WWE NXT Results (10/14/20): Road To NXT Halloween Havoc

WWE NXT
October 14, 2020
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett, and Beth Phoenix

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: The Undisputed Era w/Kyle O’Reilly vs. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch. The Winners Will Become To The Number One Contenders For The WWE NXT Tag Team Championship 

Breezango are watching the match on stage. Roderick Strong and Oney Lorcan will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Strong with a side headlock takeover. Lorcan with an arm-bar takedown. Lorcan applies the headscissors neck lock. Strong pops back to a vertical base. Strong applies a side headlock. Lorcan whips Strong across the ring. Strong with two shoulder tackles. Strong leapfrogs over Lorcan. Lorcan brings Strong down to the mat. Lorcan applies another headscissors neck lock. Lorcan transitions into a side wrist lock. Lorcan tags in Burch. Double Wrist Lock. Double Chop. Burch with an arm-ringer. Burch applies an arm-bar. Burch transitions into a hammerlock. Strong backs Burch into the turnbuckles. Strong tags in Fish. Fish applies a wrist lock. Burch with a forearm smash. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Burch. Fish with a forearm smash. Fish delivers a gut punch. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish goes for a SlingShot Senton, but Burch ducks out of the way. Burch with an Apron Enzuigiri. Burch with two uppercuts. Burch applies a wrist lock. Burch uppercuts Fish. Burch with an arm-ringer. Burch stomps on the left shoulder of Fish. Burch slams the left shoulder of Fish on the canvas. Burch tags in Lorcan.

Double Side Russian Leg Sweep. Lorcan kicks Strong in the gut. Double Vertical Suplex on top of Fish for a two count. Lorcan applies the key lock. Fish with heavy bodyshots. Lorcan answers with an arm-ringer. Lorcan applies an arm-bar. Fish with forearm shivers. Lorcan with three uppercuts. Lorcan applies a wrist lock. Lorcan uppercuts the left shoulder of Fish. Following a snap mare takeover, Lorcan applies another key lock. Forearm/Uppercut Exchange. Fish applies a side headlock. Strong tags himself in. Lorcan unloads six knife edge chops. Undisputed Era with a Double Back Body Drop. Strong is lighting up Lorcan’s chest. Strong repeatedly stomps on Lorcan’s chest. The referee admonishes Strong. Strong tags in Fish. Strong drives his knee into the midsection of Lorcan. Fish with clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Fish delivers his combination offense. Fish kicks the left knee of Lorcan. Fish with a forearm smash. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Lorcan. Fish tags in Strong. Strong kicks Lorcan in the gut. Lorcan is throwing haymakers at Strong. Strong shoves Lorcan. Strong dropkicks Lorcan. Strong transitions into a ground and pound attack. Strong stomps on Lorcan’s chest. Strong yells at Breezango. Strong rolls Lorcan back into the ring. Strong is putting the boots to Lorcan. Strong tags in Fish. Double Belly to Back Suplex for a two count.

Lorcan is displaying his fighting spirit. Fish unloads a flurry of strikes. Fish repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Lorcan. Fish is choking Lorcan with his boot. Fish with a Spinning Back Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish with a SlingShot Senton for a one count. Fish applies the key lock. Fish is mauling Lorcan in the corner. Fish tags in Strong. Lorcan kicks Strong in the gut. Lorcan dumps Fish out of the ring. Lorcan with forearm shivers. Lorcan kicks Strong in the face. Lorcan denies The Strong Hold. Lorcan kicks Strong into the turnbuckles. Fish goes for The Diving HeadButt, but Lorcan ducks out of the way. Lorcan finally tags in Burch. Burch with a straight right hand. Burch with a corner clothesline. Burch follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Burch throws Strong into Fish. Burch ducks a clothesline from Strong. Burch uppercuts Strong. Burch whips Strong across the ring. Burch PowerBombs Strong for a two count. Fish runs interference. Strong decks Burch with a back elbow smash. Strong tags in Fish.

