Byron Saxton has just been informed that Tyler Breeze has entered the building.
Rusev is out, wearing a full-length garment for a change, set to go one-on-one with Kofi Kingston. Kofi looks like a civilian compared to Rusev, who starts dominant. Kofi's selling makes Rusev look like a million bucks; he's really able to make Rusev's slow, powerful offense look effective and dangerous. Kofi makes a sudden comeback and hits the Boom Drop, then a cross body into a near fall. Rusev's manager comes up the stairs behind Kofi for the distraction, and Rusev throws him off the turnbuckle and slaps the Camel Clutch on Kofi to get the win.
Natalya is here to go one-on-one with Emma for the #1 Contender spot for the NXT Women's Championship. Lots of back-and-forth holds to start off; head scizzor, arm drag takedown, a few side headlocks. A bit of corner offense for both of 'em, and the sequence ends with Emma's tarantula locked in on Natalya. Natalya turns it arounds after Emma's near fall and has Emma in one hell of an abdominal stretch, followed by a submission I've never even seen before. If you're not a fan of either Natalya or Emma, you will be when you seen this match. Emma rolls up Natalya after the Sharpshooter attempt for a near fall, then applies a Sharpshooter-esque hold of her own to win by submission. Natalya lifts her hand after the match.
Renee Young is here to announce the first ever NXT sing-off. Aiden English is here to compete in a sing-off… against Big Cass, Colin Cassidy. I'm still not sure if Aiden English is supposed to be face or heel, but the crowd is loving his singing. Cassidy is surprisingly good at singing – seriously – and works "Sawft" into the end of the song. Cassidy wins the first round, and English demands a rematch. Cassidy sings a rendition of "My Girl" but works "You Suck" in instead of My Girl. English has had enough and takes him out at the knee.
Tyler Breeze makes his first appearance of the night! He's going one-on-one with "the Welsh Batista", Mason Ryan. Mason Ryan is offensive early, but once he goes out of the ring to clothesline Sylvester Lefort, who is here at ringside to bribe Ryan, Breeze is able to regain his composure and his a spinning heel kick to win the match quickly.
Byron Saxton has just been informed that Tyler Breeze has left the building.
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