Friday, November 20, 2015

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, 11.20.15: #NXT & #SmackDown

By @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE. It's this week's NXT and Smackdown recap for the week.

*** NXT ***

- This week's NXT was at their home base at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. Chad Gable and Jason Jordan took on The Ascension, just like they asked for a few weeks back. New NXT World Tag Team Champions, Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson, were in action. Bailey defended her NXT Women's Championship against Alexa Bliss.

- Nia Jax defeated Carmella, by pinfall: The match closes out with Nia applying a bear hug, but Carmella counters it with a guillotine submission. Carmella lands a series of kicks, but Nia shoves Carmella back and then plants her with a spine buster. Nia hits the ropes and drops the leg drop on Carmella to score the pinfall.

- Backstage, a referee informs Alexa Bliss that Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy are banned from ringside tonight, in her NXT Women's Championship Match.

- Chad Gable and Jason Jordan defeated The Ascension, by pinfall: The match closes out with Jordan getting the hot tag and drops Viktor with a belly-to-belly suplex. Jordan clotheslines Konnar to the floor, but catches a knee to the back by Viktor. Gable flips over onto Konnar and then helps Jordan double team Viktor. Gable and Jordan hit the double team Grand Amplitude finisher on Viktor and score the pinfall. 

- Backstage, Bayley promises to give a wrestling lesson to Alexa Bliss tonight and make her earn respect.

- Emma defeated Mary Kate, by submission: The match closes out with Mary Kate trying to build an offense. Emma puts a stop to that with a series of kicks, punches and the Emma Sandwich. Emma applies the Emma Lock submission on Mary Kate and makes her tap out.

- Backstage, Baron Corbin challenges Apollo Crews to a match at Takeover: London.

- Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson defeated Corey Hollis and John Skyler, by pinfall: The new NXT World Tag Team Champions quickly went to work on Hollis' leg, which is becoming a trademark move by Wilder and Dawson. The match closes out with Hollis finally able to tag in Skylar, but Skylar gets hit with the elevated Code Breaker, giving Wilder and Dawson the pinfall.

- It was announced that The Vaudevillians will get their rematch against Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson, next week, for the NXT World Tag Team Championship.

- Backstage, Dana Brooke challenges Asuka to a rematch. Asuka accepts and walks away. Emma appears and asks Dana if Asuka fell for the plan.

- Bayley defeated Alexa Bliss, by pinfall, to retain the NXT Women's Championship: Alexa targeted Bayley's arm throughout the match in her hopes to finding a way to beat Bayley. The match closes out with Alexa landing the Glitz Flip on Bayley, but gets a near fall. Alexa goes up top for the Sparkle Splash, but gets cut off and slammed by Bayley, for a near fall. Alexa is back up and pulls out a sunset flip on Bayley and gets another near fall on the champ. Both ladies are up and Bayley hits the Bayley-To-Belly suplex out of nowhere on Alexa to score the pinfall and retain her NXT Women's Championship.
After the match, Ms. "All Red Everything" Eva Marie arrives, mocks the fans, calls the fans dorks and demands the fans to shut up, cause she has an announcement. Next week, Eva Marie, will get an NXT Women's Championship Match against Bayley. This closes out this weeks NXT.

*** Smackdown ***

- This week's Smackdown took place in Knoxville, Tennessee and also served it's go home show to this Sunday's Survivor Series. Miz TV returned with more must see TV. Miz interviewed the Final Four competitors in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament, Roman Reigns, Alberto Del Rio, Kevin Owens and Dean Ambrose. The Final Four then face off in a tag team main event.

- Miz TV With Special Guests, The Final Four in the Survivor Series Tournament: Kevin Owens says he's turning this show into the Kevin Owens Show, which Miz doesn't appreciate and argues with Owens over who's show it is. Owens says when he wins the tournament no one can deny that he's the man. Zeb Colter calls Miz a hater and haters are banned in MexAmerica. Colter refuses to fall for Miz's show drama, calls Miz TV crap and asks Owens if he crossed the border since he's Canadian. Del Rio tells Owens not to worry because Owens will have a spot cleaning swimming pools in MexAmerica after Del Rio wins the title. Ambrose says he's humble to be on Miz TV and asks why Colter has to speak for Del Rio. Ambrose says Del Rio is a bad hombre, but Ambrose will go through him if need be. Ambrose says Owens can deliver a beating, but Ambrose can take one and keep going, Ambrose tells Owens to bring his best cause nothing is stopping Ambrose from winning the title.
Reigns goes to speak next, but Miz is mad cause he keeps getting interrupted and it's his show. R-Truth suddenly interrupts for comedy relief and says he's winning the title. Miz reminds Truth he's not in the tournament so Truth leaves, after wishing Ambrose and Reigns good luck. Miz is furious about the interruptions cause there's no respect. Reigns tells Miz to chill out and Ambrose decides to just punch Miz in the mouth. Owens and Del Rio leave and Ambrose and Reigns stand in the ring to end the segment.

