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WWE NXT 2018

2018

NXT Takeover: Philadelphia

2018-01-27, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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  1. NXT tagteam championship:
    The Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish) (ch) def. The Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) [w/Paul Ellering]
    Despite Authors of Pain perfomring the double-team Super Collider on their opponents, O'Reilly manages, barely, to knock down Akam long enough to get a three-count to retain the titles.
  2. Velveteen Dream def. Kassius Ohno
    Dream had promised to knock Ohno out in less than 30 seconds and set out as if it was a boxing match. He got a good hit, but Ohno returned the favor. Dream wins after an elbow drop from the top rope.
  3. Ember Moon (ch) def. Sahyna Baszler
    Moon reverses Baszler's arm lock into a roll-up to get a pinfall victory to retain the championship.
  4. Extreme Rules match:
    Aleister Black def. Adam Cole
    Black has Cole down for a pinfall when Cole's associates Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish come in attacking Black. Members of Sanity come out to the aid of Black. Black eventually manages to cover Cole for the pinfall victory.
  5. NXT championship:
    Andrade "Cien" Almas (ch) [w/Zelina Vega] def. Johnny Gargano
    After a long and grueling match where both men competed to the utmost, Almas finally hits a hammerlock DDT to retain the championship.

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic 2018

2018-03-07 to 2018-04-04

The winner of the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will challenge the reigning tagteam champions at NXT Takeover: New Orleans.

First round matches:

  1. NXT 2018-03-07: Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) [w/Paul Ellering] def. TM-61 (Nick Miller & Shane Thorne)
  2. NXT 2018-03-14: SAnitY def. Tino Sabbatelli & Riddick Moss
  3. Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) def. Heavy Machinery (Otis Dozovic & Tucker Night)
  4. NXT 2018-03-21: Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne (WWE UK champion) def. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch
    Strong and Dunne replaced Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven amp; Tyler Bate) who had to withdraw due to injury.

Semi-final matches:

  1. NXT 2018-03-28: Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) [w/Paul Ellering] def. Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)
  2. Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne (WWE UK champion) def. SAnitY (Eric Young & Alexander Wolfe)

Final:

Street Profits Street Profits Authors of PainDouble DQ
Heavy Machinery
TM-61 Authors of Pain
Authors of Pain
Tino Sabatelli & Riddick MossSAnitY Strong & Dunne
SAnitY
Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne
Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne

NXT Takeover: New Orleans

2018-04-07, Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA

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  1. NXT North American championship, Ladder match:
    Adam Cole def. EC3, Killian Dain, Velveteen Dream, Lars Sullivan, Ricochet
    Cole climbed the ladder to become the inaugural champion.
  2. NXT Women's championship:
    Shayna Baszler def. Ember Moon (ch) (subm.)
    Moon worked Bazler's left arm to disarm her submission moves, but she still managed to lock a sleeper hold to win the championship.
  3. NXT tagteam championship, Triple threat:
    The Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Adam Cole (NA ch)) (ch) def. Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne (WWE UK champion), The Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) [w/Paul Ellering]
    This match was also for the Dusty Rhodes Classic 2018. Adam Cole replaced Bobby Fish under Freebird rules, due to illness. He got slammed through the Spanish announce table early on and never really entered the match. Dunne had O'Reilly down for a pinfall when his tagteam partner Strong attacked him, allowing O'Reilly to pin Dunne to retain the championships. After the match, Strong joined the Undisputed Era.
  4. NXT championship:
    Aleister Black def. Andrade "Cien" Almas (ch) [w/Zelina Vega]
    Vega continued to intefere in the match on Almas' behalf, but when she jumped off the top rope into the ring, she ended up in Almas' arms, allowing Black to hit them both with the Black Magic to get a pinfall victory to win the championship.
  5. Unsanctioned match:
    Johnny Gargano def. Tommaso Ciampa (subm.)
    Stipulation: In this no holds barred match, Gargano would get his NXT job back if he won the match. Chiampa exposed the concrete floor, but eventually ended up being bodyslammed onto it himself. Chiampa submitted to Gargano's STF, where he was using Chiampa's knee brace for leverage.

