Adam Cole Sets NXT Record & More Wrestling News

Adam Cole - NXT Championship
Adam Cole - NXT Championship

Spoiler Free Wrestling Update – March 22nd, 2020

Here is your spoiler-free wrestling update for Sunday, March 22nd, 2020:

  • Multiple reports online are stating that WWE will be taping content for episodes of RAW, Smackdown, NXT, and WrestleMania 36 all this week at the WWE Performance Center.
  • AEW has announced that the “Blood and Guts” match originally scheduled for next week has been postponed. Tony Khan issued a statement through AEW’s Twitter outlining the reasons why the match has been postponed. He also stated that the plan is to air weekly live episodes of AEW Dynamite from Daily’s Place in Jacksonville.
  • Adam Cole has broken the record for the longest single-reign in the history of the NXT Championship. He took to Twitter to comment on the accomplishment.

NXT Championship single-reign statistics:

  1. Adam Cole (2019-Current) 295+
  2. Finn Balor (2015) 292 days.
  3. Neville (2014) 287 days.
  4. Bo Dallas (2013) 280 days.
  5. Tommaso Ciampa (2018) 238 days.
  6. Bobby Roode (2017) 203 days.
  7. Big E (2012-13) 168 days.
  8. Kevin Owens (2015) 143 days.
  9. Andrade (2017) 140 days.
  10. Seth Rollins (2012) – 133 days.
  11. Samoa Joe (2016) 121 days.
  12. Aleister Black (2018) 102 days.
  13. Drew McIntyre (2017) 91 days.
  14. Shinsuke Nakamura (2x) (2016-17) 56 days.
  15. Sami Zayn (2014) 62 days.
  16. Johnny Gargano (2019) 57 days.
  17. Shinsuke Nakamura (2016-17) 56 days.
  18. Samoa Joe (2016) 14 days.
  • Several segments and matches have been announced for Smackdown next week. The New Day will face the Usos with the winners getting a shot at John Morrison & the Miz at WrestleMania. Drew Gulak will face Shinsuke Nakamura and if he wins, Daniel Bryan will get an IC title shot against Sami Zayn at WrestleMania. An episode of FireFly Fun House has been scheduled for next week’s show as well.

WWE Smackdown
March 27th, 2020
WWE Performance Center
Orlando, FL

  • Drew Gulak vs Shinsuke Nakamura (If Gulak wins Daniel Bryan faces Sami Zayn for the Intercontinental Championship)
  • FireFly FunHouse
  • Smackdown Tag-Team Championships #1 Contendership
    New Day vs the Usos
  • Alexa Bliss vs Asuka