Burch uppercuts Fish. Fish ducks a clothesline from Burch. Fish hits The Samoan Drop for a two count. Fish tags in Strong. Burch fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Burch kicks Fish in the face. Burch delivers The Double Missile Dropkick. Burch tags in Lorcan. Lorcan drops Strong with a Running European Uppercut. Lorcan with two running forearm smashes. Lorcan with The Double BlockBuster. Lorcan tags in Burch. Lorcan and Burch goes for The Assisted DDT, but Fish gets in the way. Lorcan with a single leg takedown. Lorcan applies the single leg crab. Burch follows that with The CrossFace. Strong rolls Burch over for a two count. Lorcan tackles Fish out of the ring. Strong with combo forearm smashes. Burch HeadButts Strong. Burch with an Inside Out Lariat. Burch tags in Lorcan. Lorcan and Burch connects with The Assisted DDT for a two count. Fish pulls Burch out of the ring. Fish shoves Lorcan into Burch. Strong plants Lorcan with The Flying Knee Strike to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Undisputed Era via Pinfall 

Second Match: Ashante “Thee” Adonis vs. Jake Atlas 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Adonis backs Atlas into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Atlas whips Adonis across the ring. Adonis goes for a sunset flip, but Atlas blocks it. Adonis dodges The PK. Atlas goes for The Standing MoonSault, but Adonis ducks out of the way. Atlas cartwheels around Adonis. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Atlas dropkicks Adonis. Atlas with a knife edge chop. Adonis reverses out of the irish whip from Atlas. Adonis blocks a boot from Atlas. Atlas ducks a clothesline from Adonis. Adonis side steps Atlas into the turnbuckles.

Adonis dives over Atlas. Adonis dropkicks Atlas for a two count. Adonis talks smack to Atlas. Atlas pie faces Adonis. Adonis shoves Atlas. Haymaker Exchange. Atlas ducks a clothesline from Adonis. Atlas goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Adonis holds onto the ropes. Adonis decks Atlas with a back elbow smash. Legado Del Fantasma walks down to the ring. Atlas connects with the inside cradle to pickup the victory. After the match, Legado Del Fantasma starts ganging up on Adonis. Atlas lands The Suicide Dive. Atlas and Adonis tells Legado Del Fantasma to bring it. Santos Escobar appears on the stage. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott slides into the ring with three chairs. Legado Del Fantasma heads to the backstage area.

Winner: Jake Atlas via Pinfall 

Third Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Austin Theory 

Gargano with a rolling single leg takedown. Gargano applies a toe and ankle hold. Gargano transitions into a front face lock. Gargano grabs a hammerlock. Theory answers with a side headlock. Gargano whips Theory across the ring. Theory drops Gargano with a shoulder tackle. Theory taunts Gargano. Gargano trips Theory. Gargano with an arm-drag takeover. Gargano dropkicks Theory. Gargano with unloads two knife edge chops. Gargano ducks a clothesline from Theory. Gargano talks smack to Theory. Gargano rams his forearm across Theory’s face. Gargano with the irish whip. Gargano with a knife edge chop. Gargano with a deep arm-drag. Gargano applies an arm-bar. Gargano calls Theory predictable. Standing Switch Exchange. Gargano goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Theory holds onto the ropes.

Theory denies The Gargano Escape. Theory grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. The referee admonishes Gargano. Theory decks Gargano with a back elbow smash. Theory goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Gargano lands back on his feet. Theory blocks a lariat from Gargano. Theory with a short-arm clothesline. Theory with The Standing MoonSault for a two count.  Theory kicks Gargano in the gut. Theory punches Gargano in the back. Theory slams Gargano’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Gargano with a back elbow smash. Gargano with clubbing shoulder blocks. Theory kicks Gargano in the gut. Gargano avoids the knife edge chop. Theory drop toe holds Gargano into the middle turnbuckle pad. Theory with The Roll Through Dropkick. Theory continues to gloat. Forearm Exchange. Theory with clubbing blows to Gargano’s back. Gargano negates The ATL. Gargano with an Apron Enzuigiri. Gargano hits The SlingShot Spear.

