The inimitable Mauro Ranallo describes what it feels like to join the NXT broadcast team, reacts to the reception from the NXT Universe and looks ahead to his call of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor later this summer.06/26/2017 - 13:45
Fatigue sets in fast when WWE tryout attendees tackle one of the WWE Performance Center's greatest tests of endurance, the "Baldo bag" drill.06/23/2017 - 15:15
With the tables turned, Hideo Itami offers words of consolation to Kassius Ohno following The Knockout Artist's loss to Aleister Black.06/21/2017 - 13:30
NXT Superstar Billie Kay discusses her excitement for the first-ever Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match and what history-making moment could be next for the women of WWE.06/15/2017 - 15:45
NXT Superstar Liv Morgan explains why she and the rest of NXT's female Superstars are more motivated after learning of the Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match.06/15/2017 - 15:00
ATLANTA -- With the second NXT Poll just three weeks away, and the chaos-causing Nexus returning to WWE NXT next week, the NXT Rookies continued their quest to make an impression on the WWE Universe and the WWE Pros.
Husky Harris & Cody Rhodes def. Lucky Cannon & Mark Henry (PHOTOS | WATCH)
Knowing he must start making a greater impact on Tuesday nights, No. 7 ranked NXT Rookie Husky Harris finally earned a win, thanks to a tag team victory with "Dashing" Cody Rhodes, his WWE Pro. After a Cross Rhodes, the conceited Superstar pinned No. 5 ranked Lucky Cannon, the NXT Rookie he defeated a few weeks ago in a Five-Minute Challenge, as Cannon's WWE Pro, Mark Henry, could only watch from his corner of the ring. With his tag team win, Harris' record increased to 1-2, while Cannon's fell to 1-3. (WATCH: The WWE Pros discuss Husky Harris)
The Miz def. Kaval (PHOTOS | WATCH)
United States Champion and WWE Pro The Miz took on No. 1 ranked NXT Rookie Kaval in an intense match on WWE NXT. Kaval impressed with his strong offensive effort, showing off his many martial arts skills. But ultimately it was The Miz who taught the NXT Rookie a lesson, pinning him after a hard-fought match and the Skull-Crushing Finale. With his loss this week, Kaval's record fell to 1-3.
Michael McGillicutty def. Percy Watson (PHOTOS | WATCH)
Hoping to further impress the WWE Universe and the WWE Pros, No. 3 ranked Michael McGillicutty earned a win over fellow NXT Rookie, Percy Watson, who is ranked No. 2. With his WWE Pro, Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston, cheering him on from his corner, third-generation competitor McGillicutty kept on his path to perfection, defeating the always-entertaining Watson, who just won the Talk the Talk Challenge. With this win, McGillicutty upped his perfect record to 4-0, while WWE Universe-pleasing Watson's dropped to 1-2.
Talk the Talk Challenge (PHOTOS | WATCH)
"Showtime" Percy Watson was the first NXT Rookie to take the microphone in the Talk the Talk Challenge, and left the strongest impression on the WWE Universe in Atlanta's Philips' Arena, who was judging the contest. Under his topic of "glasses," Watson told the WWE Universe about his vision and spoke about the importance of being able "to see what you want out of life." "Showtime" received the most cheers, earning his own one-night-only talk show on next week's WWE NXT!