NXT 9/23/2020

Updated: Sep 27, 2020

Candice LeRae won a battle royal to become number one contender

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Ciampa defeated Jake Atlas

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Ciampa was a friggin beast

Roderick Strong & Danny Burch defeated Fabian Aichner & Raul Mendoza

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NXT North American Champion Damian Priest defeated Austin Theory in a non-title match

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Gargano ran in after the match to lay out Priest with a superkick.

A cryptic vignette that looked too much like Retribution hyped something for "10.4.20", which is the date of the next TakeOver.

Ridge Holland defeated Antonio De Luca

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Holland pinned De Luca in a squash match. Holland looked like a monster.

NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai was being interviewed backstage when LeRae and Gargano confronted her. Gargano got in her face and berated her. Damian Priest stepped in to lay out Gargano with a punch. Referees poured in to break up the ruckus. 

Announced for next week on NXT is Shotzi Blackheart vs. Dakota Kai.

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Kyle O'Reilly won the Gauntlet Eliminator to become number one contender

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