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Undisputed Era come to the ring and Adam Cole says they start the holidays early by embarrassing the top one percent of idiots EC3 tonight. In 2018, EC3 thought that coming to NXT would elevate his career to new heights. With help from a steel chair, EC3 found out that NXT was their world. The Undisputed Era is the center of the universe. Everything revolved around them. Make no mistake about it, 2018 was not a career year for them, it was the start of a decade of undisputed dominance. Adam promises that all four of them will be draped in championship gold in 2019. That is not a threat, that is undisputed.

Match Number One: Bobby Fish (with Kyle O’Reilly, Roderick Strong, and Adam Cole) versus EC3

Fish goes to the floor before EC3 can lock up as he tries to get into EC3’s head. Fish wants EC3 held back but EC3 hip tosses Fish into the ring. EC3 with kicks and punches. EC3 with an Irish whip and Fish goes for the leg. EC3 with a power bomb. EC3 with a Mick Foley clothesline and both go over the top rope to the floor. EC3 goes to the apron and then goes after Fish and sends him back into the ring. EC3 with an arm bar and nerve hold. Fish backs EC3 into the corner. EC3 with chops and a biel. Kyle gets on the apron and that allows Fish to clip EC3.

Fish with punches to EC3. Fish with a boot to EC3 followed by a kick. Fish with a forearm and punches in the corner. Fish with kicks to the thigh followed by a dragon screw leg whip. Fish works on the injured leg and stands on the good knee. EC3 kicks Fish away but misses a splash into the corner and Fish with an exploder for a near fall. EC3 with a suplex. EC3 with punches to Fish and Fish catches himself in the ropes. EC3 with a slam and the One Percent Elbow. EC3 knocks Kyle and Strong off the apron. Fish dives at the knee and takes EC3 down again. Fish with a knee bar but EC3 with a rollup for the three count.

Winner: EC3

After the match, The Undisputed Era attack EC3.

Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight come to the ring and go after Undisputed Era and clear the ring except for Kyle. EC3 hits the One Percenter on Kyle.

EC3 convinces Otis to do the worm and elbow drop.

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NXT North American Title Match: Adam Cole © vs. Ricochet

They avoided some strikes then locked up and exchanged headlocks. Ricochet caught him with a drop kick then faked an outside dive that popped the crowd. Cole taunted him outside of the ring. Cole tossed him out of the ring to the floor after avoided a strike. Cole also tossed him into the apron. Back in the ring, Cole landed a series of strikes then hit a neck breaker for 2. Ricochet fought back and was able to land a drop kick that sent Cole to the floor and then hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Ricochet hit a head kick then a spring board uppercut for 2. Ricochet with a back elbow then a spear, kick to the back and a spring board shooting star press. Ricochet hit a phoenix splash off the middle rope for 2. Cole landed some back elbows and they exchange shots.

Ricochet went for a spring board move but Cole caught him with a back breaker for 2. Ricochet with a big right hand but blocked a superkick and hit a forearm strike. Ricochet went for a spring board moonsault but Cole hit a superkick out of nowhere then a powerslam for 2. Cole missed a kick and Ricochet rolled him up for 2. Cole with a forearm shot but they then exchanged. Ricochet with an uppercut and Cole with a head kick. Cole with a knee strike, head kick and Ricochet fired right back with Cole following on him for a near fall. Ricochet hit a reverse hurricanrana then went to the top rope but Cole rolled out of the ring. Ricochet hit a hurricanrana over the top rope to the floor. Back in the ring, Ricochet went to the top rope where he hit 630 splash for the win!

Winner: Ricochet – NEW Champion

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We are back and the Undisputed Era stands over Ricochet after attacking Ricochet on the ramp. Adam Cole says he is not a coward and he does not hide behind anyone. You lay here battered and beaten while Adam Cole stands tall. The one and only NXT North American Champion. After he mangles you in Brooklyn, that will still be undisputed.

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Match Number One: Adam Cole versus Sean Maluta in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Cole backs Maluta into the corner and then he gives a clean break. They lock up again and Cole with a waist lock take down and then he slaps Maluta in the back of the head before getting off Maluta’s back. Maluta with a rollup for a near fall. Maluta with a back slide for a near fall. Cole misses a double sledge and Maluta with a neck breaker and Yakuza Kick. Maluta goes to the turnbuckles and Cole pulls Maluta off the turnbuckles and he punches Maluta and follows with elbow drops. Cole with a kick to the ribs.

Cole sends Maluta into the turnbuckles and chops Maluta. Cole puts Maluta on the turnbuckles and Maluta with a head butt to send Cole to the mat. Maluta comes off the turnbuckles into a super kick. Cole with the Last Shot and he gets the three count.

