Did NXT Takeover: Rival Live Up To Its Hype?

14-02-2015 Last Wednesday we got treated to another NXT live special on the WWE Network. The hype surrounding this event was huge, which isn’t surprising considering the high quality all the other live specials have had. Coming off of NXT Takeover Revolution, which may have been my favorite live special so far, it was clear […]

Two Major Title Changes At NXT Takeover: Rival

- Sasha Banks beat Charlotte, Bayley, and Becky Lynch in a fatal four-way match to win the NXT Women’s Championship at NXT Takeover: Rival. This is Sasha’s first title reign, ending Charlotte’s reign since May 29th. – Kevin Owens beat Sami Zayn by referee stoppage to win the NXT Championship in the main event. Zayn […]

Kayfabe Injury Update On Sami Zayn

WWE posted a kayfabe injury update on Sami Zayn following the powerbomb spot from Kevin Owens at last week’s NXT TakeOver: R Evolution show. Rather than re-word a storyline update, I’ll provide an excerpt below: WWE.com was able to confirm that while Zayn had full movement and sensation in his arms and legs after being […]

Kayfabe Injury Update On Sami Zayn

WWE did a stretcher job with newly crowned NXT Champion Sami Zayn following NXT Takeover: R Evolution on Thursday night. Zayn was power bombed onto the edge of the ring apron by Kevin Owens, who turned on him during the post-match celebration. Dot com teased in their coverage that Zayn “suffered a neck injury of […]

Sami Zayn Wins NXT Championship, Kevin Owens Heel Turn

Sami Zayn beat Adrian Neville in the main event of NXT Takeover: R Evolution to win the NXT Championship. If Zayn lost, he “would leave WWE.” The match lasted nearly thirty minutes and included a couple ref bumps. This is Zayn’s first NXT Championship, ending Neville’s 288-day reign. The NXT roster, including Kevin Owens and […]

Shock Over WWE Title Change, Dark Matches, Main Event

- Cameron beat Naomi and Sami Zayn beat Justin Gabriel in dark matches at this week’s WWE Main Event/Smackdown tapings. – E Online has exclusive comments from Nikki Bella following her WWE Divas Championship win at Survivor Series. In what will certainly be used as a tie-in with Total Divas, Nikki explained the reaction to […]