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WWE NXT results, live blog (Sept. 13, 2022): One Year Anniversary

Here’s a place to check results and comment along with the newest episode of WWE NXT, airing live on Tuesday night at 8PM Eastern time slot on USA Network.

Check out our Tuesday morning preview post to get caught up on what’s been happening, and what we expect this week.

Advertised for tonight from the WWE Performance Center: Carmelo Hayes will defend the North American title against an opponent chosen by fan vote! The Creeds try to win the Tag Team championship from Pretty Deadly in a match where we voted for the stipulation! Plus, Cameron Grimes brings a MYSTERY PARTNER to his showdown with Tony D’Angelo & Stacks, Ariana Grace teams up with Kiana James to battle Nikkita Lyons & Zoey Stark, Fallon Henley & Lash Legend “throw down”, Hank Walker wants to teach Javier Bernal some manners, and more!

Come right back here at 8 p.m. ET when the NXT live blog kicks off once the show starts on USA. A running record of everything that happens will be below this line here.

Enjoy the show!


Riots in the burning street, crystal night outside. Brutal music in the night, enough to make you cry. Nobody knows how it is to scream and drown the world, I am the midnight snake to liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you, folks.

The show opens with commentary hyping things up and a steel cage surrounding the ring.

Creed Brothers (Brutus & Julius Creed) vs. Pretty Deadly (Elton Prince & Kit Wilson) (c) (NXT Tag Team Championship)

All-out chaos to start, both teams brawling wild, Prince nearly climbs out but Julius pulls him back in and trips him into a Hot Shot! Snap suplex, more brawling, Elton gets powerbombed into the cage wall by Brutus! Wilson and a Creed brawling on top of the cage, back inside and standing on the ropes, falling down to the apron and Julius pops up and hits a moonsault Russian legsweep off the ropes on Prince!

Back from commercial, Pretty Deadly are working Julius over on the ropes, punching away at him... DOUBLE SUPERPLEX! Trying to do the same ot Brutus, but his brother comes over and gets under both of them, double electric chair... DOUBLE BRUTUS BOMB DOOMSDAY DEVICE!

Damon Kemp climbs the cage wall, Julius meets him and kicks at the cage until he falls off! BUT HE HANDCUFFED CREED TO THE CAGE BEFORE JUMPING DOWN! Brutus fighting them off two-on-one, throwing the champs into the cage wall and pouncing them aside! Belly-to-belly suplex dumps Kit on his head!

Trying and failing to break Julius free, nearfall on Wilson, blocking Elton from crawling out of the ring, Julius has a grip on Kit! Ankle lock from Brutus, Wilson gets away and they break it up, neckbreaker Hart Attack... SO CLOSE! Pretty Deadly work Brutus over, throwing him into the cage wall a few times and hammering him with uppercuts!


Pretty Deadly win by pinfall with the neckbreaker Hart At on Brutus Creed to retain the NXT Tag Team Championship.

Backstage, Wes Lee is announced as the winner of the fan vote to determine Carmelo Hayes’ challenger tonight.

Von Wagner storms off but Joe Gacy is weird and gracious about it as Lee cuts a promo about how he takes his responsibility to the fans who voted for him seriously, and we go to break.

Back from commercial, we get a retrospective video about NXT 2.0’s first year.

Fallon Henley vs. Lash Legend

Henley dominates things early but Legend blasts her to the floor with a boot and throws her into the post before ramming her into the apron for good measure! Back inside, knee lifts, Fallon gets off a la casadora bulldog...

Fallon Henley wins by pinfall with a running knee.

Backstage, Valentina Feroz and Yulisa Leon are getting the results of Leon’s injury.

It’s torn and she’ll be out quite some time. Sanga consoles them and they just about get to giving Feroz a pep talk when—

Robert Stone and Von Wagner roll up to complain about the vote but Sanga shuts them up and they run away.

Briggs and Jensen and Henley run into Toxic Attraction.

Jensen tells Mandy how good she looks and compliments her on her tit... le. Her title belt. She tells him off, he fawns, Fallon bickers at her and the boys pull her off-screen, stage left even.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Toxic Attraction are in the ring, mics in hand.

