Bobby Roode comes out of William Regal’s office and William thanks Bobby and says he has a contract signing to attend to. Bobby says this is going to be great.
We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Corey Graves and Tom Phillips.
William Regal is in the ring with a table and contracts. He says that in Brooklyn, Bayley will face the woman who beat her for the title, Asuka. This match will be official when they sign their contract. William brings out Bayley first. William then brings out the Women’s Champion Asuka.
William says that Bayley has wanted this match since Dallas and he has her sign the contract to get her wish.
Bayley says she has been fighting for this for three and a half years. She has faced the most successful women in the company and she was always seen as the underdog. That was until last year in Brooklyn when the underdog became the champion. That title became a part of her. If Brooklyn was her dream, then Dallas was her nightmare. Bayley says she was not ready or prepared for how tough that match would be. Bayley says that she is ready. Asuka, you are the toughest woman she has been in the ring with, but the Asuka mystique is gone. She will go to Brooklyn and do what no one has done. She will beat Asuka and become a two time champion. Bayley signs the contract.
Asuka says Bayley does not have what it takes. She says she respects Bayley and she offers her hand.
Bayley says she respects Asuka but the last time there was a contract signing, she was left laying on the mat. She tells Asuka to sign the contract or history will repeat itself.
Asuka signs the contract.
Bayley and Asuka stare down each other while Regal announces that the match is official.
Asuka offers her hand again and Bayley slaps it away and she leaves the ring.
Bayley returns to the ring after hearing what Asuka says and she gets in Asuka’s face.
Asuka holds the title over her head and she leaves the ring.
The Authors of Pain are in the back with Paul Ellering and they will be wrestling next.
Match Number One: Gzim Selmani and Sunny Dhinsa (with Paul Ellering) versus Rob Ryzin and Adrian Nails
They double team Nails and attack with elbow drops. Sunny kicks Nails into the corner and Ryzin reluctantly comes in. Sunny hits Ryzin and then Gzim tags in and they hit a series of splashes. They pick up Nails and Ryzin and send them into each other and hit power bombs and then get the three count.
Winners: Gzim Selmani and Sunny Dhinsa
After the match, they go after Nails and TM61 come to the ring and they go after the Authors of Pain. They punch the Authors of Pain in the corner but Miller is power bombed and Thorne is sent to the mat with a double team move.
Shinsuke Nakamura is in the interview area and he is asked about Samoa Joe’s threats to take him out.
Nakamura says he is not hard to find. He tells Joe that he will find Joe when he wants to. Nakamura looks for Joe as he leaves the interview area.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Andrade Almas versus Angelo Dawkins
They lock up and Dawkins with a wrist lock and Almas with a reversal into a side head lock. Almas floats over in the corner and Almas flips over Dawkins and hits a head scissors. Dawkins with an Irish whip and he goes to the apron and leaps over Dawkins. Dawkins with a punch and a spinning splash into the corner for a near fall. Dawkins with a reverse chin lock but Almas with punches and a kick. Almas with a sunset flip for a near fall. Almas with a kick and Dawkins misses a twisting splash. Almas with a springboard drop kick follwoed by kicks.
Almas with the running double knee strike and then he hits the Downward Spiral for the three count.
Winner: Andrade Almas
After the match, Bobby Roode’s music plays and he makes his way onto the stage and he comes to the ring.
Bobby congratulates Almas but not on his win. He says it was impressive, but a little sloppy and rough around the edges, but you did win. Bobby says he is here to congratulate Almas about something else. Bobby says he talked to William Regal and he says that he told Regal that Takeover needed some more star power. Fifteen thousand people stuffed into the Barclays Center. It needs something. It needs to be GLORIOUS. William agreed and Bobby will be in a match against Almas. Bobby congratulates Almas and he says that since Almas has trouble with English, he will say it slow. Those people in Brooklyn are not paying to see Almas, they are paying to see him. Takeover will be his showcase and that night will be GLORIOUS.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Austin Aries is talking to William Regal about nutrition and then he slams down William’s laptop. Austin wants to talk about Takeover. He wants to know how special the shows are if he is not on the card. He does not have an opponent. Everyone else has an opponent but The Greatest Man to Ever Live does not have an opponent.
William says someone of Austin’s stature needs an opponent. It will be someone Austin knows well and has been avoiding . . . No Way Jose.
Austin says he has been ignoring Jose, not avoiding him because Jose is out of his league.
