The Authors of Pain defeated TM-61 in the finals of the second Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic at tonight's WWE NXT "Takeover: Event" in Toronto. The match saw The Authors' manager, WWE Hall of Famer Paul Ellering, suspended in a cage.
The Authors were presented with the Dusty Cup by Goldust, Triple H
and NXT General Manager William Regal
after the match.
Below are the tournament brackets plus videos from the match:
First Round Matches:
* TM-61 defeated Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss
* Austin Aries and Roderick Strong defeated Otis Bogojevic and Tucker Knight
* TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi defeated Lince Dorado and Mustafa Ali
* Sanity defeated Tye Dillinger and Bobby Roode
* The Authors of Pain defeated The Bollywood Boyz
* No Way Jose and Rich Swann defeated Tony Nese and Drew Gulak
* NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival defeated Cedric Alexander and Andrade "Cien" Almas
* Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano defeated Tian Bin and HoHo Lun
Second Round Matches
* TM-61 defeated Aries and Strong
* Sanity defeated TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi
* The Authors of Pain defeated No Way Jose and Rich Swann
* Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano over The Revival by forfeit due to injury
* TM-61 defeated Sanity
* The Authors of Pain defeated DIY
* The Authors of Pain defeated TM-61
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