Preview: – After a wild week in Chicago, NXT returns to Full Sail University tonight on WWE Network, with no shortage of questions on the mind of the NXT Universe. Why did Tommaso Ciampa turn his back on Johnny Gargano, and what does the future have in store for NXT Champion Bobby Roode?
Preview: In the first TakeOver of NXT’s new era, NXT Champion Bobby Roode defends the title against a determined Hideo Itami, NXT Tag Team Champions The Authors of Paine clash with #DIY in a Ladder Match, and much more. Watch TakeOver: Chicago tonight at 8 ET/5 PT, live on the award-winning WWE Network.
DATE: May 20, 2017
CITY: ALLSTATE ARENA
VENUE: CHICAGO, IL
Watch WWE NXT TakeOver: Chicago
NXT Champion Bobby Roode vs. Hideo Itami
NXT Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Ruby Riot vs. Nikki Cross
NXT Tag Team Champions The Authors of Pain vs. #DIY (Ladder Match)
WWE United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne
Roderick Strong vs. Eric Young
Preview: – Before TakeOver: Chicago streams live this Saturday on WWE Network, the NXT Universe first looks ahead to tonight’s battle between Kassius Ohno and Andrade “Cien” Almas. Which Superstar will back up his trash talk?
Preview: – The next Superstar to challenge Bobby Roode for the NXT Championship will be decided when Hideo Itami clashes with Roderick Strong in a highly anticipated No. 1 contender’s showdown. Plus, Aleister Black will be in action as he looks to continue his impressive introduction to NXT.
Preview: – After being sidelined for months due to injury, Hideo Itami makes his long-awaited in-ring return to WWE Network against Kona Reeves. Plus, a new No. 1 contender to Asuka’s NXT Women’s Title will be determined in a huge Women’s Battle Royal.
Preview: – Gentleman Jack Gallagher challenged Tyler Bate for the WWE United Kingdom Championship in an extraordinary clash, Nikki Cross and Ruby Riot brawled not once, but twice, and Drew McIntyre went toe-to-toe with Andrade “Cien” Almas.
Preview: – A steel cage provided Tye Dillinger the “Perfect” setting for his final NXT conflict: a punishing brawl against SAnitY leader Eric Young. Plus, the returning Hideo Itami made his intentions known in a confrontation with NXT Champion Bobby Roode.