We are live on tape from Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Tony ‘Back for Another Go’ Luftman and William ‘Thank you for the new announcing play toy’ Regal.
Match Number One: The Usos versus Michael McGillicutty and Johnny Curtis
Johnny has some fun on his way to the ring and Michael is wondering what is going on and he wants Johnny to focus on the match.
Jey and Michael start things off. They lock up and Michael with a forearm to the back and he sends Jey into the turnbuckles. Jey with a head butt but Michael with an Irish whip and Jey floats over and he dances a bit and he chops Michael. Johnny tags in.
Johnny does some dancing and thrusting before he locks up and he tries to punch Jey but Jey blocks it and he punches Johnny. Jimmy tags in and they hit a double back elbow and a double elbow drop. Jey tags back in and he connects with a forearm from the turnbuckles. Jey with an arm bar but Johnny with a punch and he tries for a slam. Michael with a blind tag and he kicks Jey when he tries for an O’Connor Roll.
Michael attacks Jey and he is a little frustrated with Johnny. Michael tags Johnny in and Johnny with a reverse atomic drop and clothesline. Johnny gets a near fall. Curtis chokes Jey in the ropes and he tags Michael back in. Michael with a kick to Jey. Michael with a hard Irish whip to Jey and then he asks Johnny what he wants to do. Michael misses a splash into the corner and both men are down.
Jimmy tags in and he connects with running forearms to Michael and one to Johnny on the apron. Jimmy hits a flying forearm and savate kick. Jimmy with a full nelson slam followed by a running butt splash to Michael and a savate kick to Johnny. Jimmy with a Samoan drop to Michael. Jey tags in and he goes up top and hits a Superfly splash for the three count.
Winners: The Usos
After the match, the lights go down and the music for the Ascension starts. They appear in the balcony of the arena.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Xavier Woods versus Leo Kruger
Kruger waits in the corner for the moment to strike and he goes for the legs but Woods avoids him and applies a side head lock. Kruger tries to escape but Woods holds on to the side head lock. Kruger with a back breaker out of the side head lock and then he connects with forearms to Woods’ back. Kruger with a kick to Woods and then he rakes the eyes.
Kruger with a snap suplex and he gets a near fall. Kruger with a bear hug on Woods. Woods punches Kruger to try to get out of the hold but Kruger takes Woods down to his knees while maintaining the bear hug. Woods with punches but Kruger turns it into a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall.
Kruger returns to the bear hug and Woods with an elbow and forearms. Woods with a jawbreaker to finally get out of the hold. Woods with punches to Kruger followed by a European uppercut. Woods with a running forearm and then he sends Kruger into the turnbuckles. Woods with the somersault headspring clothesline and then he goes up top but Kruger moves when Woods goes for a missile dropkick. Kruger with Kruger’s End for the three count.
Winner: Leo Kruger
We go to a video package for Big E Langston and his five count.
Byron Saxton is on the stage with Big E Langston. Byron asks Langston about the five count. Langston tells Byron that he loves the number five. It is a beautiful number, a glorious number. He says that he has five fingers on each hand. He says that you have five toes on each foot. There is the high five. There is the oh-five.
Vickie Guerrero with an excuse me to interrupt Langston. She mentions that tonight she is here to recruit some men for her stable. Right now, someone has caught her eye. Vickie says that she is sure that they can make each other very happy.
Langston tells Vickie that he thinks he has exactly what she needs. He claps chalk in Vickie’s face and Vickie screams in Langston’s face and walks off.
We go to commercial.
Jinder Mahal comes out and he says that being a champion is his birthright. It is his right to have a rematch with Seth Rollins. The Maharajah is demanding that Dusty Rhodes come out and present him with his rematch so he can reign as NXT Champion.
Justin Gabriel makes his way to the stage and he has a mic. He tells Jinder that he needs to get to the back of the line because there are plenty of people who are better number one contenders.
Jinder points out that Justin lost in the first round.
Justin asks the fans if they want to see Jinder Mahal versus Seth Rollins or Seth Rollins versus Justin Gabriel.
Drew McIntyre comes out and he apologizes for bursting their bubbles and it is reality check time. He could list the laundry list of reasons why he should have the title match, but he will cut to the point. There is only one person in here who holds a victory over Seth Rollins. That person is him. Drew says that he deserves that shot.
