NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable
May 20, 2015
Full Sail University (Orlando, FL)
We are live with NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable results. Coverage will start at 8pm eastern.
Number 1 contenders match for the NXT Championship
Tyler Breeze vs. Finn Balor
Fans chanted “that was awesome” for Balor’s entrance. Itami, as noted earlier, is out of this match because of a shoulder injury. A few minutes into the match after Balor got control of the match, Breeze was on the outside of the ring and Balor hit him with a nice looking double foot stomp. Back in the ring…Balor hit a kick to the head on Breeze and attempted a pin. 2 count. Balor hits the slingblade. Breeze is back up and hits the supermodel kick, pin attempt, 2 count. Breeze goes over and removes the turnbuckle. The ref doesn’t see it because Breeze has his back turned to the ref. Breeze continues to work on Balor. Balor hits the beauty shot and almost gets a pin. Crowd is super hot for this. Great stuff so far. Breeze throws a tantrum in the ring because he thought he had the pin. Breeze goes after Balor on the ramp but Balor takes him out. Balor climbs up top of the podium by the big screen and dives onto Breeze. Back in the ring, Balor hits the double foot stomp off the top. Balor gets the win.
Kevin Owens is watching backstage on the monitor. Hafthor Bjornsson is shown sitting next to Stephanie McMahon in the front row.
Emma Dana Brooke & vs. Charlotte & Bayley
Dana tagged out quickly after being double teamed by Bayley and Charlotte. Emma tried to escape but Bayley dove on her on the outside. Back in the ring, Emma was about to do a high risk move but Dana distracted her and that allowed Emma to yank Bayley off the tope feet first. It was awkward and Bayley hit the back of her head on the turnbuckle. Emma took over on offense for the next couple of minutes. She mocked her as Charlotte was helpless in the corner. Bayley finally makes the hot tag as Dana Brooke tags in. Charlotte with chops to Dana and a back breaker and kick to the face. Emma gets in but is dumped out. The distraction allows Dana to get the advantage. Emma back in but Charlotte takes them both out with a double DDT. Emma tries a flying cross body but Charlotte catches her and turns it into the figure eight. Dana is in but is hit with the Bayley to belly. Charlotte hits natural selection and gets the pin. Nice match.
They showed highlights from Sami Zayn’s match with John Cena from a few weeks ago. Then he’s shown backstage looking in a mirror. Some of the newest signees are shown at ringside including Uhaa Nation.
Rhyno vs. Baron Corbin
A minute into the match Rhyno is shoved to the floor from the top rope. They exchanged punches and Rhyno got the better of the exchange. Gore in the corner from Rhyno. Corbin fights back with headbutts and kick to the gut. Spinebuster by Rhyno. The might be Corbin’s longest TV match to date. Rhyno ducks a clothesline and hits a belly to belly. Rhyno sets up for the gore but Corbin hits a clothesline. Corbin hits “end of days” and gets the pin.
They showed Kevin Owens’ attack on Cena from Raw. Owens was then interviewed backstage. He said it will be the last time anyone will ever see Sami Zayn if he shows up tonight.
Carmella is at ringside. Enzo and Blake start the match. Cassady no sold chops from Murphy and threw him into the corner. Cassady slams Murphy across the ring. The match settled down with Murphy and Enzo in the ring. Blake and Murphy hit a backstabber off Murphy’s shoulder. Pin attempt, 2 count. Enzo fought back and hit a flying DDT off the second ropes. Cass tags in and cleans house. He hits Murphy with a big boot and knocks him out of the ring. Murphy back in and breaks up a pin. Double team on Cass but Cass takes them out. Cass tags in Enzo but Enzo is out on his feet so he props Enzo on the turnbuckle and is about to launch him off the top but Alexa Bliss attacks Carmella. The distraction causes Cass to get distracted. Bliss knocks Enzo off the top and Blake gets the pin.
Eva Marie is shown at ringside.
NXT Women’s Championship
Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch
Lots of reversals and pin attempts in the first few seconds of the match. Becky went for the armbar early as well but Sasha slipped out. Becky hit some nice Steamboat-like armdrags. Sasha took over on offense for the next couple of minutes. She hit a backstabber (knees to the back) while Beckys lynch were tied across her nexk to her back in a straight jacket type hold. Sasha continued to pull on Becky’s arms but Becky gets back up and rams Sasha back first into the turnbuckle. Becky fights back wht an elbow but Sasha hits a double knee to Becky’s arm in the corner. Pin attempt…2 count. Sasha continued to work on the arm and twisted it way back at one point. Becky used all of her strength to lift Sasha up on her shoulders and drop her. Fans chanted “this is wrestling.” Lynch hits an offensive flurry and a double dropkick off the top. Pin attempt…2 count. Becky grabs Sasha’s left arm but Sasha fights back. Double knees to the buckle from Sasha. 2 count. 2 count again. The match spills to the ringside area. Becky rams Sasha into the post. They make it back in the ring before the 10 count. Northern lights suplex by Lynch. Lynch tries to lock in Sasha’s arm but Sasha breaks it. Back suplex by Lynch. 2 count. “Suplex city” chants. Sasha blocks another suplex attempt but Lynch blocks one too and locks in the armbar submission. Sasha fights to reach for the ropes and barely makes it so the ref breaks the hold.”This is awesomea’ chants. Sasha dives through the ropes and lands on Becky but Becky catches her and rams her into the steps. Back in the ring… Becky up top but Sasha catches her and brings her in the ring and locks her in her submission. Becky taps. Sasha wins. Fantastic match.
They showed a video package for Zayn vs. Owens.
Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn
They start brawling at ringside to start the match. Back in the ring Owens nails Zayn wiht punches in the corner. Off the ropes and Zayn clotheslines Zayn to the outside. Owens tries for a piledriver but Zayn counters with a back body drop. They end up brawling in the crowd. Owens goes for a powerbomb on the concrete but Zayn holds on to a barricade by the crowd area. Great start to this match. Back in the ring and Zayn hits the blue thunderbomb. 2 count. Zayn hits a t-bone suplex. 2 count. Owens countered a tornado DDT and dropped Zayn on his knee. Owens goes for the cannonball but Zayn moves. T-bone in the corner from Zayn. Owens slips out of hte ring to miss a Helluva kick. Now they’re back at ringside. Zayn runs into a pop up powerbomb on the ring apron. Ouch. Referees come out to check on Zayn who is still out of it at ringside as Owens slips back in the ring. More referees and the trainer come out. Owens doesn’t care and continues attacking Zayn with punches and kicks. Sami is favoring his shoulder. Owens back again and attacks Zayn again. There’s 4 or 5 refs and a trainer out there now. Owens puts Zayn back in the ring and drags him by the neck. William Regal gets in the ring and yells at Owens to stop. Owens backs off for a second but goes after Zayn. Regal grabs Owens by the face but Owens headbutts Regal out of the ring. Owens grabs a chair and his title. He brings the chair in the ring and nails Zayn on the shoulder. Music plays. It’S SAMOA JOE!! He gets in the ring and faces off with Owens. Owens backs off and Joe gets back in the face. Owens finally leaves as Joe stands in the ring and referees tend to Zayn. Owens comes back out and teases getting back in the ring. He changes his mind and says “not tonight…I did what I had to do”
Great ending to a great show.