1/22 NXT TV taping spoilers: Big debut, full coverage of the Royal Rumble weekend taping (spoilers)

Dot Net reader Matt H is at the NXT television taping in Orlando, Florida at the University of Central Florida and is passing along the following report. Refresh the page for his latest updates.

Dark Match

1. Manny Andrade defeated Rich Swann.

NXT TV Taping Week One

1. Baron Corbin beat Johnny Gargano.

2. Mojo Rawley and Zack Ryder beat two enhancement wrestlers.

3. Alexa Bliss (w/Blake & Murphy) defeated Cameron. The worst match I’ve seen in years.

4. Elias Samson beat Jesse Sorensen.

5. Bayley defeated Carmella to retain the NXT Women’s Championship. Bayley won after numerous rollups by both women. Eva Marie and Nia Jax attacked Carmella. Bayley tried to help, but she was knocked off the apron. Asuka ran out and Nia and Eva backed down. Asuka and Bayley teased a match.

Week Two

1. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady and American Alpha (Chad Gable and Jason Jordan) defeated Blake & Murphy, Scott Dawson, and Dash Wilder.

2. Asuka won a women’s match. Asuka beat a woman who was billed as being from New Jersey.

3. Tye Dillinger defeated Alex Riley.

4. Samoa Joe fought Sami Zayn to a double pin in a No. 1 contenders match.

Week Three

1. American Alpha (Gable and Jordan) defeated Blake & Murphy (w/Alexa Bliss).

2. Apollo Crews beat Chris Girard. Weird match with Girard getting a lot of offense.

3. Tommaso Ciampa beat Bull Dempsey. It’s been rapid fire matches. They haven’t had a promo or any segments shown.

4. Nia Jax and Eva Marie defeated Bayley and Carmella. Eva had legit heat.

Week Four

1. The Vaudevillains won a squash match.

Sami Zayn and Samoa Joe will have a two out of three falls match on “Wednesday at Full Sail” (whatever that means as far as this taping is concerned).

2. Elias Samson beat Steve Cutler. Samson came out for the second time tonight and dozens of people legitimately got out of their seats.

3. Emma defeated Santana Garrett. Santana is from Ocala, Florida and was over with the live crowd.

Austin Aries debuted and was blindsided by Baron Corbin.

4. NXT Champion Finn Balor defeated Neville. Balor clapped for Neville. They shook hands. Balor was on the top rope and gave the gun finger gesture.


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