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WWE NXT video highlights: WarGames build begins


The build to TakeOver: WarGames began on the latest episode of NXT.

Last night's show included the announcement of the first-ever women's WarGames match. Rhea Ripley and NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler will captain the two teams.

Ripley and Baszler's teammates haven't been revealed, but a brawl on NXT last night saw Ripley, Dakota Kai, Tegan Nox & Candice LeRae on one side and Baszler, Bianca Belair, Io Shirai, Jessamyn Duke & Marina Shafir on the other.

A men's WarGames match was also all but officially announced for TakeOver. After Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish faced Matt Riddle & Keith Lee in the main event, Tommaso Ciampa came down with a crutch and saved Riddle and Lee from the Undisputed Era. Ciampa said winning the NXT Championship back will have to wait a bit -- because he's going to war.

The Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois will host TakeOver: WarGames on Saturday, November 23.

One week after turning heel, Finn Balor cut a promo addressing why he attacked Johnny Gargano. The Women's Tag Team titles were also defended in NXT for the first time, with Asuka & Kairi Sane taking on Kai & Nox.

More coverage from last night --

WWE NXT video highlights --

A performance by Poppy kicks off the episode

Io Shirai enters to Poppy's "Scary Mask"

Io Shirai vs. Candice LeRae

Finn Balor doesn't watch the business, the business watches Finn Balor

Bronson Reed vs. Shane Thorne

Asuka & Kairi Sane vs. Dakota Kai & Tegan Nox for the Women's Tag Team titles

A brawl leads to the announcement of the first-ever women's WarGames match

Tyler Bate vs. Cameron Grimes

O'Reilly & Fish vs. Riddle & Lee, Ciampa declares war on Undisputed Era

NXT fallout: Asuka & Kairi Sane don't need Paige

NXT fallout: Bronson Reed plans on bringing "Big Bronson Energy" to NXT every week

NXT fallout: Poppy was excited to come to NXT and meet Triple H