SmackDown Star Thought Call Up Was Start Of NXT Invasion Angle

1 year ago by Connel Rumsey

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SmackDown Star Thought Call Up Was Start Of NXT Invasion Angle

On July 9, Shotzi (Blackheart) & Tegan Nox made their official WWE main roster debuts, defeating the Women’s Tag Team Champions Natalya & Tamina in non-title action.

Speaking to Alistair McGeorge of Metro UK, Tegan revealed her reaction to the news of the debut, thinking that the plan was something completely different.

Nox explained:

“We pretty much found out the day of SmackDown, after the match, that we were getting called up. We knew we were having a tag match on TV but we didn’t even think we were getting called up until after the match. John Laurinaitis was like, ‘Congratulations, welcome to SmackDown!’ Like, oh – I guess we go here now! I assumed it would be something like when we did the whole invasion angle with NXT attacking SmackDown and Raw. I just assumed it was something like that, maybe happening at SummerSlam. ‘No, you’re on SmackDown now!’ Oh, ok – thank you!”

Shotzi was then asked about her name change upon joining the WWE main roster, to which she replied:

“I’m just used to the chaos now. Things change all the time, everything happens so quickly so you really have to be ready for anything being a WWE superstar!”

Shotzi and Nox are currently slated for a Women’s Tag Team Championship match after beating the champions Natalya and Tamina in a contender’s match, which may be delayed due to Natalya’s recent injury.

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