The following is from our play-by-play coverage of the WWE NXT TakeOver: New York event:
WWE NXT Women’s Title Fatal 4 Way Match: Shayna Baszler © vs. Kairi Sane vs. Io Shirai vs. Bianca Belair
They start brawling to begin the match and do several quick pinfalls. Io and Sane hit a double drop kick to Baszler then clear the ring of Belair. A showdown between Io and Sane starts until they have a respectful exchange. Baszler cleared the ring of the faces then stomped the arm of Belair, who fired back with a drop kick that sent the champ to the floor. Belair sent Baszler face first into the ring post then covered her in the ring. Sane with a spring board forearm shot to Belair. Sane with a chop to Belair then an axe kick to the back. Io with a spring board drop kick to Belair while Sane took out Baszler with an outside dive. Io with a double knee strike to Belair in the corner then a crossbody but Belair caught her and hit a fall away slam for 2. Baszler with a powerslam to Io then a knee strike to Sane in the corner. Baszler choked Belair in the corner. Sane with a power bomb to Baszler while Baszler suplexed Belair in the corner. Sane took out Baszler and Belair with an outside dive. Back in the ring, Belair went for her finisher on Baszler but Baszler reversed and locked in the rear-naked choke. Belair got out and hit a big slam but the pinfall was broken up by Io. Io hit an X-factor to Belair then a moonsault knee strike to Baszler then a moonsault for 2 as Sane broke it up. Io and Sane started brawling. Sane with an alabama slamma to Sane onto Baszler. Sane with a big elbow drop off the top to Baszler until Io broke it up. Io with a drop kick to Sane then a series of right hands. Sane with a devastating DDT to Io. Belair with a hair whip to Sane then picked up Sane and Io and hit a powerslam until Baszler broke it up. Baszler locked in the rear-naked choke and Baszler wins.
Winner: Shayna Baszler ©