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Michael Elgin says making it to NXT is his ultimate goal in his career

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross recently spoke with Ring of Honor’s Michael Elgin on The Ross Report. Elgin spoke about Kevin Owens, possibly going to NXT and more. Here are the highlights.

On Kevin Owens:

“[Owens] has the passion for it, he has the work ethic, and, you know, I see huge things for him within WWE,” Elgin stated. “Working with him, being on the road with him, he has a knack for it in every aspect – I would be almost shocked if he doesn’t main event a WrestleMania.”

On the possibility of going to NXT:

“There [are] still a couple of things I want to accomplish and a few things at Ring of Honor that I still have to accomplish, but, no doubt in my mind, [making it to NXT] is definitely a goal of mine,” Elgin said.

“I always thought I was going to make it, but in other people’s eyes, if I was going to make it,” he continued. “I was going to have to venture the world and follow in the footsteps of guys like Eddie Guerrero and Dean Malenko and Chris Jericho and leave behind a legacy of my work elsewhere to get to WWE, or now NXT, but that’s definitely a route I’m okay with taking and I want to take in the future.”

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