WWE Hall Of Famer Discusses Arrival Of Ethan Page In NXT

WWE Hall Of Famer Discusses Arrival Of Ethan Page In NXT WWE

Following his shocking debut, WWE Hall of Famer Booker T has discussed the arrival of former AEW star Ethan Page in NXT.

On the May 28 episode of WWE NXT, former AEW and ROH star Ethan Page made a surprise appearance, attacking NXT Champion Trick Williams to close the show.

With this beatdown, it seemingly set the stage for Page to get a shot at the top prize on the brand at the upcoming NXT Battleground event.

Speaking on The Hall of Fame podcast, Booker T discussed Ethan Page’s arrival in NXT. He said:

“[With] Ethan Page getting interjected right into the main event with Trick Williams in Vegas, in this moment, for me, if I’m Ethan Page, I’m like, ‘This is exactly the way I want to come back.’”

“Right in the mix, right in the middle of it. So for me, that’s match right there has a lot of intrigue, man. Just because the way it came together out of nowhere.”

“I didn’t even know it was gonna happen. The thing is, honestly, I talk about this all the time, Ethan Page isn’t a guy that AEW really, really put a whole lot of stock in, right?”

“The reason I say that is he says when he popped up in NXT and boom, the camera revealed who he was, I knew exactly who he was. I didn’t have to think for a moment.”

“I didn’t need any vignette to build him up or anything like that. I was like, ‘Oh man, it’s Ethan Page.’ It’s because in AEW, he was very vocal.”

“Talk to my students about being vocal all the time. He was a guy that wanted to be a frontman. He was always talking, and you could tell he wanted to be the boss of his clique.”

On the potential Ethan Page vs. Trick Williams showdown, Booker said:

“So I think the thing with Ethan Page and Trick Williams, going into that match on Sunday, it’s going to really give me a chance to give Ethan Page a grade.”

“I want to see how good he is. I want to see just how good this guy really is. He talks a good game, but for me, you gotta show me.”

“So with Trick on Sunday, I’m gonna be looking for the intangibles, and I want to see if Ethan Page has the intangibles to work at this level, and after this Sunday, you guys will know because either he’ll be getting the thumbs up or the old thumbs down on Monday morning,”

Despite the NXT Championship Match not being official as of yet, the show will feature Roxanne Perez defending the NXT Women’s Championship against TNA Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace.

Also, the inaugural NXT Women’s North American Champion will be crowned in a six-woman ladder match and Oba Femi will defend the NXT North American Championship against Wes Lee and Joe Coffey. For the full lineup for the show, click here.

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