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2021

NXT Takeover: Vengeance Day

2021-02-14, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

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Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, first round matches (not on the main event):

The winner of the 2021 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic earns the right to challenge for the NXT tagteam championship.

  1. NXT 2021-01-13: Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) def. Ever-Rise (Chase Parker & Matt Martel)
    Gibson pins Martel after the Ticket to Mayhem.
  2. MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) def. Jake Atlas & Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
    Carter pins Scott after a double-team move.
  3. Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong) [w/Kyle O'Reilly] def. Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)
    Finn Bálor runs in, attacking O'Reilly. Cole is distracted, allowing Breeze to land a superkick, but Breeze is not able to capitalize. Instead, Cole lands a superkick on his own, pinning Breeze to advance.
  4. 205Live 2021-01-15: Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza) [w/Santos Escobar (Cruiserweight ch)] def. Bollywood Boyz (Samir & Sunil)
    Wilde pins Sunil after Mendoza delivers a dropkick.
  5. Drake Maverick & Killian Dain def. Curt Stallion & August Grey
    Dain powerbombs Grey, and then powerbombs Maverick on top to allow Maverick to get the pinfall.
  6. NXT 2021-01-20: Kushida & Leon Ruff def. Johnny Gargano (NA ch) & Austin Theory
    Kushida performs a hip toss into a dropkick on Gargano, and locks him in a bridge to get the pinfall victory.
  7. Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado) def. Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel)
    Dorado pins Barthel after a shooting star press, to advance to the second round.
  8. 205Live 2021-01-22: Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher def. Tony Nese & Arya Daivari
    Ciampa and Thatcher replaced the originally scheduled duo of Ashante "Thee" Adonis and Desmond Troy, who were both injured. Ciampa pins Nese after the Willow's Bell.

Second round matches:

  1. NXT 2021-01-27: MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) def. Drake Maverick & Killian Dain
    Carter pins Maverick after the Blockbuster.
  2. Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) def. Kushida & Leon Ruff
    Drake pins Ruff after the Ticket to Mayhem.
  3. NXT 2021-02-03: Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza) [w/Santos Escobar (Cruiserweight ch)] def. Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado)
    Mendoza tags in, delivering a kick to Dorado to get the pinfall victory.
  4. Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher def. Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong)
    Ciampa pins Strong after the Willow's Bell.

Semi-final matches:

  1. NXT 2021-02-10: MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) def. Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza)
    Carter pins Wilde after a double-team power bomb.
  2. Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) def. Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher
    Gibson pins Ciampa after the TIcket to Mayhem.

Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, first round matches (not on the main event):

The winner of the 2021 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic earns the right to challenge for the WWE Women's tagteam championship.

  1. NXT 2021-01-20: Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter def. Mercedes Martinez & Toni Storm
    Catanzaro pins Storm after corkscrew spin from the top rope.
  2. 205Live 2021-01-22: Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell def. Gigi Dolin & Cora Jade
    Hartwell pins Jade to advance in the tournament.
  3. NXT 2021-01-27: Dakota Kai & Raquel González def. Aliyah & Jessi Kamea [w/Robert Stone]
    González hits a running clothesline on Kamea, allowing González to hit a bodyslam for the pinfall victory.
  4. 205Live 2021-01-29: Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon def. Marina Shafir & Zoey Stark (subm.)
    The team of Shafir and Stark shows a strong offence, gradually breaking down their opponents, but Moon and Blackheart comes back, eventually forcing Stark to tap out to Moon's leglock submission.

Semi-final matches:

  1. NXT 2021-02-03: Dakota Kai & Raquel González def. Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter
    González powerbombs Catanzaro for the pinfall, to advance to the finals.
  2. NXT 2021-02-10: Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon def. Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell [w/Johnny Gargano]
    Moon takes out LeRae with the eclipse. Hartwell tries to save LaRae from Blackheart's top rope senton, taking the full force of it. Blackheart rolls over the legal Hartwell to get the pinfall and advance to the finals.

Matches on the main event:

  1. Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament final:
    Dakota Kai & Raquel González def. Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon
    Moon has González down for a pinfall, but Kai distracts the referee. González takes out Blackeart with a massive power bomb, and both Kai and González cover her simultaneously to get the pinfall victory, becoming the first Dusty Rhodes tag team cup winners.
  2. NXT North American championship:
    Johnny Gargano (ch) def. Kushida
    Gargano pins Kushida after a DDT from the top rope.
  3. Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament final:
    MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) def. Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake)
    MSK lands a double superkick on GYV, and then double-teams Carter, allowing Lee to get the pinfall victory to win the Dusty Rhodes tag team cup.
  4. NXT Women's championship, Triple threat:
    Io Shirai (ch) def. Mercedes Martinez, Toni Storm
    Storm lands flying a headbutt on Martinez and covers her for a pin. Shirai lands a moonsault from the top rope on Storm, denying Storm the pinfall. Instead Shirai covers Martinez for the pinfall to retain her championship.
  5. NXT championship:
    Finn Bálor (ch) def. Pete Dunne
    After having unsucessfully attempted the coup de grâce, Bálor hits the 1916 and gets the pinfall victory to retain his championship.
Undisputed Era Undisputed Era Ciampa & Thatcher Grizzled Young VeteransMSK
Breezango
Nese & Daivari Ciampa & Thatcher
Adonis & Troy Ciampa & Thatcher
Kushida & Ruff Kushida & RuffGrizzled Young Veterans
Gargano & Theory
Ever-Rise Grizzled Young Veterans
Grizzled Young Veterans
MSK MSK MSK MSK
Scott & Atlas
Maverick & DainMaverick & Dain
Stallion & Grey
Imperium Lucha House Party Legado del Fantasma
Lucha House Party
Legado del FantasmaLegado del Fantasma
Bollywood Boyz
LeRae & Hartwell LeRae & Hartwell Blackheart & MoonKai & González
Dolin & Jade
Blackheart & MoonBlackheart & Moon
Shafir & Stark
Martinez & Storm Catanzaro & CarterKai & González
Catanzaro & Carter
Aliyah & Kamea Kai & González
Kai & González

NXT Takeover: Los Angeles

2021-03-27, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

This event was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver

2021-04-07 and 2021-04-08, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

Part 1 (2021-04-07):

  1. "Bruiserweight" Pete Dunne def. Kushida
    Kushida has Dunne in the hoverboard lock, but Dunne manages to get to the ropes to break the hold. Dunne hits the Bitter End, getting the pinfall victory.
  2. Gauntlet match:
    Bronson Reed def. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, Cameron Grimes, L.A. Knight, Dexter Lumis, Leon Ruff
    Leon Ruff and Isaiah "Swerve" Scott start out. Bronson Reed enters third, with Cameron Grimes as number four and Dexter Lumis and number five. While Lumis is doing his entrance, Scott pins Ruff for the first elimination. L.A. Knight enters last. Lumis locks Grimes in the Silence submissino move, but Knight hooks Lumis' legs to eliminate him. Scott, Grimes and Reed team up on Knight, allowing Reed to get the pinfall elimination. Grimes rolls up Swerve for the pinfall, but Swerve reverses and instead eliminates Grimes. Reed hits the Tsunami body splash from the top rope on Scott, to get the pinfall and earn a North American championship opportunity on part 2.
  3. NXT UK championship:
    Walter (ch) def. Tommaso Ciampa
    Walter pins Ciampa after a big chop, to retain the championship.
  4. NXT tagteam championship, Triple threat match:
    MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) def. Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake), Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza)
    The match was for the vacated tagteam championship. Gibson locks the Shankly Gates on Mendoza, who tries to tap pout, but Carter stops him from doing so. MSG double-teams Gibson, allowing Lee to roll Gibson up for the pinfall, to win the championships.
  5. NXT Women's championship:
    Raquel González [w/Dakota Kai] def. Io Shirai (ch)
    González hits the one-armed powerbomb to get the pinfall victory.

Part 2 (2021-04-08):

  1. NXT Cruiserweight championship, Unification ladder match:
    Santos Escobar def. Jordan Devlin
    This match was set up to unify the cruiserweight championship, with Escobar winning the as interim cruiserweight championship tournament when Jordan Devlin was only able to defend his championship in NXT UK due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Devlin and Escobar fight on top of a ladder. Devlin has his hands on one of the championship belts when Escobar ejects him off the ladder, landing on another ladder in the ring corner. Escobar reaches up and unhooks the two championship belts to become the undisputed champion.
  2. NXT Women's tagteam championship:
    Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon (ch) def. The Way (Candice LeRay & Indi Hartwell)
    Moon takes out both opponents with the Eclipse, allowing Blackheart to perform a Senton from the top rope and cover Hartwell to retain the championships.
  3. NXT North American championship:
    Johnny Gargano (ch) [w/Austin Theory] def. Bronson Reed
    Reed climbs to the top rope to hit the Tsunami, but Gargano rolls out of the way. Gargano hits Final Beat twice on Reed to get the pinfall victory to retain.
  4. NXT championship:
    Karrion Kross [w/Scarlett] def. Finn Bálor (ch)
    Bálor hits coup de grâce on Kross, but Kross kicks out and reverses the pinfall into a sleeper hold. Bálor manages to break the hold. Later, Kross hits Bálor on the back of the neck and gets the three-count to win the championship.
  5. Unsanctioned match:
    Kyle O'Reilly def. Adam Cole
    Cole hits O'Reilly with the Panama Sunrise and covers him for the pinfall, but he has already knocked the referee out, so there is no-one to count. O'Reilly wraps a steel chain around his right leg and performs a knee drop from the top rope on Cole, getting the pinfall victory.

