Wrestling Lockup with Brandon brought to you by Triple Threat CLE brings you the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 2 recap from last night's show. Takeover took place live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The man himself, the brains behind NXT, Triple H, promised us an unforgettable night, via Twitter earlier in the day. "Double A" Austin Aries battled No Way Jose in a one on one match. Ember Moon made her official debut in NXT as she battled Billie Kay in one on one Women's Division action.
*** NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 2 ***
Winner: Austin Aries, by submission.
- 16-Time World Heavyweight Champion "Nature Boy" Ric Flair is spotted in the crowd taking in tonight's huge show.
Winner: Ember Moon, by pinfall.
- Earlier today, Bobby Roode is interviewed. Roode is happy to be at NXT Takeover, however, considers Brooklyn to be the arm pit of New York. Someone as glorious as he is belongs in Manhattan.
Winner: Bobby Roode, by pinfall.
- Earlier today, Triple H was with the crew from Orange County Choppers, who have created the Cruiserweight Classic Trophy. Triple H and the OCC reveal the trophy and it will be presented to the winner of the Cruiserweight Classic Tournament in September.
- All the participants still left in the Cruiserweight Classic Tournament are shown sitting in the crowd.
Winners: The Revival, by pinfall.
- WWE Women's Champion Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch and Charlotte are shown sitting in the crowd.
Winner: Asuka, by pinfall, to retain the NXT Women's Championship.
- Finn Balor, RAW GM Mick Foley and Noelle Foley are all shown sitting in the crowd.
- "NXT World Championship Match": Samoa Joe (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura: The match closes out with both men trading shots. Nakamura traps Joe in an arm breaker, but Joe counters and locks in a cloverleaf submission. Nakamura escapes and counters the Coquina Clutch, but Joe plants a knee on Nakamura for a near fall. Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch, but Nakamura makes it to the ropes.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura, by pinfall, to win the NXT World Championship.