Drew McIntyre comments on NXT 2.0.
When Drew McIntyre resurfaced in WWE in 2017, he made the conscious decision to go to NXT first. He believed that NXT was the best brand to become re-acclimated with the WWE audience and that it was the hottest brand in professional wrestling.
Now, NXT is undergoing another change and this new change, called NXT 2.0, is playing host to a new generation of superstars that one day hope to headline WrestleMania as Drew McIntyre did in 2020.
Speaking during a Scottish media scrum (via Inside The Ropes), Drew McIntyre named two new acts in NXT that he has his eye on after watching the relaunch of the brand.
"Yeah, I was watching the first show and live tweeting along as I was paying close attention. I was curious how the new format would look. There are some talents that really caught my eye. Steiner's kid, Bron Breakker caught my attention right away. He is clearly an athlete of a high level. He looks great, talks like his uncle, which is awesome. I see a big future for him. If he stays on the right path [and] keeps working hard like he's clearly doing."
Additionally, Drew has his eyes on Diamond Mine's resident tag team.
"The Creed Brothers, they certainly got my attention as well. So yeah, I'm excited to see what the future holds for NXT and potential future opponents and WrestleMania main eventers."
When asked what advice he would give to new Superstars coming through the brand new NXT, Drew said the most important thing is to not get ahead of one's self and to become the most complete superstar that you possibly can.
“Stay the course, don't get ahead of yourself,” Drew said. “You don't have to have everything right now, especially if you're kind of inexperienced. Make the most of the time you've got in NXT, especially the non-televised shows. Remember, it’s 52 weeks a year. I used to drive myself crazy if everything wasn't happening right now, but it's the long game in WWE because we are nonstop, no reruns, no offseason, every single week. Just take your time, learn your craft, be patient, and don't believe everything everyone says on social media be it positive or negative. Just listen to the people around you. They've been around for a long time and it'll be fun.”
Now for the first time since returning to WWE Drew McIntyre will be an official member of the SmackDown roster. With this move comes a potential match against Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship, something that Drew McIntyre is interested in. Learn more here.
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