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2016 End of the Year Awards: Most Improved

Mark: Charlotte: I’ll be honest with you, I wasn’t exactly huge on Charlotte’s big move to the main roster last July cause she still needed a lot of work in my opinion. But in 2016 Charlotte REALLY came into herself and proved she can be considered one of the greats. Charlotte went from being an…

2016 End of the Year Awards: Rookie of the Year.

This years Rookie of the Year was basically a unanimous decision. (Mark kind of through a wrench in that but he’s forgiven). Every person mentioned is going to go on to bigger and better things in 2017 but in 2016, they made splash. Matthew: Matt Riddle: Matt Riddle has 18 months experience and carries himself…

5 Reasons to Watch NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II

NXT return with their latest Takeover special this Saturday night from Brooklyn as part of Summerslam weekend.  Here are 5 reasons to look forward to the show: Back to Brooklyn Last years Takeover show was historic for many reasons.  NXT grew up and stole the show from the main roster.  It was an unforgettable show…

NXT Takeover: The End – Preview

NXT Takeover: The End Comes to us this Wednesday night.  It’s the first Takeover since the blow away show in Dallas over Wrestlemania weekend and there is a lot of mystery surrounding what the name of the event means, especially with the WWE draft coming up next month. Could this mean the end of NXT…

NXT TV, May 11th, 2016 – Review – Nakamura vs Riley

This week’s NXT saw Finn Balor take on Elias Samson and Shinsuke Nakamura face Alex Riley. NXT opened with Finn Balor talking about his title loss to Samoa Joe. Balor wasn’t posing, he was serious and he was pissed off.  He was quickly interrupted by Elias Samson who got Eva Marie level heat.  He played…

NXT TV, April 20, 2016 – Review – Joe vs Crews

NXT again came from WWE Axxess, as Samoa Joe took on Apollo Crews in the main event. American Alpha defeated Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady This was a really good tag match.  As it was a babyface vs babyface match, it caused both teams to switch from their usual match formulas. Jordan & Gable worked…

NXT TV, April 13th – Review – Nakamura debuts

This week’s NXT was taped at WWE Axxess over Wrestlemania weekend and featured the NXT TV debut of Shinsuke Nakamura. Austin Aries defeated Angelo Dawkins This was okay.  Dawkins got a lot in on Aries, but didn’t really stand out all that much. I was expecting Aries to finish him off a lot quicker. Dawkins…

NXT Takeover: Dallas – Review

NXT Takeover: Dallas kicked off Wrestlemania weekend for WWE and delivered an all time great show. We had Kota Ibushi and Bobby Roode appear on camera, which you have to assume, means they have been signed or will be coming in.  If they weren’t they wouldn’t have been featured on the show.  Anything is possible…

NXT TV, March 30, 2016, – Review

This week’s NXT was the last stop on the road to NXT Takeover: Dallas Jason Jordan & Chad Gable defeated Corey Hollis & John Skyler This was an American Alpha squash, but a fun one.  Gable toyed with his opponents and hit a couple of awesome looking belly to belly suplexes. Jordan hit some big…