WWE NXT Results – 1/14/15 (Neville/Zayn – NXT Title)

WWE NXT
January 14, 2015
Full Sail University
Commentators: Rich Brennan, Alex Riley, Renee Young

Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.

Tyson Kidd vs. Finn Balor

Balor quickly hits Kidd with a running dropkick. Balor heads up top for the double stomp, but Kidd moves out of the way. Balor then catches Kidd coming in with a big chop. Running chop in the corner by Balor. Balor avoids a corner charge by Kidd, another big chop. Running hestitation dropkick by Balor in the corner. Balor heads back up top, but Kidd rolls outside to re-group. Balor goes out after him and nails Kidd from behind on the rampway. Back in, Kidd rolls back outside, then avoids a Balor baseball slide and drives Balor back-first into the barricade.

Kidd with a snapmare and a Victim Kick on the outside, then taunts the crowd. Back in, Kidd with a legdrop and continues to taunt the crowd. Kidd with an elbow to the top of Balor’s head, then trash talks Balor, yelling “Kill me, Finn, kill me.” Neckbreaker by Kidd, followed by an elbow drop for only 1. Kidd chokes Balor in the ropes as we go to commercial.

Commercial

Back from commercial as Kidd sends Balor throat-first off the bottom rope for 2. Balor fights back with gut shots, but Kidd with a forearm. Back elbow gets Kidd another 2. Chinlock applied, crowd wills on Balor. Balor gets to his feet, but Kidd with a series of knees to the ribs. Kidd places Balor in the Tree of Woe, then goes to the apron and pulls at Balor’s neck. Back in, Kidd stomps away at Balor until he falls out of the Tree of Woe. Snap suplex gets Kidd another 2. Chinlock re-applied, crowd again wills on Balor. Balor fights out with more gut shots, but Kidd with another forearm. Kidd misses a clothesline and Balor nails him with the Pele Kick, both men down.

Both get back up by the ref’s count of 3. Kidd runs into a boot by Balor in the corner, then Balor with 2 running forearms. Slingblade by Balor, but he runs into a back elbow by Kidd in the corner. Kidd goes to the middle rope, but Balor nails him with an enziguri that sends Kidd to the outside. Balor with a head of steam and wipes out Kidd with a flip dive! “NXT” chants by the crowd. Back in, Balor avoids Kidd charging in on the apron and hits a chest kick. Balor goes for another enziguri, but Kidd catches his leg and hits a Dragon Screw that sends Balor to the outside. Kidd goes onto the apron and DRILLS Balor with a running PK! Back in, Kidd with a springboard elbow drop for a close 2. Kidd with a series of stomps to the ribs of Balor, then locks him in the Sharpshooter. Kidd pulls Balor to the center of the ring, but Balor is able to crawl and reach the bottom rope to force Kidd to break the hold. “This is awesome” chants by the crowd. Kidd places Balor’s neck across the bottom rope and goes for a slingshot legdrop, but Balor moves out of the way! Balor grabs Kidd and hits him with Inverted Bloody Sunday.

Balor heads back up top and this time hits the double stomp for the win.

Winner: Finn Balor by pinfall (Top Rope Double Stomp)

Balor celebrates his win afterward.

We see video highlighting the Adrian Neville-Sami Zayn match from R Evolution.

Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews Bull Dempsey about his match tonight with Baron Corbin. Bull says that Corbin isn’t the only undefeated Superstar in this match, its gonna be a quick fight, if you even want to call it a fight. I like to call it ‘Baron Corbin’s End of Days.’ You can expect to see Baron Corbin laying on his back, looking up at the ‘Last of a Dying Breed’, and the last thing he is gonna hear is ‘Bull, Bull, Bull!’

Commercial

Grudge Match: “The Lone Wolf” Baron Corbin vs. “The New York Nightmare” Bull Dempsey

Bull with a series of back clubs early. Corbin fights back with right hands. Bull with a knee to the ribs and a forearm. Corbin comes back with a back elbow. Bull goes to the outside, but Corbin goes right out after him. Bull sends Corbin head-first off the apron. Corbin comes back with a knee to the ribs, then sends Bull head-first off the apron. Back in, Bull with kicks and right hands to Corbin. Corbin comes back with a gut shot, but misses a clothesline and Bull hits him with the running body block. Bull heads up top for the diving headbutt, but Corbin moves out of the way!

End of Days gets Corbin the win.

Winner: “The Lone Wolf” Baron Corbin by pinfall (End of Days)

Corbin celebrates his win afterward.

Commercial

The B.A.E. (“The Boss” Sasha Banks & Becky Lynch) vs. NXT Women’s Champion “The Dirtiest Diva in the Game” Charlotte & “The Queen of Harts” Natalya

Lynch & Natalya start. Natalya with a side headlock takeover, Lynch counters out with a headscissors, Natalya kips up. Same thing occurs with Lynch doing the side headlock takeover. Chain wrestling between the two, O’Connor Roll by Natalya gets 2. Lynch gets to the ropes as commentary brings up the past history between Lynch & Natalya prior to them being in WWE a decade ago. Lynch with a big forearm, but Natalya unloads with forearms of her own that send Lynch outside. Sasha checks on her partner, but then Charlotte & Natalya hit stereo baseball slides on B.A.E. Back in, Charlotte comes in, double delayed suplex by Charlotte & Natalya to Lynch gets Charlotte 2. Natalya in as Charlotte with a slam to Lynch, then Charlotte & Natalya with a wheelbarrow-assisted splash to Lynch for another 2. Sasha in, but Natalya hits her with a Russian Leg Sweep. Walking Stomp to a seated Sasha by Natalya, followed by a running basement dropkick for another 2. Sasha catches double boots by Natalya in the corner and hits her with a forearm, then drapes Natalya across the middle rope and hits double knees to the ribs for 2.

