We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Corey Graves and Tom Phillips.
Tonight, Shinsuke Nakamura and Finn Balor will comment on their match that will take place in a few weeks.
Alexa Bliss vs. Carmella
They lock up and Carmella pushes Bliss away. Carmella shows some sass and Alexa does not care for it. Bliss with a wrist lock but Carmella with a reversal. Bliss with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Alexa avoids Carmella when she drops down and she stomps on Carmella. Carmella trips Bliss and gets a near fall with a rollup. Bliss with a rollup of her own for a naer fall. Carmella lands on her feet on a snap mare. Bliss misses a clothesline but Carmella with a head scissors and drop kick. Bliss goes to the floor. Bliss tries for a leg sweep but Carmella leaps over her arm so Carmella moonwalks.
Carmella with a side head lock. Bliss with a head scissors and Carmella is able to escape. Carmella with a side head lock take down. Bliss with a top wrist lock into a side head lock. Carmella with a side head lock take down. Carmella goes to the turnbuckles and Bliss pushes her off and then Bliss kicks Carmella in the ribs while holding the ropes and then she hyper-extends the arm as we go to commercial.
We are back and Bliss with an arm bar. Carmella with punches but Bliss continues to work on the arm and she hits an arm wringer before returning to the arm bar. Bliss sends Carmella to the mat and then she drops knees to the injured arm. Bliss with a double knee drop and a moonsault for a near fall. Carmella with a punch using her injured arm. Carmella with an elbow and clotheslines. Carmella with an atomic drop and then she sends Bliss into the turnbuckles and follows with a head scissors and super kick. Carmella with a Bronco Buster but Alexa with a sunset flip for a near fall.
Bliss goes up top but Carmella stops Bliss and connects with punches using her injured arm and then Carmella with a handstand rana for a near fall. Carmella with more near falls. Bliss grabs Carmella by the throat and sends her to the mat with an STO. Bliss goes up top and hits Twisted Bliss for the three count.
Winner: Alexa Bliss
We take a look back to what happened two weeks ago when Finn Balor was interrupted by Shinsuke Nakamura.
We go to comments from Shinsuke Nakamura. He says he has known Finn Balor for more than ten years. They know each other’s families. They are friends. When Finn came to NXT, he supported Finn. He watched him from Japan and saw him become the NXT Champion and an icon. Now he is here and he came to NXT and he needs something like Finn, but not the same as him. He says he wants to face one of the best so before becoming the champion, he has to fight the icon of NXT. He needs to fight Finn Balor. It is huge for him because Finn is one of his best friends. He knows his potential and ability. It is going to be exciting. When they face together, he is going to give you guys something sensational.
We go to commercial.
We are back with Cathy Kelley and Bayley. Bayley says it was amazing to be back. It was humbling to return. She says she feels good and she feels one hundred percent. She is looking forward to getting her NXT Women’s Title back.
Alexa Bliss comes into the interview area and she says that Bayley had her chance. Now Bayley has to go through Alexa to get another chance at Asuka.
Noah Potjes vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas
They lock up and Noah with a wrist lock and Almas with a reversal. Noah with a reversal. Almas uses the ropes to flip into a reversal and waist lock but Noah with an elbow. Almas with a series of flips and then when Noah drops down, Almas with a drop kick. Almas with a kick to Noah on the floor. Almas goes for a dive but he sees Noah move and Almas catches himself in the ropes.
Noah with forearms to Almas and he mounts Almas and connects with forearms. Noah with a reverse chin lock. Almas with punches but Noah sends Almas into the corner. Almas with an elbow and Noah misses a splash into the corner. Almas with a springboard drop kick and forearms. Almas with a wheelbarrow into a bulldog. Almas with the running double knee strike in the corner for the three count.
Winner: Andrade “Cien” Almas
We go to commercial.
Andrea D’Marco asks Austin Aries about his attack on No Way Jose. Austin says he is one of the most decorated Sports Entertainers the world has seen.; Since he walked into NXT, the self entitlted and self important fans should have appreciated him. No Way Jose has not beaten anyone. However, he shakes his hips and the fans go wild. Meanwhile, people chant Austin Sucks. They suck. He is going to give the fans a reason not to like him. He is who he is and what he does is on them.
We get comments from Finn Balor. He says he went to Japan at 24 years old and he did not know anyone. Shinsuke Nakamura was one of the first to help him adapt. Nakamura took him under his wing. You meet a lot of people in this business and you make a lot of friends through work, but Shinsuke is a friend. They know each other’s families and they hang out outside of work. It is not a locker room friendship, but a real friendship. When he left Japan, he did not know how often he would see Shinsuke, but the news of Shinsuke signing with NXT gave him goosebumps because he was joined by one of his true friends. Finn says he wanted to return the favor when Shinsuke came to NXT. Now they come to this crossroads where they have to face each other. Nakamura has called him the Icon but he does not know if it is true. They have faced each other before in Japan, but a lot has changed since then. Things feel different now. The fans are in for a real treat because Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Finn Balor on NXT TV will be exciting.
