By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
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-Saturday’s NXT Takeover: XXV received an A grade from 75 percent of the voters in our post show poll. B came in second with 20 percent of the vote, meaning Only 5 percent of the voters gave the show a C or worse. I gave Takeover an A grade.
-Dot Net readers voted Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole for the NXT Championship as the best match for the show with 65 percent of the vote. The four-way ladder match for the vacant NXT Tag Titles came in second with 17 percent of the vote. I agree with the voters on the best match.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received an F grade from 33 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. Only 12 percent of the voters gave the show a better than average grade. I gave Raw a D grade.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received an F grade from 32 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. I gave Smackdown a C- grade.
-We are looking for reports from the NXT live events listed below. If you are going to one of these events or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in a report, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall tonight with the local crew.
-NXT is in Tampa, Florida at the University Area CDC Gynmasium on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at the Havert L Fenn Center on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Ahmed Johnson (a/k/a Anthony Norris) is 56.
-ODB (a/k/a Jessica Kresa) is 41.
-Drew McIntyre (Drew Galloway) is 34.
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