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Ok week for NXT this week.

SaNitY had a very good week in squashing Bollywood Boyz with Cillian Dane working the whole match to show off his skillset, and then with the beat down of Tye Dillinger and then working as a cohesive unit in the 6 man tag main event. I can see why Jose helped Tye but Strong is a strange choice to add to the mix given there's no history there. Also Cross shouting for Asuka had me dreaming......

Liv Morgan taking the win against Billy Kay was a surprise, however we now get a tag match next week where Liv and a partner of her choosing will go up against Kay & Royce. The only partner I can see is Ember Moon sadly sigh.

The tag match was perfectly fine. It will be good to see them use Heavy Machinery more often as they need to build new teams again now, but what I am really looking forward to is Revival vs AOP as that will be a slobber knocker without doubt.

I really like the fact we're getting a UK Championship match next week as Tyler Bate defends against Trent Seven, awesome job.

Also the glorious celebration was just that....glorious!

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Originally posted by Baz Baz wrote:

Ok week for NXT this week.

SaNitY had a very good week in squashing Bollywood Boyz with Cillian Dane working the whole match to show off his skillset, and then with the beat down of Tye Dillinger and then working as a cohesive unit in the 6 man tag main event. I can see why Jose helped Tye but Strong is a strange choice to add to the mix given there's no history there. Also Cross shouting for Asuka had me dreaming......

Liv Morgan taking the win against Billy Kay was a surprise, however we now get a tag match next week where Liv and a partner of her choosing will go up against Kay & Royce. The only partner I can see is Ember Moon sadly sigh.

The tag match was perfectly fine. It will be good to see them use Heavy Machinery more often as they need to build new teams again now, but what I am really looking forward to is Revival vs AOP as that will be a slobber knocker without doubt.

I really like the fact we're getting a UK Championship match next week as Tyler Bate defends against Trent Seven, awesome job.

Also the glorious celebration was just that....glorious!


My thoughts pretty much echo what Baz said, loved Sanity particularly Damo, and Roode was awesome.

I liked Heavy Machinery, another old school team who I saw as being in the Natural Disasters mold. Hopefully they get a push moving forward.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/February/2017 at 12:19
That was not an episode of NXT I would care to see again. Really not a fan of Peyton Royce or Billy Kay or Liv Morgan. I didn't was the UK Tournament so that main event meant nothing to me, so aside from the tag title scene there was nothing to this show for me to be interested in.

Wwe needs to find another way to get the UK Title integrated with their main roster. Using it in NXT just doesn't do it for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SKITCOMIC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/February/2017 at 19:23
The UK title match was fine. I agree it doesn't really belong on the NXT brand. I want to see the stand alone UK program but if it's going to build up steam it probably needs to be highlighted on Smackdown or RAW to get the attention it needs to pull in an audience.

NXT knows Tag.

The women were a complete miss in my opinion. A lot of weaknesses in skill were highlighted and Peyton Royce and Billy Kay just aren't enjoyable to watch. I can't say anything about Liv Morgan because of reasons.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/February/2017 at 22:23
Peyton Royce and Billy Kay are like PG-era Lez-B-Friends. Seriously, what's the point to them holding hands wherever they go?

NXT needs to be focusing on building up Daria Berenato IMO. Granted, a lot of the onus is on her. She needs to beef up IMO, as well as make sure her fundamentals in the ring are solid. That gimmick and her look is fucking money. Were she just a bit more hard bodied, and could prove she had mastered the basics she would make for great TV on NXT.

She and Elias Samson are two noobs I want to see succeed more than anyone since I first saw Joe Hennig in FCW feuding with Sheamus in 2009. Unfortunately, I'm just about as confident of them succeeding as I was of Joe Hennig in 2010.
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Womens triple threat match was fine. Expected Moon to go over given she's about the only one Asuka hasn't destroyed so far, but i'll give Peyton another shot haha.

Dunne/Mandrews delivered like it did in the UK Championship Tournament. I like that WWE is giving some of these guys more exposure in the US market as it'll only help them going forward. So now we've had Bate, Seven, Dunne & Mandrews appear in NXT, awesome stuff.

Two title matches next week, the show is going to be watched just for that.

Roode/Jose was a perfectly fine main event. I love the fact Roode played possum to get the win too haha. Jose probably looked as good as he ever has in this match so they still got a chance with him. Ohno turning up post match? OK I can live with that. Ohno vs Roode down the line? Even better.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/April/2017 at 06:21
So I hear Drew Mac is back. I will likely watch this weeks episode back to back with next weeks episode as I just don't have time to sit down, relax and actually pay attention until the kids go back to school, but I am looking forward to seeing a heel run by Asuka as well as Bobby Roo being glorious.
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Next weeks episode will be a really good one, the main event especially.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16/April/2017 at 22:27
Who was the big guy who featured in the tag match against DIY? Impressive power moves and his look kind of reminded me of George The Animal Steel.

Liking Alistair Black as well, cool and very unique style and he's already really over.
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His name is Dillon Miley, he used to to play american football.

Black, reknownly known as Tommy End is a mixture of CM Punk and Daniel Bryan. He is a strong style wrestler, emphasis on heavy striking.

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