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Match Number Four: Roderick Strong versus Adam Cole

They lock up and they go around the ring to a stalemate. Strong with a double leg take down into a front face lock and an arm bar. Strong with a chin lock but Cole with a hammer lock. Strong with a snap mare but Cole returns to the hammer lock. Strong with a side head lock take down. Cole with a head scissors. Strong escapes and Cole pushes Strong. Strong wtih chops but Cole with forearms. Cole kicks Strong away and Strong misses a clothesline. Cole with an elbow and kicks. Strong with a drop kick and Cole goes to the floor. Strong with a running forearm off the apron.

Strong chops Cole and they return to the ring. Cole uses the referee for a distraction and Cole super kicks Strong to the floor.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Cole with kicks to Strong. Cole with a hard Irish whip. Cole with an elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Cole with a reverse chin lock. Strong with punches and Cole with a back elbow to stop Strong. Cole gets a near fall. Cole with a figure four head scissors. Strong bridges back and gets a near fall. Cole with a sleeper and Strong falls to a knee. Cole puts his body weight on Strong to add more pressure. Strong backs Cole into the corner and Cole returns to the sleeper but Strong with a back breaker.

Cole and Strong with forearms and then Strong with chops to Cole as he also sends him into the turnbuckles. Strong floats over on an Irish whip and he hits a flying clothesline. Strong with forearms in the corner followed by a running forearm. Cole avoids an Olympic Slam but Strong hits a back breaker and gets a near fall. Strong gets Cole on his shoulders but Cole gets to his feet and hits an enzuigiri for a near fall. Cole tries for a suplex but Strong lands on his feet.

Strong with kicks and Cole with a superkick followed by a shoulder breaker out of a brainbuster for a near fall. Cole picks up Strong but Strong with forearms and a jumping knee to the head. Cole is put on the turnbuckles but Cole with elbows to Strong to stop him. Strong with punches and then he hits a back breaker on the top turnbuckle. Fish and O’Reilly pull Strong out of the ring and the referee calls for the bell.

Winner: Roderick Strong (By disqualification)

After the match, Akam and Rezar make their way to the ring to join Strong.

Sanity comes through the crowd and they enter the ring.

All nine men brawl in the ring until people start going to the floor. Wolfe with a dive onto everyone but Strong and Cole. Cole with a super kick to Strong. Strong puts Cole on the turnbuckles and hits a superplex onto everyone on the floor. We go to credits.

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Adam Cole and The Undisputed ERA have vowed to shock the system of NXT, and the unlawful collective will get a chance to do just that when Cole challenges NXT Champion Drew McIntyre for the title at NXT Live in San Antonio on Friday, Nov. 17.

Not only that, but San Antonio native son and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels will serve as the match’s special guest referee.

The newly confirmed NXT Title Match is slated for NXT’s return to the Aztec Theatre, just one night before NXT TakeOver: WarGames comes to the Toyota Center in Houston.

Cole, who made his shocking NXT debut in August by ambushing McIntyre moments after he won the NXT Title, recently commented on his championship ambitions in an interview with WWE.com.

“As far as Drew, he’s an impressive athlete,” Cole said. “Drew had been chasing that NXT Championship, and he finally achieved his dream. I almost feel bad for the guy. I feel bad that after all that hard work, all the sacrifice, it’s going to be taken away by me. And there’s not a damn thing he can do about it.”

Don’t miss out on this monumental NXT Title Match when sports-entertainment’s hottest brand returns to Alamo City on Friday, Nov. 17. Tickets are available now at NXTtickets.com.

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In the parking lot, The Undisputed Era tries to speak with Roderick Strong. We can’t hear any auto of the confrontation but Strong doesn’t seem to be interested in whatever Adam Cole is selling.