Winner: Adam Cole (remains Champion)

After the match, Adam Cole says he is the most buzzworthy superstar on any brand. That is because of what he gets done in this ring. He defends his North American Championship all over the world. He has defended it in the UK. Adam says tonight’s opponent was a young, hungry upstart and who gave him a chance? It was Adam Cole.

Cole is interrupted by Ricochet.

Ricochet tells Adam he owes him an apology. You did not run from your competition. Granted, you did have a non title match against a guy whose name you can’t remember. Since joining NXT, you have taken this industry by storm. Since becoming champion, the man who claims to Shock the System, all you have done is shockingly become a coward. Ricochet tells Cole he can change his opinion because you are so good.

How about we have a match. How about you have a match for the NXT North American Championship. How about having a match for the NXT North American Championship in Brooklyn . . . against him. Unless Ricochet says he is right about Cole, bay bay.

Cole says that Ricochet is right. He is so so good. Cole says that is why he will not diminish himself by fighting Ricochet in Brooklyn.

Cole leaves the ring.

Ricochet tells Cole that is okay because Cole is the coward that he thought he was.

Cole returns to the ring and he goes to the apron and Ricochet comes at him but Cole returns to the floor. Ricochet rebounds off the ropes and hits a superhero landing.

Cole says that Ricochet is nothing and NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong come out.

The War Raiders make their way onto the stage and that sends The Undisputed Era out of a different part of the building.

Tyler Bate and Trent Seven appear behind The Undisputed Era and Trent and Tyler attack Strong, O’Reilly, and Cole. The Undisputed Era leave the building.

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Complete interview with Adam Cole during the NXT visit to Paris on June 11, 2018

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Very friendly meeting with the current WWE North American Champion. Some questions only but a sincere kindness. Adam Cole is watching very closely

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NXT North American Champion Adam Cole (Bay Bay) talks to me backstage at Download Festival 2018 on shocking the system in WWE, creating the Undisputed Era with Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish, taking inspirations from Bullet Club and The Kingdom and how he plans to defend his title.

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Match Number One: NXT Tag Team Championship: Undisputed Era (Roderick Strong and Kyle O’Reilly [with Adam Cole]) versus Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch

Strong and Lorcan start things off and Strong with a waist lock and he slaps Lorcan in the head to taunt him. Strong with a side head lock and he floats over in the corner . Lorcan with a back elbow and Burch tags in. Burch with a front face lock into a wrist lock. Strong with a front face lock and Kyle tags in and applies a side head lock and takes Burch to the mat. Kyle with a palm thrust to the head. Burch with elbows but Kyle with a kick to the head. Burch with a leg take down as Kyle goes for a leap frog. Burch with a European uppercut and he tags in Lorcan.

Burch and Lorcan suplex Strong onto Kyle. Burch and Lorcan with running European uppercuts and then they clothesline Strong and Kyle over the top rope to the floor. Cole gets Strong and Kyle to take a break and discuss strategy. Kyle gets back into the ring and he gets to the mat and Strong distracts Lorcan to allow Kyle to take advantage. Lorcan with chops but Kyle with a shoulder tackle. Lorcan with a knee to the midsection.

Burch tags in and Kyle with forearms. Strong tags in before Burch and Lorcan hit a double drop kick to the knees. Burch with a series of strikes to Strong and he hits a missile drop kick. Strong sends Burch to the floor and Burch blocks a kick from Kyle but Strong with a baseball slide to Burch. Strong sends Burch into the apron. Strong sends Burch back into the ring and Kyle tags in.

Strong with chops while Kyle kicks Burch. Kyle works on the arm and then he takes Burch to the mat with a belly-to-back suplex and Kyle goes for the leg. Strong tags in and he kicks Burch. Strong with a back breaker. Strong gets a near fall. Strong with a head lock and he Irish whips Burch into the corner. Kyle tags in and Strong with a running forearm followed by a knee from Kyle. Burch with chops but Kyle with a double leg take down and then he connects with elbows and knees to the ribs.

Kyle with punches and he goes for a cross arm breaker but Burch gets to the ropes. Strong tags in and Burch with a forearm but Strong with a drop kick for a near fall. Strong with a seated abdominal stretch. Strong misses a running knee into the corner and Burch with a back body drop. Kyle tags in and he kicks Lorcan off the apron with a Yakuza Kick. Kyle with a forearm but Burch with a head butt and both men are down. Strong and Lorcan tag in and Lorcan with clotheslines. Lorcan with a chop and clothesline. Lorcan with a running European uppercut. Lorcan chops Kyle and then he knocks Strong off the apron. Lorcan drop kicks Kyle to the floor. Lorcan with a plancha onto Strong and O’Reilly.

