WWE NXT Recap: NXT Tag Titles Defended, Damien Sandow Challenges Big E. Langston, More
Damien Sandow vs. Baron Corbin
This is Corbin's debut. They tie up and Sandow locks in a side headlock. He pushes Corbin off. They tie up again and Sandow locks in another side headlock, followed by a snap mare. Sandow then lands a hip toss and Corbin counters with a hip toss of his own. Sandow lands a knee to the gut, followed by a series of strikes in the corner. Sandow lands another snap mare, followed by a knee to the head. He then kicks Corbin over. Sandow then delivers multiple kicks to Corbin and a headbutt. Corbin comes back with a pair of shoulder knockdowns. Sandow hits multiple knees to the gut, followed by his somersaulting Russian leg sweep. Sandow hits the elbow of disdain and then hits his finisher for the win.
Winner: Damien Sandow
After the match Sandow picks up the mic and challenges Big E. Langston for the NXT Championship. He then says you're welcome. Adrian Neville and Bo Dallas are then shown backstage. Dallas says he is honored to defend the titles with Neville. He says he will give Neville 80 percent effort and Neville asks him if he's serious. Dallas says he's kidding and says they will win.
Paige vs. Bayley
They tie up and Bayley backs Paige into the corner. She pushes Paige and Paige shoves her to the mat. They exchange wristlocks. Paige whips Bayley into the mat and pulls the ropes back to hit her twice. Paige hits a double wristlock takeover. She charges Bayley in the corner, who backdrops her to the apron. Bayley hits Paige, who falls down on the apron. She rolls Paige back in for a two count. She then slams Paige's head into the turnbuckle and then drives her boot into her throat. Bayley slams Paige's head to the mat. She goes up top and hits Paige with an elbow.
Bayley hits a modified exploder Suplex, followed by a knee drop. She goes for the exploder Suplex again and Paige counters into a fisherman Suplex. Paige slams Bayley's head to the mat and whips her across the ring by her hair. Paige drapes Bayley's head on the ropes, goes to the apron and knees her in the head multiple times. She then heads back in and does her multiple boot stomps in the corner, followed by a kick to the stomach. She then hits the Paige Turner for the win.
After the match Summer Rae runs out and attacks Paige from behind. She poses for a second and then goes back up the ramp. Big E. Langston is then shown backstage being interviewed. Sandow walks up and formally challenges Langston for his title. Langston says okay, but Sandow has to answer a question. He tells Sandow to pick a number and he says six. Langston tells him to add seven to that. Sandow says thirteen. Langston tells him to add nine, divide by two and subtract his original number. Sandow says five. They then yell five back and forth at each other. Sandow gets a disgusted look on his face and walks off.
Briley Pierce vs. Sakamoto
They tie up and chain wrestle. Pierce does Ziggler's headstand (he is Ziggler's little brother). Pierce hits a shoulder knockdown. They exchange arm drag takedowns. Then, Conor O'Brian storms the ring and clotheslines Sakamoto.
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