Saturday, November 19, 2016
WWE NXT "TAKEOVER: TORONTO" RESULTS - NOV. 19, 2016
The WWE NXT Takeover: Toronto Kickoff pre-show opens with Charly Caruso welcoming us. She's joined by Mauro Ranallo and WWE Hall of Famer Lita. We see video from earlier today of various Superstars arriving as the panel hypes the show. We go to Dasha Fuentes outside with a bunch of fans chanting for NXT. We get a video for Mickie James vs. Asuka.
Charly points out that Asuka is undefeated, but does Mickie have a chance. Lita says she talked to Mickie earlier and she was nervous. Lita talks about how she had Mickie work with her when she was coming back from her neck injury. Mauro mentions that Mickie is a six time champion. He says this will be Asuka's toughest test, but what does Mickie have left. Mauro picks Asuka, but Lita picks Mickie James.
We are back with a look at the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with The Authors of Pain facing TM61.
Charly asks about what can TM61 do to stop The Authors of Pain. Lita suggests building a cage. Lita picks the Authors of Pain. Mauro agrees with Lita.
We take a look at the NXT Tag Title Match and a video package for the match.
Johnny says that a lot of fans were hoping they would get their chance in Brooklyn, but he cost them that match. We see how the Revival forfeit their match due to an injury. We then see The Revival cost Gargano and Ciampa in the tournament. Tommaso says that the feeling after Brooklyn does not go away. He says when they become the NXT Tag Team champions, you cannot take that away from them. Johnny asks what does it mean if they never win. Tommaso says Toronto is their last chance to be the face of NXT.
Charly asks if one team has an advantage. Lita says that the Revival has dominated the division other than the time that American Alpha won the title. She says The Revival got too overconfident. Mauro says only one team has won the tag titles twice and that is the Revival. They are the old school tag team. He says that Gargano and Ciampa have become an incredible team. Mauro picks Gargano and Ciampa and Lita agrees.
We go to Dasha Fuentes in the crowd and she is with new fans chanting NXT.
We take a look at the NXT Championship match.
We see Samoa Joe attacking Shinsuke Nakamura at Full Sail and the events leading to the match becoming official.
Lita says that she believed that Joe had a change of heart, but Joe knows how to destroy people. She says Joe is dangerous. Mauro says that in trying to bully and intimidate Nakamura, Joe has brought that side out of Nakamura. Lita picks Nakamura to retain. Mauro says Nakamura will retain.
Tye Dillinger is in the back and he is walking.
We have a video package for his match with Bobby Roode.
Bobby says Tye begged him to be his partner, but he didn't want to be in the tournament. Tye mentions he was in WWE in 2006. We see his work in OVW and ECW. He mentions that he lost a few matches and then he was released. Tye says he spent five years getting back to WWE. Bobby calls that pathetic. Tye says this second chance was everything for him. Bobby says Tye has done nothing in this business. Tye says that he has been underrated, but he will rate himself. Bobby says that Tye Dillinger will not outshine him or beat him. Tye says the past does not matter. It does not matter how Glorious Bobby thinks he is, he will get his ass kicked in Toronto. Bobby will prove that Tye is a perfect loser. Tye will fail miserably on the biggest night of his career.
NXT "Takeover: Toronto" Opener:
The Special starts with shots of Toronto and footage of many of the Canadian wrestlers from the WWE as well as some of the greatest moments in WWE history in Toronto. Now NXT will take over Toronto.
We are in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and your announcers are Corey Graves and Tom Phillips.
Tye Dillinger vs. Bobby Roode
A choir is by the entrance as a tease for Bobby Roode's entrance.
Dillinger stands in the center of the ring and Roode circles him. Roode says he is Glorious and poses but Dillinger punches Roode. Roode with a knee but Dillinger wtih a side head lock and Roode with a shoudler tackle. Dillinger with a back elbow and then he clotheslines Roode over the top rope to the floor. Dillinger sends him back into the ring but he clotheslines him over the top rope again.
