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WWE NXT Superstar FINALLY returns to television after nearly a YEAR

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In a surprising turn of events, the wrestling world witnessed the much-anticipated return of Arianna Grace to WWE NXT television.

After a hiatus of almost a year, Grace made her comeback during the cold open of NXT Heatwave on August 22nd.

Fans were treated to a scene where Tony D’Angelo and Channing ‘Stacks’ Lorenzo were casually discussing the upcoming card in a pool.

Their conversation took an unexpected twist when a group of young women joined them, among whom was the returning NXT star, Arianna Grace.

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The Journey Behind the Scenes at WWE NXT

Arianna, the real-life daughter of the former WWE sensation Santino Marella, had taken a break from NXT television due to an ACL injury.

Her last in-ring appearance dates back to October of the previous year. However, her time away from the ring wasn’t spent in idleness.

In a testament to her versatility and determination, Grace participated in Canada’s Miss Universe pageant during her recovery period. Impressively, she secured a position among the top 20 contestants.

Earlier this month, Arianna updated her fans about resuming her in-ring training. This suggests that viewers might soon witness her wrestling prowess in the ring once again.

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A Nod to Real-Life Relationships

An interesting aspect of the NXT Heatwave segment was the subtle reference to the real-life relationship between Grace and Stacks.

This marked the first time their relationship was acknowledged on television, adding a touch of authenticity to the storyline.

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WWE NXT Heatwave’s Exciting Start

The action-packed NXT Heatwave event commenced with a thrilling match between Ilja Dragunov and Trick Williams. Dragunov emerged victorious, setting the tone for the rest of the event.

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