2 out of 3 falls match are the classic Catch as Catch Can style matches. Here is how the match between Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano for the NXT title went. The wrestlers lock up to start the action. They start chain wrestling and break after a few moves.
Gargano takes control on the mat and is able to pin for a 2 count. Then Cole took Gargano to the mats but the fight returns to standing. The wrestlers started training counters on the ropes. After a few back and forth moves, Gargano hit a clothesline off the top rope.
Gargano attempts the Gargano Escape but Cole escapes to the ropes. Gargano manages to send Cole flying off the apron to the floor when Cole attempted to fly off the ropes. Gargano uses a dropkick through the ropes to hit Cole.
Action returns to the ring after action outside! Cole takes Gargano to the mat and manages to pin for a 1 count. Back and forth action starts! Gargano then hit a massive belly-to-belly. Roll=ups were traded but nothing came out of it.
Cole hit the sliding knee a few minutes later to get the first pin. Cole then hits Gargano and sends him to the ropes. Cole then gets the Last Shot for a 2 count. Gargano then hits the big spear to get Cole. After a few minutes of back and forth action, Gargano hit a slingshot DDT from the apron.
The action moves outside the ring and the wrestlers barely make it in before the referee counts both of them out. Gargano gets Cole into the Gargano Escape and gets the submission win for the 2nd fall. Action takes place in the middle of the ring.
Gargano ends up nearly pinning Cole a few times. Both wrestlers hit each other and get knocked down. Cole hits the superkick when the match returns to standing followed by the straitjacket suplex for a very close 2 count. After some high impact moves, moves on the announce table, and numerous DDTs later, Cole and Gargano return to standing action in the middle of the ring.
Gargano backdrops Cole into the Undisputed Era who are now at ringside after saving Cole from tapping out minutes before. Gargano returns to the ring but gets superkicked by Cole. Cole connects with the running knee but Gargano manages to kick out.
Cole fails to connect with the second knee and Gargano counters with the Gargano Escape. Cole taps out! Johnny Gargano is now the NXT Champion.