There were several RAW and SmackDown stars to appear on Wednesday’s episode of WWE NXT that aired live on the USA Network from Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University.
RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch opened the show by wrestling Rhea Ripley only for it to end in a no contest. Ricochet wrestled Matt Riddle in the second match of the night that saw Riddle go over. After the match, Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura attacked both stars.
Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder lost to Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly later in the show. There was a big brawl between the RAW, SmackDown, and NXT women.
The RAW Tag Team champions The Viking Raiders battle the Forgotten Sons in a non-title match. In the closing moments of the show, WWE did a big brawl with members of the men’s teams with RAW, SmackDown, and NXT.
Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins were the biggest stars from the main roster to take part in the brawl. The show ended when Rollins and Tommaso Ciampa fighting.
For those who may have forgotten, Rollins was crowned the inaugural NXT Champion as he won the title back in 2012 after winning a tournament and beating Jinder Mahal in the finals.
Rollins will be the captain of the RAW men’s team for the traditional elimination tag team match at Survivor Series this Sunday night in Chicago, Illinois at the Allstate Arena.
Randy Orton, Ricochet, Kevin Owens, and Drew McIntyre rounds out Team RAW. rounding out Team SmackDown is Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Shorty G, Ali and King Corbin.
This was done as a way to promote the crossover between RAW, SmackDown, and NXT heading into the interbrand collision that the shows are on come Sunday night at Survivor Series.
WWE later posted a video of these two stars continuing their hostilities after the episode of NXT went off air. You can check out the video the company posted on their YouTube channel below: