WWE NXT: Pete Dunne defeats Carmelo Hayes in main event

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Another edition of WWE NXT is coming in hot and it features several big matches for fans of the WWE Brand. Sarray and Kay Lee Ray are booked in singles action, while Toxic Attraction takes on the team of Io Shirai, Kayden Carter, and Kacy Catanzaro. Those aren’t the only matches planned to go down by the end of the night.

The night started off with that women’s tag team match as Toxic Attraction was out with all the NXT Women’s gold.

Mandy Rose and Kayden Carter started out in the match, with both ladies taking time to mock each other. Rose landed a cheap shot on Shirai, setting her off momentarily. That allowed Rose to isolate Carter on their side of the ring, tagging in Dolin. Dolin made the tag to Jayne who continued the offense.

Carter was able to get over to Shirai to make the tag, who immediately slammed Jayne to the mat and landed two knees into her stomach. Jayne kicked out before the two-count. Shirai tagged out to Catanzaro and she hit a bunch of quick offense before being forced back into the wrong corner.

Rose tried to overpower Catanzaro, but she was able to get Rose outside the ring before landing a dive onto her. Carter followed up, and then Shirai looked to do the same but Rose cut her off with a big spinebuster. Rose was also able to dominate Catanzaro when she returned to the ring for a moment. Both women made another tag to Shirai and Dolin.

Back from the commercial and Rose was still in control of the match. She planned Catanzaro with a version of a gut buster before going back to the body lock on the mat. Catanzaro was able to fight out to get to Shirai while Rose tagged in Dolin. Dolin was able to counter with a chin breaker, but Shirai wasn’t slowed down when Rose entered the ring. She capped off her offense with double knees in the corner but Rose kicked out at two.

Shirai hit the moonsault but both members of Toxic Attraction jumped in. Rose stopped Shirai from tagging, but she was able to get to Carter who laid out Dolin. Carter continued her offense against Dolin and Jayne in the corner, including a superkick to Dolin’s face. Carter went to the top rope while the other women battled on the floor. Dolin took advantage of the moment, hitting the Uncaged for the victory.

Toxic Attraction defeated Io Shirai, Kayden Carter, and Kacy Catanzaro via pinfall.

This led right into the second women’s match where Kay Lee Ray took on Sarray.

Sarray and Ray went to the fast-paced offense right out for the gate. The two women exchanged blows until Ray floored Sarray with a stiff forearm. Sarray was able to counter in the corner but couldn’t maintain the offense as Ray hit a DDT out of the corner for a two-count.

Sarray attempted a roll-up but transitioned into a modified version of a single-leg crab. She followed that up with a Fishermen’s Suplex for a two-count. Ray fought out of another suplex and landed a superkick. Sarray answered right back and went for the basement dropkick in the ropes, but Ray rolled out of the way. She then hit a KLR Bomb on the announce table, throwing Sarray back int the ring. She would do the move again in the ring to get a victory.

Kay Lee Ray defeated Sarray via pinfall.

Joe Gacy and Boa had a singles match.

Boa was in control early, forcing Gacy to plead until tossing him onto the ropes. Gacy hit a backbreaker for a one-count. He followed up with multiple uppercuts, leading into a vertical suplex for a two-count.

Boa fired back with knees in the corner, and against the ropes, before hitting a double-underhook suplex. Gacy tried to counter but took a boot to the face for his troubles. While Gacy was on the mat, Boa channeled some sort of power, grabbing Gacy’s throat and strangling him until the referee was forced to stop the match.

Joe Gacy defeated Boa via disqualification.

Tag team action was up next as Kushida and Ikemen Jiro, Jacket Time, took on Diamond Mine.

The match started out with Julius Creed tossing Jiro onto his head with ease. Jiro was isolated on the wrong side of the ring. Brutus tagged in and planted Jiro with another big slam. Jiro tried to hit some shoulder blocks on Brutus but he did not budge. He was able to tag in Kushida he went to work.