Gargano has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Gargano applies the abdominal stretch. Gargano sends Theory face first into the middle rope. Gargano with a running knee strike. Theory responds with an Over The Shoulder Cutter. Theory with a corner clothesline. Theory sweeps out the legs of Gargano. Theory with a SlingShot Foot Stomp. Theory follows that with a Vertical Suplex. Theory goes for The Cross Legged Ushigoroshi, but Gargano blocks it. Gargano sends Theory to the apron. Theory denies The SuperKick. Standing Switch Exchange. Gargano goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Theory holds onto the ropes. Theory SuperKicks Gargano. Theory connects with The Cross Legged Ushigoroshi for a two count. Gargano and Theory are trading back and forth shots. Theory SuperKicks Gargano. Gargano negates The ATL. Gargano kicks Theory in the face. Gargano goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Theory blocks it. Gargano goes for the sunset flip, but Theory rolls him over for a two count. Theory argues with the referee. Theory unloads two knife edge chops. Second Forearm Exchange. Gargano denies The SuperKick. Gargano SuperKicks Theory. Gargano lawn darts Theory into the middle turnbuckle pad. Gargano with a Sliding Forearm Smash. Gargano plants Theory with The One Final Beat to pickup the victory.

Winner: Johnny Gargano via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Candice LeRae vs. Shotzi Blackheart. The Winner Will Battle Io Shirai For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship At NXT Halloween Havoc 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Blackheart with two wrist lock takedowns. Blackheart slides under a clothesline from LeRae. Blackheart with a Step Up Enzuigiri. LeRae avoids The Reverse Senton Splash. LeRae goes for The Draping NeckBreaker, but Blackheart blocks it. Blackheart with a knee lift. LeRae answers with a shoulder block. Blackheart avoids The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Blackheart lands The Suicide Dive. Blackheart rolls LeRae back into the ring. Blackheart hooks the outside leg for a two count. LeRae decks Blackheart with a JawBreaker. Short-Arm Reversal by Blackheart. Blackheart with Two Knee Smashes for a two count. LeRae drop toe holds Blackheart into the middle turnbuckle pad. LeRae repeatedly stomps on Blackheart’s chest. LeRae with a Running Hip Attack. Following a snap mare takeover, LeRae with a Running Neck Snap for a two count. LeRae hooks both legs for a two count.

LeRae applies a top wrist lock. LeRae drives her knee into the midsection of Blackheart. Following a snap mare takeover, LeRae applies the cravate. LeRae with a knee lift. LeRae with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. LeRae rams Blackheart’s face across the middle rope. Blackheart with heavy bodyshots. LeRae with a Hair Biel. LeRae is choking Blackheart with her boot. LeRae hooks the outside leg for a two count. Blackheart with a Counter Vertical Suplex. LeRae kicks Blackheart in the face. Blackheart with a RoundHouse Kick. LeRae sends Blackheart face first into the steel ring post. LeRae with a Running Face Plant on the ring apron. LeRae has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Blackheart is displaying her fighting spirit. LeRae drives her knee into the midsection of Blackheart. LeRae sends Blackheart to the corner. Blackheart kicks LeRae in the face. Blackheart dives over LeRae. Blackheart with a ShotGun Dropkick. Blackheart with a running forearm smash. Blackheart follows that with The Reverse SlingBlade. Blackheart with a knee lift. Blackheart with a Rolling Elbow. Blackheart rocks LeRae with a RoundHouse Kick. Blackheart hits The Reverse Senton for a two count.

