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We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
NXT Tag Team Titles: Hunico & Camacho vs. The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor) (c's)
Camacho & Viktor start. Viktor misses a clothesline and Camacho with a series of back clubs. Camacho runs into a boot, then Viktor tears his beater off and hits a series of chops and uppercuts in the corner. Camacho counters out of a slam, then avoids an elbow drop. Headbutt, followed by a slam. Hunico in as Camacho stomps away at Viktor. Hunico with a slingshot dropkick. Viktor fights back, but Hunico with a series of knees to the ribs. Slam, followed by more knee strikes. Chinlock applied. Viktor fights out, but Hunico with a chop. Hunico is sent off the turnbuckles, then Viktor with a flying knee strike for a nearfall.
Back from commercial as Konnor as Hunico in a side headlock after taking him down. Crowd wills on Hunico, but Konnor drives him into his corner. Konnor stomps away at Hunico, then tags in Viktor. Viktor with a series of chest clubs from the outside, then gains a 1 count. Viktor grinds his forearm into the face of Hunico, then delivers more stomps. Konnor in and he stomps away some more at Hunico. Konnor gains a nearfall. Chinlock re-applied as the crowd again wills on Hunico. Konnor gains another nearfall. Viktor in, right hands to Hunico. Backbreaker for a nearfall. Chinlock re-applied. Hunico fights back, but Viktor with a back club. Hunico comes back with a roll-up, then lifts up Viktor and powerbombs him, both men down.
Konnor & Camacho in. 2 clotheslines and a spinning neckbreaker by Camacho. Camacho fires up, then hits a running back elbow in the corner. Back suplex, followed by a leaping leg drop, but Viktor breaks up the pinfall. Hunico sends Viktor to the outside. Konnor avoids another running back elbow and hits the full nelson slam, both men down. Camacho goes to make a tag, but Viktor pulls Hunico off the apron. Hunico is favoring his leg on the outside as Konnor hits the one man flapjack on Camacho.
Viktor in, Fall of Man by the Ascension to retain the titles.
Winners and STILL NXT Tag Team Champions: The Ascension by pinfall (The Fall of Man)
The Ascension stand tall afterward to celebrate their title retention.
Back from commercial, Lana comes out onto the rampway and introduces Alexander Rusev in Russian.
Grudge Match: Alexander Rusev w/Lana vs. Kassius Ohno
This will be Ohno's final match on WWE NXT as this was taped before his release on November 8th. Ohno has tape on his back from the attack by Rusev last week. Rusev drives Ohno into the corner, but Ohno gets free. Ohno with a go-behind, but Rusev shoos him off. Rusev with a gut kick and a club to Ohno's injured back. Rusev places Ohno against the ropes and hits his series of knees to the ribs. Rusev with more knee strikes while maintaining hold of Ohno, then hits a Samoan Drop for a nearfall. Rusev removes the tape off of the back of Ohno and hits a club to the injured area. Bearhug applied in the center of the ring. Rusev with a series of forearms to the kidneys of Ohno. Ohno comes back with a big forearm, but Rusev blocks a roll-up. Ohno then with an inside cradle for a nearfall. Sliding dropkick for a nearfall. Ohno off the ropes, but runs into the body block by Rusev.
Accolade applied and Ohno taps.
Winner: Alexander Rusev by submission (The Accolade)
Rusev keeps the hold applied after the bell and won't let go, even with multiple referees coming out to help. Lana finally gets on the apron and in Russian, tells Rusev to release the hold. Rusev & Lana celebrate his win as Ohno is attended to by multiple referees.
Backstage, Natalya runs into Bayley, saying they have a match next. Bayley says she is nervous about the match because she still hasn't talked to Charlotte and now with this big match, its a lot to handle. Natalya says Charlotte is all bark and no bite and she won't be barking up your tree with me in your corner. I'm your friend, I have your back and we're gonna so much fun tonight, I promise. Bayley hugs Natalya, but Natalya says the hug was a little too tight. The two head to the ring as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial, we see what happened last week with Antonio Cesaro and ring announcer Byron Saxton. We go to the commentary table with William Regal for comments. Regal says Antonio Cesaro has a problem with him, but there is no need to take it out on Byron Saxton.
