A reporter in Virginia by the name of Alison Parker was shot and killed while on the air today. All three members of New Day took to social media almost immediately to express their condolences. Apparently, Parker had a very memorable interview with the stable last year. Big E Langston stated that she brought energy and warmth to the interview, while Kofi Kingston praised her good vibe. Xavier Woods said she had a kind heart and mind.
August 26, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Big E Langston revealed that CM Punk saved his career with WWE. Langston was worried that he was going to be sent back down to NXT, but Punk went to management and specifically asked to work with him. The two of them had no previous allegiance backstage, so this was simply a case of Punk wanting to him a coworker out.
August 7, 2015
For approximately three months, Vince McMahon met with Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston once a week to discuss a gimmick for their stable. It has now been revealed that McMahon was under the impression that the over the top baby face gimmick would go over with the audience in a huge way. McMahon was said to have been disappointed when they had to turn heel.
August 6, 2015
Those that watched Battleground last night got to see a good amount of apron moves, including a particularly impressive splash by Big E Langston during the tag team championship match. Apparently, WWE has been instructing their performers to do more of that. While more details are not available yet, there is a belief that it has something to do with ROH.
July 20, 2015
Since the company was doing a live event in Massachusetts, Big E Langston decided to generate some heel heat for himself by taking a jab at Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback who is now widely known as the guy that has cheated his way to Super Bowl victories and Hall of Fame numbers. It worked pretty well because the audience went nuts. WWE knows that they can always generate a reaction with this method.
May 24, 2015
In a best of three falls match for the tag team championship, New Day was successfully able to retain the belts by defeating Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. The two teams split the first two match before Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston were able to capture the decisive fall. The duo was able to overcome a strong challenge from Kidd and Cesaro because Xavier Woods sneaked into the ring and pinned Cesaro without the referee recognizing him.
May 17, 2015
WWE feels that they might have found a centerpiece for their tag team division in New Day. The trio produces nice combinations. Xavier Woods, who almost received a release while working in developmental, is considered the strongest talker in the group. Management has long loved the athletic style that Kofi Kingston utilizes. Big E Langston has the size and look that the front office has long preferred in their performers.
April 29, 2015
Just as a recap, here are all the winners from Extreme Rules 2015. Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston captured the tag team championship in WWE. John Cena, Seth Rollins and Nikki Bella all retained their respective belts at the pay per view. Other winners include Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler and Roman Reigns. During the kickoff match, Adrian Neville was given a surprising victory over a five time former Intercontinental Champion.
April 26, 2015
It appears that the rumors about a New Day push are true. Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston were able to capture the belt from Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. Of course, Kingston generated some heel heat for the trio by grabbing a handful of trunks to secure the pin fall. They were jeered by the audience because of their new tactics, which means that the booking is working. Natalya and Xavier Woods were heavily involved.
April 26, 2015
In a sign that fans can actually help to dictate the product, rumors are floating around that WWE changed up their plans for the tag team division because of the chants that New Day were getting. Management originally was going to give the Lucha Dragons a shot at the belt at Extreme Rules. However, the switch was made to Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston, who are likely to win. Kalisto and Sin Cara would then challenge Kingston and Langston.
April 25, 2015