Welcome to EWrestling.com's live results and coverage for WWE's black-and-gold brand as it returns this week at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida tonight for the June 3, 2020 episode of NXT On USA.
Featured below are results of the June 3, 2020 episode of NXT On USA written by EWrestling.com's Newest Female Reporter: Jamie Rush. Follow me on Twitter @JamieRush312.
WWE NXT RESULTS (6/3/20): WINTER PARK, FL.
We are welcomed to Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida as the June 3rd 2020 edition of NXT on USA Network kicks off! On commentary are Ranallo Mauro and Beth Phoenix and we immediately head to the ring for the first match-up of the evening!
Candice LeRae vs. Mia Yim
The Poison Pixie Candice Lerae makes her way to the ring as her recently changed entrance theme sounds over the speakers in Full Sail University. Commentary's Beth Phoenix notes to Ranallo Mauro how LeRae has completely changed not only her look, but her attitude. Out next is Mia Yim as her music sounds in the arena, the crowd pops. Yim makes her way down the ramp and enters the ring. LeRae immediately heads at Yim with a hard strike, then mocking the ending pose of Yim with the hand gesture. Yim heads back at LeRae.
LeRae with a Clubbing Forearm followed by a fury of fists. LeRae gets the cover with a Back Press looking for the early victory. Yim kicks out at two. LeRae with the trifecta of Sentons, another cover as Yim kicks out once again. LeRae grabs the hair of Yim, then jumps on Yim's bck. Yim powers backwards slamming LeRae back first into the turnbuckle, following up with a Cannon Ball. Yim with the cover, LeRae kicks out. Both women back to their feet, LeRae lights up Yim in the corner, followed by Senton. LeRae jumps over the top turnbuckle to go for a move, Yim lands a Forearm on LeRae, sending her to ringside. Yim joins LeRae on the outside of the ring.
The referee begins the count. Yim with a Wheel Barrow on LeRae, sending her into the barricade. The fight heads up the ramp. Double Count-out as both women continue to attack one another. LeRae flips Yim into the jumbotron, busting the screen on Impact. Suddenly out comes, Tegan Nox, grabbing LeRae and pulling her backwards. Out comes Raquel Gonzalez and Shotzi Blackheart. It's pandemonium on the stage at the top of the ramp as extra referees and officials head out to attempt to break things up. The referees pull Yim back towards the ring, suddenly LeRae comes flying on top of Yim knocking her out. Keith Lee makes his way out for the save.
Johnny Gargano joins Candice LeRae in the ring as Mia Yim and Keith Lee slide into the ring. LeRae and Gargano quickly make their exit. William Regal gives the officials the announcement that this Women's Match has turned into a Mixed Tag-Team Match. LeRae and Gargano visibly upset as we head to our first commercial break of the evening!
Mixed Tag Team Match
Candice LeRae & Johnny Gargano vs. Mia Yim & Keith Lee
As we return from commercial break, the newly switched up Mixed Tag-Team Match between Lerae and Gargano vs. Yim and Lee is ready to go inside the ring at Full Sail University. The bell rings and the action restarts!
Yim hits Candice LeRae with Sole Food, pinning her for two. Johnny gets back on the apron finally and starts talking trash to Yim. Yim is distracted by Johnny, and Candice attacks Yim’s leg. Yim pushes Candice down her feet, then hits LeRae with a kick to the face in the corner.
Johnny and Yim trash talk each other, and Yim goes to make the tag to Keith Lee, but Candice blocks her by grabbing her leg. Candice hits a dragon suplex on Candice, bridging into a pin. Johnny breaks up the pin and runs to the corner, but Keith Lee tosses him around the ring. Lee tosses Gargano around the ring, hitting a splash into the corner.
Lee picks up Gargano and goes for a Spirit Bomb, but Garagno pulls car keys from his pocket and hits Keith Lee in the eyes. Yim runs to Lee to check on him and Candice rolls Yim up into a pin, getting the three count.
Winners: Johnny Garagno and Candice LeRae
After the Match
After the match, we see Keith Lee running at Johnny Gargano as he's not ready to call this match "finished". Lerae and Gargano quickly exit the ring and escape up the ramp. Lee tries to get Gargano anyway, but Gargano kicks Lee’s hand into the steel steps.
Gargano then proceeds to steal the NXT North American Championship belt from the ring, kisses it, and lays it at his feet. Johnny waves at Yim and Lee as he and Candice go up the ramp.
