NXT TakeOver: Phoenix Results 1/26/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NXT TakeOver: Phoenix Results – 1/26/19
Phoenix, Arizona
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Commentary Team: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson

NXT Tag Team Championship
THE WAR RAIDERS VS THE UNDISPUTED ERA:

Raiders make their way out with a whole troupe of vikings in full armor

ERA with an all-out assault on the Raiders right at the bell, Rowe slams Hanson onto Era off the apron onto the floor, Shotgun Knees on Roddy then Hanson drives Rowe into Strong for a near fall, Fall Out attempt, but O’Reilly takes out Rowe, Front Guillotine Choke, but Hanson picks up O’Reilly to break it, Rowe with a Gutwrench Suplex on Roddy into O’Reilly, Hanson goes for a Tope con Hilo, but ERA evades and Hanson hits the floor hard, Roddy with a Capture Backbreaker on Rowe for a 2 count, Double Team Gourdbuster in the rope, Armageddon blocked, he tries the Triangle Choke, but Rowe blocks, Roddy with a Half-Nelson Backbreaker for a near fall, O’Reilly with a Kata-Gatame, Hanson back up on the apron, but Roddy draws him into the ring and sends Rowe back into the corner, Rowe with an Exploder on Strong into O’Reilly, Hanson goes after O’Reilly, Roddy with a Wreckingball Dropkick on Hanson, then a Dropkick on Rowe for a 2 count, Rowe with East Ten Mile on Roddy, Hanson with a Basement Crossbody on Roddy, Seated Senton, Cartwheel then a Lariat for O’Reilly, Running Seated Senton on Roddy for a near fall, Death by Roderick on Rowe, Spinkick of Doom on Roddy, Rolling Elbow on Hanson, Thor’s Hammer on O’Reilly for a near fall, Gutwrench Powerbomb/Splash combo, but Roddy makes the save, Rowe sends Strong to the floor, ERA with a Superplex/Diving Knee combo on Hanson for a near fall, Roddy with a Sidewalk Slam on the apron on Rowe, Ax & Smash, Olympic Slam, but only a near fall, Total Elimination, but still only a near fall, Hanson with a Handspring Double Back Elbow, Rowe with a Powerslam/Powerbomb combo then they finish O’Reilly with Fall Out to win the Tag Titles

WINNERS & NEW NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: THE WAR RAIDERS

Pete Dunne & Toni Storm are in the crowd

MATT RIDDLE VS KASSIUS OHNO:

Ohno avoids a Moonsault, but Riddle comes back with a Bro-Ton then a Deadlift Gutwrench Suplex, Ohno blocks a Sunset Flip to the floor, but Kassius holds on and uses the ring apron to cover Riddle’s face, back in the ring with a Running Legdrop for a 2 count, Cravat, Riddle fights out, Back Elbow for a near fall, Riddle with a barrage of Shoteis, Ohno answers back with a flurry of Forearms and a Yakuza Kick then posts Riddle, Cravat and sends Riddle into the steps, Riddle absords a Forearm & Big Boot and locks in a Rear Naked Choke, he looks for a German Suplex, bur Ohno stomps on Riddle’s bare foot, Riddle with a Deadlift Bridging German Suplex for a near fall, Shoot Kicks, Ohno goes after the foot & bites Riddle’s toes, Ligerbomb for a near fall, Ohno up top & hits a Moonsault for a near fall, Elbow pad off, Riddle avoids the Rolling Elbow, Running Senton, a second, but Riddle catches him in a Rear Naked Choke, but Ohno makes it to the rope, Ohno oofer the fist bump, Riddle with a Knee Strike, Sleeper Suplex, MMA Elbows & Ohno taps

WINNER: MATT RIDDLE

Velveteen Dream is shown arriving with 2 ladies, one on each arm

NXT North American Championship
JOHNNY GARGANO VS RICOCHET:

Gargano sporting the color scheme of Marvel’s Dark Phoenix (appropriate considering his recent transformation) while Ricochet is sporting Otto Octavius’ Superior Spider-Man colors

Gargano with a Crucifix Pin for a 1 count, he tries the Crucifix again, but Ricochet blocks, Gargano with a Running Dropkick to the back for a 2 count, Neckbreaker over the knee for a 2 count, grounded Manji-Gatame but Johnny’s own shoulders are down & he has to break it, Ricochet avoids the Slingshot Spear and hits a Standing Moonsault to the back of Gargano, Tiger Feint Kick then a Springboard European Uppercut, rollthrough, Northern Lights Suplex holds on & hits a Brainbuster for a 2 count, Johnny avoids the Springboard, Barrel Roll, but Gargano counters into a Sit-Out Powerbomb for a 2 count then locks in a Crossface, he tries to convert to The Garga-No-Escape, but Ricochet blocks, La Magistral blocked, Slingshot DDT blocked & Ricochet sends Johnny to the floor then follows with a Fosbury Flop, back in, Standing Shooting Star Press then a Moonsault off the second rope for a near fall, Gargano with an Avalanche Hurricanrana, but Ricochet lands on his feet, Gargano with a grazing Superkick, Ricochet answers with a Pele Kick, Backflip, but Johnny counters into The Garga-No-Escape, Ricochet back up & Deadlifts Johnny up, Fallaway Slam into the turnbuckle, up top, Johnny rolls to the other side of the ring then to the floor, Riochet with a Tope con Hilo over the tunbuckle, back in the ring & hits a Springboard 450 for a near fall, Shooting Star Press, but Johnny gets his knees up then into a Small Package for a near fall, DIY Superkick, but it sends Ricochet to the floor, Tope Suicida, Ricochet catches him, but Johnny counters into a Poisoned Frankensteiner on the floor, back in the ring with a Slingshot DDT for a near fall, Johnny pulls up the mats to expose the concrete, he thinks about the Elevated DDT on the concrete, but Drake Younger talks him out of it, back in the ring, Ricochet with a Small Package for a near fall, Johnny avoids a Pheonix Splash, Ricochet counters From Dusk Till Dawn & locks in The Garga-No-Escape on Johnny, but Gargano makes it to the rope, Johnny pushes Ricochet’s back into the post then hits a Brainbuster on the exposed concrete, he sends Ricochet back in, Slingshot DDT connects & Johnny wins the title

