WWE NXT Results – 1/22/14 (Banner Raising Ceremony)

WWE NXT results 12/5/13

WWE NXT Results
January 22, 2014
Full Sail University 
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Tensai, Byron Saxton
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

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

“The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville vs. Wesley Blake

Crowd chants for Neville as the bell sounds. Neville works over Blake’s arm early. Blake reverses out, but Neville uses his agility to take down Blake. Side headlock applied into a takeover. Neville with a shoulder tackle, then front kip-ups over a drop-down by Blake and armdrags him back down into an armbar. Blake backs Neville into the corner, but Neville backflips over him and backdrops Blake. Neville goes to the middle rope and hits a front missile dropkick. Blake sent off the turnbuckles. Big chop by Neville and the crowd wants another one. Before Neville can oblige them, Blake with a gut kick. Shoulders to the ribs, followed by a big uppercut. Neville fights back with gut shots, Blake misses a clothesline and Neville with 2 flying forearms. Spinning back kick to the ribs, followed by a sliding dropkick.

Neville heads up top and hits Red Arrow for the win.

Winner: “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville by pinfall (The Red Arrow)

Neville celebrates his win afterwards.

Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews the BFFs. Devin mentions that the last time we saw Charlotte, she turned on her former friend, Bayley. Charlotte says that thanks to Sasha & Summer, I’ve been the enjoying the benefits of being a BFF. Limosuines, jets, the kind of things you do when you are a part of my family. I don’t understand why you have so many questions about Bayley, who really cares about the “cat lady?” Life isn’t about hugs and headbands. NXT isn’t that way, life isn’t that way. Life is vicious and it will knock you down if you let it. That’s why I’m no longer sweet and inconnent. I dropped the “Ms. Nobody” and joined the somebodies. Summer says that 2014 is the year of the BFFs, starting with my match against Natalya. You’re gonna see the rise of the BFFs and the total destruction of a Diva, if you can even call her that.


Xavier Woods vs. “The Bulgrian Brute” Alexander Rusev w/Lana

Rusev is wearing black shorts, no longer with the leather skirt. Rusev backs Woods into the corner. Woods fights back with kicks and right hands. Woods goes up and over, slides under Rusev’s legs and hits a dropkick. Rusev comes back with a big sweeping right hand. Right hands from the mount, followed by a series of kicks to the legs of Woods. Big chest kick knocks down Woods for a nearfall. Rusev stands on Woods’s throat and pulls back on his arm. Woods fights back with a series of jabs, followed by a headbutt. Discus right hand,a flying forearm and a spinning back kick to the ribs. Front dropkick and Woods kips up. Shining Wizard by Woods for a nearfall. Woods with more right hands, but Rusev comes back with a leaping savate kick.

Accolade applied and Woods taps.

Winner: “The Bulgrian Brute” Alexander Rusev by submission (The Accolade)

Afterwards, Lana motions for Rusev to re-apply the Accolade on Woods. Lana nods in approvement until Sin Cara runs out to make the save. Spinning headscissors sends Rusev to the outside. Cara helps Woods to his feet and they leave before Rusev can go back after them. Rusev motions that he will crush Cara as we go to commercial.


“The Moonchild” CJ Parker vs. “The Swiss Superman” Antonio Cesaro

“We the People” chants for Cesaro before the bell. Parker backs Cesaro into the corner and breaks clean. Cesaro works over Parker’s arm. Parker uses his agility to reverse out. Snapmare, but Cesaro gets his knees up off a back senton attempt. Stiff kick to the back, followed by a high back body drop. Chinlock applied, then Cesaro switches to a Cobra Clutch variation. Parker gets free and sidesteps a backdrop attempt. Left-arm lariat, followed by a side kick. Shotgun Knees, then Parker heads up top and hits a crossbody for a nearfall. Parker lifts up Cesaro and does the Airplane Spin, but when he drops him, Parker is dizzy and Cesaro is unfazed. Cesaro cracks his neck, then does the Cesaro Swing to Parker for 10 revolutions.

Neutralizer for the win.

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

Cesaro celebrates his win afterward, but then Sami Zayn’s music hits and Zayn makes his way onto the rampway on crutches. Zayn says that 2014 is off to a rocky start. I’ve got a bit of a medical situation, but its given me time to think about 2013. 2013 was probably the best year of my career and it has to do with the matches I’ve had here. One match in particular did a lot for me and it was with you, Cesaro. They called our 2/3 falls match the best match all year, but for me, that match was the one black eye I had all year, the one blemish I had on an otherwise great year, the one thing I need to fix. So in case, Cesaro, you can’t read between the lines, this is me asking you for a rematch. “YES” chant by the crowd. Cesaro leaves the ring and walks up to Zayn on the rampway. Cesaro grabs the mic and says no, then walks off.


Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews the Miz. Miz says this is his first time at NXT and its awesome. I’m feeling saucy, so we just might have to an edition of Miz TV. CJ Parker walks in and interrupts him. Parker says he doesn’t get why the crowd keeps booing him. Miz says he can see why because you just interrupted me, and where I’m from, that’s disrespectful. Parker says you must have a giant carbon footprint because you are spewing all kinds of toxic waste. Consider this an enviormental act. Parker slaps Miz and walks off.

Renee Young joins commentary for our next match.

“The Queen of Harts” Natalya w/”Its” Bayley vs. “The First Lady of NXT” Summer Rae w/”The Boss” Sasha Banks

Natalya cuts an inset promo before the match, saying she hopes Summer has a good chirpoactor after she puts her in the Sharpshooter and this year, I want to get hungry and forget my manners.

