WWE NXT Results (8/26/20) – New Tag Team Champions Crowned

Below are complete results from the August 26th edition of WWE NXT:

– Karrion Kross announced that he is vacating the NXT Championship after separating his shoulder at TakeOver XXX. As a result, William Regal (later) announced Finn Balor vs. Adam Cole vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano in a four-way 60-minute Iron Man match to crown the new champion next Tuesday on NXT.

NXT Tag Team Championship Match: Breezango def. Imperium (c) to become the new champions. The finish saw Fandango pin Fabian Aichner. This is Breeze and Fandango’s first title reign during their WWE tenure.

New NXT North American Champion Damian Priest was confronted by Timothy Thatcher backstage.

Tommaso Ciampa squashed Jake Atlas via pinfall in his return match. Ciampa went on to viciously attack Atlas.

Austin Theory is back in NXT and is met with a slap from Bronson Reed. Elsewhere, Candice LeRae discusses her friendship and issues with Tegan Nox.

Shotzi Blackheart def. Mia Yim via pinfall. Before the match, Shotzi ran Robert Stone over with her tank on the ramp. Mia was slated to face Mercedes Martinez according to Stone.

NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match: Santos Escobar (c) def. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott via pinfall to retain. This was Escobar’s first title defense. Breezango got involved to counter Mendoza & Wilde at one point.

Kyle O’Reilly def. Drake Maverick via submission. Killian Dain made the save for Drake after, but Dain ended up flattening him with a lariat.

Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai def. Rhea Ripley & Io Shirai via pinfall. The finish saw Mercedes Martinez get involve with Ripley to allow Raquel to score the victory.


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