WWE NXT Jan 8, 2020 Results and Highlights: Finn Balor vs Johnny Gargano at TakeOver; Keith Lee is No 1 Contender For NXT North American Title
Finn Balor (Photo Credits: Twitter / WWE)

WWE NXT Jan 8, 2020 episode kicked off the new year in a very unique style. We saw Finn Balor come out in the ring and challenged Johnny Gargano for a match at NXT TakeOver in Portland which is scheduled to take place on February 16, 2020. WWE Universe will look forward to Finn Balor vs Johnny Gargano match at NXT Takeover: Portland. In the main event, fatal-4 way match to become No. 1 contender for NXT North American Championship we saw Keith Lee, Dominik Dijakovic, Cameron Grimes and Damian Priest collide against each other. Keith Lee won this match and he will now face The Undisputed Era member Roderick Strong for NXT North American title. Adam Cole Wins WWE NXT Male Competitor of the Year Award; Shayna Baszler Bags Award in the Female Division Category (Watch Videos)

Last month we saw Johnny Gargano cost Finn Balor the title opportunity by distracting NXT  Prince against his match with Adam Cole. Gargano took the revenge against Balor as he was hit with a 1916 DDT on the rampage in October last year by NXT Prince. Finn Balor now looks to finally settle the issue between them NXT TakeOver in Portland.  On this week gold and the black brand episode of NXT, we also saw Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic first round take place. This round was won by NXT Tag Team Champion Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly as they defeated Gallus. WWE Raw January 6, 2020 Results and Highlights: Big Show Surprises Fans With His Return; Brock Lesnar to Be the First Entrant in Men’s Royal Rumble Match.

In the opening segment, fans saw Rhea Ripley for the first time after dethroning Shayna Baszler to win NXT Women's Champion. She was interrupted by Toni Storm, who challenged her for the title match at NXT TakeOver in Portland. Storm also said that soon she will have a title on both shoulders as this coming Sunday on NXT TakeOver: BlackPool II she will defeat Kay Lee Ray to become NXT Women's Champion and later will win against Ripley to win NXT Women's title.

Keith Lee At His Best

Keith Lee is Indeed Savage 

Toni Storm Comes Face to Face Against Rhea Ripley 

After Toni Storm challenged Rhea Ripley, we saw both teams up along with Candice LeRae to face NXT UK Women's Champion Kay Lee Ray, Bianca Belair and Io Shirai in a six women tag team match. Rhea Ripley team won that match, however, fans will look forward to seeing an interesting battle between NXT Women Champion and Toni Storm next month at TakeOver: Portland.