WWE NXT notes: Shotzi Blackheart’s rough bump, vignette for surprise return, Lumis

Shotzi Blackheart took a rough fall, Dexter Lumis returned, a vignette aired for the surprise return at TakeOver and more occurred during this week's episode of NXT.

In the opening match of this week’s NXT, Shotzi Blackheart went one-on-one with Dakota Kai. During the match, Blackheart suffered a rough fall after attempting to do a maneuver onto Kai off the top rope.

Dexter Lumis made his return to NXT and had a run-in with Cameron Grimes. Lumis was last featured on television prior to NXT TakeOver: XXX. He was supposed to be in the Ladder match for the then-vacant North American Championship but suffered a foot injury.

Another vignette aired for the talent that’s scheduled to make his or her return to NXT at TakeOver 31 this Sunday.

As of this writing, here’s the match card for TakeOver 31:

  • NXT Championship: Finn Balor (c) vs. Kyle O’Reilly
  • NXT Women’s Championship: Io Shirai (c) vs. Candice LeRae
  • NXT North American Championship: Damian Priest (c) vs. Johnny Gargano
  • KUSHIDA vs. Velveteen Dream
  • NXT Cruiserweight Championship: Santos Escobar (c) vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
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