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Wes Lee Returns to NXT After 5-Month Injury Hiatus

One Big Thing

Wes Lee made his long-awaited return to NXT TV during last week’s Spring Breakin’ special, confronting current North American Champion Oba Femi. On Tuesday’s edition of NXT, Lee was back in action, defeating Josh Briggs in singles competition.

Key Points

  • This was Lee’s first match since November, as he stepped away from the ring to recover from a serious back injury.
  • There were reports that Lee might have had to retire due to his previous back injury.
  • Following his return match, Lee was involved in a brawl with Briggs and Ivar, while Oba Femi watched from the sidelines.

Why It Matters

Wes Lee’s return to NXT is significant as it marks his comeback from a potentially career-threatening injury. His confrontation with Oba Femi and the post-match brawl with Briggs and Ivar suggest that Lee may be thrust into the North American Championship picture, potentially setting up a multi-man title match in the near future.

Wes Lee’s Reaction

After his return match, Wes Lee took to Twitter to share a video posted by WWE, simply stating, “Home again.. 🙌🏽”

Looking Ahead

With Wes Lee back in action and already making waves in NXT, fans can expect to see him featured prominently in the coming weeks. The potential for a multi-man North American Championship match has fans buzzing about the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

How do you think Wes Lee will fare in his pursuit of the North American Championship? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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