NXT – August 8, 2018

Date: August 8, 2018
Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida
Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness

It’s time for a big match this week with Aleister Black vs. Johnny Gargano. These two have a shared enemy in Tommaso Ciampa, who won the NXT Title thanks to Gargano accidentally knocking Black out. We’re very close to Takeover and that means we need a main event, which is likely to be announced tonight. Let’s get to it.

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Borne question

So, with Matt Borne dead – and that's the story, don't get me wrong: RIP Matt Borne, he was fun to watch, did some interesting things with the gimmicks that got dumped in his lap – I have to ask: does this put a damper on guys getting the costume and going around the indies as Doink?

I'd say no because, let's face it, this is wrestling we're talking about here.  Plus there's been so many other people playing the character since then that it's become kind of a generic gimmick anyway.  
I tell ya though, the more people that die from the 80s coke party era, the more I wonder how Hogan and Flair have made it this long given how much stuff went up their noses for the better part of 20 years.