WWE held another set of NXT tapings on Thursday night from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Scott Brooks of WrestlingNewsWorld.com attended the taping and filed the following report:
Braun Stowman defeated Dash Wilder
WWE NXT - May 27, 2015:
Sami Zayn's music but Kevin Owens came out instead to his music. Owens said he was going to come out here to issue an NXT Open Challenge, but he is not an insecure person and he doesn't feel that he has to defend his title against anyone to prove himself. He likes when people earn matches against him. The crowd sings "John Cena sucks," and Kevin Owens said he has never heard them say Sami Zayn sucks when he does too. He says the fans clap and chant when someone out there recently called him a bad person when that is not true. Owens says he is a good man. He is a good man because that was the last time we will ever have to hear that horrendous theme because of what he did Takeover. He doesn't understand why people are surprised about what happened when he did exactly what he said he would do. He said Zayn asked for te match and he told Zayn if he showed up he would take him out and he ended up taking him out. He did it so he can keep providing for his family and that is exactly what a good person does. He says when Joe walked out and this place exploded he chose to let Joe live in that moment. He has heads people say he backed down because he is afraid of Joe but that statement is as ridiculous as the color of John Cena's merchandise. He wanted to give the fans something happy to go home to because of what he did to Zayn because he could have dropped Joe in a snap and if Joe shows up he will drop him just like that. He says at Elimination Chamber he will show John Cena that the champ is here. William Regal comes out and says Kevin is walking a thin line here. Owens said before he says anything, he headbutted Regal because Regal put his hands on Kevin first. Regal said that is the only reason he still has a job and comments on the people Kevin has injured since coming in including Riley, Neville, Itami, and Zayn. Owens denies being involved with Itami and says Zayn made the agreement to the match and Regal made it official so they are the only ones responsible for Zayn. Solomon Crowe comes out and talks about earning opportunities. He says Owens is scared that anyone in the back could beat him which is why he is afraid to put the title on the line like that. He says that part about him being a good guy after seeing what he did to Zayn, he thinks Kevin is a piece of crap. Kevin says that it looks like he just earned himself an opportunity and asks Regal what he thinks. Regal says tonight it will be Crowe vs Owens non-title.
Match 1) Emma w/Dana Brooke defeated Bayley via Emma Lock. Emma came out to a new theme that started like her face theme but went to a heel theme.
After they attacked Bayley until Charlotte came out for the save. Dana ran at her but got taken out on the floor. Charlotte got to Emma but Dana saved her. Dana hit a Samoan Driver on Charlotte.
Match 2) Blake & Murphy w/Alexa Bliss defeated Elias Samson and Mike Rallis (I think) via pin on Samson.
After they attacked his partner and Alexa hit the Sparkle Splash on him.
Match 3) Finn Balor defeated Tye Dillinger via Top Rope Double Stomp.
Match 4) Kevin Owens defeated Solomon Crowe in a non-title match with a pop-up powerbomb. Crowe got a couple moves in but not much.
After, Owens when to powerbomb Crowe on the apron until Joe came out. Joe was in gear. Owens backed into the ring and Joe followed him. Owens bailed out of the ring and went up the ramp. He said the champ is here before leaving.
WWE NXT - June 3, 2015:
Match 1) Tyler Breeze defeated Adam Rose via The Beauty Shot.
There was an interview with Eva Maria on the ramp. The crowd booed throughout the segment including "You Can't Wrestle" chants. She said she was at Takeover to see what the buzz was about. She said the women here are revolutionizing the business and is excited to be here at NXT.
Match 2) Alexa Bliss w/Blake & Murphy defeated Carmella w/Enzo Amore & Colin Cassidy with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage.
Match 3) The Vaudevillians defeated Jason Jordan & Marcus Louis when Aiden pinned Marcus after a swinging neckbreaker.
Match 4) Finn Balor defeated Rhino when Rhino went for The Gore and countered into a school boy pin for the win in 9 minutes or so. Rhino was acting more heel throughout the match.
After the match as Finn was posing for the crowd and going up the ramp, Rhino gored him on the stage. Referees had to help Balor out.
WWE NXT - June 10, 2015:
Match 1) Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley defeated Elias Samson & Mike Rallis via an assisted Rough Ryder where Mojo held up Elias Hart Attack Style and Ryder came off the top with the Rough Ryder.
They went and celebrated with a row of fans in Mojo shirts in the crowd.
Match 2) Emma defeated Bluepants with the Emma Lock.
Match 3) Tyler Breeze defeated Bull Dempsey via Beauty Shot.
Match 4) Becky Lynch defeated Jessie (McKay, only called Jessie) via Black Tornado Slam with a submission for the win.
Match 5) Baron Corbin squashed Angelo Dawkins with the End of Days.
Before the next match, Kevin Owens came out for commentary. He hugged Byron Saxton.
Match 6) Samoa Joe defeated Scott Dawson via Muscle Buster. Joe's offense otherwise consisted of a shoulder block, headbutt to the hand, Enzugiri in the corner, and the STJoe. Scott got some more offense than expected.
Owens went to leave but Joe shouted his name on the mic and asked where he was going. He said that last time Owens was in this ring he said he would drop Joe just like that. Last time he did what he is doing now and ran away. Owens took a mic on the ramp. Joe challenged him to get in the ring and give them the fight they want to see. Owens said he doesn't run anywhere and there are two reasons why he won't go to the ring. One) Dropping him after his first match in NXT would be unpleasant to Joe and he should be thanking him. Two) He said that Joe is a rookie ere and you can't just walk in and get an NXT Title Match. You have to earn it and Joe has not done that. William Regal came out. Regal agrees with Owens that he has not warned a title shot, but he has earned a right to a fight and said next week it will be Joe Owens.
WWE NXT - June 17, 2015:
Match 1) In a six person tag match, Enzo Amore & Colin Cassidy & Carmella defeated Blake & Murphy & Alexa Bliss via an assisted top rope splash by Enzo on Blake.
Match 2) The Vaudevillians defeated Jason Jordan & Mikaze (independent wrestler who has wrestled in ROH many years ago and is now Florida based. Also wrestled on the recent TNA Xtravaganza One Night Only) via referee stoppage. Mikaze seemed to be very loopy and it is possible that he was injured. Jason Jordan was very disappointed as there was some miscommunication between the two prior. Referees and a medic came to help Mikaze out and they ran tests on him. He sat up and was able to walk out on his own to a standing ovation.
Match 3) Charlotte defeated KC Cassidy with the Bridging Figure Four Leg Lock.
Match 4) Samoa Joe and Kevin Owens fought to a no contest in a non-title match for about 10 minutes. Joe's offense consisted of the facewash, a running kick, a back Senton, and the STJoe. They fought to the floor and brawled. The ref got between them and got laid out causing the no contest. Referees, ring crew, and security came out to get between them. They both got out and attacked each other at one point. William Regal was on the ramp. Owens made it to the ramp and said the champ is here.
The next NXT Taping at Full Sail will be on Thursday June 18th, 2015.