WWE NXT Recap: First Tag Champs Crowned, Graves Vs. Riley, More
|By Christian Miller | February 14, 2013 | Comments|
Harper charges Grey, but gets hit with an elbow. Grey takes Harper to his corner and Neville comes in. Neville kicks Harper in the chest multiple times. Harper whips Neville into the corner, and charges after him, but Neville backflips off the turnbuckle and lands behind Harper. He then hits Harper with a standing dropkick. Neville takes Harper to his corner, and Grey comes in with several uppercuts. Harper punches Grey, and Rowan comes in. He knees Grey in the back. Grey fights back and goes back to work on Rowan's arm. Neville comes in and locks in a sleeper on Rowan. Grey comes in and elbows the back of Rowan's head. Rowan escapes and Harper comes in. Grey quickly hits him with a standing dropkick. He charges Harper, who back body drops Grey onto the apron. They exchange strikes, and the ref pushes Harper back. Bray Wyatt pulls Grey off the apron to the floor. Dusty Rhodes comes out and sends Wyatt from ringside to the back.
Back from commercial and Rowan is clubbing Grey with forearms in the corner. Harper comes in and clubs Grey several times as well. Rowan comes back in elbows Grey in the head. Harper comes back in and stomps Grey's chest. He then locks in a side lock. Rowan comes back in hits Grey with a body slam. He then torques Grey's head. Grey tries to fight out, but Rowan lands a backbreaker. Rowan then torques Grey's head and neck again. Harper comes in with two elbow drops. He hits an uppercut, and Rowan comes back in. Rowan clubs Grey to the mat, and then locks in a bear hug, rag dolling Grey about. Rowan pushes Grey into the corner. He tries to fight out, but Harper comes in. Harper hits a couple elbow drops on Grey to stop him from getting to the corner, but Grey crawls between his legs and makes the tag. Neville comes in with several fast paced drop kicks. He takes out Rowan from the apron and boots Harper in the face, followed by a DDT. Harper reels to the corner. Neville charges him, and Harper backdrops him onto the apron. Neville kicks Harper in the face, and then leaps off the top rope but Harper hits him with a big boot in mid air. Harper goes for the pin, but Grey breaks it up. Rowan comes into the ring and throws Grey to the outside. Harper goes to slam Neville in the ring, but Neville escapes and hits Rowan from the apron again. He turns around and Harper charges him in the corner. Harper goes to punch Neville as Rowan climbs back onto the apron, but Neville ducks and Harper punches Rowan. Neville hits Harper with an enziguri, followed by the corkscrew shooting star press for the win.
Winners and first NXT Tag Team Champions: Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey
After the match, Dusty Rhodes raises their arms in the ring. Tony Dawson asks what's going through their mind. They say they've done the unbelievable. The team then celebrates with the belts in the ring.
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