WWE recently held their latest set of TV Tapings for The February & March Episodes Of NXT TV which emanated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Below are the full spoiler results from those tapings:
– The beginning of The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament was taped last night. NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler vs. Mia Yim was also announced, along with Bianca Belair vs. Io Shirai to crown The New #1 Contender for Baszler’s NXT Women’s Title.
February 27th or March 6th Episode:
– The episode opens with footage of The Velveteen Dream winning The NXT North American Title from Johnny Gargano “last week.” Gargano comes out without the title and takes the mic. He talks about bringing it to RAW & SmackDown LIVE this week, saying that he proved to everyone what NXT is really about. Gargano then talks about the loss to Dream last week and said that it was one of the hardest matches of his life. Gargano then admits that he failed. NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa interrupts and says that this week’s RAW & SmackDown LIVE proves that Gargano is the best version of himself when he is together in the ring with Ciampa. Ciampa then says that Gargano turned down his help last Wednesday and that is why he lost the title. Ciampa then proposes that DIY take on The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament, then they will take The NXT Tag Team Titles at TakeOver: New York during WrestleMania 35 weekend. Gargano looks at Ciampa, smirks and shakes his hand. DIY is back together for The Dusty Classic.
– Aliyah & Vanessa Borne def. Xia Li & Taynara Conti.
– Keith Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic was a hard-hitting fight that went to a Double Count Out. Lee & Dijakovic kept brawling after the match as officials tried their best to keep them apart. Fans chanted for the match to continue and chanted for NXT General Manager William Regal to come out and re-start it.
– NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler def. Mia Yim.
– Ricochet & Aleister Black def. Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel to advance in The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
March 6th or March 13th Episode:
– The Forgotten Sons def. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch to advance in The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
– NXT North American Champion The Velveteen Dream came out to talk about his title win over Johnny Gargano. Matt Riddle interrupts and issues a challenge for a title match. Dream doesn’t want to be called “Bro” by Riddle any longer. Dream then says that he is the champion now and he is the only one with a spotlight on him in NXT. The lights go out in the arena and Dream poses under a spotlight. The lights come back on and Riddle is nowhere to be seen.
– Moustache Mountain’s Trent Seven & Tyler Bate def. The Street Profits’ Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins to advance in The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
– DIY’s Johnny Gargano & NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa def. The Undisputed ERA’s Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly to advance in The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. After the match, NXT Tag Team Champions The War Raiders come to the stage and have a stare-down with DIY, who are still in the ring. DIY used their old theme song here.
– Luke Menzies def. Eric Bugenhagen. Bugenhagen has become a fan favorite in NXT and the crowd responded to his loss with huge heat for Menzies. Bugenhagen danced his way out of the arena and greeted fans at ringside. Bugenhagen got the pop of the night so far.
March 13th or March 20th Episode:
– WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks & Bayley are out next. They talk about coming home to NXT and their journeys to where they are now. They brought The WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles to NXT to share with everyone because they never forget where they come from. They also said that they will be defending the titles on NXT as well as RAW & SmackDown LIVE, so The NXT Women’s Division better step it up.
– Former NFL Player & Former Barstool Sports Employee Pat McAfee is introduced. He joins the commentary team.
– Adam Cole def. Punishment Martinez. Cole cut a post-match promo ripping on NXT North American Champion The Velveteen Dream. Cole says that he was the first North American Champion and he never got his rematch. Cole then says that he will soon be champion again as 2019 is the year of The Undisputed ERA. Dream comes out and smacks Cole in the face. Cole fires back and they go at it. Punishment comes back and beats Cole down. Dream ends the segment with the top rope elbow drop for a big pop.
– Io Shirai vs. Bianca Belair to crown a new #1 Contender for The NXT Women’s Title ends in a Double DQ when Baszler, who was on commentary, attacked Shirai & Belair. Kairi Sane runs down to make the save but Baszler rocks her and puts her in a choke also. Shirai comes back one more time but Baszler ends the segment by choking Shirai out.
– Ricochet & Aleister Black def. Johnny Gargano & NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa to advance in The 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. Gargano & Ciampa used their DIY theme song and gear again. After the match, Candice LeRae runs down to check on Gargano. Candice & Ciampa help Gargano limp up the ramp to the back. They stop on the stage and Ciampa goes to throw Gargano into the big screen but Gargano suckered Ciampa in, sending Ciampa into The LED screen instead. Gargano unloads on Ciampa on the stage and destroys him. Gargano motions for The NXT Title to be his, staring down at Ciampa. The tapings end with Gargano & Candice standing tall and posing together while Ciampa is laid out.