The NXT brand has come a long way over the last few years, and the brand also played a big part in helping Kevin Owens raise his stock before going to the main roster.
Kevin Owens has had some big moments on the main roster, but during an interview with CBS Sports he noted that there was once a point in time where it looked like he was heading back to NXT.
“I think Triple H touched on it in the past in some interviews. For a while there, it looked like I was going to head back to NXT. I had even discussed it with Vince McMahon and stuff like that. I was excited about it. I don’t know if it would have been a long or short term thing. I’ve been vocal about wanting to go back there because I’d love to help make it grow even more and help make it as big as it can get and make it so we have three brands people know about. I would love for people to be just as aware of NXT as they are about Raw and SmackDown. I would have loved to be a part of that, but some decisions were made that I had to stay put on Raw and SmackDown. That’s fine, but I would love the chance to go back.
Owens went on to say that he talks to Triple H pretty regularly, and they still bring up the idea of him becoming part of NXT again.
“I talk to Triple H pretty regularly and we bring it up once in a while. It’s just about timing. There’s a lot of opportunities. The landscape of WWE is changing quite a bit through this situation and I think it’s going to keep evolving. The ideal scenario for me would be for NXT to be viewed as a third brand, and if it’s not already, it’s pretty close. I’d love to be a part of anything. I love to contribute to SmackDown, to Raw, to NXT. I just want to go where I’m needed and try to make a difference.”
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