Is Keith Lee moving to the Main Roster?

Published 08/23/2020, 11:10 AM EDT


The latest episode of NXT TakeOver was shocking, to say the least. Apart from the excellent visual display form ThunderDome once again, there were a lot of big matches on the cards. However, the biggest shocker of the night came when Keith Lee lost the NXT Championship to Karrion Kross.

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Keith Lee had become the first-ever double champion in NXT history when he defeated Adam Cole to win the NXT Championship. After that, it has been misfortune only for Lee.

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First, the North American title was forfeited. Now, on his first title defense as Champion, he lost everything to Karrion Kross!

Keith Lee fans did not take this lightly. Lee seemed to be the next big thing not only for NXT but for WWE when he became a double champion. WWE has then completely shadowed him and this quick fall from glory means that Lee has some tough times ahead of him.

Karrion Kross and Scarlett have won the hearts of countless fans with their unique characters and gimmicks. Kross thus managed to pull in a lot of money and viewership for NXT which is probably why they decided to give him the big push.

Keith Lee has nothing holding him back

The main question that arises now is- what’s next for Keith Lee?

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The same question came up when Adam Cole lost it all against Lee. Cole decided to stay in NXT, but fans want to see Lee upgraded to the main roster at all costs.

Keith Lee has done more than pull his weight at NXT and now it may be time for the big call up. Lee has managed to make his impact and he can surely do the same on the main roster.

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WWE could also decide to continue his feud against Karrion Kross which does seem unlikely. The future of this powerhouse in is question. Keith Lee has little holding him back in NXT, and prolonging his stay there may just be a waste of his talents.

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Luke Dias

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Luke Dias is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports, having published more than 1000 articles on professional wrestling. Having completed courses in Advanced Writing from the University of California and Media and Ethics from the University of Amsterdam, Luke is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Xavier’s College. His tremendous knowledge of WWE history enables him to make past connections, adding depth to the articles.

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