We start things off with the NXT Champion Bo Dallas and he has made his return to the building. The balloons come from the ceiling and there are streamers too. Bo puts on a party hat and enters the ring.
Bo says that there is no place like home. For those of you who have been keeping up with the Bo Dallas newsletter, he has been on the Bo versus the World Tour. The reception has been the same everywhere. Everybody loves Bo.
He wishes that everyone could have been there, but he has the next best thing. Bo says that he has a slide show of his tour.
We start off with Bo in Montreal. He says in Canada, they call their BoLievers, BoNucks. We see Bo in CamBOdia. He sports entertained in a sold out crowd of more than 300,000 against Justin Gabriel. Bo is in Liechtenstein, where they held a Bo Rally. Bo was with a fan called Norbit. He suffers from a debilitating illness, but when Bo hugged him, his health improved by 50%. He shows him after the hug and he tells you to not stop BOlieving.
We see slides of Bo with some lions and bigfoot. We see him in some more slides.
Bo says that he went to Transylvania. He was offered baked goods by the locals. Bo says that he will be giving people cookies. Everyone is going to get a cookie.
JBL’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Bo shakes his hand and JBL says that on behalf of the company he wants to thank Bo for being such a great ambassador. They are proud that Bo is the face of NXT, just like they are proud of Randy Orton being the face of the WWE.
Sami Zayn makes his way to the ring and he has something to say.
Bo asks Sami if he came for a cookie.
Sami says that he did not come for a cookie. It is nice to see his friend. It is nice to see the General Manager who suspended him.
John says that there was a reason why he suspended Sami. We have the face of NXT, Bo Dallas in a homecoming party and Sami interrupted the champion and the boss. He tells Sami to learn a bit of respect.
Bo says that he told Sami that.
Sami says that he did not mean any disrespect. He just wants to have the suspension lifted so he can take the title from that delusional cheeseball.
John tells Ricky-Bobby that you don’t come out and apologize and then say what he just did. John says that he is thinking about suspending Sami forever.
John warns the crowd that if they do not stop with the cheeseball chants, he will suspend the crowd.
John says that Sami served his suspension so he will be reinstated.
Bo congratulates Sami, but he says that we already did this. He defeated Sami already. It is starting to seem like Sami is a sore loser.
Sami tells Bo not to patronize him. He has no problem working up from the bottom. The next time they are in the ring, he will take the title from Bo.
John says that opportunity is just a win away. He will have a Beat The Clock Challenge to name the new number one contender. Sami is in the Challenge and he will be wrestling tonight.
Sami welcomes Bo home and then he leaves the ring.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Lana introduces Alexander Rusev from the stage.
Match Number One: Colin Cassady versus Alexander Rusev (with Lana) in a Beat The Clock Challenge Match
They lock up and Rusev backs Cassady to the corner and he connects with a knee and punch. Rusev with a punch and kick in the corner. Rusev with more kicks to the midsection followed by a head but for a near fall. Cassady with punches to Rusev but Rusev with a body block and he gets a near fall.
Rusev with a head butt and he gets a near fall. Rusev with a punch and Cassady goes to the mat. Rusev with diving head butts to Cassady and he gets a near fall. Rusev goes to the turnbuckles but misses a diving head butt when Cassady moves out of the way. Cassady with a punch for a near fall.
Cassady with a punch and a near fall. Cassady with a punch to the midsection but Rusev blocks a slam attempt. Cassady with a high knee for a near fall. Cassady with an elbow drop but he can only get a near fall. Cassady misses a splash into the corner and Rusev sends Cassady into the turnbuckles. Rusev with a running hip into the corner followed by the Accolade, but Cassady is able to get Rusev to release the grip and he gets to the ropes. Rusev continues to work on the back.
Rusev with another near fall. Rusev with shoulders in the corner. Rusev puts Cassady against the ropes and he connects with knees and then he slams Cassady to the mat and he gets a near fall. Rusev with a forearm to the back. Rusev with a head butt to the back of the head and Cassady is down and Rusev applies the Accolade and Cassady taps.
Winner: Alexander Rusev (Time to beat 5:33)
Devin Taylor is in the back and she is with Adrian Neville. She asks Adrian about his match with Corey Graves and his concussion. Adrian says that we take a great risk in the ring every time. This is not ballet. Corey tried to take out his knee and end his career. What happened to Corey was unfortunate and he wouldn’t wish that on anyone. All he can think about now is Beat the Clock. Adrian says that he knows something about speed. He is the human rollercoaster. He has twists and curves. We will see if Aiden English can hold on.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Bayley is in the back and she is surprised by Devin Taylor. Devin asks Bayley about how she feels after last week. Bayley doesn’t know why Charlotte did what she did. They were best friends. They were like Spongebob and Patrick. They were like Tom and Chucky. Now they are not any of those. She was in her first match in NXT. She met her dad. Wooo. She taught her how to pogo stick and they did the robot together.
Devin asks Bayley if she has talked to Charlotte and Bayley says that she doesn’t have the courage to confront her yet. Maybe next week. Bayley tells Charlotte that when she finds her, these bad boys will do all the talking. Bayley apologizes to Devin because she always wanted to do that. She asks Devin if she wants to do the robot with her.
Match Number Two: Kassius Ohno versus Tyler Breeze in a Beat the Clock Challenge Match
Breeze checks himself on his phone and he punches Ohno when Kassius comes across the ring. Breeze with more punches and he gets a near fall. Breeze with more punches and he gets another near fall. Breeze with kicks in the corner and he gets a near fall. Breeze sends Ohno into the turnbuckles but Ohno with an inside cradle for a near fall.
