PWInsider - WWE News, Wrestling News, WWE



By Brad in Atlanta on 2018-01-04 20:06:00

Candice LeRae def. Vanessa Borne

Kassius Ohno def. Raul Mendoza

Shayna Baszler def. Dakota Kai (Kai was unable to continue after Baszler stomped her arm. Baszler continues to attack her anyway until Ember made the save.)

Lars Sullivan def. Lio Rush (Lars challenged Killian afterwards, the slammed Lio off the top rope for the hell of it.)

Backstage: Undisputed Era attacked Sanity and left them laying. 

Undisputed Era came out to brag about it. Nikki Cross ran out to try to fight them but was stopped by refs. William Regal came out and said they would defend their titles tonight anyway. Roderick Strong came out and said he’d find a partner. Immediately, Aleister Black came out and said he’d take the spot. 

Kyle O’Reilly/Bobby Fish def. Roderick Strong/Aleister Black to retain. (Adam Cole interfered and Black chased him into the crowd, which left Roddy alone to get double teamed. Afterward, all 3 beat down Black until Cole hit him with a DVD onto a chair.)

William Regal came out and declared that Adam Cole’s match with Aleister Black at Takeover would now be an Extreme Rules match. 

WWE NXT champion Andrade Almas def. Kassius Ohno.

Tino Sabatelli/Riddick Moss def. Heavy Machinery.  Moss used his feet on the ropes to steal the win,

Lacey Evans def. Aliyah.  Lacey was working heel. Afterward, she cut a promo about none of the women in NXT have class. Shayna came out and Lacey ran away. Shayna then choked out Aliyah until NXT Women's champ Ember Moon made the save. Ember challenged Shayna to a match. Shayna declined saying she didn’t have her gear with her. Ember told her to name the time and place.  

In the back, Regal made the women’s title match official for Takeover. Zelina came in and tried to convince Regal to make next week's Johnny Gargano vs Velveteen Dream match a #1 contenders match. Regal didn’t understand why Gargano would want to put that on the line so he refused her request)

Roderick Strong def. Fabian Aichner.  Strong used a Liontamer to submit him. Afterwards, Roddy challenged Lars Sullivan to a match.

Johnny Gargano came out to answer Zelina’s request. He said he’s tired of being doubted and he’s not a fluke. So he’ll put his #1 contender status on the line to prove it. 

Authors of Pain def. Street Profits

No Way Jose def. Cezar Bononi

Bianca Belair def. Luscious (local wrestler)

AOP came out and destroyed Cauliflower Brown and an unknown local guy (no intros for them). There was no match. AOP said they would destroy Undisputed Era at Takeover the same way. 

Johnny Gargano def. Velveteen Dream to retain his #1 Contender status in an amazing match.  Almas came out and laid out Johnny. After a few minutes Johnny got up and hit him with a slingshot DDT. Johnny picked up the belt, held it up, then laid it on Almas’ chest. 

Afterward, Triple H came out and thanked the Center Stage crowd for living up to the history in the building. 

If you enjoy you can check out the AD-FREE PWInsider Elite section, which features exclusive audio updates, news, our critically acclaimed podcasts, interviews and more, right now for THREE DAYS free by clicking here!