This week’s episode of NXT opens with Tom Phillips, William Regal, and Alex Riley on commentary.
Hunico and Camacho come down to the ring.
NXT Tag Team Championship
The Ascension (c) vs. Hunico and Camacho
Victor and Camacho start off. Camacho strikes Victor into the corner. He whips Victor into the corner and charges. Victor puts a boot up and hits a series of chops and uppercuts. Victor goes for an elbow drop, but Camacho moves. Camacho hits a body slam. Hunico tags in. He drives his boots into Victor’s chest. The two exchange chops briefly. Hunico hits a body slam. He knees Victor in the chest. Hunico locks in Victor’s head from behind. Victor fights out, but Hunico hits a kick to the gut. He chops Victor against the ropes. Victor slams Hunico’s head into the turnbuckle. He hits Hunico with a knee to the face as things go to commercial.
Back from commercial and O’Brian has Hunico’s head locked in on the mat. He drives Hunico into his corner and repeatedly kicks him in the midsection. Victor tags in and locks in Hunico’s head as well. He rubs his forearm against Hunico’s head and kicks him in the chest. O’Brian tags in. He stomps Hunico in the corner. O’Brian locks in Hunico’s head from behind. Victor tags in and kicks Hunico in the side. He whips Hunico into the corner and hits a back breaker. He locks Hunico’s head back in. Hunico gets out. He hits Victor with a powerbomb. O’Brian and Camacho tag in.
Camacho has the hot tag. He hits a pair of clotheslines and a swinging neckbreaker. Camacho hits a back Suplex. He drops a leg on O’Brian and Victor breaks up the pin attempt. Hunico tosses Victor to the outside. Camacho charges O’Brian in the corner. O’Brian moves and hits a full Nelson slam. Camacho tries to tag in Hunico, but Victor pulls Hunico off the apron. O’Brian hits a flapjack. Victor tags in and the Ascension hit the Fall of Man for the win.
Winners and still champions: The Ascension
Lana walks out on the stage and introduces Alexander Rusev.
Alexander Rusev (with Lana) vs. Kassius Ohno
Rusev drives Ohno into the corner. Ohno slips out. Ohno locks in a waist lock. Rusev gets out and kicks Ohno in the corner. He hits Ohno with a strike to the face. Rusev picks Ohno up, sets him on the ropes, and knees him repeatedly. Rusev hits a Samoan drop. He clubs Ohno in the back. Rusev locks in a bear hug. Rusev shoves Ohno against the ropes and hits a forearm to the lower back. Ohno comes back with a rolling elbow. He lands a quick pin attempt on Rusev and dropkicks him in the face. Ohno goes for the pin again. Ohno bounds off the ropes, and Rusev splashes into him in mid air. Alexander Rusev locks in the camel clutch and Ohno taps.
Winner: Alexander Rusev
After the match, Rusev won’t break the hold and refs try to pull him off. Lana finally gets up on the apron and says something to him and he drops the hold.
Natalya is shown walking backstage. She sees Bayley and Bayley says she is nervous about her match. Bayley says she hasn’t talked to Charlotte yet, and Natalya tells her not to worry about Charlotte. She says she will be in Bayley’s corner, and that she is her friend. Bayley hugs her tightly and Natalya tells her to let her breathe as things go to commercial.
Back from commercial and what happened between Antonio Cesaro and Byron Saxton last week is shown. Regal says that if Antonio Cesaro has a problem with him, there’s no need to take it out on Byron Saxton.
Bayley and Natalya vs. Summer Rae and Sasha Banks
Bayley leaps on Sasha from behind and locks her head in. She slams Sasha’s head against the mat repeatedly. Natalya tags in. They double Suplex Sasha. Summer tags in and Natalya drop toe holds her. Bayley tags back in and they double Suplex Summer. Sasha tags in and Bayley drop toe holds her. Bayley gets whipped into the corner. Sasha charges. Bayley puts her boot up, but Sasha catches it and whirls her around. She slaps Bayley in the back multiple times. Summer tags in.
She drives her boot into Bayley’s throat in the corner. Summer slams Bayley’s head to the mat. Sasha tags in. She tosses Bayley to the mat. Sasha locks in Bayley’s hand and slaps her chest. Bayley tosses Sasha to the mat. She tags in Natalya. Natalya hits a clothesline and a snap Suplex. She hits Sasha with a sit out bodyslam and discus clothesline. She tries to lock in the Sharpshooter, but Summer kicks her in the back. Bayley tags in. She knocks Summer off the apron. Sasha kicks Bayley in the stomach and hits an arm trap neckbreaker for the win.
Winners: Sasha Banks and Summer Rae
A video promo from Leo Kruger is shown where he talks about how he is going to hurt Sami Zayn tonight.
Back from commercial and Sylvester LeFort comes out on stage. He introduces Scott Dawson.
Scott Dawson (with Sylvester LeFort) vs. Mojo Rawley
They tie up. Mojo backs Dawson to the corner. The ref breaks them up, and they tie up again. Dawson strikes and kicks Mojo in the corner. He hits Mojo with an uppercut. Dawson whips Mojo and hits a back elbow. He goes for the pin on Mojo, but Mojo kicks out. Dawson locks in Mojo’s head on the mat. Mojo gets to his feet. Dawson lands a vertical Suplex and a clothesline. Dawson charges Mojo in the corner, and Mojo moves. Mojo whips Dawson into the corner and hits a running splash. Mojo hits his leaping hip attack and running seated senton for the win.
Winner: Mojo Rawley
After the match, Dawson attacks Mojo as LeFort spurs him on.
Sami Zayn vs. Leo Kruger
Zayn immediately hits a takedown and hits Kruger multiple times in the face. Kruger rolls Zayn over and hits him in the face. Zayn rolls back over and hits Kruger in the face. They get to their feet and Zayn strikes him around the ring. Kruger comes back with a big Spinebuster. Kruger kicks him out of the ring. He follows and rams Zayn into the ring. He sends Zayn back inside and goes for a pin attempt. Kruger tosses Zayn back outside. Kruger follows and Zayn lands a chop. Kruger slams Zayn’s head into the apron. He body slams Zayn to the floor. Kruger sends him back in and locks in Zayn’s head. Zayn gets to his feet.
Kruger hits a knee to the stomach. Zayn ducks a clothesline attempt and hits a dropkick. Kruger rolls outside for a breather. Zayn follows and chops him around the outside of the ring. He rolls Kruger inside and goes up top. Zayn hits a crossbody for a near pin fall. Zayn grabs Kruger’s hand and goes up top for his tornado DDT, but Kruger crotches him on the top rope. Zayn falls down into the ring and Kruger hits a huge clothesline for the win.
Winner: Leo Kruger
After the match, Kruger goes for another clothesline, but Zayn ducks and clotheslines Kruger out of the ring. He takes out Kruger with a dive and pummels him in the head. A bunch of refs run down and separate them as the show ends.