20 Things You Probably Missed From WWE Raw (Feb 18)
20. The Lack Of Reaction NXT’s Stars Got
First and foremost, did anyone else notice how little of a toss Lafayette gave about some exciting fresh faces working Raw in their town? Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, Tommaso Ciampa and Aleister Black were greeted with all the enthusiasm of a post-SmackDown 205 Live taping.
This does not bode well, and even Triple H looked a bit concerned.
The sad fact is that a lot of casual WWE followers don't watch NXT religiously. Contrast the reactions these guys got (or didn't get) to the one Kevin Owens enjoyed in 2015 and it's pretty depressing.