We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Corey Graves, Rich Brennan, and Byron Saxton.
Michael Cole is in the ring and he is accompanied by the Contract Signing Table. He mentions that while William Regal is recovering from his surgery, he is the man in charge. He says that he has a special announcement for tonight. William Regal was not going to have this match happen because of Eva Marie’s challenge made for the Women’s Title. That match will happen and it will happen tonight. Eva Marie will face Bayley for the NXT Championship.
Michael holds up the contract for the main event of NXT Takeover London on December 16th. That is when Finn Balor will defend the NXT Championship against Samoa Joe. It is time for the Official Contract Signing.
Finn Balor comes out first and makes his way to the ring.
Finn tells Samoa Joe that you did what you felt you had to do to make this match happen. You made him realize one thing. Friendship and trust in this business is a rarity. Finn tells Joe to come out here, sign this contract, and look me in the eyes. You will see that you are not entitled to this. This is NXT and he will stick his foot down your throat.
Michael mentions that he was going to introduce the challenger first and then he brings out Samoa Joe.
Joe comes to the ring, he signs the contract and leaves while Finn calls Joe a coward and tells him to look him in the eyes.
Joe walks to the back.
Finn signs the contract and Cole announces that it is now official for NXT Takeover London.
Balor goes up the ramp and he has his back turned to the entrance so that means that Samoa Joe can attack him from behind. They go to the ring and Balor gets in a few shots when they get in the ring. They have to be held back by officials, but that does not work so well. Joe chokes out Balor. The referees finally pull Joe off and Balor is passed out in the ring.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we take a look back at the contract signing and Samoa Joe’s methodical attack on Finn Balor.
The announcers discuss the matches on tonight’s show including Asuka versus Dana Brooke as well as Eva Marie versus Bayley for the Women’s Title.
Match Number One: Aiden English and Simon Gotch versus Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder for the NXT Tag Team Championships
Dawson and Gotch start off and they lock up. Dawson with forearms in the corner but Gotch with European uppercuts to Dawson. Gotch gets a near fall. Gotch with a front face lock and English tags in. Gotch with a snap mare and kick followed by a boot from English for a near fall. English with an arm bar. Wilder holds on to Dawson and English misses a drop kick. Wilder tags in and English kicks them away and English with a Japanese arm drag into an arm bar.
Wilder backs Wilder into the corner and Widler with European uppercuts. English with an Irish whip and back body drop. English punches Dawson. Dawson makes the tag and English with an O’Connor Roll on Wilder and Dawson with a divorce court to English and English goes to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Wilder with an arm bar. Wilder keeps English from making the tag but Wilder is sent to the floor. Wilder tags Dawson in but Gotch makes the tag and connects with forearms and head butts. Gotch with a knee to Dawson and a forearm to Wilder. Gotch with a sunset flip to Dawson for a near fall. Gotch with a rollup for a near fall. Gotch with a Regalplex for a near fall.
Wilder distracts Gotch and Dawson with a clothesline. Dawson goes after English and then English takes Wilder out and Gotch with a sunset flip for a near fall. English tags in and Gotch with the uppercut to the back of the head and Dawson escapes the neck breaker. Dawson with a sunset flip attempt but English drops down for a near fall.
Wilder tags in and English with a sunset flip. Dawson and Wilder they hit the Shatter Machine for the three count.
Winners: Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder
After the match, Wilder and Dawson celebrate on the ramp.
Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady’s music plays and they make their way out onto the stage.
Colin and Enzo attack the champions and they go into the ring. Cassady goes after Wilder while Enzo deals with Dawson. Wilder is sent to the floor and Cassady with a clothesline to send Dawson over the top rope to the floor.
Eva Marie is in the back and Tom Phillips asks her about her match against Bayley and why are they in William Regal’s office. Eva says that she needed a bigger place to prepare for her match and she knows that Mr. Regal will not mind.
Tom asks Eva why is this match inevitable. Eva says she is the hottest prospect, literally, in a long time. She has been beating opponent after opponent. Bayley is a good champion and a swell girl, but it is time for a real woman to become champion. She is looking forward to her opportunity to win. She has the support of the WWE Universe. She thanks Total Divas. The thing that is better than gifts is friendship. Eva introduces her friend Nia Jax.
