WWE News: Former Champion On The Verge Of Returning To Company & Joining ‘NXT’ Following 10-Year Absence

Davey Boy Smith Jr., who is the son of the legendary British Bulldog, has been in talks with WWE about returning to the company, the former superstar told Metro. Smith previously competed in the promotion between 2006 and 2011, but he was let go and went on to make a name for himself in Japan […]

WWE News: Triple H Comments On Velveteen Dream & Pat McAfee’s Futures In The Company

As Sportskeeda documented, Triple H opened up about the status of two absent NXT superstars during a recent media call. “The Game” was asked to talk about Velveteen Dream and Pat McAfee, both of whom were taken off television last year in seemingly controversial fashion. According to the Hall of Famer, however, they’re both still […]

WWE Rumors: Superstar’s Status ‘Doesn’t Look Good’ As Long Absence Continues, Per ‘Ringside News’

Although he was supposed to be assigned to Monday Night Raw following the October 2020 brand draft, Andrade has yet to return to WWE television. As a recent report suggested, the Mexican superstar’s future in the company remains as unclear as ever, if the booking for this year’s Royal Rumble main event is any indication. […]

WWE Rumors: NXT Superstar Might Soon Be Returning To Main Roster, Per Dave Meltzer

After a brief stint on Monday Night Raw where he was part of two separate heel stables, Austin Theory was sent back to NXT following allegations that emerged amid the rise of the #SpeakingOut movement. However, it appears that WWE officials have been planning for some time to bring him back to the main roster. […]

WWE Rumors: Update On Why Top NXT Star’s Main Roster Debut Was Postponed, Per Dave Meltzer

Earlier this week, rumors suggested that NXT superstar Damian Priest was due to be called up to Friday Night SmackDown, where he was supposed to be joining the ongoing storyline between top villains Roman Reigns and Jey Uso and babyface Kevin Owens. At that time, it was reported that Priest’s debut was scheduled for last […]

WWE News: ‘NXT’ Superstar Reportedly Heading To ‘Friday Night SmackDown’ To Be Part Of Roman Reigns Storyline

According to Fightful Select, by way of Wrestling Inc, WWE NXT superstar Damian Priest could be on his way to Friday Night SmackDown. Should the former North American Champion make the jump to the blue brand, he could also factor into the “Head of the Table” storyline involving Roman Reigns, Jey Uso and Kevin Owens. […]

WWE News: Company Reportedly Turned Down Special Request From Kairi Sane

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Dave Meltzer, by way of WrestlingNews.co, WWE officials have blocked Stardom’s attempt to bring in Kairi Sane for an anniversary show. The Japanese promotion is trying to bring back some notable stars from its past back for the event, which will take place at the Budakon Hall on March […]

WWE News: Top Star May Have Been ‘Fired’ By Company On Christmas Day

Earlier this week, a number of outlets reported that Pat McAfee had been removed from WWE television until further notice. While this led to some speculation that he was simply taking a break from the promotion on his own accord, the NXT star crushed those rumors via Twitter on Saturday, suggesting that the decision was […]

WWE’s Scarlett Bordeaux Sizzles In One-Piece Bodysuit: ‘Touch Me And You’ll Burn’

WWE superstar Scarlett Bordeaux took to Instagram on Thursday and shared a sizzling snap with her 519,000 followers. While the image was pleasant to look at, Bordeaux uploaded it as a warning to anyone who might come into contact with her, telling fans that anyone who touches her will burn. Bordeaux could find herself in […]

WWE News: Founding Retribution Member Returns To ‘NXT’ Following Reported Unhappiness With Creative Direction

As documented by WrestleTalk, Mercedes Martinez returned to NXT on Wednesday night’s episode. Martinez attacked Io Shirai from behind during a segment on the black-and-gold brand’s show, suggesting that she’ll work a Women’s Championship program or align herself with Toni Storm. The latter superstar was supposed to face Shirai on the show. The latest development […]

WWE Rumors: New NXT Shows Reportedly In The Works

According to Wrestling Inc, WWE executive Triple H has put together a team for a new NXT show, which will operate as a minor league system for the black and gold brand. The prospective program will be overseen by Gabe Sapolsky, who “The Game” is reportedly a huge fan of. The writer has a wealth […]

WWE Rumors: Some Top NXT Superstars Unlikely To Get Main Roster Pushes If Called Up, Per Dave Meltzer

Although WWE is currently dealing with record-low ratings and the increasing popularity of rival companies such as AEW, it appears that there are certain NXT talents who might not ever get pushed on the main roster even if they have the skills and fan-favorite status to turn things around for the promotion. As quoted on […]

WWE Rumors: Former Champion’s Planned Return To Company Reportedly Fell Through Due To Surgery

