Wednesday Night Wars: NXT TakeOver USA And AEW Dynamite Open Discussion Thread 4/8/20

Happy NXT TakeOver day! Kind of!

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week we’ve got the USA Network approximation of NXT TakeOver featuring a number one contender ladder match for the women’s division and Johnny Gargano versus Tommaso Ciampa in a match four years in the making, against an AEW Dynamite that includes the first match in the TNT Championship tournament, Britt Baker vs. Hikaru Shida in a match about a sandwich, and more.

On tonight’s cards:

AEW Dynamite

  • TNT Championship Tournament Match: Cody vs. Shawn Spears
  • Hikaru Shida vs. Dr. Britt Baker
  • Best Friends vs. Kenny Omega and his best friend Michael Nakazawa
  • Brodie Lee in action
  • Chris Jericho on commentary


  • Johnny Gargano vs. Tommaso Ciampa
  • NXT Women’s Championship Number One Contender Ladder Match: Candice LeRae vs. Mia Yim vs. Io Shirai vs. Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai vs. Chelsea Green

As always, +1 your favorite comments from tonight’s open thread and if we get enough of the good shit, we’ll include 10 of the best in tomorrow’s Best and Worst of NXT and AEW reports. Make sure you flip the comments by selecting “newest” in the drop down menu under discussion, and enjoy the show!