WWE NXT Recap: NXT Women's Title Finale, Sheamus Vs. Luke Harper, Tyler Breeze Debut, More

The show opens up with a recap of the NXT Women's Championship Tournament and Paige and Emma both comment on how they're going to win.

NXT Women's Championship Tournament Finals
Emma vs. Paige

They tie up and push each other around the ring. They head to the corner and the ref breaks it up. Paige trips Emma. Emma comes back and hits a snap mare. Paige gets up and locks in a side head lock, followed by a shoulder knockdown. Paige tries for what looks like a backbreaker. Emma reverses and tries for something of her own. Paige shoves her away into the corner. She charges, but Emma hits a back elbow, followed by a roll up for a two count. Emma keeps the attack up and tries for another pin.

Emma goes to work on Paige's arm, wrenching it behind her back. Paige gets out and headbutts Emma. She gets a two count. Paige tries for a backslide, but Emma gets to the ropes and locks in a tarantula. The ref breaks it up and Emma kicks her in the gut, to the outside. Back from commercial and Paige has Emma's head locked in. She then drives her knee into Emma's back and pulls her arms back. Emma gets out of a pin attempt by Paige. Paige tosses her into the ropes and pulls them back so they hit Emma in the head.

Paige hits a fisherman's Suplex for a near pin fall. Paige tosses Emma into the corner by her hair. She then hits Emma with her multiple boot stomps. Paige goes to the apron, but Emma grabs her and slams the back of her head to the mat. Paige rests in the corner, sitting, and Emma hits a running crossbody. Emma whips Paige and they exchange pin attempts. Emma kicks Paige in the ribs. She then locks in Paige's head. Paige fights out via stomps on Emma's feet. She bounds off the ropes, but Emma hits a back elbow.

Emma locks in a waist lock and forces Paige to the mat. Paige gets to her feet and backs Paige in the corner. She hits a flurry of back elbows. She locks Emma in a Texas cloverleaf. Emma gets out and gets a quick pin attempt. She tries to lock Paige in a submission, but Paige crawls to the apron. Emma follows. Paige headbutts her, pulls her head through the ropes and knees it repeatedly. Paige goes up top and Emma slaps her. She climbs up too and superplexes Paige. Emma tries for the pin, but Paige gets her foot on the rope.

Emma tries to keep the attack up, but Paige kicks Emma in the gut twice and then hits the Paige Turner for the win.

Winner and first NXT Women's Champion: Paige

After the match all the NXT women and some Divas come out and congratulate her.
Then, Triple H comes out raises her arm in the air.
Next, a Zeb Colter and Antonio Cesaro real American promo is shown. They talk about Sami Zayn and said they ran a background check on him and they turned up nothing. Colter says he has to have a name and they will find it out.

He then says he understands early on in his career, Zayn used to wear a mask. He asks Zayn why he used to wear a mask because masks are usually worn by people south of the border, so they can sneak into our country. He says he thinks Zayn is one of those and answers need to be given. Colter says that he and Zayn are going to make his life a nightmare and have him deported. Cesaro says the best part about it is that they will take joy in it.

Angelo Dawkins vs. Tyler Breeze

This is Tyler Breeze's TV debut under this name and model gimmick. The match takes forever to start because Breeze stands in the ring taking self pics. Dawkins finally runs up and attacks him. Breeze hits forearms to the back. He whips Dawkins in the corner and Dawkins counters with a roll up. Dawkins gets another pin attempt. Breeze hits a back elbow and several forearms to the back. He kicks Dawkins in the side several times and then takes another picture. He then hits Dawkins with a spinning heel kick for the win.

Winner: Tyler Breeze

After the match, he takes more self pics in the ring. Then, another promo video for the new Ascension is shown.

The Ascension (Rick Victor and Conor O'Brian) vs. Mickey Keegan and Aiden English

English and O'Brian start things off. O'Brian hits a series of shoulder knockdowns. Victor comes in. He hits a series of chops and uppercuts. He picks English up on his shoulders and flips him backwards to the mat. O'Brian comes back in and the Ascension double team him. O'Brian hits a body avalanche. Victor comes back in and hits Keegan off the apron. He then hits English with a dropkick. O'Brian comes back in and the Ascension slam him to the mat at the same time. Victor comes back in. He and O'Brian yell at each other, bound off opposite ropes. Victor lands a corkscrew forearm (similar to what R Truth used to do) as O'Brian sweeps out English's legs for the win.

Winners: The Ascension

Sheamus vs. Luke Harper (with Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan)

They tie up and Sheamus powers Harper around. The ref breaks it up and Sheamus tries to hip toss Harper to no avail. Harper hits a shoulder knockdown. Sheamus hits a shoulder knockdown. Harper heads outside for a breather. Harper gets back in the ring and tries to kick him, but Sheamus grabs the boot and slams him to the mat. He strikes Harper multiple times. Harper comes back and strikes Sheamus in the corner. Sheamus comes back, strikes Harper in the corner and then lands a running forearm to the head.

Harper comes back with an uppercut. He whips Sheamus, who kicks him in the gut. Sheamus clotheslines Harper to the apron and lands four of his 10 over the rope chest hits. Rowan tries to break it up and Sheamus hits him 10 times instead. He then knocks Rowan off the apron and turns around into a huge elbow from Harper that sends him to the outside. Rowan clotheslines him as things go to commercial.

Back from commercial and Harper is attacking Sheamus in the corner. Harper stands on Sheamus' head. Rowan attacks Sheamus again. Harper locks in Sheamus' head. They exchange strikes, Sheamus slams Harper to the mat. They exchange strikes again. Sheamus gets the upper hand and rams Harper into the corner. He then hits a knee to the face. He tries for White Noise, but Harper counters into a tilt a whirl side slam. Harper strikes Sheamus in the head and then goes up top. He goes for a splash, but Sheamus moves. Sheamus hits Harper with a senton.

Sheamus goes up top and Harper hits him in the face. Sheamus strikes him away. Harper charges, but Sheamus leaps over. Sheamus goes for the Brogue kick, but Harper moves. Harper hits the discus clothesline for a very near pin fall. Harper hits a body avalanche. He goes for another, but Sheamus puts a boot up. Rowan gets up on the apron. Sheamus hits him and then tosses Harper into him. Sheamus hits White Noise. He signals for the Brogue kick. He hits it for the win.

Winner: Sheamus

Bray Wyatt starts laughing as Rowan takes Harper out of the ring. Wyatt stares at Sheamus as the Wyatt Family walks back up the ramp to end the show.


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