‘NXT’ 04.19.2022 Recap + Review – Pretty Deadly vs. Lumis & Hudson, Santos vs. Carmelo, Gacy Taunts Breakker

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

On this week’s NXT:

  • Carmelo Hayes battles Legado del Fantasma leader Santos Escobar
  • Sarray looks for revenge against Tiffany Stratton
  • Tatum Paxley tries to prove herself against main roster invader Natalya
  • New Tag Team Champs Pretty Deadly address the NXT Universe

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Bron Breakker
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Cameron Grimes
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Pretty Deadly (Kit Wilson & Elton Prince)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne)

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LINEUP

  • Sarray vs. Tiffany Stratton (**) [RECAP]
  • Sanga vs. Grayson Waller (*1/2) [RECAP]
  • Legado del Fantasma vs. Drake & Gibson (**1/2) [RECAP]
  • Santos Escobar vs. Carmelo Hayes (*3/4) [RECAP]
  • Tatum Paxley vs. Natalya (**) [RECAP]
  • Wes Lee vs. Xyon Quinn (*1/2) [RECAP]
  • Roxanne Perez vs. Jacy Jayne (*1/2) [RECAP]
  • Pretty Deadly [c] vs. Dexter Lumis & Duke Hudson for the NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2) [RECAP]

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‘NXT’ 04.12.2022 Recap + Review – Tag Team Gauntlet, Women’s & North American Titles on the Line, BOAT Comes to NXT

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

This week on NXT:

  • Cameron Grimes defends the North American Championship against Solo Sikoa
  • Mandy Rose defends the Women’s Championship against Dakota Kai
  • Five teams battle in a Gauntlet match to decide the new Tag Team Champions
  • Follow-up on Joe Gacy & Harland’s apparent kidnapping of Bron Breakker’s father Rick Steiner at the end of last week’s episode.
  • Cora Jade meets her idol Natalya and things probably go fine.
  • Nikkita Lyons says she’s done with Lash Legend but it may not be vice versa.

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‘NXT’ 04.05.2022 Recap + Review – Breakker vs. Gunther, Lyons vs. Legend, D’Angelo’s a Made Man

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

NXT this week not only features fallout from this past Saturday’s Stand & Deliver special but also the first appearance of new NXT Champion Bron Breakker, who shocked the world by beating Dolph Ziggler for the title last night on Monday Night Raw. What does he have to say? Who will step up to challenge the Pup-faced Gremlin? Your guess is as good as mine!

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‘NXT STAND & DELIVER 2022’ Recap + Review – Ziggler vs. Breakker, Ciampa’s Goodbye

DATE: April 2, 2022
VENUE: American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett
VIEWING METHOD: Peacock

NXT Stand and Deliver 2022 brings NXT 2.0 to its largest arena to date hours before Night 1 of WrestleMania. What’s the brand bringing to the table? How’s about every championship on the line (including the Kickoff), and a Steinerized main event as Bron Breakker challenges Dolph Ziggler for the NXT Championship? Eh? Ehhhh?

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‘NXT’ 01.11.2022 Recap + Review – AJ Styles vs. Grayson Waller, Crowbar on a Pole, FIREBALLS

VENUE: WWE Performance Center (Orlando, FL)
COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

The first NXT of the Bron Breakker Era features the NXT debut of “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles as he takes on Grayson Waller in the main event. The feud between Pete Dunne and Tony D’Angelo reaches Vince Russo-level stakes as they battle in a Crowbar on a Pole match. 

