We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
NXT Tag Team Champions The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor) vs. 2 No-Name Jobbers
It is not even announced what local guys are facing the Ascension. Konnor starts and hits a hiptoss and a shoulder tackle. Viktor in, double shoulder tackle by the Ascension. Viktor with a series of chops & uppercuts, followed by a standing backdrop. Viktor sends the one jobber into the other, causing it to be a tag.
Konnor in, Fall of Man by the Ascension for the win.
Winners: NXT Tag Team Champions The Ascension by pinfall (The Fall of Man)
Afterwards, Viktor has a mic and says in one week’s time, our new #1 Contenders will be decided, but will they really be contenders, or just more victims? At NXT Takeover, it will be no different than each and every other day. Konnor says it will be total anni-YAHHH-lation. We will RISE!!
Back from commercial, ring announcer Jojo welcomes the new General Manager of NXT……….William Regal! Regal’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Crowd chants for Regal.
Regal has a mic and says that he has been fortunate enough to be here at Full Sail since the beginning of NXT and it truly is a privilege to be named the new General Manager. So as my first act as General Manager, I would like to announce that on September 11, the special only on the WWE Network, NXT Takeover, your main event contested for the NXT Title, I would like to announce the challenger, so the champion, Adrian Neville, could you please join us?
Adrian Neville’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Neville congrats Regal and says that as a fellow Englishman, it makes me very proud to see you as the new NXT GM. However unfortunately, I’m not just out here for niceities, I’m here to ask you a question and that question is, who’s next? Regal says that having bestowed upon him the title of General Manager, I had to think long and hard. But on September 11 at NXT Takeover, your opponent will be………..
All of a sudden, Tyson Kidd’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring, acting like it is he that Regal is gonna pick for the title shot. Kidd says to Regal that he graciously accepts and I’m honored and humbled to be the #1 Contender to the NXT Title. At NXT Takeover on September 11, it is a FACT I will leave with the NXT Title around my waist.
All of a sudden, Tyler Breeze’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Breeze says to Regal, are you serious? This “uggo?” This “uggo” doesn’t deserve a title shot. In fact, every single person deserves a title shot ahead of him, including his wife. Kidd gets in Breeze’s face.
Sami Zayn’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Zayn says that Breeze is not right about a lot of things, but he is right about one thing, there are people more qualified and more deserving than Kidd and more than Breeze, you’re looking at him, its Sami Zayn. Neville says for everyone to calm down. Everyone is giving their opinion, let me give my own. I know who I want to face at Takeover, I’d like to face Tyson Kidd and Tyler Breeze and you, Sami Zayn, because this is NXT and I’m Adrian Neville, so I’ll face each and every single of you at the same time, what do you say, Mr. Regal? Regal says that it wasn’t exactly what he was thinking of, but on September 11 at Takeover, Adrian Neville, you will face Tyson Kidd, Tyler Breeze and Sami Zayn in a Fatal 4-Way for the NXT Title.
Back from commercial, we go backstage as Veronica Lane interviews NXT GM William Regal. Regal says that tonight, he made the announcement of the main event at Takeover on September 11 and you know that sometimes, good ideas get put right on your doorstep. So I thought, what could I do for tonight? So tonight, in the main event, it will be a tag team match. On one side of the ring, it will be Tyson Kidd & Tyler Breeze and on the other side, Sami Zayn and NXT Champion Adrian Neville.
