The 25th NXT Takeover provided a night of great matches and memorable moments. This was possibly the most consistently great Takeover out of all of them.
The final NXT before Takeover XXV contains two great, important matches as well as a pretty good preview for the upcoming tag title match.
The War/Viking Raiders attempt to deal with their NXT Titles as their time in NXT nears its end and Drew Gulak scouts a possible future opponent on an okay episode of NXT.
Adam Cole and Matt Riddle face each other one on one, Raul Mendoza takes on the returning Riddick Moss, and Mia Yim fights Bianca Belair in a good episode of NXT.
KUSHIDA makes his NXT in-ring debut against Kassius Ohno, Velveteen Dream has a message for Dijakovic, and the Forgotten Sons take on Burch, Lorcan, and Carrillo in a good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano faces Roderick Strong in a non-title match, the Street Profits have a plan to take down the War Raiders, Candice LeRae and Kacy Catanzaro take on Vanessa Borne and Aliyah, and Jaxson Ryker tries to beat up Humberto Carrillo on a good episode of NXT.
The Street Profits take on Aichner & Barthel, Candice LeRae tries to shut the mouth of Aliyah, and Danny Burch attempts to stop Jaxson Ryker in a pretty good episode of NXT that served mostly as a recap of Takeover: New York.
Kairi Sane and Bianca Belair battle in the main event to build some momentum in the final NXT before Takeover: New York.
Adam Cole confronts Johnny Gargano, Shayna Baszler makes another statement in the women’s division, Matt Riddle warms up for his North American Title match by taking on Kona Reeves, and this year’s Dusty Classic winners are decided in a good episode of NXT.
Triple H makes a huge announcement regarding the NXT Title match at Takeover: New York, and a new contender for the title is decided in a great main event.
The semifinals of the Dusty Classic are decided, Shayna Baszler finds out who she will face at Takeover, and Johnny Gargano makes a statement on a good episode of NXT.
All four matches in the first round of this year’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic are decided in a great episode of NXT.
Baszler, Duke, and Shafir team up to take on Shirai, Sane, and Belair in the main even of a good episode of NXT that also featured Drew Gulak versus Matt Riddle in a beautifully brutal battle.
Kairi Sane and Io Shirai run circles around Jessamyn Suke and Marina Shafir, and the Street Profits battle the Forgotten Sons in two good tag matches on what was otherwise a recap of NXT Takeover: Phoenix.
Keith Lee battles Kassius Ohno, Dominik Dijakovic takes on Adrian Jaoude, Johnny Gargano fights Humberto Carrillo, The Street Profits have fun with the Metro Brothers, and Bianca Belair comes face to face with Shayna Baszler in a good episode of NXT.
Undisputed Era puts their tag titles on the line against Heavy Machinery and a new contender for the NXT Women’s Title is decided on a very entertaining episode of NXT.
Dakota Kai faces Shayna Baszler (and friends), Punishment Martinez debuts against Matt Riddle, Mendoza and Carrillo fly around the Forgotten Sons, and Ciampa, Black , and Gargano get into a war of words on a very entertaining episode of NXT.
Heavy Machinery fights the Forgotten Sons, Taynara Conti takes on Dakota Kai, and Velveteen Dream battles Lars Sullivan in a good episode of NXT.
WWE NXT Episode 471 #WWENXT Original Air Date: October 3, 2018 Event Date: September 20, 2018 (available on the WWE Network) City: Winter Park, FL Venue: Full Sail University Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson Ring Announcer: Kayla Braxton Backstage Nikki Cross thinks games are fun. She’s looking forward to having fun with …
Ricochet and Pete Dunne fight for each other’s title in a good episode of NXT.