Dillinger chops Roode around the ringside area. Roode with a knee and punch to Dillinger. Roode breaks the referee's count and then he punches Tye again. Dillinger Irish whips Roode into the ringside barrier and Dillinger with a back body drop. Dillinger sends Roode back into the ring and Bobby tries to stop Dillinger by putting his hands up to signify a ten. Dillinger kicks Roode and stomps on his hands and Dillinger does his rapid fire ten and then he shows Roode slowly. Dillinger with a chop.
Dillinger climbs the turnbuckles and punches Roode on the turnbuckles and he does it ten times. Dillinger chops Roode. Dillinger with a kick but Roode sends Dillinger over the top rope to the floor. Roode goes to the floor and he hits Dillinger from behind and checks Dillinger into the ringside barrier. Roode hot shots Dillinger on the ringside barrier and then returns to the ring. Roode puts Dillinger over the apron and Roode with a forearm across the chest. Roode drives Dillinger's throat across the apron. Roode kicks Dillinger in the corner and chokes him.
Roode with chops in the corner. Roode with an Irish whip and clothesline into the corner. Roode goes to the turnbuckles for a Glorious forearm to the back of the neck. Roode goes for a neck breaker but he takes too long and Dillinger with a back slide for a near fall. Roode with chops and an Irish whip followed by a neck breaker for a near fall. Roode runs his boot laces across the face. Roode kicks Dillinger in the chest and then he goes to the turnbuckles for punches. Dillinger with a reverse atomic drop to Roode.
Dillinger with punches and chops to Roode. Dillinger with a flying forearm and a running back elbow. Dillinger with a kick and knee lift. Dillinger with a kick and he stomps on Roode. Dillinger kicks Roode in the corner. Dillinger pulls down the knee pad and Roode sees it so he goes to the floor to keep Tye from hitting the TyeBreaker. Dillinger follows and he sends Roode back in but Roode with a spinebuster for a near fall.
Roode puts Dillinger on the turnbuckles but Dillinger with a punch. Roode with a punch and forearms as he sets for a superplex. Roode hits the superplex and he gets a near fall. Roode looks at Dillinger on the mat and he mocks Dillinger and Roode pulls down his knee pad. Roode gets Dillinger on his shoulders but Dillinger escapes. Roode with a rollup but the referee sees Roode used the ropes so he stops the count. Roode thinks he won. Dillinger with a rollup of his own when Roode argues with the referee. Dillinger with a super kick for a near fall.
Both men struggle to get back to their feet and they back into each other. Roode with a punch but Dillinger fires back. They go back and forth and Dillinger wants more. Dillinger gets Roode on his shoudlers but Roode blocks it. Dillilnger with a Sharpshooter. Roode tries to fight through the pain but he sees he is near the ropes and he grabs the rope to force Dillinger to release the hold. Roode with an inside cradle but Dillinger rolls through to get a near fall. Dillinger misses a splash into the corner and Roode sends Dillinger into the ring post and he follows with a Glorious DDT for the three count.
Winner: Bobby Roode
After the match, Roode begins his celebration as we go to replays. Roode poses on the stage before limping to the back. Dillinger recovers in the ring and receives a standing "ten" chant after Roode's music stops.
- Asuka is in her locker room getting ready for her match against Mickie James.
- We get a video package for the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Finals
TM61 vs. Authors of Pain (with Paul Ellering in a cage above the ring)
We go to the ring and out comes WWE Hall of Famer Paul Ellering with The Authors of Pain. We see the cage hanging above the ring and see the Dusty Cup sitting at ringside. TM-61 are out next.
Rezar, Akam, Shane Thorne and Nick Miller all watch as the cage is lowered and Ellering enters. The referee locks the cage and has it raised above the ring.
