We are live on tape from Orlando, Florida and your announcers are William ‘Watch my match with Dean Ambrose on FCW TV or you hate wrestling’ Regal and Byron ‘What he said’ Saxton.
William and Byron talk about the match between Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel and their history in Nexus.
Match Number One: Tamina Snuka versus Kaitlyn
They lock up and Tamina works on the arm and she puts Kaitlyn in a key lock. Kaitlyn holds on to the ropes on an Irish whip. Tamina with a familiar family chop to Kaitlyn and she goes to the apron to regroup. Kaitlyn hides behind the referee but the referee moves and Tamina with an arm drag. Kaitlyn blocks a kick and hits a dragon screw leg whip.
Kaitlyn misses a splash into the corner and Tamina with a punch and European uppercut. Kaitlyn with a forearm and knees followed by an Irish whip. Tamina floats over and chops Kaitlyn. Tamina with a flying forearm and gets a near fall. Kaitlyn blocks another kick and she puts Tamina’s leg in the ropes and then she applies an abdominal stretch while Tamina was in the ropes.
Kaitlyn with kicks to the abdomen followed by a jackknife cover for a near fall. Kaitlyn with a drop kick and she gets another near fall. Kaitlyn chokes Tamina in the ropes and then applies a body scissors.
Each lady tries to take the other down with a flying hair take down and they both go down. Tamina with a few clotheslines and a kick to the midsection. Tamina with a slam and she points to the turnbuckles but Kaitlyn grabs the leg to stop Tamina. Kaitlyn with a side Russian leg sweep and an arm bar submission with a partial head scissors. Tamina is able to get to her feet and she hits a Samoan drop. Tamina goes up top for the Superfly Splash and gets the three count.
Winner: Tamina Snuka
We go to commercial.
We are back with a Big E Langston video package. He talks about how a ritual is defined as a set of actions for a symbolic value. Putting chalk on his hands was a ritual. He used it to keep a good grip on his opponents. It is a ritual that his opponents should fear. When it happens, that means that the end is coming . . . A big end. He says that when your time comes, take your beating like a man.
Match Number Two: Percy Watson versus Jinder Mahal
Mahal with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Watson with a leg lariat and Mahal thinks again about trying to attack Watson from behind. Watson with a forearm followed by a hip toss into a neck breaker. Mahal with a kick to the head followed by knees and he takes control of the match. Mahal with a back elbow and a knee drop for a near fall.
Watson with punches but Mahal with knees to stop Percy. Mahal with knees using the ropes for extra leverage and impact. Mahal chokes Watson with his knee. Mahal with a kick to the back followed by a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Mahal with a rear chin lock followed by a knee to the back.
Mahal with a cravate but Watson with a jawbreaker. Watson with a reverse atomic drop followed by a drop kick or two. Watson with a flying clothesline and then he drops Mahal from a slam position and it is time for the Showtime Splash and he hits it but only gets a two count.
Watson with a flying clothesline into the corner but Mahal with an Irish whip. Mahal anticipates that Watson is going to come out of the corner and Watson misses a cross body. Mahal with a high knee to the back followed by the Camel Clutch and Watson taps out.
Winner: Jinder Mahal
After the match, Mahal reapplies the camel clutch and the referee tries to get Mahal to release the hold.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Richie Steamboat versus Leo Kruger
Before the bell rings, Leo has specific instructions for the handling of his sash.
Kruger with kicks followed by punches. Kruger misses a chop but Steamboat shows him how to do it. Steamboat takes Kruger around the ring and chops him. Steamboat with an Irish whip and monkey flip. Kruger blocks a kick and he rolls Steamboat into the bottom turnbuckle.
Kruger with kicks to Steamboat and then he sends Steamboat’s throat into the top rope and Kruger with a kick to the chest. Kruger with a chop to Steamboat that mocks Richie’s father. Kruger gets a near fall. Kruger works on the neck and the referee warns him. Steamboat with an inside cradle for a near fall. Kruger with a knee and then he hits a suplex. Kruger poses over Steamboat and then he hits a fist drop.
