Spoilers: WWE NXT Tapings for 8/5 – 8/26
- WWE taped the August 5th, August 12th, August 19th and August 26th episodes of NXT last night at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Here are spoilers, thanks to Johnnie Fuller:
* Enzo Amore and Colin Cassidy open the show but get confronted by Tensai, Brodus Clay and Mason Ryan. Ryan takes them both out and then dances with Clay and Tensai.
* Charlotte beat Sasha Banks.
* Erick Rowan and Luke Harper with Bray Wyatt won a squash over Mickey Keegan and Aiden English. Wyatt cut a promo about the match and talks about changing the world. He says tonight, they say goodbye to NXT.
* Corey Graves with Adrian Neville beat Scott Dawson with Sylvester Lefort. The Shield came out after the match and said they are back at NXT. Ambrose says Neville stole Kassius Ohno’s spot and calls it an injustice, challenging Neville to a match. Neville accepts for next week but wants the US Title on the line.
* Leo Kruger and Antonio Cesaro beat Bo Dallas and Sami Zayn
* Adrian Neville beat Dean Ambrose via DQ with the US Title on the line. The DQ came when Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns interfered. Corey Graves and Xavier Woods made the save.
* Summer Rae and Emma participated in a dance contest to determine a new #1 contender for the NXT Women’s Title. Fans chose the winner and Emma won. Summer attacked her after the decision.
* Tyler Breeze defeated Danny Burch.
* Bo Dallas beat Leo Kruger with the NXT Title on the line.
* Paul Heyman comes out and says he’s looking for new Heyman Guys. He introduces Curtis Axel and talks about the future. Big E Langston comes out and wants an Intercontinental Title shot. Axel tells him to bring it but jokes that maybe he can get a title shot around Thanksgiving or Christmas. Big E talks Axel into defending tonight.
* Big E Langston beat Curtis Axel with the IC Title on the line via DQ when Heyman interfered and hit Big E. Big E cornered Heyman but Axel made the save. Big E blocked a belt shot and hit the Big End on Axel.
* Mason Ryan beat Scott Dawson. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassidy attacked Ryan but he tossed them out onto Dawson.
* Paige defeated Summer Rae with the Women’s Title on the line. Emma came out after the match and beat Summer down. No word on why Emma didn’t get the title shot.
* The Shield beat Adrian Neville, Xavier Woods and Corey Graves in the main event.
* AJ Lee defeated Bayley with the WWE Divas Title on the line.
* Conor O’Brian and Rick Victor defeated Ron Hicks and Michael Zaki.
* CJ Parker came out with a new hippie gimmick and squashed Baron Corbin. He was interviewed by Renee Young after the match but Tyler Breeze interrupted him and they got into it.
* Antonio Cesaro beat Sami Zayn in a 2 of 3 Falls Match. Sami got pin 1 but Cesaro got the next two for the win. This was described as one of the best matches from WWE in years. Fans chanted “match of the year” and gave both men standing ovations.