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.
- Enzo Amore, Big Cass and Carmella are talking. Carmella says she can handle herself and tells Enzo and Cass to leave. Buddy Murphy and Wesley Blake check on Carmella after hearing her arguing with Enzo and Cass. She tells them to leave too. Alexa Bliss shows up and tells Carmella to behave. Carmella shoves Alexa and Murphy and Blake hit on Alexa afterwards.
- Sami Zayn signs his contract for Takeover. Alex Riley asks NXT GM William Regal for another shot at Kevin Owens. Regal says Riley is out of opportunities. Riley argues with Zayn so Zayn challenges Riley to a match tonight. Riley accepts and says he'll take Zayn's Takeover spot because Zayn won't make it there.
- Bayley is frantically looking for her ring gear backstage. Bayley leaves the room and Emma appears with a grin and with Bayley's stuff.
- NXT GM William Regal, announces a triple threat #1 contenders match for Takeover. It'll be Tyler Breeze vs. Hideo Itami vs. Finn Balor.
- Bayley is looking for Emma. Bayley says they were friends, but apparently they still have issues.
- Becky Lynch vs. Sara Dobson: Lynch hits an elbow to the head. Lynch goes for a slam but Sara counters with a near fall roll up. Lynch grabs Sara and applies the "Fujiwara Arm Bar" and puts pressure on the submission. Sara eventually has to tap out.
- Rhyno sends a message to Baron Corbin. Rhyno says he heard Corbin likes making others feel pain, but Corbin could learn a thing or two. Rhyno says he's not only the past, but he's also the present and future.
- After The Match: Owens slams Zayn head first into the ramp, then goes after Riley. Owens lifts up Riley and apron power bombs him. Owens stands over Zayn and Riley, raising his NXT World Title as NXT closes out.
*** SmackDown ***
- Smackdown was taped this week in Moline, Illinois.
- Seth Rollins dares Kane to do something relevant, tonight.
- Roman Reigns vs. Kane: Reigns goes for the "Superman Punch", but Kane catches Reigns and delivers a choke slam for a near fall. Kane signals for the "Tombstone", but Reigns counters with a DDT. Reigns hits the "Superman Punch" and follows with the spear. Kane rolls out of the ring and walks off, getting counted out.
- Seth Rollins says he never runs from a fight like Kane. Rollins says he won't need anyone's help in The Authority at WWE Payback.
- Ryback doesn't know why Bray Wyatt attacked him, but he has a message for Bray. FEED ME MORE!
- After The Match: Bray Wyatt's music hits and the lights go out. The lights are back on and Bray is behind Ryback. Bray lays Ryback out with "Sister Abigail" and stares at Harper.
- The Prime Time Players mock The New Day, backstage.
- Seth Rollins tries to talk Dean Ambrose into cancelling their match, because Kane wants to humiliate Rollins. Humiliating Rollins sounds good to Ambrose.
- After The Match: Ambrose gets beaten down by The Authority, until Roman Reigns hits the ring and makes the save. Reigns spears Kane and stands tall with Ambrose to close out Smackdown.