Tag - NXT

Shawn Michaels at NXT television tapings

Shawn Michaels

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels was helping out at the NXT television tapings yesterday, his first taping since he became a coach at the WWE Performance Center. HBK moved with his family, at least temporarily, to Orlando to teach a class at the Performance Center, believed to be the class of the final stage before the call-up to the main roster...

Bayley says goodbye to NXT

Bayley

Former NXT Women’s champion Bayley posted a heartfelt goodbye message to NXT after her permanent call-up to the main roster came on Monday, just 48 hours after losing her NXT Women’s title rematch against Asuka. Bayley wrote on her Instagram that she went to the WWE Performance Center to clean out her locker after four years there. “NXT is...

Dates for NXT tour in New Zealand and Australia announced

NXT

It’s going to be a very busy December for NXT stars as an 11-day tour in New Zealand and Australia was announced last night during NXT Takeover. There will be two shows in New Zealand and six in Australia starting December 5 all the way through December 15. Tour kicks off on Monday, December 5 in Auckland at The Trusts Arena and then the final...

Japan’s Superstars rule NXT

Shinsuke Nakamura

For the first time in United States professional wrestling history, two Japanese Superstars hold the top two titles of a brand, with Shinsuke Nakamura winning the NXT title and Asuka retaining the NXT Women’s title by the end of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II. Nakamura, still undefeated in NXT, joined WWE in late February of this year after wrapping...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II report

NXT Takeover Brooklyn

Welcome to Wrestling-Online.com’s coverage of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II. Last year, this very event pretty much rocked the house with a fantastic card and match of the year contender featuring Sasha Banks vs Bayley. Will this year be the same? Renee Young anchored the NXT Takeover pre-show panel along with Lita and Mauro Ranallo. Both Lita...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II live on WWE Network tonight

NXT Takeover Brooklyn

Live tonight from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Samoa Joe vs Shinsuke Nakamura for the NXT title; Asuka vs Bayley for the NXT Women’s title; The Revival vs Johnny Gargano and Tommasi Ciampa for the NXT Tag Team titles; Bobby Roode vs...

Ember Moon debuts on NXT television tonight

Ember Moon

Another NXT Takeover and yet another debut. Adrienne Reese, who has wrestled on the indie circuit as Athena, will make her NXT television debut tonight in Brooklyn under the name Ember Moon. The 27-year-old Texas native will be wrestling Billie Kay in her first televised match. She has been signed to a WWE deal since September 2015 and has been...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II card takes shape

NXT Takeover Brooklyn

The NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II card took shape during last night’s NXT television show on the WWE Network and now there are five matches set for the much-anticipated show which takes place from the Barclays Center the night before SummerSlam. Three new matches were announced last night, including an NXT Tag Team title match featuring the champs...

Bobby Roode and Hideo Itami return on NXT TV tonight

Bobby Roode

Former TNA champion Bobby Roode will make his first proper NXT televised appearance during tonight’s episode on the WWE Network. Roode made his first appearance at NXT Takeover: Dallas and then joined the NXT crew for the tour in the United Kingdom. At NXT Takeover: The End he made another appearance, walking in William Regal’s office. Also...

NXT says goodbye to Carmella, Rawley, Jax, and Balor in Houston

Finn Balor

Carmella, Mojo Rawley, Nia Jax, and Finn Balor had their final NXT non-televised live event yesterday in Houston, Texas in front of a packed crowd at the Revention Music Center. All four, along with Alexa Bliss and American Alpha, were drafted to the main roster. In their final matches, Rawley defeated Buddy Murphy, Carmella teamed up with her...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II gets a main event

NXT Takeover Brooklyn

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II got a massive main event last night during NXT as William Regal announced that Samoa Joe will be defending the NXT title against Shinsuke Nakamura. This will be the first title shot for the charismatic and super popular Japanese sensation and with Samoa Joe expected to be called up to the main roster soon it would not be...

The NXT 6 moving up to the main roster

Finn Balor

Six NXT Superstars will be saying goodbye to the WWE Performance Center and Orlando and hello to long travel days and life on the main roster. One of the biggest pops of the night came when Mick Foley announced the name of Finn Balor who was drafted to Raw. Balor has been part of NXT since 2014 and had his last NXT televised match against Shinsuke...

Fans get a special moment at NXT live event in Louisville

Finn Balor

The folks at NXT have fun at every city they go to and the atmosphere around these NXT live events are certainly very different from the Raw and Smackdown tours. Yesterday in a non-televised NXT event in Louisville, Kentucky the stars of NXT did just that – have fun. The show was main evented by a massive five on five match featuring Finn...

Hideo Itami returns to action at non-televised NXT live event

Hideo Itami

Hideo Itami, the NXT Superstar formerly known as KENTA, made his long-awaited return at a non-televised NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida yesterday. Itami teamed up with the TM61 tag team to take on Wesley Blake, Tino Sabbatelli, and Samoa Joe, and the babyface trio got the win with Itami getting the pinfall. Itami has been out of action...

NXT regulars perform at WWE non-televised live event in Orlando

Samoa Joe

6 NXT regulars participated in the non-televised live WWE event in Orlando yesterday at the Amway Center, a smart idea considering Orlando is the home of NXT. NXT champion Samoa Joe teamed up with Austin Aries to take on the tag team of Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura. The popular duo of Balor and Nakamura got the victory in this all-NXT match...

New logo for sold-out NXT Takeover: Brooklyn

NXT Brooklyn

Triple H confirmed today via a post on Twitter that NXT Takeover: Brooklyn has sold out. “Last year’s event was historic, a stamp in time..and when #NXTTakeOver comes Back to Brooklyn..it is S O L D O U T!” Earlier this week we reported that Ticketmaster.com was out of tickets for the show and the majority of them were snapped during the...

Ticketmaster out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets

NXT Brooklyn

Ticketmaster.com is pretty much out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets and searches for a single ticket brings up no matches. Tickets went on sale yesterday morning to the general public while the pre-sale kicked off on Wednesday. Tickets for the show have already popped up on secondary market websites such as VividSeats.com and TicketNetwork.com...

Bobby Roode debuts at NXT event at Download Festival in the UK

Bobby Roode

NXT just delivered its first surprised in the United Kingdom as Bobby Roode made his NXT in-ring debut today during the live event at Download Festival, defeating Angelo Dawkins. Several weeks ago the WWE UK Twitter account spilled the beans that Roode had been added to the NXT tour but the tweet was then quickly deleted as there was no official...