JBL Speaks on His Experience at NXT, Which Talent Would He Call Up to the Main Roster?, NXT’s Up-and-Coming Stars & More

Nick Paglino

JBL​WWE announcer and NXT commissioner JBL recently appeared on The Damn Good Wrestling podcast, and the following are highlights of JBL speaking on NXT:

If it was up to JBL and one guy had to be called up tomorrow, who would he call up?

“Adrian Neville. Not a doubt in my mind. I think he’s just phenomenal. I don’t know about his promo skills as I haven’t seen them as much, but he’s a guy who could go out there and perform on any card, anywhere in the world and be a help to that card. I would love to see him up in the WWE. He’ll be there I just don’t know the time frame.”

The English contingent in NXT

“I believe Paige will be a big star, but as far as shaking up the (divas) division goes that remains to be seen. I hope she does but you don’t know until they get there.

“Danny Burch, I saw him cut a promo the other day which I thought was phenomenal. In fact I told him afterwards that it was one of the best promos I’ve heard done in recent memory. Danny Burch, I’m a big fan of his I think he will do well it’s just a matter of finding a spot for him.”

Calling people up to the WWE

“You don’t want to bring guys in just to bring them in, you want to bring them in and make an impact with them like they have with these other guys and I think that’s why it takes longer sometimes than what people want.”

His experience at NXT

“It’s a revitalisation for me. I haven’t been around anything other than the WWE for 15-20 years and so for me to see more of how I started and the passion, not just with the performers but with the crowd down there, it’s a great environment.”

The full interview with JBL talking NXT is available available from Christmas Day for free on Itunes. Just search for The DAMN Good Wrestling Podcast and click subscribe.

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