Julius tagged back in and tossed Kushida with a variety of suplexes. The Creed Brothers tried to continue the tag team offense, but he fought out to tag in Jiro. Jiro came in with the jacket offense to knock Julius down before Jacket Time knocked The Creed Brothers off the apron. Kushida starts rolling against the brothers, laying them both out again. Jiro and Kushida followed with double basement dropkicks, and Jiro hit a senton from the top rope for a two-count.

Julius was back in the ring and snatched Jiro’s jacket off his body. Roderick Strong got involved outside and that allowed Julius to hit a gut-wrench powerbomb on Jiro for the victory.

The Creed Brothers defeated Jacket Time via pinfall.

Cameron Grimes was in for singles action against Ru Feng.

Grimes was in control early in this match until taking a boot to the face and then the chest. Feng then sent Grimes into the corner and locked in an abdominal stretch. Grimes fought out of the position with a hip toss and followed up with a forearm and shoulder block. Grimes hit a kick in the corner then hit a big crossbody from the top.

Grimes finished Feng off with the Cave In to pick up the victory.

Cameron Grimes defeated Ru Feng via pinfall.

A triple threat match was next as Solo Sikoa, LA Knight, and Grayson Waller.

Sikoa went on the offensive first, but Waller attacked him from behind, allowing both men to team up on him. That didn’t last long, as Sikoa ran through them with clotheslines. He continued to pummel Waller with punches from mount. Knight caused Waller to fall outside the ring but Sikoa pulled Knight back into the ring by his hair. He then landed knees to the midsection before Knight tumbled over the top rope.

The double-team continued as Waller and Knight focused on Sikoa. Both men took turns landing punches on him until Knight hit a big elbow drop, with Waller following suit. Unfortunately for them, their ability to work together ended as Sikoa power bombed them both from the top rope.

Sikoa was back in control until Knight hit a neck breaker to slow him down. Waller attacked both men to get the upper hand but was sent outside the ring. He rolled in and hit a big cutter on Knight, went for one on Sikoa but was thrown out the ring. Sikoa hit a big splash on Knight and picked up the victory.

Solo Sikoa defeated LA Knight and Grayson Waller via pinfall.

Erika Yan and Elecktra Lopez had a singles match.

Lopez was in firm control to start the match, toying with Yan. After a big suplex she landed a version of a powerbomb to pick up a fast victory.

Elecktra Lopez defeated Erika Yan via pinfall.

The main event of the night was a singles match between Carmelo Hayes and Pete Dunne.

Dunne went right after Hayes, stomping him down into the corner. Hayes tried to respond but Dunne dropped him with a stiff clothesline. Dunne grounded Hayes, twisting his arms while stepping on his head. Hayes found some offense of his own, capping things off with a springboard clothesline before punches from mount.

Dunne was quickly back on the advantage, kicking Hayes in the arm. The arms and the fingers were the focus, snapping them over the top rope. Dunne followed Hayes outside the ring where Hayes tried to take over but Dunne hit the X-Plex on the apron. Dunne slowed the match down, grinding Hayes into the mat with a surfboard.

Dunne continued to systematically attack Hayes, keeping him on the mat. Hayes tried to fight back with kicks but Dunne was prepared to answer with knees of his own. Dunne missed on a running knee, allowing Hayes to hit a big Codebreaker. That led to a chin breaker and clothesline combination that dropped Dunne. Hayes slammed Dunne to the mat for a two-count.

Dunne countered a charging Hayes out of the corner, capping off his own string of offense with a sit-out powerbomb for a two-count. Hayes and Dunne started exchanging strikes, but Hayes reversed a suplex into a variation of a cutter. Hayes even attempted the Gargano Escape, but Dunne broke out of the hold. Dunne stomped on Hayes hands but he was pushed neck first into the middle rope.

Outside the ring, Dexter Lumis attacked Trick Williams. Hayes was distracted by a hand from Johnny Gargano out under the ring and Dunne used that opportunity to hit the Bitter End for the victory.

Pete Dunne defeated Carmelo Hayes via pinfall.