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Kevin Steen signs developmental deal with WWE

Triple H announced on his Twitter that the WWE has signed popular Canadian pro wrestler Kevin Steen to a developmental deal. The 30 year old from Quebec is trained by former WWE Superstar Jacques Rougeau and has worked for independent

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Next NXT special set for September 11

The next NXT live television special on the WWE Network will be taking place on September 11 from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the home of NXT. This will be the third two-hour special following NXT Arrival and

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Batista and Eva Marie appearing at NXT tapings tonight

WWE will tape four hours worth of NXT shows today at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Just like at every taping, NXT will get some special guests from the main roster and this time around it will be

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NXT specials to be held every quarter

The success of NXT ArRival and Takeover has led WWE to consider making these NXT specials on the WWE Network more frequent and Triple H confirmed yesterday that it looks like there will be one of these events every quarter

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NXT Takeover crowns new Women’s champion

WWE presented another successful two hour NXT special yesterday on the WWE Network titled NXT Takeover. The results from the show are as follows: Adam Rose defeated Camacho; The Ascension retained the NXT Tag Team titles defeating Kalisto and El

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NXT Takeover live tonight on the WWE Network

Live at 8PM EST from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, WWE presents NXT Takeover exclusively on the WWE Network. The card announced so far includes Adam Rose vs Camacho; The Ascension vs Kalisto & El Local for the

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WWE Network to air NXT Takeover special tomorrow

The WWE Network will be airing an NXT Takeover preview tomorrow night starting at 10PM EST hosted by Renee Young. The show will feature an in-depth preview of Thursday’s special including exclusive interviews with WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair

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Four wrestlers from NXT released

PWInsider.com is reporting that three NXT Superstars and one Diva were released today. The four unfortunate to receive the pink slip are Mason Ryan, Oliver Grey, Danny Burch, and Shaul Guerrero. Mason Ryan was part of WWE’s main roster in

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Paige stripped off her NXT Women’s title

NXT General Manager John “Bradshaw” Layfield stripped Paige off her NXT Women’s title in a video which was published on WWE.COM but was then later removed from the website. JBL confronted Paige who was holding both the Divas and NXT

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New NXT champion crowned at NXT ArRIVAL

WWE presented NXT ArRIVAL yesterday live on the WWE Network at a sold out Fall Sail University where a new NXT champion was crowned at the end of the show. The show started with Cesaro defeating Sami Zayn in a

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Full Sail University oversells building for NXT ArRIVAL show

The NXT ArRIVAL show last night at the Full Sail University was a big success in terms of attendance but University and WWE officials did not anticipate such a huge turnout and the process to get everyone in the building

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NXT ArRIVAL live tonight on WWE Network

The future Superstars and Divas are preparing for the biggest night of their professional life as tonight NXT ArRIVAL becomes the first in-ring live broadcast on the WWE Network. Starting at 7:30PM EST, a live pre-show will be presented with

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WWE bringing big guns for first ever live NXT event on WWE Network

WWE’s first live wrestling broadcast on the WWE Network will be held on February 27 and it will be the future Superstars and Divas of the WWE along with the current roster participating in an NXT special being called NXT

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Kassius Ohno released from his WWE developmental deal

Kassius Ohno, who wrestled outside NXT as Chris Hero, was surprising released from the company almost two years after he signed a developmental deal. Ohno – real name Chris Spradlin – was pulled from NXT television tapings for a few

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NXT’s Wyatt Family coming to the main roster

A promo on yesterday’s Monday Night RAW introduced the Wyatt family consisting of the man formerly known as Husky Harris, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan. Harris was in NXT and The Nexus a few years ago however his time in

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WWE signs two female fitness models to developmental deals

The NXT developmental group welcomed two new Divas-in-training to their facility last month as the WWE has signed female fitness models and bodybuilders Alexis Kaufman and Christina Vargas. The 21 year old blond Kaufman is from Columbus, Ohio, and participated

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Jim Ross meeting with NFLPA officials for possible WWE/NFL deal

FOX Sports is carrying an article about a possible partnership between WWE and NFL which would see the cut NFL players trying out for WWE. Jim Ross, who was in charge of WWE’s talent for several years, is meeting with

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WWE fires seven from the NXT developmental system

PWInsider.com is reporting that WWE went on a firing spree today, getting rid of seven NXT developmental talent. The unlucky ones are Derek Bateman, Briley Pierce (Dolph Ziggler’s younger brother), Tensai’s former manager Sakamoto, Brandon Traven, Percy Watson, and Divas-in-training

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El Generico appears at an NXT live event in full gimmick

WWE’s newest acquisition – El Generico – made his debut for NXT yesterday during a live event which was not being taped as part of the NXT series. The popular and highly-rated former indy wrestler did not get physical in

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Bo Dallas from NXT books his spot in the Royal Rumble

NXT competitor Bo Dallas won an eight-man tournament earlier today at the Royal Rumble Fan Fest and a spot in tomorrow’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Dallas won his matches against fellow NXT competitors Luke Harper, Conor O’Brian, and then Leo Kruger

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