WWE: NXT Takeover Respect | October 7, 2015 Results

Date: 7th October, 2015
Venue: Full Sail University
City: Winter Park, Florida
Attendance: 500
Commentators: Rich Brennan, Corey Graves & Byron Saxton
Theme Song: “Throne” and “Happy Song” by Bring Me The Horizon


At NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, Bayley defeated Sasha Banks to win the NXT Women’s Championship. On the September 16 episode of NXT, NXT General Manager William Regal announced Bayley would defend the title against Banks in a 30-minute Iron Man match. In addition to the announcement, it was announced that, for the first time in NXT history, the NXT Divas would main event a TakeOver special.

At NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, NXT general manager William Regal announced that to honour 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 Baron Corbin/Rhyno and Jason Jordan/Chad Gable moving on. The next four matches took place at several NXT live events between August 28 to September 4, however the matches were not revealed until September 9 on WWE’s YouTube channel with Enzo Amore/Colin 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 Finn Bálor/Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin/Rhyno advancing.


Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Semi-Final
Finn Balor and Samoa Joe defeated The Mechanics (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)

Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Semi-Final
Baron Corbin and Rhyno defeated Jason Jordan and Chad Gable

Asuka defeated Dana Brooke

Apollo Crews defeated Tyler Breeze

Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Final
Finn Balor and Samoa Joe defeated Baron Corbin and Rhyno

NXT Women’s Championship
30-Minute Iron Man Match
Bayley (c) defeated Sasha Banks

(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

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