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 Second Annual Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Tournament Classic finished it's first round matches this week. Aliyah battled Billie Kay one on one. Tye Dillinger battled Noah Potjes one on one. NXT Women's Champion Asuka battled Thea Trinidad in a one on one non title match.
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Winners: Ciampa and Gargano, by pinfall, to advance to the Final Eight.
- Backstage, TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi state that they respect each other and it all started at the Cruiserweight Classic Tournament.
- Backstage, Samoa Joe says he didn't retreat from Shinsuke Nakamura last week, he was just testing him. Joe now knows that Nakamura is a scared NXT World Champion looking over his shoulder.
Winner: Aliyah, by pinfall.
Winner: Tye Dillinger, by pinfall.
- Backstage, TM-61 hype themselves up as being mighty and the mighty don't kneel.
Winner: Asuka, by submission.
- Backstage, Paul Ellering says the Authors of Pain's strategy is completed and will be executed.
- Backstage with Paul Ellering giving a pep talk to his team the Authors of Pain. Ellering says their puzzle has been completed and they have a strategy, and the AOP will execute that strategy.
Winners: TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi, by submission, to advance to the Final Eight.