Mandy Rose starts, saying she’s back from vacation, feeling good and looking better, and she talks up winning the NXT UK title and says maybe she’ll run NXT Europe, too. The other two talk about what a big deal they are and say the titles are on loan to Katana Chance and Kayden Carter and they’ll come for them soon enough.

Enter Alba Fyre.

She tells Mandy Rose that if she looks in her eyes she’ll see her demise and the new NXT Women’s champion.

She uses her bat to fend off Gigi and Jacy, superkick to Mandy, KLR Bomb takes her out!

An incredibly emo video package from Cora Jade follows where she says she’s done with Roxanne Perez, calls her a loser, and mocks the fans and the locker room both.

Wendy Choo is interviewed backstage.

She says Cora’s living in her own world and she’s iced everyone out. She may dress like this but she’s a smart person—

Lash Legend rolls up to hijack the interview and complain about her match. Choo tells her off, Lash tries to pull a “don’t you know who I am” and Wendy says the last girl came up to her like that, she had her lights turned out.

“Super Diva” Quincy Elliott drives up on his scooter and we go to break.

“Super Diva” Quincy Elliott vs. Sean Gallagher

Elliott strutting, backing Gallagher into the corner, Sean attempts a wristlock but Quincy dances his way out of it and blows a kiss! Gallagher with a right hand, Elliot returns the favor, off the ropes with a corkscrew uppercut and drags him into the corner...

Quincy Elliott wins by pinfall with a Banzai Drop.

Cameron Grimes is interviewed backstage.

He says this isn’t the first time his mouth has got him in trouble and it won’t be the last, and his partner tonight will be the one man he can really trust out there, and that’s Cameron Grimes.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Wes Lee is warming up when Trick Williams comes down to jaw at him.

Carmelo Hayes is right behind and they beat him up, slamming a locker door on his head!

Cameron Grimes & Joe Gacy vs. Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo & Tony D’Angelo

Grimes going it alone, D’Angelo working him over but on an up-and-over Cameron lands a kick and follows it with more kicks in the corner! Whip across, sunset flip attempt, tag to Stacks! Double whip into double elbows, big slam from Tony but here comes Joe Gacy!

Gacy gets up on the apron and grabs the tag rope, he’s teaming with Grimes! Cameron worked over in the corner, D’Angelo gets a big nearfall off a suplex! Grimes nails him with a Frankensteiner and the path is clear! Gacy tags himself in and comes in hot, Rock Bottom on Lorenzo, dropkick to Tony, big uranage on Channing!

Cameron confronts him and yells that he doesn’t need his help but D’Angelo pulls him out of the ring! Stacks with a sleeper hold, Grimes catches him with the crossbody powerslam, Cave-In, handspring from Joe...

Cameron Grimes & Joe Gacy win by pinfall with the handspring lariat from Gacy on Channing Lorenzo.

Post-match, Gacy hugs Grimes from behind and Cameron sets off on another round of shouting about how he doesn’t need him. Joe Gacy, his arms wide, and when Grimes refuses the hug, the Dyad hit the ring and lay him out with Ticket to Mayhem!

JD McDonagh gets a promo where he talks about how important personal grooming is while he’s shaved, and we go to break.

Back from commercial, we get a sitdown interview with Bron Breakker.

He says he was scared shitless during his first match but as soon as he got out in front of the audience it felt right. He was surprised to lose his first title match but that was the best thing that could happen, because he learned how to deal with failure. He talks about what a surreal honor it was to induct his father and uncle into the Hall of Fame.

Losing to Dolph Ziggler hurt but he sat and watched WrestleMania and thought to himself he couldn’t leave Texas without regaining that title and so he challenged Dolph on Raw and won it back. He says he lives in the present and his job as champion is to uphold the standard that guys set before him and he’ll continue to do that.

Tyler Bate is interviewed backstage.

He says he wants a rematch and JD McDonagh stands between him and his divine purpose.

Arianna Grace & Kiana James vs. Nikkita Lyons & Zoey Stark

James and Stark to start, whip reversed, up and over, arm drag into an armbar and Zoey tags Lyons in. The match breaks down and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Lyons working Grace over, she gets the tag, Stark with a short-arm forearm! James tags in, Zoey lights her up with forearms but Kiana cuts her off with a reverse chinlock to try and grind her down. Knee lifts, clear the apron, tag to Arianna, Stark lays her out with a couple lariats, back elbow, side kick, Nikkita’s back on the apron!

