Wrestling Lockup with Brandon brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn recap. Takeover: Brooklyn took place live at the Barclays Center, in the heart of New York City, Brooklyn, New York. Takeover: Brooklyn sold out the Barclays Center for this event, which is huge news for Triple H and his product.
The fans of NXT inside the Barclays Center made their voices heard as they chanted "Full Sail Sucks" to the beat of "New Day Sucks". Taking shots at NXT's home base for TV tapings, Full Sail University, in Orlando, Florida.
*** Takeover: Brooklyn Pre-Show ***
Just going to give a quick recap on the pre-show stuff, as it was just an appetizer to the main course.
- Enzo Amore, Big Cass and The Hype Brothers (Mojo and Ryder) defeated Scott Dawson, Dash Wilder, Jason Jordan and Chad Gable, by pinfall, in an Eight Man Tag Team Match. Enzo and Big Cass hit their Rocket Launcher finisher to secure the pinfall for their team.
- Eva Marie defeated Carmella, by pinfall. The fans tore poor Eva apart, not caring at all about the rumored "Future Face Of The Divas". Eva hit her Sliced Red finisher and scored the pinfall on Carmella.
- Bull Dempsey defeated Elias Sampson, by pinfall. Bull hits a top rope seated senton drop on Sampson and picks up the pinfall.
- Emma defeated Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Dana Brooke, by pinfall, in a Fatal Four Way Match. Best of friends, Emma and Dana eventually turn on each other in the match, proving it's every woman for themselves. Emma picks up the pinfall on Becky Lynch. After the match, Charlotte and Becky push the Divas Revolution gimmick, as they both attack Emma and Dana. Charlotte hits a spear on Emma. Charlotte locks in the Figure Eight and Becky locks in the Disarm-Her on Emma and Dana to close out the pre-show.
- Triple H Fires Up The Crowd: Triple H opens up the show with a promo. Triple H pushes his creation, NXT. Triple H states that NXT is the future of wrestling and ends the promo with a "We Are NXT" yell.
- The Kliq was in attendance, as Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Sean Waltman were shown in the front row.
- Backstage, Bayley gets a good luck hug from Charlotte and a good luck hand shake from Becky Lynch.
- Top music producer, Rick Rubin, is shown in the front row.
- NXT GM William Regal announces a Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament, as a tribute to the American Dream. The tournament will kick off on Sept 2nd NXT TV and the finals will conclude at the next Takeover pay per view.
- Ric Flair, Sgt. Slaughter and Japanese women's wrestler Kanna were shown sitting at ringside, as were Tamina and Naomi of Team BAD.
- It's announced that NXT will tour the United Kingdom this December.