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WWE NXT Results (7/22/15) - Eva Marie Returns, Balor/Owens Contract Signing

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WWE NXT Results (7/22/15)
Tuesday, July 22, 2015
From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida
Report by CJ Blaze of

The show starts with a video package looking at Finn Balor winning the NXT Championship in Tokyo. The reign of The Demon has begun.

Rich Brennan welcomes us to the show. NXT Champion Finn Balor makes his way to the ring. Byron Saxton and Corey Graves are also on commentary. Greg Hamilton is in the ring with Finn. Greg congratulates Balor on beating Kevin Owens to win the title. Balor says he's been doing this for 15 years in multiple countries. There were a lot of decisions to be made, and one of those included coming to NXT. After winning the title, Finn knew all the sacrifices were worth it to do this... *raises title*.

Hamilton brings up the rematch that is scheduled for NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn. The match will be made official later tonight in a contract signing. Owens has sidelined Zayn and Itami. He's beat Neville, Cesaro, and John Cena. But he didn't beat Finn Balor. Balor promises to retain in Brooklyn.

Brennan, Saxton, and Graves are shown at commentary. Rich reminds us we can watch Beast in the East on the WWE Network on demand any time. The contract signing takes place tonight. Bayley vs. Emma will also take place tonight.

Devin Taylor is backstage with Eva Marie. Up next is Eva's in-ring return. Eva thanks William Regal for this opportunity. Eva says the NXT Universe has a misconception of what All Red Everything is about. Her advice is for us to open our eyes because we are going to like what we see.


Eva Marie makes her way to the ring with lots of heat. Cassie is already in the ring.

Eva Marie vs. Cassie

Lock up, Eva works the left arm. Cassie rolls through and drags Eva down. Eva is whipped into the corner. Cassie hits a big kick in the corner. Eva drags Cassie down from the top. Eva hits a suplex, cover for two. Eva applies an arm hold with her left leg stretching around Cassie. Eva gets up and whips Cassie into the corner. Eva hits an elbow followed by a running boot. Eva hits a senton, cover. Eva applies the right arm hold again on the mat. Cassie works her way out of the hold. Cassie hits a couple big spinning kicks to the head, cover. Eva trips Cassie into the ropes. Eva hits Sliced Bread for the win.

Winner: Eva Marie - by pinfall (3:51)

William Regal is backstage on the phone. Tyler Breeze is in his office. Regal hangs up. Breeze brings up TakeOver. Breeze wants to know what his plans are for Brooklyn. Breeze says it better be something good before he walks out. Regal continues to talk on the phone.

Baron Corbin makes his way to the ring. His opponent is already in the ring.

Baron Corbin vs. Jobber

Corbin pushed the jobber against the ropes and then hit End of Days for the win.

Winner: Baron Corbin - by pinfall (0:11)


Samoa Joe makes his way to the ring. Mike Rallis is already in the ring.

Samoa Joe vs. Mike Rallis

Mike strikes Joe and takes him to the corner. Joe counters with tons of strikes in the corner. Mike throws a few punches before Joe takes him down. Joe chops Mike in the corner. Joe whips him to the opposite corner for an elbow and pelee kick. Mike catches Joe with punches. Mike kicks Joe in the corner. Mike runs at Joe, but gets caught with a slam in the corner. Joe hits the Muscle Buster for the win.

Winner: Samoa Joe - by pinfall (2:03)

Brennan announced during the match that we will see Samoa Joe vs. Rhyno in two weeks on NXT.

Devin Taylor is backstage with Emma and Dana Brooke. Bayley is back. Emma calls Bayley's hugs creepy. Emma broke her hand, and now it's time to break her childish spirit. Dana gives Emma a hug because it makes everything better.


Emma makes her way to the ring with Dana Brooke at her side. We see footage of Emma and Brooke attacking Bayley two months ago. Bayley makes her way to the ring with a brace on her right hand.

