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The launch of the rebooted NXT 2.0 saw a bunch of fresh faces...and the crowning of a new NXT Champion.
Tommaso Ciampa pinned LA Knight last night to win a 4-Way for the vacant title...that also included Pete Dunne...and Von Wagner - the son of Wayne Bloom. He was added to the match after Dunne and Ridge Holland attacked Kyle O’Reilly backstage.
Last night’s show ended with Ciampa having a backstage staredown with another newcomer - Bron Breakker - who is the son of Rick Steiner. Breakker opened the show in an impromptu match against LA Knight, and Breakker got the win, pinning Knight with a powerslam.
A new tag team debuted last night - Josh Briggs and Brooks Jensen - a recent signee, who is the son of Bull Buchanan. They lost to Imperium’s Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner.
Carmelo Hayes now has a friend watching his back - Trick Williams...and together, they beat up on Duke Hudson. Trick is Matrick Belton, a recent PC signee with a football background.
Ivy Nile debuted as part of The Diamond Mine. Nile is Emily Andzulis, who was signed after she competed on NBC’s The Titan Games.
We got a vignette for another newcomer, Tony D’Angelo - who is Joe Ariola, a former amateur wrestling standout at the University at Buffalo. D’Angelo was shown walking the streets of Chicago and it appears he will portray a very Italian character.
Hit Row’s B-Fab made her NXT in-ring debut...with a win over Katrina Cortez.
Mandy Rose, Gigi Dolin & Jayce Jayne beat Sarray, Kayden Carter & Kacy Catanzaro. Rose pinned Carter after a running knee strike.
The wedding of Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis went off without a hitch. Lumis spoke on NXT TV for the very first time.
That clip from last night’s NXT.
The advertised NXT Women’s Title match between Raquel Gonzalez and Franky Monet did NOT happen.
Tonight’s AEW Dynamite is at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Just added to tonight’s card: Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston vs. 2.0.
Adam Cole will make his AEW in-ring debut against Frankie Kazarian.
Also tonight...Darby Allin vs. Shawn Spears.
Jade Cargill vs. LEGIT Leyla Hirsch.
Bryan Danielson will address the AEW Champion Kenny Omega…
And CM Punk will be a special guest commentator.
AEW announced Tuesday that it’s returning to the Chicagoland area for a live Dynamite at the Wintrust Arena on November 24th.
Last night’s AEW Dark...was the first with matches recorded at Universal Studios in Orlando.
Orange Cassidy, Chuck Taylor & Wheeler Yuta beat Jora Johl & TH2. Cassidy pinned Johl with the Orange Punch.
On last night’s NWA Powerrr…
Aron Stevens & Kratos beat El Rudo & Jamie Stanley to advance in the Tag Title #1 Contenders tournament.
Major League Wrestling announced Bobby Fish will make his MLW debut at the Fightland show in Philadelphia on October 2nd...and Fish will be a participant in the Opera Cup tournament.
Also confirmed for the Opera Cup - Lee Moriarty.
Jake Atlas, who was recently released by WWE, tweeted Tuesday that he’s “stepping away from wrestling completely right now” due to mental health concerns.
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