WWE NXT Results (7/8/15)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
We see a video package looking at WWE Live: The Beast in the East, which aired live on the WWE Network. Nikki Bella and Dolph Ziggler talk about the electric crowd. Brock Lesnar destroyed Kofi Kingston in his first match since WrestleMania. The video ends there as we hear the NXT theme song.
Rich Brennan welcomes us to the show. Tonight, we will see the NXT Championship Match between Kevin Owens and Finn Balor. We will also see The Vaudevillains vs. Enzo Amore & Big Cass in a number one contender's match. Corey Graves and Byron Saxton are also on commentary.
Dana Brooke makes her way to the ring with Emma at her side. NXT Women's Champion Sasha Banks makes her way to the ring. Brooke grabs a mic and asks Banks if she's really the boss of NXT. Brooke says they were right, Sasha couldn't find a partner. Banks grabs the mic from the ref. Banks says Dana was right, but she isn't scared of either of them.
The match is about to start when Charlotte makes her way to the ring. Charlotte grabs a mic and tells Sasha she'll be her partner, but she'll owe her one. Sasha accepts.
Dana Brooke & Emma vs. Sasha Banks & Charlotte
Banks kicks Brooke and takes her to the corner. Sasha holds her there with her foot before going over and tagging Charlotte. Charlotte and Sasha double kick Brooke. Charlotte stomps on Brooke. Dana tags Emma. Charlotte covers Emma. Charlotte takes her down again for a knee drop. Charlotte follows Emma out of the ring. Emma sneaks back in to tag Brooke. Dana throws a cheap shot at Charlotte. Brooke tags Emma back in.
Emma kicks Charlotte and tags Dana right back in. Brooke kicks Charlotte and tags Emma. Emma flips Charlotte over by pulling her hair. Emma applies a scissors hold across the waist. Charlotte struggles to get out. Emma gets to her feet and punches Charlotte down. Tag to Dana. Brooke spears Charlotte in the corner. Brooke lifts Charlotte up and slams her, cover for two.
Brooke applies a leg and arm hold on Charlotte. Charlotte knees her way out and rolls Dana up. Banks gets the tag. Running clothesline and takedown from Sasha. Sasha runs into Dana with running double knees in the corner. Sasha covers, Emma breaks it. Sasha throws Emma out of the ring. Dana knees Sasha and lifts her to her shoulders. Banks applies the Banks Statement as Charlotte locks Emma in the Figure Eight. Banks and Charlotte win.
Winners: Sasha Banks & Charlotte - by submission (4:23)
Charlotte and Banks shake hands and hug after the match. Charlotte grabs a mic. Charlotte says a deal is a deal. She wants an NXT Women's Title shot next week. Sasha takes the mic and says it's on.
We see Bayley at an NXT live event this past weekend. Bayley says Emma broke her hand. She is tired of sitting around. Bayley wants to come back from this injury and win the NXT Women's Championship. Bayley says Emma is first in line when she comes back.
We see a brief video package looking at Finn Balor's chase for the NXT Championship. Balor beat Tyler Breeze to become the number one contender. Owens says Balor has no chance of beating him. Balor has pinned Owens, but he hasn't destroyed him. Owens and Balor discuss The Demon. Owens says it's not enough. Last week on NXT, Finn Balor teamed with Samoa Joe to beat Kevin Owens and Rhyno in the main event.
We see the entrances from Finn Balor and Kevin Owens. This match is only the highlights. For full coverage of this NXT Championship match, CLICK HERE.
NXT Championship Match: Kevin Owens (c) vs. Finn Balor
Balor starts the match with a flurry of offense in and out of the ring. After a WWE 2K16 advertisement, we see Balor's paint worn off. Balor tries to take Owens to the top. Owens hits a huge rolling senton from the top rope, but Balor kicks out.
Balor avoids the pop-up powerbomb. Balor hits the corner dropkick. Balor heads to the top and connects with the double foot stomp for the win.
Winner and the NEW NXT Champion: Finn Balor - by pinfall
Balor celebrates in the ring. Hideo Itami is shown in the crowd clapping. WWE Hall of Famer Tatsumi Fujinami comes to the ring to shake Balor's hand.
Devin Taylor is backstage with Chad Gable. Chad was turned down last week. Gable says Jordan doesn't want to dominate. He wants to stay at the bottom of the totem pole. Ready, willing, and... Jordan comes in to say Gable. Jordan tells Chad they will team up next week. Gable says he knew he would come around.
We see Solomon Crowe cutting a promo. Crowe says he is back. Meaner, badder, and nastier than ever before. He's ready to show he's the little resident monster.
Marcus Louis makes his way to the ring with no theme song. Solomon Crowe makes his way to the ring.
Marcus Louis vs. Solomon Crowe
Crowe dodges a clothesline. Crowe chops and punches Marcus down. Crowe covers Marcus. Crowe applies a standing arm/leg lock. Louis works his way out. Louis tosses Crowe into the corner, but Solomon moves. Crowe is on the apron when Louis tugs the ropes. Crowe goes down in the ring, allowing Louis to make a quick cover. Louis slaps Crowe. Louis applies an abdominal stretch with the claw on the chest. Crowe gets free and clotheslines Louis. Crowe hits a cutter. Crowe connects with running kick in the corner. Crowe dropkicks the knee before applying the Crowbar for the win.
Winner: Solomon Crowe - by submission (3:20)
The Vaudevillains cut a pre-taped black and white promo. English says they will beat Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady.
We see footage of Finn Balor hugging Cesaro and Neville after winning the NXT Title. John Cena walks up and shakes his hand. Balor says he couldn't have rode this trip any better. Balor puts the strap on his shoulder and says his dream just came true tonight.
We will hear a medical update on Sami Zayn next week.
Aiden English and Simon Gotch make their way to the ring for the main event. Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady, and Carmella make their way to the ring with their typical promo.
#1 Contender's Match: The Vaudevillains vs. Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady
Gotch shoulderblocks Enzo after a headlock. Enzo is rolled up after they trade quick waist locks. Gotch flexes in the ring. Enzo is taken to the heel corner for a tag to English. Aiden applies a headlock. English tags Gotch. Enzo tosses Gotch out of the ring. Enzo kicks English. Cass comes in and throws English out of the ring for Enzo. SAWFT!
Cass sends Enzo flying into English in the corner. Cass sidewalk slams English, cover. Cass slams Enzo onto English, cover. Enzo works English's left hand. Enzo slips under Aiden's legs and throws some punches. English counters with a kick in the corner on Enzo. English drags Enzo to the middle for a cover. Gotch gets the tag and applies a left arm lock on Enzo on the mat. Gotch maintains control when Enzo tries to work out of the hold.
English gets the tag. Gotch drops an elbow before English kicks Enzo. English covers. Aiden applies a chin/arm lock. Gotch gets the tag. Gotch keeps Enzo from making a tag. English tags back in with a knee drop and cover. English applies another chin/arm lock. Enzo gets up and breaks free for a tag to Cass.
Cass clotheslines Gotch out of the ring. Cass splashes onto English before body slamming him. Cass gets rolled up after Gotch tries distracting. Cass boots English. Cass hits a Winds of Change slam on Gotch. Cass is going to throw Enzo, but Gotch pulls Cass out of the ring. Enzo hits a crossbody into a cover. English reverses the pin for the win.
Winners: The Vaudevillains - by pinfall (7:47)
We see replays and The Vaudevillains celebrate on the ramp to end the show.