In September, rumors suggested that former WWE Women’s Champion Melina would be officially returning to the company for the first time since she was released in 2011. While she has repeatedly denied these reports, former Survivor contestant and professional wrestler Jonny Fairplay revealed in a recent podcast appearance that there were indeed plans to hire […]

WWE Rumors: Real Reason Why Vince McMahon Reportedly Lost Interest In EC3 Revealed

Despite enjoying some brief success in NXT, EC3 quickly lost his momentum after being promoted to the main roster. According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Sportskeeda, Vince McMahon wasn’t a fan of the superstar. According to the journalist, the WWE chairman lost interest in EC3 after his feud with Dean […]

WWE Rumors: Former Champion Reportedly ‘On His Way Back To The Ring’ Following Injury Hiatus, Report States

According to the Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Wrestling Inc, WWE superstar Karrion Kross is “on his way back to the ring.” Kross has been out of action since August after he suffered a separated shoulder injury in his match with Keith Lee at NXT Takeover XXX. The timing of […]

WWE Rumors: NXT Superstar Has Reportedly Been Called Up To The Main Roster

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Ringside News, NXT superstar Rhea Ripley is reportedly set to receive a WWE main roster call-up. The Australian superstar failed to capture the NXT Women’s Championship from Io Shirai on the latest episode of the black-and-gold brand’s weekly show. Meltzer stated that the […]

WWE Rumors: Two ‘Monday Night Raw’ Superstars Might Have Been Sent Back To NXT

According to a recent report, two superstars who were brought up from NXT to Monday Night Raw in last month’s draft might have been quietly sent back to the black-and-gold brand. As explained by WrestlingNews.co, Dabba-Kato and Arturo Ruas have yet to make an appearance on the red brand’s show after they were seemingly brought […]

WWE Rumors: Company Reportedly Interested In Bringing Back Former Superstar

According to Fightful Select, by way of Ringside News, WWE is reportedly interested in bringing back No Way Jose. The former superstar was released back in April as part of the company’s cost-cutting measures due to economic uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Speculation of Jose’s return has supposedly been discussed backstage this week. The report […]

WWE Rumors: NXT Is Reportedly Being Left Out Of ‘Survivor Series’ For Two Reasons

NXT superstars will not compete at this year’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view, according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. As documented by WrestlingNews.co, the reason to leave the black and gold brand out of the event is two-fold. The first is due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak at the Performance Center. Officials want […]

WWE Spoilers: Identity Of Masked Superstar Who Interfered In Two ‘Halloween Havoc’ Matches Reportedly Revealed

At last night’s NXT: Halloween Havoc special, Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae received assistance from a masked performer in their respective title matches. Recently, Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of WrestlingNews.co, provided an update on the identity of the mysterious superstar. The journalist revealed that the masked wrestler was supposed to be […]

WWE Rumors: Vince McMahon Wants To ‘Disown’ NXT Due To Subpar Ratings, Dave Meltzer Alleges

Considering it wasn’t mentioned on this week’s Monday Night Raw as WWE started its build toward next month’s Survivor Series pay-per-view, there was some talk that, for the first time in years, NXT wouldn’t be featured in the company’s annual inter-brand battles. The latest rumors suggest there might be a reason behind that — chairman […]

WWE News: NXT Star Says He Only Wants To Work For Triple H

In a recent interview with Daily DDT, WWE superstar Bobby Fish discussed the future of The Undisputed Era faction and Triple H’s involvement in its creation. According to the former NXT Tag Team Champion, “The Game” has been instrumental to their success on the black-and-gold brand. Fish went on to say that he always wants […]

AEW Rumors: Possible Identity Of ‘NXT Reject’ Who Leaked Eric Bischoff’s Appearance Revealed In New Report

A new report from Fightful Select has offered details on the possible identity of the former NXT superstar who allegedly leaked Eric Bischoff’s AEW Dynamite appearance and spoiled it well before the episode aired. Quoting a subscriber-only report from Fightful Select, Ringside News wrote on Thursday that Tino Sabbatelli, who was released by WWE in […]

WWE News: Main Roster Superstar Could Be Set To Return To NXT After Falling Out Of Favor With Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon has reportedly lost interest in Andrade. The former United States Champion wasn’t picked for any show in the latest WWE draft, which means he’s a free agent as of this writing. However, he could be on his way back to NXT if one of his recent social media teases comes to fruition. Andrade […]

WWE News: Several Big Names Omitted From This Year’s Draft Pool

Ahead of the upcoming WWE brand draft, the company released two pools of wrestlers corresponding to its main roster brands. However, it appears that a number of familiar names are missing from these lists. On Thursday, Smark Out Moment posted a complete list of superstars who will not be included in the draft, which will […]

