WWE held the episode 459 of NXT Live at Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida, in whose Main Event, Timothy Thatcher & Tommaso Ciampa defeated The Grizzled Young Veterans by submission in a Tornado Tag Team Match. Timothy Thatcher applied the Ankle Lock for the tapout on James Drake.
KUSHIDA got his fourth successful title defense as NXT Cruiserweight Champion against Trey Baxter in an Open Challenge Match. KUSHIDA won after punishing Trey Baxter with Hoverboard Lock until he was surrendered.
In a promo, Santos Escobar mentions that what happened at NXT TakeOver: In Your House was an accident, which is why he maintains his goal of winning the NXT North American Championship from Bronson Reed.
In the first segment of the show, Samoa Joe returned to NXT joined the management of the brand. The NXT General Manager William Regal accepted if Joe met two conditions: never wrestle again and not hurt anyone unless provoked.
As the shoe progressed, Joe applied the Coquina Cluth to Adam Cole who was attacking Kyle O’Really.
– Main Event Match: Timothy Thatcher & Tommaso Ciampa defeated The Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake & Zack Gibson) by submission (Tornado Tag Team Match)
– Third Match: Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai defeated Kayden Carter & Kacy Catanzaro (Tag Team Match)
– Second Match: KUSHIDA (C) defeated Trey Baxter by submission (Open Challenge Match for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship)
– First Match: Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango) defeated IMPERIUM (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) (Tag Team Match)
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