WWE’s NXT Takeover: Toronto 2019 took place at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 10, 2019.
– Charly Caruso, Sam Roberts and Pat McAfee are hosting the kickoff show tonight. They introduce some video packages looking at tonight’s card.
– We see a pre-taped promo from William Regal in front of a black screen. Regal talks about the Cole vs. Gargano match and their feud leading up to tonight. Regal says tonight, there will be a definitive end. We then see what the cage round the ring will look like, and there are kendo sticks and barbed wire all over it.
NXT Takeover: Toronto results
– Mauro Ranallo welcomes us to Takeover, and we see a Takeover: Toronto music video playing on the big screen for the fans in the arena. Mauro is joined by Beth Phoenix and Nigel McGuiness.
– The Street Profits (c) vs. Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish: The Street Profits’ NXT Tag Team Titles are on the line in this one. Dawkins starts off in control against O’Reilly and repeatedly wrestles him down to the mat. Fish finally gets the tag for the double team on Dawkins. Ford tags in for the double team on Fish now. Ford and Fish brawl in the corner now until Ford start firing up with some arm drags and a drop kick. Dawkins tags in for the bonzai drop double team on Fish, and then a flap jack slam. O’Reilly tags back in and turns things around against Dawkins. Kyle hits a series of knee strikes on the grounded Dawkins. Ford gets the hot tag and starts cleaning house. Fish tags in and looks for a suplex, but Ford reverses into a suplex of his own. Ford follows up with a standing moonsault for a two count. Ford goes for the People’s Elbow on Fish, but O’Reilly breaks it up. The brawl spills out to ringside where Ford hits a knee to the face of O’Reilly. Back in the ring, Ford hits the Rock Bottom on Fish for a two count. O’Reilly causes a distraction and then tags in for the double team facebuster and German suplex for a two count. Fish tags back in and fights up to the top turnbuckle with Ford. O’Reilly gets involved with a cheap shot on Ford, then he tags himself in. Fish superplexes Ford off the top, then O’Reilly hits a flying knee drop off the top on Ford. Kyle applies a heel hook. Fish comes in with a shot on the already grounded Ford, then Dawkins comes in to even the odds and drops Fish. Dawkins finally gets the tag and cleans house. Dawkins hits a Stinger splash on Fish and O’Reilly in the corner. Dawkins hits a leg capture overhead suplex on Kyle. Dawkins looks for a spear, but Kyle blocks it with a knee to the face. Ford tags himself in for a double team blockbuster on Kyle. Fish breaks up the pin attempt. All four men start brawling in the ring now as the referee loses control of this one. The Profits end up clearing the ring, and Ford hits a suicide dive on both Bobby and Kyle at ringside. Back in the ring, Dawkins spears both Bobby and Kyle, then Ford hits a frogsplash off the top on Kyle for the three count.
Winners & still Tag Team Champions: The Street Profits
— TDE Wrestling (@tde_wrestling) August 10, 2019
– The Street Profits go up into the crowd to celebrate after the match.
– Johnny Gargano is shown backstage warming up for this match tonight.
– Ricochet is shown sitting at ringside enjoying the show.
– Io Sharai vs. Candice Lerae: Io and Candice briefly brawl before the ref calls for the opening bell. Candice dumps Io out to ringside early on, and then on the apron on the way back in, Io slams Candice on the apron. Io suplexes Candice on top of the announce table, then takes her back in the ring for more offense. Io follows up with an inverted pilediver for a two count. Candice fights back with a flurry of strikes and a running hip attack in the corner. Candice follows up with a vertical suplex for a two count.
Winner: Io Sharai
– Shayna Baszler is shown backstage warming up for her match later.
