Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez once again tried to sneak attack on Rhea Ripley but this time Ember Moon came to Ripley’s resue on todays episode of WWE NXT. Indi Hartwell gifted a new TV to Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae. Velveteen Dream once again attacked Kushida while Kushida was having a singles match against Tommasso Ciampa. Ridge Holland faces a legit serious injury and was taken on a stretcher.
WWE NXT 7 October 2020 Winners and Losers
1. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Kushida Singles Match
Winner – Tommaso Ciampa
Loser – Kushida
Tommaso Ciampa and Kushida tear into each other. Kushida lands a basement dropkick. Kushida drops his body weight on Ciampa’s arm. Kushida tries a handspring attack but Ciampa dropkicks Kushida in the face as he is upside down. Ciampa works Kushida over in the corner. Kushida turns the tables and unloads on Ciampa. The referee pulls Kushida away.
Kushida tries to whip Tommaso Ciampa into the corner but Ciampa reverses it. Kushida hits the corner hard. Ciampa pounds on Kushida’s chest. Neckbreaker by Ciampa. Kushida surprises Ciampa with a handspring attack that sends Ciampa flying off the apron as we head into the break.
Back from the break, Tommaso Ciampa was trying to set up a top rope air raid crash. Kushida escapes. Ciampa motions as if he is going to try to suplex Kushida through the announce table. Kushida snaps Ciampa’s arm on the turnbuckle. Kushida punt kicks Ciampa in the arm. Ciampa almost lands the Fairytale Ending but Kushida escapes.
Kushida kicks Tommaso Ciampa in the arm and tries to lock in an armbar. Ciampa powerbomb Kushida to escape the hold. Kushida and Ciampa trade stikes. Fisherman’s buster by Ciampa followed by pin attempt but Kushida kicks out. Kushida once again escapes the Fairytale ending.
Kushida buckles Tommaso Ciampa with a nasty right hand. Kushida bends Ciampa’s arms back and stomps on his back. Kushida puts Ciampa in the Hoverboard Lock. Velveteen Dream runs down to the ring and tries to attack Kushida. Dream accidentally hits Ciampa. Tommaso Ciampa wins the match due to a disqualification.
Post Match – Kushida knocks Velveteen Dream into the crowd.
2. Ever-Rise vs. Killian Dain and Drake Maverick Tag Team Match
Winners – Killian Dain and Drake Maverick
Losers – Ever-Rise
Drake Maverick dances to their “new” music. Killian Dain yells to cut the music. It was awful. Dain isn’t interested in being in the match at all. Dain immediately tags in Maverick and stands on the apron. Dain sarcastically reaches out for a tag as Maverick was getting worked over by both members of Ever-Rise.
After getting insulted by Martel, Killian Dain drags Drake Maverick to their corner and tags himself in. Dain runs through both members of Ever-Rise. Dain goes up for a Vader Bomb. Maverick tags himself in and tries to take the pin. Dain and Maverick argue. Parker tries to roll up Maverick. Dain breaks up the pin. Dain powerbomb Maverick on top of Mitchel for the victory.
3. Leon Ruff vs. Austin Theory Singles Match
Winner – Austin Theory
Loser – Leon Ruff
Austin Theory yells that Leon Ruff shouldn’t be here. Ruff surprises Theory with a rana. Ruff does a backflip to avoid a clothesline. Theory runs over Ruff. Ruff bounces from rope to rope to avoid Theory. Ruff lands a dropkick. Ruff tries to bounce off the ropes but he slips. Theory hits his finish for the win.
Post Match – Austin Theory says this is what happens when he gets to warm up. Adam Cole got lucky last week. Theory wants a challenge. Theory says he is the future of NXT and there isn’t anything anyone can do about it. Dexter Lumis accepts.
4. Dexter Lumis vs. Austin Theory Singles Match
Winner – Dexter Lumis
Loser – Austin Theory
After a bit of back and forth, Dexter Lumis makes Austin Theory pass out to the Anaconda Vice.
Post Match – As soon as the bell rings Cameron Grimes appears out of nowhere and hits the Cave In on Dexter Lumis.
5. Ridge Holland vs. Danny Burch Singles Match
Winner – Ridge Holland
Loser – . Danny Burch
Ridge Holland and Danny Burch trade strikes. Burch lands a middle rope dropkick. German suplex by Burch. Holland hits his finisher out of nowhere for the win.
Post Match – Ridge Holland kicks Danny Burch in the head and tries to walk away. Burch gets up and attacks Holland. Holland headbutts Burch. Burch drops like a sack of bricks. Holland headbutts him over and over again. Oney Lorcan hits the ring to try to make the save. Holland beats down Lorcan. Lorcan tries a dive. Holland catches Lorcan but his knee buckle. Holland looks to have legitimately injured his knee catching Lorcan. The referees throw up the X and the camera quickly focuses on Burch.
