LA Knight was officially crowned as the new Million Dollar Champion by Ted DiBiase on this week’s episode of WWE NXT.
Knight seemingly broke character to tell DiBiase to tell him how much he means to him because he grew up as a fan of the Million Dollar Man. Knight said that he used to wrestle as DiBiase in his backyard and it’s the biggest honor to be anointed as the new Million Dollar Champion by his hero.
It all turned out to be a swerve because Knight then attacked DiBiase in a heated angle. Cameron Grimes ran out to make the save for DiBiase but the damage was done.
Grimes came up short in the ladder match on Sunday night at NXT TakeOver: In Your House but it looks like he will be chasing Drake for that title over the next few weeks and months.
"And now that I have everything that I want, it's time to drop everything I don't need."
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 16, 2021
— WWE (@WWE) June 16, 2021