It was announced before NXT Takeover went on the air that the attendance was 15,589 in the Barclays Center. Among those in attendance Gabe Sapolsky and Sal Hamoui of WWN Live, famed record producer Rick Rubin, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Sean Waltman, Ric Flair, Sgt. Slaughter and Japanese Joshi star Kanna

WWE Network: NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn Pre-Show

“NXT Takeover: Brooklyn” Quick Results:

Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Tyler Breeze with a running Liger bomb for the win.

The Vaudevillians defeated Blake and Murphy with the help of Blue Pants to become the new NXT tag team champions With the Whirling Dervish

Apollo Crews defeated Tye Dillinger with the standing moonsalt to pick up a pinfall victory

Samoa Joe defeated Baron Corbin with the Coquina Clutch to get a submission win

Bayley defeats Sasha Banks to become the new NXT Women’s Champion nailing the Bayley To Belly for the win.

Finn Balor retains the NXT Championship over Kevin Owens in a ladder match Exclusives

It was announced that the cousin of The Rock, Nia Jax would be making her debut soon

The next NXT Takeover will take place Wednesday, October 7. William Regal announced on the broadcast last night that it will be the site of the Dusty Rhodes tag tournament finals. The tournament which will feature superstars from NXT’s past and present teaming up to honor The Dream will begin on the September 2 edition of NXT.

WWE released the following on the upcoming NXT tour this December in the UK:


STAMFORD, Conn., August 22, 2015 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced today that, for the first time in history, NXT will embark on a seven city tour of the United Kingdom from Thursday, December 10th through Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

NXT’s tour of the United Kingdom will include the following locations:

· December 10: Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle

· December 11: The SSE Hydro in Glasgow

· December 12: Sheffield Arena in Sheffield

· December 13: Empress Ballroom in Blackpool

· December 14: Capital FM Arena in Nottingham

· December 15: Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff

· December 16: The SSE Wembley Arena in London

“Coming off NXT’s biggest event in history, NXT Takeover: Brooklyn, we are thrilled to announce our first international tour,” said Paul Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative. “The tour marks a major milestone in the continued expansion of the NXT brand.”

NXT’s tour of the United Kingdom will feature appearances by NXT Champion Finn Bálor, Samoa Joe, Bayley, Tyler Breeze, Dana Brooke, Emma, and more.*

“On behalf of all the NXT Superstars and Divas, we are extremely excited at the opportunity to perform for the WWE Universe in the UK,” said NXT Champion Finn Bálor. “I look forward to the opportunity to return to where I started my career, giving fans new memories that they will never forget.”

Tickets for the NXT tour of the United Kingdom will go on sale this Friday, August 28 at 9AM GMT through or Ticketmaster Charge By Phone by calling 0844 844 0444. Customers outside the UK can call +44 161 385 3211. For more information, please visit

*Card subject to change.

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