Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your NXT and Smackdown Recap Edition.
This week's NXT took place back at their home base of Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. Future up and comers, Jason Jordan and Chad Gable were in tag team action. Nia Jax looked to rebound from her NXT Takeover: London loss to Bayley. Alex Riley makes his return to NXT. The Main Event saw a #1 Contenders, Triple Threat Match to determine a challenger for Finn Balor and the NXT World Title.
*** NXT ***
Winners: Jason Jordan and Chad Gable, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Emma and Dana Brooke mock Carmella and state that Carmella doesn't have the skills to beat either of them.
Winner: Nia Jax, by pinfall.
Winner: Alex Riley, by pinfall.
Winner: Elias Samson, by pinfall.
Winners: Samoa Joe and Sami Zayn, by submission.
- This closes out this weeks NXT.
*** Smackdown ***
This week's Smackdown took place in Tampa, Florida. On this weeks show, AJ Styles made his Smackdown debut, battling Social Outcasts member, Curtis Axel. Kalisto defended his newly won WWE United States Championship against Neville. Chris Jericho had another edition of the Highlight Reel, with special guests, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose. The Wyatt Family challenge Reigns, Ambrose and Jericho.
Winners: The Usos, Dolph Ziggler and Titus O'Neil.
Winner: Kalisto, by pinfall, to retain the WWE United States Championship.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall.
Winner: Charlotte, by submission.
- Backstage, Goldust again tries to get R-Truth to be his partner, but Truth still thinks he means partner in a different way.
Winners: Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Chris Jericho, by DQ.