Miller and Akam start things off and Akam runs Miller into the corner but Miller with an elbow and kicks. Miller with forearms to Akam. Thorne tags in and he kicks Akam and Miller with an enzuigiri to send Akam to the floor. Thorne sends Rezar over the top rope to the floor and Miller with a suicide dive. Rezar gets Thorne on his shoulders and he climbs the scaffolding and Rezar goes to the floor. Thorne looks around and he hits a senton onto Akam and Rezar. Miller with a forearm to the back. Rezar trips Thorne on the apron when the referee deals with Miller.
Rezar gets a near fall on Thorne. Rezar punches Thorne. Rezar argues with the referee and then he rakes at Thorne's face. Akam tags in and he goes up top and hits a boot to the head while Rezar hits a backbreaker. Akam with punches. Akam with a reverse chin lock. Akam with an overhead throw by the throat and he gets a near fall. Akam sets for a charge into the corner but Thorne moves. Rezar tags in and he kicks Thorne and knocks Miller off the apron. Thorne with a drop kick and Miller tags in. Miller with forearms and a slam to Akam. Miller with a forearm to Rezar followed by a suplex to Akam. Miller with a belly-to-back suplex to Rezar. Miller with a sliding forearm to Akam and then Rezar. Miller with a moonsault for a near fall.
Thorne with a leg lariat to Akam. They punch Akam and Rezar in the corner and then they counter the power bomb sandwich with ranas. Miller and Thorne hit Thunder Valley but Akam breaks up the cover. Miller with a slingshot pescado onto Akam. Thorne wtih a slingshot plancha onto Akam. Ellering drops a chain and Rezar picks it up and puts it around his wrist. Thorne blocks a punch and then he hits a slingshot into a rollup. Rezar with a spinebuster to Thorne and then he tags in Akam and Miller is taken care of. Akam and Rezar hit the Last Chapter for the three count.
Winners: Authors of Pain
After the match, Ellering is brought down from the Crash Cage and celebrates his team’s win. NXT GM William Regal, WWE COO Triple H and Goldust come in and present the Authors and Ellering with the Dusty Tag Classic trophy.
- We see #DIY walking backstage, preparing for their tag title match up next, as we see video highlighting their rivalry with tag champions The Revival.
NXT Tag Team Championship Match
Two Out of Three Falls
The Revival vs. DIY
Fall Number One:
Gargano and Dawson start things off. They lock up and Gargano with a side head lock and head scissors. Dawson with a head scissors and Gargano escapes. Gargano with a rollup for a near fall. Both teams discuss strategy.
They lock up again and Dawson backs Gargano into the corner. Dawson with a forearm on the break and he chops Gargano. Dawson with a forearm to the head but Gargano fires back. Dawson with a snap mare and shoulder tackle. Ciampa tags in and Gargano with a reverse atomic drop and Ciampa with a forearm. Gargano and Ciampa with drop kicks and Ciampa gets a near fall.
Dawson wtih a rake of the eyes on Ciampa. The referee warns Dawson. Wilder tags in and he connects with a forearm to the back. Wilder with a European uppercut and Ciampa with a forearm. Ciampa with a punch and he sends Wilder into the turnbuckles. Wilder with a kick and side head lock. Dawson tags in and he slams Ciampa. Wilder tags in and Dawson gets Wilder up for a leg drop onto Ciampa for a near fall.
Wilder chops Ciampa and then goes for a bulldog into the corner but Ciampa sends Wilder into the turnbuckles. Dawson and Gargano tag in and Gargano with a boot to Dawson and then he hits an overhead belly-to-belly throw on Wilder. Gargano with chops to each man and he follows with a bulldog and clothesline combination. Gargano with a jumping neck breaker for a near fall. Gargano is sent to the apron and Wilder tags in. Gargano goes for the slingshot spear but Dawson catches him and hits Shatter Machine for the three count.
