NXT TakeOver: Portland Results – 2/16/20








NXT TakeOver: Portland Results – 2/16/20
Portland, Oregon
Moda Center
Commentary Team: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness and Beth Phoenix

Poppy starts the show with a live performance of Fill the Crown & Anything Like Me, it’s very quick, not overstaying their welcome and taking a combined 5 minutes for both songs before we’re up & running

North American Championship

Lee blocks the Cyclone Kill, Lee with a Running Hurricanrana, Dijak blocks Grizzly Magnum then ducks a Spinkick of Doom, Dijak floors Lee with a Cyclone Kill, Lee rolls to the floor, Dijak with a Fosbury Flop, but Lee catches him, Powerbomb, but Dijak fights out, Back Elbow, Time to Fly on the floor and dumps Lee on the apron, back in the ring, Lee blocks Time to Fly, Standing Release German Suplex for a 2 count, Dijak blocks The Big Bang Catastrophe, Dijak with another Cylone Kill & steps over Lee, up top, Corkscrew Moonsault connects, but only gets a near fall, Dijak blocks Grizzly Magnum & floors Lee with a Lariat, but it sends Lee under the rope, Lee goes up, Dijak blocks & goes up, Dijak with an Avalanche Death Valley Bomb, but only gets a near fall, Lee with a Pounce drives Dijak into the turnbuckle, Dijak rolls to the floor, Lee goes after him, Fierce Forearm to Dijak as the crowd chants for tables, Grizzly Magnum with Dijak laying against the barricade, he gives Dijak a seat for another Grizzly Magnum, Dijak breaks the count & gives Lee a seat, Lee with a 3rd Grizzly Magnum, Dijak answers back with a Superkick, back in the ring, Springboard Somersault Senton, back in the ring, he looks for the Chokeslam, Lee ducks the goozle, Big Bang Catastrophe blocked, Dijak with a Superkick, goozle, Lee fights out, he goes for a Chokeslam of his own, but Dijak lands on his feet, Chokeslam to Lee but he rolls through, Spirit Bomb, but Dijak rolls back up from the impact, Lee with a rollup then transitions into another Spirit Bomb, but only gets a near fall, Lee drags him to the corner, up top, Dijak throws Lee off the top to the floor, Lee back up, Dijak with a Yakuza Kick and goes up with Lee, Dijak with an Avalanche Spanish Fly, but only gets a near fall, he tries Feast Your Eyes, but his back gives way & Lee hits The Big Bang Catastrophe to retain


Lee offers a hand to Dijak and helps him up, they embrace to a round of applause, Lee helps him up on the turnbuckles

Street Fight

Kai attacks Nox from behind during her entrance, Nox sends Kai into the barricade, they go through the crowd, Spear through the barricade, Flapjack, but Kai counters into a DDT on the barricade, into the ring, the bell officially rings

Kai into a cover for a near fall, then goes for the plunder, Pump Kick on the steps, she wedges Nox in the steps & grabs a cricket bat, Nox ducks and the bat shatters on the ring post, Nox with a Lariat off the steps to the floor, Nox puts Kai in a trash can then hits a Cannonball, back in the ring for a near fall, Nox looks for plunder, she sets up a table, Suplex from the ring blocked, Kai with a trash can lid to the face and shattered the lid, she chokes Nox, Nox avoids a Kaio Kick then hits a trifecta of Superkicks, trash can to the back of Kai, Release German Suplex on the trash can, but only gets a near fall, Kai ducks the Shiniest Wizard, she hits The Kaio-Practor, but only gets a near fall, up top, she goes for a dive, Nox with a goozle, Kai fights out with a Scorpion Kick, Nox blocks a Penalty Kick off the apron and sweeps the leg, up top, Kaio Kick stops Nox’s ascent, she meets Nox, but Nox with an Avalanche Lady Kane then a Molly Go Round, but only gets a near fall, Nox sets up a chair, Nox places Kai’s neck in the chair, Kai avoids the PK, Superkick then tosses the chair & kicks it in Nox’s face, she duct tapes Nox’s arm to the post, pair of Yakuza Kicks, breaks the tape, she grabs a laptop, Nox ducks then slams the laptop into Kai’s kneebrace and grabs a steel chain, chain-wrapped punches to the knee brace then puts the chair on Kai’s leg, she Pillmanizes Kai then hits the Shiniest Wizard, Nox says she’s not done yet, she grabs the table from the floor, she stops Kai before she could get the laptop, she puts Kai on top of the table and puts the chair around Kai’s neck, up top, Raquel (formerly known as Reina, Rick Gonzalez daughter) Gonzalez stops her and knocks Kai off the table, Gonzalez with an Avalanche Chokeslam on the table, it doesn’t break, Kai into the cover & gets the win


