Word of an NXT rebranding and new presentation and look are true, as WWE President Nick Khan told BT Sport.
However, it doesn't appear as if many talent within the company have been told much about the rebranding effort. Several NXT talent knew there was fire where there was smoke, but even top talent on the brand is being kept in the dark as to what that specifically entails. WWE is remaining very tight-lipped about the details of NXT's future, look, and branding moving forward in that regard.
One talent said they could tell some changes were coming to the CWC venue itself, as it was being taken apart, with the ring area mentioned as something that was being adjusted.
It was reported recently by Wrestling Observer's Bryan Alvarez that Vince McMahon and Bruce Prichard will be "producing" NXT with Dave Meltzer later adding that "McMahon and Prichard will be behind the big decisions, not the little ones, and will be behind marketing, promotion, and direction. Their role in booking may only be regarding those at the top."
Fightful has spoken to numerous talent in NXT who have not yet been informed of such a decision and are effectively left in the dark on that news. Those that we spoke to have said that they didn't notice Vince McMahon or Bruce Prichard at the recent set of tapings. However, influential producer Jamie Noble has been said to be around the Performance Center much more often than usual of late.
Talent has, however, been told that Bruce Prichard would. be at the WWE Performance Center last weekend. Not all talent was mandated to be there for that.
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