Zelina Vega and a masked mariachi band accompany NXT Champion Andrade "Cien" Almas to the ring.
Almas' NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia opponent? Johnny Gargano.
Gargano is razor-focused early on.
The NXT Champion matches his challenger’s intensity though, as both in-ring technicians use the match’s beginning stages to test the waters.
Gargano's wife, newly-signed NXT Superstar Candice LeRae, watches the action from ringside.
Vega gets involved in the match more than once.
Her distraction allows the NXT Champion the opportunity to rake Johnny Wrestling's eyes.
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LeRae saw enough of Vega's antics, jumping the barrier to cut her off with a takedown to the ground.
Almas reaches the ropes to break the Gargano Escape submission.
Almas hits his opponent with a double knee strike against the ring post.
After hitting the hammerlock DDT on Gargano, Almas and Vega celebrate his NXT Championship victory.
Maria Menounos can't believe the incredible match she just witnessed at NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia.
Candice checks on her husband after the heartbreaking loss.
Just as TakeOver: Philadelphia is about to go off the air, out of nowhere, Tommaso Ciampa nails his former best friend and #DIY tag team partner with his crutch.
As Gargano lays battered and beaten on the ramp, Ciampa stares coldly with a heartless gaze.