Natalya with a side headlock takeover. Summer counters out with a headscissors, but Natalya with a kip-up. Summer with a jackknife pin for a 1 count, but Natalya bridges back to her feet. The two fight over a backslide until Summer sends Natalya to the corner. Summer runs into a back elbow, then Natalya with a snapmare, a leaping boot to the back of the head and a basement dropkick. Summer with a gut kick and a spinning roundhouse kick for a nearfall. Summer drops her body weight across Natalya’s leg and applies an Indian Deathlock. Summer uses the ropes for leverage until Natalya reaches the ropes. Summer takes down Natalya, then drops her body weight again across the leg. Summer goes for it again, but Natalya uses her good leg to send Summer to the outside. Summer is livid, but Natalya with a drop toe hold when Summer gets back in. Snap suplex, followed by a clothesline. Summer sidesteps a backdrop attempt, then avoids Nattie by Nature. Summer tries to take down Natalya, but Natalya grabs her legs.

Sharpshooter applied and Summer taps.

Winner: “The Queen of Harts” Natalya by submission (The Sharpshooter)

Natalya celebrates her win with Bayley afterwards.

Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady. Enzo says before I broke my leg, I used to live life on the edge. As it turns out, with a broken leg, its a little rough. I decided to jump off because the difference between me and others is I can fly. Devin is confused by this, then Cassady chimes to say what Enzo was trying to say is that he is making a full recovery and he’ll be back in no time, better than ever. Aiden English interrupts and says the last time he checked, this star beat Cassady in a match. As far as our singing contest goes, I consider it a draw after you mysteriously tripped and fell. Cassady says the last time he checked, English took cheapshot after cheapshot after cheapshot. I’m surprised you haven’t gone home with the ugly girl from the party. English starts to sing, but Enzo runs over his feet with his wheelchair as he & Cassady leave.


NXT Champion Bo Dallas comes out for his Banner Raising Ceremony. Bo thanks the crowd for their ovation. I want everybody here and at home to know that your reaction to me is part of the reason why we are here to celebrate this historic moment. I cherish your cheers. When you chant “Let’s Go Bo,” it gives me so much strength and it puts me to bed at night like a warm blanket. Tonight, NXT officials have decided to celebrate the longest reigning NXT Champion in history. No, I’m not talking about Seth Rollins or Big E. Langston, yours truly, Bo Dallas. I didn’t ask for this, but it is a great honor and I humbly accept. I like to thank a couple of family & friends in the audience. My third cousin, Charles. My sister’s college roommate, thanks for coming. And of course, my 4th grade history teacher, Ms. Ellie, you taught me so much. Most of all, I want to thank all of my Bo-lievers and I want to dedicate this banner raising to you. So, drum roll please. The banner is shown and Bo celebrates this.

All of a sudden, Adrian Neville’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Bo says he guesses Neville wants to be the first to congratulate him. Neville says not really, but I have come out here for a reason. I come out on behalf of everyone here, all of Full Sail, all of the WWE to say to you to shut up. “He’s a wanker” chants to Bo. Neville says that Bo may have the prilvelige to come out here and annoy everybody, but I’m out here to say I’m gonna take that privilege away from you. Bo says that Neville earned his last title shot by beating a nobody and it took you 4:45 to beat a nobody. I am a champion, it wouldn’t take me that long to beat you. So what you are saying is not only outlandish, crazy, insane, its absolutely pointless.

We see Triple H on the Titantron and says both Bo & Neville made great points and you need someone like me to settle this dispute. I can see why Neville wants another title match because his first match didn’t have a conclusive ending. And Bo, that’s a bold statement that you can beat Neville in 4:45. I’m gonna give you both an opportunity to step up and prove it to the world. Neville will have the opportunity to get a title match and Bo will have the opportunity to make me a “Bo-liever.” If Neville can last 4:45 without Bo beating him, then Neville will receive an NXT Title match on Feburary 27th on the live NXT on the WWE Network. That match starts………..NOW!!


Beat the Clock Challenge: NXT Champion Bo Dallas vs. “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville

Neville avoids a charge and hits a right hand. Again, Neville avoids a charge, then biels Bo. Bo sent to the outside, but he pulls Neville to the outside. Neville gets back in and hits a head kick to Bo, but Bo traps Neville in the ring skirt. Bo gets back in as the ref starts his 10 count. Neville just barely gets back in before the count of 10. Bo gains a nearfall. Bo with right hands from the mount, followed by a suplex for a nearfall. Series of kneedrops for another nearfall. Bo removes his dress shirt and hits a series of back elbows in the corner. Slam for another nearfall. Short-arm back elbows by Bo, but Neville avoids a clothesline. Series of kicks to the leg, followed by 2 flying forearms. Spinning back kick to the ribs and a sliding dropkick by Neville. 40 seconds remain as Neville heads up top for Red Arrow, but Bo goes to the outside. 10 seconds remain as Neville sends Bo back outside. Bo gives chase to Neville as time expires.

Adrian Neville beats the clock and will receive an NXT Title match on Feburary 27th.

Neville celebrates his win afterward. Bo runs back in and goes after Neville, but Neville avoids him and knocks Bo down. Neville heads up top, hits Red Arrow and does a visual 3 count. Neville stands over Bo with the NXT Title belt as we go to credits.