WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames II
November 17, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Matt Riddle vs. Kassius Ohno
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Riddle drops Ohno with a Bicycle Knee Strike immediately after the bell rings to pickup the victory.
Winner: Matt Riddle via Pinfall
Second Match: Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Kairi Sane in a Two Out Of Three Falls Match For The WWE NXT Women’s Championship
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Sane starts things off with a Corner Dropkick. Sane sweeps the legs of Baszler. Sane transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sane with Two Running NeckBreakers. Sane unloads a series of bodyshots. Sane hits The Sliding D. Sane follows that with a Flying Kabuki Elbow off the ring apron. Sane rolls Baszler back into the ring. Jessamyn Duke drives Sane face first into the steel ring post. Baszler locks in The Kirifuda Clutch which forces Sane to tap out. Baszler with a Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Baszler with a clubbing blow to Sane’s back. Baszler applies a Sleeper Hold. Sane rolls to the bottom rope to create separation.
Baszler blocks a boot from Sane. Baszler with a Single Leg Crab. Baszler delivers a nasty foot stomp. Baszler is tying Sane up in a pretzel. Sane rolls Baszler over for a one count. Baszler kicks Sane in the gut. Baszler goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sane lands back on her feet. Sane with multiple pinning combinations. Sane and Baszler are trading back and forth shots. Baszler clotheslines Sane. Sane sends Baszler to the apron. Sane with a shoulder block. Baszler goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sane counters with a Spike DDT on the apron. Sane lays out the MMA Horsewomen with a Triple Kabuki Elbow.
Sane connects with The Insane Elbow. We’re tied at 1-1. Sane with a Hat Trick of Intercepters. Sane drops Baszler with a Spinning Back Fist. Baszler has Sane perched on the top turnbuckle. Sane HeadButts Baszler. Baszler is throwing haymakers at Sane. Baszler goes for an Avalanche GutWrench Suplex, but Sane counters with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb for a two count. Sane with The Alabama Slam. Shafir and Duke continues to run interference. Dakota Kai and Io Shirai makes the save. Sane goes for another Insane Elbow, but Baszler wisely counters with a Crucifix Cover to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE NXT Women’s Champion, Shayna Baszler (2-1) via Pinfall and Submission
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Third Match: Aleister Black vs. Johnny Gargano
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Gargano slaps Black in the face. Black responds with a Big Foot. Black with clubbing bodyshots. Gargano tosses Black out of the ring. Black kicks Gargano in the face. Black starts teeing off on Gargano. Gargano with a knife edge chop. Gargano avoids a flurry of strikes from Black. Gargano is playing mind games with Black. Gargano with a Rolling Kick. Gargano ducks a clothesline from Black. Gargano with another knife edge chop. Gargano applies a wrist lock. Black slips over Gargano’s back. Black with a High Knee Strike. Black delivers his combination offense. Gargano hits The Shining Wizard. Gargano repeatedly stomps on Black’s chest. Gargano plays to the crowd.
Black goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Gargano lands back on his feet. Gargano with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Gargano locks in The SurfBoard Stretch. Black with a pinning combination for a two count. Gargano with a Reverse DDT/Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. Gargano is mauling Black in the corner. Gargano with a forearm smash. Black responds with a High Knee Lift. Black knocks Gargano off the ring apron. Black lands a SomerSault Plancha. Black rolls Gargano back into the ring. Black is putting the boots to Gargano. Black with a leg sweep. Black follows that with The Quebrada for a two count.
Gargano has Black perched on the top turnbuckle. Gargano with a Standing Enzuigiri. Gargano goes for a Lawn Dart, but Black lands back on his feet. Black applies a waist lock. Gargano decks Black with a back elbow smash. Black SuperKicks Gargano. Black goes for a Triangle MoonSault, but Gargano ducks out of the way. Gargano turns a Suicide Dive into a Tornado DDT. Gargano rolls Black back into the ring. Gargano with a SlingShot DDT for a two count. Gargano is talking smack to Black. Black with a Spinning Back Elbow Smash. Gargano responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Black with a Running Boot. Gargano SuperKicks Black. Stiff Lariat Exchange. Gargano with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Black drops Gargano with The Running Knee.
