NXT Coverage: Cole Ready For Ciampa

A decent card, but an excellent main event set the bar high for NXT Takeover Portland.


Roderick Strong vs. Bronson Reed: Strong got the win with the Knee, but Velveteen Dream’s voice hit the ring and promised for retribution. 

Candice LeRae vs. Dakota Kai: Kai got the win with a counter of the Gargano Escape, but ended up getting into it with Tegan Nox.

Cameron Grimes vs. Johnny Gargano: Grimes took the fight to Gargano, but Johnny Wrestling countered the Cave In into the No Escape for the submission win.

Lio Rush vs. Angel Garza: Rush rolled up Garza during the Clipper to gain the win and become #1 contender for the Cruiserweight strap.

Bianca Belair vs. Santana Garrett: Squash as the EST got the win with the KOD.

Kushida vs. Adam Cole: Kushida came to fight, but Cole won with the Last Shot. After the bell, Tommaso Ciampa hit the ring and the two exchanged words.

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