NXT Takeover: Chicago

2018-06-16, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA

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  1. NXT tagteam championship:
    The Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Roderick Strong) (ch) [w/Adam Cole (NA ch)] def. Oney Lorcan & Danny Birch
    Cole is sent back to the dressing room after stopping a pinfall attempt. Birch and Lorcan has Undisputed Era in double submission moves, but both Era men kick out. Strong pins Burch to retain the championships.
  2. Ricochet def. Velveteen Dream
    Dream tried to emulate Richochet's moveset. Dream suplexed Richocet from the top turnbuckle onto the floor outside the ring, almost ending the match in a double count-out. After a lot of jumps of the top rope, Ricochet eventually hits a 630 on Dream and gets a pinfall victory.
  3. NXT Women's championship:
    Shayna Baszler (ch) def. Nikki Cross (subm.)
    Baszler tried to take out Cross while scaring her, but Cross seemed to enjoy the punishment. Baszler eventually won on submission when she could not answer the refree in Baszler's triangle hold.
  4. NXT championship:
    Aleister Black (ch) def. Lars Sullivan
    Black cannot take Sullivan out with the Black Mass, but after another kick, he manages to take him down to get a pinfall victory.
  5. Street fight:
    Tommaso Ciampa def. Johnny Gargano
    Ciampa started dismantling the ring, setting up to slam Gargano on the exposed wooden ring floor, but Gargano somehow manages to block the slam. Outside the ring, Gargano sneds Ciampa through a table after Ciampa had taken off and spit on his wedding ring. Ciampa is put on a stretcher, when Garganp grabs him and takes him back into the ring, where he has him tap out from a submission hold, but with no referee. Ciampa manages to fight back and somehow pin Gargano on the exposed wood.

NXT UK Championship

2018-06-19, Royal Albert Hall, London, England

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  1. NXT tagteam championship:
    Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate & Trent Seven) def. Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Roderick Strong) (ch)
    Seven pins O'Reilly after a double-team move.
  2. Charlie Morgan def. Killer Kelly
    Morgan rolls up Kelly in a small packagea to get the pinfall victory.
  3. #1 contender for WWE UK championship, Fatal four-way:
    Noam Dar def. Travis Banks, Flash Morgan Webster, Mark Andrews
    It was already a triple threat match, but GM Johnny Saint added Noam Dar and made it a fatal four-way. Dar pins Banks for the contendership.
  4. NXT North American championship:
    Adam Cole (ch) def. Wolfgang
    Cole retains after a pinfall victory.
  5. Aleister Black (NXT ch) & Ricochet def. EC3 & Velveteen Dream
    Dream walks out on EC3, leaving him alone with Aleister Black. Black hits the Black Mass on EC3 to get a pinfall victory.
  6. NXT Women's championship:
    Shayna Baszler (ch) def. Toni Storm (countout)
    Baszler applies a sleeper hold outside the ring, and then slides back into the ring before the ten count, to win by countout.
  7. WWE UK championship:
    Pete Dunne (ch) def. Zack Gibson
    Gibson applies the Shankly gats in the middle of the ring, Dunne reverses but Gibson re-applies it and keeps it until Dunne reaches the ropes. Dunne retaliates, attacking Gibson's fingers, hits the Bitter End and gets a pinfall victory to retain the championship.

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 4

2018-08-18, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

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  1. NXT tagteam championship:
    Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Roderick Strong) (ch) def. Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate & Trent Seven)
    O'Reilly pins Seven after a standing dropkick from Strong.
  2. Velveteen Dream def. EC3
    Dream pins EC3 after an elbow drop onto the ring apron.
  3. NXT North American championship:
    Ricochet def. Adam Cole (ch)
    Ricochet pins Cole after a spinning Senton bomb from the top rope.
  4. NXT Women's championship:
    Kairi Sane def. Shayna Baszler (ch)
    Sane elbow drops Baszler into a coquina clutch, but reverses it to get a pinfall victory.
  5. NXT championship, Last Man Standing:
    Tommaso Ciampa (ch) def. Johnny Gargano
    After exposing the concrete floor, the wooden ring floor, and throwing chairs at each other, Gargano handcuffs Ciampa to the railing. After delivering a running knee, he can himself not get up again and is counted out, leaving Ciampa the champion.
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