A big first-time matchup headlined last night's episode of NXT.
As the "Wednesday Night War" reached its second week, WWE United Kingdom Champion WALTER faced off with Kushida in NXT's main event. WALTER's title wasn't on the line in the match.
Another non-title match took place last night, with NXT North American Champion Roderick Strong facing Isaiah "Swerve" Scott. Former North American Champion Velveteen Dream appeared after the match and revealed that he'll be getting his rematch for Strong's title in two weeks.
Tommaso Ciampa also appeared after Strong vs. Scott and continued to have his eyes on Adam Cole's NXT Championship.
In the Women's title picture, Rhea Ripley defeated Aliyah and Bianca Belair defeated Dakota Kai last night. Both cut post-match promos and said they want the next shot at Shayna Baszler's title
One title change took place last night, with Lio Rush defeating Drew Gulak to win the Cruiserweight Championship.
More coverage from last night --
- WOR: NXT vs. AEW week two, RAW ratings, tons of news! 10/10
- AEW reveals name of Chris Jericho's stable
- NXT North American title rematch official for October 23
- Lee vs. Dijakovic IV, Dunne vs. Priest set for NXT next week
- AEW Dark spoilers: Kenny Omega vs. Joey Janela unsanctioned match
- Riho defending AEW Women's title against Britt Baker next week
- Tommaso Ciampa returning to action on next week's NXT
- Chris Jericho vs. Darby Allin set for next week's AEW Dynamite
- Lio Rush wins Cruiserweight title from Drew Gulak on NXT
- Private Party advance in AEW Tag Team title tournament
WWE NXT video highlights --
Drew Gulak vs. Lio Rush for the Cruiserweight Championship
A look at Finn Balor and his return to NXT
Tegan Nox will be in action next week
Rhea Ripley vs. Aliyah
Breezango vs. The Forgotten Sons
Cameron Grimes vs. Boa, Killian Dain attacks
Damian Priest explains why he laid out Pete Dunne
Roderick Strong vs. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
Velveteen Dream will get his rematch against Strong in two weeks, Ciampa appears
Bianca Belair vs. Dakota Kai
WALTER vs. Kushida
NXT fallout: Lio Rush reacts to winning the Cruiserweight title
NXT fallout: Gulak says the cruiserweights are the most competitive division in the industry
NXT fallout: Killian Dain needs to be a little quicker if he was coming after Cameron Grimes
NXT fallout: Isaiah "Swerve" Scott stays confident despite his loss