applies a side headlock. Yim transitions into a side wrist lock. Yim applies a hammerlock. Hartwell stomps on the left foot of Yim. Hartwell applies a side headlock. Hartwell drops Yim with a shoulder tackle. Yim drops down on the canvas. Yim starts running the ropes. Yim ducks a clothesline from Hartwell. Yim with a chop block. Yim with a basement dropkick. Yim follows that with a Running Boot. Yim sweeps out the legs of Hartwell. Yim hits The Running Cannonball Strike for a two count. Hartwell side steps Yim into the turnbuckles. Hartwell repeatedly stomps on Yim’s chest. Hartwell with a Mongolian Chop. Yim answers with a knife edge chop. Yim with forearm shivers.

Hartwell reverses out of the irish whip from Yim. Hartwell with The Side Walk Slam for a two count. Hartwell applies a rear chin lock. Yim backs Hartwell into the turnbuckles. Hartwell applies The Sleeper Hold. Yim with a Back Pack Stunner. Hartwell goes back to the sleeper hold. Yim dumps Hartwell back first on the canvas. Hartwell with a running back elbow smash. Hartwell kicks Yim in the gut. Hartwell with the lateral press for a two count. Hartwell toys around with Yim. Palm Strike Exchange. Hartwell drives his knee into the midsection of Yim. Hartwell talks smack to Yim. Yim tackles Hartwell. Yim transitions into a ground and pound attack. Yim dodges The Big Boot. Yim with Two DropKicks. Yim drops Hartwell with a Leaping NeckBreaker. Yim with a Release German Suplex. Yim makes Hartwell tap out to Appetite For Destruction.

Winner: Mia Yim via Submission 

Fifth Match: Damian Priest vs. Bronson Reed 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Reed sends Priest to the corner. Strong lockup. Priest applies a wrist lock. Reed reverses the hold. Priest applies an arm-bar/standing chin lock combination. Reed backs Priest into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Priest applies a side headlock. Priest runs into Reed. Reed tells Priest to bring it. Reed drops Priest with a shoulder tackle. Priest with combo hamstring kicks. Reed answers with another shoulder tackle. Reed shoves Priest. Forearm Exchange. Priest leapfrogs over Reed. Priest with a leaping back elbow smash. Reed denies the irish whip. Priest with a flying forearm smash. Priest delivers his combination offense. Priest with a Rolling Elbow. Reed blocks a lariat from Reed. Priest with a Leaping Enzuigiri. Reed catches Priest in mid-air. Reed with a waist lock go-behind. Reed drops Priest with a DDT. Priest regroups on the outside.

Priest regains control of the match during the commercial break. Priest with rapid fire haymakers. Priest applies a rear chin lock. Priest with a knee lift. Reed is throwing haymakers at Priest. Reed with a high elbow smash. Reed ducks a clothesline from Priest. Reed hits The SitOut SpineBuster. Reed levels Priest with The Body Avalanche. Priest fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Priest delivers The Bell Clap. Priest with a RoundHouse Kick. Priest goes for a Spinning Wheel Kick, but Reed counters with The Samoan Drop. Reed with a Senton Splash for a two count. Priest with a Leaping FlatLiner. Priest ducks a clothesline from Reed. Priest tees off on Reed. Priest with a Rolling Elbow. Priest with a SpringBoard SomerSault Senton. Priest follows that with a Flying Back Elbow Smash. Priest punches Reed in the back. Priest with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Priest connects with The Broken Arrow for a two count. Reed with The BrainBuster. Reed with combination forearm strikes. Priest answers with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Reed PowerSlams Priest in mid-air. Priest avoids The Tsunami Splash. Priest goes for The Reckoning, but Reed counters with a jackknife cover to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bronson Reed via Pinfall 

The Robert Stone Brand, Mercedes Martinez, Rhea Ripley, Shotzi Blackheart, Kacy Catanzaro, and Kayden Carter Match/Segment 

