Even with NXT going from strength to strength in 2016, rumours have risen that the upcoming brand split will result in the cancelation of NXT in the near future so their talent can be used to bolster Raw and SmackDown. Let me stress that this is strictly a rumour and its very unlikely that this will go through. But at the same time, it’s fun to speculate.
In this article I look at 5 NXT Superstars who could benefit if NXT folds and they’re immediately promoted to the main roster.
5: American Alpha
When Jason Jordan and Chad Gable started teaming up last year no one thought that the duo with catch fire with the audience so quickly. Their fast past mat based technical style has caught fire with the fans at Full Said University and at NXT shows all over the States. Gable and Jordan are both former collegiate wrestlers and Gable even represented the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Their amateur based catch wrestling has had them likened to former multi-time WWE Tag Team Champions, The World’s Greatest Tag Team (Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Hass).
The duo have also showed that they can mix it up with different kinds of opponents and are ready to step up into the main roster right now if called upon. The number of new feuds for them on the main roster in salivating. Imagine American Alpha tae on The New Day or The Club. Those matches would likely tear the house down.