- Cesaro defeated The Miz, by submission: The Miz says he's an "A-Lister" and demands the match cancelled.....not happening. The match closes out with Cesaro locking Miz in a crossface submission and making Miz tap quickly. After the match, Stardust and The Ascension arrive and stare down Cesaro. No blows happen as Stardust and The Ascension walk past Cesaro and head to the ring for their match.

- Neville and The Dudley Boys defeated Stardust and The Ascension, by pinfall, in a Six Man Tag Team Match: The match closes out with the Dudley's hitting Whazz Up and search for tables. Stardust connects with the Disaster Kick on Bubba. Neville hits a drop kick on Stardust and plants a kick to Viktor. 3D on Viktor by the Dudley Boys, cover and the pinfall.

- Tyler Breeze defeated Zack Ryder, by pinfall: Breeze mocks Ryder's dressing sense and Ziggler's career before the match. Ziggler shows up and watches in Ryder's corner. The match closes out with Ryder going for a drop kick, but Breeze shoves Ryder away. Breeze hits a Killswitch on Ryder, covers and scores the pinfall. After the match, Ziggler hits the ring and plants a drop kick on Breeze, before Breeze can escape from Ziggler.

- The Wyatt Family Promo: The Wyatts bring out sheep mask wearing druids as Bray takes the microphone. Bray says Undertaker and Kane may have risen, but part of them are still apart of Bray. Bray says Taker and Kane will fail to redeem themselves at Survivor Series, but the question is to who. Will it be Erick Rowan, a man fueled by rage and vengeance. Will it be Luke Harper, a man that inflicts pain and suffering without remorse. Or the black sheep, Braun Strowman. Strowman takes the microphone and says he's dreamed of destroying legacies, he will shatter Taker and Kane and bring the Apocalypse to Bray. Undertaker's music suddenly hits and the deadman is on the TitanTron. Taker says Bray thinks he holds all the cards and the Brothers of Destruction will reclaim what is there's at Survivor Series. Kane arrives with a burning sheep's mask and says ashes to ashes will all fall down, followed by a rest in peace from Taker. All of Bray's druids pass out on the mat and Bray laughs to end the segment.

- Charlotte defeated Brie Bella, by submission: The match closes out with Charlotte and Brie double clotheslining each other and then trading chops. Charlotte lands a modified neck breaker and plants a boot on Brie for a near fall. Charlotte counters an X-Factor by Brie and hits a spear. Charlotte locks in the Figure Four submission and bridges into the Figure Eight, making Brie tap out.

- Paige Promo: Paige says Charlotte can hulk up all she wants, but it won't change the fact that she's losing to Paige. Paige says Charlotte's attack on RAW was immature, a real champion won't let words bother her and there is no line Paige won't cross to get back the WWE Divas Championship.

- Big E defeated Kalisto, by pinfall: Before the match, The New Day are still mad they were left out of the tournament, mock Ryback and Kalisto. The match closes out with Kofi sending Sin Cara into the steel steps, before getting taken out by a Kalisto suicide dive. Kalisto hits a drop kick on Woods, but forgets all about Big E, who hits a shoulder tackle on Kalisto. Big E hits a splash and scores the pinfall. After the match, Big E hits another splash on Kalisto, as Ryback hits the ring to make the save. Ryback drops Kofi and Woods and splashes Big E.

- Backstage, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose are ready for their tag team match. Ambrose and Reigns bring up what happens if they meet for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Survivor Series. Both agree that friendship is out the window and what has to be done to win goes into affect.

- Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens and Alberto Del Rio, by DQ: The match closes out with Ambrose and Del Rio brawling on the floor. Reigns hits the Superman Punch on Owens, but Del Rio tosses Reigns into the steel steps, causing the DQ. Ambrose hits Dirty Deeds on Del Rio, as Owens goes for the pop up power bomb. Ambrose counters and Reigns charges in and spears Owens. Smackdown closes out with Reigns and Ambrose staring at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on a ringside table and then have a stare down with each other. 

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