WWE NXT Recap & Results (3/6)

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Aleister Black & Ricochet Advanced In The Dusty Rhodes Classic

Ricochet & Aleister Black battled Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel in the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Classic. Aichner and Black started off the match by locking up in the middle of the ring. Aichner applied an Arm Bar but Aleister broke free and trapped Fabian in a Headlock.

Aichner escaped and leveled Black with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Aichner bounced Black’s face off the top turnbuckle and tagged Marcel into the match. Barthel missed with a Clothesline and turned around into a boot from Aleister for a two count.

Black knocked Aichner off the apron and hopped off the second rope but Barthel countered with an uppercut for a near fall. Fabian tagged back in and beat Black down in the corner of the ring. Aichner planted Black with a Spinebuster for a near fall.

Aichner applied a Crossface but Aleister quickly broke free with an Arm Drag. Ricochet and Barthel tagged in. Ricochet sent Marcel into the turnbuckle and followed it up with a Neckbreaker. Ricochet hit a springboard uppercut and then a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count.

Barthel battled back and sent Ricochet to the corner. Marcel hit an Enziguri and Aichner tagged in. Aichner hit a Brainbuster and followed it up with a double springboard Moonsault for a two count as the crowd chanted “NXT!”. Ricochet sent Fabian out of the ring with a Dropkick but Marcel booted him from behind.

Aichner capitalized with a springboard Tornado DDT for a near fall. Aleister tagged in and hit Barthel with Double Knees. Marcel launched Black into the ring post and Aichner tagged back in. Ricochet connected with a Frankensteiner on Barthel and then hit him with a Suicide Dive outside the ring. Aleister then hit Aichner with Black Mass for the pinfall victory.

The Forgotten Sons Advanced

The Forgotten Sons squared off against Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan in the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament. Steve Cutler and Danny Burch started off the match. Burch applied an Arm Bar and quickly tagged Lorcan in.

Oney applied a Headlock but Cutler broke free and tagged in Blake. Wesley connected with a Backbreaker and Cutler tagged back in. Cutler and Blake controlled the next few minutes and took turns beating Lorcan down as Ryker shouted instructions from ringside.

Burch finally was able to tag in and immediately leveled Blake with a Clothesline. Danny followed it up with a Dropkick and planted Blake with a German Suplex. Cutler tagged in and Burch greeted him with a German Suplex as well.

Danny connected with a Dropkick off the top rope and then tagged Lorcan back in. Oney’s back gave out and Blake launched Burch out of the ring. Lorcan hit Cutler with an uppercut and followed it up with a Suicide Dive onto Blake outside the ring. Back in the ring, Cutler connected with a Backbreaker for a two count. Cutler then applied the Boston Crab in the middle of the ring but Burch broke it up with a headbutt.

Danny tagged back in and Cutler hit him with a forearm to the face. Blake tagged in and hit a Dropkick off the top rope for a near fall. Lorcan got back in and lit up the Forgotten Sons with chops to their chest. Oney followed it up with a double Blockbuster and Burch tagged back in. Burch connected with a DDT but Cutler broke up the pinfall at two.

Oney tagged in and climbed to the top rope. Oney leaped at Cutler but Steve caught him and Powerbombed on into Blake’s knees. Blake tagged in and hit another Dropkick off the top rope for the pinfall victory. Forgotten Sons will battle Aleister Black and Ricochet in the second round of the tournament.

Matt Riddle Interrupted Velveteen Dream

NXT North American Champion Velveteen Dream stood up on top of the announce table and said that he was here to remind everyone that he is the new champ. Matt Riddle interrupted and claimed that he was just out here to say hello. Riddle congratulated Dream on his title victory and that he wanted to get a closer look at the North American Championship.

Matt added that he cannot help but wonder what the title would look like around his waist. Velveteen told Riddle that he was not his bro and that the spotlight belongs to him. A spotlight then shined on Dream as he posed on top of the announce table to conclude the segment.

Mustache Mountain Advanced

Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) battled Mustache Mountain (Tyler Bate & Trent Seven) in the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Classic. Dueling “Mustache Mountain!” and “Street Profits!” chants broke out as Bate and Ford started off the match.

Bate wrestled Ford down to the mat and applied a Headlock. Dawkins tagged in and leveled Tyler with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Bate responded with an Enziguri and Seven tagged in. Seven slammed Dawkins to the canvas for a near fall.