Raquel comes in & helps up Kai & raises her hand & Kai even seems confused

They announce NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin on 4/26


(Gargano donning attire based of of Carnage from Spider-Man tonight)

Gargano with a rollup for a 1 count, Devitt with a Headscissors and does Pushups at the same time, Gargano fights out, Gargano with a Rolling Kick, Devitt with a Forearm for a 1 count, Gargano beats Devitt down in the corner, ref pulls him off, Devitt goes for a PK, Gargano ducks & Spears Devitt on the apron then sends him into the barricade, Gargano was looking for the Jon Woo Dropkick, but Devitt strikes first with a Slingblade on the floor, Knee Strike, back in the ring, MMA Elbows then rakes his Forearm across Gargano’s face, Basement Dropkick for a 1 count, Cobra Clutch, Gargano fights out & hits a Divorce Court then goes after the arm, Double Underhook into a flash pin for a 2 count, Leaping Enzugiri, but Devitt grabs his leg & hits an Elevated Dragon Screw, PK to the back of the knee, then goes after the knee, Devitt blocks a Juji-Gatame and turns it into a pin for a 2 count, Inverted Scissor Stomp to the back of the knee, then a traditional Scissor Stomp, Gargano with a Small Package for a near fall, Devitt blocks a Rolling Kick, Devitt goes after the injured knee, Gargano chops his way out of it, Step-Up Enzugiri, Hurt’s Donut blocked, Inverted Backbreaker then a Buzzsaw Kick, Devitt rolls to the floor, Gargano with a Tope Suicida, Devitt catches him, he looks for Bloody Sunday on the floor, but Gargano drives him into the steps, Cannonball off the apron to the floor, back in the ring, Slingshot Spear connects, but only gets a near fall, Gargano tries the Lawn Dart, but Devitt slips out, Final Cut blocked, Gargano goes From Dusk Till Dawn, but Gargano counters into the Final Cut for a near fall, sinister Slingshot Stomps, Tope Suicida, countered into a Superkick, Slingshot DDT, but Devitt blocks, Bloody Sunday countered into the Lawn Dart, Devitt answers back with a Pele, but Gargano falls on top of Devitt for a near fall, Ode to Takayama, Slingshot Spear countered into Knee Strikes, Kawada Kicks, he goes for an Elevated Double Stomp, but Gargano avoids it & hits the Thunderstruck DDT for a near fall, Gargano with a Rolling Lariat, DIY Superkick, but Devitt strikes first with a Slingblade, John Woo countered with a Superkick, Devitt with another Slingblade, John Woo Dropkick, up top, Gargano avoids the Coup de Grace, he goes From Dusk Till Dawn into The Garga-No-Escape, Devitt tries to get to the ropes, he escapes, Standing Double Stomp, Bloody Sunday blocked, Garga-No-Escape, but Devitt makes it to the rope, Devitt rolls to the floor, Gargano with a John Woo Dropkick sends Devitt into the barricade, he thinks about Bloody Sunday, but instead takes apart the Spanish announce table, but Devitt with a Gourdbuster on the table, Devitt climbs on the English table and runs across it to the Spanish one with a John Woo Dropkick to knock Gargano off the table, back in the ring, Coupe de Gras, Bullet Club guns out, he calls for the kill, Bloody Sunday connects and just kneels on Gargano for the pin and win


