“That’s So Scary”: NXT Star & Brock Lesnar’s Royal Rumble Replacement Nearly Hurts Himself in Terrifying Botch at Vengeance Day, Fans React

Published 02/04/2024, 8:57 PM EST

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The margins involved in pro wrestling often depend on toying and escaping danger by a hair’s breadth. Another NXT talent made a dismal botch at NXT Vengeance tonight.

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Following the Royal Rumble weekend, one name that made enormous rounds on social media was the unforeseen men’s Royal Rumble entrant–Bron Breakker. The former NXT Champion made a decisive entry in the prestigious match. Moreover, he also rose to the headlines for reportedly replacing the formidable Brock Lesnar. However, now he’s back to the development brand, he laced up his boots alongside Baron Corbin to take on Trick Williams and Carmelo Hayes in an intense tag team match.

Bron Breakker sent panic waves to the WWE Universe pulling out a risky botch at NXT Vengeance Day


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In between the battle, Bron Breaker found himself trapped by his neck, running the ropes, and got brutally hurt there. At one point in time, he almost got his head taken off and things went crazy.

Fans couldn’t help but notice that botch and rushed to Twitter to show their concerns.


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They wonder how such a scenario even became possible.

Some users acknowledged the risk factor attached to it.

One user conveyed the plethora of emotions he went through while watching the botch.

One user gave Breakker his due for seamlessly getting over the setback.

Bron Breakker picked up the wins in the match later on.

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But did Breakker’s main roster debut was a long-term call? Let’s dig deeper.

Bron Breaker’s main roster status: Explained

The popular NXT talent, Bron Breakker made a surprise appearance on WWE Royal Rumble 2024 at #20 and delivered an electrifying performance. He took up Lesnar’s spot but did justice to it. Within just five 5 minutes and 19 seconds, Breakker kicked out Jimmy Uso, Finn Balor, Ivar, Omos, and last but not least the Judgment Day poster boy Dominik Mysterio. His scuffle with Judgement Day further cranked up after he attacked JD McDonagh following his elimination.

In a post-event interview, Breakker noted that he’s there in the main event scene for a long haul. Putting Judgement Day on notice, the 26-year-old made it clear that there’s more to the story to unveil in the future.


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However, Bron Breakker is not the only NXT Superstar who is simultaneously showing up for two brands. Carmelo Hayes is also doing the same being a part of NXT and SmackDown both. It seems WWE might very soon officially draft them to the main roster.

What’s your take on Bron Breakker performing a dangerous botch at NXT Vengeance Day tonight? Let us know in the comments.


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Shreya Nag


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I had been a casual wrestling fan for a long time and after joining EssentiallySports, I started to watch WWE more attentively. I?ve been hooked on to pro wrestling thanks in large parts to stars like Becky Lynch, Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns. I have cannot go a day without going through my social media feed occupied by their updates.
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Amal Joyce




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