NXT News

NXT Injury Report: Timothy Thatcher Pulled From New Year’s Evil

WWE's YouTube channel has uploaded the latest NXT injury report. According to NXT General Manager William Regal, Timothy Thatcher is injured. The undisclosed injury took place while he was training for the Pit Fight against Tommaso Ciampa that was scheduled for tonight's New Year's Evil event. "With proper rehab, Mr....

Triple H: Finn Balor’s Return Cemented NXT As WWE’s Third Brand

Triple H appeared on Wednesday's episode of WWE's digital series, The Bump. The Game was there to promote NXT New Year's Evil and discussed some of his favorite Royal Rumble moments. As WWE's Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development, Triple H is very involved with brand development...

NXT New Year’s Evil Preview (1/6): Balor vs. O’Reilly, Kross vs. Priest

WWE presents NXT New Year's Evil tonight on the USA Network live from the Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida. NXT's special events are typically great and New Year's Evil should be no exception. NXT facies stiff competition from AEW New Year's Smash on TNT, so fans are in for...

Jim Cornette: “Why Would You Take Pat McAfee Off a Show That’s Deadly F*cking Dull Already?”

It was recently reported that Pat McAfee has been 'removed' from NXT television. The reasoning was apparently as a way to stop McAfee feeling 'overexposed' on the Wednesday night programme. Former NWA commentator and outspoken pro wrestling personality Jim Cornette would rip into WWE for reportedly taking this stance. Cornette...

Ben Carter To Debut On NXT UK Next Week

Ben Carter is set to debut for WWE next week. Earlier this month, WWE announced that Carter will soon be joining the NXT UK brand. Talk Sport reports that Ben Carter's first WWE television appearance will take place on the January 7th episode of NXT UK's WWE Network show. He will...

Raw Star To Challenge For NXT Title On New Year’s Evil Next Week

Raw Superstar Gran Metalik challenges Santos Escobar for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship at next week's NXT New Year's Evil special. Wednesday's NXT TV saw Metalik and Lince Dorado make a surprise appearance on the Black and Yellow brand. The Lucha House Party members interrupted a promo by Legado del Fantasma. This...

WWE Moving Forward With Second NXT Show

A new NXT show could be premiering next year as it’s been heavily discussed by WWE officials.  Last month, Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer wrote that Triple H had been trying to find a way to complement a new NXT in order to give talent more time in the ring and...

Kevin Owens Reveals WWE Considered Sending Him To NXT UK

SmackDown Superstar Kevin Owens has previously shared how he would be open to returning to WWE's black-and-gold brand, NXT. Turns out that the promotion not only had plans in place for an NXT return. It was also open to sending Owens overseas to NXT UK. "They're all extremely talented guys,...

Ben Carter Signs With WWE, Joining NXT UK Brand

WWE has officially signed top independent wrestler Ben Carter to the NXT UK. The announcement was made on this week's NXT UK show on the WWE Network. A vignette that aired during the episode introduced Carter to the audience. It featured praising comments from people like the NXT general manager...

Update On Reason For Cameron Grimes’ Absence From NXT

WWE confirmed recently that NXT star Cameron Grimes will be out of the action for the next 4 to 6 weeks and he will not be seen on WWE programming for the rest of 2020. While at the time, the company hadn't revealed that reason for his absence, a new...

Cameron Grimes Will Be Off NXT Until Early 2021

NXT Superstar Cameron Grimes won't be appearing on WWE's black-and-gold brand for the next 4-6 weeks. The news was announced during last night's episode of the show. Grimes has featured in several feuds on NXT programming in the past few months. He has participated in a lengthy featured rivalry with...

Finn Balor vs. Kyle O’Reilly Set For NXT New Year’s Evil

The next challenger to WWE NXT Champion Finn Balor will be Kyle O’Reilly and it’s the first match to be added to the card of the upcoming NXT New Year’s Evil special.  During Wednesday’s episode of NXT from Orlando, Florida at the Capitol Wrestling Center on the USA Network, WWE...

NXT Preview (12/16): Ripley vs. Storm, Dunne vs. O’Reilly, Kross

NXT returns to the USA Network tonight from the Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida. NXT will feature a #1 contender's match, a 'dream match' between two of WWE's best female wrestlers and the in-ring return of a former NXT Champion. #1 Contender's Match: Pete Dunne vs. Kyle O'Reilly. The...

Pete Dunne Reflects On The #SpeakingOut Movement

NXT Superstar Pete Dunne has reflected on this past summer's #SpeakingOut movement that took place across social media. Speaking with the Daily Star, Dunne acknowledged how it was "horrible" to see the stories pouring out. This past June, people shared their stories of emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual...

Elias Was Almost Fired ‘Multiple Times’ In NXT

Raw Superstar Elias has revealed he was nearly fired during his time on WWE's black-and-gold brand, NXT. Elias opened up during a recent interview with Lilian Garcia on her podcast, Chasing Glory. Elias, who was known by the nickname The Drifter in NXT, shared how he was put on a...