NXT TakeOver Brooklyn 5

NXT TakeOver: New York 2019

  • Date: April 5, 2019
  • Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

Highlights

  • Matt Riddle suffered his first singles loss in NXT to Velveteen Dream
  • Walter put an end to one of the longest title reigns of the modern era (685 days)
  • With Johnny Gargano’s title victory, he became the first-ever NXT Triple Crown Champion

Event Card

NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

War Raiders (c) defeated Aleister Black and Ricochet to retain their titles.

NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP FATAL 4-WAY MATCH

Shayna Baszler (c) defeated Bianca Belair, Io Shirai and Kairi Sane to retain her title.

NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

Velveteen Dream (c) defeated Matt Riddle to retain his title.

WWE UNITED KINGDOM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

Walter defeated Pete Dunne to become the new UK Champion.

VACANT NXT CHAMPIONSHIP [2-OUT-OF-3 FALLS MATCH]

Johnny Gargano defeated Adam Cole to become the new NXT Champion.


Due to Tommaso Ciampa’s neck surgery, the originally planned title match between he and Johnny Gargano was changed. Adam Cole won a Fatal 5-Way to replace Ciampa in the NXT Championship match.