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5 top takeaways from NXT this week

Reasons to watch NXT on WWE Network this week

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13 Jan 2018, 06:18 IST
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NXT TakeOver Philly is coming up soon
NXT TakeOver Philly is coming up soon

NXT is back on the WWE Network after the Christmas break and this week's episode was brought from the historic sound stage in Atlanta, Georgia; the original home of WCW in the 90's. As always, a fun show and all stories are being built towards the TakeOver in Philly at the end of January


#5 Velveteen Dream

NXT TakeOver War Games was
NXT Takeover War Games was "Dream's' big break

After a tremendous showing at the TakeOver: War Games event, The Velveteen Dream had a slight injury due to the war he went through with Aleister Black and subsequently couldn't take part in the #1 contender tournament for the NXT title.

Jonny Gargano replaced him and ended up winning the whole thing, to face Cien Almas in Philly. The dream was quick to point out to Jonny that he would lose to Almas and didn't even deserve the shot as Dream let him have it and it was rightfully his. All of this shows NXT being high on Dream and it was interesting he referred to himself in the 3rd person, like The Rock. Expect to see more matches with the Dream going forward in the main event picture.

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