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Some quick thoughts on NXT tonight.
Happy to see Bronson Rechsteiner make his debut. Don't know why WWE changed his name. I thought Rex Steiner was a badass name. That being said, I'm excited for him possibly feuding with Ciampa for the title.
I'm happy Ciampa is NXT champ again, but I don't know why Pete Dunne or LA Knight didn't win it. You know, since Bronson is likely going to win the belt in the future and ideally you would want him winning the title from a heel. My only guess is they want someone who's had held the belt before putting over the young guy.
Not really a fan of taking Kyle O'Reilly out of the match and putting in a guy that's never wrestled in NXT before. I know you want an influx of new young talent, but if you want your audience to resent the new guys, then that's a surefire way. That being said, I thought Von Wagner was impressive out there.
I really liked the wedding they did with Indi and Dexter. I thought it had the perfect blend of comedy and seriousness. It was goofy, sure, but I never thought it jumped the shark at any point. It was really well done.
Overall, I quite liked NXT tonight. I question some of the decisions put in place, like pushing new talent too fast too soon and Kevin Dunn's nauseating camera cuts, but I thought for a revamped show this was a good first outing.