Bayley & Natalya vs. The Beautiful Fierce Females (Summer Rae & Sasha Banks)
Bayley & Sasha start. Sasha avoids Bayley and talks trash to Natalya. Bayley takes Sasha down and slams her head into the mat. Natalya in, double suplex for a nearfall. Summer in, but Natalya with a drop toe hold. Bayley in, another double suplex for a 1 count. Sasha in, but Bayley with a drop toe hold. Sasha avoids a boot and unloads on Bayley in the corner. Sasha gains a nearfall. Bayley sent off the turnbuckles. Summer in, chokes Bayley with her boot. Summer slams Bayley's head into the mat for a nearfall. Sasha in, gains a nearfall. Crowd wills on Bayley. Sasha with a knucklelock, but Bayley takes her down. Natalya in and hits a clothesline, followed by a snap suplex. Power Driver, followed by Nattie by Nature. Sharpshooter applied, but Summer breaks it up. Bayley in, knocks Summer off the apron. Bayley misses a clothesline and Sasha with a gut kick.
Bayley goes Bankrupt, giving the BFFs the win.
Winners: The BFFs by pinfall (Bankrupt)
The BFFs celebrate their win afterwards while Natalya checks on Bayley in the ring.
Back from commercial, we see comments from Leo Kruger. Kruger says he is on a task to become a Real American. Sami Zayn, fate has chosen us to be put together. I'm gonna hurt you more than anyone has ever hurt you before. Everything you have ever known is about to change. Ta-ta!
Alexander Rusev comes out and introduces Scott Dawson for our next match.
Scott Dawson w/Alexander Rusev vs. Mojo Rawley
Crowd chants for Mojo as the bell sounds. Mojo backs Dawson into the corner and breaks clean. Dawson backs Mojo into the corner and hits some right hands and stomps. Uppercut, followed by a back elbow. Dawson pulls at the face of Mojo's face, followed by an elbow for a nearfall. Chinlock applied as the crowd wills on Mojo. Mojo fights back, but Dawson with elbows to the back of the head. Snap suplex, followed by a short-arm clothesline and a leg drop for a 1 count. Mojo avoids a corner charge, but Dawson with a forearm. Mojo comes back with an avalanche, followed by a flying butt smash.
Mojo goes into Hyper Drive for the win.
Winner: Mojo Rawley by pinfall (The Hyper Drive)
Mojo celebrates his win afterwards, then LeFort goes again to offer to be the manager for Rusev. It was all a distraction as Dawson dropkicks Mojo from behind. Dawson beats down Mojo in the corner, then he & LeFort walk off and celebrate on the rampway.
Next week on NXT's 200th episode, there will be an open challenge by NXT Tag Team Champions The Ascension. Also for the NXT Title, Bo Dallas defends against Adrian Neville in a Lumberjack Match. Finally, WWE COO Triple H will make an appearance.
Main Event in a Grudge Match: Leo Kruger vs. Sami Zayn
Zayn takes down Kruger and unloads with right hands. The two begin to brawl going back and forth on the mat. Back to their feet, Zayn with more right hands, but Kruger with a spinebuster for a nearfall. Kick by Kruger sends Zayn to the outside. Kruger goes out after him and hits a right hand. Zayn driven into the ring apron, then sent back in. Kruger gains a nearfall. Kruger sends Zayn back out to the outside. Crowd does the "OLE" chant to will on Zayn. Zayn fights back, but Kruger sends him head-first off the apron, followed by a slam on the outside! Back in, Kruger gains another nearfall. Cravate applied as the crowd again wills on Zayn. Zayn fights back, but Kruger with a knee to the ribs. Kruger misses a clothesline and Zayn comes back with a dropkick for a nearfall. Kruger goes out to the outside and Zayn goes after him. Zayn with a series of chops, then gets Kruger back in. Zayn heads up top and hits a crossbody for a CLOSE nearfall. Zayn goes for the Tornado DDT, but Kruger crotches him on the ropes.
Kruger hits the Slice, turning Zayn inside out, for the win.
Winner: Leo Kruger by pinfall (The Slice)
Kruger celebrates his win, then goes to leave, but gets back in and measures Zayn for another Slice. Zayn avoids it, though, and clotheslines Kruger to the outside. Zayn with a head of stream and wipes out Kruger with a flip dive! Zayn unloads on Kruger with right hands, then multiple referees come out to break the two up as we go to credits.