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WWE NXT REPORT: WHO SAID THE BRITISH EMPIRE WAS FINISHED?: ADRIAN NEVILLE, JUSTIN GABRIEL, LEO KRUGER, PAIGE, AND WILLIAM REGAL; THE COUNTDOWN TO OHNO/REGAL CONTINUES; AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2013-03-21 18:45:22
Over the last few weeks, the Wyatt Family has attempted to get under the skin of many of the wrestlers in NXT. Two of those people are the first NXT Tag Team Champions, Oliver Grey and Adrian Neville. What will the Wyatt Family do this week when Adrian faces Luke Harper?

We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are William ‘Kassius . . . don’t be a hero’ Regal and Tony ‘I don’t know why people ask me about a creek’ Dawson.

Match Number One: Justin Gabriel versus Leo Kruger

Kruger takes his time getting out of the corner and they lock up. Kruger backs Gabriel into the ropes but Gabriel is the one who gives the clean break. Kruger with a kick and side head lock and Gabriel tries for an Irish whip but Kruger holds on to the side head lock. Kruger does the same when Gabriel tries for another Irish whip. Kruger with a punch.

Gabriel with a kick and side head lock take down. Gabriel gives Kruger a taste of his own medicine by pulling the hair on Irish whip attempts. Gabriel with a side head lock take down. Kruger backs Gabriel into the corner and Leo tries for a punch but Gabriel blocks it and he tosses Kruger across the ring by the hair. Kruger with a shot to the throat to send Gabriel to the mat.

Kruger with an elbow drop to the back of the neck and then he kicks Gabriel. We go to commercial.

We are back and Kruger with a hammer lock on Gabriel. Kruger puts his knee on the other arm to add more pressure to Gabriel to get out of the hold. Kruger adds more pressure to the hammer lock. Gabriel gets back to his feet but he cannot escape the hammer lock. Kruger with knees to the arm.

Kruger turns it into a key lock but Gabriel with a punch. Kruger stops Gabriel’s attempt at offense. Both men bump heads and they go down. Kruger and Gabriel exchange punches as they try to get back to their feet. The exchange continues and Kruger with a knee. Gabriel with a kick. Kruger with a head butt. Gabriel with a forearm and Kruger with one of his own. They go to chops and then Gabriel with the advantage. Kruger with a spinebuster for a near fall.

Kruger signals that it is over and he tries for the key lock but Gabriel with a back drop to escape the hold. Kruger charges into the corner but Gabriel with a drop kick to the knee and Kruger hits the turnbuckles. Gabriel goes into the corner but Kruger moves. Gabriel lands on the turnbuckles and he hits a leaping back heel kick and he gets a near fall.

Gabriel with a kick to the chest. Gabriel adds two more kicks and then he hits a back heel kick to the head but Kruger kicks out at two. Gabriel with a Blue Thunder Driver for a near fall. Kruger tries to get out of the ring but Gabriel pulls him back in and hits an STO. Gabriel goes up top for the 450 splash but Kruger rolls away and Gabriel goes to the mat and he shows some frustration.

Kruger with a thumb to the eye that the referee does not see and then he drops Gabriel’s arm on the top rope. Kruger with a lariat to the back of the head and then he applies the key lock clutch and Gabriel tries to make it to the ropes and he succeeds.

Kruger with a cross face chicken wing face buster and he hesitates before trying to finish off Gabriel. Kruger reapplies the key lock clutch and Gabriel taps out.

Winner: Leo Kruger

Renee Young is in the interview area with Audrey Marie. Renee asks Audrey about her issues with Sasha Banks. Audrey says that it is always calmest before the storm. Now Sasha knows that she is coming and there is nothing that Sasha can do about it.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look back at the end of Raw when we found out the stipulation for the Triple H versus Brock Lesnar match.

William Regal is in the ring and he says he let his emotions get the better of him last week. He let everyone down because he always tries to be a professional. He owes someone an apology and he wants Kassius Ohno to come to the ring.

Kassius makes his way to the ring with a mic.

Regal says that he is here to apologize to Kassius. He says that he is truly sorry. What has happened between them is not worth it. He says that Kassius does not want to be the person that he is, lying awake every night about all of the liberties that he has taken.

He wants to shake Kassius’ hand.