Emma vs. Bayley

Emma tries to smack Bayley with Bayley's wrist band. Emma ducks in the ropes. Emma takes a cheap shot at Bayley and beats her down, cover. Bayley is taken to the corner face-first a few times. Bayley fires back by slamming Emma into the corner followed by a running bulldog, cover. Emma tries slipping out of the ring, but Bayley tries grabbing her by the hair. Emma slams Bayley's right hand against the ring post. Emma wraps Bayley's arm up in the top rope. Emma flips Bayley over and then stretches the right hand. Emma lets go and covers Bayley, two.

Emma stomps on the hand a couple times. Emma scrapes Bayley's face against the mat. Bayley flips out of the straight jacket and takes Emma down with double ax handles. Bayley with a spear in the corner and a flying elbow from the top, cover. Emma and Bayley double clothesline each other. Brooke interferes and the ref throws her out. Bayley rolls Emma up, Emma reverses it, kickout from Bayley. Bayley hits the belly to belly slam for the win.

Winner: Bayley - by pinfall (5:38)

Bayley grabs a mic and says that felt amazing. It's great to be back to an ovation like that. She's back to be the next NXT Women's Champion. To do that, she has to beat the very, very best. Bayley wants a match with Charlotte.

Brennan recaps Sasha Banks and Charlotte competing in a triple threat match with Brie Bella at Battleground. A new announcer is backstage with Charlotte. What's been happening at Raw is more than a statement, it's a revolution. If Bayley wants a chance to face her, so be it. Dana Brooke comes in and says Charlotte will fail miserably on the main roster. Brooke gets booed, and maybe because she doesn't have a famous last night? Brooke wants a match with Charlotte. Charlotte says Bayley can wait another week.

The Vaudevillains make their way to the ring. Angelo Dawkins and Sawyer Fulton are already in the ring.

The Vaudevillains vs. Angelo Dawkins & Sawyer Fulton

Gotch and Dawkins lock up. Gotch rolls Dawkins up. Fulton gets the tag. Fulton beats Gotch down with punches. Cover, kickout from Gotch. Fulton puts Gotch in an abdominal stretch. Dawkins gets the tag and dropkicks Gotch while Fulton held Simon in the air. Dawkins applies an abdominal stretch. Gotch gets out and tags English. English comes in with punches and kicks to both of the jobbers. English hits Dawkins with a side slam. Uppercut into the neckbreaker combo is hit, and Gotch covers Dawkins for the win.

Winners: The Vaudevillians - by pinfall (2:46)

It was announced during the tag match that The Vaudevillains vs. Blake and Murphy for the NXT Tag Team Championship will take place next week on NXT.

Devin Taylor talks to Bliss, Blake and Murphy backstage. Murphy says The Vaudevillains are from ages ago. Next week, Blake and Murphy will still be NXT Tag Team Champions.


Contract Signing

William Regal is in the ring. He cuts a short promo before Kevin Owens interrupts. Regal introduces NXT Champion Finn Balor to the ring. Balor sets his title on the table. Owens stops Balor from signing the contract. Owens asks Balor how it feels to be NXT Champion. How does it feel to defend the title in the biggest main event in NXT history in Brooklyn? How does it feel to walk in as champion, but still as the underdog? Owens won the title two months after his debut. Balor didn't win anything two months after his debut. Owens injured Zayn, sent Neville out of NXT, beat Cesaro, dropped Rusev on his head, and pinned John Cena.

Owens says he will show Balor that Japan was a fluke when he becomes the first-ever two-time NXT Champion. Balor grabs the mic and says he's heard it all before. We all know Owens likes to talk. Balor will shove Owens' words right down his throat. Balor and Regal sign the contract. Owens signs and Regal signs again. Owens throws the contract and the table at Balor. Owens shoves Regal down. Balor kicks Owens out of the ring. Owens retreats to the back. Balor stands tall to end the show.

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