Welcome to the November 4, 2020 edition of WWE NXT on USA Network here at Rajah.com where results and coverage are LIVE throughout the show! I'm Jamie Rush, filling in once again for my good friend Mike Hogan!
As Rajah.com reporter Matt Boone, previously announced, tonight's NXT Ember Moon and Tommaso Ciampa are both out for payback this week on NXT! Moon will face Dakota Kai after a vicious attack two weeks ago, while Ciampa looks for retribution against Velveteen Dream. Elsewhere, Shotzi Blackheart will go one on one with Toni Storm and Kushida takes on Cameron Grimes. Catch it all tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
Featured below are WWE NXT Results from Wednesday, November 4, 2020, written by Rajah.com's most popular female reporter, Jamie Rush. Follow me on Twitter @JamieRush312.
WWE NXT LIVE Results (11/4/20)
WWE Forever plays us into tonight's WWE NXT on USA Network as we head into the WWE Capitol Wrestling Center where we see Ember Moon at the top of the stage to kick things off! But first, we get a video package highlighting the events from Halloween Havoc!
Halloween Havoc Video Package
It was a night where a spin of the wheel determined their fate! Johnny Gargano became the first two-time NXT North American Champion after "making a deal with the devil" and defeating Damian Priest! Cameron Grimes running from Dexter Lumis and ultimately being defeated. Io Shirai retaining her title against Candice LeRae! Tonight is a night of Halloween Havoc Fallout!
Ember Moon vs. Dakota Kai w/ Raquel Gonzalez
The first match up of the evening has Ember Moon make her way to the ring to kick off tonight's NXT. After the Halloween Havoc video package, we see Dakota Kai make her way to the ring with her friend Raquel Gonzalez! The referee signals for the bell and our first match of the evening is officially underway! Moon with a quick takedown and she works the arm, but Dakota turns the tables as they look evenly matched in the mat game. Ember shows off her new attitude in response to some trash talk from the Kiwi, shoving her down and hitting a step-up back senton.
Dakota goes to the corner and Moon tries to pull her by her hair through the ropes, but Kai grabs the arm and pulls Ember shoulder first into the ring post. Dakota brings her to the center of the ring and works on the damaged wing while trying for a cover. She works Moon over in the corner then goes back to the mat for an armbar. Ember turns it over and lifts her up for a powerbomb. She’s fighting with one arm and hits an enziguri and a springboard kick. They battle while running the ropes and Moon trips Kai up, spins her around and nails her with a forearm receipt on the apron. She dives and drives Dakota into the barricade, but crashes and burns when Kai evades a second one! We go to commercial.
As we return from commercial break, Moon immediately goes for the cover! Kai is able to kick out at two! Moon gets back to her feet, Kai with a kick to the cheek of Moon. Kai sends Moon face first to the canvas and at the 2 and a half, Moon kicks out! Kick from Kai, and Moon once again counters and gets the cover on Kai! Kai kicks out at two! The two exchange slugs as they are on their knees. Moon dares Kai to strike her once again, Moon gets a submission locked in!
Kai trash talks Moon, then Stomps on her back! Moon back to her feet breathing heavily. Moon screams and delivers multiple strikes and builds momentum. Exploding with rage, Moon gets Kai down to the canvas! Moon with a Hip Toss followed by a HUGE right hand! Kai gets a momentary distraction where Raquel gets the assist! Moon hits a DDT as Moon lays on the top turnbuckle. Kai gets the cover and the three count pin and win!
Winner: Dakotai Kai
After the Match
Dakota Kai makes her way back up the ramp with Raquel Gonzalez as she states to Moon "Ember, I just proved you wrong!" as Kai wipes her face.
Backstage - Cameron Grimes
Cameron Grimes is being interviewed backstage by Mackenzie Mitchell and Grimes looks scared to death after saying he's still seeing zombies a week later. Grimes then states "he's over it"... we head to commercial break!
Backstage Interciew - Shotzi Blackheart
We head backstage after some ads, and Mitchell is now with the host from Halloween Havoc, Shotzi Blackheart. Blackheart puts over her hand-picked opponent for tonight, Toni Storm. It’s a huge test for her, which is why she chose the Mae Young Classic winner. Welcome to the Ball Pit, Toni!
Kushida vs. Cameron Grimes
Cameron Grimes is waiting in the ring for tonight's match-up as Kushida's music sounds. Kushida makes his way down the ramp and enters the ring. The referee signals for the bell, and we’re off. Cameron retreats away from the aggressive Japanese Superstar, but he might be more worried about zombies than his opponent. Kushida targets Grimes left arm, and he maintains he hold as the North Carolinian rolls and looks for counters. Grimes finally gets a heel hook and a break. The pace picks up for a second, but Kushida is able to hip toss into the armbar again.
