NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4 - Every Match Ranked From Worst To Best

5. EC3 Vs. Velveteen Dream

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Result: Dream lands a Purple Rainmaker on the apron for the win (15:03).

Rating: There's not a huge amount to say about this competent, solid match that nevertheless fell short of everything else on the card. Dream's "Call me up Vince" tights were more memorable than anything in the actual match itself, in large part because EC3 feels like such a forced face and his performance reflected that.

The crowd loved Dream, of course, but EC3's sluggish style didn't mesh well with Dream's attempts to pace things up.

It was fine enough, though wasn't up to the high calibre of NXT PPV matches fans have come to expect. It felt more like a SummerSlam-standard match, honestly, though the finish was surprisingly brutal. 6/10


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