WWE NXT Recap: Bo Dallas Banner Raising, CJ Parker Vs. Cesaro, Rusev Vs. Woods, More
Then, they pass things over to Eden, who is doing the ring announcing for the evening. Adrian Neville makes his entrance.
Adrian Neville vs. Wesley Blake
This is Blake's debut. They circle each other. They exchange wristlocks. Neville fights out of Blake's and slams Blake face first to the mat. Neville locks in a side headlock and takes Blake down. Blake shoves him off, but Neville lands a shoulder tackle. He arm drags Blake and keeps his arm locked in. Blake backs Neville to the corner to break the hold. Neville counters with a backdrop. He goes up top. Neville leaps off and hits a missile dropkick. He takes Blake to the corner and lands a chop. Blake stumbles to another corner and the crowd chants one more time.
Neville goes for another, but Blake kicks him and the crowd boos. He drives his shoulder into Neville's gut in the corner. Blake lands an uppercut. Neville fights back with strikes. He lands a pair of flying forearms. He dropkicks Blake in the head. Neville goes up top and hits the corkscrew shooting star press for the win.
Winner: Adrian Neville
Then, Devin Taylor is backstage. She welcomes Summer Rae, Sasha Banks, and Charlotte. Taylor brings up Charlotte attacking Bayley the last time we saw her, and asks where she's been. Charlotte says that thanks to Sasha and Summer she has been enjoying the benefits of being a BBF like limos and jets. She doesn't understand why Taylor has so many questions about Bayley. She says no one cares about the cat lady, and life isn't about hugs and headbands. Life is vicious and it will knock you down if you let it. She dropped the nobody and joined the somebodies.
Summer Rae says that 2014 is the year of the BFFs and it starts with her match later against Natalya. She will destroy the diva, if you can call her a diva.
Back from commercial and Xavier Woods comes out.
Xavier Woods vs. Alexander Rusev (with Lana)
Rusev backs Xavier to the corner. Xavier slips out and kicks Rusev in the leg. He chops Rusev. Rusev whips him into the corner. Xavier hits a dropkick. Rusev smacks Xavier in the head. He gets on top of Xavier and clubs him multiple times in the face. Rusev sends Xavier into the corner and kicks him repeatedly. He kicks Xavier in the chest and gets a two count. Rusev locks in Xavier's wrist. Xavier fights back with head strikes. He hits Rusev with a kick to the gut and a dropkick. Xavier hits a running knee to the head for a two count. He clubs Rusev in the back and head. Rusev comes back with a kick to the mid section. He locks in the accolade and Woods taps immediately.
Winner: Alexander Rusev
Lana orders Rusev to lock Xavier back in the submission after the match, which he does. Sin Cara runs down to the ring and hits Rusev with a hurricanrana. Sin Cara helps Xavier out of the ring as Rusev stares after them angrily.
CJ Parker vs. Antonio Cesaro
They lock up. Parker backs Cesaro to the corner. Cesaro locks in Parker's arm. Parker reverses. He tries to slam back first into Cesaro, but Cesaro puts his knees up. Cesaro kicks Parker in the back. He backdrops Parker behind him. Cesaro locks in Parker's head from behind. Parker gets out and kicks Cesaro in the chest. He hits Cesaro with a clothesline and a heel kick. Parker charges Cesaro and hits a leaping knee to the chest. Parker goes up top and lands a crossbody. He picks Cesaro up on his shoulders and airplane spins him. Parker sets Cesaro down and stumbles around, but Cesaro is fine and pops his neck. Parker turns around and Cesaro hits him with the Cesaro swing. Cesaro lands the neutralizer for the win.
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