Winner Fall One: Revival (Revival 1 Fall, DIY 0 Falls)
Fall Number Two:
Gargano with a rollup for a near fall. Wilder with a forearm to Gargano and Dawson tags in. Dawson sends Gargano to the apron and keeps him in the ropes. Dawson with knees and kicks and then Wilder clotheslines Gargano back into the ring. Dawson with a slingshot suplex for a near fall. Gargano with a forearm but Wilder and Dawson double team Gargano and Wilder tags in. Wilder with a head butt. Dawson tags in and Wilder with a drop toe hold followed by an elbow drop to the back of the head for a near fall.
Dawson with a snap mare and a body scissors. Dawson runs his forearm across Gargano's face. Dawson adds a reverse chin lock. Dawson with a Gory Special on Gargano. Gargano escapes and he gets in a punch on Wilder on the apron. Gargano floats over and then he hits a tornado DDT on Wilder while hitting an enzuigiri on Dawson and everyone is down.
Wilder pulls Ciampa down but Ciampa kicks him away. Wilder distracts the referee but he does not see the tag so he sends Ciampa back to the apron. Wilder and Dawson work over Gargano. Dawson and Wilder hit a Hart Attack for a near fall.
Wilder tags in and he puts Gargano on the turnbuckles and goes for a belly-to-back superplex but Gargano is able to counter into a lateral press and he gets a near fall. Dawson tags in and Ciampa tags in as well. Ciampa with a missile drop kick followed by a running knee into the corner followed by elbows. Ciampa with a boot and a leap frog leg lariat for a near fall. Ciampa with a knee to Wilder on the apron. Ciampa with three German suplexes and then he sets for the running knee to the head and he connects for a near fall.
Dawson with an elbow and then he punches Gargano. Ciampa pushes Wilder off the apron and Ciampa with a cross body for a near fall. Ciampa wtih a knee to Wilder and then Ciampa and Gargano with the knee and super kick combination for the three count.
Winners Fall Number Two: DIY (1 Fall Each)
Fall Number Three:
Wilder and Ciampa start things off for their teams and they exchange forearms. They add European uppercuts and knees. Ciampa slaps Wilder. Ciampa goes for an arm bar submission but Dawson with a rollup for a near fall. Gargano tags in and Ciampa with an elevated flatline. Ciampa goes for a suicide dive on Wilder but Wilder with an uppercut. Gargano kicks Wilder and then he hits a slingshot DDT for a near fall.
Gargano goes for a suplex to brings Dawson back into the ring but Wilder holds the ropes on an O'Connor Roll. Wilder tags in and they stop Gargano on a tornado DDT attempt. Wilder gets a near fall when Ciampa breaks it up. Dawson sends Ciampa into the ring post. Dawson tags in and he connects with a European uppercut. Gargano with punches to Dawson and Wilder but Dawson with uppercuts. Gargano with forearms and Gargano uses Wilder to get a backslide but Dawson with an inside cradle for a near fall.
Wilder takes a tag title belt and Ciampa with a Cactus Jack Clothesline that takes care of Wilder. Dawson holds the title belt and Gargano with a rollup into the round kick but he kicks the title belt. Dawson with the Trailer Hitch but Gargano does not want to tap out. Gargano crawls to teh ropes and he gets there so Dawson has to release the hold.
Dawson is bleeding from above the eye and Wilder tags in. They set for the super kick and knee combination but Wilder super kicks Dawson. Gargano and Ciampa hit Shatter Machine but Dawson breaks up the cover.
Gargano holds his knee and the referee stops Ciampa from being in the ring. Dawson with a rollup after playing possum but the referee realizes that Dawson is not the legal man. Ciampa is sent into the ring post. Gargano with a super kick to Dawson that sends him to the floor but Wilder goes after both knees. Gargano and Wilder alternate roll ups. Gargano applies Garga-No Escape and Ciampa with an arm bar on Dawson and Wilder taps out.