Six Man Tag Match: The Undisputed Era vs SAnity

Fish kicks Wolfe in the leg. Fish tries it again but Wolfe catches Fish’s foot. Wolfe decks Fish. Fish tags in O’Reilly. Wolfe picks up O’Reilly and toss him clear across the ring. Young tags in and hits an elbow. Dain is in. Dain splashes O’Reilly in the corner. Running elbow by Wolfe. Fish distracts Young long enough for O’Reilly to land a flurry of strikes. Fish sends Young into the corner. Young grabs Cole by the throat Fish kicks Young in the back of the head. Young falls to the outside. After a short break, Cole is raining down punches on Young. Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly take turns working over Young. Double suplex by Fish and O’Reilly. O’Reilly knocks Wolfe off the apron with a running boot. O’Reilly charges at Young but Young moves out of the way.

O’Reilly crashes into the corner. Young crawls to tag in Dain. Fish cuts Young off but Young escapes and tags in Dain. Dain clear the ring. Dain blast O’Reilly with a front dropkick. Dain lands on Fish in a senton. Dain Samoan drops O’Reilly and fall away slams Fish at the same time. Senton splash by Dain. Dain hits a Vader Bomb on Fish but Cole breaks up the pin. Young and Wolfe hit a leaping neck breaker/back suplex combo on O’Reilly. Fish and O’Reilly are down so Cole is all alone. SAnity surrounds Cole. Dain brings Cole back into the ring by his head. Young, Wolfe, and Dain set Cole up in what looked to be a double powerbomb/leg drop combo. Before SAnity can hit their finish, The Authors of Pain’s music hits. The AoP and Paul Ellering storm down to ringside. Wofle runs right into a big boot by Rezar. Young dives through the ropes but Akam sends Young into the ramp face first. Akam and Rezar double team Dain then hit the Supercollider on Wolfe and Young. Ellering hands Akama and Rezar the tag titles as Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly look on in terror.

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Adam Cole, Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly have invaded NXT with a brash attitude and intentions to shake up the system at its very core. They’re three men with internationally acclaimed backgrounds that share one common goal: to rule NXT.

When Cole, Fish & O’Reilly first burst onto the scene at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III, their impact was immediately felt by then-new NXT Champion Drew McIntyre, who was the target of a blindside attack. Since then, the Superstars known as The Undisputed ERA have expanded their campaign of mayhem to include SAnitY. This week, all three men sit down with WWE.com to discuss their relationship with each other and their objectives in NXT.

WWE.COM: Thank you for joining me, gentlemen. Adam, let’s start with you. Why did the three of you choose NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III as your moment to burst onto the scene of NXT?

ADAM COLE: Here’s the deal. You don’t make a statement unless you make noise. We knew that what we were doing was going to cause a lot of ruckus. We knew it would get people talking. And that’s exactly what we wanted. The only way you make a name for yourself in this sport is to make a statement, a loud statement, and that’s exactly what we did at TakeOver: Brooklyn.

WWE.COM: Bobby, you made your NXT debut several months prior to Cole and O’Reilly’s arrivals. Did you know about the planned invasion back then?

BOBBY FISH: Nothing I do is impulsive; everything I do is based around a sound strategy. Of course I knew all along. This was a deliberate course of action designed to expose the holes within NXT, capitalize on those weaknesses, and ensure success.

WWE.COM: Kyle, you and Fish have had a great deal of worldwide success as a tag team, while you and Cole have been rivals and partners in the past. What’s the relationship been like among all three of you?

KYLE O’REILLY: The three of us have traveled the world together and headlined pay-per-views, both as friends and enemies. We’ve been bitter career rivals that competed and strived for our own personal gain and success. In that same breath, we are ready and willing to put aside any grievance for the common good and underlying goal. Bobby and I have always had each other’s backs and are like brothers. Our past tag team success is a direct result of this mentality. We were once known as “reDRagon.” We captured the IWGP Junior Tag Team Titles in Japan for two reigns, including a successful title defense in the Tokyo Dome.

