Tag - NXT

Finn Balor returns to the ring following ankle injury

Finn Balor

The ankle injury Finn Balor suffered a few weeks ago seems like it cleared as the NXT champion returned to the ring at the NXT non-televised live event in Philadelphia last night. The sold out show at the Tower Theater saw a main event of Finn Balor teaming up with newcomer Austin Aries to take on Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin in a tag team match...

Bayley cheers up Finn Balor at NXT show in Indianapolis

Bayley

With one ankle heavily taped up and crutches, Finn Balor looked on inside the NXT ring yesterday in Indianapolis, Indiana, as he was interrupted…by his own theme song. But no, there was not another Finn Balor coming out, it was NXT Women’s champion Bayley who came out with a Balor Club jacket, mimicking his entrance and hitting all the spots...

WWE confirms Finn Balor’s ankle injury

Finn Balor

The WWE website has confirmed that NXT champion Finn Balor has suffered an ankle injury during last night’s NXT non-televised live event in Nashville, Tennessee, and will be unable to compete in tonight’s NXT show in Indianapolis, Indiana. WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann said that Balor will be undergoing further evaluation on Monday to...

Possible injury to Finn Balor at NXT live event in Nashville

Finn Balor

NXT champion Finn Balor seemed to be a little banged up after his match against Samoa Joe yesterday at the NXT live event in Nashville at the Nashville War Memorial Auditorium. Balor apparently twisted his ankle after hitting the Coup de Grâce on Joe and after the match he kept holding his leg and was eventually helped up by the referee. From a...

Bull Dempsey released from NXT

NXT

28 year old NXT wrestler Bull Dempsey – real name James Smith – was released by WWE today according to his Twitter, two and a half years after signing a developmental deal. “It’s been real @WWENXT. Amazing group of coaches & coworkers & a helluva boss. Thank you for the opportunity @TripleH. See ya down the road,”...

Tickets for NXT in Cleveland and Columbus on sale now

NXT

Tickets for the two NXT shows that will happen in conjunction with the Arnold Sports Festival weekend went on sale today. First up will be Columbus, Ohio, with a show on March 3 at the LC Pavilion. Tickets for this show are $20, $50, and $75 and are available on Ticketmaster.com. The second show will be on March 4 at the Agora Theatre in...

NXT Takeover: Dallas card revealed at NXT tapings

Samoa Joe

On Friday, April 1, the NXT Superstars and Divas will be rocking the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Arena with the hottest ticket in town being NXT Takeover: Dallas. During the NXT television tapings held yesterday at Full Sail University in Orlando, the full card for the event was revealed. The show will be headlined with Finn Balor vs...

Shinsuke Nakamura to make his debut at NXT Takeover: Dallas

Shinsuke Nakamura

The second Superstar of the four that have been rumored to be joining WWE – Shinsuke Nakamura – has been announced as making his WWE NXT debut at the upcoming NXT Takeover: Dallas event, during WrestleMania 32 weekend. The announcement was made during yesterday’s NXT tapings at Full Sail University in Orlando when NXT General...

Austin Aries debuts at NXT tapings in Orlando

Austin Aries

The big surprise Triple H alluded to on Twitter regarding the NXT tapings yesterday ended up being the arrival of Austin Aries. The former TNA champion came out during the fourth set of tapings which will air on March 2 and was immediately set up in an angle that will probably culminate at the NXT Takeover: Dallas live WWE Network show during...

Austin Aries backstage at NXT tonight and expected to debut

Austin Aries

PWInsider.com is reporting that former TNA World champion Austin Aries is backstage at the CFE Arena for tonight’s NXT tapings and is expected to make his NXT debut. Towards the end of November of last year, Aries was photographed arriving at Full Sail University and signed autographs for fans who waited outside prior to the NXT television...

NXT back at the Arnold Sports Festival this year

NXT

WWE announced that NXT will be featured once again at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, taking place Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6. The WWE Experience at the Arnold Sports Festival will run from 9AM to 5:30PM on Saturday and then from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday. Live matches, meet and greets, autograph signings, Q&A...

Special NXT tapings tonight to be held at the CFE Arena at UCF

NXT

NXT will be holding a special edition of their weekly television show tonight at the CFE Arena on the campus of University of Central Florida in conjunction with the Royal Rumble weekend in Orlando. The top three matches for tonight are Bayley vs Carmella for the NXT Women’s title, Sami Zayn vs Samoa Joe for the number one contender for the NXT...

Heating problem delays first NXT show in Chicago

NXT

Today’s first NXT show in Chicago had a bit of an issue as fans were made to wait longer outside as there was a problem with the Portage Theater. The heating inside the venue was not functioning and officials did not open the doors for fans to get in, leaving the line to stretch for three blocks. To make up for the delay, WWE sent out NXT...

The 2015 NXT Year-End Award winners announced

Finn Balor

The winners of the 2015 NXT Year-End Awards were revealed yesterday with Finn Balor and Bayley being the big winners. Enzo and Cass won the tag team of the year while Bayley and Balor won the female and male competitors of the year. The NXT Takeover Brooklyn was announces as the Takeover event of the year and the match Bayley vs Sasha Banks at...

Top two matches for NXT show during Rumble weekend announced

Carmella

The NXT Twitter account revealed the top two matches for the upcoming NXT live event during the Royal Rumble weekend. The NXT Women’s title will be on the line as Bayley will defend her title against number one contender Carmella while Samoa Joe will face Sami Zayn with the winner getting a future shot at the NXT title currently held by Finn...

NXT to tour six more cities in February

NXT

A February NXT tour has been announced by Triple H this afternoon with the brand visiting Memphis, Nashville, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Asbury Park, and Albany. The first leg in Memphis at the Minglewood Hall, Nashville at The Auditorium, and Indianapolis at the Old National Centre Egyptian Room, will take place between February 4 and February 6...

NXT Year-End Awards to be presented on January 13

NXT

The January 13 edition of NXT on the WWE Network will feature the first ever NXT Year-End Awards, a smaller version of the Slammy Awards for those in NXT. The six categories available are Overall Competitor of the Year, Male Competitor of the Year, Female Competitor of the Year, Tag Team of the Year, Match of the Year, and TakeOver of the...

Second NXT show in Chicago sold out

NXT

The second NXT event added to Chicago on January 16 was gone in a blink of an eye, solidifying the enormous success that the NXT brand has become for WWE. The original 7:30PM show at the Portage Theater sold out pretty fast when it went on sale earlier this month and giving in to fans’ feedback, WWE added a second show, starting at 1PM in the...

Second NXT show added to Chicago on January 16

NXT

Chicago fans will get a double dose of NXT on January 16 as Triple H announced yesterday that a second show has been added to the NXT tour. The show, which will also take place at the Portage Theater, will kick off at 1PM while the second show which has already sold out will start at 7:30PM. Tickets for the 1PM show will go on sale at 12PM CST...