Killian Dain Originally Planned To Jump Off The Cage At NXT TakeOver: WarGames

In 2017, NXT brought back WarGames, building a TakeOver event around the famed WCW match.

The return of WarGames featured Undisputed ERA (Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, & Kyle O'Reilly) battling The Authors of Pain (Akam and Rezar) & Roderick Strong, and SAnitY (Alexander Wolfe, Eric Young, & Killian Dain) in a triple threat tag team match.

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According to Dain, he originally planned to jump off the top of the cage, and even pulled it off in practice, but was worried about doing it in the actual match once he had his boots on.

"At one point with WarGames, I was going to jump off the cage. I practiced it a couple of times and was like, 'That was easy.' Then I tried it in wrestling boots and I couldn't quite get to the top. I had to go to Shawn Michaels and was like, 'I actually can't jump off this.' 'We just saw you climb it.' 'Yeah, I was in my sneakers. In my wrestling boots and kilt (I can't do it).' I don't really doubt myself with anything and when that doubt came in and wasn't going away, I was just like, 'Yeah, not doing it.' Thankfully everyone and Shawn Michaels, who is incredible was like, 'That's the first time we've heard you doubt yourself. You tell me no, we'll plan something else.' Looking back, I think it would have been overkill and took away from the suplex off the top. It was a great decision not to do it. That's what I keep telling myself," Dain said with a laugh in an interview with All Night Long.

Undisputed ERA was victorious in the WarGames match.

Elsewhere during the interview, Dain discussed Sanity moving to the main roster and losing Nikki Cross. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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