NXT Takeover: Brooklyn Predictions and Analysis

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NXT Takeover events do not come around often. During the WWE’s tentpole events, such as Wrestlemania and Summerslam, tradition has seen NXT air a PPV-like event on eve of the main roster’s event. This time is no different. NXT will be running a Takeover event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn ahead of Summerslam. Last […] READ MORE


The State of NXT Post Brand Split

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One of the underlying concerns amongst wrestling fans following WWE‘s upcoming brand split and subsequent draft, is how the landscape of NXT will fair. After all, recent reports seem to indicate that as many as 10-12 NXT Superstars could be seeing themselves brought up to either Raw or Smackdown following July 19, or by latest, […] READ MORE


NXT Superstars That Could Impact The Main Roster

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NXT has produced some really spectacular main roster stars that have ranged in success. Big E (Formally Big E Langston) came from the NXT brand and has had some pretty good success. He is a former Intercontinental champion, and a current WWE World Tag Team Champion. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns came up together and […] READ MORE


Grad Day: A Look at NXT's Graduating Classes

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In under five years, Paul “Triple H” Levesque has taken the laughing stock of developmental, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) and created arguably the hottest wrestling brand in North America today – NXT. When Triple H assumed control in 2012 and renamed FCW after the failed reality game show, he built a castle and begun to build […] READ MORE



NXT Takeover: London Predictions and Analysis

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NXT has had quite the year. It seemed like as the months passed by, they only continued to grow and expand. It started with the their first television tapings outside of Full Sail University, then their first ever Takeover event outside of Orlando, Florida. Now, NXT takes it’s biggest step forward yet by presenting it’s […] READ MORE


Bayley: Best of the Rest

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It has been almost four months since Bayley defeated her fellow Four Horsewomen Sasha Banks at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn to become NXT Women’s Champion. Since that time Bayley has become the most popular star in NXT. The idea of a woman wrestler being the most popular star in the company had not been heard of […] READ MORE


NXT Future Five: Week of October 14, 2015

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Welcome to NXT Future Five on Last Word On Sports, where each week we analyze the latest episode of World Wrestling Entertainment Network’s hottest program, NXT and rank the five performers who made the biggest impact. NXT Future Five: Week of October 14 Highlights of the Night Opening Video Package: The recap of NXT Takeover: […] READ MORE


NXT Future Five: Takeover Respect Edition

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Welcome to NXT Future Five on Last Word On Sports, where each week we analyze the latest episode of World Wrestling Entertainment Network’s hottest program, NXT and rank the five performers who made the biggest impact. Highlights of the Night Opening Video Package: NXT’s production team was on point again tonight with an opening video […] READ MORE


NXT Takeover: Respect – Predictions and Analysis

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Then men and women of NXT have an unenviable task this evening. They have to follow one of the most critically acclaimed events of the year in Takeover: Brooklyn. In August, there was no question that NXT stole the show Summer Slam weekend and won the heart of Brooklyn with one match in particular standing […] READ MORE