Photo of Vince McMahon and KENTA Backstage at SD!, Top NXT Stars Work Dark Match Tonight in Orlando

Nick Paglino

Prior to tonight’s WWE Smackdown taping, WWE NXT Champion Adrian Neville defeated Tyler Breeze in the event’s dark match.

Several other NXT talents were on hand for the taping, as WWE was in Orlando tonight, and many of the fans in attendance for Smackdown also regularly attend NXT events at Full Sail University.

Orlando is of course also the home of the WWE Performance Center, at which WWE’s newest signee KENTA recently arrived.

Below is a photo of Vince McMahon and KENTA, along with Triple H, backstage at tonight’s Smackdown tapings at the Amway Center.

Paglino: It’s good to see WWE making a big deal out of KENTA’s signing.

I’m concerned with his inability to speak English, but if WWE is serious about expanding its business in Japan, I think they will give KENTA a serious shot.

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