Gargano and Black are trading back and forth shots. Gargano goes for a SlingShot Spear, but Black counters with a Big Boot. Black with a SpringBoard Meteora. Black with a High Head Kick. Black follows that with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Gargano side steps The Bicycle Kick. Gargano with an Inside Out Lariat. Gargano locks in The Gargano Escape. Black rolls Gargano over for a two count. Gargano with a RoundHouse Kick. Gargano lawn darts Black into the middle turnbuckle. Gargano mocks Black. Gargano pulls down his knee pad.
Black wants Gargano to deliver his best shot. Gargano SuperKicks Black. Gargano with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Long Forearm Exchange. Black with a High Knee Strike. Gargano sends Black crashing to the outside. Gargano goes for a Suicide Dive, but Black counters with a Bicycle Knee Strike. Gargano begs for mercy. Black goes for Black Mass, but Gargano rolls him over for a two count. Gargano gets Black trapped in The Gargano Escape. Black drops Gargano with a Spinning Knee Strike. Black follows that with a V-Trigger. Black delivers Two Black Masses to pickup the victory.
Winner: Aleister Black via Pinfall
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Fourth Match: Tommaso Ciampa (c) vs. The Velveteen Dream For The WWE NXT Championship
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Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dream backs Ciampa into the ropes. Dream poses for the crowd. Dream talks smack to Ciampa. Ciampa applies a waist lock. Ciampa transitions into a front face lock. Chain grappling exchange. Dream paint brushes Ciampa. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Quick stalemate in the corner. Ciampa fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ciampa kicks Dream in the gut. Ciampa goes for The Fairy Tales Ending, but Dream blocks it. Ciampa removes Dream’s hollywood headband. Dream is regaining his composure on the outside. Dream grabs the NXT Championship. Dream goes for a Draping DDT, but Ciampa blocks it. Dream is playing mind games with Ciampa.
Dream is throwing haymakers at Ciampa. Ciampa reverses out of the irish whip from Dream. Dream clotheslines Ciampa. Dream bodyslams Ciampa. Dream shakes his hips. Dream with a Standing Dropkick. Dream follows that with The Experience. Dream with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Dream puts on the hollywood headband. Dream drops Ciampa with a Big Boot. Dream sets up for a Running Leg Drop. Ciampa heads to the outside. Dream delivers another Flying Double Axe Handle. Ciampa shoves Dream to the floor. Ciampa rolls Dream back into the ring. Ciampa repeatedly stomps on Dream’s chest. Ciampa with a Running Knee Strike. Dream is on dream street.
Ciampa with a back elbow strike. Ciampa with a Draping NeckBreaker. Ciampa gives himself a standing ovation. Ciampa says that he’s the main event. Ciampa lays Dream flat on the spanish announce table. Ciampa delivers another Running Knee Strike. Following a snap mare takeover, Ciampa applies a rear chin lock. Ciampa drives his knee into the midsection of Dream. Dream with a backslide cover for a two count. Dream and Ciampa are trading back and forth shots. Dream drops Ciampa with a NeckBreaker. Dream with a Flying Forearm Smash. Dream kicks up. Dream starts picking up momentum. Ciampa kicks Dream in the chest. Dream points at Ciampa. Ciampa negates The Twisting DDT. Dream with three haymakers. Dream follows that with a Big Boot. Dream with a series of Running Leg Drops.
Dream goes for The Dream Valley Driver, but Ciampa lands back on his feet. Dream connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. Dream knocks Ciampa off the ring apron. Dream with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Ciampa avoids The Purple RainMaker. Dream slams the injured knee of Ciampa on the apron. Dream applies a Ring Post Figure Four Leg Lock. Ciampa with a small package for a two count. Ciampa with a forearm smash to Dream. Dream responds with another Figure Four Leg Lock. Ciampa reverses the hold. Dream kicks Ciampa in the face. Dream with the cover for a two count. Ciampa kicks Dream into the steel barricade. Ciampa goes for a Draping DDT, but Dream blocks it.
Dream Suplex Ciampa out of the ring. Dream breaks the referee’s ten count. Haymaker Exchange. Ciampa kicks Dream in the gut. Dream nearly kicks the referee. Ciampa with a hand full of tights for a two count. Dream SuperKicks Ciampa. Dream connects with The Dream Valley Driver for a two count. Dream decks Ciampa with a back elbow smash. Dream goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Ciampa counters with a Jumping Knee Strike. Ciampa hits Project Ciampa for a two count. Ciampa brings the NXT Championship into the ring. Dream rolls Ciampa over for a two count.