Ohno gets another near fall. Ohno with a backslide for a near fall. Ohno with a chop and then he goes to the apron and he tries for a boot but Breeze blocks it and he hits a leaping enzuigiri that sends Ohno to the floor.
The referee keeps Breeze from going after Ohno on the floor to start his count. Breeze finally gets to the floor and he has trouble picking up Ohno and Ohno is not getting up as time continues to run.
Breeze rolls Ohno back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Breeze chokes Ohno and then he looks at the clock. Breeze with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Breeze with a forearm to the back of the head and he connects with another one. Ohno pushes Breeze away but Breeze with a boot to the head for a near fall. Breeze misses the Beauty Shot and Ohno gets a near fall. Ohno with a rollup for a near fall. Ohno blocks a kick and he tries for the roaring elbow but Breeze avoids it. Breeze and Ohno exchange near falls but Ohno rolls through and gets the three count.
Winner: Kassius Ohno (Time to Beat 4:48)
Match Number Three: Hunico and Camacho versus Jonathan Ortagun and Chris Rockwell
Camacho and Rockwell start things off and Camacho with a forearm and then he gets Rockwell on his shoulders and Hunico is tagged in. Camacho with a Samoan Drop followed by a Swanton by Hunico for the three count.
Winners: Hunico and Camacho
After the match, Devin asks Hunico and Camacho how it feels to be back. Hunico tells the Ascension that they know why they are back.
Dan Avone is with Kassius Ohno in the back. Kassius says that match meant a lot to him because he has been in a bit of a slump. He will get to build his confidence and then he will be able to get a shot at the title.
Lana enters the interview area and she tells Ohno that he made a big mistake in beating Mr. Rusev’s time in the Beat the Clock Challenge.
Ohno tells Natasha to tell Boris that he mean no joke. When he becomes the champion, Rusev can get the first title match.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Four: Aiden English versus Adrian Neville in a Beat The Clock Challenge Match
They lock up and English backs Neville into the corner and Neville with a rollup for a near fall. Neville blocks a kick from English and Neville with a chop. English with a punch and snap mare for a near fall. English with an elbow to the back of the head for a near fall. English with a forearm to the back followed by a slam attempt but Neville lands on his feet. Neville with a leg sweep for a near fall. Neville avoids a leg sweep from English and he hits a drop kick and gets a near fall.
English with a kick to the midsection followed by a suplex for a near fall. English with a forearm to the head and he gets a near fall. English tells Neville that this is his spotlight as he kicks Neville in the corner. English with a slam and he hits a leaping leg drop for a near fall. English with a kick to the back and he gets a near fall.
English argues with the referee and that gives Neville time to recover. Neville with punches and chops but English with a kick. English with a side head lock take down and he punches Neville before getting a near fall. Neville with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down.
Neville with a jawbreaker and he kicks English in the leg. Neville with a flying forearm or two followed by a kick and drop kick to the head for a near fall. Neville with a slam and he goes to the apron and up top but English rolls away. English with an uppercut and a neck breaker for a near fall.
English with a forearm and then he puts Neville on the top turnbuckle. English sets for a superplex but Neville blocks it and he pushes English off the turnbuckles. Neville with Red Arrow and he gets the three count.
Winner: Adrian Neville (Time to beat 4:45)
We go to commercial.
We are back and Conor O’Brian says that if Hunico and Camacho want to challenge them, challenge accepted. They will rip them apart piece by piece and limb by limb. Rick says good things come to those who wait. For them it is already way too late.
Match Number Five: Sami Zayn versus Leo Kruger in a Beat The Clock Challenge Match
Before the match can start, Bo Dallas makes his way to the stage to watch the match, but he is dressed to wrestle.
They lock up and Kruger with forearms but Zayn with a cross body for a near fall. Kruger with a forearm and he tries for a hip toss but Zayn with a back slide for a near fall. Kruger tries for a slam but Zayn escapes and he gets a near fall with a rollup. Kruger with a double thrust to the throat and he slams Zayn and gets a near fall.
Kruger with a snap suplex and he gets a near fall. Kruger with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Kruger sends Zayn into the turnbuckles and he kicks him in the corner. Kruger with an Irish whip but he runs into an elbow. Zayn with a kick and he hits a double jump cross body for a near fall. Kruger with a European uppercut and he gets a near fall. Kruger with a boot to Zayn followed by an elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Kruger punches Zayn and gets a near fall. Kruger with more near falls to wear down Zayn. Kruger with a cravate. Zayn with punches but Kruger with a punch. Zayn with clotheslines and then he hits a drop kick to counter a back body drop and he gets a near fall.
Zayn misses a Yakuza kick in the corner and Kruger gets a near fall with a rollup. Kruger tries for another belly-to-back suplex but Zayn escapes. Kruger with a spinebuster and he gets a near fall. Kruger waits for Zayn to get up for The Slice but Zayn stays on the mat and Kruger gets a near fall.
Kruger with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Kruger with another near fall. Kruger with a cover but he is too lackadaisical with the cover and Zayn with a crucifix cover for the three count.
Winner: Sami Zayn
The clock reads 0:00, but it appeared that Zayn got the three count before the clock ran out.
John Bradshaw Layfield comes out and he says that this is not the era of Polka Dots and controversies. It is not the era of Dusty Rhodes. We do not have controversies. He says that he wants to blame this on the referee. Because this ended in a tie, Sami Zayn will face Adrian Neville next week. The winner of that match will face Bo Dallas for the NXT Championship.
We go to credits with a look at the end of the Zayn/Kruger match.