John & Wai discuss the role Paul Levesque’s NXT played in providing a WWE alternative during a pre-AEW wrestling landscape, the importance of CFO$ to the successes of Bobby Roode & Shinsuke Nakamura, Asuka’s ascent into stardom in North America, Bayley’s final NXT match, and more.
This event was chosen by Espresso Executive Producer, Brent Nicol.
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NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Brooklyn, New York
- NXT Championship: Samoa Joe (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
- NXT Women’s Championship: Asuka (c) vs. Bayley
- NXT Tag Team Championships: The Revival (c) vs. DIY
- Bobby Roode vs. Andrade Cien Almas
- Ember Moon vs. Billie Kay
- No Way Jose vs. Austin Aries
Watch this event on WWE Network (account required): https://watch.wwe.com/episode/WWE-NXT-TakeOver-Brooklyn-II-10135
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