WWE NXT Recap & Results (11/1)

Andrade "Cien" Almas signs contract for NXT Championship match against Drew McIntyre at NXT TakeOver: Houston.

Taynara Conti vs Nikki Cross

Nikki Cross started out the match in control and went right after Conti when the bell rang. Conti battled back for a bit and hung Cross up in the tree of wow and beat her down for a bit. However, Cross quickly regained control and connected with a Neckbreaker for the pinfall victory.

Winner: Nikki Cross

Mercedes Mendez was interviewed and she expressed disappointment in not winning last week’s Battle Royal to earn a spot in the NXT Women’s Championship match at NXT TakeOver: Houston. Mendez was asked who she thought was going to win the Fatal 4-Way match for the NXT Women’s Championship. Mendez said that it is a big match, so she knows that Ember Moon will not win it.

Johnny Gargano vs Fabian Aichner

The match started out back and forth. Both Superstars showed off their athleticism by countering every attack. Aichner hit the first big move of the match and connected with a Powerslam. The fight spilled out of the ring and Gargano went for a Splash but Aichner caught him. Aichner then slammed Gargano into the barricade as NXT went to a commercial break.

When NXT returned, Gargano and Aichner were trading shots. Gargano hit a Spear and followed it up with an awesome slingshot DDT for a two count. Gargano began to get frustrated that he couldn’t put Aichner away. Aichner connected with a Powerbomb for a two count. Aichner followed it up with a tilt-a-whirl Backbreaker.Johnny went for the Gargano Escape but Aichner reversed it into a cover for the victory.

Winner: Fabian Aichner

NXT Champion Drew McIntyre made his way down to the ring for a contract signing with Andrade “Cien” Almas. He was quickly attacked from behind by Almas as Zelina Vega cheered him on. Almas then grabbed the contract and signed it and tossed it on top of McIntyre on the entrance ramp.

 

Andrade “Cien” Almas attacks NXT Champion Drew McIntyre as Zelina Vega cheers him on. (Photo Credit: WWE.com)

Aleister Black had a quick vignette in which he informed Velveteen Dream that he had his attention. Black will face Velveteen Dream at NXT TakeOver: Houston.

NXT Tag Team Championship: SAnitY (c) vs Authors Of Pain

Eric Young and Alexander Wolfe were the two members of SAnitY in this match. Killian Dain, Nikki Cross and the Undisputed Era were banned from ringside for this match. Eric Young and Rezar started off the match and traded shots right away. Young quickly started getting his ass kicked and made his way to the corner to tag in Wolfe. Young and Wolfe took turns beating down Rezar before Akam was finally tagged in and he beat the hell out of SAnitY.

The match went back and forth for the next few minutes. SAnitY connected with a Neckbreaker combo but the Authors of Pain quickly recovered. AOP connected with the Super Collider and then followed it up with the Last Chapter. AOP had the match won and went for the cover but the Undisputed Era came down to the ring and broke up the pinfall.

A brawl then broke out and Killian Dain came down to the ring. Undisputed Era took control and knocked everyone out of the ring. Roderick Strong came down to the ring with the Undisputed Era wristband that Adam Cole presented to him last week after Strong lost to McIntyre. Strong put on the wristband but wound up kicking Adam Cole. Strong then knocked Fish and O’Reilly out of the ring and the Authors of Pain joined him in the ring.

NXT General Manager William Regal then announced that Undisputed  Era, Authors of Pain & Roderick Strong and SAnitY will face off in two rings and one cage in WarGames at NXT TakeOver: Houston.