Blackheart goes for The Flying Senton Bomb, but LeRae gets her knees up in the air. LeRae rolls Blackheart over for a two count. LeRae is displaying her frustration. Blackheart has LeRae perched on the top turnbuckle. LeRae with the back door escape. LeRae with a Release German Suplex. LeRae SuperKicks Blackheart for a two count. LeRae repeatedly stomps on the midsection of Blackheart. Blackheart kicks LeRae in the face. Blackheart denies The SuperKick. Blackheart with The Bridging Tiger Suplex for a two count. LeRae fights out of the fireman’s carry position. LeRae drops Blackheart with The BackStabber. LeRae connects with The Quebrada for a two count. Blackheart rolls LeRae over for a two count. Blackheart applies The Cattle Mutilation. LeRae puts her foot under the bottom rope which forces the break. LeRae sends Blackheart to the apron. Blackheart with an Apron Enzuigiri. LeRae with a running haymaker. LeRae and Blackheart are trading back and forth shots. Blackheart sends LeRae crashing to the canvas. Blackheart with The Flying Seated Senton. LeRae regroups on the outside. lndi Hartwell gives LeRae brass knuckles. LeRae delivers the brass knuckle punch. LeRae hooks the inside leg to pickup the victory.

Winner: Candice LeRae via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Toni Storm vs. Aliyah w/Robert Stone 

Aliyah side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Aliyah slaps Storm in the face. Aliyah laughs at Storm. Storm with a knife edge chop. Storm drops Aliyah with The Big Boot. Aliyah reverses out of the irish whip from Storm. Aliyah drops down the canvas. Storm with a basement dropkick for a one count. Storm plays to the crowd. Aliyah side steps Storm into the turnbuckles. Aliyah with a Rising Knee Strike. Following a snap mare takeover, Aliyah hooks the outside leg for a two count.

Aliyah with forearm shivers. Storm reverses out of the irish whip from Aliyah. Aliyah ducks a clothesline from Storm. Aliyah drops Storm with The Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Storm slings Aliyah across the ring. Storm rolls Aliyah over for a two count. Aliyah thrust kicks the midsection of Storm. Storm with an Inverted Atomic Drop/Knife Edge Chop Combination. Aliyah reverses out of the irish whip from Storm. Storm ducks a clothesline from Aliyah. Storm with a Release German Suplex. Storm with a Running Hip Attack. Storm follows that with a Running Lariat. Storm connects with Storm Zero to pickup the victory.

Winner: Toni Storm via Pinfall 

– Next week on NXT, Breezango will put their NXT Tag Team Titles on the line against The Undisputed Era.

Sixth Match: Drake Maverick & Killian Dain vs. Imperium 

Killian Dain and Fabian Aichner will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Aichner applies a waist lock. Dain decks Aichner with a back elbow smash. Dain bodyslams Aichner. Dain tags in Maverick. Assisted Senton Splash. Double Shoulder Tackle for a one count. Aichner clotheslines Maverick. Aichner bodyslams Maverick. Aichner tags in Barthel. Barthel slaps Maverick in the face. Barthel rams his elbow across Maverick’s face. Barthel with a high elbow smash. Barthel is throwing haymakers at Maverick. Barthel is choking Maverick with his boot. The referee admonishes Barthel. Barthel tags in Aichner. Maverick kicks Aichner in the face. Aichner tags in Barthel. Maverick sends Barthel tumbling to the floor. Maverick tags in Dain.

Dain with a Body Block. Dain with three clotheslines. Imperium double teams Dain. Aichner hits The SpineBuster. Barthel follows that with The PK. Aichner talks smack to Dain. Dain with a Vertical Suplex. Dain tags in Maverick. Maverick ducks a clothesline from Barthel. Maverick dropkicks Barthel to the floor. Maverick kicks Aichner in the gut. Maverick tees off on Aichner. Aichner reverses out of the irish whip from Maverick. Maverick with a drop toe hold into the middle turnbuckle pad. Maverick with a Running Boot. Barthel pulls Dain off the apron. Barthel throws Dain into the steel ring steps. Maverick kicks Aichner in the face. Aichner catches Maverick in mid-air. Aichner with a Vertical Suplex. Aichner drills Maverick with The BrainBuster. Aichner tags in Barthel. Imperium connects with The European Bomb to pickup the victory. After the match, Ever-Rise attacks Maverick. Dain delivers The Double Divide. Dain says that nobody is allowed to hit Maverick but him.

