Debuts On NXT; Rollins, Kruger & Steamboat, WWE Stars In Action
The second week of the new WWE NXT season featured three top prospects debut – Seth Rollins, Leo Kruger and Richie Steamboat.
Rollins made his debut in the opening match, defeating Jiro. He cut a promo after the match and said he was here to change the world.
Kruger, a former FCW Champion, appeared in a vignette that talked about his South African heritage. Kruger dubbed himself the Alpha Male Lion of the WWE and defeated Aiden English by submission.
Steamboat also appeared in a vignette with WWE acknowledging Richie’s father, Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat. Richie said he is going to take the Steamboat name to a new level. He defeated Rick Victor and celebrated with his father, who was sitting at ringside.
WWE Superstars in action this week featured Jinder Mahal defeating Jason Jordan, The Usos losing to Conor O’Brian & Kenneth Cameron, Antonio Cesaro defeating Dante Dash and Derrick Bateman defeating Johnny Curtis.