WWE NXT notes: Sareee coming to NXT, WALTER returns, Cruiserweight Title

The 3/17 edition of NXT saw the tease of Sareee coming to NXT, WALTER's return, Jordan Devlin & Santos Escobar coming face-to-face and more

Tonight’s edition of NXT on USA Network featured a video package to promote that former Sendai Girls World Champion Sareee is coming to NXT. She is donning a new name and will now go by “SARRAY”. She confirmed that she signed with WWE in February of 2020 but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, she was not able to start her move to America as planned. WWE granted SARRAY permission to wrestle in Japan during the pandemic.

NXT UK Champion WALTER made his return to NXT. He took out Tommaso Ciampa who called him out last week.

NXT Cruiserweight Champion Jordan Devlin came face-to-face with NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar. Their confrontation resulted in Devlin headbutting Escobar and hitting him with the “Devlin Side” finishing maneuver.

New NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart are defending their titles on 3/24 against the duo of Aliyah and Jessi Kamea. Blackheart and Moon captured the titles by defeating Dakota Kai and Ember Moon last week.

NXT Champion Finn Balor is scheduled to face Karrion Kross at TakeOver: Stand & Deliver. The two men teamed in the main event of tonight’s NXT and challenged Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan for the NXT Tag Team Titles. Kross and Balor’s partnership went off the rails when Balor shotgun dropkicked Lorcan who was standing right in front of Scarlett. Balor ended up getting pinned by Oney.

L.A. Knight scored a win in his NXT in-ring debut against August Grey. After the match, Knight was confronted by Bronson Reed.

Kyle O’Reilly and Adam Cole’s storyline continued on the show and they both were handcuffed in a parking lot to prevent them from getting to one another.

A new episode of upNXT will be available on the “podcasts” feed of POST Wrestling and the show is currently being reviewed on the upNXT Twitch channel.

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