[Show: WWE NXT] [Location: Winter Park, FL] [Date: 2/18/14] [Airing live on the WWE Network]
Welcome To WWE NXT, highlights are shown of Kevin Owens defeating Sami Zayn at NXT Takeover: Rival. NXT GM William Regal appears in his office and explains the rules of a championship match. Regal said that Owens is a prizefighter. He said he makes the rules here in NXT and books Owens vs. Adrian Neville. He said that this is a new era in NXT and it begins right now.
The champ is here. Kevin Owens makes his way down to the ring.
He said that there are some people who are upset with him and how he became champion. He said he did what he needed to do to give his family a better life. He said that what matters now is that Sami Zayn is the past. When you are done with the past, you look towards the future and that future is Finn Balor. Owens told him to pick a date and he will fight him. He said that no one will take this (the title) from him or his family.
Rhyno makes his way down to the ring as the fans chant, “holy shit.”
Singles Match: Rhyno vs. Elias Samson.
“Gore, Gore, Gore” is chanted from the fans. Rhyno with a series of rights, a belly to belly and the GORE!
Finn Balor cuts a backstage promo about Kevin Owens about how he will fight him anywhere, but is quickly cut off by Rhyno, who walks by him. The two square off and Rhyno walks away.
Tag Team Match: Big Cass and Enzo Amore vs. The Vaudevillains.
Gotch and English double team Enzo in the early going. Enzo ducked a clothesline and got the hot tag to Cass. He cleared the ring with a series of right hands and shoulder blocks. Cass with a side slam to Gotch. A big splash by Cass to English and then a big boot for the win.
Winners: Big Cass and Enzo Amore
Blake and Murphy appear on the big screen. They mock Enzo and Big Cass. They asked how Carmella was doing.
Adrian Neville is shown in the back getting ready. He cuts a backstage promo about his match tonight with Kevin Owens.
CJ Parker is in the ring and says he is taking over the ring. This is not a test appears on the screen. Solomon Crowe appears from behind him and attacks him.
Crowe grabbed a mic and said, “now we resume to the scheduled program.” He leaves through the crowd.
Singles Match: Sasha Banks vs. Blue Pants.
Banks knocked her down, she locked in an arm submission. Blue Pants fought out, ducked a clothesline and rolled up Banks for a near fall. Banks with nailed her with her knees and then hit the Bank Statement for the win.
Non-Title Match: Kevin Owens vs. Adrian Neville.
They two brawl at ringside, Owens rolled back into the ring and Neville hit a hurricanrana followed by a drop kick. Owens hit a gut buster followed by a back splash and then landed some serious right hands.
The beatdown continues as we make our way back from break. Owen locked in a headlock, but Neville fought out. Owens threw Neville to the apron, but Neville kicked him in the face and hit a springboard DDT. They trade forearm shots, Neville with a flying clothesline and then a series of kicks. Owens rolled out of the ring and Neville went to the apron, then to the top rope and hit a moonsault onto Owens. Back inside the ring, Neville with a series of kicks to the chest of Owens. Neville with a kick to the back of the head of Owens. Neville with a springboard dropkick for 2. Owens rolled to the floor and Neville hits a 450 off the top rope onto Owens, who is on the floor! Back in the ring, Neville covered him for 2. Neville off the ropes, but Owens cut him off with a back elbow. Owens runs into a superkick and Neville hit a reverse hurricanrana that spikes Owens into the mat for a near fall. Neville went to the top rope, he missed the shooting star press and Owens hit a powerbomb for the win.
Owens stood tall in the ring over Neville to close the show.
Thanks for watching along and we will see you next time.