For the third year in a row, NXT Takeover invades Brooklyn, NY for the hottest show of the summer. This years event features five matches and every single title will be defended. The main events will see the undefeated NXT Women's Champion Asuka take on Ember Moon and NXT Champion Bobby Roode defending against Drew McIntyre.
Match 1: Andrade “Cien” Almas w/Zelina Vega defeats Johnny Gargano
Gargano hits Almas with a pair of super kicks then throws him into the corner. As Gargano sets up Meet in the Middle, Vega throws a #DIY shirt at Gargano, distracting him enough to let Almas hit a torpedo dropkick. Almas then hits the hammer-lock DDT and picks up the win via pinfall.
Match 2: NXT Tag Team Championship
Sanity (Eric Young & Alexander Wolfe) w/ Nikki Cross & Killian Dain defeat
The Authors of Pain w/ Paul Ellering
A chaotic finish sees Young and Wolfe take the advantage after a pair of suicide dives on to Akam and Rezar. Nikki Cross jumps into the ring looking to do the same, but Paul Ellering cuts her off. As the ref tries to get them both out the ring Nikki gets away and jumps of the top rope for a crossbody onto Akam. Akam catches Nikki but Killain Dain takes the both out with a crossbody through an earlier set up table. Young an Wolfe take advantage in the ring, hitting Rezar with the finisher and picking up the pinfall victory and becoming the New NXT Tag Team Champions!
After the match, NXT new comers Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly hit the ring attacking anyone left standing in the ring and posed with the NXT tag belts.
Match 3: Aleister Black defeats Hideo Itami
Hideo Itami looks for the Go-To-Sleep to put Aleister Black away, but Black battles out. Itami does some taunting and screams for respect. Itami charges in to Black Mass and he's out. Black makes the pin to pick up the win.
Match 4: NXT Women's Championship
Asuka retains over Ember Moon
Ember Moon, bad shoulder and all, manages to hit Asuka with the Eclipse, but the determined champion refused to lay down. Ember went for a second Eclipse, but Asuka held the ref in the way so Ember went for a cross-body over the ref. Asuka rolled it in to a pin, also grabbing a handful of tights. The ref see the cheating and calls the pin off. Super kick to Asuka but she still kicks out. Asuka plays possum grabbing Ember into a cross arm-breaker as she reached down. Ember gets out but then gets locked into the Asuka lock in the middle of the ring. Ember fights for awhile but eventual is forced to tap out, giving the undefeated champion the submission victory.
Match 5: NXT Championship
Drew McIntyre defeated Bobby Roode to win the NXT Title
McIntyre clotheslines Roode off the top. McIntyre kips up and tries to pick up Roode. Roode fights out of it and hits a Manhattan drop. Roode bounces off the ropes but McIntyre picks Roode up in an air raid crash. Roode kicks out. Roode stuns McIntyre on the top rope. Roode goes up top again. McIntyre cuts Roode off and joins him on the top rope. McIntyre sets up a superplex but Roode knocks McIntyre off the top. McIntyre hops back up but Roode crotches him on the top rope. Roode drops McIntyre into the tree of woe. Roode screams about this being his NXT. McIntyre sits up and suplexes Roode off the top.
McIntyre calls for the Claymore. Roode is out on the mat. McIntyre tries to pick up Roode but Roode turns it into a jackknife pin for a two count. McIntyre tries to hit the Future Shock DDT but Roode counters into the back stabber. Roode lights McIntyre up with chops in the corner, then a corner clothesline. Roode misses a clothesline and McIntyre traps him in a backslide. Roode kicks out but McIntyre manages to hit the Future Shock DDT! Roode kicks out! McIntyre picks up Roode in a fireman’s carry. McIntyre climbs up top but Roode counters into a powerbomb off the top. McIntyre kicks out a two. McIntyre and Roode trade strikes in the middle of the ring. Roode hits an enziguri. McIntyre rolls into the corner. McIntyre explodes out of the corner and obliterates Roode with the Claymore! Roode gets his foot on the rope to break the pin. Roode rolls to the outside.
McIntyre tries to go outside to retrieve Roode. The referee stops McIntyre for some reason. McIntyre dives over the top onto Roode. McIntyre grabs Roode and pulls him back into the ring. McIntyre calls for the Claymore once again. Roode reverses it into a spine buster! Roode picks up McIntyre for the Glorious DDT but McIntyre counters it into a pin. Roode kicks out. Roode hits the ropes and hits a tilt-a-whirl Glorious DDT! McIntyre somehow kicks out! Roode picks up McIntyre and hits another Glorious DDT. Instead of going the pin, Roode picks McIntyre up for another Glorious DDT. McIntyre counters with a headbutt. McIntyre hits the Claymore out of nowhere for the win!
After the match, Kyle O'Reilly and Booby Fish are standing in the corner. Drew goes over to them and as they discuss something ADAM COLE attacks from behind. O'Reilly and Fish hold Drew up for an Adam Cole super kick and the night ends with the new blood standing tall.