WWE Rumors: NXT Superstar Reportedly Might Be Out For Several Months Due To Injuries

The latest update on NXT superstar Ridge Holland suggests he might be out for an extended period of time after undergoing surgery to address injuries he suffered earlier in the week. On Thursday afternoon, WWE shared its latest NXT injury report on YouTube, confirming Holland dislocated and fractured his left ankle and also suffered a […]

WWE News: Wade Barrett Reveals Current Status As An In-Ring Performer, Explains Why He Returned To Company

Wade Barrett recently returned to WWE full-time as a member of NXT’s commentary team, but some fans and pundits have been wondering if he’ll ever wrestle again. In an interview with the Gorilla Position podcast, by way of WrestlingNews.co, the Englishman provided an update on his in-ring status. “I never retired from the ring. My […]

WWE News: Superstar’s Push In Doubt Following Suspected Broken Ankle Injury

As documented by PWInsider, NXT star Ridge Holland suffered what appeared to be a broken ankle on last night’s episode of the black-and-gold brand’s weekly show. The British superstar got hurt during a post-match fight with Oney Lorcan. After defeating Lorcan’s partner Danny Burch, Holland set about inflicting more punishment on his fallen opponent. Lorcan […]

WWE Rumors: Top NXT Star’s Injury Was ‘Made Out To Be Worse Than It Is,’ Per Dave Meltzer

On Sunday, Finn Balor suffered a broken jaw during his successful NXT Championship defense against Kyle O’Reilly at the TakeOver: 31 pay-per-view. However, the latest update on his status suggests that his injury might not be that severe after all. As quoted by WrestlingNews.co, Dave Meltzer explained on Thursday’s edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that […]

WWE Rumors: Two Top ‘NXT’ Stars Reportedly Being Drafted To Main Roster

As documented by WrestleTalk, Sports Illustrated and several sources have revealed that NXT’s resident power couple, Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae, will reportedly be traded to the main roster during the upcoming WWE draft. The event will commence on this week’s Friday Night SmackDown. Both performers had matches at Sunday’s NXT Takeover 31 event, and […]

WWE Rumors: Former Champion Reportedly Buried; Triple H Comments On Superstar’s ‘Immaturity’

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Ringside News, WWE superstar Velveteen Dream may have been buried at last night’s NXT Takeover 31 event. The superstar, who lost to KUSHIDA, found himself on the receiving end of a dramatic post-match beatdown at the hands of his opponent. As the report […]

WWE News: Former Champion Returns At ‘NXT Takeover 31’

Former NXT Women’s Champion Ember Moon made her return at last night’s NXT Takeover 31 pay-per-view, per Cageside Seats. The superstar appeared following Candace LaRae and Io Shirai’s title match. After a segment involving Toni Storm making her own claim for Shirai’s championship, Moon came out on a motorcycle and removed her helmet, indicating that […]

WWE Rumors: Two Members Of Top NXT Faction Reportedly Turning Babyface

According to a new report, Undisputed Era members Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly appear to be on their way to turning babyface as rumors of the long-running NXT faction’s impending disbandment continue to swirl. On Wednesday, Mike Johnson of PWInsider wrote that Cole’s match against the villainous Austin Theory was a sign that the longest-reigning […]

WWE News: NXT Star Gets Sidelined Again With Torn ACL

It appears that NXT superstar Tegan Nox might be out of action for quite some time, as WWE announced via social media that she had recently reinjured her anterior cruciate ligament. On Wednesday, the WWE NXT Twitter account shared an update on Nox, noting that she suffered a torn ACL after she was attacked by […]

WWE Rumors: Superstar Reportedly Set To Debut During Next Draft

According to Ringside News, WWE officials are considering debuting Chelsea Green on the main roster during next month’s draft. Green hasn’t been on television since she was written off NXT earlier this year. It is believed that she’s been biding her time while the company comes up with a creative idea for her. As The […]

WWE News: Mystery Wrestler Teases Return At ‘NXT TakeOver: 31’ In New Vignette

On Wednesday night’s episode of NXT, a vignette aired for an unidentified wrestler, who hinted in their promo that they will be returning to the black-and-gold brand at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: 31 pay-per-view. As quoted by Wrestling Inc., the individual was identified in the video description as an “unknown insurgent” who has “declared they’re […]

WWE Rumors: Former Superstar Could Potentially Return To Company Via NXT UK, Per Dave Meltzer

Although it’s far from guaranteed at this point, a new report suggests that Davey Boy Smith Jr. might have a chance of returning to WWE for the first time in close to a decade once his contract with Major League Wrestling expires. As quoted by Ringside News on Tuesday afternoon, Dave Meltzer reported on the […]

WWE Rumors: Update On Chelsea Green’s Current Status After Being Taken Off Television Earlier This Year

