WWE NXT 2.0 Quick Recap (August 9, 2022)

For those of you who want just the quick results and don't want the details of matches, this is a quick recap of tonight's show. There are spoilers for tonight's show below. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here!


WWE NXT 2.0 Quick Recap for August 9, 2022

Matches Tonight: 6 (approx. 41 minutes)
  • Singles Match: Nikkita Lyons vs Kiana James. Lyons picked up the win despite James' incessant attempts to re-injure Lyons' left knee. 8:05-8:10pm EST.
  • Rounds Match: Wes Lee vs Trick Williams. Pin falls and submissions score points; a knock-out would end the bout immediately. Six rounds, three minutes each, with the first person to win two rounds becoming the victor (provided no KO occurs.) Round 1 ended in draw; Round 2 saw Lee pick up a quick sixty-second point after Hayes interfered. Round 3 ended in a draw; Round 4 saw Lee pick up his first point and Round 5 saw him pick up the second, winning the contest without the need for a sixth round. 8:21-8:33pm EST.
  • Singles Debut Match : Thea Hail(D) w/ Chase U vs Arianna Grace. Grace picked up the win over the debuting (in ring) Hail. 8:51-8:55pm EST.
  • Singles Match: Apollo Crews vs Roderick Strong. Crews won the solid match. 9:02-9:08pm EST.
  • Tag Team Match: Edris Enofé & Malik Blade vs Pretty Deadly w/ Lash Legend. Pretty Deadly won and, after the match, Lash Legend aligned herself with them. She also aided PD in attacking NXT UK Tag Team Champions Briggs & Jensen and their pal, Fallon Henley. 9:36-9:41pm EST.
  • Singles Main Event Match: Zoey Stark vs Cora Jade. Stark picked up the win, guaranteeing she'll face Rose at Heatwave next week. 9:55-10:06pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
  • Edris Enofé & Malik Blade, Lash Legend, and Pretty Deadly: We get a few backstage segments in which a semi-newly packaged Lash Legend complains to Edris and Malik; they point out she lost the last match. Pretty Deadly come up, with Lash seemingly banding with them as they threaten to defeat Edris Enofé & Malik Blade in a tag match later tonight.
  • Accord'ing to Who?: Tony D'Angelo & Santos Escobar had one final, one-on-one accord at an undisclosed location. Santos Escobar and Tony D'Angelo agree to a match at Heatwave next week. If Escobar wins, Legado Del Fantasma is free of the D'Angelo Family. If Tony D wins, Escobar leaves NXT and D'Angelo retains the rest of LDF. They'll have a street fight next week. 9:26-9:31pm EST.
  • Main Roster Returns: In case you've not been watching the past week and a half of the Triple H creative era, the following NXT Superstars have returned--to the main roster: .

Next Week on NXT Heatwave

NXT Championship: Bron Breakker(c) vs JD McDonagh. NXT Women's Championship: Mandy Rose(c) vs Zoey Stark. North American Championship: Carmelo Hayes(c) vs Giovanni Vinci. Street Fight: Tony D'Angelo vs Santos Escobar; if Tony wins, Escobar leaves NXT and if Santos wins, Legado Del Fantasma are freed from the D'Angelo Family. Singles Match: Cora Jade vs Roxanne Perez.

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