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. The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Tournament Classic returns. Tye Dillinger battled Angelo Dawkins one on one with Dillinger ending up with a Glorious partner for the tournament. The Revival's tag team match gets interrupted by an angry Samoa Joe. Ember Moon battled Mandy Rose in Women's Division action. The Authors Of Pain battled two local wrestlers in tag team action. NXT Women's Champion Asuka battled Liv Morgan in a one on one non title Women's Division match. Main event time saw Hideo Itami battle the debuting luchador Lince Dorado in one on one action.
*** NXT ***
- NXT GM William Regal highlights the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Tournament Classic and announces the second annual tournament will take place with the Finals ending at NXT Takeover: Toronto.
Winner: Tye Dillinger, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Hideo Itami says Lince Dorado has heart, unlike Austin Aries. Itami plans to hit Go To Sleep on Aries again.
Winners: No Contest
- It's announced that former Pittsburgh Panthers lineman Dan Matha debuts next week in NXT.
Winner: Ember Moon, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano are entering the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Tournament Classic, plan on beating The Revival and lastly winning the NXT World Tag Team Championship.
- A video highlight shows that the new faction called Sanity is coming.
Winners: Authors Of Pain, by pinfall.
- Backstage, NXT GM William Regal says he has the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Tournament Classic locked down, but still isn't sure what to do about the Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura issue right now. Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy interrupt, but start arguing with each other. Regal tells them to take a hike.
- Asuka vs. Liv Morgan: The match closes out with Liv giving all she has while unloading forearms and a drop kick. Asuka drops Liv and makes Liv tap out to the Asuka Lock. After the match, Asuka asks who's next, but knows that nobody is ready for Asuka.
Winner: Asuka, by submission.
Winner: Hideo Itami, by pinfall.