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!


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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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