Reddit.com user MAlsauce published a very interesting piece on Thursday – a “Where Are They Now?” look at the cast members of the first 4 seasons of the original WWE NXT show. Here’s a look at which wrestlers went on to greatness – and which ones got Future Endeavored.
- Daniel Bryan-World Champ, US Champ, Tag Team Champ.
- Wade Barrett-IC Champ, Winner of S1, Leader of Nexus.
- Skip Sheffield-Now under the Name “Ryback”.
- Darren Young-In the team of the Prime Time Players.
- Justin Gabriel-Tag Team Champion.
- Heath Slater-Tag Team Champion, Leader of 3MB.
- Michael Tarver-No Longer Employed.
- David Otunga-(Real life Lawyer) Tag Team Champion.
- Kaval-No Longer Employed. Winner of S2.
- Michael McGillicutty-Now under the Name “Curtis Axel”, IC Champ, Tag Team Champ.
- Percy Watson-No Longer Employed.
- Lucky Cannon-No Longer Employed.
- Eli Cottonwood-No Longer Employed.
- Husky Harris-Now under the Name “Bray Wyatt”.
- Alex Riley-Color Commentator of WWE Superstars.
- Titus O’Neil-In the team of the Prime Time Players.
- Kaitlyn-Divas Champion, winner of S3.
- AJ-Now under the Name “AJ Lee”, Divas Champion, RAW GM.
- Naomi-Affiliated with Brodus Clay as one of the Funkadactyls, co-star of Total Divas
- Maxine-No Longer Employed.
- Jamie-No Longer Employed.
- Aksana-Still Employed, butnot doing much.
- Byron Saxton-NXT Commentator and Ring Announcer.
- Johnny Curtis-Now under the Name “Fandango”, Winner of S4.
- Conor O’Brian-In NXT Developmental.
- Derrick Bateman-No Longer Employed.
- Brodus Clay-In the team of Tons Of Funk.
- Jacob Novak-No Longer Employed.
1 Contestant that became World Champion.
8 Contestants that became any Champion in the WWE.
5 Contestants that changed their Name.
9 Contestants No Longer Employed.
5 Contestants that are currently Faces in the WWE.
11 Contestants that are currently Heels in the WWE.
6 Contestants that competed at Wrestlemania.
0 Contestants that are currently in TNA. (I had to)