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COMPLETE WWE NXT TAKEOVER CHICAGO COVERAGE: FOUR TITLE MATCHES, THE END OF DIY IN NXT?, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-05-20 22:20:00

We are in Rosemont, Illinois and your announcers are Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness, and Tom Phillips.

Match Number One:  Roderick Strong versus Eric Young (with Alexander Wolfe and Killian Dain)

Strong attacks Dain and sends him into the post.  Strong gives Wolfe a back breaker as he goes to the ring to even the odds.

Strong with punches and chops when the referee starts the match.  Strong with a back body drop and then he clotheslines Young over the top rope.  Strong with a chop and punches on the floor.  Strong with a drop kick and chops followed by punches.  Young with a belly-to-back suplex and he stomps on Strong.  Young with an elbow to the back of the neck and he hits a swinging neck breaker for a near fall.  Young with a reverse chin lock and forearms to the back of the head.  Strong with a boot when Young charges.  Strong floats over and hits a clothesline.  Strong with forearms.

Strong with a running forearm into the corner.  Strong with an Irish whip and Young flips to the apron and Strong with a kick to knock Young off the apron.  Strong takes care of Wolfe and then Strong trips Young on the apron but Dain with a running cross body on the floor but the referee did not see the interference.  Young puts Strong over the apron and Young with a forearm to the back of the head.  Young sends Strong into the turnbuckles.  

Young with a punch and then he goes to the turnbuckles and he applies a Dragon Sleeper on the turnbuckles and drops Strong to the mat.  Young wtih an elbow drop from the turnbuckles for a near fall.  Young with punches to Strong.  Wolfe with a bicycle kick to Strong from the floor and Young gets a near fall.  Young chokes Strong in the ropes.  Young with a snap mare and a chin lock.  Young with a back elbow and he gets a near fall.  Young sends Strong into the turnbuckles.

Young punches Strong and then he goes to the turnbuckles for the Dragon Sleeper but Strong blocks it.  Young with a forearm and Strong with a drop kick as Young comes off the turnbuckles.  Strong with a back elbow and Young misses a splash into the corner.  Strong with punches and clotheslines.  Strong with a cradle back breaker.  Strong with a running knee into the corner followed by a face buster for a near fall.  Young goes to the floor and he pulls Strong to the floor and hits a wheelbarrow neck breaker.  Both men are down.

They return to the ring and Young gets a near fall.  Strong with punches and chops but Young with a punch that sends Strong to the mat.  Young goes up top but Strong grabs the leg.  Strong with a punch and he goes for the superplex but Young with a head butt to send Strong to the mat.  Young with an elbow off the top turnbuckle but Strong kicks out.  Young sets for the Wheelbarrow neck breaker but Strong counters into a rollup for a near fall.  Strong with kicks to Young followed by a kick to Dain on the apron and he sends Young into Wolfe.

Strong sets for the Olympic Slam but Young rakes the eyes.  They fight on the turnbuckles and Strong tries for the superplex again but Young blocks it.  Young tries to superplex Strong to the floor.  Strong with punches and a knee that knocks Young off the turnbuckles and Young falls onto Dain and Wolfe.  Young with a boot to the head but Strong with a running knee and End of Heartache for the three count.

Winner:  Roderick Strong

We see Ruby Riot getting ready for her match later tonight. 

We also see Asuka getting ready.

We also see Nikki Cross getting ready.

Jim Ross replaces Tom and Percy on commentary for the next match.

Match Number Two:  WWE UK Championship Match:  Tyler Bate versus Pete Dunne

They lock up and Dunne with a waist lock take down into a front face lock.  Bate tries to escape but Dunne maintains the advantage.  Bate with a wrist lock but Dunne with a snap mare.  Dunne with a head scissors.  Bate with a headstand to try to escape but Dunne keeps the hold applied.  Bate is able to escape on the second attempt.  They lock up and Dunne with an arm bar and chin lock to take Bate to the mat.  Dunne goes for the hand but Bate with a drop kick and Dunne goes to the floor.  Bate goes to the floor and Dunne with a forearm to the head and then he tries to stomp on the hand but Bate pulls his hand out of the way and Bate punches Dunne and hits an elbow off the steps.

Dunne goes back to the floor and he hits a running forearm.  Dunne with a release suplex onto the apron.  Dunne with a punch and kicks followed by a slap to the head.  Dunne with a wrist lock and then he stands on the head while pulling at the fingers on the right hand.  Dunne with a boot to the ribs and then he stands on the ankle and hits Bate with forearms and then he stomps on the head.

Dunne with boots to the head but Bate with a dead lift Exploder.  Bate with a running European uppercut into the corner and he hits a second one.  Dunne with a running drop kick into the corner and he tries for a release suplex but Bate lands on his feet.  Bate with a suplex and bridge for a near fall.  Bate goes for a running shooting star press but Dunne applies a triangle and he punches Bate.  Bate gets a near fall when Dunne's shoulders fall onto the mat.  Bate picks up Dunne and hits a power bomb.

Bate gets Dunne on the shoulders for the airplane spin.  Bate slows down and he drops Dunne and falls onto him and gets a near fall.  Bate gets to his feet first and Dunne goes for the ropes.  Bate with a German suplex but Dunne lands on his feet.  Bate goes to the turnbuckles and Pete with a forearm.  Dunne with a sit out power bomb out of a suplex set up for a near fall.  Dunne and Bate with punches from the mat.  They get to their feet and the flurry of punches increases.  Bate with a jab and Dunne goes down.  Dunne with an enzuigiri.  They both hit forearms and Bate with a Liger Kick.  Dunne with a kick to Bate.  Bate bounces off the ropes and hits a flying forearm for a near fall.

Dunne escapes the Tyler Driver 97.  Bate counters The Bitter End with a DDT.  Dunne goes to the floor.  Bate goes to the apron and he hits a moonsault off the turnbuckles.  Bate goes up again and he hits Spiral Tap and gets a near fall.   Bate goes for a plancha but Dunne with a forearm and Dunne hits Bitter End for the three count.

Winner:  Pete Dunne

We see Hideo Itami in the locker room getting ready.

We see Bobby Roode looking at his title belt.

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