Kruger gets a near fall. Kruger argues with the referee and he grabs the leg but Steamboat with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Kruger gets to his feet first but Steamboat with chops. Kruger chops back and they go back and forth. Steamboat with a boot to Kruger followed by a running forearm and clothesline followed by more chops.
Kruger goes to the floor and Steamboat follows him. They return to the ring and Steamboat hits a cross body but Kruger rolls through and gets some extra leverage from the ropes to get the three count.
Winner: Leo Kruger
We go to commercial.
We are back with a Raquel Diaz Exfoliating Ugliness Tour video package.
Raquel Diaz comes out and says that she is finally making her NXT debut. She says that she might be late but a late entrance is fashionable. She is here for a makeover. She says that she came here to tell the Divas to get their beauty regimens ready because the Exfoliating Ugliness tour is about to commence.
Match Number Four: Raquel Diaz versus Paige
Raquel with a drop toe hold and then she slams Paige’s head into the mat. Raquel gets a near fall. Paige with punches followed by a clothesline or two. Paige with a running savate kick to Raquel for a near fall. Raquel backs into the corner to stop Paige’s attack.
Raquel blocks a kick and she sends Paige face first into the mat. Raquel with a Gory Bomb for the three count.
Winner: Raquel Diaz
Alex Riley is walking in the back and she sees Aksana. Aksana and Alex exchange some small talk but then Antonio Cesaro stops by and Aksana says that Alex was hitting on her. Antonio says that is very American of her. Alex tells Antonio not to trust a woman.
Antonio says that if you hit on his girl, then he will kick your teeth down your throat.
Alex suggests that they meet next week.
Alex comments on Antonio’s choice of accessories.
Since it is time for the main event, that means that Jim ‘One More Match’ Ross joins William and Byron at the announce table.
Match Number Five: Heath Slater versus Justin Gabriel
They lock up and Slater with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. They lock up again and Gabriel with a side head lock and Gabriel lands on his feet on a hip toss and Gabriel with a leg sweep and arm drag into an arm bar. Slater gets his feet on the ropes and Slater applies a side head lock.
Slater pulls the hair to maintain the side head lock when Gabriel tries to escape. Gabriel with an arm bar. Gabirel with a shoulder tackle and arm drag into an arm bar. Gabriel works on the arm but Slater puts Gabriel in the corner and he connects with punches. Gabriel with a head scissors but Gabriel is sent to the apron. Gabriel tries for a springboard move but Slater pushes Gabriel off the ropes and Justin lands awkwardly on the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Slater with a reverse chin lock and we see another angle of Gabriel’s fall to the floor before the break. Slater gets a near fall. Gabriel with elbows followed by kicks. Slater with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Slater punches Gabriel and then he sends Gabriel into the corner with a hard Irish whip and Gabriel gets his foot on the rope to stop the referee’s count.
Slater with a snap mare and knee to the back as he returns to the reverse chin lock. Gabriel with more elbows but Slater with an elbow to the back of the neck. Gabriel is sent to the apron and Slater side steps a shoulder from Gabriel and Slater with a kick followed by a neck breaker for a near fall.
Slater misses a splash into the corner and Gabriel with kicks ending with a jumping back heel kick. Gabriel with a spin heel kick and then he hits a running forearm into the corner followed by a Blue Thunder Driver for a near fall. Slater with a spinebuster for a near fall.
Slater tries for a back breaker but Gabriel counters. Slater is able to counter and hits an inverted suplex for a near fall. Slater shows some frustration and he runs into an elbow. Gabriel tries for a move from the turnbuckles but Slater crotches Gabriel and hits a hanging neck breaker for a near fall.
Slater puts Gabriel on the top turnbuckle and Gabriel pushes Slater off. Slater climbs up again and he connects with forearms across the chest. Gabriel knocks Slater off again. Gabriel with a back heel kick and then Gabriel hits a moonsault into an inverted DDT for the three count.
Winner: Justin Gabriel
We go to credits.
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