We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
NXT Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Tournament 1st Round Match: Jason Jordan & Tyle Dillinger vs. The Jersey Boys (Enzo Amore & “Big Cass” Colin Cassady)
Jordan & Dillinger come out to new music and Jordan is now sporting a bald head. Before the bell, the Jersey Boys introduce themselves as always. Cass says they are gonna run through this tournament like the Kool-Aid man runs through a brick wall. POW!! Enzo says they are stars and take meteor showers. Cass says the rest of the tournament is S…A…W…F…T…..SAWFT!!!
Dillinger & Cass start. Cass goozles Dillinger early, then backs him into Dillinger’s corner. Jordan in, but Cass blocks a couple of takedown attempts. Jordan with a side headlock, but Cass with a shoulder tackle. Elbow drop by Cass for a 1 count. Jordan with a gut kick, but Cass with a back elbow and a right hand. Series of knees to the ribs by Cass, then he begins to spell out “SAWFT”, but Dillinger comes in with a gut shot, allowing Jordan to hit Cass with a back suplex for a 1 count.
Dillinger in, series of right hands to the back of Cass’s head. Dillinger drops down one of his kneepads and hits a series of knees to the head of Cass. Leaping stomp to the face of Cass by Dillinger for a nearfall. Jordan in, forearm drop to Cass, then locks in a chinlock. Enzo & the crowd will on Cass. Jordan releases the hold, then hits a series of elbow drops to the back of Cass for a nearfall. Running shoulder to the ribs of Cass by Jordan in the corner for a nearfall. Dillinger in, gut kick to Cass. Head and arm lock applied by Dillinger, crowd again wills on Cass. Dillinger releases, but Cass blocks another leaping stomp and tags in Enzo.
Enzo avoids a series of clotheslines by Dillinger, slides under his legs and hits a right hand. Enzo off the ropes, but Dillinger TAKES HIS HEAD OFF with a superkick! Dillinger doesn’t make a pin and instead tags in Jordan. Jordan lifts up Enzo and he drives Enzo into the corner. Jordan trash talks Cass on the apron, but Cass takes the hit for Enzo in the corner when Jordan goes for another running shoulder to the ribs, knocking Cass off the apron. Ref has words with Dillinger as Jordan lifts up Enzo, but Cass with a big boot to Jordan.
Enzo falls on top of Jordan and gets the win.
Winners and advancing to the Semi-Finals: The Jersey Boys by pinfall
The Jersey Boys celebrate their win afterwards.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Sami Zayn. Zayn says its been far too long since he last seen Renee, how are you? Zayn says he was assigned a tag team partner for a 1st Round match tonight, but he unfortunately has not been medically cleared. So as of right now, I have no tag partner for tonight. Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel walk in, happy about the fact that Zayn won’t have a partner in his match against them tonight. Gabriel says that Zayn’s partner didn’t work out because he doesn’t exist, you don’t have any friends. Thanks for the bye in the tag tournament, by the way. Kidd says that Zayn wouldn’t dare face us alone tonight because I remember when you faced the Ascension alone, yeah, didn’t fare too well, FACT!! Zayn says that its funny that Kidd seems to have a great memory for that sort of stuff. Do you remember me tapping you out a few weeks ago? And I believe I did the same thing to Gabriel. So, I’ve beaten you both and if I have to beat you both by myself tonight alone, I will. All of a sudden, we hear Adam Rose’s music as he & his Rosebuds jog in. Rose says that Zayn is not alone in this world. Don’t be a lemon, be a Rosebud! Because I will be your tag partner tonight and when you’re tagging with Adam Rose, its party time, all the time! Zayn says that tonight, it looks like that I’m a Rosebud. Rose offers Zayn a lollipop and he takes it before they leave.
Grudge Return Match: CJ Parker vs. Xavier Woods
Parker comes out with a sign that says “Stop Frikin Fracking.” Parker has a mic before the match and says like it or not, this sign that I hold in my hand is more than a sign. Its a social message for change and that’s what scares all of you. You know its spreading, you know its real, you boo me because its the truth.
Woods takes down Parker early and unloads with left hands. Parker gets free, but Woods with a series of chops & left hands. Back club and another chop that knocks down Parker. Woods gains a 1 count. Parker tries to get away, but Woods stops him. Woods clotheslines Parker to the outside. Woods goes out after Parker and unloads with more left hands. Back in, Woods heads up top, but Parker rolls away. Parker then avoids a corner charge that sends Woods shoulder-first into the ringpost and to the outside. “CJ’s garbage” chants by the crowd as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Parker gains a 1 count. Cobra Clutch applied by Parker, crowd wills on Woods. Woods gets to his feet, but Parker hits a short-arm clothesline, followed by a back senton for a nearfall. Series of left hands by Parker in the corner, then taunts the crowd. Series of shoulders to the ribs of Woods in the corner by Parker. Parker charges in and hits Shotgun Knees in the corner. Parker heads up top and hits a double sledge for a nearfall. Cobra Clutch re-applied. Woods gets to his feet, but Parker with another short-arm clothesline. Parker goes for another back senton, but Woods gets the knees up!
Woods fights back with right hands, gut shots and a flying forearm. Another flying forearm, followed by a spinning back kick to the ribs. Running dropkick by Woods, then he kips up. Parker sends Woods onto the apron, but Woods with a forearm. Woods heads up top and hits a crossbody, but Parker rolls through and gets a nearfall. Woods then hits Lost in the Woods, but Parker kicks out! Woods yells that its Morphin’ Time and hits the Honor Roll, but PARKER KICKS OUT AGAIN!! Woods heads up top and goes coast-to-coast, hitting a Top Rope Splash, but Parker KICKS OUT AGAIN!! Woods can’t believe it. Woods goes for a Tornado DDT, springing off the bottom rope from the apron, but Parker catches him and sends Woods throat-first into the middle rope.
