Review: NXT TakeOver New Orleans

It’s going to be very hard to do this PPV justice, conveying brilliance is often hard to do second hand, and the “you had to be there” effect often lessens the impact. But I’m going to do my best, and if you take anything away from this review, let it be that NXT TakeOver: New Orleans is a must watch for ANY wrestling fan.

Money in the Bank 2011, Wrestlemania 17 and now… NXT TakeOver: New Orleans. Remember the date, because last night NXT may have just put on one of, if not the, greatest wrestling shows of all time.

Many PPVs are passed off as being great because they had a main event that stole the show, others because a mid card match came out of no where to steal the spotlight. But rarely are shows remembered for being excellent from start to finish. TakeOver New Orleans will be one of those shows.

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NXT News Round-Up

Well it was quite the episode of NXT for breaking news!

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After first appearing at NXT Takeover: Philadelphia former Impact Wrestling star EC3 made his official debut down at WWE’s developmental brand, NXT.

Coming across like an absolute star EC3 came down to the ring (With some outstanding theme music) following the announcement of a new championship at NXT, the NXT North American Championship. The first champion will be crowned at the upcoming NXT Takeover: New Orleans in a 6-man ladder match that will feature EC3Lars SullivanKillian DainVelveteen DreamAdam Cole and the second man to make his hotly anticipated debut on this week’s episode, Ricochet. 

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