Matt and William discuss this week’s show including a Tag Title Match and an FCW Title Match.
Match Number One: Ricardo Rodriguez versus Richie Steamboat
They lock up and Steamboat with an arm drag and a wrist lock. Steamboat uses the turnbuckles for an arm drag and then he charges into the corner but Ricardo sends Richie over the top rope to the floor and Steamboat hits the ring steps. Ricardo sends Richie back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Ricardo gets another near fall as Richie continues to hold his head. Ricardo with forearms across the chest and then he sends Richie head first into the mat and he gets another near fall.
Steamboat misses a punch and Ricardo takes Steamboat down again and gets a near fall. Ricardo with an abdominal stretch and he adds pressure to the ribs. Richie tries to grasp his hands to escape the hold. Ricardo gets Richie up for a power slam but Steamboat counters with an arm drag followed by a crucifix for a near fall.
Steamboat with a kick and then he hits a Gibson Driver for a near fall. Ricardo with a clothesline to Steamboat and he gets a near fall. Ricardo has a hip toss blocked and Richie with a near fall after a rollup. Ricardo gets a near fall but Richie with a super kick and he gets the three count.
Winner: Richie Steamboat
Briley Pierce interviewed Bo Rotundo earlier in the day and Briley is excited to interview Bo. Briley asks Bo about his chances. Bo says that he finally gets to face a true WWE Superstar. He says that he respects Johnny but Johnny has never had his banner hung high like him. Bo wishes Johnny luck.
In the background, we see William Regal consoling Maxine.
We return to Matt and William and Regal sends them to commercial.
We are back and we see Briley Pierce with Johnny Curtis in the back. Briley asks Johnny about his match. Johnny says that he has done everything in FCW but win the FCW Title. Tonight, he fulfills his destiny and he does something that he has been trying to do for years and that is win the FCW Title. He says that he respects Bo, but respect goes out the window tonight.
Match Number Two: Tito Colon and Percy Watson versus Calvin Raines and Big E Langston for the FCW Tag Titles
Raines and Colon start things off and Raines with a knee and forearms after locking up. Raines and Colon exchange punches but Colon with a kick. Watson makes the blind tag and Colon and Watson connect with drop kicks. Watson with a leg lariat for a near fall. Watson with a punch but Watson is sent to the apron. Raines knocks Watson off the apron after Langston tries to interfere. Langston with a forearm to the back before he runs Watson into the apron and the referee warns Langston.
Langston with a forearm and then he Irish whips Watson into the corner and Raines is tagged in and Raines with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Raines sends Watson into the turnbuckles and then he kicks Watson. Raines chokes Watson with the knee and then he tags in Langston. Langston with a body block to Watson when Raines Irish whips Watson towards Langston. Langston with kicks to Watson and then he runs Watson into the turnbuckles. Watson with a kick and punch but Langston with a forearm to the back. Langston runs Watson into the opposite corner. Langston with a dead lift back body drop and Langston tries to draw Colon in to double team Watson.
Raines tags in and he snap mares Watson and he puts Watson in a half nelson. Raines tries for a slam but Watson escapes and he gets a near fall with a rollup. Langston tags back in and Langston with a forearm across the back. Watson with a chop but Langston with shoulders in the corner. Watson sends Langston into the corner and he sends Langston and Raines to the floor. Colon tags in and he punches Langston and hits an enzuigiri. Colon goes after Raines who tries to interfere and Colon with a clothesline and drop kick followed by a DDT. Colon with a springboard senton splash and gets a near fall.
Langston tries to break up the cover but he hits Raines. Watson is held out of the ring by the referee and Langston gets Colon up for the Big Ending and Raines gets the three count on Colon.
Winners: Calvin Raines and Big E Langston
Briley Pierce is with Audrey Marie and Sonia. Briley asks them about their match against AJ and Aksana. Audrey says that her grandma told her you can decorate a cow all you want to, but at the end of the day, it is still a cow. She says that when she gets into the ring, she is going to kick them. Sonia interrupts Audrey and she says that AJ and Aksana are the most successful divas in FCW. Sonia tells Audrey that she likes her and after tonight, they will be known as nothing more than losers.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Audrey Marie and Sonia versus AJ Lee and Aksana
AJ and Sonia start things off and they lock up. AJ with a side head lock and back elbow for a near fall. Sonia with a forearm and then Audrey pulls AJ down by the hair while the referee is distracted. Sonia chokes AJ and she tags in Audrey. Audrey sends AJ to the mat and she applies a rear chin lock. AJ hits Audrey in the midsection but Audrey with a forearm and a front face lock. Sonia tags back in and she gets a near fall with a rollup. Sonia with a front face lock and she sends AJ to the mat and applies a rear chin lock before stretching AJ in a modified surfboard to work on AJ’s back.
