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
Hoping to become a more active touring company in 2016 so that NXT can finally become profitable, Triple H has booked his developmental crew for a tour of the midwest. In January, the promotion will be making their debuts in Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit and Green Bay. They will also be doing another stop in Pittsburgh. Names being advertised are Apollo Crews, Samoa Joe, Finn Balor and Bayley.
December 15, 2015
There is some concern within WWE over the roles that Triple H has been giving himself. Even though he was the right guy for the part because of his in ring abilities and name value, some questioned if he should have been the one to work with Sting in his debut match. HHH is also penciled in to work with The Rock at Wrestlemania, so a decent amount of people are going to silently accuse him of putting himself in the biggest spotlight.
October 1, 2015
After the big NXT event last night, Triple H held a meeting with the performers. He praised them for their performance on the show, as it went well above expectations. HHH also thanks the wrestlers for not leaking the Samoa Joe debut to the internet wrestling community. Generally, someone backstage is responsible for getting the word out to one of the various websites. This time, however, the company went above and beyond to keep it a secret.
May 21, 2015
Now that he has made his Wrestlemania debut in a cameo filled match against Triple H, Sting is going to take some time and decide on his future in professional wrestling. He is said to be open to the idea of working more matches for WWE, provided that the story makes sense and the money is right. On the flip side, the company definitely would love to make use of his name value once again, but they are not going to rush his decision.
March 30, 2015
Last minute changes have been made by the sports book. Brock Lesnar is now favored to retain the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns, and the reason for that is because he signed a new contract with WWE. Triple H is now favored to defeat Sting in his Wrestlemania debut match. No word on why those particular odds did a complete shift, but the theory floating around is that it is because so many were betting on the WCW legend.
March 29, 2015
As many of you already know, two matches have been moved from the main Wrestlemania card and placed on the kickoff show. The reason for that is because management has been planning extravagant entrances for Rusev, Undertaker, Bray Wyatt and Triple H. While his name is not on the list, you can more than likely expect something pretty spectacular for Sting, as this is his actual in ring debut for WWE.
March 29, 2015