Karrion Kross saw a lot of success in NXT, being a 2-time NXT Champion. He was then called up to the main roster, and that signalled his steep descent into mediocrity. After his release, Triple H brought him back with a clean slate, and Scarlett by his side. Even WWE is now trying to rid itself of the past in this instance.

Kross was released along with his wife Scarlett Bordeaux last year after being directionless for a long time. Following their release, they went back to the indie circuit and competed there for a while. That entire time, he tried to forget the terrible masked gladiator gimmick Vince McMahon stuck him with.

During the end of Friday Night Smackdown a few weeks ago, Karrion Kross returned and immediately attacked Drew McIntyre. Since then, they have become one of the mainstays of the blue brand.

While speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that WWE is trying to pretend that Karrion Kross’ first main roster run never happened in the first place. This is why this week’s match on SmackDown is considered his “debut.”


So they announced it was his debut, so they are basically trying to pretend that Karrion Kross is a new guy.

He was also relieved to have gotten his release last year. Karrion Kross is likely to face off against Roman Reigns within the next couple of months. We will have to wait and see how WWE will be booking Kross till then as well.

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