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NXT visiting Midwest and Northwest for six shows in May

NXT

The next NXT road trip live events will occur in May with six shows in the Midwest and Northwest. The six cities NXT is visiting are Salina, Kansas on May 5, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 6, Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 7, Seattle, Washington, on May 12, Spokane, Washington on May 13, and Portland, Oregon on May 14. This will be the first time that NXT...

Former Tough Enough competitor ZZ makes NXT debut

ZZ

Tough Enough favorite ZZ made his NXT debut last night at a non-televised NXT live event in Orlando, Florida. ZZ wrestled against Chris Girard, who is formerly known as Biff Busick, and won the match. Girard took a shot at ZZ on Twitter writing, “ZZ is hands down the very worst competitor I’ve ever been in a ring with. Yes, even worse than...

Australian tag team The Mighty Don’t Kneel sign NXT deal

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WWE.COM reported today that Australians Michael Nicholls and Shane Veryzer – known to wrestling fans as the tag team duo The Mighty Don’t Kneel – have signed with WWE. Nicholls and Veryzer are relocating to Orlando, Florida, and will start at the WWE Performance Center in early April as part of a new NXT class. The two have wrestled...

NXT book by ECW Press set for release on April 1, 2017

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ECW Press today announced the publication of NXT: The Future Is Now, a book written by Jon Robinson which will be released on April 1, 2017. The new book follows the rise of NXT from its conception to becoming WWE’s newest global brand. The preview of the book reads, “Learn how NXT came to be, from the opening of the WWE Performance Center to...

Emma knocked out by Asuka during NXT event

Emma

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Cleveland, Ohio, started off on the wrong foot as Emma got legit knocked out by her opponent Asuka. Asuka performed a combination of kicks and backhands on Emma and one kick to the face put Emma on the floor. The ref immediately checked on her as it looked like a stiff one but Emma tried to get up...

Finn Balor and Bayley…dance to Dirty Dancing song

Finn Balor

“Finn 3:16 says…may I have this dance?” And that’s how the saga continued between NXT champ Finn Balor and NXT Women’s champ Bayley at a non-televised NXT live event in Orlando. Bayley dropped her title and turned around to see what the fans wanted and was met with “Yes!” chants. Balor dropped his title too, the lights were dimmed...

Finn Balor comes out dressed as Bayley at NXT event in Albany

Finn Balor

Finn Balor and Bayley are having the time of their lives at NXT and it was evident at last night’s non-televised NXT live event in Albany, New York. After the main event was over, Balor walked to the back and Bayley came out to the top of the stage and waited for a few seconds before her theme song kicked in and Balor came out dressed as...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...