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WWE NXT REPORT: BATEMAX IS BACK; GOOD ANNOUNCING IS BACK; TITUS IS A BAD MAN

By Richard Trionfo on 2012-01-25 18:02:23
We are live on tape from Tucson, Arizona and your announcers are William ‘I promise never to let a divvy sit in my chair again’ Regal and Josh ‘Keeping people sane on Fridays for months’ Mathews.

Titus O’Neil comes to the ring and he is dressed to the nines. We see highlights from last week’s match between Titus and Darren Young and Titus’ comments after the match that completed his turn.

Titus says that he can understand everyone’s frustration and after watching that back, an apology is deserved. Titus says that on the count of three, he wants everyone to apologize to him. Titus can say that he sucks, but he did everything that the fans wanted. He was taking pictures with everyone but he never knew how bad they smelled. Titus says that he has liberated himself from the WWE Universe.

The fans won’t have to worry about Titus asking if he has any dogs in the house. The reality is that they are grungy puppies. Titus says that he is the big dog in the house and he is the mayor. Titus barks.

Percy Watson’s music plays and he makes his way onto the stage. Percy wants to know what is going on because he thought they were boys. He reminds Titus that he has been there for the entire time. Titus wins one match and he thinks he can turn his back on everyone and on him?

Percy says that the people loved him and were there for him.

Titus wonders if they really loved him. He says that Percy loved him. His kids loved Uncle Percy. Titus starts to sing some old Tina Turner songs. Titus says that he is going to take the Ike Turner role. He says that this is all about business.

Percy wants to know the deal with him.

Titus says that he did the challenges and earned the redemption points, but then they even dragged Percy into this. He tells Percy to turn his back on the fans like him. Titus tells Percy that nobody can stop them if they stick together.

Percy says that he loves the aggression that Titus is showing but he cannot turn his back if he thinks he is going to win. Percy says that Titus is starting to sound like Darren Young.

Titus says that first he has to deal with the stupid people in the crowd and then Percy compares him to Darren Young. He tells Percy that he is either with him or against him. He tells Percy to make a decision.

Percy cannot believe that he is being given an ultimatum and then he says that he is not with Titus.

Titus tells Percy that he forgot that there is a huge difference between him and Darren Young. Titus says that he whooped Darren Young’s ass and then he pushes Percy down.

Matt Striker comes out and he reminds Titus that he is the host and he is going to put Titus and Percy in the main event.

Matt is walking in the back and he is stopped by Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks. Curt wants to know why they aren’t in the main event. Tyler says that the fans want to see them. Matt tells Tyler to let him take care of NXT and then he walks away.

We go to commercial.

Match Number One: Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins versus The Usos

Jimmy and Hawkins start things off. Hawkins with a wrist lock but Jimmy with a punch. Jey tags in and they hit a double back elbow and double elbow drop. Hawkins with a side head lock and Reks tags in but Jimmy with a clothesline and Irish whip but Jimmy with a back body drop. Reks hits Jimmy from behind when Hawkins distracts the referee.

Hawkins tags back in and he punches and kicks Jimmy. Reks tags back in and he slams Jimmy. Reks with an elbow to the head and he follows that with a quarter nelson and chin lock. Jimmy with a punch and he tries for a slam but Reks escapes and he connects with a knee and European uppercut. Hawkins tags back in.

Hawkins with a kick and a suplex for a near fall. Jimmy punches Hawkins but Hawkins punches back and he tags Reks back in. Tyler kicks Jimmy and connects with a series of double sledges. Jimmy with punches and forearms but Reks with a punch and kick. Reks with a short arm clothesline.

Reks returns to the quarter nelson and chin lock. Jimmy punches Reks but Reks with a kick and then Jimmy puts Reks on the top rope and crotches him. Both men are down and Jey waits for the tag. Curt and Jey tag in and Jey with a forearm and superkick. Jey with an uppercut and spinning flying forearm. Jey sets for the running butt splash into the corner and he connects.

Jey gets a near fall and Reks breaks up the cover. Jimmy comes in and Reks sends Jimmy to the floor. Jimmy pulls Reks to the floor. Reks sends Jimmy into the apron. Hawkins with a fireman’s carry suplex for a near fall. Hawkins tries to use the cane but Jey avoids it and hits the super kick for the three count.

