The WWE taped their next two month’s worth of Wwe Nxt television tapings over the weekend and the upcoming card for “NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn” is clearing up. The show also featured the debut of a former Ring Of Honor tag team champion and a fantastic main event between two of the biggest stars in NXT. Here is a look at the results of the NXT television tapings and what looks to be shaping up for a nice show in Brooklyn in August.

Bobby Fish debuts for WWE NXT

The big debut at the WWE NXT television tapings was that of Bobby Fish. For fans who don’t watch Ring of Honor, Fish was both a former Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champion with Kyle O’Reilly in the tag team ReDRagon and also recently held the Ring of Honor World Television Championship. There have been rumors of O’Relly coming to WWE NXT for months now so it is slightly surprising to see Bobby Fish debut first.

Reports from the WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University in Florida indicate that Bobby Fish received a warm welcome. Fish lost his debut NXT match to Aleister Black.

Mauro Ranallo is back in the WWE

A big return kicked off the show. Triple H came out after Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson took their seats at the announce table and then introduced Mauro Ranallo, who made his WWE return and will be the lead announcer for the WWE NXT brand.

Tom Phillips will now move exclusively to the SmackDown Live brand. As mentioned previously, this moves Ranallo back into his “dream job” while keeping him away from the production team that allegedly shunned him, to begin with.

WWE Mae Young Classic

The Mae Young Classic will be a huge women’s tournament on the WWE Network this year with people from all over the world competing to see who is the best.

The women of WWE NXT are also getting a chance to be in it and there were qualifying matches at the NXT television tapings. Bianca BelAire and Vanessa Borne qualified to enter the tournament.

Roderick Strong gets a title shot

There was a WWE NXT world title shot on the show as well with Roderick Strong getting a chance at Bobby Roode. It is interesting how, after all the videos setting up Strong as a monster babyface, that NXT would just give him a title shot on the WWE Network’s regular show and not a TakeOver event.

NXT gave Roderick a false finish where he got a three count but Roode had his leg under the ropes. He then attacked Strong while he was celebrating and Bobby Roode picked up the win.

Roderick Strong won’t get the NXT TakeOver title shot in Brooklyn though. That was decided in a No. 1 contenders match between Drew McIntyre and Killian Dain of Sanity. McIntyre won the match and will be the new No. 1 contender to the WWE NXT title.

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