‘One of Johnny’s Students’: AEW Champion Sends Message to Johnny Gargano After War Games Loss

Published 12/06/2021, 12:30 PM EST

WWE NXT Triple Crown Champion Johnny Gargano faced defeat in his last match in NXT WarGames. The NXT fans got an emotional message from Johnny Gargano in the end.

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NXT WarGames pay-per-view had ended with a new era ruling the NXT roster. NXT witnessed the last match of the former NXT Champion Johnny Gargano in the WarGames match. He sided with Team Black & Gold against Team 2.0. Before the match, Gargano also posted a video with his former tag team partner Tommaso Ciampa.

Johnny Gargano’s contract was supposed to be expired a week before. However, he extended his contract with a one-week extension for the NXT WarGames pay-per-view.

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Recently, the AEW Women’s Champion Dr. Britt Baker posted an emotional message mentioning Gargano. She thanked him for giving his efforts to teach her wrestling during her wrestling days. Dr. Britt Baker started her wrestling journey under Gargano’s guidance, and she was thankful for it.

Johnny Wrestling made a significant influence on WWE fans. He gave the best matches during his wrestling career on the NXT roster. Gargano debuted in 2015 and climbed the ladder to become one of the best in the wrestling business. His rivalry with Tommaso Ciampa is one of the best of all times in WWE NXT history.

Team 2.0 wins over Team Black & Gold at NXT WarGames

NXT has witnessed a lot of changes during the past months with new superstars on board. The recent pay-per-view witnessed an intense battle between the elite era and the 2.0 era of NXT.

Team Black & Gold faced Team 2.0 in WarGames. All superstars gave their best to win the match. The cruiserweight Pete Dunne showed his athleticism to keep his team’s momentum. Although Team Black and Gold gave their best to stand till the last, they failed to win the match.

The last moments of the match witnessed an unexpected twist as Bron Breakker pinned the NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa to grab the win.

What’s next for Johnny Gargano?

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Johnny Gargano is a potential wrestler with a good hold over his wrestling skills as wells as his mic skills. His NXT career is a prime example of his developed character. As his contract expires, many wrestling companies would keep an eye on him.

Probably, he might end up in AEW or Impact wrestling. His chances of going to AEW would be high as many former NXT Superstars made their way to AEW.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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