NXT – May 24, 2017: The Chicago Dream

NXT Date: May 24, 2017 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips This is one of those cool down shows that was taped before Takeover started off. In other words we’re in for a night of quick matches with a bunch of interviews and recaps being used to fill in […]

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 – May 17, 2017: Watch Your Step

NXT Date: May 17, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips It’s the go home show for Takeover: Chicago and that should mean a hard sell towards the show. The card currently has four matches, which is one below the norm for most of the Takeover specials. […]

NXT – May 10, 2017: Four Out of Five

NXT Date: May 10, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Tom Phillips, Nigel McGuinness With ten days to go until Takeover: Chicago, it’s time to crown a new #1 contender to the NXT Title. Tonight we have Hideo Itami facing Roderick Strong for the shot at Bobby Roode in Chicago. […]

NXT – May 3, 2017: What Do You Get When You Cross A Ruby With A Moon?

NXT Date: May 3, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Percy Watson, Tom Phillips, Nigel McGuinness We’re rapidly approaching Takeover: Chicago and that means we need to fill in a lot of the card. As luck would have it, a major development is going to take place tonight as we have a […]

NXT – April 26, 2017: The (Latest) British Invasion

NXT Date: April 26, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators; Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson, Tom Phillips The British are here tonight as the big featured match will see WWE UK Champion Tyler Bate defending against Jack Gallagher. I like the idea of throwing those guys out there for some filler as it […]

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 – April 12, 2017: Feel the Power of the New Guys

NXT Date: April 12, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Tom Phillips, Percy Watson We’re finally back to normal as NXT returns home. We’re also just over a month away from Takeover: Chicago, meaning things need to get set up in a hurry. The big story tonight is the return […]