The taping itself
started with a video from Dusty Rhodes hyping up the championship match.
- Derek Bateman vs Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana)
Cesaro won with
During the match there was a few “Shave Your Legs” chants directed at Cesaro.
- Tamina Snuka vs Sofia Cortez
Snuka won with the Superfly Splash.
After the match, Raquel Diaz attacked Tamina and drew an L on her forehead with
- Kassius Ohno vs Jake Carter
Ohno won with the
After the match, Ohno continued attacking Carter until Richie Steamboat came out
for the save.
- Michael McGillicutty and Johnny Curtis vs Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel
Gabriel got the pin after hitting a double team powerbomb / neckbreaker on
Byron Saxton had an interview segment in the ring with Seth Rollins and "The
Punjabi Nightmare" Jinder Mahal. Rollins cut a promo about how hard his life
was growing up and how wrestling saved him. That was why his dream is to one day
be a champion in the WWE. Mahal started cutting his promo in Punjabi, before
speaking in English. He said Rollins was a born loser, but winning the NXT
Championship is Mahal’s birthright. They then brawled until Rollins drove Mahal
- Jason Jordan and Mike Dalton vs Hunico and Camacho
Hunico won with
the Angle Slam on Dalton.
The Usos cut a promo challenging The Ascension to a fight. The Ascension jumped them from behind and left after hitting Total Elimination on both Jimmy and Jay.
- Big E Langston vs Jake Donovan
Donovan and quickly beat him with the Big End.
- Gold Rush Tournament Finals to crown the first NXT Champion - Seth Rollins vs
Rollins won with
the Black Out.
Before the match, Howard Finkel did the ring announcing, the whole roster came
out on stage to watch, and Dusty Rhodes brought the belt into the ring.
After the match, Rhodes presented Rollins with the belt and HHH came down to
congratulate him as well. All the babyfaces then came down to join Rollins’
Mid-Taping Dark Match
Brodus Clay squashed an unnamed jobber.
After the match
Clay danced with Cameron, Naomi and some kids from the crowd.
- Richie Steamboat vs Kassius Ohno
Steamboat won via DQ after Ohno kept poking him in the eyes.
After the match, Ohno attacked Steamboat and hit the rolling elbow to the back
of the head. Once Ohno left, Ricky Steamboat came out to check on Richie. He
also berated the refs for letting that happen.
- Audrey Marie vs Paige
Paige won with the
- Percy Watson vs Leo Kruger
Kruger won with a neckbreaker into a reverse side russian legsweep.
Seth Rollins. He talked about overcoming all the obstacles in his life. He said
he would welcome all challengers as a fighting champion.
- The Ascension vs The Usos
Cameron won with
Velvet Noise on Jay.
Dark Match Main Event
- Big Show vs Alex Riley
Big Show won with
the KO punch.