Tag - NXT

Lana practices her new dance entrance routine at NXT event

The next time Lana will be making her way to the ring during a Smackdown Live episode, she won’t be walking down the ramp…but dancing down the ramp. Lana, along with her husband Rusev, have been moved to Smackdown from Raw during the Superstar Shake-up and Lana will now be involved in the women’s division rather than just being Rusev’s...

Shinsuke Nakamura given big farewell on NXT TV

Former NXT champion Shinsuke Nakamura was given a fantastic sendoff during last night’s NXT episode on the WWE Network as he moves permanently to the main roster. Nakamura’s farewell was the main event of the show and started with Nakamura cutting a promo in the middle of the ring, thanking everyone at the Performance Center and NXT and the...

NXT television tapings wrap up busy WWE week in Orlando

The NXT television tapings last night at Full Sail University wrapped up a busy week for WWE in Orlando with countless media appearances, community work, and five other sold out shows at the Amway Center and Camping World Stadium. Full Sail was sold out as well for the NXT tapings which saw the return in action of Drew McIntyre as well as a...

NXT Takeover: Chicago set for May 20

On May 20, NXT Takeover returns for another installment, this time in the city of Chicago on the same weekend as the Smackdown-only Backlash pay-per-view. Tickets for this show, which will take place at the Allstate Arena, go on sale this Saturday at 10AM CT with an Internet pre-sale starting tomorrow at 10AM CT. The build-up for NXT Takeover:...

NXT graduates dominate WrestleMania 33 card

17 WWE Superstars on the card tonight for WrestleMania have all graduated from NXT over the past several years, an impressive number that is even more impressive when adding participants from the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, a number that shoots up to nearly 30. Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Alexa Bliss, and Bayley are all champions walking...

NXT Takeover: Orlando report

NXT may be have cooled off in recent months, but their WrestleMania curtain-raiser was anything but cold. At least until the main event… During the pre-show they aired footage from Axxess of No Way Jose being beaten up by SAnitY – that leaves Jose off the card, so it’s either going to be a handicap match, or Jose’ll be replaced...

New NXT titles to be handed out to winners tonight

NXT General Manager William Regal revealed during this morning’s Axxess session that new NXT titles will be presented to the respective winners tonight at NXT Takeover: Orlando. This is the first time that NXT will be undergoing a revamp of their titles. The NXT championship was established on July 1, 2012 with Seth Rollins winning the inaugural...

NXT Takeover: Orlando live tonight exclusively on the WWE Network

Live from the Amway Center and exclusively on the WWE Network, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Orlando tonight. The full card is as follows: Bobby Roode vs Shinsuke Nakamura for the NXT title; Asuka vs Ember Moon for the NXT Women’s title; The Authors of Pain vs #DIY vs The Revival in a triple threat tag team elimination match for the NXT Tag Team...

Aleister Black to make TV debut at NXT Takeover: Orlando

Aleister Black, the man formerly known as Tommy End, will be making his NXT television debut at NXT Takeover: Orlando next weekend. The 31 year old Dutch star signed with WWE in June of last year and moved to Orlando four months later to start at the WWE Performance Center. He has been appearing at several non-televised live NXT events however has...

NXT returning to the United Kingdom in June

NXT is returning to the United Kingdom for another tour in June, following the successful shows of last year. The tour kicks off on Monday, June 5 in Aberdeen from the GE Oil & Gas Arena, then moves to Manchester on Tuesday, June 6 at the Manchester Arena. On Wednesday, June 7 it’s off to Leeds for a show at the First Direct Arena, and on...

Asuka to make her Madison Square Garden debut next month

NXT Women’s champion Asuka will be making her Madison Square Garden debut next month on March 12 with the Smackdown brand as part of an eight-woman tag match. Asuka will be teaming up with Nikki Bella, Becky Lynch, and Tamina to take on Alexa Bliss, Mickie James, Natalya, and Carmella. She’s taking the place of Naomi, who is currently...

Finn Balor returns at NXT tapings to save Nakamura

Finn Balor appeared at the NXT television tapings yesterday which were held at the CFE Arena, located on the campus of the University of Central Florida. The segment, which was the final one for the night, was only for the live crowd and will not be part of NXT TV when the show eventually airs. Balor came out after Bobby Roode was talking down on...

NXT Takeover: San Antonio results

Here are the results from NXT Takeover: San Antonio, which took place from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. Eric Young defeated Tye Dillinger; Roderick Strong defeated Andrade “Cien” Almas; The Authors of Pain defeated #DIY to become the new NXT Tag Team champions; Asuka defeated Nikki Cross, Peyton Royce, and Billie Kay to retain...

2016 NXT Year-End Awards winners announced

The 2016 NXT Year-End Awards were announced during the NXT Takeover: San Antonio Kickoff show today. Peyton Royce and Billie Kay won the Breakout Stars of the Year; #DIY vs The Revival from NXT Takeover: Toronto won the Match of the Year; The Revival won the Tag Team of the Year; Asuka won the Female Competitor of the Year; Shinsuke Nakamura won...

NXT Takeover: San Antonio live on the WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas, WWE presents NXT Takeover: San Antonio exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Shinsuke Nakamura vs Bobby Roode for the NXT title; Asuka vs Nikki Cross vs Billie Kay vs Peyton Royce in a fatal 4-way match for the NXT Women’s title; #DIY vs The Authors of Pain for...

NXT Takeover: San Antonio preview

NXT kicks off their year of Takeovers on Saturday night, with a Royal Rumble warm-up in San Antonio. As usual, it’s a five-match show – so let’s get going with our preview and picks! NXT Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Bobby Roode Despite losing the title at the last Takeover event in November, Nakamura managed to regain the...

NXT tapings at University of Central Florida set for next month

On February 22, NXT will hold a special taping at the University of Central Florida in Orlando rather than at Full Sail University in Winter Park. The CFE Arena holds up to 10,000 fans and it’s the second time that NXT will be visiting the University of Central Florida as they taped a show there in January 2016. The tapings will start at 6:30PM...

Triple H hints at NXT getting draft picks as well

Raw and Smackdown will have their own change in rosters as Superstars move from red to blue and vice versa in upcoming storylines and drafts, but Triple H hinted at another brand that might get in the mix – NXT. Speaking to ESPN.COM, the man behind NXT said that you can’t really consider NXT as a developmental because they did 200 shows...

NXT live event from Osaka to air on WWE Network next week

Next week’s NXT show on the WWE Network will be a 2-hour special that was taped at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan, a couple of weeks ago. Only one match was screened from that show – when Nakamura regained the title from Samoa Joe – but the rest will now make it on television after Triple H made the announcement on Twitter. Five...