Kassius Ohno def. Aiden English
I honestly forgot English was still an active competitor. To my knowledge, he hasn't wrestled a single match since he joined 205 Live commentary earlier this year, but I guess he's still technically a member of the SmackDown Live roster. I'm sure these two crossed paths at some point in the early days of NXT. I was glad that this was this shortest of all the matches on this show because it wasn't all that interesting. Ohno making a crack about how the fans were cheering for a commentator was funny, though.
Luke Harper def. Dominik Dijakovic
Dijakovic and Harper have been hyping up this encounter for weeks and it did not disappoint. What I wanted more than anything else was for them to get the time they deserved, and thankfully, that ended up being the case. It definitely felt like both guys went out there with something to prove and put it all on the line in an effort to leave a lasting impression and they surely did just that. This was a very fun and hard-hitting affair where the crowd was engaged in the action the entire time. Harper looked beyond happy to be back in the ring, which is why it's such a shame he was treated like an afterthought in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal days later. Here's hoping he'll receive some direction coming out of this week's Superstar Shake-up.
Undisputed Era def. SAnitY
Undisputed Era actually beat SAnitY for the NXT Tag Team Championship in late 2017, so they have history dating back a while. SAnitY have largely been persona non grata since being called up to the main roster about a year ago, though. If the same were to happen to Undisputed Era when that day eventually comes, WWE should be shut down for criminal activity. In all seriousness, this was a perfectly fine match that felt like it dragged at times despite a good showing from the Undisputed Era. I'm not sure what to make of Eric Young laying out Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish afterward, though.
Tyler Breeze def. Roderick Strong
It's easy for fans to sleep on Breeze considering how infrequently he appears on WWE TV these days (and how he's rarely ever given a chance to shine), but he is still every bit as talented as he was during his NXT run four years ago. He and Strong worked well together and had an exciting little match in the time they were allotted. Breeze winning was certainly a shocker, but I was glad he got his moment. It's not like these matches mean anything anyway, so why the hell not?
While I really wouldn't consider any of these "dream matches" (except for maybe Harper vs. Dijakovic), Worlds Collide is a cool concept, nonetheless. It gives fans a chance to see stars from different brands go head-to-head in matches we've never seen before and might never see again (such as Harper vs. Dijakovic). This was a quick hour of wrestling to watch, but Harper vs. Dijakovic is especially worth checking out. More episodes featuring Cruiserweights and women will be airing in the weeks to come on WWE Network immediately following NXT.
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