Bron Breakker Bids Farewell To NXT After 4/9 WWE NXT Goes Off The Air

Bron Breakker says goodbye to NXT.

Former NXT Champion Bron Breakker signed with WWE SmackDown a few weeks after he competed in the Men's Royal Rumble. He has also continued to compete on NXT. On the April 9 episode of NXT, he and Baron Corbin lost the NXT Tag Team Championship to Nathan Frazer and Axiom.

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In a Digital Exclusive, Corbin and Breakker addressed the crowd after NXT went off the air.

"We had to come out and tell each and every one of you thank you so much. Most importantly, I want to say thank you to Bron Breakker. This man helped reignite that fire, along with all of you, for me. Coming back here to NXT, it has been one hell of a ride. Bron got me my first gold in over six years. I bust my ass for this man right here because he’s an unbelievable competitor, he’s turned into one hell of a friend, and he’s gonna go off to SmackDown, and he’s gonna become WWE World Heavyweight Champion," Corbin said.

The fans chanted "Thank you, Bron" as Breakker prepared to speak. He went on to thank Shawn Michaels, the coaches, and the fans. Breakker reflected on his time and noted that this was not goodbye.

"I love you, too. Look, we came out here tonight to really thank all of you. I got my start right here in this very building from day one, back in NXT 2.0. Right here in the WWE Performance Center, since day one, all of you guys have been on this journey, on this ride with me the whole time, so I cannot thank you enough. I want to thank Shawn Michaels for giving me the opportunity to come back here along with all of the Performance Center coaches that are here every single day working their butts off to create the future for WWE. I want to thank all the competitors who have pushed me along the way, but man, right now, I want to thank my tag team partner, Baron Corbin. Look, man. We’ve fought alongside each other, we fought against each other, we’ve kicked a lot of ass together. We became world tag team champions, one of, if not the best tag team in the world, in a short amount of time. I can’t thank you enough, man, for giving me the opportunity to work with you. Not only are you a phenomenal competitor, one of the best athletes that I’ve ever been around, but you are my friend. [Corbin hugs him] As far as what the future holds for the Wolf Dogs or Baron Corbin or Bron Breakker, right now, it’s not goodbye," Breakker said.

Breakker held his microphone up, and the fans chanted, "It’s see you later. Breakker then took pictures with fans after he left the ring.

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