Winners and NEW NXT Tag Team Champions: DIY
After the match, Gargano and Ciampa celebrate their victory with the fans in the front row.
- We see WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross sitting at ringside.
- We see video on how we got to Asuka vs. Mickie James for the NXT Women’s Title.
NXT Women’s Title
Asuka (c) vs. Mickie James
We go to the ring and out first comes Mickie James to a pop. NXT Women's Champion Asuka is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Greg Hamilton.
They lock up and Asuka backs Mickie onto the turnbuckles and she takes Mickie down to get a few near falls. They continue the lock up and then go to a stalemate. Asuka offers her hand and Mickie shakes it, but Mickie pulls Asuka close and says something.
They lock up again and Mickie with a side head lock. Mickie holds on to the side head lock when Asuka tries to send her off the ropes. Asuka with a shoudler tackle and Mickie stays on her feet and Asuka shows some frustration. Mickie takes Asuka down but Asuka gets back to her feet and she applies a wrist lock.
Mickie with an arm drag to escape. Mickie with a snap mare and a running kick that forces Asuka to the floor. Mickie holds the ropes open for Asuka and she re-enters the ring. They lock up and Mickie with a wrist lock into a hammer lock. Asuka with a reversal. Mickie tries to escape but Asuka holds on. Mickie with a fireman's carry into an arm bar but Asuka with a head scissors. Mickie escapes and Mickie with kicks. Asuka with a running hip attack and Mickie goes to the floor. Asuka holds the ropes open for Mickie to return to the ring.
Asuka with a running hip attack to knock Mickie off the apron. Asuka goes to the apron and she misses a hip attack but Mickie with a kick and a head scissors that sends Asuka into the ringside barrier. Mickie with a punch. Asuka blocks a super kick and Asuka with an ankle lock followed by a German suplex on the floor. The referee checks on Mickie and then Asuka returns to the ring and the referee starts his count.
Mickie returns to the ring and she tosses Mickie around the ring. Asuka with a drop kick to the arm in the corner and she gets a near fall. Asuka with punches to Mickie. Asuka with a knee to Mickie against the ropes and then Asuka ties up Mickie in the ropes. Asuka goes for a running hip attack but Mickie moves. Asuka with kicks to the chest but Mickie wants more. Mickie blocks a kick and she applies a single leg crab. Mickie turns it into a Muta Lock. Asuka gets to the ropes.
Mickie and Asuka exchange forearms. Mickie with a kick and she sends Asuka into the turnbuckles. Asuka sends Mickie into the turnbuckles. Mickie with a punch and Asuka with a forearm. Mickie with forearms but Asuka with slaps. Mickie slaps Asuka and Asuka is staggered. Asuka has that look on her face and it might not be good for the challenger. Mickie with a jumping neck breaker and a clothesline or two. Mickie with a running forearm. Asuka misses a cross body off the turnbuckles. Mickie with a flap jack and Mickie kips up. Mickie goes up top and hits the seated splash but she can only get a near fall.
Asuka with a cross arm breaker but Mickie gets to the ropes. Asuka pulls Mickie into the center of the ring but Mickie with a kick. Mickie avoids a kick but Mickie hits the spinning back kick and Asuka gets her foot on the ropes to break the count. Mickie gets another near fall. Mickie with a kick and she sets for the DDT but Asuka avoids it. Mickie rolls through and gets a near fall with a bridge as she tries to escape the cross face chicken wing but eventually Asuka locks it in and Mickie taps out.
After the match, Asuka gets up to retrieve her title as we go to replays. Mickie is also helped up as Asuka celebrates. They meet in the middle of the ring and Mickie extends her hand. Asuka looks at it and just raises the title in Mickie's face. Asuka smiles as Mickie stares back at her. Asuka leaves with the title.
- It's time for a video package highlighting the feud between Shinsuke Nakamura and Samoa Joe.
