Tegan Nox Wins Elimination Match, Earns Title Shot

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Tegan Nox, Candice LeRae, Mia Yim, and Dakota Kai all came into tonight’s NXT Great American Bash episode looking for a shot at Io Shirai. By the end of their match, only Tegan Nox was left standing, having survived against some of the fiercest competition in NXT.

The victory for Nox now guarantees that she’ll have a shot against Io Shirai for the NXT Women’s Championship at a later date. After coming back from a rough injury, Nox was able to outlast three of the biggest superstars that NXT has to offer, with Nox and Dakota Kai lasting as the final two superstars before Nox came away with the win.

For a brief recap of how the match ended, check out below:

As Yim is trash-talking LeRae, Nox rolls Yim up for a near fall. Kai and Yim trade strikes. Yim puts Kai in a guillotine while having Nox in deathlock. Yim eventually releases the hold(s). Yim and Nox hit cannonballs on Kai. Yim and Nox pin Kai at the same time. Kai somehow manages to kick out. Kai rolls out of the ring. Yim and Nox shake hands and lock up. Nox almost hits the chokeslam. Yim decks Nox. Kai turns Nox inside out. Yim dives off Kai and hits a ranna on Nox. Yim lands topes on Kai and Nox. Yim blasts Kai with the code blue. Nox breaks up the pin. Kai rolls up Yim for the pin.

Mia Yim has been eliminated.

Nox and Kai go back and forth. Neither can hold the other down for a three count. Kai and Nox trade strikes. inverted suplex by Nox. Kai kicks out. Kai ducks the Shiniest Wizard. Kai puts Nox in her modified octopus hold. Nox turns it into a pin. Kai kicks out. Nox hits the Molly-Go-round. Nox follows that with the Shiniest Wizard for the win.

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