The War Raiders retained their NXT Tag Team Championship titles after defeating Aleister Black and Ricochet at NXT Takeover New York 2019 on 5 April 2019.
War Raiders won the NXT Tag team titles after defeating the Undisputed Era at NXT Takeover: Pheonix 2019. Aleister Black and Ricochet won the Dusty Rhodes Classics Tag Team Tournament to become no. 1 contender to face the War Raiders at NXT Takeover: New York 2019.
Black and Rowe start the match. Lock up and arm-twist by Black. Counters all the way and it ends with Rowe putting Black to the mat. They start again and Rowe goes for the waist takedown but Black prevents it and ends up with putting his legs over Rowe’s shoulder. They fist bump and tag their partners. Ricochet sends Hanson out with a scissor takedown.
Black and Rowe tag in and Black also sends him out. War Raiders combine to take the upper hand. Rowe slams Hanson on top of both opponents. The champions keep Black isolated by cutting the ring in half with quick tags and double team moves. Black avoids another double team slam and knocks both men down with a kick. Ricochet is tagged in and hits a flurry of moves which ends with a
Black unleashes a flurry of kicks to score a near fall. Rowe takes him down with a side body slam and hits a brutal knee to the face. Hanson runs in and backdrops Ricochet into the lights. Black is taken inside the ring by Hanson. He hits the running body splash on both of them many times. He then sends Aleister Black out of the ring. Ricochet then catches him and executes the fallaway slam. Black and Rowe tag in and trades strikes. Black hits a knee strike followed by a German suplex for a close two count.
Ricochet and Hanson tag in again. Hanson avoids a couple of strikes with the cartwheel but Ricochet finally connects the roundhouse kick. Hanson connects his move and goes to the top turnbuckle. Ricochet takes him down but Hanson hits a back handspring elbow at the corner. Rowe is tagged in and takes a shot at Black. Rowe nails a running knee on Ricochet. He picks up Hanson and runs him into Ricochet. They hit an awesome double team combo but Black breaks the pin with a double stomp. Black takes down Henson with a
Ricochet with a corkscrew
Winners- The War Raiders with a