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Sami Zayn closes out NXT Takeover: London

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After the NXT Takeover: London main event was over and the broadcast was done from the WWE Network, there was one more match that the London crowd got to experience…and the return of Sami Zayn. Zayn wrestled Tye Dillinger and after the match was over, Zayn spent around 5 minutes talking to the 10,000 fans who packed the SSE Arena in Wembley...

Sami Zayn makes in-ring return at NXT live event in Newcastle

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Sami Zayn made his in-ring return at the NXT live event tour in Newcastle, England, yesterday and wrestled NXT champion Finn Balor in the main event. Breaking the usual tradition, the champion came out first for his match, leaving Zayn to get one of the biggest pops of the night. Fans chanted “Ole ole ole!” as the WWE production team waited a...

Sami Zayn returning at the NXT UK tour

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NXT’s Sami Zayn will be returning at the upcoming NXT tour in the United Kingdom. The Canadian born of Syrian descent has been off WWE television since late May as he had to undergo shoulder surgery to repair an injury he sustained during his U.S. Title Open Challenge match against John Cena in his home town of Montreal. At that month’s NXT...

Sami Zayn appearing at EVOLVE shows this weekend

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In another sign of WWE supporting WWNLive and one of its indy promotions EVOLVE, it was announced that former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be appearing for EVOLVE this weekend. Zayn will be appearing at the October 17 show in Queens and the October 18 show in Long Island, New York. Zayn will not be wrestling on the show but will be meeting fans and...

Sami Zayn to undergo shoulder surgery

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Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be undergoing shoulder surgery which is why his match with Kevin Owens was over quicker than most anticipated. Zayn injured his shoulder during his entrance in Montreal after he answered John Cena’s U.S. title open challenge. Zayn still went on to have a fantastic match against the champion and was given a...

Sami Zayn to undergo MRI for injured shoulder following Raw match

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Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be undergoing an MRI today after suffering a shoulder injury during his Raw debut against John Cena. Zayn, who is from Montreal, responded to John Cena’s open challenge but came up short in front of the home town crowd who gave him a thunderous pop. WWE officials checked in on Zayn during the match after it was...

Sami Zayn joins WWE tour in United Arab Emirates

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Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will not be appearing on NXT television for the next four episodes to sell the beating he got at Takeover: Rival, at the hands of the new champion Kevin Owens. Zayn – whose real name is Rami Sebei and parents are from Syria – however joined the WWE crew on their tour of the United Arab Emirates over the...

NXT Takeover: R Evolution results

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Here are the results from last night’s NXT Takeover: R Evolution which aired on the WWE Network from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. In his debut, Kevin Owens defeated CJ Parker; Sin Cara and Calisto defeated The Vaudevillians to retain the NXT Tag Team titles; Baron Corbin defeated Tye Dillinger; Finn Balor and Hideo Itami...

Sami Zayn makes his WWE debut at non-televised live event

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The man formerly known as El Generico made his WWE debut yesterday during the non-televised live event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was a nice hometown welcome for the wrestler now known as Sami Zayn as fans greeted him with “Ole ole ole” chants when he was introduced. The 29 year old has been signed to a WWE developmental deal...