This is tonight’s Ladder Match main event. Dominik Dijakovic made his way out, stopping to go around a ladder. The winner of this will earn the entry advantage for their team in WarGames. The Undisputed Era’s music hits next, and NXT Champion Adam Cole made his way out for this non-title match. The bell hit and Cole unloaded to start. Dijakovic came back and beat him down with clubbing shots. Cole fought back, but Dijakovic leveled him with a big clothesline. Dijakovic went under the ring and brought a ladder out. He went to fatch the ladder in, but Cole nailed a baseball slide dropkick, sending the ladder back into Dijakovic.
They brought it back in, and Dijakovic big boots the ladder into Cole, sending him down with it. He slammed the ladder on Cole once again. Dijakovic leaned the ladder in the corner and launched Cole into it. Cole went down and clutched his knee. Dijakovic stood the ladder up under the briefcase. Cole stopped him from climbing. He climbed but got pulled down. Dijakovic climbed the ladder, but Cole superkicked his knee out, and he falls to the mat. The referee checked on Dijakovic, but Cole slammed his surgically repaired knee into the ring post a few times.
Dijakovic clutched his knee while the referee was checking on him again. He struggle for a ladder in a tug-of-war. Dijakovic got it and leaned it in the corner. Another ladder was under the briefcase. He bridged a ladder from the corner to the ladder in the middle of the ring. Dijakovic rocked Cole, but Cole fought him off to avoid being put through the corner ladder bridge. Cole countered and dropped Dijakovic over his knee by the neck. So, the fans chant “NXT!” Cole climbed, but Dijakovic stopped him. Dijakovic slammed Cole from up high on the ladder through the ladder leaning in the corner.
Fans chant “Mamma Mia!” now as Cole rolled around in pain. Cole went on and ended up hitting a big Panama Sunrise from up high on the ladder. Fans went wild and chanted “NXT!” while Dijakovic was down on the outside. Cole climbed the ladder again, but Dijakovic stopped him from behind. Dijakovic hit a Torture Rack into a big knee. He also went down and clutched his hurt knee. Dijakovic hobbled up the ladder structure with one good foot. He grabbed the briefcase, but Cole met him on the other side of the ladder. Both superstars struggled up high for the briefcase.
Cole knocked Dijakovic in the head with the briefcase, sending him crashing through the ladder bridge in the corner. Finally, Cole unhooked the briefcase to win the match and earned the WarGames advantage.
Result: NXT Champion Adam Cole def. Dominik Dijakovic
After the match, Cole stood on top of the ladder and celebrated with the briefcase. He stands tall in the middle of the ring with the title and the briefcase as the referee raises his arm in victory.