WWE NXT Recap: 8 Man Tag Team Match, Zayn Vs. Hawkins, Aiden English Vs. Michael Cuellari
They lock up and Hawkins backs Zayn to the corner. The ref breaks the hold. Zayn locks in a waist lock. They chain wrestle and Hawkins backs Zayn into the corner, releasing a submission from Zayn. Zayn hits a trio of arm drags. He chops Hawkins in the corner. Zayn sends Hawkins to another corner and punches him in the head nine times. Zayn snapmares Hawkins and gets a pin. He locks in Hawkins's head.
Hawkins gets out and they trade counters. Hawkins lands a body slam. Hawkins with an elbow drop. Hawkins chokes Zayn on the rope. He kicks Zayn in the small of his back and gets a one count. Hawkins locks in Zayn's head. Zayn fights out but Hawkins gets a shoulder knockdown. Zayn gets a dropkick. Hawkins cowers on the ropes. Zayn approaches and Hawkins sends him to the apron.
Zayn drives his shoulder into Hawkins through the ropes. Hawkins sends Zayn into the ring post, sending Zayn to the outside. Back from commercial and Hawkins gets a vertical Suplex. Hawkins locks in Zayn's head on the mat. Zayn gets to his feet and lands head strikes. Hawkins slides to the outside and trips up Zayn. Hawkins gets back in and kicks Zayn in the head. He then strikes Zayn in the chest on the mat.
Zayn gets to his feet and they both attempt clotheslines, colliding with each other. They both get to their feet and Zayn lands several clotheslines. Zayn hits a dropkick. He goes for a boot in the corner, but Hawkins moves. Zayn goes up top and hits a crossbody for a near pin fall. Hawkins comes back with a kick to the back of Zayn's neck. Hawkins hits an Impaler DDT. Hawkins charges Zayn in the corner, but Zayn puts a boot up.
Hawkins hits a big move, not sure what it was, and gets a near pin fall. He slaps Zayn in the face multiple times on the mat. Zayn battles to his feet with multiple strikes. Zayn hits his running boot to the face, followed by his wrist lock tornado DDT from up top for the win.
Winner: Sami Zayn
Aiden English then comes out on the stage and says he's the only genuine artist to cross over to the stage. He then sings as he comes down to the ring.
Aiden English vs. Michael Cuellari
They tie up and English slaps Cuellari. English hits a big knee to the gut. He kicks Cuellari and hits a big clothesline. He punches Cuellari multiple times in the head on the mat. English hits a standing leg drop. He then slams Cuellari to the mat for the win.
Winner: Aiden English
English picks up the mic again and sings.
Bo Dallas is then backstage talking to someone on the phone. Renee Young walks up and asks if she can ask a question. Dallas says he was leaving a message for his bolievers on the new Bo Dallas hotline that's testing in places like Bolivia. Young asks about how Dallas said Zayn hasn't earned a title shot last week. Young asks if after Zayn's win earlier, Dallas thinks he deserves a shot. Dallas says Zayn has to win a match against someone credible. He says he may have come up with an idea to see who gets a shot. Young asks him to elaborate, but Dallas says he's late for a ribbon cutting ceremony. He says he'll make the announcement next week.
Neville and Victor start things off. Neville gets an arm drag. Graves comes in and goes to work on Victor's arm. Parker comes in and drops an elbow on Victor's arm. Woods comes in and also works on Victor's arm. Neville comes in, but Victor backs Neville to his corner via Neville's hair. Kruger comes in and goes to work on Neville's arm. Neville's flips about and gets out. The faces exchange quick tags for several minutes, all working on Kruger's arm.
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