Welcome back. NXT is in a unique place as it is both the WWE’s in-house developmental system as well as its own wrestling show. Therefore, they have to find new ways to introduce stars and fresh faces, some of whom have been around before and are returning after a hiatus. You can see some of those returns every so often and there were several this week alone.
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There were five returning Superstars this week on NXT. First up, former WWE Champion Jinder Mahal returned and attacked the Creed Brothers, with the help of Sanga. This was Mahal’s first televised match since November 2022. Later, Gallus returned as part of Pretty Deadly’s gauntlet match, defeating them in the third fall. After, Gallus stared down NXT Tag Team Champions New Day. This was their first appearance since September 2022 due to a suspension. Finally, Tiffany Stratton returned after a several month hiatus after a countdown to the New Year ended.
These were some big ones. Check out the returns:
Opinion: This is the kind of night that you do not see very often as all kinds of people are back. It should be interesting to see where some of these returns could go, as NXT now has quite a bit of fresh blood around. Above all else, you have stars who could become a big deal almost immediately, which seems to be the case already with Gallus targeting the New Day.
What do you think of the returns? Who do you see having the brightest future in NXT? Let us know in the comments below.
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