NXT & NXT UK Territory Reports (October 21st, 2018)

Aleister Black and Nikki Cross
Aleister Black and Nikki Cross

NXT Territory Report (October 21st, 2018)

  1. News
  2. NXT Results
  3. Championship Landscape
  4. Rankings

1. News

Aleister Black Returns On NXT Television

Aleister Black returned to NXT programming this week. It’s the first time we’ve seen the former NXT Champion since he was taken out of action by a mystery attacker. This week Black returned during Nikki Cross’ rematch with Bianca Belair. Black told Cross to tell him who attacked him and when she whispered the answer to him, he didn’t seem all that pleased.

Bobby Fish Returns On NXT Television

The Undisputed Era’s Bobby Fish also returned to television this week. He caused the DQ finish to the Tag Team Championship match this week between his stablemates and the War Raiders.

NXT Superstars Start At Performance Center

WWE officially announced 6 new recruits began training at the PC recently:

  • Matt Riddle
  • Chelsea Green
  • Luis Martinez (Punishment Martinez)
  • Humberto Carrillo (Ultimo Ninja)
  • Daniel Vidot – Rugby player from Australia
  • Jordan Omogbehin – 7ft 3 370lbs from Nigeria. Former College Basketball player in the states.

Chelsea Green has already announced she starts on the NXT live tour schedule next week.

NXT Wrestlers Released

From the daily report:

Tian Bing, Jason Cheng, and Gabriel Ealy were quietly released from WWE recently according to a recent report from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Bing was on NXT this week.

2. NXT Results and Upcoming Matches

October 17th, 2018
Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth

  1. Joe Coffey defeated Mark Andrews
  2. Toni Storm defeated Nina Samuels
  3. Dave Mastiff defeated Sid Scala
  4. United Kingdom Championship
    Pete Dunne (c) defeated Noam Dar

NXT #322
October 17th, 2018
Full Sail University

  1. NXT Tag Team Championships
    War Raiders defeated the Undisputed Era (c) via DQ
  2. Shayna Baszler defeated Dr. Britt Baker DMD
  3. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch defeated Tian Bing & Rocky
  4. Nikki Cross vs Bianca Belair – no contest due to Aleister Black sitting stoically in the ring

Upcoming Matches:

  • NXT Women’s Championship
    Kairi Sane (c) vs Shayna Baszler WWE Evolution October 28th, 2018
  • Takeover: War Games November 17th, 2018

3. Championship Landscape

NXT Championship
Champion: Tommaso Ciampa
Won: from Aleister Black (NXT, July 18th, 2018)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: Johnny Gargano (Takeover Brooklyn IV)

NXT Women’s Championship
Champion: Kairi Sane
Won: from Shayna Baszler (NXT Takeover Brooklyn IV, 8/18/18)
Title Defenses: 0

NXT Tag Team Championships
Champion: The Undisputed Era
Won: from Moustache Mountain (NXT, 6/21/18)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: Moustache Mountain (Takeover: Brooklyn IV)

WWE United Kingdom Champion
Champion: Pete Dunne
Won: from Tyler Bate (Takeover Chicago 5/20/17)
Title Defenses: 19
Challengers: BT Gunn/Trent Seven/Wolfgang (ICW), Wolfgang (NXT), Johnny Gargano (NXT), Tyler Bate (NXT), Jack Gallagher (Progress), Joseph Conners (Progress), Roderick Strong (NXT), Adam Cole via DQ (NXT), Zack Gibson (FutureShock), Markus Burke (UCW), Kyle O’Reilly (NXT), Zack Gibson (WWE UK Tournament), Noam Dark (NXT UK), Danny Burch (NXT UK), Morgan Webster (Progress), Zack Gibson (NXT), Ricochet – No Contest (NXT title for title), Jordan Devlin (NXT UK), Noam Dar (NXT UK)

NXT North American Champion
Champion: Ricochet
Won: from Adam Cole (Takeover Brooklyn IV 8/18/18)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: Pete Dunne – No Contest (NXT), defeated Pete Dunne vs Adam Cole 3-way (NXT)

4. Rankings

  • There was no movement in the rankings this week.
  • Rankings for NXT UK will debut after enough matches have taken place.

NXT Champion: Tommaso Ciampa
NXT North American Champion:: Ricochet

  1. Aleister Black
  2. Lars Sullivan 
  3. Adam Cole
  4. Velveteen Dream
  5. Johnny Gargano 
  6. EC3
  7. Kassius Ohno
  8. Keith Lee
  9. Kona Reeves 

NXT Women’s Champion: Kairi Sane

  1. Shayna Baszler
  2. Bianca Belair
  3. Lacey Evans
  4. Candice LeRae
  5. Dakota Kai
  6. Aliyah
  7. Deonna Purrazzo

NXT Tag Team Champions: The Undisputed Era

  1. War Raiders
  2. Moustache Mountain
  3. The Forgotten Sons
  4. The Mighty
  5. Street profits
  6. Heavy Machinery
  7. Burch and Lorcan

WWE United Kingdom Champion: Pete Dunne

  1. Noam Dar
  2. Dave Mastiff
  3. Joe Coffey

NXT UK Women’s Champion: Vacant

  1. Toni Storm