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London gets NXT Takeover WWE Network event on December 16

NXT

The NXT event in London, England, at the SSE Arena in Wembley on December 16 will be a live Takeover event. This was announced today by Triple H in a post on Twitter. When the NXT schedule in the UK was announced, it was thought that the London show was going to be a Takeover event considering it dropped on a Wednesday. WWE seems to be heading...

90 minutes of NXT from Brooklyn on WWE Network tonight

NXT

The NXT television show on the WWE Network tonight will be a 90 minute episode instead of the usual 60 minutes. The episode airing tonight was taped this past Saturday just before the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn live event at the Barclays Center. Matches taped for the episode include Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley vs Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady; Jason...

Who is NXT’s newest Diva Nia Jax?

Nia Jax

During last night’s NXT Takeover: Brooklyn broadcast, a vignette aired hyping up the arrival of NXT’s newest Diva-in-training, Nia Jax. Jax is Savelina Fanene, a member of the world famous Anoa’i wrestling family and cousin of former WWE champion The Rock. She has been signed to a WWE developmental deal since 2014 and wrestled on...

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament announced for NXT

Dusty Rhodes

NXT General Manager William Regal announced the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament yesterday during the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn show. The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will feature the best of NXT’s past, present and future, with the finals taking place at the next NXT Takeover, live on WWE Network on Wednesday, October 7. Dusty was an...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn results

NXT Brooklyn

Here are the results from the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn live event which took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and aired live on the WWE Network. Triple H opened the show with the arena in the dark as he stood in the middle of the ring thanking fans. The NXT crowd then came alive right on cue with NXT chants taking over. Jushin...

NXT to tour the United Kingdom in December

NXT

Triple H announced on Twitter today that the NXT brand will be traveling to the United Kingdom for a tour later this year in December. “The evolution of @WWENXT continues as we cross the Atlantic for a tour of the UK Dec. 10-16th,” Triple H tweeted. WWE is not scheduled to be on tour in the UK in December so this will just an NXT tour. The...

Paddy Power offering NXT Takeover: Brooklyn online betting

NXT Brooklyn

Paddy Power in the United Kingdom seems to be the only place to offer NXT Takeover: Brooklyn online betting, the first time someone is offering bets on an NXT WWE Network live event. Finn Balor is the favorite in the odds to win and retain the NXT title in the ladder match with odds at 1/10 while Kevin Owens is at 5/1. The NXT Women’s champion...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn live tonight on the WWE Network

NXT Brooklyn

Live tonight on the WWE Network, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Brooklyn from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The full card is as follows: Finn Balor vs Kevin Owens for the NXT title in a ladder match; Sasha Banks vs Bayley for the NXT Women’s title; Blake and Murphy vs The Vaudevillians for the NXT Tag Team titles; Jushin “Thunder”...

Kevin Owens cuts epic promo on NXT crowd for being hypocritical

Kevin Owens

Kevin Owens cut an epic promo on the Full Sail crowd on the NXT show that aired last night on the WWE Network. As Owens was hyping the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn show for this Saturday and his main event match against Finn Balor, fans started to boo and chanting “Brooklyn sucks.” Owens was caught a bit by surprise and decided to unload on the...

90 minutes of NXT TV tapings to be held prior to Takeover event

NXT

In response to the poster Triple H tweeted about NXT in Brooklyn this Saturday, the former champ said that not all the matches on the poster will be on the WWE Network event. During a conference call with the media, HHH mentioned that the company will also record 90 minutes of NXT television tapings along with the live WWE Network event. These...

Samoa Joe added to the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn card

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe has been added to the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn special event on the night before SummerSlam in a match against Baron Corbin. Joe made his NXT debut at the previous Takeover event at Full Sail University this past May, showing up after the main event confronting the then NXT champion Kevin Owens. This is the fifth match on the NXT Takeover:...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn sold out

NXT Brooklyn

WWE has sold over 13,000 tickets for the upcoming NXT Takeover: Brooklyn event and the show is now officially sold out. This will represent NXT’s largest ever crowd and the Barclays Center is set to be sold out three nights in a row with NXT, SummerSlam, and then Monday Night Raw. So far four matches have been announced for the WWE Network...

NXT to tour Texas in September

NXT

The NXT tour will continue around the United States with the state of Texas the next in line for some live NXT action. NXT will perform three live events on three separate days starting on Thursday, September 17 at the Bayou Music Center in Houston. On Friday, the show moves to the Austin Music Hall in Austin, and then on Saturday it’s off to...

Dasha Fuentes joins NXT’s broadcast team

Dasha Fuentes

WWE has announced that Dasha Fuentes has joined the NXT broadcast team and will be conducting backstage interviews during the shows on the WWE Network. Fuentes, a native of Orlando, has been part of the WWE Performance Center since May of 2014 and joined to become a WWE Diva. A knee injury last Summer sidelined her but WWE took care of her and...

Former TNA star Jesse Sorensen wrestles at NXT television tapings

NXT

Former TNA star Jesse Sorensen wrestled at the NXT television tapings this past Thursday, working a very quick match against Baron Corbin. Sorensen worked for TNA between 2011 and 2013 and during the Against All Odds pay-per-view in 2012 he suffered a C-1 vertebrae fracture with spinal cord edema during a match against Zema Ion. Doctors initially...

Liger coming to NXT Takeover at request of William Regal

William Regal

In a post on Twitter, William Regal said that people are over-analyzing the arrival of Jushin “Thunder” Liger at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn because the fact is that there is no back story and it was just a favor he cashed in. “Sometimes just being around enough you can call a friend. It really is as simple as me making a call to a friend...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn sells out in few minutes on Ticketmaster

NXT Brooklyn

Tickets for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn vanished in under two minutes after going on sale to the general public at Noon. Searches for any kind of ticket for the event on Ticketmaster.com returns zero results. The pre-sale a few days ago also sold out pretty quickly. WWE will not be using the full Barclays Center for NXT Takeover but judging from the...

Jushin “Thunder” Liger coming to NXT: Takeover: Brooklyn

NXT Brooklyn

It was announced yesterday night at NXT that popular Japanese wrestler Justin “Thunder” Liger will be appearing at the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn event on the eve of SummerSlam, live from the Barclays Center on the WWE Network. “Running out of reasons not to get a ticket…. #FutureIsNow,” wrote Triple H on his Twitter after the...