WWE NXT Results (08/16) - Three Title Matches, Grudge Match, Winner Take All Street Fight

This is Wrestling INC.'s results for "WWE NXT" on August 16, 2022!

Three championships will be defended on the show tonight. Bron Breakker will be facing The Irish Ace JD McDonagh for the NXT Championship. The two have had their issues with one another over the course of the last few weeks, and their issues will come to a climax on tonight's show.

Mandy Rose will put her NXT Women's Championship on the line against Zoey Stark. Stark earned the title shot after making her surprising return during the 20 Woman Battle Royal on the show a few weeks ago and won the whole thing after eliminating Cora Jade. Stark looks to seek revenge on Rose and Toxic Attraction for injuring her knee a number of weeks ago.

Carmelo Hayes will also be defending his North American Championship against Giovanni Vinci. During Hayes' birthday celebration on the August 2 of the show, he came to the ring and issued an open challenge. Vinci answered it, but Nathan Frazer ran to the ring and managed to get inside it first to officially answer the call. Vinci then issued a challenge to Hayes last week that ended with the two men brawling.

Tony D'Angelo will meet Santos Escobar in a street fight. If Escobar wins, then Legado Del Fantasma are free from tne D'Angelo family, but if D'Angelo wins, then Legado stay with the family and Escobar must leave "NXT 2.0". The D'Angelo family hospitalized Escobar during the July 5 edition of the show. Legado then lost a match during In Your House against the D'Angelo's, subsequently being forced to join the family. Escobar made his triumphant return on the August 2 edition of the show, after launching a surprise attack on D'Angelo and costing the NXT Tag Team Titles.

Cora Jade will also be facing Roxanne Perez in a grudge match. The former NXT Women' Tag Team Champions were officially no more after Jade shockingly turned on Perez during her title match against Mandy Rose a few weeks ago out of jealousy. The following week, Jade then threw her belt in the trash and the titles were vacated.

Carmelo Hayes vs. Giovanni Vinci for the NXT North American Championship

We are live! The show begins with a rundown of the card before Vic Joseph and Wade Barrett greet audiences at home. Giovanni Vinci then comes to the ring, with Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams following. Hayes throws Vinci's shirt into a burning trash can. 

The bell rings and the two lock up Vinci tosses Hayes across the ring before Hayes trips him. Hayes delivers a flying clothesline before going for a pin. Vinci kicks out. Vinci hits a vicious chop before hitting a flying cross body. Vinci hits some vicious chops on Hayes before Hayes fires back with a couple of slaps. The two men take one another out with clotheslines as we head to a break.

Back from the break, Vinci delivers a back breaker to Hayes. Vinci sends Hayes to the mat before delivering a moonsault on Hayes. He goes for a pin, but Hayes kicks out. Hayes hits the Fade Away, then goes for a pin but Vinci kicks out. Hayes delivers a super kick to Vinci, but Vinci fires back with a vertical suplex. He goes for a pin, but Hayes kicks out. Vinci looks for a powerbomb, but Hayes escapes and hits a cutter. He goes for a pin, but Vinci kicks out. Vinci sends Hayes over the top rope to the outside, then delivers a cross body off the top to take down Hayes and Williams. He delivers an effortless moonsault to Hayes, then goes for a pin but Williams puts Hayes' foot on the bottom rope to break the pin. Vinci turns Hayes out with a clothesline, then looks for a powerbomb. Williams tries to interfere, but Vinci tosses Hayes into him and delivers a powerbomb. Vinci looks for a powerbomb on Hayes, but Hayes counters it into a sunset flip for the win.

Winner: Carmelo Hayes

We then head to a video of Mandy Rose and Toxic Attraction pulling up to the arena. They run into Bron Breakker and she says he has an uphill battle. She says let's see who leaves with their title and he agrees.

We then see The Creed Brothers, Damon Kemp, and Roderick Strong backstage heading to the ring.

Back from the break, we get a video from Von Wagner and Mr. Stone, hyping up Wagner and his physical strength. Diamond Mine then heads to the ring.

Julius Creed Addresses Diamond Mine and the NXT Universe

Julius says that less than a year ago, his brother and him jumped at the opportunity to learn from Roderick Strong. They said they dedicated every fiber of their being to winning the NXT Tag Team Titles for Diamond Mine. He said that it was recently brought to his attention that someone was trying to destroy Diamond Mine: Roderick Strong.

