WWE Telling NXT Stars To Bring Family & Friends To Shows


WWE is not happy with the crowds at NXT shows and has gone as far as telling talent to bring their friends and family to the shows.

Writing in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer noted that WWE had sent a notice to NXT stars which asked them to

“strongly encourage their friends and family in the central Florida area to attend NXT tomorrow evening at the Performance Center to help bring energy to the crowd in the final shows leading up to Stand & Deliver.”

Meltzer also noted that NXT crowds are down and that those within WWE are unhappy with the crowd reactions at the shows. The notice was said to be sent out for the 21st of March taping that also saw the episode that will air on the 28th of March – the go-home show to Stand & Deliver – taped.

The confirmed card for NXT Stand & Deliver as it stands can be found below:

  • Bron Breakker (c) vs. Carmelo Hayes – NXT Championship
  • Zoey Stark vs. Gigi Dolin vs. Tiffany Stratton vs. Lyra Valkyria vs. TBD – NXT Women’s Championship Ladder Match
  • Fallon Henley and Kiana James (c) vs. Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn – NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship
  • Wes Lee (c) vs. Dragon Lee vs. JD McDonagh vs. Ilja Dragunov vs. TBD – NXT North American Championship
  • Gallus (Mark Coffey and Wolfgang) (c) vs. The Creed Brothers (Brutus Creed and Julius Creed) (with Ivy Nile) vs. The Family (Tony D’Angelo and Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo) – NXT Tag Team Championship
  • Johnny Gargano vs. Grayson Waller
  • Chase University (Andre Chase, Duke Hudson, and Thea Hail) and Tyler Bate vs. Schism (Joe Gacy, Rip Fowler, Jagger Reid, and Ava)