WWE NXT Results (8/12/20) – Velveteen Dream Returns

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Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s episode of WWE NXT on USA Network.

WWE NXT Results – 8/12/2020
From Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL

Karrion Kross def. Danny Burch via referee stoppage after a one-sided battle. Post-match, Keith Lee came out with a contract in his hand for a TakeOver XXX match. Kross signs it and then hits Lee in the face with a fireball. Lee is taken out of the arena by ambulance.

Drake Maverick vs. Killian Dain ended in no contest when the Undisputed Era beat both men down and cleared the ring. Adam Cole grabbed a mic and dared Pat McAfee to show up next week before their TakeOver match.

Santos Escobar def. Tyler Breeze via pinfall with the Phantom Driver. Raul Mendoza & Joaquin Wilde provided a distraction for the finish. After, Fandango walks out in a sling holding a cane. Escobar uses the cane on Fandango’s injured arm. Swerve makes the save and clears the ring.

A video package for Dakota Kai vs. Io Shirai airs.

Mia Yim tells McKenzie Mitchell that she just got back from the hospital and has to focus on her match up next.

Mia Yim def. Indi Hartwell via submission. Yim prevailed after a back-and-forth match and appeared fired up for more after.

Finn Balor cuts a promo on his second chance to qualify for the North American Title Ladder Match.

Bronson Reed def. Damian Priest via roll-up. Priest hoisted Bronson up for a power slam at one point, and landed a couple flips throughout. Priest was crushed by Bronson’s tsunami, but still managed to get up. Reed went over with a jack knife cover.

Aliyah & Mercedes Martinez def. Kacy Cantanzaro & Kayden Carter via pinfall with Mercedes going over Kacy. After, Rhea Ripley brawls with Martinez and Shotzi Blackheart makes the save when Aliyah gets involved. The Robert Stone Brand retreats.

We head to Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae’s house where Candice is reading a fairy tale to their dog. Gargano promises to beat Ridge Holland next week to go on to TakeOver.

A new Thatch as Thatch Can segment airs with Timothy Thatcher teaching submission holds.

Qualifying Match: Cameron Grimes def. Kushida and Velveteen Dream when Grimes pinned Kushida. Dream returned to action as the mystery man, which explains why this was saved for the main event. Grimes now joins Reed and Priest, while Dream will face Balor in a second chance qualifier next week. After Grimes leaves, Dream unleashes on Kushida to end the show.

Confirmed for next week:

  • Pat McAfee meets Adam Cole
  • Legado del Fantasma vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott & Breezango
  • Qualifying Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Ridge Holland
  • Qualifying Match: Finn Balor vs. Velveteen Dream