- Thanks to Shane Lowe for the following WWE NXT spoilers from today’s tapings in London, England at the O2 Arena:
* About 2/3 of the seats at the top of the arena are curtained off.
* Lots of John Cena sucks and YES chants already.
* FCW star Antonio Cesaro comes out for the dark match. Cesaro takes the mic and cuts a heel promo. A local wrestler from the UK is out next.
WWE NXT (Airing Wednesday):
* William Regal and Josh Mathews are out for commentary.
* Johnny Curtis with Maxine vs. Percy Watson opens NXT. The crowd was very quiet for the opener. There was no reaction for either wrestler even though NXT airs on TV in the UK. The biggest cheer so far was when William Regal came out for commentary. Percy gets the win with the flapjack. William Regal takes a mic and praises Watson.
* Regal announces Maxine vs. Kaitlyn up next and asked Curtis to sit next to him on commentary during the Divas match.
* Maxine defeated Kaitlyn. Maxine won via submission.
* Regal talks about Matt Striker’s kidnapping. Regal forces Curtis and Maxine to sign a contract that makes her his manager then Regal handcuffs them together.
* Titus O’Neil and Darren Young were shown backstage. They received a letter saying they’d both been drafted to Smackdown. Matt Striker was shown with a smiling Curt Hawkins.
* Backstage promo with Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins. They come to the ring and say they didn’t kidnap Matt Striker. Striker comes out and goes to hit them with his cane but Regal interrupts. Regal announces Reks vs. Hawkins with Striker as referee. The loser will get fired.
* Tyler Reks beat Curt Hawkins with a roll-up. Striker hits Hawkins with the cane. Regal also fires Reks. Reks goes nuts as NXT goes off the air.