WWE NXT Recap: New Finisher For Mason Ryan, NXT Tag Team Title Tournament Continues And More
|By Christian Miller | January 31, 2013 | Comments|
Aksana vs. Paige
Aksana picks up Paige and puts her on the tope rope, pushing her to the outside. Aksana puts her back in the ring, and then slingshots her into the ropes.
Aksana rubs her forearms against Paige's face, and then drives her foot into Paige's back. She whips Paige into the corner and then hits a sidewalk slam.
Paige fights back with several forearms. Aksana goes up top, but Paige pulls her off and slams her to the mat. Paige then locks in a modified Sharpshooter for the win.
After the match, Paige accidentally stumbles into the ring announcer, Summer Rae. She apologizes and turns around, and Summer Rae blindsides her with a clothesline.
Sasha Banks is backstage, and she says that her first win last week was big for her. She says she can't believe it, and the sky's the limit. A worker comes up and gives her a card from a secret admirer.
Back from commercial, and the Royal Rumble Fan Fest /NXT Tournament is recapped.
Bo Dallas and Michael McGillicutty vs. Primo and Epico (with Rosa Mendes)- NXT Tag Team Championship Tournament
Dallas and Primo start things off. Dallas backs Primo into the corner. Primo counters into a side headlock.
Dallas hits a big hip toss, and Primo escapes to the outside. He comes back in and they tie up. Primo backs Dallas into his corner, and Epico comes in.
Epico attacks for a few minutes, and Primo comes back in. He hits a body slam, and goes for an elbow drop, but Dallas moves. He hits Primo with a back body drop, followed by an atomic drop.
Michael comes in, and they hit a double elbow on Primo. Primo fights to his corner and Epico comes in. Michael lands several knife-edge chops.
Dallas comes back in with a big knee to the gut. Michael comes back in with a standing dropkick. He attacks for a few moments, and then slingshots Epico out of the ring.
Back from commercial, and Michael hits Epico with a running dropkick. He then sends Michael to the apron, and kicks him off. Epico hits him with a chop on the outside, and then sends him back in the ring.
Epico taunts Michael, and then chops him again. Primo comes back in, and kicks Michael in the face. He then knees Michael in the face for a two count.
Primo locks in a body scissors. Michael fights to his feet, and goes for a clothesline but Primo lands a drop toehold.
Epico comes in and locks in a chin lock. Michael fights out with some punches. They both bound off the ropes, and then they hit heads and both men are out.
Dallas and Primo both come in, and Dallas takes control with a flurry of punches and knees. Dallas nails a bulldog from the corner. Primo fights back, but Dallas hits a belly-to-belly Suplex out of nowhere for the win.
Winners: Bo Dallas and Michael McGillicutty
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