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.
This show had some surprises, and the main event tag match helped make this a show worth watching even though most of the actual wrestling isn’t anything special.
This show felt like a promo for another show. There were lots of matches, but all but one were squashes.
Storylines seemed to take a backseat this week, but that allowed Cedric Alexander’s NXT debut to take center stage.
This was a good episode of NXT with two very nice matches and two that were basically exhibitions.
NXT gives Summer Slam a run for its money with another great Takeover with some fantastic title matches.
The matches were short, but things are shaping up nicely for Takeover.
Hideo Itami returns to the ring, Asuka tries to mess with Bayley’s head, Bobby Roode addresses the NXT Universe, and The Revival takes on TM61 in a show that pushes NXT towards Takeover.
A good show that felt a little like a continuation from last week in its changing of the guard due to the draft.
A great show from start to finish.
Not many things might have been settled here, but this was a good show with some good, or at least interesting, matches.
Bayley put her title on the line against her friend Carmella in a match that had some surprising and satisfying elements.
Despite some of the obvious character-building, the main event made this show. Balor versus Crews was a very good match. Not a classic, but it was a departure from the regular WWE/NXT formula.
The first Full Sail NXT of 2016 set up some possible new directions for its singles title holders, but the show itself got NXT off to a slow start for the year.
It’s a fresh start for NXT as Sami Zayn returns, Elias Samson debuts, and new directions are taken in the aftermatch of Takeover!
After weeks of buildup, Takeover: London was a satisfying payoff and a very good show.
A pretty good show and a nice final stop before Takeover next week. All the right things were built up, and there was some pretty good wrestling on the show as well.
Highlighted by a main event that saw Tomasso Ciampa try to defeat Samoa Joe in a hard-hitting matchup, this edition of NXT from December 2, 2015 was good, but seemed to fall into the recurring trap of too many matches and not enough time.
The tag titles and the Women’s title are on the line in a night that saw lots of drama and buildup, but not much wrestling.
With an unusual amount of squash matches, this show could have been better, but a title match main event helped to elevate the entertainment.