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8. Former ROH World Champion Officially Joins NXT
Former ROH World Champion Roderick Strong has officially joined WWE NXT and became Austin Aries’ tag team partner in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic 2016 tournament. Below is what WWE posted:
Roderick Strong debuts in NXT
ORLANDO, Fla. — Roderick Strong has arrived in NXT, and he’s ready to break some backs.
The independent wrestling scene standout and former world champion, known as “The Messiah of the Backbreaker,” made his debut between the yellow ropes Thursday at a taping of the WWE Network show at Full Sail University.
Strong’s surprise arrival continues to show that NXT is the premier destination for the hottest free agents in sports-entertainment.
— Triple H (@TripleH) October 13, 2016