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Carmelo Hayes: Did he retain his NXT Championship at the Great American Bash 2023?

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WWE NXT Superstar Carmelo Hayes put his NXT Championship on the line against Ilja Dragunov at the Great American Bash Premium Live Event.

Fans have been anticipating the bout for some time, as both Hayes and Dragunov can easily be considered two of the best in the entire company.

Did Hayes retain his title? The finish came when Carmelo hit the Nothin But Net on Ilja. It was an absolutely INCREDIBLE match.

Carmelo Hayes WWE NXT Great American Bash 2023

Here is the full card that took place tonight from Texas:

Kickoff Show Match: Dragon Lee, Nathan Frazer, Yulisa León & Valentina Feroz vs. The Meta-Four (Noam Dar, Oro Mensah, Jakara Jackson & Lash Legend)

WWE NXT Tag Team Championship Match: Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) (c) vs. The Family (Tony D’Angelo & Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo)

NXT Championship Match: Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Ilja Dragunov

WWE NXT North American Championship Match: Dominik Mysterio (c) vs. Wes Lee vs. Mustafa Ali

WWE NXT Women’s Championship Submission Match: Tiffany Stratton (c) vs. Thea Hail

Weapons Wild Match: Blair Davenport vs. Roxanne Perez

Gable Steveson vs. Baron Corbin

Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the card back now via WWE Network, whereas fans in the United States can do so via Peacock.

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