Off the ropes, dropkick, superkick takes James out but Grace lands a kick for two! Flipping facebreaker connects, Lyons in, roundhouse...

Nikkita Lyons & Zoey Stark win by pinfall with the splits leg drop from Lyons on Arianna Grace.

Malik Blade and Edris Enofe talk about what happened to Cameron Grimes in the parking lot (bad idea) and the Dyad attacks (see, bad idea!)

Security swarm and pulls the two teams apart!

We see Wes Lee getting treated backstage and go to break.

Back from commerical, Grayson Waller is interviewed backstage.

Toxic Attraction, Carmelo Hayes, Nikkita Lyons, and— Waller interrupts to celebrate but is informed that actually Bron Breakker is the fourth winner of the fan vote for star of the year. He says Bron has been ducking him all year and when he gets his shot, he’ll win the title.

Security Guard Hank Walker vs. Javier Bernal

Circling, Bernal goes for a test of strength and Walker takes the bait but breaks free of the knucklelock immediately! Javier with a go-behind and a punch to the neck, Hank charges in and gets caught in a headlock! Trying to suplex his way out of it, eventually he settles for stampeding Bernal into the corner!

Biel into the corner, biel across the ring, Javier catches him with a low dropkick, leg kicks and forearms, front chancery to grind him down, but Walker throws him across the ring! Smashing Bernal’s face into the turnbuckles, scooping him up, Javier slips out and gets a reverse chinlock!

Whip reversed, Lou Thesz Press into mounted punches and Hank takes his shirt off! Stinger Splash, whip across, Stinger Splash, off the ropes, flying lariat... IT’S OVER!

Hank Walker wins by pinfall with a flying lariat.

We get a video package highlighting the various special entrances NXT 2.0 has had over the past year.

Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams are walking backstage and talking about how you can’t vote in greatness, and we go to break.

Back from commercial, we get another Sol Ruca vignette.

Commentary hypes up next week’s matches and announces that of the four finalists, Bron Breakker is the Biggest Superstar of the Year.

Carmelo Hayes makes his entrance, flanked by Trick Williams.

They get in the ring and on the mic and Hayes says Wes Lee ain’t gonna make it out here, but let’s be honest, he did Lee a favor. He’s not built for this and he doesn’t know what it takes to be the A Champion, and everybody in the back is praying for his downfall.

Heavy lies the head that wears the crown, and Melo has the heaviest head in NXT.


He gets in the ring and says it’s like he said before, he’s got next! He dumps Hayes out of the ring and wallops Williams and we have an official, it’s on!

Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Solo Sikoa (NXT North American Championship)

Sikoa with right hands out the gates, whip across, big back body drop, right hands, whip blocked, back elbow connects and Hayes rolls away! Whip across, corner lariat sets him up, Ode to Rikishi comes in but Carmelo sidesteps! Solo slingshots him back in and passes him out over the ropes and to the floor to send us to break!

Back from commercial, Sikoa in control with a trapezius claw, Hayes shoves him away, pump kick gets a headbutt! To the floor, Solo with a slap, throwing Carmelo back inside, Trick slams Sikoa’s injured knee into the apron and Hayes lays him out with a springboard shoulder block!

Targeting the knee with kicks and stomps, Solo shoves him off but Carmelo is right on him with a chop block! Inverted half-crab applied, Sikoa gets the ropes but Hayes lets go and kicks the knee a bunch before reapplying the hold in the middle of the ring. Sitting down into a normal half-crab, but again Solo gets the ropes!

Sikoa hobbling but throwing punches, off the ropes he nails Hayes with a superkick, Samoan drop follows and he’s fired up! Ode to Rikishi connects, fireman’s carry, Williams runs interference and Carmelo hits a Codebreaker! Solo staggered, he runs the ropes but Sikoa is able to hit a pop-up Samoan Drop... SO CLOSE!

Trick up on the apron, referee Darryl Sharma warns him off! Solo drops Williams with a superkick, catches Hayes on a dive into a uranage, Sikoa off the tope...

Solo Sikoa wins the NXT North American Championship by pinfall with a diving splash.

We get a Shawn Michaels-narrated video package about how NXT is constantly evolving with a focus on the future.

That’s the show, folks.

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