Welcome to the May 30, 2012 edition of the WrestlingInc.com WWE NXT recap.
We get the usual video intro and crowd-shots as Josh Matthews welcomes us to the show; he is joined by William Regal. We are Baton Rouge, LA.
Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins vs. The Uso's
Reks and Jey lock up and make a clean break followed by a big slap on Reks' chest by Jey. Reks gets the advantage on the second tie-up with a go-behind and slams Jey on his stomach. Hawkins comes in and Jey puts him in an armbar and tags his brother. Jimmy continues working the arm of Hawkins. The Uso's continue with quick tags and cutting the ring off.
Hawkins desperately reaches for a tag. Jey hits a Superkick on Hawkins and then goes up top but Reks pulls Hawkins out of the ring. Jey shifts his body and flies off with a cross-body to Reks on the outside. Jimmy gets involved as he leaps over the ropes and flies onto Hawkins.
Jey has an armbar applied to Hawkins in the ring. Hawkins ducks a Superkick and tags Reks who punts Jey in the head and gets 2. Reks starts to put the boots to Jey. Hawkins takes the reigns and keeps Jey away from his corner. Reks and Hawkins take turns with tags.
Jey is finally able to get away and tag his brother. Jimmy takes it to Reks with a flurry of offense and drops him on his butt. Jimmy hits the running Stinkface in the corner and gets 2. Jimmy takes care of Hawkins on the apron but runs into a reverse STO from Reks but Jey makes the save. Jimmy hits a Samoan Drop but the pin is broken up by Hawkins. Hawkins assists Reks with a powerslam and Reks gets the pin.
Winners by pin: Reks & Hawkins
-ECW DVD available on Tuesday
Maxine has joined commentary.
Kaitlyn vs. Tamina
Maxine predicts Tamina as the winner. They lock up to a stalemate and Regal says both women can squat over 300lbs. Tamina hits a Flair chop in the corner after the second tie-up. Kaitlyn gives her a European uppercut and a nice dropkick. Kaitlyn applies a body scissors into a pin and Tamina gets out.
Tamina does a snap mare into an abdominal stretch. Tamina throws Kaitlyn by her hair and drops a leg on her neck. Tamina gets a couple of near falls and goes to a headlock. Kaitlyn fights out and hits a crossbody for a 2. Kaitlyn applies her full nelson body scissors for the win.
Winner by submission: Kaitlyn
Josh and Regal try to instigate by speculating that Kaitlyn is sending a message to Maxine with the submission. Maxine says "Bring it."
-RAW Rebound: Big Show
Justin Gabriel makes his return after a hiatus due to injury.
Justin Gabriel, Percy Watson, Derrick Bateman vs. Johnny Curtis, Michael McGillicutty, JTG
JTG starts things off with Percy. Percy drops him on his belly and gets 1. Gabriel tags in. JTG takes some punishment and tags Curtis. Gabriel flips out of a suplex and executes a hurricanrana and gets 2. Gabriel puts on an armbar and tags Bateman. Bateman hits a well-placed dropkick but misses the Stinger Splash in the corner; this allows McGillicutty to tag in. All six men mix it up in the ring; the faces knock all their opponents out of the ring and stand in the middle of the ring in celebration.
-Punk vs. Kane for the title: this week on SmackDown
McGillicutty and Bateman mix it up in the ring. McGillicutty applies a headlock, drops a knee, and gets 2. Curtis tags in and continues to keep Bateman from his corner. Curtis hits a nice snap suplex as Regal and Josh talk about how weird he is. Curtis tags McGillicutty who hits a bodyslam and an elbow-drop and tags Curtis. Somehow Bateman is able to get away and tag Percy who turns it up with dropkicks and flying forearms to Curtis. Percy takes McGillicutty out on the apron, Curtis whips Percy in, and JTG pulls the top rope down; Percy goes flying to the outside.
Curtis tags JTG who goes out and proceeds to put the boots to Percy. He brings him in and continues the punishment. McGillicutty tags himself in and keeps Percy in their corner. JTG tags right back in. Percy tries but is unable to mount any offense. Percy manages a hip-toss and tags Gabriel who goes to town on JTG. Gabriel hits a sit-down spinebuster but McGillicutty breaks the count. All 6 men get involved; Bateman hits a crossbody on the outside to McGillicutty and Curtis. Gabriel hits a DDT off the second turnbuckle for the pin.
Winners by pin: Gabriel, Bateman, & Watson
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