NXT Championship Match
Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Samoa Joe
We go to the ring and out first comes Samoa Joe. NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura is out next to a pop. Violinists assist Nakamura with his entrance in the ring. Fans also sing along. We get formal ring introductions. Fans chant for Nakamura as the referee raises the title.
Nakamura with kicks but Joe blocks most of them. Joe with a kick to the thigh and Joe with forearms and punches. Nakamura with knees. The referee tries to separate both men. Joe with a knee but he misses a clothesline. Nakamura with a snap mare and knee drop. Joe goes to the floor to regroup but Nakamura follows. Joe with a chop. Nakamura sends Joe into the ringside barrier and he kicks Joe into the crowd. Joe with a forearm and Nakamura fires back with
They get back into the ring and Nakamura with knees. Joe with an enzuigiri and then he face washes Nakamura. Nakamura gets up and connects with a knee to the chest. Nakamura with knees to the head. Nakamura charges into the corner and Joe with an STJoe. Nakamura punches Joe and Joe with a back elbow. Joe with a chop followed by a kick and an elbow drop. Joe gets a near fall.
Nakamura with knees to the head but Joe with a sit out knee buster. Joe with kicks and then he rolls through into a knee bar. Joe with kicks to Nakamura. Joe with a knee bar but Nakamura kicks Joe. Nakamura finally gets Joe to release the hold. Joe sends Nakamura to the floor and then Joe with a suicide dive onto Nakamura.
Joe picks up Nakamura and tries to slam him onto the steps. Nakamura gets away but Joe with a round kick. Joe sends Nakamura back into the ring and Joe gets a near fall. Joe slaps Nakamura in the head. Joe with forearms. Nakamura with a knee and he misses a round kick but Nakamura with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Nakamura with a running kick to the head and then he connects with knees. Nakamura with a round kick and Joe goes down. Nakamura with another kick that is blocked but Nakamura with an enzuigiri. Nakamura with a knee into the corner and then he puts Joe on the turnbuckles and he connects with the running knee to the midsection. Nakamura with a near fall. Nakamura with knees to Joe and then he applies a front face lock.
Joe with a slam and a reverse atomic drop and running boot to the head and a back senton for a near fall. Joe sets for a power bomb and he hits it and then he turns Nakamura over into a Boston Crab. Joe turns it into an STF. Nakamura rolls back for a near fall. Nakamura goes for a cross arm breaker but Joe avoids it. Joe with a power slam for a near fall. Nakamura goes to the turnbuckles but Joe with a kick but Nakamura with a kick from the apron and then he goes up top for a knee to the head. The referee continues his count and Joe is to his knees first.
Joe with a forearm and Nakamura fights back. Joe with slaps but Nakamura with strikes and kicks. Nakamura with a forearm that sends Joe to the mat. Nakamura sets for an exploder but Joe blocks it. Joe has a suplex blocked and Nakamura hits a German suplex. Nakamura misses a charge into the corner and Joe with a rollup and then he rolls into the knees to take Nakamura to the mat. Joe puts Nakamura on the turnbuckles for a MuscleBuster but Nakamura rolls through and hits Kinshasa for a near fall.
Nakamura sets for Kinshasa but Joe side steps him and applies the choke. Nakamura gets back to his feet and he backs Joe into the corner but Joe holds on. Nakamura backs Joe into the corner again but Joe with a German suplex and a Dragon Suplex into a straitjacket German suplex for a near fall.
Nakamura with a knee to Joe and then he hits a running knee to the back of the head and it sends Joe to the floor. Nakamura charges at Joe and Joe pushes the referee aside and Joe with a kick to the groin and then he hits a uranage on the ring steps. Joe sends Nakamura back into the ring and hits the Musclebuster for the three count.
Winner and NEW NXT Champion: Samoa Joe
After the match, everyone looks on stunned as Joe's music hits. He takes the title and starts celebrating as we go to replays. Nakamura recovers and Joe celebrates as Takeover goes off the air.