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WWE NXT REPORT: WILLIAM REGAL MAKES HIS DECISION, AMERICAN ALPHA, WOMEN'S TAG MATCH IN MAIN EVENT, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-02-24 20:42:00

We are in Orlando, Florida and your announcers are Tom Phillips and Corey Graves.

Match Number One:  Chad Gable and Jason Jordan versus Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy (with Alexa Bliss)

Gable and Murphy start things off.  They lock up and Gable with a side head lock and a single leg take down and then he applies a leg submission.  Jordan tags in and he applies a front face lock and gets a near fall.  Jordan with a wrist lock and Gable tags in.  Gable with a take down and he drops a knee on the arm.  Gable with a wrist lock but Blake tags in and Gable with a waist lock take down. Gable gets a near fall.  Blake tries to escape and he is able to get a standing switch.

Blake with a waist lock take down attempt but Gable lands on his feet and he gives Blake and arm drag followed by a head scissors take down.  Gable with an arm drag and Murphy tags in but he retreats into the corner.  Murphy has a kick blocked by Gable and Gable with an arm drag and he gets a near fall.  Gable wtih an arm bar.  Murphy backs Gable into the corner and tags in Blake.  They both go for a double hip toss but Gable lands on his feet and he sends Murphy into Blake.  Jordan comes in and he joins Gable with a double drop kick.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Jordan gets a near fall on Blake.  Jordan with an arm bar.  Jordan with a wrist lock but Blake tries to escape with an arm drag but Jordan holds on and he applies a hammer lock.  Jordan with a cross face and he tags in Gable and Gable with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall.  Gable with an arm bar on Blake.  Blake tries to escape but Gable holds on to the arm bar.  

Murphy tags in and he hits a clothesline on Gable after a number of leap frogs.  Murphy gets a near fall.  Murphy with a European uppercut and he sends Gable into the turnbuckles.  Murphy with a snap mare into a reverse chin lock.  Murphy sends Gable to the mat and gets a near fall.  Murphy gets another near fall.  Gable is sent into the turnbuckles and Blake tags back in and he kicks Gable.  Murphy tags back in and Murphy with a forearm in the corner and Blake with a back breaker.  Murphy gets a near fall.

Murphy stretches Gable as he tries to wear him down.  Gable with a reversal and a roll up for a near fall.  Murphy grabs the leg and keeps Gable from making the tag.  Blake tags in and hits a leaping elbow drop.  Blake misses a leaping elbow drop and Murphy tags in.  Murphy stops Gable but he misses a knee drop.  Murphy with a leg sweep but Jordan and Blake tag in.

Jordan wtih a drop kick and overhead belly-to-belly throw.  Jordan catches Murphy and hits an overhead belly-to-belly throw. Blake is hit with a splash.  Jordan sends Murphy face first into the mat. Jordan and Gable hit Grand Amplitude for the three count.

Winners:  Chad Gable and Jason Jordan

Tom and Corey talk about what happened during the Number One Contender Match last week and we see highlights from the end of the match, including the double pin.

William Regal is in his office.  He says in two weeks Samoa Joe will face Sami Zayn in a two out of three falls match to determine a definitive number one contender.  William says that the contract has been finalized and a new signee will appear next week.

We go to commercial.

We have a video package of Elias Samson singing.

Match Number Two:  Apollo Crews versus Christopher Girard

They lock up and Girard with a forearm to the back and he takes Crews to the mat.  Crews avoids a punch from Girard and he connects with forearms.  Crews with a drop kick and he tries for a suplex but Girard blocks it.  Girard with European uppercuts and kicks.  Girard with a running European uppercut for a near fall.  Girard with a rear chin lock. Girard with a take down into a reverse chin lock with Girard leaning back to add more pressure to the neck.  

Crews with elbows but Girard with an uppercut and he returns to the reverse chin lock.  Crews tries to escape but Girard brings Crews back to the mat.  Crews gets Girard on hs back and he hits an electric chair drop.  Crews with a waist lock take down and then he takes Girard down a second time.  Crews with a Stinger Splash followed by a flying clothesline.

Crews runs into an elbow and then Girard leaps over Crews.  Crews with an enzuigiri to Girard and then Crews gets Girard up and hits the sit out power bomb for the three count.

Winner:  Apollo Crews

Tom talks about the Women's Title Match between Carmella and Bayley from a few weeks ago and the post match attack by Nia Jax and Eva Marie.

