Shinsuke Nakamura def. Elias Samson
Though Elias Samson felt NXT General Manager William Regal misinterpreted his mysterious lyrics, The Drifter still relished the opportunity to square off with NXT’s newest Superstar, Shinsuke Nakamura. The King of Strong Style dared Samson to come right at him and quickly took advantage of The Drifter’s eagerness to engage.
Though Samson cut off Nakamura’s blistering offense with a big clothesline, the NXT Universe rallied behind The King of Strong Style as he returned to his feet and staggered The Drifter with a devastating kick, setting up a vicious sequence that culminated in the Kinshasa, putting Samson down for the three-count and ensuring that Nakamura would remain undefeated.