Spinning Death Valley Driver by Parker for the win.
Winner: CJ Parker by pinfall (Spinning Death Valley Driver)
Parker celebrates his win afterward.
Ring announcer Eden Stiles tells us to direct our attention to the Titantron. We see Tyler Breeze on there. Breeze says that he has decided that after what Adrian Neville did to me last week, its time, its time for me to challenge that creature for his NXT Title. And after I beat Neville and wash that “uggo” off that title, it will finally be time for all “Wannabreeze” followers to enjoy “The Era of Gorgeous.”
“Its” Bayley vs. Eva Marie
This is Eva’s first appearance on NXT. Eva comes out on an elevated platform, posing for the crowd. “You can’t wrestle” chants at Eva as the bell sounds. Eva piefaces Bayley, then goes to the ropes to avoid Bayley. Eva with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. “Bayley’s gonna hug you” chants by the crowd. Eva trash talks Bayley, but Bayley catches her with a back elbow. Bayley brings Eva out of the corner the hard way for a nearfall. Bayley rides across the back of Eva, then applies an inverted bearhug. Eva slips out of an O’Connor Roll attempt and locks Bayley in a seated surfboard.
Knee to the back by Eva, then goes back to the seated surfboard. Bayley gets to her feet, but Eva with a knee to the ribs. Suplex by Eva for a nearfall. Another knee to the back of Eva, then she goes back to the seated surfboard. “Worse than Batista” chants by the crowd directed at Eva. Bayley drives Eva into the corner to get free, but Eva avoids a clothesline and hits a gut kick. Eva goes for another suplex, but Bayley counters with an inside cradle for a nearfall.
Bayley takes Eva down and unloads with right hands. Running back elbow by Bayley in the corner, then she tightens up her headband.
Belly-to-Bayley by Bayley for the win.
Winner: “Its” Bayley by pinfall (Belly-to-Bayley)
Bayley celebrates her win afterward as the crowd chants “Thank You Bayley.”
Main Event in a NXT Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Tournament 1st Round Match: Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel vs. Sami Zayn & Adam Rose
Rose & Zayn have some fun before the bell. Kidd & Zayn start. “OLE” chant for Zayn. Kidd with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle, then taunts Zayn. Kidd goes back to the side headlock, then hits another shoulder tackle. Zayn then comes back with his trifecta of arm drags into an armbar. Rose in, Kidd breaks off. Crowd hums Rose’s theme. Rose backs Kidd into the corner and slaps him on the keister. Kidd & Gabriel go outside to regroup, then Rose goes outside and slaps Gabriel on the keister. Gabriel gives chase to Rose, but it allows Kidd to kick Rose in the legs, knocking him down.
Kidd sends Rose face-first off the apron. Gabriel in, stomps away at Rose. Gabriel with a snapmare and a series of Victim Kicks to the back for a nearfall. Rose slips out of a slam, but runs into double boots by Gabriel in the corner. Gabriel charges in, but Rose catches him with a spinebuster for a nearfall. Kidd in, stomps away at Rose. Series of right hands by Kidd to Rose in the corner. Kidd distracts the ref, allowing Gabriel to choke Rose from the apron. Kidd places Rose in the Tree of Woe and hits a series of knees & stomps to Rose. Ref is with Kidd again, allowing Gabriel to pull at Rose’s neck from the outside. Rose gets free from the Tree of Woe, but Kidd with a neckbreaker for a nearfall. Chinlock applied as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Kidd keeps the chinlock applied on Rose. Kidd adds in a body scissors with the chinlock. Gabriel in, stomps away at Rose. Gabriel places Rose across the apron and hits an elbow to the face. Gabriel with right hands, Rose fights back, but Gabriel with another Victim Kick to the back. Slam, followed by a leg drop by Gabriel. Gabriel makes a cover with his knee driven in Rose’s throat, but the ref won’t make the count due to Gabriel choking Rose. Kidd in, stomps away at Rose, then chokes him with his knee. Crowd wants Zayn in as Kidd trash talks Rose. Gabriel in, sliding dropkick to the ribs of Rose for a nearfall. Rose fights back again, but Gabriel unloads with right hands from the mount. Rose again fights back, but Gabriel counters a Sleeper with a back suplex for a nearfall. Kidd in, chest kick to Rose for a nearfall. Kidd with a slam, then goes to the apron. Kidd goes for the Springboard Elbow Drop, but Rose gets his knees up!
Gabriel & Zayn get the tags in. Zayn with 2 clotheslines and a leg lariat to Gabriel, then knocks Kidd off the apron. Gabriel tries to catch Zayn charging in with a flapjack, but Zayn counters with a dropkick that sends Gabriel to the outside. Kidd comes in, but Zayn sends him to the outside. Zayn with a head of steam and wipes out Kidd & Gabriel with a flip dive! Rose heads up top and WIPES OUT KIDD & GABRIEL WITH A SOMERSAULT SENTON, with Rose’s bottom half crashing against the rampway! Rose sends Gabriel back in, where Zayn waits on the opposite side of the ring.
OLE Kick by Zayn to Gabriel in the corner for the win.
Winners and advancing to the Semi-Finals: Sami Zayn & Adam Rose by pinfall (OLE Kick)
Zayn & Rose celebrate their win as the show closes.