NXT TakeOver: New York Results – Apr. 5, 2019 – Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole

Results via Adam Martin of Wrestleview.com

April 5, 2019
Brooklyn, New York – Barclays Center
Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, and Percy Watson

Quick Match Results

  1. NXT Tag Team Championship – War Raiders (c) defeated Aleister Black & Ricochet via pinfall (31:10)
  2. NXT North American Championship – Velveteen Dream (c) defeated Matt Riddle via pinfall (17:35)
  3. WWE United Kingdom Championship – WALTER defeated Pete Dunne (c) via pinfall (25:40)
  4. NXT Women’s Championship Fatal 4-Way – Shanya Baszler (c) defeated Kairi Sane, Io Shirai, and Bianca Belair via submission (15:45)
  5. NXT Championship Best 2-out-of-3 Falls – Johnny Gargano defeated Adam Cole two falls to one fall (38:25)

NXT Tag Team Championship
Aleister Black & Ricochet vs. War Raiders (c)


Lots of flips and dives during this one. The finish saw Ricochet miss a 630 and land with a thud. This setup a double team leg drop by Hanson off the top rope with Rowe holding Ricochet to get the pinfall to retain the titles.

Winner: War Raiders via Pinfall to retain the NXT Tag Team Championship.

After the match, Black and Ricochet get emotional. This would appear to be their final appearance in NXT going forward.

NXT North American Championship
Matt Riddle vs. Velveteen Dream (c)


Crowd was into everything with this match. Finish saw Riddle applying the Bromission and Dream countered out keeping the shoulders of Riddle down to retain. Some really impressive transition spots in this one.

Winner: Velveteen Dream via Pinfall to retain the NXT North American Championship.

KUSHIDA’s NXT Introduction

Recap video of KUSHIDA’s official NXT contract signing during TakeOver: New York’s pre-show was aired. KUSHIDA was then shown sitting in the crowd and given an official NXT introduction to a round of applause and cheers.

WWE United Kingdom Championship
WALTER vs. Pete Dunne (c)


Incredibly physical match. Both men played up complete exhaustion towards the end. The finish saw WALTER counter a triangle on the top rope by Dunne into a release powerbomb followed up by a huge splash off the top turnbuckle to get the pinfall.

Winner: WALTER via Pinfall to become the new WWE United Kingdom Champion.

NXT Women’s Championship Fatal 4 Way
Kairi Sane vs. Io Shirai vs. Bianca Belair vs. Shanya Baszler (c)


Lots of counters early. Lots of transitions with all four women. Belair whipped Sane with her hair and even left welts on her body. The finish saw Baszler apply the rear naked choke on Belair. Belair tried to fight out, but eventually tapped out.

Winner: Shanya Baszler via Submission to retain the NXT Women’s Championship.

NXT Championship Best 2 out of 3 Falls
Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole


Cole took the first fall via a kick to the head. Gargano took the second fall via submission. Interference by members of the Undisputed Era towards the end. Gargano won the third fall forcing Cole to tap out to the Gargano Escape to become the new NXT Champion.

First Fall: Adam Cole via Pinfall.
Second Fall: Johnny Gargano via Submission.
Winner: Johnny Gargano via Submission to become the new NXT Champion.

After the match, Candice LeRae ran out and celebrate with her husband.

Gargano and LeRae then headed towards the ramp for farewell celebrations. As they were celebrating, Tommaso Ciampa made a surprise appearance and hugged both Gargano and LeRae as the show went off the air.