WWE NXT Results – January 17, 2018: The Authors of Pain vs. The Street Profits


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Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight versus Riddick Moss and Tino Sabbatelli

Otis and Tino start things off and they lock up.  Otis sends Tino to the mat and he poses.  Tino with a drop kick that staggers Otis and then he sends Otis into the turnbuckles.  Otis with a shoulder tackle and then he catches Tino on a cross body attempt and Otis with a slam.  Otis with a splash into the corner and then he assists Knight into the ring with a slingshot senton and he gets a near fall.  Knight with a front face lock and he swings Tino around.  Moss tags in and Knight with a single leg take down into a front face lock.  Moss gets to the ropes and then he punches Knight.

Knight with a waist lock take down into a front face lock and he swings Moss around, but not as effectively as with Tino.  Otis tags in and they sandwich Moss with a series of splashes.  Otis with a worm into an elbow drop and he gets a near fall.  Otis punches Tino and then he tries to power slam Moss but Tino grabs the leg.  Moss with a clip and Tino tags in and he punches Otis.  Tino kicks Otis and then he tags in Moss who punches and kicks Dozovic.  Moss with an elbow to the head and then he applies  a rear chin lock.  Otis with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down.

Knight tags in and he connects with shoulder tackles and follows with a hip toss.  Knight with a drop kick to Tino.  Knight with a splash to Moss in the corner and then he hip tosses Tino and clotheslines him over the top rope to the floor.  Moss with a rollup and his feet on the ropes for the three count.

Winners:  Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss

Adam Cole says Takeover is their event.  In Philadelphia, Cole says he fights Aleister Black.  There are a million and one ways to beat him and hurt him.  He will mangle and injure Black.  Kyle and Bobby say that everyone wants a shot at the tag champs.  Kyle says what they fail to realize is that this is the Undisputed Era.  Fish says you are earning the right to step up and gets dropped by Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish.

We go to commercial.

We are back with footage of what happened last week during the tag title match and the announcement of the Extreme Rules match between Aleister Black and Adam Cole.  we see some vintage ECW footage.

Roderick Strong versus Fabian Aichner

They lock up and Strong with a side head lock.  Aichner with a hammer lock but Strong with a reversal.  Strong with an arm bar and Aichner with a punch.  Fabian with a shoulder tackle but Strong with a jumping leg lariat and a near fall.  Aichner with an Irish whip but Strong with an elbow.  Aichner sends Strong into the corner and Strong floats over.  Aichner catches Strong and hits a power slam as we go to commercial.

We are back and Aichner with an abdominal stretch but Strong escapes.  Strong with a chop but Aichner with a power slam for a near fall.  Aichner with a chop and kicks in the corner.  The referee warns Aichner as he pulls him out of the corner.  Aichner with a kick and he sets for a power bomb but Strong gets to his feet and Strong with forearms and a chop.  Strong with a flying clothesline and shoulders in the corner followed by a chop.  Strong with a running forearm and he tries for the Olympic slam but Aichner counters into an arm drag.  Strong pulls Aichner out of the corner and hits a back breaker for a near fall.

Strong gets Aichner on his shoulders but Aichner gets to his feet and connects with a European uppercut followed by a tilt-a-whirl back breaker.  Aichner goes to the apron and then he goes for a springboard move but Strong catches Aichner and hits a uranage backbreaker followed by the Strong Hold that forces Aichner to tap out.

Winner:  Roderick Strong

After the match, Roderick Strong says someone came out and asked for a fight.  Strong says he feels the same way.  He has run through all of the competition in NXT, just like him.  Strong has entered the ring with a force like he has never seen.  That is a force that he wants to destroy.  Roderick challenges Lars Sullivan.

We go to TM 61 and they are cutting promos and we go to a video package.

Nick says that there was not that much wrestling in Australia when he started with Shane.  He says they met when they were 16.  Nick says he thought Shane was insane when he first met him.  Nick says he considers himself a hero to Shane.  Shane says they are different outside the ring.  Nick says they have a natural chemistry.  Shane says they know what the other is going to do and then they fail at a high five.

Shane reminds Nick that he almost knocked him out and Nick says Shane ran into his foot.  Shane says they brought the best out of each other so why not work as a team.  They mention that they went to a training camp for Harley Race.  Shane says that some might consider it under them, but it was Harley Race.  Eventually WWE gave them a look and we see their tryout footage.  They knew they were not at the level to make it to the WWE at that time so they went to Japan and were Young Boys.  They talked about cleaning the dojo and training every day.

Shane says their defining moment was when they had a GHC Junior Tag Title Match.  There is a time when it is more than titles and it is about respect.  Shane says it is time for the rest of the world to see what they can do.

We will see part two next week.

We go to commercial.

Aliyah versus Lacey Evans

They lock up and Evans with a wrist lock.  Aliyah with a reversal.  Evans with a reversal of her own.  Aliyah is sent to the mat when she tries to reverse the wrist lock.  Aliyah with a double leg take down and jackknife cover.  Aliyah with a forearm after escaping a backslide attempt.  Aliyah with a snap mare and crucifix cover.  Lacey goes to the apron and she runs Aliyah’s eyes across the top rope.  Lacey with a slingshot elbow drop for a near fall.  Evans sends Aliyah into the turnbuckles and she wraps the arm in the ropes.  Evans with kicks in the corner.  Evan with a hesitation bronco buster and she gets a near fall.

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