WWE: NXT team dominates Survivor Series with overall victory
Team NXT dominated Survivor Series, winning each of the games to take overall brand victory.
Shayna Baszler forced Bayley to tap out in a main-event game which also contained Becky Lynch to accumulate the fourth triumph for the Wednesday night crew and provide them the win.
SmackDown banked two victories with Raw taking one, and although Lynch drove Baszler via a table after the match, the night proved to be a glorious success for NXT along with their women’s winner.
Rey Mysterio narrowly missing out to a major upset in his No Holds Barred match against Brock Lesnar however, The Beast ultimately prevailed.
Mysterio and his son Dominick fell Lesnar with several shots with a lead pipe before sunrise 619 and frog splashes but the WWE champion kicked off of this pin attempt and struck on an F5 on Rey to the triumph.
NXT star Keith Lee enjoyed what could turn out to be a breakout performance for him in the men’s five-against-five elimination match, which boiled him down against Roman Reigns.
Ultimately it was Reigns who picked up the win for SmackDown using a Spear however, Lee came near victory before causing a second-rope moonsault and stems from the event with his standing tremendously improved.
The Fiend made the first defence of his Universal title and although Daniel Bryan had some strong moments the championship remains firmly round the waist of Bray Wyatt’s unnatural creation.
With the ring bathed in the red light which has become the tradition of The Fiend, Bryan awakened using a Mandible Claw to retain the gold.
Team NXT was given the triumph in the women’s triple threat five-on-five match by A powerful performance from Rhea Ripley.
The rising Australian star, who immobilized Charlotte Flair on Raw last week, gained from some assistance from Io Shirai and Candice Le Rae, now beat Sasha Banks to acquire it to its black-and-gold team.
At a brutal game, Adam Cole retained the NXT Championship using a Previous Shot on Pete Dunne and his Undisputed Era colleague Roderick Strong won a triple threat from Intercontinental winner Shinsuke Nakamura and United States champion AJ Styles.
On the event’s pre-show, the Viking Raiders demonstrated their excellence by beating SmackDown winners The New Day and NXT title-holders Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish, and Lio Rush retained the NXT cruiserweight title with victory over Akira Tozawa (Raw) and Kalisto (SmackDown).