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WWE NXT video highlights: Pat McAfee returns


Former All-Pro punter Pat McAfee returned to NXT last night and helped Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan win the NXT Tag Team titles.

Burch & Lorcan weren't originally supposed to challenge for the Tag Team titles last night, but there were angles where Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong were attacked backstage throughout the episode. Kyle O'Reilly was going to team with Strong after Fish was attacked, but O'Reilly told NXT general manager William Regal to give Burch & Lorcan the title shot after Strong was attacked too. Fish & Strong had defeated Burch & Lorcan in a number one contenders match last week.

A masked attacker pushed Fandango off the top rope during last night's main event. Burch low blowed Tyler Breeze and then a double-team elevated DDT got Burch & Lorcan the win.

The attacker took off his mask after the match and was revealed to be McAfee. He mocked Undisputed Era and then cut a promo after the show saying this is the start of something very special. McAfee said he, Burch, and Lorcan are the new kings of this brand and they're nowhere near done with what they're going to do to NXT.

This was McAfee's first appearance on NXT since making his in-ring debut in a loss against Adam Cole at TakeOver XXX this August. He was also presumably the person who had Ridge Holland attack Cole at TakeOver 31.

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WWE NXT video highlights --

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Four matches are set for next week's Halloween Havoc edition of NXT

A video package builds up Rhea Ripley vs. Raquel Gonzalez for next week

Ember Moon vs. Jessi Kamea, Dakota Kai attacks Moon

Bronson Reed vs. Austin Theory

Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, Jake Atlas & Ashante "Thee" Adonis vs. Legado del Fantasma

The Garganos practice spinning the wheel ahead of Halloween Havoc

Drake Maverick & Killian Dain vs. Ever-Rise

Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong get attacked backstage

Kacy Catanzaro vs. Xia Li

Grimes learns the stipulation for his match against Lumis at Halloween Havoc

Live Thatch-as-Thatch-can exhibition

Io Shirai and Damian Priest address their Halloween Havoc challengers

Breezango vs. Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan for the NXT Tag Team titles, Pat McAfee returns

NXT fallout: Pat McAfee, Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan are the new kings of NXT

NXT fallout: Pat McAfee joins Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan for a photo shoot

NXT fallout: Boa presents Xia Li with another letter after her match

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