Previously, the staff here reported that NXT is set to be seeing a bit of a re-brand. According to reports, Vince McMahon is planning to go in a different direction with the brand. The following quote came from an edict sent down regarding NXT’s future:
“no more midgets, no one starting in their 30s, they want people who can be box office attractions and main characters.”
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According to a report from WrestleVotes, tensions are running high at the WWE Performance Center ahead of tonight’s NXT broadcast. Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful would follow up with a similar statement. You can view those below:
It’s not great! https://t.co/hDyHKNrq6m
— Sean Ross Sapp aka Keiji Muter aka The Great Muter (@SeanRossSapp) August 10, 2021
As previously reported here on eWN, NXT recently saw 12 in-ring talent released from the company. Reportedly, Triple H had no say in regards to those decisions. In other NXT news, both Adam Cole and Pete Dunne’s contracts are set to expire at the end of the month.
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Tonight, NXT returns back to the USA Network at 8 PM ET after a two week hiatus airing on the SyFy Network. As always, the staff here at eWN will be providing live coverage of WWE NXT tonight.