NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day - NXT North American Championship Match: Johnny Gargano vs. KUSHIDA Result

WWE North American Championship Match

Johnny Gargano (c) vs KUSHIDA

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Before the match The Way are getting ready to come out before Dexter Lumis abducts Austin Theory and Johnny has Candice and Indi go look for him. Once the match starts with the two locking up before they grapple on the mat until they run the ropes and counter each other to a stalemate. Johnny superkicks KUSHIDA and sends him into the steps before KUSHIDA suplexes Johnny onto the floor and goes right after his arm once they're back in the ring. Johnny hits a neckbreaker in the ropes before hitting a float over suplex for two before KUSHIDA counters a neckbreaker and Johnny slams him before kicking his arm as revenge for when KUSHIDA kicked his arm. Johnny cross faces KUSHIDA in the ropes before KUSHIDA gets a series of two counts off of various pin attempts before they clothesline each other. KUSHIDA drops Johnny with a Shotei and stomps the back of his head before hitting a German into a roundhouse kick for a deep two count before KUSHIDA hits a northern lights suplex for two. KUSHIDA goes back to the arm of Johnny and Johnny hits a twisting superplex into a tornado DDT for a near fall before they grapple on the mat and exchange submission attempts. KUSHIDA and Johnny exchange forearms on their knees before Johnny counters a hand sprint elbow into the Gargano Escape before KUSHIDA counters and Johnny lawn darts him into the middle turnbuckle. KUSHIDA hits a diving armbar before Johnny rolls to the ropes for the break right before tapping before Johnny drives KUSHIDA into the apron and the barricade before KUSHIDA kicks the arm of Johnny. Back in the ring KUSHIDA then locks in the Hoverboard Lock before Johnny snaps the neck of KUSHIDA in the ropes and hits One Final Beat onto the ramp before hitting it again once they're back in the ring for the pin and the win.

Winner: Johnny Gargano retains his NXT North American Championship by defeating KUSHIDA via pinfall.

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