Blair Davenport says she is bothering her and with time, she will know exactly who she is. Blir leaves the office and Aldis tells Naomi her match is on. In comes LA Knight who asks Aldis if AJ is really going to retire an Aldis says he doesn’t know. LA Knight says he can’t find Logan Paul and Aldis tells him to take a seat.

Out comes LA Knight from Nick’s office and Kayla Braxton is there waiting. She stops him and he tells Kayla that Nick did not have much for him, the only thing he had for him was that Logan Paul is not there this week. And that just means he will talk to her next week. Wrong. Because he is here tonight and what that means is that if he’s not going to get the answer he wants, he will tell Logan Paul what he wants. He tells Logan that he wants that United States Championship.

In comes Carmelo Hayes and he says LA Knight does a lot of talking but is never saying anything. He tells him why Logan would want to face him and not a first round draft pick. Hayes says Logan knows ball and LA Knight is not that. If he wants to talk the talk, LA Knight is the guy but if he wants to walk the walk, Carmelo Hayes is him.

AJ Styles is walking backstage and LA Knight stops him. He says if the rumors are true, respect. AJ nods at him and continues walking. Cody Rhodes stops him, they shake hands and AJ whispers something into Cody’s ear. AJ keeps walking and is stopped by Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. They all hug and AJ tells them they have been through it all with him and it is only fair that they are out there with him tonight.

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Triple Threat Match – Bobby Lashley vs. Santos Escobar vs. LA Knight

The bell rings and we are under way. LA Knight and Lashley double team Escobar but Lashley throws LA Knight to the outside. LA Knight drags him and both men fight on the outside of the ring. Santos Escobar with a suicide dive onto both men.

Back from commercial, LA Knight goes for a superplex off the top rope on Escobar but Lashley with a powerbomb onto LA Knight with Escobar also falling onto the mat. He goes for the cover but Escobar kicks out. LA Knight rolls Lashley up but Escobar breaks it up. He hits a double knee onto Lashley and LA Knight with a powerslam onto Escobar. Angel and Humberto attack LA Knight from behind. They hit him with a triple power bomb.

Lashley gets in the ring but Angel and Humberto double team him. Out come The Street Profits who take Angel and Humberto down to the outside. Elektra Lopez gets in the ring but B-Fab hits her with a big boot. Dawkins to the outside but Angel and Humberto take him down. Ford with a senton onto both men on the outside. Lashley with a flat liner onto Santos. He goes for the spear onto Escobar but Escobar moves out of the way. LA Knight hits Santos Escobar with the BFT. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: LA Knight

Triple Threat match – Kevin Owens vs. Rey Mysterio vs. AJ Styles

The bell rings and we are under way. Owens with a clothesline onto AJ and AJ to the outside. Owens grabs Rey and slides him to the outside but AJ catches Rey and slams him onto the ring apron. Owens to the outside but Owens slams AJ on the barricade and he hits him with a barricade. Rey with a sitting senton onto Owens on the outside.

Back from commercial, AJ slams Rey neck first onto his knee. He slams Owens face first onto the mat. AJ goes for the cover onto Owens but Owens kicks out. AJ places Owens on the top rope but Owens with a headbutt. Rey trips AJ up and he falls to the outside. Rey climbs the top rope but Owens slams him onto the mat. He goes for the cover but AJ breaks it up. AJ jumps off the second rope and goes for a moon sault but Owens moves out of the way, AJ lands on his feet, Owens goes for a pop up powerbomb, AJ lands on his feet and hits him with an overhead kick. Rey with cross body off the second rope onto AJ. Rey jumps off the second rope, AJ catches him, he goes for a German but Owens grabs AJ from behind and it’s a double German suplex. Owens monkeyflips Rey into AJ but Rey drops AJ onto the second rope and he hits AJ with a 619. Rey on the ring apron, Owens hits him with a Stunner. Owens goes for a swanton off the top rope but AJ gets his knees up. AJ climbs the second rope but Rey grabs his leg. Rey climbs the top rope and goes for a hurricanrana but AJ blocks it into a Styles Clash off the top rope onto Kevin Owens. AJ goes for the cover on Rey and gets the pin.

