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NXT live event results from Minneapolis/St. Paul (Sept. 18): Asuka vs. Ember Moon, Scott Dawson injured?


The Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, Minnesota.

What happened?

- Rich Swann def. Tino Sabatelli
- Peyton Royce def. Daria Berenato
- Bobby Roode def. Tye Dillinger
- Hideo Itami def. Austin Aries
- Shane Thorne def. Dash Wilder
- Asuka def. Ember Moon to retain the Women’s championship
- Shinsuke Nakamura & No Way Jose def. Samoa Joe & Riddick Moss

What caught our eye?

Crowd of reportedly 2,000, as it doesn’t seem NXT came close to sell outs on this tour.

Good news for anyone concerned about Swann’s ribs from last night, as he lead off with his usual performance in a win over Sabatelli.

Wisconsin’s own A-Double knows how to get a reaction:

Maybe not the most heat of the show, though, as the WrestleMania 33 ad played during intermission and triggered memories of an event that was rumored to have been awarded to the Twin Cities at one point.


This was the set-up for Dash’s singles match, which reportedly didn’t do much for the crowd.

On the other hand, this Women’s title match (and a preview of a big future program) got high marks:

What's next?

Thursday night back in Venice, Florida.

Thanks to NJ on Twitter for our header image.

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