WWE NXT Results – 5/23/13 (Bray Wyatt vs. Corey Graves)

WWE NXT results 5/23/13 

WWE NXT Results
May 23, 2013
Full Sail University
Commentators: Tony Dawson, William Regal
Report by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

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

“The Prince of Queens” Curt Hawkins vs. Sami Zayn

Crowd does an “Ole” chant as Hawkins backs Zayn in the corner before breaking clean, albeit it with a shove. Again, Hawkins backs Zayn into the corner, then goes for a right hand, but Zayn avoids it and goes for one of his own, but Hawkins slips out to the outside. Back in the ring, Hawkins with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. Zayn with a leapfrog, followed by a trifecta of arm drags. Zayn with a pair of chops in the corner, but Hawkins shoves him off before completing the 10 punches. Zayn charges, but Hawkins gets his boot up. Hawkins then with a Pele-style kick for a nearfall. Hawkins with kicks to the ribs of Zayn, followed by a snapmare and then applies a chinlock. Zayn gets out, then avoids a corner charge. Zayn with 2 clotheslines and a back suplex. Zayn avoids a clothesline and counters a flapjack with a dropkick for a nearfall. Hawkins slips out of a slam and hits the Upside Down Frown for a nearfall. Hawkins trash talks Zayn, but Zayn blocks a powerbomb attempt.

Zayn with a knucklelock, runs up the ropes and hits a Tornado DDT for the victory.

Winner: Sami Zayn by pinfall (Knucklelock into a Tornado DDT)

Zayn celebrates his win and says that he & the WWE Universe are gonna get to know each other pretty well.


Back from commercial, we see a video package on Corey Graves, highlighting his many tattoos. Graves says he is not here to make a mark, he’s here to leave a scar.

We then go to our next match.

“The Swiss Superman” Antonio Cesaro vs. Yoshi Tatsu

Cesaro backs Yoshi to the corner and hits a knee to the gut, followed by a right hand. Yoshi avoids a charge, then a clothesline and hits a crossbody, followed by a dropkick. Yoshi with a series of kicks to the chest, then goes off the ropes, but Cesaro lifts him up and hits Swiss Death.

Cesaro hits the Neutralizer for the victory.

Winner: “The Swiss Superman” Antonio Cesaro by pinfall (The Neutralizer)

Afterwards, Cesaro grabs a mic. Cesaro says he normally doesn’t ask for a mic, but when he does, its for something important. Is this the best competition I can get? I’m Antonio Cesaro & I put the W in WWE. There is no one on RAW, Smackdown, Main Event, Superstars, Saturday Morning Slam & especially NXT that can hold a candle to what I can do. Cesaro speaks in Swiss, but is then interrupted by Sami Zayn.

Zayn says he knows he just got here, but no competition? No competition on RAW, Smackdown & NXT, right? Cesaro says Zayn is a bright one, he can understand when I speak. Zayn says the NXT fans don’t agree with you and if you’re looking for competition……..Zayn then says something in Arabic. Zayn says he guesses Cesaro doesn’t understand Arabic, so he then says something in French, to which Cesaro responds with some French. Zayn says if Cesaro wants competition, he is gonna get it, homeboy. Zayn gets in the ring as Cesaro says to please make my day. The bell sounds and we are underway.

“The Swiss Superman” Antonio Cesaro vs. Sami Zayn

Cesaro with a Fireman’s Carry, then taunts the crowd. Zayn with a go-behind, but Cesaro works on the arm. Zayn tries to get out, but Cesaro takes him back down. Cesaro goes for a nearfall, but Zayn with a back bridge. Zayn gets to his feet with the knucklelock still applied, leaps to the top rope, springs off and takes Cesaro down with an arm drag. Cesaro goes to the outside to re-group as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Zayn has Cesaro in an armbar. Cesaro backs him into the ropes, then hits a gut shot. Cesaro lifts up Zayn and drops him chest-first across the top rope. Cesaro then with 2 hard whips, sending Zayn into the corner before gaining a nearfall. Cesaro with a chinlock, but Zayn gets out. Zayn tries for a Sunset Flip, but Cesaro blocks it, then hits a leaping double stomp to the chest for a nearfall. Cesaro with a short-arm clothesline for another nearfall. Cesaro with a stranglehold as the crowd wills on Zayn. Cesaro misses a clothesline and Zayn hits a dropkick. Cesaro runs into a back elbow, then Zayn with an O’Connor Roll for a nearfall. Zayn is sent onto the apron, but comes back with a shoulder to the ribs. Zayn heads up top, but Cesaro catches him in mid-air off a crossbody and turns it into a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker, but Zayn kicks out. Cesaro can’t believe it, but then charges and connects with a running European Uppercut. Cesaro goes for a cover, but again, Zayn kicks out!!! Cesaro with gut shots and stomps in the corner, followed by left and right hands. Cesaro taunts the crowd again, but then Zayn tries for an inside cradle, but Cesaro blocks it.

