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WWE World Champ Paul Levesque on why NXT TakeOver: Dallas is a must-watch

Paul “Triple H” Levesque is the WWE World heavyweight champion and heading into a big main event Sunday against Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 32. However, it’s easy to see the legendary performer is just as excited for NXT TakeOver: Dallas 10 p.m. ET Friday, April 1 on WWE Network from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The executive vice president, talent, live events and creative will watch in awe, along with other rabid fans, as the developmental brand takes center stage. The NXT live network specials have a track record for raising the bar. Levesque is expecting much of the […]


Interview: WWE Diva Sasha Banks plans to steal the show at WrestleMania 32

Sasha Bank’s first taste of WrestleMania as a performer was being a relative extra during Triple H’s “King of Kings” entrance two years ago. Now “The Bo$$” of WWE is days away from competing for the Divas championship in front of the biggest audience of her career. The 24-year-old is banking on stealing the show with Becky Lynch and title holder Charlotte at WrestleMania 32 — in front of a record-setting crowd Sunday, April 3, at 7/6 CT on pay-per-view and WWE Network. Even after the official announcement was made, it took some time for Banks to believe the match would […]


Paul “Triple H” Levesque on NXT and its increasing impact on the WWE Universe

WWE’s developmental brand NXT has made tremendous strides in 2015. They continue their push for global domination with its first international tour across the United Kingdom. The string of events is highlighted by NXT TakeOver: London, a live special 3/2CT Wednesday, Dec. 16 on WWE Network. Paul “Triple H” Levesque stands proudly as the figurative father of NXT and its biggest fan. Anyone needing proof of this can just listen to the executive vice president of talent, live events & creative speak about the roster. He promoted the TakeOver show and what the tour means for WWE as a whole […]


Murphy on making WWE history, the growth of NXT and United Kingdom tour

When Buddy Murphy won the tag team titles in NXT, it wasn’t just a milestone for himself and tag partner Wesley Blake. The Melbourne native made WWE history for Australia as well. “It was a huge honor,” Murphy said. “It was quite an accomplishment for me. I wasn’t aware it went beyond that until the Australian fans hit me up on Twitter to inform me. I did a little research and was the first Australian-born to ever hold a championship. It’s something nobody can take away from me. It’s awesome. Speechless is the right word.” The 27-year-old has grown within […]


WWE’s Paul “Triple H” Levesque hypes NXT TakeOver: Respect highlighting women’s wrestling

Women’s wrestling takes center stage on WWE TV like never before as Bayley and Sasha Banks look to make history. The two rivals will battle for 30 minutes in an iron man match for the women’s championship in the main event of NXT TakeOver: Respect which premieres tonight at 8/7CT on WWE Network. It’s a dream opportunity for each of them that, until recently, may have seemed out of the realm of possibility, but the league’s female talent has been cultivated on the company’s developmental brand. Paul “Triple H” Levesque, Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative. has been a big proponent […]


Finn Bálor ready for WWE SummerSlam weekend and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn

When Fergal, Prince Devitt signed with WWE in 2014 the Irishman had some trepidation. After 14 years honing his craft and making a name for himself around the world, was joining sports entertainment leader the right move to make? The answer to this question became clear. It was a resounding yes! He emerged on NXT television as Finn Bálor. The new recruit drew buzz and a growing following in a short amount of time. Then on July 4, 2015 during the Beast in the East special on WWE Network from Japan it was Bálor who captured the NXT championship from Kevin […]


WWE’s Tyler Breeze talks about his success and the NXT phenomenon

Tyler Breeze is an emerging A-list NXT talent ready for his big close-up in WWE. And don’t let the fur, feathers and selfie sticks fool you. When the bell sounds, this performer can get it done in the ring. The Canadian, real name Mattias Clement, was signed to a contract in 2010. The Breeze character made his grand TV debut in the summer of 2013 and through his years on the roster, the talent witnessed WWE’s developmental expansion firsthand. “I’ve gotten to see it go from FCW (Florida Championship Wrestling) and something that was very small,” Breeze recalled. “We had […]