Posts tagged with "Sami Zayn"

Video: Tye Dillinger Injured During Match With Sami Zayn At #NXTDetroit

Posted by Matt Boone January 31, 2016 0 Comment

NXT star Tye Dillinger suffered an injury during Saturday’s NXT live event in Detroit, Michigan. During his match with former NXT Champion Sami Zayn, Dillinger landed awkwardly on his left foot while taking a suplex. The referee called an audible to get out of the match, as Dillinger rolled to the floor and was counted […]

WWE Planning On Moving Samoa Joe To Main Roster, Update On Plans For Balor, Zayn

Posted by Matt Boone January 28, 2016 0 Comment

WWE has flirted with the idea of having Samoa Joe debut on the main roster after WrestleMania 32 in April, with talk of having him make his first appearance on the RAW that takes place the night after WrestleMania. However, due to the way tonight’s NXT tapings played out, it appears they will be going […]

Sami Zayn’s Main Roster Goal For 2016, Roman Reigns’ Thoughts On Finn Balor

Posted by Matt Boone January 16, 2016 0 Comment

Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn recently spoke with Corey Graves for his first “Stay Loud” column, which is available now via The Alternative Press. During their discussion, Zayn spoke about his goal to become a full-time RAW talent in 2016. He stated the following: “Musically, the two things I’m going to watch out for in […]

Video: Kevin Owens Confronts Sami Zayn During Surprise NXT Appearance

Posted by Matt Boone January 15, 2016 0 Comment

Former NXT Champion Kevin Owens made a surprise appearance at the NXT live event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Thursday evening, confronting longtime rival Sami Zayn in the ring. Owens appeared unannounced after Zayn’s victory over Tommaso Ciampa and cut a promo on Zayn, who he referred to as a “pumpkin-headed piece of garbage.” Owens and […]

Bayley vs. Carmella Set For NXT Women’s Title, Joe-Zayn To Decide Balor’s Next Challenger

Posted by Matt Boone January 8, 2016 0 Comment

NXT announced via their official Twitter account on Thursday evening that NXT Women’s Champion Bayley now has her next challenger set, as she will be facing Carmella at the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida for the set of television tapings scheduled in the venue for January 22nd. Additionally, they announced a number […]

Sami Zayn Makes NXT TV Return (Video), Viewership Drops For Super SmackDown

Posted by Matt Boone December 24, 2015 0 Comment

– Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn made his NXT television return on Wednesday’s episode on the WWE Network. As seen by the above clip posted by WWE this evening, Zayn returned to the ring with a victory over Tye Dillinger in a match that was taped after last week’s NXT TakeOver: London special. – Also […]

Slammy Awards Pre-Show Note, Sami Zayn On WWE Breaking Ground, Ziggler/Young

Posted by Matt Boone December 19, 2015 0 Comment

– Instead of the usual RAW pre-show, this Monday on the WWE Network there will be a Slammy Awards pre-show special airing in the 7:30pm EST. time slot. The official description for the Slammy pre-show reads as follows: “The WWE’s answer to the Oscars gets underway on the Slammys Pre-Show with 4 exclusive awards plus […]

Sami Zayn’s NXT TV Return (Video), Cena Hypes “Sisters,” Flair Interviews Hardy

Posted by Matt Boone December 17, 2015 0 Comment

– Featured above is a hype video posted by WWE promoting the NXT TV return of Sami Zayn, which will take place on next week’s edition of NXT TV on the WWE Network. – John Cena took to social media to encourage fans to go see him in the new Tina Fey and Amy Poehler […]

Rumor Killer On Sami Zayn’s Opponent At TakeOver: London Event, Zayn’s NXT TV Return

Posted by Matt Boone December 16, 2015 0 Comment

There have been rumors online regarding Sami Zayn possibly wrestling top international independent wrestler Zack Sabre Jr. during the NXT TakeOver: London event this afternoon at the SSE Arena in England. Apparently the rumors originated from a Wikipedia entry that was edited earlier, and until further notice, should be taken as strictly an unfounded rumor. […]

Photo: Sami Zayn Surprises Fans With Shaved Head At NXT Return In Newcastle

Posted by Matt Boone December 11, 2015 0 Comment

Take a look inside #NXTNewcastle and the reception @iLikeSamiZayn received as he returned to the ring #NXTNewcastle — WWE NXT (@WWENXT) December 10, 2015 Sami Zayn made his official NXT return at the ongoing NXT U.K. Tour stop in Newcastle, England on Thursday evening to an excellent reaction from the fans in attendance, but […]

HHH’s NXT TakeOver: London Call: Sami Zayn’s Return, Plans For 2016

Posted by Matt Boone December 10, 2015 0 Comment

Triple H held his regular NXT conference call for the “TakeOver: London” special on the WWE Network next week and as usual, “The Game” dropped a couple of gems. HHH noted during the call that former NXT Champion Sami Zayn will indeed be in action at the event live, but his match will not air […]

Sami Zayn Confirmed To Make In-Ring Return At This Week’s NXT U.K. Tour

Posted by Matt Boone December 7, 2015 0 Comment

We can now confirm that former NXT Champion Sami Zayn will be making his in-ring return at the upcoming NXT U.K. tour, which kicks off this week. While Zayn had previously been announced for the tour, it was unclear if he would be wrestling or just appearing at some of the shows. Since then, it […]

Kevin Owens Suffering From Bad Flu Bug, Notes On Sami Zayn’s Return & NXT Tour

Posted by Matt Boone December 3, 2015 0 Comment

– WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens missed WWE television this week due to being ill. Owens was in Pittsburgh on Monday night, but had a bad flu bug and was sent home as a result. The expectation is that Owens will be okay by the weekend. – Neville has been added to at least some […]

Update On Sami Zayn’s Return, Notes On NXT U.K. Tour In December

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn is being advertised for the NXT tour of the U.K. coming up in December, including all of the regular live events and the NXT TakeOver: London special on December 16th. It’s possible that Zayn is just appearing at the shows in a non-physical capacity, as we haven’t heard that he […]

WWE Partnership Boosts EVOLVE Morale, Former TNA Knockout Works NXT TV Taping

Posted by Matt Boone October 23, 2015 0 Comment

– We noted recently that the EVOLVE promotion set attendance records at their EVOLVE 49 and EVOLVE 50 events in New York City, featuring appearances by NXT star Sami Zayn. Apparently the iPPV buys for the shows were up as well, despite the fact that Zayn didn’t appear on the actual broadcasts. This was credited […]