Hey Fight Fans, we hope your weekend has been a good one and that you're ready for NXT Takeover: Toronto II headlined by a two out of three falls match for the NXT Championship! Be sure to stick around afterwards for the post-show podcast where Fightful's best will review the show!
-The show opens with a video package on the big screen for all of tonight's matches to the theme of the event performed by Slipknot.
NXT Tag Team Championship Match
Street Profits (c) vs Undisputed Era
Kyle and Angelo start the match off, Angelo showing off his superior strength by dropping Kyle repeatedly before he turns Bobby inside out with a lariat and Ford dropkicks him. The Street Profits take control with frequent tags and chaining offense together until Bobby comes back with strikes and dumps Angelo out of the ring before he and Ford counter each other until Ford dropkicks Kyle. SP hit a banzai drop into a flap jack to Kyle before Angelo drops Kyle with an uppercut and Bobby drops him with an elbow when he gets the blind tag. Kyle rocks and drops Angelo with a variety of strikes before hitting a sliding knee and Bobby hits a slingshot senton for a quick two count. Bobby hits a back suplex and Kyle beats on Angelo in mount before locking in a front face lock and Angelo gets the tag to Ford who takes out both members of UE.
Does sends Kyle out of the ring and hits a spinebuster into a standing moonsault for a two count onto Bobby before they end up outside and Ford hits a PK from the apron into a uranage to Bobby back in the ring for a near fall. Kyle boots Angelo off of the apron before Bobby hits a chop block and UE hit a DDT into a German suplex for a near fall before Kyle sets Ford up top and locks in an Achilles lock before Ford counters a superplex and gets crotched. Bobby hits a diving exploder suplex before Kyle hits a diving knee and Kyle locks in an Achilles lock before Bobby stops him from getting to the ropes. Angelo hits a spinebuster onto Kyle with Bobby to break the hold before Angelo comes in and launches Kyle into Bobby before Angelo hits s suplex and Kyle rocks him with a knee before Kyle locks in a standing guillotine that Angelo counters before SP hit a blockbuster doomsday device for a near fall that Bobby breaks up. All four men brawl until they collapse and Ford sends UE out of the ring before Ford hits a flipping senton and a frog splash once they're back in the ring for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Street Profits defeat Undisputed Era via pinfall when they Ford pins Kyle with a frog splash to retain their NXT Tag Team Championships.
-We get a video package for the budding rivalry between Io Shirai and Candice LeRae which is up next.
Io Shirai vs Candice LeRae
Candice goes right after Io, but she rolls out of the ring before Candice goes out after her before Io suplexes her onto the announce table. Io rolls back into the ring and plays to the crowd, seemingly content with a count out victory before Candice gets back in at the count of nine. Io beats on Candice in mount and hits a flap jack into a basement dropkick for a quick two count before locking in a rear chin lock. Candice goes for a huricanrrana, but Io lands on her feet before dropkicking Candice. Io hits a running air raid crash for a near fall before Candice counters a butterfly suplex and Io misses a missile dropkick before Candice comes back with a flurry of strikes and a brainbuster for a near fall.
Candice locks in an octopus stretch before Io gets to the ropes for the break and Io hits a drop toe hold into the ropes before Candice counters a 619 into a neckbreaker for a near fall. Io hits a 619 before Candice hits a suicide dive into a tornado DDT before hitting a diving stomp for a near fall. Io takes Candice down and locks in a cross face before hitting a running splash in the ropes and Candice hits a snap German suplex before Io hits a dead lift bridging German suplex for a near fall. Io hits running knees in the corner before Candice hits a reverse huricanrrana and a diving reverse neckbreaker for a near fall. Io hits a Spanish fly for a near fall before Candice gets a near fall off of a small package and Io hits a butterfly backbreaker into a moonsault for yet another near fall.
Io then locks in a Koji Clutch before Io chokes her unconscious for the referee stoppage.
Winner: Io Shirai defeats Candice LeRae via referee stoppage with a Koji clutch.
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