In the aftermath of NXT Takeover War Games, the recently debuted duo of Ruby Riot from Smackdown Live takes on Monday Night Raw’s Sonya Deville. Pete Dunne also defended the United Kingdom Championship against Johnny Gargano in front of a hot Houston Crowd. These matches of course are filmed on what is the Takeover War Games pre-show.

In the aftermath of NXT Takeover War Games, the recently debuted duo of Ruby Riot from Smackdown Live takes on Monday Night Raw’s Sonya Deville. Pete Dunne also defended the United Kingdom Championship against Johnny Gargano in front of a hot Houston Crowd. These matches of course are filmed on what is the Takeover War Games pre-show.

Ruby Riot defeated Sonya Deville. Grade: B- The cumulation of a simple yet effective story between the two with Deville dominating the majority of the match. Deville had Riot locked in an ankle submission, but Ruby bravely made it to the ropes, before catching Deville with a quick kick to pick up the win. It will be very interesting to see how these two fare on the main roster; Deville will act as the powerhouse of her trio while Riot looks set to be the leader of her stable.

Announced for next week is The Street Profits finally settling their differences with Riddick Moss & Tino Sabbatelli, as well as Kairi Sane vs one half of the Iconic Duo Peyton Royce.

Highlights and recaps are shown from all five Takeover War Games matches as well as post-match interviews, most of which were put up on WWE’s YouTube channel Saturday Night. Fairly standard stuff here for a post-Takeover episode NXT before they have a chance to get in and od their next set of tapings, which will begin from next week.

Pete Dunne defended the United Kingdom Championship defeating Johnny Gargano. Grade: B+ Both Johnny Wrestling and The Bruiserweight received enormous reactions from the adoring Houston Crowd. A fantastic match that built well with both men pulling out all the stocks and ticking all the boxes; while they certainly have another level that they could go to together this was a great taste, a solid title defence and a super match. Dunne is the ultimate heel and it is impossible not to love Gargano. A great match, and hopefully much more to come from these two together sometime in the future.

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