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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ricochet defends his North American title against an NXT almuni in an open challenge, EC3 goes after revenge on Bobby Fish, Mia Yim faces Reina Gonzalez to qualify for a number one contender’s match, and The Mighty suffer the wrath of Burch and Lorcan in a good 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.
NXT WarGames II continues the tradition of great Takeovers with a crazy WarGames match, a great NXT Title match between Dream and Ciampa, an emotional fight between Gargano and Black, and a tense battle for the Women’s Title between Baszler and Sane (plus a surprise or two).
Heavy Machinery fights the Forgotten Sons, Taynara Conti takes on Dakota Kai, and Velveteen Dream battles Lars Sullivan in a good episode of NXT.
The Street Profits once again attempt to get revenge on The Mighty, Mercedes Martinez battles Nikki Cross, Burch and Lorcan have their hands full with Mendoza and Carillo, and Matt Riddle debuts against Menzies in a great episode of NXT.