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Alexander Rusev squashed an enhancement wrestler in a dark match.
1. Tyson Kidd beat Bo Dallas.
2. Sasha Banks over Bailey to advance in the NXT tournament.
3. Adam Rose beat Danny Burch. Rose won quickly. A member of the Rose entourage was attacked by Camacho.
5. Mojo Rawley defeated Oliver Grey. Mojo won quickly. Aiden English came out to the stage and cut a promo telling him to leave the ring. English attacked him, but Rawley quickly clotheslined him over the top rope.
Triple H came out for a promo. He announced that there would be a battle royal to determine the No. 1 contender for the NXT Title. He also stated that on the NXT live special, the NXT Championship and NXT Women’s Championship will be defended.
1. Charlotte pinned Emma in a tournament match. Emma went for the Cobra, but hit Sasha Banks on the ring apron, leading to Charlotte rolling her up for the win.
2. Calisto and El Locale beat The Legionnaires.
3. Camacho beat the masked member of Adam Rose’s entourage. Camacho won with a running power slam.
4. Alexa Bliss beat Alicia Fox in a tournament match.
5. The 20-man battle royal was a three-way draw. Tyson Kidd eliminated Bo Dallas and it came down to Kidd, Sami Zayn, and Tyler Breeze. All three remaining entrants hit the floor at the same time.
Triple H announced that Kidd, Zayn, and Breeze would meet in a Triple Threat match on the next show to determine which man will challenge for the NXT Championship on the NXT Takeover special on May 29.
1. The Ascension beat a pair of enhancement wrestlers. Squash match. The Ascension said they need something new to destroy. The lucha tag team came out and issued a challenge.
2. Charlotte defeated Alexa Bliss in the second round of the tournament. Charlotte won clean.
3. Mojo Rawley beat Aiden English.
4. Big Cass beat Angelo Dawkins. CJ Parker came out holding a sign that read “This sign is recyclable.”
5. Tyson Kidd defeated Sami Zayn and Tyler Breeze in a Triple Threat match to become No. 1 contender to the NXT Championship. Best match of the night thus far. Zayn caught Breeze with a big boot. Zayn was dumped to the floor by Kidd, who followed up with a top rope elbow drop onto Breeze for the win. Zayn will challenge for the NXT Championship on May 29.
It was announced Big E would face Bo Dallas in a “win or go home match.” If Bo wins, he gets a future NXT Title shot. If Bo loses, he’s out of NXT.
1. Paige defeated Tamina Snuka. Tamina went for a splash, but Paige got her feet up and then rolled her up for the pin.
2. Adam Rose beat Camacho by count out. Rose went for his finisher, but Camacho slipped out and went to the floor, where he was counted out.
3. Natalya defeated Sasha Banks to advance in the tournament. Sasha was at risk of being counted out so Charlotte threw her back inside. Natalya applied the Sharpshooter and Sasha tapped out. The tournament finals are Natalya vs. Charlotte.
4. NXT Champion Adrian Neville defeated Curt Hawkins. Neville won a quick match. Afterward, Kidd came out and said he would win the NXT Championship on May 29.
5. Big E defeated Bo Dallas in a “win or go home match.” Bo performed his double-arm DDT and went for a cover, but E kicked out. E gained control and won with The Big Ending. Goodbye Bo from NXT. This was the final match of the taping.