Tag: WWE NXT

WWE Has Released Both Members Of The Ascension

On Sunday afternoon, WWE announced that it had agreed to grant the release requests of both Sin Cara and Luke Harper. A little later in the day, WWE.com amended the “future endeavoring” announcement by adding two additional names: Konnor and Viktor of The Ascension. WWE has come to terms on the releases of Jonathan Huber […]

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The All-Women’s NXT Live Event Shows How Easily It Could Have A Good All-Female TV Episode

While the future of the Mae Young Classic and a possible Evolution 2 are up in the air, WWE showed last night on a Jacksonville, Florida, house show just how easily it could produce another quality all-women’s event without even using main roster or unsigned talent.One of the reasons 2018 was a banner year for […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And NXT Open Discussion Thread (12/4/19)

Welcome to the post-holiday week “oh no I hope the ratings go back up” edition of the AEW Dynamite vs. WWE NXT Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. If you haven’t been following along, you’ve been missing out on the Internet’s funniest community of wrestling fans watching two concurrent two-hour live shows of the best […]

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AEW Dynamite Drew Its Fewest Viewers Yet The Night Before Thanksgiving

When AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT starting airing at the same time on TNT and USA, respectively, AEW drew more live cable viewers than NXT for several weeks in a row. Then the week before Survivor Series, NXT, which was included in the brand wars this year, finally drew more eyes than AEW. After NXT’s […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And NXT Open Discussion Thread (11/27/19)

In lieu of a full Wednesday night wars preview, we thought we’d just present this graphic and let it speak for itself: AEW Promotional Image Anybody got any extra turkey suits? In all seriousness, welcome to the first holiday week edition of the AEW Dynamite vs. WWE NXT Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. If […]

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Update On The Survivor Series Weekend Drama Between Mauro Ranallo And Corey Graves

The WWE explanation for why commentator Mauro Ranallo was absent from Survivor Series this Sunday was that he blew his voice out calling the previous night’s NXT TakeOver: War Games. However, reports emerged during the pay-per-view that the real reason Ranallo wasn’t on the show had to due with Smackdown announcer Corey Graves’ criticism of […]

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Here’s How WWE’s Brand Wars Played Out At Survivor Series

Aside from three men’s championship matches that were made up of wrestlers from the same WWE television show, Survivor Series 2019 was all about the battle for brand supremacy between Raw, Smackdown, and NXT. The winning brand didn’t get a big trophy or a shiny belt, but the possibility of gaining this kind of bragging […]

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WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Survivor Series 2019 results. The show featured a no holds barred match for the WWE Championship, Bray Wyatt defending the Blue Universal Championship against Daniel Bryan, and a series of Raw vs. Smackdown vs. NXT matches for brand supremacy. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete […]

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Mauro Ranallo Isn’t Calling Survivor Series After Criticism From Corey Graves

As the 2019 iteration of WWE Survivor Series features wrestlers from Raw, Smackdown, and NXT, it also includes commentators from all three brands. However, the most prominent voice on the NXT announce team, Mauro Ranallo, has been noticeably absent from the PPV. Survivor Series announcers explained this by saying he’ll be on NXT this Wednesday, […]

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WWE Survivor Series 2019 Open Discussion Thread

Survivor Series 2019, solidly number four in WWE’s “big four,” airs this Sunday, November 24, live on WWE Network. The two-hour pre-show starts at 6PM ET/3PM PT. The show features a number of Raw vs. Friday Night Smackdown vs. NXT matches, a no holds barred match for the WWE Championship, Daniel Bryan challenging The Fiend […]

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NXT War Games 2019 Results

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free NXT TakeOver War Games 2019 results. The show featured two War Games matches, including the first-ever women’s War Games match. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of NXT TakeOver War Games 2019 column. NXT TakeOver War Games 2019 Results: – The pre-show team […]

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Watch Kevin Owens’ Shocking Return To NXT At War Games

On Monday night’s episode of Raw, Triple H attempted to make the case to Kevin Owens that the “main roster” of WWE has never understood him, and that he should return to his former home, NXT, permanently. The scene ended with a Survivor Series t-shirt battle and a sneak attack from the Undisputed Era, so […]

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Here’s Who Will Challenge For The NXT Championship At Survivor Series

After a banger opener of the first-ever women’s War Games match, the second match on the NXT TakeOver: War Games 2019 card was a triple threat with consequences for tomorrow night’s WWE main roster pay-per-view, Survivor Series. Pete Dunne, Killian Dane, and Damian Priest faced off in a match to determine who will challenge Adam […]

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NXT TakeOver: War Games 2019 Open Discussion Thread

NXT TakeOver: War Games 2019 airs this Saturday, November 23, live on WWE Network. The latest edition of TakeOver includes two War Games matches for the first time ever, as well as a triple threat match with Survivor Series ramifications. Make sure you’re here on Saturday night for results, an open discussion thread, and more. […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE Friday Night Smackdown 11/22/19: Jeep Heat

Previously on the Best and Worst of WWE Friday Night Smackdown: King Corbin brought out a guy in a dog costume and said it was Roman Reigns. Vince McMahon laughed and laughed and laughed and laughed and laughed. Things to do: Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also follow me […]

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NXT Finally Got More Viewers Than AEW Dynamite This Week

NXT finally beat AEW Dynamite for total viewers, and all they had to do was bring in Becky Lynch. AEW has been winning this race since Week One, although both shows’ numbers have sank more than they’ve risen. NXT came close to closing the gap two weeks ago, but it widened again last week. This […]

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NXT TakeOver War Games 2019: Card, Analysis, Predictions

NXT TakeOver: War Games 2019 airs this Saturday, November 23, live on WWE Network. The latest edition of TakeOver includes two War Games matches for the first time ever, as well as a triple threat match with Survivor Series ramifications. Make sure you’re here on Saturday night for results, an open discussion thread, and more. […]

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ACH Has Been Released From WWE And Says He’s ‘Saving’ Another WWE Superstar [Updated]

After a controversy involving a t-shirt design reminiscent of blackface, ACH (known in NXT as Jordan Myles) quit WWE and announced he was returning to the independent circuit. While both ACH and WWE have yet to confirm whether he, unlike other wrestlers who have recently tried to quit the company, will be released from his […]

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Triple H Says He Doesn’t Understand WWE Talent ‘Airing Issues’ On Social Media

For those who pay attention to WWE wrestlers’ social media, it looks like morale in the company could be better. Talent has commented on being stranded in Saudi Arabia and spoken out about racism in the wrestling business. Additionally, multiple wrestlers have publicly announced that they asked to be released from their WWE contracts.WWE recently, […]

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