Audrey tags back in and she hits a clothesline into the corner. Audrey kicks AJ and applies a front face lock followed by an Irish whip but she misses a splash into the corner and Aksana is tagged in and she hits a few clotheslines followed by a kick. Aksana with a slam followed by a chop for a near fall. Sonia tries to interfere but Aksana sends her to the floor. Audrey tries to use the ropes to cheat and the referee stops her. Aksana with a round kick to the head for the three count.
Winners: AJ Lee and Aksana
Match Number Four: Alexander Rusev with Raquel Diaz versus Mike Dalton
Rusev runs Dalton into the corner and he punches Dalton and connects with shoulders in the corner. Rusev with leaping knees to the head. Rusev with a full nelson and Dalton tries to escape but Rusev sends Dalton face first into the turnbuckels. Rusev with an elbow to the upper chest followed by a kick to Dalton. Rusev with an elbow drop followed by an Irish whip into the corner. Rusev misses a splash into the corner and then Dalton with a kick and he goes to the turnbuckles but Rusev with a palm thrust. Rusev gets Dalton on his shoulders and Dalton with a victory roll but he can only get a near fall. Rusev sends Dalton into the air and then Rusev looks like he is going to go for a rollup but he turns it into a dead lift German suplex for the three count.
Winner: Alexander Rusev
We go to commercial.
Match Number Five: Bo Rotundo versus Johnny Curtis for the FCW Title
They tease a lock up in a knuckle lock and then they do it and Curtis with a snap mare for a near fall. Curtis points to Bo’s banner and then they shake hands. They lock up and Bo with a side head lock and hammer lock. Bo takes Curtis to the mat and he tries for a cover but Curtis kicks out before the referee can make a count. They lock up again and Curtis with a side head lock take down but Bo with a head scissors and Curtis escapes. Curtis with another side head lock take down and Bo with another head scissors. Curtis with another side head lock take down as he continues to work on Bo’s neck.
Johnny misses a few kicks and Bo gets a near fall with a rollup. They lock up again and Curtis with a hammer lock but Bo with a reversal. They exchange forearms and Curtis kicks Rotundo in the corner and connects with European uppercuts. Curtis punches Rotundo but Rotundo with forearms and punches as the referee warns Bo. Curtis with an Irish whip and Bo hits the corner awkwardly and he goes to the floor. The referee checks on Bo as we go to commercial.
We are back and now Rotundo is back in the ring and Curtis is on the floor. We see how Curtis ended up on the floor. Curtis makes his way back to his feet and Curtis has trouble standing up. Curtis gets back into the ring while Bo is still on his chest. Curtis gets a near fall. Curtis and Bo hit heads and both men go down again.
They both get back to their feet at the same time and Bo with jawbreakers followed by an Irish whip or two. Bo hits a running clothesline into the corner followed by a bulldog for a near fall. Bo signals for the spear but Curtis side swipes him but Bo hits the spear as he comes off the ropes and Curtis kicks out at two.
Curtis sends Bo to the apron and Bo with a shoulder and he tries for a sunset flip but Curtis counters with a back breaker for a near fall. Curtis with jabs to Bo followed by a clothesline and back elbow. Curtis with a knee to the midsection followed by an atomic drop into an immediate belly-to-back suplex and Curtis gets a near fall. Curtis goes up top and Bo with a punch before Johnny can do anything.
They fight on the turnbuckles and Curtis and Bo with punches. Curtis pushes Bo off and Johnny hits the leg drop from the top but Bo kicks out at two. Johnny tries to pick up Bo but Rotundo appears to be out cold. Bo recovers and gets a near fall on a jackknife cover. Rotundo with a back slide for a near fall. Bo with an inside cradle for a near fall. Curtis with a spear to Bo but Bo kicks out.
Johnny signals that he is going up top again and he takes a little too long to get up top. Curtis misses the leg drop when Bo rolls out of the way. They both struggle to get to their feet and Curtis is up first. They exchange punches. Curtis tries for a belly-to-back suplex but Rotundo floats over. Rotundo tries for an O’Connor Roll but Curtis holds on to the ropes. Rotundo with a spear for the three count.
Winner: Bo Rotundo
We go to credits.