Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon 2/2/17: NXT Recap

By Brandon Albright, @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you this week's NXT recap.

This week's NXT saw Ember Moon battle Aliyah in one on one Women's Division action. WWE United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate battled Oney Lorcan in a non title one on one match. In the main event No Way Jose battled Elias Samson in a one on one match.

** NXT **

- Ember Moon vs. Aliyah: The match closes out with Ember hitting a springboard moonsault on Aliyah. Ember attempts a power bomb, but Aliyah lands a head scissors take down. Ember cracks Aliyah across the face with a forearm and then hits the Eclipse Stunner to score the pinfall.
Winner: Ember Moon, by pinfall.

- NXT Women's Champion Asuka was shown being interviewed after NXT Takeover: San Antonio. Asuka was asked about Ember Moon wanting to face Asuka next for the title. Asuka says "Ember Who? She works here?" smiles and says "Ok".

- Backstage, Ember Moon is told about Asuka's comments. Ember says Asuka is tough, but after the war is settled, Asuka will know exactly who Ember Moon is.

- Tyler Bate vs. Oney Lorcan: The match closes out with Bate uppercutting Lorcan and then spins Lorcan around. Bate stops and then spins Lorcan in the opposite direction. Bate and Lorcan trade shots with each other. Bate hits the Tiger Driver 97 on Lorcan and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Tyler Bate, by pinfall.

- The new NXT World Champion Bobby Roode will be on NXT next week for his Glorious Celebration.

- No Way Jose vs. Elias Samson: The match closes out with Samson applying a headlock and counters a Jose reversal by grabbing his hair. Jose lands a side slam and then unloads jabs and a hip toss on Samson. Jose hits Samson with the pop up knockout punch to score the pinfall.
Winner: No Way Jose, by pinfall.

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