Match Number Three: Billie Kay versus Liv Morgan
They lock up and Billie pushes Liv away. They lock up again and Billie with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Billie with a Fireman’s carry into an arm bar. Morgan with a shoudler tackle and then she hits a satellite head scissors and she tries for a monkey flip but Billie with snake eyes and a forearm for a near fall. Billie chokes Liv in the corner and then she suplexes Morgan and gets a near fall. Billie with a quarter nelson and chin lock on Morgan.
Morgan with forearms and an arm drag. Morgan with a jaw breaker and clothesline. Morgan with a bulldog and she goes for a monkey flip and hits it. Morgan misses a spin kick and Billie with a boot to the chest for the three count.
Winner: Billie Kay
We see Rich Swann, Jack Gallagher, and Noam Dar in the front row.
We see highlights from last week’s match between Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa from the CWC.
Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa are with William Regal and he praises them for their match last week on the CWC. He asks them if that match will affect their teamwork because they will be facing the Revival at Takeover.
Johnny and Tommaso say that families fight, and Tommaso says he chooses to have Johnny as his partner. They say they will beat the Revival to become the NXT Tag Team Champions.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a new Ember Moon video package.
Match Number Four: Tucker Knight and Patrick Clark versus Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano
Gargano and Clark start things off and they lock up. Clark with a side head lock. Gargano escapes and he applies a hammer lock. Clark tries to escape but Gargano holds on. Garagno with a wrist lock. Ciampa tags in and Ciampa with a take down and Gargano with an elbow drop and Ciampa with an elbow. Ciampa chops Clark but Clark sends Ciampa at Knight and Ciampa stops Knight. Clark wtih a shoulder and Knight tags in and hits a forearm to teh back. Knight with a knee to the midsection followed by a splash in the corner and he gets a near fall.
Ciampa avoids a diving head butt and Ciampa with an enzuigiri. Gargano tags in and he hits a flying shoulder tackle and drop kick. Gargano with a rollup into a round kick and then Gargano is sent to the apron. Knight charges but Gargano with a slingshot spear and then Gargano with an elbow into thecorner. Ciampa tags in and connects with a knee to Clarka nd then to Knight. Ciampa with a runing knee to the back of the head while Gargano hits a super kick and Gargano gets the three count.
Winners: Tommaso Ciampa versus Johnny Gargano
We take a look at Hideo Itami’s return to NXT last week. Itami will be in action again next week.
Mojo Rawley is getting ready for his match and he is asked about facing Samoa Joe. Rawley says they are messing with the wrong guy. That is twice some fat heavyweight stuck his nose in his business. Tonight, he is bringing the fight to Joe. It isn’t about getting hyped.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Five: Samoa Joe versus Mojo Rawley
Rawley charges at Joe and connects with punches. Joe with punches and a knee followed by a chop. Rawley with a shoulder tackle or two. Rawley with a POUNCE to Joe and Joe goes to the floor. Rawley punches Joe on the floor but Joe with a head butt and Rawley shows no effect. Rawley charges at Joe but Joe moves and Rawley hits the ring steps. Joe breaks the referee’s count.
Joe chops Rawley and sends him back into the ring. Rawley with punches but Joe with jabs and forearms. Rawley with punches to Joe and he connects with an uppercut. Joe wtih an Irish whip and running elbow into the corner followed by an enzuigiri. Joe punches Rawley and snap mares Mojo. Joe with a chop followed by a kick and elbow drop for a near fall. Rawley with punches but Joe with a back elbow.
Joe backs Rawley into the corner and he puts Mojo on the turnbuckles and punches Mojo and follows with a chop. Mojo blocks a musclebuster and Mojo with a clothesline off thet urnbuckles. Joe stops Mojo and tries for the choke but Mojo with a snap mare to escape. Mojo with a full nelson slam for a near fall. Rawley with a splash into the corner but he goes for a second one and Joe catches him with an STJoe. Joe chokes out Mojo and Mojo taps out.
Winner: Samoa Joe
After the match, Joe reapplies the choke on Rawley and officials come to the ring to try to get Joe to release the hold.
Nakamura’s music plays and that gets Joe to release the hold.
Nakamura makes his way to the ring as only Nakamura can.
Security runs to the ring and they get batween Joe and Nakamura. They hold Joe back but they don’t do anything for Nakamura other than stand with their arms out.
Nakamura mocks Joe and takes his nose. Nakamura slaps Joe while Joe is held back and Nakamura is able to roam free in the ring.
We go to credits.