Lorcan with a half nelson suplex followed by a running European uppercut for a near fall. Lorcan with chops to Kyle and Strong. Lorcan with running European uppercuts. Strong tries for a back breaker but Lorcan escapes. Lorcan with a double blockbuster and Burch tags in. They hit an elevated DDT but Kyle breaks up the cover. Kyle is sent to the floor and then Lorcan goes up top while Burch puts Strong on his shoulders. Lorcan is pushed off the turnbuckles onto the apron. Strong with kicks and Kyle tags in.

Kyle misses a leg sweep and Burch with a head butt. Kyle with a jumping knee to the midsection. Kyle with a brainbuster for a near fall. Kyle goes for the cross arm breaker but Burch blocks it. He gets Burch to release his grip and he applies the cross arm breaker. Burch rolls over into the ropes to force Kyle to release the hold. Kyle with an Irish whip and Strong with a running knee into the corner followed by a face buster. Kyle with a knee and Strong gets a near fall.

Burch with a head butt to Strong and then he sends Kyle to the floor. Lorcan tags in and he hits a Blockbuster off the apron on both men. Lorcan goes up top and Burch gets Kyle on his shoulders for the European uppercut but Cole pulls Kyle out of the ring during the count.

The referee sends Cole to the back. Lorcan sends Kyle back into the ring and Lorcan has to get Kyle up. Strong pulls Burch out of the ring and sends Burch into the announce table. Kyle puts Lorcan in the guillotine and Lorcan counters into a suplex. Kyle gets a boot up when Lorcan charges into the corner. Lorcan with European uppercuts to Strong. Strong with a knee. Lorcan goes after the knee and he hits a power bomb for a near fall. Lorcan with a single leg crab but Kyle kicks Lorcan. Lorcan holds on to the single leg crab. Burch puts Kyle in a crossface. Kyle kicks Lorcan to get him to release the single leg crab.

They all exchange punches. Kyle with a kick and knee to Burch. Lorcan slaps Kyle but Strong with a jumping knee to Lorcan. Strong and O’Reilly with Total Elimination for the three count.

Winners: Undisputed Era (retain Titles)

After the match, the crowd gives Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch an ovation.

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Match Number Four: Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, and Roderick Strong versus Oney Lorcan, Danny Burch, and Pete Dunne

Strong and Dunne start things off and Strong tosses his shirt at Dunne as the bell rings. Kyle is tagged in before locking up. Burch tags in before Dunne does anything. They have a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and Burch with a waist lock. Kyle with a standing switch and a knee bar. Burch gets to the ropes and Kyle releases the hold. They lock up and Burch with a side head lock and take down. Kyle gets a near fall. Kyle with a head scissors and Burch escapes. Burch tells Kyle to get up and Kyle tells Burch to join him on the mat. Kyle with kicks to the leg and he tags in Cole. Cole with a punch and he kicks Burch.

Cole with a forearm as he taunts Burch. Cole with a knee to the midsection and he kicks Burch in the corner. Kyle tags back in and he connects with a head butt to the ribs. Kyle with knees and a snap mare followed by a kick to the back for a near fall. Kyle with a wrist lock and Strong tags in. Strong with a back breaker for a near fall. Strong stands on the hand and then he stomps on the elbow while looking at Dunne. Strong mocks Dunne. Burch with a punch but Strong with a punch and Dunne tags in. Dunne with forearms to Strong.

Dunne with a clothesline and hammer lock. Dunne with punches to the ribs and then he pulls at the fingers. All six men get in the ring and Lorcan, Dunne, and Burch all pull at the fingers. The Undisputed Area go to the floor. Strong gets back into the ring and he distracts the referee to allow Cole and Kyle to try to interfere. Strong with forearms and Cole tags in. Cole with kicks and forearms to Dunne. Kyle tags in and he kicks Dunne in the corner and follows with forearms.

Strong tags in and he punches Dunne and applies a Cobra Clutch. Strong with a backbreaker for a near fall. Strong with a baseball slide to the back and then he tags Cole in. They kick Dunne. Cole with a snap mare and knee to the back. Cole with a boot to the head and Kyle tags in. Kyle works on the shoulder and he applies a hammer lock and then connects with forearms and kicks. Kyle with a sliding knee to the ribs and Strong tags back in.

