Paul Heyman's WWE NXT Takeover Intro (Video), Update On Missing NXT Awards, Nigel McGuinness Sick

- Tonight's WWE NXT "Takeover: Philadelphia" event opened with a video package narrated by Paul Heyman, who is no stranger to the Philly wrestling scene. The video can be seen above.

- Mauro Ranallo and Percy Watson called tonight's Takeover event without Nigel McGuinness as he was feeling under the weather and was unable to work the show.

- As noted, the NXT 2017 Year End Awards for Takeover of the Year, Future Star of NXT and Tag Team of the Year were not announced on tonight's pre-show with the other award winners. The WWE website has announced SAnitY as Tag Team of the Year, Cezar Bononi as Future Star of NXT and WarGames as Takeover of the year. Below is the full list of winners:

* Overall Competitor of the Year Asuka
* Rivalry of the Year Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
* Male Competitor of the Year Aleister Black
* Breakout Star of the Year Aleister Black
* Female Competitor of the Year Asuka
* Tag Team of the Year SAnitY
* Future Star of NXT Cezar Bononi
* Takeover of the Year NXT Takeover: WarGames
* Match of the Year Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne WWE United Kingdom Championship Match at NXT Takeover: Chicago

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