• WWE NXT Results – Samoa Joe’s In-Ring Return Set, Babyface Turn, Wrestler Returns From Injury
– Pete Dunne & Oney Lorcan def. Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher (Ridge Holland returned from injury after the match and attacked Ciampa & Thatcher)
– Samoa Joe called NXT General Manager William Regal to the ring. Joe said he knows Regal wants to fire Karrion Kross for attacking him last week, but he has a better solution.
Joe quits as Regal’s enforcer, and wants to be signed as a performer once again. Regal signed it and Joe is a wrestler once again. Joe requested that Regal booked him vs. Kross for the NXT Championship at NXT TakeOver 36 and Regal made it official.
— WWE (@WWE) July 28, 2021
– Carmelo Hayes def. Josh Briggs to advance to the next round of the NXT Breakout Tournament
– Million Dollar Champion LA Knight went golfing and made Cameron Grimes be his caddy. Ted DiBiase showed up and told Grimes that he was born to be a Champion, and is better than being a Butler.
– NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez said she has defeated everyone put in front of her, and wants to know who’s next. Dakota Kai praised Raquel, and said as long as she has her back she will remain NXT Women’s Champion. Dakota turned on Raquel and attacked her. Dakota then posed with the Title over a fallen Raquel. Raquel is a babyface now.
— WWE (@WWE) July 28, 2021
– Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter def. Franky Monet & Jessi Kamea (Franky blamed their loss on Robert Stone)
– Mandy Rose tried to recruit Jacy Jayne & Gigi Dolin backstage.
– Imperium def. Hit Row after Legado Del Fantasma caused a distraction (After the match, they beat down Top Dolla. Swerve got a Steel Chair and chased them off)
– Dexter Lumis gave Indi Hartwell another drawing. The Garganos got angry, but Indi proposed a match between Lumis & Johnny Gargano for next week. If Johnny wins, Indi must forget Lumis. If Lumis wins, they have to give him a chance.
– Adam Cole def. Bronson Reed (After the match, Kyle O’Reilly attacked Cole with a Steel Chair, and suplexed him on the steel ring steps)
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) July 28, 2021
WATCH: Carmella Continues Wrestling After Wardrobe Malfunction:
• Old School AWA Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School AWA Veteran Greg Gagne celebrates his 73rd birthday today.
He’s the son of the late, great Wrestler & AWA Promoter Verne Gagne and most Old School fans will remember him as one half of the Tag Team ‘The High Flyers’ with his team partner Jim Brunzell.
Greg Gagne wrestled for his fathers promotion, the American Wrestling Association, from 1972 until the promotion closed in the spring of 1991.
After retiring from active professional wrestling, he became a road agent for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREG GAGNE!