Devitt puts the badmouth on Gargano then kicks dirt on him

Roddy promises that Wednesday Velveteen Dream is a dead man

NXT Women’s Championship

Rhea with a pair of Short-Arm Lariats then a Ripcord Dropkick, she lights up Belair with Chops, Belair with a series of Stomps for a 1 count, Cravat then slams Rhea down, Standing Moonsault gets a 1 count, Belair with a Jackhammer for a 2 count, Grounded Full Nelson, but Rhea slams her into the turnbuckle then Backdrops Belair, Cravat Knees, Electric Chair Facebuster for a near fall, Kondo Clutch, Belair fights out & posts Rhea, rollup for a 2 count, Belair with a Spinebuster then stacks Rhea up for a 2 count, she tries another cover for a 2 count, she puts Rhea up top & pie faces her, Rhea responds by slapping her they trade slaps, Bianca with the hair whip, Gorilla Press, Shining Star Press, but Rhea gets the knees up, Riptide blocked, KOD blocked, Rhea with a Mafia Kick, Belair answers back with a Spear, Belair ducks the Hook Kick, Rhea answers with a Superkick, Rhea blocks the Double Chickenwing then ducks the hair whip, Rhea charges, but Belair Backdrops her to the floor, Belair follows with a Tope con Hilo, Rhea with a Face Eraser on the steps, back in the ring, Rhea looks at the floor, she tries a Superplex from the ring to the floor, they fight for the Superplex, Rhea with a Sunset Flip, Belair blocks, but Rhea maintains wrist control, Wrist-Clutch then hits The Riptide out of the corner to retain


Charlotte blasts Rhea from behind, she asks for the mic

She thought about & says she’ll see Rhea at WrestleMania, she’s made her choice, she’s using the Rumble title shot to challenge for the NXT belt, then hits Natural Selection & holds up the belt, before leaving she grabs Belair then throws her into the steps

NXT Tag Team Championship

Matt Riddle has some fun at the expense of Bobby Fish & the Infamous one is not amused with his antics, as reDRagon take it right to the Bros, KOR with a Mafia Kick to Dunne, in the ring and we’re underway

Riddle with a Shoot Kicks, Gutwrench Suplexes to Fish, Bros with an Assisted Senton, Dunne goes after KOR’s arm then stomps the hand, X-Plex on Fish on the apron, Shoot Kick to KOR, X-Plex on top of Fish, Dunne goes after the fingers of Fish, KOR with a Sliding Knee on Dunne, barrage of strikes, Dunne grabs an Ankle Lock, Fish breaks it with a Slingshot Senton Atomico, KOR with an Elevated Dragon Screw then Fish drags him off the apron to the floor, back in the ring for a 2 count, KOR goes for the Yakuza Kick, but Dunne ducks & he hits Fish, Riddle with a Pele to Fish, Exploder to KOR, Superman Forearm to Fish, Expolder to Fish, pair of Bro-Tons, Penalty Kick to KOR, Fisherman Buster to Fish, Bro to Sleep, Deadlift German Suplex on KOR gets a near fall, KOR blocks the Spear, Rain-Trigger/Forearm Combo, then a Bro to Sleep/Enzugiri combo for a near fall, Floating Bro, but KOR gets his knees up, Dunne takes out Fish with an Arihara Moonsault, Stomp to the hands, Buzzsaw Kick, Fish ducks & Dunne hits the post, Riddle with a Final Flash then a German Suplex, KOR dumps Riddle to the floor, Riddle with a Spear to Fish, one for KOR, Jackhammer, but Fish with a Chop-Block, reDRagon with Future Shock for a near fall, Dunne with a Front Guillotine Choke on Dunne, but KOR counters into a Kata-Gatame, Ax & Smash, he looks for Nigel, but Dunne counters into an Ankle Lock, Riddle has one on Fish, KOR counters into a Sharpshooter, Fish with a Rear Naked Choke on Riddle, but Riddle breaks the Sharpshooter with a Knee Strike, Dunne with a Double Stomp to the hands, Buzzsaw Kick, Doomsday Device blocked, KOR with a Knee Strike to Dunne, Fish with an Avalanche Exploder, KOR with a King Kong Knee Drop then the Achilles Hold, Dunne snaps Fish’s fingers then Stomps KOR’s hands to break it, Dunne bites KOR’s fingers then snaps them, Bitter End blocked, Riddle goes for a Spear, but KOR sidesteps, they dump Riddle to the floor, Chasing the Dragon connects, but only gets a near fall, Total Elimination blocked, Alarm Clock, Final Flash/Buzzsaw Kick Combo to Fish then they finish KOR with a Enzugiri/Bro to Sleep Combo to win the Tag Titles


