WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames II Results – November 17, 2018
Welcome to the WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames II event! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Matt Riddle walked out to the ring and cut a promo in the ring. He called out Kassius Ohno for a match and vowed to knock him out in both rings. Ohno walked out to the ring and said that everyone knows that Riddle isn’t ready.
Matt Riddle vs. Kassius Ohno
The match starts and Riddle hit him with a running knee for the win. It was over in a flash.
NXT Women’s Title Two-Out-Of-Three Falls Match: Shayna Baszler © vs. Kairi Sane
Sane caught her with a running drop kick right out of the gate then landed some strikes followed by a neck breaker. Sane with a running elbow that sent the champ to the floor and then Sane connected with a dive off the apron. Sane is fired up. Jessica Duke and Shafir came out of nowhere to send Sane into the ring post then back into the ring where Bazler locked in a rear-naked choke for the first fall.
First Fall: Baszler
Bazler caught her with a running knee after the quick break and then went after another choke. However, this time, Sane was able to battle out of it. Baszler worked over the left leg of the challenger then stomped on her face. Baszler locked in a chin lock but Sane got out of it with strikes. Baszler went for a suplex but Sane rolled her up for 2. Baszler went right back to the choke but Sane rolled through and landed a major league chop. Baszler with a clothesline to cut off the challenger. Sane tossed her to the apron and hit a counter suplex DDT. Sane went to the top rope and hit an elbow drop onto the heels. Back in the ring, Sane hit an elbow drop off the top rope to score her first fall.
First Fall: Sane
Sane with a spear to the champ after the pause then another one. They battle on the middle rope with strikes Sane hit a sunset flip powerbomb for 2. Sane hit a big slam then went to the top rope but Duke distracted the referee and Shafir knocked down Sane. This led to Io Shari and Dakota Kai to making the save. Sane went for an elbow drop but Baszler countered and rolled her up for the win.
Winner: Shayna Baszler ©
Singles Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Aleister Black
Black went right after him, connected with a massive head kick. Back in the ring, Black missed a kick and Gargano was landing a series of quick strikes. Gargano mocked Black by sitting in his position and then landed a kick. Gargano is using quick movements to gain an advantage. Black with a knee strike to the face and gut. Black with some quick strikes of his own that sent Gargano to the floor and went for an outside dive but faked it out. Gargano with a knee strike to the face then a series of boots in the corner. Gargano with a quick roll up for 2 then transitioned into a surfboard type submission. Gargano put the boots to him once again. Black took him out with an outside dive then back in the ring, Black landed a series of kicks in the corner and followed up with a sweep. Black connected with a springboard moonsault for 2. Black connected with a head kick then went for an outside dive but Gargano moved and hit his own outside dive DDT to Black. Back in the ring, Gargano hit a slingshot DDT for 2. Black started taunting him while beating him down. This fired up Black wh hit a spinning back elbow and a big boot. Gargano connected with a super kick then a running knee. An amazing sequence. Black with a head kick then a double knee strike after spring boarding and finally connected with a german suplex into a bridge for 2. Gargano with a big DDT and locked in the Gargano Escape but Black rolled through to break it. Gargano with a head kick then sent him head first onto the middle turnbuckle. Black taunted him and Gargano missed a running knee. Gargano with a superkick then the running knee for 2. They exchange strikes until Black hit a knee strike. Gargano pushed him to the floor and went for an outside dive but Black blasted him with a knee strike to the face. Gargano pleaded Black to put him out of his beating. Black went for Black Mass but Gargano blocked it and locked in the Gargano Lock but Black rolled out of it. Black with a running knee then Black Mass twice for the win.
Winner: Aleister Black
NXT Title Match: Tommaso Ciampa © vs. Velveteen Dream
They did some mat wrestling to begin the match. Ciampa landed a series of strikes and the mocked Dream as he held the headband. Back in the ring, Dream with a front facelock then mocked the champ. Dream with a clothesline then a powerslam followed by a drop kick and then using the top rope to his advantage. Dream with a big boot then went for a leg drop but Ciampa rolled to the ring. Dream with an outside dive to take out Ciampa. Back in the ring, Ciampa sent him off the top rope to the floor. Ciampa with a big knee strike and a clothesline. Back in the ring, Ciampa locked in a headlock but Dream got out of it with a roll up. They trade right hands then Dream landed a neck breaker. Dream with some more strikes then a flying forearm shot. Dream with a series of clothesline. Ciampa blocked a DDT but Dream hit a big boot and a leg drop followed by another one. Dream with a major league spinebuster for 2. Dream went after the right knee of Ciampa by using the apron as a weapon. Dream locked in a leg submission around the ring post and Ciampa tapped but the referee didn’t see it. Back in the ring, Dream locked in the figure leg lock on the champion but Ciampa reversed it and Dream had to break it. Dream suplexed him from inside to the outside of the ring and to the floor. Back in the ring, Ciampa went for a move but Dream blocked it. Dream missed a wild kick and Ciampa rolled him up but was using the tights. Dream hit his finisher for a near fall. They exchange elbow strikes until Ciampa hit a flying knee strike then hit Project Ciampa for a near fall. Ciampa undid his boot and grabbed the title but the referee took it away. Dream rolled him up for 2. Dream hit his finisher to Ciampa on the title for 2. Dream went for an elbow drop off the top rope but Ciampa avoided it Dream went for the figure four leg lock but Ciampa kicked him out of the ring then hit a spring board DDT for 2. Ciampa ripped up the padding on the outside. However, Dream sent him crashing over the announce table. Dream with a DDT in ring then an elbow drop for 2. Dream went to the top rope and missed an elbow drop off the top rope to the floor. Ciampa with a DDT on the steel part between the two rings for the win.
