Thursday, March 9, 2017

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon 3/9/17: 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 Tye Dillinger battle Eric Young of SAnitY in one on one action . Andrade "Cien" Almas battled HoHo Lun in one on one action. Ember Moon battled Billie Kay in one on one Women's Division action. The Revival battled The Ealy Brothers in tag team action. The main event saw a returning Shinsuke Nakamura battle TJ Perkins in a one on one match. 

** NXT **

- Tye Dillinger vs. Eric Young: Before the match even starts Young sends SAnitY backstage. SAnitY returns and drags a beaten up Roderick Strong onto the stage. Dillinger, No Way Jose and NXT officials check on Strong. Jose and Dillinger hit the ring and brawl with SAnitY. SAnitY overpower Jose and Dillinger, beat both men down and leave them laid out.
Winner: No Contest.

- Earlier at the Performance Center, Peyton Royce and Billie Kay look for a spot to hang their NXT Breakout Star Award. The girls find Ember Moon working out and mock her. Ember goes after them, but gets held back by her NXT trainer.

- HoHo Lun vs. Andrade "Cien" Almas: The match closes out with Almas unloading on Lun and delivers a running kick. Lun fires back with a series of strikes. Almas plants Lun with a Hammerlock DDT and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Andrade "Cien" Almas, by pinfall.

- Billie Kay vs. Ember Moon: The match closes out with Billie landing shots on Ember, but Ember fires back with kicks. Ember goes for the Eclipse Stunner, but Peyton Royce tries to help Billie avoid it. Peyton gets sent out of the ring and Ember hits the Eclipse Stunner on Billie to score the pinfall. After the match, Billie is barely moving and looks to be seriously injured. NXT Medical and Peyton check on Billie who's finally able to get up on her own and walking out on her own power. 
Winner: Ember Moon, by pinfall.

- Backstage, TJ Perkins says he's returned to NXT to face some of NXT's best and Shinsuke Nakamura is one of them. 

- The Revival vs. The Ealy Brothers: Before the match can even start, The Authors of Pain hit the ring and destroy The Ealy Brothers. The AOP then go after The Revival, but The Revival quickly retreat to the back.
Winners: No Contest.

- Backstage, William Regal announces that Ember Moon is the new #1 Contender to Asuka and the NXT Women's Championship. They'll meet at Takeover: Orlando.

- Interview With Kassius Ohno: Ohno says it's great to be back in NXT, he remembers when NXT moved from Tampa to Orlando and when the NXT Performance Center first opened. Ohno says he's wrestled around the world, but winning the NXT World Title is something he's never done and plans on making it happen soon.

- Interview With Bobby Roode: The NXT World Champion is interviewed via satellite at his house. Roode doesn't care what Kassius Ohno said, his goal has been to class up NXT and doesn't plan on letting a bum like Ohno ruin Roode's goal. Roode guarantees he'll beat Ohno next week and NXT will remain....GLORIOUS!

- Shinsuke Nakamura vs. TJ Perkins: The match closes out with Perkins applying an arm bar, but Nakamura reverses it into his own arm bar. Perkins escapes and applies a Scorpion Death Lock, going after Nakamura's knee. Perkins applies his Knee Bar submission on Nakamura, but Nakamura reaches the ropes for the break. Perkins goes to the top rope, but gets cut off by Nakamura and taken down. Perkins and Nakamura trade reversals until Nakamura hits a Backstabber on Perkins. Nakamura hits the Kinshasa on Perkins and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura, by pinfall.

- Backstage, William Regal announces that the winner of next week's NXT World Championship Match between Bobby Roode and Kassius Ohno will face Shinsuke Nakamura at Takeover: Orlando.

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