Let us take a look at the top 10 stories of the hour from the world of Professional Wrestling:
10. New Match Added To NXT Takeover: Dallas
A new match has been announced for NXT Takeover: Dallas, which takes place on April 1st at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Apollo Crews will face Elias Samson. Below is the updated card for the show:
– NXT Title Match: Finn Bálor (c) vs. Samoa Joe
– NXT Women’s Title Match: Bayley (c) vs. Asuka
– NXT Tag Team Title Match: The Revival (c) vs. American Alpha
– Sami Zayn vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
– Austin Aries vs. Baron Corbin
– Apollo Crews vs. Elias Samson
9. When Will WWE’s Global Cruiserweight Series Begin?
A new series is set to debut on the WWE Network this Summer, the Global Cruiserweigh Series. This series will features some of the world’s best Cruiserweights in action, and the current plan is to award the winner with a WWE NXT contract (kayfabe way to introduce one of their signings to the WWE NXT fans).
This show is scheduled to start airing from July 13th at 9 p.m. EST on the WWE Network, immediately after NXT ends. The plan is to have 32 Cruiserweights participate and the final will take place on September 14.
WWE is thinking about making this tournament an annual event.
The qualifying matches for the tournament are scheduled to take place in the following independent promotions:
– EVOLVE Wrestling
– Progress Wrestling
– Revolution Pro Wrestling
8. When Will The Next NXT Takeover Event Happen?
After this weekend’s NXT Takeover: Dallas, the next NXT Takover event is scheduled to take place on June 8th at Full Sail University.