Adam and I haven’t exactly had such a cut-and-dry relationship. We initially started as a tag team known as “Future Shock” in Ring of Honor, however, when two hard-nosed, competitive athletes like ourselves strive to be the best in this industry, there is bound to be a falling out, and let’s just say we settled things in the ring like men. Adam Cole is perhaps my greatest opponent, and there is nobody else I would rather trust my life with. We’ve put aside our differences because we know the best chance we have to make an impact in WWE is together as a unit. Steel sharpens steel and the three of us demand and expect one another to continue our dominance in NXT and prove to the WWE Universe that we are, in fact, undisputed.

WWE.COM: Speaking of being “undisputed,” how did you guys come up with your group name, The Undisputed ERA?

COLE: When you say the word “undisputed,” what do you think of? You think of something that is untouchable, undeniable. Myself, Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly are all of those things. We’ve proven before we got here that we are one in a million, and we’ll do it again here in NXT. Also, people talk about the different eras in wrestling — The Golden Era, The Attitude Era, The Reality Era. This is our era; it’s our time to show the world who runs this sport.

O’REILLY: The Undisputed ERA isn’t just a cute name that’s meant to sell a bunch of T-shirts. It’s our mantra. It’s our way of life. Our success is a direct result of the effort and dominance that we put forth inside the squared circle. We are undisputed. This is our era.

WWE.COM: Is there any concern that you’ve made too many enemies too quickly, in both Drew McIntyre and SAnitY?

COLE: SAnitY prides itself on being unpredictable, right? Well, nothing turned the NXT Universe upside down like The Undisputed ERA’s debut. I respect the fact that SAnitY marches to the beat of their own drum, but the problem is, they aren’t on our level.

As far as Drew, he’s an impressive athlete. Drew had been chasing that NXT Championship, and he finally achieved his dream. I almost feel bad for the guy. I feel bad that after all that hard work, all the sacrifice, it’s going to be taken away by me. And there’s not a damn thing he can do about it.

FISH: Being the best at what one does naturally creates enemies; it’s the world we live in. Success is no accident, but one thing it breeds is contempt from those who aren’t willing to put in the work required to achieve it. Success is all we know; it’s in our DNA. Lions don’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep, and whether it’s walking through that locker room or inside the ring, we know no fear. The insecurity of others is not our concern.

O’REILLY: Frankly, we aren’t afraid of making enemies. There’s a saying in this sport I’ve heard countless times: “You can make friends, or you can make money.” Enough said. We are here to make money. The more enemies we have, the more big-money matches we make. I welcome anybody who claims they are offended by our actions to say so to our face. It just makes it easier to discern that you are, in fact, an enemy of the state to us. The only guys I care about are Bobby, Adam and myself.

WWE.COM: What message do you have for the rest of NXT?

FISH: You will never understand what drives The Undisputed ERA, so as hard as you might try, you simply can’t relate to us. We are here to break the will of all those we come in contact with. I will quote the incomparable Conor McGregor when I tell you, The Undisputed ERA didn’t come here to take part; we came here to take over!

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In Ring Segment: Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, and Kyle O’Reilly

Cole asks how NXT survived without Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly. Cole feels something in the air that is new. Everyone needs to close their eyes and feel it. That feeling you feel is change. That change is Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly. They are undefeatable and undisputed. This is their era.

Adam Cole w/Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly vs Eric Young w/SAnity

Young stares at Cole. Cole yells at Young to fight him. Cole misses a right hand. Young double legs Cole and lands a few punches. Young and Cole get tied up in the ropes. The referee tries to separate them. Cole decks Young. Cole tries to yell Adam Cole Bay-Bay, but Young almost takes his head off with a right hand. Cole telegraphs a back body drop which allows Young to land a swinging neck breaker. Fish and O’Reilly distract Young long enough for Cole to attack him from behind. Wolfe and Dain back Fish and O’Reilly up. Cole locks in a rear chin lock. Young gets back up to a vertical base but Cole knees Young in the gut. Young rolls out to the apron. Cole lands a leaping roundhouse kick.

