WWE NXT Preview, Oct. 3, 2018: EC3 vs. Lars Sullivan
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
After ambushing EC3 in the locker room last month, Lars Sullivan will come face-to-face with The Top One Percent inside the ring in what is sure to be an all-out brawl between two of NXT’s strongest sluggers.
EC3 Looks For Retribution Against Lars Sullivan Tonight on NXT:
Last month, EC3 implicated Lars Sullivan in the parking lot attack on Aleister Black, and as evinced by the trail of broken bodies left thereafter, nothing was the same. The Top One Percent felt the brutal outcome of speaking The Freak’s name once he was sieged backstage, causing him to miss a month of in-ring action. Now fully recharged, EC3 launches his quest for payback tonight when he takes on the human bulldozer.
As NXT’s Golden God steps back into the very ring that Sullivan has since called “Lars Sullivan territory,” he gears up for a battle that carries many possibilities. On one end, he can finally unleash the fermented anger built up against Sullivan for his own brand of retribution. On the other end, Sullivan can very well end this fight quickly — his recent match with Raul Mendoza is proof. All in all, it will be a clash of the hot-tempered once these two NXT Superstars step into Full Sail Live tonight. Will EC3 find his retribution? Find out when the two NXT Superstars slug it out on the award-winning WWE Network.
Will Tommaso Ciampa Address Velveteen Dream’s Allegation?
Nearly two months have passed since Aleister Black was taken out in a mysterious attack, and it’s unclear if we’re any closer to finding out who was behind the deed. Nikki Cross claims to know, though NXT General Manager William Regal has expressed concerns about her credibility. Other Superstars like Otis Dozovic and Candice LeRae have implied that NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa is to blame.
The latest Superstar to seemingly join that chorus is Velveteen Dream, who vaguely accused The Blackheart in an interview with Cathy Kelley last week. How will the NXT Champion respond to Dream’s cryptic remarks?
Johnny Gargano Looks For A Fresh Start Against 205 Live’s Tony Nese:
For the first time in a month, Johnny Gargano returns to in-ring competition tonight to face 205 Live’s Tony Nese.
When he was last seen in Full Sail Live, Gargano was apologizing to the NXT Universe following a loss to Velveteen Dream. Gargano has since clarified that he was apologizing for the turbulent events of the last several months, from his failure to win the NXT Title to his questionable tactics.
Vowing that he’s done with the “whining, crying and complaining,” Gargano now looks to get back on track as the virtuous Johnny Wrestling that won the hearts of NXT fans in the first place. Will his path to redemption start with a victory against Nese, as the ab-counting Premier Athlete puts himself to the test against one of NXT’s best?
Can Candice LeRae Make Lacey Evans Eat Her Words?
During a tense parking lot confrontation with Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae last week, Lacey Evans chided LeRae from wanting to keep her and her husband’s personal and professional lives separate, suggesting that’s not how a “real lady” acts. The slight infuriated LeRae, who Gargano had to restrain from going after The Lady of NXT.
There will be nothing holding LeRae back tonight, however, when she and Evans battle inside the ring. Mrs. Johnny Wrestling wants to make Evans pay for her remarks, but The Lady of NXT, it must be remembered, possesses the Woman’s Right, a vicious haymaker that can change the complexion of a match in the blink of an eye. Can LeRae silence the always-outspoken Evans, or will The Lady of NXT prove to be in a class of her own?
The Forgotten Sons To Compete in Six-Man Tag Team Match:
“Do unto others...”
When used as a war cry by The Forgotten Sons, the Golden Rule takes on a much more nefarious and dangerous tone. The merciless trio of Jaxson Ryker, Wesley Blake & Steve Cutler believe they’ve been overlooked, set aside and forsaken. Now that they are finally being featured on WWE NXT, the hard-hitting faction is intent on making sure they’re never forgotten again. Tonight, Ryker, Blake & Cutler will have another chance to assert themselves when they join forces in a Six-Man Tag Team Match. May heaven help the unfortunate souls who stand in their way. Don't miss any of the hard-hitting action tonight on NXT!