WWE NXT

All articles in regards to WWE NXT will be put in this section, as well as into the WWE parent HUB.

NXT results, open thread: Respect my Authority

Triple H returns to Full Sail to announce a new General Manager for the Developmental flagship show, and tag champs The Ascension will be in action for the last time before defending their titles...

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What happens when you peak in NXT?

WWE is experiencing an interesting problem with certain talents peaking in NXT and bombing on the main roster. So what are some possible solutions to this?

A glimpse of things to come?

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Perhaps in WWE, Fergal Devitt will paint himself kind of like licensed comic book characters (in this case, I'm getting Punisher) and Kevin Steen's more PG chant will become "Fight, Steen, Fight"? They're just going to keep teasing us with these images until we go insane, aren't they? Via Kevin Steen's Twitter.

NXT recap, reactions: Shave and a haircut

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The finals of the tag tournament are set, as Triple H pays a visit to announce where the winners will face The Ascension for the tag titles...among other things. Plus, Enzo loses a few whiskers and...

NXT results, open thread: Torneo de parejas

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It's the semis of the tournament to decide The Ascension's next foes, with tface vs. face action in Kalisto & Sin Cara vs. Sami Zayn & Adam Rose, while Aiden English drags Simon Gotch into his...

A real picture

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From Fergal Devitt's Twitter.

NXT recap, reactions: Fierce contention

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Two main event caliber matches as Bayley faced Sasha Banks for a shot at women's champ Charlotte while Tyler Breeze finally locked it up with Adrian Neville for the men's title. Was it as good as...

NXT results, open thread: Wanna-Breeze

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A 'live event' quality card includes the long-awaited showdown between #1 contender Tyler Breeze and NXT champ Adrian Neville. Two tag tournament matches wrap up the first round, and a women's bout...

Shaul Guerrero claims she left WWE in 2012 to recover from an eating disorder

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"Actually, I went into rehab for an eating disorder. I was really close to Joey Mercury when I was in FCW, he was my mentor and my coach. He, along with the strength and conditioning coach there at the time, noticed that I was really sick and I just wasn't mentally okay and physically I was doing a really bad job of keeping up with what I needed to do and they finally convinced me to go into rehab for a long time disease I had. So I took two months [off] and stayed in a [rehab] facility and from then on, I just didn’t know how to come back into wrestling and still keep my recovery intact because this business is very much focused on how you look. So I was just not ready for that kind of challenge, so I took a whole year off. I really focused on myself and really needed to get healthy: mentally, emotionally [and] spiritually, and that's where I was."

In an interview with Headlocks2Headlines.com's Chris Kelly, Shaul Guerrero reveals the shocking reason why she left NXT in the autumn of 2012 for a year. There were rumors at the time that "the business lifestyle may not be good for her" and "she may not have been emotionally ready for it", given that she was only 21 years old at the time. I guess we now knows what that meant. Congratulations to Shaul for being so open about such a controversial topic and for managing to recover from such a difficult problem.

Too sweet

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an NXT World Order? To read more Twitter reaction to Kevin Steen's WWE signing, including from Steve Austin and Dwayne Johnson, click here. This one is via the Twitter of the last 'too cool to be true' signing, Fergal Devitt.

...and it's official! SIGN STEEN SIGN

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Well, that didn't take long. WWE makes it official, and even has an interview up with the newest member of the Developmental roster from his visit to the Performance Center last week.

Report: Kevin Steen arrives in NXT

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That according to a picture making the rounds online and reading the tea leaves of Mr. Wrestling's own Twitter account. Check them both out here and decide for yourself while we wait for an...

TWIP: Stephanie embarrassed, Cena vs. Lesnar

This Week in Promos (TWIP) includes Stephanie McMahon embarrassed over being in the same ring as Brie Bella, an amazing John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar video, and Bayley being Bayley until Charlotte...

Jason Albert quietly retires as a wrestler

Matt Bloom, currently working in WWE as Jason Albert, has quietly retired as a wrestler. Hear what he has to say about what's next for him right here.

So...this happened last night on WWE Network

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Why is Adam Rose always offering his used suckers to people? Why does Renee Young want Sami Zayn to take it? Why does Sami give in? Why doesn't he use his hands? Discuss, Cagesiders. For extra credit, give us your favorite Against Me! song - bonus points if it's on Reinventing Axl Rose.

Del Rio was Released? Lucha! Lucha! Lucha!

Yesterday's release of the former World champ, and the ongoing drama surrounding Rey Mysterio, leaves a demographic void on WWE's roster. Luckily, they have a very talented performer waiting in...

NXT recap, reactions: Alright, alright, alright

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The tag tournament kicks off with two matches, a makeshift team and a surpising win. As usual, the NXT crowd are pretty into themselves. But in a change of pace, the women's match is the worst...

NXT results, open thread: Tag tournament, player!

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Xavier Woods gets a chance to even the score with CJ Parker, as the tournament to determine the #1 contenders to The Ascension's throne kicks off tonight. What's next on the road to the next live...

Devitt on WWE style, making enemies and facepaint

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The Irishman gives his first interview since signing with WWE to Renee Young in this video exclusive to their website. Hear how he plans to adapt his style, how it's going settling into NXT and if...

Are The Young Bucks following Kevin Steen to NXT?

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Matt and Nick Jackson teased as much on Twitter last week, and then heavily-rumored-but-not-confirmed WWE signee Kevin Steen got in on the action with a picture indicating that the Bucks and Booker...

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Video: Triple H announces NXT Takeover 2

Watch the video of Triple H announcing the next NXT special on the WWE Network, aptly entitled "NXT Takeover 2" or what we here at Cageside are calling "NXT Takeover 2: Electric Boogaloo".

Oh hi

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These two beautiful badasses are already at NXT in Orlando, learning how to pro wrestle WWE style. It's only a matter of time, Cagesiders. Photo via @FergalDevitt.

Rumor Roundup: Mania payouts, heat on Flair & Hall

Performers finally get their WrestleMania 30 bonuses and a new NXT live special is announced, while The Nature Boy and The Bad Guy may be in trouble again.

NXT recap, reactions: Well, that was annoying

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Some okay-to-good matches that lead nowhere as it still feel like NXT is treading water a bit. At least we're getting another tournament soon, and Adrian Neville vs Tyler Breeze is inching toward...

NXT results, open thread: An Exotic Empress

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Women's champion Charlotte looks to get right back in the ring after a disappointing showing against Summer Rae last week, NXT champ Adrian Neville looks for revenge against Tyler Breeze, and Adam...

Prince Devitt already at NXT with Kenta

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The newest international signee is already at the Performance Center in Orlando. We put together some videos to get you ready for the imminent debuts of Kenta, Devitt and even Kevin Steen. Check...

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