Cole knees Young in the spine before going back to the rear chin lock. Young fight out of it but Cole manages to slap a sleeper on Young. Young reverses it into a back suplex. Cole charges at Young but Young gets an elbow up. Young fires up and lands a few more clotheslines and a neck breaker. Young goes up top but Cole cuts him off. Young knocks Cole off the apron. Fish and O’Reilly get on the apron. Wolfe and Dain attack Fish and O’Reilly. Instead of dropping the elbow on Cole, Young dives to the outside onto everyone! Young gets back int he ring and as soon as he turns around Cole obliterates him with a shining wizard for the win.

Winner- Adam Cole……. BAY-BAY!

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Adam Cole will get his first taste of in-ring action in NXT when he makes his debut inside the yellow ropes tonight, facing one-half of the NXT Tag Team Champions, SAnitY’s Eric Young.

SAnitY has been at odds with Cole, Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly since TakeOver: Brooklyn III, when the opportunistic trio first made their presence felt. On that night, Fish & O’Reilly jumped Young & Alexander Wolfe from behind after their NXT Tag Team Title win. Later in the evening, Cole was revealed as the group’s third man, joining Fish & O’Reilly to beat down newly crowned NXT Champion Drew McIntyre.

McIntyre and SAnitY scored a measure of retribution last week when they used the outsiders’ surprise tactics against them: Following Fish & O’Reilly’s victory over Tyler Bate & Trent Seven, McIntyre and SAnitY emerged on the scene and sent the triumvirate scrambling.

What should the NXT Universe expect when the 28-year-old Cole, wildly talented, famously brash and long-rumored to be on his way to WWE, competes for the first time in a sanctioned NXT match? Don’t miss a second of the action when NXT streams at 8/7 C, exclusively on the award-winning WWE Network.

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Match Number Four: Tyler Bate and Trent Seven versus Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly (with Adam Cole)

Kyle and Tyler start things off. Kyle goes for the leg and then he applies a wrist lock. Tyler with a drop kick. Trent tags in and he gets Kyle on his shoulder and takes Kyle down and Tyler with a senton and Trent gets a near fall. Kyle with a knee and Fish tags in. Fish is sent over the top rope to the floor. Kyle stops Trent from a dive to the floor. Fish with a running back elbow as he gets back into the ring while Trent is distracted. Fish with knees and a snap mare. Fish with a double jump slingshot senton for a near fall. Fish with knees and then Kyle tags in and they hit a double suplex for a near fall.

Kyle tags Bobby back in and they work on the arms and then they hit a double round kick and Fish gets a near fall. Fish with punches and Trent chops Fish. Trent with another chop. Fish flinches on a chop attempt and Trent decides to hit a DDT instead. Kyle tags in and he kicks Tyler off the apron. Trent chops Kyle and Kyle with a take down and then he connects with a knee and palm strikes. Kyle goes for a cross arm breaker but Trent gets to the ropes.

Cole gets on the apron to argue with the referee and that allows Fish to run Trent into the guardrails.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Fish gets a near fall on Trent. Fish with forearms but Trent gets his boots up when Fish goes into the corner. Seven with a short arm clothesline. Kyle and Tyler tag in and Tyler with a knee lift and he goes to the turnbuckles for a European uppercut. Tyler with a waist lock and he tries for a deadlift German suplex but Kyle with a standing switch. Bate drops down and goes under but Kyle with an elbow. Tyler catches Kyle in the corner and hits an Exploder followed by a shooting star press but Fish breaks up the cover. Trent and Tyler with a spike power bomb and Tyler gets a near fall with a bridge. Trent with a suicide dive on Bobby. Tyler goes for the Tyler Driver 97 but Kyle counters into a guillotine.

