[TV Recap] ‘NXT’ 10.03.2012 – Kidd/Gabriel vs. Ascension, #1 Contender Revealed

COMMENTATORS: Byron Saxton & William Regal

The Ascension mercifully find new opponents this week on NXT, taking on Superstars regulars Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel in the main event. Also on the show the feud between Richie Steamboat and Kassius Ohno rages on, Seth Rollins confronts his first NXT Championship challenger ahead of next week’s defense, and Big E Langston does his Big E Langston thing.

CHAMPION

  • NXT CHAMPION: Seth Rollins

LINEUP

  • Richie Steamboat vs. Drew McIntyre (*3/4)
  • Big E Langston vs. Aiden English (SQUASH)
  • Percy Watson vs Kassius Ohno (**)
  • Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel vs. The Ascension (**1/2)

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[TV Recap] ‘NXT’ 09.05.2012 – Rollins Speaks, Usos vs. Ascension, Funkasaurus in Action

COMMENTATORS: Byron Saxton & William Regal (& Jim Ross)

One week after making history, Seth Rollins sits down with Jim Ross to discuss becoming the first-ever NXT Champion. Also on the show a new Leo Kruger debuts, Brodus Clay is here because reasons, and The Usos look for revenge against The Ascension.

CHAMPIONS
  • NXT CHAMPION: Seth Rollins
LINEUP
  • Richie Steamboat vs. Kassius Ohno
  • Audrey Marie vs. Paige
  • Leo Kruger vs. Percy Watson
  • Brodus Clay vs. Ryan Collins
  • The Usos vs. The Ascension

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[TV Recap] ‘NXT’ 7.18.2012 – Gabriel vs. Slater, Steamboat vs. Kruger

COMMENTATORS: Byron Saxton & William Regal

Former Nexus brethren collide this week on NXT as Heath Slater takes on the returning Justin Gabriel. Also on the show Raquel Diaz begins her Exfoliating Ugliness tour, Richie Steamboat and Leo Kruger battle after their backstage brawl last week, and Alex Riley runs afoul of Antonio Cesaro and Aksana.

CHAMPIONS

  • NONE

LINEUP

  • Tamina Snuka vs. Kaitlyn (*)
  • Percy Watson vs. Jinder Mahal (**)
  • Richie Steamboat vs. Leo Kruger (**3/4)
  • Raquel Diaz vs. Paige (**)
  • Justin Gabriel vs. Heath Slater (***1/4)

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[PPV Review] ‘NXT TakeOver: New York’ – Gargano vs. Cole, Dream vs. Riddle, Dunne vs. WALTER

Date: April 5, 2019
Venue: Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY)
Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, & Percy Watson

It’s WrestleMania 35 weekend, which means it’s time for NXT to throw down with the latest edition of TakeOver. This one is for all the marbles too as FIVE championships on the line, including the United Kingdom Championship which yes is still a thing how dare you. Did NXT once again lay it all on the line and potentially outshine the main roster? Read on to find out (but I mean it’s pretty obvious).

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: VACANT
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: The Velveteen Dream
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Shayna Baszler
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The War Raiders (Hanson & Rowe)

LINEUP

  • The War Raiders [c] vs. Ricochet & Aleister Black for the NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • The Velveteen Dream [c] vs. Matt Riddle for the NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Pete Dunne [c] vs. WALTER for the WWE UNITED KINGDOM CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • Shayna Baszler [c] vs. Bianca Belair vs. Io Shirai vs. Kairi Sane for the NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • 2 OUT OF 3 FALLS: Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole for the vacant NXT CHAMPIONSHIP

    (****)

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[PPV Recap] ‘NXT TakeOver: New Orleans’ – Gargano vs. Ciampa, Almas vs. Black

Date: April 7, 2018
Venue: Smoothie King Center (New Orleans, LA)
Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, & Percy Watson

JVPW is a site focused mainly on classic pro wrestling but I’ve decided to start sprinkling in some ‘current day’ stuff as well, beginning with tonight’s NXT TakeOver: New Orleans. On paper this show looks INSANE, with a new championship making its debut, a grudge match months in the making, and the possible ascension of a man who made his debut at last year’s WrestleMania weekend event to NXT Championship glory. Hell to the yes. Let’s go!

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT Champion: Andrade ‘Cien’ Almas
  • NXT North American Champion: VACANT
  • NXT Women’s Champion: Ember Moon
  • NXT Tag Team Champions: The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Kyle O’Reilly)

LINEUP

  • LADDER MATCH: EC3 vs. Velveteen Dream vs. Killian Dain vs. Lars Sullivan vs. Adam Cole vs. Ricochet for the vacant NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP (*****)
  • Ember Moon [c] vs. Shayna Baszler for the NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • DUSTY RHODES CLASSIC TOURNAMENT FINALS: The Undisputed Era [c] vs. The Authors of Pain vs. Roderick Strong & Pete Dunne for the NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • Andrade ‘Cien’ Almas [c] vs. Aleister Black for the NXT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • UNSANCTIONED MATCH: Johnny Gargano vs. Tommaso Ciampa (*****)

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