We see the usual intro, then the Jersey Boys come out for our opening match. Jersey Boys do their usual introduction, then introduce Carmella. Carmella does her usual introduction as the crowd chants “We want Blue Pants”. Carmella says that Blue Pants went back to the clearance rack, then says that her opponent tonight, Emma, likes to dance, well, I like to dance too and will do so after I embarass her in front of the entire NXT Universe. Jersey Boys then spell out “SAWFT.”
Carmella w/The Jersey Boys def. Emma by submission with the Inverted Headscissors.
Afterwards, Carmella hugs Cass, but piefaces Enzo again.
NXT Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Finals: Adrian Neville def. Baron Corbin to advance to the Finals by pinfall with the Red Arrow after Bull Dempsey interfered, sending Corbin into the ringpost.
We go to a promo from earlier this week with NXT Champion Sami Zayn, talking about the NXT Title match with Kevin Owens next week at Takeover: Rival. Zayn says that Owens fleeced him and Regal in the contract signing last week to get his title shot. Zayn says he doesn’t believe what Owens says about this not being personal, because it is now. At Takeover, I will beat the hell outta him.
Bayley def. Becky Lynch w/Sasha Banks by pinfall with the Belly-to-Bayley after Sasha threw Lynch back into the ring, distracting her.
Afterwards, Sasha & Lynch have a shoving match, then Charlotte heads out onto the rampway and all 4 women stare each other down.
We go to a promo from earlier this week with Kevin Owens, talking about the NXT Title match with Sami Zayn next week at Takeover: Rival. Owens admits that he goaded Zayn and Regal into making the match for the NXT Title, or he was not gonna sign the contract to face Zayn. Owens says he got what he wanted and at Takeover, 2 months to the day after my debut, I will win the NXT Title.
Backstage, Devin Taylor interviews Tyler Breeze, who says he plans to watch the rest of the #1 Contenders Tournament very closely.
Adrian Neville joins commentary for the main event.
Main Event in a NXT Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Final Match: Finn Balor def. Hideo Itami to advance to the Finals by pinfall with the Coup de Grace.
During the match, we have another set of technical difficulties caused by the impending debut of Solomon Crowe.
Afterwards, Balor & Itami shake hands, then Balor & Neville have a staredown as they will met in the Finals. Balor & Neville then meet on the rampway and shake hands.
We close NXT with a video package on the main event of next week’s Takeover: Rival live special for the NXT Title between champion Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens.