Posts filed under "NXT News"

Updated Official Lineup For Saturday’s NXT TakeOver: Orlando Special

Posted by Matt Boone March 26, 2017 0 Comment

The latest NXT TakeOver live special on the WWE Network is less than one week away, as both NXT TakeOver: Orlando and WrestleMania 33 go down live this coming weekend. Headlined by Bobby Roode vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the NXT World Championship and featuring Asuka vs. Ember Moon for the NXT Women’s Championship in the […]

Rich Swann Talks Being In The Controversial “Black Excellence” Photo With The New Day

Posted by Matt Boone March 26, 2017 1 Comment

NXT star Rich Swann recently spoke to the folks at The Undefeated for an interview. Below are some of the highlights. On his initial exposure to pro wrestling: “My brother said, ‘No, Monday Night Raw is on USA Network … Give me the remote.’ He flips the switch, and out comes the heavyweight champion Bret […]

Trent Seven Talks About Jack Gallagher, NXT Fans Chanting “Mustache Mountain”

Posted by Matt Boone March 26, 2017 0 Comment

WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participant Trent Seven recently spoke with The U.K. Mirror for an interview. Below are some of the highlights. On performing in front of U.K. fans: “The fans were truly special in Blackpool. It was a weekend I’ll never forget and the fans were a huge part of that. We smashed […]

Triple H Talks About NXT TakeOver: Orlando Being NXT’s Version Of WrestleMania

Posted by Matt Boone March 26, 2017 0 Comment

WWE COO Triple H recently took part in a media call to promote next weekend’s big WWE and NXT events. During the call, “The Game” was asked about “TakeOver: Orlando” being perceived as NXT’s equivilant of WrestleMania. HHH agreed, noting that this is WWE’s second year running a live TakeOver special for the NXT brand […]

Updated Card For NXT Takeover: Orlando On 4/1

Posted by Eric Lynch March 23, 2017 0 Comment

On Wednesday night’s edition of NXT it was announced that Aleister Black will be making his debut against Andrade “Cien” Almas at Takeover: Orlando. Vignettes promoting Black’s debut have been airing on NXT for the last two weeks. .@AndradeCienWWE says he is prepared to make @WWEAleister believe in #ElIdolo when they face off at #NXTTakeOver: […]

Shinsuke Nakamura Announces He Will Be Part Of Upcoming NXT U.K. Tour

Posted by Matt Boone March 20, 2017 0 Comment

Shinsuke Nakamura has been added to the upcoming NXT Tour of the United Kingdom, despite recent speculation stemming from the fact that the former NXT Champion was not pictured on the official promotional poster for the tour. On Monday afternoon, Nakamura revealed the fact that he has been added to the NXT U.K. Tour via […]

Tye Dillinger Reacts To Rick Rude’s WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Announcement

Posted by Matt Boone March 19, 2017 0 Comment

NXT star Tye Dillinger recently spoke with the folks at Planeta Wrestling for an interview. During the discussion, Dillinger spoke about his reaction to late wrestling legend “Ravishing” Rick Rude being inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame this year. “Growing up as a kid I was a fan of Rick Rude, those kind of […]

Asuka vs. Ember Moon For NXT Women’s Title Set For NXT TakeOver: Orlando

Posted by Matt Boone March 9, 2017 0 Comment

Following Wednesday night’s episode of NXT TV on the WWE Network, a new title match has been made official for the next NXT TakeOver live special. Scheduled to take place at the NXT TakeOver: Orlando event during WrestleMania 33 weekend, according to WWE’s official Twitter page, is an NXT Women’s Championship bout, as Asuka defends […]

Bobby Roode On Veteran Advice In NXT, Title Match With Nakamura & More

Posted by Matt Boone March 9, 2017 0 Comment

Reigning NXT World Champion Bobby Roode recently spoke with Spanish-language pro wrestling website Planeta Wrestling for an interview about his ongoing run in WWE’s secondary NXT brand. Below are some of the highlights. On what veteran wisdom he can garner and pass down while in NXT: “It’s nice to have experience on my side, and […]

Kassius Ohno Talks Motivation Behind NXT Return, Goals He Hopes To Accomplish

Posted by Matt Boone March 7, 2017 0 Comment

NXT star Kassius Ohno (aka Chris Hero) spoke with WWE broadcast team member Byron Saxton for a new WWE.com interview this week to address his recent comeback and how the Kassius Ohno of today is different than the one fans saw three years ago. Regarding the changes fans may notice in him from three years […]

NXT TV Preview (3/1): Women’s & Tag-Team Titles Up For Grabs

Posted by Matt Boone March 1, 2017 0 Comment

Preview of tonight’s episode of NXT — two title matches scheduled.

Goldberg Tweets Asuka Regarding Her Undefeated Streak, Asuka Responds

Posted by Matt Boone February 26, 2017 1 Comment

On Saturday, Bill Goldberg took a break from bickering with rival Kevin Owens on social media to send a positive message to a reigning NXT Champion. Goldberg, who made his name in WCW through his infamous undefeated streak, send a tweet to current NXT Women’s Champion Asuka congratulating her on her 149th victory. “Congratulations Asuka […]

Mark Andrews Talks Goals For WWE, Working In NXT, Rough Travel Schedule

Posted by Matt Boone February 26, 2017 0 Comment

Mark Andrews recently spoke with Wales Online about working in NXT, his goals in WWE and more. Below are some of the highlights. On working in NXT “The idea of being a part of NXT is incredible for me. In my first match I was wrestling Pete Dunn who is a long-term friend. We started […]

Roderick Strong On Initial Call From WWE, NXT World Title & His Goals

Posted by Matt Boone February 25, 2017 0 Comment

NXT Superstar Roderick Strong recently spoke with The Miami Herald to promote this weekend’s NXT live events in Orlando, Miami and Ft. Pierce, Florida. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On the initial call he received to join WWE last October: “I had been wrestling all over the world for 15 years, […]

No Way Jose Compares NXT To College, Talks About Representing His Country

Posted by Matt Boone February 25, 2017 0 Comment

NXT Superstar No Way Jose recently spoke with ESPN for an interview. Below are some of the highlights. On who he watched growing up: “It’s something that when you grow up, you know, I started watching The Rock and Stone Cold. Valenzuela people, in my family and from my generation, [went] back and watched people […]