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WWE NXT REPORT: SAMOA JOE SENDS A MESSAGE, BALOR VERSUS SWANN, EMMA VERSUS ASUKA, GARGANO IN ACTION

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-03-23 20:37:00

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

Match Number One:  Elias Samson versus Johnny Gargano

They lock up and Samson goes for the arm and he takes Gargano to the mat.  Gargano gets back to his feet and he reverses the wrist lock.  Samson backs Gargano into the ropes and he connects with an elbow and he sends Gargano into the turnbuckles and kicks Johnny.  Johnny wiht punches but Samson with a back elbow.  Gargano with a forearm and chop followed by a punch but Samson with a kick to stop him.  Samson with an Irish whip and then Gargano with a boot and he rolls Samson through and hits a round kick.  Gargano is sent to the apron and Gargano tries for a spear from the apron but Samson with a knee.  Samson goes for another knee and Gargano with a rollup for the three count.

Winner:  Johnny Gargano

After the match, Samson attacks Gargano from behind and then Samson hits a neck breaker on Gargano.  Samson sends Gargano to the floor.  Samson with a forearm on the floor.  Samson tells Gargano he is not going to embarrass him and he sends Gargano into the ring post.  Gargano with a punch but Samson sends Gargano into the apron and hits a jumping knee strike.

The referee tells Samson to leave but Samson looks around and he decides to leave but he pulls Gargano up the ramp until Apollo Crews comes out and he pushes Samson off Gargano.  We have a stare down between Crews and Samson.  Samson drifts away from a possible fight from Crews.

Tom and Corey talk about what just happened and Corey does not have nice things to say about Elias Samson.

We see Finn Balor in the back and he is walking to the ring for his match.

Match Number Two:  Rich Swann versus Finn Balor in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Balor with a waist lock take down into a front face lock.  Swann tries to escape but Finn stays on top.  Swann gets to the ropes and Balor releases the hold.  Balor with a wrist lock but Swann tries to kip up and Balor sends Swann back to the mat.  Swann backs Balor into hte corner and Swann with a monkey flip but Balor holds on to the wrist lock.  Balor with a hammer lock and side head lock take down.  Swann with a rollup for a near fall.  Balor holds on to the side head lock when Swann tries to send Balor off the ropes.  Balor with a side head lock take down.

Swann with a head scissors but Balor escapes.  Swann with a rana and he gets a near fall.  Balor with a hammer lock.  Balor falls back to add more pressure to the hammer lock.  Swann gets back to his feet.  Balor traps the arm but Swann with a snap mare.  Swann with a drop kick and he misses an enzuigiri but Swann with a thrust kick.  Swann runs into a boot and Swann with a jumping rana and he drop kicks Balor to the floor.  Balor with a back elbow when Swann sets for a dive to the floor because he takes too long.  Balor sends Swann to the floor and Balor with a drop kick to send Swann into the guardrails.  Balor with a running kick from the apron and then he sends Swann back into the ring.  Balor with a running drop kick that sends Swann into the corner and Balor with the Coup De Grace but he is not finished.  Balor with Bloody Sunday for the three count.

Winner:  Finn Balor

Alex Reyes asks Emma about her match against Asuka and how it will be different.

Emma says they have been training.  They have been putting their heads together to work together.  Dana says she has been out with an injury since she faced Asuka.  Outside she is still the Total Diva, but he is hurt inside.  Tonight, Emma will do the job. 

Emma says she has been waiting for tonight to show Asuka that she is not down and she is not out.  She says she should be facing Bayley at Takeover.  Asuka might be the empress of tomorow, but Asuka won't get past today.  Dana says she won't pat Alex on the head but then she tells him psyche and does it.

We go to commercial.

We have a video package for Shinsuke Nakamura including his appearance on last week's episode of NXT.

Match Number Three:  Alexa Bliss (with Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy) versus Sarah Dobson

They lock up and Dobson with an arm drag.  Bliss misses a clothesline and Dobson with a drop kick.  Dobson charges into the corner but Bliss moves and she sends Dobson into the turnbuckles.  Bliss with punches and she gets a near fall.  Bliss with a forearm and she stands on Dobson's back and stomps her head into the mat.  Bliss slaps Sarah but Sarah with an inside cradle for a near fall.  Bliss with a forearm and snap mare followed by a key lock.  Bliss with a claw to the abdomen before returning focus to the key lock.  Bliss with a forearm and round kick.  Bliss with another forearm and she chokes Sarah in the ropes.  

Bliss with an Irish whip and shoulders in the corner.  Bliss with an Irish whip but Dobson goes to the apron and she kicks Bliss a few times.  Dobson with a cross body for a near fall.  Bliss with a forearm to the nose but Dobson with a drop toe hold that sends Bliss into the ropes.  Sarah misses a splash into the ropes when Murphy helps Bliss and then Bliss with a handspring knee drop followed by the Sparkle Splash for the three count.