NXT Takeover: In Your House

2021-06-13, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Winner takes all:
    MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) (NXT tagteam ch) & Bronson Reed (NXT North American ch) def. Legado del Fantasma (Santos Escobar & Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza)
    Reed clotheslines Escobar through the ring barricades, while MSK takes out Wilde in a double-team move outside the ring. This leaves Mendoza alone in the ring, and after Reed hits the tsunami from the top rope, he gets the three-count to retain all his teams' championships.
  2. Xia Li def. Mercedes Martinez
    Li hits Martinez with a kick to the back of the head, getting the pinfall victory.
  3. Million Dollar Championship, Ladder match:
    LA Knight def. Cameron Grimes
    Grimes climbs the golden ladder and has his hands on the case when Knight tips the ladder over, dropping him outside the ring. Knight then reseats the ladder, climbs it and unhooks the briefcase to become the Million Dollar Champion, being awarded the belt by "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Raquel González [w/Dakota Kai] (ch) def. Ember Moon
    Moon hits the Eclipse on González, but Kai puts González' foot on the bottom rope to break the count. Shotzi Blackheart comes in, taking out Kai. González runs Moon into the ring corner, hits a powerbomb and gets the pinfall victory to retain the championship.
  5. NXT championship, Fatal five-way:
    Karrion Kross [w/Scarlett] (ch) def. Kyle O'Reilly, Johnny Gargano, Pete Dunn, Adam Cole (subm.)
    O'Reilly locks Cole in a leglock, but before Cole taps Kross locks O'Reilly in a headlock. O'Reilly has to let go of Cole and as O'Reilly fades the referee calls a victory for Kross.

Great American Bash

2021-07-06, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. NXT tagteam championship, Triple threat match:
    MSK (Nash Carter & Wes Lee) (ch) def. Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher
    Lee locks Thatcher in an inside cradle, getting the pinfall victory to retain the championships.
  2. Million Dollar Championship:
    LA Knight (ch) def. Cameron Grimes
    Stipulation: The loser becomes the butler to the winner for the following month. Knight pins Grimes after the BLT.
  3. NXT Women's tagteam championship:
    Zoey Stark & Io Shirai def. The Way (Candice LeRay & Indi Hartwell) (ch)
    The match is interrupted when Tegan Nox makes her return in the middle of the match. Stark takes advantage of the confusion to knock out Hartwell to get the pinfall and make her team the new champions. After the match, Nox attacks The Way.
  4. Adam Cole def. Kyle O'Reilly
    Cole hits the Panama Sunrise on O'Reilly on the floor outside the ring. He then drags him into the ring for the pinfall, but O'Reilly gets the leg on the rope to break the count. It is not until Cole hits another Panama Sunrise, followed by the Last Shot kick, that he gets the pinfall.

NXT Takeover XXXVI

2021-08-22, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Million Dollar Championship:
    Cameron Grimes def. LA Knight (ch)
    Stipulation: If Cameron Grimes loses, Ted DiBiase takes over his role as LA Knight's butler. Knight brings the Million Dollar championship belt into the ring, intent on attacking Grimes, but is kicked to the outside by Grimes, where he DiBiase attacks him while the referee is distracted. Knight is thrown back into the ring and Grimes covers him to win the championship.
  2. NXT Women's championship:
    Raquel González (ch) def. Dakota Kai
    González picks up Kai to the top rope and hits a powerbomb on Kai to get the pinfall and retain the championship.
  3. NXT UK championship:
    Ilja Dragunov def. Walter (ch)
    Dragunov receives a massive amount of hard blows from Walter, but still manages to get back up and perform a suplex on the much heavier Walter. Walter hits more power slams on Dragunuv, but Dragunuv eventually manages to lock Walter in a sleeper hold. Walter gets up and drops on Dragunuv. Dragunuv manages to keep the sleeper hold, only to let go to land more hits. He then locks another sleeper and proceeds to lift Walter by the throat, causing Walter to be forced to tap out.
  4. Two out of three falls match:
    Kyle O'Reilly def. Adam Cole
    The competitors got to chose the stipulations for the first two falls, with O'Reilly picking fall one and Cole the second. General Manager William Regal added a steel cage as the stipulation for the third fall.
    1. 1st fall: Classic match:
      Kyle O'Reilly def. Adam Cole
      Cole goes for the Panama sunrise, but O'Reilly hooks the legs to get a pinfall.
    2. 2nd fall: Street fight:
      Adam Cole def. Kyle O'Reilly
      O'Reilly goes for a jump from the top rope, but Cole picks him up for a slam, and gets the pinfall.
    3. 3rd fall: Steel cage match:
      Kyle O'Reilly def. Adam Cole
      Cole locks O'Reilly to the ring ropes using handcuffs, and sets him up for a superkick. O'Reilly grabs Cole's leg and locks it in a heel hook, using the cuffed arm for leverage. Cole taps out, giving the overall victory to O'Reilly.
  5. NXT championship:
    Samoa Joe def. Karrion Kross (ch)
    Kross goes to the top rope, but Joe picks him up for a muscle buster to get the pinfall victory.

