Newest WWE Superstar Leaves Braun Strowman Impressed

Published 09/26/2021, 1:47 PM EDT


Braun Strowman has been away from the WWE ring for quite some time now. WWE released the former WWE Universal Champion earlier this year. Strowman was last seen in the WWE at WrestleMania Backlash where he battled Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley for the WWE Championship. Strowman failed to win that match and left WWE soon after that. But Braun Strowman still monitors WWE’s productions.

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But ‘The Monster among Men’ has been quite active recently on social media as took to Instagram to post a story about the young Von Wagner. The son of former WWE superstar Wayne Bloom, he is a WWE NXT star.

Braun Strowman labels Wagner a kid to watch out for

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Sharing a video displaying Wagner’s skills, Strowman captioned his story, “Keep your eyes on this kid!!!”

Von Wagner at WWE NXT | Courtesy: Getty Images

Strowman was himself a dominant force during his time in WWE. He even won the WWE Universal Championship at WrestleMania 36. Brawn has also shared the WWE ring with top stars like Brock Lesnar, Goldberg and Roman Reigns.

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Wagner signed with WWE in March 2019. He has trained at the Performance Center since then. Previously, Von Wagner played college football at the University of Central Florida.

Von Wagner even appeared on WWE SmackDown in April 2020; he took on ‘ The Celtic Warrior ‘ Sheamus. Though Wagner lost the match, he showed glimpses of his talent during his battle.

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Not only Brawn, but this young talent impressed Vince McMahon too. As per WrestlingNews, Vince was very much impressed by the NXT superstar and even considered him to be a future main eventer. There have also been reports comparing the NXT superstar with the WWE legend Edge.

Wagner recently made his NXT debut during NXT 2.0 on September 14, 2021; he took part in a Fatal Four-Way Match for the NXT Championship. He competed with LA Knight, Pete Dunne, and Tommaso Ciampa for the title, but despite his best efforts, he failed to win.

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However, with the talent he has, Wagner certainly promises to be a future main eventer in WWE.

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Shouvik Nath

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