We then head into a video package highlighting the upcoming match between Tommaso Ciampa and Karrion Kross at NXT TakeOver: In Your House.
We head backstage where Dexter Lumis is interviewed about his thoughts on the match between Velveteen Dream and Adam Cole at TakeOver: In Your House.
Lumis doesn’t give a verbal answer, instead grabs a whiteboard and beings to draw.
We get a quick announcement from commentary stating that NXT Champion Adam Cole and Velveteen Dream's "Prime Target" is up next. We head to commercial break!
Interview - Drake Maverick
We head outside the arena, where Drake Maverick is interviewed as he is arriving to NXT tonight. Maverick is talking about how he is not feeling any pressure about his match tonight, because today is the day.
He will either end up as NXT Cruiserweight Champion or he won’t. All the chips are down, and he doesn’t know what is going to happen. He closes, saying, “Tonight could be the worst night of my life or the best night of my life.”
Prime Target - Adam Cole and Velveteen Dream
The Backlot Brawl between NXT Champion Adam Cole and Velveteen Dream is highlighted and explained. Cole gets in a limousine with the rest of the Undisputed Era. They go to a fine dining restaurant to celebrate Cole’s reign as champion for over a year.
Promo - Velveteen Dream
Dream cuts promos directly to the camera and talks about how he will beat Cole at NXT TakeOver.
"Last Week" Video Clip
We head into a video clip highlighting the meeting between William Regal and Adam Cole last week and the conversation that took place.
We are informed Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch will take on Undisputed Era’s Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong and a mystery tag team in a triple threat to determine the #1 Contender’s to the NXT Tag Team Champions.
As we return from commercial break, we see that Dexter Lumis has decided to share his artistic ability as he has now drawn himself driving a car with Undisputed Era tied up in the back. The interviewer tells him that his drawing is interesting, and he walks away.
Tony Nese vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
We head to the arena for the next match-up of the evening with Nese vs. Scott. Both superstars make their way down the ramp and enter the ring. The referee signals for the bell, the bell rings and the match begins. Scott wastes no time as he heads in toward Nese to kick off this match. Scott takes down Nese with a tackle. Scott sends Nese out of the ring and tosses him into barricades. Scott tries to toss Nese into the steel steps, but Nese fishhook’s Scott’s mouth and blocks.
Nese gets back in the ring and Scott gives chase, but Nese levels Scott with a shoulder tackle before Swerve can properly get to his feet. Nese continues to put the pressure on, stomping and kicking away at Scott. Nese tosses Scott hard into a corner, and Scott falls while Nese taunts him. Nese covers him fro two.
Nese immediately locks in the body scissors on Scott, and Scott tires to fight back, but Nese and Scott trade chops until Scott gets leverage and mounts Nese. Nese transitions the mount into a Guillotine hold on Scott. Scott gets to his feet and hits a Brainbuster on Nese.
Scott lays into Nese with kicks, but Nese hits a Drop Toehold on Scott. Scott dips Nese out of the ring and hits him with a big boot to the chest from the apron. Scott picks up Nese and tosses him hard into the steel steps. Scott then picks up Nese and rolls him back into the ring.
Nese hits Scott in the throat, but Scott is able to keep Nese at bay with a series of kicks. Scott gets to the middle rope and gets ready to hit a move, but Jack Gallagher comes down the ramp and distracts Scott. Nese uses the distraction and tries to hit the Sunset Driver on Scott, but Scott blocks and rolls Nese up for three.
Winner: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
After the Match
As Isaiah “Swerve” Scott makes his way up the ramp after the match, Jack Gallagher and Tony Nese taunt Swerve.
We head backstage where Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch and the Undisputed Era are shown getting ready for their match up later tonight. With that, we head to yet another commercial break!
Triple Threat Match
Undisputed Era (Roderick Strong and Bobby Fish) vs. Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch vs. Breezango
We watch as all the superstars make their entrance to the ring for tonight's Triple Threat Match as we return from commercial break. The referee signals for the bell, the bell rings and the match begins. Bobby Fish, Tyler Breeze, and Danny Burch start the match for their teams. Bobby Fish tries to take control early, but Breeze and Burch team up to take him down, with Breeze hitting a Spinebuster and Burch hitting a Headbutt. Burch and Breeze cannot agree on who to pin Fish.
