The 20 Best WWE NXT Matches of All Time
For several years now, there have been consistently great in-ring actions organized by the World Wrestling Entertainment. These events have developed and elevated many young talents such as Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose. The WWE Network has also promoted NXT divas and superstars who have earned recognition and reputation across the world.
If you ask WWE NXT fans, they will tell you that big names have emerged such as Adrian Neville, a non-disputed champion of all time, Sami Zayn as a top performer and Tyler Breeze, a professional wrestler who has managed to show his opponents the ugliness behind his pretty face. The commitment these men and women have shown in-ring has left a mark on WWE NXT history.
This article highlights 20 WWE NXT matches that have been hailed as the best shows of all time.
#20 Adrian Neville vs. Tyson Kidd – NXT TakeOver
This is one of the matches that made Tyson Kidd add another title to his wrestling career. He won the NXT Championship defeating Adrian Neville in a compelling stretch of action. Kidd started at a slow pace but became increasingly nasty as the show went on.
#19 Nikki Bella vs. Charlotte – WWE Night of Champions 2015
Until her defeat by Charlotte at the WWE Night of Champions 2015, Nikki Bella was the longest-reigning Divas champion in WWE NXT history. After the match, Charlotte’s father became emotional and they both started to cry because of happiness. Becky Lynch and Paige, both professional wrestlers, joined the duo to congratulate and celebrate with Charlotte.
#18 Bayley vs. Sasha Banks – NXT TakeOver: Respect
In the lead up to Bayley vs. Sasha Banks NXT TakeOver: Respect match, many were anticipating this 30-minute event. They were waiting to see if Sasha Banks would grab the NXT women’s championship title from Bayley. Their anticipation was guaranteed because this duo were the first women to participate in a high ranking WWE NXT event thanks to their entertaining show at TakeOver: Brooklyn. This particular match cause their rivalry to worsen. Bayley defended her title in a 30-minute ‘Iron Man’ match, but she was left crying like a baby.