Bronson Reed, Cameron Grimes, Dexter Lumis, Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, LA Knight and Leon Ruff battle in a Gauntlet Eliminator Match with the winner advancing to Night 2 to challenge Johnny Gargano for the NXT North American Championship.
Bronson Reed won the match by last eliminating Isaiah "Swerve" Scott. Thus he is set to challenge Johnny Gargano on night 2 of NXT TakeOver.
We headed to the ring as Bronson Reed marched his way to the ring, he was followed by the NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano accompanied by Austin Theory. The officially kicked off...Bronson Reed went right after Johnny Gargano. Johnny Gargano with a Dropkick, but Reed blocked it in the mid-air. Bronson Reed with a Slam over the head.
Now Johnny Gargano tried to fire some elbows, Bronson Reed threw one single drop, Bronson Reed, once again with a giant chop. Now, Johnny Gargano got the control, he targeted Reed's arm. Johnny Gargano sent Reed flying over the top rope. Johnny Gargano followed up a jump, but this time Reed caught him in the mid-air. However, Johnny Gargano retreated with a shove as Reed crashed right into the announce desk.
Both back inside the ring. Johnny Gargano continued to plant brutality. This Bronson Reed with a Chock Slam to rehab...Bronson looked for the Suplex, Johnny Gargano somehow tried to hold it on, but it was too ginger as Bronson Reed with Jackhammer.
Bronson Reed finally got to throw Suplex on Johnny Gargano, Bronson Reed went for Swantom attempt, Meanwhile, Johnny Gargano rolled out of the way. Johnny Gargano got Bronson locked in the submission, Bronson Reed reached out to the bottom rope in order to break the hold. Johnny Gargano looked depressed, Bronson was fired up...He followed up a jump from the top of the turnbuckle, but Johnny Gargano rolled out of the way and quickly had Superkick for the cover, but kicked out at two.
Johnny Gargano once again led the charges...Headbutt connected from Bronson Reed, he immediately went on the top rope, out of nowhere, Austin with the distraction. Bronson was able to duck him out. Austin also cost Bronson Reed a near pinfall victory over Johnny Gargano.
Johnny Gargano with back-to-back Superkicks, but nothing affected to Bronson as he responded with a Superkick. Bronson Reed followed up a jump from the top rope...this time too, Johnny Gargano rolled out of the way and performed DDT followed by the finishing move to retain the title.