WWE NXT notes: Women's Tag Title match, Finn Balor, Diamond Mine, Zayda Ramier

Originally published at WWE NXT notes: Women's Tag Title match, Finn Balor, Diamond Mine

Multiple matches were set up for the next several weeks of programming for the NXT brand. On next week’s show, Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart are going to be defending the NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles against Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell in a Street Fight. On night two of TakeOver: Stand & Deliver, Moon and Blackheart retained the titles by besting Hartwell and LeRae.

Leon Ruff and Isaiah “Swerve” Scott’s rivalry continues on 5/4 when they meet in a Falls Count Anywhere match. Ruff has consistently gotten the upper hand on Scott as of late. Next week’s program will also feature the return of former NXT Champion Finn Balor. It is going to be Balor’s first appearance since he lost the NXT Title to Karrion Kross at TakeOver: Stand & Deliver.

Ted DiBiase and Cameron Grimes had a segment on the show where DiBiase upstaged Grimes in a jewelry store.

THEY FINALLY MEET. 💰 💰 💰 #WWENXT @CGrimesWWE @MDMTedDiBiase pic.twitter.com/sh1vNhKqtj

— WWE (@WWE) April 28, 2021

On the 4/27 NXT show, there was a vignette that aired teasing the arrival of “Diamond Mine”. Prior the name reveal, there were people in the background training in an MMA gym.

💎 #WWENXT pic.twitter.com/uGM2C18jrr

— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) April 28, 2021

Bronson Reed scored a win over Austin Theory in singles competition. With that win, Reed earned himself a shot at Johnny Gargano’s North American Championship.

On the 5/11 NXT, Raquel Gonzalez is going to defend the NXT Women’s Title against Mercedes Martinez. Martinez went one-on-one with Dakota Kai on 4/27 and Raquel interfered in the match and laid out Martinez.

Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel defeated Killian Dain and Drake Maverick. Post-match, Barthel, Aichner and Alexander Wolfe stood at the top of the entrance ramp and Wolfe assumed the position that WALTER would be in as the head of Imperium. Aichner and Barthel stepped up to be side-by-side with Wolfe instead of letting him head the trio.

🤔 #WWENXT @TheWWEWolfe @Marcel_B_WWE pic.twitter.com/HrafuUE2r8

— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) April 28, 2021

Zayda Ramier, the former A.Q.A. picked up a win over Toni Storm and hit a Shooting Star Press to do so. Storm was distracted by Zoey Stark who was on the outside.

In the main event, Legado Del Fantasma (Santos Escobar, Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza) defeated Cruiserweight Champion KUSHIDA and NXT Tag Team Champions MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee).