[TV Recap] ‘NXT’ 12.18.19 – Baszler vs. Ripley, Cole vs. Balor

COMMENTATORS: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, & Beth Phoenix

It’s the penultimate NXT of 2019 and they’ve brought the big guns with TWO big title matches: Adam Cole defending the NXT Championship against Finn Balor and Rhea Ripley challenging Shayna Baszler for the Women’s Championship. This sounds tremendous on paper, let’s see how it goes in execution.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Adam Cole
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Shayna Baszler
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Roderick Strong
  • NXT CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION: Angel Garza
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly, Roderick Strong, & Adam Cole)

LINEUP

  • Adam Cole [c] vs. Finn Balor for the NXT CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Damian Priest vs. Killian Dain (***)
  • KUSHIDA vs. Cameron Grimes (***3/4)
  • Santana Garrett vs. Io Shirai (**3/4)
  • Pete Dunne vs. Travis Banks (***3/4)
  • Shayna Baszler [c] vs. Rhea Ripley for the NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)

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[TV Recap] ‘NXT’ 8.14.19 – Breezango Returns, Finals of Breakout Tournament

Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, & Beth Phoenix

The Breakout tournament concludes this week on NXT as Jordan Myles takes on Cameron Grimes. Also on the show Breezango reunites for the first time in a long time as they take on The Forgotten Sons in tag team action and we get a series of looks at the action that happened at NXT TakeOver: Toronto II.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Adam Cole
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: The Velveteen Dream
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Shayna Baszler
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)

LINEUP

  • Breezango vs. The Forgotten Sons (***)
  • NXT BREAKOUT TOURNAMENT: Jordan Myles vs. Cameron Grimes (***)

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