Candice LeRae and Nikki Cross battle in an episode of NXT that was mostly a recap of Takeover: WarGames.
NXT WarGames II continues the tradition of great Takeovers with a crazy WarGames match, a great NXT Title match between Dream and Ciampa, an emotional fight between Gargano and Black, and a tense battle for the Women’s Title between Baszler and Sane (plus a surprise or two).
The final stop before NXT Takeover: War Games featured a good match between Bianca Belair and Mia Yim, and a very good match between Kyle O’Reilly and Hanson to decide whose team will get the advantage in War Games!
Heavy Machinery fights the Forgotten Sons, Taynara Conti takes on Dakota Kai, and Velveteen Dream battles Lars Sullivan in a good episode of NXT.
Aleister Black’s attacker is revealed on a show that also featured Mia Yim’s NXT debut against Aliyah, Kassius Ohno hitting some guy really hard, and the Undisputed Era having some trouble with EC3.
Ricochet defends his North American Title against Pete Dunne and Adam Cole in a great triple threat main event on a show that also featured Keith Lee versus Kona Reeves and Nikki Cross getting into everyone’s business.
WWE NXT Episode 471 #WWENXT Original Air Date: October 3, 2018 Event Date: September 20, 2018 (available on the WWE Network) City: Winter Park, FL Venue: Full Sail University Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson Ring Announcer: Kayla Braxton Backstage Nikki Cross thinks games are fun. She’s looking forward to having fun with …
Otis Dozovic gets an opportunity to face the NXT Champ Tommaso Ciampa, the Street Profits look for a measure of revenge on The Mighty, Kairi Sane is confronted by Shanya Baszler, and more on a good episode of NXT.
Mia Yim and Allysin Kay main event a series of first round matches that also included Kaitlyn vs Kavita Devi, Karen Q vs Xia Li, and Toni Storm vs Jinny!
Mercedes Martinez, Deonna Purrazzo, Ashley Rayne and others begin their journey in the 2018 Mae Young Classic in first round action!
Kassius Ohno makes a statement, the Forgotten Sons make an impact, Shayna Baszler makes her intentions known, and Velveteen Dream makes Gargano question himself in a good episode of NXT.
Noam Dar and TJP battle in their rubber match, and the Lucha House Party take on the team of Murphy and Nese in a crazy fun main event!
Strong faces Bate in the main event of a night that also gave Kairi Sane some momentum heading into her title match with Shayna Baszler.
Keith Lee debuts in NXT, Tommaso Ciampa gets more than he bargained for, Conti and Borne battle for a spot in the Mae Young Classic, and more on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Kairi Sane and Lacey Evans battle to end their feud, Johnny Gargano busts open Tommaso Ciampa, Roderick Strong fights Danny Burch, and more on a good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano returns to make an announcement about his future, Lars Sullivan takes on the team of Ricochet and Velveteen Dream, Kairi Sane looks for some revenge against Lacey Evans, and Heavy Machinery take on TM61 in a good episode of NXT.
Velveteen Dream has some strong words for Ricochet, and Kassius Ohno attempts to pay Tommaso Ciampa back for his attack on Gargano on a good episode of NXT.
The Undisputed Era beings a new era of domination, Heavy Machinery issues a challenge that may not be very wise, and Johnny Gargano continues to have things go wrong for him in a very good episode of NXT.
Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae close the chapter on Andrade Almas and Zelina Vega, and Killian Dain battles Lars Sullivan in a No DQ Match in a very good episode of NXT.
The last NXT before Takeover: Brooklyn III gave decent time to the women’s and men’s title matches. Thought nothing major happened, it was a good lead-in for the big show this weekend.