WWE NXT Recap: Adam Rose Debuts, EMMA Takes On Charlotte, Corey Graves Vs. Sami Zayn, More
Back from commercial, and Alexander Rusev attacking Xavier Woods last week is shown. More footage is shown last week of Renee Young backstage at Arrival, this time with Xavier Woods. She asks about Rusev's attack. He says he feels like he got kicked in by a monster. Apparently, Rusev has a problem with him. Woods calls him an Ivan Drago looking piece of garbage and says you might as well call him Creed. The only difference is he doesn't lose at the end of this movie. He says next time they're there one on one, it'll be you and me.
Then, Renee Young is shown backstage last week with Alexander Rusev and Lana. Young brings up what Woods said. She asks for Rusev's reaction. He says something in Bulgarian. Lana says that Rusev accepts and they walk off.
Then, Adam Rose makes his entrance.
Adam Rose vs. Wesley Blake
They tie up. Blake works on Rose's arm. Rose gets out and does front head rolls around the ring. He chops Blake in the chest. He weaves himself between the ropes, and every time Blake steps at him he puts his boots up like he's going to kick him. He finally does kick Blake and lands a shoulder tackle. Rose arm drags Blake. He locks in Blake's arm. Blake fights out and strikes Rose in the corner. Rose spears Blake out of the corner and lands multiple elbows to the head. Rose lands a big spine buster. He clotheslines Blake's head off for the win.
Winner: Adam Rose
Back from commercial and Corey Graves makes his entrance.
Corey Graves vs. Sami Zayn
Graves strikes Zayn. He hits knees in the corner. Graves chops Zayn. Zayn reverses and hits chops of his own. Graves slams Zayn's head into the corner and lands an elbow. Graves goes for a pin. He takes Zayn to the corner and chops him again. Zayn battles back with chops of his own, but Graves locks in his head. He takes Zayn to the mat with his head still locked in. Zayn gets to his feet. Graves lands a shoulder tackle. Zayn hits a trio of arm drags. Graves rolls out of the ring. Zayn goes for a dive, but Graves gets out of the way and Zayn flips back into the ring using the ropes. Graves gets up on the apron and snaps Zayn's neck onto the top rope. He gets back inside and strikes Zayn repeatedly on the mat. Graves plants Zayn on the mat as things go to commercial.
Back from commercial and Graves has Zayn's head and arm locked in on the mat. Zayn gets to his feet, and Graves knees him in the stomach. He takes Zayn to the corner and hits body and headshots. Graves lands a running elbow to the head and chokes Zayn with his boot. Graves attacks Zayn's knee. He locks Zayn's head and arm back in on the mat. Graves slams Zayn back first to the mat. He steps on Zayn's face and drops a fist. Graves locks Zayn's head and arm in again. Zayn comes back with a clothesline. Zayn lands a big back body drop. He charges Graves in the corner. Graves counters into a backbreaker.
Graves charges Zayn in the corner. Zayn puts an elbow up. He goes up top, leaps off, and hits Graves with a crossbody. Zayn goes for the pin. Zayn charges Graves in the corner. Graves lands an elbow to the head. He goes for Luck 13, but Zayn shoves him away and hits his spinning sitout powerbomb. Graves kicks out of the pin attempt. They charge each other at the same time. Graves lands a chop block to the knee. He goes to lock in Lucky 13, and Zayn rolls up Graves for a two count. Zayn goes for his wrist lock springboard tornado DDT, but Graves counters into a backbreaker attempt. Zayn rolls through the attempt and rolls Graves up again, this time for the three count.
Winner: Sami Zayn
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