WWE NXT Recap: Luke Harper Vs. Kassius Ohno, Alexander Rusev Vs. Sylvester LeFort, More

Today's episode of NXT kicks off with Tom Phillips, Renee Young and Alex Riley on commentary.

Sylvester LeFort comes down to the ring. He is no longer representing Alexander Rusev, and the blonde woman (who is named Lana) that has appeared ringside during his matches for the past two weeks is.

Sylvester LeFort vs. Alexander Rusev with Lana

LeFort tries to pay Rusev off before the match with a stack of cash. Rusev grabs him, whips him and collides into him. He locks LeFort into the camel clutch and LeFort taps.

Winner: Alexander Rusev

Then, Bayley is backstage with Charlotte. Summer Rae and Sasha Banks walk up. They sarcastically apologize for breaking Bayley's headband and give her a new one. Summer asks what Charlotte's problem is. Charlotte says she has a problem with them running around like they run NXT. Summer says that soon Banks will be like her, on RAW and PPVs, and asks Bayley to join them.

El Local vs. Leo Kruger

Local hits a series of head strikes. Kruger shoves him off the ropes and hits a spine buster. He knees Local in the stomach three times and hits a back elbow. He charges Local in the corner, but Local puts a boot up. Local climbs up top, but Kruger pulls him off and stomps him. Kruger power whips Local into the corner. Kruger hits a big clothesline and then a trio of snap Suplexes. He locks Local in a double underhook submission, with his head locked in under his arm, and Local taps immediately.

Winner: Leo Kruger

Then, a WWE.com exclusive is shown. Emma and Paige are arguing backstage about what happened last week when Emma accidentally attacked Paige. Paige tells Emma to stay away from her or she'll rip her face off.

The Ascension vs. Travis Tyler and Troy McClain

The crowd chants let's go these guys before the match. Victor and Tyler start off. Victor slams him to the mat and kicks him in the gut. O'Brian tags in and drives his shoulder into Tyler's gut. O'Brian keeps the attack up. Victor comes in and hits a clothesline. O'Brian comes back in and hits a flapjack. Victor comes back in, attacks briefly and then The Ascension hit their double team sweep kick/heel kick finisher for the win.

Winners: The Ascension

Mojo Rawley vs. Ty Dillinger

They lock up and Mojo backs Ty to the corner. The ref breaks it up and Ty hits a chop in the corner. Mojo lands a big shoulder knockdown. He picks Ty up for a body slam. Ty reverses into a Russian leg sweep. Ty stomps him on the mat and then chokes him in the ropes. Ty hits a pair of chops that don't faze Mojo. Ty hits a snapmare and then locks in Mojo's head from behind. Mojo gets to his feet and fights out. Ty gets on top of Mojo and hits him in the back of the head. He then pulls Mojo's head back by the nose. Mojo lands a bodyslam. Mojo rams Ty into the corner and then hits a pair of corner splashes. Mojo hits a leaping butt bump and then a seated senton for the win.

Winner: Mojo Rawley

Kassius Ohno vs. Luke Harper

Ohno hits a big dropkick. They exchange strikes around the ring. Ohno kicks him in the corner. Ohno lands a boot to the face. He knees Harper in the head twice. Harper comes back with strikes briefly, but Ohno hits a chop in the corner. Ohno lands a back elbow. He charges Harper and Harper back drops him. Harper hits a chop and then drives his boot into Ohno's throat on the mat. Ohno tries to kick Harper. Harper catches his foot and strikes him. He hits Ohno with a bodyslam and then pulls his head back by the nose.

Harper backs Ohno to the corner and then power whips him into another. He kicks Ohno in the chest. Ohno pops up and hits a chop. They exchange strikes and Harper pushes him around with his head. He steps on Ohno's ankle. Ohno comes back with boots, but Harper strikes him in the mid section in the corner. Harper locks in Ohno's head. Ohno gets out, but Harper drives his shoulder into his stomach in the corner. Harper tosses Ohno to the ropes. Harper charges and Ohno hits a rolling elbow, sending Harper to the outside.

Back from commercial and Ohno is in control. They exchange more strikes. Ohno gets whipped to the apron. Harper hits him with a boot, sending him to the outside. Ohno makes it back in at the nine count. Harper drops three elbows on him. He steps on Ohno's head. Harper takes him to the corner and hits a big chop. He then shoves Ohno to the mat and pulls him up by his hair. Harper whips Ohno and charges. Ohno moves and hits a roll up. Harper hits a shot to the jaw.

Harper hits his gator death roll headlock. Ohno gets to his feet. Harper slingshots him between the middle and bottom ropes. Harper goes for something where he bounds off the ropes and Ohno hits a dropkick. Ohno hits a series of head strikes. He dropkicks Harper in the head. Ohno hits a leaping elbow in the corner. He goes up top and hits Harper with a neckbreaker for a near pin fall. Ohno charges Harper. Harper counters into a tilt a whirl side slam.

Harper hits a big boot to the head. Harper charges Ohno in the corner. Ohno hits the rolling elbow again out of nowhere for a near pin fall. Ohno kicks him in the face several times. He bounds off the ropes and Harper hits the discus clothesline for the win.

Winner: Luke Harper


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