– Matt Riddle storms the ring with a microphone and calls out Killian Dain. He wants Dain to come out and fight him right now. Dain comes out through the crowd, and Riddle meets him at ringside. They brawl all over ringside and towards the ramp. Dain hits Riddle with a big boot to the face at ringside. Referees come out to break it up, but Riddle charges up the ramp and takes down Dain. They brawl across the stage now and Dain goes for Riddle’s eyes. Riddle breaks free and hits a couple of knee strikes, then some elbows to the head. Security comes out and pulls them apart. Riddle fights off the security and hits kicks and knees to the head. Riddle charges at Dain, but Dain levels him with a leaping cross-body. Dain gets on Riddle for more punishment, but security pulls him off. Dain beats down the security, then Riddle gets on Dain’s back with a sleeper. Dain slams Riddle into the LED screens on the stage. Riddle jumps back on Dain’s back, and they end up falling off the side of the stage through some tables, and they take one of the security guards down with them in the process.
— WWE (@WWE) August 10, 2019
– We see the new commercial for the WWE 2k20 video game, featuring Stone Cold Steve Austin and Hulk Hogan.
– Austin Theory is shown sitting at ringside.
– Velveteen Dream (c) vs. Pete Dunn vs. Roderick Strong: This one is a Triple Threat match for the NXT North American Championship. Velveteen Dream has a Canadian-themed entrance and is dressed in ring attire inspired by “The Mountie.” Strong starts off by knocking Dream out to ringside, then Strong goes at it with Dunn. Dunn levels Strong with a lariat, then Dream gets back in the ring and dumps Strong out to ringside. Strong pulls Dunn outside and drops him. Strong and Dream go at it in the ring now, and Dream hits an axe handle off the top. Dunn gets back in the ring, and Dunn and Dream double team Strong with strikes. Dream tries to strike up and alignment with Dunn, and they dump Strong out to ringside. Dream and Dunn go at it in the ring now. Dunn looks for an armbar but can’t get it. Dream misses a shot and Dunn grabs him for the bitter end, but Dream escapes. Strong hits a cheap shot on Dream form the apron, then a running dropkick on Dunn. Strong suplexes Dream on to the ring apron, then suplexes Dunn on to the fan barricade at ringside. Strong then grabs Dunn again and suplexes him on to Dream. Back in the ring, Strong hits a dropkick on Dunn, then he dumps Dream back out to ringside again. Strong follows up with a backbreaker for a two count. Dream gets back in the ring with a shot off the top on Strong. Dream follows up with more strikes and a side Russian leg sweep for a two count. Dream follows up with a backbreaker, and then a flying elbow off the middle rope. Dream follows up with a Sharpshooter on Strong, but Dunn breaks it up with a flying stomp off the top rope on Dream. The fight spills out to ringside, and Dunn ends up hitting a moonsault off the top rope down on to Strong and Dream on the ringside floor. Back in the ring, Dunn continues the beat down on both Strong and Dream. Dunn hits a German suplex on Strong and Strong lands on Dream. Dunn stomps on both of them now until they kick him away. Dream and Strong start going at it now with right hands. Dunn gets back up and trades blows with Strong and Dream. Dream hits the Dream Valley Driver on Dunn, then Strong hits an Olympic Slam on Dream. Dunn gets back up and hits a suplex on Strong. Dream and Dunn fight up to the top rope. Strong joins them, and hits an Olympic Slam on Dunn, and Dream also goes flying down to the mat. Strong knocks Dream out to ringside. Dunn looks for a triangle choke on Strong, but Strong reverses it into a powerbomb. Strong looks for another powerbomb, but this time Dunn reverses it into a triangle attempt. Strong drags Dunn over into the corner. Dream gets up on the opposite corner, and hits a flying elbow drop coast to coast on Dunn. Strong hits a running knee to the face of Dream, then hits one on Dunn too. Strong hits several running elbow strikes on both of his opponents. Strong hits a back suplex on Dream, then he powerbombs Dunn on to Dream. Strong grabs them both by the legs, and puts both Dream and Dunn in a double Boston crab. Dream looks for a double Dream Valley Driver on Dunn and Strong, but they escape. Strong hits a running knee on Dream, then Dunn drops Strong. Dunn grabs them by their fingers, then he hits a suplex on Strong. Dream grabs the ref to break up the pin. Dunn kicks Dream down and puts the boots to him. Dunn puts Dream in the Indian leg lock, and then stomps on him. Dunn misses a kick on Strong, and Strong fires back with an elbow to the face. Strong and Dunn both counter a series of moves until Dunn connects with a kick to the face. Dunn runs the ropes for another kick, but Strong ducks it and puts Dun in the Boston crab. Dream breaks it up and dumps Strong outside. Dream hits the DVD on Dunn, then Strong gets back in the ring and dumps Dream outside. Strong hits the backbreaker on Dunn, but then Dream comes flying off the top with an elbow on Strong to break up the pin. Dream steals the pin on Dunn for the three count.
