WWE held another set of NXT tapings on Thursday night from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Scott Brooks of WrestlingNewsWorld.com was in attendance and filed the following report:
Episode 1 (11/25/15)
A contract signing hosted by Michael Cole opened the show for Balor and Joe at Takeover: London. Michael Cole also confirmed that Bayley vs Eva Marie for the Women's Championship will happen tonight. Balor came out first and discussed how you can't faith and trust is not meant for this business as proven by Joe. Joe arrived, signed the contract, and left without saying a word. As Balor went up the ramp, Joe jumped him. Balor made a brief comeback before Joe gained the upperhand and put Balor in the Koquina Clutch as refs tried to pull Joe off to no avail.
Match 1) The Mechanics defeated The Vaudevillians to retain the NXT Tag Team Championship when they hit their finisher on Aiden. Match was pretty clean with them isolating one of the Vaudevillians whenever they tried to get an advantage.
Colin Cassidy and Enzo Amore showed up and they laid out the Mechanics to a big reaction.
Asuka vs Dana Brooke did not happen. Dana taunted Asuka on the mic until a hooded Emma jumped Asuka. Asuka laid her out with a roundhouse kick. Dana taunted her from the ramp some more until Emma recovered and put Asuka in the Emma lock.
Match 2) Apollo Crews defeated Jesse Sorensen via a blue thunder driver.
Apollo said he accepted Baron Corbin's challenge after. He said he will lay Baron down.
Charles Robinson joined the NXT ref as assurance that there is no controversy in the following match.
Match 3) Bayley defeated Eva Marie w/Nia Jax to retain the NXT Women's Championship.
- Nia Jax pulled out the NXT ref on a hugplex nearfall. The match continued with Charles Robinson as the official.
- Robinson also got taken out after he had blocked Bayley on her corner elbow attempt. They fought with no ref.
- Nia Jax pulled Bayley off the top rope. Bayley recovered and laid her out. Avalanche hugplex scored Bayley the win with the NXT ref making the pin.
Nia laid out Bayley after with a corner attack and two leg drops, one while holding the championship.
Episode 2 (12/2/15)
Match 1) Baron Corbin defeated Tye Dillinger via the End of Days.
Match 2) Nia Jax squashed Blue Pants.
Match 3) James Storm defeated Adam Rose with The Last Call.
Match 4) Chad Gable and Jason Jordan defeated The Vaudevillians after hitting their finisher on Gotch for the win. Vaudevillians did not take part in an offered handshake after the match and walked away.
Match 5) Emma squashed an opponent whose name I did not catch and won via Emma Lock. She was representing the 201.
Asuka came on the screen working out with a boxing bag. She told Emma she would see her in London.
Match 6) Samoa Joe defeated Tommaso Ciampa via Koquina Clutch.
Episode 3 (12/9/15)
Match 1) Bull Dempsey defeated Riddick Moss via Sunset Flip.
Match 2) Enzo Amore and Colin Cassidy w/Carmella defeated Corey Hollis & John Skyler via assisted splash by Enzo on Corey.
Enzo said that is how they put on food on the table. He said Dash and Dawson jeopardized their future and the only ones who determine their future are in this ring.
Match 3) Asuka defeated Deonna Purrazzo via knockout. Emma and Dana came to the stage after Emma's music hit. Deonna tried to take an advantage and received a kick to the head for the KO win.
Match 4) Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley defeated Blake & Murphy w/Alexa Bliss via Tandem Rough Ryder on Blake.
Match 5) Bayley defeated Peyton Royce in a non title match.
Nia Jax and Eva Marie came to the stage. Nia took the mic saying she doesn't need Eva to talk for her. Nia said she was destined for greatness from day one and told Bayley she would see her in London.
Match 6) Samoa Joe & Baron Corbin defeated Apollo Crews and Finn Balor when Joe won via Koquina Clutch over Balor. Crews and Baron brawled to the back.
Next taping for NXT in Florida will not be until January 22nd, 2016 at CFE Arena at UCF.