Winner: Tommaso Ciampa ©
WarGames Match: The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly, Adam Cole, Bobby Fish & Roderick Strong) vs. War Raiders, Ricochet & Pete Dunne
Ricochet and Cole start things off. Cole attacked him right out of the gate. However, Ricochet fired back with some strikes and a nice drop kick. Ricochet went for a spring board move but Cole caught him with a back breaker. Ricochet with a back elbow but Cole cut him off with a neck breaker. Cole used the cage to his advantage as this beatdown continued. They trade right hands then Ricochet hit a drop kick out of the corner. Ricochet with a springboard crossbody to Cole. This led to O’Reilly to getting into the cage and attacking Ricochet. Moments later, Ricochet attempted a comeback by landing a series of strikes but O’Reilly took out the left knee of Ricochet. Cole hit a big boot to Ricochet then hit a double team neck beaker. The beatdown continues.
Hanson stopped Dune from coming out of the cage and ran in to make the save. Hanson attacked Cole and O’Reilly with a series of strikes and slams. Ricochet hit a shooting star press off the back of Hanson onto O’Reilly. Ricochet took out Kyle with a clothesline while Cole took out Hanson with a slam. Strong ran down to the ring as the next person in the cage and attacked Ricochet and Hanson. Strong with a drop kick to Ricochet then a series of running knees to both faces. Strong with a series of back breakers to Ricochet.
Cole with a big boot to Hanson then Strong with an Angle Slam. Next up is Roee who went right at the heels with a series of shoulder blocks. Rowe with a gut buster to Kyle then a running knee strike to Cole. He landed a series of strong to Strong then broke out of a headlock applied by Kyle. Rowan with a heavy handed slam to Cole. Rowe powerbombed Strong and slammed Kyle at the same time. Impressive. Hanson sent Kyle head first into the cage. Hanson and Rowe went straight for Cole who was surrounded. They sent him into the cage head first. Fish is up next and attacked Dunne then locked the shark tank with his padlock and took the key and threw it into the crowd. Fish would then grab a series of chairs into the ring. The heels started hitting the faces with chairs as the beatdown continues. They sent Hanson head first into the steel.
Dunne is now able to join the match but locked in the cage by a lock. Dunne was able to escape out of his shark cage and got down to the ring where he brought in a series of weapons. Hanson took out Kyle with a big boot then put a trash can over Cole and they smashed him with it. After several big spots, Dunne was able to lock in the knee bar on Fish until Kyle broke it up with a chain.
Kyle wrapped the chain around the ankle of Dunne while applying a half crab in the meantime, the heels backed the rest of the faces off with chairs in the other ring. Ricochet took them out with a dive and broke up the submission. Ricochet and Dune hit a slam to Fish and Kyle off the top rope. Hanson put Cole on a table, which half of it collapsed by pure weight. Rowe and Hanson with a double team powerslam. Fish speared Rowe through the table. Cole and Ricochet battled up on the top rope. Kyle had Ricochet in a submission on the table until Hanson took him out with a dive off the top rope through the table for 2. Cole and Ricochet battled on top of the cage. They did a spot with everyone being tossed off the top rope. Ricochet was the only one still on top of the cage and he decided to jump off the cage onto everyone.
Fish has a kick blocked by Rowe and Rowe with a knee to the head. They set for Fallout and hit it on Fish. Kyle breaks up the cover and Strong with a flying boot to Rowe. Hanson with a handspring double back elbow to Strong and Kyle. Cole with a super kick.
Ricochet with a double jump attempt into a super kick. Dunne goes for Bitter End and Cole with a DDT. Cole with a shoulder breaker and Last Shot on Dunne for a near fall. Cole misses Last Shot and Dunne with Butter End and Ricochet with a splash for the three count.
Winners: Ricochet, War Raiders, and Pete Dunne