NXT’s Florida house show circuit is buzzing with newz this weekend. Following Robert “Robbie E” Strauss’ debut as manager Thursday night in Sanford, we got the first WWE appearance of Stokely Hathaway on Fri., Mar. 22 in Tampa. Only, he’s not Stokely Hathaway any more...
Hathaway is not only the latest sign the black-and-gold brand is now manager-friendly. He’s also Court Moore! The House of Moore is off to a good start, too. Court’s man Babatunde Aiyegbusi def. Nick Comoroto.
Name-wise, my initial reaction is that this feels like a downgrade, but the artist formerly known as Big Stoke already changed his Twitter handle to CM™ (and if you don’t already, give Moore a follow - he’s very good at the social media thang). And if he’s on-board and ready to make it work, that’s good enough for me.
Strauss was also busy in Tampa, apparently adding to his growing stable when he repped Riddick Moss in a losing effort against Dominik Dijakovic.
So it appears managers are back in style for Triple H’s territory. Dig it?