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WWE NXT Takeover: Philadelphia January 27th, 2018 Live Results, Updates & Commentary

What's going to happen when NXT takes over Philadelphia at Royal Rumble weekend
Updated: 28 January 2018 09:03 IST - Published: 28 January 2018 06:25 IST
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Results:

Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish def. Authors of Pain
Velveteen Dream def. Kassius Ohno
Ember Moon def. Shayna Baszler
Aleister Black def. Adam Cole
Andrade 'Cien' Almas def. Johnny Gargano
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Johnny Gargano is on his way out and is on the ramp acknowledging the fans when Tomasso Ciampa attacks him from behind with a cructh. Ciampa is back.
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Almas spikes Gargano with a Hammerlock DDT with Gargano's feet draped on the top rope. This time Gargano can't kick out.

Andrade 'Cien' Almas def. Johnny Gargano

This one is an early contender for match of the year. So close, yet so far for Johnny Gargano.
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Gargano joins Almas on the apron but Almas pushes him onto the barrier and hits the running knee right there. Gargano looks like his lights just got knocked out.
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Gargano hits the DDT from the apron but Almas kicks out. Gargano has the Garga-No-Escape locked in but Almas reaches the ropes.
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Vega looks to attack Gargano again but Candice LeRae comes in from the crowd and attacks her. Candice chases Vega out of the ring.
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Almas rolls him in and hits the Hammerlock DDT but Gargano kicks out!!!!
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Gargano goes all out and hits a reverse Franksensteinder before locking in the Garga-No-Escape. Vega looks to pull Almas to the rope but the referee spots it. Almas rakes Gargano's eyes but Gagrano dumps Almas out of the ring and hits a suicide dive, He rolls Almas in but Vega hits him with a hurracanrana.
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Almas looks frustrated now as he disrespectfully slaps Gargano across the face.
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Almas rolls Gargano in and hits the running knee and covers Gargano but somehow he kicks out.
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Gargano gets caught up in the turnbuckle on the outside and Almas folloed it up with a double stomp onto the apron. Gargano looks dazed.
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Vega distracts Gargano giving Almas the chance to hit a dropkick. Almas looks to follow it up with a DDT but Gargano rolls him up for a nearfall. Gargano then hits a superkick but can only pick up another nearfall.
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Gargano looks for the Garga-No-Escape but Almas hits a jawbreaker. He follows it up with a back elbow. Almas looks for a running knee but Gargano cleans him out with a clothesline. Gargano sends Almas face-first into the turnbuckle.
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Gargano rolls Almas back in and cover him for a nearfall.
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The fans are on their feet for a standing ovation but the battle comtinues. Almas slaps Gargano across the face and Gargano replies with an enzeguiri. Gargano follows it up with a jumping DDT onto the apron.
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Gargano goes for his patented DDT from the top rope but Gargnao slips out and hits him with a superkick. Gargano goes for a sunset flip powerbomb but Almas lands on his feet and hits running knees. Almas looks to follow it up with another one but crashes into the turnbuckles. Gargano goes for the slingshot DDT but Almas catches him and plants him.
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The two men trade forearms and Gargano looks to have won the exchange but Almas hits a nasty back elbow. That looks like a knockout shot but Gargano kicks out at 2. Almas bounces off the ropes to follow it up and Gargano catches him with a superkick for a 2-count. Both men then take each other out with a lariat.
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Almas looks to hit a moonsault from the top rope but Gargano rolls away. Almas spots it and lands on his feet and continues it into a standing moonsault,
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Gargano hits a slingshot spear as Almas charged at him. Almas replies with a head scissors for a 2-count.
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Gargano hits and enzeguiri and follows it up with a running forearm into the corner. 
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Gargano hits his signature seated roundhouse kick but Almas ties him up in the tree of woe. Almas goes for a double stomp but misses. Gargano follows it up with an overhead suplex into the turnbuckle.
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Almas locks in a headlock on Gargano. Johnny Gargano is grounded but soon gets back to his feet.
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Almas rolls Gargano into the ring and covers him for a 2-count.
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Gargano nails a hurracanrana sending Almas rolling out to ringside. Gargano goes for a dive but Almas dodges it. Almas then attempts a moonsault from the apron but Gargano dodges it and heads to the apron and kicks Almas in the face. He then goes for a running canonball and Almas sidesteps him, sending Gargano back first into the floor.
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