NXT Recap W/ Video: Neville Defends Against Breeze, Tag Tourney Continues, Bayley Vs. Banks
NXT Tag Team Championship Number One Contender Tournament
Bull Dempsey and Mojo Rawley vs. The Vaudevillains
Bull and English start off. Bull knocks English down. Mojo tags in. He locks in English's head. English takes Mojo to the corner to break the hold. He snapmares Mojo. English tosses Mojo into the corner. He locks Mojo's arm behind his back and tags in Gotch. Gotch goes to work on Mojo's arm. Mojo gets free and tosses Gotch to his corner. Bull tags in and attacks Gotch. He drops a pair of elbows on Gotch, and then elbows him in the chest. Bull drives his shoulder into Gotch's stomach, and Mojo tags himself in.
Bull asks Mojo what he's doing. Mojo charges Gotch in the corner, and Gotch moves. Mojo collides into the corner. Gotch picks Mojo up on his shoulders and tags in English. Gotch hits a rolling senton, and English lands a high angle senton bomb for the win.
Winners: The Vaudevillains
Bull attacks English after the match. He clotheslines Mojo and hits multiple mounted punches to his head. Bull exits the ring, but then gets back inside and hits the bulldozer.
Then, Bayley is backstage. Sasha Banks walks up and asks who she thinks she is. Sasha asks if she thinks she's going to be the new Women's champion before her. She tells Bayley to go back to la la land. Bayley says that tonight, as much as Sasha wants a hug, it's not going to be from her. Sasha says that Bayley isn't going to touch her. She is next in line to win the title, and Bayley is going to find that out tonight.
Back from commercial and Bayley makes her entrance.
NXT Women's Championship Number One Contender Match
Bayley vs. Sasha Banks
They get in each other's faces, and Banks shoves Bayley. Banks hits a shoulder tackle as the crowd chants "Bayley's gonna hug you!" Bayley hits a hip toss. Bayley goes for a backslide pin attempt. Sasha kicks out and takes Bayley to the mat. They exchange strikes to the head and pin attempts. Bayley locks Banks's head from the front. Banks gets free and hits a dropkick. Bayley comes back with a crossbody. Bayley tries for the belly to Bailey, but Banks backs to the corner. Banks falls towards the ropes, and Bayley pulls her back to the center of the ring. The same thing happens again, and Banks rolls outside for a breather as the ref starts the ten count.
Bayley rushes to the ropes to grab Banks, but Banks grabs her feet and trips her. Banks gets back inside and goes for the pin. Back from commercial and Banks hits Bayley in the chest. She kicks Bayley in the face, and then stretches her body, driving her boots into Bayley's spine. Sasha slams Bayley's head into the mat repeatedly. She stomps Bayley in the stomach. Banks hits a vertical suplex. She locks Bayley in a submission, and then slams her head to the mat. Bayley counters, knocking Banks to the mat. She rams into Banks in the corner.
Bayley charges, and Banks moves. Bayley collides with the corner. Banks tries to follow up, but Bayley explodes out of the corner with a clothesline. Banks slaps Bayley. She kicks Bayley's stomach, and then knees her in the mid section. Bayley falls outside. Banks tosses Bayley back inside. Banks approaches, and Bayley gets a quick roll up attempt. Banks hits a backstabber, and rolls through into a crossface. Bayley rolls to her back and pins Banks for the win.
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