Ilja Dragunov Archives

NXT Great American Bash Preview: Title Matches And A Big Debut
 The name, of course, evokes some good ol' NWA/WCW nostalgia, but while the event has its roots in the past, tonight's show will be all about the future as some of the best young talents will face off in the ring for various titles and a much-hyped Olympic Gold Medalist will make his in-ring debut. NXT[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Ilja Dragunov vs JD McDonagh... Again
 It's not a good look for the brand, and it doesn't create much of an impetus to keep tuning in. Ilja Dragunov and JD McDonagh will face each other again in singles action tonight on WWE NXT, courtesy of WWE. If you do tune in, you will see another in what I'm sure will be a good[...]
NXT Recap 10/11: Things Heat Up Between Breakker And Dragunov
 At first glance, Ilja Dragunov is the antithesis of Bron Breakker… until you watch him and you realize that while he's entirely different, he's also something special  Dragunov is a natural character that speaks in a way and with a passion that isn't unlike the late/great "Rowdy" Roddy Piper[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 9/20: Ilja Dragunov Has Arrived In America
 One notably absent star was recent NXT UK Champion, "The Mad Czar" Ilja Dragunov  Well, that's an issue no more as Dragunov made his presence felt on last night's NXT 2.0, immediately entering the NXT title picture with JD McDonagh and Champion Bron Breakker  Let's take a look at what went down last night on the USA Network. Ilja Dragunov has arrived[...]
NXT Preview For 8/31- A Big Night Of Grudge Matches
As Gargano pleaded his case, LA Knight stormed in with his own agenda, and the two outspoken Superstars ended up throwing barbs at each other. Who will stand tall when the two converge in the ring? Don't miss the showdown tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network! In addition to that battle, we also have Kyle O'Reilly taking on Duke[...]
NXT TakeOver 36- Did The Black & Gold Brand Win SummerSlam Weekend?
 Eventually, power wins though, as Gonzalez hits a big Chingona Bomb off the top rope to Kai to get the pinfall and retain. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Gonzalez sends Kai bouncing onto the entrance ramp: NXT TakeOver 36 (WWE Network Exclusive) ( Winner and still Champion: Raquel Gonzalez The #NXTWomensTitle remains in the grasp[...]