Camacho def. Tyson Kidd
On paper, this match didn't interest me a ton, but it actually exceeded my expectations the longer it went. Camacho has never done anything for me, personally, but the guy could hold his own in the ring and Kidd is obviously excellent. Plus, the distraction from Michael McGillicutty at ringside not only cost Kidd the victory but furthered that feud as well. This was a solid way to kick off the evening.
Bray Wyatt def. Aiden English
After weeks and weeks of vignettes and anticipation, we finally received the debut of Bray Wyatt on this show, and he definitely did not disappoint. It's almost amazing to think he was once Husky Harris because you would never know they are the same person. He captivated me with his promo and his presence from the moment he walked out on the stage and the way he came across in this match was magical. If you want to see what Wyatt felt like before he was damaged by bad booking, look no further than this bout.
The Prime Time Players def. The Usos
This was an interesting match to place in the main event of NXT considering neither team exactly consisted of "rookies." Sure, Kidd and McGillicutty headlined the season premiere of NXT the month prior, but they had history. This was more of a random match you would typically see on SmackDown. It was a fine outing, but the Players were just starting to get their feet wet as a tag team and needed more mic time to really get over with the audience as heels.
With only three matches, this edition of NXT was pretty enjoyable with Kidd vs. Camacho being a lot better than I thought it would be, Wyatt finally making his debut, and the Players and The Usos contesting a decent matchup in the main event. Oddly enough, two-thirds of this show featured talent that had already wrestled on the main roster, but it was a nice break from the string of squash matches we usually received on these early episodes of NXT.
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