NXT TakeOver: R Evolution, was a major professional wrestling event produced by WWE, under their NXT brand and was broadcast live on the WWE Network, available to subscribers. NXT TakeOver took place on December 11, 2014 at NXT's "home" arena, Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida and featured six matches as part of the main broadcast and one match prior to the televised portion of the show. The show was the third show in the "NXT TakeOver" series of Network exclusive shows. The show marked the in-ring debut of Kevin Owens, who had signed with the company in the months prior to the show.
- Dark - Bull Dempsey defeated Steve Cutler
- Kevin Owens defeated CJ Parker
- The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) (c) defeated The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch) for the WWE NXT Tag Team Championship
- Baron Corbin defeated Tye Dillinger
- Finn Bálor and Hideo Itami defeated The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor)
- Charlotte (c) defeated Sasha Banks for the WWE NXT Womens Championship
- Sami Zayn defeated Adrian Neville (c) for the WWE NXT Championship; had Zayn lost, he would have voluntarily quit NXT.