NXT Championship

Cole blocks Willow’s Bell early, Fairy Tale Ending blocked, Ciampa blocks the Superkick, Ciampa blocks the Elevated Lungblower, but walks into a Pump Kick on the floor, Cole breaks the count then mocks Ciampa & Ciampa makes him pay, into the steps, the post, the announce table, then Running Knee Strike against the barricade, then shows Cole how it’s done, before breaking the count, back in, but Cole rolls to the floor, Leaping Enzugiri, Ciampa avoids it, Baseball Slide, Running Knee Lift, Cole rolls back to the floor, Ciampa drapes him across the barricade & measures him for another Running Knee, he breaks the count, he gives Cole a seat in the timekeeper area then completely obliterates Cole with a Full-Speed Running Knee, Ciampa looked for a Powerbomb on the announce table, but Cole counters with a Wheelbarrow Suplex on the announce table, with Ciampa hitting his surgically repaired neck, back in the ring, but only gets a 2 count, Cole with a Neckscissors, Ciampa briges it into a pin for a 2 count, Cole up top, Ciampa meets him, Avalanche Air Raid Crash blocked, Cole with a Superkick to the knee then an Elevated Lungblower, but only gets a near fall, Ciampa with a Backslide for a 2 count, Willow’s Bell blocked, Leaping Enzugiri, Panama Sunrise countered with a Jumping Knee, Ciampa with a Release German Suplex, Running Knee Lift, Towerhacker Bomb for a near fall, Fairy Tale Ending blocked, they trade pins, Bridging Fujiwara blocked, Cole with an Ushi-Goroshi for a near fall, Cole sets Ciampa up top, but he blocks, Avalanche Panama Sunrise countered into an Avalanche Air Raid Crash, but only gets a near fall, Willow’s Bell blocked, Cole comes back with a Superkick, Powerbomb, but Ciampa counters and hits a Powerbomb on the Spanish table, another Powerbomb drives Cole through the table, back in the ring, Running Knee, Ciampa takes the knee pad down, but Cole with a Superkick, Last Shot countered into a Rolling Lariat, Project Ciampa connects, but only gets a near fall, Rolling Lariat countered with a pair of Pump Kicks, Ciampa falls to the floor, Cole tries a Tope Suicida, but Ciampa counters with a Jumping Knee, Ciampa breaks the count, Cole with a Slingshot Piledriver then the Kneecap Brainbuster, but only gets a near fall, Cole puts the badmouth on Ciampa & Ciampa slaps him, Cole with a Northern Superkick then The Last Shot, but Ciampa rolls to the apron, Cole up top, Panama Sunrise on the apron countered into an Air Raid Crash on the apron, Ciampa breaks the count, Fairy Tale Ending on the floor blocked, Cole Backdrops Ciampa on the floor, Panama Sunrise off the announce table to the floor, Cole sends him back in, but Ciampa hits Willow’s Bell when Cole tries to get back in, Fairy Tale Ending connects, but only gets a near fall, Cole grabs a Crossface & yanks back on the neck, he tries to get to the rope, Cole goes to pull him back, but Ciampa turns it around, Cole makes it to the rope & rolls to the floor, Roddy distracts the ref, reDRagon pulls out Ciampa, Total Elimination & sends Ciampa back in, but still only gets a near fall, Ciampa ducks The Last Shot then sends Cole into reDRagon, Willow’s Bell to Roddy, Rope con Hilo to reDRagon, back in, Cole with a trifecta of Superkicks, then the Last Shot, but still only gets a near fall, KOR puts the belt int eh corner & distracts the ref, Ciampa ducks, Cole sends Ciampa into the ref, Cole with an Uppercut to the nuts, Panama Sunrise, but Ciampa counters with a knee to the nuts, Fairy Tale Ending connects, but there’s no ref, Gargano takes the belt & won’t let Ciampa use it, he blasts Ciampa with the belt, Cole into the cover & gets the win to retain


Johnny Gargano has just screwed Ciampa out of the belt