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NXT TakeOver: Respect was a professional wrestling show in the NXT TakeOver series that took place on October 7, 2015, produced by WWE, showcasing its NXT developmental brand, and was streamed live on the WWE Network and is the 301st episode of NXT. It was held at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The show was slated to feature the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament.



The NXT TakeOver series of professional wrestling shows started on May 29, 2014 as the WWE developmental league WWE NXT held their second ever 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 as they held NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way, NXT TakeOver: R Evolution and NXT TakeOver: Rival prior to Unstoppable. NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn was the first TakeOver show held outside of Full Sail University. NXT TakeOver: Respect was the seventh overall show held under the NXT TakeOver banner and the fourth held in 2015.


The NXT TakeOver featured professional wrestling matches involving different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines that play out on the NXT television program prior to the TakeOver show itself. Wrestlers portray faces (those who portray the "good guys") or heels (the "bad guys") as they follow a series of events that built tension and culminated in a match or a series of matches.

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic[]

At NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, NXT general manager William Regal announced that to honor the memory of WWE Hall of Famer and longtime NXT trainer/producer Dusty Rhodes, a tag team tournament billed as the "Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic" would take place over the following several weeks, culminating with the finals at NXT TakeOver: Respect. The "Dusty Rhodes Tag Tag Team Classic" tournament started on the September 2, 2015 episode of NXT with the first two matches out of the 16 team tournament with Corbin/Rhyno and Jordan/Gable moving on. The next four matches took place at several NXT live events between August 28th to September 4th, however the matches were not revealed until September 9th on the WWE's YouTube channel with Amore/Cassady, The Mechanics, The Hype Bros. and The Vaudevillains moving on. The final two first round matches took place on the September 9th edition of NXT, with Bálor/Joe and Gargano/Ciampa advancing.

Match Preview[]

Bayley (c) vs. Sasha Banks Preview
Finn Bálor & Samoa Joe vs. Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder Preview
Jason Jordan & Chad Gable vs. Baron Corbin & Rhyno Preview
Apollo Crews vs. Tyler Breeze Preview
Asuka vs. Dana Brooke Preview


Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
(c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.

Iron Woman match[]

Score Point Winner Decision Notes Time
0-1 Sasha Banks Pinfall Sasha Banks pinned Bayley with a roll-up 8:31
1-1 Bayley Pinfall Bayley pinned Sasha Banks after a Bayley-to-Belly suplex 10:52
1-2 Sasha Banks Countout Bayley was counted out 14:08
2-2 Bayley Pinfall Bayley pinned Sasha Banks with a Rana 17:20
3-2 Bayley Submission Bayley forced Sasha Banks to submit to a fingerlock 29:57

Tournament bracket[]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
 Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady Pin  
 Angelo Dawkins and Sawyer Fulton  
   Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady  
   Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe  
 Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe Pin
 The Lucha Dragons
(Kalisto and Sin Cara)
   Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe  
   The Mechanics
(Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)
 Blake and Murphy Pin  
 The Vaudevillains
(Aiden English and Simon Gotch)
   The Vaudevillains
(Aiden English and Simon Gotch)
   The Mechanics
(Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)
 Tucker Knight and Elias Samson Pin
 The Mechanics
(Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)
   Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe
   Baron Corbin and Rhyno
 The Hype Bros
(Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley)
 Noah Kekoa and Alexander Wolfe  
   The Hype Bros.
(Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley)
   Jason Jordan and Chad Gable  
 Jason Jordan and Chad Gable Pin
 Neville and Solomon Crowe  
   Jason Jordan and Chad Gable
   Baron Corbin and Rhyno  
 Baron Corbin and Rhyno Pin  
 The Ascension
(Konnor and Viktor)
   Baron Corbin and Rhyno
   Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa  
 Tyler Breeze and Bull Dempsey Pin
 Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa  

Other on-screen talent[]

Pre-show Panel
Ring announcer

See also[]

External links[]

NXT Takeover

TakeoverFatal 4-WayR EvolutionRivalUnstoppableBrooklynRespectDallasThe EndBack to BrooklynTorontoSan AntonioOrlandoNXT TakeOver: ChicagoBrooklyn IIIWarGamesPhiladelphiaNew OrleansChicago IIBrooklyn IVWarGames IIPhoenixNew YorkXXVToronto IIWarGames IIIPortlandTampa BayTakeOver: In Your HouseXXXXXXIWarGames IVXXXIIIVengeance DayStand & DeliverNXT TakeOver 36WarGames VStand & Deliver

2015 World Wrestling Entertainment NXT pay-per-views

NXT TakeOver: RivalNXT TakeOver: UnstoppableNXT TakeOver: BrooklynNXT TakeOver: RespectNXT TakeOver: London

