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William Regal comes out to the ring to start NXT and he recalls his time in NXT and how he has been there from the very start. Regal starts talking about what NXT has meant to him and how thankful he is for what he has been able to be a part of with NXT. Regal then says he is unsure if he can give everybody what they deserve because of all the chaos that has been happening but before he can say more, Karrion Kross and Scarlett come to the ring. Kross says he and Scarlett knew this day was coming and wanted to see it for themselves. He mocks Regal crying and calls him pathetic. Kross gloats about his victory at TakeOver and wants Regal to tell everybody that he is leaving. Samoa Joe then makes his return to NXT and says that Regal wanted to speak with him. Regal tells Joe he wants him to be the new General Manager but Joe declines the role. Joe explains to Regal what he has help do with NXT and how big the brand has grown. Joe says he wants to be in NXT to make sure Regal gets the respect he deserves and Regal gives him guidelines he needs to follow. He cannot be a competitor and can only put his hands on talent when provoked. Joe tells Kross to leave the ring and he leaves with Scarlett.
Grizzled Young Veterans are backstage and they talk about what Timothy Thatcher and Tommaso Ciampa had to say at TakeOver: In Your House. They talk about where they came from and how they have heard things like that their whole lives. They talk about the tag match tonight and what they plan on doing to Thatcher and Ciampa.
Breezango def. Imperium. Imperium attacks Breezango after the match and drape an Imperium flag over Tyler Breeze.
William Regal is backstage in the middle of Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly being separated by security. He tells them they will have a match at the Great American Bash and the two continue to fight. Samoa Joe then intervenes to separate them and Cole puts his hands on him. Joe then puts Cole in the Coquina clutch and puts him to sleep. He then tells security to tell Cole that Regal expects his decision when he wakes up.
A vignette showing a battery charge percentage is played.
Santos Escobar is backstage and he talks about the six-man tag match at TakeOver. He says it was a travesty what happened to him and he says he would have won had he not been splashed through the barricade. He wants another match with Bronson Reed and plans on taking the title.
KUSHIDA def. Trey Baxter to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. Kyle O’Reilly then gets in the ring and challenges KUSHIDA to a match next week to fulfill his part of Regal’s announcement for his match with Adam Cole at the Great American Bash.
Franky Monet is backstage and she says she will give an encore performance next week. She then spots Aliyah and Jessi Kamea and says they did well until Robert Stone got involved. Robert Stone then walks in and she explains what she said except for the part about him. They each go their separate ways after.
Mercedes Martinez is backstage and she is watching highlights of what happened to her at TakeOver. She says she isn’t backing down from Tian Sha and is up for a rubber match with Xia Li. She plans on taking it to Mei Ying if she tries anything the next time.
Ted DiBiase comes out to the ring to officially present the Million Dollar Championship and legacy to the winner of the ladder match from Sunday, LA Knight. A highlight package for Knight is then played and Knight makes his way out to the ring. Knight then talks about how people in wrestling rarely get to meet, let alone be in the ring with, their heroes and how he has taken everything DiBiase has said to heart. He talks about being a fan of DiBiase and thanks him for the honor and how this is the greatest moment of his career. DiBiase then presents Knight with the Million Dollar Championship and Knight then attacks DiBiase and his security. Cameron Grimes then comes down to the ring to save DiBiase and clears out Knight.
Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai are interviewed backstage and Raquel explains why they are competing tonight. Raquel talks about how she showed Ember Moon who is the top of the division on Sunday and how she wants gold for Dakota. They talk about running through Kacy Catanzaro and Kayden Carter tonight and that Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell should watch out because they want to be champions again.
Another battery charging vignette is played and this one shows the charge go from 1% to 11%.
Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez def. Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter
Ever-Rise are backstage and they talk about what Hit Row did to their playhouse. They talk about teaching Hit Row respect if they come knocking again.
A third battery charge vignette is played and it shows the battery go from 11% to 21%.
Io Shirai makes her way out to the ring to talk about what is next for her in NXT. Io says she is back and feels good but is interrupted by Candice LeRae before she can say what is next for her. Candice talks about how she is a champion and how Io is no longer an unbeatable champion. Candice tells Io to get in the back of the line and that she still cannot stand her. Indi Hartwell then attacks Io from behind and Candice joins in. Io is able to fight them off but the numbers are too much and the Way gain the advantage. Candice places Io on the announce table and tells Indi to do an elbow but Zoey Stark comes out to save Io before that can happen. Zoey and Io then clear the ring of the Way and they leave to the back.
Samoa Joe and William Regal are backstage and are interviewed but it is cut off before Regal can finish telling McKenzie something.
Timothy Thatcher and Tommaso Ciampa are walking backstage and pass by MSK eating popcorn. Thatcher then snatches a bucket from Nash Carter and eats it and takes it with him as they head to the ring.
A vignette for Diamond Mine is played and it says Diamond Mine will debut next week.
William Regal and Samoa Joe are in their office and then Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory show up. Johnny talks about how it is good Regal is here and how he brought in Joe. Joe then tells them to leave and they leave. Pete Dunne then comes in and has a stare down with Joe.
Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher def. Grizzled Young Veterans
William Regal and Samoa Joe are in the parking lot and they discuss how things have changed in NXT. They talk about this being the beginning and each go their separate ways as NXT comes to a close.