Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your NXT Recap Edition.
*** NXT ***
- Backstage, Bayley talks about barely surviving against Nia Jax, is happy to still be NXT Women's Champion and might hug whoever wins tonight's #1 Contenders Battle Royal.
- NXT 2015 Year End Awards Results:
** Tag Team of the Year: Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady
** Female Competitor of the Year: Bayley
** Male Competitor of the Year: Finn Balor
** NXT Takeover of the Year: Takeover Brooklyn
** Match of the Year: Bayley vs. Sasha Banks at NXT Takeover Brooklyn
** Overall Competitor of the Year: Finn Balor
- Tommaso Ciampa vs. Danny Birch: The match closes out with, Ciampa unloading a series of elbows on Birch and then drops Birch with a front face DDT. Ciampa misses a running knee in the corner and Birch lands a stiff kick on Ciampa. Ciampa and Birch trade back and forth strikes until Ciampa applies a modified arm bar, forcing Birch to tap out.
Winner: Tommaso Ciampa, by submission.
- Backstage, Enzo and Big Cass want another shot at The Mechanics and the NXT World Tag Team Championship.
- Backstage, NXT GM William Regal says there will be a triple threat match in two weeks between Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin to determine a new #1 Contender to the NXT World Title
- Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson vs. The Ascension: The match closes out with, Konnor tagging in and laying out Dash and Dawson. Konnor goes for a back body drop, but Dawson flips through and plants Konnor with the pop up chest buster. Dawson covers and scores the pinfall.
Winners: Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson, by pinfall.
- Backstage, NXT GM William Regal is informed that Nia Jax can't compete tonight, due to injury. Eva Marie who's smiling the whole time says she'll win the battle royal for them both.
- Elias Samson vs. Cory Hollis: The match closes out with, Samson making short work of Hollis. Samson lands a kick and nails a swinging neck breaker for the pinfall.
Winner: Elias Samson, by pinfall.
Winner: Carmella, to become #1 Contender to the NXT Women's Championship.
- This ends this weeks NXT.
Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your Smackdown Recap Edition.
This week's Smackdown took place in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Dean Ambrose/Kevin Owens feud heats up as we find out the stipulation to their WWE Intercontinental Championship Match at the Royal Rumble. Kalisto walked out of RAW the new WWE United States Champion on Monday, but now must grant Alberto Del Rio his rematch. Becky Lynch lays down a Royal Rumble challenge to WWE Divas Champion Charlotte.
*** Smackdown ***
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose arrives and says he's heading to the ring to call out Kevin Owens.
Winners: The Dudley Boys
- Backstage, Kalisto mentions Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio being his idols and all he needed was one opportunity to win the WWE United States Championship.
Winners: The Social Outcasts, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Alberto Del Rio says Kalisto will be brought back to reality tonight, get crushed like a mosquito and Del Rio guarantees getting back the WWE United States Championship.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio, by submission, to win the WWE United States Championship.
- Backstage, Becky Lynch says this whole issue with Charlotte has fired her up. Becky challenges Charlotte for her WWE Divas Championship and Royal Rumble.
Winner: Becky Lynch, by submission.
Winners: Dean Ambrose and Neville, by DQ.
- This ends this weeks Smackdown