Keith Lee says not having a crowd while wrestling creates a lack of initial adrenaline before competing.
As the world deals with COVID-19 and wrestling shows have no crowds, NXT North American Champion Typically, the champion likes to have the audience basking in his glory and without a crowd, Keith Lee says that this creates another hurdle for him to overcome.
"[This is] something that I've actually talked about with so many of my other athletic friends and associates--just there's a bit of a void when it comes to not having the crowd for that initial level of adrenaline," Lee told GameSpot. "So not having them there takes away a little bit of electricity. It makes it slightly difficult and a little different [of an] experience. So there's that lack of adrenaline. Things often hurt even more than usual because I don't have such a wide array of people kind of uplifting me. I tried to explain to fans how much they mean to me, but I don't know if it gets across."
Most recently, Keith Lee successfully defended his NXT North American Championship against Damian Priest on the April 29th episode of NXT. Read the full results at this link.