Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your NXT Recap Edition.
This week's NXT took place at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. Samoa Joe spoke up about losing the NXT World Championship to Shinsuke Nakamura. Liv Morgan battled Rachel Fazio in a one on one match. Hideo Itami battled Drew Gulak in one on one action. Two local independent wrestlers try to stop the Authors Of Pain. Bobby Roode battled No Way Jose in the main event.
- Samoa Joe Promo: Joe says that he was a disrespectful jerk during his NXT World Championship run and isn't leaving until he says what he needs to say to Shinsuke Nakamura. Nakamura arrives and Joe says that Nakamura proved that he was a deserving challenger, a worthy champion and gives Nakamura the respect he never got. Joe asks for his rematch as soon as the doctors clear him and Nakamura agrees to it. Joe and Nakamura shake hands and Joe leaves the ring. As Nakamura heads up the ramp, Joe returns and attacks Nakamura from behind and beats down the champ. Joe hits a uranage suplex right into the steel steps on Nakamura. Joe finally leaves and Nakamura is loaded onto a stretcher and carted out of the arena.
Winner: Liv Morgan, by pinfall.
- Hideo Itami vs. Drew Gulak: The match closes out with Gulak trapping Itami in a shin lock submission, but Itami escapes. Gulak locks in a surfboard submission and slaps Itami in the face. Itami unloads slaps on Gulak and hits a hesitation drop kick. Itami connects with Go To Sleep on Gulak and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Hideo Itami, by pinfall.
Winners: Authors Of Pain, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Tye Dillinger says he had a slow summer, but when it's all said and done he'll always be a perfect 10.
Winner: Bobby Roode, by pinfall.