Paul Triple H Levesque, the Executive Vice President (Talent/Live Events/Creative) for WWE, spoke to media, including Scott Fishman of Channel Guide Magazine, during a conference call ahead of NXT TakeOver: Respect 8 p.m. EST Wednesday, Oct. 7 on WWE Network from Full Sail Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park, near Orlando.
The company executive discussed the historic significance of having Bayley and Sasha Banks main event the special in a 30-minute Iron Man match. He also delves into NXT's growth as a developmental brand, Asuka's debut and what WWE Chairman/CEO Vince McMahon thinks of the product.
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NXT TakeOver: Respect features more top cailber women’s wrestling action with the NXT wrestling debut of Asuka (a.k.a Kana) against Dana Brooke.
Also at NXT TakeOver: Respect, the semifinals (NXT champ Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe vs. The Mechanics Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder; Jason Jordan and Chad Gable vs. Baron Corbin and Rhyno) and finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, Apollo Crews vs. Tyler Breeze and more.
The show will be live on WWE Network, beginning 8 p.m. EST.
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