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11 Feb, 2015

Wins NXT Championship

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Steen (as Kevin Owens) wins the NXT Championship at NXT TakeOver: Rival by defeating Sami Zayn via referee stoppage.

I said I would fight anyone and everyone to make things for my family better and that’s exactly what I did. Who I beat or how I beat them is irrelevant.

12 Dec, 2014

Injured in WWE debut

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Steen suffers a broken nose during his debut match at NXT Takeover. WWE releases a video of him being tended to by WWE medical personnel.

Kevin Owens meets with WWE medical staff and Triple H: NXT TakeOver: R Evolution, Dec. 11, 2014

12 Aug, 2014

Signs with WWE

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Steen officially announces signing with WWE.

I went to the tryout camp and I got through it, and what made me stand out were the promos, where we basically had to sell ourselves verbally. That’s always been one of my strong suits — the way I talk and what I say. I make it count, and I think that went pretty far in getting me to where I am now.

12 Dec, 2013

Steve Austin Show interview

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Steen is a guest on the Steve Austin Show to discuss Ring of Honor and having freedom wrestling business.

My contract with Ring of Honor keeps me from working other promotions that have I-Pay-per-views but aside from that I can go and do pretty much whatever I want.

 

5 Jun, 2013

The Art of Wrestling interview

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Steen returns to The Art of Wrestling to discuss business in wrestling and being a zoo enthusiast.

I’m always worried I’m going to miss something. We were watching a wombat eat some corn and we missed an alligator jumping out of the water. I have to go and I have to stay there for a ridiculous amount of time.

6 Jul, 2011

The Art of Wrestling interview

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Steen is a guest on The Art of Wrestling to discuss his earliest memories of professional wrestling.

I always knew something was up. My dad never called it fake and I appreciate that but he said, “They’re not actually trying to hurt themselves,” I just though, “Yeah they are! Look at it!”But I knew it was fixed.