In a high-stakes Triple Threat Match on the latest episode of NXT, Carmelo Hayes emerged victorious against formidable opponents Baron Corbin and Dijak. The match was set to determine the number one contender for Ilja Dragunov’s coveted NXT Championship, an announcement made earlier by Cody Rhodes.
Originally, Trick Williams was slated to join this fierce competition to shake up the dynamics even further. However, a calculated backstage attack prevented the former NXT North American Champion from making it to the ring, leaving Hayes, Corbin, and Dijak to duke it out in a thrilling main event that had fans on the edge of their seats.
The three superstars demonstrated unparalleled athleticism and tactical prowess throughout the contest. In a nail-biting final sequence, all eyes were glued to the superstars as they vied for control near the turnbuckles. Carmelo Hayes, seizing the moment, executed a breathtaking Tower of Doom that rocked the arena.
Baron Corbin quickly retaliated, hitting Dijak with his signature move, the End of Days. Just when it seemed like Corbin had the upper hand, Hayes showcased his agility and finesse with a Diving Leg Drop that sent Corbin sprawling out of the ring.
NXT Showdown Looms
Seizing the opportunity, Hayes pinned a reeling Dijak, earning an awe-inspiring win and securing his position as the number one contender for Ilja Dragunov’s NXT Championship. The stage is now set for an electrifying showdown between Hayes and his long-time rival, Dragunov, at the upcoming NXT Halloween Havoc event.
As anticipation builds for this high-profile matchup, wrestling fans are left to wonder: Can Carmelo Hayes, the new number one contender, dethrone Ilja Dragunov, the reigning NXT Champion also known as 'The Mad Dragon'? With both superstars in peak form and the NXT Championship on the line, Halloween Havoc promises to be an unmissable spectacle.
This groundbreaking news is expected to not only dominate WWE headlines but also attract massive global viewership on platforms such as MSN, Google, and Google News. Stay tuned for what promises to be one of the most compelling feuds in recent NXT history.