When it comes to predicting future NXT Women’s Champions, few voices carry more weight than that of wrestling legend, Hall of Famer and NXT commentator Booker T. Known for his astute analysis and keen eye for talent, Booker T has identified Nikkita Lyons, a rising star in the women’s division, as a potential future champion for the NXT brand’‹.
Lyons’ Return and Potential
Nikkita Lyons recently returned to the ring after a stint on the sidelines due to injury. According to Booker T, her comeback has been impressive and she is now back on track. “She’s coming off an injury, and she’s just now getting back on track. She went out, I don’t know, three months ago? But yeah, she’s top billing as far as I’m concerned,” he said during a recent edition of his podcast’‹ (via Fightful)
Booker T is not only impressed by Lyons’ resilience but also her immense talent and potential. The Hall of Famer particularly lauded her in-ring prowess, describing her abilities as “unbelievable for someone of her stature.”
Lyons’ stature sets her apart in the women’s division and could indeed be a major advantage in her pursuit of the championship’‹.
Nikkita Lyons: A Future Champion?
Booker T went on to state that Lyons could be a future women’s champion for the NXT brand. This is a significant endorsement, considering his profound understanding of the industry and his experience as a colour commentator for NXT. H
e added that if Lyons gets a run with the championship, she would be a tough champion to dethrone.
“She could be champion in NXT, no problem. The thing is, what I see with Nikkita, if she does get the championship, who’s gonna beat her? That’s the thing I’m wondering. She could go on a hell of a run,” Booker T explained’‹.
Booker T’s Other Predictions
Notably, Lyons is not the only wrestler Booker T has his eye on. During his podcast, he also spoke highly of LA Knight, a former IMPACT World Champion.
He suggested that WWE should take steps to elevate Knight’s status within the organisation, indicative of his belief in Knight’s talent and potential.