June 28, 2013
WWE NXT: New top contenders crowned
By MATT BISHOP - SLAM! Wrestling
Tonight on WWE NXT: The No. 1 contendership for the NXT Tag Team Championship is on the line when Kassius Ohno and Corey Graves team to face Scott Dawson and Garrett Dylan, and Big E Langston makes his return two weeks after dropping the NXT Championship and he's angry. Should be a good one!
And we are TAPED! from Orlando, Fla. Tony Dawson and William Regal are our hosts. This show is presented in WWEHD (TV-PG,V).
Match #1 - Big E Langston (Tampa, Fla.) vs. Aiden English (Chicago, Ill.)
Langston, in his first action since losing the NXT Championship two weeks ago. utterly destroys English in short order.
Winner via pinfall: Big E Langston
Match #2 - NXT Women's Championship Tournament - Aksana (Alytus, Lithuania) vs. Emma (Melbourne, Australia)
Aksana in control early, and she is almost toying with Emma, until Emma reverses her. That doesn't last long, though, as Aksana goes back to work. Aksana goes for a body slam, but Emma slips out, double legs Aksana and locks in the Dilemma. Aksana fights it for a bit, but being right in the centre of the ring, she has no choice but to tap.
Winner via submission: Emma
Match #3 - Dante Dash (Jersey City, NJ) vs. Leo Kruger (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Kruger is making his return after some time off and dominates the match, specifically working over the arm. He hits the Slice on Dash and then goes back to the arm andz taps him out with the GC3.
Winner via submission: Leo Kruger
Match #4 - Mickey Keegan (Framingham, Mass.) vs. Bo Dallas (Brooksville, Fla.)
Keegan in brief control early, but Dallas starts to fire up. He hits a big boot and a bulldog. He then puts Keegan away rather easily.
Winner via pinfall: Bo Dallas
After the match, Kruger, who never left ringside after his match, beats Keegan up a little more and then lets Dallas know he is coming for the title.
Match #5 - No. 1 Contender's Match - Kassius Ohno (Dayton, Ohio) & Corey Graves (Pittsburgh, Pa.) vs. Scott Dawson & Garrett Dylan
Dylan and Dawson control Graves, keeping him beat down and isolated on their side of the ring. Graves, though, is finally able to fight back and tag in Ohno. He hits a slam and a back splash on Dawson. Ohno wants to go for knees, but Dawson counters. Dawson and Dylan hit their finish, Southern Pride, but Graves quickly breaks it up.
Ohno in bad shape now. Dylan working him over, but Ohno trying to fight back. He hits a back elbow and finally gets the tag to Graves. He hits a jumping knee that flattens Dylan. He locks Dylan in the ropes and punches away before hitting a backbreaker. Dawson breaks up the pin but as he gets up, Ohno meets him with a high knee. Graves chops out Dylan and locks in Lucky 13 and Dylan taps.
Winners via submission: Corey Graves & Kassius Ohno
Graves and Ohno has about three seconds to celebrate before the Wyatt Family hits the ring and starts the beat down. But here comes Adrian Neville to make the save. He runs wild on all three and hops up to the top rope but Dawson and Dylan crotch him and join in. Now William Regal leaves commentary and gets in the fray. A complete brawl in the ring. Regal is put down and beat on. It's a 5-on-1. Bray Wyatt hits a big avalanche and Regal is out.