WWE NXT Recap: Barrett Vs. Dallas, Kaitlyn Vs. AJ, Cesaro Vs. Neville, More

WWE NXT Recap: Barrett Vs. Dallas, Kaitlyn Vs. AJ, Cesaro Vs. Neville, More Photo: @nicole_rose_54
NXT opens up with Dusty Rhodes talking about how this episode will be the Clash of the Champions, with every match being a championship match. (Note: NXT is pre-taped, so Antonio Cesaro was still U.S. Champion when this episode was filmed)

United States Championship
Antonio Cesaro (c) vs. Adrian Neville

Before Neville comes down to the ring, Cesaro picks up the mic and tells the crowd to shut up. He says he is the longest reigning champion in WWE right now and when he graces NXT with his presence, he wants the audience to stand up and give him a standing ovation. He says he is the greatest United States Champion in history.

They tie up and Neville goes for a quick roll up. Cesaro takes Neville to the mat and slaps his back. He backs off and Neville gets to his feet. Cesaro locks in a wristlock and Neville reverses into another roll up. Cesaro kicks Neville in the gut and then locks in a side headlock. Neville whips him off the ropes and Cesaro lands a shoulder knock down. He then locks a headlock back in. Neville whips Cesaro off the ropes again and tries to land an arm drag takedown, but Cesaro blocks it. Neville bounds off the ropes and lands a hurricanrana. Cesaro bails to the outside and Neville chases after.

Cesaro goes into the ring and tries to hit Neville with a shoulder to the gut when he gets up on the apron, but Neville flips over him and gets another quick rollup. Neville lands a dropkick that sends Cesaro into the corner. He tries for what looks like a monkey flip and Cesaro flapjacks his face onto the ring post. Back from commercial and Cesaro whips Neville. Neville tries for another quick rollup. Cesaro follows up with a double boot stomp, followed by a forearm to the head. He boots Neville in the head and then pulls his head back.

Neville tries to fight back but Cesaro lands a pair of knees to the gut. He then goes back to work on Neville's head. Neville tries to pin Cesaro again, but Cesaro whips him into the corner. He charges Neville, who puts a boot up. Neville go up top and tries to land a cross body, but Cesaro catches him and reverses the crossbody into a back breaker. Cesaro then punches Neville in the head multiple times on the mat. He locks in a sleeper on Neville and wrests him back and forth to the mat. Neville fights to his feet and Cesaro pushes him to the ropes.

Cesaro charges him and Neville pulls the ropes down, sending Cesaro to the outside. Neville goes to the apron and Cesaro charges him. Neville dodges and then kicks Cesaro in the head. Neville then hits a springboard moonsault and takes Cesaro out. Neville rolls Cesaro into the ring and hits a missile dropkick off the top rope. He hits a standing shooting star press for a near pin fall. Neville bounds off the ropes and Cesaro catches him in a powerbomb position, but Neville flips him into a roll up attempt. They get up and Cesaro lands a knee to the gut. He charges Neville in the corner, who jumps to the apron and kicks Cesaro.

Neville goes up top and tries to hit a moonsault, but Cesaro catches him in a powerslam position. Neville reverses into a spinning DDT for a near pin fall. Neville goes up top for the corkscrew shooting star press, but Cesaro hits a running European Uppercut. He then pulls Neville off the top rope in Neutralizer position and hits it for the win.

Winner and still champion: Antonio Cesaro

Divas Championship
Kaitlyn (c) vs. AJ Lee

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