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A recap of last week with Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa is shown.
Aleister Black makes his way to the ring. Black says winning the NXT title has been life changing. Black says he only needs one shot for his next opponent to fade to black. Lars Sullivan comes out and makes his way to the ring. Lars says Regal said he will be Black's first challenger in Chicago. Lars says Black has never faced anyone like him. Lars says he will take everything Black has worked his entire life for. Lars says that Black is looking at the new NXT champion. Lars says Black can't do anything about it. Lars grabs him by the throat but Black fights him off. Black goes for Black Mass but Lars catches Black's foot and slams Black down with the Freak Accident. Lars picks up the title belt and drops onto Black.
War Raiders vs. Local Competitors
The local competitor nails Rowe with a right hand but doesn't affect him. Rowe pounds away at him. Hanson gets tagged in and Hanson throws him around. The other competitor gets tagged in but gets clotheslined by Hanson. Hanson tags Rowe and Rowe pummels him in the corner. Hanson gets tagged in again and they dominate one of the competitors in the corner. They double team the other competitor with a clothesline into a german suplex. Rowe picks up one of the competitors and they land the back suplex leg drop combo for the win.
Winners: War Raiders.
A highlight package of Shayna Baszler and Dakota Kai is shown.
Footage is shown of EC3 walking into Full Sail earlier today.
Lacey Evans is interviewed after her victory over Kairi Sane last week and is announced that the rubber match will be next week. Evans says she's not worried because she has a right and it's a Woman's right.
EC3 vs. Fabian Aichner
Both men lock up and EC3 nails a shot to the gut. EC3 lands a right hand in the corner bit Fabian fights back with right hands and an elbow. Fabian lands a gut rench suplex. Fabian is back dropped on the apron and EC3 knocks him off the apron. EC3 is in control until Johnny Gargano comes out and shows everyone the contract for him and Ciampa in a street fight in Chicago. Fabian hits a cross body on EC3 and gets him in the ring. Fabian is in control until EC3 catches him with the 1 Percenter for the win.
A highlight package on Bianca Belair is shown.
Ricochet vs. Chris Dijak
Dijak goes for a big boot but Ricochet dodges and goes after Dijak. Ricochet dominates and lands a drop kick. Ricochet goes for a dive but Dijak catches him and slams him on the apron. Dijak lands a elbow off the top. Dijak heads to the top rope for a moonsault but Ricochet moves out of the way. Ricochet attacks Dijak with kicks and lands a roll through suplex on Dijak. Ricochet hits the reverse 450 splash for the win.
Ricochet cuts a promo saying Velveteen Dream is a punk for attacking him last week and challenges him at Takeover Chicago. Velveteen Dream comes out and says it's Ricochet's spotlight. Dream says anything Ricochet can do the Dream can do better. Ricochet says the only thing he sees is standing on the stage and being a coward and dares him to come to the ring. Dream walks towards the ring and says as epic as this fight would be, they will fight in Chicago. Dream says when the spotlight hits Ricochet, Dream will show that he can do better than Ricochet. Ricochet flips over the top rope and comes face to face with Dream who is shocked. Ricochet dares him to do something but Dream backs away.
Dakota Kai vs. Shayna Baszler - NXT Women's Championship
Shayna scares Dakota and kicks Kai's leg. Shayna continues to intimidate Kai. Kai nails a right hand but Baszler fights back with a shot to the gut. Shayna stomps on Kai's foot. Shayna kicks Kai's legs. Shayna has a leg submission on Kai and twists Kai's foot. Shayna stomps on the foot again. Shayna pulls Kai by the hair but Kai fires a right hand to Shayna. Shayna knocks Kai down and pummels her. Shayna has an ankle lock on Kai. Kai tries to reach for the ropes but Baszler pulls her back to the center. Kai makes it to the ropes. Shayna gets her in the lock again. Kai stands up and nails a kick to the head. Kai fights back with right hands and kicks. Kai knocks Shayna down. Kai lands a kick to Shayna in the corner and another one. Kai goes for flip back breaker but Kai falls off of Shayna and gets caught in the choke hold and Kai taps out.
Winner: And Still NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler.
Shayna goes to Dakota and gets her in the choke hold again. Nikki Cross comes out and pulls Shayna off of her. Shayna leaves the ring but Nikki goes after her and grabs the NXT Women's title from her. Shayna demands she give it back. Nikki puts the title down. Shayna goes after it and Nikki picks it up again. Nikki challenges Shayna for the title. Nikki gives it to Kai. Shayna tries to get the title from her but Nikki hits the Swinging Fisherman's Neckbreaker on Shayna. Nikki covers Shayna and Kai counts for the pinfall. Nikki celebrates with the championship all the way to the stage as Shayna looks on.
End Of The Show.