That would be a change. NXT stars are in a strange place as they are trying to get over in front of their own television audience but also trying to get over with the WWE. Their ultimate goal is to get to the main roster, which can come in a variety of ways. Occasionally it involves joining an established group and now an NXT star may be in the running to do just that.

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According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE is considering calling up Carmelo Hayes from NXT and having him join a reformed Hurt Business. There is no word on when this would take place, though the Hurt Business is currently not around. Hayes is a former two time North American Champion and has been rumored for a call up over the last few months. This is noted as still being seen as speculation rather than something definitive.

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Opinion: Hayes is someone who has felt ready to move up to the main roster for a long time now and it would not surprise me to see him on Monday Night Raw or SmackDown soon. Now that being said, I’m not sure if I can imagine him as part of the Hurt Business. Hayes has worked well with Trick Williams as his hype man and while he has the talent to work well anywhere, it might make more sense to have Hayes still with what has worked.

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