Show: NXT TakeOver WarGames
Location: Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center
Date: November 18th, 2017
Airing on the WWE Network
Welcome to WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames. We get a video package to hype the matches on tonight’s card. Our opening contest is….
Singles Match: Kassius Ohno vs. Lars Sullivan
They start throwing right hands right away. Sullivan caught him with a shoulder block then landed a clubbing right hand then some knee strikes. Ohono caught him with a big boot and a side kick to the head, but Sullivan landed a big clothesline to get the upper hand. Sullivan with a clubbing right hand while up against the ropes then sent him to the apron.
Ohno with a big boot then was caught by Sullivan who hit a pop-up powerslam for 2. Sullivan went to the top rope and missed a diving headbutt. Ohno with some kicks and strikes to mount a comeback. Ohno with a big boot for 2. Ohno with another big boot but Sullivan won’t stay down. Ohno with a back splash for 1.
Sullivan fired up and refuses to stay down. Ohno and Sullivan exchange right hands. Ohno with a forearm shot but missed the second one, and Sullivan hit a powerslam for the win.
Dream tried to slap him but that didn’t work and Black with a deep arm drag. Dream went for a headlock, but Black continued to work over the left shoulder. Black with a body crucifix. Black with a quick roll up then went right back to the left shoulder. Dream and Black exchange strikes and Dream got the better of it. Black sent Dream to the floor and then faked him out with an outside dive that shocked Dream, who then started taunting him and then mocked Black.
Black rolled him up for two then went for an arm drag, but Dream used the top rope to his advantage then a clothesline. Dream went for a slam, but Black blocked it. However, Dream caught him with a super kick for 2. Dream with a neck breaker for 2. Dream with the camel clutch, but Black got out of it. Dream tied him up in the ropes and taunted him. Black with a big boot and a series of right hands. Black with some back elbows and then a knee strike.
Black with a springboard crossbody for 2. Dream backed him into the corner but Black with a kick then a knee strike. Dream with a big right hand and hit fireman’s carry into a death valley driver for a near fall. Dream went for a move off the top rope, but Black kicked him off the top rope and hit a running knee strike for 2.
Dream hit a sick DDT that popped the crowd for a near fall. Dream went for an elbow dive off the top rope, but Black caught him with a big boot. Black tied him up in the ropes and hit a big boot. Dream with one of his own and Black fired back with a knee strike. Black with a sick head kick for the win.
Fatal 4-Way NXT Women’s Title Match: Kairi Sane vs. Peyton Royce vs. Ember Moon vs. Nikki Cross
Moon took out Cross with a drop kick and Royce knocked down Moon then landed some right hands to Shane. Moon with a head take over to Royce. Cross jumped Moon and Royce took her out with a kick. Sane rolled up Royce for 2. Moon landed a big forearm shot to hane then hit an outside dive taking out Cross.
Sane took out Royce with a dive off the apron. Moon hit an outside dive taking out Royce and Sane. Moon powerbombed Cross on the floor. Back in the ring, Sane with a few chops to Moon. Sane with a spear to Moon into the corner. Royce caught Sane with a knee strike then stretched her by using the ropes. Moon took out Royce with a kick. Moon with a right hand to Sane but Sane speared Royce then hit a back fist to Moon.
Sane went to the top rope but Moon took her out. There was a tower of doom spot with Royce sending Moon and Sane crashing to the mat. Royce covered both Moon and Sane but only got two. Cross went to the top rope and took them all out with a crossbody. Cross with a series of strikes to Sane in the corner. Cross clotheslines Royce to the floor then hits a swinging neck breaker to Sane for 2 as Moon broke it up. Royce hit a suplex to Cross for 2 but Sane made the save. Sane with an Alabama Slam to Royce on Cross then a double elbow drop on Cross but Moon made the save.
Moon went to the top rope but Royce knocked her down. Cross with some elbow strikes but Moon hit the Ember Eclipse to Cross for the win.
Winner: Moon – new NXT Women’s Champion.
NXT Title Match: Drew McIntyre © vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas
Almas palm smashed him prior to the match. Almas with a big chop and then a headlock to start out this title match. Almas with a series of jaw breakers.
McIntyre caught him with a big boot that sent Almas to the floor to regroup. McIntyre caught him with a big right hand as Almas went for an outside dive. Almas used the top rope to his advantage and then sent McIntyre into the ring post. Almas worked over the left shoulder of McIntyre, who powered out of it by tossing him across the ring. Almas with a back elbow then they trade right hands. McIntyre with a series of chops then a forearm shot followed up by a belly-to-belly and then another one. McIntyre is manhandling him.
McIntyre with a double ax off the top rope. McIntyre with a celtic cross for 2. McIntyre with a DDT off the middle rope for 2. McIntyre blocked a hurricanrana then hit an inverted Alabama Slam for 2. Almas sent him into the ring post then went to the top rope and hit a moonsault to the floor. Back in the ring, Almas covered him for 2. Almas with a double knee strike in the corner for 2. Almas missed a head kick and McIntyre with a deadlift into a powerbomb for a near fall. McIntyre hit the Future Shock for a near fall. McIntyre went for a dive off the top rope, but Almas blocked it and hit a double knee strike for 2. Almas with a series of strikes. Zilenna Vega came in and hit a hurricanrana on McIntyre while Almas distracted the referee.