Category Archives: NXT

NXT Takeover War Games 2018 – Results

Tonight(November 17th, 2018) NXT takes over  Los Angeles for Takeover War Games. This show is headlined by the War Games match itself, with two teams of four in two rings under one cage. Undisputed Era face War Raiders, Ricochet and Pete Dunne inside War Games. Also on this show, Tommaso Ciampa defends the NXT Title against The Velveteen Dream, Johnny Gargano faces Aleister Black and Kairi Sane attempts to regain the NXT Women’s Championship in a two out of three falls match.

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NXT UK Announced for Wednesdays, 8pm BST

WWE has been taping shows around the UK for a few months now, as on June 18th, 2018, it was announced that WWE would begin filming the new show entitled NXT UK. Taping commenced in July of 2018 and it was announced that this new brand would have new championships to join the NXT UK Championship, currently held by Pete Dunne. The new championships would consist of a Women’s Championship and a Tag Team Championship.

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Velveteen Dream to compete at EVOLVE 112 and EVOLVE 113

In an announcement made earlier today by WWN and EVOLVE:

“NXT Superstar Velveteen Dream will wrestle at EVOLVE 112 on Sept. 7th in Joppa, MD and EVOLVE 113 on Sept. 8th in Queens, NY. This was just confirmed earlier today. WWN wants to thank WWE for making this unforgettable experience happen for independentwrestling fans! Tickets for both events are now on sale at”

Velveteen Dream faced EC3 in the most recent NXT Takeover, where The Dream beat EC3 with an Elbow Drop, The “Purple Rainmaker”, on the apron. Velveteen Dream has come up short in previous Takovers, firstly against former NXT Champion Aliester Black and then taking part in the 6 Man ladder match for the NXT North American Championship which Adam Cole won.

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SPOILERS & Results from WWE UK Championship Tournament – Royal Albert Hall – Night 2

I have been sent results and spoilers from Night of in Royal Albert Hall June 19th. This will air on the WWE Network and is a Spoiler.

If anyone attends a show, I would love results sent to and appreciate everyone who does.

Credit to Matt Roberts for these results

Results are as follows;

El Ligero vs Wildboar

Ligero defeats Wildboar Mike Hitchman in the dark match. Winner, El Ligero

NXT Tag Team Championship Match – Moustache Mountain vs Undisputed Era(c)

Moustache Mountain defeat Undisputed Era to become new NXT Tag Team Champions. A really fun match, the crowd was on fire throughout, and the reaction at their win was incredible. Winners and new champions, Moustache Mountain.

Charlie Morgan vs Killer Kelly

Charlie Morgan beat Killer Kelly

Jonny Saint comes out

GM Jonny Saint appears to announce the next match will be a Fourway Fatal and introduces the returning Noam Dar who looks in phenomenal shape and defeated Flash Morgan Webster, Mark Andrews and Travis Banks.

Adam Cole vs Wolfgang

Adam Cole beat Wolfgang. Everyone loves Cole. No one was really bothered by Wolfie though.

Aliester Black & Ricochet vs Velveteen Dream & EC3

Aleister Black and Ricochet beat Velveteen Dream and EC3. All four guys are so over it’s ridiculous!

NXT Woman’s Championship Match – Shayna Baszler(c) vs Toni Storm

Shayna Baszler beats Toni Storm to retain her NXT woman’s championship by countout after hitting multiple rear naked chokes to Storm leaving her unable to get back in the ring. Winner, Baszler.

Finals of the WWE UK Championship Tournament 2018 – Pete Dunne vs Zack Gibbson

Pete Dunne defeats tournament winner Zack Gibson to retain the U.K. championship. The crowd were on fire as always for Dunne and Gibson, it will be interesting to see how it comes off on screen as Mauro and Nigel were leaping out their seats at the action in the ring and crack up at the crowd chants. “Shoes off if you hate Gibson” was a particular favourite. Winner, Pete Dunne.


Afterwards HHH appears along side the rest of the U.K. wrestlers involved for photos on the stage and a parade lap of the ring to celebrate with the crowd which was a nice touch.

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Daily Round-up – June 17, 2018

It’s easy to get lost in such a busy few days of wrestling so this is my round-up of all the important stuff from shows that have happened recently and shows coming up soon.

So we don’t lose some really good wrestling in the shuffle let’s go through previous shows first.

Previous Shows

  • My full, in detail rundown of Ring Of Honor State Of The Art from San Antonio, Texas is available to read. Main event change on the show and some really entertaining matches. Click Here for more.
  • I will have a rundown of State Of The Art Night 2 from Dallas up soon so stay tuned for that. Remember you can subscribe via email to be updated straight away at the bottom of the page.
  • I did a Live Blog for NXT Takeover Chicago which I covered all the matches with results and reactions to matches and angles. Click Here for that.
  • New Japan has started their KIZUNA ROAD tour and the first show is headlined by Michael Elgin defending his newly won Never Openweight Championship against the previous champion, Hirooki Goto in Korakuen Hall. I will have results from that show later tonight. Click Here for a spoiler free line up.

