It all seems in favor of the MSK and Knight until the latter starts an exchange of blows that continues in the crowd. The Imperium takes advantage of the moment of loss of the MSK to score a combined maneuver that gives them victory.
Result: IMPERIUM pinfall victory. Let's now move on to the next match in which the female component of the Diamond Mine is engaged. SINGLES MATCH: Ivy Nile vs Tiffany Stratton; we are witnessing an interesting match with Stratton trying to keep up with her opponent by exploiting her agility and trying to perform some pinching of "robbery"
Tiffany Stratton got some good hits early on and locked in a submission but Ivy Nile seemed to take no damage. Nile got up and sent her in the corner for a Superman Punch and a huge kick.
Ivy Nile def. Tiffany Stratton
Ivy Nile locked in the surfboard submission before Tiffany Stratton rolled out of the ring.
Nile brought her back in the ring but Stratton hit a clothesline, taking her down. Ivy does not willingly accept this way of doing Tiffany and begins to press hard on the accelerator thus taking the reins of the match. When Tiffany seems to pick up the match again, she ends up being distracted by Sarray.
Ivy then takes the opportunity to land her devastating submission maneuver. Result: Victory by submitting Ivy Nile. On WWE NXT, the Grizzled Young Veterans beat Ever-Rise after the veteran team hit the Ticket to Mayhem for the win.
MSK beat Atlas and Scott after hitting a modified Hart Attack on Scott for the win. The Undisputed Era beat former NXT Tag Team Champions Fandango and Tyler Breeze after Adam Cole super-kicked Fandango out of midair for the win.
In the ring, Imperium kept control and took out Wes Lee with a tag team maneuver to pick up the win. After the match, The Creed Brothers came out to have a face-off with their opponents for Stand & Deliver. WWE made the right call by giving the established Imperium a win before TakeOver.
The NXT Tag Team Champions have been doing a great job in recent months. The writers kept Gunther out of the match for the most part to protect him. He could look to roll over Knight on Saturday night. NXT General Manager William Regal has vacated the NXT Tag Team Titles.
An injury suffered by Danny Burch has caused Regal to make a snap decision, and many believe it is the right one. Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch were decent champions but were nothing compared to previous champs.