NXT Takeover – Chicago: It Worked Before And It Works Again

Takeover: Chicago Date: May 20, 2017 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips, Percy Watson How did we not get here before? If there’s one town that seems perfect for one of these things, it’s Chicago. We have a five match card here and thanks to the addition of the United Kingdom […]

Takeover: Chicago Preview

When I heard about “Takeover: Chicago” taking place only about six weeks after “Takeover: Orlando”, I wasn’t all that thrilled with the concept. These shows work best when they have time to be built up instead of rushing things together like this. Then again, the idea of Takeover in Chicago is too much to pass […]

Took in the NXT House Show Tonight

I took in the NXT house show tonight in Highland Heights, Kentucky (basically Cincinnati) at the BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. NXT was at this same arena about nine months ago and they’re already back, though after how things went tonight, I don’t know if there’s going to be a third […]

NXT – April 19, 2017: Ten The Hard Way

NXT Date: April 19, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Corey Graves, Tom Phillips We’re back to Full Sail with a major match to wrap up someone’s time in NXT. This week we have Tye Dillinger’s NXT farewell as he steps inside a steel cage with Eric Young. Dillinger has […]

NXT Takeover – Orlando: Homecoming

Takeover: Orlando Date: April 1, 2017 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Attendance: 14,975 Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips, Percy Watson It’s time for the big one again as NXT gets to run a major show from its home city. Wrestlemania is in Orlando this year and that means we get a special Takeover right down […]

Takeover: Orlando Preview

Last year, NXT held its first Takeover event during Wrestlemania weekend with the instant classic “Takeover: Dallas”. The show stole the spotlight over Wrestlemania weekend and was pretty easily the best show of the four days, possibly even the year. Now it’s time for round two and as luck would have it, NXT is in […]

NXT – March 15, 2017: It Makes Sense For Once

NXT Date: March 15, 2017 Location: University Area CDC Gymnasium, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Nigel Mcguinness, Tom Phillips It’s title time and that means we’re going to know who is heading to the main event of Takeover: Orlando. Tonight Bobby Roode puts the NXT Title on the line against Kassius Ohno with the winner […]

NXT – February 22, 2017: The Wrestling Version

NXT Date: February 22, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness We’re getting closer and closer to Orlando as we’re….well we’re still in Orlando but it’s not the big show yet. Tonight’s big deal is a triple threat match for the #1 contendership to the Women’ Title […]

NXT – February 8, 2017: Glorious Insanity

NXT Date: February 8, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips Tonight is all about Bobby Roode and his GLORIOUS NXT Championship celebration. In other words it’s probably time to find out who we’re going to be seeing as Roode’s first challenger, likely at Takeover: Orlando. I’m […]

Takeover – San Antonio: Another Broken Streak

Takeover: San Antonio Date: January 28, 2017 Location: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Percy Watson, Tom Phillips, Corey Graves For the first time that I can remember, NXT actually has its work cut out to make one of these shows work. The card just isn’t all that strong this time around and it shows […]