2015 World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-views

Royal RumbleTakeover IVFastlaneWrestleManiaExtreme RulesPaybackTakeover VElimination ChamberMoney in the BankThe Beast in the EastBattlegroundTakeover VISummerSlamNight of ChampionsLive from Madison Square GardenTakeover VIIHell in a CellSurvivor SeriesTLC: Tables, Ladders, & ChairsTakeover VIII

WWE NXT Results
2010 List of WWE NXT results
2011 List of WWE NXT results
2012 List of WWE NXT results
2013 List of WWE NXT results
2014 List of WWE NXT results
1/11/81/151/221/292/52/122/19Arrival3/63/133/203/274/34/104/174/245/15/85/155/22Takeover6/56/126/196/267/37/107/177/247/318/78/148/218/289/4Takeover II9/189/2510/210/910/1610/2310/3011/611/1311/2011/2712/4Takeover III12/1812/25
2015 List of WWE NXT results
1/141/211/282/42/10Takeover IV2/182/253/43/113/183/254/14/84/154/224/295/65/135/19Takeover V5/276/36/106/176/247/17/87/157/227/298/58/128/19Takeover VI8/269/29/99/169/239/30Takeover VII10/1410/2110/2811/411/1111/1811/2512/212/9Takeover VIII12/2312/30
2016 List of WWE NXT results
1/61/131/201/272/32/102/172/243/23/93/163/233/30Takeover IX4/64/134/204/275/45/115/185/256/1TakeOver: The End6/156/226/297/67/137/207/278/38/108/17Back to Brooklyn8/248/319/79/149/219/2810/510/1210/1910/2611/211/911/16TakeOver: Toronto11/2311/3012/712/1412/2112/28
2017 List of WWE NXT results
1/41/111/181/25TakeOver: San Antonio2/12/82/152/223/13/83/153/223/29TakeOver: Orlando4/54/124/194/265/35/105/17TakeOver: Chicago5/245/316/76/146/216/287/57/127/197/268/28/98/16TakeOver: Brooklyn III8/238/309/69/139/209/2710/410/1110/1810/2511/111/811/15TakeOver: WarGames11/2211/2912/612/1312/2012/27
2018 List of WWE NXT results
1/31/101/171/24TakeOver: Philadelphia1/312/72/142/212/283/73/143/213/284/4TakeOver: New Orleans4/114/184/255/25/95/165/235/306/66/13TakeOver: Chicago II6/206/277/47/117/187/258/18/88/15TakeOver: Brooklyn IV8/228/299/59/129/199/2610/310/1010/1710/2410/3111/711/14TakeOver: WarGames II11/2111/2812/512/1212/1912/26
2019 List of WWE NXT results
1/21/91/161/23Phoenix1/302/62/132/202/273/63/133/203/274/3New York4/104/174/245/15/85/155/225/296/56/126/196/267/37/107/177/247/318/7Toronto II8/148/218/289/49/119/189/2510/210/910/1610/2310/3011/611/1311/20WarGames11/2712/412/1112/1812/25
2020 List of WWE NXT results
1/11/81/151/221/292/52/12Portland2/192/263/43/113/183/254/1Tampa Bay4/84/154/224/295/65/135/205/276/3In Your House6/106/176/247/17/87/157/227/298/58/128/19TakeOver: XXX8/269/19/89/169/239/30TakeOver: XXXI10/710/1410/2110/2811/411/1111/1811/2512/2WarGames 202012/912/1612/2312/30
2021 List of WWE NXT results
1/61/131/201/272/32/10Vengeance Day2/172/243/33/103/173/243/31Stand & Deliver4/134/204/275/45/115/185/256/16/8In Your House 20216/156/226/297/67/137/207/278/38/108/17TakeOver 368/248/319/79/149/219/2810/510/1210/1910/2611/211/911/1611/2311/30WarGames12/712/1412/2112/28
2022 List of WWE NXT results

1/41/111/181/252/12/8Vengeance Day2/223/1Roadblock3/153/223/294/54/124/194/265/35/105/175/245/316/76/146/216/28The Great American Bash7/127/197/268/28/9Heat Wave8/238/309/69/139/209/2710/410/1110/1810/2511/111/811/1511/2211/2912/612/1312/2012/27

2023 List of WWE NXT results
1/3New Year's Evil1/171/241/312/72/142/212/28Roadblock3/143/213/284/44/114/18Spring Breakin'5/25/95/165/235/306/66/13Gold Rush7/47/117/187/258/18/88/15Heat Wave8/299/59/129/199/2610/310/1010/17Halloween Havoc11/711/1411/2111/2812/512/1212/1912/26
2024 List of WWE NXT results
New Year's Evil1/91/161/231/302/62/132/202/27Roadblock3/123/193/264/24/94/164/234/305/75/145/215/286/46/116/186/257/27/97/167/23