Despite losing in the main event of last night's NXT, Cora Jade earned Natalya's respect in the process.
Natalya defeated Jade last night after putting her in the Sharpshooter. Jade refused to submit and instead passed out while in the hold.
Following the match, Natalya extended her hand to Jade to help her up. The two hugged as the episode went off the air.
"I never tapped. @NatbyNature is a legend and future hall of famer. She brought out a different side of me & I’m forever grateful for the challenge," Jade tweeted. "As for the rest of the @WWENXT women’s division, you can stop doubting me now. #WWENXT is living in the Generation of Jade."
Natalya then responded to Jade: "Being underestimated can often be our greatest advantage. You went from being a fan in the crowd, a little girl with big dreams, to realizing you can have everything your heart desires with hard work, grit and passion. Tonight you earned my respect."
More coverage from last night --
- North American title match set for WWE NXT In Your House
- Bron Breakker-Joe Gacy segment, four matches set for next week's WWE NXT
- Fallon Henley, Nikkita Lyons advance in NXT Women's Breakout Tournament
- Damon Kemp introduced as new member of Diamond Mine on WWE NXT
- WWE NXT live results: Natalya vs. Cora Jade
WWE NXT video highlights --
Toxic Attraction vs. Wendy Choo & Roxanne Perez
The Creed Brothers are still upset that Roderick Strong got involved in their match last week
Joe Gacy wants Bron Breakker to join his movement
The inaugural Ivy Nile Challenge
Santos Escobar says Tony D'Angelo's crew is going to learn the hard way
NXT Women's Breakout Tournament match: Fallon Henley vs. Sloane Jacobs
Tony D'Angelo and his crew kidnap Cruz Del Toro
Alba Fyre vs. Amari Miller
Solo Sikoa saves Cameron Grimes from an attack by Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams
Santos Escobar and Tony D'Angelo exchange threats
Xyon Quinn offers Nathan Frazer some advice
Andre Chase & Sarray vs. Grayson Waller & Tiffany Stratton
Ikemen Jiro attacks Von Wagner during backstage interview
Mandy Rose "consoles" Indi Hartwell
NXT Women's Breakout Tournament match: Nikkita Lyons vs. Arianna Grace
The Viking Raiders accept The Creed Brothers' challenge for a match next week
Cora Jade vs. Natalya
NXT fallout: You don't become The BOAT without working hard
NXT fallout: Waller & Stratton say they only lost because Chase & Sarray cheated
NXT fallout: Katana Chance & Kayden Carter want the NXT Women's Tag Team titles