When Mustafa Ali was launched by WWE, it got here as fairly the shock partially as a result of he was scheduled to problem Dominik Mysterio for the NXT North American championship on the No Mercy premium dwell occasion this Sat., Sept. 30, 2023, in Bakersfield, California. Contemplating that present is simply days away, the promotion needed to do one thing about it on NXT tv this week.
The answer — a triple menace match was introduced pitting Axiom vs. Tyler Bate vs. Dragon Lee, with the winner turning into the subsequent high contender and shifting on to interchange Ali on the occasion this weekend.
In the course of the present, Trick Williams defeated Joe Gacy in a singles match and determined he needed to win a title of his personal. So he campaigned for inclusion within the triple menace and Shawn Michaels granted his want, making it a Deadly 4-Manner.
If that appeared like a spoiler, properly, wouldn’t you realize it, Trick managed to drag it off, outlasting the remaining to attain a pinfall over Axiom. He was a bit flukey with it, scoring a pin after everybody else was taken out and he was knocked off the ropes on high of Axiom.
However a win is a win!
Later, they introduced Dragon Lee can be the particular visitor referee.
The up to date No Mercy card:
- NXT Championship: Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Ilja Dragunov
- NXT Girls’s Championship Excessive Guidelines Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Tiffany Stratton
- NXT North American Championship: Dominik Mysterio (c) vs. Trick Williams
- Heritage Cup: Noam Dar (c) vs. BUTCH
- Bron Breakker vs. Baron Corbin