“The Boss” Sasha Banks vs. “Its” Bayley
Sasha comes out to new music. “Bayley’s gonna hug you” chants by the crowd. Sasha piefaces and slaps Bayley early. Bayley drives Sasha into the corner and hits a series of shoulders to the ribs. Sasha sends Bayley onto the apron and sends her into the turnbuckles. Back in, Sasha gains a nearfall. Commentary mentions Sasha working at Madison Square Garden a month ago. Sasha places Bayley across the middle rope and hits double knees to the ribs. Sasha then places Bayley across the bottom rope and hits a double stomp for a nearfall. Japanese Stranglehold applied by Sasha, crowd wills on Bayley. Bayley gets to her feet, but Sasha drives her back down. Sasha unloads with back clubs, then drives Bayley’s face repeatedly into the mat. Sasha gains another nearfall. Bayley fights back, but Sasha with another back club. Sasha chokes Bayley with her foot in the corner. Sasha then walks across Bayley’s back in the ropes. Sasha presses her foot against the back of Bayley’s head. Sasha gains another nearfall. Bayley comes back with a big forearm.
Sasha goes off Bayley’s blind side, but Bayley catches her with the Belly-to-Bayley for the win.
Winner: “Its” Bayley by pinfall (Belly-to-Bayley)
Afterwards, Renee Young interviews Bayley and mentions that she will be challenging Charlotte for the NXT Women’s Title at Takeover on September 11. Bayley says that winning the NXT Women’s Title isn’t something she is dreaming about, it is something she is prepared for. When you’re a kid and you have a poster of a kitten hanging from a branch and it says, “Hang in there,” that’s me. I’ve hung in NXT and I’ve trained and prepared, I’m gonna turn this dream into a reality and beat Charlotte to become the new NXT Women’s Champion.
All of a sudden, Charlotte’s music hits and she makes her way to the ring. Charlotte says to Bayley to look at the tears in her eyes, being the NXT Women’s Champion is a huge responsibility and an honor, then tells the crowd to “shut up.” Charlotte says Bayley is too nice, if I saw a cat or a kitten in a tree, I’d knock it out and say “Oops, life’s tough, welcome to reality.” I’m telling you now to give up before you embrass yourself. Bayley tells Charlotte to look at her, you are obviously not taking me as a threat and I’m coming after you for that title and I’m gonna win. Charlotte says for Bayley to stick to hugs before I destroy you. Bayley says that she is not going anywhere and I don’t even want to hug, I just want to wish you good luck. Bayley extends her hand, but Charlotte walks away and leaves the ring. Charlotte says she warned Bayley and leaves.
“The New York Nightmare” Bull Dempsey vs. Angelo Dawkins
Before the match, Bull cuts a inset promo. Bull says to Mojo Rawley that its not a game, this is real life. You can stay hyped all you want, but to me, all you are is hype and when you come face-to-face with the Wrecking Ball, you’re not gonna need a doctor, you’re gonna need a priest and last thing you’re gonna hear is “Bull, Bull, Bull.”
Bull with a knee to the ribs and a back club to Dawkins early. Series of gut shots by Bull in the corner, followed by a series of back elbows. Dawkins tries for a Sunset Flip, but Bull with a butt drop for a nearfall. Series of elbow drops by Bull for a nearfall. Big kneelift by Bull, followed by a kneedrop. Bull stomps away at Dawkins and chokes him with his boot. Dawkins fights back, but Bull with a back club, then pulls at Dawkins’ face. Dawkins fights back again, but Bull with another back club and goes to the face again. Elbow to the back and a knee to the ribs by Bull. Series of gut shots by Bull in the corner, but Dawkins fights back with left hands, followed by an elbow to the top of the head.
Dawkins goes for a crossbody, but Bull catches him and hits the Bulldozer for the win.
Winner: “The New York Nightmare” Bull Dempsey by pinfall (The Bulldozer)
Bull celebrates his win afterward.
Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews the Legionaires, who are laughing about what they did to Enzo Amore last week. Sylvester LeFort says if anyone saw the look on that greaseball’s face? Marcus Louis says it was a disgusting piece of American filth. LeFort says that the biggest joke is that he wants to face me in a Hair vs. Hair match. Louis says Enzo is a slob and that is why on behalf of my partner here, I’m proud to say we accept that match. Be hair or be square! LeFort doesn’t seem too happy about this and the Legionaires talk to each other in French, then leave.
