Even though NXT is a smaller brand owned by the WWE, they still have some very talented performers. WWE uses NXT to develop young wrestlers and allow veterans to help develop them. NXT Live Events are a great opportunity for talented wrestlers to show their talents. The NXT wrestlers also use these events to develop their characters and learn how to work the crowd.
A wrestler can be considered for the main WWE roster is he/she performs well at live events. Many wrestlers that are currently doing extremely well in the WWE came from NXT. Seth Rollins is a perfect example. He started performing and NXT and is now considered one of the best wrestlers in the WWE. Roman Reigns is another example of an NXT wrestler that became extremely famous after being placed on the main roster.
Below is a list of results of NXT’s Live Event that took place on January 5th, 2019.
- Shane Thorn lost to Dominic Dijakovic
- Lacey Evans defeated Xia Li
- Brennan Williams defeated Kona Reeves
- EC3, Keith Lee, & Matt Riddle defeated Bobby Fish, Roderick Strong, & Kyle O'Riley.
- Aleister Black defeated Adam Cole
- Rhea Ripley defeated Bianca Belair, Kairi Sane, and Aliyah.
- Velveteen Dream and Ricochet defeated DIY (Johnny Gargano & Tomasso Ciampa)