The first evening dedicated to great wrestling, of WWE's Wrestlemania Week has now gone to the archives, with NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver Night 1, which was staged on Wednesday by the CWC in Orlando, home of the third WWE brand now for a different time due to the restrictions due to the pandemic.
During the first evening of the show dedicated entirely to the NXT roster, several very important matches have already been staged for the near future of the WWE Wednesday night brand, which from next week will instead move definitively to Tuesday, eliminating direct competition.
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NXT TakeOver Stand and Deliver: New Champions crowned
It's time for the first night of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver Night One. Three Title Matches took place tonight, including a triple threat to determine the new NXT Tag Team Champions.
Io Shirai defended the NXT Women's Title in the main event against Raquel Gonzalez. However, we got a special surprise prior to the match, as new signee Sarray appeared in the audience with Stephanie McMahon, eager to scout out the best that the division had to offer.
Sensationally triumphing during the first night of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver were both the new couple champions, or the MSK, who beat the competition of the Grizzled Young Veterans and the Legado del Fantasma, and the new female champion of the show managed by Triple H, Raquel Gonzalez.
In the three-way challenge between the WWE teams with which the federation had to find a face to those couple titles that had lost an owner due to Danny Burch's injury, with the belts that were then promptly made vacant by the General Manager of NXT, William Regal, to triumph was the most emerging team on the roster, with the winners of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, who thus crowned their dream of becoming champions at NXT, just a few months after their debut.
It was a great trip so far for the former Rascalz of Impact Wrestling. In the other very popular match of the evening, the mammoth Raquel Gonzalez triumphed over the Japanese Io Shirai, setting up a brutal match with her colleague, which saw them give her a lot of reason even outside the ring, with Shirai.
who also threw herself onto the athletes' entrance stage, trying to knock out the gigantic opponent, unfortunately not succeeding. After scoring her finisher, Raquel Gonzalez thus won her very first single title in the NXT ring, after becoming the tag team champion of the yellow brand for a few minutes, with the titles that were then won by her colleagues Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart.