On Saturday, WWE NXT President Shawn Michaels added a stipulation to the NXT title match scheduled to take place at the brand’s headquarters. revenge day PLE that evening. Michaels announced that the steel cage match between Bron Breaker and Grayson Waller could only be won by pinfall or submission.
It didn’t sit well with challenger Waller, whose plan to win the belt by escaping the cage must have been thwarted by Michaels. After losing the match, the Australian smashed HBK’s media call after the show demanding to know why “he’s not the guy”. Sean later quipped on the call that dealing with Waller was akin to dealing with him in the 1990s.
Grayson continued to poke the bear on social media, accusing his boss of nepotism…
Anyone else find it interesting @employee You inserted a condition that, just hours before the game, gave Bronn a huge advantage on Saturday?
I think it helps to be mates with HBK #WWENXT
– Grayson Waller (GraysonWWE) February 6, 2023
As a result, he was given the following week off.
BREAKING: Because of his actions during the revenge day media call, @employee He was suspended for a week. pic.twitter.com/mPeG9Mz41q
– WWE NXT (WWENXT) February 7, 2023
Obviously, this is an angle. Waller exits the NXT title scene, paving the way for Kabir Stand and delivery Breaker and Carmelo Hayes clash at WrestleMania weekend in Los Angeles.
What does that mean for a hotheaded young man from Sydney? It’s possible he won’t actually wrestle Michaels, and his actual fave Shawn (Melo) will be linked up with Bronn.
Let us know where you think this story is headed, Cagesiders.