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Former AEW star’s WWE NXT debut CONFIRMED

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The wrestling world is buzzing with anticipation as a former AEW star is set to make a significant splash in WWE NXT.

The individual in question? None other than the talented wrestler previously known as Brian Pillman Jr, who has now adopted a new wrestling persona, Lexis King.

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A Fresh Start for Lexis King on WWE NXT

Lexis King’s journey in the wrestling world has been nothing short of intriguing. While he was a notable figure in AEW, his recent shift to WWE NXT has garnered significant attention.

In a recent vignette aired on WWE NXT, King revealed his new identity and discussed his relationship with his late father, a legendary figure in the wrestling world.

King candidly expressed that while many in the industry have lauded his father, he often responded with feigned affection, stating he loved his father too.

However, the truth is more complex. King admitted that he didn’t truly know his father, mentioning that Pillman Sr. “spent more nights in a hotel room than in my home.”

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Debut at Halloween Havoc

Fans won’t have to wait long to see Lexis King in action. He has announced that he will be making his official WWE NXT television debut at the much-anticipated Halloween Havoc event on October 24th.

This isn’t just another match for King; it signifies the beginning of a new chapter in his career, distinct from his father’s legacy.

King’s ambition is clear. He aims to carve out his own legacy in the wrestling world, with aspirations of surpassing the fame and success of Brian Pillman.

Interestingly, this won’t be King’s first appearance in an NXT ring. He has already had an off-screen in-ring debut in NXT, hinting at the exciting trajectory his career is set to take in this new phase.

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  • Who is Lexis King?
    • Lexis King is the new wrestling persona of the former AEW star, Brian Pillman Jr.
  • When is Lexis King’s WWE NXT debut?
    • Lexis King will make his WWE NXT television debut at Halloween Havoc on October 24.
  • What was the significance of the recent vignette featuring Lexis King on WWE NXT?
    • In the vignette, King introduced his new persona and discussed his relationship with his late father, shedding light on his personal journey and aspirations in the wrestling world.
  • Who will compete in the four-way match at NXT?
    • Carmelo Hayes, Baron Corbin, Dijak, and Trick Williams will face off in a four-way match to determine the challenger for NXT Champion Ilja Dragunov at Halloween Havoc.

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