In the last hours to bring a lot of commotion in the WWE circles, it was, unfortunately, the news of the injury of the former champion of the blue show, Bayley, who was injured in her leg while training at the PC in Orlando and that unfortunately in all probability will have to skip the company's storylines for the next 8-9 months.
Obviously, as they say in these cases "The show must go on", then the leadership of the McMahon-owned federation had to roll up their sleeves and immediately got to work, to try to replace the absent Bayley and above all for go and try to integrate that blue roster already quite sparse in recent months, also going to replenish it with fresh forces just arrived from NXT.
SmackDown just got some much-needed help as both Shotzi Blackheart and Tegan Nox made their official SmackDown debuts. The newest faces of the blue brand defeated WWE Women's Tag Team Champions Natalya and Tamina in non-title action.
SmackDown just got some much-needed help
During tonight's episode of Friday Night SmackDown, after a short promo held by the couple champions, Tamnia and Natalya appearing in front of the television screens of the federation thought about it none other than the two athletes of NXT Tegan Nox and Shotzi Blackheart, who were presented under the name "Shotzi and Nox", as if they were a single team that will continue like this on the main roster.
The two rookies on the main roster obviously won the contest that arose against the champions, with WWE already seeming to bet a lot on them, already giving them a very important victory against the category champions of the main shows of the federation.
Apparently, however, the debut of Shotzi and Nox will not be the only one we will see at Smackdown in the near future, given that always in the Smackdown live broadcast tonight, WWE has aired a clip dedicated to Toni Storm, in which reference was made to his recent past at NXT and NXT UK and he was expected to make his Smackdown debut very soon.
Apparently, WWE may not wait for the new Draft expected in the post-Summerslam this year, but it could already go to shuffle the cards in the immediate future, to give a breath of fresh air to WWE Universe fans, but also to the creative process of the federation, which has been limping for no short time now.
Reports surfaced within the last few months that said that some NXT call-ups would be joining the main roster this summer. With Bayley's injury also cutting into the depth on the blue brand, reinforcements were needed even more for SmackDown.