Kushida keeps Cameron away from the ropes and snaps over an elbow hyperextension. Drop kick gets two. Back to the arm but it’s too close to the ropes. Grimes kicks Kushida in the eye on the ref break, but he can’t maintain control for long. More arm work from Kushida. Forearms to the back turn the tide for Grimey. He drops Kushida neck first on the top rope and gets a near fall as we go picture-in-picture.
We return from commercial break and Kushida fights out of the corner, then Kushida hits a Back Spring elbow and an atomic drop, following by a dropkick and an overhead kick. Kushida tosses Grimes to the apron and then kicks Grimes off the apron. Grimes gets back in the ring and Kushida hits him with a crossbody, pinning him for two.
Grimes rolls up Kushida for two. Grimes goes for a backslide, transitions into a powerbomb, and Grimes pins him. Kushida kicks out at two. Kushida stands in the corner trying to catch his break. Grimes sits Kushida on the top rope and Grimes gives chase. Kushida unbalances Grimes, and Grimes falls and is crotched on the top rope.
Kushida looks like he might go for the Hoverboard Lock, but Kushida instead just drives Grimes’ arm into the ground. Grimes goes for a roll up, but he accidentally knocked over the ref. Kushida catches Grimes in a Hoverboard Lock and Grimes taps out, but the referee is still knocked out outside of the ring.
Grimes and Kushida run the ropes, and Grimes hits his Spanish Fly crossbody move, pinning Kushida. The referee is still knocked out. A new referee comes out, and it is the same referee who was a zombie during the Haunted House of Terrors match last week. The referee runs down but Grimes is scared and he runs around the ring, running from the ref. Kushida catches Grimes in a Hoverboard Lock, and Grimes taps out.
Video - Toni Storm
We get a video of Toni Storm talking about her return to NXT and he upcoming match with Shotzi Blackheart, and then we go to commercial.
"...and still NXT Champion.... IO SHIRAI!" Shirai calls out Rhea Ripley saying after all they've been through, she wants to face her, one on one.
Drake Maverick & Killian Dain vs. Ever Rise
We head back into the arena and Killian Dain and Drake Maverick make their way down the ramp as their up-beat music sounds in the arena. Ever-Rise awaits their opponents in the arena. The referee signals for the bell and this match is underway! Dain and Maverick use good teamwork to kick things off. Dain in to start with Chase Parker. Maverick tags in. Senton by Dain who then drops Maverick onto Parker for the cover. Parker kicks out at two. Barthel tags himself in and goes after Maverick. Maverick turns his back and makes a mistake as Barthel takes control.
Parker tags back in and has Maverick on the canvas! Barthel climbs to the second turnbuckle on the outside as he cheers Parker on. Maverick gets an Elbow to the collar as Dain waits patiently to get back in. Maverick is thrown into the corner turnbuckle! Maverick with a hard strike to block. Parker gets rocked. Parker tries to run at Maverick who ducks and pulls the rope down to have Parker dropped to ringside.
Pat McAfee & Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch Interrupt Match
We go picture in picture and see Pat McAfee has arrived as a white vehicle rolls up! McAfee is with the NXT Tag-Team Champions! Pat McAfee and his lackies hi-jack the show as they enter the ring and begin a brawl. The referee signals for the bell.
Winner: Match Ends In Disqualification
Drake Maverick and Killian Dain being destroyed inside the ring by Lorcan and Burch along with McAfee! The crowd boos loudly.
After the Match
Pat McAfee laughs into the camera he has taken from the staff at ringside as he trash-talks our way to commercials!
In-Ring - Pat McAfee & Danny Burch/Oney Lorcan
As we return from commercial break, McAfee has taken over the ring and has a mic. "You are looking at the greatest four men to ever come together in the history of the wrestling business. We run NXT now, and theres no question about it. Now, the thing about us, that makes us different, is we're not a bunch of scumbags." McAfee states, adding they are "men of class." McAfee says they should pay tribute to the former group that ran NXT, and that is Undisputed.
McAfee says they will hang a banner for them, and take a trip down memory lane. In 2017, this group, Adam Cole, Kyle O'Reilly, Moustache Stooge.. Bobby Fish. They took over NXT. They have their stupid hand signal, they won a bunch, they won over these stupid, stupid, stupid fans. They then needed another member, but what did they do Pete Dunne? Roderick Strong said you have to trust the right people in this business, I taught Kyle O'Reilly the same lesson. McAfee notes Pete Dunne came back ripped, pointing to his guns.
