The day before NXT’s TakeOver: The End, Triple H as Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events & Creative for WWE took part in an NXT Conference Call and answered a myriad of questions. When asked about WWE’s partnership with regional and independent promotions for its forthcoming WWE Cruiserweight Classic, here is what he had to say:
“It’s been a lot of fun and it’s been very exciting. Exciting for me, and what I’m doing, to be able to kinda work with these outside groups and get a feel for what’s going on outside of us in the industry and sort of support that in a way. I like having that indie undercurrent there to where these guys have places to go….It’s been a fun process. I think it’s been good for them. I think for EVOLVE, for Progress, for Rev Pro, the opportunity to do those things have been huge….It’s been a really unique and exciting process but we’re also breaking new ground, I see Gabe (Sapolsky) says it a lot, he never knows what the next day is going to bring for him in this thing because we are breaking new ground, I’m constantly thinking of “hmmm, what if?” Right? We think about it. We think it through. Think about what would work or not and go from there. So where this all goes, it’ll be interesting to see. I’m excited about it.”
This weekend, NXT fans need only to travel 9 miles from Full Sail University (where NXT is taped) to Orlando’s Downtown Recreation Complex to see a precursor to the WWE Cruiserweight Classic at EVOLVE 63. One of the spotlight matches is WWE Cruiserweight Flashpoint – A Prelude To The Tournament, a 4-way elimination match featuring Johnny Gargano, Drew Gulak, TJ Perkins, and Lince Dorado all of whom are in the tournament.
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