Tyler powers up to his feet and he turns it into a suplex attempt but Fish stops Trent on the apron and then Fish and Kyle hit Chasing the Dragon and Tyler gets his toes on the rope to stop the count. They set for Chasing the Dragon again but Tyler sends Bobby into Kyle. Trent tags in and he connects with strikes to Kyle and fish. Kyle applies the cross arm breaker but Trent blocks it momentarily and then Trent with a single leg crab. Fish with a kick and then Cole super kicks Bate on the floor. Kyle and Bobby hit Total Elimination on Trent for the three count.

Winners: Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly

After the match, Drew McIntyre’s music plays and he makes his way onto the stage and then he walks to the ring.

Bobby, Kyle, and Adam leave the ring when Drew enters. They go into the crowd.

Eric Young, Alexander Wolfe, and Killian Dain show up behind Fish, O’Reilly, and Cole.

All six men battle and then Drew gets a shot in on O’Reilly.

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Match Number Four: Wolfgang versus Pete Dunne for the WWE UK Title

Dunne with a wrist lock but Wolfgang slams Dunne and Dunne holds on to the wrist lock. Dunne adds a chin lock and then he turns it into a hammer lock. Dunne kicks Wolfgang in the head. Dunne starts to manipulate the fingers and then he gets a near fall. Dunne with a wrist lock and Wolfgang with a waist lock. Dunne with a hammer lock but Wolfgang with a reversal into a cravate. Dunne with a take down but Wolfgang holds on to the cravate. Dunne gets to the ropes and Wolfgang releases the hold. Dunne with a forearm and kicks to the head.

Wolfgang with a waist lock take down and he does it again. Wolfgang with a gutwrench suplex and he hits a cross body into the corner and goes to the apron. Dunne goes up top and he goes after the fingers and Wolfgang goes to the apron. Dunne with a slingshot DDT onto the apron as we go to commercial.

We are back and Dunne with a wrist lock and then he applies a Kimura and body scissors. Wolfgang turns it into a suplex to get out of the hold. Wolfgang with a splash into the corner but Dunne with a running kick into the corner. Wolfgang with a spear to a charging Dunne. Dunne goes to the floor and Wolfgang holds his neck and shoulder. Wolfgang with a plancha onto Dunne and then he sends him back into the ring. Wolfgang with a moonsault for a near fall. Wolfgang goes for a suplex but Dunne counters with a suplex throw. Dunne goes up top but Wolfgang with a punch to stop him.

Wolfgang sets for a superplex and he adds a delay before sending Dunne to the mat. Wolfgang goes up top for the swanton but Dunne catches him and applies a cross arm breaker. Dunne turns it into a triangle but Wolfgang pulls Dunne up. Dunne with a forearm but Wolfgang with a boot. Dunne with an enzuigiri but Wolfgang with a power slam for a near fall. Dunne with a German suplex but Wolfgang with a clothesline. Dunne with a forearm and he follows with the Bitter End and he gets the three count.

Winner: Pete Dunne

After the match, Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, and Bobby Fish come to the ring and corner Dunne.

Dunne with a forearm to Kyle but Cole and Fish attack Dunne. Wolfgang goes after Kyle and then Fish and Cole attack Woflgang while Dunne heads up the ramp.

Dunne looks at the ring and he goes back to the ring . . . to get his belt and he leaves.

Cole waits for Fish and Kyle to hold Wolfgang and Cole with a Shining Wizard.

Trent Seven and Tyler Bate come to the ring to check on Wolfgang.

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NXT Title Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Bobby Roode

We go to the ring and the NYPD Pipe & Drums band is out to assist with Drew McIntyre’s entrance. McIntyre marches to the ring with the bagpipers right behind him. NXT Champion Bobby Roode is out next with another “glorious” entrance. We get formal ring introductions from Rome.

They meet in the middle of the ring and face off with Drew looking down at Roode. They back off before going at it and going to the corner. Drew backs off and Roode stares him down. They go at it and Drew drops Roode with a shoulder. Roode goes to the floor for a breather. They go at it in the ring now. Roode with chops in the corners. Roode keeps control and looks to go for a Glorious DDT but McIntyre avoids it. More back and forth now. McIntyre takes control and tosses Roode in the corner for a bunch of big chops. Drew drops Roode with a big boot. Drew scoops Roode from the mat and drives him right back into the mat. Drew sends Roode to the floor and follows.

