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WWE NXT results: The Revival vs. American Alpha 2-of-3 falls


The Big News: The Revival defeated American Alpha in a 2-out-of-3 Falls match to retain the NXT Tag Team Championships.

The Medium News: Rhyno returned and seemed to be really angry that Blake and Murphy tried to team again.

The Little Beaver Sized News: Bayley and Nia Jax agreed to one more match.

Bayley pinned Alexa Bliss

This match was set up last week when Alexa beat Carmella and made a challenge to Bayley, who is fully recovered following her match with Nia Jax.

Bayley gave Alexa a lot, establishing her as more than just another girl on the roster. Alexa used a really nice punch to the face to take over, with Bayley selling it as possible death. Alexa went for Twisted Bliss, but Bayley cut her off and Alexa actually came back with a Code Red for a near fall.

The finish saw Alexa go for the Vader Bomb, but Bayley got her knees up and won with the Belly to Bayley.

After the match, Bayley said she was ready to take her title back. Nia Jax came out in "normal clothes" to confront her. They stood face to face and Bayley challenged her to one more match. Nia agreed and it is on.


We had a TM61 video package.


Dash & Dawson said they will beat American Alpha tonight and have no fear in losing their belts so soon after regaining them.


The Hype Bros vs. Blake & Murphy ended in a No Contest

Blake and Murphy are teaming again. Remember when I said like two months ago that they would break up at least five times before it counted?

Blake and Murphy literally couldn't even agree on who would start the match. They argued mid-ring as Mojo Rawley tried to get them to wrestle. However, before we saw any wrestling, Rhyno appeared out of nowhere to Gore Blake, Rawley and Ryder. Murphy got away scot-free.

Yes, this really happened.


We got the video package for next week's Finn Balor-Shinsuke Nakamura match. I got half a second of screen time when they showed Nakamura's entrance in Dallas. Tye Dillinger, Neville and American Alpha talked about what a dream match it would be.

This was the first thing they have done to make me excited for the match since the original angle announcing it.


American Alpha said they will execute their game plan to win the belts back.


Samoa Joe will be on NXT next week, apparently for the first time since Takeover. Is it sad that I didn't notice?


Rhyno was walking around Full Sail University (literally) and a cameraman ran up to ask why he was back. Rhyno snorted at him and walked away.

I have a theory that Rhyno has no clothes. All that he owns are his wrestling singlets, a few hoodies and Rhyno t-shirts that companies have been nice enough to give him.


NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival took 2 out of 3 falls from American Alpha

This is the third time these two teams have wrestled. American Alpha won the first at NXT Takeover: Dallas, while The Revival evened the score at Takeover: The End. With a win, Alpha would become the second team to win the NXT Tag Team Titles twice.

The start of the first fall saw the champs work over the knee of Jordan, which is backwards because normally they get the heat on Gable. Jordan's knee slammed off the ring post and both members of the Revival took turns using leg and knee holds.

Gable was able to get the hot tag and suplexed Dash and Dawson all over the place. Everything was going great for him until Dash pulled down the top rope, causing Gable to go flying over it and crashing on the ground outside.

Despite beating on him for close to 10 minutes, the Revival just could not put Gable down for the first fall. Gable showed resilience as Jordan managed to recover from the earlier attack on his knee.

Jordan got the second hot tag of the first fall and went all suplex crazy on both men again. Jordan got a near fall on Dash with a spear. The first fall finally ended with Dash tapping to Jordan's ankle lock.

The second fall saw Dawson and Jordan reverse roll-ups on each other until Dawson got on a reverse figure four for the tapout, showing that Jordan's knee didn't fully recover from the beginning of the match.

The third fall started with more roll-ups. Alpha went for Grand Amplitude, but it got broken up. Revival went for Shatter Machine, and that got broken up too.

Gable got a tag, but was hit with a knee to the face as he tried getting into the ring. Gable and Dawson fought on the apron until somehow the Revival hit the Shatter Machine on it.

By the way, shouldn't it have hurt the Revival just as much since they bumped on the apron? Anyway, they rolled Gable in, pinned him and retained the titles.

So that does it for this week. Next week it is the much anticipated showdown between Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura. Until then, remember to say your vitamins and take your prayers.