WWE NXT Recap: Women's Tournament Opening Round Begins, NXT Tag Titles Defended, More
Colin Cassaday vs. Mason Ryan
They tie up and Ryan backs Colin into the corner. He delivers a series of strikes and Colin pushes him. Ryan whips him into the corner and charges him and Colin puts an elbow up. Colin hits Ryan with a series of strikes, but Ryan lands a big boot. He then slams Colin's head into the turnbuckle and attacks him in the corner. He lands a huge clothesline and then lands his torture rack neckbreaker finish for the win.
Winner: Mason Ryan
Renee Young is then shown backstage with Sami Zayn. She asks him how he feels about the wins he has had since debuting. He said he has to hand it to Cesaro, he's a great competitor but he was just better that night. Cesaro then walks up clapping. Cesaro says all Zayn got was a cheap win. Zayn says the only thing he got that was cheap was a shot from behind. Cesaro talks some trash and Zayn says that he has no problem with a rematch. He then says that the only thing he wants to know is where Cesaro got his sweet man purse. Cesaro slaps him and they start brawling.
Riley attacks Conor, but he lands a big shoulder knockdown. He gets a quick hip toss and keeps Riley's head locked in. Riley fights out and hits Conor with a series of chops. He then bounds of the ropes and hits a back elbow. Riley goes up top and hits a lariat. He kicks Conor in the gut. Conor counters and tosses Riley onto the top ropes. Conor hits a flapjack and then locks in an octopus hold. Riley taps.
Rowan and Ohno start things off. They tie up and chain wrestle. Ohno comes out on top with a headlock. Rowan fights out and hits a shoulder knockdown. Ohno lands a pair of chops and then Graves comes in with a headlock. Rowan fights out and Harper comes in. Harper tries for a clothesline, but Graves ducks and leaps and tries to hit a crossbody. Harper catches him, but Graves gets out and bails to the apron. He drives a shoulder into Harper's gut and leaps over him, trying for a rollup, but Harper stops him.
Harper tries for a body slam, but Graves counters into a pin attempt. Harper drives his shoulder into Graves's gut. Graves comes back quickly and locks in a wrist lock. Ohno comes in and goes to work on Harper's arm. Harper gets out via an elbow to the head as things go to commercial. Back from commercial and Rowan is in control of Ohno. Harper comes in and hits Ohno in the gut. He lands several back elbows on Ohno. Rowan comes back in and tries for a body slam, but Ohno counters with a jaw breaker. Graves comes in and takes out Rowan's knee.
Harper tries to come into the ring as Graves is in the process of locking in the 13th Step, so Graves hits him out of the ring. Rowan backdrops Graves to the apron and Graves hits him in the face. Harper hits Graves with a big boot on the apron. Rowan rolls Graves into the ring and Harper comes in. He whips Graves and lands an elbow, followed by a knee drop. Graves tries to fight back, but Harper shoves him into the corner and Rowan comes in.
Rowan lands a pair of knees to the gut and then a backbreaker. Rowan locks in a side headlock and runs Graves's head into the turnbuckle. Harper comes in and tries to attack, but Graves counters into a pair of rollup attempts. He is able to tag Ohno in. Ohno hits Harper with a series of chest strikes and hits Rowan off the apron. He sends Harper into the corner and lands a leaping strike. He then dropkicks Harper in the face, boots Rowan off the apron again and lands a senton for a near pin fall.
Ohno heads to the corner and Wyatt distracts him. Harper tries to attack from behind, but Ohno moves. Ohno ducks the discus clothesline by Harper and hits a rolling headbutt. Rowan breaks up the pin attempt and Graves clotheslines him out of the ring. As the ref is arguing with Graves, Wyatt hits Ohno in the back of the head. Graves hits a corkscrew dive and takes Wyatt out. Harper hits Ohno with the discus clothesline off the distraction for the win.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
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