Below are news and notes from the premiere of WWE NXT on the USA Network…
– Lio Rush beat Oney Lorcan to become the No. 1 contender for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
– Candice LeRae won a fatal four-way match to earn a future women’s title match against Shayna Baszler.
– Roderick Strong beat Velveteen Dream with help from Undisputed Era to win the WWE NXT North American Championship.
– The Imperium faction with Walter from WWE NXT UK appeared during the second hour of this week’s show. Kushida came out and challenged Walter.