Triple H took the reigns of NXT in 2012 and created one the most compelling products on a weekly basis. The Game oversee dozens of TakeOver events and brought in many superstars that became synonymous with the black and gold brand,

Under Hunter’s watch, NXT moved to the USA Network, the home of WWE’s flagship Monday Night RAW program, in September 2019. NXT premiered on USA Network on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. NXT’s move to Wednesday saw it compete head-to-head with AEW’s Dynamite.

Triple H addressed the NXT roster following the show’s debut episode on USA Network. A video from that very night was recently posted on Twitter by Dan Vollmayer of Barstool Sports. Triple H told them what it meant to be a WWE superstar and how they’d remember this very moment for years to come.

NXT continued to put on classic after classic for well over two years. AEW may’ve won the “Wednesday Night Wars,” but it was NXT that was producing stellar wrestling matches night in and night out. Some of the brand’s top stars are now working either on RAW or on SmackDown.

Unfortunately, the black and gold brand couldn’t satiate Vince McMahon’s appetite for sports and entertainment and the brand died a slow death. But the death of one thing paves the way for the birth of another. WWE have finally found their next superstars and they are on NXT 2.0.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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