Strong asks if he's kidding. He says he started the group because the Creed Brothers had immense potential. He says they are one of the best tag teams in all of WWE and he would put them up against the Usos any day of the week. Julius says they aren't the future, but the now. He says he knows Strong will stab him in the back when given the chance. Brutus asks if he's sure and Julius responds with yes. Brutus says he has his back before Julius cues up a video, showing Strong hitting Julius with a knee after Tony D'Angelo tapped the mat as a signal.

Strong says he can't be serious and says he knows nothing about it. Wolfgang, Joe Coffey and Mark Coffey of Gallus come out of nowhere and attack Kemp and the Creed's. They stare down Strong before shoving him into the corner.

We then head backstage to McKenzie Mitchell and Roxanne Perez. She says her stomach has been in knots all day because she never thought she would be standing across the ring from her best friend. She says Jade made her bed and now she has to sleep in it.

Cora Jade heads to the ring as we go to a commercial break.

Cora Jade vs. Roxanne Perez

Back from the break, we see Zoey Stark and JD McDonagh preparing for their matches. Roxanne Perez heads to the ring.

The bell rings and Perez wastes no tie and goes straight after Jade with right hands. She throws her out of the ring and delivers a taupe suicida. Jade delivers a forearm before delivering an elbow to the back of Perez's neck. She goes for a pin, but Perez kicks out. Jade sends Perez face first into the top turnbuckle. Jade goes for another pin, but Perez kicks out. Perez hits a couple of uppercuts before delivering a back body drop and a drop kick. Perez throws Jade onto the apron, then knocks her off. She charges through the middle rope, but Jade counters with a suplex.

Back from the break, Jade has Perez in a shoulder submission. Perez escapes and delivers a kick. Perez fires back with some right hands and a couple of uppercuts in the corner. She hits a leg sweep, then goes for a pin but Jade kicks out. Perez hits another leg sweep, then goes for another pin but Jade kicks out. Perez begins to get frustrated as Jade hits a knee before sending her to the mat. She goes for a pin, but Perez kicks out. Jade grabs her kendo stick from under the ring steps, but Perez wrestles it away from her and holds it. Jade attacks her from behind while Perez contemplates using it on Jade and delivers her finisher for the win.

Winner: Cora Jade

We head backstage to Brooks Jensen, Josh Briggs, and Fallon Henley. They say they will see Pretty Deadly and Lsh Legend down the line. Gallus then approaches them and says they will turn this place upside down to be on top. They issue a challenge for the NXT UK Tag Team Titles before Briggs and Jensen accept.

We then head to a video of Tony D'Angelo and Santos Esbobar facing a face-to-face confrontation in a park ahead of their winner take all street fight later tonight and a recap of their feud up until now.

Santos Escobar vs. Tony D'Angelo In An All Or Nothing Street Fight

We see Mandy Rose and Bron Breakker preparing for their matches backstage. We then head backstage to Alicia Taylor introducing Santos Escobar and Tony D'Angelo as the two men head to the ring with their respective teammates in Legado Del Fantasma and Channing "Stacks" Lorenzo.

The bell rings as Escobar tosses a chair at D'Angelo. He fires down right hands and knees on him before setting up the chair and sending D'Angelo's head into the chair. He hits a teharis into the chair, then goes for a pin but D'Angelo kicks out. Escobar hits some kicks on D'Angelo's thigh before sending him down to the mat and delivering a dropkick to his ankles. He hits a knee to D'Angelo's face, then goes for a pin but D'Angelo kicks out. Escobar hits a diving cross body off the top rope as Stacks takes Joaquin Wilde and Cruz Del Toro out on the outside with a cross body of his own. Escobar runs off the ropes, but D'Angelo meets him with the lid of the trash can to his head as we head to a break.

Back from the break, D'Angelo shoves Escobar's hand between the ring and ring steps before stomping on them. He delivers a vertical suplex to Escobar on a pile of chairs previously set up before going for a pin. Escobar kicks out. Stacks hands D'Angelo a trash can before he hits Escobar over the head with it. He goes for a pin, but Escobar kicks out. Escobar hits a series of clotheslines before delivering a hurricanrana and a step-up insiguri. He goes flying off the top before D'Angelo rolls to the outside. Escobar takes him down with a taupe suicida before the two men take it back into the ring. D'Angelo tells Stacks to grab the crowbar before Del Toro takes him out. Escobar rolls up D'Angelo, but D'Angelo kicks out. Escobar calls on Wilde for brass knuckles, but D'Angelo rolls him up and Escobar kicks out. D'Angelo charges at Escobar, but he moves of the way and hits Elektra Lopez instead.

