Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE. It's this week's NXT and Smackdown recaps for the week.
*** NXT ***
- NXT was taped in Orlando Florida, at Full Sail University.
- Finn Balor vs. Tye Dillinger: Dillinger gets a small amount of offense in, but it's not enough. Balor hits the pele kick, the "Slingblade" and hits the corner drop kick. Balor goes up top and hits the double foot stomp on Dillinger and scores the pinfall.
- Backstage, Tyler Breeze refers to Finn Balor as the "Flavor of the Month", while Breeze has been dominating since he debuted in NXT.
- Backstage, Dana Brooke, states that her debut was the rebirth of the Women's Division. NXT is her playground and playtime is over.
- Backstage, Kevin Owens gives Alex Riley credit for their match a few weeks back. Tonight's rematch won't be any different, Owens will walk out the victor.
- Backstage, NXT Women's Champion Sasha Banks, makes fun of Becky Lynch. Banks says Lynch doesn't stand a chance winning the title. Lynch says she's "Kind of a Big Deal".
- Rhyno vs. A Local Wrestler: Rhyno with the "Gore" and he scores the pinfall, in what was probably a thirty second match.
- Kevin Owens vs. Alex Riley: Owens uses power moves and rest holds on Riley. Riley hits a clothesline, a snap neckbreaker and climbs the ropes. Owens crotches Riley on the ropes, countering the top rope move. Owens hits the corner cannonball, then the pop up power bomb on Riley. Owens covers and scores the pinfall.
- After The Match: Owens goes for the apron power bomb on Riley. Sami Zayn hits the ring and unloads on Owens. NXT officials rush the ring and try to separate the two men. Zayn suicide dives over the ropes and takes out Owens and the officials. Owens crawls away and escapes backstage, as Zayn dares him to fight, closing out NXT.
*** SmackDown ***
- Smackdown was taped this week in Providence, Rhode Island. This show served as the final show going into this Sunday's Extreme Rules event.
- After The Match: Rusev wraps the chain around his fist and blasts Ryback with a punch. Rusev then applies "The Accolade" on a knocked out Ryback.
And that's this week's Smackdown/NXT recap. Have a great weekend, till next time, tap or snap.