Check out the live results & updates blog of NXT on January 30, 2019
The show opened with a video package recap of TakeOver: Phoenix.
Io Shirai and Kairi Sane vs. Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir
It was a good back and forth match. After early setup, Shirai and Kairi kept their offense on the up. Then Duke and Shafir kept control for some time over Shiria. Match got back into speed after Kairi got the hot tag. Shirai knocks Duke off the apron. Shirai then popped Sane up for an elbow, then took out Duke with suicide dive. Sane won with the Insane Elbow.
Winners: Io Shirai and Kairi Sane by pinfall
Highlights and Interviews
A recap is shown of the match between Johnny Gargano and Ricochet at Takeover: Pheonix. Afterward, Johnny was interviewed. He said he promised a MOTY candidate and a win and he delivered on both. He continued by saying winning feels great and he loves it. As he said that, he laughed and walked off.
Next were the highlights of Bianca Belair coming up just short of beating Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Title at Takeover. Bianca was interviewed and said being undefeated wasn’t about a record, but a mindset. She said that Shayna knows that Bianca would take the title from her at some point. When the ridiculous comments from Sam Roberts on the preshow were brought up, Bianca replied that she took Shayna to the limit and told Sam to kiss her ass.
The NXT Tag Team Title match highlights was next. The War Raiders won the titles from the Undisputed Era. War Raiders were asked about the win. They said Undisputed earned their respect, but that era is over. The war is here and the raid has begun.
Matt Riddle’s win over Kassius Ohno is recapped next. In a post-match interview, Riddle said he made a statement by making him tap out. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Aleister Black main event highlights from TakeOver was next. A tweet from Paul Heyman putting Ciampa over was highlighted. The post show brawl involving Ciampa, Gargano, Velveteen Dream, Adam Cole, Black, and Ricochet was shown after that. That set up the Halftime Heat six man tag coming this Sunday. Black, Dream, and Ricochet vs. Cole, Ciampa, and Gargano.
The Forgotten Sons w/ Jackson Ryker vs. The Street Profits
After a brawl early on, the Sons were sent outside. The Profits use a double flapjack on Cutler that drops him onto Blake. Things turned after that with
Winners: The Forgotten Sons by pinfall