WWE NXT TakeOver WarGames 2019 Results

WWE NXT TakeOver WarGames 2019
November 23, 2019
Allstate Arena
Chicago, Illinois

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Kickoff Match: Angel Garza vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott 

Garza applies a side headlock. Scott drops down on the canvas. Scott leapfrogs over Garza. Garza slips over Scott’s back. Leg Sweep Exchange. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Scott with a HeadScissors Takeover. Scott follows that with a SlingShot HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor. Scott rolls Garza back into the ring. Scott with the cover for a one count. Scott applies a wrist lock. Scott unloads two knife edge chops. Scott with a Front Suplex. Scott with a Twisting Splash for a two count. Garza responds with a running forearm smash. Garza launches Scott to the second rope. Scott with a Flying European Uppercut across the back of Garza’s neck.

Scott with a straight right hand. Scott goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Garza counters with a Fallaway Slam into the turnbuckles. Garza rips off his pants. Garza throws his pants at Scott. Garza SuperKicks Scott for a two count. Garza punches Scott in the back. Garza with a SlingShot Reverse Suplex. Garza SuperKicks Scott for a two count. Garza tells Scott to get up. Scott decks Garza with a back elbow smash. Scott kicks Garza in the face. Scott gets crotched on the second rope. Garza dropkicks Scott off the second rope for a two count. Garza poses for the crowd.

Garza goes for a SpringBoard MoonSault, but Scott ducks out of the way. Scott with a Double UnderHook Side  Walk Slam for a two count. Scott applies a waist lock. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Garza with a HandSpring SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Garza transitions into a ground and pound attack. Garza kicks Scott in the chest. Scott hits The Death Valley Driver on the ring apron. Scott follows that with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Scott delivers The House Call for a two count. Garza backs Scott into the ropes. Scott denies The Low Blow. Garza drives his knee into the midsection of Scott. Garza plants Scott with The Wing Clipper to pickup the victory.

Winner: Angel Garza via Pinfall 

First Match: Team Baszler (Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Bianca BelAir, and Kay Lee Ray) vs. Team Ripley (Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox, and Dakota Kai) in The Women’s WarGames Match 

– Team Baszler will have the numbers advantage.

Io Shirai and Candice LeRae will start things off. Shirai pie faces LeRae. Rockers Punches. LeRae with a double leg takedown. Shirai transitions into a ground and pound attack. Shirai kicks LeRae in the gut. LeRae avoids the steel. LeRae decks Shirai with a back elbow smash. LeRae goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver, but Shirai lands back on her feet. Shirai dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Standing Switch Exchange. LeRae drops Shirai with a Half Nelson FlatLiner. LeRae goes for The Suicide Dive, but Shirai counters with a forearm smash. Shirai with Two 619’s. Shirai with a Running Meteora in between the two rings. Shirai with a Double SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Shirai talks smack to LeRae. Shirai sends LeRae to the corner. Shirai with a Running Dropkick. Shirai is choking LeRae with her boot. Shirai goes for an irish whip, but LeRae holds onto the second rope. Shirai with a drop toe hold on the steel plate. Shirai jams LeRae’s face into the steel. Shirai is mauling LeRae in the corner. LeRae creates distance with a JawBreaker. Shirai with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Shirai kicks LeRae in the back. Shirai applies the cravate. LeRae with heavy bodyshots. Bianca BelAir is the next entrant.

LeRae dives over BelAir. BelAir drops LeRae with a shoulder tackle. BelAir with a Double ChickenWing Slam. BelAir follows that with a Standing Shooting Star Press. BelAir goes for a PowerBomb, but LeRae counters with a Hurricanrana. LeRae with a chop/forearm combination. LeRae is bringing the fight to BelAir and Shirai. LeRae with a running elbow smash. BelAir responds with a forearm smash. BelAir with Three PowerBombs. BelAir and Shirai are double teaming LeRae. BelAir applies The Camel Clutch. Shirai runs the ropes. Shirai with a running basement dropkick. BelAir slams LeRae’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. LeRae rolls into the second ring. Rhea Ripley will be the next entrant. Ripley brings multiple weapons into the ring. Ripley nails BelAir with the cage door. Ripley ducks a clothesline from BelAir. Ripley with a Face Slam on the garbage can. Ripley stomps on BelAir’s back. LeRae sets up a chair contraption. Ripley and LeRae goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but Shirai gets in the way. Pier six brawl ensues. BelAir with clubbing blows to Ripley’s back. Kay Lee Ray is the next entrant.