Not to be outdone, Bo Dallas comes out and he says that he is looking at this backstage. He says that they have all had their chance and it is his turn. He respects Seth Rollins but he has what Bo wants. Bo tells them that they want a title shot, but so does he. Bo says that he is not getting out of the way.
Dusty Rhodes’ music plays and he makes his way to the stage. Dusty says that this is a building where legends are made. NXT does not give you nothing. You have to show it in the ring. You can’t go yapping about me want this and me want that. He doesn’t know what Jinder is saying. He has an idea for next week. Dusty suggests that Bo Dallas, Drew McIntyre, Justin Gabriel, and Jinder Mahal meet in a Fatal Four Way match to determine the number one contender.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: CJ Parker versus Roman Reigns
They lock up and Reigns pushes Parker into the corner. Parker with a side head lock but Reigns escapes and hits a shoulder tackle. Reigns catches Parker on a cross body but Parker gets to his feet. Reigns with a punch and a clothesline. Reigns with forearms and punches to Parker followed by a single arm DDT as he continues to work on the arm.
Reigns with a European uppercut. Reigns returns to the arm and drives elbows into the arm and then he turns it into a key lock. Reigns with a hammer lock but Parker with elbows. Parker misses a side kick and Reigns with a back elbow and he gets a near fall. Reigns with a punch and a forearm to the shoulder and an arm bar.
Parker with forearms but Reigns with a knee and forearms to the back. Parker with a lateral press when he counters a slam attempt. Parker with a knee to Reigns followed by a boot to the head. Parker with more knees and then he leaps over Reigns but Reigns with a boot and running forearm. Reigns with a belly-to-back uranage for the three count.
Winner: Roman Reigns
We go to commercial.
We are back and Jim Ross joins William Regal at the announce table for the main event.
Match Number Four: Tyson Kidd versus Antonio Cesaro for the United States Title
They lock up and Cesaro backs Kidd inot the corner but Kidd gets out of the corner. Kidd escapes an arm bar and he applies a front face lock but Cesaro with a side head lock and he takes Kidd to the mat. Kidd works on the arm but Cesaro gets back to his feet. Cesaro gets to the ropes and then he takes Kidd to the mat.
Cesaro with a front face lock on Kidd and Tyson gets to his feet. Kidd with a knuckle lock and Cesaro gets Kidd to the mat but Kidd with a bridge. Cesaro gets a near fall but Kidd bridges. Cesaro uses his body weight to try to get Kidd down for a near fall but Kidd bridges with Cesaro on him. Kidd with a victory roll for a near fall.
Kidd with a heel hook and Cesaro gets to the ropes and then he gets to the apron. Cesaro returns to the ring and Cesaro with a forearm. Cesaro kicks Kidd but he misses a charge into the corner. Kidd with an inside cradle for a near fall. Kidd with a jackknife cover for a near fall. Cesaro misses a clothesline. Kidd with an O’Connor Roll but Cesaro counters. Kidd with a counter of his own. Kidd with a drop kick and he gets a near fall.
Kidd with an arm drag into an arm bar and we go to commercial.
We are back and Cesaro appears to be back in control. Cesaro with a bear hug. Kidd and Cesaro exchange forearms but Cesaro with a head butt to the abdomen and Cesaro sets for the Gotch Style Neutralizer but Kidd with a counter into a back body drop but Cesaro tries for a sunset flip. Kidd rolls through and hits a drop kick.
Kidd with kicks to the leg followed by a jumping back heel kick and a spin kick. Kidd goes to the apron and he connects with a shoulder and then hits a slingshot reverse rollup for a near fall. Kidd kicks Cesaro and goes to the apron. Kidd with an enzuigiri. Kidd with a head scissors take down for a near fall.
Kidd hits a slingshot leg drop on the apron and then he goes for the running kick from the apron and he nails Cesaro in the upper chest. Kidd sends Cesaro back into the ring. Kidd hits the springboard elbow drop but he can only get a two count. Kidd sets for the Dungeon Lock but Cesaro tries to hold anything to stop Kidd. Cesaro with Swiss Death and then he hits the Gotch Style Neutralizer for the three count.
Winner: Antonio Cesaro
We go to credits.