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WWE NXT Results (8/3/16) - Hideo Itami Returns, Bobby Roode Debuts

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WWE NXT Results (8/3/16)
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida
Report by CJ Blaze of

The show opens with the (amazing) theme song before Tom Phillips & Corey Graves welcome us to the show from commentary. Bobby Roode debuts tonight and someone makes their return...

Hideo Itami makes his way to the ring as the crowd explodes in excitement. CWC competitor Sean Maluta makes his way to the ring next.

Hideo Itami vs. Sean Maluta

Lock up, Itami applies a headlock. Maluta bucks him off, only to be hit with a shoulder block. Itami runs through Sean with a running knee. Itami flips Maluta over for a kick. Maluta gains the advantage with punches in the corner. Maluta does a Codebreaker from the top rope, cover. Maluta does a headbutt across the ring, cover for two. Maluta puts Itami in a body scissors hold until he breaks free. Maluta kicks Itami in the chest a few times until Itami gets to his feet. Itami fires back with big clotheslines and a Dragon screw. Itami boots Maluta in the corner before unloading with strikes and kicks. Itami nails the corner dropkick, followed by the running knee for the win.

Winner: Hideo Itami - by pinfall (3:49)

Itami celebrates in the ring as Phillips & Graves are happy to see him back. Tom mentions that NXT Women's Champion Asuka will be in action later tonight.


We see footage of The Authors of Pain attacking American Alpha before their tag match two weeks ago. The Authors of Pain won that tag team match.

Backstage, Andrea interviews The Revival. Dash says there is no pressure on them - they are the greatest tag team. Dawson makes a car comparison before calling themselves the best tag team on this planet again. TM61 walk up, saying they've traveled all over the planet, challenging the best tag teams. The Revival says they make the rules and tell them to go to the back of the line. Gargano & Ciampa walk up, saying they're next in line. Ciampa talks about the champs not wanting to give them a shot. Dawson says they've already promised TM61, so the four will have to discuss it themselves. The Revival walks off.

Mojo Rawley makes his way to the ring. Mojo was recently drafted to SmackDown Live. Chris Atkins is already in the ring.

Mojo Rawley vs. Chris Atkins

Mojo whips Chris across the ring before running over him. Mojo covers for what looks to the be the win, but Samoa Joe attacks and clears the ring.

No Contest (0:20)

Joe calls out Regal for not consulting him. Joe says he doesn't feel the need to consult with Regal about rampaging all over his show. Joe promises to destroy Nakamura in Brooklyn. Mojo gets back in the ring and attacks the champ. Referees pull Mojo off. Joe runs back after Mojo and applies the Clutch on the ramp.

Bayley is interviewed backstage. She says she isn't the same person that she was when Asuka beat her in Dallas. Bayley says it's time to adapt and mentally prepare for matches like these. Bayley is preparing by watching footage. Asuka walks up and questions if she's ready. Asuka invites Bayley out to watch her match.


Bayley joins the commentary team. Aliyah makes her way to the ring. Women's Champion Asuka enters next. Before the match, Asuka places a chair on the ramp and motions for Bayley to come sit there to watch the match. Bayley heads towards the ring, but tosses the chair aside and stands.

Aliyah vs. Asuka

Asuka kicks Aliyah in the side a couple times before kicking her in the back. Aliyah counters with several punches, but Asuka quickly shuts her down with a flying hip attack. Asuka unloads with wicked kicks and strikes right in front of Bayley. Aliyah gets trapped in the ropes by the champ. Asuka does another hip attack to the back of Aliyah. Aliyah catches Asuka with a boot out of the corner. Asuka knocks Aliyah to the mat, but pulls off the cover at two. Asuka drags Aliyah into the Asuka Lock for the win.

Winner: Asuka - by submission (2:28)

Bayley gets in the ring to check on Aliyah as Asuka holds the title up in her face.

Last month, Oney Lorcan beat Tye Dillinger in an upset. After the match, Oney says he won, whether it was an upset of not. The competition is getting better, so he has to get better. Oney has to go back to where he started and go back to his roots.

A vignette airs for Ember Moon. She will be debuting in Brooklyn.

Bobby Roode debuts

Bobby Roode makes his way to the ring sporting a suit as this is his first in-ring appearance on NXT TV. Phillips notes that Roode is a former world champion and is very familiar with Aries, Eric Young, and Samoa Joe (obviously). Roode says the wait is finally over. Roode enjoyed being at TakeOver: Dallas during WrestleMania weekend. He knew then that NXT was the perfect place for him to be.

Roode says we are all NXT. But to get to that next level... that's where Roode comes in. He says NXT and the fans need Bobby Roode. Now NXT has found "the man" in himself. Roode promises to take this company to the next level. Roode says presidents, vice presidents, and business men will replace the stupid people that sit in the crowd now. (He's heel). Roode goes on to discuss dressing like a superstar with his custom-made suits. And from this very moment forward, NXT will be glorious.


Next week, William Regal will host a contract signing between Bayley and Asuka.

TM61 makes their way to the ring for the main event. (Shane Thorne & Nick Miller) NXT Tag Team Champions Dash & Dawson enter last.

TM61 vs. The Revival

Dawson and Miller start the match with a lock up. Dawson takes Miller down quickly before rolling to the apron. Dawson grabs Nick's arm and locks it up. Thorne tags in and locks the arm up again. TM61 does a double shoulderblock before Miller covers Dawson. TM61 does the fist drop/moonsault combo. Thorne locks Dawson up on the mat. Dawson kicks up, but the lock remains intact. Thorne kicks Dash away, but Dawson throws him down. Dash tags in and unloads on Shane.

Dash chops Thorne in the corner, tag back to Dawson. He sends Thorne into Dash's knee. Dash runs right into the turnbuckle as Thorne side steps him. Thorne dropkicks The Revival. Miller comes in as TM61 back body drops The Revival.


Dawson works the left shoulder of Thorne. Dash comes in with flying knees to the arm, cover. Dash continues to stretch the shoulder. Thorne is tossed into the heel corner as Dawson tags back in. Dawson dropkicks Thorne's jaw while on the mat, cover. Dawson knocks Shane down with an elbow to the face. Dash comes back in, but Thorne counters by kicking him into the turnbuckle.

Miller comes in, knocking Dash off the apron and dropping Dawson with a body drop. Dash gets the same treatment. Miller rolls Dawson up, followed by a spinebuster, nearfall. Miller chases Dash around the ring, only to be caught by Dawson with a DDT. Dawson covers Miller for the win.

Winners: The Revival - by pinfall (8:16)

Dawson grabs a mic and says it doesn't matter what part of the world you come from, because they are the big leagues. Dash lists the teams they've beaten - TM61, Vaudevillains, Enzo & Cass, American Alpha. Gargano & Ciampa interrupt.

They rehash the teams they've beaten, adding some humor by naming Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy among other fictional characters. Gargano says he's only worried about collecting the NXT Tag Team Titles instead of Pokemon. Gargano reminds them that the only team Revival hasn't dropped is Gargano & Ciampa. Dawson tries to the end the promo, but they end up brawling.

Dawson is tossed first. Ciampa knees Dash in the corner before Gargano & Ciampa hit the double kick on Dash. Gargano covers Dash for the three as Ciampa counts it out. They grab The Revival's titles to end the show.

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