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Ringside News, Chelsea Green’s WWE main roster debut could be delayed. As of this writing, her current status with the company is reportedly uncertain. The NXT star was seemingly in line to be promoted to the main roster. However, she was recently taken […]

WWE News: Wade Barrett Signs Contract With Company, Details Of New Role Confirmed

In a new interview with Sports Illustrated, Wade Barrett confirmed that he recently signed a new contract with WWE. That also includes an option to extend his stay, should both parties be interested. Moving forward, fans can expect to hear the former Intercontinental Champion call the action on NXT. Barrett revealed that he wants to […]

WWE Rumors: Top ‘NXT’ Star Set To Join Main Roster, According To New Report

As documented by WrestlingNews.co, NXT star Mercedes Martinez could be on her way to the main roster. The superstar fought Rhea Ripley in a cage match to close this week’s episode of the black-and-gold brand’s weekly show. Ripley put her through a table and seemingly brought an end to their feud, with the announcers going […]

WWE News: Former Tag Team Champions Released After Months Of Inactivity

In a news release posted on the company’s official website, WWE announced on Friday that it has parted ways with Akam and Rezar, aka The Authors of Pain (AOP). The duo was best known for previously holding the NXT and Raw Tag Team Championships. According to Wrestling Inc., the decision to release AOP came more […]

WWE News: ‘NXT’ Star Claims Triple H Has Big Plans For Him

As documented by WrestlingNews.co, NXT’s Damian Priest was a guest on the latest episode of WWE’s After the Bell podcast. In his conversation with host Corey Graves, the superstar revealed what he did to make Triple H take notice of him. According to Priest, he presented himself as a main event superstar from the outset. […]

WWE Rumors: Former Champion Reportedly In Talks For Full-Time Return

Wade Barrett, whose real name is Stu Bennett, is reportedly in talks to rejoin WWE on a full-time basis, according to PWInsider. The former Intercontinental champion made his return to WWE television last week. He appeared as a commentator on the most recent episode of NXT. The company has also confirmed that he’ll reprise his […]

WWE News: Triple H Addresses Misconduct Allegations Surrounding ‘NXT UK’ Superstars Ahead Of Show’s Return

Triple H has been doing the media rounds to promote the return of NXT UK in September, and he’s been asked about some of the controversies surrounding superstars on the brand amid the #SpeakingOut movement. He discussed the matter in a recent interview with Metro. The company has already released or suspended some performers who […]

WWE Rumors: Retribution Member Who Appeared On Latest ‘Raw’ Reportedly Written Off ‘NXT’

As documented by Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of WrestlingNews.co, NXT‘s Mia Yim could be on her way to the main roster as a member of the Retribution faction. The superstar was beaten by Shotzi Blackheart on the latest episode of the black-and-gold brand’s weekly show. According to Meltzer, this could […]

WWE News: Update On Wade Barrett’s Future In Company Revealed

As documented by Sportskeeda, Wade Barrett’s appearance on last night’s episode of NXT won’t be a one-off. The former Intercontinental Champion will reprise his role as an announcer on next week’s episode. Barrett joined Vic Joseph to fill in for Mauro Ranallo on the black-and-gold brand’s weekly show. As noted by Ringside News, the regular […]

WWE News: Top Faction Could Be Set To Split

As documented by WrestlingNews.co, this week’s episode of NXT teased The Undisputed Era being split up on WWE television in the foreseeable future. Kyle O’Reilly defeated Drake Maverick via submission on the show. After the match, however, his teammates Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong tried to get him to deliver a post-match beatdown on his […]

WWE News: Main Roster Superstar Gets Moved Back To NXT

After weeks of speculation that followed his abrupt disappearance from Monday Night Raw, Austin Theory is now back on the NXT roster, having made his return on Wednesday’s edition of the black-and-gold brand’s eponymous show. As recapped by Wrestling Inc., Theory made his return during an interview segment with Bronson Reed, where the Australian grappler […]

WWE Rumors: Wade Barrett Reportedly Returning To Company, Details Of New Role Revealed

As documented by Pro Wrestling Sheet, Wade Barrett will reportedly return to WWE television next week as a member of the NXT commentary team. The former Intercontinental Champion’s appearance will be a one-off for now. According to the report, Barrett hasn’t signed a full-time contract to re-join the company. Barrett, who left the company in […]

WWE News: Former Superstar Says His Five Years In Company Were The ‘Most Frustrating’ Of His Life

New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) star KENTA, who was previously known in WWE as Hideo Itami, recently hinted that he was quite unhappy with his lack of in-ring success during the half-decade he spent working for the latter promotion. In an interview published on Friday afternoon, Sports Illustrated‘s Justin Barrasso spoke to KENTA, who opened up […]