Dream with a Twisting DDT on the title for a two count. Ciampa negates The Purple RainMaker. Ciampa kicks Dream out of the ring. Ciampa with a Draping DDT for a two count. Ciampa is tearing apart the ringside mats. Ciampa has Dream draped across the apron. Dream tackles Ciampa over the announce table. Ciampa attacks Mauro Ranallo. Dream with The Dream Valley Driver on the floor. Dream lands The Purple RainMaker for a two count. Dream goes for a Super RainMaker, but Ciampa ducks out of the way. Ciampa plants Dream with a Draping DDT on the steel grate to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE NXT Champion, Tommaso Ciampa via Pinfall
Fifth Match: The Undisputed Era vs. The War Raiders, Ricochet and Pete Dunne in a WarGames Match
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Bobby Fish, Kyle O’Reilly, Roderick Strong, The War Raiders and Pete Dunne are in separate shark cages. Adam Cole and Ricochet will start things off. Cole bates Ricochet into the second ring. Ricochet with a series of haymakers. Ricochet uppercuts Cole. Ricochet with a knife edge chop. Ricochet slips over Cole’s back. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Cole. Ricochet with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Ricochet dropkicks Cole. Ricochet with a clubbing blow to Cole’s back. Ricochet is lighting up Cole’s chest. Ricochet with a back elbow smash. Ricochet goes for a Diving Back Elbow Drop, but Cole counters with a BackStabber. Cole transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cole with a NeckBreaker. Cole hits The Ushigoroshi. Cole launches Ricochet to the second ring. Cole with a fist drop. Cole repeatedly drives his knee into Ricochet’s back. Cole rams Ricochet’s face across the steel. Ricochet kicks Cole in the chest. Ricochet with a Front Dropkick. Ricochet with a SpringBoard Soaring European Uppercut.
Kyle O’Reilly is the next entrant. O’Reily with a series of palm strikes to Ricochet. O’Reilly brutally attacks the ribs of Ricochet. Undisputed Era has the number advantage in this match. Ricochet tosses Cole out of the first ring. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from O’Reilly Ricochet is displaying his fighting spirit. Ricochet with a Step Up Enzuigiri. O’Reilly respond with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Cole follows that with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. O’Reilly drops Ricochet with a Mid-Kick. Cole repeatedly stomps on Ricochet’s back. Ricochet shoves Cole to O’Reilly. Ricochet uncorks a right hand. Cole with a Pump Kick. O’Reilly unloads his combination offense. Cole with an Assisted Ushigoroshi. O’Reilly delivers more palm strikes. Hanson will be the next entrant. Hanson is bringing the fight to Undisputed Era. Hanson with a Side Walk Slam. Hanson with a Black Hole Slam to Cole. Hanson drops O’Reilly with a Leaping Seated Senton. Hanson cartwheels over Cole. Hanson with an Inside Out Lariat.
Hanson with Forever Clotheslines. Hanson with a Double Bronco Buster. Ricochet finally gets back on his feet. Ricochet with a Shooting Star Press off Hanson’s back. Cole with a back elbow smash to Hanson. Undisputed Era with a LegSweep/Crossbody Block Combination. Ricochet rams his shoulders into the midsection of Cole. Roderick Strong is the next entrant. Strong immediately attacks Ricochet. Strong dropkicks Ricochet. Strong with knife edge chops to Hanson. Strong unloads Two Jumping Knee Strikes. Strong follows that with Two Uranage BackBreakers. Strong connects with The Olympic Slam. Hanson catches Strong in mid-air. Cole with a Pump Kick to Hanson. O’Reilly lands Ax and Smash. Strong with another Olympic Slam. Undisputed Era has taken control of this match. O’Reilly with a sliding knee smash to Hanson. Strong talks smack to Ricochet. Strong and O’Reilly are double teaming Ricochet. Strong with a GutBuster. O’Reilly with a Flying Foot Stomp to Ricochet’s back. Raymond Rowe from War Raiders will be the next entrant.
