Old NXT Champion Aleister Black is as of now involved in a contention with Johnny Gargano. Dark marked with NXT in June of 2016, and proceeded to win the NXT Championship this past April. He lost the title to Tommaso Ciampa at the NXT TV recordings this past July.
Amid the latest version of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer discussed the current week’s NXT recordings. Meltzer noticed that he “continues hearing” that Black is being considered for the primary list. There were no further points of interest given.
Dark was one of a few NXT stars who visited with the primary list amid the WWE European visit this past May while he was still NXT Champion. Dark talked with Rock Sins about the experience, calling it “a tremendous thing.”
“It’s a colossal thing. You’re in with every one of these individuals who are such mind boggling entertainers, these unfathomable wrestlers,” Black said. “Folks that are at the highest point of the world and the highest point of their amusement, and you’re being tossed in there and it resembles ‘Okay, endure’ so I’m being tossed in with the lions to check whether I’m a lion myself. It’s a unimaginable ordeal and it’s extremely lowering. It makes me considerably more centered around doing ideal by the organization with the belt I’m conveying and the brand I’m conveying and fantastically energized for when the time desires me to really climb myself and I get the opportunity to work with all these awesome experts.”