WWE NXT Recap: Dallas Defends The NXT Title, Mason Ryan In Action, Paige Vs. Alicia Fox, More
Antonio Cesaro walks up and says he is a typical American for talking about earning it, but everything is handed to him. Cesaro calls him a punk and says it's people like him that have caused the downfall in the country. He then challenges Dallas for the NXT Title. Dallas says this is Cesaro, the most insignificant US Champion in history and that after tonight, Cesaro won't forget his name.
NXT Women's Championship Tournament
Alicia Fox vs. Paige
They tie up and Paige gets a roll up. She hip tosses Fox and Fox reverses into a head scissors. Paige gets out and locks in a side headlock. She gets another hip toss and keeps Fox's head locked in. Fox fights to her feet and bails to the outside for a breather. She gets back in and locks in a waist lock, but Paige backs her into the corner and hits a flurry of back elbows to the head. Paige charges, but Fox leaps up in the air. Fox hits a kick to the face and her bridging northern lights Suplex for a near fall.
She slams Paige into the turnbuckle twice and then shoves her head around. She drives Paige's head onto the bottom rope with her boot and then hits a snap mare. Fox hits a back elbow for a two count. She locks Paige in a chin lock and drives her knee into Paige's back. Paige bridges out, hits a chin breaker and slams Fox to the mat by her hair. She hits Fox with a clothesline and then slings her across the ring. Paige chokes Fox on the middle rope, heads to the apron and knees her in the head multiple times.
Paige gets back in the ring and Fox lands a dropkick. Paige counters and hits the Paige Turner out of nowhere for the win.
Andy Baker vs. Conor O'Brian (with Rick Victor)
This is Baker's TV debut. Conor hits three shoulder knockdowns. He lands a trio of hip tosses, keeping the side headlock locked in. Baker fights back briefly with a series of strikes. Conor counters with a flapjack and his leg drop for the win.
Winner: Conor O'Brian
Renee Young is then backstage with Adrian Neville and Corey Graves. Young says that Ohno was injured after the Wyatt's attack last week and is unable to compete. She asks how they will fill his spot. Graves says it was unfortunate, but in this business you have to be prepared for unexpected challenges. He says luckily, there could be someone to fill Ohno's role. Neville asks William Regal to stand with them and fight and end the Wyatt Family for good.
Sylvester LeFort then comes out and introduces Scott Dawson.
Scott Dawson vs. Xavier Woods
Dawson backs Woods into the corner and hits a body shot. He whips Woods and charges, but Woods jumps over him. Woods hits a roll up for a two count, followed by a big chop. He hits Dawson with another chop. Dawson comes back and whips Woods. Woods ducks a pair of clotheslines and hits a hurricanrana for a one count. Dawson comes back and tosses Woods to the apron. Woods hits a shoulder to the gut. He goes to leap back in and Dawson strikes him. Woods falls off the apron and his head hits it.
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