NXT Takeover Portland: Start Time and How to Watch Online

The first Takeover of 2020 goes down this Sunday, as NXT builds toward WrestleMania season with title and grudge matches.

Takeover Portland sees every championship on the black and gold brand defended, while some of the promotion's legends go at it and two of its rising stars have a Street fight.

Fans of NXT will likely want to catch this show, and we have all the information you need, including when it starts and how to watch it online.

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NXT Takeover: Portland will start on Sunday, February 16 at 7 p.m. EST.

Fans of the NXT and its pay-per-views should note that Takeover: Portland takes place on Sunday instead of the usual Saturday.


The NXT Takeover: Portland Pre-Show begins at 6:30 p.m. EST, and fans can watch it for free on the WWE Network as well as these social media accounts: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch and on WWE.com.

Fans can enjoy background on the upcoming matches and exclusive interviews with their superstars. WWE has yet to confirm, but there may be one pre-show match. We'll keep you updated as more information is released.

Head over to the official WWE YouTube channel to see the Kickoff Show.


The first NXT Takeover of 2020 streams exclusively on the WWE Network. WWE offers a free trial for one month by signing up with a credit card. Fans can cancel their subscription at any time.

Download the WWE Network app on iOS and Android devices to watch it online and on-the-go. The WWE Network is also available on PS4 and Xbox One by searching "WWE Network" on the PlayStation and Microsoft storefronts, as well as on streaming devices like Roku and the Amazon Fire Stick.


NXT Takeover: Portland has six confirmed matches, one more than the brand's usual five.

All four NXT championships are on the lin,e including the women's title match with possible WrestleMania implications. Current champion, Rhea Ripley has challenged Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania but "The Queen" has yet to answer the call. The winner of Sunday's bout could have a date at WrestleMania in Tampa this April.

Also, the Undisputed Era are clutching at their remaining championships after Keith Lee defeated Roderick Strong. Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly try to fend off Matt Riddle and Pete Dunne for the Tag Team Championships, while Adam Cole tries to stop Tommaso Ciampa's quest for "goldie."

Here's a rundown of the latest Takeover: Portland card:

  • Adam Cole (c) vs Tommaso Ciampa - NXT Championship Match
  • Rhea Ripley (c) vs Bianca Belair - NXT Women's Championship Match
  • Keith Lee (c) vs Dominic Dijakovic - NXT North American Championship Match
  • Undisputed Era (c) vs The Broserweights - NXT Tag Team Championship Match
  • Finn Balor vs Johnny Gargano
  • Tegan Nox vs Dakota Kai - Street Fight

What do you think of the Takeover: Portland card? What are your predictions for Sunday's show? Let us know in the comments section.