Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE. It's this week's NXT and Smackdown recaps for the week.
*** NXT ***
- This week, NXT, was filmed in Columbus, Ohio. NXT has recently started to tour the brand across the country, getting the NXT word out. #NXTColumbus
- Backstage, Alexa Bliss is in her home town of Columbus and will show NXT Women's Champion, Sasha Banks, what she's capable of tonight.
- Backstage, Finn Balor and Alex Riley have a chat. Balor will be scouting tonight, for Balor's match against Kevin Owens next week. Riley says he's humiliating Owens tonight and there will be no tomorrow for Owens. Balor reminds Riley about what Owens did to Sami Zayn and Adrian Neville.
- In Ring Promo With Enzo Amore, Big Cass and Carmella: How you doin? Cass tells Wesley Blake that they like to pump fists, but Blake needs to pump his brakes cause he's about to hit a roadblock. Enzo tells Blake and Buddy Murphy to skedaddle while they still have the tag titles. Enzo and Cass predict they are the next NXT World Tag Team Champions.
- Backstage, Kevin Owens, says he'll make Alex Riley wish he stayed as a commentator and can't wait to take out Finn Balor, next week.
- Backstage, Alexa Bliss, is happy she won in her hometown and will prove who's boss. Sasha Banks says she's not the boss cause she didn't pin Banks. NXT GM William Regal, announces Banks vs. Bliss next week for the NXT Women's Championship.
- After the match: Owens goes for the apron power bomb on Riley, but Finn Balor hits the ring. Balor hits a forearm, sends Owens into the steel steps, then drop kicks Owens. Balor climbs the ropes, but Owens escapes, grabs his belt and kicks Riley on his way out as NXT closes out.
*** Smackdown ***
- This week's Smackdown took place in Kansas City, Missouri.
*** Gauntlet Match ***
- After the match: Stardust attacks Ambrose and sends him shoulder first into the ring post.
- "Match #2": Dean Ambrose vs. R-Truth: Truth makes the save for Ambrose, but gets distracted by Stardust. Ambrose hits "Dirty Deeds" on Truth and scores the pinfall.
- "Match #4": Luke Harper vs. Daniel Bryan: Harper goes for another power bomb, but Bryan counters out and locks in the "Yes Lock". Harper eventually taps out. Bryan took a sick suplex by Harper, right on his surgically repaired neck, one point in the match.
- "6 Person Tag Team Match": Tyson Kidd, Cesaro and Nattie Neidhart vs. Los Matadores and El Torito: El Torito flies off the top rope, but Nattie catches him and plants him with a power bomb. Nattie covers and scores the pinfall.
- After the match: Reigns shoves Seth Rollins' security guards out of the way (who are protecting Rollins from any Randy Orton attacks). Orton's music hits and the guards get ready. Orton leaps the barricade by the commentary table and attacks Rollins in the ring. Orton DDT's two security guards and hits a power slam on Rollins. Rollins, escapes and runs for his life as Orton takes out Mercury and Noble with the "RKO" to end the show.
And that's this week's Smackdown/NXT recap. Have a great weekend, till next time, tap or snap.