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WWE NXT video highlights: Fireball angle, TakeOver qualifier


The NXT Championship match was confirmed for TakeOver XXX last night -- but Keith Lee was hit in the face with a fireball in the process.

After Karrion Kross defeated Danny Burch in the opening match of last night's NXT, Lee came down to the ring with a contract in his hand. Lee said he offered for Kross to earn his title shot, but Kross didn't want to do that. Lee said he instead pleaded with William Regal and promised that he wouldn't put his hands on Kross until TakeOver if Regal made the match.

Scarlett took the contract, Kross signed it, and she then slid it back into the ring. When Lee opened the contract, a fireball came out of it and hit him.

Lee was transported to the hospital by ambulance as part of the angle. An update was provided later in the show, with it being said that Lee vowed that Kross would be a dead man at TakeOver.

Last night's NXT was headlined by a TakeOver qualifying match. Cameron Grimes defeated Kushida and the returning Velveteen Dream, becoming the third wrestler to qualify for the ladder match for the vacant NXT North American Championship at TakeOver.

Bronson Reed, Damian Priest, and Grimes have qualified for the ladder match. The final two wrestlers for it will be confirmed with two second chance qualifying matches on next week's go-home show for TakeOver. It will be Johnny Gargano vs. Ridge Holland and Finn Balor vs. Velveteen Dream.

More coverage from last night --

WWE NXT video highlights --

Karrion Kross vs. Danny Burch

NXT Championship match official for TakeOver, Keith Lee gets hit in the face with a fireball

Adam Cole dares Pat McAfee to show up on NXT next week

Santos Escobar vs. Tyler Breeze

Mia Yim vs. Indi Hartwell

Finn Balor and Ridge Holland look ahead to next week's TakeOver qualifying matches

Damian Priest vs. Bronson Reed

Dakota Kai and Io Shirai look ahead to their NXT Women's title match at TakeOver

The Robert Stone Brand vs. Kayden Carter & Kacy Catanzaro

The Garganos are focused on championship gold

Timothy Thatcher teaches another Thatch-as-Thatch-can lesson

TakeOver qualifying match: Kushida vs. Cameron Grimes vs. Velveteen Dream

NXT fallout: Keith Lee gets taken to an ambulance after being hit with fireball

NXT fallout: Bronson Reed and Cameron Grimes post-match interviews