Sin Cara vs. “The Bulgrian Brute” Alexander Rusev w/Lana
Rusev throws Cara into the ropes early. Cara with a kick to a leg and a side headlock, but Rusev throws him aside and knocks him down with a shoulder tackle. Cara with a go-behind and a back club. Knee to the ribs, then Cara avoids a charge. Cara sent onto the apron, but hits a forearm. Cara with a springboard moonsault for a nearfall. Cara with more kicks to the leg, but Rusev catches him off a springboard with a leaping savate kick for a nearfall. Rusev with gut kicks, then a series of kicks to the legs of Cara in the corner. Big chest kick for a nearfall. Cara fights back, but Rusev with a knee to the ribs. Series of falling headbutts by Rusev, then he applies an armbar as the crowd wills on Cara. Rusev runs into a back elbow and a boot, then Cara goes up to the middle rope and hits Rusev with a Tornado DDT. Springboard crossbody by Cara for a nearfall. Rusev misses a clothesline and Cara with a spinning headscissors. Back handspring elbow by Cara for a nearfall. Rusev comes back with a gut kick, but runs into another boot. Cara goes on Rusev’s shoulders, but Rusev drives him down face-first.
Accolade applied, Cara taps.
Winner: “The Bulgrian Brute” Alexander Rusev by submission (The Accolade)
Afterwards, Lana tells Rusev to release the Accolade, then to re-apply it. Rusev stands tall over Cara.
Renee Young joins commentary for our next match.
Alicia Fox vs. Emma
Emma continues doing her wacky dance as the bell sounds, but Fox will have none of it. Fox works over Emma’s arm early. Emma reverses out, but Fox grabs her hair. Emma with a shoulder tackle, but Fox comes back with a dropkick. Fox mocks Emma’s dance, but Emma avoids a charge and locks in the Dil-Emma. Fox gets free and snaps Emma’s head against the ropes. Northern Lights by Fox for a nearfall. Chinlock applied as the crowd wills on Emma. Emma fights back, but Fox with a knee to the ribs. Emma goes up & over, O’Connor Roll for a nearfall. Fox charges, but Emma drop toe holds her into the turnbuckles. Emma charges and hits the Emma Sandwich in the corner.
Catapult into the Emma Lock, Fox taps.
Winner: Emma by submission (The Emma Lock)
Afterwards, Emma has a mic and says she wants to send her best wishes to Paige on a speedy recovery from her injury because when Paige is fully recovered, I am finally, officially, getting my rematch for the NXT Women’s Title. All of a sudden, The BFFs come out and attack Emma. The assault continues until the music of Natalya hits and she & Bayley run out to make the save. Natalya & Bayley get rid of Charlotte & Sasha, leaving Summer all alone. Emma sends Summer to the outside and celebrates with Bayley & Natalya.
Sylvester LeFort vs. “The Colossus of Cardiff” Mason Ryan
If LeFort wins, Ryan becomes his client. Ryan backs LeFort into the corner. LeFort with right hands, then gets his boot up off a charge. More right hands and a knee to the ribs. Ryan comes back with a Snake Eyes, followed by a running big boot.
Cobra Clutch Slam for the win.
Winner: “The Colossus of Cardiff” Mason Ryan by pinfall (Cobra Clutch Slam)
Backstage, Aiden English asks for his spotlight. English says last week, I threatened a man in a wheelchair. I’m not ashamed of this, in fact, I celebrated. Because the truth is, when that little greaseball, Goodfellas-wannabe ran over the Artiste’s foot, he took it to the next level and I simply re-paid the favor onto his friend, Big Cass. But alas, the curtain has fallen on that act and I can look forward to my challenge tonight, the great Canadian grappling sensation, Tyson Kidd. Oh Canada, I hope I make you cry.
Backstage, Sylvester LeFort says he will never work with Mason Ryan again and he will get revenge.
Aiden English comes out for his match and asks for his spotlight. English sings that he sings like a dream, you are the greatest thing that they’ve ever seen. When you perform, you come through the screen. Because Aiden English, you sound like a dream.