Winners: The Usos

Derrick Bateman is walking through the back and he high fives Kaitlyn and says that BateMax is back. Kaitlyn points out what Maxine did to Derrick and now they are back together after one kiss. Derrick says that everything is different. If he is going to be on NXT, he might as well be with the hot chick. Kaitlyn asks Derrick if he has seen Johnny Curtis. Derrick cannot believe that Johnny would show up, but she tells him that he was cleaning the stains out of the carpet from his van.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Trent Barreta versus Heath Slater

Slater with a punch to Trent and then he sends Trent into the turnbuckles. Trent with a chop and kick followed by a forearm. Trent with a running forearm and then he connects with a European uppercut and sends Slater to the floor. Trent tries for a pescado but Slater moves out of the way. Slater sends Barreta into the ringside barrier and then into the apron.

Slater with a hot shot on the apron and then he kicks Barreta before sending him back into the ring. Slater gets a near fall. Slater with a reverse chin lock but Trent with punches. Slater with a thrust kick for a near fall. Slater with elbows to the upper chest and applies a reverse chin lock. Trent gets to his feet and he punches Trent.

Slater argues with the referee and that allows Trent to recover and he avoids a splash into the corner. Trent with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Trent with the double jump back elbow into the corner and then he hits the flying knee for a near fall. Slater goes to the apron and he connects with a shoulder.

Slater tries to get back into the ring and Trent counters with a Northern Lights suplex and bridge for a near fall. Trent goes up top but Slater jumps onto the turnbuckles and hits a power slam and Slater can only get a near fall.

Trent with an inside cradle for a near fall. Slater sends Trent into the ropes and then Slater with a flying clothesline for the three count.

Winner: Heath Slater

We go to commercial.

We are back and Matt Striker is in the ring and he reminds us that he is the Interim General Manager of NXT and the Executive Vice President of No Relations. We go to footage from last week’s Wedding of the Year of the last few weeks.

Matt brings out Johnny Curtis. Matt asks Johnny about what happened last week. Johnny says that things did not work out the way that he thought they did. He enjoyed Maxine’s fingers in her mouth because she likes a girl with dirty fingernails.

Maxine and Derrick come out and she tells Johnny that he will stoop to any level. She wants to know if this is what it has come down to. Maxine wants to know how far low will he go.

Johnny says that Maxine is just like him.

She agrees that they might have some similarities, but she is woman enough to admit to it.

Matt says that nobody is leaving NXT and Maxine tells him to shut up.

Maxine says that Johnny doesn’t even belong here.

Matt tells Maxine that she is going to have to get along with her ex.

Derrick says that he has beaten Johnny before and he will do it again.

Johnny wants them to be a happy family again and he offers Derrick his hand and he says that he won’t bite.

Maxine knees Johnny in his Curtis and she asks if they have an understanding. She asks Derrick if they have an understanding and he says they do.

Maxine and Johnny leave the ring.

We go to commercial.

We are back and it is time for the Royal Rumble by the Numbers video package.

We see the card for the Royal Rumble.

Percy Watson is walking in the back and Alex Riley stops him and he wishes Percy luck. He says that after everything they have been through it isn’t right. Percy says that he never would have thought that he would be wrestling his best friend tonight.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Three: Titus O’Neil versus Percy Watson

Percy with a kick and forearms followed by a European uppercut. Percy with a step up enzuigiri and then he kicks Titus in the corner. Percy with another European uppercut followed by a hard Irish whip. Percy with a forearm to the back and punch. Percy with a forearm and he yells at Titus. The referee gets between Titus and Percy and Titus with a punch . Titus throws Percy over the top rope to the floor.

Titus barks to mock the fans. Titus runs Percy into the apron and then back into the ring. Titus gets a near fall. Titus kicks Percy and then he sends Percy into the corner and connects with shoulders. Titus gets a near fall and then applies a reverse chin lock. Percy gets to his feet and he punches Titus.

Percy misses a splash into the corner and Titus kicks Percy. Titus punches Percy and then he gets a near fall. Titus works on Percy’s neck and then he connects with forearms across the upper chest and he gets a near fall.

Titus with a reverse chin lock and then he returns to the neck. Percy with punches but Titus with a shoulder tackle and he gets a near fall. Titus sends Percy into the turnbuckles and connects with a forearm to the back. Percy with a kick to Titus and then he connects with a flying clothesline and drop kick. Percy with a splash into the corner followed by a flying shoulder tackle.

Percy sets for the Showtime Splash and he hits it and gets a near fall. Watson gets Titus on his shoulders but Titus escapes and hits Clash of the Titus for the three count.

Winner: Titus O’Neil

After the match, Titus kicks Percy and then he connects with a European uppercut followed by forearms and punches. Alex Riley coems to the ring to help Percy and Riley with punches and a clothesline that sends Titus over the top rope to the floor.

We go to credits.