Ray rolls multiple chairs into the ring. Ray toys around with the Chicago crowd. Ray delivers multiple chair shots. Ray hits The Tornado DDT on the chair. LeRae has BelAir perched on the top turnbuckle. Ripley with The Tower Of Doom. BelAir lands The 450 Splash for a two count. Dakota Kai will be the next entrant. Kai nails Tegan Nox with The Helluva Kick. Kai demolishes Nox inside the shark cage. Kai brutally attacks the injured knee of Nox. William Regal is trying to calm down Kai. Kai has officially snapped. Baszler is laughing her ass off. Kai applies a knee bar. Regal brings Kai to the backstage area. Team Ripley is really behind the eight ball cause Shayna Baszler is our final entrant. Ripley decks BelAir with a back elbow smash. Ripley HeadButts Ray. Ripley and Baszler are trading back and forth shots. Remember Team Baszler has the numbers advantage.

Nox is receiving medical attention on the stage. Shirai and Ray goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but LeRae counters with a Double DDT. Baszler is trying to handcuff Ripley. LeRae attacks Baszler from behind. LeRae attacks Ray and Shirai with the trash can lid. Ripley tackles Baszler. Ripley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Ripley sends BelAir face first into the trash can. Ripley dropkicks Ray. Ray goes for a Tornado DDT, but Ripley counters with a Vertical Suplex into the steel. Ripley is putting the boots to Shirai. Ripley applies The Reverse Texas CloverLeaf on the top turnbuckle. In other ring, Baszler has LeRae in The Kirifuda Clutch. Ray with a Step Up Kick to Ripley. LeRae hits The Iconoclasm. LeRae follows that with The Quebrada for a two count. BelAir launches LeRae into Ripley. Ray drops LeRae with The Widow’s Breaker.

Shirai lands The MoonSault for a two count. Shirai is shocked. BelAir whips Ripley with her ponytail. LeRae attacks BelAir with the kendo stick. Shirai kicks LeRae in the gut. Shirai with a Double UnderHook BackBreaker. Shirai climbs to the top of the cage. LeRae goes after Shirai. LeRae connects with an Avalanche Reverse Hurricanrana for a two count. LeRae fights out of the torture rack position. Shirai lands The Quebrada off the top of the cage. Ripley delivers multiple chair shots. Ripley hits Ray in mid-air with the trash can. Baszler locks in The Kirifuda Clutch. Ripley handcuffs Baszler. Ripley with clubbing knee strikes. Baszler avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Ripley plants Baszler with The Rip Tide through two chairs to pickup the victory.

Winner: Team Ripley (Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox and Dakota Kai) via Pinfall

Second Match: Pete Dunne vs. Damian Priest vs. Killian Dain in a Triple Threat Match. The Winner Faces Adam Cole For The WWE NXT Championship At Survivor Series 

Priest avoids an early Pump Kick from Dain. Neither men can deliver their signature kicks. Dunne grabs the left ring finger of Dain. Priest kicks Dunne in the jaw. Priest ducks a clothesline from Dain. Priest with rapid fire leg kicks. Priest with a leaping back elbow smash. Dunne repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Priest. Dunne drops down on the canvas. Dunne leapfrogs over Priest. Dunne with a running forearm smash. Dain clotheslines Priest over the top rope. Dunne dropkicks the left knee of Dain. Dunne works on his joint manipulation game. Dunne stomps on the left elbow of Dain. Priest clocks Dunne with a big haymaker. Priest knocks Dain off the ring apron. Dunne stops Priest in his tracks. Priest goes for The Razor’s Edge, but Dunne lands back on his feet. Dain drops Priest with The Divide. Dain with The Michinoku Driver on top of Priest for a two count.

Dain dumps Priest out of the ring. Dain slams Priest head on the hood of the spanish announce table. Dain with a Fallaway Slam/Samoan Drop Combination on the floor. Dain rolls Dunne back into the ring. Dain whips Dunne chest first into the turnbuckles. Dunne with rapid fire haymakers. Dain answers with a knee lift. Dunne fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Dunne is lighting up Dain’s chest. Dunne with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Priest follows that with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Standing Switch Exchange. Priest goes for a Release German Suplex, but Dunne lands back on his feet. Dunne kicks Priest in the back of the head. Dunne with a Snap German Suplex. Dunne stomps on Dain’s fingers. Dunne with The RoundHouse Kick. Dunne applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker.

