Et tu whatever your name is? Wrestling is built on emotion. The way wrestlers anger each other and eventually set up a blowoff match between the two. There are several ways to set this up, and one of those is through betrayals. Friends or partners can split up and if it’s a long term act broken up in an act of violence, it’s all the better. NXT knows how to do this very well, and that’s worth looking back at.
I thought they cared.
WWE has released a new video looking at the Top Five Savage Betrayals in NXT history. The video shows a countdown of five instances of friends turning their backs on each other, with each one including an attack. These range from a few years back to much more recently, with two of them being some of the biggest angles that have ever taken place in the promotion.
Opinion: There were really only two options for the top spot here and it was a guess as to which would be higher up. Going the way they went makes the most sense as the fallout feud was not only bigger but also better. The other three were nice callbacks though, especially when you consider how short the history of NXT really is. The promotion only really took off about six years ago and to come this far this fast is impressive.
Which of these five was the best? Did WWE leave anything off the list? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the the Complete 2003 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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