WWE brought in several NXT UK stars to NXT when they shut down the UK brand a few months ago ahead of the launch of NXT Europe while releasing the rest of the talent roster. Since then, several NXT UK stars haven’t appeared on the weekly NXT show.
On Tuesday’s episode of NXT, Javier Bernal called out several members of the NXT roster who are currently unavailable, including British stable Gallus, who has been suspended in storyline. At the same time, Ilja Dragunov was written off television due to an injury angle. Axiom hasn’t wrestled in recent weeks, although he has appeared in a backstage segment since.
Gallus last wrestled on the September 14 edition of NXT, where they were defeated by Brooks Jensen and Josh Briggs in a Pub Rules match.
While speaking on today’s Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that some NXT stars are missing due to recent visa issues.
“Yeah, they're either injured, which actually is a codeword for getting their visas worked on in some cases, and suspended, which is also a codeword for getting their visas worked on. And guys actually injured.”
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