NXT Champion Archives

NXT Women's Champ Mandy Rose To Celebrate Year-Long Reign Tonight
Following a hard-fought title defense against Alba Fyre at Halloween Havoc, the show-stopping Superstar seems as unstoppable as ever. So, bow before Rose and Toxic Attraction this Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA! On top of that, tonight we'll also see Raw superstar R-Truth heading down to Orlando and taking on Grayson Waller, the very popular big man Odyssey Jones returning from a[...]
NXT Recap 10/11: Things Heat Up Between Breakker And Dragunov
If you were to pick one young talent in all of WWE that looks tailor-made for success, it's the current NXT Champion Bron Breakker  He's huge, he's charismatic, he's a former NFL player, he has a pro-wrestling pedigree, and he's fun to watch in the ring  At first glance, Ilja Dragunov is the antithesis of Bron Breakker… until[...]
NXT Preview 10/11: Champion Bron Breakker To Take On Javier Bernal
 The NXT Champion is set to defend his title at the upcoming Halloween Havoc Premium Live Event against JD McDonagh and Ilja Dragunov in a Triple Threat Match, but before he can do that, he's looking to teach a lesson to one of the newest members of the NXT roster when he takes on Javier Bernal tonight on the USA Network[...]
Bo Dallas Is Reportedly Set To Return To WWE "Very Soon"
 Now, with the incredibly successful return of Bray Wyatt at this past Saturday night's Extreme Rules Premium Live Event on Peacock, it appears Wyatt's real-life brother and former NXT and WWE superstar Bo Dallas is set to make his WWE return in the very near future. Former NXT Champion Bo Dallas is reportedly set to make his WWE return soon, courtesy[...]
WWE SmackDown: Another Talent Made Their Big WWE Return Tonight
 Well, following the first round of exciting returns at last weekend's SummerSlam, just now on WWE SmackDown on FOX, the show ended with the return of a star who was atop many fans' lists of who they would like to see return. Former NXT Champion Karrion Kross and his wife Scarlett made their shocking return to end this[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 7/12: Roxanne Perez Will Cash In Against Mandy Rose
 We should also see NXT Champion Bron Breakker's response to JD McDonagh's attack on him at the end of last week's show. To catch all of the action, tune in to NXT 2.0 tonight at 8 pm on the USA Network. Former indies star Roxanne Perez has hit the ground running since debuting in NXT 2.0 only a short time ago[...]
Will A Former NXT Champion Debut On WWE Monday Night Raw Tonight?
At NXT Stand & Deliver last week, Tony D'Angelo defeated two-time NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa in what was being sold as Ciampa's final match in NXT  He hasn't been seen on TV since the loss, but according to a new report today, we could be seeing the veteran on a much bigger WWE show as soon as tonight. Image:[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 3/1: A Big Tag Match & A North American Title Match
The war between Tommaso Ciampa, Dolph Ziggler, and NXT Champion Bron Breakker came to a head last week on NXT 2.0 when during a battle to determine the number one contender to face Breakker for the title, Ziggler's partner Robert Roode made a shocking appearance and cost Ciampa the match  The show ended in a brawl between the four[...]
NXT Superstars Post-Mortem: Kings Who Were Made Jesters
On November 4 of last year, WWE released 18 of their wrestlers for "budget cuts" and former NXT Champion Keith Lee was easily one of the most shocking names to read on a list that included Karrion Kross, Nia Jax, Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado, Mia Yim, Eva Marie, Harry Smith, B-Fab, Franky Monet, Ember Moon, Scarlett, Oney Lorcan,[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 2/1:
Last week's NXT 2.0 furthered the tension between NXT Champion Bron Breakker and Legado del Fantasma, whose leader, Santos Escobar made it very clear that he doesn't respect Breakker as a Champion  Escobar said he thinks Breakker was handed everything, while he is the truly deserving Champion  But when Breakker offered to put the title on the line[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 2/1: Two Big Tag Team Matches Headline The Show
 And then there's the second tag bout, which will see Legado del Fantasma taking on NXT Champion Bron Breakker and former Champion, Tommaso Ciampa in tag action. Diamond Mine vs Imperium in a Six-Man Tag Team match tonight on NXT 2.0, courtesy of WWE. We can expect the Six-Man Tag Team Match between Diamond Mine and Imperium to be[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 1/18: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Rename It Gunther
 There are some bright spots though, such as the emergence of now NXT Champion Bron Breakker, who even the most grumpy of old wrestling fans admits looks and acts like a star who could be the face of WWE before too long  But while the man at the top of the NXT mountain looks sure-footed, what[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 1/11: AJ Styles In Action & A Crowbar On A Pole Match
Hey gang!  The Bron Breakker era of NXT has begun!  The new NXT Champion finally defeated rival Tommaso Ciampa for the title in last week's main event and now we will see what his plans are on his first night as the brand's top Champion  Who wants the first shot at the new Champ?  Who does the[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 1/11: Will Grayson Waller Finally Face AJ Styles?
