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WWE NXT TAKEOVER WAR GAMES REPORT: WAR GAMES, WHO IS THE NEW WOMEN'S CHAMPION, ALMAS VERSUS MCINTYRE, WAS IT A NIGHTMARE FOR THE VELVETEEN DREAM, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-11-18 22:29:00

Welcome to PWInsider.com's coverage of NXT Takeover War Games from Houston, Texas. 

We start off with a video package mixing in war time speeches from Presidents with footage of the three teams in the War Games match.

Your announcers are Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, and Percy Watson.

Match Number One:  Kassius Ohno versus Lars Sullivan

Sullivan runs Ohno into the corner after the referee tries to separate them.  Ohno with a series of elbows and kicks but they have no effect on Sullivan.  Sullivan with a running shoulder tackle followed by a forearm to the back.  Sullivan with knees to Ohno's ribs that send Ohno to the floor.  Sullivan with a shoulder tackle off the apron.  Sullivan hot shots Ohno on the apron.  Ohno with a boot and drop kick but Sullivan with a clothesline to send Ohno back to the mat.  Sullivan sends Ohno to the floor but Ohno lands on the apron and he kicks Sullivan but Sullivan with a pop up power slam for a near fall.

Sullivan goes up top and misses a diving head butt when Ohno moves out of the way.  Ohno kicks a clothesline attempt and connects with elbows and kicks followed by a jab and forearms.  Sullivan stays on his feet but he is against the ropes.  Ohno with a running forearm to the back of the head and Sullivan stays on his feet.  Ohno with a cyclone kick for a near fall.  Ohno with more kicks but Sullivan wants more.  Ohno stomps on Sullivan's head and Ohno follows with a back senton for a near fall.  

Sullivan takes another forearm and Sullivan fires back with forearms of his own.  Ohno with a rolling elbow and then he goes for another rolling elbow but Sullivan with the Freak Accident for the three count.

Winner:  Lars Sullivan

We see some of the UK stars in the crowd.

The Undisputed Era is in the locker room and William Regal stops by to talk to them.

Velveteen Dream with a tribute to Rick Rude by wearing tights with Black's image on one leg and himself on the other.

Match Number Two:  Aleister Black versus Velveteen Dream

Dream tells Black that the crowd knows his name as they chant it.  They lock up and go around the ring and then go to a stalemate.  Dream with a slap but Black with an arm drag into a wrist lock.  Black with an arm bar.  Dream with a snap mare but Black with a hammer lock.  Dream with another snap mare but Black escapes another chin lock attempt with a hammer lock.  Black with a snap mare and a front face lock.  Black is backed into the ropes and Dream misses a punch.  Black with a waist lock.

Dream with a standing switch.  Black with an arm bar and an octopus out of a crucifix.  Black with a sunset flip for a near fall and Black flips over the back and applies an arm bar.  Dream with a forearm but Black with a forearm.  Dream with punches.  Black sends Dream over the top rope to the floor.  Black teases a dive into the floor and Black lands in a seated position.  Dream gyrates for Black but Black does not want to look at him.  Dream moves to do some more gyration but Black does not look.  Dream sits down in front of Black to mock him.

Black slithers towards Dream to mock Dream.  Black with a rollup for a near fall.  Black with an arm drag and wrist lock but Dream goes to the ropes and floor to send Black into the ropes.  Dream with a clothesline and kicks.  Dream sends Black into the corner and punches him.  Black is sent to the floor and Dream flips to the apron and then rolls back into the ring.  Black drops Dream on the middle rope and Dream gets Black on his shoulders but Dream gets to his feet.

Dream with a super kick for a near fall.  Dream punches Black.  Dream with a neck breaker for a near fall.  Dream with a rear chin lock while sitting on Black's back.  Dream goes for a version of Sister Abigail but Black with kicks to stop him.  Black gets tied up in the ropes by Dream and he wants Black to say his name.  Black kicks Dream before Dream can slap him.  Black with forearms.  Dream with a slap but Black with a boot and clothesline followed by an elbow and leg sweep.  Black with a running knee to the head and Black with a forearm into the corner. 

Black with an Irish whip that sends Dream sternum first into the turnbuckles and Black follows with a quebrada for a near fall.  Dream with a shoulder in the corner.  Black kicks Dream from the corner and leaps over Dream.  Dream gets Black on his shoulders but Black escapes.  Black with a knee.  Dream with a kick.  Black with a forearm.  Dream with a rolling Death Valley Driver for a near fall.

Dream gets Black on his shoulders and climbs the turnbuckles but Black gets to his feet and Dream misses a punch.  Black with a kick to the back and a running knee to the head for a naer fall.  Dream with a swinging DDT and he rolls over but Black gets a shoulder up before the three count.  Dream goes up top for the elbow drop but Black gets his boot up and Dream is caught up in the ropes.

The referee tells Black to stand back and Black with a boot to Dream in the ropes.  Dream with a super kick but Black with a jumping round kick and both men are down.  Black with Black Mass for the three count.

Winner:  Aleister Black

After the match Black takes the mic and sits down while Dream is laying next to him.  He says to enjoy infamy Velveteen Dream.

Sanity is in the locker room and William Regal enters the room.  

We see Asuka, Funaki, and Finn Balor in the crowd.

Match Number Three:  NXT Women’s Championship Match:  Kairi Sane versus Ember Moon versus Nikki Cross versus Peyton Royce 

All four figure out how to start things and they move closer to the center of the ring.  Royce goes after Moon while Cross goes after Sane.  Moon with a drop kick to Cross.  Royce kicks Sane and punches her in the corner.  Nikki takes Moon down and Royce punches Coss.  Royce goes for a suplex but Moon with a head scissors to counter.  Cross leaps on Moon's back and applies a sleeper but Royce with a spinning heel kick for a near fall.  Royce and Cross go to the floor.

Sane is sent to the apron by Moon and Moon with a forearm.  Moon with a pescado onto Cross.  Sane with a running forearm off the apron to Royce.  Moon with a suicide dive onto Royce and Sane.  Cross goes for a reverse DDT on the apron but Moon stops her.  Moon with a power bomb to Cross on the floor.  Sane sends Moon back into the ring.  Moon has a super kick blocked by Sane and Sane with a forearm.  Sane with chops and she hits a running shoulder into the corner.  Sane misses a shot on Royce on the apron and Royce with a knee and a half Lotus Lock in the ropes.  

Moon with a thrust kick to Royce to get her to release the hold.  Royce with a forearm to Moon but Moon sends Royce to the floor.  Sane with a rollup on Moon for a near fall.  Moon with a forearm and Sane with a spear to Royce when Moon leap frogs Sane.  Sane with a spinning back fist.  Moon kicks Sane on the turnbuckles.  Moon with a forearm to the back as they battle on the turnbuckles.  Royce stops a superplex for a Tower of Doom.

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