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WWE Network notes: New episode of Ride Along, Target: NXT TakeOver


A new episode of Ride Along and a preview special for two of the top matches at NXT TakeOver XXV are set to air on the WWE Network this coming week.

The new Ride Along episode will premiere on the Network after Monday's Raw, with Ride Along featuring Lana & Rusev in one car and Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville in the other. Here's the description for it: "Lana and Rusev compete to prove who is No. 1, while Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville satisfy their sweet cravings en route to SmackDown Live!"

A special called "Target: NXT TakeOver" will premiere on the Network at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, which is right before NXT's go-home show for TakeOver XXV airs at 8 p.m. Eastern.

The description for Target: NXT TakeOver is: "Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole train for their NXT Title rematch, and Io Shirai and Shayna Baszler prepare for an NXT Women's Title duel."

The Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut is hosting TakeOver XXV next Saturday (June 1). Here's the card for the show:

  • NXT Champion Johnny Gargano defending against Adam Cole
  • NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler defending against Io Shirai
  • The Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish) vs. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) vs. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch vs. The Forgotten Sons (Wesley Blake & Steve Cutler) in a ladder match for the vacant NXT Tag Team titles
  • NXT North American Champion Velveteen Dream defending against Tyler Breeze
  • Matt Riddle vs. Roderick Strong