Since Matt Bloom is taking over for Bill DeMott as the head trainer for WWE, some are wondering whether or not he will continue as the commentator for NXT. The announce table was already thinned out a bit earlier this week when Alex Riley decided to become an in ring performer again and work a program with heavyweight champion Kevin Owens. It would be difficult for Bloom to consult and coach the wrestlers backstage if he is commentating.
March 7, 2015
It looks like Alex Riley isn't ready to depart WWE just yet. Amid rumors that he was seeking his release from the company after being abruptly dropped from the Royal Rumble match, he showed up at NXT and started a program with one of the developmental wrestlers. It is said that he should be down there for at least a couple of weeks to finish the feud. No word yet on whether or not management will put him back on the main roster.
February 13, 2015