Sami Zayn beat Adrian Neville in the main event of NXT Takeover: R Evolution to win the NXT Championship. If Zayn lost, he "would leave WWE." The match lasted nearly thirty minutes and included a couple ref bumps. This is Zayn's first NXT Championship, ending Neville's 288-day reign.
The NXT roster, including Kevin Owens and Pat Patterson, came out after the match to celebrate with him. Owens raised Zayn's hand one more time before shockingly turning heel and attacking Zayn.
In other news, The Lucha Dragons retained the NXT Tag Team Championships against The Vaudevillains. Charlotte beat Sasha Banks to retain the NXT Women's Championship.