Dunne transitions into a Triangle Choke. Dain and Priest with The Cerberus PowerBomb. Forearm Exchange. Dain uppercuts Priest. Priest with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Slugfest in the center of the ring. Priest with a Discus Forearm Smash. Dain HeadButts Priest. Dunne with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dunne with a RoundHouse Kick. Dain answers with a Pump Kick. Priest nails Dain with The Bell Clap. Dain with a back elbow smash to Dunne. Priest with a High Head Kick. Priest goes for The ChokeSlam, but Dunne counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. All three men are knocked down. Dunne with Kawada Kicks. Priest drops Dunne and Dain with a Corkscrew Plancha. Priest with The Broken Arrow on top of Dain. Priest follows that with The South Of Heaven for a two count. The brawl spills to the outside. Priest with The Razor’s Edge into the spanish announce table. Dain lands The Suicide Dive. Dain with a Running Cannonball Strike through the steel barricade.

Dain rolls Priest back into the ring. Dain with the cover for a two count. Dain with The Wasteland. Dain with a Senton Splash. Priest negates The Vader Bomb. Priest kicks Dain the forehead. Priest delivers another Razor’s Edge for a two count. Dunne is putting the boots to Priest. Dunne with a running forearm smash. Priest responds with a jumping back elbow smash. Priest wipes out Dain with a Top Rope Plancha. Dunne lands The Asai MoonSault. Dunne and Priest are trading back and forth shots. Priest with an Inside Out Lariat. Priest goes for The Reckoning, but Dunne blocks it. Priest goes for The ChokeSlam, but Dunne counters with The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Dain breaks the submission hold. Dain with The One Winged Angel for a two count. Dain has Dunne tied in the tree of woe. Dain whips Priest into the midsection of Dunne. Dain with a Running Cannonball Strike.

Dain lands The Vader Bomb for a two count. Dunne connects with The Bitter End for a two count. Dunne kicks Priest in the face. Priest answers with The Cyclone Kick. Priest with an Avalanche FrankenSteiner into Dain. Priest follows that with Two More Cyclone Kicks. Priest hits The Reckoning for a two count. Dain chop blocks Dunne. Dain dropkicks Priest off the apron. Dunne with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Dunne struggles to get back on his feet. Stalemate in the corner. Dain and Dunne snaps Priest fingers. Dain sends Priest crashing to the outside. Dunne with The SuperPlex. Dunne delivers another The Bitter End for a two count. Dain gets Dunne in the electric chair position. Dunne applies a sleeper hold. Dain with a Running Senton Splash. Dunne rolls Priest over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Pete Dunne via Pinfall 

– NXT TakeOver: Portland will take place on February 16, 2020.

Third Match: Finn Balor vs. Matt Riddle 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Test Of Strength. Riddle immediately goes for The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Balor rolls Riddle over for a two count. Chain grappling exchange. Balor avoids The PK. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Balor applies a side headlock. Riddle with Two GutWrench Suplex’s. Balor rolls Riddle over for a two count. Riddle blocks a boot from Balor. Riddle with a straight right hand. Balor reverses out of the irish whip from Riddle. Riddle goes for a sunset flip, but Balor counters with a basement dropkick. Balor applies a rear chin lock. Riddle gets back to a vertical base. Balor brings Riddle down to the mat. Balor kicks Riddle in the gut. Balor unloads two knife edge chops. Balor stomps on Riddle’s face. Balor with The Hesitation Dropkick for a two count.

Balor pins his elbow across the forehead of Riddle. Balor goes back to the rear chin lock. Riddle with heavy bodyshots. Balor dumps Riddle out of the ring. Balor with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Balor repeatedly slams Riddle’s head on the ring apron. Balor with the cover for a two count. Balor is picking Riddle apart. Balor poses for the crowd. Riddle with rapid fire sumo strikes. Riddle with a RoundHouse Kick. Riddle follows that with a Flying Forearm Smash. Riddle with an Exploder Suplex. Riddle nails Balor with The PK. Riddle hits The BROTon for a two count. Riddle with Two Mid-Kicks. Riddle with clubbing chest kicks in the corner. Balor kicks Riddle in the jaw. Riddle reverses out of the irish whip from Balor. Balor drops Riddle with a Diving Forearm Smash. Riddle avoids The SlingBlade. Riddle with a High Head Kick. Riddle applies The Ankle Lock.

Balor grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Riddle goes for a German Suplex off the second rope, but Balor blocks it. Riddle kicks the left hamstring of Balor. Riddle applies a waist lock. Balor with three sharp elbow strikes. Balor is playing possum. Balor with a running dropkick. Balor goes for The Release German Suplex, but Riddle lands back on his feet. Riddle with The V-Trigger. Riddle with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Riddle delivers The Final Flash Knee Strike. Balor negates The BRO Derek. Balor with a double leg takedown. Balor with a leaping double foot stomp. Balor hits The SlingBlade. Riddle Spears Balor.