Roode turns it around on the floor as the referee counts. Roode jumps off the apron but Drew catches him in mid-air. They keep at it but Drew catches Roode as he charges, and sends him into the apron with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. They come back in and Drew goes to suplex Roode to the floor. Roode nails him. Roode ends up hitting a neckbreaker while Drew is on the apron, sending him to the floor. The referee counts again.

Roode keeps control on the floor and sends Drew into the barrier. Roode breaks the count but drives an elbow to Drew’s throat while he’s on the apron. Roode comes back into the ring and works Drew around. Roode with a running clothesline in the corner and another neckbreaker for a 2 count. Roode keeps control and hits a missile dropkick for another pin attempt. Roode with more offense before keeping Drew grounded now. Drew gets up but Roode goes to his back for a sleeper hold. Drew rams Roode back into the corner and breaks it. Roode keeps control but McIntyre hits an overhead throw. Drew drops Roode chin-first onto the top turnbuckle. Drew looks to make his comeback now.

Drew comes flying through the air and takes Roode down. Roode fights back and hits an inverted atomic drop. Roode with a knee. Roode comes off the ropes but Drew catches him in mid-air. Drew ends up dropping Roode with a Celtic Cross for a 2 count. Roode gets a breather after dropping Drew over the rope. Roode comes back and goes to the top but Drew cuts him off. Drew climbs up but Roode knocks him back to the mat. Drew runs back up and stands on the top turnbuckle for the superplex but Roode crotches him. Roode gets McIntyre in a Tree of Woe now. Roode looks to do a move but Drew pulls himself up out of the Tree and launches Roode across the ring from the top.

Drew gets riled up as he waits for Roode to stand up. Roode looks to be knocked out but he just suckers Drew in and drives him down for a 2 count. Roode blocks a Future Shock DDT and nails a Backstabber for a 2 count. Roode unloads with strike in the corner and hits a clothesline in the corner. Drew counters a neckbreaker and backslides Roode for a 2 count. Drew with the Future Shock DDT for a close 2 count.

Drew takes Roode to the top with a fireman’s carry but Roode slides out and hits a Liger Bomb for a 2 count. They trade shots while getting to their feet in the middle of the ring now. Drew with kicks and chops. They unload with slaps now. Roode sends Drew into the corner with an enziguri. Drew hits the Claymore kick for a close 2 count as Roode gets his foot on the bottom rope. Roode rolls to the floor and some fans boo. The referee starts counting as Drew gets to his feet. Drew runs the ropes and nails a huge dive over the top, taking out Roode on the floor. A “holy shit” chant starts up now.

Drew brings Roode back to the ring as the referee counts, almost making it to 10. Drew waits for Roode to get up as the fans rally with him. Drew turns around and catches Drew with a big spinebuster as he charges. Roode goes for the Glorious DDT but it’s blocked. Drew drops down for a 2 count. Drew catches Roode in a tilt-a-whirl but Roode turns that into a Glorious DDT for another close 2 count. Roode waits a minute but he goes for another Glorious DDT. He nails it and keeps Drew locked for a third DDT but it’s blocked. Drew nails another Claymore kick for the win and the title.

Winner and New NXT Champion: Drew McIntyre

– After the match, Drew sits on his knees and looks at the title while clutching it. We go to replays. We come back to Drew holding the title. Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish suddenly appear on the ring steps. Drew approaches them but he’s attacked from behind by former ROH Champion Adam Cole. They triple team Drew and Cole floors him with a big superkick. Fans chant for Cole. Cole raises the NXT Title and taunts Drew by holding it in his face. Takeover goes off the air with Cole, Fish and O’Reilly standing tall.

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