Nia has a present for Eva and Eva says nothing beats friendship.
We take a look back at Asuka’s match against Dana Brooke at Takeover Respect.
We see what happened last week when the challenge was made for the rematch.
We go to commercial.
We have a video package for Elias Samson.
We are back and Dana has something to say before she goes to the ring. Dana says she hopes Asuka got that smiling out of your system. In two seconds she is going to come down there and smack that smile off your face.
Emma attacks Asuka from behind and Asuka with a round kick.
Emma takes Asuka down and slams her head into the mat while Dana distracts Asuka. Emma applies the Emma lock to Asuka.
Emma leaves the ring with Dana and they celebrate what they just did to Asuka.
Tom Phillips is with Bayley and he brings up what Eva said. Bayley says some think Eva is the perfect champion. She is pretty, the star of a reality show, and has corporate on her side. Bayley says that there is one difference between her and Eva. Bayley says she is a wrestler. She will prove the doubters. She will show Eva Marie why she is the Women’s Champion.
We go to commercial.
We see a video package for Sami Zayn and he is coming back soon.
Match Number Two: Apollo Crews versus Jesse Sorensen
They lock up and Crews with a wrist lock and waist lock. Sorensen with an elbow and Crews with a drop kick. Crews with a delayed vertical suplex and he gets a near fall. Crews runs into a boot from Sorensen and Sorensen chops Crews in the corner and kicks him. Crews with forearms but Sorensen with a knee and pie face. Crews with a clothesline or two.
Crews with a Stinger Splash and flying clothesline and kip up. Crews with a sit out power bomb out of an atomic drop set up for the three count.
Winner: Apollo Crews
After the match, Apollo tells Baron Corbin that he cost him his chance at becoming the NXT Champion. As far as your challenge for NXT London, he accepts. They call you the Lone Wolf, but when you step in the ring with Apollo Crews, he will lay you down.
Baron Corbin is in the back and he is asked about Apollo accepting the challenge. Baron says that Apollo will be the answer to the trivia question because he will be the guy who did the one thing that one time. At Takeover London, Apollo Nation falls.
Charles Robinson makes his way to the ring and he is announced as the man who will guarantee that nothing goes wrong in the Women’s Title Match.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we are told that Samoa Joe will face Tommaso Ciampa next week.
Match Number Three: Bayley versus Eva Marie (with Nia Jax) for the NXT Women’s Championship
They lock up and Bayley with a side head lock and take down. Eva gets back to her feet. Eva with a reversal but Bayley with a side head lock take down. Eva pulls Bayley down by the hair and she poses and does a little air guitar. Eva with forearms and shoulders in the corner. Eva with a forearm to the back. Eva with a suplex and she gets a near fall. Bayley with a belly-to-belly suplex but Nia pulls the referee out of the ring.
Bayley wants to know what is going on and other officials check on the referee and Eva with a rollup for a near fall as Charles Robinson has taken over. Charles checks on the referee but he has been taken to the back. Nia head butts Bayley while the referee is out of position. Eva with a back senton for a near fall. Eva with more near falls.
Eva chokes Bayley in the ropes. Eva with shoulders in the corner and the referee warns Eva. Bayley with a forearm and double sledge to the ribs. Bayley with a double leg take down and jackknife cover for a near fall. Eva Marie with a near fall. Eva kicks Bayley.
Eva with an Irish whip and elbow into the corner. Bayley with a clothesline. Bayley with a suplex and follows with shoulders in the corner. Bayley is stopped by the referee when she was going to charge into the corner. Eva with a kick to the midsection followed by Sliced Bread #2 but Bayley kicks out at two.
Eva goes for Sliced Bread #2 again and Bayley sends Eva into the referee and he is knocked out. Eva with a boot to Bayley and she goes to the turnbuckles. Bayley with a forearm to stop her and Nia pulls Bayley to the floor. Bayley pulls Nia off the apron and Bayley goes back in and hits a belly-to-belly superplex and Bayley gets the three count.
After the match, Nia Jax attacks Bayley and hits a leg drop. Nia stands over Bayley and then picks up the NXT Women’s Title belt. Nia with another leg drop and she forces the referee out of the ring.
We go to credits.