Riddle follows that with The BRO Hammer for a two count. Balor with a Spin Out Elbow Drop. Balor with a Lifting Reverse DDT for a two count. Balor repeatedly stomps on. Riddle’s chest. Balor goes for The Bloody Sunday, but Riddle counters with The BRO To Sleep. Riddle goes for The Floating BRO, but Balor gets his knees up in the air. Balor nails Riddle with The ShotGun Dropkick. Riddle avoids The Coupe De Grace. Riddle locks in The BROMission. Riddle kicks Balor in the face. Riddle goes for The Final Flash Knee Strike, but Balor counters with The 1916 to pickup the victory.

Winner: Finn Balor via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: The Undisputed Era vs. Team Ciampa (Tommaso Ciampa, Kevin Owens, Keith Lee, and Dominik Dijakovic) in The Men’s WarGames Match 

– The Undisputed Era will have the numbers advantage.

Tommaso Ciampa and Roderick Strong will start things off. Strong launches Ciampa’s crutch over the cage. Ciampa with rapid fire haymakers. Strong drives his knee into the midsection of Ciampa. Ciampa kicks Strong in the chest. Caimpa with two haymakers. Strong ducks a clothesline from Ciampa. Ciampa with three clotheslines. Strong avoids the steel. Strong with a forearm smash. Strong with a Pendulum BackBreaker. The action spills into the second ring. Strong with a knife edge chop. Strong with a straight right hand. Strong goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ciampa blocks it. Ciampa dumps Strong chest first on the top rope. Ciampa with a Running Boot. Ciampa decks Strong with a back elbow smash. Ciampa transitions into a corner mount. Ciampa with a Running Knee Strike. Strong gives Ciampa a taste of his own medicine. Ciampa knocks Strong off the second rope. Ciampa goes for The Draping DDT, but Strong blocks it. Knife Edge Chop/Forearm Exchange.

Ciampa clotheslines Strong over the top rope. Strong negates The Fairy Tale Ending. Strong with a Double Knee GutBuster. Strong transitions into a ground and pound attack. Strong stomps on the midsection of Ciampa. Second Forearm Exchange. Kyle O’Reilly will be the next entrant. Ciampa is bringing the fight to Undisputed Era. O’Reilly with a double leg takedown. O’Reilly is raining down forearm strikes. O’Reilly drives his knee into Ciampa’s ribs. O’Reilly delivers his combination offense. O’Reilly repeatedly stomps on Ciampa’s back. Strong buries his knee into the midsection of Ciampa. Undisputed Era with a Chop/Mid-Kick Combination. Undisputed Era is mauling Ciampa in the second ring. Ciampa launches O’Reilly over the top rope. Ciampa kicks Strong in the face. O’Reilly ties Ciampa in the ropes. Strong with Rapid Fire Running Forearm Smashes. Strong with a Uranage BackBreaker. O’Reilly follows that with a Flying Knee Drop. Strong stomps on Ciampa’s face. Dominik Dijakovic will be the next entrant.

Dijakvoc with The Cyclone Boot. Big Boot Exchange. Dijakovic delivers his combination offense. Dijakovic thrust kicks the midsection of O’Reilly. Dijakovic with an Inside Out Lariat. Dijakovic with clubbing elbow smashes in the corner. Dijakovic punches O’Reilly in the chest. Dijakovic SuperKicks Strong. Dijakovic bodyslams O’Reilly on top of Strong. Strong negates The Feast Your Eyes. Strong with a knife edge chop. Dijakovic is pissed. Dijakovic repeatedly launches Strong into the steel. O’Reilly applies a guillotine choke. Dijakovic drives his knee into the back of O’Reilly Dijakovic with a Spinning Bodyslam into the steel. Dijakovic helps Ciampa get back on his feet. Ciampa kicks Strong in the gut. Ciampa with a straight right hand. Dijakovic with forearm shivers. Bobby Fish will be the next entrant. Fish with a running elbow smash. Fish gets Ciampa tied up in the ropes. Fish with Three Mid-Kicks. Fish is trying to chop down Dijakovic. Fish with a Forearm/Mid-Kick Combination. Fish with The Big Boot. Dijakovic goes for a ChokeSlam, but O’Reilly counters with a Sleeper Hold. Undisputed Era with The Total Elimination. Strong hits The Draping BackBreaker. Chasing The Dragon. Dijakovic is getting demolished in the second ring.

