11/14/18 WWE NXT Recap: Go-home Show for WarGames

Nov 14, 2018 - by Michael Riba

The opening credits roll, and then Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson, and Vic Joseph welcome us to the show.

Match #1 – Singles Match: Bianca Belair vs. Mia Yim
They lock up and Yim goes behind for a waist-lock. Belair counters into one of her own and takes Yim to the mat. Yim counters with a quick roll-up for two and then applies a side-headlock. Belair gets to her feet and drops Yim with a shoulder tackle. Belair goes for a dropkick, but Yim blocks it and delivers two of her own. Yim delivers a third dropkick, and a fourth, but Belair finally counters and sends her to the floor. Belair delivers shot to Yim’s back and goes for the cover, but Yim kicks out at two. Belair applies a neck wrench and then slams Yim to the mat. Belair goes back to the neck wrench, but Yim counters with a roll-up for two. Belair comes back and slams Yim to the mat and goes for the cover, but Yim kicks out at two. Belair slams Yim into the corner and delivers right hands. Belair chokes Yim in the corner and kicks her back down to the mat.
Belair goes for the cover, but Yim kicks out at one. Belair stomps away on Yim and then sits down on her back. Belair talks trash, but Yim counters and trips her up for a two count. Belair comes back with a dropkick and goes for the cover, but Yim kicks out at two. Belair applies a side-headlock and then goes for a standing leg-drop, but Yim moves out of the way. Yim connects with an elbow shot and sends Belair face-first into the turnbuckle. Yim drops Belair with a clothesline and then a dropkick. Yim delivers a gut-wrench suplex and goes for the cover, but Belair kicks out at two. Yim kicks Belair in th eface and then delivers a few more to the midsection, but Belair shoves her away and delivers a spine-buster. Belair goes for the cover, but Yim kicks out at two. Belair drives Yim into the corner and then drives her shoulder into Yim’s midsection.
Yim shoves her away and connects with palm strikes and kicks to the midsection. Yim kicks Belair in the face and goes for the cover, but Belair kicks out at two. Yim connects with a cannonball in the corner and then goes for Soul Food, but Belair counters and delivers the K-O-D and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Bianca Belair

We see War Raiders, Pete Dunne, and Ricochet backstage. They argue a bit and then Hanson finally shuts them all up and says he is doing it. We see that we will take a special look at the match at NXT TakeOver: WarGames II between Aleister Black and Johnny Gargano.

Back from the break, we see that “Wonderful Life” by Bring Me the Horizon is one of the official theme songs for NXT TakeOver: WarGames II. We then take a look at the match for this Saturday between Aleister Black and Johnny Gargano.

We see Matt Riddle backstage. He says his NXT experience has been amazing so far, but NXT isn’t ready for The Bro. Kassius Ohno interrupts and says he has been waiting for a challenge all week, but Riddle hasn’t done anything. He says he has challenged everyone to a match in the past and calls Riddle trash. Riddle says he will take and pass Ohno’s little test next week. Riddle says he will leave Ohno passed out in the ring and Ohno walks away. Riddle says he is glad they finally talked, because now they can fight.

We see that Hanson will take on Kyle O’Reilly later tonight. Whoever wins will gain the numbers advantage for his team in the WarGames Match this Saturday.

We see that “Voices” by Motionless in White will be one of the official theme songs for NXT TakeOver: WarGames II.

Match #2 – Singles Match: Karissa Rivera vs. Lacey Evans
Evans drives a knee into Rivera’s midsection and then drops her to the mat with a drop toe hold. Evans does push-ups on Rivera’s back and then slams her head into the turnbuckle a few times. Evans connects with the Bronco Buster, but Rivera fights back for a bit. Evans drops Rivera to the mat again and slams her face into the mat repeatedly. Evans delivers the Woman’s Right and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Lacey Evans
-After the match, Evans says NXT is full of a bunch of classless nasties. Evans says the girls has forgotten what it means to carry themselves with sophistication. Evans says she will lead by example because it is her responsibility as the Lady of NXT. Evans says if they don’t adhere to her, she will teach them a class on manners with the Woman’s Right.

We take a look at the match for this Saturday between Tommaso Ciampa and The Velveteen Dream, in which Ciampa will put his NXT Championship on the line.

We see that Hanson and Kyle O’Reilly will go one-on-one after the break.

We see that “Mariana Trench” by Nita Strauss is one of the official theme songs for NXT TakeOver: WarGames II.

We then see a hype package for the Two-Out-of-Three Falls Match for the NXT Women’s Championship this Saturday, in which Shayna Baszler will defend against Kairi Sane.

Match #3 – Singles Match; winner receives the numbers advantage for his team in the WarGames Match: Hanson vs. Kyle O’Reilly
O’Reilly goes for some quick strikes, but Hanson is not fazed. Hanson shoves O’Reilly into the corner and then down to the mat. Hanson runs O’Reilly over with a shoulder tackle and O’Reilly goes to the floor. O’Reilly gets back into the ring and goes for a few kicks. O’Reilly applies a side-headlock and goes for a take down, but Hanson blocks it. Hanson takes O’Reilly to the corner and connects with a clothesline. Hanson slams O’Reilly into the other corner and places him on the top. Hanson delivers clubbing shots and O’Reilly falls to the floor. Hanson follows him out and tosses him back into the ring. O’Reilly catches him with a dropkick to the knee and then leg whips him to the mat. O’Reilly connects with a few more kicks and then takes him down to the mat with a big kick to the back of the knee. O’Reilly connects with palm strikes and then sits down onto Hanson’s knee.
O’Reilly goes for the cover, but Hanson kicks out and tosses O’Reilly to the floor. O’Reilly gets back into the ring, but Hanson slams him to the mat. O’Reilly slaps Hanson in the face and then chop blocks his knee. O’Reilly goes for the cover, but Hanson kicks out again. O’Reilly delivers more work on the knee and takes him down with a dragon screw. Hanson fights back, but O’Reilly grounds him again and applies a knee-bar. Hanson fights out with shots to O’Reilly’s knee and then delivers one kick to the face. O’Reilly kicks Hanson in the knee, but Hanson counters with a back-drop. Hanson delivers a series of strikes and then delivers a side slam. Hanson connects with a cross-body and then splashes him in the corner. Hanson slams O’Reilly to the mat and goes for the cover, but O’Reilly kicks out at two.
O’Reilly goes back to the knee, but Hanson keeps control and kicks O’Reilly in the face. O’Reilly falls to the floor and Hanson takes him out with a suicide dive. Hanson tosses O’Reilly back into the ring and delivers the Bronco Buster in the corner. Hanson goes to the ropes, but Adam Cole appears on the stage. Hanson turns toward Cole and then goes all the way up top. Hanson goes for a moonsault, but O’Reilly moves. O’Reilly knees Hanson in the face and goes for the cover, but Hanson kicks out at two. O’Reilly applies an ankle lock submission, but Hanson gets to the ropes. Hanson kicks O’Reilly away, but Cole kicks Hanson in the head. O’Reilly delivers the ax kick and goes for the cover, but Hanson kicks out at two. Cole gets on the apron, but Rowe pulls him down and delivers a forearm shot.
Hanson shoves O’Reilly away and knees him in the face.
O’Reilly comes back with knee strikes, but Hanson dodges one and clotheslines O’Reilly to the mat. Rowe slams Cole into the steps on the outside and Roderick Strong and Bobby Fish attack Rowe. Pete Dunne appears and attacks Strong and Fish and Ricochet runs through the ring and takes everyone out. O’Reilly knocks Hanson out with the tag title belt and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Kyle O’Reilly

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