McAfee continues on talking about how NXT changed their business philosophy to make Undisputed Era look like the best thing since sliced bread. Oney says, "What about us Danny?" Danny responds, "What about us Oney? 30 years combined wrestling experience, and they said we would NEVER be on the level of UA, but look at us now." McAfee says all that changed with him, then explains everything that's happened since TakeOver 30. McAfee says putting this group together was the easiest thing he's done in his entire life. "Now it's time to honor the past, while recognizing the future is much, much better." They then say they are raising the banner up into the rafters, then never discussing them again.
McAfee says that he thinks it is a good idea, but they are a democracy, so they should vote. "If you're in favor of raising it, say "Aye". If you would rather put it in the trash, say "Aye". Everyone responds. A trash can is brought into the ring. "Do you want to do the honors?" McAfee says, "I hold this banner in my hand to show as a sign of something that should never have existed."
Burch gets out lighter fluid and a lighter. McAfee tosses the banner in the garbage can and Dunne pours lighter fluid into the can. Dunne lights his lighter and tosses it into the trash, starting a fire. McAfee says, “We’re the greatest, you suck. Cheers.” And all four of them leave the ring, walking to the back.
Killian Dain Appears
The camera follows them to the back, but before they can get into their car, Killian Dain appears and attacks everyone. They take out Dain, and he ends up laying in the way of the open door. Pete Dunne kicks to the door into Killian Dain’s face, busting his face open. McAfee, Burch, Lorcan, and Dunne drive off as we go to commercial.
The Gargano's Home
As we return from commercial, Johnny Gargano is home at his dinner table. He says how much he loves wheels and loves making history. The person in the Scream mask is sitting at the table with Gargano. Gargano tells that person that he will successfully defend his title next week against a worthy opponent.
Toni Storm vs. Shotzi Blackheart
Shotzi runs at the ring and shoves Toni Storm immediately. She seems to be having an issues iwith Toni Storm for some reason. Storm strikes away at Shotzi and kicks her to the mat. Shotzi goes for a move from the top rope, and Storm attacks her.
We hear from the commentary team that Shotzi was blaming Toni Storm for her tank going missing. Shotzi runs at Toni in the corner, but Storm moves out of the way. Storm runs at Shotzi in the corner, then pins her for two.
Toni picks Shotzi up and strikes her in the chest. Toni hits a suplex, pinning Shotzi for two. Storm picks up Shotzi gets Toni in an inside craddle, pinning her for two. Storm takes Shotzi down with a boot, then picks her up and hits an uppercut on Shotzi.
Shotzi retreats to the corner, and Storm hits a snapmare, pinning her for two. Storm locks in a headlock and transitions into a variation of a cranium crunch, then transitions into a pin for two.
Storm picks up Shotzi and gets another headlock. Shotzi gets to her feet, but Toni takes her down for another pinfall for two. Stom keeps the headlock in on Shotzi, but Shotzi gets to her feet again. Storm hits a double underhook suplex on Shotzi, pinning her for two again, and we go to commercial.
We return from commercial break and Blackheart slams Storm face first into the canvas. Blackheart looks to rally. Blackheart looks for a pin, Storm kicks out at two! Storm gets a German Suplex on Blackheart! Storm looks for another, Blackheart tries to run up the ropes to no avail, Storm with another Suplex and a cover! Blackheart kicks out at two! Storm looks for the Storm Driver. Blackheart drops Toni Storm for the cover. Storm kicks out at two! Storm goes to the outside, and looking to go up top. Shotzi blocks and the two deliver strikes back and forth with Storm on the apron, Blackheart inside the ring.
Blackheart with a Modified DDT to rock the WORLD of Toni Storm. Both women laid out on the outside of the ring. The referee gets to the count of six, Storm hasn't moved, Blackheart gets back in to break the count! The crowd going crazy!
"Shotzi, it's Candice! Glad I caught you. Someone left your tank in the middle of the road. Don't worry, I'll stay here and watch it for you, don't worry, I got you!"
Toni Storm comes up from behind and Storm rolls Blackheart up and bridges a cover for the three count pin and win!
Winner: Toni Storm
After the Match
Shotzi, a loss at a time like this, that's too bad... Good news, your tank is still here. I gotta be honest, I don't know how much longer I can do this. Oh no, there's one coming..." LeRae waves down the big vehicle, then climbs in the driver seat. "You know Shotzi, this is the type of thing that happens when you put your nose in someone's business..."
LeRae then drives into the mini-tank, crushing it and skidding it across the road, the faceless phantom sitting in the backseat. Shotzi is screaming as she watches, now crying. Toni Storm puts her hand on Shotzi's shoulder, trying to comfort her as she continues to cry.