Winner: AJ Styles

LA Knight enters the ring after the match and both men are face to face with SmackDown going off the air.

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Kayla is at the entrance ramp and out comes LA Knight to a loud pop from the crowd. The fans chant “LA Knight”. He calls AJ Styles out but AJ doesn’t show. He calls AJ Styles, Napoleon Styles. He says AJ flies to Australia but he can’t drive to Memphis.

He tells AJ if he doesn’t want to show up at SmackDown, he can show up at WrestleMania. He challenges AJ Styles to a match at WrestleMania. Out comes AJ Styles from behind and he hits LA Knight with a chair and he accepts his challenge at WrestleMania.

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AJ Styles cuts a promo backstage talking about LA Knight. He tells LA Knight that he saw him walking around like he owns the place but the reality is that LA Knight does not deserve to be in the same locker room as him. He says LA Knight stole momentum off his expense. AJ says this is a cut throat place to be. He tells him that LA Knight is overachieving, undertalented, loud mouthed, desperately in need of humbling and he is a phenomenal choice for the job.

LA Knight is backstage laughing. He says phenomenal and takes a practice swing, he swings a chair onto the television.

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Rhea Ripley speaks up and says Dom has been carrying the entire WWE on his back this entire year. Ilja calls today a day of celebration. He says as a gift for himself, he can’t picture anything better than eating a man alive like him in this ring. He then tells Rhea he’s gonna smash her boy. Cody makes the title match official for tonight. He reveals LA Knight will be the special guest referee.

Now we shoot to Baron Corbin backstage for an interview. He talks about being disappointed at the new NXT Champion Ilja Dragunov. As he continues to complain, he is interrupted inside the CWC by the theme music of LA Knight. Out he comes as the special guest referee of our next match of the evening.

After LA Knight settles in the ring as the special guest referee, the theme for Dominik Mysterio plays and out comes the NXT North American Champion accompanied by the WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley. He makes his way to the ring for this NXT Championship showdown against “The Mad Dragon.”

The theme for Ilja Dragunov hits and out comes the reigning, defending NXT Champion for this scheduled title defense against the aforementioned member of The Judgment Day. The bell sounds and we’re officially off-and-running with this one. The fans chant “YEAH! YEAH!” at virtually everything early on.

“The Mad Dragon” dominates the offense early on. The momentum shifts after LA Knight is distracted by Rhea Ripley on the ring apron, which allows “Dirty” Dom to live up to the moniker, as he thumbs the champ in the eye and takes over as we head into a mid-match commercial break as this title tilt continues.

When we return from the break, we hear louder “YEAH!” chants as LA Knight and Rhea Ripley being the referee and ringside manager are heavily over-shadowing the action in the ring between the NXT World Champion and the NXT North American Champion. Ouch.

Dom backs Ilja in the corner and chops him loud enough that Rhea Ripley reacts big, Ilja stares at him with wide eyes. Dom looks for a 6-1-9 but Dragunov avoids it. He goes for it again and this time he hits it. Ripley cheers Dom on as he goes for the cover, but Ilja kicks out.

We hear the “YEAH!” chants fire up again as Dragunov fights back into the offensive lead. Dom slides out of the ring to avoid Dragunov looking for his H-Bomb finisher. Dom takes advantage of a cheap shot opportunity and looks to finish Dragunov off, but Dragunov counters and hits a big power bomb and then an H-Bomb.

He goes for another one but out comes Finn Balor and JD McDonagh. LA Knight takes them both out. Dragunov avoids a title shot from Rhea Ripley. She falls off the apron and is caught by Trick Williams, who appears at ringside. Dragunov hits torpedo masquo for the win to retain. Eventful match for what has been an eventful show thus far.

After the match, we see Baron Corbin’s theme hit and out he comes to beat down Ilja Dragunov, but from behind, Dijak takes out the champ. He tells Corbin as he passes by him, “I got him first.”

Winner and STILL NXT World Champion: Ilja Dragunov

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