Alex Reyes is with Carmella and Bayley.  Bayley says she knows it will be a tough match but she is glad to have Carmella on her side after her performance a few weeks ago.  Carmella says she will be coming for the title again.  She will show Nia and Eva that you do not interfere in the biggest night of her career.

Alex asks Bayley about Asuka and Bayley says that she was glad that Asuka was there to help, but she knows that Asuka is coming for her title.

We go to commercial.

We are back with footage from the WWE Performance Center of the attack on Enzo Amore by Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder.

Match Number Three:  Tommaso Ciampa versus Bull Dempsey

Bull struggles to take off his t-shirt and the referee has to help him.  Ciampa is not impressed that Bull's clothing removal.  Bull with jumping jacks and Ciampa applauds Bull's ability to do that.  Ciampa wants a test of strength and Bull is okay with it.  Bull does jumping jacks with Ciampa and then Ciampa with a forearm.  Bull with an arm drag and forearm.  Bull with a rolling senton on Ciampa but he misses a boot in the corner.

Ciampa with a kick and a flying Divorce Court.  Ciampa with a hammer lock and he connects with knees to the arm and elbow.  Ciampa continues to work on the elbow or roll him over but he decides to go with forearms and elbows.  Ciampa with punches and a rear chin lock.  Ciampa with a kick to the back of the head and then he stomps on the hand.  Bull grabs the hand but Ciampa with a knee to the head and he gets a near fall.

Ciampa with a key lock.  Ciampa follows with a knee and he tries for a slam but he collapses under Bull's weight.  Ciampa misses a forearm into the corner and Bull with jabs but Ciampa with a take down into an arm bar submission and Bull taps out.

Winner:  Tommaso Ciampa

Samoa Joe is asked about William Regal's announcement.  Joe says he is not surprised.  He has been jumping through ridiculous hoops to get to the title.  He made NXT hot when he arrived.  He says it is a shame, a shame for Sami Zayn.  It means Sami must suffer twice as much for what he knows.  Joe says he will be the next NXT Champion.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Alex Reyes asks Sami about the two out of three falls match.  Sami says he is definitely ready for the match.  He has been in his share of two out of three falls matches.  Whatever it takes to become a two time NXT Champion, he will do it.

Match Number Four:  Nia Jax and Eva Marie versus Bayley and Carmella

Carmella and Eva start things off and Carmella with a few Thesz Presses and punches.  Carmella sends Eva into the turnbuckles and tags in Bayley.  They go for a double suplex on Eva and connect.  Bayley gets a near fall.  Nia tags in and they lock up.  Nia tosses Bayley around the ring by the neck.  Bayley goes for a rollup but Nia stays on her feet and she connects with a head butt.  Eva tags in and Bayley is able to take Eva to the mat.  Carmella tags in and they Irish whip Eva into hte corner.  Bayley is sent into the corner and then Carmella is sent into the turnbuckles.  Carmella and Bayley moonwalk and we go to commercial.

We are back and Carmella with a side head lock.  Eva gets back to her feet and Nia makes the blind tag and Nia with a shoulder breaker.  Nia sends Carmella to the mat and Eva is tagged in.  Eva with kicks but she takes too long for her next move and Carmella gets a near fall with a rollup.

Nia tags in and she applies a bear hug. Carmella counters into a guillotine but Nia runs Carmella into the corner and Eva tags in.  Eva chokes Carmella in the ropes.  Eva chokes Carmella and then she tags in Nia.  Carmella with forearms but Nia stops Carmella from getting to Bayley.  Nia with a cobra clutch on Carmella and she swings Carmella around.  Carmella with elbows and Nia goes for a shoudler against the ropes but Carmella moves and Nia goes to the floor.

Eva and Bayley tag in and Bayley with clotheslines and a back elbow.  Bayley with a suplex and a running back elbow into the corner.  Bayley with more elbows in the corner and then he hits back elbow from the turnbuckles.  Bayley with a belly-to-belly suplex but Nia pulls Bayley off Eva and Nia with a head butt to Bayley.

Carmella tags in and she gets a near fall.  Carmella with a head scissors submission but Nia kicks Carmella to force her to release the hold.  Nia takes care of Bayley and tags in.  Nia with two leg drops and then Eva tags in before Nia hits a third leg drop and Eva gets the three count.

Winners:  Nia Jax and Eva Marie

Rich Brennan is in the back with William Regal and Finn Balor.  William tells Finn that his reign as NXT Champion is approaching a record.  There is a debate about who the greatest NXT Champion is.  Finn does not know where this is going.  William says that he has arranged for Finn to face the man who holds the title the longest.  You will face Neville next week.

We go to credits.

 

 

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