Next, we see Strong make his way in the ring. Breeze and Burch stop Strong and send him out of the ring with a huge Powebomb followed by a Clothesline from Breeze and Burch respectively. Fish tries to roll up Burch, but Burch kicks out. Breeze tries to roll up Fish, but Fish kicks out and escapes the ring. Lorcan and Fandango get in the ring and Breezango stare off against the Brit-Am Brawlers as Undisputed Era look on from outside the ring and we go to commercial.
As we return from them the commercial, we head back into the ring where Breeze and Burch are still teaming up to take down Strong. Breeze lands a Superkick on Strong. Burch then hits Breeze with a Dropkick. Strong pushes Breeze into Danny Burch, sending Burch out of the ring, Fish tags in and kicks away at Breeze while also keeping Danny Burch out of the ring.
As Burch heads to the outside, Fish tags Strong back in and Strong chops away at Breeze. Strong taunts Fandango, but the referee stops him from getting involved. Strong then gets a Chinlock locked on Tyler Breeze. Burch makes his way back in the ring and breaks the hold. Burch is able to fight off Strong and Fish for a short period until Fandango tags in and lands a Powerslam on both Fish and Strong.
Finally, Dango lands a Tornado DDT on Strong, covering him for two. Oney Lorcan tags in and takes on Dango, then Fish and Strong with a Double Blockbuster. Oney Lorcan launches Fandango over the top rope into the Undipusted Era.
Towards the end of the match, Fish and Strong are in the ring with Tyler Breeze when suddenly Dexer Lumis appears in the audience and scares Undisputed Era. Breeze hits the Beauty Shot on Fish. Fandango tags in and hits a Last Dance on Fish, covering him for three.
After the Match
Imperium come out and stare down the ramp as Fandango celebrate the victory. Malcolm Bivens and Indus Sher also come out and stare at Imperium. Imperium stare down both Fandango and Indus Sher.
We cut to the backstage area where we see Drake Maverick getting ready for his match with El Hijo del Fantasma. With that, we head to commercial.
We return from commercial break and are sent into a video package highlighting last week’s Women’s Tag Team Match.
"Last Week" Interview Replay - Robert Stone and Chelsea Green
We see an interview from last week with Robert Stone and Chelsea Green. Stone talks about how The Robert Stone Brand came through. Chelsea Green talks about how she is hotter than ever and fires Robert Stone. Stone chases after her, asking if she was serious.
Aliyah vs. Santana Garrett
Both women make their way down the ramp and into the ring as their entrance music plays over the speakers in the Full Sail University arena. The referee signals for the bell. The bell rings and the match begins.
To kick things off, Aliyah hits a Spinning Neckbreaker on Santana, and immediately covers her for two looking for the quick victory. Robert Stone comes out and cheers on Aliyah. Aliyah stays on the offense and hits Garrett with a knee to the face in the corner, then covers her for two again.
Aliyah gets a hold locked in on Garrett, but Garrett gets to her feet and pushes Aliyah into the corner. Aliyah slaps Santana and gets to the top rope. Santana hits a slap of her own whereas Aliyah follows up with a Hurricanrana and a Handspring Moonsault, covering Aliyah for three.
Winner: Santana Garrett
We once again head backstage where we now see El Hijo del Fantasma getting ready for his match with Drake Maverick.
We are told we will heard more on the triple threat match between Charlotte, Rhea Ripley, and Io Shirai for Charlotte’s NXT Women’s Championship when we return from commercial break.
As we return from commercial break, Tom Phillips tells us about the NXT Women’s Championship match at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, which leads us directly into the Prime Target segment about Shirai, Flair, and Ripley.
Io discusses her desire to be alone and be the best. Ripley explains about how 2019 was the best year for her, and 2020 hasn’t been good, but she wants to make it better. Charlotte talks about how NXT was her home and she wants to show that she is still “The Queen.” After Prime Target, we go to commercial break.
Cameron Grimes vs. Bronson Reed
We return from commercial break and head into the next match up of the evening. We see Reed and Grimes stare down each other in the ring. Reed chases Grimes around the ring, but Grimes tries to out-speed him. Grimes tries to hit a takedown, but Reed picks him up and goes for a Canadian Backbreaker. Grimes escapes the hold and lands Chops on Reed who isn’t phased.
