Interesting. Of course, this won’t really change my enjoyment of the show. It just seems like it will increase the cost it takes WWE to put it on.
This is insane. Did they really hold all the poses that long or were special effects involved?
Pretty impressive list (though Kota Ibushi & Zack Saber J.r are noticeably absent.)
This photo is the best. I love Sasha.
Sasha was the best. Everyone else was just trying for second place.
Tyler Breeze Allegedly In WWE Doghouse
Ugh. Sometimes I just wish they could expand NXT and let these guys continue to excel there.
Pretty good list. I would have put Sasha v. Bailey from Brooklyn at 1, and bumped the Royal Rumble triple threat down to like 7 or 8, but, overall, it’s a pretty good list.
Sami Zayn returns at NXT Newcastle
I’m so ready to see Zayn wrestle on Wednesday.
I really hope that Sasha took all these pictures on Tyler Breeze’s phone.
The Evolution of the BO$$
Over at *Cage Side Seats*, Andrew Swift has an [amazing piece on the career of Sasha Banks](http://www.cagesideseats.com/2015/9/8/9279155/the-evolution-of-a-bo):
> There’s lots of discussion lately on “elevating titles,” making championship belts appear important and worth chasing. (A common recent remark is that Seth Rollins has failed to do so as WWE World Heavyweight Champion—though his booking should be the first culprit there.) If you want to see a quintessential example of elevating a title, look at Sasha Banks’ reign as NXT Women’s Champion. She put on two match of the year candidates (and her Fatal 4-way title win is likely an honorable mention)—including what seems to be the favorite, gave commanding and center-stage performances every time she was in a ring or on a mic, and made every one of her appearances must-watch TV. During her reign, she made the NXT Women’s Championship the most valued title in the company. And giving that rub to Bayley, who she has a very long history with dating back to early 2013, in Brooklyn, in that match, was the perfect way to drop it.
The whole piece is fantastic and I highly recommend that any wrestling fan give it a read.
(If you’re a Sasha fan, you might also want to check out [this other article by Andrew Swift explaining how amazing Sasha and Bayley’s overall story is](http://www.cagesideseats.com/2015/9/17/9343539/this-is-why-we-watch).)
Amazing. I can’t wait to see this.
The End of an Era
The end of an era in women’s wrestling. NXT was so great. I can only hope they let the women do this in the “big leagues.”
Sasha Over the Top
Sasha takes Reverse Hurricanrana
Sasha Banks is insane for taking this movie. That said, she made it look amazing.
If you’re a wrestling fan that’s not watching NXT, you should really check out the NXT Takeover live special at 9pm on the WWE Network. If you want a preview of the event [check out this one from With Spandex](http://uproxx.com/prowrestling/2015/08/your-official-with-spandex-nxt-takeover-brooklyn-predictions/).
Oh, and if you want a SummerSlam preview, [With Spandex](http://uproxx.com/prowrestling/2015/08/your-official-with-spandex-wwe-summerslam-2015-predictions/) and [The Masked Man](https://grantland.com/the-triangle/hyperbole-in-spandex-wwe-summerslam-2015-preview-undertaker-brock-lesnar-john-cena-seth-rollins/) have those as well.
A great Sasha Banks GIF
I love this (and, apparently, we’re going to be seeing more of it based on the tapings from last night?).
I would have been find with the original plan. I *really* hope they continue to give Charlotte, Sasha, and Becky a chance to shine.
NXT to Takeover Brooklyn
Awesome. I hope they continue to expand the locations they have NXT shows.
It feels like WWE wants to get the belt off Owens since he’ll be moving up to RAW full-time, but they aren’t ready for complete live NXT special to do it. I am fine with this.
Bummer. I guess it’s good that he’s going to be back in 2015, but it still sucks he’s going to be gone so long. I hope this means that Fin Bailor is going to get a nice NXT push while Kevin Owens moves on to the “big leagues.”