WWE NXT Results (9/7/16) - Aries vs. Almas, Nakamura Headlines

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WWE NXT Results (9/7/16)
Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com

Tom Phillips & Corey Graves welcome us to the show as they note that Asuka will speak later. Plus, Steve Cutler takes on Nakamura in the main event.

Shane Thorne and Nick Miller make their way to the ring for the opening match. CWC competitors Tony Nese and Ariya Daivari enter next.

TM61 vs. Tony Nese & Ariya Daivari

Thorne and Nese start things off with a lock up and arm holds. Nese does some impressive flips and moves around the ring. Nese kicks Thorne to the mat for a cover. Thorne showcases his own moves, ending with a dropkick. Daivari and Miller are tagged. Miller punches Daivari several times before Daivari counters with chops. Nese tags in. Daivari is sent out by Miller, Nick gets dropkicked. Nese flips out onto both Miller and Daivari. Thorne gets in and jumps out onto all of them.

Miller does a backdrop on Nese as Thorne flips in with a senton. Nese chops Thorne and tags Daivari. Daivari keeps Thorne down with a hold until Nese comes back in. Nese lifts Thorne up with raw power, dropping him on the ropes for a running knee. Daivari comes in with an elbow drop, cover. Daivari applies a headlock on Thorne. Miller distracts Daivari, allowing Thorne to hit an uppercut. Nese tags in as we go to break.


Daivari nails Thorne with a rolling elbow. Nese gets the tag again, but eats a clothesline as Miller tags in. Miller slaps Nese several times before hitting a big clothesline and forearm to the chest, cover. TM61 wipe out Nese together, but Daivari breaks the cover. Thorne ducks a clothesline from Nese and hits an uppercut. Daivari kicks Thorne as Nese drops him with a slam. Daivari nails a frog splash, but Miller breaks the cover. Daivari tries rolling Thorne up, only to get turned inside out by a clothesline. TM61 hit Nese with Thunder Valley. Miller covers for the win.

Winners: TM61 - by pinfall (8:03)

Graves and Phillips hype the CWC finale and the cruiserweights coming to Raw in two weeks. We move on to the women's division.

One-on-One with Asuka

Earlier today - Tom Phillips talks to NXT Women's Champion Asuka about her match against Bayley in Brooklyn. Asuka calls the Brooklyn crowd crazy. As for the match, Asuka respects Bayley. Bayley was the heart of NXT. They both fought really hard. Tom mentions that Asuka has been here for a year now, and she's still undefeated. Tom names many of the top NXT women that she's beaten, including Emma, Nia Jax, and Bayley. Asuka goes on to discuss the honor of defending the title in her home country of Japan soon. Tom asks Asuka if she thinks there's anyone worthy of challenging her next. Asuka says no one is ready to face her.


Steve Cutler is interviewed backstage about facing Nakamura in the main event tonight.

Leah Vaughn makes her way to the ring. Ember Moon enters next.

Leah Vaughn vs. Ember Moon

Lock up, Leah locks up the left arm. Ember turns it into a headlock followed by a clothesline. Ember goes right back to the side headlock. Leah gets Moon down for a chin lock. Ember works her way out with elbows. Moon catches Leah with a roll up, followed by a loud kick. Moon hits a suplex, kicks up, and does a flipping clothesline into the corner. Moon goes up top and hits the impressive flipping stunner for the win.

Winner: Ember Moon - by pinfall (2:43)

No Way Jose is interviewed about his encounter with Bobby Roode last week. Jose says he hasn't stopped for anyone or changed himself for anyone.

A trainer is working with Tommaso Ciampa as Johnny Gargano walks up. Gargano says, if Ciampa is cleared, they will get to compete in a tag match at the live CWC finale. They say they'll win that match and then focus on beating The Revival.

Andrade Almas makes his way out, followed by Austin Aries.

Andrade "Cien" Almas vs. Austin Aries

Aries grabs the left arm, twisting it around. Aries rolls around, keeping the hold intact. Aries catches Almas with an arm drag out of the corner, followed by a dropkick and cover. Lock up, Aries works the left arm again. Almas gets in some offense with a head scissors takedown. Aries rolls out of the ring briefly until Almas chases him around. Back in the ring, Aries nails Almas with a boot to the face. Almas hangs in the ropes. Almas flips out onto Aries. Back in the ring, Almas covers. Cien goes up top, but Aries runs up from behind, shoves him, resulting in a front flip to the floor.


Aries is shown wailing on Almas. Aries nails the jumping elbow to the neck. Aries applies a headlock. Almas dodges Aries on the apron, allowing him to nail a superkick to the jaw. Almas goes up top and connects with a missile dropkick. Almas nails the running double knees in the corner, only to get caught with a big dropkick across the ring. Aries takes Almas up top, but gets knocked off. Almas does a backflip into another rotation to connect with knees, cover. Aries delivers a big chest chop. Almas runs around the ring, but Aries plants him with a powerbomb. Aries flips over into Last Chancery to make Almas tap.

Winner: Austin Aries - by submission (9:15)


Graves hypes No Way Jose vs. Bobby Roode for next week. The announcers welcome Samoa Joe to the booth.

Steve Cutler makes his way out for the main event. NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura enters last.

Steve Cutler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Nakamura kicks at Cutler to begin. They lock hands, only for Nakamura to kick Steve in the face. Cutler shoves Nakamura off of him, but Shin comes back with a knee strike. Nakamura does Good Vibes in the corner. Nakamura does it one more time, upon the crowd's request. Cutler manages to get the upper hand by punching and kicking Nakamura in the same corner. Cutler flips Nak over for a brief cover. Cutler applies a rear chinlock. Nakamura chops and strikes Cutler a few times, dropping him with a kick to the chest. Nakamura hits the running corner kick, followed by the inverted exploder suplex. Nakamura connects with Kinshasa for the win.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura - by pinfall (3:45)

Nakamura celebrates in the ring as Joe watches on to end the show.

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