WWE tapes matches for their Main Event show before RAW every week. The company taped several matches for the show before RAW tonight in Brooklyn as well. The Main Event card featured several names from NXT. You’re in luck if you’ve been enjoying seeing RAW and SmackDown stars on NXT.

After the minimal revamp that we’ve seen on WWE’s Tuesday night show, Fightful Select reports that the NXT brand will still feature talent from both RAW and SmackDown. The Brawling Brutes, Finn Balor, Nikki ASH, Doudrop, and a number of other wrestlers have all appeared on the platform.

NXT has benefited from the crossover in many different ways. One source reportedly noted that the recent rise in steady viewership over the last few months. Another emphasized that new talent may assess the people they work with and determine how well-prepared they are for Raw and Smackdown, in addition to the experience aspect of assisting with the roster.

The crossover between Raw and Smackdown talent on the NXT brand is set to continue, even after the slight rebrand that we’ve seen on WWE’s Tuesday night show. We’ve seen the Brawling Brutes, Finn Balor, Nikki ASH, Doudrop and several others make appearances on the brand.


The crossover has been beneficial for NXT, in numerous ways. One pointed to the increased consistent viewership of the last couple of months. Another highlighted the fact that talent brought in can evaluate those they work with, and help establish where they are in their preparedness for Raw and Smackdown, in addition to the experience factor helping out with the roster.

For this week’s Main Event tapings, WWE brought in Carmelo Hayes and Von Wagner from NXT. Hayes squared off against Cedric Alexander in a dark match before Raw tonight. Check out the full spoiler results for WWE Main Event this week here.

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