Killer Kross, formerly known as Karrion Kross in WWE has returned to in-ring combat after last night’s FSW (Future Stars of Wrestling) Vegas show. Kross won the vacant FSW Grand Championship after defeating Jacob Fatu in the main event.
Killer Kross joined WWE in the winter of 2020 after several years of wrestling for other promotions including as Impact Wrestling, Lucha Libre AAA, and Lucha Underground. After the match, Kross gave a moving speech on his journey from the independents to WWE and back.
Eight years ago, I got in front of many of you. And to see you guys here tonight, I just wanted to say that this has definitely been the roughest last two years in human history in a very long time. I’m glad to see that you guys are sticking together in support of professional wrestling. If you guys have known me for many years, you know I’m not into this pandering s**t, I’m speaking to you from the heart. Thank you so much for staying with me through the course of this company.
It’s people like you guys who elevated me to be where I was. All of us here, created something for me and for you, years ago, and s**t got weird in the last four months on TV, real weird. However, I will say this: the thing that we created here together, through these shows, we all got to see that on NXT. Which, in my opinion, is pretty f**king awesome. I will be back and I can’t wait to see you guys on the next show, I will. If you’re going to take away anything I say tonight, remember this: the glass, no matter what, is always half full. Thank you, guys.
He rose fast through the ranks of WWE’s NXT brand as Karrion Kross, earning the NXT Championship from Keith Lee in the summer of 2020 before having to vacate it due to injury. In April of 2021, he regained the championship and held it until August, when he lost it to Samoa Joe, who was also released later that year.
Davey Richards, Brian Cage, Chris Bey, and a slew of other big names made appearances at FSW Vegas Friday night. This link will take you to the complete lineup. Take a look at some of the highlights below.
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