Tonight’s WWE NXT had a variety of results on the upcoming premium stay occasion model of fan-favorite Halloween Havoc, and WWE then went forward and revealed a brand new brand and the date of the anticipated occasion after the episode’s conclusion. The latest brand for Halloween Havoc options the brand new NXT brand and in addition contains a purple define (versus the earlier logos going with inexperienced outlines), and the publish from NXT additionally revealed that this yr’s Halloween Havoc will happen on Saturday, October twenty second. You can try the brand new brand and the total publish from WWE NXT within the Tweet beneath.
As talked about beforehand, this yr’s occasion will even be the primary Halloween Havoc (of current years) to be aired on Peacock as a premium stay occasion. Past Halloween Havoc’s had been aired on Tuesdays on USA Network and had been handled as particular episodes of NXT. They would usually function huge Title matches in fact however had been nonetheless not thought-about TakeOver-style occasions.
WWENXT Halloween Havoc is BACK! ?
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) September 21, 2022
Now WWE is popping Havoc right into a big-time occasion and it’ll now stream on Peacock, so whereas previous Havoc’s had been huge offers, this one is about to be a fair larger deal and will find yourself actually being one thing particular. That’s saying quite a bit when previous occasions featured zombie hordes, haunted homes, brutal avenue fights and weapon-filled matches, dreaded Circles (sorry Johnny), and Scream-style hooded figures, so it needs to be attention-grabbing to see what NXT pulls out of their hat this time round.
Past Halloween Havoc occasions have additionally usually featured a particular host who is usually both an enormous fan of Halloween (like Shotzi Blackheart) or has a personality that’s extra intently aligned with the spooky and supernatural (Dexter Lumis). Lumis ended up chasing Cameron Grimes by means of a scary home whereas Blackheart embodied icons of Halloween all through the occasion, and each had been good picks to host.
This yr Joe Gacy can be probably the most direct decide, as his character and Schism total are already tied into the creepy and supernatural areas of wrestling, whereas Cora Jade has additionally embraced the darkish aspect and is likely to be good for a heel host. The identical will be stated of Toxic Attraction, which could make for a enjoyable collective host. You may additionally go together with Alba Fyre, whose entire ‘within the fireplace’ character can be a complimentary match and would give internet hosting duties to a babyface.
You may additionally go in the other way and select somebody who’s extra cheerful or just a fan favourite. For that strategy, names that come to thoughts are Chase U, Cameron Grimes, and Wendy Choo, so we’ll simply have to attend and see.
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