Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your NXT Recap Edition.
This week's NXT took place back at their home base of Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. Sami Zayn battled Adam Rose one on one. Johnny Gargano calls out Samoa Joe. Apollo Crews throws out a challenge to NXT World Champion Finn Balor. Women's tag team action also took place with NXT Women's Champion Bayley and #1 Contender Carmella teaming together.
*** NXT ***
Winner: Sami Zayn, by submission.
- Backstage, Johnny Gargano says Samoa Joe doesn’t intimidate him and he's going to punch Joe in the mouth.
- Backstage, Jason Jordan and Chad Gable challenge Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy to a match next week.
Winner: Apollo Crews, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Alexa Bliss humiliates and mocks Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy for losing at NXT Takeover: London.
Winner: Baron Corbin, by pinfall.
Winners: Bayley and Carmella, by submission.
- Backstage, Finn Balor accepts Apollo Crews' challenge.
Winner: Samoa Joe, by submission.
- That closed out this weeks NXT
*** Smackdown ***
This week's Smackdown took place in Dayton, Ohio. Tonight's show was the go home show to this Sunday's Royal Rumble event. The New Day competed in a six man tag team match against The Usos and Dolph Ziggler. Becky Lynch warmed up for her match against Charlotte at Royal Rumble. Miz TV returned with Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens as guests. Roman Reigns competes in a handicap match against the League of Nations in what could be his last Smackdown as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
Winners: The Usos and Dolph Ziggler, by pinfall.
Winner: Becky Lynch, by submission.
Winner: Bray Wyatt, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Kalisto compares Alberto Del Rio to some of Mexico's greatest wrestlers, says that he may be small, but guarantees winning back the WWE United States Championship. Del Rio interrupts and calls Kalisto a fluke and he means nothing to Del Rio. The League of Nations all attack Kalisto from behind and leave Kalisto laid out.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by DQ.
- This ended this weeks Smackdown.