WWE NXT results, April 22, 2020: Dream scores a win over the NXT Champion
The Velveteen Dream pinned Adam Cole in tag team competition thanks to some unexpected help after Damian Priest took out Keith Lee. Elsewhere, NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair confronted Mia Yim and the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament continued with three more bouts, including the debut of El Hijo del Fantasma.
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WWE NXT results: April 22, 2020
Keith Lee evened the odds for The Velveteen Dream against The Undisputed ERA
Dakota Kai & Raquel González def. Tegan Nox & Shotzi Blackheart
Jake Atlas def. Drake Maverick in an Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament Group A Match
Jake Atlas got off to a 1-0 start in the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament by defeating Drake Maverick with a spectacular cartwheel avalanche DDT.
Kushida def. Tony Nese in an Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament Group A Match
Kushida prevailed over Tony Nese in an ultra-physical encounter, submitting The Premier Athlete with the Sakuraba Lock to start his Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament run in victorious fashion.
Mia Yim def. Jessi Kamea
After picking up a well-earned win over Jessi Kamea, The Head Baddie in Charge was confronted by NXT Women's Champion Charlotte Flair ahead of their bout next week.
El Hijo del Fantasma def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher in an Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament Group B Match
The Velveteen Dream & Dexter Lumis def. NXT Champion Adam Cole & Roderick Strong of The Undisputed ERA
Seizing an early advantage ahead of his North American Title opportunity next week, Damian Priest struck Keith Lee in the throat with his now-patented nightstick, rendering him unable to compete. The chilling Dexter Lumis filled in for Lee in impromptu fashion with dominant offense, allowing Dream to hit a top-rope elbow on Adam Cole and pin the NXT Champion. .