WWE NXT Results – 1/13/16 (#1 Contenders Battle Royal)

WWE NXT
January 13, 2016
Winter Park, Florida (Full Sail University)
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves

Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

NXT GM William Regal announces a #1 Contenders NXT Women’s Title Battle Royal for the main event, then introduces Sami Zayn.

In-ring promo segment between Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin, all staking their claim to being the next #1 Contender to the NXT Title.

Backstage interview with NXT Women’s Champion Bayley about her title defense against Nia Jax at TakeOver: London and tonight’s #1 Contenders Battle Royal.

Video package where the 2015 NXT Year-End Awards were given out to the following:

* Tag Team of the Year: The Jersey Boys
* Female Competitor of the Year: Bayley
* Male Competitor of the Year: Finn Balor
* TakeOver of the Year: TakeOver: Brooklyn
* Match of the Year: Bayley vs. Sasha Banks (TakeOver: Brooklyn)
* Overall Competitor of the Year: Finn Balor

Tommaso Ciampa def. Danny Burch by submission with a Flip-Over Fujiwara Armbar.

Backstage promo from the Jersey Boys, saying they won’t rest until they beat the Mechanics for the NXT Tag Titles.

Promos from the participants in the NXT Women’s Title #1 Contenders Battle Royal, including Billie Kay, Deonna Purrazzo, Liv Morgan, Cameron, Emma, Peyton Royce, Carmella, Eva Marie, Aliyah and Alexa Bliss.

Backstage, NXT GM William Regal announces a Triple Threat #1 Contenders Match for the NXT Title in 2 weeks between Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin.

NXT Tag Team Champions The Mechanics def. The Ascension by pinfall when they pinned Konnor with the Shatter Machine.

Backstage vignette where a doctor tells Nia Jax that due to being choked out by Bayley at TakeOver: London, she cannot compete tonight in the Battle Royal. Eva Marie feigns showing support for Nia, but is happy about that decision behind her back.

Elias Samson def. Corey Hollis by pinfall with a Swinging Neckbreaker. Afterwards, Samson cuts a promo, saying that what this place needs is what I am.

Backstage promo from NXT Champion Finn Balor about his title defense against Samoa Joe at TakeOver: London and the #1 Contenders Match in 2 weeks.

Main Event in a NXT Women’s Title #1 Contenders Battle Royal: Carmella wins the battle royal to become the #1 Contender, last eliminating Eva Marie. Asuka had originally thought she won, after eliminating Peyton Royce and Billie Kay, but Eva Marie, who went under the ropes and wasn’t eliminated, came in and eliminated Asuka. Then, as Eva Marie was celebrating her win, Carmella, who also went under the ropes, came back in and eliminated Eva to officially win the battle royal.

Carmella and NXT Women’s Champion Bayley celebrated her win afterwards to close the show.