Video - "Earlier Today"
We see video of Legado del Fantasma showing up at the arena today. Jake Atlas pulls up and hits Raul Mendoza with a bat, then threatens to hit Joaquin Wilde with the bat as well, before getting back into his car and driving away.
We get a live session of Thatch-as-Thatch-can wrestling. Thatcher says that tonight’s lesson is on reversals. He shows how a guillotine choke works, and then shows how to reverse out of the hold. He keeps punishing his student with a top wrist lock.
HIs student seems very upset, but says that he is “good.” He tries to get his student to do the escape. He lures the student into an ankle lock. The student furiously taps, and Thatcher talks about how you have to bee prepared.
Austin Grey, Thatcher’s last student, comes out and attacks Thatcher. he hits Thatcher with a kick, sending him over the barricade into the audience, and he runs off.
Backstage - Xia Li
Xia Li is backstage, asked about the letters that she has been getting from Boa. She says that they are letters from her family and they are personal, so she doesn’t wish to share them, but she just says that she needs to win. William Regal appears with a new letter, and Li says that she needs to challenge Raquel Gonzalez next week. Regal says that he will take care of it.
Tommaso Ciampa and Velveteen Dream will face off in the main event, right after this commercial.
Promo - Rhea Ripley
Back from commercial, and Rhea Ripley cuts a promo saying that she is happy to accept Io’s challenge, and she has been wanting to challenge Io for the title since June.
Next week, Johnny Gargano will defend his NXT North American Championship against a mystery opponent. Also, Breezango will get a rematch for the NXT Tag Team Championships.
Velveteen Dream vs. Tommaso Ciampa
Velveteen Dream is inside the ring as Tommaso Ciampa makes his way to the ring wearing his steel mask. The referee signals for the bell, the bell rings and the match begins. Dream goes for a cheap shot at the start of the match, but Ciampa dodged and the bell rings. Dream gets Ciampa in a headlock, but Ciampa reverses into a headlock of his own. Ciampa goes after Dream’s casted left arm, trying to tear the cast off.
Dream escapes to the ouside and slams his hands on the announce table, hurting his own hand. Ciampa chases Dream to the outside, and Dream pushes Ciampa into the fence on the outside. Ciampa picks up Dream and drops him midsection first onto the barricade, then kicks him in the head.
Dream runs away, but Ciampa chases, picking up Dram and dropping him on the announce table. Ciampa grabs Dream’s arm and slams it into the announce table. Ciampa sits on the apron and pats himself on the back, and the crowd cheers him on.
Ciampa gets back in the ring and Dram pushed Ciampa into the corner. Dream tries to toss Ciampa into the corner, but Ciampa reverses and tosses Dream hard into the corner, sending Dream over the top and tumbling to the outside.
Dream tries to retreat up the ramp, but Ciampa stops him and tosses him back in the ring, hitting a running knee. Ciampa goes for a Fairytale Ending, but Dream escapes. Ciampa goes after Dream’s injured arm again. Dream tries going to the top rope, but Ciampa pulls on Dream’s arm, sending him crashing to the mat. Dream rolls to the outside and Ciampa stomps away at Dream as we go to commercial.
As we return from commercial break Ciampa goes for a superplex on Dream. Dream fights Ciampa off, but Ciampa goes after Dream’s injured arm again. Velveteen Dream digs his cast into Ciampa’s face, getting him the upper hand. Dream hits a spinebuster on Ciampa, Dream mounts Ciampa and strikes away at Ciampa’s face.
Dream goes for a modified crossface, driving his cast into Ciampa’s orbital bone. Ciampa fights out, but Dream kicks Dream in the head. Dream hits an atomic drop on Ciampa, but Ciampa gets back to his feet and hits a series of clotheslines on Dream. Ciampa hits a running clothesline on Dream in the corner, then follows it up with a superplex. Ciampa pins Dream for two.
Dream gets to his feet, but Ciampa tosses him to the mat by his wrist. Dream rolls up Ciampa for two. Dream goes for a Dream Valley Driver, but Ciampa blocks. Dream sends Ciampa to the outside and hits a diving crossbody onto Ciampa to the outside.
Dream hits a suplex on Ciampa, dumping him to the outside. Ciampa crashed nasty on the back of his neck, and Dream topples over, hitting his head on the apron. The crowd is chanting "NXT! NXT!" The referee gets to the count of seven, Dream back into the ring to break the count. Ciampa pulls Dream out, Dream with a Superkick. Dream throws a steel chair into the ring. Ciampa hits Widows Bell. Fairytale Ending in the center of the ring for the three count pin and win!
Winner: Tommaso Ciampa
After the Match
We head into replays. Ciampa is inside the ring as the crowd begins to chant, "NXT! NXT!"
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