Grayson Waller is the self-proclaimed “Face of NXT 2.0” and he wants the NXT Universe to put some respect on his name. Waller also thinks NXT 2.0 has become joke. While making fun of WWE’s frequent name changes, WWE NXT talent Grayson Waller also disparaged the previous Jordan Devlin.

The former NXT Cruiserweight Champion Jordan Devlin will now go by the name “JD McDonagh,” according to a skit on Tuesday’s edition of NXT 2.0. Fans were urged not to wager against The Ace by WWE NXT when they released the video package on Twitter. Waller tweeted in response to the name change.

Wait! They made Hornswoggle change his name too? WHEN WILL THE MADNESS END?

Devlin just lost a Loser Leaves NXT UK match while attempting to challenge Ilja Dragunov for the NXT UK Championship. In only 1 year, WWE has undergone over 20 name changes. According to reports, Vince McMahon reportedly told WWE stars early this year that he didn’t want performers to use their true identities or names from before they signed with WWE.


Tommaso Ciampa, who now competes under the moniker “Ciampa,” WALTER, who is now known as “Gunther” on the SmackDown roster, and Fabian Aichner, who is now known as “Giovanni Vinci” on NXT are some celebrities whose names have changed. Check out the tweet below.

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