Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your NXT Recap Edition.
This week's NXT took place at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. Sami Zayn gets a huge announcement about who he's facing at NXT Takeover: Dallas. The Hype Brothers, Mojo Rawley and Zack Ryder were in tag team action. Emma took on Deonna Purrazzo in one on one women's division action. Tommaso Ciampa battled Jessie Sorensen in a one on one match. NXT Women's Champion, Bayley, teamed with Asuka and faced Eva Marie and Nia Jax in women's division tag team action. In the main event, Jason Jordan and Chad Gable battled The Vaudevillains in a #1 Contenders match for a shot at Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson and the NXT World Tag Team Championship.
*** NXT ***
Winners: The Hype Brothers, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Deonna Purrazzo gets confronted by Emma and Dana Brooke. Emma and Dana make fun of Deonna, but Deonna says she's going to stop Emma. Deonna gets patted on the head like a kid and Emma and Dana walk away.
Winner: Emma, by submission.
Winner: Tommaso Ciampa, by submission.
Winners: Bayley and Asuka, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Austin Aries says he always knew he wanted to come to the WWE, hypes up his match against Baron Corbin at NXT Takeover: Dallas, says he earned the contract he was given and not just handed one like Baron Corbin.
Winners: Jason Jordan and Chad Gable, by pinfall, becoming the new #1 Contenders to the NXT World Tag Team Championship.
- This closed out this week's 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 Cincinnati, Ohio. Roman Reigns returns after viciously attacking the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Triple H, on RAW. Dolph Ziggler battled The Miz in a one on one match. Bubba Ray Dudley battled Goldust in a one on one match. Charlotte calls out Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch for a talk, before their Wrestlemania triple threat match for the WWE Divas Championship. Kofi Kingston of The New Day took on King Barrett of the League of Nations. Dean Ambrose sends a message to his Wrestlemania opponent, Brock Lesnar. Kevin Owens took on AJ Styles in this week's main event.
*** Smackdown ***
- Backstage, AJ Styles says Chris Jericho's excuses are ridiculous, the WWE Universe can cheer for whoever they want and Jericho made things personal. Kevin Owens interrupts and says Styles reminds him of Sami Zayn, they both should have their own show and cry together. Styles says Owens reminds him of Jericho, smug, arrogant and a jackass. Owens meets Styles later tonight and Styles dares Owens to put his money where his mouth is.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler, by pinfall.
Winner: Bubba Ray Dudley, by pinfall.
Winner: Kofi Kingston, by pinfall.
- Dean Ambrose Segment: Ambrose is now in a bar in Cincinnati. Ambrose says that being in this bar reminds him of fights he won and lost growing up. What matters is fighting for what you believe in. Brock Lesnar doesn't know what true pain is and Ambrose is bringing a Cincinnati fight to him at Wrestlemania.
Winner: Kevin Owens, by pinfall.
- This ended this week's Smackdown.