WINNER & NEW NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: JOHNNY GARGANO

NXT Women’s Championship
BIANCA BELAIR VS SHAYNA BASZLER:

Baszler grabs Belair’s braid & pulls her into the post, Shayna with a ground and pound for a 2 count, Baszler goes after the arm and delivers the arm-breaking stomp, Sacrifice shades of Pentagon, cover for a 2 count and goes back to work on the arm, Kimura, Bianca fights out, Belair fights out of a Kirifuda Clutch, Shanya with a Knee Strike for a 2 count, Shanya say Bianca’s over-rated & Bianca responds by Slapping the Champ in the face, Belair with a Spear for a near fall, Shayna tries a Triangle Choke, but Bianca with a barrage of stomps, Running Frogplash, but Shayna gets the knees up then hits a Jumping Knee Strike for a near fall, Shayna charges, but Bianca uses her secret weapon, her hair whip, leaving a mark on Shayna’s stomache, Double Chickenwing, but Shayna sends her off into the ref, KOD connects, but the ref is down, Shafir in & gets broken in half with a Spear, Duke gets dropped with Dodon, Shayna grabs her in The Kirifuda Clutch as the ref is back up, but Bianca powers up and hits a Deadlift Suplex on Baszler, up top, Duke up, but Belair shoves her off, 450, but Shayna with a minor slide & locks in The Kirifuda Clutch back on, Bianca tries to steand up, but her knees collapse, she won’t quit, she still stands up, her knees buckle, Belair passes out & Shayna retains

WINNER & STILL NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: SHAYNA BASZLER

Velveteen Dream is in the crowd

NXT Championship
ALEISTER BLACK VS TOMMASO CIAMPA:

Black with CQC Strikes, then Sweeps the leg, Quebrada for a 2 count, Ciampa sends Black into the steps, then a Suplex into the steps, he goes to work on the left knee, Slingshot Kneedrop to the back of the left knee, then a Running Knee Strike to the the left knee and wraps the leg around the post, Knee Breaker on the Spanish Announce Table, Ciampa ties him to the Tree of Woe and continues to hammer the left knee, Aleister with a Step-Up Enzugiri sends Ciampa to the floor, back in the ring, Ciampa went after the knee again, Black uncorks a strike barrage for a 2 count, Ciampa with a Small Package for a 2 count, Fairy Tale Ending blocked, Black Mass countered, Backslide roll through, Fairy Tale Ending blocked, Ciampa stops Black Mass, Fairy Tale Ending countered into a flash pin for a 2 count, Black with a Roundhouse Kick for a 2 count, he tries to go for the leg pick up, but Ciampa counters into a Dragon Screw then a Half Crab, Black with a Half Crab on Ciampa, but his knee gives out, Ciampa with The Tower of London on the apron for a near fall, Running Knee Strike for a near fall, Ciampa mocks Black with the pickup, but Black with a Jumping Knee, Ciampa retaliates with one of his own, they trade Big Boots, Ciampa with a Victory Roll for a near fall, Black with a flash pin for a near fall, Black blocks the Runnign Knee Strike, Black exposes his knee, Ciampa avoids, but Black with a Standing Double Stomp then a Brainbuster for a near fall, Triangle Moonsault on the floor, Black slipped on water, back in the ring, Ciampa hits The Fairy Tale Ending, but only gets a near fall, Ciampa pulls the mat back to expose the concrete, Ciampa gets in the ref’s face, Black with a Flying Meteora off the apron to the concrete floor, back in the ring, Black Mass, but Black’s knee buckles & Ciampa rolls over to prevent a cover, he goes for another, but Ciampa pulls the ref in front of him, Black stops, rollup into a Elevated DDT then The Fairy Tale Ending, but still only a near fall, a 3rd Fairy Tale Ending, but Ciampa holds on, Black with a Roundhouse Kick, Black Mass, but his knee gives way, Ciampa with a 4th Fairy Tale Ending to retain the title

WINNER & STILL NXT CHAMPION: TOMMASO CIAMPA

Ciampa celebrates on the stage as Gargano comes out as well, they stre each other down as The Dark DIY hold up their titles as the show ends