Tag - NXT

NXT Takeover: Chicago report

After a few weeks of good NXT shows, we’re back for another Takeover, this time from Chicago as Hideo Itami looks to dethrone Bobby Roode, whilst Tyler Bate and Pete Dunne collide for the UK Championship. That’s always going to be weird for me. A week ago, Bate and Dunne appeared for ATTACK! in Cheltenham, England… and here they are in...

NXT Takeover: Chicago live on WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois WWE presents NXT Takeover: Chicago exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Bobby Roode vs Hideo Itami for the NXT title; Asuka vs Ruby Riot vs Nikki Cross in a triple threat for the NXT Women’s title; The Authors of Pain vs #DIY in a ladder match for the NXT Tag Team...

Tommaso Ciampa suffers ankle injury at NXT non-televised event

Tommaso Ciampa, one half of #DIY, suffered an ankle injury last night during a non-televised live event, an injury which could pose problems for tomorrow’s NXT Takeover: Chicago and the planned match involving #DIY and the Authors of Pain. The match, which involved #DIY taking on Sanity, was stopped after a few minutes and Ciampa was carried to...

Ember Moon officially pulled from NXT Takeover: Chicago

WWE today officially announced that Ember Moon will not be part of the NXT Women’s fatal 4-way match at NXT Takeover: Chicago due to a shoulder injury. More details will be given at this week’s NXT television show on the WWE Network. Moon suffered a grade one shoulder sprain after Asuka attacked her during the number one contender’s match...

WWE UK title match set for NXT Takeover: Chicago

The WWE United Kingdom championship will be on the line at NXT Takeover: Chicago as current champion Tyler Bate will defend the gold against Pete Dunne. Dunne, who is the PROGRESS Wrestling champion, defeated Trent Seven during Sunday’s WWE UK Championship Live tapings in Norwich to advance to Takeover while Tyler Bate successfully defended the...

WWE UK championship to be defended at NXT Takeover: Chicago

The WWE United Kingdom championship will be defended at the upcoming NXT Takeover: Chicago which will be held on May 20. The announcement came yesterday during the first set of the WWE UK Championship Live television tapings in Norwich, England. The contenders will be decided tonight in the second set of tapings, as current champion Tyler Bate...

Ember Moon out of the NXT Women’s title fatal 4-way match

The NXT Women’s title fatal 4-way match at NXT Takeover: Chicago has been changed to a triple threat now as Ember Moon has been taken out of the match due to an injury. Moon, who challenged Asuka at the last Takeover in Orlando, suffered a shoulder injury when Asuka threw her out of the ring when she interfered in the number one contender’s...

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...