WWE Makes Massive Announcement For This Week’s NXT

Published 07/15/2020, 12:28 PM EDT


The WWE NXT episode that will air tonight is certainly more than entertaining. The brand has a lot of people talking about the match lineup. There Eason is that a lot of NXT storylines will develop through this episode, and determine the future of each Superstar present.

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1.Cameron Grimes Vs Damian Priest

Cameron Grimes made it clear during the first night of the Great American Bash that he will be moving on to new challenges after beating Damian Priest in their previous match.

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However, Priest is determined to finish off “The Technical Savage” and has managed to get his rematch against Grimes. This will be his last opportunity to settle the score.

All this began with an argument over who defeated Finn Bálor and who didn’t. Cameron Grimes aims at keeping it a clean win and making it two-nothing against “The Archer Of Infamy”. 

2. Io Shirai vs Tegan Nox

Io Shirai has sky-rocketed to the face of NXT’s Women’s division. She is one of the most popular superstars in WWE and she hasn’t even been on RAW or SmackDown yet. 

Triple H has also given her a lot of praise by naming her as one of the best talents in the WWE Women’s division. Shirai was sandwiched in the heated feud between Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley. However, she seized the opportunity and mangled to snatch the victory!

Now, Shirai is at the top of the table. However, she won’t be able to enjoy it at all. Tegan Nox has had a bumpy road with injuries for her in WWE so far. 

Being forced out of two Mae Young Classic Tournaments, she has fought her way through it all to get her title shot. At the Great American Bash, Nox overcame Candice LeRae, Dakota Kai, and Mia Yim to get her number one contender reward.

Although it is unlikely that WWE changes the title to Nox, the feud may last a bit longer than just tonight’s episode on NXT. We will just have to wait to find out.

3. Keith Lee Championship Presentation

The star of the show will undoubtedly be the first Superstar to hold both NXT belts simultaneously. Defeating Adam Cole in a decisive Winner Takes All match, Keith Lee has fulfilled his destiny at NXT.

He will make his first appearance since that victory tonight. However, as far as WWE history goes, that won’t be the only thing that goes down. Undoubtedly, there will be a challenger for Keith Lee. 

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Will it be Adam Cole? Possibly a new Superstar and a new storyline? Keith Lee is undeniably the target of every Superstar on the NXT Roster, now that he has all the gold. 

We will soon find out who Keith Lee has to take on next. More importantly, which belt will he be defending?

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More matches will be announced later as we edge closer to the episode, stay tuned to find out.

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Luke Dias

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Luke Dias is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports, having published more than 1000 articles on professional wrestling. Having completed courses in Advanced Writing from the University of California and Media and Ethics from the University of Amsterdam, Luke is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Xavier’s College. His tremendous knowledge of WWE history enables him to make past connections, adding depth to the articles.

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