March 22, 2016
After Monday Night Raw went off the air, Braun Strowman worked a dark match against Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns. During the match, Luke Harper suffered some sort of knee injury. However, the bigger news was the fact that Strowman was punched in the face by a fan. Security were quick to jump in and remove the fan from the arena. WWE has had several issues over the past years with fans attacking wrestlers.
March 22, 2016
In a rather interesting bit of news, Sami Zayn is actually scheduled to work a match at Wrestlemania 32. He was scheduled to be in Dallas that weekend because he is wrestling Shinsuke Nakamura in a big match at a special NXT event. No word yet on what match Zayn is going to be wrestling in, but the guess is that it will more than likely be the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal, which may or may not take place before the pay per view.
March 3, 2016
Since WWE wanted his debut to be a big deal, Shinsuke Nakamura has now been booked for a big match against Sami Zayn, an experienced performer that had spent years honing his craft in ROH. The two of them will be battling it out at a special NXT event in Dallas during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. Triple H wants to keep the momentum rolling for the developmental brand, so expect Nakamura and Zayn to be given plenty of time to work.
February 4, 2016
During the NXT live event in Green Bay over the weekend, Finn Balor defended the heavyweight championship against Sami Zayn. It is interesting to note that Balor worked as a heel during the match. Finn has been teasing fans that the Bullet Club stable was coming to WWE soon. If formed, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are more than likely going to be portraying heels, so it makes sense for Balor to become one as well.
January 17, 2016
When asked about which performers in NXT that he would love to wrestle on the main roster in WWE, Ryback mentioned Sami Zayn and Samoa Joe but really focused on Finn Balor. The former Intercontinental Champion showered Balor, who currently carries the heavyweight championship in the developmental brand, with quite a bit of praise, noting that Finn brings his best night in and night out.
January 5, 2016
As some of you may already know, NXT is doing a tour of the United Kingdom next week. The company had advertised Sami Zayn to be there but it was not clear at the time if he was going to be wrestling or just making an appearance. It has now been confirmed that the former heavyweight champion is going to be working matches now that he has healed from a serious shoulder injury that sidelined him for months.
December 7, 2015
There are rumors that Sami Zayn could be returning a little sooner than expected. WWE has been advertising his appearance on the upcoming tour of England. Generally, the company does not do that unless the performer is going to be there. Zayn has proven to be quite a draw overseas, so there is a chance that he could just be making an appearance and not actually wrestling for NXT.
November 24, 2015