Chad Gable and Jason Jordan are shown arriving at Full Sail earlier in the day.
We go to commercial.
We are back and next week, Bayley will face Alexa Bliss.
Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley vs. Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa
Rawley bounces around the ring while Gargano and Ciampa figure out who will start and it ends up being Gargano. Gargano with a waist lock and Rawley with a wrist lock. Gargano with a side head lock but Rawley picks up Gargano and tosses him into the corner. Mojo takes a three point stance and rolls around the ring before going for the knee. Ryder tags in and Rawley wtih a slam followed by a slingshot splash from Ryder. Ryder sends Gargano into the turnbuckles but Gargano floats over and Ryder with a clothesline for a near fall. Ryder goes for a suplex but Gargano gets back to his feet and he hits a drop kick and tags in Ciampa. Ryder avoids Gargano in the corner and hits a forearm on Ciampa. Gargano with a rollup into a round kick followed by a neck breaker from Ciampa for a near fall.
CIampa with a cravate on Ryder. Ryder punches Ciampa but Ciampa with a kick. Ryder with a face plant and he gets a near fall. Rawley tags in and Rawley goes over the top rope to the floor when Ciampa ducks. Ciampa is sent over the top to the floor and Ryder with a drop kick. Gargano made the tag and hits a suicide dive onto Ryder. Rawley with a clothesline to Gargano and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rawley with a Million Dollar Dream on Gargano. Gargano with an enzuigiri and Ryder tags in and so does Ciampa. Ciampa with forearms and a flying clothesline. Ciampa runs into knees from Ryder and Ryder with a missile drop kick. Rawley tags in and hits a few Stinger Splashes. Rawley with a running shoulder tackle on Ciampa for a near fall. Rawley send Gargano to the floor and Ryder tags in and they go for the Hype Ryder but Gargano pulls Rawley out of the ring and Gargano with a super kick. Ciampa with a discus clothesline for a near fall on Ryder.
Ciampa puts Ryder on the turnbuckles and Gargano tags in. They go for a double superplex but Rawley interferes for a double power bomb. Ryder with an elbow drop to Gargano for a near fall. Ciampa sends Rawley into the ring steps. Gargano with a rollup for a near fall. Gargano with a boot to Ryder. Ryder sends Gargano into the turnbuckles and Ciampa clotheslines Ryder to stop the Broski Boot. Gargano with a super kick while Ciampa hits a running knee to the back of the head for the three count.
Winners: Johnny Garagno and Tommaso Ciampa
After the match, Johnny Gargano gets on the mic and he mentions that they beat the current tag team champions a few weeks ago. Johnny says he is no mathematician, but that puts them in line for a title shot.
Chad Gable and Jason Jordan make their way to the ring.
Chad asks if they are good. He says no offense but you are not next in line for anything. Chad says they lost their titles to the Revival at Takeover. When and if you get your shot, it is going to be against them because they are going to win them back.
Jason says they are going to win them back. You better believe they are going to get their revenge on the Authors of Pain. They are going to remind the Revival that they are the Alphas of NXT.
Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder make their way onto the stage. Scott tells everyone enough with the bickering. As flattering it is to see them argue over Dash and himself, they want to let them in on a little secret. They drive the car. They man the ship. They call all the shots. If you ask him, neither of you are going to get what you want.
Wilder tells Garganzola and Chippy that they are a couple of good hands, but you have done nothing to get your hands on the titles. American Alpha are no longer the Alphas here. You are the Betas while they are the A Team. They dictate the terms.
William Regal makes his way to the stage and he stands between Dash and Scott. William reminds them this is NXT and he dictates the terms.
William says that Ciampa and Gargano are in line for a tag team title match. However, we need to know who is the dominant team in NXT. Next week, there will be a tag title match. The Revival will face American Alpha in a Two Out of Three Falls Match.
Jordan, Gable, Ciampa, and Gargano all shake hands and then Johnny and Tommaso leave the ring.
The Authors of Pain attack Jordan and Gable in the ring while Gargano and Ciampa think about what to do. They come to the ring but they are stopped quickly.
Gable and Jordan fight back but Gable is sent to the floor. Jordan with a suplex to one of the Authors but then they hit the clothesline and Side Russian Leg Sweep combination. They do the same to Gable.
Paul Ellering makes his way to the stage and he approves.
We go to credits.