7. Lack Of Communication
You’ve got to start off with the revelation from Dave Meltzer that Triple H, the godfather of
NXT, was unaware that four of his best wrestlers were being called up to the
That’s a huge flashing “warning” sign right there.
Many fans have griped about how NXT wrestlers’ successes and storylines, and even their characters, don’t transfer over to the main roster, creating problems. But when the man primarily responsible for the development of said superstars isn’t even aware that they’re heading to Raw, then that’s a huge problem.
It was so bad that it was reported that Vince McMahon’s original plan was for Ricochet to face new Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor… because, reasons. Thankfully, giving away a match like that with no buildup and no advertisement was avoided for now.