WWE NXT Results – 12/09/2023 – The September 12 edition of WWENXT was nothing short of a spectacular showdown, living up to its hype as one of the brand’s most significant nights in history. The show featured the sensational return of Becky Lynch, who challenged for the one women’s title that had eluded her grasp, as well as the thrilling battle to determine the next No. 1 contender for the NXT Championship.
Becky Lynch Challenges for NXT Women’s Championship
Tiffany Stratton recently took a shot at “The Man,” Becky Lynch, for never winning the NXT Women’s Championship that she currently holds. In response, Lynch issued a challenge to “The Center of the Universe” for a title match. The question on everyone’s mind was whether Stratton could retain her gold against one of WWE’s top stars.
The clash between these two formidable women was nothing short of epic. Lynch and Stratton put on a show that showcased their incredible talent and determination. While Stratton gave it her all, Lynch ultimately prevailed, securing her place as the new NXT Women’s Champion. This victory solidified Lynch’s status as a force to be reckoned with in the NXT women’s division.
Ilja Dragunov Earns No. 1 Contender Spot
Ilja Dragunov and Wes Lee both yearned for a shot at the NXT Championship, currently held by Carmelo Hayes. However, there could only be one No. 1 contender. In a thrilling contest, Ilja Dragunov emerged victorious, earning the right to challenge Hayes at No Mercy.
The match between Dragunov and Lee was a breathtaking showcase of athleticism and skill. Lee put up a valiant effort but fell short when Dragunov connected with a pair of running forearm smashes to secure the win. This victory sets the stage for an exciting rematch between Dragunov and Hayes, following their memorable encounter at the Great American Bash. The NXT Universe eagerly anticipates their next clash.
Global Heritage Cup Continues to Impress
The Global Heritage Cup continued to capture the imagination of NXT fans in its third week. Tyler Bate made his tournament debut against the motivated Axiom, while Nathan Frazer faced off against the experienced Akira Tozawa.
Tyler Bate’s victory over Axiom earned him two points in Group A of the Global Heritage Invitational. Axiom, despite his incredible efforts, fell short but continued to impress fans with his performance.
Nathan Frazer secured a crucial victory over Akira Tozawa, earning two points in Group B of the Global Heritage Invitational. Tozawa showcased his speed and resilience, but Frazer’s superplex into a Falcon Arrow sealed the win. As the tournament progresses, the competition heats up, promising more thrilling encounters.
Baron Corbin Challenges Bron Breakker
Baron Corbin attempted to show respect to Bron Breakker for his brutal attack on Von Wagner the previous week. However, Breakker refused Corbin’s praise, setting the stage for a heated showdown at No Mercy on September 30.
While the match between Breakker and Corbin may not have been the most logical continuation, it added an element of intrigue to their rivalry. Corbin’s mic skills and ability to elevate talent make him a valuable addition to the NXT roster. The storyline surrounding Wagner’s injury also added depth to the feud.
Other Notable Moments
Drew Gulak, Charlie Dempsey & Damon Kemp defeated Josh Briggs, Brooks Jensen & Myles Borne in a match that showcased Myles Borne’s internal conflict and the potential for an intriguing storyline.
Lyra Valkyria defeated Dana Brooke with a dominant performance, signaling her ascent in the NXT women’s division.
The Creed Brothers secured a victory over Blade and Enofé in a fast-paced tag team encounter, highlighting the depth of NXT’s tag team division.
In a competitive battle, Nathan Frazer defeated Akira Tozawa in the Global Heritage Invitational, further intensifying the tournament’s competition.
Baron Corbin and Bron Breakker’s confrontation added fuel to their brewing feud, setting the stage for a showdown at No Mercy.
WWE NXT delivered on its promise of a massive event, with standout matches like Ilja Dragunov vs. Wes Lee and Becky Lynch vs. Tiffany Stratton stealing the spotlight. The show effectively advanced storylines and showcased the depth of talent in the NXT roster.
While some matches felt rushed due to the overloaded card, the overall quality of the event was impressive. NXT continues its hot streak in 2023, leaving fans eagerly anticipating No Mercy on September 30. With Lynch as the new NXT Women’s Champion, the women’s division promises to shine brighter than ever before.