Winner: Imperium via Pinfall 

Updated NXT Halloween Havoc Match Card 

1.) Damian Priest (c) vs. Johnny Gargano For The WWE NXT North American Championship

2.) Io Shirai (c) vs. Candice LeRae For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship

3.) Rhea Ripley vs. Raquel Gonzalez

Seventh Match: Damian Priest (c) vs. Dexter Lumis For The WWE NXT North American Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Both men get tied up in the ropes. Priest tells Lumis to bring it. Strong lockup. Lumis applies a side headlock. Lumis runs into Priest. Priest drops Lumis with a shoulder tackle. Lumis pops back on his feet. Priest applies a side headlock. Lumis whips Priest across the ring. Lumis drops down on the canvas. Lumis leapfrogs over Priest. Priest with a deep arm-drag. Priest applies an arm-bar. Lumis backs Priest into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Priest reverses out of the irish whip from Lumis. Lumis launches Priest over the top rope. Priest with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Priest with a deep arm-drag. Priest applies an arm-bar. Priest drives his knee into the midsection of Lumis. Lumis dives over Priest. Priest decks Lumis with a back elbow smash. Priest ducks under two clotheslines from Lumis. Lumis with a Lou Thez Press. Lumis transitions into a ground and pound attack. Lumis with heavy bodyshots. Priest kicks the left knee of Lumis. Lumis uppercuts Priest. Priest delivers his combination offense. Priest with a Leaping RoundHouse Kick. Priest with a Leaping Back Elbow Smash. Priest hits The Broken Arrow for a two count.

Lumis regroups on the outside. Lumis drives his elbow into the midsection of Priest. Lumis repeatedly slams Priest head on the steel ring steps. Priest with a big haymaker. Priest dumps Lumis face first on the ring apron. Priest rolls Lumis back into the ring. Priest with a SpringBoard Forearm Smash for a two count. Priest stomps on Lumis chest. Priest applies a toe and ankle hold. Priest is raining down haymakers. Lumis kicks Priest out of the ring. Priest with a Cyclone Kick. Lumis uppercuts Priest in mid-air. Lumis with three haymakers. Lumis with a corner clothesline. Lumis follows that with The Running Bulldog for a two count. Priest goes for The South Of Heaven, but Lumis lands back on his feet. Lumis ducks a clothesline from Priest. Lumis hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Lumis applies The Silence. Priest with clubbing elbow smashes. Priest with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Priest drops Lumis with The FlatLiner for a two count. Priest applies The Ankle Lock. Priest nails Lumis with The Bell Clap. Priest with a RoundHouse Kick.

Priest goes for The Razor’s Edge, but Lumis lands back on his feet. Lumis with a Belly to Back Suplex. Lumis with a Leg Drop for a two count. Lumis goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Priest ducks out of the way. Priest clotheslines Lumis. Lumis dodges The Cyclone Kick. Lumis with The Uranage Slam. Lumis applies The Silence. Lumis sends Priest face first into the plexiglass. Cameron Grimes delivers The Cave In behind the referee’s back. Priest connects with The South Of Heaven to pickup the victory. After the match, Priest plants Grimes with The Reckoning. Priest tells Grimes to stay out of his business. Johnny Gargano attacks Priest with a steel chair. Gargano SuperKicks the chair into Priest face. The Gargano’s embrace on the stage. William Regal informs The Gargano’s that the stakes for their upcoming title matches at NXT Halloween Havoc will be high. Don’t take it from him, take it by the host of Halloween Havoc, Shotzi Blackheart. Both of their matches at NXT Halloween Havoc will be determined by Spin The Wheel, Make A Deal.

Winner: Still WWE NXT North American Champion, Damian Priest via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez