Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free NXT on USA Network (and WWE Network) results for September 25, 2019. The second edition of the live show featured Keith Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic, Matt Riddle vs. Killian Dain in a street fight rematch with NXT Championship implications, the return of Dakota Kai, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of NXT column.
– The show opened with Undisputed Era posing on a balcony built above the announce table, posing with their championship gold.
1. Keith Lee defeated Dominik Dijakovic. In a match that saw multiple moonsaults, a chokeslam on the ring apron, and a Canadian Destroyer off the second rope, Lee pinned Dijakovic with a fireman’s carry powerslam.
– Street Profits will challenge Undisputed Era for the NXT Tag Team Championship, and Candice LeRae will challenge Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Championship on next week’s (Oct. 2) episode.
2. Dakota Kai defeated Taynara. Taynara Conti has lost her last name. Kai won her return from injury with a fireman’s carry into a kick, called the GTK (Go To Kick).
3. Street Fight: Matt Riddle defeated Killian Dain. Riddle survived multiple Vader Bombs and being splashed through a wall to win by submission with a Fujiwara arm bar. Riddle will face Adam Cole on next week’s show, a “night of champions” with limited commercial interruption, for the NXT Championship. After the match, Cole showed up to intimidate Riddle and got put in a Fujiwara arm bar, forcing him to immediately “tap out.”
– The episode then moved over to WWE Network.
4. Rhea Ripley defeated Kayden Carter. Carter is the renamed Lacey Lane. Ripley won with the Riptide.
5. Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch defeated Ever-Rise. “Ever-Rise” is the tag team name for the former 3.0, Chase Parker and Matt Martel. Burch and Lorcan won with their tandem elevated DDT on Parker.
– Deonna Purrazzo and Chelsea Green made an appearance in the crowd.
6. Cameron Grimes defeated Raul Mendoza. Grimes won a competitive match with a leaping double-stomp. The live crowed booed his victory.
7. KUSHIDA and Breezango defeated Imperium (Alexander Wolfe, Marcel Barthel, and Fabian Aichner). KUSHIDA pinned Barcel with a bridging O’Connor roll. After the match, WALTER arrived and laid out KUSHIDA.