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WWE NXT Results
NXT this week started with a huge announcement. The NXT Championship has been vacated by Karrion Kross due to a separated shoulder. Kross made the announcement to kick off the show.
— WWE (@WWE) August 27, 2020
We already know what the plans are for the newly vacant championship. The title will be decided in a first-ever four-way Iron Man match featuring Adam Cole, Johnny Gargano, Tommaso Ciampa & Finn Balor. This is an ambitious match idea, so I’m excited to see it play out.
Who is the true IRON MAN of #WWENXT?
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) August 27, 2020
Here are the other results, including a title change and the return to action of Tommaso Ciampa:
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- Breezango def. Imperium (c) to win the NXT Tag Team Championships
- Tommaso Ciampa def. Jake Atlas
- Shotzi Blackheart def. Mia Yim
- Santos Escobar (c) def. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship
- Kyle O’Reilly def. Drake Maverick
- Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez def. Rhea Ripley & Io Shirai
Congratulations to the Bella Twins!
Big congrats to both Nikki & Brie Bella on the births of their sons. Nikki and partner Artem Chigvintsev gave birth to their son Matteo on July 31st, while Brie and husband Daniel Bryan had their second child Buddy on August 1st. Congrats to the happy parents on their new additions.
— WWE (@WWE) August 26, 2020
Bray Wyatt Sends Message To Goldberg
Could the feud between The Fiend and Goldberg be continuing? Bray Wyatt sent a tweet out on Wednesday that shows their work together might not be done. Wyatt lost to Goldberg in Saudi Arabia, losing the Universal Championship in the process. Goldberg would then go on to lose the title to Braun Strowman at Wrestlemania. Personally, another Goldberg match holds nothing for me. Let’s hope this is just more internet flexing.
Dearest @Goldberg ,
Don’t worry old friend we fixed it.
Don’t listen to what they say, you and I know they’re wrong.
I forgive you!
But please, if you see the red walk away from it.
— Bray Wyatt (@WWEBrayWyatt) August 26, 2020
One for the Road:
I’ve got some good news! Stu Bennett (a.k.a. Wade Barrett) returned to WWE at the NXT commentary desk. If you haven’t heard his commentary yet, he’s one of the best color guys in the business right now.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) August 26, 2020