Upcoming Events

  • New Japan will continue it’s KIZUNA ROAD tour with a show with a show on the 18th, 19th and 23rd. I will either have results for those shows live or soon after. Click Here for line-ups; 17 & 18 shows, 19 & 23 shows
  • EVOLVE 106 & 107 is just round the corner and there is already big news about that from the NXT North American Championship Match between Adam Cole & WALTER, Joey Janela announced, Matt Riddle championship match and so much more. Click Here for that.

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NXT Takeover Chicago – Results & Reactions – Live Blog

Welcome to my Live Blog with Results & Reactions from NXT Takeover Chicago. You can watch Takeover on the WWE Network and of course, your first month is free.

We start with a promo video talking about pain and recapping the hype for the coming matches.

We are introduced to the show by Nigel McGuinness explaining Mauro Ranallo is on assignment. Mauro is calling Showtime Boxing tonight.

Tag Championship match – Undisputed Era(c) vs Burch & Oney Lorcan

First out was Undisputed Era followed by the challengers, together. The crowd is very much behind the heels, Undisputed Era, chanting “Undisputed” and booing Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan. Lorcan has so much energy and pace he is winning the crowd over. He is also very likable. Oney Lorcan took a horrible looking bump from the top rope to the edge of the ring, then to the outside. Adam Cole saved the Titles for Undisputed Era and the ref throws Cole out. The fans boo the ref and chant “Bull shit”. Everyone is one their feet chanting “nxt” after a strikefest. Undisputed Era retains the tag team championships with a double team move. That was a very good match but in the end Roderick Strong pins Oney Lorcan.

Ricochet vs Velveteen Dream

The Velveteen Dream makes his entrance first and he has a very Hulk Hogan outfit tonight, which was acknowledged by Nigel McGuinness. The Dream is very good at playing to these big crowds. Ricochet has a very cool looking cape with wings, well he makes is entrance the velveteen dream lays on the Spanish announce table. The crowd are behind the heel again in this match, cheering for “Velveteen” but Ricochet is winning some over and the strong Ricochet fans are getting louder. The crowd eventually stops battle chanting but instead chants “both these guys”. After the Dream doing some dives early in the match, Ricochet is showing him how it’s done. It almost feels redundant to mention how smooth Ricochet is. Velveteen Dream pulls off a massive superplex from the apron to the floor outside, it looked brutal, great spot. Ricochet hits the purple Rainmaker elbow but the Dream kicks out of his own move, then Ricochet hits an incredible shooting star press but velveteen dream gets the knees up for a near fall. The Dream then misses an Elbow and takes a 630 to the back. Winner Ricochet

The crowds can really make or break a show and these NXT Takeover crowds And the Chicago crowds are always great.

NXT Women’s Championship Match – Shayna Baszler(c) vs Nikki Cross

Nikki Cross comes to the ring first and gets a good reaction and Shayna get a mixed reaction. She is the first heel on this show to get boos.m when she’s introduced. Cross was jumping on the back on Baszler on the outside and Shayna just dropped Nicky on her back on the steel ramp. Baszler has a really good looking knee strike and Cross no selling it because she’s crazy makes total sense for her character. Shayna Baszler puts Nikki to sleep with a sleeper, just before Nikki pasted out she started to smile. Winner and still NXT Women’s Champion, Shayna Baszler.

Even after a great match the crowd still boos Shayna after the match. Great heel work by Baszler.

In the crowd at this Takeover we have EC3 and The former WWN Champion, The Limitless, Keith Lee.

NXT Championship Match – Aliester Black(c) vs Lars Sullivan

Sullivan makes his entrance first. The champion Aleister Black gets a good reaction from the Live Chicago crowd. This is the second Takeover the championship and Aliester Black has taken a backseat to Gargano vs Ciampa. Sullivan gets booed and Black cheered during ring introductions. Aliester Black retains in an incredible match with crowd fully behind him after a Black mass kick.

Street Fight – Johnny Gargano vs Tommaso Ciampa

Its Main Event time.

On his way to the ring Gargano gets stopped by his wife, Candice LaRae, who tells Johnny to “Kick his Ass”. While brawling into the crowd after taking out the announce team, a fan shouts at Ciampa, “You’re the devil Ciampa, You’re the devil!”. This was a brutal match, at first I wasn’t sure if it could live up to the first match but it certainly did. This wasn’t a wrestling match, it was a fight, at some points, a sick fight but it was great with great storytelling and call backs like Johnny Gargano putting Ciampa through the table with the same move Ciampa used on him. Johnny have Tommaso tapping in the ring on two separate occasions after the huge table spot but in the end Ciampa hits Johnny Gargano with a DDT to the exposed wood on the ring for the victory. Winner Tommaso Ciampa.

That was a hell of a show as usual for an NXT Takeover but I could really tell the commentary team was missing something in Mauro Ranallo. McGuinness done a lot of being disgusted by the heels moves and when it went to far Nigel was the one to shout “Oh come on, enoughs enough!” And such. Really good show and definitely worth a watch if you haven’t seen it.

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