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WWE NXT: Oba Femi Takes First Place in Dusty Classic Tag Team Tournament; She Becomes the New North American Champion

<p>Drama abounds in WWE NXT’s most recent episode, which aired on January 9. In addition to a few thrilling single bouts, spectators saw many championship battles. Twice, Dragon Lee risked losing the NXT North American Championship. Against Lexis King, he managed to hold onto the championship at the first try. But in the next bout, Oba Femi flipped the tables and emerged as the new North American champion.</p>
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<p>The start of the Dusty Classic tag team competition was another exciting moment in the program. Two matches were place in Round 1. While Nathan Frazer and Axiom faced off against Tank Ledger and Hank Walker, Bron Breakker and Baron Corbin faced off against Gallus.</p>
<p><strong>Nikkita Lyons vs Blair Davenport:</strong></p>
<p>As she made her way to the ring, Nikkita Lyons surprised everyone by going after Blair Davenport with a surprise assault. It aided Lyons in seizing the initiative early in the game. However, Davenport stormed back with a massive dive off the apron. After that, she used a chop block to go after Davenport’s damaged leg and won with a knee strike finish.</p>
<p><strong>Dusty Classic: Gallus vs. Baron Corbin & Bron Breakker, Round 1</strong></p>
<p>Not long after the bell rung, Gallus attempted to isolate Breakker. Tagged in early, Mark Coffey took a firm line against Corbin and Breakker. Corbin gave Wolfgang a gutbuster as he entered next. Breaker used a spear to counter it and then the End of Days on Mark to seal the win.</p>
<p><strong>Oro Mensah vs Josh Briggs:</strong></p>
<p>Lash Legend and Dar attempted to intervene when the two superstars entered the ring. It was a diversion that gave Mensah some impetus. Briggs managed to avoid Dar’s attempt to agitate him once again. After missing a massive chokeslam attempt, Briggs used a running clothesline to finish Mensah down and get the win.</p>
<p><strong>WWE NXT Championship for Tag Teams:</strong></p>
<p>Stacks led the assault from the champion unit, facing off against Nima. Price was forced into the corner as he attempted to tag himself in. Tony entered and used some impressive suplexes to assault OTM. The winners then used Price in their combined finisher, but Nima was there to support his partner. Before Tony eliminated Price to retain the championship, Stacks threw Nima out of the ring.</p>
<p><strong>Gigi Dolin vs Cora Jade:</strong></p>
<p>With a near fall, Dolin got off to a strong start in the fight, but Jade answered with a knee strike. She failed to hit the target, however, and Dollin was able to utilize a STO. Jade was able to elude the unexpected onslaught. In order to win, she devised her DDT finisher.</p>
<p><strong>Axiom and Nathan Frazer vs Hank Walker and Tank Ledger in the Dusty Cup Round 1 match:</strong></p>
<p>Frazer led his troops into battle and was brutally treated in the end. Axiom attempted some daring maneuvers after being tagged in early. Walker used a clothesline to counter them, and then Axiom delivered a knee blow. Ultimately, Frazer prevailed in the fight by using the Phoenix Splash.</p>
<p><strong>WWE NXT North American Championship: Lexis King vs. Dragon Lee (c)</strong></p>
<p>King didn’t get off to the ideal start in the match, but he was still determined to win the championship. He recovered quickly, however, and locked in Lee in Single-leg Crab. The Champion made a huge superkick attempt as soon as he released the grip. He secured the victory by executing his renowned Operation Dragon after that.</p>
<p><strong>WWE NXT North American Championship: Oba Femi vs. Dragon Lee (c)</strong></p>
<p>Oba Femi rushed into the ring as soon as the bell rung, declaring he would cash in the Breakout contract. Given that he was given several huge hits, Lee had a bad start. Femi was able to sidestep the large counter that he returned with. After that, he utilized a powerbomb to win the championship bout and claim the title.</p>