Kairi Sane def. Lacey Evans
Sane is obviously the star officials are grooming to eventually contend for the NXT Women's Championship and potentially take the title from Shayna Baszler, so while Evans had virtually no chance of victory against her, she scored a decent amount of offense over the inaugural Mae Young Classic winner. I'm not sure if she has shown as much promise as some of the other competitors in NXT's women's division right now, but she didn't look terrible here, and the crowd was behind Sane.
Heavy Machinery vs. Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss Ended in a No Contest
These two teams have already faced off twice before, so this was nothing new from them. It wasn't technically a bad match and I usually enjoy the antics of Heavy Machinery, but the bout was fairly formulaic. Thankfully, it was eventually interrupted by The War Raiders, who you might know better as War Machine from Ring of Honor/New Japan Pro Wrestling. They immediately made their presence felt by laying out both tandems, and the timing couldn't have been more perfect with Authors of Pain moving up to the main roster this week. They're a terrific tag team and will have no problem fitting in on NXT.
Per usual, the post-TakeOver edition of NXT largely consisted of recap videos from Saturday night's event, so while it wasn't anything you haven't seen before, that show was spectacular, so reliving it isn't necessarily a negative. Neither of the matches are particularly must-see, so I'd suggest skipping over them and holding off until the fallout from TakeOver next week, but definitely seek out the debut of The War Raiders, because they received a great reaction.
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