Report: Several NXT Stars Backstage At WWE SmackDown Tonight
A handful of NXT talent is reportedly backstage at WWE Friday Night SmackDown tonight, with the plans for them unknown at this point in time.
Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports that NXT superstars Aaliyah, Odyssey Jones, Austin Theory, and Indi Hartwell are all backstage at the blue brand’s taping tonight. All four superstars were on hand for last week’s episode of SmackDown as well, with losing to Aaliyah and Jones taking down Theory in two dark matches.
The four superstars join a long list of NXT superstars who have been utilized in dark matches. Karrion Kross and Bronson Reed also recently attending tapings of Monday Night RAW and competed in matches, some of which aired on WWE Main Event.