Jordan Myles faced Angel Garza in the semifinals of the Breakout Tournament, Damian Priest battled Keith Lee in the main event, and some matches for Takeover were set up in an okay episode of NXT.
KUSHIDA battles Apollo Crews in a fun match on a pretty good show that also featured the final first round match of the NXT Breakout Tournament and the return of NXT Champion Adam Cole.
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.
Gargano and Riddle face Fish and O’Reilly in the main event of a good episode of NXT that served well as a setup for future shows and matches.
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.
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.
Buddy Murphy challenges Velveteen Dream for the North American Title, Dijakovic announces his intentions, Adam Cole confronts Johnny Gargano, and Kairi Sane gets what might be her final NXT Women’s Title match in a good episode of NXT.
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.
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.
Mia Yim fights Shayna Baszler in the main event of a good episode of NXT that also featured Keith Lee vs Dominik Dijakovic, Borne and Aliyah vs Conti & Xia Li, Ciampa making a proposal to Gargano, and an appearance from the WWE Women’s Tag Champs.
Batista crashes Ric Flair’s birthday celebration on an episode of RAW that also featured Lio Rush challenging Finn Balor for the IC Title, Becky Lynch again breaking her suspension, Aleister Black and Ricochet teaming up against the RAW Tag Champs, and the return of Roman Reigns.
Velveteen Dream challenges Johnny Gargano for the North American Title on a very good episode of NXT that also features Mia Yim vs Xia Li and Roderick Strong vs Aleister Black.
The NXT invasion continues as Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Aleister Black, and Ricochet all compete in matches. Also, Mandy Rose faces Asuka, and a challenger is named for Daniel Bryan’s WWE Title.
NXT invades RAW (sort of) as Ricochet, Aleister Black, Johnny Gargano, and Tommaso Ciampa make their RAW in-ring debuts on an entertaining episode.
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.
Ricochet and Gargano meet in the ring, Bobby Fish takes on Velveteen Dream, Io Shirai and Kairi Sane form a tag team, and the team of Aichner and Barthel battle Lorcan and Burchin a good episode of NXT.
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.
Adam Cole faces EC3 and Bianca Belair tries to stay undefeated against Nikki Cross in a double main event on a good episode of NXT that also featured a very nice tag exhibition from the team of Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel.