After an underwhelming post-NXT TakeOver: WarGames episode of NXT, the ever popular brand returned with a vengeance on November 29. With the hour-long program furthering more than one pivotal storyline on Wednesday evening in San Antonio, Texas, there were three things in particular that the WWE Universe learned from the latest episode of NXT.
The Street Profits Earn Yet Another Victory
The Street Profits have now captured yet another victory over the tag-team of Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss. Although the latter squad is not currently contending for the NXT Tag-Team titles, the Street Profits are successfully using the duo of Sabbatelli and Moss as a spring-board to propel themselves to the top of the division. With this back-and-forth series, that came very close to being evened up, all but over with Sabbatelli and Moss unable to capture a victory, could the Street Profits be on the rise ahead of next year’s festivities?
— WWE (@WWE) November 30, 2017
Kairi Sane Inches Closer By Defeating Peyton Royce
With the new NXT Women’s Champion in Ember Moon still looking for a No. 1 contender, the “Pirate Princess” Kairi Sane could very well be next in line. While both Sane and Peyton Royce were defeated by Moon — as was Nikki Cross — by way of a fatal four-way match at NXT TakeOver: War Games, the duo wasted absolutely no time getting back inside the ring. Squaring off in San Antonio with the winner slated to inch at least one step closer to a shot at Moon’s title, it was ultimately Sane who came out on top after edging Royce even with the iconic Billie Kay at ringside. Although a No. 1 contender has yet to be formally named, the winner of the Mae Young Classic in Sane remains the frontrunner with the month of December now upon us.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) November 30, 2017
U.K. Here To Stay?
It remains to be seen as to what exactly becomes of the WWE’s United Kingdom division going forward. However, one thing is for certain: the division is here to stay for at least the foreseeable future. While recently receiving regular air time, mostly under the umbrella of NXT, the United Kingdom division returned once again on Wednesday.
With Mustache Mountain — Tyler Bate and Trent Seven — taking on WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne in addition to Mark Andrews, it was ultimately the former that came out on top. With the former champion pinning the current champion, could Bate be on his way to becoming the No. 1 contender for Dunne’s strap? While Dunne had proved nearly unstoppable since coming over to the United States, Bate now appears primed to recapture his title.
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) November 30, 2017