WWE/ROH Rumors: ROH star Moose joining WWE in September
WWE HOFer Jim Ross has Moose in high stead
WWE will once again have two separate brands, RAW and SmackDown, starting from July 19th. It is also confirmed that the two brands will have unique rosters. To fill up the rosters, several NXT talents will be called up to the main roster in the upcoming weeks. As a result, there will be a void in the original NXT brand.
To solve this issue, it is rumored that WWE wants several NXT talents to perform in both NXT and the main roster, at least till NXT Takeover : Brooklyn in August. New talents will be signed for NXT and worldwide reputed wrestlers like Bobby Roode, Eric Young and others will become regulars for the show.
- Regarding the signing new talents for NXT, the latest installment of Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes that there have been internal discussions in the WWE to sign ROH star Moose. Moose was signed by ROH in 2014 and September is a tentative date for his arrival in the WWE.
- A former football player, Moose has impressed several wrestling critics with his ability to perform in the ring. WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, even mentioned him as a potential opponent for Brock Lesnar. Cagesideseats.com reports that there were rumors of spotting him backstage at NXT Takeover: The End, which suggests towards a possible stint with the company in future.