Sasha chokes Natalya in the ropes with her knee, then Lynch gets a cheap shot in from the apron. Sasha gets another 2. Japanese Stranglehold applied, crowd wills on Natalya. Natalya gets out with an armdrag, then avoids a Sasha clothesline and tags in Charlotte.

Charlotte with a forearm and a big chop to Sasha. Another chop by Charlotte, followed by a suplex into a swinging neckbreaker, but Lynch breaks up the pin. Charlotte cartwheels to avoid a double clothesline by B.A.E, then Natalya pulls Lynch out to the outside. Sasha avoids a charge by Charlotte, who goes throat-first into the top rope.

Bank Roll (Strait-Jacket Neckbreaker) by Sasha, with a hook of the tights, gets the win.

Winners: The B.A.E. by pinfall (The Bank Roll)

B.A.E. celebrate their win as Sasha has pinned the NXT Women’s Champion. Sasha taunts Charlotte, while Natalya checks on her partner afterward.

Commercial

Main Event in a R Evolution Return Match for the NXT Title: “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville vs. Sami Zayn (c)

The two shake hands as the bell sounds. Zayn with a quick armdrag. Another quick armdrag by Zayn. “OLE” chant by the crowd for Zayn. Side headlock by Zayn, but Neville with an armdrag of his own. Side headlock re-applied by Zayn, but Neville lands on his feet off a backdrop attempt, then hits Zayn with a running rana. Zayn goes back to the side headlock, then leaps over Neville, springing off the bottom rope, then leaps over Neville attempting to slide under his legs and avoids a dropkick by Neville. Zayn counters a flapjack attempt by Neville with a dropkick for 2. Neville shoves Zayn, then quickly apologizes, but Zayn nails him with a forearm. Neville responds with one of his own, then they exchange forearms until Neville with 2 spinning back kicks to the ribs and a front kick. Zayn avoids the running sliding basement dropkick by Neville, but Neville sidesteps him, sending Zayn through the ropes and to the outside. Neville with a head of steam and wipes out Zayn with a flip dive!

Commercial

Back from commercial as Neville sends Zayn off the turnbuckles, followed by a stomp. Running uppercut in the corner by Neville gets 2. Neville runs into a back elbow by Zayn in the corner. Zayn goes to the middle rope, then springs to the top and hits Neville with a crossbody for 2. Neville slips out of a suplex, then a series of standing switches until Zayn with a back elbow. Zayn off the ropes, but Neville catches him with a rana into a pinning predicament for a close 2. Zayn clutches his head & neck, but grabs Neville’s foot, preventing him from heading up top. Neville kicks Zayn off, then hits a forearm from the apron. Neville misses a clothesline, but blocks the Blue Thunder Bomb by Zayn with elbows to the head. Zayn tries to pull Neville back in, but Neville with a back elbow. Neville misses a head kick and Zayn this time hits the Blue Thunder Bomb for a close 2. Zayn with a German, then holds onto Neville and hits a second German. Zayn still holds on, then switches and goes for the Half & Half, but Neville lands on his feet and catches Zayn coming in with a big right hand. Neville cartwheels and lands on Zayn’s shoulders, then spins around and hits Zayn with another rana, but Zayn kicks out! “This is awesome” chants by the crowd as Neville is getting frustrated. Neville tries to pick Zayn up, but he can’t as Zayn is hurt. Referee checks to see if Zayn can continue, but Zayn says he can. Neville again can’t pick Zayn up and the referee checks Zayn as we see replay of the last rana by Neville. Neville goes to check on Zayn, but Zayn was playing possum, as he hits Neville with a Flatliner and locks in the Koji Clutch, but Neville quickly slips out. Zayn tells Neville to bring it and catches him coming in, this time hitting the Half & Half. Zayn goes for the OLE Kick, but Neville rolls out to the outside. Zayn goes outside after Neville and charges at him, looking for the Torpedo DDT through the turnbuckles, but Neville DRILLS Zayn in mid-air with a superkick! Back in, Neville heads up top and goes for Red Arrow, but Zayn moves out of the way, with Neville landing on his feet. Zayn again goes for the OLE Kick, but Neville avoids it and hooks Zayn in a Backlund Bridge for another close 2. Neville goes for a clothesline, but Zayn catches him and hits the Buckle Exploder!

Zayn this time hits the OLE Kick to retain the title.

Winner and STILL NXT Champion: Sami Zayn by pinfall (OLE Kick)

Zayn celebrates his title retention afterwards, then all of a sudden, Kevin Owens runs in and attacks Zayn from behind. Owens then hits Zayn with the Pop-Up Powerbomb and stands on Zayn’s throat. Owens kicks the NXT Title belt into Zayn’s head and leaves a fallen Zayn in the ring as the show closes.