Forearms are being dished out. Rowe with an Exploder Suplex to Strong. Rowe follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl GutBuster. Rowe goes for a GutWrench Suplex, but Cole gets in the way. Rowe drops Cole with a Running Knee. Rowe with a Discus Forearm Smash to Strong. O’Reilly applies a Sleeper Hold. Rowe with a Uranage Slam. Rowe dumps O’Reilly in the corner. Rowe with a PowerSlam/PowerBomb Combination. War Raiders regains momentum. War Raiders lawn darts Cole into the steel. Ricochet with a Forearm/Chop Combination. O’Reilly kicks Ricochet in the gut. Bobby Fish will be the final entrant for Undisputed Era. Fish attacks the left shoulder of Pete Dunne. Fish launches the shark cage key to the crowd. War Raiders are getting destroyed with Undisputed Era theme steel chairs. Strong with a Uranage Slam through the chair. O’Reilly targets the left ankle of Hanson. Undisputed Era nearly puts Rowe through the cage. The referees are having a hard time getting Dunne out of the shark cage. Cole is directing traffic. Strong with a SuperPlex to Hanson. Fish follows that with an Avalanche Falcon Arrow. Cole says that they run this freaking show.
Pete Dunne finally escapes and WarGames begins. Dunne hits every single member of the Undisputed Era with a Kendo Stick. Ricochet with a Triple Crossbody Block. Dunne bringing in the heavy artillery. Undisputed Era is getting mollywhopped. Dunne nails Strong with a steel chain. We got action in both rings. Dunne works on his joint manipulation game. Dunne stomps on O’Reilly’s fingers. Dunne hits The X-Plex on top of O’Reilly. Cole attacks Dunne from behind. Hanson kicks a steel chair into O’Reilly’s face. War Raiders uses the trash can as a weapon. Rowe bodyslams Hanson on top of O’Reilly. War Raiders connects with their SpringBoard Clothesline/German Suplex Combination for a two count. Cole throws the trash can at Hanson. Fish repeatedly kicks the left knee of Rowe. Strong with a GutBuster to Ricochet. Cole follows that with a BackStabber. Dunne negates the four on one attack from Undisputed Era. Dunne gets Fish trapped in a Knee Bar. Remember we have two referees in the ring.
Dunne locks in The Kimura Lock. Fish breaks the submission attempt. O’Reilly wraps the steel chain around the injured leg of Dunne. O’Reilly applies The Ankle Lock. Undisputed Era is trying to prevent The War Raiders from entering the second ring. Ricochet lands a SomerSault Plancha. Strong drives the chair into the midsection of Ricochet. Hanson with a Massive Back Body Drop to Strong. All hell is breaking loose in the Staples Center. Ricochet with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Cole. Ricochet uppercuts O’Reilly. Ricochet and Dunne connects with a Stereo Avalanche Butterfly Suplex/Hurricanrana Combination. Hanson repositions the table in the corner. Rowe goes for a PowerBomb, but Cole lands back on his feet. Hanson with a PopUp PowerSlam for a two count. Fish delivers a nasty kendo stick shot. Fish Spears Rowe through a table. Cole is tied in the tree of woe. Strong with a Jumping Knee Strike. O’Reilly applies a Triangle Choke. Hanson puts O’Reilly through a table with a SuperFly Splash for a two count.
Ricochet meets Cole at the top of WarGames. Ricochet and Cole are trading back and forth shots. Dunne goes for a SuperPlex, but O’Reilly gets in the way. Fish applies a Sleeper Hold. Hanson connects with a Super Tower Of Doom. Ricochet follows that with a Double Rotation MoonSault off the top of the cage. This leads us to a major standoff. It’s trench warfare. Rowe with a Forearm Smash to Fish. Fish tackles Rowe into the second ring. Rowe delivers Death Rowe. War Raiders hits FallOut. Undisputed Era responds with a Running Knee/Leg Sweep Combination. Hanson with a HandSpring Double Back Elbow Strike. Ricochet goes for a Double SpringBoard Clothesline, but Cole counters with a SuperKick. Dunne goes for The Bitter End, but Cole counters with a Tornado DDT. Cole with a Ushigoroshi. Cole drops Dunne with Shining Wizard for a two count. Cole pulls down knee his knee pad. Dunne and Ricochet plans Cole with a Bitter End/SpringBoard 450 Splash Combination to pickup the victory.
Winner: The War Raiders, Ricochet and Pete Dunne via Pinfall
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