Paul Heyman comes down to the ring and says it's time him to start scouting a new Paul Heyman guy. He says he doesn't know a lot about anyone there, but he is blown away by what he has seen in NXT. He says he there to scout for the future, not live off the past because the future is NXT. He says inside the NXT locker room somewhere there's the next Paul Heyman guy and the next Paul Heyman. He says somewhere in the locker room is the next Brock Lesnar. He says somewhere in the locker room is the next Curtis Axel. Curtis Axel then comes out.
Heyman says Axel is better than perfect and that they just came by to say hello. He says Axel isn't willing to defend his title there because there is no human in Florida man enough to take the title from him. Big E. Langston then comes out.
Langston thanks Paul for joining them and says he is man enough to beat Axel. Axel takes the mic and laughs at Langston. He gives Langston a shot and Langston starts walking down to the ring. Axel says not tonight. He says the match will be on the Thanksgiving or Christmas show. Langston tells him to shut up. He says defend the title here tonight or Axel isn't man enough to hang at NXT. Axel sets the belt down and Heyman gets into the ring.
WWE Intercontinental Championship
Curtis Axel (c) vs. Big E. Langston
Langston grabs Axel by the back of the neck. Axel fights back with head and gut strikes. Langston gets a huge belly to belly Suplex. He then clotheslines him over the top rope to the outside. Back from commercial and Langston has Axel's head locked in. Axel fights out, but Langston gets a big shoulder knockdown. He punches Axel in the gut five times. Axel comes back with a clothesline to Langston's back. He then boots Langston in the head and attacks him on the mat. Axel gets a dropkick.
Axel gets several knees to the gut. Axel hits a running neck snap and then a dropkick to the head. Langston comes back with multiple clotheslines and then five knees to the gut. He then hits Axel with his running body block. Langston signals for the Big Ending and Heyman attacks him from behind.
Winner by DQ: Big E. Langston
Langston attacks Heyman. Axel attacks Langston from behind and stomps him in the corner. Heyman hands Axel the belt. Axel goes to hit Langston with it, who ducks. Langston hits the Big Ending and then does the five count.
Sami Zayn is then backstage with Renee Young. Young talks about what happened with Cesaro and Colter when they accused him of being in the country illegally. Zayn says he's not ashamed of who he is and his heritage. He says he's the man who beat Cesaro and who challenged him to a third match over a month ago. Zayn says let's up the ante and make it personal by making it a two out of three falls match. He says he will expose Cesaro for a coward.
Mason Ryan vs. Scott Dawson
Dawson gets in Ryan's face. Ryan lands a big clothesline. He then clotheslines Dawson in the corner twice. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassaday come out and distract Ryan. Dawson takes Ryan's knee out and then strikes him against the ropes. Ryan lands a big boot and then hits a cobra clutch slam for the win.
Winner: Mason Ryan
Enzo and Colin hop up on the apron to attack Ryan, but Ryan fends them off. He then picks Dawson up above his head and tosses him onto them.
NXT Women's Championship
Paige (c) vs. Summer Rae
They tie up and shove each other around the ring. They chain wrestle briefly and Paige slams Summer to the mat. She slings Summer across the ring by her hair. Paige hits her screaming boot stomps in the corner. Paige goes for a kick, but Summer catches her foot. Summer chokes Paige on the bottom rope. She then pulls Paige into the bottom rope hard.
Summer gets a face buster type thing. Paige battles back with gut shots. Paige lands an arm drag takedown, but Summer counters by locking Paige's head in. Paige backs Summer to the corner and then multiple back elbows to the head. Summer tries to boot Paige, but Paige catches her. Paige drapes Summer's head across the middle rope, goes to the apron and knees her in the face. She tosses Summer back into the ring and hits the Paige Turner for the win.
Then, Renee Young is backstage with AJ Lee. Young asks if AJ has a challenger to defend her belt against next week. AJ says it could be anyone. It could be the cameraman, boom guy or even her mom. She says it could be Renee. Renee says no it's not a good idea. Then, Bayley runs up behind AJ and hugs her. AJ turns around slowly and they introduce themselves. Bayley says she was following AJ from her car and locker room and heard her says she needs an opponent. She asks if AJ can wrestle her.
