3 possible contenders for the NXT Championship
NXT Takeover: Toronto has come and gone, and it marked the final chapter in one of the most storied rivalries in NXT history. Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole put on a technical clinic in what seems to be the final chapter of their NXT rivalry.
Adam Cole won, cementing his place as one of the greatest NXT Champions and it seems like Johnny Gargano is headed to the main roster. Cole’s victory raises an important question: who is going to step up and challenge Adam Cole for the NXT Championship?
NXT has one of the deepest rosters in the WWE and in the coming weeks any of their superstars may challenge Adam Cole. In this article, we look at 3 superstars with the best hope of challenging for the NXT Championship.
#3 The winner of the NXT Breakout Tournament
Warning: This section contains spoilers for the NXT Breakout Tournament Final
At the time of writing this, Wrestlinginc reported that Jordan Myles defeated Cameron Grimes to win the NXT Breakout Tournament. As a result Jordan Myles will receive a title match of his choice.
While most people would assume that Jordan would challenge for the NXT North American title, he might surprise everyone by challenging for the NXT Championship.
While most casual fans may not be familiar with Jordan Myles, fans of independent wrestling know him as ACH. He has wrestled for some of the top promotions including Ring of Honor, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, and Impact Wrestling. He has also wrestled in Japan for New Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Noah.
If Myles challenges for the NXT Championship, it will be his most high profile feud in the WWE. It will give him a lot of exposure and increase his ratings in the eyes of the fans regardless of the results. If he manages to pick up the victory, it will go down in the record books as one of the biggest upsets in NXT history.