Dark Match: Braun Stowman b. Dash Wilder Episode 1: * NXT Champion Kevin Owens came out in another “The Champ Is Here” John Cena shirt and to Sami Zayn’s theme music and titantron. Owens said that he has a lot on his plate. First he destroyed Sami Zayn at Takeover, he has a match with John … Continue reading
Courtesy of PWInsider.com: We start off with comments from many different wrestlers and fans about what NXT means to them. We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Rich Brennan, Corey Graves, and Byron Saxton. We see the footage that aired earlier on the Kickoff Show and we are given an update that … Continue reading
Dark Match: The Mechanics b. Elias Samson and Tony Briggs Episode 1 * The show opens with NXT Champion Kevin Owens making his way to the ring. Owens called out Sami Zayn for getting involved in his business with Alex Riley last week and said he wants to fight. NXT General Manager William Regal interrupted and … Continue reading
During tonight’s NXT tapings, the following matches were made official for the next NXT Takeover special which will take place on May 20th: * Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn for the NXT Championship * Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks for the NXT Women’s Championship * Blake and Murphy vs. Colin Cassady and Enzo Amore for … Continue reading
During tonight’s NXT tapings, the next NXT Takeover special was announced to take place on May 20th. A segment with Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn kicked off the first show, which airs next Wednesday. NXT General Manager William Regal made a match between the two official. We’ll have full spoilers from tonight’s tapings later.
* The show opens with WWE United States Champion John Cena issuing his open challenge after briefly discussing Rusev’s attack with a chain on RAW and the stipulation of the Russian Chain match at Extreme Rules. WWE Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Tyson Kidd came out to interrupt, saying they are the best champions in WWE … Continue reading
* The show opens with WWE United States Champion John Cena making his way to the ring to thunderous boos. Cena acknowledged the vocal crowd and mentioned that they are the reason why he feels that London deserves to house a future WrestleMania. Cena talked about his US Title Open Challenge and awaited his opponent, … Continue reading
During today’s RAW tapings in London, it was announced that the WWE United States Championship match between John Cena and Rusev at Extreme Rules would feature a “Russian Chain” match stipulation.
WWE released a statement via dot com moments ago announcing that AJ Lee has retired from in-ring competition. You can read the statement at this link.
The following news nuggets are courtesy of the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscribe at this link): – Chris Jericho is starting a podcast series on the WWE Network next week, replacing Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Network exclusive-podcast. Apparently there’s been a falling out between Austin and McMahon as Vince was not happy … Continue reading