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Backstage News on Why WWE Officials Are Very Happy with a NXT Newcomer

- Word from within WWE is that merchandise sales for NXT star Kevin Owens are doing extremely well. Owens' first-ever WWE t-shirt first went on sale during the weekend of Takeover on December 11th. WWE officials are very happy with how the former Kevin Steen has brought his fanbase with him to NXT, something a lot of NXT talents don't do. Source: PWInsiderThe post Backstage...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

RAWlternative Delivers Endless Stream of Fresh and Frenetic Action

The stream began two minutes late. Not a big deal; I've attended independent wrestling shows that have begun an *hour* late. There was a running gag at a CZW show back in 2002 that the "2:30 bell time" is actually what time the ring bell arrives via courier. Two minutes? Whatever.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fight Booth WWE Awards: Event of the Year

2014 Event of the Year: NXT Takeover: R Evolution “So many things to love about this show. Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and my personal mark-out moment: when Hideo Itami teased the GTS. Maybe the best highlight was Finn Balor’s entrance; is there a Face Paint of the Year category? Of course the most important thing is that the show was filled with great matches; they all brought...
Via Fight Booth
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NXT TakeOver R Evolution Highlight: Kevin Owens' unforgettable NXT Debut

Kevin Owens stated in the final vignette ahead of his NXT debut that there “was no plan B,” in regards to his new job as an employee for WWE. And as we all know, CJ Parker will be the first to tell you that there is no “Planet B”. So it only made sense that Parker would be fed to Owens for his NXT debut this past Thursday at NXT TakeOver: R Evolution. In other words, it had...
Via Fight Booth
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Identity of Minis on NXT, WWE Hyping Kevin Steen’s TV Debut, SOTW

- The tag teams competing for gold at Survivor Series are featured in this week’s WWE RAW Slam of the Week: – The Authority is featured in this week’s SmackDown Slam of the Week: – WWE is billing Kevin Steen’s TV debut on December 11th at Takeover: R Evolution as a “date of reckoning” for NXT. As noted, Steen will be using the name Kevin Owens in WWE. – The mini...
Via Wrestle Scoop
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Creepy Kevin Owens debut vignette to air on NXT tonight

Since Australian WWE fans live in the future, they’ve already gotten to see the new Kevin Owens (Steen) vignette that will air on the WWE Network during tonight’s newest episode of NXT. The video features Owens’ face fading in out with him speaking the following words over some ominous music: “I will fight anyone and everyone, bet against me if you want, but it’s my turn...
Via Fight Booth
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlete Makes WWE NXT In-ring Debut, Kevin Steen Praises Him

- WWE NXT star Hugo Knox made his debut at Saturday night’s NXT live event in Daytona, Florida and impressed both wrestlers and fans in attendance. Knox teamed with Elias Samson and Steve Cutler to lose to Angelo Dawkins, Chad Gable and Sawyer Fulton. Knox almost picked up the win for his team but was countered by Gable. Knox is a former soccer goalkeeper from the UK, real name...
Via Wrestle Scoop
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steen on Meeting Austin, Working at the WWE PC, His Goals, More

– In the videos above, WWE NXT star Kevin Steen talks with Jim Varsallone of The Miami Herald. Below are highlights: * He says the WWE Performance Center is a pro wrestler’s dream and unlike anything you’ve ever seen. He feels very lucky to be there and said, “so far so good.” * Steen confirmed that William Regal saw him at a Pro Wrestling Guerrilla event and got the...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo of the Week: Steen and Devitt being themselves

A lot of pro wrestling fans were worried when the WWE signed Kevin Steen and Prince Fergal Devitt. And rightfully so.Whenever a wrestler you enjoy and become attached to gets signed by the biggest pro wrestling company in the universe there’s a very good chance they will be repackaged and ruined. Judging from the photo to our left tweeted out by Kevin Steen the other day, it doesn’t...
Via Fight Booth
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

ROH Heavyweight Champ Michael Elgin On Winning The Title, Being The Best In The World, Contacted By TNA

The Ring of Honor world heavyweight champion Michael Elgin joins us on today’s podcast, as the company presents “Death To Dishonor 12″ on August 23rd from the Frontier Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge, IL. Elgin talks with us about winning the ROH heavyweight title, winning the title on the company’ first live traditional PPV, Kevin Steen leaving the company, TNA being interested...
Via Between The Ropes
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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