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TakeOver: Brooklyn card takes shape at NXT TV tapings

Editor's note: This article references results from last night's NXT television tapings and matches that have yet to air.

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The card for TakeOver: Brooklyn IV came into focus at last night's NXT television tapings.

The biggest development of the night was an NXT Championship change and a triple threat match for the title being made for TakeOver. Tommaso Ciampa won the title from Aleister Black and will defend it against Black and Johnny Gargano in Brooklyn.

Interference from Gargano ended up leading to Ciampa winning the title. The story was that Black had the match won, but a ref bump prevented the pin from being counted. Gargano ran in while Ciampa was trying to use the NXT title as a weapon. He attacked both Ciampa and Black, kicking Ciampa and then hitting Black with the championship belt. Ciampa threw Gargano out of the ring and hit an Angel's Wings slam on Black to become the new champion.

Black vs. Gargano was made for later in the night, but it ended in a no contest when Ciampa attacked them. William Regal entered and announced the triple threat match for TakeOver.

Two title matches involving the Undisputed Era were also set up for Brooklyn. Adam Cole will defend his NXT North American Championship against Ricochet, while Tyler Bate & Trent Seven challenged Tag Team Champions Kyle O'Reilly & Roderick Strong to a rematch.

Velveteen Dream vs. EC3 was announced for TakeOver as well, bringing the card up to five matches. Shayna Baszler defending her Women's Championship against Kairi Sane was confirmed for the special at last month's tapings.

TakeOver: Brooklyn will be held at the Barclays Center on August 18.