Reed manhandles Grimes, dropping him with Military Press by Reed with ease, followed up with a Monster Senton on Cameron Grimes. Reed drags Grimes who is attempting to exit the ring under the bottom rope. Grimes back to his feet with a Leaping Forearm. Reed stomps around the ring and a Hip Attack in the corner on Grimes. Grime Time by Grimes on Bronson Reed.
Reed heads to the top turnbuckle and we see 300lbs head through the air. Reed tries to drag Grimes away from the ropes, but Grimes kicks at Reed. Grimes hits Reed with a leaping forearm, but Reed hits Grimes with a standing Thesz Press, then a running hip attack in the corner.
Reed rolls Grimes back into the ring and goes to the top rope. Reed goes for a splash on Grimes, but Grimes rolls out of the way, and hits the Cave In on Reed, covering him for three.
Winner: Cameron Grimes
After the Match
Grimes stands in the ring and celebrates, but leaves the ring when he realizes that Karrion Kross has come down to the ring. Kross hits Reed with a Doomsday Saito, then stares into the camera and says, “Ciampa, this Sunday... Special." as he nods, then adds, "Tick. Tock.”
We head to commercial break.
As we return from commercial break, Beth Phoenix announces the 6-Woman Tag Team Match that has been added to the card, with the team of Tegan Nox, Shotzi Blackheart, and Mia Yim taking on the team of Dakota Kai, Raquel Gonzalez, and Candice LeRae.
Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Match-Up
El Hijo del Fantasma vs. Drake Maverick
Out first for this main event match-up is El Hijo del Fantasma as his music sounds and he makes his way to the ring. Out next is Drake Maverick who needs this not only for the win in the tournament, but for his job at NXT. The referee signals for the bell, the bell rings and the match begins.
Fantasma extends his hand as a show of good sportsmanship. His 19 year career flashes before his eyes as Fantasma pulls him in and attempts a quick roll up for the two count! Maverick slides into the corner and looks to the referee, confirming the "2 count" with question.
Maverick attempts to calm himself and heads back in to this match. Fantasma locks in an Armbar, Maverick shouts in pain. Monkey Flip followed by another roll up pin attempt. Maverick rolls out at one.
Maverick looks very shaken, as he taps his head and heads back in. Maverick hits Flying Scissors on Fantasma. Throwing caution to the win, Maverick flips off the apron onto Fantasma as we head to commercial break!
We return from commercial break and Maverick heads to the top for a Missile Dropkick on Fantasma, sending him to ringside. Maverick heads to the outside, as he walks up to Fantasma, Fantasma slams Maverick on the unforgiving floor at ringside.
Fantasma rolls Maverick back into the ring, looking for the cover. Ramaro Special by Fantasma, torturing the back of Maverick. Maverick screams in pain. Fantasma rolls backwards for a pin attempt. Maverick kicks out. Maverick scratches and claws as Fantasma drags Maverick across the ring. Fantasma looks disappointed as he finds out.
Fantasma hits Maverick with a jawbreaker and a spinebuster on Maverick. Fantasma goes to the top rope, but Maverick runs to the turnbuckle and knocks Fantasma off of the turnbuckl.e Maverick chases Fantasma to the middle rope. Maverick and Fantasma hit each other with headbutts, with Maverick landing in the ring and Fantasma landing outside.
The masked men come down the ramp, but Maverick hits a suicide dive to the outside, taking out the two masked men who tried to kidnap Fantasma before. Maverick fights off both men and goes to get back in the ring, but Fantasma catches Maverick with a Superkick and a Phantom Driver as soon as he gets back to the ring. Fantasma pins Maverick for three.
Winner: El Hijo del Fantasma
After the Match
(*Side note: I gotta admit, I'm heartbroken on this one. I REALLY wanted to see Maverick win. I followed this story from the start, with the video on social media when he was announced to be one of the released Superstars.)
Fantasma celebrates on the ramp, but Maverick is sitting heartbroken in the ring. The crowd cheer for Maverick and bang on the plexiglass to show their support for Maverick. He stares into the camera and says, “Thank you for all of your support.” The crowd chants, “Thank you Drake.”
Maverick exits the ring and starts to walk to the back. The crowd cheer him on as he walks to the back. He looks back on all of them and thanks everyone while fighting back tears. Triple H comes out with a clipboard in hand. He shakes Maverick’s hand and hands him the clipboard, which is presumably a contract.
Maverick takes the contract and signs at the bottom. Triple H signs, making it official, hands it to Maverick, and they share a hug. Maverick holds up his contract in celebration as NXT goes off the air.
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