Hey gang!  Last week was a special event for NXT 2.0 in NXT New Year's Evil, where a number of titles were put on the line, none bigger than Tommaso Ciampa's NXT Championship  But when the night was over, we had a new Champion and it was none other than the biggest breakout star of the NXT[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap- A New Era Begins With A New NXT Champion Crowned
 There's just one problem with that: NXT veteran Tommaso Ciampa is still the top-dog on NXT 2.0 and is still NXT Champion  But that might not last long if hard-charging rookie phenom Bron Breakker has his way. The official logo for NXT 2.0, courtesy of WWE. We open the show reliving Grayson Waller's attack on Johnny Gargano during his speech last[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap- A New Era Begins With A New NXT Champion Crowned
16, 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yooSq_9JmvE) We now get a video package for LA Knight where he sells himself as the one true megastar on NXT and how Grayson Waller has derailed his plans to be NXT Champion, so he needs to destroy him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Q9SThVSkUVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: LA Knight says he's put in the time unlike Grayson[...]
Keith Lee Addresses His WWE Release In A Twitter Statement
Arguably the most shocking and disheartening of the large number of wrestlers released by WWE last week was that of former NXT Champion Keith Lee.  Fans were positive that Lee had all of the special qualities necessary to blow past WWE Chairman Vince McMahon's creative Death Star blast, but alas as many, many times before, the[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap- A New Era Begins With A New NXT Champion Crowned
 He admits that Ciampa was better than him last week, but promises it was a learning experience and he will take the NXT Championship from him someday soon  See kids?  Promos don't have to be long to be effective!  They just have to be passionate and get your message across. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUCgDv88oksVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript[...]
NXT Halloween Havoc Recap- New Champs, A Return, And A Killer Doll
26, 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqmw2JcHcWY) Tommaso Ciampa vs Bron Breakker – NXT Championship Tommaso Ciampa vs Bron Breakker for the NXT title, courtesy of WWE. A fantastic heavyweight battle that we haven't seen in WWE quite a while!  Both guys bring it on the big stage here to earn the main event spot[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap- A New Era Begins With A New NXT Champion Crowned
14, 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Jbj6NAIKuw) Pete Dunne vs LA Knight vs Von Wagner vs Tommaso Ciampa – Fatal 4-Way Match for the NXT Championship First #WWENXT match an #NXTTitle Match? Let's see what ya got, @WWEVonWagner pic.twitter.com/ueAk2suQJR — WWE NXT (@WWENXT) September 15, 2021 So we have a very fast-paced match here that totally wakes a crowd up that had been noticeably[...]
NXT TakeOver 36- Did The Black & Gold Brand Win SummerSlam Weekend?
pic.twitter.com/m3gzVTQUfi — WWE (@WWE) August 23, 2021 Karrion Kross vs Samoa Joe – NXT Championship Karrion Kross vs Samoa Joe for the NXT title, courtesy of WWE. It's main event time, as Samoa Joe comes out of "retirement" to try and put Kross down and become the first-ever three-time NXT Champion. So this match was fine and entertaining enough, but[...]
Former Champion Finn Balor Returns To NXT This Tuesday
Former NXT Champion Finn Balor did everything he could to hold onto his title at NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver, but Karrion Kross would not accept defeat and left with the title  Since being taken to task at the event weeks ago, Balor hasn't been seen on tv or addressed his current status or what's[...]
WWE Halftime Heat Returns with NXT 6-Man Tag Match; Shawn Michaels Announcing
As huge as the fireworks were that took place during last night's WWE NXT TakeOver: Phoenix, they didn't stop once the show went off the air with NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa and newly-crowned NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano holding their titles high–DIY reunited, and it was feeling so good for both of them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy_wz_NwCbUVideo can't be[...]