Johnny Gargano put his NXT North American Championship on the road in opposition to Bronson Reed at WWE NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship. Reed gained the chance final evening by profitable the Gauntlet Eliminator Match. Gargano was accompanied to the ring by Austin Concept.
The story instructed right here was that Reed had the dimensions benefit however he was at an obstacle with a rib damage and he wrestled final evening. Gargano did strikes that targeted on Reed’s again and ribs.
Late within the match, Gargano nailed a sick-looking reverse hurricanrana. Gargano then transitioned into the Gargano Escape submission however Reed was in a position to make it into the ropes to interrupt the maintain. Reed then hit a Razor’s Edge from the stage into the ring. Reed missed a splash off the highest rope, Garano nailed a superkick and nearly pinned Reed. Reed took out Gargano with a clothesline. Reed then tried one other splash however he was distracted by Concept and that allowed Gargano time to rise up so he may strive a prime rope hurricanrana. Reed blocked the transfer after which powerbombed Gargano. The referee counted however Concept put Garano’s foot on the underside rope.
Reed tossed Garano onto Concept after which he did a dive via the ropes. Gargano moved however Concept took the complete pressure of the dive. Moments later, Garano hit a pair of superkicks however Reed countered together with his personal superkicked after which a failed moonsault due to Gargano shifting out of the best way. Gargano hit a pair of One Fina Beat DDT’s to retain the title.
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