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Bron Breakker
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Carmelo Hayes
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jane)

LINEUP

  • Xyon Quinn vs. Santos Escobar (*1/4)
  • Cameron Grimes vs. Damon Kemp (NR)
  • DUSTY RHODES CLASSIC QUALIFIER: Malik Blade & Edris Enofe vs. Joe Gacy & Harland (*)
  • CROWBAR ON A POLE: Pete Dunne vs. Tony D’Angelo (**)
  • Amari Miller, Kacy Catanzaro, & Kayden Carter vs. Indi Hartwell, Persia Pirotta, & Wendy Choo (*1/2)
  • Solo Sikoa vs. Boa (*3/4)
  • AJ Styles vs. Grayson Waller (**3/4)

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‘NXT New Year’s Evil 2022’ Recap + Review – Ciampa/Breakker II, North American/Cruiserweight Title Unification, A Phenomenal Appearance

DATE: January 4, 2022
VENUE: WWE Performance Center (Orlando, FL)
COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

NXT New Year’s Evil rings in 2022 with a bevy of championships on the line, including the big one as Tommaso Ciampa defends against Bron Breakker. WWE finally lets go of its latest attempt at a Cruiserweight division as it unifies the title with the NXT North American Championship as Roderick Strong takes on Carmelo Hayes.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Tommaso Ciampa
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Carmelo Hayes
  • NXT CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION: Roderick Strong
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jane) 

LINEUP

  • UNIFICATION MATCH: Carmelo Hayes [NA] vs. Roderick Strong [CW] for the NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Riddle & MSK vs. Imperium (***1/2)
  • Mandy Rose [c] vs. Raquel Gonzalez vs. Cora Jade for the NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/4)
  • Tommaso Ciampa [c] vs. Bron Breakker for the NXT CHAMPIONSHIP (****)

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‘NXT TAKEOVER: STAND & DELIVER NIGHT 2’ Recap + Review – O’Reilly vs. Cole, Balor vs. Kross

DATE: April 8, 2021
VENUE: Capitol Wrestling Center
COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett, & Beth Phoenix
VIEWING METHOD: Peacock (Replay)

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Finn Balor
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Raquel Gonzalez
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Johnny Gargano
  • NXT CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION: Santos Escobar
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: MSK (Wes Lee & Nash Carter)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart

LINEUP

  • LADDER MATCH: Santos Escobar [c] vs. Jordan Devlin [c] for the NXT CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart [c] vs. The Way for the NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Johnny Gargano [c] vs. Bronson Reed for the NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Finn Balor [c] vs. Karrion Kross for the NXT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • UNSANCTIONED MATCH: Kyle O’Reilly vs. Adam Cole (***3/4)

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[TV Rundown] ‘205 LIVE’ 01.22.2021 – Ciampa/Thatcher vs. Daivari/Nese, The Way vs. Dolin/Jade

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Nigel McGuinness

The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic rolls on this week on 205 Live as the final first round match in the Men’s tournament main events, while the women make their first appearance on the show as Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell of The Way take on the debuting Gigi Dolin & Cora Jade.

CHAMPION

  • NXT CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION: Santos Escobar

LINEUP

  • 2021 DUSTY RHODES CLASSIC QUARTERFINALS (WOMEN’S): Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell vs. Gigi Dolin & Cora Jade
  • 2021 DUSTY RHODES CLASSIC 1ST ROUND (MEN’S): Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher vs. Ariya Daivari & Tony Nese

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[TV Review] ‘NXT’ 10.14.2020 – Priest vs. Lumis, Blackheart vs. LeRae, Halloween Havoc Matches Announced

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett, & Beth Phoenix

The North American Championship is on the line this week on NXT as Damian Priest defends against Dexter Lumis in the main event. Also on the show The Undisputed Era embark on the secondcoming of their Golden Prophecy, Johnny Gargano tries to beat some knowledge into Austin Theory, and Toni Storm makes her in-ring debut as a full-fledged NXT superstar.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Finn Balor
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Io Shirai
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Damian Priest
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Breezango (Fandango & Tyler Breeze)

LINEUP

  • Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan vs. The Undisputed Era (***)
  • Ashante Thee Adonis vs. Jake Atlas (NR)
  • Johnny Gargano vs. Austin Theory (***)
  • #1 CONTENDER’S MATCH: Shotzi Blackheart vs. Candice LeRae (**1/2)
  • Toni Storm vs. Aliyah (NR)
  • Drake Maverick & Killian Dain vs. Imperium (*1/2)
  • Damian Priest [c] vs. Dexter Lumis for the NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/4)

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