WWE NXT Results - (3/18/15)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
From Columbus, Ohio
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
We see a video package highlighting NXT's first show in Columbus, Ohio. Tonight, Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss and Alex Riley vs. Kevin Owens.
Kalisto makes his way to the ring. Rich Brennan, Corey Graves, and Jason Albert are on commentary, hyping The Lucha Dragon's run on the main roster. Tyler Breeze makes his way to the ring.
Kalisto vs. Tyler Breeze
Lock up, Kalisto is taken to the corner. Breeze works the left arm. Kalisto trips Breeze to get out of the hold. Lock up again, headlock on Kalisto. Kalisto pulls Tyler's hair and launches him towards the ropes. Breeze hits a shoulderblock. They dodge each other's moves until Kalisto flips Breeze over with his feet. Kalisto hits a flipping arm drag from the top, sending Breeze out of the ring. Breeze dropkicks Kalisto as Kalisto springboards into the ring. Breeze tosses Kalisto into the corner and stomps on him. Breeze holds Kalisto in the corner with his foot. Breeze presses Kalisto against the ropes with his knee. Breeze hits a leg drop, cover.
Breeze knees Kalisto. Kalisto hits a spinning crossbody off the ropes. Kalisto kicks Breeze and hits the low hurricanrana, cover and kickout. Breeze kicks Kalisto as Kalisto was in midair flipping, nearfall. Breeze kicks Kalisto in the corner several times. Kalisto kicks Tyler and trips him into the corner. Kalisto kicks Breeze on the back of the head. Kalisto goes up top and hits a 450 splash, nearfall, as Breeze grabs the rope. Kalisto hits a big kick and tries for SDS. Breeze counters and hits the Beauty Shot for the win.
Winner: Tyler Breeze - by pinfall (7:40)
We see a video package highlight Kevin Owens targeting Alex Riley.
Alexa Bliss says she is excited to be here in Columbus and show them what NXT is all about. But, tonight she faces NXT Women's Champion Sasha Banks and is here to show her what Alexa Bliss is all about.
We get a look at the Arnold Spots Festival activities. Several NXT stars visited a local hospital. Triple H was inducted into the International Hall of Fame. Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Hart, and Ric Flair made an appearance.
Finn Balor approaches Alex Riley backstage. Balor says he has Owens next week, but tonight, he's watching like a hawk. Riley says for Owens, there won't be a tomorrow. It's time to rage. Balor says we haven't seen Zayn or Neville since the last time they faced Owens, so be careful.
NXT Tag Team Champions Blake and Murphy make their way to the ring. Enzo Amore, Big Cass, and Carmella enter. Enzo and Big Cass introduce themselves. Cass says we are looking at the next NXT Tag Team Champions. SAWFT!
Wesley Blake vs. Colin Cassady
Lock up, Blake works the left arm before being shoved into the corner. Blake goes for a waist lock. Blake slaps Cass a few times. Blake runs into a big running knee from Cass. Cass strikes Blake on the back, strikes in the corner follow. Cass throws Blake across the ring, followed by a flip over his shoulders. Blake sends Cass into the ropes neck-first. Blake hits a crossbody, two. Blake locks in an arm/chin lock. Cass powers out and hits a back drop. Cassady hits a couple shoulderblocks and elbow strikes in the corner. Cass flies into the corner with a splash and then hits a side slam. Cass boots Murphy off the apron. Blake rolls up Cassady for the win.
Winner: Wesley Blake - by pinfall (3:52)
We get a look at Dana Brooke, who will be coming soon to NXT.
Hometown hero, Alexa Bliss makes her way to the ring. NXT Women's Champion Sasha Banks makes her way to the ring.
Alexa Bliss vs. Sasha Banks
Lock up, Bliss trips Banks to the mat. Bliss gets in a pin. Bliss shoves Banks, but Banks trips Bliss into the turnbuckle. Banks hits the knee drop on the ropes. Banks covers, two. Banks locks in a headlock. The hold gets put on Sasha's knee. Bliss works her way out with strikes. Bliss throws a couple forearm shots and a clothesline. Bliss hits the Bliss Split. Bliss rolls Sasha up. Bliss hits a dropkick, Sasha rolls out. Bliss jumps out onto Banks. Banks sends Bliss face-first into the apron. Sasha is sent into the post. Banks is counted out.
Winner: Alexa Bliss - by count-out (3:49)
Kevin Owens says he is going to make Alex Riley wish he never quit his commentary job. As far as Finn Balor goes, next week is the match everyone has been waiting for. Owens will show that no one is taking the title away from him and his family.
William Regal announces Sasha Banks will defend the Women's Championship against Alexa Bliss next week.
Alex Riley makes his way to the ring. NXT Champion Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring.
Alex Riley vs. Kevin Owens
Riley and Owens shove each other before the bell rings. They lock up. Owens shoves Riley, they shove each other a few more times. Owens strikes Riley and chops him across the chest. Owens headbutts Riley. Riley connects with a dropkick. Riley flies into the corner with an elbow. Owens kicks Riley right in the hamstring. Owens rolls into the corner on Riley. Owens clotheslines Riley. Owens hits an elbow drop, cover. Owens puts in a headlock. Owens taunts Riley while still applying the hold. Owens releases him and sends a kick to the ribs. Riley clubs Owens across the face. Owens is knocked off the apron. Owens gets back in the ring and rolls into an empty corner. Riley hits a spinebuster, nearfall.
Owens hits three sentons. Owens sends Riley out of the ring and tosses him into the barricade fence. Back in the ring, Owens hits the pop up powerbomb for the win.
Winner: Kevin Owens - by pinfall (6:00)
After the match, Owens starts to attack Riley again when Finn Balor comes out to the stage and tells Owens no. Balor jumps off the stage onto Owens. Owens is sent into the steps. Balor hits a big dropkick in the ring. Owens slithers out of the ring before Balor can hit the stomp.
Next week, Finn Balor challenges Kevin Owens for the NXT Championship.