WWE NXT Recap: Raquel Diaz, Richie Steamboat, Slater Vs. Gabriel, More
|By Kian Terani | July 19, 2012 | Comments|
Tamina vs. Kaitlyn
They lock up and Tamina gets a knee in to the gut and sends her in and hits her with a chop, shades of her father, and Kaitlyn goes on the apron to regroup. Tamina hits an armdrag and Kaitlyn responds with her own leg-takedown. They mix it up in the corner. Tamina uses her power to hit a series of chops for 2. Kaitlyn catches Tamina's leg and goes to work in the ropes. The crowd is silent.
Kaitlyn gets two near falls. Kaitlyn uses the rope to choke out Tamina then uses her powerful legs for a body scissors. Regal says both women can squat 300 lbs. Tamina gets a faceplant in edgewise and they both struggle to get up. Tamina hits a flurry of offense and hits a bodyslam. She tries to go up top but Kaitlyn grabs her foot and hits a side Russian Leg Sweep and applies an armbar that Tamina powers out of. Tamina hits a Samoan Drop and goes up top and delivers the Superfly Splash for the win.
Winner by pin: Tamina
-RAW 1000 Moment: Y2J Debut
-Big E Langston Vignette
Jinder Mahal vs. Percy Watson
Jinder ducks the lock up and goes behind for a side headlock. He sends Percy and hits a shoulderblock. Percy runs the ropes, leapfrogs Jinder and hits a scissor kick. Percy catches Jinder's leg and sends him in for an armdrag. Jinder sees an opening and regains offense. He hits a flying knee to Percy and gets 2. Jinder goes on a mean streak and repeatedly drops knees on Percy's neck in the ropes. Jinder keeps Percy down and hits a double underhook slam for 2.
Percy mounts a comeback with a backbreaker and a series of dropkicks. Percy picks Jinder up in a bodyslam fashion and just drops him face-first. Percy hits the Heisman (Showtime Splash) for 2. Percy hits a flying clothesline in the corner and whips Jinder in to the opposite corner, Jinder reverses it halfway, and Percy attempts a moonsault but misses. Jinder hits a flying knee and applies the Camel Clutch for the win.
Winner by submission: Jinder Mahal
Jinder reapplies the hold after the bell to add insult to injury.
Richie Steamboat vs. Leo Kruger
Kruger takes his time removing his sash. Regal says it was given to him by Nelson Mandela. Kruger goes to work in the corner but Steamboat reverses with several chops to the chest. Steamboat sends him into the corner and executes a nice and high monkey-flip. Kruger lands all the way on the opposite corner. Steamboat charges in but Kruger scouts him and rolls him up; Steamboat hits his head on the turnbuckle. Kruger takes it to Steamboat as Steamboat sells well. Kruger hits a chop, shades of Richie's dad, to add insult. Kruger goes for a suplex but Steamboat reverses into a small package for 2. Kruger quickly regains offense and hits a nice snap suplex.
Kruger stands over Steamboat and arrogantly plays to the crowd. Kruger gets 2. Steamboat hits an enzuigiri to buy some time. The ref counts both men, Kruger gets up first but Steamboat trades chops from on his knees. Steamboat builds some momentum with chops and axes. Kruger runs around the ring and Steamboat gives chase. Back in the ring, Steamboat hits a lateral splash but Kruger rolls through and on top of Steamboat. Kruger puts his feet on the ropes for leverage and the pin.
Winner by pin: Leo Kruger
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