Championship’s roll call: WWE Champion: CM Punk… World Champion: Sheamus… Intercontinental Champion: The Miz… United States Champion: Antonio Cesaro… Tag Team Champions: Kofi Kingston & R-Truth… NXT Champion: Vacant… Diva’s Champion: Layla
Jason Jordan & Mike Dalton vs. Hunico & Camacho: Hunico and Camacho are NOT happy. Dalton and Camacho start off and Jordan immediately tags and comes off the top with a sledge. Camacho tries a move but Jordan hits him with a pair of clotheslines and a dropkick. Camacho finally takes over with a spinebuster and then chokes Jordan in the ropes. Hunico kicks Jordan in the ropes while Camacho distracts the referee; Camacho with a back suplex. He slams Jordan and Hunico adds a Hilo and a soccer kick for two. Hunico takes over with knees and a schoolboy rollup into a sit-out powerbomb. Camacho tags back in and hits a nice butterfly snap-suplex and a legdrop, for two. Jordan counters another back suplex and hits a dropkick. Dalton gets the hot tag and bunch of dropkicks and a Mosh Pit in the corner; a Frankensteiner cradle gets two. That’s how he beat Hunico and Camacho team four weeks ago. The heels try to double up on him but he survives and hits a springboard dropkick. Camacho breaks up the pinfall and pays for it when Jordan charges in; the referee puts Jordan out which allows Camacho to snap Dalton against the top rope. Hunico nails the Argentine slam for three.
5/10 Well, Hunico and Camacho got their win back; the match was totally pedestrian but Dalton and Jordan are rookies and have a long way to grow.
Here are your winners… Hunico and Camacho @ about 7:00 via Argentine slam pinfall.
The Usos come out to cut a promo? Jimmy discusses The Ascension and the attack from last week. They call out Connor O’Brian and Kenneth Cameron and they get them; Ascension is smart and comes through the crowd and attacks while the Usos are distracted by their entrance pyro. They beat up Jey on the floor with Total Elimination and, in the ring, Jimmy suffers the same fate. They celebrate the destruction in Ascension-like fashion. 6/10 Good beat down; this is a good way to build a tag division even on NXT.
Chase Donovan vs. Big E Langston: Donovan tries to lock up with the black Ryback but gets steamrolled. Chase is out so Langston lowers the straps and plasters him with the Big Ending for the three. 2/10 Complete squash.
Here is your winner… Big E Langston @ about 0:20 via Big Ending pinfall.
In the back Briley Pierce tries to talk to Big E Langston; Langston just breathes heavily at Pierce and he runs away.
Back in the arena the entire NXT roster (including referees) stands at the top of the stage with the new NXT title as Howard Finkel announces GM Dusty Rhodes. The Dream grabs the belt and heads to the ring with it. They are doing an excellent job selling the importance of this match as the whole roster stand at the top of the ramp and observe the individual entrances.
Vacant NXT Championship: Seth Rollins vs. Jinder Mahal: Jim Ross joins for commentary. Howard Finkel does the championship announcements. Dusty Rhodes offers handshake; Mahal refuses to shake. They lock up and Rollins applies a waistlock; he wrestles Mahal around until he retreats to the ropes. Jinder does not give a clean break and knees him down. He tosses Rollins into the corner and Seth comes back with a pair of dropkicks and tosses him into the corners a few times. He tries the Blackout really early and fails; Mahal tosses him to the apron but misses a charge and gets low bridged to the floor. Rollins tries to pescado onto him but Mahal moves; Rollins recovers but Jinder trips him up and throws him off the apron onto the stage. Ouch! Mahal tosses him back into the ring, for two. Back from break, Mahal has a reverse surfboard; he releases and drops a knee. Rollins tries to fight back but gets kneed back down; Jinder hits a backbreaker and follows up with a hammer-toss. Mahal slams him and then follows with a vertical suplex; he applies a low abdominal stretch. Rollins tries a whip but a high knee to the face cuts off the comeback. Mahal knees him within the ropes; Rollins sneaks in an enziguri. They battle and Rollins begins a comeback with clotheslines, kicks and a one-footed dropkick. Mahal tries to counter the Stinger splash but misses a knee and tumbles to the floor. Rollins head to the top and hits a flying splash off the top. Back in the ring, Rollins heads to the top but gets crotched. Mahal hits a top-rope superplex. Back from the second commercial, Rollins and Mahal have a chop battle. Rollins wins that battle but charges into a tilt-a-whirl side slam for two. Jinder looks for a full nelson but gets armdragged. Seth winds up on the apron where he hits a pendulum kick. Rollins hits a springboard knee drop for another close nearfall. Rollins hits the Stinger splash and then adds the Flatliner into the bottom buckle and a savate kick for two more. Rollins misses the Phoenix Splash and Mahal hits a full nelson slam, which only gets two; that was Jinder’s old finisher. Mahal goes for the Camel Clutch but Seth makes the ropes and draws a break. Rollins powers him with a buckle bomb and hits the Blackout and wins the NXT championship! Post-match, Dusty congratulates Rollins and the roster piles into the ring and hoists him on their shoulders. 7/10 Very good match as Rollins wins the first NXT title.
Here is your winner… Seth Rollins @ about 14:00 (broadcast) via Blackout pinfall.
OVERALL 6.5/10 We got a new champion as this show was all about crowning a new champion which is what it is all about.