Maryse returns to the ring to take on Brie Bella, a new number one contender for the SmackDown tag titles is decided, Jeff Hardy attempts to cleanse himself of Shinsuke Nakamura prior to his battle with Randy Orton, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Meiko Satomura takes on Killer Kelly in the main event of the first night of this year’s Mae Young Classic!
Kassius Ohno makes a statement, the Forgotten Sons make an impact, Shayna Baszler makes her intentions known, and Velveteen Dream makes Gargano question himself in a good episode of NXT.
Gran Metalik and Tony Nese battle in a very good opener, Lio Rush gets to know Noam Dar, and TJP attempts to insert himself into the title picture in a very good episode of 205 Live.
The Miz and Maryse attempt to avoid Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella (while claiming otherwise) on an okay SmackDown that had a good triple threat tag match and an interesting main event.
Ricochet and Pete Dunne battle the Undisputed Era in a great main event on a very good episode of NXT.
Buddy Murphy takes on Kalisto in a great main event on a 205 Live where Akira Tozawa and Brian Kendrick renewed their rivalry and Mustafa Ali returned!
Pete Dunne defends the UK Title against Zack Gibson, and Deonna Purrazzo returns to NXT when she faces Bianca Belair in an episode of NXT that was otherwise a recap of Takeover: Brooklyn 4.
Noam Dar and TJP battle in their rubber match, and the Lucha House Party take on the team of Murphy and Nese in a crazy fun main event!
NXT Takeover once again provides a great show with five great matches!
Cedric Alexander endures a tough match with Jack Gallagher just days before Summer Slam, Akira Tozawa attempts to shut the mouth of Lio Rush, and Hideo Itami demands more respect on a good episode of 205 Live.
Kairi Sane and Lacey Evans battle to end their feud, Johnny Gargano busts open Tommaso Ciampa, Roderick Strong fights Danny Burch, and more on a good episode of NXT.
Dakota Kai challenges Shayna Baszler for the Women’s Title, Chris Dijak debuts against Ricochet, and Aleister Black finds out who his next challenger will be on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano returns to make an announcement about his future, Lars Sullivan takes on the team of Ricochet and Velveteen Dream, Kairi Sane looks for some revenge against Lacey Evans, and Heavy Machinery take on TM61 in a good episode of NXT.
Candice LeRae confronts Tommaso Ciampa and The Undisputed Era faces Dunne, Lorcan, and Burch in a great main event on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Velveteen Dream has some strong words for Ricochet, and Kassius Ohno attempts to pay Tommaso Ciampa back for his attack on Gargano on a good episode of NXT.
Pete Dunne tries to get revenge on Roderick Strong in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae close the chapter on Andrade Almas and Zelina Vega, and Killian Dain battles Lars Sullivan in a No DQ Match in a very good episode of NXT.
While mostly a recap of Takeover, this episode of NXT had a fun debut and a good match between Kairi Sane and Lacey Evans.
The final NXT before Takeover promised some exciting matches, but mostly ended up just being buildup for this Saturday’s big show.