4 matches will take place on NXT programming tonight. In addition to the in-ring action, NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa is also scheduled to make his first appearance since Takeover: Brooklyn IV.

NXT Preview 9/12

  • Nikki Cross vs Bianca Belair

Bianca Belair is undefeated in NXT but she will put that streak on the line tonight against Nikki Cross. As for Cross, sheís been looking to find herself on the NXT roster since dropping an NXT Womenís Championship match to Shayna Baszler earlier this summer.

  • Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch Reunite

Oney Lorcan found himself on the injured list for months with a broken orbital bone recently. Heíll be back tonight and reunited with his tag-team partner Danny Burch.

Their opponents are TBD and likely are local competitors.


  • Lars Sullivan vs Raul Mendoza

Lars Sullivan has been out of action since a broken jaw suffered at the hands of Aleister Black. He was also questioned by General Manager William Regal regarding his whereabouts when Black was attacked recently.

Sullivan said he wished he was the one who beat up Black but it was not him. Heís said since returning a couple of weeks ago that he is putting the entire NXT roster on notice.


  • Shayna Baszler In Singleís Action

Former NXT Womenís Champion, Shayna Baszler, will be in singleís action tonight. Her opponent has yet to be named and is likely just a local competitor.

Baszler has already said she plans on cashing in her rematch clause against Kairi Sane. We still donít know when she plans to do that, however.


  • Tommaso Ciampa Speaks

NXT Champion, Tommaso Ciampa, will address the NXT Universe tonight. Ciampa has said he hasnít appeared in front of the Full Sail crowd yet because he doesnít have a title challenger.

Heíll likely have something planned for tonight but itís possible a new challenger might as well.