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!
The Street Profits once again attempt to get revenge on The Mighty, Mercedes Martinez battles Nikki Cross, Burch and Lorcan have their hands full with Mendoza and Carillo, and Matt Riddle debuts against Menzies in a great episode of NXT.
The second round of the Mae Young Classic concludes with another series of good matches, and a great fight between Mia Yim and Kaitlyn.
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 …
Ricochet and Pete Dunne fight for each other’s title in a good episode of NXT.
Bianca Belair takes on Nikki Cross, Lorcan and Burch return to action as a team, Baszler destroys someone’s arm, and Raul Mendoza attempts to chop down Lars Sullivan in a pretty good episode of NXT.
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.
Ricochet and Pete Dunne battle the Undisputed Era in a great main event on a very good episode of NXT.
Pete Dunne defends the UK Title against Zack Gibson, and Deonna Purrazzo returns to NXT when she faces Bianca Belair in an episode of NXT that was otherwise a recap of Takeover: Brooklyn 4.
NXT Takeover once again provides a great show with five great matches!
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.
Dakota Kai challenges Shayna Baszler for the Women’s Title, Chris Dijak debuts against Ricochet, and Aleister Black finds out who his next challenger will be on a pretty 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.
Candice LeRae confronts Tommaso Ciampa and The Undisputed Era faces Dunne, Lorcan, and Burch in a great main event on a pretty 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.
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 final NXT before Takeover promised some exciting matches, but mostly ended up just being buildup for this Saturday’s big show.
NXT kicks off the “road to immortality” with a great show and a fantastic main event.