– Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that NXT head writer Ryan Ward has left for the main roster and will be writing for SmackDown. Ward has written all of the NXT television shows through NXT Takeover: Dallas.
– As noted, Austin Aries vs. Baron Corbin is official for NXT Takeover: Dallas during WrestleMania weekend. Aries commented on the match on his Twitter, writing:
.@BaronCorbinWWE wrecks my @WWENXT debut? In return, I GIFT #BorinCorbin the first match of his career that fans are actually excited about.
— Austin Healy Aries (@AustinAries) March 10, 2016
– The pre-sale is underway for the NXT live events on Thursday, April 21 at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA and on Saturday, April 23 in Poughkeepsie, NY at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. Tickets for Lowell are available here, while tickets for Poughkeepsie can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. Use pre-sale code WWENXT for both shows.