Strong with a seated abdominal stretch. Dunne escapes the corner and tags in Lorcan. Lorcan with punches to Strong and then he chops Kyle and Strong. Lorcan with running European uppercuts on Kyle and Strong. Lorcan with a German suplex and blockbuster on Strong. Burch tags in and Lorcan with a dive onto Kyle and Strong. Lorcan with an atomic drop to Strong but Burch with a clothesline. Dunne kicks Kyle in the head. Strong sends Dunne over the top rope. Lorcan accidentally kicks Dunne as he goes over the top rope by Strong. Strong with a running knee to Burch and Cole tags in. Cole with an Ushigoroshi and Kyle with a running kick for a near fall.

Burch with a punch to Kyle and then he sends Cole over the top rope to the floor. Strong is sent to the floor. Burch with a Crossface on Kyle as Lorcan puts Strong in a single leg crab. Dunne with a Kimura on Cole. Strong sends Lorcan into Dunne and Cole who fall onto Burch to get him to release the hold. Cole with a kick to Dunne and Dunne and Cole go over the top rope on a suplex. The other four men exchange punches until Burch and Lorcan get the advantage. Burch with a head butt to Kyle. Lorcan with a double blockbuster and then Burch hits a hanging DDT for the three count.

Winners: Danny Burch, Oney Lorcan, and Pete Dunne

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We are at Full Sail University and your announcers are Percy Watson and Mauro Ranallo.

The Undisputed Era make their way to the stage and they go to the ring.

Adam tells them to relish in this situation. Look at all of this gold. This is what happens when you back the Undisputed Era into the corner. NXT’s mission has been to prevent this from happening, but here we stand.

Bobby says it is no secret. At War Games, they were thrown to the wolves and in New Orleans, the same thing. What you fail to realize is that in every turn, the Undisputed Era remain one step ahead. Do you need any proof? They stand here today dripping in NXT Championship Gold.

Roderick says everyone wants to know “Why Roddy Why?” He is not the type of guy to stand here and pat himself on the back because that is what they are for. For once, he did something for himself and at Takeover, he made the best decision of his career. Sure, he could have won the tag titles with Pete Dunne, but how long until Pete turns on him because all Pete cares about his is UK title. Not Bobby Fish. Not Adam Cole. Not Kyle O’Reilly. He has seen them take a bullet for them.

During the match, Roderick says he had an epiphany. It has been Roddy versus the World, but why fight alone and come up short when they can fight together and take over NXT?

Kyle says they are done being backed into a corner. It doesn’t matter what the powers that be do to try to slow them down. They cannot be stopped. This is the era of the undisputed. Times are changing. They will leave everyone else in the dust.

Adam says that was well said. Adam says he will defend his title against Oney Lorcan right now. He will do it on his own because he won this title by himself and he will defend it himself. Adam says he doesn’t need any help beating Oney Lorcan. Adam wants them to do him a favor and go to the back and find a comfortable seat and a cold beverage to see what he is going to do. They are here to shock the system.

Match Number One: Adam Cole versus Oney Lorcan for the NXT North American Title

Cole’s ribs are heavily taped as he takes off his shirt.

They lock up and Cole with a wrist lock. Lorcan with a reversal into a waist lock and Cole gets to the ropes. Cole with a kick and side head lock. Cole with a shoulder tackle but Lorcan with an abdominal stretch. Cole gets to the ropes to force Lorcan to release the hold. Cole goes to the floor to regroup and catch his breath. Cole goes into the ring to stop the count and goes back to the floor. Lorcan follows and he connects with a shoulder on the apron. Lorcan tries to suplex Cole to the floor but Cole blocks it.

Cole with an enzuigiri to stop Lorcan. Cole kicks Lorcan in the corner. Cole with a kick to the head and he punches Lorcan. Cole with a snap mare and knee to the back. Cole with a rear chin lock. Lorcan with punches to the ribs but Cole gets Lorcan on his shoulders for an ushigoroshi. Cole holds his ribs as he is unable to capitalize on the situation. Cole with a forearm as Lorcan punches Cole in the ribs. Lorcan with a European uppercut and chops.

Lorcan with a running knee to the midsection and then he hits a running European uppercut followed by a blockbuster for a near fall. Lorcan goes for a half nelson suplex but Cole blocks it. Cole with a boot to the head but Lorcan drops Cole onto the top rope and Cole falls to the floor.

Lorcan goes up top and Kyle brings a trainer to the ring to check on Cole. Strong pulls Lorcan to the floor and hits a back drop driver onto the apron. Cole is helped into the ring and he hits Last Shot for the three count.

Winner: Adam Cole

After the match, Kyle and Roderick attack Lorcan.

Danny Burch makes his way to the ring and he takes care of Kyle and Roderick. Cole with a super kick to Burch. Kyle with axe and smash to Lorcan while Strong hits a jumping knee on Burch.

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