Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/01/24/rewind-a-wai-124-nxt-takeover-new-york-2019/
Having attended the event live, John & Wai discuss what they remember of the experience, assess the current careers of NXT standouts such as Ricochet, Aleister Black and Velveteen Dream, and take you through news and notes of April 2019 at a time when WWE’s developmental brand felt truly special.
This event was chosen by Espresso Executive Producer, Tyler Crane.
YouTube Members: https://youtu.be/ZXBK3JWI9hw
NXT TakeOver: New York
Friday, April 5, 2019
Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center
- NXT Championship, 2-of-3 Falls: Adam Cole vs. Johnny Gargano
- NXT Women’s Championship: Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Bianca Belair vs. Io Shirai vs. Kairi Sane
- NXT UK Championship: Pete Dunne (c) vs. WALTER
- NXT North American Championship: Velveteen Dream (c) vs. Matt Riddle
- NXT Tag Team Championship: War Raiders (c) vs. Aleister Black & Ricochet
Watch this event on WWE Network (account required): https://watch.wwe.com/episode/WWE-NXT-TakeOver-New-York-9873
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Next time on Rewind-A-Wai… WWF Raw (Feb. 15 & 22, 1993)