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Title change at tonight's NXT TV tapings

Tomasso Ciampa is the new NXT champion.

Ciampa downed Aleister Black in a match that will air on the July 25 edition of NXT. The finish had the referee, Drake Wuertz, take a bump. Johnny Gargano ran in and attacked both Ciampa and Black. Ciampa gained the advantage regardless and was able to pin Black to win the championship. WWE later confirmed the news on their website. 

In recent weeks, Ciampa had challenged Black to a title match after defeating Johnny Gargano at NXT TakeOver: Chicago last month. On last week’s edition of NXT, Gargano met with Black backstage and told him that Ciampa can’t become NXT champion. When Gargano left, Ciampa jumped Black from behind, laying him out with a draping DDT on the concrete floor.

Black held the title for 102 days, defeating Andrade Cien Almas back at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans on April 7.