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Former TNA World Champion Reveals Why He Left NXT After A Short Run

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• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (September 26, 2002) – WWE SmackDown!

On this day in 2002, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.

This episode was pre-taped from the Sports Arena in San Diego, California and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE No Mercy 2002’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Rikishi vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr.

2. Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo vs. Jamie Knoble & Yoshihiro Tajiri

3. Edge vs. Eddie Guerrero

4. The Undertaker vs. Matt Hardy

5. Rey Misterio vs. Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit

• Former TNA World Champion Reveals Why He Left NXT After A Short Run

Former TNA World Heavyweight Champion James Storm had a very short run in NXT back in late 2015.

During a recent appearance on Busted Open Radio, Storm revealed why he left NXT. Below is what he said:

“I went down to NXT and talked to Triple H and then I went back again and had another match with them and Impact had put an offer out on me and so did NXT, but you know I even actually sat down with Hunter and had the contract with me and was like you know ‘this is what Impact is offering and everything’.

And tell you the truth it wasn’t even about the money because I told him the situation that a lot of people don’t know about is that me and my wife were trying to have another kid, and it was just one of those deals where if you’re with WWE you might as well forget it, you’re on the road so much.

He was telling me that they were gonna run a 100-125 dates with NXT and I was explaining to him about my personal life; was trying to have a baby and everything right now and he basically told me ‘look, go get your life straight and then get yourself in the best shape you can and in two years let’s see if we can do business again’.”

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