Matt Riddle and Killian Dain didn't wait long to make use of the Street Fight stipulation, using a Kendo stick early in the match.
The brawl quickly progressed out of the ringside area and toward backstage.
Chaos soon broke loose as Riddle and Dain's fisticuffs spilled past other NXT Superstars, who joined the fray.
WWE United Kingdom Champion WALTER seized his opportunity to catch Riddle in a Sleeper Hold.
The rest of Imperium joined WALTER in an assault on Riddle.
Imperium's mugging of Riddle was soon broken up as the group's members found themselves exchanging blows with the rest of the NXT roster.
The melee eventually moved back into the arena, but no order was found.
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The chaos was highlighted by Dain launching himself outside of the ring into a number of other NXT combatants.
NXT General Manager William Regal arrived, utterly besmirched by the lawless scene.
Regal announced that Dain and Riddle would renew hostilities in a rematch next week on WWE NXT.