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NXT TV taping spoilers: A new number one contender is crowned


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Pre-show --

- A Percy Watson video package was shown and he was then introduced as the third man at the announce desk.

- Tian Bing defeated Beautiful Blonde Blake in a quick warm up match.

TV tapings --

- DIY came out for their tag title celebration. They went into the crowd to celebrate with the fans. The Authors of Pain's music hit the moment DIY grabbed the mics. The Revival's music then came on, but they avoided AoP on the stage. They said they wanted another shot at the tag titles but AoP shoved them. Ellering and the big men backed away and The Revival slowly made their way to the back as well.

- SAnitY defeated No Way Jose & Rich Swann

Eric Young and Alexander Wolfe were the pair in action here. They got the heat on Swann before Jose took a hot tag to run wild. Swann did a backflip on to Wolfe on the outside. Big Damo then appeared from the crowd and hammered Jose who was then rolled in the ring and pinned. Damo threw down Fulton’s coat on the ramp after the match.

- Ember Moon defeated Kimber Lee

Moon hit the jumping top rope stunner for the win.

- Otis Dozovic & Tucker Knight defeated two enhancement talents

Heavy Machinery hit their big slam to get the victory.

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- Tye Dillinger defeated Eric Young via DQ in a number one contenders fatal four-way qualifying match

Four matches will be taped with the winners advancing to a number one contenders fatal four-way later. Nikki Cross jumped Dillinger from behind to cause the DQ. After Dillinger cleared the ring, Big Damo came from the crowd and destroyed him.

- Andrade “Cien” Almas defeated No Way Jose in a number one contenders fatal four way qualifying match

Almas was no nonsense and hit his leg sweep DDT for the win.

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- Roderick Strong defeated Elias Samson in the third of four qualifying matches

The crowd was all over The Drifter, telling him to drift away and drift forever. Strong won with the sick kick.

- Bobby Roode defeated Oney Lorcan in the final of the four qualifying matches

This was a hard-hitting match with Lorcan delivering uppercuts and Roode scoring the win with an impaler DDT.

- Peyton Royce w/ Billie Kay defeated Sara Bridges (the former Crazy Mary Dobson)

Royce won in a quick match.

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- Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Patrick Clark

Nakamura hit the Kinshasa to cap off an entertaining match.

- Billie Kay w/ Peyton Royce defeated Daria Berenato

Royce interfered behind the ref's back to allow Kay to get the win.

- The Authors of Pain defeated two enhancement talents via ref stoppage

One of their opponents got knocked out cold during the match.

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- Bobby Roode defeated Tye Dillinger, Roderick Strong, and Andrade "Cien" Almas in a fatal four-way elimination match to earn a title shot at NXT TakeOver: San Antonio

This was a great match. It was elimination style with Strong hitting a sick kick to eliminate Almas, Dillinger hitting the Tye Breaker to get rid of Strong, and finally Roode hitting the impaler DDT on Dillinger to get the win.

- NXT Tag Team Champions DIY defeated The Revival to retain their titles

There were early heel tricks and foul play by The Revival to keep the advantage. DIY hit their double team kick and knee to win what was a well-paced match and sent everyone home happy.