Top NXT Star Likely Turning Heel (Video), Bobby Roode’s Next Title Feud Teased on NXT Tonight, Impact Wrestling From India Opening Video

Nick Paglino
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Bobby Roode’s Next Title Feud Teased on NXT Tonight

Following tonight’s WWE NXT, which featured Bobby Roode interrupt Roderick Strong, WWE.com released the following:

After weeks of anticipation surrounding his return, NXT Champion Bobby Roode finally re-emerged to deliver a message to the red-hot Roderick Strong: Stay in your lane.

The Glorious One arrived just as Strong, who’s riding a career high, was thanking the NXT fans and declaring his intention of going after the NXT Title. Wiping away crocodile tears, Roode mocked the feel-good story of Strong’s recent personal milestones, and he downplayed The Messiah of the Backbreaker’s in-ring triumphs. Seemingly dismissing Strong’s threat wholesale, the NXT Champion advised Strong learn his place, categorizing the would-be No. 1 contender as “not man enough to win the Bobby Roode lottery.”

Top NXT Star Turning Heel?

It appears as if Hideo Itami will be turning heel in WWE NXT, as he had a match with Oney Lorcan on NXT tonight and it ended in a No Contest. Itami hit Lorcan with three GTS finishing moves but refused to pin him, which prompted Kassius Ohno to come out and confront Itami. This lead to a shoving match between the two and the ref threw the match out after Itami left the ring:

Watch the Opening Video For Impact From India

Below is the opening video for this week’s Impact Wrestling, which was taped in Mumbai:

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