– Above and below are new promos for the title matches scheduled for tonight’s WWE NXT episode on the USA Network. NXT Tag Team Champions Breezango will defend against Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner of Imperium in their rematch, while NXT North American Champion Damian Priest will make his first title defense against Timothy Thatcher.
– WWE posted this video of NXT UK announcer Andy Shepherd giving another quick sneak peek at the new NXT UK set, which is located inside the BT Sport TV studios in London, England.
Tomorrow’s NXT UK relaunch on the WWE Network will feature the beginning of the Heritage Cup Tournament, plus NXT UK Tag Team Champions Gallus defending against Kenny Williams and Amir Jordan. NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray vs. Piper Niven will air next week, with the title on the line.
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) September 16, 2020
– As noted, tonight’s NXT episode on the USA Network will feature General Manager William Regal making two major announcements as the road to Takeover on October 4 begins. Regal took to Twitter this afternoon and hyped tonight’s loaded show.
“A new episode, a new champion, and an upcoming #NXTTakeOver. I cannot overstate how grateful I am to work alongside the men and women of #WWENXT and tonight is about new opportunities,” he wrote.
Tonight’s NXT episode on the USA Network will also feature NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai vs. Shotzi Blackheart in the non-title opener, Finn Balor kicking off his second run as NXT Champion, Killian Dain and Drake Maverick vs. Roderick Strong and Bobby Fish, NXT Tag Team Champions Breezango vs. Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner with the titles on the line, and NXT North American Champion Damian Priest vs. Timothy Thatcher with the title on the line.
You can see Regal’s full tweet below:
A new episode, a new champion, and an upcoming #NXTTakeOver. I cannot overstate how grateful I am to work alongside the men and women of #WWENXT and tonight is about new opportunities. https://t.co/I3JgXDxPmA
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) September 16, 2020