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NXT: TakeOver Portland Review

This past weekend NXT had its stand-alone TakeOver event at Portland, Oregon. This isn’t the first time TakeOver took place on a weekend without any of the big four WWE pay-per-views (the last being TakeOver: XXV back in June 2019). Six matches took place on the card unlike the traditional five, with all four titles being on the line. On […]

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NXT: TakeOver Portland Predictions

We did not have the traditional NXT TakeOver on Royal Rumble weekend, rather we had the combined NXT and NXT UK show in Worlds Collide. Tonight we have a TakeOver by itself without a WWE pay-per-view in Portland, Oregon. This will be the first TakeOver in 2020 and the card, as usual, looks great on paper. Six matches will take […]

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NXT/NXT UK: Worlds Collide 2020 Review

Taking away from the traditional NXT TakeOver on Royal Rumble weekend, NXT and NXT UK decided to have a mash-up pay-per-view in Worlds Collide. Six matches took place at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX with two titles on the line. How did Worlds Collide fare? Here are my thoughts and grades on all six matches. Kay Lee Ray def. […]

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NXT/NXT UK: Worlds Collide 2020 Predictions

The road to WrestleMania is set to go in full swing this weekend with the Royal Rumble but NXT/NXT UK will be having their own event. The event will take place on Saturday at 7PM but instead of having the traditional NXT TakeOver, the “developmental” brands will be having a combined event in Worlds Collide. This is the third Worlds […]

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NXT: TakeOver Toronto 2019 Review

Before WWE is set to take over (no pun intended) Toronto Sunday Night, the developmental brand NXT had a network special of their own in NXT TakeOver: Toronto. As per tradition, five matches took place on the card, which included all titles on the line and one grudge match. As stated in my preview, this was the second time TakeOver […]

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NXT: TakeOver Toronto 2019 Predictions

NXT will be having another TakeOver special Saturday Night as they head to the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on the eve of WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. This will be the second time TakeOver will be in Toronto, with their first time being in 2016 the night before Survivor Series. As usual, five matches are set to take place with all the […]

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NXT: TakeOver XXV Review

Bridgeport, CT was the host for NXT’s 25th TakeOver event. Every TakeOver seems to be better than it’s last and that could very well be the case here. Five matches took place with all four titles on the line, which included a guaranteed new champion in the tag team division. Here is my review of each of the matches for […]

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NXT: TakeOver XXV Predictions

On February 29, 2012, WWE developed its own farm system under the WWE umbrella known as NXT. What started out as a weekly tapped show in Full Sail University has expanded to global tours around the world. The shows became so popular that they broadcasted live pay-per-views since 2014, called “NXT TakeOver” Some fans might say NXT is the best […]

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NXT: TakeOver New York Review

Last night, NXT put on another excellent show in TakeOver: New York. WWE’s “developmental” brand continues to show that they can put on quality performances. It was a great start to WrestleMania weekend. In tradition, five matches were on the card but for the first time in TakeOver history, all five matches were title matches. Breaking the tradition I did […]

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NXT: TakeOver New York Predictions

WrestleMania 35 is only a few days away and much like the other major WWE pay-per-views, NXT will have its own event before that. Traditionally, TakeOvers happen on Saturday night but WWE switched things up and moved it up to Friday night. This was to have the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday. The event will be held at the Barclays […]

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NXT: TakeOver Phoenix Review

WWE’s developmental NXT brand kicked off Royal Rumble weekend with its first TakeOver event of 2019. While it was only five matches, they were jam-packed with storylines that included four titles on the line and one grudge match. How did it go? Here are my thoughts on the NXT TakeOver: Phoenix. For the reviews, I’ll go over some parts of […]

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NXT: TakeOver Phoenix Predictions

On the eve of the Royal Rumble, NXT will be having its first TakeOver of the year. After a string of five great TakeOvers in 2018, the yellow brand will like to continue that streak. The TakeOver: Phoenix match card will have five matches in total with all the NXT brand titles on the line. Here are my predictions for […]