SAnitY def. The Bollywood Boyz
If you're wondering where The Bollywood Boyz have been since their appearance on the debut episode of 205 Live a few months ago, they were reportedly dropped from the division and brought back down to developmental for more seasoning. I figured they would pick up a few wins before they were fed to one of the more established tandems, but SAnitY squashed them within minutes here. Or should I say Killian Dain, because I don't think Alexander Wolfe was tagged in once. The dude is an absolute monster and is a welcomed addition to SAnitY. Eric Young's post-match promo tied nicely into what was to come later in the night.
Liv Morgan def. Billie Kay
I've never been the biggest supporter of Morgan, but she looked decent in her outing against Kay. The match was hardly anything of note to be honest, and the division remains depleted for the most part, but I believe it was best kept short and sweet. Morgan's win was a pleasant surprise because I couldn't tell you the last time she won a match on her own, and I'm interested to see who her partner will be next week when she faces Kay and Peyton Royce in tag team action.
Roderick Strong and No way Jose Saved Tye Dillinger From SAnitY
You can tell whenever someone is about to be attacked backstage because they don't drown out the crowd in these segments. Not that it made much of a difference, though, and this was an effective way of setting up the night's main event with the three babyfaces taking on SAnitY. Jose has history with the group from after TakeOver: Toronto, but Strong was a bit of a random choice. However, I can't complain because it shows he cares about other babyfaces on the roster in storyline.
The Revival def. Heavy Machinery
I was really impressed with Heavy Machinery from the little we saw of them during the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic in the fall. They were able to score an ample amount of offense over The Revival in this match, so they looked good in defeat. At a time where NXT's tag division could use more teams, Heavy Machinery being built up would be a wise decision. With TM61 out for the foreseeable future, The Revival challenging Authors of Pain for the NXT Tag Team Championship is logical. No, I wouldn't say they're babyfaces, but I could very well see this being the tag title match for TakeOver: Orlando while #DIY go their separate ways and face each other.
NXT Champion Bobby Roode Addressed the Audience
The NXT Championship just looks right around the waist of Bobby Roode, who is nothing short of a star. NXT has played the game of hot potato with the belt recently, but I hope it stays on Roode for the long haul. This was a glorious (pun intended) promo from the new champion and pretty much what you would expect with him telling everyone he told them so, which is why it was great. Nothing new was revealed in terms of who his next challenger will be, but as a championship celebration, it worked for Roode.
SAnitY def. Tye Dillinger, No Way Jose and Roderick Strong
Although this was an enjoyable six-man tag team match, and I realize this was merely a television main event, they would have benefited from some more time. But for what this was, it was well-wrestled and the crowd was hot for the babyface team's comeback down the stretch. If they desperately want to make SAnitY out to be a dominant force, they're headed in the right direction with this win for them. I'd imagine Dillinger's feud with them won't end until he gets that definitive victory over the group.
I could have done without SAnitY wrestling twice on one show, but I understand that the focus was entirely on them throughout the night, and at least the matches they were involved in were solid. The other two matches served a purpose in setting up stuff for the coming weeks, and Roode's promo was fantastic. I was also glad they took the time to hype next week's United Kingdom Championship match between Tyler Bate and Trent Seven, so that should be a ton of fun.
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