WWE has been planning on doing a second NXT present for 2 years now with varied iterations over time.
Again in November, it was reported Triple H had been going by means of the budgets to attempt to discover a strategy to implement some sort of a present that will get extra NXT expertise ring time and publicity. In December, it was revealed the WWE Government had created a staff to supervise the brand new NXT present with the concept it will be a minor league system for NXT. WWE had this with EVOLVE, however the promotion was pressured to close down final yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic and WWE purchased it.
Gabe Sapolsky, who had been the pinnacle booker of EVOLVE and dealing for WWE NXT earlier than EVOLVE went out of enterprise, is the chief of the staff.
Fightful Choose reported as we speak that WWE has filmed content material for a second NXT sequence that may tentatively be known as NXT EVOLVE. It was additionally famous that graphics and a title belt have been made with that branding, however that would change. Dan Beltzer had talked about just a few days in the past that he additionally heard of a brand new belt being made.
Belt information has been sluggish however I heard a brand new Evolve belt has been talked about for his or her WWE Community present.
— Dan Beltzer (@BeltFanDan) February 15, 2021
It was mentioned Sapolsky and Jeremy Borash are ‘closely concerned’ with the manufacturing, which is ‘nothing like the rest’ WWE has performed up thus far. The tapings had been hosted within the warehouse that WWE used as a Efficiency Heart throughout the COVID-19 pandemic earlier than creating the ThunderDome.
Josiah Williams was the host, which has a “struggle” feeling to it. It needs to be famous that there was no reside commentary, however that may very well be added in post-production.