Takeover: Toronto is previewed on this episode of NXT with a bunch of videos to get us ready for the big show. Also, Shane Thorne took on Joaquin Wilde in a good match.
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.
This week’s RAW was an average show with some good moments scattered throughout.
This year’s Extreme Rules was an up and down show with some really good, some not so good, and some fairly uninteresting matches.
The Street Profits put their tag title on the line against Burch and Lorcan in a great main event on an entertaining NXT that also featured another fun Breakout Tournament match (Myles vs BOA) and a look at the new Io Shirai!
Match shenanigans are out of control on a not so great episode of RAW.
Styles gets a shot at the US Title, Maria Kanellis reveals some big news, Drake Maverick tries to enjoy his honeymoon, Samoa Joe makes a statement in the ring, Strowman and Lashley have an explosive match, and more on an interesting episode of RAW.
The NXT Breakout Tournament begins with Angel Garza versus Joaquin Wilde, and Io Shirai challenges Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Title in a cage match in a good episode of NXT.
Damian Priest debuts against Raul Mendoza, Taynara Conti faces Xia Li, and the Undisputed Era battles Dream, Breeze, and Riddle in a six man tag match on a good episode of NXT.
Mia Yim and Bianca Belair settle their rivalry, and Kona Reeves tries to get a win back from Keith Lee on a good episode of NXT that mostly serves as a recap of Takeover XXV.
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.
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.
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.
All four matches in the first round of this year’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic are decided in a great episode of NXT.
Ricochet and Adam Cole face off in a good main event on a show that also featured Dijakovic versus Shane Thorne, Taynara Conti versus Aliyah, and the Street Profits versus Carrillo and Stacey Ervin Jr.
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.