AJ says sure and Bayley says she doesn't know why people call her crazy. She says AJ is awesome. AJ gets all serious and says what did you just call me. Bayley says she thinks AJ is awesome and doesn't know why people call her crazy. She says AJ is making her dream come true and that after she beats AJ maybe they can still be friends because they get along so well.
Bayley then hugs her and AJ has an extremely angry look on her face. It's then announced that Dolph Ziggler will be on NXT next week.
After the commercial break, the commentators show that Emma ran out following the Paige/Summer Rae match and beat down Summer Rae.
Graves and Rollins start stuff out. They tie up and Graves pushes Rollins into the Shield's corner. They tie up again and Graves sends him to the corner again. Graves locks in a waist lock. Rollins fights out. Graves lands a dropkick. Neville comes in. He kicks Rollins in the chest. Neville lands a pair of dropkicks. Woods comes in. He locks in Rollins's arm. Woods lands a hurricanrana. Graves comes in. He goes to work on Rollins's arm. Rollins fights back with strikes and chops. He kicks Graves in the corner.
Rollins charges Graves. Graves moves and charges Rollins. Rollins hits Graves and goes up top. Graves dragon screws him off the top. Reigns and Ambrose pull Rollins out of the ring and Woods and Neville hit them with somersault dives. Back from commercial and Reigns hits Woods with a headbutt. He attacks Woods in the corner. Ambrose comes in and stomps on Woods's fingers. He drops an elbow on Woods and then wrenches his neck. Woods gets to his feet and tags in Graves. Graves hits headshots.
Graves hits a knee to the head. He then hits Ambrose with a chop block to the knee. Graves locks in his 13th Step submission. Rollins forces the break. Reigns comes in and lands a headbutt. He hits Graves with a big bodyslam and then an elbow drop. Rollins comes in and kicks Graves in the side. Rollins hits a knee to the chin. Rollins locks in an inverted key lock. Graves fights to his feet, but Reigns is tagged in. He punches Graves on the mat several times. Reigns rubs Graves's head across the mat and then stomps his back.
Ambrose comes in and lands body strikes in the corner. Ambrose hits a clothesline. He stomps Graves's chest multiple times. Ambrose lands a vertical Suplex and Reigns comes in. He boots Graves in the chest. Graves fights to his feet. He hits Ambrose and Rollins off the apron. Reigns charges Graves in the corner. Graves moves. Neville and Ambrose both get tagged in. Neville takes Rollins off the apron and hits Ambrose with a pair of forearms.
Neville hits an enziguri. He goes up top and flies off for the corkscrew shooting star press, but Ambrose puts his knees up. Rollins comes in and goes for a German, but Neville flips out. Woods tags himself in and hits a crossbody from the top rope. He hits Rollins with an enziguri. Woods hits Morphin' Time and Lost in the Woods but Reigns breaks up the pin attempt. Woods hits Reigns with a dropkick. Neville runs in and head scissors Reigns to the outside.
Ambrose comes in and hits Woods. Graves attacks Ambrose. Ambrose vertical Suplexes Graves over the top rope to the floor. In the ring, Rollins leaps at woods in the corner, who moves. Woods punches Rollins in the face and sets him up top. He goes for a superplex, but Rollins fends him off and goes to the mat. He has Woods in a powerbomb position, with Woods still up top. Reigns gets up on the apron and punches Woods. Rollins buckle bombs Woods. Reigns comes in and hits a reeling Woods with a spear for the win.
Winners: The Shield
Then, Antonio Cesaro is backstage with Renee Young. Young asks his thoughts on what Zayn said earlier. Cesaro asks if Zayn called him a coward. Cesaro says he is the greatest American to ever walk this land. He calls Zayn a stupid, arrogant punk. Cesaro says Zayn is on for the two out of three falls match. He says Zayn is going to wish he never crawled out of the crap hole he came out of. Zayn then attacks Cesaro, delivering multiple strikes as people pull him off. Cesaro screams ZAAAAYN to end the show.
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