NXT TV TAPINGS
OCTOBER 13, 2016
WINTER PARK, FLA. AT FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY
REPORT BY JIM VALLEY, PWTORCH CONTRIBUTOR
Big news: Mickie James is back. She challenges Asuka at NXT Takeover in Toronto.
WWE.com video: Regal announced Nakamura v Samoa Joe title match for NXT Takeover
(A) Oney Lorcan defeated Wesley Blake w a neck breaker.
NXT TV TAPING
Video of Nakamura-Joe feud.
(1) Rich Swann & No Way Jose defeated Tony Nese & Drew Gulak in a Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament match. Jose pinned Nese wit a full nelson slam. NWJ and Swann called out the Authors of Pain for the 2nd round.
(2) Bobby Roode defeated Sean Maluta with the Glorious Bomb. After the short match, Roode called out Tye Dillinger. Tye came out. They brawled until Roode powdered out.
Recap of Liv Morgan and Billie Kaye. Backstage brawl out to the stage. Billie and Peyton Royce put division on notice.
(3) Austin Aries & Roderick Strong defeated Otis Dosevich & Tucker Night in a Dusty Classic match. Lots of double team moves by Aries & Strong.
(4) Danielle Kamela defeated Nikki Cross from Sanity via reversal for “excessive violence.” Quick match. Nikki pinned Danielle. Entire faction came out. Sanity entrance longer than match.
Nakamura Segment: A long promo talking about Samoa Joe. Patrick Clark interrupted and challenged him. Nakamura laid him out. Joe came out on the ramp. Stare down between the two. Segment ends with Joe leaving.
(1) Tian Bing & Hoho Lun beat DIY (Tomasso Chiampa & Johnny Gargano) in a Dusty Classic tournament match. Gargano pinned Lun after double shining wizards. Lun works very light. Bing wasn’t in much.
(2) Aliyah defeated Billie Kay (w/Peyton Royce). Billie dominated until Liv Morgan attacked Payton at ringside. Aliyah rolled up a distracted Billie for the pin. After a brawl, the heels left Liv and Aliyah laying in the ring.
(3) Kota Ibushi & T.J. Perkins beat Mustafa Ali & Lince Dorado. Fun high flying match. T.J. tapped Ali with the leg bar.
(4) Asuka beat Thea Trinidad. Asuka taps Thea with an arm bar. After the match William Regal announced he had an opponent for Asuka at NXT Takeover in Toronto. A video of Mickie James. She cut a promo talking about her generation that paved the way. She will be in Toronto to challenge for the Women’s Title.
(5) Ty Dillinger defeated Noah Potjes.
Interview after match. Roode attacks Ty. Hits Glorious Bomb on the stage on Dillinger.
(1) Ember Moon defeated Rachel Evers (Ellering) with the top rope stunner.
Dusty Classic quarter final:
(2) DIY Ciampa & Gargano advance. It was supposed to be The Revival. Dawson comes out on crutches and says he can’t compete, so they are pulling out of the tournament. Authors of Pain w Ellering come out. DIY run them off after a quick brawl.
(3) The Drifter Alias Sampson defeated an unnamed team with no ring intro. The crowd hates the Drifter. Arena goes dark. He’s playing guitar and singing on stage. “Let’s go jobber!!” chants the crowd.
(1) Liv Morgan defeated Peyton Royce by DQ. Billie Kay interfered as Peyton was going to tap. Aliyah makes the save. Heels get the advantage. Ember Moon lays out the heels. Ember, Aliyah and Liv standing at the end.
Video recap of Andrade Cien Almas heel turn on Cedric Alexander from “two weeks ago” So maybe this match will be inserted into another show?
(2) Andrade Cien Almas beat Cedric Alexander with a DDT after a low blow. Almas is much more comfortable as a heel. His best performance so far NXT. Longest match of the taping.
Contract signing for NXT Takeover Toronto between Nakamura and Samoa Joe. William Regal comes out to the ring with security. Nakamura out first. Joe drags his own table on stage, saying he doesn’t feel safe and he doesn’t want to hurt that “rabbid animal” Nakamura. After insulting and goading, Regal walks the contract up to the stage for Joe to sign. Nakamura then attacks the security guards in the ring, including a power bomb through the table. Nakamura signs and his music plays. Stare down between the ring and stage.
(4) Sanity defeated T.J. Perkins & Kota Ibushi (Alexander Wolfe & Sawyer Fulton) when Fulton pinned Ibushi after the double powerslam in a Dusty Classic quarter final match. After tag Sanity beats down Ibushi. Nakamura saves. Lays out Sanity. Wolfe takes Kinshasaa.
FINAL NOTES: Fun show. Crowd is very into it.
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