WWE NXT: July 27, 2021

Published Jul. 23, 2021 11:55 a.m. ET

Adam Cole’s victory celebration was cut short by Kyle O’Reilly, Dakota Kai shocked Raquel Gonzalez with a vicious kick, Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan received an assist from Ridge Holland to defeat Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher and more.

WWE NXT results: July 27, 2021

Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan def. Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher

Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan were looking for a scrap, and Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher did not disappoint in upping the aggression. The two teams traded haymakers until the shocking return of Ridge Holland opened the door for Dunne to hit a Bitter End on The Blackheart for the win. Holland did all he could to announce his rejuvenated presence with a vicious beatdown of Ciampa & Thatcher following the match.


Samoa Joe struck a deal with Mr. Regal for NXT TakeOver 36

Following last week’s brutal attack by Karrion Kross, Samoa Joe proposed an interesting solution for dealing with Mr. Regal’s problem and set up a massive NXT TakeOver 36 clash wherein he will challenge NXT Champion Karrion Kross for the title.

Carmelo Hayes def. Josh Briggs

The NXT Breakout Tournament continued as Carmelo Hayes and Josh Briggs threw down in the third First-Round Match. Briggs showed a flair for physicality, but Hayes dazzled with his acrobatics to punch his ticket to the next round.

Dakota Kai shocked Raquel Gonzalez with surprise assault

After Dakota Kai proclaimed that Raquel Gonzalez will remain NXT Women's Champion "as long as I have your back," the friendship was shattered by The Captain of Team Kick, who blasted the titleholder with a boot to the head, posed with the championship and exited up the ramp as Gonzalez stared daggers through her supposed ally.

Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter def. Franky Monet & Jessi Kamea

Franky Monet has been intent on raising the game for The Robert Stone Brand, but Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter have no plans of allowing any teams to cut in front of their path to the NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles. La Guera Loca stole the spotlight, but an ill-advised intervention from Robert Stone allowed Catanzaro & Carter to fly to a win.

Imperium def. Hit Row

Hit Row’s brash demeanor has drawn the ire from tag teams across the black-and-gold brand, and Imperium got their opportunity to try and silence the dynamic duo. Top Dolla & Ashante “Thee” Adonis put their style on display, but an ill-timed attack from Legado del Fantasma on Isaiah “Swerve” Scott opened the door for Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner to land a thunderous slam.

Adam Cole def. Bronson Reed

Bronson Reed was looking to take his golden opportunity, but Adam Cole had different plans, Bay Bay. The Colossal Superstar nearly had the statement victory sealed, but a missed Tsunami allowed Cole to land two crushing kicks to seal his fate. Reed wasn’t the only one with his sights set on Cole, as an incensed Kyle O’Reilly launched a unrelenting steel chair assault on Cole to close the night on the black-and-gold brand.

Samoa Joe addresses the NXT Universe

After being further provoked by NXT Champion Karrion Kross’ attack on William Regal at the conclusion of last week’s episode of NXT, the no-doubt infuriated Samoa Joe will once again come before the NXT Universe. Kross has called down the thunder. Now the only question is: What exactly will be the boom? Don’t miss a moment of the action, tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network.

Raquel Gonzalez to addresses the NXT Women’s division

After fending off a hard-fought effort from Xia Li last week, NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez is set to address the NXT Women’s division. With Dakota Kai no doubt at her side, find out what Big Mami Cool has in store for the fierce competitors of the black-and-gold locker room, tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network.

Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher set to brawl with Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan

Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan are ready for a scrap, and they don’t need to look further than the brutal tandem of Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher.

Dunne & Lorcan have not competed since late June but appeared to be itching for a fight when they called out Ciampa & Thatcher last week on NXT. The Blackheart & Thatcher were stunned in their NXT Tag Team showdown with MSK, but the chemistry continues to grow between the technically savvy duo.

Who will stake their claim as the black-and-gold brand’s toughest tag team?

Don’t miss the hard-hitting battle this Tuesday at 8/7 C on Syfy.

Carmelo Hayes to take on Josh Briggs in NXT Breakout Tournament

Carmelo Hayes and Josh Briggs will leave it all on the mat, as each Superstar looks to launch their black-and-gold careers in the First Round of the NXT Breakout Tournament.

Hayes channeled his inner John Cena with a challenge of Adam Cole last month. Although Hayes eventually fell short, he let the NXT Universe and Briggs know he’s a force to be reckoned with.

Duke Hudson and Odyssey Jones have already punched their tickets to the semifinals of the NXT Breakout Tournament. Who will be the next man to join them?

Catch the high-stakes matchup this Tuesday at 8/7 C on Syfy.

Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter battle Franky Monet & Jessi Kamea

Two weeks ago, Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter further fractured the Robert Stone Brand by taking down Aliyah & Jessi Kamea, a loss that infuriated Aliyah enough for her to separate herself from the group in painful fashion. With Monet’s role in the Robert Stone Brand still unclear, what will happen when she and Kamea take on Catanzaro & Carter? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on NXT.

Imperium goes to war against Hit Row

Imperium’s Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner will step onto their sacred mat to go to war against Hit Row’s Ashante “Thee” Adonis & Top Dolla tonight! Don’t miss another turbulent night of NXT, live at 8/7 C on USA Network.

LA Knight goes golfing with his caddy Cameron Grimes

Just like that, the butler becomes the caddy. The struggle continues as Million Dollar Champion LA Knight takes in some golf with his personal caddy Cameron Grimes, tonight at 8/7 C on NXT on USA Network.