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WWE NXT Results:
Cameron Grimes def. Roderick Strong
A video package of Karrion Kross training for his TakeOver match with Finn Balor is played. He talks about the type of training he is doing and what Balor is in for.
A video package is played of Tommaso Ciampa’s highlights in NXT with WALTER narrating. He talks about how much greater he is and then the video package switches to his highlights.
Santos Escobar def. Tyler Breeze. Santos got on the mic before the match to issue an open challenge because he wanted to show how he was the true NXT Cruiserweight champion. Breeze accepted and told him how he worked for everything. Legado del Fantasma looks to attack Breeze after the match but MSK come out to make the save. Grizzled Young Veterans come on the tron after and talk trash to both teams. They talk about how they will be the new NXT Tag Team champions after TakeOver.
The Way are backstage and talk about the battle royal. Gargano talks about how he still hates the idea and questions why Theory is in the match. Theory explains why he is in it and says it will be so Johnny can easily retain on night 2. Candice and Indi then say they want to speak about tonight and how they will show why they are a great team.
A video is shown of a dog running to the CWC.
A video is shown of Io Shirai in the trainer’s room and she is asked about if she regrets picking Raquel Gonzalez after the attack she suffered. She says that is why she picked her.
The Way def. Gigi Dolan and Zayda Ramier. Candice gets on the mic after the match and says they deserve to be NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions. She says they will do it on their time and their way. Candice wants the match at TakeOver and then Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon come out. They get on the mic and accept the challenge by the Way.
Raquel Gonzalez is walking backstage towards the ring with Dakota Kai when Io Shirai shows up. She says she cannot hurt her and starts a fight. Dakota tries to pull her off but Raquel is able to fight her off and staff come down to get in between the two.
Another video is shown of the dog and this time it has entered the CWC.
A video is shown of Roderick Strong during the commercial and he is leaving the CWC. He says he is done and seemingly is giving up his spot in the battle royal.
Raquel Gonzalez def. Zoey Stark. Io Shirai comes to the ring after the match to get more of Raquel. A brawl ensues and Raquel is able to throw Io into the plexiglass and stands tall.
Another video is shown of the dog running throughout the CWC.
KUSHIDA is interviewed backstage and Pete Dunne walks in. He says he heard him call himself the best technical wrestler and takes issue with it because that is his title. KUSHIDA says he will prove he is.
Prime Target is played and this focuses on the Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly match. Kyle is the first to talk and he talks about how he and Cole first met and what was to come in their history. Cole is the next to talk and he talks about more of the same. A recap is played of their contract signing from last week and the things they said to each other. More recap of their feud is played and they each have some words on how they will beat the other.
Xia Li def. Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter. Carter went to confront Mei Ying but Ying grabbed her by the throat and blew smoke into her face that caused her to pass out.
Raquel Gonzalez is interviewed backstage and she begins to talk about what she did to Io Shirai. Io comes running from behind to attack Raquel but Raquel is able to gain the advantage and puts her through a wall.
Another video is played of the dog and it runs up to a woman standing on a ramp in the CWC. A message pops up that she will see you on April 13th as NXT goes to commercial.
Tommaso Ciampa is sitting backstage and he talks about why the necklace he wears means so much to him. He says that it was given to him by his wife and child and that is why it means so much. He thanks WALTER for reminding him about who he is and questions if he has changed. He says he has changed a bit and that he hears his supporters. He plans on taking down WALTER at TakeOver and he knows what it is like to be at the top. Ciampa says he fights for something and says that WALTER will see if the “psycho killer” or “blackheart” is still there.
Finn Balor cuts a promo and says he has been expecting to face Kross for a long time. He talks about the pressure that comes with performing on a TakeOver card and how he has always risen to the occasion. He knows about being in the deep water and is ready to put Kross in it. He plans on retaining the title at TakeOver.
Leon Ruff, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, LA Knight, Bronson Reed, Cameron Grimes and Dexter Lumis are the final six in the battle royal. Scott and Ruff are then eliminated and will be the first two in the gauntlet match at TakeOver. Reed is the next one eliminated and he will enter third in the gauntlet. Grimes is then eliminated and will enter fourth in the gauntlet match. Lumis is the final one eliminated and will enter fifth while Knight will enter last in the gauntlet match at TakeOver. Knight talks trash to Johnny Gargano at ringside after the match.
Io Shirai then comes out to the ring and she wants Raquel Gonzalez to come out. Raquel comes out and a fight ensues once again between the two. Referees and women from the locker room try to keep them apart but Raquel throws them to the side to get more of Io. Io also breaks away and fights with Raquel. Raquel is on the outside with the women of the locker room and Io hits them and Raquel with a springboard crossbody. Io stands tall as NXT comes to a close.