Samoa Joe worked Thursday night’s NXT TV tapings and worked his first WWE match. Joe confronted NXT Champion Kevin Owens on the first taping and then later wrestled him in a non-title match on the last taping. It was a really cool moment with the crowd really taking to Joe.
– After successfully defending her title against Becky Lynch at Takeover, NXT Women’s Champion Sasha Banks did not work Thursday night’s tapings. No word yet on why she was absent.
– Mick Foley and his son were in attendance for Thursday night’s WWE NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University. They also attended Takeover on Wednesday night.