This episode of NXT was rather forgettable, though it did feature No Way Jose’s first match after his return last week and a hard-hitting bout between Hideo Itami and Oney Lorcan.
NXT bounces back from an average Takeover in April to put on a great show in Chicago!
The final stop before Takeover: Chicago didn’t have much in the way of new developments, but it was an okay show regardless.
Including the results of the fallout from the women’s battle royal last week, matches for all of NXT’s titles at Takeover: Chicago are determined in this episode, including a great number one contender match between Hideo Itami and Roderick Strong.
Asuka makes a decision during a number one contender battle roayl that will affect her next title defense in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Tyler Bate puts his UK title on the line against Jack Gallagher, and Ruby Riot can’t seem to get away from Nikki Cross in this very entertaining episode of NXT.
Tye Dillinger says farewell to NXT in a satisfying ending to his feud with Eric Young and SAnitY inside a steel cage.
Drew McIntyre makes his NXT in-ring debut in a hard-hitting affair with Oney Lorcan.
Though this felt more like a continuation of stroylines rather than a culmination, this year’s Wrestlemania-weekend Takeover had some very good matches and really fantastic moments. It wasn’t all spectacular, but it was very entertaining.
The entire second round of the Dusty Classic is decided in some good matches, though two of those matches are marred by injuries.
Roderick Strong makes his NXT debut teaming up with Austin Aries in a good episode of NXT.
With a handful of debuts, two more matches in the Dusty Classic, and a minor payoff to Samoa Joe’s attacks over the last few weeks, this was an entertaining episode of NXT.