New NXT Champion Crowned At Tonight’s NXT Taping Lee Walker July 18, 2018 A new champion was crowned at tonight’s NXT show on the WWE Network. On the show, Tommaso Ciampa took on NXT Champion Aleister Black. Ciampa defeated the NXT champion to be named the new NXT Champion. Lee Walker I have an Associates Degree from Cayuga Community College & two Bachelors degrees from SUNY Oswego! I grew up on professional wrestling.