NXT Breakout Tournament

2021-07-13 to 2021-08-24, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

The winner of the NXT breakout tournament gets a title shot at their choosing.

First round matches:

  1. NXT 2021-07-13: Duke Hudson def. Ikemen Jiro
    Hudson pins Jiro after a powerslam.
  2. NXT 2021-07-20: Odyssey Jones def. Andre Chase
    Jones pins Chase after a powerslam.
  3. NXT 2021-07-27: Carmelo Hayes def. Josh Briggs
    Hayes pins Brigs after a leg drop from the top rope.
  4. NXT 2021-08-03: Trey Baxter def. Joe Gacy
    Baxter pins Gacy after a 450 stomp from the top rope.

Semi-final matches:

  1. NXT 2021-08-10: Odyssey Jones def. Trey Baxter
    Jones squashes Baxter with an avalanche into the ring corner and then gets the pinfall after a powerslam.
  2. NXT 2021-08-17: Carmelo Hayes def. Duke Hudson
    Hayes hits a leg drop from the top rope to get the pinfall victory.

Final:

Carmelo HayesCarmelo HayesCarmelo HayesCarmelo Hayes
Josh Briggs
Duke Hudson Duke Hudson
Ikemen Jiro
Odyssey JonesOdyssey JonesOdyssey Jones
Andre Chase
Trey Baxter Trey Baxter
Joe Gacy

NXT War Games

2021-12-05, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. War Games:
    Io Shirai & Cora Jade & Racquel González & Kay Lee Ray def. Toxic Attraction (Jacy Jane & Gigi Dolin (NXT Women's tag team ch) & Mandy Rose (NXT Women's champion)) & Dakota Kai
    Period one Kay Lee RayDakota Kai
    Period two Cora Jade
    Period three Gigi Dolin
    Period four Io Shirai
    Period five Jacy Jane
    Period six Racquel González
    Period seven Mandy Rose
    One member from each team starts the match, with the rest being released later. The match can only be won after everyone has entered. Jade does a jump from the cage top onto a table early on, seemingly injuring her shoulder. WIth the rest of the competitors more taking each other out, she is the only one moving, covering Rose for the victory.
  2. NXT tagteam championship:
    Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) (ch) def. Kyle O'Reilly & Von Wagner
    O'Reilly locks Aichner in the guillotine, but Aichner manages to power out, lifting up O'Reilly and tag to Barthel, who gets the three-count to retain the championship.
  3. Hair vs. hair match:
    Cameron Grimes def. Duke Hudson
    Hudson sets up Grimes for the Razor's Edge, but Grimes reverses it at the last second and rolls up Hudson for the pinfall.
  4. Cruiserweight championship:
    Roderick Strong (ch) [w/Diamond Mine (Brutus Creed & Julius Creed & Hachiman & Ivy Nile & Malcom Bivens)] def. Joe Gacy [w/Harland]
    Stipulation: The 205 lbs weight restriction was lifted for this match. Strong hits a jumping knee on Gacy, following up wiht a powerbomb to get the pinfall victory.
  5. War Games:
    Team 2.0 (Bron Breakker & Grayson Waller & Tony D'Angelo & Carmelo Hayes (NA ch) [w/Trick Williams]) def. Team Black & Gold (Tommasso Ciampa (NXT ch) & Pete Dunne & LA Knight & Johnny Gargano)
    Period one Carmelo HayesJohnny Gargano
    Period two Grayson Waller
    Period three Pete Dunne
    Period four Tony D'Angelo
    Period five LA Knight
    Period six Bron Breakker
    Period seven Tommasso Ciampa
    Waller performs an elbow drop from the top of the cage onto LA Knight who is stretched out on a table inside the ring, but he is unable to get the pinfall. Breakker spears Ciampa through the table and then powerbombs him for the pinfall.
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