O’Reilly with a running forearm smash. Fish with a running elbow smash. Strong wraps this sequence with a Jumping Knee Strike. Lee is seething in the shark cage. O’Reilly is putting the boots to Dijakovic. Fish and Strong are double teaming Ciampa. Keith Lee will be the next entrant. Lee drops Strong with a forearm smash. Lee clotheslines Fish. Lee with a shoulder tackle to O’Reilly. Lee follows that with a double hand chop. Undisputed Era answers with a double knee lift. Lee with a Double Leapfrog. Lee with a Double Crossbody Block. Undisputed Era launches Lee over the top rope. Fish and O’Reilly have a meetings of the minds in the corner. Lee with a SlingShot Double Crossbody Block. Lee is basking in his own glory. Lee goes for a PowerBomb, but O’Reilly gets in the way. Lee kicks O’Reilly in the gut. O’Reilly crawls under Lee. Undisputed Era takes out the legs of Lee. Strong with a basement dropkick. Ciampa rises from the ashes and displays his fighting spirit. Dijakovic bodyslams O’Reilly into the second ring. Dijakovic with clubbing blows to Strong’s back. Forearm Exchange. Fish applies a Sleeper Hold. Strong is playing the role of spot picker in this match.

Adam Cole will be the next entrant. Cole brings out 6 tables from under the ring. Ciampa shoves Cole through the table across the barricade. Ciampa rolls Cole back into the ring. The door is closed. Ciampa with a Running Boot. Major standoff in the second ring. Donnie Brooke in Rosemont. Lee gets O’Reilly in the fireman’s carry position. Lee kicks Fish in the gut. Fish delivers a low blow. O’Reilly with The Mid-Kick. Lee crumbles to the canvas. Kevin Owens will be our final entrant of the match. Owens side steps Strong into the turnbuckles. Owens with rapid fire haymakers. Owens with a corner clothesline. Owens with The Pop Up PowerBomb. Owens hits The Ushigoroshi. Strong goes for The Olympic Slam, but Owens lands back on his feet. Owens with The Sleeper Suplex. Owens PowerBombs on top of O’Reilly. Owens is fired up. Owens gives Cole the DX Crotch Chop. Cole negates The Stunner. Owens avoids a SuperKick. Owens connects with The Stunner for a two count. Dijakovic and Strong are trading back and forth shots.

Dijakovic and Lee sends Strong crashing into The Undisputed Era. Owens slaps Cole in the face. Owens is choking Cole with his boot. Ciampa hits The Draping DDT. Cole kicks Owens in the gut. Lee with a forearm smash to Fish. Cole is trying to create separation. Dijakovic drives his knee into the midsection of Fish. Dijakovic is trying to fight off Fish and O’Reilly. Lee with a Flying Crossbody Block. O’Reilly responds with a Flying Knee Drop. O’Reilly locks in The Knee Bar. Dijakovic with a SpringBoard MoonSault for a two count. Ciampa delivers The Fairy Tale Ending. Owens lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Lee HeadButts the midsection of Cole. Strong attacks Lee from behind. Strong with an Avalanche Olympic Slam. Ax and Smash for a two count. Undisputed Era drops Dijakovic with The Total Elimination. Owens SuperKicks O’Reilly. Owens sends Strong crashing into the steel. Cole fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Cole hammers down on the back of Owens neck.

Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Cole blocks it. Cole SuperKicks Owens. Cole hits The Panama Sunrise on the steel plate. Undisputed Era sets up two tables in the corner. Ciampa throws Fish into the steel. Ciampa with a high knee strike to O’Reilly. Ciampa follows that with Project Ciampa. Ciampa with Seven Running Knee Strikes. Cole SuperKicks Ciampa. Cole goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Ciampa lands back on his feet. Ciampa sends Cole into the steel. Ciampa delivers three more running knee strikes. Ciampa and Cole starts climbing up the cage. Dijakovic ChokeSlams Strong through a table. Dijakovic goes for another ChokeSlam, but O’Reilly counters with a Triangle Choke. Owens puts O’Reilly through a table with The Frog Splash. Lee with an Avalanche PowerBomb through another table. Ciampa and Cole are trading back and forth shots. Ciampa plants Cole with The Avalanche Air Raid Crash off the top of the cage through two tables to pickup the victory.

Winner: Team Ciampa (Tommaso Ciampa, Kevin Owens, Keith Lee and Dominik Dijakovic) via Pinfall 

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