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Though the rebranding of NXT has faced a ton of criticism in recent months it was time for WWE to make a move with the talent on the brand and they chose to move on instead of keep the status quo. We have seen Bron Breaker breakthrough pretty rapidly in the last few months, but we may have seen someone else breakthrough. Grayson Waller! Before War Games that's a name I never heard before and now he's the hottest heel on NXT and clearly is showing a ton of potential to become a future star on the brand.
Recently, I wrote about pole bearers for the Women's division on the main roster needing to change with others ready to take the lead. I would toss Bron Breaker, Grayson Waller, and Carmello Hayes in the category of the future of NXT. Grayson took a big step last week being the guy who took out Johnny Gargano ending his NXT career. It is unclear if a future match with Wade Barrett could be in the cards based on Grayson's recent personal attack toward Vic Joseph. Grayson is getting a loud negative reaction from the NXT universe and is a future champion on the brand.
This proves that WWE needs to do this on the main roster, and allow fresh talent to poke the foundation and become stars to refresh and slacking brand. Within a year I do believe that those who are spotlighted on NXT right now should be joining the main roster, the only problem is WWE needs to a shot in the arm right now and not in a year. In early 2016, AJ Styles broke the forbidden door down and WWE needs to do that again. This year they shook the foundation of NXT and next year they need to shake the foundation of the main roster.