Main Event: Tyson Kidd & “Prince Pretty” Tyler Breeze vs. Sami Zayn & NXT Champion “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Adrian Neville
Neville & Breeze start. Neville backs Breeze into the ropes, Breeze works over Neville’s arm. Neville uses his agility to reverse out and take Breeze down. Zayn in, back club to Breeze. Neville in, double sledge to Breeze. Zayn in, double stomp off the top to Breeze’s back for a 1 count. Zayn works over Breeze’s arm, followed by an inverted atomic drop. Zayn clotheslines Breeze to the outside. Kidd comes in, but Zayn with an inverted atomic drop. Neville in as Zayn with a front slam, then gets on all fours. Neville climbs up Zayn’s back and springs off, hitting Kidd with a corkscrew moonsault! “That was awesome” chants by the crowd. Neville gets Breeze back in and gets a 1 count. Breeze drives Neville into his corner. Kidd in, unloads with stomps to Neville in the corner. Elbow to the back of Neville’s head, then Neville is sent onto the apron. Neville goes for an enziguri, but Kidd blocks it and hits one of his own. The ref backs Kidd up, but it allows Breeze to superkick Neville from the apron, knocking Neville down. Kidd gets a nearfall. Kidd with a snapmare and a Victim Kick to Neville. Breeze tags in as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Breeze sends Neville into his corner. Kidd in as Breeze places Neville in the Tree of Woe, then Kidd goes outside and pulls at Neville’s head. Back in, Kidd with a series of knees and a dropkick to Neville while Neville is trapped in the Tree of Woe. Kidd releases Neville from the ropes and gains a nearfall. Chinlock applied by Kidd, crowd wills on Neville. Neville counters out with a back suplex. Breeze in and stops Neville from tagging Zayn. Breeze with a gut kick and a kneedrop to Neville for a nearfall. Breeze with elbows to the top of Neville’s head, gains another nearfall. Front chancery applied by Breeze, crowd wills on Neville. Neville gets to his feet, but Breeze with a knee to the ribs. Kidd in, chest kick to Neville. Kidd stomps away at Neville and chokes him with his boot. Kidd charges in, but Neville catches him with a dropkick to the knees. Zayn in, 2 clotheslines to Kidd. Kidd goes for a flapjack, but Zayn counters it with a dropkick. Zayn brings Breeze in the hard way, then catches Kidd with a back elbow. Zayn springs to the top and wipes out both Breeze & Kidd with a crossbody. Power Driver by Zayn to Kidd for a nearfall. “OLE” chant for Zayn. Zayn goes for the Blue Thunder Bomb, but Kidd blocks it with elbows. Kidd with a Spinning Fisherman for a nearfall. Breeze in, but Zayn catches him charging in with an Exploder into the turnbuckles! Neville in, springboard dropkick to Breeze, followed by a Standing Shooting Star Press, but Kidd breaks up the pin. Kidd knocks Zayn off the apron, but Neville avoids a double team and sends Kidd onto the apron. Breeze charges in, but Neville avoids him and Breeze accidentally knocks Kidd off the apron! Neville with an O’Connor Roll on Breeze for a nearfall. Neville with a head kick to Breeze, then heads up top for Red Arrow, but Breeze crotches him. Zayn charges in, going for the OLE Kick on Breeze, but Breeze ducks and Zayn accidentally hits Neville, knocking him off the turnbuckles! Zayn is upset about kicking his own partner and Kidd tags himself in. Breeze is unhappy about this, so Kidd shoves Breeze right into the Blue Thunder Bomb by Zayn.
Kidd throws Zayn outside and pins the fallen Neville for the win.
Winners: Tyson Kidd & “Prince Pretty” Tyler Breeze by pinfall
Afterwards, Zayn gets back in and lays out Kidd with the OLE Kick in the corner. Zayn stands tall in the ring, then goes over and grabs the NXT Title belt. Zayn stands tall, looking down at the NXT Title belt in his hand as the show closes.