VIDEO: Budding Romance on WWE NXT Takes Fans Back to Attitude Era

Published 11/11/2021, 8:00 AM EST


WWE chairman, Vince McMahon took matters into his hands to revamp the entire landscape of NXT and change it to a more colorful, more versatile roster, and a bit edgier content called NXT 2.0.

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In this week’s episode of NXT 2.0, the WWE Universe witnessed a bizarre altercation that turned into a romantic spot in the middle of the ring, seeing this takes the fans back to the iconic Attitude Era where such altercations happened on a weekly basis.

Former rugby player, Daniel Vidot, who goes by the name Xyon Quinn in WWE grabbed Elektra Lopez in a brief ‘romantic eye-contact’ segment while the crowd was still figuring it out.

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WWE took to its Instagram and uploaded the video of the brief segment where we can see that Lopez is furious with Quinn and attempts to slap her; however, Quinn stopped Lopez in her tracks.

Quinn further spins Lopez and embraces her into his arms while the crowd is making the noise, the two wrestlers share a brief eye contact before splitting.

 

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Can WWE NXT 2.0 be compared with the Attitude Era?

To sum up, the Attitude Era was a crazy time to be a wrestling fan and WWE was doing everything in their hands to make the content there so that more audiences turn up.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – FEBRUARY 16: WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon attends a press conference to announce a major international event, Wrestle Mania XXIX, at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by John W. Ferguson/WireImage)

However, with this NXT 2.0, one thing which resembles a shade of the late 90s is the superstars in the roster. While there are cruiserweight wrestlers on the roster, but wrestlers with well-built physiques are prominent.

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Looks like Vince McMahon is really willing to take extreme measures to bring control of the pro-wrestling business back to him and stop AEW in its track.

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However, the war between AEW and WWE is something that looks will take more ugly turns before settling down. What do you all think about this? Let us know.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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