When James Storm made his debut in NXT, he did not bring beer out to the ring with him. That was something that he was well known for doing in TNA. The reason why he did not is because Storm respects Steve Austin. The two of them are friends in real life, so he did not want to do anything remotely close to being gimmick infringement. Austin is known for always having beer with him.
October 28, 2015
As some of you may already know, TNA is doing a tour of India later on this month. Management really wanted James Storm to perform in that country, so they contacted him around the time that he made his NXT debut. The reason why Storm was such a priority for the front office is because they really wanted him to continue his feud with Mahabali Shera, who will be heavily featured in his home country.
October 12, 2015
A post on Instagram where WWE shockingly reveals that James Storm has been signed to a contract and will make his immediate debut for NXT on Thursday night during the live event at the Full Sail University arena. The former world heavyweight champion has been spotted around the company over the past couple of days.
October 9, 2015