Update On Arturo Ruas, Original Plans In WWE

Things have not gone well for Arturo Ruas.

The longtime Performance Center trainee was finally getting his big break on WWE Raw as a part of Raw Underground. However, since that's been nixed, he returned to NXT last week. Things didn't go that much better there, either, as he lost to Kushida and is now sidelined.

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As Fightful Select reported, there were plans for Ruas:

Fightful has learned that Arturo Ruas sustained an arm injury on last week's episode of NXT in his match with Kushida. Ruas filmed some additional content for WWE digital, but it didn't end up making air. When we asked about his status on Raw, we're told that the company sidelining Raw Underground set the stage for his NXT return, as many expected. His NXT appearance was not scheduled to be a one-off, as there were creative plans for him moving forward in NXT.

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