Cesaro goes for a suplex, but Zayn this time turns it into an inside cradle for the upset victory.

Winner: Sami Zayn by pinfall (Inside Cradle)

Afterwards, Zayn cannot believe that he won, but then is attacked from behind by Cesaro. Cesaro with right hands from the mount, then lays out Zayn with the Neutralizer. Cesaro stands over the fallen Zayn as we go backstage.

Backstage, Renee Young is set to interview Audrey Marie, but then Emma walks in and says she is ready to be interviewed. Renee says she isn’t scheduled to interview Emma, but Emma again says she’s ready. Audrey Marie comes in and says this is her interview, why are you here? Emma says its OK, “Amy”, don’t be sorry. Audrey corrects her and says her name is Audrey Marie. Emma says that its OK, “Alicia”. Once again, Audrey corrects her and Emma says there is no need to shout at her. It seems Audrey is stressed out, so maybe you will feel better by doing this as Emma does her wacky dance. Audrey says that no one likes Emma’s stupid dance. Emma says that stupid must me the new hipster way of saying totally cool. Audrey says she will say this once, get out or I will take you out. Emma says can we go out to eat, cuz I am totally starving. Audrey tells Emma to leave and Emma does, while doing her wacky dance, which causes her hand to boink Audrey in the forehead. Audrey is aghast at that as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial, we see a video package on Bray Wyatt.

Enzo Amore comes out for our next match and has a mic. Enzo introduces himself and says he is a certified G and a bonafided stud. Enzo says when he looks at the NXT roster, he sees a bunch of fake tough guys. Everybody’s real until a real situation shows up. Everybody’s a G until a real G walks in the room. Badaboom, realest guy in the room!

Enzo Amore vs. Mason Ryan

Ryan stalks Amore, then biels him all the way into the corner across the ring. Ryan with a clothesline, followed by a HUGE short-arm clothesline. Ryan with a Snake Eyes, followed by a big running clothesline.

Ryan says “he is done”, then hits Amore with a Hercules Cutter for the victory.

Winner: Mason Ryan by pinfall (Hercules Cutter)

Ryan says afterwards that he will break everyone here, he doesn’t care as we go to commercial.


Next week, Stephanie McMahon makes a major announcement, plus a #1 Contenders Battle Royal.

Back from commercial, its time for our main event.

Main Event: “The Savior of Misbehavior” Corey Graves vs. Bray Wyatt w/the Wyatt Family

Wyatt & Graves trash talk each other as the bell sounds. Wyatt backs Graves into the corner, then throws him across the ring. Wyatt plays some mind games with Graves, but now its Graves who backs Wyatt into the corner. Wyatt drops down in the corner and Graves with some trash talk. Wyatt charges, but Graves drop toe holds him into a front chancery. Wyatt tries to get out, but Graves takes him back down. Wyatt hits a suplex, but Graves keeps a hold of the chancery. Wyatt shoves Graves off, but Graves with a dropkick and the facemask of Wyatt comes off as he goes to the outside to re-group. Wyatt puts back on the facemask before heading back in the ring. Wyatt with clubs & stomps to Graves, but Graves gets his boots up on a corner charge. Graves then locks Wyatt in a Figure 4 Neck Lock in the ropes. Graves gets back in the ring, but is mowed down by a Wyatt running crossbody. Wyatt taunts the crowd as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Wyatt has Graves in a head and arm lock. Graves fights back, but Wyatt with a knee to the gut. Graves holds onto the ropes off a whip, Wyatt charges, but Graves avoids him and Wyatt goes to the outside. Wyatt then avoids a baseball slide and shoves Graves into the steel steps. Wyatt with stomps while sitting on the steps to Graves before sending him back in the ring where he gains a nearfall. Wyatt goes back to the head and arm lock as the crowd wills on Graves. Wyatt sends Graves to the corner, charges and connects with a running avalanche. Wyatt begins to do the ballroom dancing in preparation for Sister Abigail, but Graves surprises him with a roll-up for a nearfall. The facemask comes off again for Wyatt and that allows Graves to connect with a crossbody. Graves with a series of right hands, followed by a flying knee strike. Graves with a running clothesline in the corner, followed by a front chop block. Graves knocks both of the Wyatt Family off the apron, followed by a dropkick to the knees of Wyatt. Graves locks in the Lucky 13, but Rowan is with the referee, allowing Harper to come in and elbow drop Graves, breaking the hold.

Wyatt then hits Sister Abigail for the victory.

Winner: Bray Wyatt by pinfall (Sister Abigail)

Afterwards, the Wyatt Family attacks Graves until Kassius Ohno runs in to make the save. Ohno with shots to both of the Wyatt Family, then goes after Wyatt until Rowan nails him from behind. Rowan then holds Ohno for Harper to drill him with his Discus Clothesline. Wyatt tells his family to lift Ohno up so he can lay him out with Sister Abigail. The Wyatt Family stands over a fallen Ohno & Graves as we go to credits.