— Candice LeRae is your new #1 contender to WWE NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai.
Tonight’s NXT episode saw LeRae defeat Shotzi Blackheart to become the new #1 contender. LeRae vs. Shirai has been confirmed for the Halloween Havoc edition of NXT on October 28.
The finish of the match saw Indi Hartwell appear at the ringside barrier to hand a pair of brass knuckles to LeRae. LeRae then returned to the ring and hit Shotzi with the brass knuckles, then covered her to get the pin.
— The main event of tonight’s show saw NXT North American Champion Damian Priest retain his title over Dexter Lumis, after interference from Cameron Grimes. As the show was ending, Johnny Gargano attacked Priest on the stage with a steel chair.
NXT General Manager William Regal then appeared on the stage to announce Gargano vs. Priest for Halloween Havoc, with the title on the line. Regal then introduced Blackheart, the Halloween Havoc host, who announced that the stipulations for LeRae vs. Shirai and Gargano vs. Priest will be determined with the “Spin the Wheel, Make a Deal” wheel.
The stipulations for both title matches will be revealed with a spin of the wheel on the night of Halloween Havoc.
Regal also announced Rhea Ripley vs. Raquel Gonzalez for Halloween Havoc.
Below is the current card:
Spin The Wheel, Make A Deal: NXT North American Title Match
Johnny Gargano vs. Damian Priest (c)
Spin The Wheel, Make A Deal: NXT Women’s Title Match
Candice LeRae vs. Io Shirai (c)
Rhea Ripley vs. Raquel Gonzalez