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The Bump – October 5th (NXT Edition)

NXT TakeOver 31 Results, TakeOver Surprises, Nia Jax Announcement, TakeOver Injury Updates and Grace and Gresham Get Married

Welcome to Monday’s edition of The Bump, the place where we keep you up to date about the world of pro wrestling. Yesterday, we talked about an AEW/NJPW Partnership possibility, Impact Wrestling’s Victory Road Results, Eric Bischoff on how live fans may make ThunderDome worse, and Sasha Banks’ message to Bayley. Today, we are mostly concentrating on the news coming out of NXT TakeOver 31. Let The Bump get you completely up to speed.

NXT TakeOver 31 Results

I hope everyone goes back to my predictions because every one of them were right! Do I win a prize? (Editor’s note: not this time…)

Here are the results:

  • NXT North American Championship: Damien Priest defeated Johnny Gargano
  • Kushida beat Velveteen Dream
  • NXT Cruiserweight Championship: Santos Escobar overcame Swerve Scott
  • NXT Women’s Championship: Io Shirai beat Candice LeRae
  • NXT Championship: Finn Balor defeated Kyle O’Reilly

NXT TakeOver 31 Surprises

Toni Storm showed up on the big screen after the Io Shirai match. She stated that she was back for the Storm Show. Then, Ember Moon was shown arriving on a motorcycle to announce she is back also.

Ridge Holland, who we’ve told you before about his push) showed up at ringside and dumped an unconscious Adam Cole over the barricade and onto the floor at ringside before leaving.

Nia Jax Announcement About Raw

Nia Jax tweeted out that both she and Shayna Baszler will be on the October 5th Monday Night Raw. Jax and Shayna are the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions and they have yet to defend their championship against The Riott Squad of Ruby Riott and Liv Morgan. Will that match happen tonight?

WWE Injury Update On Finn Balor and Kyle O’Reilly

Sports Obsessive wanted to make sure we could get an official announcement about Finn Balor’s and Kyle O’Reilly’s conditions after a hard-fought match.

WWE announced that Kyle O’Reilly has a number of broken teeth as a result of the fight with The Prince. O’Reilly is also being evaluated for additional injuries.

WWE.com also report that Finn Bálor has been taken to a local medical facility for CAT scans to determine if he suffered potential facial fractures during his successful title defense.

ROH Star and Impact Wrestling Star Get Wed

Not NXT, we know, but Jordynne Grace and Jonathan Gresham were planning their wedding months ago, but Covid-19 stopped it. The two officially tied the knot at the weekend and they had a great time celebrating their big day. We want to wish them a big CONGRATULATIONS!

What do you think of NXT TakeOver 31? Did you enjoy it? Do you think the injuries will affect NXT? Do you have any tips or tidbits? Tell us here at The Bump on Sports Obsessive.

Written by Samantha Sayre

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