Tag - NXT

Sami Zayn cleared to wrestle tomorrow at NXT Takeover

Sami Zayn

During a conference call held earlier today, Triple H confirmed that Sami Zayn will be wrestling as scheduled tomorrow against NXT champion Kevin Owens. Zayn was injured on Raw a couple of weeks ago as he came in to wrestle John Cena in Montreal however he managed to finish the match. He underwent an MRI and was then medically cleared to...

Matt Bloom and Sara Amato promoted at NXT

NXT

WWE today announced that it has promoted Matt Bloom as permanent Head Coach at NXT following the resignation of Bill DeMott. In addition, Sara Amato has also been promoted to Assistant Head Coach, the first female in such a position. Bloom is known to WWE fans as A-Train, Price Albert, and lately as Jason Albert. Amato is better known as Sara Del...

Samoa Joe rumored to debut this Wednesday at NXT Takeover

Samoa Joe

Reddit user FalconArrow, who over the past few days correctly reported the return of the Elimination Chamber, and the involvement of Rhyno and Tommy Dreamer at NXT in Philly, is now reporting that Samoa Joe has signed a deal with WWE and will be making his debut this Wednesday on NXT. The anonymous user has been verified by the r/SquaredCircle...

Tommy Dreamer turns up to face Corbin at NXT in Philly

Tommy Dreamer

The ECW Original mystery opponent for Baron Corbin at last night’s NXT event in Philadelphia ended up being Mr ECW himself, Tommy Dreamer. Dreamer was “recruited” by Joey Styles after Corbin issued an open challenge to any ECW Original to fight him yesterday after the first NXT event in Philly on Thursday. He beat Rhyno on the first show...

Divas headline non-televised NXT live event in Philadelphia

Sasha Banks

The NXT non-televised live event yesterday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a special one for two particular NXT stars as for the first time it was two Divas who headlined the show. While the NXT champion Kevin Owens was in attendance and wrestled, his match did not close the show, but Sasha Banks and Charlotte did. The two Divas stole the show...

Top matches for the next NXT Takeover special in May

Kevin Owens

The top matches for the next NXT Takeover special on the WWE Network were revealed during last night’s set of NXT tapings held in Winter Park, Florida, at Full Sail University. The main event will be a rematch of the last Takeover event featuring Kevin Owens defending his NXT title against Sami Zayn. The NXT Women’s title will also be on the...

NXT brand going on tour in May and June

NXT

NXT is going on tour in May and June and apart from the usual Florida spots, the brand will now be going to Philadelphia, Albany, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Columbus. The bulk of the tour is in NXT’s home state of Florida with shows in Lakeland, Tampa, Cocoa Beach, Largo, Starke, Citrus Springs, and Venice. However five out-of-state...

NXT to hold live event in Albany, New York, in May

NXT

After successful shows outside of Florida at the Arnold Classic and WrestleMania weekend, NXT is branching out again and this time Albany, New York, will get some NXT action in May. The historic Washington Avenue Armory will host NXT on Saturday, May 16 and the 1890-built arena will be configured to host in the range of 3,500 fans. This is not the...

WWE grants NXT’s CJ Parker his release

NXT

XT talent CJ Parker has been released from his WWE contract effective today after Parker requested it. “WWE has come to terms on the release of NXT Superstar CJ Parker, as of today, April 3, 2015. WWE wishes CJ Parker the best in all his future endeavors,” said a short statement on the WWE.COM website. Parker was at WrestleMania weekend...

NXT live specials on Network to remain quarterly

NXT

The NXT Takeover specials that the recent WWE press release indicated that will be airing monthly has been changed as common sense prevailed and the decision was changed to leave them as quarterly events. The decision to go monthly raised some eyebrows as the quarterly live specials are super popular with fans and changing it to monthly specials...

NXT Takeover live specials to be monthly shows

NXT

With NXT one of the most popular WWE brands, it was only a matter of time before more live specials are added to the schedule. In the press release issued today, WWE announced that NXT Takeover specials will now be airing monthly rather than quarterly, giving NXT its own pay-per-view feel events every month. No other information was given but...

Two NXT live events for this week rescheduled

NXT

The NXT events today at Orlando Armory in Orlando, Florida, and the one on Saturday, March 21, at UACDC Gymnasium, in Tampa, Florida, have been rescheduled. The event at Orlando Armory will now take place on Saturday, April 4, at 7:30PM, while the event at Tampa’s UACDC Gymnasium will take place on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30PM. All tickets...

NXT live event for WrestleMania weekend sold out

NXT

It’s been a good weekend for WWE ticket sales as after a fast SummerSlam sell out, the NXT live event on the Friday before WrestleMania was also sold out just minutes after tickets went on sale to the general public earlier today. NXT will be holding the third live event outside the state of Florida on March 27 in San Jose at the San Jose State...

Tickets for NXT event at WrestleMania weekend on sale tomorrow

NXT

Tickets for the NXT live event during WrestleMania weekend in San Jose will go on sale to the general public tomorrow at 9AM PST although Ticketmaster.com is running a pre-sale with the code WWENXT. Tickets are selling for $15, $25, $50, and $75, plus additional fees. The pre-sale might already be out of tickets as search on Ticketmaster for any...