“The Artiste” Aiden English vs. Tyson Kidd
Kidd with a side headlock, then blocks a hiptoss and hits a Monkey flip. English avoids a crossbody and Kidd crashes into the ropes. English with a series of forearms to the throat of Kidd for a nearfall. Back suplex for a nearfall. Chinlock applied with Kidd’s arm trapped as well. English with a knee to the ribs, but Kidd slips out of another back suplex. English runs into a back elbow, then Kidd headscissors English into the turnbuckles. Series of kicks by Kidd, followed by a sliding dropkick for a nearfall. Kidd with the backflip kick going onto the apron, but English with a knee to the face. Suplex for a nearfall. All of a sudden, Colin Cassady comes out to ringside and steals English’s beret and scarf.
English is distracted by this, allowing Kidd to hit No Kidding (Top Rope Blockbuster) for the win.
Winner: Tyson Kidd by pinfall (No Kidding)
Kidd celebrates his win afterwards as Cassady stares down English.
Main Event in a Grudge Match: “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville vs. “The Savior of Misbehavior” Corey Graves
Neville catches a kick early and applies a side headlock. Neville with a shoulder tackle, then flips over a Graves drop-down and hits a hiptoss. Graves goes to the outside to regroup. Neville goes out after him, but Graves drew him in and stomps away at Neville back in the ring. Back club, but Neville with a gut kick and a chop. Chop exchange, then Graves with a gut shot and a right hand. Graves with a series of strikes in the corner. Big chop, followed by a snapmare. Neville avoids an elbow drop and takes down Graves in a side headlock. Graves turns over and pins Neville for a 1 count. Graves backs Neville into the corner and hits a right hand. Neville with a back handspring, then blocks a hiptoss and hits one of his own. Graves avoids a Neville dive, but Neville with a head of steam and wipes out Graves with the Foxbury Flop! Neville sends Graves back in, but Graves with a dropkick to the knees, knocking Neville off the apron.
Back from commercial as Graves has a leglock applied on Neville. Neville kicks Graves off, but Graves with a shot to the leg. Graves stakes out Neville’s leg in the ropes and drops a knee on the leg for a nearfall. Elbow to the back of the head, followed by a spinning leg whip. Neville with a kick from underneath, but Graves unloads with clubbing blows before gaining another nearfall. Neville with another kick from underneath, but Graves with a stomp. Graves places Neville’s leg across the bottom rope and drops his body weight across it. Graves goes to do it again, but Neville with a roll-up for a nearfall. Graves with another dropkick to the knees of Neville for a nearfall. Dragon Screw leg whip for another nearfall. Knee drop to the leg, then Graves pulls at the leg. Graves stomps away and hits a series of right hands. Knee-DT for another nearfall. Another knee drop to the leg and Graves again pulls at the leg with his knee right on top of Neville’s knee. Neville kicks Graves off with his good leg, but Graves lifts up Neville and hits a backbreaker for a nearfall. Graves gets 2 more nearfalls, then yells out in frustration. Graves sends Neville to the outside, then goes out after him. Graves talks trash, then goes to piledrive Neville on the outside, but Neville counters with a backdrop.
Back in, Graves runs into a boot, then Neville with a kick to the leg. 3 flying forearms, then Graves runs into a back elbow. Neville goes to the middle rope and hits a missile dropkick for a nearfall. Graves with another shot to the leg, then hits the front chopblock. Neville rolls out to the apron, but catches Graves with a head kick.
Neville heads up top and hits Red Arrow for the win.
Winner: “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville by pinfall (Red Arrow)
Afterwards, the music of NXT Champion Bo Dallas hits and he makes his way to the ring, but with no big smile. Bo removes his coat and goes to head to the ring to attack Neville, but then, the music of WWE COO Triple H hits and he makes his way to the ring. Triple H says he is glad both Bo & Neville are out here so I can talk to you both at the same time. On February 27th, you guys are gonna go to war over the NXT Title. But its a special night, so I’m gonna do what is best for business. So on February 27th on the WWE Network live from Full Sail, for the first time ever, we are gonna hang this NXT Title above this ring and Bo Dallas and Adrian Neville are gonna compete in NXT’s first ever Ladder Match. Neville & Bo stare each other down as we go to credits.