WWE NXT tapings spoilers (02/02/2018)
We're onto the second night of WWE NXT tapings following the incredibly emotional conclusion to the NXT tapings on February 1st, 2018. There were three title matches, a top NXT Superstar leaving, a new tag team debuting and the return of the Dusty Rhodes Classic tournament was announced, which starts tonight!
So without further ado, here are the opening rounds of the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Classic, and the last three episodes of NXT we'll see before another set of tapings takes place in March, leading up to the next TakeOver n April. (Full credit to FL Wrestling Fan for the excellent coverage).
February 28th Episode
Kassius Ohno def. John Skyler
Nikki Cross def. Vanessa Borne - This match was a retape from yesterday's match because Borne debuted a dominatrix gimmick, carrying a whip to the ring, and licked Cross' ear during the match. These were deemed not-PG, so the match had to be retaped.
Adam Cole def. Cezar Bononi
The Velveteen Dream def. Tyler Bate
Shayna Baszler Def. Kairi Sane - Baszler reportedly received incredibly loud boos from the crowd when she tapped Sane. Baszler then cuts a promo from the announce table saying the next time she sees Ember Moon, she will either take the title or take a limb.
Andrade "Cien" Almas and Zelina Vega cut an in-ring promo. They verbally attack Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae, with Vega calling Candice out for milking off of her man's success, whilst she creates her man's.
Aleister Black and Killian Dain interrupt the promo, but Dain lays out Aleister Black to end the show. Looks like their match will be a #1 Contender's match for Almas's title.