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News on backstage frustration during this week’s WWE NXT broadcast



This week’s episode of WWE NXT on the USA Network marked the first live episode of the weekly television show from Orlando, Florida at the Capitol Wrestling Center. WWE did air the NXT TakeOver 31 event just days before it.

Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select reports that things got a little hectic backstage at this show. It was noted, “there has been a lot of change, frustration and uncertainty backstage in NXT of late.”

It added there were several technical difficulties and errors at the show that led to a series of frustrations among those at the production table backstage.

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WWE was in a “rough position” due to the number of injuries that had happened in the past few days.

Ridge Holland suffered an injury that resulted in him getting surgery while NXT Champion Finn Balor broke his jaw in two places and Kyle O’Reilly is out with what has been speculated to be a concussion. 

WWE has kept details on O’Reilly’s status under wraps.