Winner & still North American Champion: Velveteen Dream
.@roderickstrong with the StrongESThold!
— TDE Wrestling (@tde_wrestling) August 11, 2019
– We see a video package looking at the feud between Mia Yim and Shayna Baszler.
– Mia Yim and Shayna Baszler (c): Shayna’s Women’s Championship is on the line in this one. Shayna starts off strong with several submission attempts on Mia. Mia fights back with arm drags and a big boot in the corner. Mia dumps Shayna outside and looks for a dive on her, but Shayna blocks it in mid-air with an elbow to the face. Mia fights back and throws Shayna into the ring steps at ringside. Mia starts working over Shayna’s right arm. Back in the ring, Shayna fights back with a knee to the face and some kicks. Shayna is selling an arm injury. Shayna stomps on Mia and and starts working over Mia’s left arm. Mia fights back by grabbing a handful of Shayna’s hair behind the ref’s back, but Shayna shuts her down with a clothesline for a two count. Shayna grabs a handful of Mia’s hair now, but Mia fights back with a kick to Shayna’s bad arm. Shayna shuts her down again with another kick, and then Shayna goes back to work on Mia’s arm. Mia hits a shot to Shayna’s eyes, but the ref again doesn’t see it. Mia follows up with a suplex, and both women are down. Mia botches a hip toss the first time, but she hits it the second time. Shayna rolls out to ringside and Mia hits a suicide dive on her. Back in the ring, Mia mises a big boot in the corner, and Shayna follows up with a knee to Mia’s face. Shayna hits another knee to the face and pins for a two count. Shayna and Mia trade submission attempts, and then they fight to the top rope. Mia hits a sunset flip powerbomb off the turnbuckle for a two count. Mia tries to continue the offense, but Shayna grabs her from behind for a submission attempt. Mia headbutts her way out and starts working over Shayna’s bad arm. Mia looks for an armbar, but Shayna escapes. Shayna puts Mia in a choke, and Mia briefly escapes, but Shayna put her in another choke. Mia taps out for the finish.
Winner & still Women’s Champion: Shayna Baszler
– Walter and Tyler Bate are shown (separately) sitting at ringside.
– We see a video package looking at the feud between Gargano and Cole for the NXT Title.
– Adam Cole (c) vs. Johnny Gargano: The NXT Title is on the line in this best two out of three falls match. The opening bell sounds and Cole and Gargano trade strikes in the opening moments, and they both duck several shots. They get up and have a stare down. Gargano takes control with a hurricanrana, then he dumps Cole outside and dropkicks him through the ropes. They continue to fight at ringside, and Gargano slams Cole knee-first into the corner of the ring apron. Back in the ring, Gargano starts repeatedly working over Cole’s knee and leg. They fight out to ringside again, and this time Cole hits a wheelbarrow slam on Gargano into the ring apron. Back in the ring, Cole follows up with a suplex for a two count. Cole misses a shot off the top and lands on his bad leg. Gargano fights back with a belly to belly overhead suplex into the corner. Cole and Gargano trade punches and elbow strikes in the middle of the ring now. Gargano fires up with a series of clotheslines and chops. Gargano goes back to attacking Cole’s bad right knee. Cole fights back and hits a wheelbarrow suplex on Gargano. Gargano fights back and they both start trading kicks now. Gargano hits an inverted piledriver for a two count. They fight to the top rope and Cole looks for a sunset powerbomb, but he lands on his feet and his bad knee gives out. Gargano goes flying off the turnbuckle, but Cole catches him in a Codebreaker. Cole follows up with a version of a piledriver for a two count. Gargano fights back and hits a DDT for a two count. Gargano hits a kick, then Cole fights back with two kicks of his own. Cole follows up with a neckbreaker on to his knee for a two count. Cole looks frustrated now and he grabs a steel chair from ringside. The ref takes the chair, and then Cole hits a low-blow on Gargano behind the ref’s back for a two count. Cole gets in the ref’s face now, which leads to Gargano hitting a superkick on Cole. Gargano grabs the steel chair and the ref admonishes him. Gargano uses the chair on Cole anyways and repeatedly pummels on Cole with the chair. The ref calls for the bell for the DQ, and the score in this best two out of three falls match is now 1-0 for Cole.
