Backstage Report on Paul Heyman “Hand Picking” Austin Theory to Replace Andrade, NXT UK Update


According to sources, Austin Theory was hand picked by Paul Heyman to be Andrade’s replacement at WrestleMania 36. With that being said, there is no word on what his future holds on the red brand. The general rule WWE has tried to follow is that those being featured on NXT TV won’t be brought up “on a whim” and without a storyline. Of course, the coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things for the time being.

At the closing bell on Wednesday, WWE’s stock was at $36.27. That is up $0.34 (0.95%) from Tuesday’s closing price.

With no new episodes already taped, WWE NXT UK will be switching to a “Best Of” format beginning next week. WWE NXT UK Assistant General Manager Sid Scala confirmed the news earlier today. This week’s show will look at the greatest moments in NXT UK history:

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