A now angry Escobar hits D'Angelo with a dropkick. The two men then stare one another down as they look at their respective weapons on opposite sides of the ring. D'Angelo grabs the crowbar as Escobar grabs the brass knuckles. D'Angelo hits Escobar with the crow bar first, allowing him to earn the win via pinfall.

Winner: Tony D'Angelo

Indi Hartwell is chatting with Katana Chance and Kayden Carter. She congratulates them on winning the NXT Women's Titles as she receives a letter. She opens it and reveals its contents: InDex fan art. Blair Davenport walks in and tears the paper apart.

We then see Zoey Stark and Toxic Attraction head to the ring.

Mandy Rose and Zoey Stark for the NXT Women's Championship

Back from the break, we get a video recapping the feud between Tiffany Stratton and Wendy Choo before it's announced they will face one another in a lights-out match. Back at ringside, Zoey Stark comes to the ring, followed by Toxic Attraction.

The bell rings and Rose looks for a kick. Stark blocks it and hits a forearm. She hits a few more before pushing Rose to the mat. Rose rolls to the outside before Stark delivers a baseball slide. Rose sends Stark onto the commentary desk before sending her leg bouncing off.

Back from the break, Nikkita Lyons levels Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne. Rose goes to work on Stark's previously injured knee. She locks in a Single Leg Boston Crab on Stark before Stark breaks it up and knocks Rose out of the ring. Rose gets back in and delivers a clothesline, followed by a baseball slide. She goes for a pin, but Rose kicks out. Stark delivers a back elbow, followed by a kick to her head. She goes for a pin, but Rose kicks out again. Rose delivers a side suplex, then goes for a pin but Stark kicks out.

The two women exchange forearms before Stark gets the upper hand with her finisher. She crawls over to Rose, but Rose rolls out of the ring. Stark tries to drag her back in, but Rose wraps her knee in the rope. She kicks her knee before losing her knee brace. Rose looks for the Bicycle Knee, but Stark rolls her up. Rose kicks out and connects with the Bicycle Knee. She goes for a pin, but Stark kicks out (becoming the first person to do so). Rose puts on Stark's knee brace and hits the Bicycle Knee again for the win.

Winner: Mandy Rose

Back from the break, we get a video from Quincy Elliott saying he is bringing it to NXT because he is the Super Diva. We then head to McKenzie Mitchell and Grayson Waller. He gloats about attacking Apollo Crews. He says Crews is selfish and says he will debut his new show, The Grayson Waller Effect, before saying Crews will be his first guest.

Bron Breakker vs. JD McDonagh for the NXT Championship



JD McDonagh comes to the ring followed by Bron Breakker. Breaker, with a sledgehammer in hand, breaks a box spray painted by McDonagh.

The bell rings and Breakker hits McDonagh with a right hand to his throat. McDonagh sends Breakker to the mat before the two exchange submissions. McDonagh delivers a forearm before Breakker fires back with a delayed vertical suplex. He kips up and sends McDonagh out of the ring. McDonagh looks for an elbow, but Breakker has it scouted and begins to go to work on his shoulder. Breaker delivers a belly-to-belly suplex, followed by a standing moonsault. He goes for a pin, but McDonagh kicks out. Breaker delivers a clothesline as we head to a commercial.

Back from the break, Breakker sits McDonagh on the top turnbuckle. McDonagh delivers a neck breaker off the ring post before firing down elbows on Breakker. McDonagh sends Breakker into the ring post shoulder first before locking in a crossface. Breakker escapes before delivering a Frankensteiner off the top rope. He goes for a pin, but McDonagh kicks out. McDonagh delivers an insiguri to Breakker before both men ascend to the top and McDonagh delivers a Spanish Fly. He hits a Brain Buster, then goes for a pin but Breakker kicks out. McDonagh looks for a moonsault, but Breakker hits a spear. McDonagh rolls to the outside, but Breakker tosses him back in and hits another spear. McDonagh gets up and laughs as he bleeds from his mouth. Breakker delivers another spear before sending him to the mat for the win.

Winner: Bron Breakker

After the match, the current NXT UK Champion Tyler Bate comes to the ring to a pop and holds up his championship while Breakker holds up his title.

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