The second fall is under Street Fight rules, where anything goes. Cole rolls out of the ring, and Gargano throws the chair at him and then hits a dive on him. Cole and Gargano brawl out into the crowd now. They fight back near ringside, and Gargano tackles Cole through the barricade near the timekeeper’s area. They fight on top of the announce table, and Gargano back body drops Cole off of the one table and through the adjacent table. Gargano throws Cole, a chair, and a table in the ring. Gargano gets in the ring and Cole grabs him for a neckbreaker for a two count. Gargano fights back and picks up Cole, and hits the snake-eyes on to a steel chair in the corner. Gargano puts Cole in the Gargano Escape, and Cole taps out. The score is now 1-1.
The third and decisive fall is a cage match, and the cage begins lowering from the ceiling. There are several weapons in the cage, including a fire extinguisher, kendo sticks, steel chairs and more. The third fall starts and Gargano and Cole start trading blows in the middle of the rope. They each grab kendo sticks off the cage walls and start nailing each other with them. Gargano gets the upper hand and hits a superkick on Cole for a two count. Gargano sets up a table in the ring, but then Cole starts nailing Gargano with a steel chair. Gargano grabs a fire extinguisher off the cage and sprays at at Cole, then Gargano hits DDTs Cole through an unfolded chair. Cole and Gargano climb the cage walls and fight over a sledgehammer hanging on the top, but Gargano lets go and then powerbombs Cole off the cage wall. Gargano grabs the sledgehammer now and brings it down. Gargano swings the sledgehammer, but Cole intercepts him with two superkicks. Cole climbs to the top turnbuckle and grabs a ladder from the top of he cage. Cole throws the ladder down and Gargano ducks it. Cole leaps form the top rope and hits he Canadian Destroyer on Gargano for a two count. Cole follows up with another Canadian Destroyer/Panama Sunrise for a two count. Cole unfolds a chair and sets Gargano’s head on it. Cole looks for a running knee, but Gargano dodges it and puts Cole in a version of an STO submission with a kendo stick. Cole bites Gargano to escape. Gargano comes back with a sledgehammer shot to the midsection of Cole. Gargano sets up two tables in the ring, puts Cole on them, then goes up top, but Cole rolls away. They fight up to the top turnbuckle, and Gargano hits a flying Canadian Destroyer off the top turnbuckle for a two count. Gargano grabs a bag off the cage wall, and it’s full of pliers, handcuffs, and brass knuckles. Gargano takes the pliers and climbs the cage, and cuts off a rope of barbed wire. Cole climbs to the very top of the cage, and Gargano follows him there. Gargano tries to use the barbed wire on Cole’s forehead up there, but Cole grabs him, and they both fall from the top of the cage down through one of the tables in the ring. Cole lands on top of Gargano, and the ref counts the three.
Winner & still NXT Champion: Adam Cole
– After the match, the other Undisputed Era members come out and help Cole to his feet. Takeover goes off the air with Cole celebrating on the ramp, and Gargano on his back in the ring.
— TDE Wrestling (@tde_wrestling) August 11, 2019