WWE NXT Recap and Ratings
The Announcement of the Dusty Rhodes Classic Cody Rhodes kicked off WWE NXT with a duel against Christian’s prerecorded promo from a control room where none of the screens showcased WWE NXT. The grand revelation was the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, following the women’s tournament.
Adding a twist, Ilja Dragunov and Dominik Mysterio, accompanied by Rhea Ripley, joined Cody’s announcement. Rhodes hinted at a forthcoming NXT Championship match, and to everyone’s surprise, declared LA Knight as the special guest referee.
Opening Segment Rating: B
Asuka Triumphs Over Roxanne Perez Asuka, undefeated in NXT, clashed with Roxanne. The unexpected twist came with Shotzi’s arrival, who revealed her role in the upcoming Halloween Havoc. The segment stood out for the nostalgic “Asuka’s gonna kill you” chants. Asuka emerged victorious, leaving the audience pondering over the contrasting strategies of WWE NXT and AEW.
Asuka vs. Roxanne Perez Rating: B+
The Unexpected Altercation
In a heated contest, Brawling Brutes and Tyler Bate had the upper hand over Gallus, with the highlight being a decisive triple powerbomb through a table.
Pub Rules Match Rating: B-
Cena’s Provocative Standoff with Bron Breakker
With fans echoing Cena’s iconic theme song, the segment saw tensions flare between the veteran and the young gun, Bron Breakker. While Breakker’s words faced censorship due to their explicit nature, Cena’s charisma won over the fans.
John Cena’s Segment Rating: B
A Clash of Titans: Dragunov vs. Mysterio
A fiercely competitive match ensued between Dragunov and Dominik Mysterio. The bout saw interferences, unexpected assists, and jaw-dropping moments, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.
Ilja Dragunov vs. Dominik Mysterio Rating: B+
An Intriguing Contest: Lola Vice vs. Dani Palmer
Amidst unexpected cameos, fans favored Lola Vice as she showcased a combination of athletic prowess and cunning to clinch victory.
Lola Vice vs. Dani Palmer Rating: C+
The Grand Finale: Hayes vs. Breakker In the main event, Bron Breakker’s performance displayed agility and power, leaving fans both in awe and critique. The match’s aftermath brought the iconic Undertaker, leaving fans ecstatic, ending the night on an unforgettable note.
Bron Breakker vs. Carmelo Hayes Rating: B+
The American Badass (The Undertaker) Returned to chokeslam Bron Breakker!
Overall Show Rating : A