Well it was quite the episode of NXT for breaking news!
After first appearing at NXT Takeover: Philadelphia former Impact Wrestling star EC3 made his official debut down at WWE’s developmental brand, NXT.
Coming across like an absolute star EC3 came down to the ring (With some outstanding theme music) following the announcement of a new championship at NXT, the NXT North American Championship. The first champion will be crowned at the upcoming NXT Takeover: New Orleans in a 6-man ladder match that will feature EC3, Lars Sullivan, Killian Dain, Velveteen Dream, Adam Cole and the second man to make his hotly anticipated debut on this week’s episode, Ricochet.
The third significant announcement to come out of this week’s episode of NXT was the confirmation that Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano will go head to head at NXT Takeover: New Orleans in an Unsanctioned Match, with the stipulation that if Gargano wins he gets his job back at NXT, but if Ciampa wins Gargano is gone for good.
NXT is certainly firing on all cylinders as we head into Wrestlemania weekend, and it’s incredibly likely that NXT Takeover: New Orleans might just end up stealing the show of the entire week.