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War Machine make their in-ring debut at NXT house show


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By Joseph Currier and JJ Williams

After making appearances at a couple of events last week, War Machine wrestled in their first match for WWE at last night's NXT house show in Jacksonville, Florida.

Hanson & Rowe took on Cezar Bononi & Adrian Jaoude, telling them "first we're going to shake your hand, then we're going to kick your ass" and then getting the win. Though their names could still be changed when they debut on television, they were announced as "Hanson & Rowe, War Machine."

WWE announced that War Machine had signed in January, with them reporting to the company in the same class as Ricochet and Candice LeRae. Hanson & Rowe were shown on camera sitting in the front row at TakeOver: Philadelphia, but they've yet to be featured on an NXT TV taping.

Here are the results from last night's show in Jacksonville. The estimated attendance was 400 people:

- Tino Sabbatelli defeated Big Boa

- Ricochet defeated Riddick Moss

- Mars Wang defeated Chad Lail

Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner ran in and cleared the ring to challenge Lars Sullivan, who then spent the night chasing Barthel and destroying everyone that was in his path.

- War Machine defeated Cezar Bononi & Adrian Jaoude (w/ Taynara Conti)

- Kairi Sane defeated Vanessa Borne

Sane won by submission.

- Raul Mendoza & Mark Andrews defeated TM61

- Oney Lorcan defeated Brennan Williams

- Shayna Baszler & Reina Gonzalez defeated NXT Women's Champion Ember Moon & Jessie Elaban

- WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne defeated Velveteen Dream to retain his title