We go right to the ring and out comes The Judgment Day – Finn Balor, Damian Priest, Dominik Mysterio and WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley. Alicia Taylor does the introduction. Priest is carrying his Money In the Bank briefcase.
Fans chant “Mami!” as the music stops. A “welcome home!” chant starts up. Balor says daddy’s home and fans pop. This is the house Balor built and he’s back to lay down some house rules with The Judgment Day. He introduces Priest and Ripley to boos, but the loud boos start up for Dominik. Priest orders all to rise for The Judgment Day. Priest addresses Trick Williams and NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes, who thought they were calling out a divided group, but this is who runs WWE, who runs NXT, this is The Murderer’s Row of WWE. Dominik tries to speak but the boos are too much.
The music interrupts and out comes Trick and Carmelo. Ripley yells at them for interrupting Dominik. They joke on Dominik and hit the ring. Hayes thanks them for coming but says this is about Balor. He says Balor is on the NXT Mount Rushmore but NXT is full of Trick & Melo influence now. Hayes says Balor did get the best of him on RAW, but this is NXT and Trick & Melo run things. Ripley laughs at him and says that’s pure ego. Priest also dismisses this.
Trick and Priest have words now as fans pop. Hayes goes to suggest a match but Balor warns him – if you come at The Prince, you better not miss. Hayes says let’s do this then. Hayes drops the mic as the music hits and they face off.
McKenzie Mitchell is backstage with NXT North American Champion Wes Lee, asking about his Great American Bash match with Mustafa Ali. Lee goes on about how he takes all matches serious, but this one is different as he can’t get a good read on Ali and come up with a strategy. Dominik Mysterio walks up with Rhea Ripley. Dominik says Lee must be the Open Challenge guy, so he accepts. Lee says he hasn’t held an Open Challenge in some time. Dominik says that’s because he’s around now. Ripley says Lee is pathetic. Lee says he hasn’t held an Open Challenge because things got crazy around here, but if Dominik wants to get crazy, he will go get the match made. Dominik stops him and says they will do it next week.
The Judgment Day vs. NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event and out comes NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes The Judgment Day – Finn Balor and Damian Priest with Dominik Mysterio and WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley.
The bell rings and Priest locks up with Trick. Trick with a headlock and a shoulder but Priest is still standing. Priest unloads on Trick in the corner now. Priest keeps control until Balor tags in and works Trick over. Balor chokes Trick on the ropes.AD
Balor kicks Trick around and tags Priest back in to take over. Priest goes on and hits a Broken Arrow for a close 2 count. Priest grounds Trick and blocks a comeback attempt. Balor tags back in with chops. Trick looks to turn it around but Balor takes him back to the corner. They go on until Trick finally comes out of the corner with a big clothesline on Balor.
Hayes tags in to a pop now. They unload on Priest with a big double team, and Balor was also sent to the floor. They go on and hit an assisted springboard to Priest, sending him back out. Hayes and Trick pose in the ring as The Judgment Day regroups at ringside and we go to commercial.
More back and forth after the break. At one point Priest and Balor unloaded on Hayes with kicks, then Balor hit a scissors kick to taunt Booker T. Balor controls Hayes now, shutting down his comeback attempt and preventing a tag. Balor ended up hitting a backbreaker, then Priest hit a leg drop for a 2 count.
Priest and Balor keep control. Priest with a knee strike, but Hayes comes back with a jawbreaker. Trick tags in and unloads on Priest, hitting strikes and a dropkick and high knee. Trick with a Flapjack and a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Priest and Trick trade big kicks now and both go down.
Hayes and Balor tag in and they go at it. Hayes with the Atomic Drop and a superkick for a close 2 count. Balor comes back with a Slingblade and the corner dropkick. Balor goes up top for Coup de Grace but Hayes dodges it and nails a springboard lariat. Priest tags in and knocks Trick off the apron but Hayes rolls him up for 2. Priest goes for the South of Heaven chokeslam but it’s blocked with a big Stunner. Priest keeps control of Hayes and drops him for another pin attempt as Trick makes the save. Priest ends up pulling Trick to the floor and slamming him on top of the announce table with a Razor’s Edge.AD
Priest goes back in and flies off the top but Hayes superkicks him in mid-air, then spikes him again. Dominik hits the apron to distract Hayes, but Hayes decks him. Priest rocks Hayes and goes on as fans rally for Hayes. Hayes blocks South of Heaven with a big DDT. We see Ripley whispering something to Dominik at ringside now.
Dominik grabs a steel chair and tries to bring it in but the referee keeps stopping him. This allows Ripley to go over and toss the Money In the Bank briefcase to Priest. Priest waits to hit Hayes with the briefcase but Ilja Dragunov runs down and jumps up on the apron, then grabs the briefcase from Priest. Hayes charges at Priest but he side-steps and Hayes accidentally knocks Dragunov to the floor.
Priest comes right back with South of Heaven to Hayes in the middle of the ring. Balor tags in and goes up top for Coup de Grace, nailing it for the pin to win.
Winners: The Judgment Day
After the match, The Judgment Day stands tall to mostly boos. We go to replays. Hayes is in the ring now, yelling out at Dragunov on the floor. The Judgment Day pose together at the entrance-way as NXT goes off the air.