Former ROH Tag Champions reunite at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
The Authors of Pain defended their NXT Tag Team Championships against SAnitY at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III tonight. Eric Young replaced Killian Dain before the match started. The match went back and forth but in the end, SAnitY prevailed and became the new NXT Tag Team Champions. Their celebration was short-lived as Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly showed up and attacked them from behind. Fish and O’Reilly were known as “reDRagon” in ROH and were the ROH Tag Team Champions in that promotion. You can check out a video of the attack below.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) August 20, 2017
Adam Cole attacks new NXT Champion Drew McIntyre
Bobby Roode defended his NXT Championship against Drew McIntyre in the main-event of NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. Roode planted McIntyre with the Glorious DDT and held on and went for a second one. McIntyre was able to fight out of it and leveled Roode with the Claymore to capture the NXT Championship.
Another celebration was cut short when Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly appeared on the ring apron. McIntyre was distracted by them and Adam Cole appeared and attacked him from behind. Fish and O’Reilly held up McIntyre and Cole leveled him with a Superkick. Cole then posed with the NXT Championship as NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III went off the air. You can check out Cole’s NXT debut in the video below.
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2017