The Gargano’s Segment 

Updated WWE NXT TakeOver: XXX Match Card 

1.) Keith Lee (c) vs. Killer Kross w/Scarlett Bordeaux For The WWE NXT Championship

2.) Adam Cole vs. Pat McAfee

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

4.) Finn Balor/The Velveteen Dream vs. Johnny Gargano/Ridge Holland vs. Damian Priest vs. Bronson Reed vs. Cameron Grimes In A Fatal Five Way Ladder Match For The Vacated WWE NXT North American Championship

Seventh Match: The Velveteen Dream vs. Kushida vs. Cameron Grimes In A Triple Threat Match. The Winner Will Advance To The Fatal Five Way Ladder Match For The Vacated NXT North American Championship At NXT TakeOver: XXX

Grimes picks the left leg of Dream. Dream applies a side headlock. Kushida applies an arm-bar. Grimes goes for a German Suplex, but Kushida gets in the way. Dream tugs on Grimes hair. Grimes decks Dream with a back elbow smash. Grimes kicks Kushida in the gut. Grimes goes for a Vertical Suplex, but once again Dream gets in the way. Dream with a straight right hand. Dream with a Running Bulldog across the top strand. Kushida follows that with a swinging arm-ringer into the canvas. Dream slithers back into the ring. Grimes runs interference. Dream with a straight right hand. Dream rocks Kushida with a forearm smash. Dream with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike for a one count. Dream with The Oklahoma Roll for a one count. Kushida sends Dream tumbling to the floor. Grimes with a running boot. Grimes with a knife edge chop. Grimes whips Kushida across the ring. Kushida ducks a clothesline from Grimes. Kushida with a HandSpring Kick to Dream. Kushida kicks Grimes in the face. Kushida hits The Tornado DDT off the ring apron. Grimes knocks Kushida off the top turnbuckle. Grimes poses for the crowd.

Grimes is choking Kushida with his knee. Grimes sends Kushida face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Grimes repeatedly stomps on Kushida’s chest. Grimes whips Kushida into the turnbuckles. Dream rolls Grimes over for a two count. Dream with a chop/haymaker combination. Grimes reverses out of the irish whip from Dream. Grimes clotheslines Dream. Grimes rakes the eyes of Kushida. Grimes applies an arm-bar. Kushida is throwing haymakers at Grimes. Grimes drops Kushida with a running knee lift. Grimes with the cover for a two count. Grimes knocks Dream off the apron. Grimes applies the arm/chin bar. Kushida with forearm shivers. Grimes drives his knee into the midsection of Kushida. Kushida with a Hip Toss. Kushida follows that with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Kushida kicks Dream in the ribs. Kushida with a running shotei. Kusida goes for a Rolling Double DDT, but Dream and Grimes blocks it. Kushida with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kushida with Two RoundHouse Kicks.

Grimes reverses out of the irish whip from Kushida. Grimes denies The HandSpring Back Elbow from Kushdia. Grimes eats a back elbow smash. Kushida fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Kushdia with a big haymaker. SuperKick Exchange. Dream clotheslines Grimes over the top rope. Dream with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike to the outside. Dream decks Kushida with a back elbow smash. Dream with The Big Boot. Kushida dropkicks the right shoulder of Grimes. Dream connects with The Dream Valley Driver. Grimes dumps Dream out of the ring. Dream pulls Grimes out of the ring. Dream slams Grimes head on the apron. Dream and Grimes are trading back and forth shots. Grimes rakes the eyes of Kushida. Kushida with a Flying Cannonball Senton. Kushida with a Rolling Capo Kick to Grimes. Kushida follows that with an Avalanche Cross-Arm-Breaker. Kushida gets Dream trapped in The HoverBoard Lock. Dream escapes the hold. Dream goes for The Dream Valley Driver, but Kushida counters with The HoverBoard Lock.  Grimes shoves Dream out of the ring. Grimes plants Kushida with The CaveIn to pickup the victory. After the match, Dream violently attacks Kushida.

Winner: Cameron Grimes via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez