NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III was a professional wrestling event in the NXT TakeOver series which took place on August 19, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The NXT TakeOver series of professional wrestling shows started on May 29, 2014, as the WWE developmental league NXT held their second WWE Network exclusive live broadcast billed as NXT TakeOver. In subsequent months, the "TakeOver" moniker became the brand used by NXT and WWE for all of their NXT live specials including NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way, NXT TakeOver: R Evolution, NXT TakeOver: Rival, NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable, and NXT TakeOver: Respect. NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn was the first TakeOver show held outside of Full Sail University. NXT TakeOver: London was the first TakeOver show held outside of the United States. NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III is the seventeenth overall show held under the NXT TakeOver banner, the fourth held in 2017.
The card will include matches that result from scripted storylines with results predetermined by WWE. Storylines that are produced on the NXT television program.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
Other on-screen talent