NXT TakeOver: The End, also called NXT TakeOver: The End of the Beginning is a professional wrestling show in the NXT TakeOver series that took place on June 8, 2016. It was produced by WWE, showcasing its NXT subdivision, and streamed live on the WWE Network. It took place in the Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida.
The NXT TakeOver series of professional wrestling shows started on May 29, 2014, as the WWE developmental league NXT held their second ever WWE Network exclusive live broadcast billed as NXT TakeOver. In subsequent months, the "TakeOver" moniker became the brand used by NXT and WWE for all of their NXT live specials as they held NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way, NXT TakeOver: R Evolution, NXT TakeOver: Rival, and NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable prior to NXT TakeOver: Respect. NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn was the first TakeOver show held outside of Full Sail University. NXT TakeOver: London was the first TakeOver show held outside of the United States. NXT TakeOver will be the tenth overall show held under the NXT TakeOver banner and the second held in 2016.
On April 21, at a house show in Lowell, Massachusetts, Samoa Joe defeated Finn Bálor to win the NXT Championship. On the May 11 episode of NXT, NXT General Manager William Regal scheduled a rematch at NXT TakeOver. On May 17 during a contract signing at WWE Performance Center, a stipulation was added and the match was made a Steel Cage match.
At NXT TakeOver: Dallas, American Alpha defeated The Revival to capture the NXT Tag Team Championship. On the May 18 episode of NXT, William Regal made the rematch official at NXT Takeover.
Nia Jax defeated Alexa Bliss and Carmella to claim the number one contendership for the NXT Women's Championship on WWE NXT.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
Other on-screen talent
- [ NXT TakeOver: The End 2016 on DVD]