WWE NXT from Tower Theater Recap
- Updated: February 18, 2016
Upper Darby PA: Whenever the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) comes to Philadelphia it is always a big deal and it was on Thursday night from a SOLD OUT Tower Theater in Upper Darby PA for the future stars of the WWE called WWE NXT. This was the 2nd time that NXT has performed at Tower Theater. Below is the reaction of some of the stars about them performing in Philadelphia.
— Bayley (@itsBayleyWWE) February 19, 2016
I need to get me a cheesesteak! 😼 #NXTPhilly
— Carmella (@CarmellaWWE) February 18, 2016
The Show started with a Video from WWE COO Triple H welcoming everyone to NXT and went to say “ARE YOU READY for NXT” and the SOLD Out answered YES. There was 7 matches on the card including the NXT Women’s Championship match.
The first match was a tag match between Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady as they took on The Vaudevillains, which was a very entertaining match, during the match they would pull out some boxing and the crowd started to chant “This is Boxing” as Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady picked up the win. Next was the first of 3 women’s matches on the card as Carmella took on Peyton Royce, this was a very good match with a lot of action as Carmella picked up the win by making Peyton Royce tap out. The next match was Apollo Crews taking on Elias Sampson, before the match, Sampson started to sing and the crowd went nuts and started a “SHUT the F**K UP” & “Pittsburgh Sucks” Chant as Sampson is from pittsburgh and during the match a Loud “LETS GO FLYERS” chant broke out as Apollo Crews picked up the win.
The Co main event was the NXT Women’s championship as Bayley defended her title against Alexa Bliss, this was a very good match with alot of action and both stars landed some big moves and Bayley would pickup the win by pin fall to retain her title.
First match after intermission was Sami Zayn taking on Alex Riley, it was an ok match as Zayn picked up the win over Riley. the 3rd divas match was Asuka taking on Eva Marie, this was an ok match and the crowd was very vocal towards Eva Marie which had a loud “You Cant Wrestle” Chant to Eva Marie and then “PLEASE RETIRE” Chant, Asuka would win this match as she would make Eva Marie Tap Out. The main event was NXT champion Finn Balor & Austin Aries taking on Samoa Joe & Baron Corbin. This was the first match that Austin Aries took part on the road since he signed with NXT, there was a lot of action as the team of Finn Balor & Austin Aries picked up the win.
Overall it was a great night of action, the future of the WWE is in good hands with the stars of the NXT.
Some of the NXT Stars thanked the fans of Philadelphia
Thank you #NXTPhilly!!! 💋💋💋
— Carmella (@CarmellaWWE) February 19, 2016
— Austin Healy Aries (@AustinAries) February 19, 2016