Tuesday is the final night in the build to The Great American Bash. Everyone on NXT has taken notice that this show is TakeOver-lite, meaning if you’re on it it’s likely a major occasion. Following the debut of Diamond Mine last week and a women’s triple threat tag team match scheduled, it felt as though it was an NXT that fans didn’t want to miss. Oh, and out of nowhere, we learned the NXT North American Championship would be on the line so there’s that too. Here are the WWE NXT results with analysis and match ratings to go along with it.
WWE NXT Results & Match Ratings (6/29/21)
— No. 1 Contender’s Match: Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai vs. Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon vs. Io Shirai & Zoey Stark
Winner: Io Shirai & Zoey Stark
Rating: 3.50 (***1/2)
— Breakout Tournament Returns
— Roderick Strong vs. Asher Hale
Winner: Roderick Strong
Rating: 2.25 (**1/4)
— Cameron Grimes vs. Ari Sterling
Winner: Cameron Grimes
Rating: 2.00 (**)
— Mercedes Martinez & Jake Atlas vs. Tian Sha (Xia Li & Boa)
Winner: Tian Sha
Rating: 2.00 (**)
— NXT North American Championship: Bronson Reed (c) vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
Winner: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
Rating: 4.00 (****)
WWE NXT Results: In-Depth Match Analysis
NXT North American Championship: Bronson Reed (c) vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
Hit Row has gifted Isaiah “Swerve” Scott the opportunities he had long been awaiting since joining NXT and Tuesday night saw his greatest come to fruition. In an almost impromptu title match, Scott faced Bronson Reed for the NXT North American Championship. The match was as good as one could ask for with “Swerve” showing time and time again that this was his night all throughout the match. But “The Colossal” was not one to take lightly as he seemed to have the defense in hand as the match broke down. Top Dolla and Ashante Thee Adonis got the attention of Reed, which led to the champion dumping both of them in a major fashion. When Reed turned his attention back to “Swerve,” it was too late. The challenger hit a massive back kick to Reed’s skull then a 450 for the win.
The win for Scott meant his first championship since joining NXT and it was a long-awaited moment. “Swerve” was missing the final piece to the puzzle to elevate him from contender to champion status. It’s clear that Hit Row is exactly that. “Swerve” is now in the driver’s seat for greatness as the North American Champion. Truth be told, this is only the beginning for him and his rise to the top. Reed is likely to go to the main roster after the loss. What a match.
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