Kassius tells William that he has practically idolized him since he stepped on US soil. Regal is ruthless and vicious and he admired that style. Kassius says that he traveled with CM Punk for a week to learn from the bit of villainy that Regal brings to the ring. Ohno says that he followed in Regal’s footsteps, going to England to train in the camps. He went to Europe and fought in the tournaments. He went to the dojos. He kept in touch with Regal so he could get his chance and now he is in the WWE.

Regal says that he brought Ohno to the WWE because of the potential Ohno has. He wants Ohno to have a great career because of the time that Ohno has put into it.

Ohno says that Regal is in the twilight of his career while Ohno says that he is on the rise. Ohno says that he does not want Regal’s advice and he does not want his career.

Ohno asks Regal what he has to show for his legacy. Regal is the once proud villain who took pride in destroying people. Now Regal is content to sit back and laugh with these people. These people are laughing at Regal because Regal is a joke.

Ohno says that he is telling the truth. Regal has no legacy. Ohno says that he will leave Regal with this. A thirty year career and the only thing that people will remember about him is the time he got on his knees and put his lips on Vince McMahon’s. . .

Regal with a forearm to Ohno and Ohno goes down holding his jaw.

Ohno leaves the ring and Regal appears to regret what he did.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at the Undertaker/CM Punk situation.

Match Number Two: Bayley versus Paige

They lock up and Paige with an arm drag. They lock up again and Bayley works on the wrist. Paige rolls through and counters with an arm drag. Paige with a rollup for a near fall. Bayley sends Paige to the mat and gets a near fall. Bayley with an arm bar. Bayley works on the other arm as well and she adds a chin lock. Bayley with a rollup for a near fall.

Paige with a back heel kick and then she tosses Bayley across the ring. Paige stomps Bayley in the corner and screams. Paige with an Irish whip and she blocks a boot and sends Bayley to the mat. Paige with a Cloverleaf and Bayley taps out.

Winner: Paige

After the match, Summer tries to sneak attack Paige but Paige sees her and Summer decides to wait. Paige holds the ropes open for her but Summer goes up the ramp.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Three: Adrian Neville versus Luke Harper (with Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan)

The bell rings and Neville with a drop kick and forearms. Harper with a punch to the head and Neville goes down. Neville lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt and Neville with a drop kick to the knees and kicks to the head and chest. Neville with a forearm and then he goes to the turnbuckles but Harper with a hot shot and a belly-to-back suplex that is turned into a uranage and we go to commercial.

We are back and Harper with a European uppercut. Harper with a slam and then he picks up Neville by the hair and connects with a head butt and elbow drop. Harper with a reverse chin lock and he moves around the ring to force Neville to exert more energy as he tries to escape.

Neville gets back to his feet but Harper forces Neville down to the mat again. Harper with another European uppercut but Harper runs into an elbow and boots from Neville. Neville with kicks to the leg but Harper with a double thrust to the throat and then he kicks Neville and gets a near fall. Harper with an elbow drop or two and he gets a near fall.

Harper gets Neville on his shoulder for a back breaker and Neville with elbows to escape. Harper with a boot to the head and gets a near fall. Harper with another near fall. Harper with more near falls and Neville is expending a lot of energy as Harper continues.

Neville rolls to the apron and Harper tries to pull him up but the referee warns Harper. Neville with a shoulder to Harper and then he connects with forearms. Neville with more forearms and then he hits a running forearm. Harper stays on his feet. Neville charges at Harper but Harper sends Neville over the top rope. Neville lands on the apron and connects with an enzuigiri.

Neville goes up top for a springboard drop kick and he gets a near fall. Harper misses an elbow and Neville sees Rowan trying to interfere so Neville hits a corkscrew pescado onto Rowan on the floor.

Harper charges at Neville and Neville drop down and Harper goes over the top rope to the floor. Neville with an Asai Moonsault and then Neville looks at Wyatt. They return to the ring and Neville kicks Harper. Neville with a tornado DDT and Harper is down. Neville thinks about the cover but he looks to the turnbuckles. Adrian goes to the apron but Bray Wyatt distracts the referee.

Rowan’s attempts to interfere fail when Neville kicks him. Neville goes up top but Harper is able to recover and he press slams Neville to the mat. Harper with the discus lariat for the three count.

Winner: Luke Harper

After the match, Bray tells Rowan to pick up Neville. Harper holds Neville as well but Oliver Grey makes his way to the ring to try to protect his tag team partner. It is a three on one attack on Grey until Bo Dallas makes his way to the ring. Wyatt punches Dallas while Neville fights with Harper and Grey fights with Rowan. The Wyatt Family leaves the ring and we go to credits.