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. NXT Women's Champion, Asuka, went one on one with "All Red Everything" Eva Marie in a non-title match. The crowning of a new NXT World Champion happened last week at a house show. NXT highlights showed who and how it happened. Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder battled Jeff Parker and Matt Lee in tag team action and then send a warning to the NXT tag division. Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy battled The Hype Bros. in tag team action. Back into the Women's Division, Carmella battled newcomer Aliyah one on one. Main event time saw the Japanese sensation, Shinsuke Nakamura battle Elias Samson one on one.
*** NXT ***
Winner: Asuka, by pinfall.
Winner: Samoa Joe, by pinfall, to win the NXT World Title.
Winners: Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson, by pinfall.
Winners: The Hype Bros., by pinfall.
Winner: Carmella, by submission.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura, by pinfall.
- That closes 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 Manchester, New Hampshire. Tonight, Smackdown served its go home show to this Sunday's WWE Payback pay per view. Sami Zayn, Cesaro and WWE United States Champion, Kalisto, teamed up and battled the League of Nations in six man tag team action. Baron Corbin faced Damian Sandow in one on one action. The Ambrose Asylum returned with special guests, Nattie Neidhart, WWE Women's Champion, Charlotte and Ric Flair. Enzo and Big Cass battled The Social Outcasts in tag team action. Apollo Crews battled Stardust in a rematch from RAW. Main event time saw WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Roman Reigns, battle WWE Intercontinental Champion, The Miz, one on one.
*** Smackdown ***
- Backstage, The League of Nations state that they have been stronger than any three man team since kicking out King Barrett. Rusev says they are so strong now that they should be called the United Nations.
Winners: Sami Zayn, Cesaro and Kalisto, by count out.
- Backstage, Sheamus, Rusev and Alberto Del Rio begin brawling with each other, officially ending the League of Nations faction.
Winner: Baron Corbin, by pinfall.
- Backstage, AJ Styles says he doesn't care what Roman Reigns thinks, after Sunday Reigns won't be calling Styles a liar anymore, instead Reigns will be calling Styles champ.
Winners: Enzo and Big Cass, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Goldust wants to tag with R-Truth and form the Golden Truth. Truth didn't forget Goldust teaming with Fandango a few weeks back and forming Gold-Dango. Truth went out and got Tyler Breeze to team with him and they will be called the Gorgeous Truth.
Winner: Apollo Crews, by pinfall.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by pinfall.