Dawkins connected with an uppercut and then drove Seven to the corner. Ford tagged in and stomped on Trent in the corner. Montez applied a Cravate in the middle of the ring but Seven escaped and planted Ford with a DDT.

Tyler Bate and Angelo Dawkins tagged in and traded shots. Bate connected with an uppercut off the second rope and followed it up with an Exploder Suplex. Bate connected with a Standing Shooting Star Press and went for the cover but Ford broke it up at two.

Angelo connected with a Spear and went for the cover but Trent Seven broke it up at the last second. Montez Ford knocked Seven out of the ring and flipped onto him as Bate and Dawkins continue to battle in the ring. Dawkins hit Bate with a Spinebuster as Ford tagged in.

Montez hit an awesome Frog Splash and went for the cover but Bate kicked out at the last second. Dawkins tagged in and Seven took out Ford with a Suplex on the apron. Bate hit Dawkins with a German Suplex and tagged in Seven. Trent lifted Angelo up in the Torture Rack and Bate hit him with a Double Stomp off the top rope. Seven then pinned Dawkins and Mustache Mountain advanced in the tournament.

DIY Advanced To The Second Round Of The Dusty Classic

Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly faced Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa in the final first round match of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament. Ciampa and Gargano walked down the ramp to the DIY entrance theme.

Fish drove Johnny to the corner to start off the match. Gargano battled back with a couple of Arm Drags and then delivered one to O’Reilly right when he tagged in. NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa tagged in and applied an Arm Bar on O’Reilly.

Kyle escaped and tagged Fish back into the match. Ciampa stomped on Fish int he corner of the ring before tagging Gargano back in. Johnny connected with a Dropkick for a two count. O’Reilly got back in the match and Gargano sent him out of the ring.

Ciampa hit O’Reilly with a knee to the face and Gargano followed it up with a Suicide Dive. Back in the ring, Ciampa connected with a Neckbreaker on O’Reilly for a near fall. Gargano and Fish tagged back in and Undisputed Era regained control of the match. Fish planted Gargano with a Suplex for a two count and drove him back to the corner of the ring.

O’Reilly locked in a Knee Bar but Johnny reached the bottom rope to break the hold. Fish tagged in and hit a Senton for a two count. Bobby beat down Gargano in the corner as dueling “Undisputed!” and “DIY!” chants broke out in the crowd.

Fish connected with a Suplex and went for the cover but Gargano was once again able to kick out at two. Gargano planted O’Reilly with a DDT while hitting Fish with a boot to the face at the same time. Bobby Fish dragged Ciampa off the apron but Tommaso shoved Fish into the steel steps.

Ciampa finally was able to tag back in and connected with a knee to Fish’s face that sent him to the floor outside the ring. Tommaso delivered a knee to the back of O’Reilly’s head and then perched him up on the top turnbuckle. Ciampa connected with the Tower of London on O’Reilly for a near fall. Ciampa deadlifted O’Reilly and hit him with two German Suplexes in a row.

Gargano flipped onto Fish outside the ring as Ciampa hit O’Reilly with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall. Johnny tagged in and hit O’Reilly with a Slingshot Spear. O’Reilly countered into a Guillotine submission but Ciampa broke it up with a knee to the face. Gargano and O’Reilly then traded shots in the middle of the ring. Johnny hit a Superkick but O’Reilly bounced off the ropes and both Superstars hit a Clothesline at the same time.

Ciampa and Fish tagged in and Tommaso connected with a boot to the face. Ciampa and Fish then battled on the top turnbuckle. Fish set up for a Superplex but Ciampa shoved him away. O’Reilly threw Gargano into the barricade and then tagged in as Fish set up for the Superplex once again. Fish hit a Michinoku Driver on Ciampa off the top rope instead and followed it up with a headbutt off the top rope. O’Reilly locked in an Arm Bar on Ciampa but Gargano broke it up.

Tommaso caught O’Reilly between the ropes and hit him with a DDT. Gargano tagged in and planted O’Reilly with the Slingshot DDT for another near fall. DIY then hit the Meeting in the Middle on O’Reilly for the pinfall victory. NXT Tag Team Champions War Raiders came down to the entrance ramp and raised the titles as NXT went off the air.