Ricochet def. Chris Dijak
Ricochet had his work cut out for him against the 6-foot-8, 270-pound Chris Dijak, an acclaimed WWE Performance Center recruit who was making his long-awaited NXT TV debut. The huge size difference didn’t deter NXT’s One and Only from aggressively bringing the fight to Dijak and sending him sprawling from the ring.
Ricochet followed up with a suicide dive, but Dijak caught him and chokeslammed him onto the ring apron. Ricochet avoided a subsequent moonsault attempt by the mindbogglingly agile Dijak and then unleashed a fast-moving series of attacks before landing his 630 Splash for the win.
After the match, Ricochet addressed Velveteen Dream, saying that while Dream is entertaining and can “basically do it all,” he showed how much of a “punk” he was last week when he attacked Ricochet during their Handicap Match against Lars Sullivan. Dream arrived on the scene, but instead of taking Ricochet up on an offer to fight on the spot, he said that a match of that magnitude warrants the spotlight of TakeOver: Chicago. Velveteen Dream also told Ricochet that anything he can do, Dream can do better.
In response, and in a moment that is sure to live on as a gif for years to come, Ricochet ran the length of the ring, flipped over the ropes and landed perfectly on the floor before getting right in Dream’s face. As Velveteen Dream looked on in disbelief at Ricochet’s unbelievable feat of athleticism, The One and Only left him with three words: “Then show me.”