Winner:  Alexa Bliss

Alex Reyes is with Samoa Joe in the interview area.  Alex starts to ask a question but Joe walks away.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Bull Dempsey makes his way to the ring for his match, but Samoa Joe attacks Bull from behind and chokes him out.  Joe attacks Danny Burch as well and Joe chokes him out.

Joe tells Balor that he will not survive.  He is coming after Finn and he is taking his championship.

We have a video package for American Alpha.  Chad says their formation was a perfect storm.  Jason says they knew they had potential between the two of them, but they did not know how quick it would happen.  Jason says there was initial respect.  They come from the same background coming from the amateur wrestling ranks.  Chad says he started wrestling at age 5.  Jason says he thought he was going to a professional wrestling practice at his first amateur practice and he loved it.  Chad says there is always a new goal to meet and more to do.

Jason says he focused on wrestling and he wanted to win a national championship.  He says he was undefeated in the regular season but he failed in the NCAA Tournament.  Chad mentions how he wrestled all over the world and that he wrestled in London at the Olympics.  He says that was the worst time in his life because he felt that he blew it.

Chad says maybe he did not want the gold medal bad enough.  That will not happen this time.  Jason says he felt like he has been in this position in the amateur ranks.  Maybe he needed a partner to get that next step.  Chad says that Dash and Dawson don't know what they are in for at Takeover in Dallas.

Asuka is in the back getting ready for her match and we go to commercial.

We are back and next week Apollo Crews faces Alex Riley and Bull Dempsey faces Samoa Joe.

Match Number Four:  Emma (with Dana Brooke) versus Asuka

They lock up and Emma backs Asuka into the corner and misses a forearm.  Asuka misses a spin kick and Emma thinks about what could have happened.  Emma with a side head lock and take down.  Asuka with punches but Emma with a shoulder tackle.  Asuka trips Emma and applies a side head lock.  Asuka holds on when Emma tries to send Asuka off the ropes.  Emma with punches but Asuka with a shoulder tackle.  Asuka mocks Emma and Asuka jumps into a cross arm breaker but Emma gets to the ropes and Asuka releases the hold.  Emma goes to the apron and Asuka with a running butt splash to knock Emma off the apron and to the floor as we go to commercial.

We are back and Asuka blocks a suplex and she goes for an arm bar take down but Asuka with a hammer lock.  Emma tries to roll through to reverse or escape the hold but Asuka rolls through with Emma.  Emma tries to escape again but Asuka holds on again but Emma gets to the ropes.  Asuka with a hammer lock but Emma wtih an elbow.  Asuka with a drop toe hold into a knee bar but Emma escapes but Asuka with an ankle lock.  Emma rolls through and sends Asuka through the ropes to the floor.  Emma trips Asuka on the apron.  Emma with a forearm to the back followed by an elbow to the back.

Asuka tries to escape and Emma releases the hold.  Asuka with a series of kicks but Emma pulls Asuka to the mat by the hair and gets a near fall.  Emma stretches Asuka in a surfboard. Emma kicks Asuka and sends her into the turnbuckles and kicks Asuka.  Emma with a snap mare and kick to the back.  Emma stands on Asuka's hair and stretches her.  Emma gets a near fall.  Emma continues to stretch Asuka putting her feet on Asuka's collarbone and gets a few near falls.  Emma with a reverse chin lock.  Emma keeps Asuka on the mat.  Emma with knees to the ribs and she pulls Asuka by the hair and the referee warns Emma.  Emma with a front face lock followed by an Irish whip.  Emma with a kick in the corner.  Emma puts Asuka in the tree of woe.  Emma pulls Asuka up with kicks to the lower back.  Emma goes to the floor and pulls Asuka by the hair to add more pressure to the back.

Dana attacks Asuka and then Emma gets a near fall.  Asuka struggles to get back to her feet and Emma with a forearm and punch.  Emma with more forearms after Asuka with a forearm.  Emma misses a clothesline and Asuka hits a running hip attack.  Asuka with round kicks to Emma but Emma blocks a kick.  Emma with a back fist but she misses a kick.  Emma with a drop kick and Asuka comes off the ropes with a hip attack for a near fall.  Asuka grabs Emma by the hair but Emma sends Asuka into the corner.  Emma uses the ropes for extra leverage on a cover and the referee stops his count.

Emma argues with the referee.  Asuka misses a round kick but Asuka with a German suplex and running kick to the head.  Asuka with the Asuka Lock and body scissors that forces Emma to tap out.

Winner:  Asuka

We go to credits.

 

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