After the commercial break, Ridge Holland gets taken away on a stretcher. His leg was in a brace as he is wheeled out of the arena.
6. Shotzi Blackheart vs. Xi Li Singles Match
Winner – Shotzi Blackheart
Loser – Xia Li
Reverse sling blad by Shotzi Blackheart. Xia Li unloads on Blackheart with a series of strikes. Blackheart manages to hit a senton off the top for the pinfall win.
Post Match – Boa walks down to the ring and hands Xia Li a letter. Li reads it and looks concerned. Li leaves with Boa.
7. Rhea Ripley and Ember Moon vs. Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez Tag Team Match
Winners – Rhea Ripley and Ember Moon
Losers – Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez
Ember Moon lands. senton on Dakota Kai. Kai tags in Raquel Gonzalez. Moon tries a rana but Gonzalez puts on the breaks. Moon escapes and hits a nasty leaping sidekick to Gonzalez’s face. Kai tags back in Moon and Kai trade strikes. Moon dumps Kai out of the ring. Suicide dive by Moon. Gonzalez tries to sneak up behind Moon but Rhea Ripley dives off the apron and crushes Gonzalez with a senton.
Raquel Gonzalez tags herself in as Rhea Ripley was chasing Dakota Kai. Gonzalez boots Ripley off the apron. Ripley hits the floor hard as we head into the break . Back from the break, Gonzalez has Ripley in a Modified Gory Special. Kai and Gonzalez take turns working over Ripley. Ripley manages to tag in Ember Moon. Moon dropkicks Kai.
Ember Moon lands a flurry of strikes to Raquel Gonzalez. Moon launches Dakota Kai into Gonzalez. Moon drops Kai with a middle rope codebreaker. Gonzalez saves KAi from a splash int he corner by Moon. Gonzalez picks up Moon. Kai kicks Moon in the head as Gonzalez lands a bodyslam. Moon kicks out.
Rhea Ripley tags in and electric chair drops Dakota Kai. Kai kicks out. Kai hits Ripley with the Kairopractor. Ripley tags out. Raquel Gonzalez tries to suplex Ember Moon but Ripley pushes Moon to reverse the momentum turning it into a DDT. Pop up powerbomb by Moon. Ripley and Gonzalez fall over the announce table. Kai was too busy watching the carnage between Ripley and Gonzalez. Kai turns around and walks right into the Eclypse. Moon pins Kai for the win.
WWE NXT 7 October 2020 All Segments Updates
1. Backstage, Before the show kicks off, Tommaso Ciampa and Kushida have been separated by officials ahead of their match.
2. In Ring – Ember Moon says that she’s shocked they let her talk on the mic. It’s been a while. Moon says she has been in isolation for 14 long months. Moon is back and she sees a lot of things have changed here. Moon took her bike and drove for miles and miles. Moon now follows Ember’s Law. She isn’t going to let anyone walk over her ever again. Moon says she’s back and she wants gold. Io Shirai interrupts. Shirai joins Moon in the ring. Before Shirai can speak, Rhea Ripley walks out on the ramp. Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez attack Ripley from behind. Moon helps Ripley as Shirai watches from the ring. Commissioner Regal walks out and books Ember Moon and Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez.
3. Earlier today, Killian Dain was upset because Drake Maverick booked them in a tag match later tonight. Dain insists he isn’t Maverick’s partner. Maverick is excited for Dain to hear their new tag team entrance music.
4. Backstage, Io Shirai was asked why she didn’t help Rhea Ripley and Ember Moon, Shirai says Moon and Ripley are not her problems. The NXT Women’s Championship is her problem.
5. Earlier today, Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae were walking their dog in matching tracksuits. LeRae says they both deserve rematches. As LeRae and Gargano get home, there is a new TV waiting for them. There is a note on it that says it’s from Indi Hartwell. Candice wonder’s aloud why Hartwell would send them a TV. Gargano doesn’t care. All he knows is its a free TV. Gargano drags it into the house.
6. Backstage, Dakota Kai says Ember moon needs to get behind her in line for a title match.
7. During a video package, it’s announced that both Kyle O’Reilly and Finn Bálor were injured during their title match at Takeover 31. Bálor has two fractures in his jaw.
8. Ridge Holland pulls up in a fancy car. Holland says he didn’t have it before he attacked Adam Cole.
9. Backstage, Damian Priest asks who will be the next man to step up.
10. Johnny Gargano has the new TV mounted. He was watching footage of the women’s battle royal. LeRae asks Gargano what he is doing. Gargano notes that there was a USB in the box with this footage on it. Gargano says that Hartwell saved LeRae in the battle royal multiple times. LeRae says she didn’t notice. Gargano says he’s always liked Hartwell… she has a bright future.