Carmelo Hayes and Wes Lee sign their NXT Title Match contract
Wes Lee and Dijak fought for an NXT Championship opportunity at Heatwave against Carmelo Hayes.
With just one week before Heatwave, WWE NXT ramped up with a big show for August 15.
Wes Lee and Dijak fought for an NXT Championship opportunity at Heatwave against Carmelo Hayes. The Dyad hoped to finally capture the NXT Tag Team Championships by challenging Tony D'Angelo and Channing "Stacks" Lorenzo.
Trick Williams warmed up for Ilja Dragunov by taking on the crafty technician Drew Gulak, while Dana Brooke wanted to prove a point by fighting Blair Davenport.
North American champion Dominik Mysterio and women's world titleholder Rhea Ripley were focused on Dragon Lee and Lyra Valkyria, and Mustafa Ali promised a big announcement. His eyes remained firmly on Dirty Dom's gold.
This was just the beginning of a night certain to set the rest of the card for Heatwave with a few surprises along the way.